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Property Permissions: Outdoor Media in the Spatial Web

AR Insider

As the world around us is increasingly augmented, how are physical space and virtual content reconciled in terms of property and permissions? Darabase's David Bomphrey breaks it down. This post appeared first on AR Insider.

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Glue Collaboration to Shut Down, Operating Firm Declares Bankruptcy

XR Today - Virtual Reality

As of April 8 2024, the company operating virtual reality immersive collaboration platform provider Glue declared bankruptcy under a decision by the District Court of Helsinki. The operating firm is selling assets, including the Glue platform. Unless a new company purchases the platform and continues its operation, Glue may shut down for good – “despite our best efforts to prevent this outcome, we were unable to find a timely solution,” the firm noted.

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Dyson is Actually Building that Viral AR Vacuuming App, But Only for iPhone

Road to VR

If you’ve been wondering when you could finally gamify your vacuuming routine after seeing one of the more viral AR videos on social mendia recently, Dyson has you covered, because it’s actually making the thing for iPhone and one of its patently pricey stick vacuums. Shopify’s Principal XR Engineer Daniel Beauchamp is no stranger to prototyping weird and wild AR/VR input schemes , although you might be more familiar with his latest take on AR cleaning which made the rounds on

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Max Mustard Makes Another Strong Case For Platforming In VR

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Max Mustard from Richie’s Plank Experience studio Toast Interactive joins the list of great third person platformers built for virtual reality. Read on for our full hands-on report: Over the years we've seen some great platformers in VR and now we can add Max Mustard from Richie’s Plank Developer Toast Interactive to that list. With games like Lucky’s Tale, Moss and Astro Bot: Rescue Mission paving the way for VR platformers, Max Mustard once again demonstrates the untapped potential of experien

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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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Squad-based Shooter ‘Breachers’ Gets Ranked Competitive Multiplayer in Latest Update

Road to VR

Triangle Factory, developer of the squad-based shooter Breachers (2023), announced its 5v5 multiplayer game now has competitive rankings, which it will be testing and modifying throughout its first season. The studio says it will be an evolving process over the so-called ‘Season Zero’, noting that “certain features and values can still be tweaked to guarantee an optimal player experience,” the studio says in a Steam update.

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Intel To Discontinue Boxed 13th Gen Core CPUs for Enthusiasts

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In an unexpected move, Intel has announced plans to phase out the boxed versions of its enthusiasts-class 13 th Generation Core 'Raptor Lake' processors. According to a product change notification (PCN) published by the company last month, Intel plans to stop shipping these desktop CPUs by late June. In its place will remain Intel's existing lineup of boxed 14 th Generation Core processors, which are based on the same 'Raptor Lake' silicon and typically carry higher performan

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EON Reality Ushers in a New Technological Era in Bolivia with the Launch of its First Spatial AI Hub and Over 10,000 Customized VR and AR Learning Modules

EON Reality

“ Bolivia’s XR Revolution: Empowering Education, Economy, and Culture Through Immersive Technologies. “ IRVINE, CA — April 10, 2024 – EON Reality, a pioneer in the fusion of Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR), and Spatial AI for industry and educational advancements, proudly unveils its trailblazing venture in Bolivia. This strategic move introduces Bolivia’s premier Spatial AI Center and an extensive suite of over 10,000 VR and AR courses, setting a new benchma

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The Classroom of Tomorrow: Powered by Lenovo and Hevolus XR

XR Today - Mixed Reality tag

Hevolus and Lenovo are making waves in the educational sector by integrating Extended Reality (XR) technologies with the Lenovo ThinkReality VRX headset directly in the classroom, transforming the traditional learning experience into an interactive and immersive journey. The collaboration between these two tech pioneers combines Hevolus’ innovative software and Lenovo’s cutting-edge hardware to create innovative educational tools that have both educators and students excited about th

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Is Spatial Computing the Future of Automotive Safety?

XR Today - Augmented Reality tag

This week, a provider of in-car AR software solutions, Basemark, announced the successful acquisition of roughly €22 to boost the firm’s service, enabling original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to create custom automotive XR applications. Tero Sarkkinen, the Founder and CEO of Basemark , noted: We are pleased to welcome new investors Tesi and Constructor Capital onboard, as well as thank our existing investor ETF for their continued support.

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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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Report: Impact of Taiwanese Earthquake on DRAM Output to be Negligible in Q2

Anand Tech

Following the magnitude 7.2 earthquake that struck Taiwan on April 3, 2024, there was immediate concern over what impact this could have on chip production within the country. Even for a well-prepared country like Taiwan, the tremor was the strongest quake to hit the region in 25 years, making it no small matter. But, according to research compiled by TrendForce, the impact on the production of DRAM will not be significant.

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Enhancing the VR/MR Experience with Our Visual Positioning System (VPS)

Oculus

We launched our visual positioning system (VPS) with v60 to let you enjoy your Quest headset in more spaces, with a performance boost that will help you resume your last session where you left off even faster than before.

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VRIDER Goes VR Superbike Racing On Quest App Lab

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VRIDER brings the Superbike World Championship to VR, and it's available now in early access on Quest App Lab. Offering solo play against AI racers, time trials and more, VRIDER offers a mix of arcade and simulation racing elements. Featuring twelve tracks like Phillip Island, TT Assen, Imola and Magny-Cours, the early access version includes seven tracks, while five more tracks and online multiplayer are coming in the full release.

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Get 40% Off ‘Beat Saber’ With Your Meta Quest+ Subscription

Oculus

Get 40% off Beat Saber when you subscribe to Meta Quest+ by May 13. After your one-month free trial ends, you’ll have two weeks to purchase Beat Saber at this discounted rate.

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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.

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“A Medium That Brought My Sister Back to Me.” One Sibling’s Story.

Oculus

In honor of #NationalSiblingsDay on April 10, we’re celebrating all brothers and sisters who meet in Walkabout Mini Golf to catch up, perpetuate their sibling.

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