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Snap & Vogue Launch AR Fashion Exhibit


You can also “try on” clothing in AR using the Snapchat app, anytime, anywhere.

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Meta Reveals VR Headset Prototypes Designed to Make VR ‘Indistinguishable From Reality’

Road to VR

Meta says its ultimate goal with its VR hardware is to make a comfortable, compact headset with visual finality that’s ‘indistinguishable from reality’ Today the company revealed its latest VR headset prototypes which it says represent steps toward that goal.


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Mixed Reality Stargazing Demo Skygaze Out Now On Quest


Turn your home into the ultimate stargazing lounge. Available now on the Meta Quest, Skygaze (Demo) is a prototype VR experience that turns your headset into a mixed reality stargazing lounge.

New ‘Rec Room’ Feature Lets Players Design Completely Unique Clothing

Road to VR

Rec Room , the social VR platform, just pushed out an update that lets its Plus members create custom shirts for the first time, allowing you to draw mostly anything with the stroke of a virtual pen and apply the graphic to a t-shirt.

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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.

Spatial Beats: Apple, Meta & Netflix

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 Meta's "World Beyond" Apple's XR snub and Netflix's Squid Game competition. This post appeared first on AR Insider.

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What's Going To Happen To The Millions Of Electric Car Batteries After Their Lifespans End?


While electric vehicles promise a green future, the batteries that power them don't boast the same level of sustainability.


NASA completes prelaunch test of its mega moon rocket

Digital Trends

NASA has completed what could have been the final ground test of its next-generation Space Launch System (SLS) rocket before its maiden mission to the moon. News Space Moon NASA Rocket rocket test sls Space Launch System

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Will Mobile AR Revenue Reach $36 Billion by 2026?

AR Insider

ARtillery Intelligence released a new report that projects mobile AR annual revenue to grow from $12.45 billion in 2021 to $36.26 billion in 2026, a 23.8 percent compound annual growth rate. We break down the findings for AR Insider readers. This post appeared first on AR Insider.

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Meta Presents Retinal Resolution & Ultra Bright HDR Prototype Headsets

Upload VR

Meta presented two prototype headsets each solving a different aspect of its goal to make VR “indistinguishable from reality” Neither is a practical device intended to be made into a product.

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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 Reason Why Drones Are Banned In Antarctica


Drones are increasingly common around the world -- except in Antarctica. Here's why you shouldn't pack your drone for a trip there. Technology

Zuckerberg Wants Meta Headsets To Eventually Pass ‘Visual Turing Test’

Upload VR

Meta’s leaders aim to make VR headsets so advanced people wearing them can’t tell “whether what they’re looking at is real or virtual.”

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Before Apple TV, There Was This Bizarre Apple Product


You've no doubt heard about the Apple TV, but what about the company's first TV product? The device had a built-in screen and a massive price tag. Technology

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China could bring first Mars samples to Earth before NASA

Digital Trends

China is aiming to bring the first rock samples from Mars to Earth in 2031, two years before NASA plans to perform the coveted feat. News Space China cnsa Mars NASA sample return mission

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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.

Take back your time and attention with digital minimalism

Mashable VR

It was the second winter of the pandemic when Alexis Grams, 28, a project manager from Minnesota, decided to make a drastic change. The atmosphere on TikTok "had become too toxic and negative. No amount of likes or popularity was worth the endless barrage of criticism left by internet trolls."

Space traveler offers advice to wannabe astronauts

Digital Trends

With crewed lunar missions just a few years away and the first human voyages to Mars on the horizon, it’s one of the most exciting times to become an astronaut. News Space astronaut ESA NASA Samantha Cristoforetti space space station

How To Tell If Your Instagram Account Has Been Hacked


Hackers are on the prowl, and individual Instagram accounts are often the subject of their poaching. Here's what to know to protect your account. Technology

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Imajion Hands-on Demo: The Collaboration Tool for Augmenting Site Meetings


Remote collaboration is a big thing in enterprise AR. It’s great for boardroom meetings, but for construction meetings, everyone has to be on site. Right? Maybe not with Imajion. What Is Imajion?

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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.

The Incredible Story Behind Ferrari's Prancing Horse Logo


The prancing horse that emblazons Ferrari automobiles has an unlikely origin story -- one that pays tribute to a time before the car brand.


Meta Building ‘Mirror Lake’ Compact Varifocal Concept With ‘Holocake’ Lenses

Upload VR

Meta is building a prototype headset called ‘Mirror Lake’ to prove out “nearly all of the advanced visual technologies that we’ve been incubating over the past seven years” in a compact form factor.

Why You Probably Need To Stop Using Browser Extensions


Browser extensions can be incredibly useful tools that improve productivity, but they aren't without risks, and that's why you may want to stop using them. Technology

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Men are ruining the 'She's a 10' meme

Mashable VR

She’s an eight, but she keeps cages of pigeons on her Brooklyn rooftop and trains them to collect shiny things on the street. To me, that makes her a six at best — to my friend, that raises her ranking of attractiveness to a 10. A bird girl is a full dime to some of us.

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.

The Big Myth About Electric Cars You Need To Stop Believing


Electric vehicles are hitting the mainstream. But it's important to do your own research before making the decision to purchase one.


Watch the lost 'Sesame Street' episode reportedly banned for being too scary

Mashable VR

The Sesame Street we all know and love is typically a gentle, light-hearted affair filled with life lessons and large bumbling animals. But did you know one episode was actually banned after parents sent in letters of complaint ?


2022 Ford Bronco Raptor First Drive: Wider And Wilder


Ford's Raptor range gets a new member, with the Bronco Raptor bring a beefy V6 and some serious off-road talent to the trail - and serious speed away from it.


How to use Google Maps to check the air quality where you live

Mashable VR

Before venturing into the great outdoors this summer, there's a new tool from Google Maps you may want to consider.

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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.