Study by “Compare The Market” Finds Surging Interest in “Virtual Travel”


A recent study sheds light on one way that some people might be trying to adapt: virtual travel. About the Study. The study and Buglar’s article specifically mention a number of countries across the Americas, Europe and Asia, and the Pacific Islands.

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Case Study: GE Streamlines Jet Engine Maintenence

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Our research arm ARtillery Intelligence tackled these questions in its report: Enterprise AR: Best Practices & Case Studies , which we’ve excerpted below, starting with GE’s AR deployment. Enterprise AR: Best Practices & Case Studies, Volume One.


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Amazon Is Helping Researchers Study How to Dim the Sun

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Computer processors across Amazon Web Services recently hummed into gear to create 30 simulations of what Earth could look like by the middle of this century. Normally, climate models run on supercomputers.

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Google's Search Engine Is Squashing Local News, Study Says

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When we ask who should take the rap for the decline of local news, most folks agree the blame partially lies on Google’s shoulders. the business of news google google news journalism

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Case Study: KPN Streamlines Field Maintenence with AR


Our research arm ARtillery Intelligence tackled these questions in its report: Enterprise AR: Best Practices & Case Studies , which we’ve excerpted below, featuring KPN’s AR deployment. The result was a customized combination of Google Glass and Upskill Skylight.

Using Google Earth VR to Study Awe – Towards a Virtual Overview Effect

Road to VR

Denise Quesnel is a graduate student at Simon Frasier University’s iSpace Lab , and she has been studying the process of invoking awe using Google Earth VR. Anecdotally, I think that it’s certainly possible as I reported my own experience of having a virtual overview effect in my interview with Google Earth VR engineers. The post Using Google Earth VR to Study Awe – Towards a Virtual Overview Effect appeared first on Road to VR.

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Case Study: Boeing Cuts Production Time with AR

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Our research arm ARtillery Intelligence tackled these questions in its report: Enterprise AR: Best Practices & Case Studies , which we’ve excerpted below, featuring Boeing and Upskill. Enterprise AR: Best Practices & Case Studies, Volume One.

Case Study: CareAR Streamlines Enterprise Service Management

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In addition to integrating with existing apps and workflows, CareAR has broadened its base of AR hardware support — including everything from tablets to Google Glass. It just announced Google Glass EE support which will result in meaningfully-expanded capabilities.

Overworking Is a Major Killer Worldwide, WHO Study Finds

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The study, based on data from nearly 200 countries, estimates that over 700,000 people died in 2016 from heart disease and stroke linked to long working hours. Working too long is a major contributor to early death across the globe, according to new research from the World Health Organization.

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Case Study: GE Streamlines Jet Engine Maintenence


Our research arm ARtillery Intelligence tackled these questions in its report: Enterprise AR: Best Practices & Case Studies , which we’ve excerpted below, starting with GE’s AR deployment. Specifically, GE used Upskill’s Skylight AR platform and Google Glass Enterprise Edition.

Case Study: Is YouTube the Next AR Marketing Channel?

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To continue the narrative and “show rather than tell,” part II of that report features case studies that map to various stages of the consumer purchase funnel. After case studies that focused on upper-funnel AR ad campaigns, we now continue to the mid-funnel.

TikTok's viral 'talking' dogs and cats inspire a study of animal behavior

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Thousands of these pet owners have signed up to participate in a study led by FluentPet, the company that manufactures HexTiles, which launched in June of 2020. He says a similar study was done as early as the 1800s, when Sir John Lubbock taught his dog to use cards he'd written words on.

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Case Study: Boeing Cuts Production Time with AR


Our research arm ARtillery Intelligence tackled these questions in its report: Enterprise AR: Best Practices & Case Studies , which we’ve excerpted below, featuring Boeing and Upskill. As examined in our GE case study, nowhere are these stakes higher than in the world of aerospace.

Baby Shark VR & AR Experiences Keep Families Entertained & Educated Under Lockdown


Since 2015, Smart Study’s Pinkfong has continued to expand its brand through toys, games, books, and various other innovative collaborations. VR sharks doo doo doo doo doo doo !

Using Google Earth VR to Study Awe – Towards a Virtual Overview Effect via @RtoVR.


