Thu.May 19, 2022

Metaverse School Teaches Kids How To Code For VR/AR

VRScout

Camp K12 is helping educate the next generation of VR, AR, and metaverse creators. It seems as though every industry is investing in the growing metaverse trend.

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VR Attraction Zero Latency Ditches Backpack PCs in Favor of Vive Focus 3 & Wireless Rendering

Road to VR

Zero Latency, one of the longest running VR attractions in the out-of-home VR space, is dropping the backpack PCs that were once the backbone of the platform. Now the company says it’s moving to standalone Vive Focus 3 headsets with wireless delivery of PC-rendered VR content.

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Reality TV Meets The Metaverse In This Interesting New Project

VRScout

Welcome to The Real World: Metaverse Edition.

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Sense Arena Secures $3M to Expand Ice Hockey VR Training Tools, Add New Sports

Road to VR

VR ice hockey training company Sense Arena announced that it’s closed a $3 million investment round, something the startup says will be used to support continued development on its ice hockey training platform as well as expand to new sports.

The Future of eLearning in 2022: A Sensitive Eye for Authentic Translation and Localization

Speaker: Chris Paxton McMillin, President of D3 Training Solutions

To avoid awkward and sometimes disastrous learning content, instructional designers must use authentic translation in the right context to get optimal results. Join Chris Paxton, President of D3 Training Solutions, to walk through simple strategies step by step.

Will AR Bring Augmented Cybercrime?

AR Insider

AR and VR will bring all new advantages and business opportunities. But their levels of user interaction could also have a dark side: heightened vulnerability to cybercrime. We take a look. This post appeared first on AR Insider. Contributors Thought Leaders

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Why Black Holes Slow Down Time As You Get Closer To One

Slashgear

From swallowing up entire stars to warping the very fabric of space-time and generating massive gravity forces, black holes seem to do unnatural things. Science

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The Official US Civil Rights Trail Book Adds AR Experience to Engage the Young Generations

ARPost

History must be known by everyone, so we do not repeat its mistakes. This idea inspired Lee Sentell, Alabama Tourism Department Director, to create the US Civil Rights Trail in 2004.

The unexpected magic of an Arya Stark-Bugs Bunny team-up is 'MultiVersus' sweet spot

Mashable VR

Smash Bros. by way of a Warner Bros. multiverse? Yes, please. Based on early appearances, you should expect the unexpected when characters from Game of Thrones , Looney Tunes, and other popular Warner Bros. franchises team up and scrap together in WB Interactive Entertainment's upcoming MultiVersus.

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Beat Saber Gets A New 3D Level Editor On PC

Upload VR

Beat Saber’s PC version now has a new 3D interface for level editing. Or it does in beta, at least. This new editor was built from the ground up for players that want to make their own tracks for Beat Games’ hit rhythm title.

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Are You Still Watching? How to Create Engaging Presentations for Virtual Learning

Speaker: Richard Goring, Director at BrightCarbon

Remote meetings are here to stay - and so is the Zoom fatigue that many experience. The importance of compelling content is more apparent than ever. In this webinar, learn how PowerPoint provides terrific tools to create the kind of dynamic visual content you need to capture your remote audience’s attention. Come along to this masterclass packed with live demonstrations of how to create compelling presentations for successful meetings in a virtual and hybrid environment. In this webinar, you will learn how to: Create dynamic visuals that support persuasive stories to engage your audience Develop professional-looking designs for presentations and other content Become a PowerPoint legend with techniques to make effective presentations quickly and easily June 30th, 2022 at 9:30 am PDT, 12:30 pm EDT, 5:30 pm GMT

The internet loathes Amber Heard. That's terrible for domestic violence victims.

Mashable VR

A few years ago, I came to briefly know Amber Heard. The woman I met on the phone, then later in person, struck me as authentic and sincere as she spoke about her role as a Human Rights Champion of the United Nations Human Rights Office.

How To Set Up Linux On Your Chromebook

Slashgear

Chrome OS is a simple, stable operating system, but it may not offer everything you need. In that case, it's a simple matter to install Linux on the machine. Technology

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All the best headphones for under £50

Mashable VR

A good set of headphones are an absolute necessity in this increasingly noisy world. There are few greater pleasures than sticking on a set of headphones and losing yourself in great-sounding tunes. Which is helped by a near-endless music selection in your phone.

