Raindance Immersive Judges For New Category: Best Immersive World

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London’s Raindance Immersive Festival takes place from October 28 to November 22, enabling virtual explorers to discover a world class selection of new indie games, fantasy worlds and multiplayer experiences from home. How to Make the Best Immersive World .

Education’s Next Big Leap: Immersive VR Education For Better Learning

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Immersive education presents a safer, more effective alternative to conventional learning. So, let’s explore how exactly immersive technology can make a difference in a student’s learning journey. . Virtual learning immerses users in their content, resulting in higher retention rates.

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Darkfield Radio Presents ‘DOUBLE’: An Immersive Audio Broadcast

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This year’s Venice VR Expanded featured plenty of firsts, including DOUBLE by DARKFIELD RADIO, the first immersive audio experience to showcase at the legendary international festival. This one-of-a-kind audio experience will leave you questioning reality.

VR Rhythm Game Immerses You In A Violent Crime Drama

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The post VR Rhythm Game Immerses You In A Violent Crime Drama appeared first on VRScout. Slice, stab, and shoot your way through the streets of 1930s NYC in this ultra-violent take on the VR rhythm game genre.

Immerse Raises $1.5M to Expand Its VR English Language Classes Worldwide

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Immerse , a language learning startup focusing on teaching English in VR, has secured a $1.5 Headquartered in Irvine, California, Immerse first found success breaking into the Japanese market, establishing an office in Tokyo. The post Immerse Raises $1.5M

2021 Immersive Tech Trends

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How Immersive Technologies are helping us reimagine personal interactions in a post-COVID world. . All signs were pointing to 2020 being a breakout year for immersive tech, and, as it turned out, this was one of the few things not to have been derailed by COVID-19.

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Engaging Audiences With Immersive Technology

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“In what new ways might arts institutions engage audiences through immersive experiences?”. There is $750,000 in funding on offer by the Knight Foundation for ideas that demonstrate the ability of immersive technologies such as VR and AR to strengthen audience engagement Click To Tweet. The grants are being put forward by the Knight Foundation for ideas that demonstrate the ability of immersive technologies, such as virtual and mixed reality, to strengthen audience engagement.

Report: Immersive Experiences in Education

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Humans are essentially programmed to learn best through experience, and that is just what immersive technologies enable: we’re not just learning it, we’re living it. Humans are essentially programmed to learn best through experience, and that is just what immersive technologies enable Click To Tweet. Below are some of our key research findings: Immersive digital simulations allow learners to absorb knowledge within a realistic context through experiential learning.

Immersive Training for Retention

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We then discuss the neuroscience of learning with immersive technologies like virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR), and show why their grounding in experience is advantageous for guarding against forgetting. Every experience is unique, adds rich context to the learning and is immersive. Now consider an immersive approach to the same training. Immersive technology trains for retention and builds situational awareness that is critical in healthcare Click To Tweet.

XR Streaming: The Future of Immersive Technologies?

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While immersive technologies are undoubtedly a big driver for digital transformation, the XR community faces major challenges that apply to every player in the field.

Building The Future Of Immersive Theater Technology With The Musical Theatre Factory

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New York’s Musical Theatre Factory is teaming up with immersive tech evangelists to offer a year of programming around extended realities for the stage. The post Building The Future Of Immersive Theater Technology With The Musical Theatre Factory appeared first on VRScout.

VR Mindfulness: Is Immersive Technology The Next ‘Big Thing’ in Workplace Well-Being?

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The same immersive technologies, such as virtual and augmented reality, that are making waves in the training and communication space also have exciting applications in the well-being space. Unique Opportunities Delivered By Immersive Technology.

National Geographic’s Award-Winning Jane Goodall Exhibit Features Human-Scale Holograms, 3D Immersive Theater

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Further in they’ll find the Gombe 3D experience, a 360-degree theater experience which immerses visitors in the dense forests of Gombe, currently serving as home to roughly 150 chimpanzees, as Goodall reads from her field notebook. “I

VR Film Places Entire Audience Into A Shared Immersive Experience

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Parallux will unveil a captivating new shared XR technology at Tribeca Immersive. An experimental new VR film experience entitled CAVE will debut later this month during the Tribeca Film Festival, immersing an entire audience into a captivating virtual experience in which they’ll feel each other’s physical presence as a story unfolds before them. Additional information regarding the Tribeca Film Festival and Tribeca Immersive can be found here.

