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Ekto VR hands-on: the craziest boots to walk in VR

The Ghost Howls

One of my favorite demos at AWE has been with Ekto VR boots , which have probably been the craziest devices that I’ve tried during the expo… and I totally loved them for it! Ekto VR. Locomotion in VR is still an unsolved problem. Apart from the software solutions (e.g.

UK Start-Up Secures $3.4M To Bring AR To Retail Stores

VRScout

Dent Reality, a London-based start-up behind a pioneering AR platform, has raised £2.5m ($3.4m) in funding to expand its pioneering work across the retail sector.

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HTC Vive Headsets & Accessories Go on Sale for Black Friday

Road to VR

We’re keeping an eye on the best HTC Vive Black Friday & Cyber Monday 2021 deals, don’t blink or you might miss the best Vive sale this season! The Best HTC Vive Black Friday 2021 Deals. Image courtesy HTC.

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AR Briefs, Episode 52: Mobile AR Revenue Outlook

AR Insider

Though mobile AR continues to be challenged in gaining mainstream traction, there are bright spots. Revenue continues to gain momentum in advertising, commerce, and enterprise productivity. We go behind the numbers in the latest AR Briefs episode.

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How Digital Transformation will Bend the Curve of the Linear Economy Toward the Circular

Speaker: Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Co-Founder & Managing Director of SmartNations Foundation, Jimmy Jia, Venture Partner at Pi Labs, Fabienne Durand, Senior Advisor to the SmartNations Foundation, & Roger Strukhoff, Executive Director of the Tau Institute

The Carbon Zero, Circular Economy, is easily the most profoundly important result of digital transformation. Industry 4.0 has a massively cumulative impact on dematerialization (in all forms) and resultant decarbonization (both emissions and embodied) throughout the economy. Join panelists Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Jimmy Jia, Fabienne Durand, and their moderator Roger Strukhoff as they discuss how bending the carbon/GHG heavy linear economy to the circular is one of the hidden benefits of digital disruption.

Blade And Sorcery: Nomad Gets Mod Support With New Update

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The latest update to Blade And Sorcey: Nomad brings mod support to the Quest 2 exclusive. When the standalone version of the PC VR hit launched earlier this month developer Warp Frog confirmed that it was working to bring mods to the game, but it wasn’t completely clear how that would look.

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Top 10 VR headsets to spice up your Thanksgiving

Hypergrid Business

In a Thanksgiving mode this week? These ten headsets will help bring you closer to your family — or help take you away. And they all make great Christmas gifts. Oculus Quest 2. Use case: Untethered high-end VR experiences.

Black Friday Oculus Store Sale: Up To 50% Off Quest Games

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Black Friday deals for Quest 2 software, games and apps are now live, with some new bundles and single games discounted up to 40%. This year’s Quest 2 Black Friday sale runs on the Oculus Store from today until November 28 at 11:59pm PT.

Witcher season 2 promo clip shows off new weapon and monster

Digital Trends

Geralt of Rivia has his hands full with a particularly nasty monster in a newly released preview clip from The Witcher season 2 on Netflix. Movies & TV News fantasy shows Geralt of Rivia monsters Netflix the witcher

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Fruit Ninja VR 2 Sets Dec 3 Early Access Release For PC VR, Quest App Lab In 2022

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Fruit Ninja VR 2 will release in Early Access for PC VR via Steam on December 3, with a Quest App Lab release coming in 2022.

How to Train Employees 65% Faster With Virtual Reality

With a rapidly changing economy, Avangrid Renewables looked to virtual reality to develop a standardized form of immersive training in order to onboard and upskill technicians faster than ever before.

NASA astronauts enjoy Thanksgiving holiday at 17,500 mph

Digital Trends

The four American astronauts aboard the International Space Station have been talking about what it's like to spend Thanksgiving in orbit. News International Space Station ISS space Space Station Thanksgiving

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Steam Autumn Sale: Alyx Goes 50% Off, Saints & Sinners And More Big Discounts

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The Steam Autumn Sale is now live, with substantial discounts on some big VR games.

