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A VR Cannabis Store Has Officially Opened To The Public

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Chat with specialists, review ingredients, and buy products straight from the metaverse.

Conduct Your Own Virtual Orchestra In Maestro VR

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Beat Saber meets Beethoven in this one-of-a-kind music experience. Coming soon to PC VR and the Meta Quest 2, Maestro VR is a unique VR rhythm game that puts you in the shoes of a classically-trained conductor in charge of their own virtual orchestra.

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The Apple Car Could Feature VR Technology And No Windows

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Who needs windows when you have VR? It was back in 2014 that Apple first began the development of its own automotive vehicle.

VR Simulation Allows Police To Train Using Real Tasers

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VR technology and wrist trackers combine to offer a next-level training program.

Who C.A.R.E.S.!? How Learning Got Its Bad Rap & What We Can Do About It

Speaker: Treion Muller, Chief Strategy Officer at ELB Learning

Since when has learning and development become such a negative experience with learners? Treion Muller, Chief Strategy Officer for ELB Learning, will introduce a new learning framework called the C.A.R.E.S Learning Effectiveness Model.

The PlayStation VR2 Will Have Over 20 Launch Games

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The PS VR2’s launch catalog will include major first-party and third-party titles.

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This Giant VR Bicycle Game Looks Like An Insanely Good Time

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To bring the experience to life, QValem developed his own virtual race track and layered it over the real world.

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AR Technology Invades Electric Daisy Carnival In Vegas

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Use Snapchat to locate your favorite artists and find your friends in the crowd. Earlier this month we reported on a new partnership between social media app Snapchat and American events promoter Live Nation that will bring AR (augmented reality) Lenses to multiple concerts across the United States.

Meta Is Reportedly Launching Multiple VR Headsets By 2024

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Project Cambria will supposedly release this September followed by a new Quest in 2023. A new report by The Information states that Meta (formerly Facebook) is currently in the development of four new headsets that will release by 2024.

Hologram Voicemails Are Here Thanks To Asynchronous Reality

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Mute the real world and revisit interactions you may have missed using this mind-bending technology. Have you ever had one of those days where you needed to just sit down at your desk and focus to complete a task, but couldn’t because of all the distractions happening around you?

The Key to Getting the Best Out of Video-Based Practice & Coaching

Speaker: Micah Eppler, Account Executive for Rehearsal of eLearning Brothers

Join Micah Eppler from eLearning Brothers to see hands-on examples of how organizations are transforming outcomes with video-based training strategies.

Google Wants To Deliver World-Scale AR Using Google Maps

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Google Maps is getting a major upgrade. During Google’s 2-hour long 2022 I/O event last week, the company made a number of exciting announcements, including the reveal of a new mid-tier phone as well as a pair of AR glasses capable of translating multiple languages in real-time. .

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This Bizarre VR Gas Mask Makes Breathing In VR More Difficult

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The AirRes Mask can be used to simulate a variety of stressful and high-risk scenarios.

Walkabout Mini Golf Is Evolving Into A Mini Golf Metaverse

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A new starting area offers new ways to socialize with friends both on and off the green. Originally released on Meta Quest VR headsets back in 2020, Walkabout Mini Golf has since received a number of major improvements, from new courses to expressive player avatars.

Keep Drunk To Stay Alive In This Hilarious VR Zombie Game

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Just because the world is ending, doesn’t mean you can’t have a little fun. A majority of the world’s population has been infected by a deadly virus that is turning sober people into flesh-eating zombies.

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Immersing the Curious Mind in VR: Why You’re Missing Out on Proven ROI!

Speaker: John Blackmon, eLearning Brothers CTO, CenarioVR® Creator

Join John Blackmon, eLearning Brothers CTO and creator of the award-winning VR course builder CenarioVR®, to find out why organizations choose immersive learning and how they've used innovative approaches.

Explore Tokyo Using AR Technology Powered By Apple Maps

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Tokyo, Japan is just the latest major city to receive official support for AR walking guidance. It was back in 2021 that Apple first introduced AR (augmented reality) navigation to its Apple Maps app, allowing iOS users to navigate their real-world environment using virtual overlays.

This Environmental Art Exhibit Is Powered By Mixed Reality

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Mixed reality meets environmental awareness.

Kat VR’s New VR Treadmill Promises More Bang For Your Buck

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Switchable Vehicle Simulation Modes transform the company’s VR treadmill into a vehicle and cockpit simulator. KAT VR yesterday announced two new additions to its lineup of consumer-ready VR treadmills that promise more for less.

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Experience What It’s Like To Be Slapped By Will Smith In VR

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It was only a matter of time… Unless you’ve been living under a rock the past week, odds are you’ve heard about the now-infamous confrontation between comedian Chris Rock and actor Will Smith during the 2022 Academy Awards.

Everyone Wins! How Games Can Improve Learning Outcomes Across Multiple Generations

Speaker: Stephen Baer, Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer of The Game Agency

Nearly 70% of American adults play video games. Stephen Baer, Chief Creative Officer at The Game Agency, will discuss each generation’s unique learning styles and identify game types that appeal to each one and improve your learning outcomes.

The New Formula 1 Game Will Be Playable In VR

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Good news for all you F1 fanatics. Video game publisher EA Sports today announced that F1 22 will be arriving on PC, Xbox, and PlayStation platforms on July 1st, 2022.

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Snapchat’s New AR Shopping Tools Are A Game-Changer

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“Try before you buy” takes on a whole new meaning with Snap’s AR shopping Lenses. During last week’s Snap Partner Summit, Snap Inc. announced a handful of new updates on the way to Snapchat that promise to take the uber-popular social media platform in bold new directions.

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Snoop Dogg’s New Music Video Was Shot In The Metaverse

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“Walkin’ though The Sandbox with flip-flops on…” Very few celebrities have embraced the growing Web3 industry (NFTs, crypto, the metaverse) quite like Snoop Dogg.

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8th Wall Expands Its AR Business Ecosystem For Creators

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8th Wall’s new plan starts at $9.99 a month and will allow for unlimited WebAR and WebVR projects. Niantic Lightship had some big announcements during day one of its Lightship Summit that showed how the company envisions digital content co-existing with our real world.

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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.

The NBA Is Joining The Metaverse

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Check out the NBA Lane experience in VR via the Horizon Worlds metaverse.

Grandpa Creates Hologram Twin For Future Grandkids Using VR

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Not even death will stop this tech-savvy grandfather from meeting his great-grandchildren. Jerry Terrance, an 85-year-old grandfather from Los Angeles, California, has turned himself into a 3D hologram that will serve as a humanoid time capsule for future generations.

Giant VR Robots Are Building Railways In Japan

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Could VR-powered humanoid robots be the future of heavy construction?

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Among Us VR Release Date May Have Just Leaked

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The award-winning social deception game could be arriving on VR headsets this holiday season. This past December developer Inner Sloth announced plans to bring its uber-popular social deception game Among Us to VR headsets.

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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.

Holographic Tabletop Games On The Way From Catan Creators

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Are holograms the future of board games?

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The 10 Coolest VR/AR Experiences From SXSW 2022

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A SXSW to remember with who’s-who in XR creative technology showing face at the fest for the first time in two years. SXSW was back in full force last week.

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Left 4 Dead VR Mod Features Full Motion Controls

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Could VR Sports Be The Future Of The Metaverse?

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looks to revolutionize VR spectator sports.

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.

We Tried Snap’s AR Glasses And Had Our Minds Blown

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Snap Inc’s AR Spectacles glasses are nothing short of black magic. First announced back in 2016, Snap Inc.’s

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