Mon.Aug 08, 2022

Hugo Boss Lets Shoppers Build A Digital Mannequin Using AR

VRScout

Virtually try on high-end clothing using Reactive Reality’s PICTOFiT technology. There’s nothing worse than purchasing a new article of clothing only to discover it doesn’t fit your particular body type.

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The XR Week Peek (2022.08.08): Xiaomi unveils its smartglasses, Improbable and RP1 want to create the networking for the metaverse, and much more!

The Ghost Howls

I guess that during these days of hot summer many people are on vacation, so I wish you all to take some days of rest. Probably also the big guys of XR are on vacation because this week we have very little interesting news about things happened in our ecosystem.

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5 VR Games Perfect For Beginner Players

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You can’t go wrong with the following games and apps! With VR having officially gone mainstream, more people than ever find themselves picking up a headset to see what all the fuss is about.

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Meta’s PC VR Dominance Continues as Quest 2 Passes New Milestone

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Quest 2 quickly rose to become the most-used VR headset on Steam, but last month it crossed a new milestone as the majority of headsets used on the platform.

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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

Fun VR Board Games You Can Play With Friends and Family

ARPost

If you ask your parents, one of their top entertainment activities during rainy weekends or cold winter days was playing board games. You may also have joined them as they tried to continue the family tradition. But now there is an even more exciting way to enjoy these games.

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20 Years Of Copyright Wars

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Gizmodo is 20 years old! To celebrate the anniversary, we’re looking back at some of the most significant ways our lives have been thrown for a loop by our digital tools. Read more.

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Spatial Beats: Meta, Microsoft & Xiaomi

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Welcome back to Spatial Beats, AR Insider's weekly series that features observations and insights of author and futurist Charlie Fink. This week, we look at Meta's ongoing metaverse maneuvering, Microsoft's military challenges, and Xiaomi's new smart glasses. This post appeared first on AR Insider.

SideQuest Isn’t Accepting Gorilla Tag Clones Anymore

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VR content sideloading platform, SideQuest, will no longer be accepting games that imitate multiplayer hit, Gorilla Tag. The platform announced as much on Twitter today.

Wait, The Walking Dead's Daryl Spin-Off Takes Place Where?!?!

GizModo VR

Mon dieu! Zut alors! Merde! French fries! The Walking Dead ’s ever-expanding TV universe head honcho, Scott Gimple, has revealed that the upcoming spin-off starring Norman Reedus’ Daryl will somehow take place in France, and I simply can’t wrap my tête around it. Read more.

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.

Among Us VR Beta Sign-Ups Now Available

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Schell Games is preparing for a series of Among Us VR beta tests throughout this month, with sign-ups available now. The game’s Twitter account put out a tweet announcing the beta and encouraging those with a VR headset and an internet connection to sign-up. do you own a VR headset?

Parking in the Sun for 30 Minutes Could One Day Make Your Car's Scratches Disappear

GizModo VR

Like a screen protector for your entire car, a new protective coating developed by researchers at the Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology could actually go one step further than the plastic films you apply to your smartphone’s display.

Apple’s iPhone 14 range could launch earlier than usual this year

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Apple reportedly plans an even earlier September launch for the iPhone 14 as reports of large initial sales orders emerge. Mobile News Apple september event 2022 iPhone 14

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Virtual Currency Mixer Tornado Cash Hit With U.S. Sanctions for Playing Host to Crypto Laundering

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Crypto mixers have caught the hot end of the stick that is the U.S.’ efforts to sanction North Korea, thanks to their inability to stop DPRK-affiliated groups from using their services to launder ill-gotten gains. Read more

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.

Nvidia RTX 3090 Ti gets an unprecedented $1,000 price drop

Digital Trends

Nvidia board partners are continuing to apply aggressive price cuts to Team Green’s flagship GPU, the GeForce RTX 3090 Ti. Computing News GPU graphics cards Nvidia RTX 3090 RTX 3090 Ti

A New HBO Comedy Series Will Skewer Superhero Movies

GizModo VR

It’s not uncommon to see a superhero so powerful that a bullet can’t get through their skin. Soon though, the whole genre is going to need skin that thick because Armando Iannucci is coming for them. Read more

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When is my phone getting Android 13? Google, Samsung, OnePlus, and more

Digital Trends

Android 13 is almost here. What phones are getting it, and when? Mobile News Android 13 Google oneplus Samsung

The Latest iOS 16 Beta Finally Brings Battery Percentage Back to the Status Bar

GizModo VR

The infamous notch is still a contested design decision on Apple’s part, and one of the many, many reasons to hate it was the disappearance of the status bar’s battery percentage indicator when the iPhone X arrived.

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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.

Nexon’s Project Magnum now known as The First Descendant

Digital Trends

Project Magnum, a free-to-play sci-fi cooperative shooter from Nexon, is now known as The First Descendant ahead of Gamescom and an October beta. Gaming News Gamescom 2022 nexon Project Magnum Summer Gaming Marathon The First Descendant

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North Korean hackers target huge crypto exchange — are user funds safe?

Digital Trends

North Korean hackers are attempting to lure in cryptocurrency experts via bogus job offers for crypto exchange platform Coinbase. Computing News crypto hacker hackers malware Security

Flash Floods Kill 4 People in the Wake of New Mexico's Historic Wildfire

GizModo VR

Another person has died in New Mexico flash floods. The state has been grappling with flooding in the aftermath of its largest ever recorded wildfire. Three people were found killed in flash floods on July 21, according to the Associated Press.

Immersing the Curious Mind in VR: Why You’re Missing Out on Proven ROI!

Speaker: John Blackmon, eLearning Brothers CTO, CenarioVR® Creator

Join John Blackmon, eLearning Brothers CTO and creator of the award-winning VR course builder CenarioVR®, to find out why organizations choose immersive learning and how they've used innovative approaches.

HP Spectre x360 13.5 review: back on top

Digital Trends

The HP Spectre x360 13.5 replaces our once-favorite 2-in-1 that was eclipsed by the competition. It brings enough improvements to win back its place at the top. Computing Reviews 2-in-1s HP Laptops spectre Spectre x360 13.5

A Live-Action Pac-Man Movie Is Coming

GizModo VR

Just in case you thought the current wave of ‘80s nostalgia was in any danger of breaking, it now appears that Pac-Man is getting its own live-action feature.

How to watch Samsung Galaxy Unpacked August 2022

Digital Trends

Unpacked August 2022 is almost here. From new foldable to updated smartwatches, here's how to watch Samsung's event on August 10! Mobile News Samsung Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro Samsung Galaxy Unpacked August 2022 Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4

Prey's Biggest Predator Easter Egg Is Even Cooler Than You Realize [UPDATED]

GizModo VR

Fans of the Predator franchise surely found lots of little winks and nods to the previous films in Hulu’s new prequel , Prey. A line of dialogue here. A piece of set dressing there. that one big reveal at the end you were certainly not expecting.

Everyone Wins! How Games Can Improve Learning Outcomes Across Multiple Generations

Speaker: Stephen Baer, Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer of The Game Agency

Nearly 70% of American adults play video games. Stephen Baer, Chief Creative Officer at The Game Agency, will discuss each generation’s unique learning styles and identify game types that appeal to each one and improve your learning outcomes.