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Will Mobile AR Reach $21 Billion by 2028?

AR Insider

Mobile AR is projected to grow to $21.5 billion in 2027 as it piggybacks on 3.6 billion global smartphones. Who's spending what and which revenue subsegments are seeing the most action? Our latest Behind-the-Numbers dives in. This post appeared first on AR Insider.

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Meta and LG Partnership Reportedly in Question as Korean Tech Giant Now “controlling its pace”

Road to VR

Meta announced in February it was partnering with South Korean tech giant LG to create an XR headset that was reportedly set to compete with Apple Vision Pro. Recent reports from Korean media however maintain that partnership is in danger. A report from the Korean Economic Daily alleges the Meta/LG partnership has been completely terminated, further stating that LG is “now seeking a new partner to provide an operating system and software for XR devices LG plans to unveil next year.”

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Stanford Designs ‘Breakthrough’ Lightweight VR Headset

XR Today - Virtual Reality

Stanford University has designed a lightweight virtual reality (VR) headset that could mark the end of users complaining about comfort levels. Will these High-End VR Headsets Shift the Market? First Look at Meta’s New Smart Glasses Design VR/AR Headsets and Smart Glasses: What’s the Difference? The latest VR headset design uses both metasurface waveguides and AI-powered holography to create immersive experiences right in front of our eyes.

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LG-Meta Headset Reportedly Delayed To 2027 Due To Differences Between The Companies

Upload VR

Seoul Economic Daily reports LG is delaying the headset it's working on with Meta to 2027. Previous reports from Maeil Business Newspaper and The Korea Economic Daily described this headset as a high-end Quest Pro successor aimed for 2025 at a price around $2000. In February LG and Meta officially confirmed an XR "strategic collaboration", including on "next-gen XR device development", though neither company was more specific on what exactly this will entail.

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The Future of eLearning in 2022: A Sensitive Eye for Authentic Translation and Localization

Speaker: Chris Paxton McMillin, President of D3 Training Solutions

To avoid awkward and sometimes disastrous learning content, instructional designers must use authentic translation in the right context to get optimal results. For example, even a simple phrase like “got milk” translates to “are you lactating” in Mexico. Can you imagine what a straight translation might do to your course? With over 317 million people in the US and over 6.7 billion potential customers in the world, personalizing training seems logical.

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7 Essential Open-Source Generative AI Models Available Today

Bernard Marr

There are many reasons that businesses may want to choose open-source over proprietary tools when getting started with generative AI. This could be because of cost, opportunities for customization and optimization, transparency or simply the support that’s offered by the community. There are disadvantages too, of course, and I cover the pros and cons of each option more fully in this article.

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Intel Teases Lunar Lake CPU Ahead of Computex: Most Power Efficient x86 Chip Yet

Anand Tech

The next few weeks in the PC industry are going to come fast and furious. Between today and mid-June are multiple conferences and trade-shows, including Microsoft Build and the king of PC trade shows: Computex Taiwan. With all three PC CPU vendors set to present, there’s a lot going on, and a lot of product announcements to be had. But even before those trade shows start, Intel is looking to make the first move this afternoon with an early preview on its next-gen mobile processor, Lunar La

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Viva Las Elvis: Walkabout Mini Golf Plans Elvis Presley Course For 2025

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Walkabout Mini Golf's developers are planning a retro Las Vegas course inspired by Elvis Presley. Mighty Coconut is planning to release a course in 2025 inspired by Elvis Presley's connection to the original man-made escape from reality in the Nevada desert. Called Viva Las Elvis, Mighty Coconut is teaming with licensing partner Authentic Brands Group to bring the namesake's Vegas era into VR.

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Revealing the Secrets of Effective Solution Architecture

Program Ace

Learn the key principles and components of solution architecture to boost your business performance and ensure technology aligns with strategic goals.

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Wallace & Gromit VR's Publisher Has Two New Experiences Reaching Quest This Week

Upload VR

Wallace & Gromit VR publisher Astrea will bring two new VR experiences to Quest App Lab this week. Best known for publishing Wallace & Gromit in the Grand Getaway , Astra and Madrid Noir , Astrea confirmed it's simultaneously launching two new projects on Quest. Directed by Fanni Fazakas, Missing 10 Hours isn't a game and instead offers a short narrative experience with multiple endings.

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How to Train Employees 65% Faster With Virtual Reality

With a rapidly changing economy, Avangrid Renewables looked to virtual reality to develop a standardized form of immersive training in order to onboard and upskill technicians faster than ever before.

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The Important Difference Between Generative AI And AGI

Bernard Marr

In the fast-evolving landscape of artificial intelligence, two concepts often spark vigorous debate among tech enthusiasts: Generative AI and Artificial General Intelligence (AGI). While both promise to revolutionize our interaction with machines, they serve fundamentally different functions and embody distinct potential futures. Let’s dive into these differences and explore what each form of AI means for tomorrow.

