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‘Cyberpunk 2077’ VR Mod Coming Next Month


Step back into the role of V and explore Night City in immersive VR. Luke Ross, the creator behind popular VR mods for games like Grand Theft Auto 5 and Red Dead Redemption 2 , is bringing his talents to the world of Cyberpunk 2077.

Immersive Reality promotes inclusion amongst special needs pupils

The Ghost Howls

Today I host a guest post from Immersive Reality , a UK-based company that immerses its users inside environments without the use of VR headsets , but projecting the images of the virtual worlds on the walls of a room.


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Gabe Newell: Valve is Making “big investments” in New Headsets and Games

Road to VR

In a talk at an Auckland, New Zealand area high school back in May, Valve co-founder Gabe Newell revealed they’re making “big investments in new headsets and games,” something he hopes will prepare the company for a future of brain-computer interfaces (BCI). .

A Hands-On Review of Holoride


Some of my favorite memories with my children involve traveling around the United States to visit national parks, historic sites, and science museums.

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.

Samsung Debuts Its New Augmented Reality Playgrounds


Visitors can collaborate with others in real-time and contribute to existing structures using persistent AR elements. Samsung today announced Dreamground, a next-gen playground that combines physical structures with AR technology to immerse visitors in a one-of-a-kind digital environment.

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Quest Update Adds Mixed Reality Casting, Global Cloud Saves, & More

Road to VR

The latest update for Oculus Quest, v35, is rolling out to headsets starting today and brings with it mixed reality casting, global cloud saves, and Facebook Messenger calls in VR. Mixed Reality Casting on Quest. Update v35 is bringing mixed reality casting to both Quest and Quest 2.

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How Close Are We to Seeing VR in the Classroom?


Virtual reality and its cousin augmented reality , have taken the world by storm. VR is typically only thought of in a game sense, but it has made strides in accessibility and education. Students who have access to a virtual classroom could benefit from new, cutting-edge styles of learning.

Oregon Football Team Debuts Mixed Reality ‘Halo’ Promo


Master Chief pays a visit to the Oregon Ducks. During yesterday’s game between rival college football teams the Oregon Ducks and Oregon State, Master Chief, the main protagonist of the legendary Halo franchise, stopped by to promote his latest upcoming adventure, Halo Infinite.

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Marco Magnano on XR Safety Week, journalism, and the meta…

The Ghost Howls

December, 6th will be the start day of XR Safety Week , an event that aims at fostering a healthy debate on some social themes surrounding XR , and at promoting safety, privacy, inclusion, and accessibility for everyone in our ecosystem.

How to Train Employees 65% Faster With Virtual Reality

With a rapidly changing economy, Avangrid Renewables looked to virtual reality to develop a standardized form of immersive training in order to onboard and upskill technicians faster than ever before.

Nreal Launches $600 ‘Light’ AR Glasses in United States via Verizon

Road to VR

Nreal, the Chinese startup behind the Nreal Light AR glasses which made a splash back at CES 2019, has now expanded to the United States, making the smartphone-tethered device available through select Verizon stores starting today.

Cyberpunk VR Mod Set To Launch Next Month From GTAV Modder

Upload VR

Enthusiast VR modder Luke Ross says he’s working on a Cyberpunk VR mod, and it should be out soon. PC Gamer reports that the mod is next on Ross’ ‘to do’ list after Pateron followers voted for the game in a poll.

Korea To Begin Using VR-Based Drivers Ed For Elderly In 2025


The program will use immersive technology to test the driving, cognitive, and memory skills of those aged 65 years and up. Of the 209,654 road accidents that took place in South Korea last year, over 31,000 were caused by elderly drivers.

3 reasons why Microsoft Edge is better than Google Chrome

Digital Trends

Microsoft's Edge browser is based on the same engine as Google Chrome, but these three features make the browser the better option. Computing Google Google Chrome Microsoft Microsoft Edge Windows Windows 10 Windows 11

AR/VR Simulations for Sustainable, Regenerative, Circular Cities

Speaker: Nik Gowing, Brenda Laurel, Sheridan Tatsuno, Archie Kasnet, and Bruce Armstrong Taylor

Join our amazing panelists, Nik Gowing, Founder at Thinking the Unthinkable and International Broadcaster; Brenda Laurel, PhD, Principal, Neogaian Interactive; Sheridan Tatsuno, Principal, Dreamscape Global; Archie Kasnet, CEO, Regenerative; and Bruce Armstrong Taylor, The Climate 4.0 Project, to discuss how today's AR/VR and related AI-enabled technologies can be effectively applied, using data from such sources as NASA and NOAA, to both improve and accelerate urban sustainability planning and design.

