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Sony and Apple Are Primed to Compete With Meta in VR Headset Market

Sony and Apple Are Primed to Compete With Meta in VR Headset Market

Meta, the company formerly known as Facebook, has bet its future on the metaverse, even changing its name. Based on the technology it obtained when it acquired Oculus in 2014, the company has amassed a massive lead in the virtual reality (VR) headset market. But a new report says that Meta will soon be facing …

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E-Learning Virtual Reality Startup GeniusX Closes .68M in

E-Learning Virtual Reality Startup GeniusX Closes $1.68M in

PHOENIX, June 11, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — In June 2022, GeniusX Inc. announced the closing of $1.68M in seed funding at a $20M market cap. As an indie development studio in the frenzied virtual reality ecosystem with a concentration in VR Education, the CEO & Co-Founder, Nick Janicki, says, “Our mission is to create experiences …

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Democratizing Reality: Designing for VR, AR and the Metaverse

Democratizing Reality: Designing for VR, AR and the Metaverse

Democratizing Reality: Designing for VR, AR and the Metaverse Courtesy of Refik Anadol installation Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/984304/democratizing-reality-designing-for-vr-ar-and-the-metaverse Architecture shapes our lives every day, but how can it be decentralized? At the core of efforts to design extended reality (XR) environments is a desire to make these projects more human …

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XR Immersive Tech Launches Its UNCONTAINED VR Attraction At

XR Immersive Tech Launches Its UNCONTAINED VR Attraction At

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 21, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — XR Immersive Tech Inc. (“Immersive Techor the “Company”) (CSE:VRAR) (FSE:79W) (OTCQB: FNTTF) was pleased to announce that the company’s UNCONTAINED Hyper-Immersive VR attraction officially launches with its first client. UNCONTAINED will be available for guests to enjoy for the first time this summer beginning on July …

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Study Finds Working In VR Is Less Productive, More Stressful

Study Finds Working In VR Is Less Productive, More Stressful

Photo: Gorodenkoff (Shutterstock) All the rich Zuckerbergs and like-minded tech bros of the world are convinced that the future is all of us living, loving, and working in a virtual reality “metaverse.” But a new study’s findings suggest that working in virtual reality will not actually increase a worker’s productivity, comfort, or wellbeing. Quite the …

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Meta Wants to Use Phones to Make Realistic 3D Avatars of Users

Meta Wants to Use Phones to Make Realistic 3D Avatars of Users

After putting nearly all of its eggs in one virtual basket, Meta is now looking for ways to make the metaverse a place that people actually want to visit, starting with giving users a surprisingly easy way to digitize themselves as a virtual reality avatar using just the hardware in their smartphone. Digital stunt doubles …

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What Alabama Can Teach Us About The Future Of VR Training

What Alabama Can Teach Us About The Future Of VR Training

Brainstorming. Virtual Reality Glasses. getty It’s not just Facebook’s headline-grabbing transformation into Meta that has sharpened our focus on virtual reality and its natural evolution to the Metaverse. By 2024, the value of the VR market is expected to hit $12.19 billion internationally, says Statista. There are now more than 171 million VR users around …

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