Tilt Five Eclipses Kickstarter Funding For 2013’s CastAR

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The project cleared its $450,000 goal in less than 24 hours and recently eclipsed the amount raised in 2013 by Tilt Five’s predecessor — CastAR. The new project is backed by 2,118 accounts at the time of this writing and those pledges already funded the next generation Tilt Five product past the amount from 2013, with $1,075,581 raised. The post Tilt Five Eclipses Kickstarter Funding For 2013’s CastAR appeared first on UploadVR.

The Great Bubble

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2013 has brought much excitement to the VR world, especially the perception of great breakthroughs in Head Mounted Display products. Can we take a deep breath, then hold up a distant mirror to the cautionary history of VR from 1993-1998.

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Vintage VR-4 Head Mounted Display Teardown

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Here’s a much more detailed tear down of the Virtual Research VR-4 Head Mounted Display, done by one of the engineers at VR sometime in 1994. He shows us how to remove the back light inverter and the main PCB. ‘Scuse the vintage VHS EP mode recording. I was trying to save on video tape costs; a 6 hour tape cost $1.50! Click here to view the embedded video. The post Vintage VR-4 Head Mounted Display Teardown appeared first on V-Rtifacts.

Digital VR Rehab

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For years, therapists would attempt to treat smokers and alcoholics using real-life triggers. Let addicts see a lighter or an empty bottle, or even a photo of something smoking or drinking related, to trigger cravings, then teach them coping strategies. It was limited because patients could tell they were in a lab and their new found coping skills were not always transferrable to the real world. Enter Virtual Reality: Click here to view the embedded video.

A Ghost Radio Station Has Been Broadcasting the Same Traffic Report for Obama's 2013 Inauguration for 8 Years

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Here’s something that you’d normally see in a post-apocalyptic, zombie TV show, only instead of a mysterious radio message luring Rick and the gang to a group of cannibals, it’s a road closure notice from Obama’s second presidential inauguration.

TikTok Creators Are Taking the Gabby Petito Case Into Their Own Hands

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Marvel at the beauty of our galaxy with most detailed map of Milky Way to date

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The European Space Agency (ESA) has released the most detailed ever catalogue of our galaxy, using data from the Gaia mission launched in 2013. News breaking twitter Gaia Milky Way space

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Lifelogging isn’t dead. It lives on, just without any of the promised benefits

Digital Trends

Lifelogging was the tech trend of 2013 and 2014 but quickly disappeared under the weight of privacy fears. But that didn't stop us from becoming lifeloggers. Mobile google glass lifelogging Social Networking sony core

Frightening New Details Emerge About Mystery Brain Illness in Canada

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As many as 150 people may have developed unexplained neurological symptoms dating back to 2013, including cases… Read more.

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Finnish Man Passes on Paying $22,600 to Replace His Tesla's Battery, Blows Up Car Instead

GizModo VR

Katainen is a 2013 Tesla Model S owner who was told he would have to pay more than $22,600 to replace the battery on his car. There are times in life when you have to chose between paying a boatload of money or watching a very big explosion.

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This Pioneering Fractal Artist is Returning to VR with a New Album Soon

Road to VR

Horsthuis published his first fractal video back in December 2013, however we’re more familiar with Foreign Nature from 2015, which was his first 360 fractal video made especially for VR headsets.

Pour One Out for Eddy Cue's Vision of iMessage for Android

GizModo VR

A deposition related to Epic Games’ ongoing case against Apple reveals that Eddy Cue in 2013 championed iMessage for Android but was ultimately overruled.

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TinyTAN | Beat Saber: BTS Music Pack Launches November 12, Track List Reveal

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BTS has been spreading positivity since their debut in 2013. Beat Saber’s new music pack features the recently launched TinyTAN characters, whose personalities are inspired

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Young Justice's Future Is Up to Its Fans, Again

GizModo VR

Young Justice is a pretty good show most of the time, and after it got cancelled by Cartoon Network in 2013, fans eventually managed to secure a third season some years later for HBO Max.

‘Star Wars Pinball VR’ Brings ‘The Mandalorian’ and More to Oculus Quest April 29

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Star Wars Pinball has been delighting Star Wars fans and pinball wizards since it originally launched on console, mobile, and PC in 2013. Now, developer

Dota: Dragon's Blood is Back, and Boy, Does It Have Some Dragons

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But Dota: Dragon’s Blood , the anime based on Valve’s 2013 MOBA Dota 2 , was a pretty entertaining romp when it premiered last year. When it comes to Netflix and their video game adaptations , Arcane , Castlevania and The Witcher instantly spring to mind.

Amazon Lets Shoppers Donate to Anti-Abortion and Conversion Therapy Groups

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AmazonSmile, which launched in 2013, would seem to be one of the mega-corporation’s less overtly awful functions: it’s a simple service that adds a surcharge to Amazon purchases and donates it to a participating charity of a shopper’s choice.

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The World's First Death Attributed to Air Pollution Could Spark the Change We Need

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In a groundbreaking decision on Wednesday, a UK court ruled that polluted air was a contributing factor to the 9-year-old Ella Kissi-Debrah’s untimely, tragic passing in 2013.

