Alaska Airlines Begins Testing VR As First Class Entertainment

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Alaska Airlines new VR theater experience could make you forget you are on an airplane. VR, however, doesn’t come easy to everyone; something Alaska Airlines and SkyLights are fully prepared for. Image Credit: Alaska Airlines / Allosky.

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HoloLens Exhibit Teleports You to the Tundra of Arctic Alaska

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A preview of Murmur debuted at the Anchorage Museum in Alaska earlier this month. The post HoloLens Exhibit Teleports You to the Tundra of Arctic Alaska appeared first on VRScout. Holograms take you to a faraway Arctic marsh.

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Alaska Airlines wants you to wear a VR headset while you fly

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Alaska Airlines announced today that is has a new way for some flyers to pass the time while they’re in the air, as it has outfitted some of cross-country routes with VR headsets.

First Class Tickets Get VR Movies On Some Boston Routes

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That’s the pilot project being tested by Alaska Airlines with a basic VR headset built only for 3D and 360-degree movie viewing. Tagged with: Alaska Airlines , In-Flight Entertainment Facebook Twitter Reddit More The post First Class Tickets Get VR Movies On Some Boston Routes appeared first on UploadVR. 360 Alaska Airlines In-Flight Entertainment

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Taking AR Walk in the Woods

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Stretching from Alaska through Canada and Scandinavia all the way to the Pacific coast of Russia, The unique ecosystem of the Great Northern Forest circles the planet and plays a vital role in preventing climate change.

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Field in View: Google Earth VR Gave Me The Trip Of A Lifetime Inside My Kitchen

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In between the 55 miles of water separating Russia and Alaska, there sits a tiny island. I could see the miles of icy ocean surrounding me and the vague outline of mainland Alaska behind me. Or rather, there are two tiny islands; Big Diomede and Little Diomede. Though one is larger, they’re both minute plots of land, about 2 miles apart. A handful of people live on the smaller of the two, but the larger is now barren.

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Oculus Co-founder Palmer Luckey Bids Goodbye to Facebook

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Palmer Luckey hand-delivering the first Oculus Rift to pre-order customer #1 in Alaska. Palmer Luckey, the co-founder of Oculus VR and designer of the Oculus Rift, is stepping down from his position at the company.

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AR+VR Weekly: AR/VR headset surge, smartglasses go North with Thalmic Labs and Shopify pushes AR to 600,000 stores

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Alaska Airlines Begins Offering VR Movies On Some Flights ( VR Focus ). Catch up on the latest XR highlights, funding news and launch announcements: 09/24/2018. By Tom Emrich. Highlights. It’s been another busy week in AR+VR!

Take A Walk Through The Great Northern Forest With Greenpeace’s AR App

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A unique global ecosystem circling the planet, stretching from Alaska through Canada and Scandinavia all the way to the Pacific coast of Russia, The Great Northern Forest plays a vital role in preventing climate change.

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These Five 360-Degree Nature Videos Showcase Planet Earth

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360 VR timelapse footage of the Aurora Borealis over Kashwitna Lake, Alaska. Featured image: President Barack Obama watching a virtual reality film captured during his trip to Yosemite National Park in 2016. Going outside in winter can be…well, terrifying.

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Rift Year One: First Rift Owner Loves Touch, Onward and Indies

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It’s the morning of March 26, 2016 in Anchorage, Alaska, and it’s likely very cold. Personally delivering the first Rift to Alaska! Palmer Luckey, however, is still in his trademark Hawaiian shirt, shorts, and flip flops as he sits in a car on a city street. He shows a smartphone camera the first ever Oculus Rift to reach the hands of a consumer, and then he opens the door and steps out into the Alaskan chill to deliver it by hand.

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Magic Leap’s LEAP Con 2018 round-up: all the major announcements in only one place

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” , that are all the member states of the USA, excluded Alaska and Hawaii. Magic Leap has just organized its first developers’ event, dubbed “L.E.A.P.”

VR for Good: Future Aleppo Is An Emotional Tour Of Loss And Hope

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I want to stand on the tiny islands that sit between Russia and Alaska, explore the parks of Canada, and experience the culture of South Korea. There are a lot of places on this planet that I dream of visiting. I’m lucky enough to have travelled the globe already, but I still have so many cities and landscapes I want to see. Mohammed Kteish just wants to see his home again. Kteish is a Syrian refugee, hailing from the city of Aleppo.

Oculus Co-Founder and Rift Creator Palmer Luckey Departs Facebook

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This revelation comes around one year after Luckey himself hand-delivered the first consumer Oculus Rift to a pre-order customer in Alaska. Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey, the man behind the Rift concept and its first prototypes, is leaving the company three years after selling to Facebook. According to Oculus, this will be Palmer’s last week with Friday marking his official last day as an employee of Facebook.

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