Meta Platforms open first physical store to sell Oculus Quest 2

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The shop will also sell other forms of hardware relating to virtual reality and the metaverse. Meta Platforms has announced that it is opening its first physical store to sell VR hardware like the Oculus Quest 2 to help to broaden the popularity of equipment needed to access the metaverse. While many teens already have VR headsets, they’re simply not using them as they’d use their phones. Meta has been trying to boost the number of people using VR headsets like the Oculus Quest 2 to dive into the metaverse,…

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Hidden QR codes worked into Marvel Moon Knight scenes

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The quick response barcodes redirect the show’s viewers to a free edition of the webcomic. The Marvel series Moon Knight reached instant popularity, but it was only the most observant viewers that spotted the QR codes tucked into scenes throughout the first season. Though many people missed the quick response barcodes, the spotlight has now been placed on them. Moon Knight executive producer Grant Curtis was recently interviewed by Variety magazine, revealed how the editors of the show hid the QR codes discreetly into the scene backgrounds. Following the interview,…

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Toyota Material Handling to use virtual reality technology training resource

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VR Vision to be used for onboarding service technician and other professional training programs. Toyota Material Handling (TMH) has entered into a partnership with VR vision, a virtual reality technology company based in Toronto, Canada, to provide supplemental learning resources to the existing training programs for onboarding service technicians and other professionals. The idea is to enhance the complete training experience while improving the learning environment. “Our vision is to provide a learning environment that resonates with current and future generations of technicians,” said TMH Dealer Training Manager Holly Brotzman…

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Google Play launches app data safety section

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The concept is comparable to the Apple “nutrition labels” it shares about mobile apps. Google Play has announced the official launch of its own privacy data safety labels for apps, comparable to the “nutrition labels” through the Apple App Store. The company stated that it would be rolling out the section on a gradual basis across all users. This privacy data safety feature will roll out ahead of the July 20th deadline developers have been given by which to adequately disclose the information collected by their applications, how it is…

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Wearable devices can improve sleep provided the right data is tracked

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Fitness trackers and other gadgets record lots of figures, but it’s not all equally useful to getting rest. Wearable devices have been adding an increasing number of data types that have to do with getting sleep. That said, according to sleep experts, not all that information is equally helpful to people who are trying to get more rest at night. While users are often interested in the information tracked while they sleep, using it isn’t as obvious. Various types of wearable devices from smartwatches to fitness trackers often measure the…

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