Oxford VR White Paper Shows the Effectiveness of Gamified VR Therapy in Mental Health Treatment

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This is one of the key takeaways of the white paper published by Oxford University spin-off, Oxford VR (OVR). In the white paper, the pioneer gamified VR therapy developer shares the results of their own clinical trials.

Report: Immersive Experiences in Education

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A newly published white paper investigates the pedagogical theory and use cases for deploying mixed reality in the classroom. And exploring a few of those possibilities is what I had the chance to do when I collaborated with Microsoft Education to write the Immersive Experiences in Education white paper we’ve published at the ISTE 2019 conference a few weeks ago.

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Hand Tracking Wristband Brings More Detailed Hand Movements To VR & AR

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To announce their advancements in hand tracking technology, the SciFi Lab released a white paper along with a video detailing their work on its thermal camera tracking device. You can also access their white paper here. A wristband with four thermal sensors promises a more detailed hand tracking experience.

Tech Trends at #ISTE2019

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During her talk, Alice will share the results of some exciting research that resulted in a white paper: Immersive Experiences in Education, which will also be unveiled at the event. Tech Trends Editor-in-Chief @alicebonasio collaborated with @MicrosoftEDU to write a white paper on immersive experiences in education. We’re headed to Philadelphia for the biggest event in the EdTech calendar.

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Free Report: The Rise Of VR/AR/MR In Enterprise And The Workplace

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In the lead up to VRX 2017, VR Intelligence has provided insights on the future of VR, AR and MR in enterprise, in a free white paper report. The free white paper can be downloaded from here: The report has been produced in conjunction with VRX 2017, the senior-level B2B event for VR, AR and immersive tech, on December 7-8, San Francisco.

Amazon quietly announces major expansion to neighborhood surveillance networks

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Notably, Amazon failed to highlight one crucial detailed specified in the accompanying white paper : If you already own one of 20 existing Amazon products, you'll automatically be participating unless you actively opt out. Blink and you've missed it. Amazon, the powerhouse behind the Ring security camera network , is coming for your community. On Monday, the surveillance juggernaut announced a major expansion to its smart neighborhood effort dubbed Sidewalk.

Take Your Brain To The Gym With Enhance VR

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You can look at how Virtuleap designed some of the early titles in a very scientific white paper released back in January , which I recommend because, you know, science is important. Pump up those brain gains! Contrary to popular opinion, your brain isn’t actually a muscle. Though it does contain a bit of muscle, it’s actually a complex organ composed of cells, nerve fibers, arteries, and arterioles. It does, however, behave like a muscle and therefore should be treat as one!

Best of TAB 2017 part 1: the top case studies

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Over the next four days we will share the top white papers, case studies, RIM guides and blog posts. In a four-part series, we will be revealing the top RIM resources of the past year, as voted by your colleagues in records and information management. In this first part, we are pleased to share the [.] Read More. The post Best of TAB 2017 part 1: the top case studies appeared first on TAB Records Management Blog | TAB OnRecord. Hybrid records management Records management software

Digital Vandalism, in the Name of Feminism – XR News for September 4, 2019

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A white paper published by Microsoft found that test scores among students using immersive technologies improved by as much as 22 percent , with the effect maintained over a period of weeks, including increased performance on skills-based tasks and gains in knowledge, abstract reasoning, and critical thinking. Tired of waiting for the US treasury to put a female face on the $20? Because you’ll probably be waiting a while yet!)

Digital Vandalism, in the Name of Feminism - XR News for September 4, 2019

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A white paper published by Microsoft found that test scores among students using immersive technologies improved by as much as 22 percent , with the effect maintained over a period of weeks, including increased performance on skills-based tasks and gains in knowledge, abstract reasoning, and critical thinking. Tired of waiting for the US treasury to put a female face on the $20? Because you'll probably be waiting a while yet!)

BBC Bets Big On VR With Reality Labs Initiative

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Apparently, there’s something promising in these VR dalliances, because the BBC just announced Reality Labs , their new initiative to take what they’ve learned since their first white paper in 2012 and apply it across the organization. The BBC is no stranger to virtual reality. The research and development division of the media giant has been testing and experimenting with VR and 360 content for over five years.

Facebook Demos Prisma-like Augmented Reality App for Live Video

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One solution that Facebook is looking at involves the use of image-style transfer, which came out of a white paper published in Germany this year. Facebook is working on new camera technology that overlays famous artists’ styles onto your live videos. This feature was demonstrated on stage at the WSJD Live conference , but it’s not something that will be released in the foreseeable future.

Lyft makes ambitious pledge to only use electric vehicles by 2030

Mashable VR

Lyft's own white paper on switching its drivers to electric vehicles banks on a drop in EV prices and the ongoing trend of lower costs for electric batteries. Lyft is going all in on electric. So much so that, by 2030, every time you order a Lyft ride, it'll be an all-electric vehicle that shows up. At least, that's the promise company leaders made in an announcement Wednesday with the Environmental Defense Fund.

