This Restaurant is Using Google Daydream to Train Employees

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The manager sits you down in some store room, wheels in a TV and makes you watch a training video that’s about as immersive as watching paint dry. Check out a preview of honeygrow’s 360 training video below. 360 film 360 Video Google Daydream Games News VR Training

KFC Says Its Wacky VR Chicken Frying Experience Will Really Be Used for Employee Training

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KFC has revealed a curious trailer for The Hard Way: A Virtual Reality Training Experience , an ‘escape room’ game designed for VR. ” The post KFC Says Its Wacky VR Chicken Frying Experience Will Really Be Used for Employee Training appeared first on Road to VR.

VR Laser Training 4 Cardboard

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A Virtual Reality App for Google Cardboard. Get teleported to a realistic spaceship environment where you will be trained to dodge laser shots by a trainer bot moving around you. Avoid the laser shots tilting your head and train your reflexes.

Google Demonstrates Promising Low-cost, Mobile Inside-out Controller Tracking

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But we could see that change in the near future, thanks to research from Google which details a system for low-cost, mobile inside out VR controller tracking. Image courtesy Google. Image courtesy Google. Image courtesy Google.

STRIVR Labs Raises $5 Million And Adds Enterprise VR Training

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And so startup STRIVR Labs has launched into a new enterprise VR training business, while still remaining in the sports VR training game. STRIVR is already working with a handful of Fortune 500 companies on comprehensive training programs utilizing VR.

Google Lens Now Recognizes Over 1 Billion Products

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Google Lens, Google’s AI-powered analysis tool, can now recognize over 1 billion products from Google’s retail and price comparison portal, Google Shopping. Aparna Chennapragada, vice president of Google Lens and augmented reality at Google, revealed the tidbit in a retrospective blog post about Google Lens’ milestones. “I’ve That’s not all Google Lens’ computer vision algorithms can recognize, of course. AR AI Google Lens venturebeat

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Google Tests Interactive Learning with VR Espresso Machine, “People learned faster and better in VR”

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The team behind Daydream, Google’s mobile VR platform, is currently conducting experiments with the aim of broadening virtual reality’s usecase to include more interactive learning. image courtesy Google. SEE ALSO This Restaurant is Using Google Daydream to Train Employees.

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Google’s VR Labs Provide STEM Students With Hands-On Experience

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Google teams up with Labster to develop 30 immersive lab experiences for the Daydream platform. Unfortunately, crowded universities and the rise of online education have made it difficult for these innovators-in-training to access properly equipped labs and log their necessary hours.

Google Launches Social Awareness VR Initiative ‘Daydream Impact’

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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.

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Google Expeditions Will Be Bringing VR To A Million Students In The UK

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Google will undoubtedly be remembered for its influence in virtual reality’s exposure whenever we look back on things in the future. In the UK, Google is looking to initiate a different type of influence, one that will utilize the growing VR medium as a tool.

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Blocks By Google VR – 3D Modeling for the Masses

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For the last month I’ve been working with Google to test Blocks, a new VR creation tool that enables anyone to 3D model low polygon objects without training. Google VR (@googlevr) July 6, 2017. News 3D Models Art Blocks Google VR

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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. SEE ALSO For Google, the Future of VR Is on the Open Web with WebVR & WebAR.

Google, Sony And Oculus Unite To Establish VR Industry Standards

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Google, Sony, Oculus, Samsung, Acer and HTC have combined their efforts in order to create a healthy and equal industry for virtual reality hardware and software to develop and expand. The post Google, Sony And Oculus Unite To Establish VR Industry Standards appeared first on VRScout.

VR & AR 2018: A Year In Review

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While the Google Daydream store may be lacking in content, the inclusion of “WorldSense” technology adds a considerable amount of immersion when compared to the Oculus Go’s 3DoF offerings. ENTERPRISE & TRAINING.

The NFL Is Creating a VR Film Series Exclusively For YouTube and Google

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But bringing things even closer to viewers is always the goal and that’s exactly what the NFL aims to do in its latest partnership with Google. 360 Video Experiences Sports documentary google national football league nfl series video Youtube

Google’s Killer AR App Lens Gets Broader Roll Out

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Google today revealed it is expanding the preview for its Lens service, bringing the AI-driven image recognition system to all Google Photos English-language users on both Android and iOS in the coming weeks. The service is also coming to Google Assistant, and engineers at the company are continually training the system to recognize more things. Google also released its ARCore system from its preview status, moving to version 1.0. AR Google Lens

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Are Publishers Ready to go Virtual?

