The Ghost Howls’s VR Week Peek (2019.26.11): Half-Life: Alyx revealed, Oculus Link out, XBox not considering VR and much more!

The Ghost Howls

I am also excited because thanks to the organizers of the VRX event, yesterday I have been able to interview Facebook’s Sean Liu and ask him some questions about Oculus and its vision of Virtual Reality. This week three pieces of news about art in XR have caught my attention: It has been released for free “Il Divino”, a virtual reality experience that lets you appreciate the Cappella Sistina in VR , with the possibility of getting very close to this masterpiece.

Watch These Schoolchildren Discover the HoloLens for the First Time


For the first time in Norway, students at a primary school have experienced one of the Microsoft HoloLens’ greatest applications — education. ” Only some of the children were able to use the HoloLens, while the rest of the class watched the augmented reality lesson on an interactive whiteboard, VRFocus reported. “Especially compared to Africa, which was much larger than I thought.” “Unlike virtual reality goggles, these are open.

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How Mixed Reality Will Bring Us Industry 4.0

Tech Trends VR

When I demoed the Daqri Worksense Mixed Reality application at the Pioneers conference in Vienna a couple of months ago, what struck me the most – apart from the fact that I was told the glasses made me look like a Minion – was that the visuals were much sharper, and that the additional definition made it feel like this could really be a tool that you could feel comfortable using on a routine basis for longer periods of time – unlike most headset-based immersive experiences at the moment.

This All-Female Founders Pitch Event Was Held in VR


Hailing from 26 countries across the world, people came together in virtual reality to cheer on these top female founders in the XR industry. Sophia Dominguez // SVRF (New York, NY) – the first search engine for immersive content for virtual reality and augmented reality. The founders received a Microsoft mixed reality headset and are currently enrolled in the WXR Mentorship Program beta.

Using AR to Keep the Temporary Lights On, with Aggreko’s Walter Davis

XR for Business Podcast

I think first thing to do might help to paint a picture of maybe what Aggreko does, which will help in then showing how we're applying augmented reality to our services. We also work everywhere, from remote parts of Africa, to powering up a data center that needs some backup power. So a walk-around is something that we've added to the introduction of the experiences as we're starting to gain more familiarity with augmented reality.

Using XR to Enhance the Hardhat, with Trimble's Jordan Lawver

XR for Business Podcast

It might seem like a small, even simple fix, to attach an AR device to a hardhat, but according to Trimble's Mixed Reality expert, Jordan Lawver, such a simple fix exponentially expands the capabilities of folks working in heavy industry. Today's show, we interview Jordan Lawver, head of mixed reality at Trimble. So what we did is, is we hopped on board with Microsoft kind of from the start, maybe mid last year. But you guys have built a suite of tools around mixed reality.

Zambezi Partners Co-Founder Jenna Seiden Partners Up with Jimmy Fallon and Captain Marvel to Showcase Hit VR Game

XR for Business Podcast

She has broad experience in traditional film, TV, digital media, augmented reality, virtual reality and video games. She's worked for some amazing companies; Venture Advisor for LUMO Labs Beat Saber, Springboard VR, Felix & Paul Studios, Baobab Studios, Exit Reality VR. of content development and strategic partnerships for the worldwide business development for Microsoft Studios. LIV, for example, to help them do the mixed reality.

Bringing the XR World Together at the VR/AR Global Summit, with Executive Director Anne-Marie Enns

XR for Business Podcast

Alan: I have been a guest speaker at your conference for a couple of years now, and I can tell you — for the people listening — there’s two conferences that I — or three, I guess — that I look forward to every year: AWE, which is by far the most impactful augmented reality conference, and that takes place every year in San Francisco, and now there’s going to be one in Munich.