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Mayweather Boxing & Fitness VR Program Debuts At First Gym This Month

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Take a closer look into what the world-class boxer promises to be the “future of fitness.”. No matter what your opinion of Floyd “Money” Mayweather may be, there’s no denying the man knows exactly what he’s doing.

KFC Has A VR Job Training Simulator For New Employees

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The only way to escape this training room is learn how to fry chicken. We’ve seen brands like UPS integrate VR into training facilities and Walmart drop staff into Black Friday VR shopping simulators.

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AR App Brings Amazon Fashion & Fitness To Life

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Browse Mission fitness apparel while learning the hottest workout routines from a personal trainer that fits in your pocket.

Peter Jackson’s New Studio is All About AR Storytelling

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The Lord of the Rings auteur is using Apple’s ARkit to unlock new levels of storytelling immersion in augmented reality. In the world of modern cinema, there are few names as recognizable as Peter Jackson.

This VR Meditation Experience Responds to Your Heart and Mind

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Keep your cool. SIGGRAPH 2017’s VR Village was jam-packed with a variety of immersive technologies. From haptic wearables, multiplayer VR dance parties, to a slew of mixed-reality demonstrations.

Japanese AR App Lets You See Dead People at Virtual Graves

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Your deceased loved ones can come back to life in augmented reality. Japanese tombstone engraving company Ryoshin Sekizai is out with a new AR app, Suma Tomb , that places the image of a dead person at a virtual gravesite of your choice.

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CES: Lenovo Unveils Standalone Daydream VR Headset

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The Mirage Solo is a standalone device that gets rid of the cord. Back in May, we got our first demo of Google’s WorldSense technology. It was a glimpse into the future of what VR headsets will look like as standalone devices.

Employees open companies to security risks by working remotely

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Many workers feel the need to check work emails while on holiday, according to a T-Systems study. Those who do so need to understand the importance of using a secure connection to make sure they are not compromising business security and confidentiality.

A Look at the World’s First Interactive Mixed Reality TV Show

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The Norwegian program uses MR to bring competition to life; letting viewers play along. It was only a matter of time until mixed reality made its way to broadcast television.

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Sony Announces ‘Smurfs’ Mixed Reality HoloLens Game

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The latest Smurfs film gets it’s own mixed reality children’s game for Microsoft’s HoloLens.

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Time to Dress to Impress—in Social VR

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Linden Lab launches Sansar fashion market to sell user-generated fashion for avatars. While still in public Beta , Sansar does seem to be gathering momentum.

Jaguar Just Showed Us The Future of Car Launches

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The VR reveal for the company’s first-ever electric car blew our minds. During a press event at Milk Studios in Los Angeles Sunday night, Jaguar revealed the I-PACE, the company’s first-ever electric car.

Microsoft Patents Mixed Reality Wand for HoloLens

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Microsoft has patented wand controllers for use with HoloLens. 2017 has been a big year for Microsoft in Mixed Reality.

How VR is Changing the Way We Think About Therapy

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“It was an idea whose time had come, and the technology finally caught up with the vision.” Albert “Skip” Rizzo, Ph.D. If you’re at all familiar with VR, you’ve probably heard that VR is more than “just games” a time or two.

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Katy Perry Comes To Life in W Magazine AR Cover

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The fashion publication’s latest issue embraces augmented reality. Whether capturing Kate Moss in VR for a fragrance ad or letting retail shoppers don a headset in store , fashion brands are always seeking new ways to capture consumer attention.

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This Mom Used VR to Open Up New Worlds for Her Son

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Despite the limitations of his body, now he can use VR to see the world. Tim Bartow is a filmmaker and writer hailing from Kansas City, Missouri. As one of only 100 Americans affected by the extremely rare genetic disorder Lesch Nyhan, which results in celebral palsy, Tim uses a wheelchair.

Getty Images and Jaunt Offer 360 Content for Creatives

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Getty Images and Jaunt partner up to create a cinematic Virtual Reality database of 360 degree images and video.

Re-Thinking VR Market Adoption in 2017

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The next 12 months could be the year of VR. 2016 was supposed to be the year for VR. As many of us who work in the VR industry know, it most certainly wasn’t.

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Inmates Use VR To Prepare For Life On The Outside

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A new early-release program in Colorado helps prisoners convicted as teenagers adjust to the world they missed 20-plus years ago.

AR Menus Are Changing The Way We Order Food

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KabaQ makes choosing your meal easier than ever with 3D rendered digital previews. Have you ever ordered something off a menu thinking you’d love it, only to receive your meal and discover it’s nothing like you imagined? For me, it’s an Earth-shattering experience I wouldn’t wish upon my worst enemy.