AT&T SHAPE: A Cutting-Edge Convergence of Entertainment and Technology

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” AT&T has been making big waves in the VR community in 2017—kicking off with a white paper published by AT&T Foundry that outlines the structural issues the VR industry will have to address before mass adoption can occur. Grab FREE tickets to the AT&T SHAPE , kicking off July 14-15 at Warner Bros Studios, by using discount code: “VRSCOUTS.”

Free XR Resource Portal Featuring 150+ Reports Compiled by AIXR

Peter Graham

When it comes to researching information on the virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) and mixed reality (MR) industries there’s a vast wealth of reports, white papers and more online. Beneficial to those working on white papers, research or reports relating to the XR industry, they’ll be able to find material on a range of topics and industries such as healthcare, manufacturing, Big Data, investment, monetisation and more.

The XR Week Peek (2020.04.13): iPhone 12 adds depth camera, StarVR One is back to the market and much more!

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It is white, it is elegant, and it features a blue light that goes from the back of the device to its top face. A consortium of many companies has created a white paper on the various XR collaboration and meeting tools, with some pieces of advice on how to organize virtual events.

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Enhance VR Wants To Train Your Brain With Beat Saber And Pizza Making

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Earlier this year, the company released a white paper on its work building these experiences. Getting fit in VR has proved to be a pleasant and unexpected side-effect of having fun with a headset on. Lisbon-based Virtuleap hopes fans will get their brains in similar shape with its new app, Enhance VR. Launched in full today across PC VR headsets and Oculus Quest sideloading platform, SideQuest, Enhance VR is a little like a VR version of Nintendo’s Brain Training games.

Charlie Fink Takes XR on the Road: EXRD

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White paper, detailing each device and application. Spatial computing consultant, futurist and author Charlie Fink has launched his latest venture: EXRD. Sort of a road show of enterprise XR demos, it will take place over the next three months in Los Angeles, New York and Boston. This is the right time for such a traveling demo tour, as the XR industry moves from blue sky narratives to a greater need to prove value. That excercise should be grounded in real tech demos.

Industrial AR is All About Product-Market Fit

AR Insider

As we did in a recent white paper with Re’Flekt, let’s examine them one by one, including the challenges they raise and ways to overcome them. This post is adapted from ARtillery Intelligence’s latest report, Industrial AR: Benefits & Barriers. It includes some of its data and takeaways. More can be previewed here and subscribe for the full report. Industrial AR is experiencing a slow climb as characterized in the figures we reported last month.

Augmented and Mixed Reality App Installs Will See a 170% Increase in the Next 5 Years

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According to the Juniper Research white paper, the top three areas are the Far East and China, North America, as well as Western Europe. Augmented and mixed reality app installs will reach 10 billion by 2024, estimates the latest report published by Juniper Research. Further, the report states that the key drivers for this growth are social media and gaming apps.

Reality Clash Creator Aims to Raise £1.5m via Security Token Offering

Peter Graham

“As one of the first games companies to have raised money via an ICO in 2017 and successfully delivered a blockchain-based game, as outlined in our original white paper, it’s great to offer investors another pioneering way to invest via a Security Token Offering.” Reality Gaming Group, the company behind augmented reality (AR) combat experience Reality Clash has announced plans to raise £1.5

Reality Reflection Announces Pre-ICO of New Location-based AR Mobile Game

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Reality Reflection , a VC-backed virtual reality(VR) and augmented reality(AR) startup announced on Monday the launch of Pre-ICO on ‘ Mossland ’, a location-based AR mobile game with decentralized ad platform. Mossland is involved with virtual real estate. Users can identify nearby real properties, acquire and trade them in the game.

Industrial AR Planning Should Be ‘Bottom-Up’

AR Insider

As we did in a recent white paper with Re’Flekt, let’s examine them one by one, including the challenges they raise and ways to overcome them. This post is adapted from ARtillery Intelligence’s latest report, Industrial AR: Benefits & Barriers. It includes some of its data and takeaways. More can be previewed here and subscribe for the full report. Industrial AR is experiencing a slow climb as characterized in the figures we reported last month.

Player One is Ready, When Do We Get The Oasis?

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The architecture of this streaming VR network is the subject of a new white paper from TIRIAS Research which describes the technology of streaming virtual reality over upcoming high speed 5G networks. To read more on the migration of VR to the cloud and the intersection between VR and AI, check out Simon actively works with many of the companies mentioned including NGCodec which sponsored the white paper mentioned herein.

Avoiding Industrial AR’s Biggest Barriers

AR Insider

As we did in a recent white paper with Re’Flekt, let’s examine them one by one, including the challenges they raise and ways to overcome them. This post is adapted from ARtillery Intelligence’s latest report, Industrial AR: Benefits & Barriers. It includes some of its data and takeaways. More can be previewed here and subscribe for the full report. Industrial AR is experiencing a slow climb as characterized in the figures we reported last week.

