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ExpressVPN Survey Explores Immersive Tech in the Workplace

ARPost

ExpressVPN has conducted a survey of 1,500 employees and 1,500 employers to learn about attitudes toward immersive work. About a third of employees and almost as many employers who participated in the survey prefer video conferencing to in-person meetings. One potential reason: surveillance fears. Who Wants to Work in the Metaverse?

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The XR Week Peek (2023.01.23): Microsoft shuts down Altspace and MRTK, and more!

The Ghost Howls

Top news of the week (Image by Microsoft) Microsoft lays off 10,000 employees and shuts down its mixed reality projects This is seriously a bad period for the tech industry in general, and of course also for mixed reality. For sure, not having Microsoft backing it will slow down a lot of its development.

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Accenture, Microsoft uses Metaverse to Unite Decision-Makers

XR Today - Virtual Reality

This week, the World Economic Forum (WEF) partnered with Microsoft and Accenture to scale its Global Collaboration Village , a Metaverse space for international business leaders and decision-makers. In the report, the WEF surveyed 803 companies employing over 11.3 In the report, the WEF surveyed 803 companies employing over 11.3

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‘Microsoft Flight Simulator’ VR Support Heading into Closed Beta Soon, Sign-ups Now Live

Road to VR

Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020) for PC is getting VR headset support sometime around the launch of HP’s upcoming PC VR headset, the HP Reverb G2. As first reported by Eurogamer , Microsoft Flight Simulator is expected to head into closed beta sometime in late October or early November. DirectX : DirectX 11. VRAM : 8 GB.

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Big XR News from Sony, Microsoft, HTC VIVE, and NVIDIA

XR Today - Mixed Reality tag

Microsoft Mesh to Gain Mac Support, AI Integrations, and Content Sharing Features Microsoft announced new avatar integrations and usability enhancements this week for its recently launched Microsoft Mesh platform at AWE 2024. Finally, Microsoft revealed that the new and improved Mesh platform will debut for Mac in late June.

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Vive Still The Most Popular Headset For Developers, VRDC Survey Suggests

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Last August the Virtual Reality Developers Conference (VRDC) published its first report on the state of the VR industry based off of a survey for developers. gap in last year’s survey, so both headsets have still grown in adoption. It might take some time before we see big changes in these surveys. 8% think it never will.

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Survey results predict a surprisingly positive reception to Windows 11

Digital Trends

A new survey reveals that nearly half of a set of polled Windows users might end up upgrading to Microsoft's new operating system.

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