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Oculus Quest 2 App Features The Voices And Art Of St. Jude Patients

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Ascend to the stars in a space elevator and immerse yourself in a collection of thoughts from real patients at St Jude Hospital.

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Pico Neo 3 Pro full review: a very solid device

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The time has come! Finally, I can tell you everything you need to know about the Pico Neo 3 Pro in this long and detailed review! Pico Neo 3 Pro. Pico Neo 3 Pro, and its sibling Pico Neo 3 Pro Eye (featuring eye-tracking), are the latest enterprise headsets by Pico.

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HTC Announces Vive Flow, a Compact VR Headset Focused on Casual Entertainment & Wellbeing

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HTC today announced Vive Flow, its latest standalone VR headset. While the company just recently released the enterprise-focused Vive Focus 3, the Vive Flow aims for the consumer market with a compact size and feature-set that HTC has designed around casual entertainment and wellbeing apps.

3 Reasons Why the Time is Right for AR

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AR has had its ups and downs. Though past waves haven't gained meaningful traction, why is now the right time for AR as a consumer shopping utility and brand marketing medium? Guest author Katherine Jacoby breaks it down. The post 3 Reasons Why the Time is Right for AR appeared first on AR Insider.

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How Digital Transformation will Bend the Curve of the Linear Economy Toward the Circular

Speaker: Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Co-Founder & Managing Director of SmartNations Foundation, Jimmy Jia, Venture Partner at Pi Labs, Fabienne Durand, Senior Advisor to the SmartNations Foundation, & Roger Strukhoff, Executive Director of the Tau Institute

The Carbon Zero, Circular Economy, is easily the most profoundly important result of digital transformation. Industry 4.0 has a massively cumulative impact on dematerialization (in all forms) and resultant decarbonization (both emissions and embodied) throughout the economy. Join panelists Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Jimmy Jia, Fabienne Durand, and their moderator Roger Strukhoff as they discuss how bending the carbon/GHG heavy linear economy to the circular is one of the hidden benefits of digital disruption.

Varjo Teases ‘Varjo For All’ Message Ahead Of New Reveal

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Ahead of an announcement this Thursday, high-end headset maker Varjo is teasing the message ‘Varjo For All’ That phrase was hidden in a teaser video the company posted on its Twitter account this week.

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The XR Week Peek (2021.10.19): HTC launches Vive Flow, Magic Leap 2 announced, and more!

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I’m in the middle of this crazy October in which everything is happening in VR and I’m overworking like crazy. By the way, it’s a positive period, after all. I’ve just been interviewed by XR Must and I’m visiting an amazing XR company (you’ll discover which one very soon…), so things are going well.

Pimax Promises a Sneak Peek at ‘Next-gen’ VR Product on October 25th

Road to VR

Pimax announced its holding a product event on October 25th that will introduce a next-gen VR headset, something that the company promises will be “several generations ahead of anything currently on the market.”

Sabby Life is Changing the Way We View Art With VR Art

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The advent of the VR art game Tilt Brush enabled users to paint in 3D space using virtual reality. It employs a range of dynamic brushes that allow users to incorporate interesting effects into their works.

Tech Trends at AWE 2021

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One of the biggest events in the XR calendar is back in person this year, and Tech Trends will be in Santa Clara for it! The XR Community is meeting, in person, this November in Santa Clara, California to connect, learn and grow the AR and VR ecosystem.

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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.

Build Your Own VR Metropolis In ‘Little Cities’ On Oculus Quest

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The bigger your city, the more residents you’ll attract! Just be on the lookout for any catastrophic emergencies. Little Cities is a cozy VR world-building game from nDreams that allows you to create intricate cities from the ground up on an island, which is basically a blank slate.

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Facebook To Hire 10,000 Across The EU In Metaverse Push

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Facebook today announced plans to hire 10,000 people across the European Union over the next five years to work on its take on the metaverse. The social networking giant announced as much in a new blog post authored by Nick Clegg, VP Global Affairs, and Javier Olivan, VP Central Products.

Facebook Execs Tease “Next-generation” Headset Prototypes Following Vive Flow Leak

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Seemingly in an effort to keep the spotlight during an increasingly hot month of VR announcements, Facebook teased a look at two new XR headset prototypes just a day after an apparent leak of HTC’s upcoming Vive Flow headset.

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SenseGlove Nova Begins Shipping Worldwide

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SenseGlove, one of the premier manufacturers of haptic and tracking gloves for XR and robotics, announced Wednesday, October 13, that the newest model – SenseGlove Nova – is now shipping worldwide.

