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Mixed Reality Racer Track Craft Is Now Fully Playable In VR

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Former mixed reality exclusive Track Craft now includes an immersive VR mode, and it's heading to the main Quest Store in August. Following last year's early access launch, Track Craft from Brainz Gamify received a major update that adds an MR/VR toggle to "seamlessly" switch between both modes. Today's update also includes two new camera perspectives: a cockpit view and a third-person perspective that follows your car.

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Steelcase and Logitech Launch XR Experience ‘Ocular View’

XR Today - Augmented Reality tag

Steelcase and Logitech have launched ‘Ocular View’ to create more immersive and engaging conversations. How to Use Microsoft Mesh for Teams Immersive Meetings Logitech Unveils Chorus Audio Kit for Meta Quest 2 How to Track a Logitech K830 Keyboard on the Meta Quest 2 The workplace solutions researcher and designer, Steelcase, teamed up with the hardware and software manufacturer Logitech to create an extended reality (XR) experience that would feel like remote call participants are right in fron

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UploadVR Summer Showcase Spotlights Mixed Reality Gaming On June 26

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We've got dozens of videos in hand for the UploadVR Summer Showcase featuring impressive new work from developers exploring funny, strange and wildly cool new ideas for headsets. We can confirm Creature is planning to show up with several projects pulled together under Doug North Cook's new label. We'll have a look at Starship Home's mixed reality gameplay and Cubism developer Thomas Van Bouwel is offering a glimpse of Laser Dance mixed reality captured directly on a Quest 3 mounted to a stabili

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Big XR News from Apple, WEART, Canon, and Meta

XR Today - Mixed Reality tag

Apple’s WWDC 2024 wraps this week. The firm announced new frameworks and regional availability during the event, potentially shifting the focus to new markets. The broader space has been watching the event, with the significant technology vendor bringing increased attention and investment when it highlights XR. AWE 2024 is coming up next week.

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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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Unity 6 Preview Will Soon Add Pre-Release Support For visionOS 2

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Unity 6 Preview will add pre-release support for visionOS 2 "in the upcoming weeks". Unity 6 is the latest release of the game engine that's used to build most VR content. It's currently in preview, meaning it's supported by Unity but isn't yet recommended for production projects. A stable release is planned for later this year. This week Unity announced that the 2.x release of the visionOS package will require Unity 6 and add support for key visionOS 2 features: • Rendering Metal with passthrou

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Star Wars: Tales From The Galaxy's Edge Topped PSVR 2 May Charts

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Star Wars: Tales From The Galaxy's Edge topped the PlayStation VR2 download charts for the second month running. Continuing the monthly PlayStation Store charts , Sony announced May 2024's top downloads across Europe and North America. Just like April , this month's #1 spot went to Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy's Edge - Enhanced Edition across both regions, likely benefitting from last month's Star Wars Day.

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Silicon Motion Demos Low-Power PCie 5.0 SSD Controller: SM2508

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Rounding out our Computex 2024 SSD controller news, let's talk about the final major controller vendor at the show: Silicon Motion. Silicon Motion has been somewhat late to the PCIe Gen5 SSD party, as its rival Phison has been offering their high-end PS5026-E26 controller for almost 18 months now. But as Silicon Motion gets ready to make the transition to PCIe 5.0, the company has a trump card up its sleeve: the SM2508 controller, an energy-efficient high-end SSD controller that is intended