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How Does AR Impact SEO?

AR Insider

AR is often used by brands to demonstrate their products in 3D. But beyond customer service and eCommerce, how does the presence of AR impact search engine rankings? And how can brands run with it? This post appeared first on AR Insider.

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Valve Launches ‘Steam Link’ on Quest for a Direct Connection to SteamVR

Road to VR

Valve today released its first-ever application on one of Meta’s VR platforms. Steam Link allows users to quickly and easily connect their Quest headset wirelessly to SteamVR to play PC VR or flatscreen PC content. Oculus Link / Air Link has for years allowed any Quest headset to connect to a PC to play PC VR content, but it requires users to install and use the long-outdated Oculus PC software.

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Reality Bytes: Amazon, A24 & CarePods

AR Insider

This week on Reality Bytes. we step inside an AI-powered medical machine, sign up for a new subscription service, and hit the books at Amazon’s AI University. This post appeared first on AR Insider.

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‘Resident Evil 4’ VR Mode Coming to PSVR 2 in December, Launch Trailer Here

Road to VR

Set your calendar reminders, because Capcom announced today that the official VR mode for Resident Evil 4 (2023) remake is coming to PSVR 2 on December 8th. In the new VR mode, you can tackle the game’s main story, which pits you against crazed villagers, huge creatures (some may say even Gigant ic), and other epic boss battles. Yes, that means you’ll be able to upgrade and blast away with all of the weapons from the main story.

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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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Valve Launches Official Steam Link PC VR Streaming App On Quest

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Valve just launched a free official Steam Link app on Meta Quest. The app, which is on the official Quest Store and approved by Meta, lets you wirelessly play SteamVR games like Half-Life: Alyx on your Quest 2, Quest Pro, or Quest 3 by streaming from your gaming PC over your home Wi-Fi network. You can also play your traditional non-VR Steam games on a giant virtual screen. 0:00 / 0:26 1× Of course, Quest headsets can already do this.

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Resident Evil 4 Remake VR Mode Reaches PSVR 2 Next Week

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Resident Evil 4 Remake's VR Mode arrives next week alongside a PSVR 2 gameplay demo. Following on from Resident Evil Village reaching PSVR 2 in February, Capcom's PlayStation Blog announcement confirms Resident Evil 4 is next on December 8. Featuring 3D audio, haptic feedback through the Sense Controllers and a new first-person perspective, VR Mode covers Resident Evil 4's entire campaign.

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Vrgineers Secure $6M Alongside Headset Debut

XR Today - Mixed Reality tag

This week, Vrgineers, a vehicle and flight MR simulation solutions provider for professional training procedures, acquired a grand total of roughly $6 million in a series A investment round to fuel company and product portfolio growth. Moreover, alongside the $6 million series A funding, the move enables Vrgineers to grow via the development of its XTAL headset, which is due in late 2023.

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Unity Is Considering Allowing Passthrough On The Splash Screen, If Developers Vote For It

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Unity is considering allowing Quest passthrough in the splash screen instead of a black void. Currently when you launch a Unity mixed reality app on Quest you'll see two sequential black void loading screens, effectively temporarily blindfolding you, even if you were in passthrough in the home environment. It's an issue we pointed out in our Quest 3 review as a rough edge of its mixed reality functionality.

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Xreal Air 2 Smart Glasses Simulalte 330-Inch Screen

Charlie Fink

The biggest, brightest, and most expensive of a new category of mobile phone accessories.

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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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Prepare To Dive Turns Your Room Into A Mixed Reality Submarine

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Prepare To Dive turns your room into a mixed reality submarine on Quest App Lab. Developed by Beagle Reality, Prepare To Dive marks a new contender for one of the best mixed reality games on Quest 3. Setting up a submarine reminiscent of the Nautilus from 'Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea,' you're tasked with reaching the Lagoon of the Sirens to find Atlantis.