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This is a training tool for nursing students which allows them to interact with holographic patients and experience common medical scenarios they might not otherwise be exposed to. Will we see a gold rush in the publishing industry as major players move to invest in Immersive Technologies?

Google Daydream headset to debut tomorrow with a low price

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As if the hype train weren’t already full, another one jumps in at the last-minute. Destination: Google’s October 4th press event. Like the very first Google Daydream VR headset that will … Continue reading. Archive Android Daydream google mobile virtual reality vr

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Where is VR/AR and Education Now?

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In both corporate training and K-12, companies and schools are reporting positive results about the impact of VR/AR on retention, engagement, and efficiency. Upskill, an augmented reality software training company, has cited seeing on average a 32% improvement in the workforc e of their clients. 3 – Corporate training with VR/AR has expanded to more industries. News Education Google Expeditions Training

Google Working on VR Short Film With ‘Book of Life’ Director Jorge Gutierrez

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The new animated VR film will be part of Google Spotlight Stories. The VR short is being developed with Google Spotlight Stories and revolves around Mexican wrestling and “the tradition and the responsibility of carrying on the legacy of your culture.”

AR+VR Weekly: Huawei’s AR glasses, VR Black Friday and VR footwear by Google

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In addition to keeping you up-to-date on the top AR+VR news, funding activity, and launch announcements, here are there three stories you need to know: Huawei’s AR glasses, VR Black Friday and VR footwear by Google. Google releases gorgeous VR short film ‘Age of Sail’ ( Engadget ).

VR & AR Goes For Gold At 2018 Winter Olympic Games

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The VR Olympics is being delivered exclusively through the NBC Sports VR app on Samsung Gear VR, Google Daydream, Windows, Android and iOS devices. Not only is VR being used for the fans, but its playing a large part in training athletes prior to the Olympics as well.

Dr. Oz is Using VR to Create The ‘Google Maps’ of the Human Body

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“What we want to do is do for medical science what Google Maps has done for navigation. Medical professionals need to be specially trained to read these unique images but Öz believes VR can make the process infinitely more efficient.

Creating Immersive Learning Experiences

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Google harnesses the power of photos and street view to deliver simplified VR development for teachers and students. Since 2015, Google Expeditions has brought students to places like the Burj Khalifa, Antarctica, and Machu Picchu with virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR).

NVIDIA Deep Learning Institute Aims to Train 100,000 Developers this Year

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NVIDIA announced the company plans to train as many as 100,000 developers through the Deep Learning institute over the course of this year (2017). According to NVIDIA, the surging demand for deep learning developers will require the company to train ten times as many developers as they did in 2016. More than 10,000 developers have already been trained by NVIDIA using AWS on the applied use of deep learning.

Baskhead is a VR basketball game for Google Daydream in which you are in the role of the hoop!

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Baskhead Training is pretty interesting take on VR Basketball. There is also an arcade mode, where you will be trained before going back with the coach and try to beat his levels. The game is out now on Google Daydream , Gear VR , Oculus Rift , HTC Vive and soon on PSVR.

Epic Games Goes All In With Unreal Engine 4 Support for Google Daydream

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Riding the wave of excitement over Google’s new VR platform, Daydream, Epic Games CTO Kim Libreri announced on the Google I/O stage today that the gaming giant has brought support for Daydream to Unreal Engine 4.

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VR Association Formed To Get ‘Ahead of Challenges With Developing and Deploying The Technology Responsibly’

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The collective includes Google, HTC Vive, Acer Starbreeze, Oculus, Samsung, and Sony Interactive Entertainment. Tagged with: acer , Collective , google , htc vive , industry , oculus , samsung , sony , virtual reality.

