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The branch of science known as information physics supports the idea that our universe is a computer simulation with someone (possibly an advanced alien species) fine-tuning the conditions and that space-time and matter are not fundamental phenomena
The UAE has announced that its economy ministry is setting up shop inside the immersive virtual world. The UAE hopes the metaverse can add $4 billion to its annual GDP and 40,000 jobs to its workforce by 2030
EdTech will play a defining role in inspiring a whole new generation to innovate and change India
Three-year-old boys Bernardo and Arthur Lima were born with fused brains in Brazil. The operation was conducted by a team of 100 medical experts, engineers and support staff in separate countries wearing virtual reality headsets, led by Kashmiri-origin Dr Noor ul Owase Jeelani from London
Apple has been betting big on augmented reality and virtual reality. They have been planning to release an AR/VR combined headset sometime in the future, but before that, they plan on releasing a pair of AR glasses.
India sets up Animation, Visual Effects, Gaming and Comics task force: What this means for future of metaverse in country
Experts claim "there is no reason why India cannot be a world contender in building the metaverse" if the announcement of the AVGC task force in Budget 2022 is followed by robust execution.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella shares metaverse plans, talks about users' immersive experience on MS Teams
MS Teams will allow users to create their own 3D digital avatars and collaborate in virtual spaces by plugging into the virtual reality headset such as Microsoft’s HoloLens and Facebook’s Oculus.
This enables participants to join a meeting as an avatar in virtual reality or by video calling.
FirstAct: Watch 11:11, a physical theatre performance on virtual reality therapy that devises new corporeal expression
Through '11:11', the creators aim at exploring how the VR ‘in-world' works in opposition to the actual world in which the subject is effectively rendered blind by their headset.
FirstAct: In '11:11', an experimental performance that explores virtual reality as a therapeutic aid
Captured on camera in a single take, 11:11 is a response to the growing disaffection induced by the pandemic in a year that has pushed us online with a vengeance.
Mesh is powered by Azure cloud computing systems that combine data center processing power with artificial intelligence.
Microgravity plans to open six more VR-AR facilities in the country across Chandigarh, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Pune and Goa.
The headset is expected to be designed to work as a standalone device, which means it can operate on a cell instead of requiring support from any charging portal on the wall or a Mac.
Artificial intelligence, emerging technologies to replace 69% of manager’s routine work by 2024: Survey
Artificial intelligence and emerging technologies will undeniably change the role of the manager and will allow employees to extend their degree of responsibility and influence, without taking on management tasks.
Virtual Reality: How the tech is helping kids with autism to become familiar with the real world scenarios
The VR scenarios introduce children to situations like visiting a shopping mall or getting on an aircraft.
'Moo-tivational step for dairy farmers': In Russia, VR goggles tested on cows to improve their mood and milk quality
It is unclear if the cows’ milk production increased due to the experiment, but the Russian government claimed that the experiment resulted in decreased anxiety and improved the emotional mood of the herd.
Any use of AI or VR needs to be clearly marked and failure to do so could be considered a criminal offence.
Unite India 2019 : AR/VR use in edtech and enterprise scenarios were dominant themes at this dev con
Unity wants to capitalise on the non-gaming sector in India as that is where most of the users and most of the traction is.
According to the report, Apple's AR headset is codenamed N301 and looks like a slim version of the Oculus Quest VR headset
Paris’s Louvre Museum is offering a virtual reality experience of its most famous painting, the Mona Lisa, as part of its decade-in-the-making retrospective of Leonardo da Vinci.