Fri.May 10, 2024

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COLD VR Demo review: a promising adrenaline action game

The Ghost Howls

Today I’ve tried the free demo of COLD VR, the VR game that is the opposite of Superhot VR (hence the joke of the name). I think this game is fun and has a lot of potential, but it needs a bit more of polish to become a true hit when the full version will be released. Discover why in this review of the free preview demo that is available on Steam.

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Latest SteamVR Update Includes Steam Link Improvements for Quest

Road to VR

The latest major SteamVR update has arrived, coming with it an improvement to Steam Link for Quest. Initially released in November 2023, Steam Link is Valve’s own app on the Meta Quest Store which allows users to quickly and easily connect their Quest headset wirelessly to SteamVR to play PC VR or flatscreen PC content, essentially letting you bypass Meta’s own Air Link.

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Peterman Brothers Scale International XR Training Initiative

XR Today - Virtual Reality

Today, Interplay Learning announced a strategic partnership with Peterman Brothers’ Heating, Cooling, Plumbing, and Electrical divisions to distribute immersive learning services to ten Peterman service branches and their workers. The move sees more than 250 Peterman technicians leverage the XR training solution to improve technical skills, including HVAC, electrical, plumbing, and drain-clearing procedures.

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‘Pokémon Go’ Studio Releases Mixed Reality Pet ‘Hello, Dot’, Now Available on Quest 3

Road to VR

Niantic, the studio behind Pokémon Go, revealed it’s been working on a Quest 3 mixed reality experience that lets you play with your very own pint-sized virtual pet. Called Hello, Dot, Niantic calls the app a “mixed reality showcase” from its Peridot AR pet franchise , which the studio launched on mobile last year. Here’s how the studio describes Hello, Dot : Hello, Dot, takes the best parts of caring for your adorable Dot companions and brings them to life through th

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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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Underworld Overseer Feels Like Dungeon Keeper In VR

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Inspired by Dungeon Keeper, Underworld Overseer sees you protecting your lair this year on Quest and PC VR. Read on for our full impressions. Developed by Myron Games, best known for its VR sandbox god simulator, Deisim , Underworld Overseer shares some similarities but mixes in tactical combat. Playing the powerful god-like Overseer, this villain protagonist adventure tasks you with managing an underground lair and its various minions, protecting your base from invaders across an 18-level campa

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SenseGlove Nova 2 Adds Palm Pressure To The $5000 Wireless Force Feedback VR Gloves

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SenseGlove Nova 2 adds palm pressure feedback to the force feedback VR glove. Gloves are considered the eventual ultimate form of virtual reality input. Most "VR gloves" simply feature vibration motors on each finger, but force feedback gloves like the Nova series go further by actually restricting the movement of your fingers in response to a virtual object or surface.

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Runway's Second Annual AI Film Festival: A Window Into The Future Of Filmmaking

Charlie Fink

AIFF is a great thing for the growing community of artists and filmmakers drawn to Cinematic AI.

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Intel Core i9-14900KS Review: The Swan Song of Raptor Lake With A Super Fast 6.2 GHz Turbo

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For numerous generations of their desktop processor releases, Intel has made available a selection of high-performance special edition "KS" CPUs that add a little extra compared to their flagship chip. With a lot of interest, primarily from the enthusiasts looking for the fastest processors, Intel's latest Core i9-14900KS represents a super-fast addition to its 14th Generation Core lineup with out-of-the-box turbo clock speeds of up to 6.2 GHz and represents the last processor to end

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New Drums Rock DLC Adds Green Day, Disturbed & More

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Drums Rock adds Green Day, Disturbed and more to the VR rhythm game with new DLC tracks. Marking the latest premium DLC update since last year's full release for Drums Rock , developer Garage51 announced the Legendary Mix Volume 2 is now available on most supported platforms. While three new tracks are Green Day songs, the new DLC also includes tracks from Disturbed and The Proclaimer.

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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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Big XR News from Apple, Meta, Network Rail, and Igloo Vision

XR Today - Mixed Reality tag

Event season is coming up. It appears that in the background, several XR leaders are continuing to drive innovation across end devices. Moreover, the education sector appears to be another growing market for XR. Meta is currently working on its education-ready Quest product range, while UK education institutions are incorporating the power of XR today.

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Holoride Insolvent As Investment Falls Through: 'Pioneering Is Painful'

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Holoride's founders say they've filed "for insolvency" after an investment round fell apart. The startup built a platform to present VR headset as in-car entertainment with demos offered at trade shows like CES showing off the concept and a partnership with Audi to sell it to for use in cars in Germany. Holoride CEO and co-founder Nils Wollny acknowledged making mistakes in a post on LinkedIn , that “pioneering is painful” and they "missed our first shot.

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Max Mustard Needs to find It's Ketchup | Quest 3 Game REVIEW

Full Dive Gaming

VR Podcast: The Review of Max Mustard on Quest 2 and Quest 3 The Game In Question: [link] Try Pop Quest Adventure FREE instead? [link] 0:00 VR Podcast Intro 0:41 What is Max Mustard?? 1:33 What is the Storyline? 2:27 First Impressions 3:22 This game is NOT ASTROBOT 4:20 Game Has No Soul?? 5:26 Better W LOW EXPECTATIONS 6:10 The Upgrade System. 7:14 Game Progression 9:10 Wall Jumping 11:07 Game Mechanics 12:14 Astrobot Had EMOTION 13:22 Mustard is Fun But GENERIC?

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EON Reality Reinforces Strategic Alliance with EMERSIVE S.L. to Boost VR and AR Capabilities in Spain

EON Reality

Elevating Spain’s Tech Landscape: EON Reality and EMERSIVE S.L. Renew Partnership IRVINE, CA, May 10, 2024 – EON Reality, a leading entity in leveraging Spatial AI and XR for virtual reality and augmented reality-based knowledge transfer in the industry and education, is excited to announce the continuation of its partnership with EMERSIVE S.L., a trailblazer in immersive technology solutions.

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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 many are BORING. If you are trying to engage your learners (or any audience), compelling content is critical. But trying to create stimulating content with the same tools you’ve always had is hard, right? Thankfully, wrong! Terrific tools in PowerPoint along with visual assets help you create the kind of dynamic content you need to capture your remote audience’s attention, with functions that allow for interactive sequences and navigation.