ARTECHOUSE Launches Immersive Tech Installation “Geometric Properties”

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ARTECHOUSE New York City, which is known for displaying genre-pushing installations, has launched its latest immersive tech installation. ART and Immersive Technology. The Power of Immersive Technology.

Experiencing Immersive Art in Colorado

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Tribeca Immersive 2019: A VR Arcade In Review

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With a steady stream of visitors making up the packed queue hours prior to opening and reports of tickets for every time-slot being sold out each of the nine days of Tribeca Immersive, the festival easily hit a high mark for attention on mixed reality and similar content. With social impact in mind, Senior Programmer for Film and Immersive at Tribeca Film Festival, Loren Hammonds, and his team clearly consider the ripple effect of their selections.

Gloomy Eyes Review: A Stunning, Intricate and Immersive VR Story

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The immersive story is split across three episodes, supports hand tracking and runs for somewhere around 30 minutes. Colin Farrell signed on to narrate and then the project won the Artistic Achievement and Audio Achievement awards at the 2019 Raindance Immersive Awards.

8 Inventive Examples Of Immersive Technology In Education

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Moreover, immersive technology can improve students’ learning experience while teaching them to embrace technology. Students can be vividly immersed in arts and culture with VR museum tours created by Boulevard.

AmazeVR Secures $9.5M to Bring Immersive Concerts to VR

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The company says its immersive concerts will be coming to movie theaters, VR headsets, and special pop-up events at some point this year. “With AmazeVR’s Immersive Concert experience, however, artists can reach fans through movie theaters, VR headsets, unique pop-up events, and more.”

Creating Immersive Learning Experiences

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The benefits of using immersive technologies as teaching tools have been widely documented and extensively discussed, specially in recent years with the rapid development of Virtual, Augmented, and Mixed reality hardware and applications. The benefits of using immersive technologies as teaching tools have been widely documented and extensively discussed Click To Tweet. Empowering educators to create immersive learning experiences, by @alicebonasio from @CIOonline [link]. —

Highlights From the Immersive Learning Research Network 2020 Conference

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The Immersive Learning Research Network International Virtual Conference concluded last Thursday. Immersive Learning. “ The theme of the conference was immersive experiences in education. The horses-and-carts stage of immersive experiences looks pretty exciting from where we are.

ROBOT REMIX: Immersive XR Series Brings Kaleidoscopic VR To Pasadena

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While these might seem like storylines from a horror movie plot generator, they are actually all experiences that you can enjoy at ROBOT REMIX: Immersive XR Series. Inhabiting the second floor of Ayzenberg’s sp[a]ce gallery in Pasadena, CA until September 8 th , Robot Remix XR brings together the immersive works of artists, activists, and wonderfully unique thinkers. The post ROBOT REMIX: Immersive XR Series Brings Kaleidoscopic VR To Pasadena appeared first on VRScout.

ARTECHOUSE Launches Immersive Tech Installation “Geometric Properties”

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ARTECHOUSE New York City, which is known for displaying genre-pushing installations, has launched its latest immersive tech installation. ART and Immersive Technology. The Power of Immersive Technology.

Breaking Barriers Through Immersive Technology

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Baby boomers are thrilled that the fictional Holodeck from Star Trek is now a real and functional immersive technology. The platform also enables sharing digital content into the immersive workspace. Another application that uses immersive technology is Imerference.

Immersed Debuts Public VR Co-Working Space Designed For Remote Collaboration

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Rather than setting up in a noisy coffee shop or paying for access to a co-working space, Renji Bijoy, the CEO of Immersed, is using VR technology to allow remote employees in multiple fields to work and collaborate entirely in a comfortable and productive VR space. Immersed provides users a VR working space with multiple virtual monitors, remote collaboration (sharing screens), remote whiteboards, and a variety of changing backdrops accessible from an in-experience laptop.

