VR Community Hosts Virtual Memorial Honoring Popular Industry Advocate


” The post VR Community Hosts Virtual Memorial Honoring Popular Industry Advocate appeared first on VRScout. The VR education community says goodbye to one of its biggest advocates. If you have ever attended any of the Virtualiteach CPDinVR (Continued Personal Development) events on the Engage VR platform hosted by Steve Bambury, then you know the name Chris (Christian) Long, or you’ve at least heard his name mentioned.

HTC Announces First-Ever Virtual Industry Conference In Response To Coronavirus


In a recent Tweet, Wang announced that HTC will be hosting the world’s first fully virtual industry conference on March 19th through the platform Engage. The post HTC Announces First-Ever Virtual Industry Conference In Response To Coronavirus appeared first on VRScout. Alvin Wang envisions how conferences of the future will be done through March’s V2EC2020 conference.

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Customizing the Future of Industry in Mixed Reality


So it’s no wonder that industrial giant Thyssenkrupp elevators is predicting that demand for stair lift solutions will skyrocket in the next few years, especially as urban populations grow. The economies of scale in being able to make industrial processes that much more efficient are nothing short of staggering, and my next memo showed just how easy that change was to implement. It’s one of those cases that illustrate the unique advantage of the HoloLens for industry applications.

Facebook’s Sean Liu: we are at an inflection point of the VR industry

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Those in the industry today know this magic and connection that happens with the level of presence AR and VR offers, so the future we imagine is one in which we’re using these technologies to connect on a deeper, more meaningful level. . It’s a new industry and ecosystem, so everyone in AR and VR is learning things for the first time. One of the messages we shared at Oculus Connect 6 in the fall was how we see the industry being at an inflection point right now.

AR and VR Survey Shows Optimism in Industry


For the last three years, law firm Perkins Coie, the XR Association, and Boost VC have conducted a survey on industry attitudes toward AR and VR technology. Second, the survey primarily reflects the views of industry and enterprise – not entertainment. One reason is that the needs, hopes, and fears of industry are different than those of entertainment. Perhaps the biggest takeaway of the whole report was confidence in increasing adoption of AR and VR in industry.

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OpenXR 1.0 Specification Release Carries Wide Industry Support


An effort to standardize certain aspects of VR and AR applications gains wide industry support today with the release of version 1.0 “Valve is happy to have worked closely with other VR industry leaders to create this open standard, and looks forward to supporting it in SteamVR.”. Specification Release Carries Wide Industry Support appeared first on UploadVR. VR Industry News cross-platform khronos oculus open-source OpenXR valve windows mixed reality

Industrial Designers Create New 'Human-God Interfaces'

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A joint project between students in the Industrial Design course at the University of Wuppertal, Germany, and the Catholic Educational Institution in Bonn is bringing (sort of) high tech to the Catholic Mass.

How Augmented Reality Is Transforming the Restaurant Industry


The restaurant industry is increasingly using augmented reality to complement and elevate gastronomic experiences. Aside from empowering foreign travelers to order with confidence, AR applications are also reshaping different aspects of the restaurant industry. QReal’s founder, Alper Guler, discovered the need for AR in the restaurant industry when he went out with friends who weren’t well versed in Turkish cuisine.

VR For Industrial Training: Proof Points & Tips

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Companies across many industries have adopted the technology to train their employees better. More from AR Insider… The post VR For Industrial Training: Proof Points & Tips appeared first on AR Insider. This article is the latest in AR Insider’s editorial contributor program. Find out more or contact us to participate here. Authors’ opinions are their own. . VR Training For Complex & Dangerous Scenarios. How to Successfully Implement . by Albert Liu.

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Google, Sony And Oculus Unite To Establish VR Industry Standards


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 result is the Global Virtual Reality Association , a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the growth of the virtual reality industry by providing educational resources, connecting developers with necessary resources and much more.

How Augmented Reality Is Revolutionizing Hospitality Industry (From Inside Out)


Augmented reality has become a trend-setting technology in many industries. AR has risen as an essential technology for the hospitality industry recently because it allows it to improve the physical environments and experiences and hence the sales. Examples of Augmented Reality in the Hospitality Industry. It is high time now for the hospitality industry to consider building gamification apps to engage their customers. Guest Post.

CES 2020: Charmin Trolls Tech Industry With VR-Equipped Porta-Potty


The post CES 2020: Charmin Trolls Tech Industry With VR-Equipped Porta-Potty appeared first on VRScout. Jokes on them, I’d love to spend an hour in the V.I.PEE premium port-john. When it comes to bleeding-edge technology, not every idea is going to be an automatic winner. For every groundbreaking idea you see brought to life there are hundreds of unreleased products deemed too bizarre for public consumption. This is where CES comes in.

