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To Thrive, LBEs May Need to Pivot, Repurpose
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In early 2020, Sandbox VR was a healthy business, with 10 virtual reality arcades in North America and Asia. By May 1, every one of them had closed. Revenue dropped to zero and 80 of Sandox’s 100 employees had been laid off. Now, as the company works to reopen and operate safely,…

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VR Offers an Up-Close Look at COVID-19 Lung Damage
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Dr. Keith Mortman, Chief of Thoracic Surgery at George Washington University Hospital, has created a virtual reality simulation of coronavirus-damaged lungs using a CAT scan from a patient in his late 50s. The patient had to be intubated and put on a ventilator after a quick progression of the illness. Collaborating with…

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Compose Music in VR with SolsticeVR
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Music and virtual reality intersect with increasing frequency in today’s technological landscape. Numerous artists have recorded 360-degree music videos for viewing with a VR headset. While others, like AmplifyVR, utilize VR technology to create immersive listening experiences in which artists perform in otherworldly locations with influence from their audience. The new technology…

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Demand for AR/VR Engineers Grows 1,400%
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From Pokemon Go to the Ikea app, Snapchat filters to connecting with replicas of loved ones after death, virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) are gaining traction in the mainstream. As the technology gains steam, demand for employees with the skills to create these types of additive, immersive experiences is surging.…

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Augmented Reality Will Be the Tech Revolution of the ’20s
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In the 1990s, computing technology reached a level of affordability that brought desktop PCs into homes around the world. In the 2000s, those desktop computers connected users to the world wide web, and thus to nearly unlimited information as well as to other users in forums and chat rooms, and eventually, via social media.

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VR / AR News: The Latest VR / AR Use Case: Reuniting Loved Ones with the Dead
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Technology is changing nearly every aspect of how we live and this now includes the way we grieve. Virtual reality and augmented reality can now give us the opportunity to see, hear, and interact with replicas of our loved ones who have passed away. Interacting with Replica of Deceased The emotional devastation…

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VR/AR News: Virtual and Augmented Reality Investment Down 36% in 2019, According to Greenlight Insights
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Total investment in virtual and augmented reality (XR) technology decreased by $1 billion in 2019, according to a new report from the XR marketing firm Greenlight Insights. Whereas total investment reached a record-breaking $2.8 billion in 2017, this figure decreased to $1.8 billion in 2019.  “After seven consecutive years of growth, venture…

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Infographic: VR Attracts More Attention, but AR Will be the Winner
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Key stats and facts regarding the global VR and AR market. Topics on display include app usage, user bases and projected revenue.

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Can “VR Sickness” Provide the Basis for a Successful Class Action or Personal Injury Lawsuit?
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“VR sickness” or “simulator sickness” is a common occurrence that is caused by factors such as a fraction-of-a-second delay in the headset display’s responses to the player’s movements while using motion-based VR experiences. While its effects are usually temporary, VR sickness can cause disorientation, vomiting, pain and suffering. Perhaps more significantly, VR…