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."
"It is something that we were forced to learn by necessity," Ed Kirchdoerffer, general manager of the Mayo Performing Arts Center, told the E-Commerce Times of the organization's virtual programming.
Researchers introduced 15 adult-child dyads to a virtual avatar-based coaching program that incorporated age-specific information on growth; physical, social, and emotional development; healthy lifestyles; common nutrition concerns; and interview questions around eating behaviors and food resources and counseling.
Through the partnership, Rendever and Wish of a Lifetime delivered a headset preloaded with the Rendever platform so that George and his wife Kathy could visit the Grand Canyon in virtual reality.
The KrowdFit wellness app is part of a beta wellness incentive platform that rewards members with cash rewards for tracking sleep, mindfulness, walking, food logging, and physical activity.
Last week, the British Film Institute announced that this year’s London Film Festival will be offered virtually, including a dedicated showcase for immersive media.
Combining their unique talents and experience in pregnancy care and VR development, the team created a unique program that pregnant women and new mothers can use at home.
The Defense Department aims to include the Cybersecurity Model Maturity Certification (CMMC) requirement in a limited number of new vendor pilot contracts by year end, and then ramp up significantly in the next few years as the program will impact nearly 300,000 vendors in the "defense industrial base" (DIB).
Given the tactical focus on revenues being driven into most firms by boards that have way too many hedge fund managers on them and people that only care about short term profits, top executives typically look at customers like a lion might look at a lamb chop.
The Linux Foundation Cloud Engineer Bootcamp bundles self-paced e-learning courses with certification exams and dedicated instructor support for a comprehensive educational program that begins with Linux at the operating system layer.
When Qualcomm says ‘XR viewer’, it’s specifically referring to lightweight AR or VR headsets that connect to a smartphone, which in Qualcomm’s case will either be powered by a Snapdragon 855 or 865 chipset, and connect to 5G-enabled handsets via USB-C cable.
The Tribeca Film Festival in Manhattan is no longer fully postponing its event – at least virtually, anyway.“Starting April 17, our Tribeca Immersive: Cinema360 program, featuring eye-popping visuals in 15 VR films curated into four 30-40 minute programs, will be available for home viewing in partnership with industry pioneer Facebook’s Oculus.”.
"This is the first program that allows researchers to set up a virtual human cell and change chemical reactions and geometries to observe cellular processes in real time," said Zhaleh Ghaemi, a research scientist at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and lead author of the study.
The middle tier, Shadow Ultra, is $24.99/month for a 12-month subscription and offers up to 4K with ray tracing, an RTX 2080 or equivalent graphics card, a 4.0 Ghz (4-core) or equivalent processor, 16GB RAM, and 512GB storage.
What about a more inclusive option for education in AR and VR?AR VR Academy is an association of professionals working in this industry and helping companies and entrepreneurs adopt these technologies.
The platform allows users to create and share immersive XR experiences using just a smartphone.“The update allows people to make really immersive and engaging experiences that have before only been really accessible for high-end industry,” Ubiquity6 CEO, Anjay Midha, said in an interview with ARPost .
Back at the end of April, 2019, Oculus introduced “the new Oculus for Business” program, an enterprise-focused program which would see Oculus headsets sold with customized software aimed at large scale device management and business and commercial use-cases, along with specialized support and warranties.
The prison workforce development program run by Televerde, an Arizona-based sales, marketing, and tech company, delivers significant economic and cultural value, concludes a study recently conducted at Arizona State University's Seidman Research Institute.
Thankfully, researchers and pediatric specialists are exploring virtual and augmented reality initiatives to improve patient care.Both children’s hospitals use VR headsets to help their young patients cope with the pain, anxiety, and stress of their treatments.
Thus, evo decided to partner with XR solutions developer Pixvana to create a quick and effective training program for their seasonal workers.In reality, all industries need an effective and flexible training solution to onboard new hires faster.
RGB Haptics is a new Unity-based tool that aims to make it easier for developers to create and implement haptic effects in VR games.RGB Schemes says the haptics plugin grew out of an internal tool which the studio created to streamline the use of haptics in its own VR projects.
But Lenovo and the Starlight Children’s Foundation have been pilot testing virtual reality headsets as an alternative to general anesthetics for kids, alleviating panic and pain by distracting critically ill pediatric patients from what’s actually happening around them.
Madison College says while many people have been using virtual reality within a physical classroom, it will be the first school in the nation to hold its class virtually.
The idea of creating an immersive, virtual environment where people could learn basic coding concepts had been in my head for quite a while and we were eager to begin.The user would be onboarded to basic coding concepts as they solved puzzles.