2022

The Apple Car Could Feature VR Technology And No Windows

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Who needs windows when you have VR? It was back in 2014 that Apple first began the development of its own automotive vehicle.

Meta and the next 24 months crucial for its leadership

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Meta is currently the market leader in VR, and no company does even get close to its sales numbers. The Quest 2 is a great gaming machine offered at a ridiculous price, and it has totally crushed the competition.

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Magic Leap is Selling Its First AR Headset for Just $550

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It looks like Magic Leap is holding a barn burner of a sale on its first AR headset, Magic Leap 1, as the one-time $2,300 device can now be had for $550. As first reported by GMW3 , Magic Leap appears to be flushing excess stock of the 2018-era AR headset via the Amazon-owned online retailer Woot. .

How Artificial Intelligence Can Reshape AR, VR, and MR Technologies

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Artificial intelligence is a versatile piece of technology that encompasses a wide aspect of our daily lives, including emerging technologies such as augmented reality , virtual reality , and mixed reality.

Who C.A.R.E.S.!? How Learning Got Its Bad Rap & What We Can Do About It

Speaker: Treion Muller, Chief Strategy Officer at ELB Learning

Since when has learning and development become such a negative experience with learners? Treion Muller, Chief Strategy Officer for ELB Learning, will introduce a new learning framework called the C.A.R.E.S Learning Effectiveness Model.

The Metaverse Is Dawning. Is AR Ready for the Light of Day?

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Though the metaverse is more often discussed in a VR context, AR could help unlock a more rich and meaningful real-world metaverse. What are the underlying technologies required to make it happen? This post appeared first on AR Insider. Contributors hide 2

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A VR Cannabis Store Has Officially Opened To The Public

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Chat with specialists, review ingredients, and buy products straight from the metaverse.

Holographic Tabletop Games On The Way From Catan Creators

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Are holograms the future of board games?

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Snoop Dogg’s New Music Video Was Shot In The Metaverse

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“Walkin’ though The Sandbox with flip-flops on…” Very few celebrities have embraced the growing Web3 industry (NFTs, crypto, the metaverse) quite like Snoop Dogg.

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Experience What It’s Like To Be Slapped By Will Smith In VR

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It was only a matter of time… Unless you’ve been living under a rock the past week, odds are you’ve heard about the now-infamous confrontation between comedian Chris Rock and actor Will Smith during the 2022 Academy Awards.

The Key to Getting the Best Out of Video-Based Practice & Coaching

Speaker: Micah Eppler, Account Executive for Rehearsal of eLearning Brothers

Join Micah Eppler from eLearning Brothers to see hands-on examples of how organizations are transforming outcomes with video-based training strategies.

Walkabout Mini Golf Is Evolving Into A Mini Golf Metaverse

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A new starting area offers new ways to socialize with friends both on and off the green. Originally released on Meta Quest VR headsets back in 2020, Walkabout Mini Golf has since received a number of major improvements, from new courses to expressive player avatars.

The 10 Coolest VR/AR Experiences From SXSW 2022

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A SXSW to remember with who’s-who in XR creative technology showing face at the fest for the first time in two years. SXSW was back in full force last week.

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Mojo Vision smart contact lenses are now “feature complete”

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We are one step closer to having smart contact lenses. Mojo Vision , one of the most interesting startups in the XR market, has just announced that its smart contact lens prototype is now “feature complete” , reaching a new milestone in its product development timeline.

Meta Releases UE4 Graphics Demo to Show What Quest 2 Can Do with Expert Optimization

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In an effort to help PC VR developers bring their content to Quest 2, Meta has ported Showdown , an old UE4 VR graphics showcase, to the headset as a case study in optimization best practices.

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Immersing the Curious Mind in VR: Why You’re Missing Out on Proven ROI!

Speaker: John Blackmon, eLearning Brothers CTO, CenarioVR® Creator

Join John Blackmon, eLearning Brothers CTO and creator of the award-winning VR course builder CenarioVR®, to find out why organizations choose immersive learning and how they've used innovative approaches.

Full Sail University to Create Virtual Production Studio

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We usually think about extended reality in terms of display. However, extended reality is also being used in the production of media that may or may not be viewed immersively.

