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This Giant VR Bicycle Game Looks Like An Insanely Good Time

VRScout

To bring the experience to life, QValem developed his own virtual race track and layered it over the real world.

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Meta and the next 24 months crucial for its leadership

The Ghost Howls

Meta is currently the market leader in VR, and no company does even get close to its sales numbers. The Quest 2 is a great gaming machine offered at a ridiculous price, and it has totally crushed the competition.

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Meta Releases UE4 Graphics Demo to Show What Quest 2 Can Do with Expert Optimization

Road to VR

In an effort to help PC VR developers bring their content to Quest 2, Meta has ported Showdown , an old UE4 VR graphics showcase, to the headset as a case study in optimization best practices.

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Tribeca Immersive Brings XR Experiences With Important Messages

ARPost

This summer, prepare for something exciting: Tribeca Festival, which is taking place in New York, June 8-19, brings Tribeca Immersive – a special section of the well-known festival showcasing XR experiences.

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 Bizarre VR Gas Mask Makes Breathing In VR More Difficult

VRScout

The AirRes Mask can be used to simulate a variety of stressful and high-risk scenarios.

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New Kat Walk VR Treadmill Aims to Impress At-Home Users, Kickstarter Coming May 14th

Road to VR

Known for kickstarting its original Kat Walk VR treadmill in 2015, Kat VR is heading back to the crowdfunding platform to launch the second generation of its ‘Kat Walk C’ VR treadmill, which again promises to appeal to at-home consumers looking for more immersion.

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Exploring the Canon EOS VR System With VR Director Alan Bucaria and the Wheelie Crew of Brooklyn

ARPost

Creators who have always wanted to push their talents to new heights now have the opportunity to do so with a Canon VR lens. The leading lens manufacturer has recently released the Canon RF5.2mm F2.8L Dual Fisheye Lens which completes its Canon EOS VR System.

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The NBA Is Joining The Metaverse

VRScout

Check out the NBA Lane experience in VR via the Horizon Worlds metaverse.

Is AR Landing with Everyday Consumers? Part II

AR Insider

There’s a common rallying cry among AR proponents that the technology will transform the way people shop. But where are the proof points? We examine the latest data from Camera IQ. This post appeared first on AR Insider.

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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

Researchers Show Full-body VR Tracking with Controller-mounted Cameras

Road to VR

Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University have demonstrated a practical system for full-body tracking in VR using cameras mounted on the controllers to get a better view of the user’s body.

A Look at the AWE Agenda for This Year

ARPost

The Augmented World Expo (AWE) is returning live and in-person to Santa Clara, California, June 1-3. While sessions will also be available live and as recordings on AWE.LIVE, ARPost will be covering the event from the expo floor.

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Our First Look At The Futuristic VR Sports Game Ultimechs

VRScout

Are giant mechs the future of VR esports? Ultimechs by Resolution Games is a fast-paced futuristic VR sports game that will have you buckling yourself into the pilot seat of a giant state-of-the-art mech and competing in front of a sold-out arena packed with rabid sports fans.

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Case Study: Home Depot Boosts Conversions with Web AR

AR Insider

Picking up where we left off in examining Web AR opportunities and strategies, what are proof points for the technology? To show rather than tell, we dive into a case study from Home Depot's Web AR execution. This post appeared first on AR Insider. ARtillery Intelligence Trend Analysis

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.

Meta CEO Teases Project Cambria’s Color Passthrough in New Video

Road to VR

Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg talked a bit about the company’s upcoming high-end VR headset Project Cambria today and what it can do.

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GigXR Partners With ANIMA RES to Scale the “Mediverse”

ARPost

Two giants in the world of XR and 3D medical education are partnering to scale the “mediverse.” We reconnected with GigXR founder David King Lassman and met ANIMA RES co-founders Rodrigo (CIO) and Pablo Olmos (CEO) to learn more about the partnership.

Horizon Worlds Adds Asset Library For Easier VR World-Building

VRScout

VR world-building just got a whole lot easier. Meta today announced that it is rolling out a dedicated asset library for its Horizon Worlds VR metaverse in an effort to simplify the world-building process.

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Spatial Beats: Bored Apes, New Headsets and the Legverse

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 Bored Ape's mishap, metaverse funding and the latest Meta headset rumors. This post appeared first on AR Insider.

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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.

Manus Begins Pre-orders for Latest VR Gloves, Quantum Metagloves

Road to VR

VR glove creator Manus has launched pre-orders for its latest device, Quantum Metagloves, an input solution targeted at enterprise users.

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Google's AR Glasses Could Finally Put Glass To Rest

Slashgear

Google doesn't have the best history with augmented reality glasses, but a new prototype revealed at Google I/O 2022 may finally right the AR ship. News Technology

Are Human-Powered Motion Simulators The Future Of VR?

VRScout

Sometimes, less is more. A new VR motion simulator from a company called Kinerse is making waves online thanks to its human-powered design that removes the need for external power.

Google I/O: The AR Angle

AR Insider

What were the AR-based highlights at Google's I/O developer conference? We break down the keynote and pull out all the AR components and their strategic takeaways for this week's XR Talks. This post appeared first on AR Insider. XR Talks

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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.

‘Ultimechs’ Looks Like ‘Rocket League’ with Missile-firing Robots, Gameplay Trailer Here

Road to VR

Developers Resolution Games unveiled their upcoming VR sport Ultimechs in late 2021, although it wasn’t clear from the cinematic trailer exactly what sort of game we were dealing with.

The US National Science Foundation Has 'Groundbreaking' News About The Milky Way

Slashgear

The U.S. National Science Foundation, in tandem with the Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration, will soon deliver "groundbreaking" news about our galaxy. News Science

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Meta Teases Footage Of Its New Mixed Reality Headset Project Cambria

VRScout

Mixed reality is going to be huge. Earlier today, Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg shared never-before-seen footage of the company’s new mixed reality headset, codenamed Project Cambria , teasing a full-colored passthrough experience unlike anything we’ve seen yet.

3 Examples of AR’s ‘B2B2C’ Opportunity

AR Insider

AR is often divided between consumer and enterprise endpoints. But what about the space between? We’re talking about the lesser-known ‘B2B2C’ opportunity. We unpack 3 examples of this principle in action. This post appeared first on AR Insider. Features Trend Analysis trendline

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.