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Meizu Unveils Revolutionary AR System and MYVU Augmented Reality Glasses

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[link] Meizu, a renowned player in the smartphone market, has recently made a groundbreaking announcement, signaling its entry into the world of augmented reality (AR). The company introduced the Flyme AR system, touted as the first-ever mobile-level interactive experience AR system. Alongside this exciting development, Meizu also unveiled the MYVU augmented reality glasses, pushing the boundaries of immersive technology.

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Sniper Elite VR: Winter Warrior Review - More Of The Same

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Sniper Elite VR: Winter Warrior is available today on Quest, offering a new campaign that feels more like an expansion than a true follow-up. Sequels often have a tricky task ahead. Significant gameplay departures risk alienating fans, yet sticking closely to the established formula becomes too safe. Two years later, this Sniper Elite VR sequel quickly falls into the latter.

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Agile Transformation: Rapid Progress with DevOps Consulting Services

Program Ace

How can DevOps consulting services accelerate Agile transformation? Program-Ace explains the approaches and benefits in its blog.

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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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Step Behind Enemy Lines in ‘Sniper Elite VR: Winter Warrior’

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Grab your rifle and get ready to go behind enemy lines with Sniper Elite VR: Winter Warrior. The follow up to 2021’s Sniper Elite VR, Winter Warrior takes the immersive sniping experience to Northern Italy. You play as “The Partisan,” an Italian resistance soldier during World War II with a mission to banish the Nazi forces from his homeland once and for all.

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Madcap UK Comedy Show ‘Taskmaster’ is Getting a VR Game, Coming to Quest & PC VR in 2024

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Beloved UK comedy show Taskmaster is getting its own VR game soon featuring the Taskmaster tyrant himself, Greg Davies (and of course Little Alex Horne). Targeting a 2024 launch on Quest 2/3/Pro and SteamVR headsets, the single-player game puts you in the hotseat of your very own series of Taskmaster. And as you’d expect, Taskmaster VR takes you to the titular Taskmaster House, the show’s humble abode that regularly plays host to the game’s plethora of madcap missions.

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Virtual Desktop's Developer Reacts To Steam Link For Quest

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Virtual Desktop developer Guy Godin is now being squeezed on both sides by free competitors with platform-level hardware access to deliver their version of a feature he helped pioneer for hundreds of thousands of PC VR gamers. Virtual Desktop has been one of VR's go-to utilities for many years. It was developed principally by a single developer, Guy Godin, who programmed the app in native code instead of using high-level engines like Unity and Unreal that most developers turn to.

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European Parliament Calls On Lawmakers to Lead the Metaverse

XR Today - Mixed Reality tag

Legislators in the European Parliament have called on the region to step up its efforts to build the Metaverse, reducing its dependence on technologies from countries outside of the 27-member bloc. The initiative will also back businesses in the European Union (EU) by connecting and promoting them on the future spatial communications platform. The news follows the release of a report from the European Parliament Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection.

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AR/VR Simulations for Sustainable, Regenerative, Circular Cities

Speaker: Nik Gowing, Brenda Laurel, Sheridan Tatsuno, Archie Kasnet, and Bruce Armstrong Taylor

With 191 country signatories to the Paris Climate Agreement now hard at work in the race to zero carbon by 2050, much of the heavy lifting in ecosystem sustainability falls on the shoulders of the world's densely populated urban centers. This conversation considers how today's AI-enabled simulation media, such as AR/VR, can be effectively applied to accelerate learning, understanding, training, and solutions-modeling to sustainability planning and design.

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Amazon's Trainium2 AI Accelerator Features 96 GB of HBM, Quadruples Training Performance

Anand Tech

Amazon Web Services this week introduced Trainium2, its new accelerator for artificial intelligence (AI) workload that tangibly increases performance compared to its predecessor, enabling AWS to train foundation models (FMs) and large language models (LLMs) with up to trillions of parameters. In addition, AWS has set itself an ambitious goal to enable its clients to access massive 65 'AI' ExaFLOPS performance for their workloads.