The Immersive Reality Revolution Is A New Book Exploring The Future Of VR/AR/MR

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Virtual Perceptions’ Tom Ffiske just launched a new book. Topics in the 106-page book include the tech’s use in education, movies and employee training, as well as the prospect of AR glasses and, towards the end, the ethics of both VR and AR.

A New Children’s Book Uses VR And AR To Create Immersive Storytelling

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A new children’s book, The Case of the Missing Cleopatra, aims to combine traditional storytelling methods with mobile AR and VR technologies, giving children new interactive ways to experience the narrative.

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Bookful Expands Its Massive Augmented Reality Library With Mattel’s Thomas & Friends And Barbie

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According to Scholastic’s Kids & Family Reading Report , 86% of kids ages 6 – 17 agree that reading is important, though 41% report difficulty finding books they actually like. To cultivate a love of reading and learning, immersive entertainment company Inception created Bookful.

This Psychedelic AR Book Cover Is Turning Heads Online

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Forget the old phrase “you can’t judge a book by its cover.”. UK-based artist Alexander Ward was shocked to see his AR-enabled cover for Allowah Lani’s book I am love was circulating online. When scanned with a smartphone camera, the books cover opens a 3D portal to a visually-captivating psychedelic cosmos. “It Click this link to open up the AR effect (Facebook app required) and point the camera towards the book cover image designed by Alexander.

‘Ready Player One’ Book Sequel ‘Ready Player Two’ Arrives This November

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Penguin Random House imprint Ballantine Books today confirmed that a follow-up to Ernest Cline’s breakout hit Ready Player One will be arriving on store shelves this November. The book spent 100 weeks on the New York Times’ iconic bestsellers list.

Must Read AR/VR Books in 2020

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Reading AR/VR books is one of the best ways to keep in touch with the evolution of immersive technologies. These books are great reading material for content creators, developers, as well as people who want to stay in the loop. What Are the Current Trends in AR/VR Books?

‘Ready Player One’ Book Sequel Coming November 24th

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Aptly named Ready Player Two , the upcoming book is being published by Penguin Random House subsidiary Ballantine Books. Besides the book’s page count (384) and ISBN, there isn’t any further info on Ready Player Two just yet.

Jack Daniels Turns Their Whiskey Bottle Into An AR Pop-Up Book

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The post Jack Daniels Turns Their Whiskey Bottle Into An AR Pop-Up Book appeared first on VRScout. News AR AR Pop-up Book Jack DanielsAR brings the history of the 150-year old whiskey brand to life. Jack Daniels has been offering thirsty patrons their immensely popular brand of Tennessee whiskey for over 150 years, during which time they’ve become the most successful American whiskey distillery in the world.

Charlie Fink on his new book Convergence and the future of XR

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Charlie is also a book author and after the success of his previous book Metaverse , now he’s launching his new book, “Convergence” , that is all about the present and the future of augmented reality. I’ve not been able to read the book yet (I’m preparing for the VEC !), And I’m sure that, exactly as the previous book, the special sauce of Convergence will be the great experience that Charlie has in the field.

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Human-Scale AR ‘Tunnel Book’ Launches At Welsh National Opera

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Developed for the Welsh National Opera by award-winning digital studio Arcade in collaboration with Belgian graphic illustrator Xavier Segers , the colorful installation is described by its creators as a human-scale sensory ‘tunnel book’ brought to life using smartphone-powered AR technology. The post Human-Scale AR ‘Tunnel Book’ Launches At Welsh National Opera appeared first on VRScout. Free immersive pop-up blends AR technology with classic opera.

Book Review: Experience on Demand

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Its author – Professor Jeremy Bailenson – is the Director of Stanford University’s Virtual Human Interaction Lab, and one of the world’s greatest authorities on Virtual Reality, yet this doesn’t come across as an academic book. Yet he writes that as absorbing as books or videogames or television are, they pale next to Virtual Reality: “VR engulfs us (…) it’s the apotheosis of every media fear and fantasy we’ve ever had,” he writes.

The best free Kindle books on Amazon Prime

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Whether you're into psychological thrillers or romance, we've got the best books on Prime Reading right here. Buying Guides Mobile Amazon Prime books Best free books on Amazon Prime Best free Kindle books Free Amazon Prime books free Kindle books Prime Reading

Check Out Your Travel Destination In VR Before You Book

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Booking travel is one of those strange things that are simultaneously pleasurable and a complete nightmare, so any way that technology can improve on the experience is likely to fall under that desirable category. Planning and booking a vacation is a clear example of that and can sometimes be a grueling task. The post Check Out Your Travel Destination In VR Before You Book appeared first on VRScout. Rizort Inc.

New Leaked Pics Reveal Samsung's Upcoming Galaxy Book Pro

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Now some photos of the devices have also surfaced, giving us a peek at Samsung’s new Galaxy Book Pros a few weeks early. Just last week a leaked product roadmap revealed a number of Samsung’s upcoming gadget launches for the year, including the arrival of new mainstream laptops.

The Book Of Distance Explores Family Heritage And History In VR

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The Book of Distance is a new roomscale virtual reality experience that leads you through artist Randall Okita’s family history, asking you to watch and participate as he explores the life and lost memories of his grandfather, Yonezo Okita. The Book of Distance blends techniques from mechanical sculpture, film, and stage to redefine personal storytelling in virtual reality.

What is The Book of Boba Fett?

