Peabody Awards Adds Immersive Media Category For VR & AR

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Composed of ten newly appointed jurors—industry experts from across interactive, immersive, and new media—the Peabody Interactive Board will honor a wide range of digital formats. The post Peabody Awards Adds Immersive Media Category For VR & AR appeared first on VRScout.

How Can AR Unlock Immersive Education?

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AR is finding all kinds of use cases and points of value – from immersive shopping to enterprise productivity. But what about education and immersive learning? This post appeared first on AR Insider.

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Immersive Tech Brings The Tokyo Olympics To Life At Home

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From volumetric video to AI-powered motion capture , here’s how immersive tech is changing the most historic sporting event on the planet. Intel, in particular, is employing an exciting amount of immersive technology, from 3D athlete tracking to volumetric video capture.

#BuildTheFuture Immersive Collaborative Environments

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Igloo Vision designs and develops immersive 360° projection spaces, along with the enabling software and technology. Igloo Vision designs and develops immersive 360° projection spaces, along with the enabling software and technology Click To Tweet. Teams will be able to share their experience in The Wild with others while viewing and interacting with their content in a large-scale immersive space.

AR/VR Simulations for Sustainable, Regenerative, Circular Cities

Speaker: Nik Gowing, Brenda Laurel, Sheridan Tatsuno, Archie Kasnet, and Bruce Armstrong Taylor

Join our amazing panelists, Nik Gowing, Founder at Thinking the Unthinkable and International Broadcaster; Brenda Laurel, PhD, Principal, Neogaian Interactive; Sheridan Tatsuno, Principal, Dreamscape Global; Archie Kasnet, CEO, Regenerative; and Bruce Armstrong Taylor, The Climate 4.0 Project, to discuss how today's AR/VR and related AI-enabled technologies can be effectively applied, using data from such sources as NASA and NOAA, to both improve and accelerate urban sustainability planning and design.

Engaging Audiences With Immersive Technology

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“In what new ways might arts institutions engage audiences through immersive experiences?”. There is $750,000 in funding on offer by the Knight Foundation for ideas that demonstrate the ability of immersive technologies such as VR and AR to strengthen audience engagement Click To Tweet. We strongly believe that immersive technology can enhance the ability for richer experiences, deeper storytelling, and broader engagement.”.

AfroTech World 2022 Covered Immersive Tech, NFTs, and Creator Communities

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If you’re a regular ARPost reader, you’ve probably seen us cover annual events like The Polys , the Immerse Global Summit , and the Augmented World Expo. The next sway in terms of what people want from their experiences is becoming increasingly immersive,” said Barbour.

Immersive Training for Retention

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We then discuss the neuroscience of learning with immersive technologies like virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR), and show why their grounding in experience is advantageous for guarding against forgetting. Importantly, it is also at the foundation of VR and AR. Every experience is unique, adds rich context to the learning and is immersive. Now consider an immersive approach to the same training.

Report: Immersive Experiences in Education

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Humans are essentially programmed to learn best through experience, and that is just what immersive technologies enable: we’re not just learning it, we’re living it. Humans are essentially programmed to learn best through experience, and that is just what immersive technologies enable Click To Tweet. Below are some of our key research findings: Immersive digital simulations allow learners to absorb knowledge within a realistic context through experiential learning.

Immersive Reality promotes inclusion amongst special needs pupils

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Today I host a guest post from Immersive Reality , a UK-based company that immerses its users inside environments without the use of VR headsets , but projecting the images of the virtual worlds on the walls of a room. 2017) Immersive Virtual Reality and the Developing Child.

2021 Immersive Tech Trends

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How Immersive Technologies are helping us reimagine personal interactions in a post-COVID world. . All signs were pointing to 2020 being a breakout year for immersive tech, and, as it turned out, this was one of the few things not to have been derailed by COVID-19.

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Experiencing Immersive Art in Colorado

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It will feature curated VR films and AR art from around the world, an opening kick-off party, industry meetups, interactive workshops, and the Boulder XR Science Fair highlighting VR and AR innovations from local university labs, tech teams, and professionals.

