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Are Human-Powered Motion Simulators The Future Of VR?

VRScout

Sometimes, less is more. A new VR motion simulator from a company called Kinerse is making waves online thanks to its human-powered design that removes the need for external power.

Researchers Show Full-body VR Tracking with Controller-mounted Cameras

Road to VR

Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University have demonstrated a practical system for full-body tracking in VR using cameras mounted on the controllers to get a better view of the user’s body.

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VR Developer Closes Russian Office Amid Invasion Of Ukraine

VRScout

The developers behind Jentrix and Requisition VR show their support for the Ukraine. London-based VR game studio Arcadia announced recently that it has shut down its Moscow branch as a direct result of the ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Meta to Merge ‘Venues’ Event Space into ‘Horizon Worlds’ Social VR Platform

Road to VR

Horizon Worlds is Meta’s social VR platform for Quest 2 and Rift which includes ways for users to explore together, create their own rooms, and play mini-games.

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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.

The HoloLens 2 AR Headset Can Now Be Used While Driving

VRScout

Microsoft has partnered with German automotive manufacturer Volkswagon to develop an AR (augmented reality) GPS navigation system powered by Microsoft’s HoloLens 2 mixed reality headset.

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The US National Science Foundation Has 'Groundbreaking' News About The Milky Way

Slashgear

The U.S. National Science Foundation, in tandem with the Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration, will soon deliver "groundbreaking" news about our galaxy. News Science

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Tribeca Immersive Brings XR Experiences With Important Messages

ARPost

This summer, prepare for something exciting: Tribeca Festival, which is taking place in New York, June 8-19, brings Tribeca Immersive – a special section of the well-known festival showcasing XR experiences.

Replacing The Battery Pack On A Tesla Model 3 Costs More Than You Think

Slashgear

There's no doubt the Tesla Model 3 is an appealing car, but prospective buyers should keep in mind the eventual battery replacement costs when budgeting.

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Spatial Beats: Bored Apes, New Headsets and the Legverse

AR Insider

Welcome back to Spatial Beats, AR Insider's weekly series that features observations and insights of author and futurist Charlie Fink. This week, we look at Bored Ape's mishap, metaverse funding and the latest Meta headset rumors. This post appeared first on AR Insider.

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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.

What social media ads don't tell you about egg freezing

Mashable VR

My uterus is being targeted by ads. For years now, I've been part of the demographic for Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok ads promoting egg freezing. Egg freezing is a medical procedure which allows doctors to freeze and preserve unfertilized eggs for future use.

How Microscopic Water Bears Will Help Astronauts With Deep Space Missions

Slashgear

The International Space Station isn't just home to humans from different countries. Since 2021, it has also been home to a group of very tiny space explorers. Science

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'Westworld' Season 4's teaser is here, and it's as disturbing and violent as ever

Mashable VR

HBO heard you liked dystopian sci-fi in your dystopian sci-fi, so here's the official teaser for Westworld Season 4 to distract you while the world crumbles around us.

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How To Check If You Can Get Free Internet With The Affordable Connectivity Program

Slashgear

President Biden announced new internet speed and cost guarantees for citizens of the United States through the Affordable Connectivity Program. News Technology

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.

NASA’s InSight lander detects ‘monster quake’ on Mars

Digital Trends

NASA’s InSight Mars lander recently detected a magnitude-5 quake, making it the strongest tremor ever felt on another planet. News insight lander Mars NASA space

How To Use Walkie-Talkie On Your Apple Watch

Slashgear

Apple Watch has a lot of cool features, but one of the most useful is Walkie-Talkie. Here's how to setup and use Walkie-Talkie on your Apple Watch. Technology

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Landscape photography contest offers special Iceland prize

Digital Trends

A hotel in Iceland is offering a free 10-day stay for one lucky photographer who's willing to travel the island and take photos of the summer sun in return. News Photography Camera contest Iceland photo contest Photos

Galaxy S23 Might Come With A Whopping 200MP Camera

Slashgear

Insiders claim Samsung plans to pack a massive camera sensor in its upcoming Galaxy S23 model. Do you really need 200 megapixels from a smartphone? News Technology

Everyone Wins! How Games Can Improve Learning Outcomes Across Multiple Generations

Speaker: Stephen Baer, Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer of The Game Agency

Nearly 70% of American adults play video games. Stephen Baer, Chief Creative Officer at The Game Agency, will discuss each generation’s unique learning styles and identify game types that appeal to each one and improve your learning outcomes.

Bitcoin price falls more than half its all time high, other cryptocurrencies take a dive with it

Mashable VR

It's not a good day if you're a crypto investor. The majority of the cryptocurrency market tumbled on Monday. At the time this article was published, Bitcoin's price had fallen to around $30,500 USD. That's less than half of its all-time high of $68,990 from November 2021.

How To Make A Group Chat On iPhone

Slashgear

It's no secret that messaging on the iPhone is a smooth process, but it may not be so straightforward when it comes to setting up group chats. Technology

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Dolly Parton is starring in a Taco Bell musical on TikTok

Mashable VR

Dolly Parton is starring in a musical. Dolly Parton is starring in a musical on TikTok. Dolly Parton is starring in a musical on TikTok about Taco Bell's Mexican Pizza. Let that sink in. Parton announced her role in the musical via an Instagram post on Monday morning.

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Scientists Suggest This Could Be The Key To Preventing Heart Attacks

Slashgear

The future of humanity without heart attack deaths could come courtesy of a one-time gene-editing treatment - or, at least, that's what Verve is dreaming about. Health News Science

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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.

Ukraine President Zelenskyy awards medal to beloved mine-sniffing dog

Mashable VR

Patron, the Jack Russell terrier on the frontlines of the war in Ukraine, has been recognized for his heroic efforts. The little dog, whose owner is Major Myhailo Iliev of the Civil Protection Service, is believed to be responsible for detecting over 200 explosive devices since the start of the war.

A OnePlus Nord 2T Unboxing Video Leaked Just Days Before Its Supposed Launch

Slashgear

The next OnePlus phone appears to be leaked in an unboxing video just days before it's likely ready to be revealed by the company itself. News Technology

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The best traits in Crusader Kings III

Digital Trends

Getting the best traits in Crusader Kings III will make or break any playthrough. Here is how to get the best traits for your kids and which ones to avoid. Gaming Guides Crusader Kings III PlayStation 5 role playing games Strategy games Xbox Series X

John Oliver blasts Democrats for failing to codify abortion rights

Mashable VR

Last week the Met Gala was thoroughly overshadowed by a leaked draft Supreme Court decision which would overturn Roe v. Wade, opening the door for U.S. states to ban abortion.

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.