Wed.Sep 21, 2022

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NVIDIA announces Unity connector for Omniverse at GTC 2022

The Ghost Howls

[Disclaimer: This article has been written as part of a paid collaboration with NVIDIA. It’s been written by me, on a topic I had an interest in, and trying to convey useful information to the community, so I hope you’ll like it]. A few weeks ago, while reading the news about SIGGRAPH, I saw NVIDIA teasing the release of the Omniverse connector for Unity , and as a Unity developer, I found it intriguing.

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Warhammer 40K Free-Roam VR Game Announced


Step into the armor of a superhuman Space Marine in this multiplayer free-roam experience. Stress Level Zero, an international purveyor of location-based VR entertainment, this week announced that is partnering with Games Workshop to launch a free-roam VR game based on the ultra-violent Warhammer 40K franchise. Available at Zero Latency arcades in 2023, the game will serve as a companion experience to the highly-anticipated Space Marine II game which was announced last year during The Game Award

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High-end Haptic VR Glove Company HaptX Raises $23 Million Investment

Road to VR

HaptX, which makes-enterprise focused haptic VR gloves, has announced the closure of a $23 million investment. The company says it will use the cash to accelerate the rollout of its next-gen products. HaptX has been enhancing and refining its enterprise-focused haptic VR gloves for several years now. In addition to force-feedback, the company also touts its micro-pneumatic haptics which push against your skin to mimic the feeling of an object pushing back when you grip it.

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How To Play The New Half-Life 2 VR Mod


While the mod itself is free, you will need to own a copy of the game in order to play. The Half-Life 2: VR Mod launched in public beta on Steam earlier this week, allowing those with a headset to play Valve’s near-perfect first-person shooter game from start to finish in VR. The game features everything from room-scale movement and comfort options to motion controls and two-handed weapon handling with support for manual reloading.

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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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Meta is Adding Private Homes to ‘Horizon Worlds’ for Hangouts with Friends

Road to VR

Horizon Worlds, Meta’s social VR platform for Quest users, has featured its own ‘Personal Space’ zone for a while now, however now the company is rolling out a more social version to more users that will let you better flesh out your home area for others to visit. ‘Personal Space’ used to be a floating island where you’d customize your avatar and view updates and events in Horizon Worlds, making it essentially the first place you’d go before jumping int

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Quest Update Replicates One of SideQuest’s Most Useful Features, Lets Parents Block Sideloading Entirely

Road to VR

Quest’s v44 software update is rolling out now, and it’s serving up some long-overdue video capture options along with it, like the ability to record in 16:9 aspect ratio, and increase frame rate and bit rate for video capture. Those features were once only available through SideQuest, and now it seems Meta is equally intent on getting its youngest users away from the sideloading software entirely.

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AMD Launches Mendocino APUs: Zen 2-based Ryzen and Athlon 7020 Series with RDNA 2 Graphics

Anand Tech

Even though the main focus this month has been on AMD's upcoming launch of its Ryzen 7000 desktop series processors based on the Zen 4 architecture, AMD is also in the process of launching its 7020 series of processors designed for entry-level mobile, codenamed Mendocino. It has launched four new SKUs for mobile, including two Ryzen series models and two Athlon variants, all based on its Zen 2 architecture.

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NVIDIA Announces RTX 4080 & RTX 4090 With Performance ‘Quantum Leap’

Upload VR

NVIDIA just unveiled the first of its next-generation GeForce graphics cards: RTX 4080 and RTX 4090. Card. CUDA Cores. VRAM. TFLOPS. MSRP. RTX 4080 (12GB). 7680. 12GB GDDR6X. 40. $899. RTX 4080 (16GB). 9728. 16GB GDDR6X. 49. $1199. RTX 4090. 16384. 24GB GDDR6X. 83. $1599. RTX 4080. RTX 4080 is available in two variants; one with 7680 and 12GB VRAM starting at $899, and another with 9728 CUDA cores and 16GB VRAM starting at $1199.

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23-Year-Old 'Crypto King' Has Luxury Cars Seized After $35 Million of Investor Money Vanishes

GizModo VR

Five luxury cars, including two BMWs, two McLarens, and a Lamborghini, have been seized from 23-year-old Aiden Pleterski, the self-described “crypto king” of Canada, during bankruptcy proceedings according to a new report from the CBC. But those cars are only worth a fraction of the $35 million that Pleterski… Read more.

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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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Rose Law Group Investigates The Future of Metaverse Law

XR Today - Mixed Reality tag

In this session we discuss the following: 1) Why the Metaverse needs a new set of legal frameworks. 2) The need for professionals capable of tackling new challenges in virtual environments. 3) How the Rose Law Group approaches legal disputes in the virtual landscape. If you’re looking for more information on this topic, please visit the Rose Law Group at [link].

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What’s On: XR Summit Day Two Preview

XR Today - Big XR News tag

The inaugural XR Summit kicked off yesterday, starting Tuesday and taking place until September 22. Yesterday’s online event gave centre stage to some of the brightest minds in the XR industry. Today, sessions return featuring the latest immersive tech topics. Today’s keynotes start at 4:00 PM BST. Joining the event will be numerous XR representatives speaking at roundtables about emerging technologies such as industry 4.0, digital identity, and NFTs.

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AR Empowers Sustainable Fashion, ZERO10 Report Says

XR Today - Augmented Reality tag

Several use cases for augmented reality (AR) solutions, including try-on retail experiences, have seen a meteoric surge, namely amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, a new report from George Yashin, Co-Founder of ZERO10 , said in a recent report. The New York, New York-based firm provides businesses and people with AR try-on clothing apps in a bid to support sustainable fashion in the global clothing industry, using the latest in computer vision software.

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