Ambitious XR Headset From Walker Industries in Crowdfunding Stage


What about Walker Industries? Walker Industries is … let’s call it “the startup’s startup.” While that funding campaign still has a ways to go and we’re an estimated month away from a functioning XR headset demo, Walker Industries founder, Herman Remy, reached out to ARPost to talk about his company and his passion. And, it’s a project for Walker Industries. Varjo. Oculus. Where do you expect the next great XR headset to come from?

EON Reality and YouCo Announce Partnership to Bring XR Industry Solutions to Italian Businesses


YouCo clients will be able to leverage the benefits of EON-XR and its industry solutions for as many people as possible around the world. EON Reality, the global leader in Augmented and Virtual Reality-based knowledge and skills transfer for industry and education, announces a new long-term partnership with YouCo. EON Reality is the world leader in Augmented and Virtual Reality-based knowledge and skills transfer for industry and education.

State of the XR Industry in 2020


London, February 8, 2020 — Over the next 10 years, XR’s potential across consumer and commercial to industrial and enterprise is huge. As we enter a new decade XR Intelligence has caught up with a diverse group of six XR thought leaders and compiled their insights in an exclusive whitepaper: State of the XR Industry in 2020. See Also: How Will AR and VR Change Industries in 2020. Extended Reality Industry Reports Press Release industry reports press release XR

VR Resumes Are Catching The Eyes of Industry Recruiters


In most cases however, the most engaging CV is always the most successful, which is why many developers looking to get into the VR industry are using the immersive technology to build some of the coolest resumes you’ve ever seen. The post VR Resumes Are Catching The Eyes of Industry Recruiters appeared first on VRScout. A brand new market requires a brand new kind of CV.

How Virtual Reality Could Revolutionize The Real Estate Industry


VR Industry News floored real estateReal estate, in a general sense, only affects the vast majority of the population when it comes time to move, at which point it suddenly becomes incredibly important. In today’s economy, people are often forced to move towards jobs or away from excessive cost.

Company Raises $30M to Make Programing Industrial Robots Easier With the Help of SteamVR Tracking

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Germany-based Wandelbots is leveraging the tracking technology for its TracePen product which is designed to make programming industrial robots easier and faster.

How Will AR and VR Change Industries in 2020


If you work in the retail industry , you’ll be competing on giving your customers the best buying and digital experience. See Also: Why Augmented Reality Will Be a Dominant Force in the Manufacturing Industry. Application Augmented Reality Guest Post Virtual Reality AEC industry augmented reality construction featured guest post manufacturing industry real estate retail training virtual reality

Halo VR Is Coming From Microsoft And 343 Industries


Microsoft confirmed today it is working with 343 Industries to bring its epic Halo series to its Windows Mixed Reality platform. Tagged with: 343 Industries , Halo , microsoft Facebook Twitter Reddit More. Featured Gaming VR Industry News 343 Industries Halo microsoftThe franchise is one of the biggest in gaming and a major driver of Xbox console sales over the years.

Bigscreen CEO: Facebook’s 30% ‘VR Tax’ Hurts The Industry

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Oculus Store apps must use Facebook’s payments system for any and all transactions. Bigscreen CEO Darshan Shankar points out how this makes it impossible for some developers to succeed. That’s because the fee for that mandatory in-app payment system is 30%. For that, users get the convenience of using their existing saved payment methods, and the peace of mind that no card details need to be shared.

Sea Shepherd's Web-Based Augmented Reality Experience Spotlights the Damage Done by the Fishing Industry

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Don't Miss: USA Today Deepens Story on Afghanistan War with AR Experience On Monday, environmental non-profit Sea Shepherd and digital studio Resn launched a web-based augmented reality experience that illustrates the issue of bycatch, a fishing industry term for animals other than the desired species of fish caught by fishing boats. Augmented reality's status as a new storytelling medium has already led to the reinvention of filmmaking and journalism.

How Mixed Reality Will Bring Us Industry 4.0

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Daqri was tested by more than 100 different companies last year in sectors from aerospace sector to construction, and this latest smart assistance product is an Augmented Reality industrial application for wearables such as smart glasses and helmets which supports operators with step-by-step instructions using text, icons, images, 3D models and animations to complete specific tasks. Mixed Reality for Industry 4.0 The post How Mixed Reality Will Bring Us Industry 4.0

HTC Helps Establish the ‘Industry of Virtual Reality Alliance’ in China


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Snapchat Is Helping the Music Industry Reinvent Music Videos via Lens Studio

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There have been enough music artists releasing Snapchat AR experiences over the past week to fill a small festival. Count them with me: Bruno Mars. Gucci Mane. Kodak Black. Missy Elliot. Imagine Dragons. Panic! At the Disco. The barrage of AR camera effects come courtesy of Lens Studio, which is also making the extra effort to draw attention to these Lenses via its Twitter account.

