Smart Device Life Cycles Can Pull the Plug on Security

Smart Device Life Cycles Can Pull the Plug on Security

One out of three households in the United States with broadband connections owns at least one smart home device, and interactive security systems that allow remote connection and control capabilities are installed in 20 percent of these households, research firm Park Associates reports.

'Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge' VR delivers what Disney’s theme parks can’t

'Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge' VR delivers what Disney’s theme parks can’t

If you go into Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge, the latest VR co-production from Lucasfilm’s ILMxLab and Facebook’s Oculus, thinking you’ll be just fine handling blaster shoot-outs by your lonesome, you’ll quickly become acquainted with death.

City of Kelowna replicates city in Minecraft virtual world

City of Kelowna replicates city in Minecraft virtual world

Minecraft is an open 3D-world game that can be used to create custom environments and landscapes, much like an online version of Lego.“Cities collect geospatial data on lots of things — from public facilities to the terrain that makes our city unique,” said Jazz Pabla, City of Kelowna’s information services director.

Hinge - New VR Horror Game Gets New Gameplay Trailer – GameScoutr

Hinge - New VR Horror Game Gets New Gameplay Trailer – GameScoutr

HINGE is a VR, Lovecraftian horror game that seems to be set in a dark, nightmare-fueling building teeming with spooky monsters and creatures ready to give you a heart attack.Arcadia revealed the game happens right after the building’s debut.

Apple Takes Chipset Matters Into Its Own Hands

Apple Takes Chipset Matters Into Its Own Hands

The Mac Air, Mac Mini and 13-inch MacBook Pro are all being refreshed with the company's new ARM-based M1 chip.As Apple did when it transitioned from Motorola to Intel chips, it will include software, Rosetta 2, that enables legacy applications to run on the new Macs.

Social Media Upstart Parler Tops App Store Charts

Social Media Upstart Parler Tops App Store Charts

"They're definitely targeting a demographic that wants to find an alternative to the other social media companies like Twitter and Facebook," Mike Horning, an associate professor of multimedia journalism at Virginia Tech University, told TechNewsWorld.

AI's Potential to Manage the Supply Chain

AI's Potential to Manage the Supply Chain

That dynamic was not predicted, and supply chains needed time to adjust, explained Haq. Another reason is the pressure to please pre-pandemic consumer expectations, according to Harish Iyer, vice president of industry and solutions at Kinaxis.

Social Media Companies Top Data Grabber List

Social Media Companies Top Data Grabber List

One reason social media platforms collect so much data is that consumers allow a lot of their data to be collected, observed Liz Miller, vice president and a principal analyst at Constellation Research.

A Vision of the Future From Dell World

A Vision of the Future From Dell World

This year, they spoke on a new branch of engineering that is solely AI-focused, the blended technology revolution surrounding food production, how AIs were intentionally corrupted, and how music, math, and the Internet create new entertainment types.

Hotel R'n'R on Steam

Hotel R'n'R on Steam

Local pass and play or solo leaderboards - 10 Setlists makeup a varied selection of game types, from skill-based challenges to all out O.P. destruction to our own version of Prop Hunt “PropSquad”.

The treadmill from Ready Player One is coming to our homes soon

The treadmill from Ready Player One is coming to our homes soon

Since I was very interested in the technology, I have decided to contact Infinadeck, and talking with the CEO Kenneth Bossung, I discovered that the company is not only still in operation, but that has very exciting upcoming news.

Sensorium Galaxy Reveals New Details About Virtual Reality Avatars

Sensorium Galaxy Reveals New Details About Virtual Reality Avatars

Sensorium Corporation announced that it will be using photorealistic avatars of world-famous artists on its upcoming social virtual reality platform —Sensorium Galaxy.By using fully CG avatars of musicians, Sensorium Galaxy can overcome the current limitations of one-dimensional music experiences.

Offline Events Flourish in New Digital Worlds

Offline Events Flourish in New Digital Worlds

That’s why creating an avatar that truly embodies an individual and brings them into a virtual space is so important.Creating avatars that represent how we actually look to bridge one of the largest gaps between physical attendance and digital experience.

Understanding Layers of Oppression Through Virtual Reality

Understanding Layers of Oppression Through Virtual Reality

As the saying goes, “Never judge a man until you’ve walked a mile in his shoes.” Inspired by this adage, Cogburn and her team created virtual experiences that capture the racial inequalities that black people face at various points of their lives.

DRIVE-BY on Steam

DRIVE-BY on Steam

Drive By is an evolving world, each season offers content updates and a unique game mode to let you experience a new way to play in this huge living world.

Medal of Honor™: Above and Beyond on Steam

Medal of Honor™: Above and Beyond on Steam

In addition to the rich narrative campaign, you’ll be able to hone your skills in challenging combat exercises, go deeper into the history with award-winning short films created just for the game, and test yourself against your fellow soldiers in explosive, fast-paced multiplayer matches.

