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stuff.co.nz - World-class Wellington: Virtual reality company Eight360 takes vehicle training simulator to overseas markets
World-class Wellington: Virtual reality company Eight360 takes vehicle training simulator to overseas markets
Stuff

From a “weekend and beers project” to a partnership with the Defence Force, a Lower Hutt-based virtual reality (VR) company is now taking its technology overseas. Eight360 sent demonstration units of its NOVA VR motion simulator to…

forbes.com - Bernard Marr - 10 Best Examples Of VR And AR In Education
10 Best Examples Of VR And AR In Education
Forbes

Extended reality (XR for short) – which encompasses virtual reality, augmented reality and mixed reality – uses technology to create more immersive digital experiences. In my latest book, Extended Reality In Practice, I look at a…

forbes.com - Charlie Fink - Epic Games Buys Sketchfab, Welcome To The Zuckerverse
Epic Games Buys Sketchfab, Welcome To The Zuckerverse
Forbes

Click your heels together and say metaverse three times. The chasm between concept and reality here is huge, yet it's the word on everyone's lips. Mark Zuckerberg said it out loud. Facebook “will effectively transition from people seeing us…

webmd.com - Virtual Roller Coaster Ride Study Brings New Insights Into Migraine
Virtual Roller Coaster Ride Study Brings New Insights Into Migraine
WebMD

HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, July 22, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- Roller coasters race up, down, over and back again at breakneck speeds, but if you are one of the millions of people who get migraines, the risks may not be worth the thrill. A new…

medium.com - Professor Peter Madden, OBE - What Future For Our City Centres?
What Future For Our City Centres?
Medium

In recent years, our city centres have in many ways been a success-story. They've seen amazing new cultural offers, retail led-regeneration, people moving back to live in the middle of town. City centres also face structural challenges. Online…

venturebeat.com - Dean Takahashi - I Expect You To Die 2: The Spy and the Liar debuts August 24 on VR platforms
I Expect You To Die 2: The Spy and the Liar debuts August 24 on VR platforms
VentureBeat

All the sessions from Transform 2021 are available on-demand now. Watch now. Schell Games said I Expect You To Die 2: The Spy and the Liar will launch on August 24 on SteamVR, Oculus Quest, Oculus Rift, and PlayStation VR headsets for $25. This…

impactlab.com - How Virtual Reality Unveiled a Unique Brain Wave That Could Boost Learning
How Virtual Reality Unveiled a Unique Brain Wave That Could Boost Learning
Impact Lab

As the rats ran down a short balance beam, stopping occasionally to poke their noses at a water fountain, their brains knew something was off. Inside the hippocampus, a brain region that documents the stories of your life, neurons sparked a strange…

cmswire.com - Kaya Ismail - 6 Tips To Improve Your Digital Marketing Strategy
6 Tips To Improve Your Digital Marketing Strategy
CMSWire.com

A winning digital marketing strategy can make or break a business. It doesn't matter how awesome your product or service is, if you can't market it, nobody will benefit from it. Competition is rife in the digital space with new innovative companies…

engadget.com - Devindra Hardawar - HTC Vive Pro 2 review: An excellent 5K headset for the VR faithful
HTC Vive Pro 2 review: An excellent 5K headset for the VR faithful
Engadget

The HTC Vive Pro 2 is a VR enthusiast's dream. Its 5K 120Hz display delivers the sharpest desktop VR experience I've ever seen. And while its design hasn't changed from the 2018 model, it's still very comfortable to wear for extended sessions. But…

uploadvr.com - David Heaney - Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook Will Be 'A Metaverse Company' In 5 Years
Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook Will Be 'A Metaverse Company' In 5 Years
UploadVR

Platformer's Casey Newton interviewed Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on his plans to make Facebook “a metaverse company”. If you're not familiar with the term, “metaverse” simply means a massively social digital alternate…

tubefilter.com - David Bloom - Insights: Netflix Looks To An Immersive Future With Gaming Initiative
Insights: Netflix Looks To An Immersive Future With Gaming Initiative
Tubefilter

It's getting a bit dizzying keeping track of all the ways Netflix, the O.G. online streamer known for ladling dozens of series and movies a month onto its subscribers, is busy trying to do a whole bunch of other things beyond video. The moves…

pressgazette.co.uk - Media NFTs: Gannett spies 'large opportunity' in growing market
Media NFTs: Gannett spies 'large opportunity' in growing market
Press Gazette

Local news giant Gannett believes there could be a “large opportunity” for publishers in the growing market of non-fungible tokens (NFTs). Gannett, which owns USA Today and hundreds of local news titles across the US and UK, recently…

3dprintingindustry.com - Hayley Everett - YouTuber digitizes 50 year old analog camera using 3D printing technology
YouTuber digitizes 50 year old analog camera using 3D printing technology
3D Printing Industry

DIY technology YouTuber befinitiv has used a low-cost 3D printer to turn a 50-year-old analog camera into a digital one. By swapping out the film canister of a vintage Cosina Hi-Lite DLR with a Raspberry Pi and its 3D printed housing, the content…

pacbiztimes.com - Jorge Mercado - Takeda expansion is latest coup for Conejo Valley pharma industry
Takeda expansion is latest coup for Conejo Valley pharma industry
Pacific Coast Business Times

Takeda Pharmaceuticals, a Japanese company with major operations in the Conejo Valley, will expand its facility in Thousand Oaks, investing $126 million to build out the manufacturing operations to support new product lines. The Takeda team…

uploadvr.com - Ian Hamilton - Superhot VR Review Bombed After Removing Self-Harm Scenes
Superhot VR Review Bombed After Removing Self-Harm Scenes
UploadVR

One of VR's highest selling games and an early showpiece of consumer-grade positional tracking is getting review bombed after developers removed scenes depicting self-harm. The Poland-based developers of SUPERHOT VR issued an update to the game…

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