S01 - E04 - Sci-Fi with XR (Part 2) by Mind The XR Gap • A podcast on Anchor

S01 - E04 - Sci-Fi with XR (Part 2) by Mind The XR Gap • A podcast on Anchor

In this episode, we discuss about Immersive Learning/Training and why is so entangled with XR technologies.In our “latest news” section, we give our views on the possible new PS VR controllers 👾.

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DOOM 3: VR Edition announced for PlayStation VR

DOOM 3: VR Edition announced for PlayStation VR

The Complete DOOM 3 Experience on PlayStation VR – DOOM 3: VR Edition is the complete package of the acclaimed action-horror shooter transformed into an immersive white-knuckle VR experience that spans DOOM 3 and both campaign expansions—“Resurrection of Evil” and “The Lost Mission”—for more than 15-hours of visceral gameplay.

Announcing ‘Song in the Smoke,’ an Atmospheric Survival Adventure Game Coming to the Oculus Quest and Rift Platforms

Announcing ‘Song in the Smoke,’ an Atmospheric Survival Adventure Game Coming to the Oculus Quest and Rift Platforms

Today, developer 17-BIT is back and ready to whet our appetites with a first look at its next VR title: survival adventure game Song in the Smoke, coming to the Oculus Quest and Rift Platforms as well as PSVR later this year.

Commission Issues Blueprint to Boost AI Prowess in US

Commission Issues Blueprint to Boost AI Prowess in US

Two years in the making, the report by the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence made a number of recommendations to make the United States a leader in the AI age.

Quest 2 Now the Most Used on Steam, Monthly-connected Headsets Hit Record High of 2.8 Million

Quest 2 Now the Most Used on Steam, Monthly-connected Headsets Hit Record High of 2.8 Million

The latest shows that the holiday surge has not relented, with February bringing Steam’s monthly-connected headset count to a new record high of 2.8 million.This makes Quest 2 the most used VR headset on Steam in February, besting the 21.58% share held by Rift S.

Arizona Sunshine Guide: How to beat the first Level on Hardcore mode (The Bridge)

Arizona Sunshine Guide: How to beat the first Level on Hardcore mode (The Bridge)

Watch out for other zombies following you, and try shooting them or wait until they reach the scaffolding and kill them with your collected objects.

Oracle Launches Version 21c

Oracle Launches Version 21c

In the recent past, lost market share, technology hiccups, and a minor rebellion among users over pricing and related policies aimed at Oracle, helped to launch a new generation of databases from startups and well-heeled competitors like Amazon.

Could Nvidia CloudXR Be the Future of VR?

Could Nvidia CloudXR Be the Future of VR?

Nvidia CloudXR promises to beam high-end extended reality visuals directly into your headset from across the internet.CloudXR also relies on some very clever virtualization technology, which lets VR applications running in the cloud make maximum use of the hardware resources that are available.

120Hz Beta support for Oculus Quest 2 planned for March release

120Hz Beta support for Oculus Quest 2 planned for March release

An experimental update for the release of 120Hz support for Oculus Quest 2 headsets has been given the confidence of MEDIUM for March 2021.The upcoming three-month roadmap for Oculus Quest 2 updates.

SYNTHSPACE on Steam

SYNTHSPACE on Steam

We have a good selection of modules done and there's a good deal of fun to be had!” Will this software be priced differently during and after Early Access?

Virtual Fortress 2 (TF2 VR Mod)

Virtual Fortress 2 (TF2 VR Mod)

Currently, we haven't been able to get multiplayer to work yet but we have Full VR, motion controls and all the official TF2 maps ready for you to explore on your own!Because this is SteamVR, you should be able to edit the bindings yourself if they don't yet work for your controllers.

Celebrate the Three-Year Anniversary of ‘Moss’ with a 35% Off Sale

Celebrate the Three-Year Anniversary of ‘Moss’ with a 35% Off Sale

Action-adventure puzzle game Moss has been delighting players for three years now, and developer Polyarc is ready to celebrate with an anniversary sale!Polyarc is excited to further grow our community and share this lovingly crafted, fairytale adventure with more players as we launch our Anniversary Sale.”.

‘Star Wars Pinball VR’ Brings ‘The Mandalorian’ and More to Oculus Quest April 29

‘Star Wars Pinball VR’ Brings ‘The Mandalorian’ and More to Oculus Quest April 29

Star Wars Pinball VR lets players interact with their favorite iconic characters, challenge their friends, relive some of the greatest moments in the Star Wars galaxy, and build the ultimate fan cave—and it’s coming to the Oculus Quest Platform, PSVR, and SteamVR on April 29.Star Wars Pinball VR will launch with eight tables, including two brand-new tables, one based on the first season of The Mandalorian, and the Classic Collectibles table, which celebrates Star Wars action figures.

SteamVR Update Brings Full Support for OpenXR 1.0, A Huge Step for the Open Standard

SteamVR Update Brings Full Support for OpenXR 1.0, A Huge Step for the Open Standard

The latest update to SteamVR, version 1.16, now includes full support for OpenXR 1.0, the widely backed industry standard which aims to make cross-platform VR development easier by allowing developers to build around a single API rather than porting their apps to many different APIs for different headsets.

