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Augmented and Altruistic: Ocutryx Empowers the Vision Empaired

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Ocutrx is launching a see-through, standalone AR headset early next year, the OcuLenz, which provides vision correction to patients with Advanced Macular Degeneration. This post appeared first on AR Insider.

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Varjo XR-4 hands-on preview: high resolution and raytracing are an explosive mix in VR

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Last week I was able to sneak into Varjo headquarters to try the latest XR-4 headset. Is it as cool as the marketing materials promise? Read this post and you will discover it! Varjo XR-4 Varjo XR-4 promotional image (Image by Varjo) Varjo has just announced its latest flagship headset: the XR-4. XR-4 offers many improvements over the previous XR-3 model , which was already considered an impressive MR headset.

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Creator of Indie Breakout ‘Braid’ Building Roomscale VR Game With ‘no concessions for stationary play’

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Jonathan Blow, the creator of one of indie gaming’s fomative successes, Braid , has begun hiring a team to develop his first VR game. Before Fez (2012) , before Limbo (2010) , and before Minecraft (2009) , Braid (2008) was one of the breakout successes in the formative years of indie game development and distribution. Braid is a fairly basic 2D platformer, but with the twist of intriguing time-manipulation mechanics which made it play more like a puzzle game than a typical side-scroller.

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Reebok to Launch Digital Wearables in the Metaverse

XR Today - Virtual Reality

Reebok will turn to the metaverse as it strives to expand the opportunities consumers have to interact with its products, from footwear to apparel. In 2024, this will kick into gear with the “Reebok Impact” premiere, which aspires to create “a mind and heart-bending” digital shoe experience. As is somewhat evident in the video below, that experience will leverage various elements of AI, web3, gaming, and metaverse technologies.

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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. For example, even a simple phrase like “got milk” translates to “are you lactating” in Mexico. Can you imagine what a straight translation might do to your course? With over 317 million people in the US and over 6.7 billion potential customers in the world, personalizing training seems logical.

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2024 Predictions: A Smart Glasses Turning Point

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As we enter 2024, signs point to a potential turning point for smart glasses. These include XReal Air 2 and Ray Ban Meta Smartglasses. We examine the evidence in our 2024 predictions This post appeared first on AR Insider.

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‘LEGO Bricktales’ Quest Review – VR Brick-building Done Right

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LEGO Bricktales may not be a VR-native, as it was first released on flatscreen last year, but this Quest-exclusive port makes a pretty solid case that lego brick-building not only works in VR, but is something anyone can do for hours on end—even in the face of a pretty kid-focused story. LEGO Bricktales Details: Available On: Quest 2/3/Pro Reviewed On: Quest 3 Release Date: December 7th, 2023 Price: $30 D eveloper: ClockStone STUDIO Publisher : Thunderful Publishing AB Gameplay LEGO Brick

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Virtuleap Scores AI and $2.5 Million in Commercialization Push

XR Today - Virtual Reality

Virtuleap, an immersive cognitive training solutions provider, announced the acquisition of roughly $2.5 million in a move to integrate AI as part of its XR product portfolio, with the firm having a history of working with firms such as Penumbra and HP. GED Ventures Portugal led the $2.5 million investment round, and according to Bibi Sattar Marques, a Partner and Member of the Board of Directors at GED Ventures Portugal , Virtuleap’s newly acquired capital “reflects the company̵

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What Are Key Ingredients in the AR Marketing Stack?

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AR marketing gets lots of attention including things like virtual product try-ons. But what are the moving parts that bring it all together. We examine the AR marketing stack in our latest report excerpt. This post appeared first on AR Insider.

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EON Reality Renews Innovative Partnership with SBS Transit for Enhanced Enterprise Implementation

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Building the Future of Transit: EON Reality and SBS Transit Ltd Strengthen Their Partnership for Advanced Enterprise Implementation. IRVINE, CA – December 8 , 2023 – EON Reality, a world in Augmented and Virtual Reality (AR and VR) academic and industry solutions, is proud to announce the renewal of its partnership with SBS Transit Ltd, the foremost multi-modal public transport operator in Singapore.

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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.

