Amazon Introduces AR Packages In Celebration Of Halloween

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Customers who purchase an item through Amazon now until Halloween can expect a little surprise with their eco-friendly boxes. When combined with Amazon’s AR app, customers can actually bring their artwork to life. Image Credit: Amazon.

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Bolsonaro Oversaw a Connecticut-Sized Chunk of Deforestation in the Amazon Last Year

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Last year was a bad one around the world—but especially, it seems, in the Amazon rainforest. Deforestation in the Amazon rocketed up 17% last year, due in large part to increased logging, agriculture, mining, and wildfires, new data published Wednesday shows.

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NVIDIA to Launch CloudXR Streaming on Amazon’s Cloud Platform Early Next Year

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NVIDIA plans to launch its CloudXR service on Amazon Web Services in early 2021, allowing enterprises to stream AR and VR content to tethered and standalone VR headsets. This week Nvidia announced that it will make its CloudXR streaming service available via Amazon Web Services in early 2021.

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Workers say Amazon lied about COVID-19 cases at Minnesota warehouse

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News Amazon amazon COVID amazon COVID response Amazon Warehouse amazon workersWorkers said they were given no information about the spread of the disease.

Amazon Fire tablets are ridiculously cheap today

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Computing Deals Mobile Amazon 2021 Amazon Fire HD 10 Tablet Amazon Fire tablet deals tablet deals TabletsThese tablets have improved screens, with faster processors, and Alexa, giving you better access to Zoom, streaming content, and the web.

What is Amazon Prime Now?

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Smart Home Amazon amazon prime now delivery services smart home Tier 4 what isPrime Now offers delivery of your purchased goods in just one to two hours. Here's what you need to know.

Amazon Fixed the Echo Show 10's Biggest Feature Failure

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Amazon’s Echo Show 10 is a neat gadget for its ability to move with you while you stream videos and make calls to friends and family. amazon telecommunications smart speakers ring netflix alexa computing zoom amazon echo show technology internet amazon echo amazon alexa prime video technolog

Amazon Purchases Podcast Network Wondery

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will soon become a subsidiary of Amazon. amazon wondery podcast networks podcast publisher podcasts dirty john subsidiaryOne of the last large independent podcast networks in the U.S. Read more.

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Amazon Execs Apparently Need to See Some Pee Pics

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If you, like me, have been reading years of reports on Amazon’s egregious working conditions, you’re probably numb to the part of the article citing an Amazon spox template statement about valuing workers.

Amazon Launches AR Shopping Feature Within App

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Amazon’s AR View lets you see items inside your home. Following in the footsteps of Ikea , Houzz , and Target, Amazon is now the latest retailer to make it easier to buy items from home thanks to AR. An update to the Amazon iOS shopping app enables what the company calls AR View , a tool that lets you drop a virtual item like a toaster or chair on any flat surface in your home. The post Amazon Launches AR Shopping Feature Within App appeared first on VRScout.

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Amazon Can’t Just Change Its Rules to Squash Activism, NLRB Finding Suggests

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The laundry list of fired organizers at Amazon has grown suspiciously lengthy, and the National Labor Relations Board has noticed. Read more.

Amazon Echo vs. Echo Studio

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The fourth-gen Amazon Echo boasts some impressive specs, but how does it stack up against the flagship Echo Studio? Here's a comparison of the Amazon speakers.

Amazon Luna launches 720p option to tackle high data demands

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Amazon Luna is introducing a new 720p option based on early access fan feedback. Gaming Amazon Luna

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What is Amazon Pantry? Everything you need to know

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Amazon Pantry allows you to buy groceries and household items online. Smart Home Amazon amazon delivery amazon prime pantry grocery app Tier 4Learn all about the online grocery service, including availability, info, and pricing.