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The James Bond Lotus Esprit That's Now Owned By Elon Musk

Slashgear

The submarine car featured in a classic James Bond movie was found abandoned in a storage unit, spurring a series of events that led to Elon Musk buying it.

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Who C.A.R.E.S.!? How Learning Got Its Bad Rap & What We Can Do About It

Speaker: Treion Muller, Chief Strategy Officer at ELB Learning

Since when has learning and development become such a negative experience with learners? Treion Muller, Chief Strategy Officer for ELB Learning, will introduce a new learning framework called the C.A.R.E.S Learning Effectiveness Model.

What is low-band 5G? Sub-6 explained

Digital Trends

To deliver what 5G is capable of carriers have to work with a broad range of spectrum, but it was in the lowest part of the sub-6GHz range where 5G began. Guides Mobile 5G AT&T low-band 5G Sprint sub-6 sub-6Ghz T-Mobile Verizon

Coatsink’s PSVR 2 Game Could Be Co-Op Survival And/Or More Jurassic World

Upload VR

It looks like Coatsink’s previously-confirmed PSVR 2 project could be a co-op survival title and/or more Jurassic World content. An Interim Report from studio owner Thunderful confirms that the team is currently working on two VR projects.

Google Photos adds long-requested quality of life change … kind of

Digital Trends

Google Photos is a great service; however, the option to delete pictures in-app feels like a feature that should have been added a long time ago. Mobile News Google Google+ Photos

Upgrade your sounds with the best headphones for under £100

Mashable VR

What are the true essentials that every modern person needs? Water, food, oxygen, and oh yeah, a cracking set of headphones. The world is increasingly loud and fast. You can’t put a price on a great pair of headphones that let you lose yourself in an immersive world of good tunes.

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The Key to Getting the Best Out of Video-Based Practice & Coaching

Speaker: Micah Eppler, Account Executive for Rehearsal of eLearning Brothers

Join Micah Eppler from eLearning Brothers to see hands-on examples of how organizations are transforming outcomes with video-based training strategies.

Meet Sam and Dean’s parents in The Winchesters trailer

Digital Trends

The Supernatural prequel series, The Winchesters, reveals the previously untold story of John and Mary, the parents of Sam and Dean Winchester. Movies & TV News supernatural the cw The Winchesters

Reality Bytes: Google, Netflix & OpenSea

AR Insider

What are the biggest insights and observations in immersive tech & media this week? Welcome to Reality Bytes, featuring lightning-round video commentary from AR Insider partner, M7 Innovations. This post appeared first on AR Insider. Commentary Reality Bytes

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How to build a backyard theater

Digital Trends

Living isn't just for the living room. Here's how to build a backyard theater without breaking the bank. Features Home Theater outdoor theater outdoor tv Roku TV Sonos SUMMER TCL

Quest Is Getting Another Table Tennis Game

Upload VR

Another table tennis game is coming to Meta Quest (formerly Oculus Quest) soon. VR Ping Pong Pro is set to arrive on the platform on May 26 and is now listed in the coming soon section of the store. You might have heard of this one before – it was released on Steam and PSVR a few years back.

Immersing the Curious Mind in VR: Why You’re Missing Out on Proven ROI!

Speaker: John Blackmon, eLearning Brothers CTO, CenarioVR® Creator

Join John Blackmon, eLearning Brothers CTO and creator of the award-winning VR course builder CenarioVR®, to find out why organizations choose immersive learning and how they've used innovative approaches.

A social media phenom is out of control in My Fake Boyfriend

Digital Trends

How do you break up with a toxic ex-boyfriend? In My Fake Boyfriend, the solution and the problem is a false social media phenomenon that goes out of control. Movies & TV News Amazon Prime Video My Fake Boyfriend rom-coms romance movies

Here's Why Scientists Are Worried About Voyager 1

Slashgear

As Voyager 1 continues its journey through interstellar space, NASA scientists are grappling with a mysterious issue plaguing one of the probe's instruments. News Science

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NASA sent a satellite into the Sun (and it survived!)

Mashable VR

A NASA probe came closer to the Sun than anything ever before. This is the story of how it survived

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Why Tesla Just Took A Major Blow In The Stock Market

Slashgear

Tesla has been removed from the latest edition of S&P Global's 500 ESG Index following its annual revision, sparking a debate around the legitimacy of the move. Cars News

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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.