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Can Walmart Popularize AR Shopping?

AR Insider

There are several brands and retailers jumping into AR shopping. But perhaps none are as tapped into everyday consumers as Walmart. Can its latest forays into immersive shopping boost AR adoption? This post appeared first on AR Insider. Features Trend Analysis trendline

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The 7 laws of the present metaverse

The Ghost Howls

I’m sure you are familiar with the amazing 7 rules of the metaverse. They have been written by Tony Parisi, a professional that works with virtual worlds since decades, and detail what should be the foundational principles of the metaverse.

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How AR and VR Technologies Help Create Phygital Experiences

ARPost

The widespread adoption of the so-called “phygital experiences” in consumer markets shows that they have now become the standard. By delivering highly personalized and seamless experiences, they ensure consumers’ unique needs are met and their expectations are exceeded.

The Weeknd ‘Beat Saber’ Music Pack Launches Today, Tracklist Revealed

Road to VR

Popular block-slashing rhythm game Beat Saber (2018) is getting a new music pack today featuring pop sensation The Weeknd.

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

Apple Headset Mass Production Reportedly Begins In March

Upload VR

Apple’s AR/VR headset will reportedly begin mass production in March.

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The XR Week Peek (2022.11.07): PSVR 2 will cost $549, HoloLens are probably dead, and more!

The Ghost Howls

Yesterday I discovered that a friend of mine wants to propose as “Vitillo’s law” or “Skarred’s law” the law that every innovative technology we are waiting for is always coming in “5 to 10 years”.

The Creator of the Oculus Rift Built a VR Headset That Can Kill You for Real

Road to VR

Palmer Luckey, the creator of the original Oculus Rift headset, says he’s modified a VR headset such that it can kill the user for real. The provocative art project is inspired by the anime Sword Art Online in which players who are trapped in VR die for real if they die in the virtual world.

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Which VR Headsets are Used Most?

AR Insider

Which VR headsets are showing the most traction among consumers? The latest consumer survey from ARtillery Intelligence and Thrive Analytics tackles this question and we break it down for AR Insider readers. This post appeared first on AR Insider.

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VRChat Entertainment Network Coming This New Years

VRScout

The developer is looking for video submissions from the VRChat community. The popular VR social platform VRChat is launching the VRChat Entertainment Network in celebration of New Year’s 2023.

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.

Engage Link hands-on: an early look at the “Linkedin of the metaverse”

The Ghost Howls

ENGAGE is one of my favorite social VR applications. So when I saw that yesterday they had finally released ENGAGE Link, the VR world that aims at becoming “the Linkedin of the metaverse” , I couldn’t resist: I immediately donned my Pico 4 and entered it.

Multiplayer VR Drawing App ‘Gesture VR’ Aims to Make You a Better Artist in Real Life

Road to VR

Gesture VR is an upcoming VR drawing program that aims to give you the same experience as taking a Life Drawing course, which its creators say will help artists sharpen their skill and translate what they’ve learned back into physical work.

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With Music In New Realities, We Can Go Deeper Together

ARPost

A look around the media landscape will make it clear that virtual reality has become a major player in the music industry and virtual concerts are on the rise with performances by mainstream artists in popular games and other platforms.

This Yu-Gi-Oh! AR Game Looks Too Good To Be True

VRScout

Shut up and take my money. A YouTuber and Yu-Gi-Oh! superfan going by the name of SuperZouloux has developed an augmented reality (AR) game that brings the hit Japanese card game to life in the real world.

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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.

My 2 cents on the $549 PSVR 2 announcements

The Ghost Howls

A few days ago, Sony Interactive Entertainment has announced that PSVR 2 will launch for $549. I am sure you have already read the news, but let me know what are my thoughts about it. PSVR 2 launch.

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Meta to Lay Off 11,000 Employees, Reducing Workforce by 13 Percent

Road to VR

Meta is decreasing its workforce by around 12.6 percent in a layoff that will affect 11,000 of its employees, making it the largest tech layoff this year.

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XR Talks: Reinventing Family Game Night

AR Insider

AR often gains the most consumer traction when it builds on the familiar. This is a guiding principle for Tilt Five, which builds on the familiarity of game night. We examine its drivers and dynamics in this week's XR Talks. This post appeared first on AR Insider. XR Talks

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Among Us VR Sneaks Onto Headsets Today

VRScout

Betraying your friends has never felt so good. After long last, Among Us VR has finally launched on headsets, offering players a new and exciting way to betray their friends in VR.

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.

ExpressVPN Survey Explores Immersive Tech in the Workplace

ARPost

ExpressVPN has conducted a survey of 1,500 employees and 1,500 employers to learn about attitudes toward immersive work. Remote collaboration has been one of the biggest promises of immersive technology as it relates to work but employers seem to be more excited than employees.

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‘Stranger Things’ VR Game Coming to All Major Headsets Next Year, Developed by ‘Virtual Virtual Reality’ Studio

Road to VR

Tender Claws , the indie studio behind Virtual Virtual Reality and The Under Presents , announced it’s working on a Stranger Things VR game. It’s slated to arrive on all major VR headsets late next year.

How Much Can AR Lens Creators Make?

AR Insider

Some creators, graphic designers, and developers are finding they can make a living off creating AR lenses. Some are making more than a living. to the tune of seven figures. We crunch the numbers on average income estimates. This post appeared first on AR Insider. Contributors

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S-ARKADE Transforms Your Home Into An 80s Arcade

VRScout

The platform comes with five 80s-inspired games. S-ARKADE is an immersive arcade gaming experience that transforms your physical space into a spatial augmented gaming platform using only a PC, projector, and spatial augmented reality (AR) software.

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.

Coming Product From Valkyrie Industries Could Put Haptics on Double Duty

ARPost

Usually, when people talk about haptics we’re talking about making interactions more realistic or immersive. Of course, this is huge for VR. However, as VR develops as a fitness tool, haptics can take on a whole new dimension. Take a recently announced product from Valkyrie Industries as an example.

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Pimax Portal is a Hybrid VR Headset with a Nintendo Switch-style Handheld at Its Core

Road to VR

Pimax, the China-based creators known for its fleet of large-FOV PC VR headsets, announced a new product in its lineup that’s set to straddle a number of device classes thanks to its convertibly between a Nintendo Switch-style handheld and snap-in VR headset display, replete with 6DOF tracking.

Spatial Beats: Apple, Activision & Sony

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 PSVR 2, Apple's Reality Construction Kit, and all the news from the spatial spectrum. This post appeared first on AR Insider.

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This VR Headset Is Designed To Actually Kill You

VRScout

Has Palmer Luckey developed the scariest VR headset of all time? Yesterday was November 4th, 2022, the day thousands of gamers found themselves trapped within a VRMMORPG (massively-multiplayer online role-playing game) in the hit Japanese web novel turned anime Sword Art Onlin e.

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.