USA Today Deepens Story on Afghanistan War with AR Experience

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The augmented reality team at USA Today closed out a prolific year of immersive storytelling with a hard-hitting companion piece exploring the controversial conflict in Afghanistan.

Deadliest Earthquake in Decades Kills Over 1,000 in Afghanistan

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At least 1,000 people are dead and more than 1,500 were injured after a massive earthquake struck a portion of southeastern Afghanistan early Wednesday morning, according to state-run media and the United Nations.

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Afghanistan's All-Girls Robotics Team Desperate to Escape Country as Taliban Takes Control: Report

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Afghanistan’s all-girls robotics team, which made headlines in recent years for their inventions , is desperately trying to escape the country after the Taliban took control of the capital city of Kabul over the weekend, according to a report from Canada’s CBC News.

Airbnb Says It Will Host 20,000 Afghan Refugees Following Taliban Takeover of Afghanistan

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Airbnb said on Tuesday it will provide free temporary accommodations to 20,000 Afghan refugees fleeing the Taliban’s virtually complete takeover of Afghanistan in the wake of U.S.

U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan Posts Online Job Listing While It’s in the Process of Being Evacuated

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Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan—and not only because it’s being evacuated. backed government, regain control of Afghanistan, and reimpose its strict version of… Read more. It’s not exactly the best time to work at the U.S.

U.S. Officials Rush to Delete Online Pics of Afghan Allies

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Afghan Girls Robotics Team Asks White Lady to Stop Claiming She Rescued Them From the Taliban

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Greta Thunberg ‘Urgently’ Seeks Help to Evacuate Afghan Youth Climate Activists

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Facebook Enables Profile Lock Safety Feature For Users In Ukraine

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The tool was previously released in 2021 for users in Afghanistan. Facebook has brought back its profile lock feature, this time for users located in Ukraine. News Technology

The Taliban Is Silicon Valley's New Big Problem

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The Taliban have swept through Afghanistan, re-taking the country from the feeble local government that America’s military has propped up for the better part of two decades.

GOP Quietly Scrubs Webpage Detailing Trump's 'Historic Peace Agreement With the Taliban'

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In the wake of the Taliban’s recent capture of Kabul, Afghanistan’s capital, it looks like the Republican Party is quietly scrubbing traces of the former president’s deals with the militant Islamist group.

USA Today Examines the Problems with the Boeing 737 Max Aircraft with Latest AR Story

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Don't Miss: USA Today Deepens Story on Afghanistan War with AR Experience. After jumping to the head of the class of augmented reality journalism in 2019, USA Today is continuing to push the medium forward in 2020.

Sea Shepherd's Web-Based Augmented Reality Experience Spotlights the Damage Done by the Fishing Industry

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Augmented reality's status as a new storytelling medium has already led to the reinvention of filmmaking and journalism. Now, AR is helping non-profits draw attention to their respective causes.

Afghan Refugees Are Trapped on a U.S. Base in Qatar Without Air Conditioning Amid 107-Degree Heat

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People fleeing Afghanistan following the Taliban’s rapid takeover of the country last week are being housed in conditions U.S. officials are describing as a “living hell”—including suffering through searing temperatures in August in Qatar without any air conditioning. Read more.

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Man With No Work Experience Will Now Arbitrate Your Reality

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He served in the military—two tours in Afghanistan. UPDATE: I would just like to point out that, as should be obvious, Prince Harry actually has done a lot of things in his life.

Meta sets up special team to deal with rampant misinformation around Ukraine

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Facebook previously deployed a similar tool in war-affected areas, including in Afghanistan in 2021.

Preserving Historical Landmarks In VR Should Be A Priority

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Following the destruction of the Bamiyan statues in Afghanistan back in 2001, Ben Kacyra began digitally capturing historical landmarks for preservation using laser-scanning technology, going on to launch the non-profit company CyArk in 2003. Ensuring history survives using modern day technology. Yesterday, the historic Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France suffered a devastating fire that caused significant, lasting damage to the 12 Century building.

10 truly great war movies on Netflix

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Brad Pitt stars as a bombastic general, charged with the rebuilding effort in Afghanistan. When the times get tough, the tough get going. Perhaps that's why it's such a heart-pounding pleasure to watch war movies.

Google Partners With CyArk to 3D Scan the World’s Historical Sites, Provide Open Access to Data

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CyArk founder Ben Kacyra was inspired to preserve the world’s heritage sites digitally when the Taliban destroyed a number of 1,500 year-old Buddhist statues in Bamiyan, Afghanistan in 2001. Google has partnered with CyArk , the non-profit studio behind VR app MasterWorks: Journey Through History (2018), to expand CyArk’s mission to 3D laser-scan the world’s historical sites and provide open access to the data.

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Photos from Ukraine’s war-torn borders depict the quiet pain of displacement

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Everett, who has photographed refugees across Kenya, Turkey, Afghanistan, and countless other countries, said that in many ways, the scenes in Ukraine reflect a similar plight to that which refugees face worldwide.

