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Metaverse: Find out how Facebook will bring your meetings to virtual reality.

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Metaverse: Find out how Facebook will bring your meetings to virtual reality.

Facebook introduced a new opportunity to connect colleagues in virtual meetings… The novelty, called “Horizon Workrooms”, is already part of the vision of the company and Mark Zuckerberg “Metaverse”. space that the CEO social network I want to create on the Internet based on mixed reality.

How does the novelty work?

The Horizon Workrooms app is launching in beta this Thursday (19). This allows users to use to the headset Oculus Quest 2 for virtual meeting room interaction.

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The software also uses other features such as spatial audio, “connecting” each person to their physical point in the interactive room, another way to make it even more like meeting in a real environment.

Participants can also collaborate on photos and other documents, as well as share their PC or Mac screens and take notes using the instrument’s virtual keyboard.

You can even watch your fingers type in a virtual environment. Image: Facebook / Reproduction

Here’s a video of Zuckerberg demonstrating the novelty in practice:

If you don’t have a Quest device, you can join the meetings from the regular video chat window.

“We don’t have to be physically together to feel present, collaborate or brainstorm,” Zuckerberg said of his creation. “We think (‘Horizon Workrooms’) will be a great VR use case.”

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Prior to its official release, the technology will still go through an extensive testing phase to fix bugs. According to the portal Axioswhen Zuckerberg began demonstrating the instrument, his mouth did not move. Logging out and logging back in seemed to fix the problem.

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After all, Facebook says it views virtual reality office meetings only as a gateway to its Metaverse, a new interactive space that, according to the social network, will have entertainment and other personal activities for users.

Through: Axios, Youtube

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This 3D Pokémon ad just jumps off the screen!

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This 3D Pokémon ad just jumps off the screen!



Photo: Pokemon Go Japan/Designboom/Casa.com

For world cat dayAugust 8, g. Pokemon Go released a 3D billboard featuring some of the game franchise’s most beloved feline characters.

On Sept. 5 in Tokyo, at the east exit of Shinjuku Station, an immersive video captures the Cross Shinjuku Vision digital billboard, which made headlines last year thanks to a massive 3D video of a tabby cat.



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Photo: Pokemon Go Japan/Designboom/Casa.com

The one-minute video can only be described as an amazing choreography of hyper-realistic 3D effects. It starts with the good old Pikachu appearing next to the Pokémon Go logo.

A few seconds later, the entire frame collapses to make way for a lush rainforest that is quickly and chaotically filled with various cat figurines entering and exiting the billboard as if interacting with the building itself or speaking to the audience below to greet them. them. The same tropical setting is occasionally flooded with fire, ice or water flowing out of the frame.



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Photo: Pokemon Go Japan/Designboom/Casa.com

At one point, an avalanche of Poké Balls falls off the screen before being “pushed” over the edge by Pokémon – the latter apparently grabbing the frame and looking down with a welcoming smile.



A 3D billboard on the corner of the Pokémon building.

A 3D billboard on the corner of the Pokémon building.

Photo: Pokemon Go Japan/Designboom/Casa.com

Finally, the video ends with all the characters next to or above the company logo, giving us one last look before they “leave”.

* Via DesignBoom

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PlayStation Store Announces “Unmissable Deals” Until August 30th

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PlayStation Store Announces "Unmissable Deals" Until August 30th

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The promotion gives discounts on games such as Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order and The Crew 2.

PlayStation Store announcement "Offers not to be missed" until August 30
© Playback/PlayStationPlayStation Store Announces “Unmissable Deals” Until August 30th

BUT PlayStation Store (PS Store) announced this Wednesday (17) promotion “Offers not to be missed“, which is valid until August 30 and offers discounts on more than 600 games and DLC, especially Gang Beasts, The Crew 2, Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, Gran Turismo Sport and Diablo III.

Discounts are available for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 games, including additional content. It is important to note that some games have cumulative promotions for PlayStation Plus subscribers, while others are available in the Extra and Deluxe catalogs of the service. See some highlights below:

– Metro Exodus (PS4 + PS5), from 149.50 to 52.32 reais (-65%);
– Diablo III: Eternal Collection (PS4), from 249 reais to 82.17 reais (-67%);
– Evil Inside (PS5), from 69.90 to 34.95 BRL (-50%);
– Devil May Cry 5 Deluxe + Vergil (PS4), from R$169.50 to R$84.75 (-50%);
– Decision (PS5), from 199.50 reais to 99.75 reais (-50%);

– Tom Clancy’s The Division 2 Standard Edition (PS4), from R$99.90 to R$29.97 (-70%);
– Source of Madness (PS5), from R$104.90 to R$83.92 (-20%);
– The Crew 2 (PS4), from R$179.90 to R$35.98 (-80%);
– Days Gone (PS4): R$199.50 to R$79.80 (-60%);
– BioShock: The Collection (PS4), from R$207.90 to R$41.58 (-80%).

The Unmissable Deals promotion is valid until August 30, and it is important to remember that before making a purchase, check the platform that matches your console – for example, if the game is for PS4 or PS5.

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WhatsApp already has a native Windows app that works offline with your smartphone – Computers

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WhatsApp already offered a Windows application based on the Internet browser format, but smartphone is required to be online at all times in order for the messaging app to work. A new version of WhatsApp has been released that runs natively on Windows and promises to be faster and more secure for users. The app was in beta, but you can already access the final version for Windows.

The new application has been developed and optimized for use in the Windows operating system environment. And in addition to increasing the response speed, when sending and receiving messages, it intends to be more secure. But the main feature of this special application is that you can continue to receive notifications and exchange messages even when your smartphone is offline..

See the gallery for images of the PC application:

Installing an application that you can access from Window, requires you to complete the same pairing process via the smartphone app. So, once installed on Windows, you should access WhatsApp on your smartphone, click on the three dots of options, and click on connected devices.

BUT The Windows app will provide a QR code that you need to scan with your smartphone to connect the system to your account.. From there, you can use the Windows app without a smartphone. You users can now connect four devices at the same time to your account, keeping messages encrypted.

WhatsApp says that native application for Mac operating systems is still in developmentbut users can already access the beta version, with instructions for accessing which can be found at statement.

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