3 Impressive WebVR Examples Worth Checking Out With Firefox’s New Support for Vive and Rift

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Here’s three examples worth checking out. Since WebVR is new (and free), much of what’s out there is still very much demo and experimental content, but several exceptional examples demonstrate why we should all be excited for the possibilities of VR on the web.

Watch: Tobii Reveals Vive VR Eye Tracking Examples, Including ‘Rec Room’

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After hyping everyone up recently with a short teaser video, eye-tracking specialists Tobii have revealed more details and video examples their eye tracking in action at GDC, including integration with social VR application Rec Room.

‘VR Noir’ Is A Great Example Of How Virtual Reality.


‘VR Noir’ Is A Great Example Of How Virtual Reality Will Change Television VR Noir is a 360-degree film with interactive elements created by the Australian studio Start VR.

‘VR Noir’ Is A Great Example Of How Virtual Reality Will Change Television


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8 Ways to Annotate Readings, Websites and Online Articles with Examples


Below are examples from my students using the free Grackle Marks add-on for Google Docs and the paid pro version of Newsela. “Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.” ” – John Locke.

Obsidian Artist Recreated An Infamous ‘Star Wars’ Hub In Unreal 4


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VR Real Estate Tours – You Can Do It Too! [Examples & Tutorial]


Examples. VR Real Estate Tours! Fancy, fancy. Are you picturing something like the video below? - top notch VR headset, high rendering quality, targeted towards multi-millionaires interested in buying Manhattan high-rises that are yet-to-be-built.

Snapchat Adds Speech-Activated Lenses to Its Augmented Reality Capabilities

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The first voice-activated examples include saying "okay" to add corresponding stickers, and saying "love" to activate a flourish of hearts (awww). Other examples include saying "wow" to prompt a camera zoom or stickers popping up in the background, or saying "hi" to summon a.

This Children's Hospital Uses HoloLens & Augmented Reality to Calm Young Patients During Medical Procedures

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While numerous examples exist of hospitals deploying the HoloLens to assist doctors, surgeons, medical professionals, and students while treating patients, California's Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford is actually using the augmented reality headset to improve the patient's experience.

Microsoft HoloLens Art Project Turns New York into an Undersea Dystopia

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The latest example of this comes in the form of a new AR art installation called "Unmoored,", which transforms New York City's Time Square into an underwater environment.

Infographic: The Future of Virtual Reality

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There are many examples of how immersive technologies are disrupting every industry out there Click To Tweet. We’re halfway through 2018 – how the heck did THAT happen? – so seems a nice place to stop and take stock of how the immersive tech market has been doing.

Microsoft Japan Concept Video Demos How HoloLens Will Help Pilot the Drone Ships of the Future

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The latest example comes via Microsoft Japan and a new concept video that shows off how the HoloLens will be used in the relatively near future to pilot autonomous ships.

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Shopify Rings Up AR Shopping for the Web via AR Quick Look on ARKit 2.0

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You can also check out a few examples of the how the tool works via Apple's AR Quick Look gallery. Online shopping giant Shopify literally cannot wait for ARKit 2.0 to arrive via iOS 12 this fall to implement its latest augmented reality feature.

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Microsoft Video Shows Off BAE Systems' HoloLens-Powered Manufacturing Training Solution

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In the latest example, Microsoft reveals how BAE Systems is using PTC's Thingworx Studio software on the HoloLens to improve employee training.

Artsy Claims Crown as First App to Take Advantage of ARKit's New Wall-Crawling Abilities

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Using ARKit's new vertical surface detection capabilities, Artsy gives users with compatible iPhones and iPads to view the art retailer's collection of more than 800,000 pieces of art, including famous works and examples from emerging artists, on the walls of their own homes and offices.

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Horror VR Experiences Can Have Psychological Effects On Users


For example, when you watch a virtual reality demo called “ The Kitchen ” developed by Capcom- which is nothing but a Japanese studio, you end up receiving a highly tangible or realistic experience.

Magic Leap's 'Blink' Demo Shows How Eye Tracking & Spatial Audio Make Virtual Content Come Alive

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By comparison, the demo is much more basic than the other published examples. Over the past few weeks, a trio of developer lessons (one of which was revealed in Magic Leap's most recent Twitch livestream) have revealed samples of experiences that are possible while using the Magic Leap One.

Building Spaceships with Mixed Reality

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“Lockheed Martin’s use of WorkLink is a great example of how dramatically AR technology can improve understanding of complicated instructions and technician efficiency, while also reducing errors in manufacturing,” says Scott Montgomerie, co-founder and CEO of Scope AR.

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Expert View: How Technology is Making Us Rethink the Way We Think

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Take “Otto” and “Inga” for example. For example, ZARA is augmenting the shopper experience by helping customers visualize the clothes they’re browsing by putting them on a digital model.

