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Modern Warfare 2 to Feature Exclusive PS VR2 Experience; Killzone VR Also Rumored

Sony has just confirmed that the next State of Play showcase, due to air on Thursday, June 2nd, will include ‘a sneak peek at several games in development for PS VR2’. On the heels of this news, Ralph Valve shared a rumor that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 will feature an exclusive (and free) …

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Meta is testing end-to-end encryption for Quest's VR Messenger app

Meta is testing end-to-end encryption for Quest’s VR Messenger app

Meta has been on a multiyear push with Messenger’s end-to-end encryption (E2EE) features, and it’s now starting to test E2EE messaging with its Quest VR quest headsets. With the new v40 software update, Meta is testing optional E2EE for one-on-one messages and calls in VR, according to a blog post, though it’s unclear how many …

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Cloud tourism offers a convenient alternative for sightseers in China - Travel

Cloud tourism offers a convenient alternative for sightseers in China – Travel

Two women from a mountainous village in Sichuan province livestream to showcase their hometown”s charm. [Photo/Xinhua] As many people’s travel plans were disrupted by COVID-19, “cloud tourism” has gained in popularity in China. “Cloud tourism” refers to a form of travel that depends on advanced technologies such as 5G and virtual reality. These technologies enable …

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Cardinal Richelieu foresees Russia's victory in Ukraine

Cardinal Richelieu foresees Russia’s victory in Ukraine

NEW YORK – The custom-built Oculus headset delivered to my door by a hooded monk seemed to malfunction. The palace on the Place de Vosges appeared once again in the Metaverse but in black and white rather than bright cartoon colors, with less furniture and fewer objects d’art, with drab walls unadorned by the paintings …

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Report Details Apple MR Headset Design Challenges & Internal Hurdles – Road to VR

Report Details Apple MR Headset Design Challenges & Internal Hurdles – Road to VR

Apple is a notorious black box when it comes to internal projects, although sometimes details based on supply chain rumors shed a slider of light on what might be happening with the company’s AR/VR headset behind closed doors. Much less common coming from Apple are direct internal leaks, however a report from The Information …

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The Apple Car Could Feature VR Technology And No Windows

Who needs windows when you have VR? *UPDATE [5/18/22]: The article has been updated to correct information regarding the patent’s publishing date.* It was back in 2014 that Apple first began the development of its own automotive vehicle. After years of radio silence, reports began circulating that the company had switched gears and was now …

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China's inland rides waves of innovation, new opportunities

China’s inland rides waves of innovation, new opportunities

A visitor experiences Huawei VR Glass set during an expo for virtual reality and augmented reality devices in Nanchang, Jiangxi province. [Photo provided to China Daily] Coastal regions not the only stars when it comes to R&D, development An interesting shift is going on in China that many have failed to notice. The nation has …

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3D Puzzle Game Shores of Loci Comes to Quest 2 & SteamVR Next Week

3D Puzzle Game Shores of Loci Comes to Quest 2 & SteamVR Next Week

First time VR studio MikeTeevee is soon to release Shores of Loci, a 3D puzzle game backed by gorgeous and fantastical visuals. The game is set for an Early Access release on Quest 2 via App Lab and SteamVR on May 24th. Though production company MikeTeevee has been around since 2011, the studio has …

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Virtual livestreamers a new trend

Virtual livestreamers a new trend

LI MIN/CHINA DAILY Virtual people are characters developed with the help of artificial intelligence (AI) that bears close resemblance to humans but are powered by advanced animation technology. Virtual idols, teachers, customer assistants and other characters are becoming a part of real life. The term virtual people is typically used by graphic designers modeling the …

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Keep calm and carry on: Virtual reality helps

Keep calm and carry on: Virtual reality helps

image: NUS Medicine and Nursing students experience the virtual reality programme view more Credit: NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine Caring for patients who are facing stress, anxiety and depression, or when physical restraint is required, is one of the several challenges that healthcare professionals face in the clinical setting. Compounded by the effects …

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