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Shiftall’s Slim & Light PC VR Headset ‘MeganeX’ US Release Slips into 2024

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Panasonic subsidiary Shiftall announced nearly a year ago that it was set to launch MeganeX sometime in early 2023, potentially making it one of the first in the coming wave of slim and light PC VR headsets. We haven’t heard much about MeganeX since then, and there’s good reason: the company is slowly ramping up production following its recent soft launch in Japan.

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AmazeVR Expands Artist Network for 2024 VR Concerts

XR Today - Virtual Reality

AmazeVR, a virtual reality (VR) concert firm, will expand its lineup of artists on its platform for future immersive events. Based in Los Angeles, California and Seoul, South Korea, the immersive firm has listed on its website several new rock and K-pop bands set to boost adoption of VR entertainment. Using live-action, volumetrically-captured 3D footage of artists, AmazeVR has unlocked photorealistic renders of virtual environments to democratise VR solutions for some of the world’s top r

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Case Study: Chobani Brings Halloween to Life with AR

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Consumer brands continue to develop AR marketing playbooks. The latest to land on our radar is Chobani, and its halloween AR campaign that brought the holiday spirit to life. We look at the execution and results. This post appeared first on AR Insider.

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Pacific Adventist University and EON Reality Strengthen Educational Opportunities Through Renewed Partnership

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Expanding Horizons: EON Reality and Pacific Adventist University Forge Ahead with Renewed Partnership in Immersive Learning. IRVINE, CA – December 6 , 2023 – EON Reality, a global leader in virtual reality and augmented reality-based knowledge transfer for the education and industry sectors, is proud to announce the renewal of its partnership with Pacific Adventist University (PAU), a renowned higher education institution in Papua New Guinea.

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AR/VR Simulations for Sustainable, Regenerative, Circular Cities

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

With 191 country signatories to the Paris Climate Agreement now hard at work in the race to zero carbon by 2050, much of the heavy lifting in ecosystem sustainability falls on the shoulders of the world's densely populated urban centers. This conversation considers how today's AI-enabled simulation media, such as AR/VR, can be effectively applied to accelerate learning, understanding, training, and solutions-modeling to sustainability planning and design.

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Creator of Rhythm Action Game ‘Thumper’ Announces New VR Game Set for 2024

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One of the co-creators of Thumper (2016) , an acclaimed rhythm action game that eventually got VR support, has announced a new VR-first game called Thrasher with some totally unique-looking gameplay. While Thumper was a flatscreen game first with an eventual VR mode, the upcoming Thrasher will be the reverse— Thrasher is being built with motion controls in mind and will launch first as a VR-only game on Quest and PC VR next year, with a flatscreen version coming at some point further down t

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Immersive Heathcare Firm Secures Millions Following Field Success

XR Today - Virtual Reality

This week, Vantari VR secured roughly $7 million in a “pre-series” A funding round, which allows the Epic Games-supported immersive healthcare solutions provider to grow its product as the firm spent 2023 expanding into new territories. Vantari VR is experiencing rapid 2023 growth. To support its monumental 2023, Vantari VR secured a significant portion of funding, therefore enabling the firm to continue to expand its roadmap.

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Reality Bytes: TikTok, Kiss & The Weekend

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This week on Reality Bytes, we achieve immortality with KISS, check out TikTok’s first AR open house, and attend the Fortnite Festival. This post appeared first on AR Insider.

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EON Reality Launches Revolutionary AI Assistant: EON-XR Mastermind

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EON Reality introduces EON-XR Mastermind, a revolutionary AI assistant enhancing the customer experience with immediate, personalized support for all product-related inquiries. IRVINE, CA – December 4 , 2023 – EON Reality, a global leader in virtual and augmented reality educational software, announces the launch of its groundbreaking AI assistant, EON-XR Mastermind.

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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 many are BORING. If you are trying to engage your learners (or any audience), compelling content is critical. But trying to create stimulating content with the same tools you’ve always had is hard, right? Thankfully, wrong! Terrific tools in PowerPoint along with visual assets help you create the kind of dynamic content you need to capture your remote audience’s attention, with functions that allow for interactive sequences and navigation.