Newegg has everything you need for the ultimate gaming setup this Black Friday

Digital Trends

Newegg Black Friday deals will help you build an awesome gaming rig without breaking the bank. Deals black friday Black Friday 2021 Gaming gaming deals gaming PC newegg Newegg black friday PC

8 Species Driven Toward Extinction by Cats

GizModo VR

It has been thousands of years since the first cats were domesticated, but we still don’t seem to have much control over them. Many people let their cats come and go as they please, perhaps forgetting—or not caring—that domestic cats kill billions of birds and mammals each year.

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.

Which air fryer should you buy on Black Friday 2021?

Digital Trends

The Ninja Foodie Air Fry Oven is the best option for a compact, efficient air fryer and it's the one to buy on Black Friday 2021. Buying Guides Smart Home air fryer BF-EO-21 black friday Black Friday 2021 black friday deals ninja air fryer deals smart home

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Surprising Discovery of Two Ancient Galaxies Exposes Our Cloudy View of the Cosmos

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The presence of two previously undetected galaxies some 29 billion light years away suggests our understanding of the early universe is upsettingly deficient. Read more.

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3 Chromebook deals under $200 for Black Friday 2021

Digital Trends

Black Friday is the best time of the year to get a Chromebook -- you'll never get them cheaper than now! Check out the best deals for Chromebooks under $200.

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I Can't Stop Watching These Power Plant Demolition Videos

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Concrete and steel are two of those immutable things. They make up the foundation of modern life, the things that give shape to seemingly every structure around us. Read more

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Which Ring Doorbell should you buy on Black Friday 2021?

Digital Trends

Looking Black Friday deals on your home security check list? Here are the deals and the detail you should know if you're shopping for Ring Video Doorbells. Smart Home black friday black friday deals Ring doorbell smart home video doorbell

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Building The Best Quest Library With $50 And Hitman 3 PC VR – VR Gamescast

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How should you spend for $50 Oculus Black Friday voucher? Find out in the VR Gamescast, live today at 9am PT/12pm ET/5pm UK! Jamie and Zeena sit down to talk about Meta’s big Quest promotion available this week.

Which gaming laptop should you buy on Black Friday 2021?

Digital Trends

Gaming laptops are always a hit on Black Friday, but which should you buy? We break down the best options to pick up. Computing bf-computing BF-EO-21 Black Friday 2021 Gaming Laptops gaming laptops deals laptop deals razer blade 14

Retro VR Shooter Compound Overhauls Tutorial, Full 1.0 Release Coming Soon

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A new update for VR FPS Compound has dropped on Steam, overhauling the tutorial and adding a new player onboarding experience. The game is inspired by classic shooters like Doom and Wolfenstein, modernizing that retro feel with randomized floors of enemies.

Walmart is practically giving away this Lenovo gaming laptop today — but hurry!

Digital Trends

Gamers who need new gear should check out this Lenovo gaming laptop Black Friday deal from Walmart, which slashes $161 off the price of the Lenovo Legion 5.

Webb Telescope Not Damaged Following Mounting Incident, NASA Says

GizModo VR

A processing incident that caused the entire Webb Space Telescope to shake did not cause any perceptible damage to the observatory, a NASA-led investigation has concluded. Read more.

Which tablet should you buy on Black Friday? 2021

Digital Trends

Which tablet should you buy on Black Friday? We compare Android and Apple tablet deals at major retailers to find the best deals available. Computing Mobile BF-EO-21 Black Friday 2021

FitXR To Release Past DLC For Free, Offer Free Classes In Response To Subscription Backlash

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VR fitness service FitXR is set to make some changes in response to backlash over its shift to a subscription-based model.

Which prebuilt gaming PC should you buy on Black Friday 2021?

Digital Trends

There are a ton of prebuilt gaming PCs discounted for Black Friday, but which one should you pick up? We have the top options to look out for this year. Computing BF-EO-21 Black Friday 2021 Deals gaming PC

Star Trek: Discovery Took a Classic Premise and Cranked It Up Way Past 11

GizModo VR

Anomalies. What Star Trek fan doesn’t love an anomaly? I love ‘em, you love ‘em, Starfleet bridge crews definitely love ‘em, and Discovery is no exception.

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Samsung is practically giving away this 4K monitor for Black Friday

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This Samsung 4K monitor Black Friday deal is the perfect chance to upgrade to a big, beautiful UHD display. Computing Deals Black Friday 2021 computing deals monitor deals Monitors Samsung 2021 Samsung 32-Inch Curved 4K Monitor