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Blippar Partners With Microsoft Teams, Tik Tok To Battle Meta In VR

If you’re a reader of this column, you won’t be surprised when I say sometimes things get weird around here. Immersive media can be a box within a box. Like using AR inside a VR experience. This week Netflix began production of “Squid Game: The Challenge Reality Competition Series,” as a companion reality series to …

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Blippar Partners With Microsoft Teams, Tik Tok To Battle Meta In VR

If you’re a reader of this column, you won’t be surprised when I say sometimes things get weird around here. Immersive media can be a box within a box. Like using AR inside a VR experience. This week Netflix began production of “Squid Game: The Challenge Reality Competition Series,” as a companion reality series to …

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VIEW Conference 2022 Reveals Initial Speaker Lineup

VIEW Conference 2022 has announced the first group of confirmed speakers for the 23rd edition of Italy’s premiere animation, VFX, games, and computer graphics conference, taking place in person in Torino, Italy, and online from October 16-21. This year’s event will see most speakers return to attend in-person, with professionals, students, and enthusiasts also encouraged …

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Facial Expressions Enhance Virtual Reality for Disabled Users

AZoSensors speaks with Arindam Dey from the University of Queensland and Dr. Mark Billinghurst from the University of South Australia about their research into using facial expressions to navigate virtual reality environments, making virtual reality more accessible for people with a wide range of disabilities. Facial expressions have been a subject of interest in virtual …

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Facial Expressions Enhance Virtual Reality for Disabled Users

AZoSensors speaks with Arindam Dey from the University of Queensland and Dr. Mark Billinghurst from the University of South Australia about their research into using facial expressions to navigate virtual reality environments, making virtual reality more accessible for people with a wide range of disabilities. Facial expressions have been a subject of interest in virtual …

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Talking Business: Step into the virtual world at Electric Dreams | Local Business

There’s a getaway spot in Longview that can take locals to new worlds without going far from home. Over the weekend, local Jack Pike opened Electric Dreams, a brightly-colored virtual reality arcade located at 1134 Washington Way next door to the Union Square bar. The arcade uses virtual reality headsets made by Oculus that allow …

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Chinese AR Glasses Maker Rokid Spurns ‘Immersive’ Shut-Eye Metaverses

A factory worker wears Rokid AR glasses for inspection. Rokid While funding for Chinese AI companies is showing signs of drying up, Rokid has managed to buck that trend. The Hanghou-based tech firm announced in March that it had raised $110 million from undisclosed investors in a Series C funding round. The company’s backers in …

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Shocap and Animatrik Present ‘LiViCi’ Hybrid Show ‘Carry Me Home’

Shocap has teamed up with virtual production and performance capture partner, Vancouver-based Animatrikand international contemporary arts collective The 7 Fingersto bring the hybrid LiViCi show, Carry Me Home, to Animatrik Film Designs’ motion capture sound stage. The virtual circus is slated to livestream globally and be presented live to audiences when the volume is converted …

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The Metaverse is Already Populated With Bad Internet Behavior

In Meta’s Horizon Worlds, a player’s avatar is force-fed a bottle of “vodka.” Report writers noted that it taking place virtually did not make it feel any less invasive.Screenshot: SumOfUs Video It took less than an hour for one researcher studying Meta’s titular metaverse to be “raped” after putting on the VR headset for the …

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