Microsoft Now Hosts Free HoloLens Demos Across US & Canada

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Maryland. Haven’t been able to make it to any of the big gaming expos (or you don’t know anyone with the $3,000 AR headset)? Microsoft Stores across the US and Canada are now hosting free HoloLens demos, so you can finally see what the hubbub is all about.

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Apple Previews iOS 11.3 With New Animoji

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According to a second press release , the following 12 institutions will be the first to offer this functionality to patients: Johns Hopkins Medicine – Baltimore, Maryland. Maryland and Virginia. In a rare step likely forced by the iPhone-slowing battery debacle , Apple today offered a public “preview” of the spring release of iOS 11.3 , including a new battery health monitor and other features. Notably, the battery health functionality will come in “a later iOS 11.3

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Adding Virtual Reality To a Roller Coaster

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The Six Flags amusement park will debut nine virtual reality roller coasters at its parks in Texas, Georgia, California, Missouri, Massachusetts, Maryland, New York and Montreal this spring. There’s a surprising factor getting developed for the roller coaster riders in North America.

XR in the Classroom

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In a recent, much talked about study at the University of Maryland, researchers found that people remember information that’s presented in an immersive environment better than information obtained from a desktop computer or tablet. AR+VR for Learning. By Emily Friedman.

Enterprise Wearable & Immersive Tech 2018: Magic Leap, Exosuits and VR Training, Training, Training

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Notable among them were AREA ’s ROI report, calculator and case study; an ABI Research report predicting that the AR hardware market will eventually diverge according to differing enterprise and consumer requirements; and research out of the University of Maryland indicating that people learn and retain information better through immersive experiences.

Langzou VR give us very interesting insights on XR education in China

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He summarized the concept with “the more you spend for a device, the more the associated memory palace is effective” And this is in line with what the University of Maryland has discovered, that is that VR memory palaces are 8.8%

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uSens to Host an Augmented Reality Meetup with General Assembly This Tuesday November 14th

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He also holds Master’s degrees from the University of Maryland, College Park and the Norwegian University of Science and Technology specializing in applied superconductors Superconducting Quantum Physics respectively. This Tuesday, uSens and General Assembly, a pioneer in high-tech education and career transformation, are joining forces to bring San Francisco an evening of discussion about how interaction with augmented reality will evolve in the coming years.