Magnetic Charging Stand For Valve Index

Magnetic Charging Stand For Valve Index

The correct charging cables are provided to work with the base properly if you chose that option at checkout (NOTE: IF YOU CHOOSE WITHOUT CABLE AT CHECKOUT THEN NO MAGNETIC CABLE IS INCLUDED).

Rockstar Starts Production on AAA Open-world VR Title

Rockstar Starts Production on AAA Open-world VR Title

Video Games Deluxe, a Sydney, Australia-based studio working exclusively with Rockstar, released word via LinkedIn recently, stating that the company is currently hiring staff to build the VR game.

Next-Gen VR Dev Kits for PS5 Shipping Soon with “completely new VR format”

Next-Gen VR Dev Kits for PS5 Shipping Soon with “completely new VR format”

In an interview with GQ, Sony Interactive Entertainment CEO Jim Ryan says dev kit headsets are close to landing in the hands of developers.Considering however that dev kits are “about to go out,” Ryan reveals, it’s likely many of the most important bits are already baked in.

PlayStation's commitment is a huge boost to the VR market | Opinion

PlayStation's commitment is a huge boost to the VR market | Opinion

PlayStation's commitment is a huge boost to the VR market | Opinion Far from being a distraction to PlayStation's core strategy, VR is very much a part of it.But PlayStation committing to virtual reality for the new console generation is good news for the entire VR industry.

Make Custom VRChat Avatars From a Selfie With Ready Player Me

Make Custom VRChat Avatars From a Selfie With Ready Player Me

Create your personal avatar from a photo, upload it to VRChat, and join the rest of the community on PC or Oculus Quest.Accessible with or without a VR headset on PC and Oculus Quest, creators can build and publish custom content to the platform using the VRChat SDK.

PlayStation’s Jim Ryan: ‘We’re making a completely new VR format for PS5’

PlayStation’s Jim Ryan: ‘We’re making a completely new VR format for PS5’

We’re very excited by it and we think that people who are going to make VR games for our new VR system are going to be very excited too.

Sony announces that a new VR headset is coming for PS5, but not in 2021

Sony announces that a new VR headset is coming for PS5, but not in 2021

In a blog post published on PlayStation Blog, Hideaki Nishino , Senior Vice President, Platform Planning & Management at Sony Interactive Entertainment, has announced that a new PSVR headset is coming for PS5, but not this year.

Silver Sparrow Malware Hatched on 30,000 Macs

Silver Sparrow Malware Hatched on 30,000 Macs

Although researchers at Malwarebytes have identified 29,139 macOS endpoints infected by Silver Sparrow, many more machines could be hit by the malicious software, maintained Tony Anscombe, chief security evangelist at Eset.

February 2021 VR Final Newsletter: Games for All

February 2021 VR Final Newsletter: Games for All

That said, some big studio things on the Quest store are just straight up bad, everything is overpriced, and it forces indie developers to utilize sideloading for their apps, which always feels sketchy and never feels encouraged; App Lab changes that.

New clip shows the passthrough AR system of the upcoming LYNX-R1

New clip shows the passthrough AR system of the upcoming LYNX-R1

The view that is shown in the above clip is not the transparent lens of a headset like Microsoft’s HoloLens 2, rather it is the cameras view that has been altered by software to be viewable in VR.

Lynx Reveals First Through-the-lens Footage of R-1 Mixed Reality Headset

Lynx Reveals First Through-the-lens Footage of R-1 Mixed Reality Headset

Indeed, in the footage there’s really no telling that there’s an eye-tracking camera hidden directly in the center of the lens, though it’s possible to see some artifacts from the four prisms that come together to present a singular image.

Researchers Repurpose Drugs to Fight COVID in Elderly

Researchers Repurpose Drugs to Fight COVID in Elderly

Researchers have discovered a way to identify existing drugs that can be potentially repurposed to fight COVID-19 in the elderly.To identify potential repurposing candidates, the researchers turned to machine learning to identify changes in gene expression in lung cells caused by both the disease and aging.

John Carmack: Oculus Facebook acquisition "the correct thing"

John Carmack: Oculus Facebook acquisition "the correct thing"

Now, in a blog comment posted on Hacker News, Carmack has given us a bit of a peak behind the curtain of the Facebook Oculus acquisition.

Gather Your Party: Introducing Multi-User and App Sharing on Oculus Quest

Gather Your Party: Introducing Multi-User and App Sharing on Oculus Quest

Today, we will begin rolling out (as experimental features) two long-requested additions to Oculus Quest: Multi-User accounts and App Sharing.With Multi-User and App Sharing, you'll be able to log multiple accounts into a single headset, and share Oculus Store apps you’ve purchased with those additional accounts.

Practicing Productivity to Empower the Workforce

Practicing Productivity to Empower the Workforce

"The results provide clarity into which productivity method works best for you based on your unique strengths, challenges and goals, and then offers helpful information and tips to better suit your working style," Salihefendić explained to the E-Commerce Times.