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Swedish Dev Auctioning Off One-Of-A-Kind NFT VR Studio

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This unique one-off VR space is up for auction with bidding starting at 30 ETH ($60K). Swedish VR developer Fredrik Ekholm has partnered with one of Sweden’s biggest interior designers to create a high-end VR experience that will be auctioned off on Opensea.io as a one-of-a-kind NFT collectible.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook: AR Is “Critically Important” For The Company’s Future

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Augmented reality will forever change the way we communicate says the Apple CEO. According to a recent report by Apple research expert Ming-Chi Kuo , Apple will be launching a mixed reality headset later this year, followed by a dedicated AR headset in 2025 and AR contact lenses in 2030.

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‘VRChat’ World Brings ‘Jet Set Radio Future’ To VR

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Grind, wall-run, and double-jump your way through a meticulously crafted VR recreation of Sega’s over-the-top 2002 action game. Those who owned an Xbox during the early 2000s are most likely familiar with Jet Set Radio Future.

Goodwill And Accenture Are Using VR To Help Former Prisoners

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Project Overcome looks to help the recently-incarcerated prepare for today’s workforce using VR technology. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, more than 10,000 incarcerated individuals are released from state and federal prison every week.

Learn How A Virus Spreads With VR Algebra Game ‘Pandemic’ On Quest

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Prism’s immersive algebra learning app breaks down the mathematics of a viral outbreak.

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‘Valheim’ Mod Lets You Slay Greydwarfs In VR

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Experience the full game in 6DoF room-scale VR with support for cross-play. Uber-popular Viking survival game Valheim now features support for 6DoF room-scale VR thanks to a new mod from creator Brandon Mousseau.

Play ‘Pac-Man’ In Augmented Reality With Pizza Hut’s “Newstalgia” Boxes

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The limited-edition pizza boxes headline the companies retro-driven “Newstalgia” ad campaign.

Take A Look At Facebook’s New VR Avatars For Quest

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The new avatar system will debut first on Facebook Horizon for Oculus Quest headsets.

Architects Can Now Access A Powerful VR Tool On Oculus Quest

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Turn boring 2D floor plans into fully immersive 3D walkthroughs with the first Quest app designed specifically for architects. When it comes to planning and design, a proper 2D floorplan can provide you with a bounty of critical information.

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‘VAIL VR’ Is A Hyper-Realistic Multiplayer Shooter Centered Around Tactical Gunplay

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Work with your team to claim the last remnants of humanity in this fast-paced 5v5 shooter. In the not-so-distant future, a large portion of humanity has vacated the Earth in search of a new life aboard the Colony, an orbiting facility they believe will serve as a springboard for human civilization.

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Oculus ‘First Steps’ Now Works With Quest Hand-Tracking

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‘First Steps With Hand Tracking’ and ‘Tiny Castle’ are available now via the Oculus App Lab. It was back in 2019 that Facebook first began rolling out support for hand tracking on the Oculus Quest.

Niantic Shows Off Mixed Reality ‘Pokémon GO’ Demo Powered By HoloLens

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Microsoft debuts its Mesh mixed reality platform during its Ignite conference alongside a Pokémon proof-of-concept.

‘Deep Nostalgia’ Brings Old Family Photos To Life Using Artificial Intelligence

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Add realistic animation to historical photos in less than a minute with this free-to-use tool.

Student Builds Volumetric 3D TV To Complete Bachelor’s Program

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Stream 3D holographic imagery in real-time. When it comes to modern-day POV-Displays , like those LED fans that spin to create “holographic” imagery, Jan Jessen—aka u/Evlmnkey —is far from impressed.

Multiplayer Arcade Game ‘Space Slurpies’ Heads To Quest

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Take control of a luminescent snake and slither your way through 20+ maps in this goofy arcade experience. Developer Starcade Arcade’s (Starblazer, Virus Popper) latest title Space Slurpies is now available on Oculus Quest headsets for $6.99 via the App Lab.

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TapID Uses Bone Conduction To Deliver A Better Typing Experience In VR

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Could this wearable device solve the headache that is typing in VR? You can do some pretty amazing things in VR. Unfortunately, typing is not one of them. Currently, entering your password and username or typing out a message in VR means awkwardly selecting keys using your motion controllers.

‘Unbinary’ Is A Hand-Painted VR Puzzle Adventure About A Sarcastic A.I.

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Ludact’s physics-driven, comic book-inspired journey arrives March 26th on SteamVR headsets.

‘Wisdom VR’ Shows The Positive Effects Psychedelics Have On The Brain

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Experience the mind-bending effects of “magic mushrooms” in this educational VR science experiment.