‘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. Using the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, users visit a series of iconic and gigantic industrial zones, like Hoover Dam, the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant, and an oil rig and inspect them in minute detail. Industrial VR is aiming for a release in early 2017. Tagged with: engineering , exploration , Industrial VR.

Global Virtual Reality Industry to Reach $7.2 Billion in Revenues in 2017

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In a new Virtual Reality Industry Report, Greenlight Insights forecasts modest VR industry growth in the short term, growing into a major global content marketplace by 2021. In its new Virtual Reality Industry Report: Spring 2017 , Greenlight Insights forecasts total virtual reality revenues to reach $7.2 Anticipating modest growth in the short term, Greenlight Insights expects the VR industry to grow into a major global marketplace by 2021, reaching $74.8

Climate Lawsuits Are Coming for Koch Industries

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Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison announced on Wednesday that he’s suing ExxonMobil, Koch Industries, and the American Petroleum Institute because the three firms deceived customers about the climate crisis. This is the first lawsuit of its kind to name API and Koch Industries, and it takes a novel approach by… Read more.

Video game industry sales soar to $3.6 billion in July

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Gaming News DLC gaming industry Ghost of TsushimaIncrease driven primarily by consumers looking to play games amid the pandemic.

Industrial AR Planning Should Be ‘Bottom-Up’

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This post is adapted from ARtillery Intelligence’s latest report, Industrial AR: Benefits & Barriers. Industrial AR is experiencing a slow climb as characterized in the figures we reported last month. Though industrial AR’s ROI is clear, prevailing resistance often overcomes it. This all leads to industrial AR’s biggest stumbling block: “pilot purgatory.” The post Industrial AR Planning Should Be ‘Bottom-Up’ appeared first on AR Insider.

A Candid Assessment of the Industry From a Leading Indie VR Developer

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What is happening with the VR industry? Unger suggests that the active attachment rates are the more important metric, but none of the major platform players in the VR industry want to have a transparent and honest conversation as to how this ecosystem is growing, how to best track and promote growth, and reflecting on whether or not their strategies are working. The post A Candid Assessment of the Industry From a Leading Indie VR Developer appeared first on Road to VR.

Watch: This Mobile VR Crane Simulator Showcases the Future of Industrial Training

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Industrial Training International is readying their VR Mobile Crane Simulator for the March ConExpo Event in Las Vegas. Last September, Industrial Training International (ITI) announced the development of a ‘VR Mobile Crane Simulator’ (in this case, the term ‘mobile’ refers to the type of crane, rather than VR optimised for a smartphone). The post Watch: This Mobile VR Crane Simulator Showcases the Future of Industrial Training appeared first on Road to VR.

How is Industrial AR Taking Form?

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This post is adapted from ARtillery Intelligence’s latest report, Industrial AR: Benefits & Barriers. operational efficiencies) have been validated through real industrial deployments, as explored in case studies later in this report. But before diving into deeper strategic analysis of all these moving parts, let’s level set on some of the fundamentals of AR in industrial settings. And what’s the projected market size for industrial AR? Industrial AR Flavors.

Varjo Raises $31 Million For Industrial VR Headset With Human-eye Resolution


Founded out of Helsinki in 2016, Varjo (pronounced “Var-yo”) is targeting myriad industries with a super high-resolution headset and software that promise to help companies carry out tasks that traditionally require a detailed view, but from within a virtual world. The headset can also be integrated with popular 3D engines such as Unity, among other integral industry-specific software.

Holo-Light Launches ARES AR Workspace for Engineering and Industrial Design


Designing industrial machines is a highly specialized work, where attention to detail is of paramount importance. This is why industrial designers and engineers need to work with computer models and analyze each part of their designs before they move an item to the production phase. With this AR workspace, the company wanted to offer engineers and industrial designers a powerful and collaborative tool that helps eliminate design errors.

RealWear Raises $17M For Industrial-Grade Wearable AR Device


RealWear has raised $17 million for its AR wearable device aimed at workers in construction and other heavy industries. We have targeted this for industrial use,” said Lowery, in an interview with VentureBeat. “We The HMT-1 offers remote mentor video calling, document navigation, guided workflow, mobile forms, and industrial internet of things data visualization, and it currently operates in 10 languages.

Location Based Entertainment Market Research Report 2019-2030 | Industry Report, Industry Analysis, Key Players, Trends, Revenue, Regional Segmented, Outlook Until 2025

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It also examines the role of the leading market players involved in the industry including their corporate overview, financial summary, and SWOT analysis.