Study Suggests EEG Could be Used to Predict & Prevent VR Motion Sickness

Road to VR

A new study on VR motion sickness concludes that certain brain activity detectable by EEG strongly correlates with VR motion sickness. This finding suggests that it’s possible to quantitatively measure and potentially prevent VR motion sickness.

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Cities: Skylines Spin-Off Cities: VR Announced For Quest 2

Upload VR

Fast Travel Games’ next VR title is a spin-off of popular city-building simulation, Cities: Skylines, named Cities: VR. Announced today at the Upload VR Showcase , Cities: VR is coming to Meta Quest 2 (formally known as the Oculus Quest 2) in Spring 2022.

The Meta Quest Adds Mobile Mixed Reality & Cloud Backup


This latest update will introduce a variety of long-sought-after features. Facebook (Meta) today announced update v35 for the Meta Quest and Meta Quest 2, teasing several major updates to the Quest platform.

What's an Audio Aura? We asked an aura expert about Spotify Wrapped's new feature

Mashable VR

Spotify Wrapped is here, and one of its new 2021 features is " Your Audio Aura ," a reading of your two most prominent moods as dictated by your top songs and artists of the year.

‘Cities: VR’ is a Built-for-VR Version of ‘Cities: Skylines’, Coming to Quest 2 in Spring 2022

Road to VR

Popular city-builder Cities: Skylines (2015) doesn’t offer native VR support, however the franchise is getting its first official made-for-VR game soon called Cities: VR, which will let you go hands-on as you take the reigns of your city from a new perspective.

Capstone Connected launches its smart mirrors built for all lifestyles

Digital Trends

Capstone Connected releases its Thin Cast smart mirror with touchscreen capabilities, Android OS, and dual speakers. Health & Fitness Smart Home Capstone smart mirror Smart Mirrors


Rumor: The Future Of VR Is In Jeopardy At Valve


As more developers focus on building VR experiences for the Quest, the future of PC VR at Valve is in question.

Grab an Augmented Reality Headset and Meet the Future of Fan Experiences


I can see it now. It’s the fall of 2023, you and your friends virtually gather to watch the Carolina Panthers play division rival the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. You use your augmented reality headset to see your buddies from across the world digitally sitting in your living room?-?even

Free Version of ‘Masterpiece Studio Pro’ VR Creation Suite Now Available for Non-commercial Use

Road to VR

Masterpiece Studio (formerly MasterpieceVR) today announced it’s releasing a free edition of its latest professional VR creator suite, Masterpiece Studio Pro. The free software license is targeting individuals looking to use the suite for non-commercial use.

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Who is writing Spotify Wrapped's cringe copy? I just want to talk.

Mashable VR

There's a lesson I learned in eighth grade, back when I thought buying aggressively colorful, collared shirts from Aéropostale was going to make me cool. That lesson? There are very few things less cool than trying to being cool.

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Our First Look At NERF’s Competitive VR Game


When you’re not parkouring across the map, you’ll be firing darts at your opponents using real NERF blasters.

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Quest Headsets Now Make Up More Than 40% Of SteamVR

Upload VR

Meta’s Quest and Quest 2 standalone headsets made up 41% of SteamVR usage in November. When including the Oculus Rift and Rift S PC-only headsets, this figure rises to 62%. Companies like Meta, Valve, & HTC don’t reveal sales figures.

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Walmart is Selling Quest 2 (64GB) at Its Lowest Price Yet

Road to VR

Oculus Quest 2 already the best and least expensive standalone VR headset on the market, and now it has hit an all-time low price of $200—if you don’t mind skimping on storage. Quest 2 initially launched with a 64GB model for $300 and a 256GB model for $400.

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This robot moves just like a human, but that's about it – Strictly Robots

Mashable VR

Ameca is an incredibly lifelike humanoid robot designed by Engineered Arts. While fluid in its motion and capable of creating some seriously impressive facial expressions, its technology falls short

‘Moss: Book 2’ Coming Next Year, Gameplay Revealed


New gameplay footage of the highly-anticipated sequel teases new enemies, environments, and weapons. UploadVR kicked off its Winter VR Showcase earlier today, revealing a variety of exciting announcements about some of your favorite VR games and apps.