‘Star Wars Pinball VR’ Preview: An Out Of This World Arcade Experience

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Star Wars Pinball VR succeeds in immersing you as a fan, not as a character. Developed by Zen Studios , the same team behind the Pinball FX , Star Wars Pinball VR is easily one of the best Star Wars -themed VR games I’ve played on any headset.

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US Air Force Experiments With VR Suicide Prevention Training

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Airmen and their spouses are taught how to comfort distressed individuals in a virtual environment.

‘Space Slurpies’ Reimagines The Classic Game Of ‘Snake’ For VR

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Slurp your way to victory in this cosmic VR space game. T he latest multiplayer VR game from the kooky minds over at Starcade Arcade , Space Slurpies will have you and your friends slithering around like interstellar snakes while filling your bellies with polygonal snacks.

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I Tried FundamentalVR’s Surgical Training And Things Did Not Go Well

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FundamentalVR’s multi-person training platform could be the future of remote education for the growing medical sector. In terms of VR-based medical education, few companies are pushing the envelope quite like FundamentalVR.

VR Rhythm Game Immerses You In A Violent Crime Drama

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Slice, stab, and shoot your way through the streets of 1930s NYC in this ultra-violent take on the VR rhythm game genre. Moscow-based developer Joy Way ( STRIDE, Time Hacker ) today revealed the first trailer for its upcoming VR rhythm game AGAINST.

Stop What You’re Doing And Play ‘Gorilla Tag’ On Oculus Quest & SteamVR

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Use your incredible gorilla strength to parkour up trees and cliffs in this low-fi game of tag.

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This Humble Bundle VR Deal Is One Of The Biggest Ever

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Pick up some of the best VR games on Steam for just $14.99. UPDATE 4.7.21] – We’ve been informed that the bundle does not include Arizona Sunshine as originally listed. Therefore we have removed it from the list.

Luxexcel & WaveOptics Partner To Bring AR-Powered Prescription Lenses To The Masses

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AR prescription glasses arrive Q2 of 2021. Luxexcel, an innovative tech company specializing in 3D printed prescription lenses, has recently announced a new partnership with waveguides developers WaveOptics to develop a line of AR smart glasses that are both fashionable and comfortable to wear. .

HTC Unveils VIVE Facial Tracking And Next Generation VIVE Trackers

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The next generation of nonverbal communication arrives in VR courtesy of HTC VIVE. Facial expressions are an important part of how we communicate with others face-to-face. Without saying a word, we’re able to express a wide range of subtle emotions, from happiness and despair to anger and fear.

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‘Population: One’ Season One Is VR Battle Royale Done Proper

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BigBox VR’s latest content drop adds new weapons, legendary weapon skins, and other killer unlockables.

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Mark Zuckerberg: Realistic Avatars An Important Part Of Facebook’s VR Future

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“One of the things that I’m really excited about for future versions is getting eye tracking and face tracking in.”

87-Year-Old Man’s Lifelong Dream Of Hiking The Grand Canyon Made Possible Through VR

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Rendever and Wish of a Lifetime from AARP team up to help one Pennsylvania senior achieve a lifelong goal. Ever since he was a kid, George Hetrick dreamed of traveling to Arizona to see the Grand Canyon.

Five Ways VR Can Be Used In Modern Education

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How immersive technology is changing education for the better. VR and AR are far from new educational technologie s. However, the process of their adaptation is rather slow, since the clumsy bureaucratic machines of schools and universities are not able to adapt to changes quickly.

Story-Driven VR Fitness Game ‘Gym Masters’ Announces Kickstarter

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Build the raddest gym in Gym City with the help of the Gym Masters. Developer ViFit this week launched an official Kickstarter for Gym Masters , a narrative-driven VR fitness game that looks as radical as it does exhausting.

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‘Zombieland: Headshot Fever’ Review – Arcade Shooting Returns To VR

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Ever wanted House of the Dead in VR? Zombieland: Headshot Fever offers a solid alternative. Zombieland’s had an unlikely revival in recent times.

Morehouse College Opens VR Campus Powered By The Oculus Quest 2

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Remote students can study men’s health and world history from a virtual classroom. This week the famed Morehouse College, alma mater of such influential figures as Martin Luther King Jr.,

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‘Pokémon Go’ Developer Niantic Is Working On Its Own Headset

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No word yet on an official price or release date. Location-based AR developer Niantic ( Pokémon Go, Harry Potter: Wizards Unite ) is currently in development of its own proprietary headset device, one that promises to leverage the companies rapidly-expanding platform.

Facebook Adds Over A Dozen New Quest Games To App Lab

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Gorilla Tag, OceanCraft , and War Yards V R are now available via Facebook’s experimental app channel; no sideloading required.

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Sony Unveils Next-Gen ‘Orb’ VR Controller For PS5

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PS5 VR users can look forward to improvements such as adaptive triggers, finger-touch detection, and haptic feedback, just to name a few.