Google Helps Preserve Endangered Historical Sites in VR

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Founded by Ben Kacyra in 2013, CyArk was the result of Kacyra’s passionate reaction to the 2001 destruction of several 1,500 year-old Buddhist statues in Afghanistan by Taliban forces. Google assists CyArk in saving our heritage by preserving the wonders of the world in VR.

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A Chat With the Congressman Trying to Make 'Hot FERC Summer' Happen

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Barbara Lee’s speech as the only vote against authorizing the use of force in Afghanistan and Sen. The Congressional Record chronicles nearly everything that happens in the House and Senate. It includes watershed moments such as Rep.

VR Documentary Explores The Horrors Of War From A Soldier’s Perspective

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Following the true story of Iraq veteran Scott England, Mind at War is an emotional, room-scale journey into Scott’s dark descent into PTSD as a result of his combat experience in Iraq and Afghanistan. See the effects of PTSD first-hand in this hand-illustrated recollection of one Iraq War veteran’s haunting memories. Over the past couple of years post-traumatic stress disorder among military personnel has gained more national attention than ever before.

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Wake Up, Oscars: Animation isn't just for kids

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This year's slate of nominees also saw the inclusion of Flee , an animated documentary about a refugee leaving Afghanistan that was also nominated for Best Documentary Feature and Best International Feature Film.

PTSD Exposure Therapy in VR: Importance of Storytelling & Emotional Presence in Healing Trauma

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VR is used to incrementally trigger an embodied sensory experience in PTSD patients by placing soldiers within the virtual sights, sounds, feelings, and smells of common combat scenarios in Iraq and Afghanistan. Skip Rizzo heads the Medical VR Research Group at USC’s Institute for Creative Technologies , which has been exploring how to use VR for psychological treatments, cognitive assessment, motor rehabilitation therapy, as well as interactions with virtual humans.

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9D Virtual Reality Cinema: VR Multiplayer Entertainment Solution

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Factory price, factory shipment. Virtual reality cinema equipment. Owatch's new product has a cool UFO appearance. 9D chairs with 10 seats, virtual reality theme park preferred. Small footprint and high return on investment! 360° immersive entertainment.

Huge Promotion for 9D VR Chair Cinema/Simulator and VR Park

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Ukraine's everyday heroes are owning social media

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On the first day of their 2022 invasion of Ukraine , Russian forces sweeping north from the illegally-annexed Crimea peninsula took one of their first targets, the tiny port of Henichesk. They told residents it was a training exercise.

GOOD NEWS! Owatch August BIG SALE, UP TO 20% OFF!

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Everyone who wants to start a business will think so. ” What is the most profitable business right now? How much does it cost to start a VR business? “ If you want to start your VR business, then you can’t miss the best discounts that Owatch will launch in August! Buy more and save more!

Hand interactive VR Game Simulator, the latest One-stop Arcade Unattended VR Machine

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Owatch Launched the New VR Plus Series! Hand Interactive VR Game Simulator !!! Unique Interactive VR Coin-op Game set to take the market by VR WOW! Owatch Interactive Simulator Ride.

What is 5D/7D Cinema?

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5D Cinema is a form of film art expression developed on the basis of 4D Cinema. It contains all the functions of 4D theater. 5D theater uses seat effects and environmental effects to simulate lightning and thunder, wind, frost, rain and snow, and explosion impact.

Scale Learning and Teaching for the Online Classroom

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At EON Reality, we are working at lightning speed to help classrooms around the world transition safely and effectively to an online classroom. As we shift towards preparing for tomorrow it is now more important than ever to build resilience into our online classrooms.

EON Reality Presents at Nordic VR Forum

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At the 2018 edition of the Nordic VR Forum, EON Reality Norway didn’t just attend Hamar’s distinguished virtual reality conference but also presented the “ Jesper on Wheels ” project to an eager crowd. With hundreds of attendees from 10 different nations and even more viewers following along with the event’s livestreams online, the annual event proved successful in every way.

Top 5 Best Racing Simulator or Virtual Reality Racing Equipment

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We pick the best racing simulator for different budgets and needs. This list will help you choose the racing simulator best suited to you and your equipment. Racing Simulator Games.

Grids stand with Ukraine following Russian invasion

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Other grids are openly expressing dissatisfaction against any war — whether in Ukraine, Iraq, Afghanistan, or another country — no matter  the circumstances. (Image courtesy Craft World.).

Owatch Virtual Reality: Canton Tower XR Rides Cinema is located in Guangzhou, China

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With the continuous maturity of virtual reality technology, the development of virtual reality equipment is becoming more and more rapid. You may be able to see VR in large shopping malls and commercial circles. Currently, VR is not yet popular. But the market for VR is still very broad. Nowadays, VR cinema is the new direction of VR development. It has broken through the traditional movie viewing mode through VR virtual reality technology. 9d virtual reality equipment.

How to watch the 2022 Oscar-nominated films from home

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Flee Nominated for: Best Documentary Feature, Best International Feature Film, Best Animated Feature Film In Flee, Amin Nawabi (a pseudonym) tells the story of how he left his home country of Afghanistan for Denmark as a refugee.