Sat.Jan 14, 2023 - Fri.Jan 20, 2023

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7 Podcasts That Will Make You Smarter About XR

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The world of XR is vast, and expanding every day. One way to accelerate your XR smarts is through podcasts. There are many out there – too many to cover in one article - but we dive into 7 as a cross-section to get you started. This post appeared first on AR Insider.

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What does Chat GPT Mean for Enterprise-Grade XR?

XR Today - Virtual Reality

Chat GPT is the latest trending tech topic, kicking off 2023 with an AI-powered chatbot which answers general-purpose questions and requests. As innovative firms explore enterprise use cases for Chat GPT, Virtualspeech integrates Chat GPT systems into virtual reality (VR) business solutions. Conversational AI systems are already emerging as integrated extended reality (XR) technology.

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AR Ski Goggles Display Info While You Shred

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AR technology makes its way into the mountains. This year’s CES featured no shortage of exciting announcements, including the reveal of Sirius, a pair of advanced ski goggles that use augmented reality (AR) and artificial intelligence (AI) technology to display valuable information over the real world as you cut through powder. Developed by Swiss startup Ostloong, the goggles feature GPS navigation, cellular data, and an HD camera, according to the official website.

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All the best AR/VR news from CES 2023

The Ghost Howls

It is a tradition of this blog to have a long roundup of the best XR news from CES every year. Could I make an exception for this year? Of course not. So here you are a collection of the best news in immersive realities from the CES 2023, with many links to go deeper! I hope it can be useful for all those people like me that weren’t able to attend this huge tech event in person.

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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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RealWear Announces Navigator 520 Assisted Reality Enterprise Headset

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RealWear’s Navigator series of enterprise “assisted reality” headsets just got bigger. The company recently announced the Navigator 520, an updated version of the series flagship model released just over a year ago. Improvements Due to New “HyperDisplay”. The RealWear Navigator 500 launched in December of 2021 and it does what it was designed for well.

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McDonald’s Launches AR Lunar New Year Campaign

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AR filters, NeRF technology, and VR come together for a futuristic McDonald’s AAPI campaign. As part of its commitment to serving communities and celebrating culture, McDonald’s is celebrating major cultural events such as Lunar New Year, Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, Mid-Autumn Festival, and Diwali. To celebrate the Year of the Rabbit, McDonald’s has partnered with Karen X Cheng, a viral content creator who is known for her innovative creative designs, according to an

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The XR Week Peek (2023.01.16): Meta discontinues Quest 1, Apple HMD is in the hand of developers, and more!

The Ghost Howls

Hello from Qingdao, China! I’m happy to be back in the Far East of the world after such a long time, and I’m actually quite enjoying my time here, even if I still spend a lot of hours working remotely. I want to start this newsletter by thanking you all that attended the alpha concert for the launch of the VRROOM platform to which I’ve contributed as a developer.

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Another CES 2023 Gem: Next-Gen Z-Lens Waveguide Technology by Lumus

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Lumus has recently launched its Z-Lens AR architecture, which can help with the development of more compact AR glasses in the near future, thanks to efforts that reduced its micro-projector’s size by 50%. Making its debut at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2023, the new Z-Lens—which builds on the company’s Maximus 2D reflective waveguide technology —can be fitted with prescription lenses.

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2023 Predictions: Mixed Results in a Downturn

AR Insider

As the economy continues to slide, a question looms over the AR and VR sectors: will a downturn hurt the industry? The answer is mixed, as the ”spatial spectrum” isn’t a monolith. We call leaders and laggards. This post appeared first on AR Insider.

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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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Eli Roth’s BE MINE: A VR Valentine’s Slasher Revealed

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The horror icon is back with yet another immersive experience for Quest headsets. Eli Roth, director of iconic horror films such as Hostel and Cabin Fever , is returning to VR with a new horror experience. Written by Roth and directed by Adam MacDonald, Eli Roth’s BE MINE: A VR Valentine’s Slasher tells the story of Becca (played by Peyton List), a young girl being stalked by a murderous psychopath wearing a Cupid mask.

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‘Gorilla Tag’ Reports $26M in Revenue, Over 700K Users Played on Christmas Day

Road to VR

Gorilla Tag is undoubtedly a hit. Its primate-centric locomotion style and infectious game of tag has vaulted it into the top spot as the most-rated game on the Quest Store, surpassing even the Meta-owned rhythm game Beat Saber. Now, the indie team behind Quest’s most popular game revealed they’ve generated over $26 million with Gorilla Tag.

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New HoloSuite Feature Enables Users to Seamlessly Blend Volumetric Video Clips

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Arcturus , volumetric video editing and streaming tools provider, has been at the forefront of virtual production, revolutionizing immersive content experiences across a vast range of verticals. As part of its efforts to bring volumetric video to a wider audience, it prioritizes research and development of new tools that allow creators to fully harness the power of volumetric video.