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Steam VR Fest Serves Up Deep Discounts on Top PC VR Titles

Road to VR

Steam VR Fest is in full swing, offering deep discounts on PC VR titles that may just give you another pretty valid reason to stay indoors this winter. While you won’t be able to nab Half-Life: Alyx (2020) on the cheap this time around, there are a host of top games on sale to buy or gift to a friend for the holiday season. That’s great news if you have a PC VR headset, but even greater news if you have a VR-ready PC and Meta Quest thanks to the new dedicated Steam Link App which ma

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Big XR News from Meta, Deloitte, Snap, and Virtuleap

XR Today - Virtual Reality

December is here. The holiday period approaches and many may receive an XR headset or device as a gift ready for an immersive 2024. With Quest headsets increasing significantly in sales following a Black Friday boost, the holiday period may provide good consumer/enterprise optics, and the space could gain a lot of capital from consumer holiday markets, with its fallout affecting the workplace XR market.

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Spatial Beats: Google, Elon & Looking Glass

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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 X's Grok, Google Gemini and lots of AI action. This post appeared first on AR Insider.

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EON Reality Introduces Groundbreaking AI Recruitment Tool: The Future of Talent Acquisition

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Revolutionizing Hiring with Intelligence: EON Reality’s Pioneering AI-Powered Talent Acquisition Tool. IRVINE, CA – December 8 , 2023 – In a significant advancement for enterprise recruitment, EON Reality, a leader in spatial and artificial intelligence for knowledge transfer, announces the launch of its innovative AI-driven recruitment tool. This state-of-the-art technology is set to redefine talent acquisition, offering unparalleled efficiency and accuracy.

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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 (L&D) become such a negative experience with its intended learners? Could it be because learners have been conditioned by very poor learning experiences over the past two decades, combined with the kinks of technological innovation? Or is it because learning has typically been designed as a one-size-fits-all solution, despite the fact that humans are not clones?

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Pardon Our Dust: We’re Investigating a Layout Issue on Road to VR

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Today you might be seeing an odd looking version of our site with some layout issues. Rest assured we’re aware of the problem and investigating. In the meantime, here’s a look back at a very old version of our site from 2013! Road to VR circa 2013 The post Pardon Our Dust: We’re Investigating a Layout Issue on Road to VR appeared first on Road to VR.

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Immersive Healthcare Firm Secures Millions Following Field Success

XR Today - Virtual Reality

This week, Vantari VR secured roughly $7 million in a “pre-series” A funding round, which allows the Epic Games-supported immersive healthcare solutions provider to grow its product as the firm spent 2023 expanding into new territories. Vantari VR is experiencing rapid 2023 growth. To support its monumental 2023, Vantari VR secured a significant portion of funding, therefore enabling the firm to continue to expand its roadmap.

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Meta Teases Render Of Advanced 'Mirror Lake' Headset It Says Is "Practical To Build Now"

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Meta showed a render of the advanced 'Mirror Lake' prototype it teased last year, and said it's "practical to build now." The render, showing what the headset would look like being worn, was teased by Meta's Director of Display Systems Research Douglas Lanman during a talk titled "How to Pass the Visual Turing Test in AR/VR" given at The University of Arizona College of Optical Sciences.

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EON Reality And D VOYAGER Embark On Strategic Partnership To Enhance Technological Footprint In Pakistan

EON Reality

EON Reality Joins Forces with D VOYAGER to Elevate Technological Infrastructures in Pakistan and beyond. IRVINE, CA – December 4 , 2023 – EON Reality, globally recognized for its Artificial Intelligence and Extended Reality (XR) initiatives in education and industry, is excited to announce its strategic partnership with D VOYAGER, a company renowned for introducing cutting-edge technologies across diverse markets.

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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

Did you know that companies such as Paychex, 3M, and Honeywell are getting better results by incorporating video-based practice and coaching within their L&D strategy? From sales pitches to soft skills, learners are becoming top performers by applying and validating knowledge transfer using the unique benefits of video. Whether used as a stand-alone application or integrated with a learning platform, video-based practice and coaching platforms give learners the ultimate opportunity to repeatedly