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Facebook’s VR AR visionary on what comes after the Oculus Quest 2

Egocentric. It's a weird word. To Facebook, regarding AR and VR, it means a world where computers start processing the world as you perceive it. It's a cornerstone of a strange future we seem to already be heading towards, where assistants and notifications and social media meet us where we're…
bubmag
September 18, 2020
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Is VR the Future of Corporate Training?

Kilito Chan/Getty Images Soldiers, surgeons, and astronauts have trained for decades in virtual reality (VR). People learn best by doing, and by getting feedback when they make mistakes, which is why these high-stakes lines of work are natural applications of the medium. But over the past few years, the cost…
bubmag
September 18, 2020
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Over-the-air DVR: An illustrated guide for cord-cutters

About | End the tyranny of cable! What's the difference between TiVo, Tablo, HDHomeRun, and other cord-cutting DVRs? We'll show you. Jared Newman/TechHive Today's Best Tech Deals Picked by TechHive's Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect's Editors Although I’ve tried on many occasions to articulate the difference…
bubmag
September 17, 2020
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Facebook Infinite Office tries to sell the idea of VR productivity

Virtual reality has always carried the stigma of being more of an entertainment-centric technology. With Facebook at the helm of one of the two biggest VR platforms today, that identity seems to get even more cemented, just with a dash of social networking on top. At Facebook Connect, what was…
bubmag
September 17, 2020
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How VR—and Marvel Superheroes—Might Elicit Empathy

Virtual reality has long been positioned as a technological tool for bridging ideological chasms. If you can live inside somebody else's skin and see things as they do, proponents say, you might more clearly understand that person’s view of the world. A group of filmmakers—along with some marquee stars from…
bubmag
September 17, 2020
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Oculus plans to kill off PC-only VR in 2021

Dead VR walking: Oculus says it will kill of the Oculus Rift S in 2021. Adam Patrick Murray/IDG Today's Best Tech Deals Picked by PCWorld's Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect's Editors After launching its latest standalone VR headset, the Oculus Quest 2, on Wednesday, Facebook quietly…
bubmag
September 17, 2020
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Facebook hosting Connect AR/VR event today at 1pm: here’s how to watch

Facebook will likely unveil an new Oculus Quest VR headset, new games and more Sep 16, 2020 12:38 PM EDT Facebook will host its seventh annual Facebook Connect virtual and augmented reality conference today. Formerly called Oculus Connect, the event will stream online starting around 1pm ET. The social network…
bubmag
September 16, 2020