Amazon’s Great New VR-Centric Show Is Called Upload (Really), Premieres In May

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The 10 episode season arrives May 1 on Amazon, and it’s got VR right at its heart. An email about the new show came in from Amazon right at the start of COVID-19 social isolation in March. Reviews VR Amazon instantsocial quick review top stories TV Show Upload

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There's Something Fishy About Amazon's Anti-Union Twitter Army

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Have you noticed a strange army of Amazon employees on Twitter recently, claiming that Amazon doesn’t engage in union-busting and disputing stories that workers sometimes have to p**s in bottles ?

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TIME Immersive AR Experience Shines A Spotlight On The Rapidly Shrinking Amazon Rainforest

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TIME Turns To AR And Jane Goodall To Explore The Rapidly Shrinking Amazon Rainforest. TIME Magazine is launching a new AR experience called Inside The Amazon: The Dying Forest , marking the second immserive experience to launch on their AR/VR app TIME Immersive , which was made available to all iOS and Android users this past July. Behind-the-scenes of Inside the Amazon / Image Credit: TIME Immersive. TIME turns to AR and Jane Goodall to help expose deforestation in Brazil.

What is Amazon Prime Day? Everything you need to know

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Want to know when Amazon Prime Day is in 2021? Deals Amazon 2021 Amazon Prime Day Amazon Prime Day 2021 commerce 2021 dealHere's when and what you need to know about the two-day sales event.

Oculus Quest Hit #1 Selling Video Games Product On Amazon

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Preorders of the Oculus Quest VR headset on Amazon briefly hit the #1 top seller in the Video Games category this week. No VR headset has hit this position on Amazon except for the PlayStation VR. Amazon sales ranks are updated hourly. Combined with the impressive Amazon sales rankings, it appears the demand for the Quest is high — likely thanks to the attractive $399 price point. Oculus Quest Amazon

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Amazon Launches ‘Prime Video VR’, Commits to Building up VR Video Library

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Amazon today announced the launch of Prime Video VR on Oculus Quest, Go, and Gear VR. In addition to bringing the entire Prime Video catalog onto the headsets, Amazon is also for the first time adding VR content to its Prime Video library. Amazon has now followed other major content streaming platforms like Netflix, Hulu, and YouTube into VR. Image courtesy Amazon. Amazon is also committing to bringing VR content to Prime Video VR.

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Amazon-owned Twitch took down Amazon's anti-union ads

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Streaming website Twitch has pulled Amazon's anti-union ads from running on its service not long after they began running. For the record, Twitch is owned by Amazon. Apparently Amazon's workers already "have everything [they] need" and should never ask for anything better.

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Checks Out HaptX And Their VR Gloves

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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos literally went “hands-on” with the future of robotics this past week during Amazon’s inaugural re:MARS conference in Las Vegas, NV. The post Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Checks Out HaptX And Their VR Gloves appeared first on VRScout. News Amazon HaptX HaptX VR Gloves Jeff Bezos re:MARS VR GlovesHaptX debuts bimanual VR gloves at inaugural re:MARS Conference.

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Amazon’s Jack Ryan VR Park Takes Over Comic-Con

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What better way to tease the world-wide release of the new Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan series on Amazon Prime then to drop thousands of Comic-Con fans into the boots of Jack Ryan himself. Taking over an entire 60,000 square foot city block, Amazon created a massive event park that places you in the heart of the Middle East. On top of the VR Training Field, Amazon also erected a massive escape room that will throw you into your first field assignment.

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Amazon Prime Video Comes To Oculus Quest And Go With Voice Search

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Amazon Prime’s video service is now available on Oculus Quest, Oculus Go and even Gear VR. The addition of Amazon Prime to Oculus Go and Gear VR will be a welcome surprise as well for owners of those headsets. The Amazon Prime app includes voice search as well as some 360-degree video content. Amazon says the service is available to customers in the United States and United Kingdom. Amazon lists Invasion!