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Here's everything we know about The Book of Boba Fett, the next chapter of the Star Wars saga on the Disney+ streaming service. Movies & TV Boba Fett Star Wars the book of boba fett the mandalorian

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Amazon Accused of Working With Book Publishers In Price-Fixing Scheme

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Book Review: Mark Pesce’s “Augmented Reality: Unboxing Tech’s Next Big Thing”

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Mark Pesce’s book Augmented Reality: Unboxing Tech’s Next Big Thing comes to shelves in January, but Polity Books put an advance copy in our hands at ARPost. The book takes a long look at augmented reality’s past in an attempt to warn us about its potential future.

10 books for people new to protesting

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With her debut book, The Purpose of Power , Garza outlines her personal journey alongside her organizing work, providing a model of action for future organizers — even if they're not calling themselves that yet. More about Books , Gift Guide , Protest Books , Social Good , and Books.

The Story Behind the Ultimate Star Wars Lightsaber Book

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Star Wars fans are about to get a book all about lightsabers and they have Harry Potter to thank. It’s called Star Wars: The Lightsaber Collection, a slick, wide-format, hardcover book that features exclusive images and information on almost 60 different lightsabers in the Star Wars universe.

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With an Upgraded Color E Ink Screen, This Could Be the Perfect E-Reader for Comic Book Fans

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When we reviewed the PocketBook Color last year, we loved the device and the fact that true e-readers could finally display color, but its six-inch screen made it hard to use for reading comic books and magazines which work much better on tablets.

How to remove books from a Kindle

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We'll show you how to archive or permanently delete books from your Kindle. Most Kindles have ample storage, but what if you need to free up some space? How-To Mobile Amazon eBook readers kindle Tier 4

Book Reveals Canceled Oculus Rift Successors Tuzi and Venice

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Blake Harris’ new book The History Of The Future reveals two canceled Oculus Rift successor projects codenamed ‘Tuzi’ and ‘Venice’ In October of last year, TechCrunch reported the cancellation of a Rift 2 project codenamed ‘Caspar’ This means that a total of three reportedly canceled Rift successor projects are now public knowledge. The Tuzi project was started in 2015, according to the book.

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There's Finally a Good Color E Ink Tablet For Comic Books

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Get Ready for the Weekend With These Discounted Kindle Books

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The best comic book apps for Android and iOS

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There are plenty of comic book readers out there that will enable you to read digital comics on your smartphone, tablet, or computer. Android Apple Mobile Best of comic books iOS

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Children's Book Classic Peter Rabbit & Other Tales Come to AR via iOS App

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A just-released iOS app called Bookful takes classic children's stories usually found in large-sized paper books and brings them into AR, transforming classic characters into animated, interactive 3D objects. Don't Miss: Moschino & H&M Harness the Power of Magic Leap One to Intro Augmented Reality to the Fashion World Once they download the app, users can select from a range of six books including The Tale of Peter.

100 best books of the year, according to Amazon

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The holidays are approaching, and though the majority of this year was an absolute nightmare, 2020 did deliver an impressive selection of superb new books. More about Amazon , Best Of 2020 , Best Of 2020 , Culture , and Books. Amazon Best Of 2020 Culture Books

Best free Kindle books in Spanish

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Mobile free books hispanic Hispanic Heritage Month 2020 kindle SpanishTo help you distinguish the relevant from the rest, we've put together some of the best free alternatives for Kindle in Spanish.

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Marcus Rashford launches book club for kids to promote literacy

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Not only has the Manchester United footballer successfully lobbied the UK government twice regarding free school meals for children — and got them to U-turn on their decisions twice — he's now launching a book club for kids. Sports Kids Football Literacy Book Club

Get 4-minute book summaries with this subscription

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TL;DR: Learn a little bit every day with a Four Minute Books lifetime subscription. 11, you can get access to hundreds of book summaries for only $39.99 — a 90% savings. More about Books , Mashable Shopping , Culture , and Books. Books Mashable Shopping Culture

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The lightweight Samsung Galaxy Book Ion is now a lot cheaper than your standard MacBook

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Save $400.99: The Samsung Galaxy Book Ion 13.3-inch laptop (8GB memory, 512GB SSD, QLED display) is on sale for $799 at Amazon as of March 11. But thin and cheap is still possible without sacrificing power if you consider the Samsung Galaxy Book.

Microsoft Surface Book 3 Review: Big Specs, Big Price

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Aside from a couple USB port changes, you might not be able to tell the difference between Microsoft’s latest Surface Book and its past iterations. microsoft surface book 3 review microsoft reviews laptops surface book surface book 3

Just 10 books I really loved this year

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If there was any small silver lining to spending all this time indoors in 2020, it had to be the truly ridiculous amount of books consumed I caught up with royals, visited alternative versions of the past, went to art camp in Brooklyn, and even explored one very creepy haunted house (below).

Charlie Fink’s Metaverse book review: get to know XR at 360 degrees

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Luckily, to help me in surviving all those dead times, I had something that helped me in keeping my brain active and in daydreaming: the book METAVERSE by Charlie Fink. Metaverse is the book written by the journalist and futurist Charlie Fink to explain the current status of virtual and augmented reality. A great mind, with great writing skills and a great passion for XR : it was for sure one of the best candidates to write a book about these technologies.

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The best e-book readers for 2020

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For bookworms, an e-book reader can be an important part of life -- but which should you get? We've tested them -- here are the best e-book readers available. Buying Guides Mobile Amazon Best of best of everything e-book Readers kindle Kobo

Portland's Most Famous Bookstore Will No Longer Sell Books on Amazon

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One of Portland’s most beloved bookworm attractions, Powell’s Books, will stop selling books on Amazon this weekend, Aug. support your local bookstore amazon bookstores books online ordering