AR/VR Simulations for Sustainable, Regenerative, Circular Cities

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

Join our amazing panelists, Nik Gowing, Founder at Thinking the Unthinkable and International Broadcaster; Brenda Laurel, PhD, Principal, Neogaian Interactive; Sheridan Tatsuno, Principal, Dreamscape Global; Archie Kasnet, CEO, Regenerative; and Bruce Armstrong Taylor, The Climate 4.0 Project, to discuss how today's AR/VR and related AI-enabled technologies can be effectively applied, using data from such sources as NASA and NOAA, to both improve and accelerate urban sustainability planning and design.

Reality Bytes: Apple, Disney & Canon

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What are the biggest insights and observations in AR and adjacent sectors this week? Welcome to Reality Bytes, featuring lightning-round video commentary from AR Insider partner, M7 Innovations. The post Reality Bytes: Apple, Disney & Canon appeared first on AR Insider. Commentary Reality Byte

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Hands-On With The New HTC Vive Flow VR Glasses

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HTC’s lightweight VR device is designed primarily for lifestyle and light entertainment. HTC today unveiled the Vive Flow, a portable VR glasses device.

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Report: Facebook To Rebrand To Metaverse-Focused Company Name Next Week

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A report from The Verge indicates that Facebook will soon announce plans to rebrand its company name to “reflect its focus on building the metaverse.”

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Apparent Leak Unveils HTC Vive Flow, Including Price & Pre-order Date

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An apparent leak in HTC’s marketing material has revealed images of the upcoming Vive Flow VR headset ahead of its October 14th unveiling.

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Why Every Company Needs a Metaverse Strategist

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The metaverse is coming (some iteration of it is already here) and it’s going to encompass society as we know it. In 2019, Marshmello’s virtual concert on Fortnite saw 10.7 million attendees tune in.

Hackers just stole personal data from millions of Acer customers

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Acer has suffered from a second disastrous data breach in 2021. A group of hackers breached Acer's servers and stole over 60 gigabytes of user data. Computing News Acer cybersecurity data breach hacking stolen data

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Chicken Waffle Launches XR Creator Fund For Indie Devs

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The Indie XR Creator Fund will provide smaller developers with the funds and support needed to bring their projects to life.

Song In The Smoke Graphics Comparison – Quest 2 vs PSVR vs PC

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We’re back with a Song in the Smoke graphics comparison! How do the three versions of the game stack up? Find out below. If you haven’t heard by now, we really think you should play Song in the Smoke. It’s a vast, beautiful survival game with real texture.

Quest 2 Anniversary Sale Offers Big Discounts on Top Games

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Quest 2 was launched this week one year ago. To celebrate, Oculus has put together five discounted game bundles alongside nearly 30 other Quest games on sale. It’s hard to believe its only been a year since Quest 2 launched, but here we are.

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A Look at the Upcoming AR/VR Policy Conference

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How many times have you heard AR/VR described as “the wild west”? This technology is still new enough that there aren’t a lot of laws that explicitly govern it. Some XR experiences are covered to some degree by extant laws regarding those forms of content.

4 Ways XR is Changing the Future of Music

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AR and VR are reshaping the entertainment industry. That includes virtual concerts in Fortnite and ways to learn new instruments through AR. Guest author April Miller breaks it down with examples & analysis. The post 4 Ways XR is Changing the Future of Music appeared first on AR Insider.

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Our First Look At Footage From Canon’s New VR Camera Lens

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The new Canon RF 5.2mm f/2.8L Dual Fisheye lens is capable of recording 180-degree video in 8K. Earlier this month, one of the biggest camera manufacturers in the world, Canon Inc, launched its new EOS VR System.

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Iron Rebellion Gets Early Access Trailer, Roadmap Revealed

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We’ve got a fresh look at promising upcoming VR mech action game, Iron Rebellion, and the game’s post-launch roadmap has been revealed. The game, from Black Beach Studio, is set to launch in Early Access on SteamVR and Oculus Quest via App Lab in the coming weeks.

Facebook Plans 10,000 Job Hiring Spree in Race to Lead the Metaverse

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Facebook, which already employs some 60,000 people, announced a massive expansion of its workforce in an effort to get a head start in building the metaverse. The company says it aims to hire 10,000 new employees, all in the EU.

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Highly Anticipated Launch Event Debuts VIVE Flow

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A highly anticipated live online event last Thursday, October 14, announced the VIVE Flow. Images of the headset had been aggressively leaked in the days leading up to the launch, leading to much speculation. Most of our questions were answered during the event. Introducing the VIVE Flow.

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