Wed.May 18, 2022

Google Wants To Deliver World-Scale AR Using Google Maps


Google Maps is getting a major upgrade. During Google’s 2-hour long 2022 I/O event last week, the company made a number of exciting announcements, including the reveal of a new mid-tier phone as well as a pair of AR glasses capable of translating multiple languages in real-time. .

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Report Details Apple MR Headset Design Challenges & Internal Hurdles

Road to VR

Apple is a notorious black box when it comes to internal projects, although sometimes details based on supply chain rumors shed a sliver of light on what might be happening with the company’s AR/VR headset behind closed doors.

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VR Dungeon Crawler Demeo Is Adding Paintable Miniatures


There’s never been a better time to be a tabletop gamer. Originally released on Meta Quest and PC VR headsets back in 2021, Demeo is an addicting VR dungeon crawler with an old-school vibe.

Mental Health Awareness Month in XR


May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and there are plenty of XR applications and outfits that deserve highlighting. We’ve teased out a couple of projects and products that deserve a closer look. Hit the Mind Gym in Virbela.

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. Join Chris Paxton, President of D3 Training Solutions, to walk through simple strategies step by step.

Are ‘Captions for the Physical World’ AR’s Killer App?

AR Insider

The term killer app is thrown around a lot. But real killer apps have a few common qualities, including utilities that have inherently-frequent usage, and major addressable markets. We examine in light of AR. This post appeared first on AR Insider. Features Trend Analysis trendline

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The Incredible And Controversial Evolution Of Elon Musk's Neuralink


Neuralink promises to revolutionize how humans interact with technology -- and provide massive benefits to those with disabilities. Science Technology

OpenSim land area hits new record high as all stats rise this month

Hypergrid Business

OpenSim land area is up by more than 12,000 standard regions this month compared to last month, bringing the total land area to a record high of 113,151 standard region equivalents. The growth happened despite some grid outages and closures.

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Sony LinkBuds S Promise ANC And All-Day Comfort


Sony LinkBuds S earbuds combine some of the best features from past releases with a familiar design and three color options right out the gate. News Technology

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How to go incognito in Safari on Mac

Digital Trends

Wondering how to go incognito on Mac and keep the websites you visit to yourself? You can enable private browsing in Safari and protect your privacy. Computing Guides browser Mac Safari Safari browser Web privacy

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

Bentley's First Electric Car Will Be Sickeningly Fast – And Shockingly Expensive


Bentley's CEO has revealed some key specs for the luxury automaker's upcoming first electric vehicle, including blistering speeds and a price to match. Cars News


The best wireless headphones for every budget

Mashable VR

Wired headphones have come back around to score "It Girl" credentials with Gen Z, but wireless headphones are still the direction of technological travel. Lots of devices don't even have headphone jacks now, so going wireless is becoming the more universal option.

Apple's New Privacy Commercial Puts Data Brokers On Notice


Apple's latest commercial focuses on privacy and assures iPhone and iPad users that their data won't be collected in secret and sold to the highest bidder. News Technology

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How to undo changes in Keynote on Mac

Digital Trends

With a couple of clicks or a keyboard shortcut, you can erase your last action. Learn how to undo changes in Keynote on Mac and redo them if needed. Computing Guides keynote Mac app presentations productivity slideshows

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.

The Real Reason America Banned The Land Rover Defender


The Land Rover Defender is one of the most popular vehicles Land Rover has ever made, so why was it banned from sale in the United States?

Zoom’s A.I. tech to detect emotion during calls upsets critics

Digital Trends

Critics are calling out the video-conferencing company Zoom over concerns that its A.I. tech that can read emotions might find discriminatory uses. Computing News ai Artificial intelligence Zoom

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Here's Why You Need To Stop Using Internet Explorer Immediately


Internet Explorer is at its absolute final end, with Microsoft bidding farewell to not only feature updates but security updates as well. News Technology

The bitter, banal, and bizarre YouTube circus of Depp v. Heard

Mashable VR

Depp v. Heard is the first celebrity trial of the streaming age, where content is king. Its livestreamed proceedings have become a rich text for creators and curators who have mined more than 100 hours of testimony for content for their own channels.

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.

The Real Reason Betamax Lost The Format Wars


The VHS vs Betamax debate rages on even today -- but it turns out that the reason why Betamax lost the format wars isn't commonly noted. Technology

TikTok introduces creator crediting tool

Mashable VR

TikTok is introducing a creator crediting tool that allows users to directly tag and credit videos using a new button in the app. The feature will roll out over the next few weeks. The new tool is part of an effort to encourage the TikTok community to credit creators and trend originators.

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How To Fix A PS5 Controller That Won't Connect, Sync, Or Charge


The PlayStation 5's DualSense controller is an excellent device, but as with any gadget, it can present issues at times. Fixing them is usually simple. Gaming

Google is filing for bankruptcy in Russia

Mashable VR

Google is filing for bankruptcy in Russia, stating that the Russian government has seized its local bank account. According to the tech giant, this has made it no longer possible for its local office to continue operation.

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.

Omen And Victus Lead HP's Spring 2022 Gaming Lineup


HP is back with two new versions of its popular Omen and Victus laptops, offering PC gamers new options with the latest Intel and AMD hardware. News Technology

Watch Donald Glover, Gillian Anderson, Lisa Kudrow, and more celebs act out unhinged NextDoor thread

Mashable VR

We all love an unhinged NextDoor thread ( except the racist ones ), but we love it more when you can put faces to those usernames instead of a string of various hypothetical Karens and Kens.

Honda Prologue EV SUV Gets First Design Preview Ahead Of US Launch


Honda's first all-electric SUV for the US has been shown off for the first time, with the 2024 Prologue promising style to go with its GM Ultium platform. Cars News


Spacesuit safety issue prompts NASA to halt ISS spacewalks

Digital Trends

NASA is suspending non-emergency spacewalks aboard the ISS while it investigates what caused water to leak into an astronaut’s helmet during a walk in March. News Space International Space Station ISS NASA space space station spacewalks

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.