Snapchat Adds Sound Recognition to Its Augmented Reality Arsenal

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The latest example, released to the app's Carousel on Monday, is a Lens that reacts to sound. As Facebook, Apple, Samsung, and others offer augmented reality selfie effects and content that challenge its platform, Snapchat has continued to innovate with its augmented reality capabilities.

Report: Using Extended Reality in Healthcare

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For example, anatomy and physiology is about obtaining knowledge and facts to be remembered and available for recall at a later date. Some of the more advanced platforms include realistic artificial cadavers that provide the appropriate haptic feedback, for example.

How Mixed Reality Will Bring Us Industry 4.0

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More sectors are realizing the potential of immersive technology to dramatically maximize efficiency and profits.

Mixed Reality Lending a Helping Hand

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In the United States Air Force, for example, jet engine mechanics are not allowed to use operational airplanes for training. Go ahead and call me weird, but of all the Mixed Reality demos I did at this year’s Build, the one I found most fun had me repairing an electric panel.

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Expert View: 3 ways VR is transforming Learning & Development

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This is an example of what we call the Skills-Based Model of VR training – teaching practical skills by using the body as a natural interface, and thus developing physical memory through repetition. . Immersive tech and training go back 50 years, but how has that relationship changed?

Accelerating Mixed Reality

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Centrica, for example, plans to use the technology to develop 3D modeling of the Easington gas terminal to improve safety and efficiency. The University of Hull has launched an accelerator dedicated to developing Mixed Reality tech for the Microsoft HoloLens.

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Report: VR in Retail and Marketing to Generate US$1.8 billion in 2022

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Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality technologies will bring opportunities for merchants as consumer adoption grows. There is high consumer interest to use VR for making purchase decisions while shopping online or in-store. Click To Tweet.

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Book Review: Experience on Demand

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There are examples of how VR can be a powerful learning tool Click To Tweet. Business travel, for example, could be vastly reduced if we are able to replicate in VR the same levels of interaction and feeling of presence that one gets from face-to-face meetings.

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Why we should care about ergonomics in virtual reality

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Examples of head measurements (Image by Rob Cole). As an example of IPD variation, in men the 5 th percentile for IPD is 58.5mm, the 50 th percentile is 64.0mm and 95 th percentile is 70.0mm, therefore the mean (average) is 64.0mm.

VR Minecraft – But Not As You Know It

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MineLife VR, for example, manages to synthesize large, complex, and vast spatial data into a life-sized, interactive, virtual reality experience.

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Developing the Future of VR Apps

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VR can help you see right in front of your eyes the information you’re having trouble conceptualizing (for example by offering an immersive visualization of real-time cryptocurrency transactions) and organizing it in your brain. “We

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Experiencing the #RoyalWedding in Augmented Reality

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We think that these limited-edition t-shirts are a great example of how illustrative design and AR can work hand-in-hand to bring to life physical objects,” says Max Dawes, Partnerships & Marketing Director at Zappar.

How Science Can Help Build Immersive Products

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Although there are clear examples of xR entrepreneurs who embrace build-measure-learn and are developing high-quality products, my experience is that the more common situation is one in which entrepreneurs are excellent at building the product, but fall short on the measure and learn components.

Seeing the Realities of War Through AR

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I remember seeing all the first case uses of ARKit last September and being inspired by the examples of the different portals people were creating. This iOS Augmented Reality app by the Red Cross shows people what the effects of war would feel like in their home.

Immersive Technologies Helping Children and Older Patients

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It is well established that high-quality VR and AR technologies can be used for healthcare – in the treatment of phobias for example – and are superior tools in training adults in disciplines such as surgery.

Will Mixed Reality as a Service be a Game Changer for Microsoft?

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One example that Martine gives of this sort of successful partnership is UK startup Kazendi which allows co-workers to remotely meet, collaborate and connect with 3D models and 2D documents via HoloLens.

Mainstreaming Collaborative Mixed Reality

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With SharePoint Spaces Microsoft wants to make collaborative immersive experiences accessible to everyone.

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Vive Immersive Labs experiment demonstrates that VR can really help in learning a new language

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Some weeks ago I interviewed Mr. Chen of Vive Immersive Labs regarding the interesting research that HTC is conducting regarding the applications of virtual reality.

Watching the BBC Proms in Virtual Reality

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Field postcards’, for example, offered soldiers the chance to quickly communicate their status, but at the cost of detail. “I The world’s biggest classical music festival is embracing Immersive Technology. This summer for the first time, the BBC Proms are holding an event in virtual reality.

Experiencing Art With Augmented Reality

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Artists and galleries are embracing immersive technology to create an emotional connection to their audiences.

Gaining Behavioural Insight with Eye-Tracking VR Tech

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This allows teachers and supervisors to track factors such as how aware a student is of their surroundings or how often they check instruments and displays for example. Companies can now track where a users’ gaze wanders and use that data to design fine-tuned experiences.