2018 In Review: The Year Standalones Took VR And AR Everywhere

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A number of VR developers are quietly working on projects for this year and beyond, while 2018 saw 17,000 standalone $200 Oculus Go VR headsets purchased by Walmart and deployed at stores everywhere to train employees. The leak came as both HTC and Google started showing the Vive Focus and Mirage Solo standalone VR headsets featuring a pair of “6DoF” point-and-reach hand controllers. Facebook Google HTC Vive HTC Vive Focus VR Industry News 2018 analysis year in review

AR & AI Storytelling Innovations in ‘TendAR’ from Studio Tender Claws

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The participants were to instructed to express different emotions in order to “feed” and “train” the AI fish. AR Design News Voices of VR Podcast VR Podcasts VR Privacy ar emotion detection Google Human Sensing Samantha Gorman Storytelling TendAR tender claws

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New Zealand Incinerates House to Make Fire Safety VR Experience

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Palmerston North fire service training officer Chris Kennedy said 61 percent of New Zealanders claim they have a fire escape plan, but only 29 percent have practiced them, Stuff.co.nz Escape My House runs on smartphones, computers, VR goggles and Google Cardboard.

Masterclass in Cinematic & Hybrid Virtual Reality Filmmaking.

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of Abudhabi, and conducted workshops at polytechnics and Media training institutions in Singapore. Youtube, Oculus Rift and Vive, Google Cardboard. VR Filmmaking Cinematic VR filmmaking Virtual Reality training VR film training VR filmmaking masterclass VR filmmaking workshop VR workshop

Mixed Reality – AR , VR and Holograms for the Medical Industry

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Medical VR: Training and Mode of Action scenarios: We’ve already completed two “mode of action” films and while they were not narrative cinematic VR projects, we still tried to creatively tell a “story” that would engage audiences. Augmented Reality gives trainers full design freedom to generate endless training scenarios in order to reflect real working conditions.”

AMC Debuts VR App With ‘Walking Dead’ Content

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Another VR adventure inspired by Into The Badlands has you undergo intense Hong Kong-style martial arts training at the shows infamous “Fight Camp.”. For all this sweet VR goodness download the AMC VR app now on iOS , Android , Gear VR or Google Daydream.

These Six Artists Just Remixed a Tilt Brush Hot Dog and It Was Beautiful

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The remix train of artists all started with an innocent looking hot dog created Estella Tse. News Art Google Tilt BrushHot dogs are so hot right now. Just last month, Tilt Brush launched its own 3D art gallery.

Your Insides In VR 360 Video

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Or in this case the Royal London Hospital, Dr. Shafi Ahmed live streamed a three-hour operation on a patient with colon cancer, in 360 degrees to Google Cardboards and Samsung Gear VRs all around the world.

China shows its masterplan to lead Virtual Reality in 2025

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The document is divided into nine parts: I will report them here, as a small summary of mine, together with the full text translated with Google Translate (so, RIP English), if you want to read it. 6) Strengthen the training of professional talents.

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Making Intelligent Avatars in AR

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The platform also captures user behaviors to drive neural networks that automatically train and improve an avatar’s performance over time so that interactions get more lifelike for each subsequent user.

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The Top 5 Games for Oculus Rift

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Slashing at enemies with the long-trained penchant for beat-em-ups will get you exactly nowhere in this Zelda -inspired, Dark Souls -ish-level of difficulty game where dying in the game physically ages your character.

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Unity Vision VR/AR Summit 2017: Courtside for the Convergence of Realities

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Google Tango with Unity. At Unite LA, Google Product Manager Nathan Martz announced the launch date for Daydream and confirmed that a Unity integration was on deck for Unity 5.6. News 360 Video Google Tango Microsoft Unity Unity 2017 Unity Vision Summit Vision17 Vuforia

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The VRScout Report – The Week in VR Review

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Google wants you to play with Blocks, this smartphone wants you to get rid of your headset, a new marketplace connecting content creators with funding, the price of the Oculus Rift is slashed, the investment & funding wrapup, and more… 1. GOOGLE WANTS YOU TO PLAY WITH BLOCKS.

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Walt Disney’s Patrick Osborne on ‘Pearl’, a Powerful VR Story about Selfless Service

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It was produced as a part of Google’s Spotlight Stories using their custom VR animation software codenamed Moxie that’s being developed within Google’s Advanced Technologies and Projects (aka ATAP).

Soul Dimension Is A PSVR Horror Game You Can Play Soon

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Before Soul Dimension, Keen Vision produced commercial AR and VR apps, including an AR anatomy viewer for med students, and a firefighter training simulator. One is a horror game due in September 2017 for PSVR, Steam, Google Daydream, and GearVR.