Virtual reality

The pastor’s a wizard, and some worshipers look like cats: This is church in virtual reality

The pastor’s a wizard, and some worshipers look like cats: This is church in virtual reality

Tapestry53:52How COVID rewired religion Pastor Bill Willenbrock starts his church service like many others: with an introduction and a prayer. But take a look around, and things might seem a little unusual. He hosts his services in Night Church, a map that lives in the virtual reality program VR Chat, which anyone can also download …

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The pastor’s a wizard, and some worshipers look like cats: This is church in virtual reality

The pastor’s a wizard, and some worshipers look like cats: This is church in virtual reality

Tapestry53:52How COVID rewired religion Pastor Bill Willenbrock starts his church service like many others: with an introduction and a prayer. But take a look around, and things might seem a little unusual. He hosts his services in Night Church, a map that lives in the virtual reality program VR Chat, which anyone can also download …

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Augmented And Virtual Reality Headset Shipments Grew 92% In 2021

Augmented And Virtual Reality Headset Shipments Grew 92% In 2021

In 2021, 11.2 million units of augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) headsets shipped globally, according to new data from International Data Corporation’s (IDC) worldwide quarterly AR/VR headset tracker. During holiday Q4, half of the annual volume was shipped, capping a record year that hasn’t seen similar volumes since 2016 when low-cost VR screenless …

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Seymourpowell and Axis develop VR solution for spine surgeons

Seymourpowell and Axis develop VR solution for spine surgeons

Seymourpowell, together with Axis Spine Technologies, announced a virtual reality (VR) solution which allows surgeons to evaluate and develop spinal implants virtually before making physical prototypes. Medical teams can collaborate more effectively, while also reducing costs and material waste. Seymourpowell and Axis developed a modular system that surgeons can use to assemble a bespoke implant …

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VR Developer Builds VR Game Inside VR In Just 24 Hours

VR Developer Builds VR Game Inside VR In Just 24 Hours

“Yo dawg, I heard you like VR games…” A VR developer by the name of Quentin Valembois, aka Valem, is quickly becoming known for his experimental projects involving immersive technology. Whether it be turning his home into a location-based horror game or designing a VR sports experience using an actual bicyclethere appears to be no …

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I let someone else control my hands using gloves designed for VR headsets

I let someone else control my hands using gloves designed for VR headsets

Trying out haptic wearables at the 2022 Goodwood Festival of Speed ​​in the UK gave me the opportunity to immerse myself in VR games in a tactile and exciting way – my whole body could touch and feel digital objects as if they were real. That was wild and then, with some haptic wearables for …

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Meta Faces Backlash Over VR App Charges;  Deliveroo Introduces Ads on Delivery App to Bolster Revenue

Meta Faces Backlash Over VR App Charges; Deliveroo Introduces Ads on Delivery App to Bolster Revenue

In today’s ExchangeWire news digest; Meta faces backlash over charges on VR apps; Deliveroo turns to advertisers to boost revenue; and floundering consumer confidence delivers a blow to US tech stocks. Meta in hot water over VR app charges The Financial Times reports developers are frustrated that Meta has imposed fees on its VR app …

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