February, 2022

Minecraft VR Is Now Available On The Meta Quest

VRScout

Mojang’s best-selling video game arrives on Meta’s best-selling VR headset. QuestCraft is a standalone VR port of Minecraft: Java Edition that offers players access to the full Minecraft experience in VR without the need for an expensive gaming PC.

Sony has unveiled the design of the PSVR 2 headset

The Ghost Howls

With a blog post just published, Sony has finally unveiled the design and some features of the upcoming PSVR 2 headset. Here you are the amazing pictures that have just been shared: Hero view of PSVR 2 (Image by Sony Interactive Entertainment).

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PlayStation VR 2 Finally Revealed in First Images

Road to VR

Sony finally lifted the veil on PlayStation VR2 along with the final design image of the PlayStation VR2 Sense controllers. Note : This news is breaking. We’re updating this piece as new information comes in.

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OPPO Find X5 Pro Review – Elegance And Power In Your Hand

Slashgear

The OPPO Find X5 Pro optimizes its minimalist aesthetic with a great camera. Here's how it stacks up to the rest of the year's top smartphones. Reviews Technology

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

7 Benefits of AR and VR for People With Disability

ARPost

Immersive technology is rapidly changing how we experience the world around us. When we think of these technologies, we often think of games. However, immersive technologies have expanded to other uses. There are now many applications of augmented reality and virtual reality for disabled persons.

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Sword Art Online VR Event Immerses You In The Hit Anime

VRScout

Sword Art Online is heading to VR in a special limited-time event that kicks off this week exclusively online.

Get the passthrough vision app for your Quest

The Ghost Howls

Today, I’m going to share with you the APK that lets you have passthrough vision with blue edges on your Oculus Quest 2. Why am I sharing this app? This is more or less what you can see through this application.

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Meta’s ‘Horizon’ Social VR Platform Surpasses 300,000 Users in 3 Months

Road to VR

Meta opened its Horizon Worlds social VR platform in December, rolling out its proto-metaverse project to Quest users in the US and Canada.

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This Quantum Crystal Defies The Normal Laws Of Physics

Slashgear

Researchers have identified a material that they believe makes a good candidate for use in quantum computers as it defies the normal laws of physics. News Science

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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.

OVR’s Take on World-Scale Metaverse

ARPost

The world mapped and sold as NFTs to create an AR “metaverse” layer over the physical world. You’ve heard this song before. But, not like this. Anybody can build a digital layer over the world… the point is, what is the service that you provide?”

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Data Dive: Sizing Up the Metaverse

AR Insider

Though it's too early to tell how big the metaverse will be (or even what it is), we're starting to see signs of its revenue potential. We examine evidence and market size projections in this week's Data Dive. This post appeared first on AR Insider. Data Features

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Upcoming Peaky Blinders VR Game Is A ‘Gangster Drama’

VRScout

The moral-based VR experience will be available later this year. VR developer Maze Theory ( Doctor Who: The Edge of Time ) today unveiled Peaky Blinders: The King’s Ransom , an original VR game based on the incredibly-popular British drama series of the same name.

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Virtual Virtual Reality 2 First Impressions

The Ghost Howls

I got a review copy of Virtual Virtual Reality 2 by Tender Claws and since I’ve played some time with it, l et me tell you my first impressions on this game! Virtual Virtual Reality 2.

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.

Report: PSVR 2 Rumored to Release in Early 2023, Missing Holiday Season

Road to VR

It’s widely thought that PSVR 2, Sony’s next-gen VR headset for PlayStation 5, is expected to release sometime the last half of 2022, which would position it as a pretty tempting gift for this holiday season.

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The Latest Apple VR Leak Includes Some Exciting New Details

Slashgear

All signs are pointing toward an Apple AR/VR headset launch, but questions remain. If industry sources are correct, it may arrive this year packing iOS. News Technology

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7 Must-Have Skills in an AR/VR Career

ARPost

With average salaries of about $180,000 annually, a career in AR/VR can be quite profitable. However, if you are looking to change careers or are a student in college, you might be wondering what skills you’ll need to learn.

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AR and Shopping Collide, Part I: Snap

AR Insider

Snap's latest move is Catalog-Powered Lenses. These build on its signature AR lens format with a purpose-built format for shopping. What does this mean for the evolution of camera commerce? We examine. This post appeared first on AR Insider. Features Trend Analysis trendline

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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.

How To Play 2D Games Inside Your Favorite VR Games

VRScout

“Yo dog, we heard you like video games…” We’ve all been there.

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STYLY makes creation and distribution of cross-platform XR content easy

The Ghost Howls

It’s a while that I hear talking about STYLY in the VR communities: in these years, I’ve listened to many creators that praised this platform for creating and distributing XR content in an easy way.

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Sony Hosting an Official ‘Sword Art Online’ Exhibition in VR Through March 10th

Road to VR

Sony is hosting an official Sword Art Online fan exhibition in VR from today through March 10th. The event drops players into a familiar setting to celebrate the iconic anime with interactive exhibits, immersive clips from the show, and even a live performance.

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Intel Is Making Custom Blockchain Chips

Slashgear

Intel has its eye on blockchain technology with a new blockchain accelerator chip that'll ship in the year 2022 for cryptocurrency mining and related tech. News Technology

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.

Snap’s Big Play: Augmenting the Super Bowl

ARPost

Snapchat has been behind some pretty big plays but one of the biggest might be augmenting the Super Bowl. The camera company has a lot planned and it took a lot of big partners including Verizon, Uber, Nissan, and – of course – the NFL.

Snap Q4 Earnings: The AR Highlight Reel

AR Insider

Not only is AR attributed for Snap's ongoing revenue growth (and the first quarter of profitability), but it was mentioned enough in its Q4 earnings call to practically make a drinking game. We have the highlight reel for this week's XR Talks. This post appeared first on AR Insider. XR Talks

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Meta’s AI Tech Lets You Craft VR Worlds With Your Voice

VRScout

Builder Bot is an AI-powered system capable of generating custom 3D worlds and objects.

Tilt-Five hands-on: very interesting AR glasses for board games

The Ghost Howls

I’m finally finding some time to write a few articles that I have left back from my journey to Silicon Valley to attend AWE US. During my stay there, I had the incredible occasion of meeting Jeri Ellsworth at her office and try hands-on the Tilt-Five glasses.

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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.