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Vuzix Blade AR Smart Glasses Now Support Amazon Alexa, DJI Drones

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The Alexa built-in certified smart glasses are now available directly through Amazon. Today, the company announced a new addition to the Vuzix Blade Smart Glasses which introduces Alexa Built-in official certification, allowing users hands-free access to Amazon’s proprietary voice assistant technology. The software team at Vuzix worked closely with the Alexa team at Amazon to offer a complete Alexa integration to Vuzix Blade customers.

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AR App Brings Amazon Fashion & Fitness To Life

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That’s one of the reasons why Groove Jones teamed up with Amazon Fashion to create a new AR experience that could very well be the future of catalogue shopping. Unveiled at a private NY event to an audience of top fashion social media influencers and bloggers, Amazon Fashion AR utilizes Apple’s ARKit platform to display a wide array of high-quality virtual workouts anywhere there’s a flat surface. And of course all the products displayed are available for purchase over at Amazon.

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Amazon's Fall Hardware Debut Is Set for Sept. 24

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But the month’s not over yet: Amazon has revealed that it’s debuting its fall product line on Thursday, Sept. amazon amazon echo amazon echo show amazon echo dot smarthome smart speakers smart homes speakers

How to set up an Amazon Alexa voice profile

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How-To Smart Home Amazon Alexa Amazon Echo Amazon Echo Dot Amazon Echo Plus Amazon Echo Show Tier 4 voice profile voice recognitionEcho devices now come with the ability to set up unique voice profiles so Alexa knows it's you and can personalize services.

Amazon Echo Show (2nd gen) review

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The pressure was on to make a bigger, better Echo Show device, and Amazon delivered at a reasonable price. Smart Home Amazon Alexa Amazon Echo Amazon Echo Show amazon event 2018 review-update

Amazon Is Making Original VR Experiences Likely For Prime Users

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Oculus Quest And Rift S Sold Out On US Amazon

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In the wake of the Black Friday and Cyber Monday weekend, both of Facebook’s room scale virtual reality headsets are out of stock on the US Amazon. If stock continues to sell out, this could be one of the last chances to get it before Christmas from Amazon.

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The best Amazon Original movies

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Like Netflix, Amazon has its own catalog of award-winning original films. Movies & TV Amazon Amazon Prime manchester-by-the-sea StreamingHere, we've rounded up the best.

Amazon Was Reportedly Considering a Chain of Discount Stores Before the Pandemic Hit

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Another purported casualty of the coronavirus pandemic has surfaced, folks: Amazon brick-and-mortar discount stores. amazon convenience store discount store 3d publishing grocery store criticism of amazon retailing amazon warehouse retailers retail apocalypse

The Best Amazon Deals of the Day

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Top Pick: Mpow MBits S Wireless Earbuds | $20 | Amazon Read more. kinja deals deals amazon

Oculus Go Is Just $120 In Amazon Lightning Sale

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UPDATE: This deal is now marked as “100% claimed” on Amazon. Facebook’s Oculus Go budget VR headset is just $120 right now on Amazon USA for Cyber Monday’s VR Lightning Sale. The post Oculus Go Is Just $120 In Amazon Lightning Sale appeared first on UploadVR.

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Amazon warehouse workers say $500 coronavirus bonus is a joke

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Employees allege Amazon hasn't paid their sick leave — and the bonus isn't enough. News Amazon Amazon fulfillment Amazon Shakopee warehouse Amazon Warehouse amazon workers

Amazon’s Prime Video VR App Launches On Oculus Quest, Go, And Gear VR

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Image Credit: Oculus, Amazon. Today, this generous selection of media streaming options grows even bigger with the arrival of Prime Video VR , a new app that brings the entirety of Amazon Prime’s massive film and television library to VR headsets. . Image Credit: Oculus, Amazon. Image Credit: Oculus, Amazon. The post Amazon’s Prime Video VR App Launches On Oculus Quest, Go, And Gear VR appeared first on VRScout.

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