‘Bright future’ for AR and VR in 2021 and beyond, says Strategy Analytics

‘Bright future’ for AR and VR in 2021 and beyond, says Strategy Analytics

We expect that the launch of smartphone-tethered AR headsets is likely to be pushed back to at least the very end of 2020, if not 2021, effectively delaying our earlier anticipated growth in a consumer market for dedicated AR devices by a year.”.

Field Trip to Mars

Field Trip to Mars

They mapped every street in washington DC on the surface of mars.All reactions of the bus like going over bumps are reflected with the mars surface.The added custom audio to simulate the sounds on mars like a sandstorm the bus drives through.

A Raspberry Pi-based virtual reality system for small animals

A Raspberry Pi-based virtual reality system for small animals

The Raspberry Pi Virtual Reality system (PiVR) is a versatile tool for presenting virtual reality environments to small, freely moving animals (such as flies and fish larvae), according to a study published July 14, 2020 in the open-access journal PLOS Biology by David Tadres and Matthieu Louis of the University of California, Santa Barbara.

XR Companies Working Overtime – From Home

XR Companies Working Overtime – From Home

However, some XR companies and headset manufacturers have found the funds and resources to give back or have incorporated additional design features to meet changing needs.The company’s existing flagship product, HoloPatient, is an XR experience that allows medical professionals in training to interact with realistic virtual test patients in safe environments.

The Linux Foundation's First-Ever Virtual Open Source Summit

The Linux Foundation's First-Ever Virtual Open Source Summit

The success of The Linux Foundation's first virtual summit may well have set the standard for new levels of open source participation.

Is Reality Already Becoming Virtual or Augmented?

Is Reality Already Becoming Virtual or Augmented?

Instead of providing a fully immersive virtual experience, Augmented Reality enhances the real world with images, text, and other virtual information through devices such as head displays, smartphones, tablets, smart lenses, and AR glasses.

The Secrets of How IBM Maintains AI Leadership

The Secrets of How IBM Maintains AI Leadership

Let's talk about that this week, and we'll close with my product of the week -- a new powerful router from Linksys that could be a godsend for those of us with a ton of connected devices.

GitHub - fholger/thedarkmodvr: VR support for The Dark Mod

GitHub - fholger/thedarkmodvr: VR support for The Dark Mod

Head over to The Dark Mod website and download the TDM updater for your platform.Extract it to your Dark Mod directory and run the VR executable.By default, this mod is using OpenVR as its backend, so will launch through SteamVR.

How Pupil is using virtual reality to help take the hassle out of house hunting

How Pupil is using virtual reality to help take the hassle out of house hunting

He dropped out of school aged 17 before he could fail his A-levels too.Two and half years ago Marshall walked into the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors headquarters in London and had a meeting with the director of international standards.

BoxVR Developer FitXR Obtains $7.5 Million in Latest Round of Funding

BoxVR Developer FitXR Obtains $7.5 Million in Latest Round of Funding

FitXR, the developer behind the highly-popular VR fitness title, BoxVR, has today announced that it has netted itself new funds to continue helping the company expand moving forward.

AI Advantages in the Wake of the Pandemic

AI Advantages in the Wake of the Pandemic

Employers will tap technology solutions to help them face challenges such as adhering to new rules and regulations, monitoring compliance, and ensuring employee confidence and morale remains positive.For such large spaces with big crowds, technology to monitor for social distancing, temperature checks and mask compliance will be critical.

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PSA: Oculus Quest VR headsets are *finally* back in stock

PSA: Oculus Quest VR headsets are *finally* back in stock

It'll arrive as soon as next week if you place your order through either Best Buy or the Oculus website, but if those options sell out by the time you read this, Amazon also has it in stock with shipping "within 1 to 2 months.".

Half-Life: Alyx - Final Hours on Steam

Half-Life: Alyx - Final Hours on Steam

From the revelation of surprising canceled projects to never-before-seen images, photos and video, The Final Hours dissects Valve’s creative process and candidly explores the development history of Half-Life: Alyx.VALVE TIME: An interactive timeline details Valve’s software and hardware projects over the past decade – including previously unknown projects.

Tech's Role in the Future of Health and Public Safety

Tech's Role in the Future of Health and Public Safety

Telehealth services, digitization of healthcare processes, and smart technologies and solutions have improved operational efficiencies, public awareness, and quality of patient care in many parts of the world.

Turn your phone into an immersive AR experience with this affordable headset

Turn your phone into an immersive AR experience with this affordable headset

TL;DR: Interact with the digital world with the MagiMask and MagiTools: AR headset and tracker objects for $89.95, a 30% savings as of July 8.While there are many products to choose from in this category, one of the coolest options out there is the MagiMask AR Headset.