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This $99 AR Headset Is A Game Changer

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You can pre-order the Prism headset today. Fresh out of stealth-mode, Mira is looking to bring augmented reality (AR) to the masses. Dubbed Prism, this untethered AR headset is powered by an iPhone and comes in at an accessible price of $99.

Here’s How VR Is Changing The Way We Eat Out

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VR has manipulated sight, sound, smell, touch — and now taste? Virtual reality is being used all over by trendsetting restaurants to offer unique dining experiences with the hopes of luring younger crowds.

Blocks By Google VR – 3D Modeling for the Masses

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For the last month I’ve been working with Google to test Blocks, a new VR creation tool that enables anyone to 3D model low polygon objects without training.

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VR Needs To Branch Out Into Interactive Narrative

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Netflix and disruption go together like Oculus and Rift. Never one to rest on its laurels, the company is continually looking for ways to shake things up.

This HoloLens Childbirth Simulator Helps Train Medical Students

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The first childbirth AR simulator. Whether learning how to play the piano or training crews to fly an Airbus , industries are quickly figuring out different ways augmented reality can be used for training and education. One such field we’ve seen the most experimentation within is medical.

How VR Experiences Influence Consumer Buying Decisions

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There is no doubt in our mind that in the next couple of years we will see the virtual reality industry continue to grow at an unbelievable rate. The value of the industry is set to rise from 1.9 Billion Dollars (2016) to over 20 Billion Dollars!

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Losing Weight In VR With This VIVE Workout

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This gamer has his own personal workout routine in VR and he’s already lost 12 lbs. For those of you who’ve tried games like Audioshield on the HTC VIVE, you know how physically demanding it can be sometimes.

‘Breaking Bad’ Show Creator Teases Upcoming VR Experience

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Loose lips at the Data Matters conference reveal plans for VR content based on the hit show. It’s hard to believe it’s been almost four years since Breaking Bad concluded its fifth and final season, disappointing rabid fans across the globe.

HTC Unveils New Vive Pro Headset & Wireless Adapter

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Increased resolution without a cord. It’s been nearly two years since HTC first introduced the Vive VR headset, opening up an entirely new world of room-scale VR that’s had us dodging arrows and bumping into furniture ever since. Now the Vive is getting an upgrade.

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A Mixed Reality Application to Heal Young Hearts

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A HoloLens visualization tool enables surgeons to treat heart chronic heart conditions more effectively. At this year’s Imagine Cup , Microsoft hosted dozens of student teams from across the world.

You Can Now Live Stream from VR in Facebook Spaces

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Facebook just brought VR and IRL a whole lot closer. Earlier this year, Facebook announced Spaces —giving all us access to friends, video calls, and selfie-sticks in VR.

Meta Debuts Groundbreaking Interactive AR at Sundance

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Meta let me and a partner interact with the same hologram in, “The Journey to the Center of the Natural Machine.”

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Mind-Controlled VR Game Coming to Arcades 2018

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Awakening uses Neurable technology to let you control the experience with just your mind. Mind-control technology is nothing new.

This College Acceptance Letter Came With A VR Viewer

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This is that time of the year when millions of high school seniors sprint home after school hoping to find a super thick envelope stuffed into the mailbox from the dream college that they’ve applied to, or in some cases, ANY college they’ve applied to.

This HoloLens App Wants to Kickstart Collaborative Mixed Reality

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With the launch Prism, Object Theory is betting on 3D collaboration and holographic telepresence becoming big business. Object Theory calls itself “the world’s first HoloLens company,” and although all such claims have to be taken with a pinch of salt, they’re probably not far off.

LA Hospital Using VR Simulation For Trauma Training

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The next generation of professional healthcare training has arrived. The healthcare sector has seen better days. Whether it be budget cuts or red-tape regarding health insurance, it’s a tumultuous time for the complex medical industry.

Five Tech Titans Bullish on Augmented Reality

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Augmented reality (AR) became more widely known after the success of Pokémon Go in 2016. Investors have since been scrambling to back the next big AR hit. In 2016 alone, there was over $1.6 billion invested in the development of display devices based on AR. It’s a sign of the times.

This AR Firefighter Helmet Will Save Lives

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How augmented reality can help assist firefighters in saving lives. . One of the trustiest tools firefighters have in burning buildings is a thermal-imaging camera, a device that allows them to see through dense smoke.

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Super Mario Bros Recreated As Life Size HoloLens Experience

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Watch how this mixed reality game for Hololens turns Central Park into a full Mario level. What do you get when you combine everyone’s favorite mustached cartoon plumber with one of the hottest pieces of hardware currently on the market?

‘The Walking Dead’ Enters VR With a Horde of Upcoming Experiences

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The popular series heads to VR with multiple experiences based on the zombie-infested universe. . First a stellar comic book series, then a breakout hit television show, The Walking Dead has no shortage of beautifully-crafted content to devour (pun very much intended).