Using Google Earth VR to Study Awe – Towards a Virtual Overview Effect via @RtoVR [link] [link] — allthingsvr (@allthingsvr) July 28, 2017. virtual reality augmented reality vr ar

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The XR Week Peek (2020.06.29): Oculus kills the Go, Google buys North, and much more!

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Google is going to buy North. A report says tha t Alphabet, the company behind Google, is in the last stages of the acquisition of North, the Canadian startup that makes the Focals smartglasses. Google adds depth APIs to ARCore.

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VRvisu Lets Doctors Study Patient’s Tumors In VR


In some cases, doctors are also using 3D visualizations to help better inform patients of their conditions, while in one case a heart scan brought to life inside Google Cardboard even helped save a baby’s life. It’s VR to the rescue yet again, as a new app built by a University of North Florida student could dramatically improve cancer treatment. VRvisu was created by Jason Smith, who also works as an assistant professor at the university.

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Google Launches Social Awareness VR Initiative ‘Daydream Impact’


Google Daydream will provide organizations with VR training and equipment rentals. That’s why Google is launching a new program dubbed Daydream Impact , with the hope of helping organizations and creators utilize virtual reality to take their programs to the next level. So to start, Google is providing training through a VR filmmaking course on Coursera , which anyone can take. News 360 Video Coursera Daydream Daydream Impact Google Social Awareness VR Awareness

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Amy Klobuchar loves this journalism bill. Facebook and Google, not so much.

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Google and Facebook don’t seem to be fans. That happened as Google and Facebook captured 60 percent of all U.S. digital advertising revenue According to a study by the News Media Alliance , which represents 2,000 publishers of primarily local newspapers, Google made $4.7

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Best Black Friday Chromebook Deals 2020: Google, Lenovo, Samsung

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Need a new laptop for work or study? We've got the latest and greatest 2020 Black Friday Chromebook deals. Android Computing Deals Black Friday 2020 Chromebooks Laptops

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Google’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody Experience’ Proves That VR Music Videos Are the Future

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In collaboration with Queen, Google Play’s Bohemian Rhapsody Experience for Cardboard is an impressive example of where VR music videos are heading. Google, through a collaboration with Queen, has given us an excellent case study in the future of the music video and just how well the genre can work in virtual reality. You can snatch the Bohemian Rhapsody Experience for free from Google Play.

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Google’s Augmented Reality Microscope Quickly Highlights Cancer Cells


Google Research this week revealed an AR microscope (ARM) capable of detecting cancerous cells in real-time with the help of machine learning. Locating cancer with a standard microscope is a difficult and time-consuming process, with a raft of information for doctors to study and investigate. It’s effectively doing the same job as a doctor just, according to Google, a lot faster.

Google And Labster Are Making VR Labs For Students


Google is already taking classrooms around the world on virtual field trips , but now it’s bringing students into VR laboratories too. In a blog post, Google reasoned that many students and schools (especially those studying online) don’t have the resources to spend lots of time in laboratories, which is required in many STEM degrees such as biology. Experiences Google Daydream VR Industry News Labster

Google’s Tilt Brush Officially Comes to Rift on Oculus Home


Google’s popular virtual reality art program Tilt Brush is launching for the Oculus Rift headset with Oculus Touch controllers. Many first timers visit Tilt Brush as their first experiences, and Google’s savvy marketing for the product helped the world understand what VR is and why it matters. Now, however, Google has officially brought Tilt Brush somewhere other than Vive for the very first time. Tilt Brush on the Rift represents a new era for Google VR.

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Google’s Daydream Impact Project Aims to Bolster Philanthropic Efforts With VR

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Google’s newly announced Daydream Impact program is a philanthropy project that provides organizations, nonprofits, and advocates for change with resources, tools, and training to create immersive VR content to support their cause. In a short video provided by Google from Springbok Cares, patients responded very positively after interacting with headsets during their cancer treatments. Google News VR for Good daydream impact google google vr vr for good vr philanthropy

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Jurassic VR – Google Cardboard

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Jurassic VR – Google Cardboard. You can study them right now using your VR goggles! Compatible with virtual reality glasses such as Google Cardboard VR. WP-Appbox: Jurassic VR - Google Cardboard (Free, Google Play) →. Freely roam the open environment en poke round the beautiful cedar evergreen trees to see huge dinos come to life. You can go to any point and see the sites and dinos in VR.