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AR’s Next Conquest: The Apple Store

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All eyes seem to be on Apple for its rumored AR hardware plans. But another bit of Apple AR news was overshadowed by all that excitement: the incorporation of AR shopping in Apple stores. This post appeared first on AR Insider.

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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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PuttView X Uses AR To Help Improve Your Golf Game

VRScout

Is immersive technology the future of interactive sports training? PuttView X is an upcoming app for Microsoft’s HoloLens headset that uses augmented reality (AR) technology to project valuable putt information directly onto golf courses. This includes everything from setup lines to green contour. Based on the video provided by PuttView, you can select from a variety of options using HoloLens’ built-in hand-tracking technology.

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The 20 Best Rated & Most Popular Quest Games & Apps – January 2023

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. Here’s a snapshot of the 20 best rated Oculus Quest games and apps as of January 2023. Some quick qualifications before we get to the data: Paid and free apps are separated.

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DigiLens Announces ARGO – Its First Mass Market Product

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DigiLens has been making groundbreaking components for a while now. And, last spring, the company released a developers kit – the Design v1. The company has now announced its first made-to-ship product, the ARGO. A Look at the ARGO. DigiLens is calling ARGO “the future of wearable computing” and “the first purpose-built stand-alone AR/XR device designed for enterprise and industrial-lite workers.

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What’s Shopify’s Role in AR Commerce?

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After examining Pinterest in the last installment, we move on to another eCommerce powerhouse: Shopify. It’s one of the original innovators in the shoppability movement, empowering anyone to have an online store. Now, it's blitzing AR. 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 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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Celebrate The Lunar New Year With This VR Puzzle

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Realities.io is kicking off 2023 with a new free puzzle. The VR puzzle game Puzzling Places has added a new 3D puzzle inspired by the Lunar New Year. Available now on Meta Quest, PlayStation VR, and PICO 4 VR headsets, this latest puzzle has you constructing the entrance to an ancient scholar building located in Beijing, China. Similar to past content, the “Lunar New Year Special 2023” puzzle was captured using 3D photogrammetry technology, resulting in a hyper-realistic 3D model of

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Seoul Metropolitan Government Launches Public Metaverse

XR Today - Virtual Reality

This Monday, South Korea’s Seoul Metropolitan Government announced that its Metaverse platform for public service relationships is now open to the capital’s population. The Mayor of Seoul, Oh Se-hoon , introduced the public launch of Metaverse Seoul which according to Se-hoon is a place of communication for the region’s citizens. Metaverse Seoul allows its users to access various public services and resources within an immersive virtual reality (VR) environment.

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Hands-on: Pimax Crystal Touts Impressive Clarity, But Suffers From a (potentially fixable) Flaw

Road to VR

At CES 2023 Pimax was showing off its latest high-resolution headset, the Pimax Crystal, which uses new lenses and new displays for what the company says is its clearest looking image yet. And while it’s definitely an improvement in many areas over the company’s headsets, there’s a key flaw that I hope the Pimax will be able to address.

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Spatial Beats: Meta, Apple & Nreal

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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 Nreal Air's big sales, more Apple leaks and all the news from the spatial spectrum. This post appeared first on AR Insider.

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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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Sony Reveals New Games Coming To PlayStation VR2

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Pavlov VR and NFL Pro Era are just a few of the games coming to Sony’s console VR headset. Sony PlayStation VR2 is scheduled to launch on February 22nd alongside a number of exciting titles. In addition to the 11 titles Sony announced back in November, the company recently announced an additional 13 games. This includes popular titles such as Resident Evil Village and Horizon Call of the Mountain.

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Top 7 VR Education Applications to Explore in 2023

XR Today - Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality (VR) is quickly becoming a mainstream technology, not just for consumers, but businesses and educational facilities too. In recent years, as devices and software in the VR space have grown more accessible, we’ve begun to discover a host of effective use cases for immersive experiences. One of the most compelling ways to leverage VR, is as a tool for training and education.

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High-flying Co-op Adventure ‘Windlands 2’ is Finally Coming to Quest 2 Next Month

Road to VR

Psytec Games announced its grappling hook-flavored platforming adventure Windlands 2 (2018) is finally swinging its way onto Quest 2, coming to Meta’s standalone for the first time on February 2nd. Like the original Windlands (2016) , which is currently available through App Lab on Quest , Windlands 2 is all about swinging from tree to tree in a large, open world filled with a ton of nooks and crannies to parkour around.

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Reality Bytes: TikTok, Nova & Twitcoin

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This week on Reality Bytes, we discuss Twitter’s plan to release coins for clout, TikTok and its new Content Manager Portal, and how Nova’s earring/earbuds combine function with fashion. 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

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