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Coca-Cola Creates Virtual Environments and Assets in Ongoing Campaign

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The result has been a series of immersive experiences including AR games, virtual concerts, and more. The concerts involved volumetric captures of the recording artist in a virtual environment complete with digital effects and backup dancers.

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Distance Underestimation in Virtual Environments

Road to VR

Academic VR researchers have shown that “people typically underestimate egocentric distances in immersive virtual environments,” sometimes up to 20%. This could have huge implications for architectural visualizations, but also for anyone making aesthetic judgments based upon the proportion and scale represented within a virtual environment. The post Distance Underestimation in Virtual Environments appeared first on Road to VR.

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Real Educational Content vs “Things in a Virtual Environment”

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The post Real Educational Content vs “Things in a Virtual Environment” appeared first on Veative. Aenean ligula nunc, accumsan quam, lobortis fringilla, massa. Maecenas pellentesque dolor.

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Mimesys Leverages ARKit as a Mobile Viewer into Collaborative Virtual Environments

Road to VR

VR remote collaboration company Mimesys has dreamt up an experiment which envisions mobile AR as a portal into remote virtual environments, allowing for quick spatial collaboration on-the-go, without putting on a VR headset. Mimesys has employed Apple’s ARKit to turn an iPhone or iPad into a mobile viewer that acts as a window into the company’s virtual collaborative environments.

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Niantic Brings Its Real-World Metaverse To Browsers

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This first-of-its-kind browser-based technology will connect the real world with the virtual world by anchoring WebAR (browser-based augmented reality) content to locations and enabling virtual objects to interact with the physical world.

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Glossary: The Metaverse and its Key Components

XR Today - Virtual Reality

Efforts to construct and expand the Metaverse were sparked by Meta Platform’s major pivot in October, which saw Microsoft, NVIDIA, HTC VIVE, Qualcomm, Google, Varjo, and dozens of other tech giants enter the race for prime positioning to build the virtual and connected world.

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Valo Motion Officially Launches Mixed Reality Playground ValoArena in the US

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When people turned to the virtual world to connect with each other at the height of the pandemic, MMOs and other multiplayer games got a boost in popularity. Multiplayer XR Games in Shared Environments.

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Serpent statue

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Explore a virtual environment with EON Spatial Meeting where ever you are with your friends and colleagues. XR Experience with Serpent statue in an airport. The post Serpent statue appeared first on EON Reality. Education2 History

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The Metaverse and Its Impact on Society and Economy

ARVR

The term “metaverse” was coined in Neal Stephenson’s 1992 science fiction novel “Snow Crash,” and it refers to a shared virtual space that is created by the convergence of both the real and digital worlds. Virtual tourism has several potential benefits.

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Hands-on with Microsoft Mesh: I handed someone a whale shark, and it was awesome

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Microsoft has unveiled Mesh, a cross-technology platform that lets app developers build persistent virtual environments. Computing News Virtual Reality Wearables Augmented Reality holograms HoloLens 2 HP Microsoft Microsoft Ignite mixed reality

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GameVRoom Lets You Play Steam Games In VR

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Fast Travel Games is launching its GameVRoom app, which will allow you to play all of your favorite non-VR games in your Steam library on a virtual screen using your VR headset and controllers. Create virtual buttons to control the game you’re playing.

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Enhancing Immersive Experiences With Spatial Audio

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After all, it is nearly impossible to recreate real environments into digital formats without satisfying one of the primary senses—the sense of hearing. The sounds we hear are crucial to the multisensory environment needed for compelling immersive worlds.

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Virtual Reality and Team Building: An Outlook

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These days, most folks have experienced virtual reality in some shape or form: it could be a Google cardboard, VR kiosk at a local mall, or an at-home VR headset from HTC or Oculus. VR headsets create interactive environments that anyone can have access to. Sponsored content.

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The History and Evolution of the Metaverse

ARVR

The concept of the metaverse, a virtual shared space that is created by the convergence of virtually enhanced physical reality and physically persistent virtual space, has been around for decades.

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Metaverse Photography: Can we Consider it as Photography?

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Photo by ThisisEngineering RAEng on Unsplash Have you ever thought of taking pictures virtually and creating your artistic expressions without an actual camera? People interact with one another through virtual avatars in the 3D simulated space.

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`Make Some Tea and Let’s Have a Horizony Party!`

VRGames

These talented people are hard at work creating exciting virtual environments with new ways to experience interacting in a digital world. Our weekly spotlight this week shines on the amazing creators and builders of Meta Horizon Worlds. From building entire villages, to crafting custom avatars, to solving complex puzzles—Meta Horizon Worlds has it all! The […] Articles

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What is the Metaverse

ARVR

XR refers to Augmented Reality (AR), Mixed Reality (MR) and Virtual Reality (VR). A metaverse is a persistent online virtual environment that incorporates a broad range of Internet functions. It is a ‘mix’ of Virtual and Augmented Reality technologies.

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Why is Virtual Reality the Next Big Thing in Online Learning?

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But e-learning isn’t perfect, and one of its biggest drawbacks is that it isn’t currently an immersive experience ; it takes place on a flat, two-dimensional screen rather than in the real world or a virtual environment where you can interact with objects and other people’s avatars.