The Virtual and IRL Verses of the Metaverse

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After unpacking our 2022 predictions, we return to the factors and dynamics driving spatial computing as we enter a new year. The latest report excerpt dives into the machinations of the metaverse. This post appeared first on AR Insider. ARtillery Intelligence Trend Analysis

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Minecraft VR Is Now Available On The Meta Quest

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Mojang’s best-selling video game arrives on Meta’s best-selling VR headset. QuestCraft is a standalone VR port of Minecraft: Java Edition that offers players access to the full Minecraft experience in VR without the need for an expensive gaming PC.

Conduct Your Own Virtual Orchestra In Maestro VR

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Beat Saber meets Beethoven in this one-of-a-kind music experience. Coming soon to PC VR and the Meta Quest 2, Maestro VR is a unique VR rhythm game that puts you in the shoes of a classically-trained conductor in charge of their own virtual orchestra.

Everyone Wins! How Games Can Improve Learning Outcomes Across Multiple Generations

Speaker: Stephen Baer, Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer of The Game Agency

Nearly 70% of American adults play video games. Stephen Baer, Chief Creative Officer at The Game Agency, will discuss each generation’s unique learning styles and identify game types that appeal to each one and improve your learning outcomes.

Hideo Kojima Is Rumored To Be Working On A VR Game

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Could Metal Gear Solid VR be on the way? Word is legendary video game developer and industry-darling Hideo Kojima might be working on his own VR game.

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We Tried Snap’s AR Glasses And Had Our Minds Blown

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Snap Inc’s AR Spectacles glasses are nothing short of black magic. First announced back in 2016, Snap Inc.’s

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PlayStation VR 2 Reportedly Entering Mass Production Soon

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Rumors are circulating that the highly-anticipated console VR headset could be available for purchase this holiday season. According to a report by ????008,

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Could VR Sports Be The Future Of The Metaverse?

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looks to revolutionize VR spectator sports.

How Digital Transformation will Bend the Curve of the Linear Economy Toward the Circular

Speaker: Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Co-Founder & Managing Director of SmartNations Foundation, Jimmy Jia, Venture Partner at Pi Labs, Fabienne Durand, Senior Advisor to the SmartNations Foundation, & Roger Strukhoff, Executive Director of the Tau Institute

The Carbon Zero, Circular Economy, is easily the most profoundly important result of digital transformation. Industry 4.0 has a massively cumulative impact on dematerialization (in all forms) and resultant decarbonization (both emissions and embodied) throughout the economy. Join panelists Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Jimmy Jia, Fabienne Durand, and their moderator Roger Strukhoff as they discuss how bending the carbon/GHG heavy linear economy to the circular is one of the hidden benefits of digital disruption.

Rumor Has It Half-Life: Alyx Is Coming To PlayStation VR2

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One “industry insider” claims the award-winning VR game will be available on Sony’s next-gen VR headset. Earlier this week, Sony officially announced the PlayStation VR2.

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Pico launches Pico Neo 3 Link: the first true Quest 2 competitor (in Beta)

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Today is a watershed moment for virtual reality : Pico has finally done what everyone in the XR community was waiting for with the launch of Pico Neo 3 Link , the first Quest 2 competitor. Let me explain everything you need to know in this article! Pico enters consumer VR.

Lynx Secures $4M in Series A Funding, Aims to Become “European Champion of Mixed Reality”

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Lynx, the French XR hardware startup known for crowdfunding the Lynx R-1 mixed reality headset , today announced it’s secured $4 million in its Series A round, led by social VR platform Somnium Space.

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CaixaBank and Imagine Show Us What Fintech in the Metaverse Should Look Like

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Spanish retail banking financial group CaixaBank is “entering the metaverse” through imaginLAND. This virtual destination and immersive event series is an extension of imagin, a “digital services and lifestyle platform” backed by CaixaBank.

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How to Train Employees 65% Faster With Virtual Reality

With a rapidly changing economy, Avangrid Renewables looked to virtual reality to develop a standardized form of immersive training in order to onboard and upskill technicians faster than ever before.