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Foundational Skills for Breaking Into XR

AR Insider

Spatial computing is one of the most exciting sectors of the digital landscape. What's the path to a career in XR for those that want to break in? We examine some of the technical skills required. This post appeared first on AR Insider.

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Oculus Rift Creator Palmer Luckey is Developing a New XR Headset

Road to VR

Palmer Luckey, Oculus founder and creator behind the original Oculus Rift, teased an upcoming announcement that he’s working on a new XR headset. Luckey says in a post on X that he’ll be talking more about the device at Augmented World Expo (AWE), which takes place in Long Beach, California from June 18-20. Image captured by Road to VR Could it be a consumer standalone like Quest?

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STYLY Spatial Computing Lab Lands on Apple Vision Pro

XR Today - Mixed Reality tag

STYLY unveiled STYLY Spatial Computing Lab this week. This Apple Vision Pro-ready service makes the award-winning XR content creation platform available on Apple devices for the first time—just days ahead of WWDC 2024. The STYLY suite is a standard tool for creating immersive marketing campaigns that are used extensively in Japan and the US. STYLY is working with leading partners, including KDDI Corporation, “WIRED” Japan, and J.

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New Update Fixes One of Quest 3’s Most Noticeable Issues

Road to VR

Meta is releasing an update for Quest 3 that aims to fix one of the most irksome issues with the headset’s passthrough function: its terrible visual warping. Using passthrough on Quest 3 has been somewhat of a blessing and curse. It’s great to have color passthrough for mixed reality games, and also for just keeping an eye on your surroundings.

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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. For example, even a simple phrase like “got milk” translates to “are you lactating” in Mexico. Can you imagine what a straight translation might do to your course? With over 317 million people in the US and over 6.7 billion potential customers in the world, personalizing training seems logical.

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Will Apple Vision Pro and Spatial Computing Shape Global Enterprise?

XR Today - Mixed Reality tag

Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) 2024 will be held June 10th-13th. In addition to leading technology announcements surrounding its smartphone and desktop solutions, viewers can look forward to new details regarding the Apple Vision Pro. The Vision Pro first debuted at WWDC 2023; since last year’s event, the device has launched in US markets, giving XR a much-needed positive mainstream moment.

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G.Skill Demonstrates DDR5-10600 Memory Modules On Ryzen 8500G System

Anand Tech

Ultra-high performance memory modules are a staple of of Computex, and it looks like this year G.Skill is showing off the highest performance dual-channel memory module kit to date. The company is demonstrating a DDR5 kit capable of 10,600 MT/s data transfer rate, which is a considerably higher speed compared to memory modules available today. The dual-channel kit that G.Skill is demonstrating is a 32 GB Trident Z5 RGB kit that uses cherry-picked DDR5 memory devices and which can work in a DDR5-

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New Update Fixes One of Quest 3’s Most Noticeable Issues

Road to VR

Meta is releasing an update for Quest 3 that aims to fix one of the most irksome issues with the headset’s passthrough function: its terrible visual warping. Using passthrough on Quest 3 has been somewhat of a blessing and curse. It’s great to have color passthrough for mixed reality games, and also for just keeping an eye on your surroundings.

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EON Reality Unveils Exciting EON-XR June Product Release: Cutting-Edge Updates and New Features!

EON Reality

EON-XR’s June Release Elevates User Experience with Faster AI-Powered SoftSkills, Custom AI Assistants, and Immersive Content Conversion Irvine, CA – June 5, 2024 – EON Reality, the world leader in AI-assisted Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality-based knowledge transfer for industry and education, is thrilled to announce the latest enhancements to its EON-XR platform.

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XPG Demos "Nia" Handheld Gaming PC With Foveated Rendering, Swappable DRAM

Anand Tech

With the rise of the handheld gaming PC market, we've seen PC vendors and their partners toy with a number of tricks and tweaks to improve improve framerates in games, with some of their latest efforts on display at this year's Computex trade show. Perhaps the most interesting find thus far comes from ADATA sub-brand XPG, who is demoing their prototype "Nia" handheld PC, which uses eye tracking and dynamic foveated rendering to further improve their rendering performance.

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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.

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Supernatural Adds Mixed Reality Support, With The Lion King Workout To Follow

Upload VR

Supernatural, Meta's subscription-based VR fitness app, now includes mixed reality support. Announced with research study results from Canada's University of Victoria, you can now add a "life-sized" Supernatural Coach into your living room through MR support, letting you meet them while you stretch and warm up. Developer Within confirmed you can blend your surroundings with the immersive environment, and that's activated through the Accessibility menu or Quest 3's toggle button.

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Get Paid to Play: IKEA's Hiring Spree Hits Roblox!

XROM

IKEA is throwing out the traditional application process and offering real money for playtime! The furniture giant is diving headfirst into the world of gaming with a brand new Roblox experience called "The Co-Worker." But this isn't your average virtual hangout. IKEA is actually hiring 10 gamers to be paid employees within the game! That's right, ditch the resume and dust off your avatar.

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Owatch Wishes You A Safe and Healthy Dragon Boat Festival

Steki Amusement

Owatch wishes you a happy and healthy Dragon Boat Festival holiday. To celebrate the arrival of the Dragon Boat Festival, according to China’s national statutory holidays and the company’s internal arrangements, we would like to inform you of the 2024 Dragon Boat Festival holiday arrangements. Holiday period: June 8 to10, 2024 (Saturday to Monday): Closed for a 3-day holiday June 11, 2024 (Tuesday): Resume normal business hours Owatch Wishes You A Safe and Healthy Dragon Boat Festiva

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