Tue.Sep 20, 2022

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].

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Warhammer 40K Free-Roam VR Game Announced

VRScout

Step into the armor of a superhuman Space Marine in this multiplayer free-roam experience.

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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.

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How To Play The New Half-Life 2 VR Mod

VRScout

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.

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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 so is the Zoom fatigue that many experience. The importance of compelling content is more apparent than ever. In this webinar, learn how PowerPoint provides terrific tools to create the kind of dynamic visual content you need to capture your remote audience’s attention. Come along to this masterclass packed with live demonstrations of how to create compelling presentations for successful meetings in a virtual and hybrid environment. In this webinar, you will learn how to: Create dynamic visuals that support persuasive stories to engage your audience Develop professional-looking designs for presentations and other content Become a PowerPoint legend with techniques to make effective presentations quickly and easily June 30th, 2022 at 9:30 am PDT, 12:30 pm EDT, 5:30 pm GMT

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.

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Can AR Streamline Warehouse Work?

AR Insider

Can AR streamline the staid practices of warehousing? We're talking "pick & pack" work for logistics or eCommerce. AR is proving its ability to supercharge this work with line-of-sight guidance. We break down GE's latest execution. This post appeared first on AR Insider.

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Quest Gets In-VR Recording Resolution & Aspect Ratio Options

Upload VR

Meta updated Quest headsets to offer much-anticipated recording options for VR gameplay videos. The latest v44 update to the Quest’s system software adds a range of options that may produce better gameplay video recordings, though there are trade-offs to consider.

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Wintermute, One of Crypto's Biggest Market Makers, Loses $160 Million to Hacker

GizModo VR

Wintermute , one of the most prominent market makers in the cryptocurrency industry, has been hacked. A cybercriminal stole approximately $160 million in various tokens from the company, according to Wintermute’s CEO.

Unreal Engine 5’s Nanite & Lumen Now Work With VR

Upload VR

Unreal Engine 5’s Nanite & Lumen now work with virtual reality. UE5 shipped in April after launching in Early Access last year. In April Epic confirmed there are PlayStation VR2 titles in development using the new engine.

Who C.A.R.E.S.!? How Learning Got Its Bad Rap & What We Can Do About It

Speaker: Treion Muller, Chief Strategy Officer at ELB Learning

Since when has learning and development become such a negative experience with learners? Treion Muller, Chief Strategy Officer for ELB Learning, will introduce a new learning framework called the C.A.R.E.S Learning Effectiveness Model.

Advocacy Groups Demand Amazon, MGM Cancel Creepy 'Ring Nation' Surveillance Reality Show

GizModo VR

40 privacy and racial justice groups signed an open letter demanding MGM Studios cancel Ring Nation, a dystopian reality television show based on security footage captured from Ring home cameras.

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. CUDA Cores. TFLOPS. RTX 4080 (12GB). 12GB GDDR6X. RTX 4080 (16GB). 16GB GDDR6X. RTX 4090. 16384. 24GB GDDR6X. RTX 4080.

Top XR Vendors Majoring in Education for 2022

XR Today - Virtual Reality

Few things are more important than delivering the right education to individuals around the globe. Whether enlightening a new generation of young students, or empowering professionals in a complex business environment, learning is the key to building a better future.

How humans and AI can learn to work together for the planet

Hypergrid Business

(Image courtesy Placidplace via Pixabay.). The advent of digital solutions that employ artificial intelligence, internet-of-things, and machine learning technology has dramatically changed how humans and even entire cities operate.

How Digital Transformation will Bend the Curve of the Linear Economy Toward the Circular

Speaker: Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Co-Founder & Managing Director of SmartNations Foundation, Jimmy Jia, Venture Partner at Pi Labs, Fabienne Durand, Senior Advisor to the SmartNations Foundation, & Roger Strukhoff, Executive Director of the Tau Institute

The Carbon Zero, Circular Economy, is easily the most profoundly important result of digital transformation. Industry 4.0 has a massively cumulative impact on dematerialization (in all forms) and resultant decarbonization (both emissions and embodied) throughout the economy. Join panelists Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Jimmy Jia, Fabienne Durand, and their moderator Roger Strukhoff as they discuss how bending the carbon/GHG heavy linear economy to the circular is one of the hidden benefits of digital disruption.

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.

Creating XR Solutions with ISVs

CraneMorley

Back to Blog Page. XR is changing the way businesses improve on the job performance with their front line employees, particularly in areas with critical processes that require technical skills.

The NVIDIA GeForce Project Beyond and GTC Fall 2022 Keynote Live Blog (Starts at 8am PT/15:00 UTC)

Anand Tech

Kicking off a bit later this morning will be NVIDIA’s GTC 2022 fall keynote, which should prove to be a very interesting event.

Mixed Reality Series ‘Game On: VR Face Off!’ Returns for Season 2

Oculus

Last year, we took fans inside the action with the launch of Game On: VR Face Off!—a a mixed reality series featuring MissesMae, di3sel, Pat Quinn

The Key to Getting the Best Out of Video-Based Practice & Coaching

Speaker: Micah Eppler, Account Executive for Rehearsal of eLearning Brothers

Join Micah Eppler from eLearning Brothers to see hands-on examples of how organizations are transforming outcomes with video-based training strategies.

NVIDIA Drops DRIVE Atlan SoC, Introduces 2 PFLOPS DRIVE Thor for 2025 Autos

Anand Tech

Among the spate of announcements from NVIDIA today as part of their fall GTC 2022 event, the company is delivering a surprising shake-up to their DRIVE automotive SoC plans. Effective immediately, NVIDIA has cancelled Atlan, their planned post-Orin SoC for 2025 automobiles.

Latest Quest Software Update Introduces Advanced Capture Settings and Improved App Unlock

Oculus

Meta Connect 2022 is right around the corner—but you don’t need to wait a whole month for new announcements. We’ve got some today, courtesy of

NVIDIA: H100 Hopper Accelerator Now in Full Production, DGX Shipping In Q1’23

Anand Tech

With NVIDIA’s fall GTC event in full swing, the company touched upon the bulk of its core business in one way or another in this morning’s keynote.

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