Microsoft Wins $22B Deal To Supply US Army With HoloLens AR Glasses

Microsoft Wins $22B Deal To Supply US Army With HoloLens AR Glasses

It's a supply contract potentially worth $21.9 billion over the next 10 years, Microsoft confirmed to CNBC .In its press release, the US Army confirmed its order of HoloLens AR headsets for its infantry and stated that the program is aimed "to deliver next-generation night vision and situational awareness capabilities to the Close Combat Force (CCF) at the speed of relevance."

Humble One Special Day Bundle 2020

Humble One Special Day Bundle 2020

This year, we’ve worked with SpecialEffect and our partners to assemble a bundle of games we think you’re going to love, including DiRT Rally 2.0, Portal Knights, Talisman: Digital Edition plus more!

Celebrate the Courage of Childhood Cancer Patients with the St. Jude Hall of Heroes

Celebrate the Courage of Childhood Cancer Patients with the St. Jude Hall of Heroes

Created by BBDO and developed by Flight School, St. Jude Hall of Heroes is intended to help St. Jude raise awareness and donations during the annual St. Jude Thanks and Giving® campaign—and it’s just one of the many ways the hospital uses VR to bring viewers inside its walls.

Echo VR Boot Camps Will Return on March 18 for New Recruits

Echo VR Boot Camps Will Return on March 18 for New Recruits

You can read specific descriptions of each Echo VR (Arena and Combat) Boot Camp lesson in the original article that appeared on VRespawn in January. If you’d like to participate in the next series of Echo VR Boot Camps, they will begin again on March 18.

‘Tree’ is a VR Experience that Grows Deforestation and Climate Change Awareness

‘Tree’ is a VR Experience that Grows Deforestation and Climate Change Awareness

HTC Vive’s “VR for Impact” and New Reality Company have released a VR educational experience called Tree on their platform Viveport. So, conscientious global citizens like HTC and New Reality Company are coming together and creating VR experiences to bring environmental causes like deforestation and climate change to viewers attention.

Golf Gets MR Treatment: vGolf MR Glasses Patent Finally Approved

Golf Gets MR Treatment: vGolf MR Glasses Patent Finally Approved

vGolf MR glasses also come laden with various mods and games for enhanced golf and game experience. Knowing Kudirka’s background, no wonder vGolf MR glasses come with preinstalled golf games users can play alone or with friends.

5G awareness is big in cities, lags behind VR and AI

5G awareness is big in cities, lags behind VR and AI

43 percent said it will be "significantly better" than 4G/LTE; that number goes up to 75 percent for people who said they're "very familiar with 5G." Probably recalling previous upgrades to the wireless networks, the response to the question, "Do you expect it will be easy or difficult to adopt this technology?" finally raised some red flags.

VR is a Social Awareness and Education Tool Placing Viewers in Perspective of Sex Trafficking Victims

VR is a Social Awareness and Education Tool Placing Viewers in Perspective of Sex Trafficking Victims

Sex Trafficking and Social Awareness NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth reports that a father discovered that a family friend and coworker was communicating with his children inappropriately. After realizing that his own kids and their friends knew very little about sex trafficking, he co-founded the Radical Empathy Education Foundation (REEF) with Kevin Reinis.

AI Can Now Manipulate People’s Movements In Fake Videos

AI Can Now Manipulate People’s Movements In Fake Videos

According to the research, which will be presented at the VR filmmaking conference SIGGRAPH in August, the team ran a number of tests comparing its new algorithm to existing means of manipulating lifelike videos and images, many of which have been at least partially developed by Facebook and Google.

Virtual reality technology opens new doors of (spatial) perception: Using immersive technology in the lab has enabled researchers to study sound perception in realistic settings

Virtual reality technology opens new doors of (spatial) perception: Using immersive technology in the lab has enabled researchers to study sound perception in realistic settings

At the 175th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, held May 7-11, 2018, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Stecker will survey his team's use of virtual reality and augmented auditory reality to study how people use explicit and implicit sound cues.