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Once hunted to extinction in Britain, returning beavers are reducing flood risks and improving biodiversity

Mashable VR

A small colony of beavers was first spotted on the River Otter in Devon, England in 2013. Since then, beavers have been helping filter out pollution, regenerate local ecosystems, and reduce the risk of floods with their dams. Now, other counties in the UK are reintroducing beavers, too.

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Attack On Titan Is Even More Terrifying In VR

VRScout

Originally aired in 2013, the story follows a close group of childhood friends as they struggle to survive a nightmarish world inhabited by man-eating giants referred to as “Titans.” Celebrate the final season with some good old-fashioned Titan-slaying.

The Metaverse Is Born — Now It Needs To Grow Up

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Since 2013, AWE has […]. The metaverse has arrived — or that was the vibe last week, anyway, at the 2021 installment of the Augmented World Expo (AWE) conference.

‘Half-Life 2 VR’ Seemingly Back From The Dead

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Originally released in 2013 on the original Oculus Rift DK1, the HL2VR mod allowed early adopters to play through the entirety of Half-Life 2’s single-player campaign in VR with support for the Razer Hydra motion controllers.

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We’re Making the Facebook Papers Public. Here’s Why and How

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21, 2013. “The internet not only connects us to our friends, families and communities, but it is also the foundation of the global knowledge economy.” - Mark Zuckerberg, Aug. Read more.

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Archive 81 Wants to Remind You VHS Cassettes Are Terrifying

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Then there was the 2013 found-footage horror anthology V/H/S , which was followed by three sequels. First there was Sadako and the VHS tape that killed you if you watched it in The Ring.

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'We're the Millers' was so much better than its laziest joke

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Thurber (aka the dude who brought you Dodgeball ) delivered a timeless monument to joke writing excellence with his 2013 road trip comedy starring Jason Sudeikis, Jennifer Aniston, Emma Roberts, and Will Poulter. Lol , 2013.)

Grant Morrison's as Sick of Tyrant Superman as You Are

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Ever since Injustice: Gods Among Us showed up in 2013 with its take on Superman as a despot, and Man of Steel offered a take on the superhero that was more brutal than the versions that came before, the idea of the Man of Steel being anything other than a shining beacon of hope has been met with disdain. Those who… Read more.

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'30 Rock' is back for one last episode

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NBC's "30 Rock" has been off the air since 2013, but, as part of NBC's upfront, the show is coming back for a reunion episode. Read more. More about Mashable Video , Nbc , 30 Rock , Tina Fey , and Alec Baldwin. Mashable Video Nbc 30 Rock Tina Fey Alec Baldwin

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NRA Chief Wayne LaPierre Shoots an Elephant in Sickening New Video

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executive vice president of the National Rifle Association, killing an elephant in Botswana in 2013. Newly unearthed footage shows Wayne LaPierre, Jr., It is horrific, and I would not recommend watching it if you’re trying to have a normal day. Read more

EON Reality Teams With CEPRES International University, and International Academic and Management Association to Create XR Opportunities in Liberia

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The organization, which came into existence in the year 2013 is known for its focus on inclusive education and core competency in the area of internationalization and quality. The collaboration with multiple partners brings an EON-XR rollout to CEPRES International University.

#828 OC6: Tested’s Norm Chan on OC6 highlights & the Future of XR input

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Tested editor Norm Chan has been covering the evolution of Virtual Reality since seeing a early prototype of the Oculus Rift at CES 2013, which. Podcast Archive

nDreams Opening Second VR Studio Focused on Live-service Games

Road to VR

Founded in 2006, nDreams first transitioned to its role as VR developer with the release of a demo called SkyDIEving for the Oculus Rift development kits back in 2013.

Scientists Are Racing to Save These Sea Stars From Extinction

GizModo VR

Since 2013, a disease exacerbated by overheating oceans has been decimating sea star populations , especially those of one particularly striking variety: sunflower sea stars.

The Complete Guide to Chromecasting

GizModo VR

Google’s history with hardware has been somewhat hit-or-miss, but there’s no doubt that its Chromecast streaming stick has been a huge success, helping to change the way we watch movies and shows and listen to music since 2013.

'Saturday Night Live' announces December hosts Billie Eilish and Paul Rudd

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This marks Rudd's fifth time hosting SNL after stints in 2008, 2010, 2013, and 2019. Saturday Night Live 's December hosting line up is here, and it's glorious.

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Turntable.fm Is Back, and Here's How It Works

GizModo VR

is making a surprise comeback nearly eight years after it was shut down in 2013. The beloved social media music site Turntable.fm

Rockstar Starts Production on AAA Open-world VR Title

Road to VR

Noire (2011) to the medium, so it’s also possible we could be seeing a VR-adapted re-release of an extant Rockstar title such as GTA V (2013) or Red Dead Redemption. According to the studio behind L.A. Noire: The V.R.

‘Star Wars Pinball’ Coming to All Major VR Headsets Next Month, Trailer Here

Road to VR

Star Wars Pinball (2013) has been available on console, mobile, and PC for a while now. Developers Zen Studios recently announced the game is being adapted to VR for all major headsets, and it’s landing next month.

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