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Webex Meetings Gains Metaverse Tools

XR Today - Virtual Reality

Vection is introducing “3D Frame” to the Webex application by Cisco, a service for conducting business meetings in an immersive virtual reality (VR) environment. Virtual Reality Collaboration Immersive Experience Metaverse

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Lenovo Unveils Mixed Reality Headset For Businesses

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The device can deliver full VR experiences as well as project virtual content over the real world. They need business-class solutions for the new realities of working in hybrid scenarios and virtual environments” said Vishal Shah, GM of XR and Metaverse, Lenovo. “We

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How VR Is Being Used For Counter-Drone Training

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“Operator’s solutions are enabling defence and law enforcement to rapidly train for these new situations in realistic, virtual environments. A rise in drone-based warfare highlights the need for counter-drone training solutions.

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Ballast’s VR Water Slides Are Getting A Major Upgrade

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Ballast VR’s new game tasks you with collecting as many virtual coins as you can while blasting your way through a variety of virtual obstacles. You move a small target around to catch coins and other power-ups by simply looking around your virtual environment.

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$100K Cash Prize Awaits Climate Change-Conscious XR Creators

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See Also: XR Organizations and Initiatives for World Environment Day. As an immersive, spatial, and task-oriented story-telling medium, virtual environments can capture ideas and imaginations like no other communication platform can,” reads the guidelines page.

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Hands-On with Magic Leap's Undersea, an AR Experience That Delivers on the Promise to Transport You to Another World

Next Reality AR

It's called Undersea, and its goal is to submerge you in a virtual environment that makes it seem as though your surroundings have been suddenly sunken to the bottom of the ocean. The latest immersive production from Magic Leap Studios finally got its debut on Monday at Siggraph, during which the company also released the app to the general public, so we took it for a spin.

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New VR Fitness App VZfit Helps Stay at Home People Stay in Shape

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What they need is an exciting and motivating virtual environment, which replicates the outside world where they go cycling and jogging. Either way, they can select any environment they like, from a sinuous road in the mountains to a relaxing tropical beach.

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Virtuix Omni One is a 360-degree VR treadmill to bring the Holodeck home

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A new home virtual reality treadmill could help turn your living room into a Holodeck, with the Virtuix Omni One offering a consumer version of the infinite-walk tech. Omni Pro made waves for its ability to unlock virtual environments for limitless exploration – regardless of the size of the room you’re in – thanks to its omni-directional treadmill system. Archive virtual reality VR

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New Year, New Goals: Hit Your Fitness Goals This Year With Immersive Workouts From FitXR’s New Studios

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The fierce immersive workouts show us that virtually everything is possible in VR fitness. To make the workouts more exhilarating and stimulating, users are immersed in a modern urban virtual environment resonating with bold pop, hip-hop, and rock playlists.

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The Digital and Fictional Universe, Metaverse, and 7 Key Facts you need to know about it

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It is simply a system of 3D virtual worlds aimed at building and facilitating social connections. It is facilitated by technologies like augmented reality (AR), cryptocurrency, virtual reality (VR), etc. to create a sense of virtual presence.

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NASA Needs Your Help Building A VR Mars Simulator

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Built using Epic Games’ Unreal Engine 5, the Mars XR Operations Support System is a virtual environment developed by NASA in collaboration with Buendea that simulates life on the planet Mars. Earn money helping NASA build a next-gen simulator for researchers and astronauts.

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Web3 Presents New Opportunities and Models, says Lloyd’s Fintech Investment Director

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Web3 and XR Many Web3 services integrate augmented, virtual, and mixed reality (AR/VR/MR) content. Nike Digital developed the service with Roblox, providing users with a virtual environment that detects user movement with a smartphone’s AR hardware and accelerometers.

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Hands-On: Hands-On with Magic Leap's Undersea, an AR Experience That Transports You to Another World

Next Reality AR

It's called Undersea, and its goal is to submerge you in a virtual environment that makes it seem as though your surroundings have been suddenly sunken to the bottom of the ocean. The latest immersive production from Magic Leap Studios finally got its debut on Monday at Siggraph, during which the company also released the app to the general public, so we took it for a spin.

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‘Legend Of Zelda: Ocarina Of Time’ Now Fully Playable In VR

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In order to move, BrianMp16 uses an omnidirectional treadmill to physically shuffle throughout his virtual environment. A new mod brings the classic Nintendo 64 action-adventure game to PC VR headsets for the first time.

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Meet the “XR-Land Metaverse” Imversed.World

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The line between the virtual and physical worlds will practically disappear as Imversed.World geotags XR lands to bridge the two worlds. Imagine attending a virtual London concert halfway across the globe or virtually strolling Lower Manhattan and meeting social influencers.

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Cool VR Arcade Games to Beat the Last of the Summer Heat

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Both physical and virtual environments immerse you in ultrarealistic surroundings and create a multisensory experience. Dive into insanity in a fully immersive environment as Zero Latency takes you to the exotic Rook Islands of Far Cry 3.

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Interhaptics Partners with Saarland University around the Haptic Design Challenges in Virtual…

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Interhaptics Partners with Saarland University around the Haptic Design Challenges in Virtual Reality (VR) Interhaptics and Saarland University ’s HCI Lab and UMTL teams are collaborating to study and better understand the process of designing haptic feedback.

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NVIDIA CloudXR Brings Porsche Mission R to Life With Augmented and Mixed Reality Demo

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This May, the Automotive Innovation Forum witnessed multiple attendees collaborating in the same immersive environment through a distinct augmented and mixed demo. Extended reality and interactive illumination blended the virtual Mission R well with the physical environment.

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Lowe’s Opens 3D Product Library to Metaverse Developers

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Lowe’s Measure Your Space and Holoroom How To use augmented and virtual reality to enhance the home improvement and shopping experience. Now, Lowe’s is extending the same support it has given its customer builders in the real world to the metaverse developers of the virtual world.

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