Otoy Wants to Make Light-field Rendering Affordable with a Supercomputing Cluster You Get Paid to Be Part Of

Road to VR

The company will offer a limited number of tokens, and, according to the Render Token White Paper , hopes to sell $134 million to support the project, presumably cutting off the supply after that amount is raised. Otoy has announced the Render Token , a blockchain-based currency that underpins a distributed GPU rendering network.

All the News Out of EWTS 2018

EnterpriseWear

Check out the White Paper that accompanied the announcement. The 2018 Enterprise Wearable Technology Summit took place October 9-10 at The Fairmont in Austin, TX. A number of announcements were made at the event—all great news for the future of enterprise wearable technologies.

Review: Paper Beast

Peter Graham

When Pixel Reef first revealed the bizarre world of Paper Beast almost a year ago, it instantly drew attention thanks to the aesthetics and story blend of technology and ecology. Since then Paper Beast continued to fascinate, VRFocus gaining a brief taster during Gamescom 2019 which raised more questions. Paper Beast gives you no clue as to what the hell is going on so anything you read about the videogame will be a spoiler of some sort.

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Digital Frontier: Where Brain-computer Interfaces & AR/VR Could One Day Meet

Road to VR

In contrast, Neuralink promises to deliver “as many as 3,072 electrodes per array distributed across 96 threads,” according to the company’s white paper , not to mention the added benefit of less-invasive, flexible threads designed to cause less inflammation than rigid electrodes. Notably, a co-author on that particular paper is Dongjin Seo , Neuralink’s director of implant systems, so it’s possible we’ll see some further work in that area under Neuralink.

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Bubbled and the vision of a decentralized AR future

The Ghost Howls

At the moment, there is an over-complication of explaining DLT (Distributed Ledger Technology) as we are still in the throes of the 2017 ICO boom where billions of dollars were raised on the backs of super complicated-sounding white papers, which caused many non-industry people to switch off from learning and understanding, instead focusing on the money to be made off ‘flipping tokens’ on exchanges rather than the long term benefits of the projects themselves.

All the News Out of EWTS 2018

EnterpriseWear

Check out the White Paper that accompanied the announcement. The 2018 Enterprise Wearable Technology Summit took place October 9-10 at The Fairmont in Austin, TX. A number of announcements were made at the event—all great news for the future of enterprise wearable technologies.

3D Camera Calibration for Mixed-Reality Recording

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Figure 2: The calibration target, a CD or DVD covered in white paper on both sides (to avoid interfering with the HTC Vive’s Lighthouse tracking system). The basic idea is to use a calibration target object of known shape, in this case a CD or DVD covered with white paper on both sides (see Figure 2), and to capture 3D images of the target at multiple positions and orientations inside the desired capture space.

The hey I got food poisoning and could not make it to Augmented World Expo today. Here is a list of the fun things going on.

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link] Tractica has released a new white paper assessing key use cases for augmented reality in smartphones and tablets, as well as new capabilities for smart glasses. AWE (Augmented World Expo), the largest and longest running conference and expo dedicated to augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR), officially opened its exhibition doors today to kick off the biggest event in the event’s 8-year history.

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Decentraland is a Metaverse Built on Blockchain

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Here’s a breakdown of how users can publish their first title in Decentraland: For more extensive information, you can read the Decentraland white paper along with other posts on the official blog. Decentraland unites two of the buzziest emerging technologies (blockchain and VR) into one metaverse…but what does that mean in plain English? These days it seems like the dream of the metaverse becomes more alive by the day.

The Tantalizing Promise Of Augmented Reality Games

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We have guys who’ve contributed to EU computer vision white papers. Is there something in the pipe legally, any white papers in the works, as far as creating digital real estate, so to speak? There are research papers on this. CES 2017, the big tech trade show in Las Vegas last week, was loaded with augmented reality smartglasses, which layer digital animations and information on top of the real world.

Combining the Best of AR and VR with Varjo's XR-1, featuring Niko Eiden

XR for Business Podcast

Then I started my university studies by drawing with a pencil to a big white paper. The human eye is a wonderful and complex thing, and it's a technological feat just to even come close to its natural revolution. Well, the folks at Varjo have created something that is pretty darn good at it. Alan may have trouble remembering how to say their company's name, but he can attest to the clarity of the XR-1's display.

The Down-Low on What You Need to Know (to be competitive in the XR field), with SuperData's Carter Rogers.

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We did a white paper with -- in association with Friends with Holograms -- we put out for free on our website recently. If you need well-researched info on the trends and changing tides of emerging tech to feel confident dipping your toes into the XR sea, SuperData's Carter Rogers has you covered. As their chief analyst, Rogers specializes in turning data into actionable intelligence, tailored to the needs of businesses who are just starting to explore the space.