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. Now consider an immersive approach to the same training.

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.

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. Offering audience members the chance to immerse themselves in their favorite worlds in a passive environment, together, could breathe new life into conventional movie theatre establishments.

Immersing Yourself in the Beautiful Game

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Some of the biggest names in English football are partnering with Intel to make their matches more immersive. Intel True View will highlight the immersive experiences unique to the style and skill of football Click To Tweet.

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.

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.

Immersive Technologies Helping Children and Older Patients

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Immersive technologies can also significantly increase retention by slowing the brain’s natural tendency to forget – something I recently wrote about here on Tech Trends. Critically, because the patient is fully immersed in the simulation, they have a feeling of presence in that experience.

TRIBECA: ‘The Key’ Wins Tribeca’s Storyscape Award For Best Immersive Media

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The Key , which debuted at this years Tribeca Virtual Arcade , immerses you into a world where each challenge you face is filled with dangerous twists and unexpected turns. The experience combines a real actor with fantastical, immersive visuals and achieves a rarity in VR storytelling.

Eleven Eleven’s Breakthrough Approach to Immersive Storytelling

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Eleven Eleven is poised to offer audiences a thrilling immersive story that takes place over an eleven minute and eleven second countdown to an extinction level event.

Immersive Tech Transforming Learning

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Technologies that immerse you in various scenarios so that the experiences and actions within it feel naturally like your own will be a powerful vehicle for training skills and sharing knowledge Click To Tweet. There is a whole spectrum of immersive technologies out there Click To Tweet.

My experience at the Immersive Architecture

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This weekend I’ve attended the Immersive Architecture in Venice. The location of the Immersive Architecture is fantastic. What Immersive Architecture does in a wonderful way is to let you grow your network. Header image by Immersive Architecture).

Dreamscape Immersive Opening L.A. Flagship Location With New WEVR Experience

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Startup Dreamscape Immersive is beginning its roll-out of location-based VR entertainment beginning with a premier location at Westfield Century City in Los Angeles followed by multiple locations in 2019 at AMC Theatres. One of the physical props used in the entry room to Alien Zoo from Dreamscape Immersive during its trial run early in 2018. ” Tagged with: Dreamscape Immersive Facebook Twitter Reddit More The post Dreamscape Immersive Opening L.A.

Scaling Up Immersive Tech With Blockchain

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Fully immersive six-degrees-of-freedom Virtual Reality experiences and photorealistic Mixed Reality light field holograms require exponentially more GPU compute power than traditional 2D or 3D media. The post Scaling Up Immersive Tech With Blockchain appeared first on Tech Trends.

Expert View: Immersive Technology Investment Boosting Creativity

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The growth in VR/AR sector is set to increase following a new deal between the UK Government and the Creative Industries Council (CIC) to invest £33m in immersive technologies Click To Tweet. How the UK government’s multi-million-pound investment will help the storytellers of tomorrow.

UK’s Central Bedfordshire College Launches New Immersive Training Institute

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A new immersive training facility and program, the Immersive Technology Institute (ITI), has been launched Luton, UK in a collaboration between Central Bedfordshire College (CBC) and AI and VR development firm AiSolve.

Shadow Legend Review: An Immersive VR RPG Overflowing With Interactivity

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There are a few great VR RPGs available out there from the fantastically immersive The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR to the wonderfully puzzle-filled dungeon crawling of The Mage’s Tale and more. It’s extremely immersive and works great.

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. Image Credit: Dreamscape Immersive.

Immersive Analytics & Embodied Cognition

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At the IEEE VR conference this year, there was a pre-conference workshop about Immersive Analytics, which talked about how to use VR & multi-sensory interfaces to support analytical reasoning, decision making, and real-world analytics tasks by immersing users in their data.

‘War Remains’ to Immerse Tribeca Attendees in the Trenches of WW1, Trailer Here

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Image courtesy MWM Immersive. Created by Flight School and Skywalker Sound, and produced by MWM Immersive, War Remains is about “throwing audience directly into an immersive memory of the First World War,” Ethan Stearns, executive producer at MWM Immersive, told Variety.

Dreamscape Immersive Debuts Group VR Experience at Westfield Mall

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Location-based VR is the culmination of everything we’ve grown to love and expect from immersive technology. Dreamscape Immersive has launched a location-based VR attraction right here in Los Angeles. Alien Zoo lets you walk, soar, and escape alien creatures with friends.

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Self-Driving Car Features Batman-Themed Immersive Entertainment

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autonomous vehicle – a retrofitted 2019 BMW X5 equipped with a large-screen TV, projectors, mobile devices, sensory and haptic feedback, and immersive audio. The post Self-Driving Car Features Batman-Themed Immersive Entertainment appeared first on VRScout.

