Wed.May 11, 2022

Horizon Worlds Adds Asset Library For Easier VR World-Building

VRScout

VR world-building just got a whole lot easier. Meta today announced that it is rolling out a dedicated asset library for its Horizon Worlds VR metaverse in an effort to simplify the world-building process.

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Meta Releases UE4 Graphics Demo to Show What Quest 2 Can Do with Expert Optimization

Road to VR

In an effort to help PC VR developers bring their content to Quest 2, Meta has ported Showdown , an old UE4 VR graphics showcase, to the headset as a case study in optimization best practices.

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Our First Look At The Futuristic VR Sports Game Ultimechs

VRScout

Are giant mechs the future of VR esports? Ultimechs by Resolution Games is a fast-paced futuristic VR sports game that will have you buckling yourself into the pilot seat of a giant state-of-the-art mech and competing in front of a sold-out arena packed with rabid sports fans.

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New Kat Walk VR Treadmill Aims to Impress At-Home Users, Kickstarter Coming May 14th

Road to VR

Known for kickstarting its original Kat Walk VR treadmill in 2015, Kat VR is heading back to the crowdfunding platform to launch the second generation of its ‘Kat Walk C’ VR treadmill, which again promises to appeal to at-home consumers looking for more immersion.

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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.

Exploring the Canon EOS VR System With VR Director Alan Bucaria and the Wheelie Crew of Brooklyn

ARPost

Creators who have always wanted to push their talents to new heights now have the opportunity to do so with a Canon VR lens. The leading lens manufacturer has recently released the Canon RF5.2mm F2.8L Dual Fisheye Lens which completes its Canon EOS VR System.

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Google's AR Glasses Could Finally Put Glass To Rest

Slashgear

Google doesn't have the best history with augmented reality glasses, but a new prototype revealed at Google I/O 2022 may finally right the AR ship. News Technology

The Monk Skin Tone Scale makes the internet more inclusive

Digital Trends

Google will use the 10-point Monk Skin Tone Scale to help make online images, search, and cameras more representative for more people. Computing Mobile News Google IO 2022 Monk Skin Tone Scale MST Scale

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Whatever Happened To The 12-Year-Old NFT Millionaire?

Slashgear

12-year-old Benyamin Ahmed made over $1 million in revenue from NFT sales last year -- and the future for this youngster looks bright. Technology

3 Examples of AR’s ‘B2B2C’ Opportunity

AR Insider

AR is often divided between consumer and enterprise endpoints. But what about the space between? We’re talking about the lesser-known ‘B2B2C’ opportunity. We unpack 3 examples of this principle in action. This post appeared first on AR Insider. Features Trend Analysis trendline

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.

Elon and Jack hit Twitter to talk about a Twitter feature

Digital Trends

Prospective Twitter owner Elon Musk and Twitter co-founder and former CEO Jack Dorsey had a little chat about a particular Twitter feature on Wednesday night. Mobile News Social Media Elon Musk jack dorsey Twitter

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Twitter shareholder Elon Musk is reportedly being investigated by the SEC. Again.

Mashable VR

Elon Musk is reportedly being investigated by the Securities and Exchange Commission over failure to disclose his significant purchase of Twitter stocks within the mandated time frame. According to The Wall Street Journal , this delay may have saved him over $143 million.

Starliner team confirms crucial space mission is ‘go for launch’

Digital Trends

NASA and Boeing have confirmed that the Starliner spacecraft is "go for launch" for a crucial test flight to the ISS next week. News Space Boeing cst-100 space starliner

Google's introduces new tool for removing your private info from search results

Mashable VR

Privacy , thankfully, is still a thing. Google unveiled a new tool Wednesday at I/O, its annual developer conference , which makes it easier for people to request that the advertising giant remove personal data like their home address from search results.

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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.

How to play Fortnite on a Chromebook

Digital Trends

If you want to bring your Fortnite experience on the go on your Chromebook, here are a few ways you can board the battle bus and join in on the battle royale. Gaming Guides Chromebook Fortnite Fortnite Battle Royale free to play how-to guide

Tesla Recalls 130K Vehicles For An Alarming Reason

Slashgear

Tesla issued a recall of approximately 130,000 vehicles for a fix that can be issued with an over-the-air software update. The issue should be fixed ASAP. Cars News

The return of Google Glass? Google gives us a peek at its new AR glasses.

Mashable VR

Remember Google Glass? The controversial wearable tech product ultimately failed , but it looks like Google is ready to give a version of it another try. At Google I/O 2022 on May 11, Google gave viewers a peak at its new AR glasses.

The Kat Walk C2 looks to be the ultimate VR treadmill

Digital Trends

Kat VR thinks its new VR treadmill can appeal to the average person who wants to up their VR game. Computing News kat walk treadmill Virtual Reality VR

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.

All the biggest announcements from Google I/O 2022

Mashable VR

Google announced what felt like a million things across a two-hour keynote to begin its annual I/O developer conference. Instead of dancing around it, let's jump right into all the biggest things Google showed off. Android 13. Android 13 will make your app icons conform to your UI theme.

Google’s life-changing AR smart glasses demo gave me shivers

Digital Trends

Google showed a pair of prototype smart glasses at the end of the I/O 2022 keynote, and demonstrated how this amazing technology could change lives. Features Mobile Augmented Reality Google IO 2022 Google Translate smartglasses

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 Leak Appears To Spoil The Party

Slashgear

A set of renders of the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 appeared with a design that's largely similar to the Galaxy Z Fold 3, save a few key upgrades.

Darkness and dystopia: The sci-fi movie summer of 1982

Digital Trends

The summer of 1982 saw the release of numerous sci-fi classics including Blade Runner, TRON, The Road Warrior, E.T., The Thing, and Star Trek II. Features Movies & TV e.t. the extra-terrestrial sci-fi Star Trek Steven Spielberg Tron

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.

2022 Ford F-150 Lightning First Drive: Big Risks, Big Rewards

Slashgear

The highly-anticipated Ford F-150 Lightning brings everything you love about the traditional F-150, along with more storage and an electric nod to the future.

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Where the MCU’s Doctor Strange can go from here

Digital Trends

Sam Raimi's Doctor Strange sequel brought a flavor of the trippy and horrific to the MCU, and its ending leaves the titular sorcerer with a few places to go. Features Movies & TV Doctor Strange Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness Marvel comics MCU

2023 Range Rover Sport Promises V8 Today And A Full EV To Come

Slashgear

The 2023 Range Rover Sport was revealed with a V8 engine to start, along with a Land Rover promise of a full EV iteration in the future. Cars News

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Role Players aims to be definitive Dungeons and Dragons documentary

Digital Trends

The real-world story of Dungeons and Dragons and its enduring popularity is getting a feature-length documentary called Role Players, courtesy of XTR. Movies & TV News Documentaries Dungeons and Dragons Role Players XTR

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.