November, 2022

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The Science Behind the VR Headset that Can Kill You in Real Life

AR Insider

Palmer Luckey's latest project is a VR headset that kills you in real life if you die in the game. not really, but that's the concept behind this piece of office art. We go into the history and implications behind this sci-fi trope. This post appeared first on AR Insider.

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Engage Link hands-on: an early look at the “Linkedin of the metaverse”

The Ghost Howls

ENGAGE is one of my favorite social VR applications. So when I saw that yesterday they had finally released ENGAGE Link, the VR world that aims at becoming “the Linkedin of the metaverse” , I couldn’t resist: I immediately donned my Pico 4 and entered it.

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‘Super Smash Bros’ Creator Masahiro Sakurai Says VR is “Truly the perfect fit” for Some Games

Road to VR

In his video series introducing aspiring developers to the basics of game development, Super Smash Bros creator Masahiro Sakurai recommends viewers give VR a try to understand what it does uniquely well. Masahiro Sakurai has had an illustrious career in game development.

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Cooperation of Deep Tech SMEs and Global Giants Drive Opportunities in the Metaverse

ARPost

In 2021 Meta’s Mark Zuckerberg was quoted saying that AR glasses are “one of the hardest technical challenges of the decade.”

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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

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Airline Flight Attendant Simulator VR Looks Intense

VRScout

Airline Flight Attendant Simulator VR will be available on December 15th via Steam. Coming soon to VR headsets, Airline Flight Attendant Simulator VR is a consumer version of the actual training software used by major airlines and professional flight schools to train cabin crew members.

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Qualcomm’s AR2 is the First Chip Built Just for AR

AR Insider

Qualcomm has announced the latest addition to its fleet: the Snapdragon AR2. Built for AR glasses, it joins the Snapdragon XR chips used across 60+ AR and VR headsets, splitting off into AR-dedicated design. This post appeared first on AR Insider. Features Trend Analysis trendline

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The 7 laws of the present metaverse

The Ghost Howls

I’m sure you are familiar with the amazing 7 rules of the metaverse. They have been written by Tony Parisi, a professional that works with virtual worlds since decades, and detail what should be the foundational principles of the metaverse.

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Qualcomm Reveals Snapdragon AR2 Processor for Glasses-sized AR Devices

Road to VR

Qualcomm today announced Snapdragon AR2, its “purpose-built headworn augmented reality platform.”

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Artebinaria Open-Air Museum: Imaginary Museums Without Walls in Augmented Reality

ARPost

Sponsored content. Sponsored by Artebinaria.

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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.

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Star Wars Battlefront 2 VR Mod In Development

VRScout

A new mod brings the hit multiplayer shooter to life on VR headsets. A modder going by the name of Ifansnek is currently in the development of an unofficial VR mod for 2017’s Star Wars Battlefront 2.

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ENGAGE LINK Debuts Enterprise Metaverse with Major Launch Partners

XR Today - Virtual Reality

This Monday, Engage XR launched LINK, an enterprise-grade metaverse platform which provides businesses with persistent virtual offices, venues, and environments. Furthermore, the launch of the LINK product completes ENGAGE’s transition into a metaverse technology company.

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Case Study: How Can AR Transform Surgery?

AR Insider

The worlds of medical imaging and emerging digital tech come together with AR. And one practitioner operating at that intersection is Medivis. We examine its innovations in AR-guided surgery in the latest case study. This post appeared first on AR Insider. ARtillery Intelligence Trend Analysis

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The XR Week Peek (2022.11.07): PSVR 2 will cost $549, HoloLens are probably dead, and more!

The Ghost Howls

Yesterday I discovered that a friend of mine wants to propose as “Vitillo’s law” or “Skarred’s law” the law that every innovative technology we are waiting for is always coming in “5 to 10 years”.

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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.

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Report: Apparent HTC Leak Reveals Slim & Modular VR Standalone

Road to VR

HTC has been teasing its next VR headset over the last few weeks, showing off bits of the device at a time which the company promises will be “something big… we mean small.”

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ExpressVPN Survey Explores Immersive Tech in the Workplace

ARPost

ExpressVPN has conducted a survey of 1,500 employees and 1,500 employers to learn about attitudes toward immersive work. Remote collaboration has been one of the biggest promises of immersive technology as it relates to work but employers seem to be more excited than employees.

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Star Wars: Squadrons Will Be Free For A Limited Time

VRScout

One of the best Star Wars VR games will soon be available on PC VR headsets for no charge.

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XR Today’s Virtual Reality Guide for Enterprises

XR Today - Virtual Reality

Virtual reality (VR) is one of four key forms of immersion, with others including augmented, mixed, and extended reality (AR/MR/XR). The concept captured the world’s attention after introducing VR headsets for gaming and entertainment.

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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.

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Is Interactive Touch the Key to AR Adoption?

AR Insider

The first step towards bringing the sense of touch into AR is the removal of the screen barrier that sits between us and digital content. How will this vision become reality? Guest author Damir First breaks it down. This post appeared first on AR Insider. Contributors

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AWE 2022: SyncReality turns your room into a cross-realities playground

The Ghost Howls

One of the most interesting products I have tried at AWE has been SyncReality, a solution to turn every physical space into a mixed reality experience. This is something I thought about also doing myself, so I have been very happy to see that someone was carrying on that vision for real.

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Neuralink “Show & Tell” Coming on November 30th, Hints at Thought-controlled Typing

Road to VR

Elon Musk’s brain-machine interface (BMI) company Neuralink has been fairly quiet since it last showed off a live trial of the company’s implant in a macaque early last year.

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Vuzix M400C Smart Glasses Become Publicly Available, Consumer Model at CES

ARPost

At the beginning of this year, Vuzix announced two new smart glasses, the monocular enterprise model M400C, and Shield. After months in manufacturing, the M400C is ready to ship. There are also some new technical details that we have access to – including the all-important price.

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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.

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VRChat Entertainment Network Coming This New Years

VRScout

The developer is looking for video submissions from the VRChat community. The popular VR social platform VRChat is launching the VRChat Entertainment Network in celebration of New Year’s 2023.

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VR Therapies Launches Immersive Physical Fitness Program for UK Senior Living Groups

XR Today - Virtual Reality

Last Friday, VR Therapies (virtual reality) gained capital to scale its immersive physical healthcare program for senior living communities in Northampton, UK.

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Spatial Beats: Meta, Niantic & Apple

AR Insider

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 XR funding, Niantic's new AR glasses and other news items. This post appeared first on AR Insider. Trend Analysis Spatial Beats

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“What The Bat?” Review: a crazy and fun VR game

The Ghost Howls

I’ve tried the indie game “What The Bat?” ” and I’m ready to tell you why I found it very cool! Here you are my review video of the game: if you prefer videos to text, this is what you should watch! What The Bat? “What The Bat?”

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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.