Finding the Best Virtual Reality Headset Top 6 Tips

Finding the Best Virtual Reality Headset Top 6 Tips

However, it’s important to look at the devices games are built for, and how they use the controllers and headsets to best effect.Difference being, outside or inside camera headset tracking.

Microsoft Sacks Editors, Gives Jobs to AI

Microsoft Sacks Editors, Gives Jobs to AI

Some 50 editors working for MSN, Microsoft's news operation, have learned their contracts won't be renewed and their jobs will be performed by artificial intelligence software, according to multiple news reports.

Jack Dorsey and the End of Twitter

Jack Dorsey and the End of Twitter

So I don't envy the position that Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is in as he tries to figure out a way to do the right thing concerning the spread of false information and defend his company against an attack by the designated leader of the free world.

Ubisoft Is Hiring For An ‘Unannounced VR Project’ Based On One Of Its ‘Greatest IPs’

Ubisoft Is Hiring For An ‘Unannounced VR Project’ Based On One Of Its ‘Greatest IPs’

The job listings state the applicants will be working on “one of Ubisoft’s greatest IPs which will be developed across multiple studios”.Knowing Ubisoft is not only working on a VR game, but a large-scale VR game spanning multiple studios, is really exciting.

Medical triage? Deactivating landmines? Now you can train in VR

Medical triage? Deactivating landmines? Now you can train in VR

Says Sandra Marshall, chief technologist at Booz Allen: "There can be high travel costs, and the ability to collect metrics is less than ideal.There's a real need for improvement in training for high- risk jobs.".

Virtual reality beats blockchain as the hottest job in tech

Virtual reality beats blockchain as the hottest job in tech

Blockchain is no longer the most desirable job in the technology industry, according to a new report by the job site, Hired.Job demand for augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR) engineers increased by 1,400% in 2019.Blockchain needs to face virtual reality.

Hired: AR/VR engineers replace blockchain programmers as hottest commodity

Hired: AR/VR engineers replace blockchain programmers as hottest commodity

Augmented reality and virtual reality jobs are hot, with demand surging 1,400% in 2019, according to a new State of Software Engineers report by job site Hired.This means that AR/VR knowledge is the hot new thing, supplanting blockchain engineers, who according to Hired’s data were in demand a year ago.

Salary and Satisfaction Survey for 2019/20

Salary and Satisfaction Survey for 2019/20

This survey is designed to help the Games and Interactive industries gain deeper insight into salaries and satisfaction levels.Section 2 - Job Satisfaction and The Industry (4 minutes).Also, please be aware that the comments you make may be used anonymously in our results.

HTC doubles down on VR headsets and blockchain phones

HTC doubles down on VR headsets and blockchain phones

Taiwanese mobile giant HTC has announced that it intends to focus on developing blockchain smartphones, according to local news reports.As part of a major strategy change, the company will make further cuts to its team for the second year running but will continue to focus on developing new products.

FedEx Using VR to Help Train Package Handlers

FedEx Using VR to Help Train Package Handlers

FedEx is turning to virtual reality to better train workers and give them an idea of what they can truly expect with the job.FedEx isn’t the first company to use virtual reality to better prepare employees.

Peterborough employment centre using virtual reality for career search

Peterborough employment centre using virtual reality for career search

The organization is now using virtual reality to help job seekers test out possible careers.“It really helps individuals experience first-hand in an immersive environment what the job is really like,“ said Amanda Van Halteren, an employment counsellor with the organization.

The Democratic Debate That Wasn't: How Tech Could Help Elections

The Democratic Debate That Wasn't: How Tech Could Help Elections

I watched the Democratic debates last week and was struck by three things: I'd likely rather watch paint dry; the application of technology to improve the experience was nonexistent; and I'd bet that if the Democrats don't up their game President Trump will have them to thank when he wins re-election.

Valve ‘Looking Into Several Methods’ For Wireless Index

Valve ‘Looking Into Several Methods’ For Wireless Index

Shipping Index as a wired headset in 2019 could mean the company ran into technical hurdles with wireless, or simply that the cost was deemed too high. In March of this year, Valve laid off 13 employees , including some working on VR hardware.

How Artificial Intelligence Is Reshaping the Workforce

How Artificial Intelligence Is Reshaping the Workforce

Because it likely won't take a full-on economic crisis for companies to see the benefits that AI and automation provide, workers shouldn't wait for their jobs to be replaced but should take advantage of all opportunities to get retrained or to acquire new skills.

Indeed Report Finds VR/AR Job Postings Increase by 1314%

Indeed Report Finds VR/AR Job Postings Increase by 1314%

Most recently over the last year (Feb 18 – Feb 19), the site reports that the share of job postings per million roles has increased by 21.86%, but job searches have by comparison decreased by 13.48%.

