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10 VR Games & Apps Perfect For Newcomers

VRScout

Many of these titles are on sale at the time of this writing, so you’ll want to move quickly. The holidays have finally arrived and with VR company’s offering killer deals on headsets like Meta Quest 2 and HTC Vive more people than ever are about to experience the magic of VR.

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Can Google Jumpstart AR Shopping?

AR Insider

Google has spent 20+ years as the internet’s launch point, including high-intent commercial searches. That has caused it to own a growing piece of consumer shopping. But how does AR play in? We dive into drivers & dynamics. This post appeared first on AR Insider.

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These VR Gloves Track Your Fingers & Electrically Stimulate for Haptic Feedback

Road to VR

AI SILK is a Japanese wearable-tech startup that’s set to unveil a new haptic glove at CES 2023 next month which approaches both haptic feedback and finger-tracking in a different way altogether.

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OVER’s Map2Earn Beta Program to Make the Creation of 3D World Maps More Accessible

ARPost

OVER ’s Map2Earn Beta program makes creating 3D world maps more accessible to users with smartphones. Using the OVER app, they can now take photos of any physical location and generate an OVRMap.

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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

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The XR Week Peek (2022.12.27): Somnium VR1 to be revealed at CES, Wireless PSVR 2 still a possibility, and more!

The Ghost Howls

Welcome to the last newsletter of 2022! It’s been an interesting year for XR, and I’m glad that we did this journey together. Thanks for the trust you are giving me and for reading this column I publish every week… I hope it has been useful for you this year and that it will still be next year.

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Can Virtual Tours Transform Real Estate?

AR Insider

Resonai surveyed 300 real estate professionals for their thoughts on virtual tours, discovering that it isn't a Covid-era fad. Guest author Emil Elon breaks down the results and takeaways. This post appeared first on AR Insider. Contributors

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Redefining Immersive Virtual Experiences With Embodied Audio

ARPost

EDGE Sound Research is pioneering “embodied audio,” a new technology that changes the way we experience virtual reality. When we think of “virtual reality,” the focus only seems to be on engaging our sense of sight.

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Happy Winter XR Holidays 2022

The Ghost Howls

Here we are… also this year is coming to an end. It started with us hoping for it to finally be a good year after two years of the pandemic, and it ended having a conflict, generally bad economic conditions, still the pandemic, and other huge problems.

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Work in the Metaverse: Is Metawork the New 9 to 5?

XR Today - Virtual Reality

To date, the global tech industry continues to discuss work in the Metaverse. Despite the excitement on the subject, confusion on how it will influence the world remains a problem. Major tech firms have strategically begun developing the Metaverse and have even rebranded to reflect the changes.

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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.

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Who’s Using VR and How Often?

AR Insider

How does VR resonate with consumers? How often are they using it? And How satisfied are they? The latest consumer survey from ARtillery Intelligence and Thrive Analytics tackles these questions, and we break it down for AR Insider readers. This post appeared first on AR Insider.

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ARPost’s 22 Most-Read XR and Metaverse Articles of 2022

ARPost

From top XR trends and must-have skills for an AR/VR career, to XR hardware reviews, to the potential of the metaverse in various industries, to discussing why we’re not all wearing AR/VR headsets, these are the 22 stories ARPost readers clicked on the most this year.

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Meta Acquires 3D Lens Printing Firm Luxexcel to Bolster Future AR Glasses

Road to VR

Meta has acquired the Belgian-Dutch company Luxexcel, a 3D printing firm creating complex glass lenses for use in AR optics.

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The Media and Entertainment Metaverse: What to Expect

XR Today - Virtual Reality

The media and entertainment metaverse , complete with 3D avatars, is no longer a distant prospect. Today’s companies now build immersive tech solutions at scale to facilitate the future of XR socialising.

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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.

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How Much Do Consumers Spend on Mobile AR?

AR Insider

How much is spent on apps and in-app purchases that involve mobile AR? And how much is spent on physical goods that are informed or influenced through AR try-ons? Our latest Behind-the-Numbers installment zeroes in on consumer spending. This post appeared first on AR Insider.

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HomeAR Geolocates Virtual Homes, New Metrics for Developers

ARPost

We first met homeAR in March. The solution for homebuilders and their clients creates virtual models of homes that are visible on-site or in a “dollhouse mode” from anywhere. So, what’s next? Entire AR communities? Actually, yes.

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‘X Mask’ Aims to Bring Face-tracking to Consumers in Unique Facemask Form Factor

Road to VR

Dolami, a Japanese startup based both in the US and Japan, announced it raised 100 million yen (~$730,000) this week to help bring X Mask to market, a unique facemask capable of tracking a user’s facial movements in VR.

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ARuVR’s 2022 Growth Marks Market Shift for 2023 

XR Today - Virtual Reality

The immersive training industry faces a double-edged sword of a rapid uptake adoption and conversely, limitations from current hardware and software solutions. .

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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.

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AR Insider’s Top 22 of 2022

AR Insider

What were the biggest XR trends and events in 2022? A barometer of the year’s activity can be seen in the top AR Insider posts. So as the door closes on another year, we’re spotlighting the year’s 22 most popular posts. This post appeared first on AR Insider. Features Trend Analysis trendline

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Among Us VR Review on Quest 2

ARPost

Among Us has been a hit game for a while now. Among Us VR is a more recent phenomenon. Get your tasklist ready, memorize the map, warm up your button-smacking hand, and trust no one as we pilot the Skeld II through a trial run. A Brief History of Among US VR.

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Steam Winter Sale Slashes Prices on Award-winning PC VR Games, Ends January 5th

Road to VR

The holidays may have left you with a modest surplus of time and/or cash, and that never happens. Well, the fine people at Valve have a convenient solution in mind, as the Winter Sale has knocked down prices on top PC VR games that should get you through the cold winter.

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Is Gaming in the Metaverse the Next Frontier?

XR Today - Virtual Reality

Gaming has always been a prime candidate for virtual reality (VR). Early immersive games in 2D like Minecraft and Second Life incorporated elements of the currently developing metaverse. These previously integrated objects such as 3D avatars, world-building, and observation as gameplay.

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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.

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Spatial Beats: Meta, Microsoft & Mapping

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 top XR trends of the week. and the year. This post appeared first on AR Insider. Trend Analysis Spatial Beats

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Meta Acquires 3D Lenses Developer Luxexcel

Upload VR

Meta’s acquisition march continues as the tech giant quietly confirms it’s now acquired Belgian-Dutch company Luxexcel. Founded in 2009, Luxexcel is best known for 3D printing prescription lenses.

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Quest New Year’s Game Sale Keeps the Discounts Rolling on Top VR Titles

Road to VR

Missed the Quest Winter Sale? Meta is offering up another opportunity to nab more paid Quest games on the cheap, including game bundles and a ton of top VR games.

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This Week In XR: New Year’s Eve In VR, What To Expect At CES

Charlie Fink

The Quest App is ranked #1 in the App Store. Consumer Tech /consumer-tech Innovation /innovation Consumer Tech /consumer-tech Business /business Media /media technology

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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.