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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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.

How to Analyze Virtual Reality (VR) Heatmaps and Analytics

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So, for instance, if you’ve built a travel VR app where the user can initially choose between visiting Hawaii, Alaska, Maine, or California, you can understand which choice is the most popular. How to Analyze Virtual Reality (VR) Heatmaps and Analytics.

Shaun MacGillivray Chats About IMAX and VR Movies

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Into America’s Wild will take audiences kayaking through Oregon’s stunning coast, exploring ancient canyons of the Southwest, into the deep wilds of Alaska, and walking the Appalachian Trail, along with a few other surprises.

Oculus Rift’s 2016 Component Shortage Was Lenses, Book Claims

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Founder Palmer Luckey hand delivered the first unit to a customer in Alaska. The Oculus Rift was supposed to launch on March 28th 2016. But most orders weren’t fulfilled until months later- the Rift saw huge shipping delays. At the time of the delays Oculus blamed the issue on a “component shortage” However due to not wanting to hurt supplier relations, did not reveal which component was in short supply.

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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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Smart Nations Powered By Augmented Virtual Reality

EON Reality

Advances in Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality are reshaping the way we learn and interact with our world.

Cyberattacks: The Ever-Present Threat to Transportation Management Software

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In the Maersk attack, ships off the coast of Anchorage, Alaska were unable to deliver necessary goods like milk and groceries. Cyberattacks a Transportation Management Software Suite Might Face. Transportation companies have a history of defending themselves against physical attacks.

The AVR Platform and Classroom 3.0 Showcased at EduTECH Asia 2018

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At EduTECH Asia 2018 this week in Singapore, EON Reality spent two full days speaking, promoting, and demonstrating the latest updates to the AVR Platform to the thousands of education and technology professionals in attendance.

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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!

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.”

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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Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Design & Development Course at Oral Roberts University to Open January 2017

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Augmented and Virtual Reality are some of the fastest growing sectors of our economy. These technologies are spreading far beyond the gaming world and into business and education, where its being used to train employees and better educate students.

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.

This Degree Will Actually Land You a Job and Prepare You for the Future

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For some Entrepreneur School Alumni , after working an extensive eleven months to pursue a dream it’s time to relax. For others, it means it’s time to pursue their dreams by starting their career in the Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality industry.

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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Making Everyone an Expert, with Scope AR's Scott Montgomerie

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If you no longer have to fly somebody out to a remote field in Alaska to fix something, that can be a huge cost savings. The old-school way to train someone for a task involves memorization, repetition, and practice, in order to make it like second nature. Not only is that time-consuming, but also, people aren't very good at it. So why train, when AR makes it obsolete? Scope AR aims to help companies get out of old habits, and CEO Scott Montgomerie drops by to explain how.