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Every Announcement From Sony’s PS VR Showcase

VRScout

Sony reveals new VR games and exciting updates during its latest PS VR Showcase event. Today marked yet another PS VR Showcase by Sony, during which the company revealed new games for the PlayStation VR as well as exciting updates on several highly-anticipated titles.

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The most important AR and VR news from F8 Refresh

The Ghost Howls

The Keynote of Facebook F8 Refresh, the digital version of the usual Facebook F8 event, has finished some hours ago.

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What is 6G, how fast will it be, and when is it coming?

Digital Trends

You can go buy a 5G phone today, but what about 6G? What is it, how different from 5G will it be, and when will it arrive? We've got the answers for you here. Mobile 5G 6G Verizon

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Lego Transforms Statues into AR Creatures at Legoland Windsor Theme Park via Mobile App

Next Reality AR

Few brands have been more enthusiastic about augmented reality than Lego, which has now expanded its AR experiences from toys to theme parks. The brand recently opened a new attraction, dubbed Mythica: World of Mythical Creature, at Legoland Windsor in the UK.

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.

This VR Tool Knows What You’re Thinking Before You Do

VRScout

Theia Interactive’s new VR tool takes the guesswork out of designing products and campaigns. . Beyond the obvious use-cases of gaming, socialVR, workforce training, and education, VR can also be used to collect deep marketing data in new and exicting ways.

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Quest is Getting a Third-person Spectator View for Casting

Road to VR

The latest update to the Oculus Integration for Unity includes a beta release of a spectator camera capability which will allow developers to show a third-person view to spectators watching on a smartphone or web browser.

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Magic Leap Working with AMD on Processor for Next-Generation Enterprise AR Headsets

Next Reality AR

After tapping Nvidia for its first AR headset, Magic Leap is calling in reinforcement for its future enterprise-focused efforts.

‘Half-Life: Alyx’ Mod Adds Multiplayer Co-Op, Sort Of

VRScout

Alyx-multiplayer transforms the popular single-player VR shooter into a buddy adventure. Available now via SteamVR, Half-Life: Alyx offers one of the most satisfying single-player adventures currently available on VR headsets. That being said, it can be somewhat lonely at times.

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Hints to face+eye tracking and Guardian Intrusion Detection found in Oculus Quest runtime

The Ghost Howls

Facebook is working very hard to update fast the Oculus Quest runtime, adding always more features. And it is great that the community is able to find hints to them far before they get released.

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

HTC Vive Pro 2 Review – “Pro” Price with Not Quite Pro Performance

Road to VR

Three years after the original Vive Pro, HTC’s Vive Pro 2 is here. With a class-leading price, the “Pro” branded headset is clearly positioned to one-up its contemporaries. Unfortunately the headset’s performance doesn’t quite justify the Pro price.

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French Eyewear Company Uses Instagram AR Campaign to Launch Innovative Lenses

ARPost

So far, AR marketing has allowed consumers to try on various products and see how they look wearing these. Bollé , a French sports and lifestyle eyewear manufacturer, takes things further.

Could Facebook’s AR Video Calls Solve “Zoom Fatigue”?

VRScout

Spice up your video calls with AR games and party hats. With the COVID pandemic forcing many of us to adhere to social distancing measures, video calls have become essential in the way we work, socialize, and learn.

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The XR Week Peek (2021.05.31): UE5 released in Early Access, Lumus shows an impressive AR prototype, and more!

The Ghost Howls

This has not been the most interesting week in AR, VR, but I think that in the next times we’ll see some shots fired: in some days there will be the F8, the official shipment of the Vive Pro 2, then the Apple WWDC conference! I hope for some juicy news… and you?

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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.

Arkio is a Collaborative Tool for Architecture Design & Review, Available Now on Quest, PC, & More

Road to VR

Arkio is a collaborative VR tool built for quickly sketching architectural ideas and for reviewing designs with a group. In addition to a focus on speed, Arkio also aims to be cross-platform and easy to use, with the ability for VR and non-VR users to collaborate together. The 1.0

The Future of XR’s Remote Events in the New Normal

ARPost

Whether you’re a regular in the XR space or not, you probably know that the industry has positively exploded during the last several months as the world has desperately sought ways to connect remotely.

‘Army Of The Dead’ VR Game Has You Battling Zombies In A Taco Truck

VRScout

Zack Snyder’s latest zombie flick gets its own location-based VR experience featuring a motorized taco truck. Here’s the deal: Las Vegas is crawling with zombies.

Spatial Beats: Apple, Huawei & Virtuix

AR Insider

W elcome back to Spatial Beats. This week, we look at new VR mounts and locomotion inputs, the ongoing Apple/Epic saga, and hands-on with Huawei’s VR glasses.

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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.

‘Pixel Ripped’ Studio’s Next Game, ‘YUKI’, Gets a New Gameplay Trailer, Summer Release Date

Road to VR

YUKI is an upcoming VR bullet-hell roguelike from ARVORE, the studio behind the Pixel Ripped games, The Line , and more. Today the studio released a new gameplay trailer showing how players will control the game’s character by flying them around with their hands like an action figure.

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Space station’s Canadarm2 robotic arm survives debris strike

Digital Trends

The space station’s Canadarm2 robotic arm suffered a debris strike recently that caused a visible hole, though the device is still able to function. News canadarm2 International Space Station ISS space space debris space junk Space Station

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VR Party Game ‘Werewolves Within’ Gets Its Own Feature Film

VRScout

Ubisoft’s VR multiplayer party game comes to life on the big screen as a modern horror-comedy.

What’s Snap’s Wearables Master Plan?

AR Insider

common AR industry sentiment is that the smartphone will pave the way for smart glasses. Before AR glasses achieve consumer-friendly specs and price points, AR’s delivery system is the device we all have in our pockets. There, it can stimulate demand for AR experiences.

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.

PC VR Dungeon Crawler ‘Legendary Tales’ to Begin Closed Beta, Trailer Here

Road to VR

Legendary Tales is a VR dungeon crawler heading into Early Access on PC VR headsets, and now developers Urban Wolf Games have opened the call for testers as it moves into closed beta. Legendary Tales , an ARPG coming to SteamVR headsets, is all about physics-based combat.

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What you need to listen to lossless audio and Dolby Atmos on Apple Music

Digital Trends

With Apple Music poised to open the gates to Dolby Atmos for spatial audio and hi-res lossless audio files, you will need the proper gear to hear all that extra goodness. Home Theater Apple Apple Music Dolby Atmos Music

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Playing ‘Beat Saber’ From The Back Of A Dragon Is Pretty Cool

VRScout

A new update turns TypeEh Studios’ DragonRide VR into a fast-paced VR rhythm game.

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Is AR Evolving from Novelty to Utility?

AR Insider

E merging technologies often follow a common evolutionary path from novelty to utility. It’s all about fun & games before settling into lasting value in everyday mundane utilities. Consider the iPhone’s arc from novelty apps like iBeer and Zippo to staples like Uber and Spotify.

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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.