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Google’s Tilt Brush Is Going Places You (and Google) Might Not Expect


Google’s Tilt Brush team gave us a peek into what’s coming down the pipe last night and my mind has been buzzing ever since. John has spent roughly 16 hours (so far) studying calculus in VR. I feel like I could just stop writing now, that pointing at these videos is enough to make at least a few people out there [hello Google] pause and say “Huh. Tilt Brush (Google). You end up surrounding yourself with the subject you are studying and your own thoughts.

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View Conference 2018: Jan Pinkava explains some VR experiences from Google Spotlight Stories

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Do you know Google Spotlight Stories? It is a small R&D lab on creative projects hosted by Google that is focused on creating original VR storytelling experiences. At View Conference 2018 , I’ve heard the talk of Jan Pinkava, that is the director of Google Spotlight Stories’s experiences (apart from being the co-director of Ratatouille and a winner of an Oscar prize), that has detailed the creative process behind their work.

Study shows VR Could Improve Eyesight in Children


China is spearheading the research on health, and one such study caught our attention as estimates show that over a million VR headsets are being shipped each month (in China alone). Beijing-based research organization recently released a study named “Experiment Report on the Impact of Long-Term Use of Virtual Reality (VR) Head-Mounted Displays on the Vision of Pre-teen Users” (PDF download). Study Results.

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Can Google Mainstream AR with the Power of Search?

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Continuing with Part II of the report, we “show rather than tell” with AR ad campaign case studies. Before getting into our next case study, what’s driving these campaigns? But could greater impact come from the biggest ad giant of all: Google?

Google’s ‘Expeditions’ Initiative is Leading Innovation in the Future of Immersive Education

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Google’s overarching mission is to organize all of the world’s information, and so it’s a natural fit for the company to be one of the leading innovators for using VR for immersive education. Google Expeditions was born out of a hackathon soon after the Google Carboard launched back at Google I/O 2014, and it’s since been shared with over 2 million students who have gone on virtual field trips.

‘Industrial VR’ Is Like ‘Google Earth’ For Iconic Engineering Sites


Google Earth VR has shown us the wonders of visiting real world locations as a towering giant in VR, and now Industrial VR looks to do the same. It almost looks as if someone has gone back into Google Earth and given some areas a bit of spit and polish. Producer Artem Kovalchuk told UploadVR that the team spent a long time studying technical documentation and references in order to pull off the level of detail seen here.

Five Ways VR Can Be Used In Modern Education


Image Credit: Google. Google Expeditions is one of the solutions that may be used for this purpose. . News Google Expeditions Holoportation Microsoft Touch Surgery TuServe VR Education vr surgery VR TrainingHow immersive technology is changing education for the better.

Google Says Global VR Search Volume Grew 400% in 12 Months

Road to VR

Google, who has now has several major VR initiatives underway, notes major gains in interest in virtual reality and 360 degree video capture and sharing. Google was one of the earliest major companies to jump into the modern virtual reality space, announcing their now well known Cardboard project back in June of 2014. See Also: Google’s (Day)dream: ‘Hundreds of Millions of Users in a Couple of Years’.

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Google Doodle honours Harold Moody, founder of the UK's first civil rights movement

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Tuesday's Google Doodle pays tribute to racial equality campaigner and physician Dr. Harold Moody, the founder of the UK's first civil rights movement. Born in Jamaica in 1882, Moody arrived in the UK on this day in 1904 and studied medicine at King's College London.

Google creates VR montage of Pride parades around the.


Google creates VR montage of Pride parades around the world Google has launched a new project to bring Pride parades around the world to people who can’t physically be there. Arjan Dijk, Google’s VP of growth marketing and executive sponsor of Gayglers (a group of LGBTQ employees within the company), told USA Today that what they were “aiming to do is bring [Pride’s] sense of excitement and this sense of community to people who normally would not be able to get to do that.”

Gain the tech skills you'd need to become a software engineer at Google for under $40

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TL;DR: Start setting yourself up for a career in software engineering with the 2021 Google Software Engineering Manager Prep Bundle. Aspiring to be a software engineer at Google is extraordinarily ambitious — but that doesn’t mean it’s impossible to achieve.