Exclusive: First-Ever Impact Reality Summit Announces 2020 Lineup


Some of the biggest names in social impact will be in attendance, including: Participant Media, Conservation International, the Rainforest Alliance, Connect for Climate/World Bank, and the Milken Institute, as well as tech companies like Google, Microsoft, and Oculus.

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. “Especially compared to Africa, which was much larger than I thought.”

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How Mixed Reality Will Bring Us Industry 4.0

Tech Trends VR

When I tried Microsoft Remote Assist with the HoloLens back in May at Microsoft Build I was able to “repair” a complex electrical panel in a matter of minutes. More sectors are realizing the potential of immersive technology to dramatically maximize efficiency and profits.

Facebook Open-sources AI Habitat To Help Robots Navigate Realistic Environments


Microsoft introduced a robotics and AI platform in limited preview last month , while Amazon’s AWS RoboMaker , which draws on Amazon’s cloud and AI systems, made its debut in fall 2018.

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

South-Africa startup Eden Labs has created an interesting design for VR headsets needed in public installations to show 360 videos. Guys and girls, sorry for the delay in the release of this weekly recap.

Celebrate Earth Day at this extended reality festival

Hypergrid Business

Another immersive experience, “Ocean Alive Kinetic Experience” uses Microsoft XBOX 360 Kinect to visitors are transported to the bottom of the sea where they can interact with the ocean’s eco-system.

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

XR for Business Podcast

They've got a number of different solutions for the construction worker that leverage the Microsoft Hololens 2, the XR10, which is their new wonderful hardhat based augmented reality/mixed reality headset. Jordan: So I imagine that most people that listen to your podcast are pretty familiar with the Hololens 2, that Microsoft has announced that they plan to start shipping later this year.

XR Podcast Hosts Unite, with Voices of VR Podcast's Kent Bye - Part 1

XR for Business Podcast

Kent: It reminds me of-- I have gone to Microsoft Build for the last three years, and that's a good place to kind of see some of the AR demos that are there in terms of the partners with Microsoft. One of Alan's biggest inspirations to start XR for Business was the prolific catalogue of Kent Bye, who has released over 1,100 recordings for his VR-centric podcast, Voices of VR. Alan has Kent on the show for a chat that was too big for one episode! Check out Part 2 later this week.

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

XR for Business Podcast

of content development and strategic partnerships for the worldwide business development for Microsoft Studios. I am always saying -- and I learned this really well at Microsoft, and worked at XBox -- that we were developing the Kinect camera. I believe XR and all the other emerging tech that compliments it can be used for the United Nations and their sustainable development goals, and specifically for me, animals in Africa.