Virtual reality

From Sneakers to Hardware for the Virtual World

Nike and RTFKT, the digital fashion/footwear brand it acquired last year, are making headlines with their first joint endeavor into the metaverse. In a widely-covered drop on April 23, the two companies revealed that each of the MNLTH NFT cubes released in February contained a pair of virtual sneakers that mirrored the silhouette Nike’s Dunks …

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Mojo Vision’s Smart Contact Lens: Ready For Real-World Testing

It’s been seven years for Mojo Vision to arrive where it is today: a feature-complete smart contact lens in an internal prototype that is now ready for real-world testing and is the company’s first real candidate for a releasable product. Apparently, inventing the future isn’t easy. The vision (groaner) is huge: a smart contact lens …

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Rehabilitation Hospital of Montana incorporates VR and AI technology into patient care | State & Regional

EMILY SCHABACKER Dr. Jose Ortiz counted the minutes he spent in the back of an ambulance transporting him from Red Lodge to Billings. Timely treatment is imperative to saving one’s life or quality of life during a stroke. And Ortiz had at least a 60 minute drive before he would be admitted to the hospital. …

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Following Buffalo shooting, 4chan shows how some platforms are accountable only to themselves

Despite the role it may have played in the horrific events in Buffalo, the platform and its owner have not issued any statement. Links to copies of the graphic shooting video and praise for the gunman continue to pop up around the platform. This lack of action reveals a complicated truth about the internet landscape: …

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SXSW EDU launch winner Our Worlds bringing Native American culture to life through mobile-based immersive reality

Sign up here for LA School Report’s newsletter Take a stroll along the La Jolla Shores Beach in San Diego, and you might find sand between your toes. But users of the new Our Worlds app, winner of the 2022 SXSW EDU Launch Competition, might also find much more. Through augmented reality, they can look …

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Global Contextual Advertising Markets Report 2022: Market to Surpass $335+ Billion by 2026

DUBLIN, May 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The “Contextual Advertising – Global Market Trajectory & Analytics” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. Research_and_Markets_Logo Global Contextual Advertising Market to Reach $335.1 Billion by 2026 Global market for Contextual Advertising estimated at US$157.4 Billion in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of US$335.1 …

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Meta’s Clegg: Facebook’s rule book won’t work in the metaverse

Placeholder while article actions load Happy Wednesday! A big thanks to all my colleagues who did a terrific job filling in on the newsletter while I was out. What did I miss? Let me know: cristiano.lima@washpost.com. Below: Securities regulators probably won’t scrutinize Elon Musk’s tweets driving the company’s stock down, and another vendor sells data …

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Elon University / Today at Elon / Interactive Media students showcase innovate skills at Capstone Exhibition

During the May 17 Capstone Exhibition hosted by the Interactive Media master’s program, graduate student Alyssa Sandy outlines her project titled “Mother Nature.” It is a mobile social networking application designed to provide a community for pregnant women in the United States, focusing on the minority women. During their 10-month exploration of new avenues in …

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Some red flags around Google’s language-to-text AR glasses

By SA Applin 3 minute Read ​​Google appears to be working on AR glasses once again, but this time, it is showing a new feature that translates speech to readable text. At last week’s Google I/O 2022, the company Demonstrated an AR glasses prototype that can translate spoken language into readable display text. Google has …

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Final Agenda for AWE 2022 Announced, Along with New Sponsors Oppo, Snap, TikTok and Unity

Final Agenda Tracks Announced, awe.live 24/7/365 Online for Virtual Attendees, John RiccitielloCEO of Unity and Hugo Swart of Qualcomm Confirmed as Keynote Speakers NEW YORK, May 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Augmented World Expo (AWE), the leading series of worldwide events focused exclusively on the business of Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR) and Mixed Reality …

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