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AWE 2022: Unity CEO talks about his vision of the metaverse

The Ghost Howls

The first day of AWE has just passed by. With the show floor still closed, the highlight of the day has been the speech by Unity CEO John Riccitiello that spoke about the metaverse , telling us what he thinks it is and how he thinks it can evolve.

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Airbus Is Using VR To Sell Custom Luxury Jets

VRScout

Customers can use the Meta Quest 2 to design everything from seats to countertops. At some point, we’ve all dreamed of owning a private jet. But what about designing one?

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Apple May Announce AR/VR Operating System at WWDC Next Week, Trademark Suggests

Road to VR

Recent reports maintain we may be seeing a mixed reality headset from Apple sometime soon, however it appears the Cupertino tech giant has filed a global trademark for realityOS, its alleged XR operating system, which could suggest we’ll learn more about that and its XR device(s) as early as next week.

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Women as Guides for Empathetic Design in VR

ARPost

Gaming is usually not considered a ladies’ activity. Even in the name – a female gamer is not known as a gamer but a “gamer girl.”

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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. Join Chris Paxton, President of D3 Training Solutions, to walk through simple strategies step by step.

AWE 2022: Hands-on with Magic Leap 2 and its awesome visuals

The Ghost Howls

AWE 2022 is being crazy for all the people I’m meeting. And everyone is asking me the same question: “Hey Tony, what is the thing that I should absolutely try at this AWE?” ” and from this afternoon, I always ask the same thing: Magic Leap 2. Let me explain to you why.

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Varjo’s Enthusiast Grade VR Headset is Getting a Brain-computer Interface

Road to VR

Spatial Beats: Apple, Niantic & Epic Games

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 Niantic Lightship VPS, Augmented Word Expo and the latest Apple rumors. This post appeared first on AR Insider.

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The XR Week Peek (2022.05.30): Niantic launches VPS, Pico launches Neo 3 Link, and much more!

The Ghost Howls

Hello everyone from San Jose, California! I’m here ready to attend AWE… tomorrow I’ll start having the first meetings, and then from Wednesday, the real deal will begin!

Firewatch VR Mod Now Available Free Of Charge

VRScout

While the mod itself is free, you will need to own a copy of the game in order to play in VR. Originally released back in 2016, Firewatch by developer Camp Santo is one of the most unique single-player adventure games of the past decade.

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

Allegedly Leaked Project Cambria Files Could Reveal Internal Design

Road to VR

Meta is still pretty camera-shy when it comes to showing off Project Cambria, the company’s upcoming high-end VR headset which offers AR passthrough. It’s been intentionally blurred for its few on-screen demos, however now we may have just gotten a look under the hood.

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7 Ways VR is Transforming Business

AR Insider

VR has gained the most traction in gaming, but where's its potential to transform business and boost ROI? We look at 7 examples of VR's integration with business operations across verticals. This post appeared first on AR Insider. Contributors

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AWE 2022 Day One: An AR-Heavy Day Focusing on Presence

ARPost

“This week, AWE is all about dreams” according to event co-founder Ori Inbar’s welcome address. It was also about presence and how both augmented reality and virtual reality companies are trying to achieve it. Opening Day Keynotes.

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Nissan Built A VR Dealership In VRChat With Interactive Cars

VRScout

Take a spin in the new Nissan Sakura or grab a virtual latte at the Nissan brand experience gallery in Tokyo. Japanese automobile manufacturer Nissan wants to make it easier for customers to browse its new line of EV vehicles using the metaverse.

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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.

Pimax’s New Headset is Priced & Positioned to Take on Varjo’s Ultra-enthusiast Aero

Road to VR

Pimax today announced the Pimax Crystal, a new headset that’s broadly similar to the company’s upcoming Pimax “12K” QLED headset, but with a few features pared back and a reduced price.

7 Challenges in VR Product Development

AR Insider

VR has ample promise but its drawbacks are the challenges that face VR developers. Issues like comfort, cost, and confinement are moving targets in this still-nascent field. We break down the 7 biggest challenges. This post appeared first on AR Insider. Contributors Thought Leaders

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Apparent Schematics For Meta’s Project Cambria Headset Leak

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YouTuber SadlyItsBradley (Brad Lynch) shared apparent internal schematics for Meta’s upcoming Project Cambria headset. Project Cambria is the public codename for Meta’s upcoming high end standalone headset, announced at Connect 2021 in October.

Apple Shows Off AR Trading Cards Ahead Of WWDC 2022

VRScout

Gotta collect ’em all! WWDC 2022 is just around the corner, much to the excitement of Apple fanatics everywhere. This year’s event is shaping up to be a big one with the company expected to make several exciting reveals.

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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.

‘Firewatch’ VR Support is Now Free as Unofficial Mod Goes Open Source

Road to VR

Ricardo ‘Raicuparta’ Lopes has been working on a VR mod for the award-winning adventure game Firewatch for nearly a year now.

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AWE 2022 Day Two: The Floor Opens. Talks on Interoperability, Hardware, and Software

ARPost

Yesterday, June 2, was the second day of AWE. The second day of AWE is always dominated by the opening of the expo floor. But, that wasn’t all that happened. The day also included keynotes, engaging panel discussions, and a play that could only debut at AWE. Mainstage Keynotes.

NVIDIA Omniverse XR Shows 3D Scenes In VR With Real-Time Ray Tracing

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Omniverse XR lets you view 3D scenes in VR with real-time ray tracing. NVIDIA describes it as “the first full-fidelity, fully ray traced VR” Omniverse XR supports importing highly complex USD file scenes with tens of millions of polygons.

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VR Shooter Rogue Ascent Adds Twitch Integration On Quest

VRScout

Viewers can spend bits to trigger special in-game events. There are few VR games on the market quite like Rogue Ascent. This unique VR shooter turns your hands into finger guns, allowing you to blast your way through enemies using an arsenal of insanely cool weaponry.

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.

‘Horizon Call of the Mountain’ Gameplay Trailer Suggests It Will Be More than a Mere Experience

Road to VR

Sony today revealed the first gameplay trailer for Horizon Call of the Mountain , an exclusive title headed to PSVR 2.

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Varjo and OpenCBI Partner for a VR Headset With Neurotech

ARPost

Varjo’s headsets have long been the most technologically capable in terms of display. They might be about to become the most technologically capable in terms of data collection through a partnership with OpenBCI. An Intro to OpenBCI’s Work in XR.

GPU demand declines as prices continue to drop

Digital Trends

According to a new report, the demand for graphics cards is dropping -- GPU shipments decreased by 6.4% in the first quarter of 2022. Computing News AMD GPU shortage graphics cards Intel Nvidia

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Every PS VR2 Announcement From Sony’s State Of Play Event

VRScout

Resident Evil, Horizon, and The Walking Dead are just a few of the games heading to Sony’s next-gen VR headset. Sony just wrapped its summer State of Play event, teasing a number of exciting games for the PlayStation 5.

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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.