Dreamscape Immersive to Open 4 New Out-of-Home VR Venues

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Dreamscape Immersive , the location-based VR startup backed by some of the biggest companies in Hollywood, today announced it will be opening four US-based locations in addition to its flagship LA venue. News VR Arcade dreamscape dreamscape immersive

Vive Studios’ Feature Length Immersive Film ‘7 Miracles’ Now Available on Viveport

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Vive Studios has released its ‘feature-length’ immersive film titled 7 Miracles. On the surface, the immersive film is a reenactment of the Gospel of John in the Bible that specifically centers around the seven miracles of Jesus Christ.

Dreamscape Immersive & Nickelodeon Partner on Location-Based VR

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The immersive free-roaming virtual experiences are the culmination of VR’s most current advanced technology, delivering arguably the most captivating and interactive adventures currently available to the public.

CNN Launches New Immersive Journalism Initiative, CNNVR

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CNN has officially launched CNNVR, a new immersive journalism unit and virtual reality platform with CNN Digital. In a major new commitment to the medium, CNN has officially launched CNNVR, a new journalism unit that aims to produce immersive VR content across multiple platforms and devices.

The Yang and the Yin of Immersive Storytelling with Oculus’ Yelena Rachitsky

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The future of VR storytelling will be immersive and interactive. The boundaries between what is a game and what is an immersive story will continue to be blurred, but Rachitsky looks at the center of gravity of an experience. It's a metaphor of a potential immersive future.

How Science Can Help Build Immersive Products

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The post How Science Can Help Build Immersive Products appeared first on Tech Trends. Revolutionary tech industry concepts such as Lean Startup and Agile Software development are underpinned by the age-old scientific methodology.

Projection-mapped Immersive Theater Shows the Future of Live AR Performances

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There was an amazing projection-mapped , immersive theater piece at Sundance this year by Heartcorps called Riders of the Storyboard. The post Projection-mapped Immersive Theater Shows the Future of Live AR Performances appeared first on Road to VR.

SIGGRAPH 2018 Expands Its VR Showcase With New ‘Immersive Pavilion’ In Vancouver

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In line with this year’s explosion of talent in virtual and augmented reality, SIGGRAPH 2018 has chosen to expand its focus on VR, AR, and MR by introducing the Immersive Pavilion. Why are we unveiling the Immersive Pavilion in Vancouver?”

Indie Project ‘Tinker Pilot’ Aims for Deep Immersion with Highly Customizable VR Cockpits

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They’re also building a Unity software tool dubbed ‘TinkerCore VR System’ that they say can be used to turn “any Unity experience into an immersive 1:1 VR experience.”

Valve Launches Free Steam Audio SDK Beta to Give VR Apps Immersive 3D Sound

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Realistic sound is an important but often underappreciated aspect of the immersion equation in VR. Basic stereo output works well enough for gaming on monitors, where the world is abstracted away from an immersive first-person view.

Vox Machinae Hands-On: VR’s Most Immersive Mech Cockpit

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It looks nice to sit behind some controls, it helps alleviate motion sickness, and for the most part people it really does sell the immersion. It sounds cumbersome, but what you lose in speed and finesse is more than made up for in sheer immersion.

Vive Immersive Labs shows how VR can make office life better

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A new research by Vive Immersive Labs shows how it can be fundamental to make our office lives better. Vive Immersive Labs has recently decided to verify if Virtual Reality could be used to make the life of white collars better.

Prologue Immersive Introduces Spatialand VR Interface

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This year, Prologue Immersive has done just that — they have actualized an elegant, fully functional VR interface. A beautiful new design ecosystem; Spatialand is a revolutionary VR platform and toolset for enterprise, brands and consumers to create immersive content destinations. So what’s next for Prologue Immersive? Tagged with: prologue Immersive. VR Industry News prologue Immersive

AMC Theaters Buys Into VR With Dreamscape Immersive Deal

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Thanks to a new deal made by AMC theatres and LA-based virtual reality startup Dreamscape Immersive , six lucky AMC theaters spread across North America and Europe will soon be home to cooperative VR experiences that blend the line between games and film. Image Credit: Dreamscape Immersive.

Inaugural European Immersive Computing Summit Puts Italy On The Map For VR & AR

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An event that put Italy on the map for immersive technology. Italy is known for great food and design, but chances are it’s not the first place that comes to mind when you think of VR, AR, or immersive technology in general.

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Immersive Computing Platform ‘Envelop VR’ Begins Closed Beta Program

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Envelop VR want to pull your every day computing environment into the virtual realm as the company launch their first closed beta for what they describe as “an immersive computing platform that brings the best out of your PC while in Virtual Reality.”