Bringing Affordable XR to the Masses: Zappar Introduces New-and-Improved ZapBox

Bringing Affordable XR to the Masses: Zappar Introduces New-and-Improved ZapBox

Solutions like Google Cardboard promise to turn the mobile phone into a VR headset – and actually do a good job for viewing, through providing virtually no controls.

AR & VR Training: The Future of Corporate Learning

AR & VR Training: The Future of Corporate Learning

With their unique senses of immersion and experience, AR and VR technologies are the next big tools to find use in the workplace of the future.Walmart, on the other hand, jumped on board the VR bandwagon to train employees in real-world scenarios with a pilot program launched way back in 2017.

HP Takes Us One Step Closer to a Virtual Tomorrow

HP Takes Us One Step Closer to a Virtual Tomorrow

One of those partners is Nvidia and its extraordinary Omniverse Machinima effort that allows a user to create a virtual environment using game resources and animate avatars with tools like this Omnicept effort.

Ilysia - A Quick Look And Interview With The Devs Behind The VR MMORPG

Ilysia - A Quick Look And Interview With The Devs Behind The VR MMORPG

MMORPG: On your Kickstarter page one of the regions you talk a bit about are the deserts in Ilysia and how the sands there work more like water, players will be able to use ships.Team 21 Studio: Players will be able to have multiple characters, to explore different aspects of the game.

David Attenborough’s Micro Monsters Comes to Life on Oculus TV Next Week

David Attenborough’s Micro Monsters Comes to Life on Oculus TV Next Week

Due to arrive next week on Oculus TV is Micro Monsters, a five-part series delving into the tiny world of arthropods.Created by Oculus and UK-based studio Alchemy Immersive, each episode of Micro Monsters with David Attenborough will examine some of the incredible activities these creatures get up to.

A Shopping Trip to Eklan Tor on Steam

A Shopping Trip to Eklan Tor on Steam

Explore the cliff town of Eklan Tor , located in the Hidden Lands.If you had a good time visiting this world and know someone with VR who might also enjoy going exploring, please let them know about this!

Castle Rock Beach, West Australia on Steam

Castle Rock Beach, West Australia on Steam

The game has in important focus on immersion and not holding your hand, your attentiveness and eagerness to explore will be rewarded with access to hidden areas and new features.The game also includes an immersive curated soundtrack courtesy of Chillhop Music, This is definitley one for turning down the lights and wearing headphones.

FIVARS Immersive Stories Festival 2020

FIVARS Immersive Stories Festival 2020

All Access Pass: If you own a VR headset like an Oculus Rift or HTC Vive, then, in addition to the 360° Theatre you will gain access to our Interactive Experiences, industry talks with content creators, producers, and programmers, and our Private Discord Server.

Hold Your Ground: The Walking Dead Onslaught Storms Onto the Rift Platform

Hold Your Ground: The Walking Dead Onslaught Storms Onto the Rift Platform

Today, Survios and AMC release The Walking Dead Onslaught, letting players step into the world of AMC’s hit show—and specifically, into the shoes of its fan-favorite characters, like the grizzled Daryl Dixon.

Virtual Travel Marketing's Cure for Wanderlust

Virtual Travel Marketing's Cure for Wanderlust

Virtual travel marketing can offer a close-to-reality experience, inspiring people to learn about destinations, dream about journeys, and eventually book trips.For a virtual travel marketing campaign to be successful, it needs to engage people as much or more than would an actual trip.

Oculus Quest 2 Faces Pre-Order Backlog, who will get it first?

Oculus Quest 2 Faces Pre-Order Backlog, who will get it first?

Earlier this month, Facebook revealed and opened pre-orders for the long-anticipated Oculus Quest 2.Fans all around the world are now told to expect delays because of the pre-order backlog.Customers in the United States are also delayed, with an estimated shipping date of the 3rd of November.

Hucksters Rake In $500K With Android, iOS Adware Scam Apps

Hucksters Rake In $500K With Android, iOS Adware Scam Apps

Since the app is side-loading its adware and not serving the ads itself, the bad app should be easier to detect, but it does lower its profile by limiting itself to only functions used by legitimate programs and nothing more.

KERI creates a super-high-resolution nano display based on the 3D printing close to virtual reality

KERI creates a super-high-resolution nano display based on the 3D printing close to virtual reality

A team led by Dr. Jaeyeon Pyo and Dr. Seung Kwon Seol at Nano Hybrid Technology Research Center of Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute (KERI), a government-funded research institute under National Research Council of Science & Technology (NST) of the Ministry of Science and ICT (MSIT), developed a 'nanophotonic 3D printing technology' allowing the production of super-high-resolution display devices with high-density integration of nanoscale pixels based on the 3D layout for the first time in the world.

Facebook To Discontinue Oculus Rift S Beginning 2021

Facebook To Discontinue Oculus Rift S Beginning 2021

The company also made the official reveal of the Oculus Quest 2 —a lighter, faster, all-in-one VR headset available this October beginning at $299.This is not only a huge win for Facebook, but it’s also a shining victory for the VR industry and VR enthusiasts all around the world, with 6DOF VR technology becoming more affordable.