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Mary Matheson speaks about storytelling in VR and the importance of 360 movies

The Ghost Howls

A few weeks ago I had the enormous pleasure of speaking with Mary Matheson , an award-winning director of traditional and VR movies, and talk with her for around half an hour all about storytelling in VR.

Hologram Patients Allow Doctors To Train Anytime, Anywhere

VRScout

Elegant training for a more civilized age. It’s no secret that medical training is an expensive and time-consuming process.

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What’s AR Marketing’s Evolutionary Path?

AR Insider

When it comes to flavors of AR marketing, lenses and virtual try-ons are out of the gate first. But following closely behind is the less-developed but more promising visual search. How will these AR formats coexist and compete for advertising budgets? This post appeared first on AR Insider.

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Apple Reveals Improvements Coming in ARKit 6 for Developers

Road to VR

Earlier this month during Apple’s annual developer conference, WWDC 2022, the company gave developers the first look at improvements coming to Apple’s ARKit 6 toolkit for building AR apps on iOS devices.

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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

Mojo Vision CEO successfully wore a smart contact lens in his eye

The Ghost Howls

Today I report news that I’m pretty excited to write about: the CEO of Mojo Vision has worn in his eye a functioning smart contact lens and used it for around one hour. This is not 2050, but only 2022, and this sci-fi movie thing is really happening in front of us.

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Is the Key to the Metaverse More Links Between Virtual Spaces?

ARPost

Some people claim that the metaverse is already here. Others believe that it’s coming but is still a thing of the future. Members of that second camp usually cite interoperability as the key piece of tech holding us back.

Sideloading Quest 2 Games is Now Almost as Easy as Using the Official Quest Store

Road to VR

SideQuest is an amazing tool for unlocking a bunch of VR content and tools for Quest, and we really suggest setting it up if you own a Quest 2.

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VR Rock magnetic lenses for Quest 2 review

The Ghost Howls

Today I publish a review about the magnetic lenses for Meta Quest 2 sold by VR Rock , a Chinese company selling accessories for VR headsets. Since I have no need for prescriptions, I have tested the anti blue light lenses with no prescription. Unboxing.

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27 Years Later And The Virtual Boy Still Refuses To Die?

VRScout

Nintendo’s original VR headset is still receiving new games thanks to an active community of indie developers.

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.

The 5 Best Ways To Stop A Drone

Slashgear

Drones are more accessible than ever, and that means some people are able to buy them for nefarious purposes, such as snooping over private property. Technology

‘Beat Saber’ Earned Nearly $100M in Revenue Last Year Alone

Road to VR

Beat Games, the Czechia-based studio known for VR’s most popular game Beat Saber (2018), revealed it’s managed to generate nearly $100 million in revenue over the course of last year thanks to the block-slashing rhythm game.

The XR Week Peek (2022.06.27): Meta shows its R&D prototypes, Apple shows nothing as usual, and much more!

The Ghost Howls

It’s hot and the drought is creating some issues here in northern Italy. But I had a nice weekend, plus I’ve been chosen by Onalytica as one of the top 5G+XR influencers on Linkedin, so I think of this and I stay happy. Top news of the week. Image by Meta).

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This VR Bus Takes You On A Tour Of Ancient Rome

VRScout

Go 2,000 years back in time on the Virtual Reality Bus.

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.

GM Built 95,000 Vehicles It Can't Sell

Slashgear

Thanks to the semiconductor chip shortage, GM has a massive inventory of vehicles that can't be sold yet.

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‘Immerse’ Brings Live Spanish Courses to Quest 2, More Languages Coming in 2023

Road to VR

Immerse , a startup focusing on teaching languages in VR, has launched a social app on Quest 2 which lets subscribers take part in live Spanish or English lessons, peer-to-peer conversation practice, and weekly community events. When Immerse first secured a $1.5

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Luxury Brands Embrace the E-Commerce Metaverse With Virtual Stores

ARPost

The metaverse just got more luxurious. Immersive commerce platform ByondXR has recently launched virtual stores for Armani Skincare and YSL Beauty Thailand.

How To Watch NASA’s Artemis I Rocket Launch Live In VR

VRScout

That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for VR. This coming August, NASA will launch its unmanned Orion CM-002 spacecraft out of Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, the first in a series of test flights for the agencies Artemis program.

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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.

The Truth Behind The Terrible Resale Value Of Electric Cars

Slashgear

While you might think your electric vehicle is saving you money, think again if you're considering its potential resale value.

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PSVR 2 Spotted in Developer Photo, Studio Claims Fakery

Road to VR

VR indie studio Bit Planet Games tweeted out a photo yesterday of what appears to be the first spotting of PlayStation VR 2 in the wild. The tweet has since been deleted by the studio, which claims it was faked.

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Snap and Vogue Partner for “Redefining the Body” (Global) Exhibit

ARPost

Through a partnership with British Vogue , Snap has created a series of Lenses with some of the biggest names in fashion including Balenciaga, Dior, Versace, and Gucci. Some experiences using the world-facing camera are location-based abroad, but there are also Lenses available for anyone anywhere.

Niantic Is Launching A Real-World Metaverse Social App

VRScout

Campfire is designed to make exploring the metaverse easy.

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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.

Why You Need To Stop Closing Apps On Your Android Phone

Slashgear

As with blowing into Nintendo game cartridges, there's a persistent myth that closing open apps on your Android device will make it work better. Technology

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HTC Shaves $100 Off Its Flagship PC VR Headset, For a Limited Time

Road to VR

HTC is putting its flagship PC VR headset Vive Pro 2 on sale for a limited time, bringing the full kit to $1,299 and headset to $749. The US and Canada-only deal is already available today, running until July 2nd. Launched in mid-2021, the Vive Pro 2 Full Kit regularly sell for $1,399.

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XR Talks: Google Scales Up Geospatial AR

AR Insider

In all the excitement around Google's AR glasses concept at the I/O conference, a notable AR update was overshadowed: the Geospatial API. We dive into the dynamics in this week's XR Talks. This post appeared first on AR Insider. XR Talks

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Harvard Business School Hosted A Class Reunion In VR

VRScout

Are college reunions more or less awkward in the metaverse?

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.