Immersive Technology Beyond Gaming: How Is It Changing Financial Services?

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Immersive technology is a game-changer for the financial service industry. From improving financial literacy and employee training efficiency to enhancing customer support, immersive tech offers a range of benefits to those who implement it.

Celebrate The Mars Rover Landing With ‘Mission To Mars AR’

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Control the landing sequence, drive a rover, and pilot a helicopter drone in this multifaceted AR experience. Drive the Rovers – Go behind the wheel of a rover and navigate your real-world surroundings using the power of AR. Image Credit: Immersion.

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Creating an immersive experience

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In our Immersive Experiences course at the Estonian Academy of Art, we were able to develop our own concepts and prototype them. Getting Started with XR The course started by giving us an overview over the journey of AR and VR. Trending AR VR Articles: 1.

TIME Immersive AR Experience Shines A Spotlight On The Rapidly Shrinking Amazon Rainforest

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TIME turns to AR and Jane Goodall to help expose deforestation in Brazil. TIME Turns To AR And Jane Goodall To Explore The Rapidly Shrinking Amazon Rainforest. TIME Magazine is launching a new AR experience called Inside The Amazon: The Dying Forest , marking the second immserive experience to launch on their AR/VR app TIME Immersive , which was made available to all iOS and Android users this past July. Image Credit: TIME Immersive.

‘Pokémon GO’ Studio Partners with ‘Sleep No More’ Creators to Bring AR to Immersive Theater

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Niantic, the makers of Pokémon GO and Harry Potter: Wizards Unite , today announced what they’re calling a “multifaceted partnership” with Punchdrunk , the company behind the ‘Sleep No More’ immersive theatrical experience.

AR Tech Could Disrupt The Gambling Industry

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A new video featuring a unique AR (augmented reality) filter is turning heads online and kickstarting discussions around the impact of immersive technology on the gambling industry. That said, as AR continues to evolve so too will the design of the devices themselves.

Creating Immersive Learning Experiences

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The benefits of using immersive technologies as teaching tools have been widely documented and extensively discussed, specially in recent years with the rapid development of Virtual, Augmented, and Mixed reality hardware and applications. The benefits of using immersive technologies as teaching tools have been widely documented and extensively discussed Click To Tweet. Empowering educators to create immersive learning experiences, by @alicebonasio from @CIOonline [link]. —

ITIF Releases Report on Moderating Multi-User Immersive Experiences

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But, what about immersive experiences? We tend to spend most of our time talking about the positive interactions and promises of immersive experiences. Late last year, ITIF also partnered with the XR Association to host a remote conference on AR/VR policy.

Google Wants To Deliver World-Scale AR Using Google Maps

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During Google’s 2-hour long 2022 I/O event last week, the company made a number of exciting announcements, including the reveal of a new mid-tier phone as well as a pair of AR glasses capable of translating multiple languages in real-time. . News Android AR Augmented Reality iOS

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Tribeca Immersive 2019: A VR Arcade In Review

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With a steady stream of visitors making up the packed queue hours prior to opening and reports of tickets for every time-slot being sold out each of the nine days of Tribeca Immersive, the festival easily hit a high mark for attention on mixed reality and similar content. With social impact in mind, Senior Programmer for Film and Immersive at Tribeca Film Festival, Loren Hammonds, and his team clearly consider the ripple effect of their selections.

AR Could Be The Future Of Bowling

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Immersive technology lights up the lanes at Stars and Strikes. Available now at select Stars and Strikes venues, this one-of-a-kind immersive sports experience features AR-enhanced bowling lanes that react in real-time to your bowling. News AR Augmented Reality

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Highlights From the Immersive Learning Research Network 2020 Conference

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The Immersive Learning Research Network International Virtual Conference concluded last Thursday. Immersive Learning. “ The theme of the conference was immersive experiences in education. In my opinion, right now, we are in the horses-and-carts stage of VR and AR history.”.

Microsoft’s Metaverse Ambitions Grow as Teams Platform to Include 3D Avatars & Immersive XR Meetings

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Microsoft is making a strong bid to bolster its version of the metaverse as it looks to roll out 3D avatars and immersive meetings for its Microsoft Teams communication platform. At some point, organizations will also be able build bespoke immersive spaces so colleagues can interact.