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Taskmaster VR Brings Greg Davies' Comedy Show To Quest & Steam Soon

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Comedy panel show Taskmaster comes to VR next month on Quest and Steam. Announced last November, Taskmaster VR turns you into a contestant on the popular game show. Stepping into the Taskmaster house, this upcoming adaptation puts you up against "a menagerie of weird and wonderful tasks." Multiple solutions are available for completing each challenge and those must be cleared within a time limit to impress the Taskmaster, Greg Davies.

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11 Barriers To Effective AI Adoption And How To Overcome Them

Bernard Marr

In today’s digital era, artificial intelligence (AI) has emerged as a transformative force across diverse sectors. It promises not only heightened efficiencies and personalized customer experiences but also innovative solutions to longstanding challenges. However, despite its considerable potential, numerous organizations struggle to effectively adopt and integrate AI technologies.

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Ready, Set, Save: Gear Up For Summer With 30% Off Select Titles Using Code MAY30

Oculus

Summer’s a month away, and things are already heating up on the Meta Quest Store. Now through 11:59 pm PT on May 27, you can save 30% off select titles using code MAY30.

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Are You Still Watching? How to Create Engaging Presentations for Virtual Learning

Speaker: Richard Goring, Director at BrightCarbon

Remote meetings are here to stay - and many are BORING. If you are trying to engage your learners (or any audience), compelling content is critical. But trying to create stimulating content with the same tools you’ve always had is hard, right? Thankfully, wrong! Terrific tools in PowerPoint along with visual assets help you create the kind of dynamic content you need to capture your remote audience’s attention, with functions that allow for interactive sequences and navigation.

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The Top Generative AI Tools For Art And Design

Bernard Marr

Image creators were among the first generative AI tools to capture the public imagination. Since then, the market has matured quickly, with AI image generators evolving from impressive technological curiosities into truly useful and powerful applications. Today, many established, industry-standard art and design platforms have embraced this revolution by integrating generative functionality.

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‘Walkabout Mini Golf’ Lights Up With Las Vegas-Themed Elvis DLC , Dark Crystal, Fraggle, Exploding Kittens Avatars Coming to the Quest Platform

Oculus

Mighty Coconut’s Walkabout Mini Golf has solidified itself as the go-to VR game for golfers of all shapes, sizes, and skill levels to experience the.

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UploadVR Showcase: Summer 2024 Final Deadline Announcement

Upload VR

To view the onesheet click HERE. We’re lining up a large number of virtual reality and mixed reality gaming updates for the UploadVR Showcase: Summer 2024 to run during the last week of June. Working with the editorial team, we’ve decided to set our deadlines as follows: Fill out our initial form by May 27th to let us know you’re interested in, or planning to, submit an original video to us with content inside of it about your game that will be exclusively revealed first during the UploadVR Show

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Prepare to Think Laterally with ‘Taskmaster VR,’ Coming Soon to the Quest Platform

Oculus

The hit show that blends comedic antics with cerebral thinking and creative problem solving, Taskmaster, is entering the VR sphere when Taskmaster, is entering the.

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AR/VR Simulations for Sustainable, Regenerative, Circular Cities

Speaker: Nik Gowing, Brenda Laurel, Sheridan Tatsuno, Archie Kasnet, and Bruce Armstrong Taylor

With 191 country signatories to the Paris Climate Agreement now hard at work in the race to zero carbon by 2050, much of the heavy lifting in ecosystem sustainability falls on the shoulders of the world's densely populated urban centers. This conversation considers how today's AI-enabled simulation media, such as AR/VR, can be effectively applied to accelerate learning, understanding, training, and solutions-modeling to sustainability planning and design.

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Lenovo Unveils Yoga Slim 7x 14 Gen 14 and ThinkPad T14 Gen 6 Notebooks Powered By Qualcomm Snapdragon X Elite

Anand Tech

While we've been expecting the availability of the Qualcomm Snapdragon X Elite processor to be around the middle of this year, Lenovo has announced two new 'AI-powered' notebooks for the Windows on Arm platform. Announced is t he Lenovo Yoga Slim 7x Gen 14 and the Lenovo ThinkPad T14s Gen 6 both feature Qualcomm's latest 12-core Snapdragon X Elite processor, ushering in a new era for Microsoft's Windows on Arm platform.

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EON Reality Expands its Rollout in South Sudan Targeting National Rollout with 10,000 Tailored Courses with the Launch of Spatial AI Center and EON AI Autonomous Agents

EON Reality

Empowering South Sudan’s Future: 10,000 Customized Courses for the Modern Workforce IRVINE, CALIFORNIA, MAY 20, 2024 – EON Reality, a global leader in immersive learning technologies such as XR, AI, Virtual Reality (VR), and Augmented Reality (AR), is thrilled to announce the launch of a groundbreaking educational initiative in South Sudan. This strategic partnership marks the introduction of the first Spatial AI Center in the country, aimed at transforming the educational experience for s

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