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.” ” Jo Jørgen Stordal, a mixed reality producer for Pointmedia, said the Microsoft HoloLens has advantages over all-encompassing VR headsets. News Education HoloLens Microsoft HoloLens Norway Pointmedia Solar System

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How Mixed Reality Will Bring Us Industry 4.0

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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. Major object detection AI systems from Google, Microsoft, Amazon, and Facebook are less likely to work for people in South America and Africa than North America and Europe, and less likely to work for households that make less than $50 a month.

This All-Female Founders Pitch Event Was Held in VR


The founders received a Microsoft mixed reality headset and are currently enrolled in the WXR Mentorship Program beta. Acquired by Microsoft last fall , AltspaceVR was our social VR venue because of their great team and cross-platform functionality, which allows anyone with Wi-Fi and a screen to tune in. Women and allies from Canada to Latvia to South Africa joined in on the festivities.

Where Remote Learning is Falling Short – And How AR/VR Can Help

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The initial response by educational institutions to address the sudden shift to online learning has been characterized by the transference of lectures and tutorials to teleconferencing tools such as Microsoft Teams or Zoom. Since the start of the COVID19 pandemic, the landscape of business and education has changed dramatically, rendering major disruptions to both the classroom and the workplace. In real terms, statistics from UNESCO have counted close to 1.6

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

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Anyway, the door is not closed completely: he added to the interview “ I think we might get there [eventually], But yeah, that’s not where our focus is.” Sony’s Shuhei Yoshida has just burnt completely Microsoft tweeting “we oftentimes work hard to make things that no customers are asking for them ”. South-Africa startup Eden Labs has created an interesting design for VR headsets needed in public installations to show 360 videos.

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

XR for Business Podcast

We also work everywhere, from remote parts of Africa, to powering up a data center that needs some backup power. If you have any opportunities in your organization to work out loud on tools, like we use some of the Microsoft tools here internally, like Microsoft Teams and Yammer. We also work everywhere, from remote parts of Africa, to powering up a data center that needs some backup power.

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.

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.

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.

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

XR for Business Podcast

There’s Telus, Facebook, Siemens, Raytheon, Viacom, Microsoft, Lenovo, Niantic, Canadian Tire. And what’s great to do, with it being the global summit, is we’ve got speakers this year that are coming from Africa, and India, and Asia, and Germany and– you know, we’re doing a European summit next year.