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What’s the Sales Outlook for AR Glasses?

AR Insider

What's the projected growth in the slow but promising AR glasses sector? We drill down into unit sales projections in the latest Behind the Numbers installment, including numbers and narrative. This post appeared first on AR Insider.

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VR App “Retreat” to Revolutionize Approach to Well-Being and Education

ARPost

Retreat is a VR app and social education platform that connects users with world-class experts and courses focusing on self-improvement and personal development. The app transports learners to immersive virtual worlds with the goal of helping users upgrade their “real-world avatars” by equipping them with “tangible real-world skills.”. Unlike conventional e-learning channels, which are often described as isolated, passive, and static, Retreat offers a communal and interactive approach to learnin

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Top XR Vendors Majoring on Retail and Ecommerce for 2022

XR Today - Virtual Reality

The extended reality environment is taking the retail and ecommerce landscape by storm. Offering a convenient way to provide consumers with product information, enhanced shopping experiences, and better customer service, XR is quickly becoming a table stakes part of the new digital retail space. Already, countless companies have begun experimenting with the potential XR can offer.

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Star Wars: Squadrons Is Free On The Epic Games Store For One Week

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Star Wars: Squadrons is free on the Epic Games Store for one week , starting from today. Squadrons launched in October 2020 , offering Star Wars fans the chance to pilot some of the franchise’s most iconic ships in amazing space combat across a single player story mode and multiplayer dogfighting modes. Developed by EA Motive, the game was developed as a flatscreen and VR release, available across consoles and PC, with optional VR support on PlayStation via PSVR and PC with most PC VR head

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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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How is XR Tech Impacting the World of Design?

XR Today - Mixed Reality tag

Extended reality (XR) applications present several potential use cases which can enhance a design team’s workflow and production pipelines. Virtual, mixed, and augmented reality (VR/MR/AR) services offer plenty of benefits for design teams. Immersive solutions can allow enterprises to run vital third-party design applications, host virtual meetings, operate training simulations, and receive remote guidance.

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Best VR Black Friday Deals 2022 – Meta Quest 2, Pico, HP Reverb & More

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Looking for the best VR deals, bargains and discounts this holiday season? Here are all the biggest Black Friday VR deals for 2022, in one place. VR Hardware Black Friday Deals. Meta Quest 2 Black Friday Deal. This deal, which started a bit before Black Friday and extends beyond it “while supplies last”, sees Meta offering its Quest 2 headset bundled with Resident Evil 4 and Beat Saber from $350 for the 128GB model and $430 for the 128GB model.

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This Week In XR: Is This A Perilous Moment For VR?

Charlie Fink

It took the PC twenty years to reach 50% of American homes.

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What The Bat? Review: A Home Run

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Very few games have ever made me smile the way What The Bat? did. . The second game in the What the _? series of sports-inspired games from Danish developer Triband, What The Bat? presents an experience dripping in charm and creativity that’s only held back by a slightly shaky transition into VR. Minor technical gripes aside, What The Bat?’s cheeky writing, imaginative level design and relentless sense of wonder make it a grand slam.

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Emerging Tech to Join Shanghai Industrial Clusters Plan

XR Today - Mixed Reality tag

Shanghai, China’s most populous city, is set to create five industrial regions valued at $70 billion USD up to 2030, with one boosting the nation’s emerging tech and extended reality (XR) capabilities, Yicai Global reported on Thursday. The new clusters will focus on energy, space exploration, healthcare, materials research, and intelligence along with other key emerging technologies.

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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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Deloitte-The potential impact of the Metaverse to GDP in Asia $ 1.4T per year by 2035.

XROM

Deloitte estimates the metaverse could add $1.4 trillion to Asia’s GDP annually by 2035. Noting that the metaverse market could be as large as $13 trillion by 2030, the global financial services firm said: “The metaverse is no longer science fiction. Early metaverse platforms are already being used by millions.”. Media coverage today only points to how Meta ’s huge bet on the metaverse may have put the company in dire straits , but the truth is the opposite of the media narrative.

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Banking In The Metaverse – The Next Frontier For Financial Services

Bernard Marr

Banks have long known that if they can capture the attention of customers when they are young, they are likely to get hold of them for life. For this reason, they have always been quick to jump on new and emerging trends, and today’s hot tech potato – the metaverse – is certainly no exception. Generation Z consumers are fully digital-native – online is the default option for them when they go looking for the products and services they need.

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Owatch Wish You Happy Thanksgiving Day

Steki Amusement

Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday in the United States, and Thanksgiving 2022 occurs on Thursday, November 24. In 1621, the Plymouth colonists and the Wampanoag shared an autumn harvest feast that is acknowledged today as one of the first Thanksgiving celebrations in the colonies. For more than two centuries, days of thanksgiving were celebrated by individual colonies and states.