Oculus Job Posts Point to Facebook-built AR Headset on the Horizon

Oculus Job Posts Point to Facebook-built AR Headset on the Horizon

For both product designer positions, Oculus/Facebook says this in the job title:. Business Insider reported in January that the company had moved hundreds of employees from their Facebook Realities Lab experimental facility to a new division centered around creating their AR glasses.

Oculus staffing up for new augmented reality glasses

Oculus staffing up for new augmented reality glasses

The product designer job meanwhile mentions that Oculus is recruiting to its team of designers who are “inventing the future of augmented reality and help define wearable AR experiences for Facebook”.These aren’t the only roles Facebook is hiring in for AR.

‘Vacation Simulator’ Review – A Relaxing Change of Pace Full of Familiar Whimsy

‘Vacation Simulator’ Review – A Relaxing Change of Pace Full of Familiar Whimsy

The game is pretty self-aware of this fact, and it’s largely reflected in the conflicts that play out between Efficiency Bot and Vacation Bot. In the end, Vacation Simulator is a little bit of both, and I personally found it more appealing than Job Simulator in that respect.

Vacation Simulator And Creed Are Coming To Oculus Quest

Vacation Simulator And Creed Are Coming To Oculus Quest

It seems like we’ll be learning about new games coming to Oculus Quest pretty regularly between now and launch. Today, Oculus confirmed that Vacation Simulator , Creed: Rise to Glory and many more games are coming to the standalone headset.

Facebook is Developing Enterprise Versions of Oculus Quest & Go

Facebook is Developing Enterprise Versions of Oculus Quest & Go

Facebook has been pretty hands-off when it comes to providing VR solutions for enterprise, although that may be changing with the entrance of bonafide enterprise versions for both Oculus Quest and Oculus Go. As first reported by Variety , Facebook recently published a job listing for an Oculus software engineer that details the company’s plans to launch enterprise versions of Go & Quest sometime this year.

Vacation Simulator Release Date Finally Announced (For PC)

Vacation Simulator Release Date Finally Announced (For PC)

“It’s a simple, powerful interaction that allows players to interact with characters and connect with the VR world in a very personal way.” As the trailer reveals, Vacation Simulator is comprised of four destinations. Tagged with: owlchemy labs, Vacation Simulator

Oculus Quest Enterprise Edition Coming Later This Year – Variety

Oculus Quest Enterprise Edition Coming Later This Year – Variety

Facebook is looking to launch enterprise edition versions of its Oculus Go and Oculus Quest virtual reality (VR) headsets this year, according to a job listing published late last week.

Oculus Returns to PAX South: Play Stormland, POPULATION: ONE, and More

Oculus Returns to PAX South: Play Stormland, POPULATION: ONE, and More

This year, Oculus is returning to San Antonio, Texas with playable demos of some of our biggest titles coming soon to Rift, including Stormland , Defector , and POPULATION: ONE .

Karnage Chronicles :: Content Update #2

Karnage Chronicles :: Content Update #2

It replaces the old Crystal Mines which will return in the future in a different form.We hope you will enjoy our latest dungeon crawl.At the same time we would like to take this opportunity and extend our gratitude to John Abel (aka Magnanix) who has done an absolutely amazing job with the voiceover for the new NPC that resides inside the Caverns of Decay.

[VR Nonsense #1] All I Want For Christmas Is GORN

[VR Nonsense #1] All I Want For Christmas Is GORN

Let’s blow off some steam in the family friendly game of the year: GORN!

Virtual reality gaming and the pursuit of “flow state”

Virtual reality gaming and the pursuit of “flow state”

According to researchers, someone in flow will experience a lack of sense of self, a decline in fear, and time distortion. “Being in the flow state is incredibly rewarding and we strive to help people reach it by creating experiences like RaveRunner,” says Cooper.

Rift Games Can Now Give You Oculus Home Items As Achievements

Rift Games Can Now Give You Oculus Home Items As Achievements

Developers of Oculus Rift games sold on the Oculus Store can now grant custom Oculus Home items as achievements. Of course, achievements aren’t the only way to get custom items for your Oculus Home.

Construction Collaboration Just Got Easier with Visual Vocal’s AR and VR Platform

Construction Collaboration Just Got Easier with Visual Vocal’s AR and VR Platform

Now, site workers have the privilege of taking a VR or AR picture using Visual Vocal and using it as a project collaboration tool they call Mobile Authoring.

Women as CEOs: The Problems and the Promise

Women as CEOs: The Problems and the Promise

However, I believe the real problem is that boards haven't been doing their jobs -- particularly with female CEOs. You see, I think women make better CEOs than men, but only if they are trained and supported as well, and often that just isn't the case.

Televerde's Michelle Cirocco: Tech Enables Trust

Televerde's Michelle Cirocco: Tech Enables Trust

We've had over 1,700 women work for us inside correctional facilities in Arizona and Indiana, and we've expanded the business outside of corrections to provide jobs when they're released and want to build real careers.