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PokerStars VR is Something New

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Played poker before? Not like this, you haven’t! The world’s leading poker brand, PokerStars, has combined live and online poker in a truly immersive & social VR experience.

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Building Spaceships with Mixed Reality

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Lockheed Martin’s space division has partnered with Scope AR to support the manufacturing of spacecraft, including NASA’s Orion.

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Creating Virtual Museum Experiences

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Intel and The Smithsonian partner up with Sansar to bring everyone the ephemeral art of Burning Man.

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Report: Using Extended Reality in Healthcare

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. The healthcare industry is ripe for embracing immersive xR learning technologies in training professionals and informing patients.

Expert View: How Technology is Making Us Rethink the Way We Think

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Virtual, augmented and mixed reality are changing everything from training to marketing and storytelling. By Daniel Fraga, VR/AR Designer at Somewhere Else innovation agency. You don’t only think with your mind. Your notebook is part of your thinking.

Accelerating Mixed Reality

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The University of Hull has launched an accelerator dedicated to developing Mixed Reality tech for the Microsoft HoloLens.

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Expert View: 3 ways VR is transforming Learning & Development

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. Immersive tech and training go back 50 years, but how has that relationship changed? Are we in for disruption or just another buzz-term? By Daniel Fraga and Christophe Mallet – Somewhere Else. As VR is evolving, we’re not only learning skills safely through simulations anymore.

Infographic: The Future of Virtual Reality

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We’re halfway through 2018 – how the heck did THAT happen? – so seems a nice place to stop and take stock of how the immersive tech market has been doing.

Creating Personalized Virtual Experiences

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How a group of high school students used VR to bring their coursework to life. The most exciting possibility that Immersive Technologies bring are to accelerate and supplement learning in ways that simply haven’t been possible, practical, or scalable before.

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Creating Immersive Learning Experiences

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Google harnesses the power of photos and street view to deliver simplified VR development for teachers and students.

Learning to DJ with Virtual Reality

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The crossover between fun and training might well bring about the killer VR app we’ve all been waiting for. “We

VR Minecraft – But Not As You Know It

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From animal anatomy to digital twinning and mining simulations, this Canadian company is bringing game development know-how to immersive experiences.

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Report: VR and AR Device Market to hit $1.8 billion in 2018

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Latest forecast by analyst firm CCS Insight paints an optimistic picture of Immersive Tech adoption.

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Immersive Technologies Helping Children and Older Patients

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Learning Science shows that there are added benefits to using Virtual and Augmented Reality with young and elderly people.

Mixed Reality Lending a Helping Hand

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Go ahead and call me weird, but of all the Mixed Reality demos I did at this year’s Build, the one I found most fun had me repairing an electric panel.

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Will Mixed Reality as a Service be a Game Changer for Microsoft?

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The new HoloLens subscription service could prove a catalyst for SMEs to embrace immersive technology.

Finding our True Selves in VR

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A new documentary explores how embodying digital characters in virtual worlds like Second Life empowers people of all abilities to find their voice and identity. In Our Digital Selves: My Avatar is me!

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Developing the Future of VR Apps

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. These coding school graduates are showing off some cool immersive tech applications. Fullstack Academy is one of the nations top coding schools which so far has helped over 1,000 people enter the field of software development.

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How VR and AI Will Supercharge Learning

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We are getting to a tipping point where the convergence of Artificial Intelligence and Immersive Technologies will transform the way we teach and learn beyond recognition. What does this mean for educators, and the rest of us? “It

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Watching the BBC Proms in Virtual Reality

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The world’s biggest classical music festival is embracing Immersive Technology. This summer for the first time, the BBC Proms are holding an event in virtual reality.

Experiencing the #RoyalWedding in Augmented Reality

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As Prince Harry and Meghan Markle prepare to tie the knot this weekend demand for traditional wedding souvenirs is sky high.

Experiencing Art With Augmented Reality

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Artists and galleries are embracing immersive technology to create an emotional connection to their audiences.

Taking AR Walk in the Woods

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With AR, Greenpeace hopes to create greater empathy between us and forest ecosystems under threat.

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How Science Can Help Build Immersive Products

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Revolutionary tech industry concepts such as Lean Startup and Agile Software development are underpinned by the age-old scientific methodology. I spent 25 years in the “Ivory Towers” of academia leading my own brain science of human learning and performance laboratory.

Emirates Embracing Emerging Tech

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Those looking for the VR OASIS of Ready Player One should head out to the deserts of the UAE. It’s a truism among VR creators that the best use of the medium is to allow you to do things that are either impossible or extremely difficult to experience in real life.

How Mixed Reality Will Bring Us Industry 4.0

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More sectors are realizing the potential of immersive technology to dramatically maximize efficiency and profits.

Immersive Tech Transforming Learning

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Experiential learning enabled by technologies such as VR and AR are set to disrupt education as we know it, but what will the future of learning actually look like? Photography by Tom Atkinson @R3Digital.

Mainstreaming Collaborative Mixed Reality

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With SharePoint Spaces Microsoft wants to make collaborative immersive experiences accessible to everyone.

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Book Review: Experience on Demand

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Professor Jeremy Bailenson from Stanford University’s Virtual Human Interaction Lab explains what Virtual Reality is, how it works, and what it can do. I’m still old enough to remember a time when typing a message on a touchscreen keyboard felt very cutting-edge indeed.

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Putting Education at the Heart of EdTech

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Technology is key to tackling the global education and skills challenge of equipping young people for the future. But to get it right, we need to get back to basics.

Expert View: Immersive Technology Investment Boosting Creativity

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How the UK government’s multi-million-pound investment will help the storytellers of tomorrow. By Damian Collier, CEO and Founder of Blend Media. The UK attracts some of the best global talent and has a strong culture of entrepreneurship leading it to be viewed as one of Europe’s technology hubs.

Power and Responsibility: Highlights from Microsoft Build

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Live from Seattle, Tech Trends scoops up all the tastiest bites from the #MSBuild2018 developer’s conference. “We We need to ask ourselves not only what computers can do, but what they should do,” said Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella in his opening keynote at Build.

Building New Worlds in Virtual Reality

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AltspaceVR brings out new tools to make it easy for anybody to make and share their own personalized virtual environments. Recently unveiled updates to Microsoft’s social VR platform will allow anyone to build customizable VR spaces.

Leaping Into the AR Magicverse?

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Magic Leap finally materializes into a product some of us can actually buy, yet the real test will be whether developers take the bait.

Virtual Reality With a Social Mission

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Film premiering at Tribeca brings the nuclear horrors of the past to life as warnings for the future.

How Virtual Practice Makes Perfect

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The Internet democratized knowledge, but immersive technologies like AR and VR will democratize access to experience – and revolutionize learning.

Making a VR Experience for Less Than $1000

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Immersive storytelling doesn’t need huge budgets – it’s about graft and creativity. When the storms of nature kill Camila’s papá, the viewer must help her create clouds for the burning world below Click To Tweet.

Making the World a Better Place with Virtual Reality

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SpaceVR will use Virtual Space Tourism to connect us to our planet and to each other, expanding the limits of human consciousness. Let’s launch cool s**t into space!”.

Report: Kids and VR

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Immersive technologies bring new opportunities to engage, teach and entertain children, but what are the safeguards we must put in place? The overall sense that emerges from the research is that immersive technologies such as VR could become valuable learning tools Click To Tweet.

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Tech Trends at #io18

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We’ll be dropping by Silicon Valley next month for Google I/O to check out the latest scoop from the Big G. May is shaping up to be one heck of a busy month for Tech Trends Click To Tweet.

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