Rockers Palaye Royale Conjure Creepy Immersive AR Music Video via Jadu App

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And while AR isn't new to the music business, a new AR experience from the band could end up being as groundbreaking as Michael Jackson's "Thriller" once was for the music video format.

AR Technology Tees Off At The PGA Tour

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Immersive technology invades professional golf. Developed in collaboration with Quintar, a technology company specializing in live metaverse experiences, this AR experience will offer real-time data on every shot made by professional golfers during the event. News AR Augmented Reality

VR Film Places Entire Audience Into A Shared Immersive Experience

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Parallux will unveil a captivating new shared XR technology at Tribeca Immersive. An experimental new VR film experience entitled CAVE will debut later this month during the Tribeca Film Festival, immersing an entire audience into a captivating virtual experience in which they’ll feel each other’s physical presence as a story unfolds before them. Additional information regarding the Tribeca Film Festival and Tribeca Immersive can be found here.

How VR & AR Helped Solgaard Bring Their Unique Luggage To Life

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Designing a new customer experience using immersive technology. It wasn’t until the Shape Immersive team invited him to play around with a VR design tool that he finally brought his sketch to life.

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XR Streaming: The Future of Immersive Technologies?

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While immersive technologies are undoubtedly a big driver for digital transformation, the XR community faces major challenges that apply to every player in the field. The limited computing power of mobile devices such as smartphones, tablets, and smart glasses can be a bottleneck for AR/VR.

The Coachellaverse Is A Multi-Sensory AR Music Experience

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Referred to by event organizers as the Coachellaverse , this incredible digital experience allows fans from all around the world to interact with the festival in a brand new way using a combination of immersive technologies. Flume wasn’t the only artist using AR.

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Metaverse School Teaches Kids How To Code For VR/AR

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Camp K12 is helping educate the next generation of VR, AR, and metaverse creators. Adding to that growing list of immersive social experiences is Hatch Kids from the ed-tech startup Camp K12. The program also provides free AR/VR curriculum modules for educators and schools.

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Google Poly Editor Gives Brands More Control Over Their Immersive Ads

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Originally announced earlier this summer alongside the reveal of Swirl, Google’s new mobile web-based immersive display format, the company this week confirmed the launch of its new 3D editor for the Google Poly 3D platform that offers brands a host of new options and abilities for customizing their web-based immersive advertisements. Immersive ads running on Google’s Swirl platform. YouTube’s AR Beauty Try-On.

We Tried Snap’s AR Glasses And Had Our Minds Blown

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Snap Inc’s AR Spectacles glasses are nothing short of black magic. The latest Spectacles design was the first to include built-in AR (augmented reality) functionality, allowing the wearer to interact with existing Snapchat AR Lenses straight from the glasses in real-time.

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ROBOT REMIX: Immersive XR Series Brings Kaleidoscopic VR To Pasadena

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While these might seem like storylines from a horror movie plot generator, they are actually all experiences that you can enjoy at ROBOT REMIX: Immersive XR Series. Inhabiting the second floor of Ayzenberg’s sp[a]ce gallery in Pasadena, CA until September 8 th , Robot Remix XR brings together the immersive works of artists, activists, and wonderfully unique thinkers. The post ROBOT REMIX: Immersive XR Series Brings Kaleidoscopic VR To Pasadena appeared first on VRScout.

AT&T Is Bringing AR Content To Live Sports Games

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AR sports entertainment company Quintar and AT&T are partnering to change the way you watch live sports by allowing you access to AR content in arenas and sports venues as the games are being played using AT&T 5G network. News Android AR Headset Augmented Reality iOS

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Kid-Friendly Batman App Lets You Battle Villains In AR

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has released a new mobile app on iOS & Android devices that lets you partner up with the Dark Knight himself and take on some of Gotham’s greatest villains in immersive AR. The post Kid-Friendly Batman App Lets You Battle Villains In AR appeared first on VRScout.

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