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Some pieces of advice to get your best from AWE (or other events about VR)

The Ghost Howls

AWE US is starting very soon and this year’s edition is expected to be one of the coolest ever. Many people are going there and there will also be some very special guests like Palmer Luckey. For some people, it is going to be the classical XR event that happens every year, while for others, this is going to be the first edition they attend. This is also true because this year the event is happening in LA and not in Santa Clara anymore, so I guess there will be many new visitors from the L

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Logitech MX Ink Is A Meta-Supported Tracked Stylus For Quest Headsets

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Logitech MX Ink is a tracked stylus for Meta Quest headsets. MX Ink will support Quest 2 and Quest 3 and be the first officially supported third-party tracked controller for an Oculus or Meta headset. Logitech MX Ink is designed for both 2D drawing on a physical surface via its pressure-sensitive tip and for 3D creativity via full 6DoF positional tracking (via the headset cameras), multiple buttons, and a haptic feedback actuator.

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Sandbox VR’s Squid Game Review

The Ghost Howls

A few days ago I was in San Mateo (California) to try the Squid Game experience at Sandbox VR. I was very curious about it and I came out with a good impression. Do you want to know more? Well, then keep reading… (Warning: as usual when I review a game, there may be mild spoilers in the text of this review. The gameplay videos instead contain important spoilers of the experience.

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Meta Now Sells Quest 3 Refurbished For $450

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Meta now offers Quest 3 refurbished, priced at $450 for the 128GB storage model or $580 for 512GB. The offering is available from the online Meta Store. Quest 3 is sold new for $500 for 128GB or $650 for 512GB, so this represents a $50 or $70 discount depending on the model. Quest 2 (Refurbished) Quest 2 (New) Quest 3 (Refurbished) Quest 3 (New) 128GB $190 $200 $450 $500 512GB n/a n/a $580 $650 Meta also sells Quest 2 refurbished for $190 for the 128GB model, the only variant still on the market

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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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Please Support Death Row Designs in Their Request to Linden Lab for Better Tools and Procedures for the Sharing of Business Accounts in Second Life

Ryan Schultz

FIRST, AN APOLOGY: My work life and my personal life have both been rather hectic, even chaotic, lately, and I have not had much time to blog. Often I come home from work, and I just lie on the sofa, absolutely exhausted. (Sometimes I escape into my beloved Second Life for an hour or two, as a welcome refuge from the sometimes-overwhelming changes taking place in my real life.

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EON Reality Expands its Rollout in Somalia Targeting National Rollout with 10,000 Tailored Courses with the Launch of Spatial AI Center and EON AI Autonomous Agents

EON Reality

“Transforming Somalia’s Education with 10,000 AI and XR Courses for a Brighter Future.” EON Reality Expands its Rollout in Somalia Targeting National Rollout with 10,000 Tailored Courses with the Launch of Spatial AI Center and EON AI Autonomous Agents IRVINE, CA, June 17, 2024 – EON Reality, a global leader in immersive learning technologies, is excited to announce a pioneering educational initiative in Somalia.

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Slap Fighter VR Promises Story-Driven Urban Combat Next Year On Quest & Steam

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Inspired by '90s action movies, Slap Fighter VR mixes elemental combat with dark humor next year on Quest and Steam. Developed by Curious Games, Slap Fighter VR sees you play as John “The Invincible” Krasinsky, who's tasked with beating the Slap Syndicate that rules a dystopian city. Guided by a new master, John must learn how to use elemental slaps focused on fire, water, earth, lightning, and wind.

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