Transfr Secures $12M Series A Financing to Scale Immersive VR Job Training Platform

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TRANSFRVR , one such company working to bring immersive VR learning to accredited job training programs across the United States, today announced its secured $12 million in Series A financing. News VR Education immersive learning transfr transfr vr funding transfrvr vr learning

The 64th BFI London Film Festival Announces LFF Expanded, A New Strand Of XR, And Immersive Art

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The BFI London Film Festival, in partnership with American Express, today announces LFF Expanded: the Festival’s new dedicated strand of XR and Immersive Art. The platform has been built by INVR.SPACE , an award-winning full-service VR studio space and immersive media Research Facility.

How Immersive Technology Is Advancing Healthcare

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As immersive technology has become more advanced with time, it has had an increasing role in medicine. Immersive technology has had an impact in mental healthcare and aged care as well as traditional fields of medicine.

Hands-On With Warner Bros. Batman-Themed Backseat Immersive Experience

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and Intel’s self-driving car featuring a Batman-themed backseat immersive experience. and Intel announced their collaboration on a Batman-themed immersive experience designed to entertain passengers sitting in the rear of a self-driving 2019 BMW X5. As we previously reported , the 270-degree experience features moving graphics displayed on the windows of the vehicle, a large screen TV, mobile device compatibility, immersive audio, as well as sensory and haptic feedback. .

The Immersive Reality Revolution Is A New Book Exploring The Future Of VR/AR/MR

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Google Poly Editor Gives Brands More Control Over Their Immersive Ads

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Originally announced earlier this summer alongside the reveal of Swirl, Google’s new mobile web-based immersive display format, the company this week confirmed the launch of its new 3D editor for the Google Poly 3D platform that offers brands a host of new options and abilities for customizing their web-based immersive advertisements. Immersive ads running on Google’s Swirl platform.

TIME Immersive AR Experience Shines A Spotlight On The Rapidly Shrinking Amazon Rainforest

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TIME Magazine is launching a new AR experience called Inside The Amazon: The Dying Forest , marking the second immserive experience to launch on their AR/VR app TIME Immersive , which was made available to all iOS and Android users this past July. Image Credit: TIME Immersive. Behind-the-scenes of Inside the Amazon / Image Credit: TIME Immersive. TIME Immersive’s Landing on the Moon / Image Credit: TIME Immersive. Image Credit: TIME Immersive.

Dreamscape Immersive Begins Nationwide Expansion With Four New Venues

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Location-based VR studio and retailer Dreamscape Immersive this week confirmed plans for four new state-of-the-art immersive venues across Los Angeles, CA; Dallas/Fort Worth, TX; Columbus, OH; and the New York/New Jersey metro area. In 2017, AMC Theatres invested $10 million during the studios series B equity round, followed by another $10 million to fund the production of Dreamscape Immersive experiences. Image Credit: Dreamscape Immersive.

Adobe Purchases Oculus Medium Immersive 3D Sculpting App

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Adobe is one of the world’s leading creation software companies, and they’re committed to providing best-in-class 3D and immersive tools for artists, including Adobe Dimension and the Substance tools suite,” states Oculus in a blog post. A match made in heaven.

Immersed Brings Your iPhone Or iPad Into VR, Android Coming Soon

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Work platform Immersed is adding support for iPhone and iPad so you can see those devices in VR alongside your PC or Mac screens. The feature requires downloading the Immersed iOS app from the App Store to bring your Apple handheld into VR.

Tribeca Immersive’s Cinema360 Gives Attendees a New Perspective On Social Causes

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With VR and AR technology becoming increasingly popular, the festival’s organizers created Tribeca Immersive , a program which features not only the Virtual Arcade, but also includes Cinema360, a VR theatre that highlights groundbreaking storytelling told through 360-degree VR films. Loran Hammonds, Senior Programmer of Film and Immersive for Tribeca Film Festival told VRScout, “ I specifically looked-for projects that put storytelling at the front.