Must Read AR/VR Books in 2020

Must Read AR/VR Books in 2020

And these fields are already undergoing a massive transformation thanks to AR and VR.Thus, the editors of this book have decided to focus on the strategic role of immersive technologies in making education, arts, and museum more accessible and more exciting for users.

John McAfee Emerges With Private Cell Phone Data Service

John McAfee Emerges With Private Cell Phone Data Service

"It's likely that the Ghost Cell Phone Data Service provides a suite of anonymity services, but it's one thing to say you make certain things more anonymous and another to guarantee complete anonymity no matter what you do," Roger Grimes, data driven defense evangelist at KnowBe4 told TechNewsWorld.

Save 50% on Orion13 on Steam

Save 50% on Orion13 on Steam

Fight your way through a futuristic robot society using swords, stuns, and shields with a host of colorful friends and foes.Orion13's Arena Mode features endless waves of killer robots and a cross-platform leaderboard updated in realtime.Survival Arena with Online Leaderboard.

‘Ready Player One’ Book Sequel Coming November 24th

‘Ready Player One’ Book Sequel Coming November 24th

Ernest Cline’s breakout novel Ready Player One is getting a sequel on November 24th, which is slated to delve back into the massive multiplayer VR world of the OASIS.Released in 2011, Ready Player One casts a dim vision of the year 2044.

The Independent around the world

The Independent around the world

Launched in 2019, Independent Arabia is edited by Adhwan Alahmari and is published by Saudi Research & Marketing Group (SRMG), the largest news publisher in the Middle East.Its editor, Camelia Entekhabifard, is a commentator on Middle East affairs for titles including Le Monde Diplomatique , and has also written for The Independent.

Creators of Fashionable PPE Join Forces for Good

Creators of Fashionable PPE Join Forces for Good

In the midst of the global Covid-19 pandemic this spring, entrepreneurs Rebecca Cahua and Vivian Qu joined forces, skills, and teams to create and bring to production an innovative new product -- the O2 Nano Mask, a reuseable nanofiltration mask that combines a high level of filtration with unique breathability and comfort.

Magic Leap appoints former Microsoft exec Johnson as CEO

Magic Leap appoints former Microsoft exec Johnson as CEO

Johnson will start her new role on August 1, with Magic Leap saying in a statement that she will ‘draw on more than 30 years of experience at the highest levels of technology and business to accelerate Magic Leap’s growth and bring transformative enterprise solutions to market.’.

Amazon's Distance Assistant Keeps Workers Aware of Proper Social Spacing

Amazon's Distance Assistant Keeps Workers Aware of Proper Social Spacing

"AR can be a valuable tool and assist people to maintain a social distance, not only in the workplace but in any location, including airports, shopping malls and other public places," Eleftheria Kouri, a research analyst for ABI Research, a technology advisory company based in Oyster Bay, N.Y. told the E-Commerce Times.

Haptics-Heavy Wearable Feelbelt Completes Crowdfunding, Accepts Preorders

Haptics-Heavy Wearable Feelbelt Completes Crowdfunding, Accepts Preorders

Feelbelt is a German company that makes a haptic belt with 10 pulse generators.“Feelbelt is a device that allows you to to feel everything that happens to you in a game or a video in VR as haptic feedback,” Feelbelt’s Business Development Manager, Carsten Klippstein, said in a phone interview.

The Current State of Open-Source Testing Tools

The Current State of Open-Source Testing Tools

The published report is gleaned from 2,000 global survey respondents that work in functional testing, load/performance testing, or behavior-driven development.

Sfree: Tour the cherry blossom festivals in Japan through VR

Sfree: Tour the cherry blossom festivals in Japan through VR

And you too can now enjoy the majesty of sakura celebrations and visit some of the most picturesque locations thanks to Weather News, which has just released a compilation of free videos shot in 360-degree style.

DHS Brings Web App to Coronavirus Fight

DHS Brings Web App to Coronavirus Fight

Last month, the Department of Homeland Security, through its Science & Technology Directorate, released a simple web-based tool to help predict the decay rate of coronavirus in the air.The Science & Technology Directorate alone conducts experiments like the coronavirus airborne decay study all the time.

DUST - Sci-Fi Short Film "LUCID" presented by DUST

DUST - Sci-Fi Short Film "LUCID" presented by DUST

Come on Charlie, We're supposed to be having fun just got.which is why I want to sit down with you today, not just to check in on your progress but to offer you a unique opportunity because of our research and technological advancements in VR, AR and XR we are on the verge of creating a simulated reality.

Can a VPN Improve VR and AR Customer Service Experiences?

Can a VPN Improve VR and AR Customer Service Experiences?

It may be possible to give clients better customer service experience if they can see a virtual version of the representative.Would a VPN Actually Improve Customer Service.Should You Use a VPN to Improve VR and AR Customer Service Experience.