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3 Ways VR Can Aid Crisis Preparation

AR Insider

VR can have several benefits in experiential learning. And one place where that muscle memory can have high stakes is in crisis preparation. We look at the pros and cons of using VR to prepare professionals to best handle challenging situations. This post appeared first on AR Insider.

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The 20 Best Rated & Most Popular Quest Games & Apps – July 2022

Road to VR

While Oculus doesn’t offer much publicly in the way of understanding how well individual games & apps are performing across its Quest 2 storefront, it’s possible to glean some insight by looking at apps relative to each other.

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Learn How To Build A Gaming PC In VR

VRScout

Build the computer of your dreams, regardless of budget. Available now on PC VR headsets, PC Virtual LAB is an educational VR game that teaches you how to properly build your very own high-powered gaming PC while improving your knowledge of basic computer concepts.

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Hands-on XCOM Labs streaming… and more from AWE!

The Ghost Howls

There is one last experience I want to tell you about from my trip to AWE USA a few months ago: the time I visited XCOM Labs to try its remote rendering solution! XCOM Labs.

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

3 Reasons Why Venus Spins Backwards, According To Astronomers

Slashgear

There are three theories that explain how Venus came to spin the opposite direction of a majority of the planets. Science

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3D-Printed Eyes On The Quest 2 Is Pure Nightmare Fuel

VRScout

Has technology gone too far, or not far enough? Wouldn’t it be nice if you were able to connect with others in the real world while immersed in your favorite VR games and apps?

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Dream Catcher VR Demo review: a relaxing puzzle in VR

The Ghost Howls

Yesterday evening I wanted to try one of the demos available for the Steam VR Fest , and since the guys and gals of CM Games suggested I try their new game Dream Catcher VR , I did it. And as you can imagine, I’m here telling you my experience with it. Dream Catcher VR.

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The VR/AR Association Enterprise Forum 2022: What to Make of the Metaverse

ARPost

XR solution providers and enterprises using (or exploring) XR met virtually yesterday, July 21, for the VR/AR Association Enterprise Forum 2022. The six-hour marathon event covered a number of important topics, and not all sessions could be covered in this article.

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New Footage Shows ‘Red Matter 2’ Pushing the Limits of Quest 2 Graphics

Road to VR

In its announcement of Red Matter 2 earlier this year, developer Vertical Robot made the ambitious claim that it would deliver the “best graphics on mobile VR to date.” And now a new video shows the studio backing up its claim with some evidence.

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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.

Nike Partners With RTFKT To Launch AR Hoodies

VRScout

Digital fashion for the real world. Last year, Nike officially acquired RTFKT Studios, a Web3 fashion house specializing in digital apparel. Shortly thereafter the company released RTFKT x Nike Dunks Genesis CryptoKicks, a pair of physical sneakers with their own NFT counterparts.

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The XR Week Peek (2022.07.18): Magic Leap 2 price revealed, new rumors about Apple, and more!

The Ghost Howls

Another week passed by, with lots of working stress and constant high temperature… but at least I had a fun time eating the biggest ice cream cone I’ve ever had ! The inner child inside me is very happy about that. Ok, enough talking about ice creams, let’s talk about XR! Top news of the week.

Steam On Tesla Gaming Demo May Happen In The Near Future

Slashgear

We've been hearing about it for quite some time, and now it looks like it's happening. Musk says a demo of Steam running on a Tesla could be mere weeks away. Cars Gaming News

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Ubisoft Cancels ‘Splinter Cell VR’, ‘Ghost Recon Frontline’ & 2 Unannounced Titles

Road to VR

Ubisoft reveal during its Q1 2022 earnings call that it’s cancelling a number of titles in the pipeline, including Splinter Cell VR. The company says it’s stopped development on Splinter Cell VR, Ghost Recon Frontline, and two unannounced titles.

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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.

Superman 64 Is So Much Better In VR

VRScout

A new prototype experience brings the infamous Nintendo 64 game to life on headsets , and it’s not half-bad… In May of 1999, Superman 64 launched on Nintendo 64 consoles.

Valo Motion AR Gaming System Sold Its 1000th Unit

ARPost

Valo Motion, a Finnish AR gaming system provider, celebrated a business landmark. The augmented reality game company has just announced that it sold its 1000th gaming unit. This achievement highlights what Valo Motion brings to the global amusement industry.

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The Unexpected Way We Might Prevent An Asteroid From Hitting Earth

Slashgear

Asteroids have come very close to Earth in the past, and more will in the future. In case one gets too close, here's how we could be ready for it. Science Technology

Google to Publicly Test AR Prototypes Starting in August

Road to VR

Google announced that the company will be conducting real world tests of its early AR prototypes starting next month.

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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.

Batman AR Board Game Punches Its Way To Kickstarter

VRScout

Dispensing justice in AR. Batman: The Arkham Asylum Files is a next-gen board game from Infinite Rabbit Holes that uses augmented reality (AR) technology to immerse players in a mixed reality experience based on the classic DC superhero.

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How Will AR Transform Interior Design?

AR Insider

As we wrote recently, Apple's Room Plan may be a key enabler for AR killer apps. And one of the first companies to make waves with the API is Shopify. What does this mean for AR's role in interior design and home decor? This post appeared first on AR Insider. Features Trend Analysis trendline

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We Tried Mercedes' Self-Driving Electric Car That You Can Buy Today

Slashgear

Like other autonomous vehicle demos we've tested before, Mercedes' DRIVE PILOT starts out disconcerting and then rapidly becomes something you take for granted.

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‘Space Explorers’ Celebrates the Moon Landing with First Spacewalk Captured in Cinematic VR

Road to VR

In celebration of the historic Moon landing, which took place on July 20th, 1969, Felix & Paul Studios and TIME released the latest installment of Space Explorers , a VR docuseries that lets you experience the final frontier from both inside and outside the International Space Station (ISS).

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.

Quest App Lets You Build AR Structures & Order The Parts IRL

VRScout

You can sign up to be a beta tester today. Augmented reality (AR) technology can be an amazing tool for home design. Apps from both Amazon and IKEA let you place virtual furniture in any real-world space with the swipe of a finger.

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MeetKai’s Take on the Metaverse

ARPost

We’re seeing a lot of self-proclaimed metaverse platforms launching. Many such platforms are “just” virtual spaces, which many argue isn’t enough to constitute the future of collaborative computing that we call the metaverse.

Cuteness Hides The Sinister Truth About Google's AI Image Tool

Slashgear

Google's Imagen AI can create some impressive images simply from a couple of lines of text. But the tool does come with some concerns. Here's why. Technology

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Hidden SteamVR Feature May be Another Clue to Valve’s Rumored Standalone VR Headset

Road to VR

A recent SteamVR beta release included a hidden feature that allows the user’s playspace boundary to be set up in a passthrough mode which could eventually be used for existing SteamVR headsets or a future headset from Valve.

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.