CtrlV Opens First Vive VR Arcade In North America

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Knott’s Berry Farm Installs VR Ghost Town In America’s Oldest Theme Park

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Knott’s Berry Farm in Orange County, California is said to be America’s oldest theme park.

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Mexico Celebrates First VR Festival in Latin America

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Last month, more than 1,200 people participated in VR Fest MX , Mexico’s first international virtual reality festival, the first of its kind in Latin America and Spain. VR in the Spanish-speaking community is growing, but it’s not as huge as it is in North America.

Trump In VR- An Art Piece For A Modern America.

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Explore what it feels like to be in the space where America's destiny has been shaped for the last 78 years and come face to face with the man who will determine America's fate for the next four."-MacInnes

VR First Expands: New VR labs Opened to Asia, Europe and North America

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The post VR First Expands: New VR labs Opened to Asia, Europe and North America appeared first on VR World. As a technology, Virtual Reality is gradually influencing the shape of the world.

The Obama administration launches competition to harness the creativity and ingenuity of the VR and AR developer community on behalf of America’s students.

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President Obama, The Obama administration has launched a new competition to harness the creativity and ingenuity of the VR and AR developer community on behalf of America’s students Utilizing the U.S. “I’m calling for investments in educational technology that will help create.

Bobby Throne Saves The World may be the next killer disruptive VR app, eSport, and social networking platform people in highly populated tech sectors of America are looking for.

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"Games are about learning, you learn muscle memory, history, communication, stories, and so much more. If games are about learning then I’m here to teach. So what better place to share my ministry with than at the wonderful PAX East show where everyone is learning.

HTC VR Survey Offers Vives & Gift Cards as Prizes, Aims to Understand VR Users

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A survey sponsored by HTC America is currently open on SurveyGizmo , with the option to enter a prize draw, which includes three Vive systems and seven gift cards worth $100 – $150.

Samsung’s Exploding Phones Spread To North America

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5 Patriotic VR Games To Play On The Fourth Of July

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Today is the Fourth of July which is also known as Independence Day in America. Well imagine a world in which America was so obsessed with firearms that they were used for literally everything in the world. Experiences Gaming 4th of july america fourth of july

An Interview: Lily Varon And The E-commerce Brasil Org On – you guessed it – eCommerce In Brazil

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ecommerce Latin AmericaAn interview I did with E-commerce Brasil published online today in Portuguese. I’ve been getting requests for it in English so I thought I’d post it here. Happy reading! The State of Retail eCommerce in Brazil” series gave us an intereting look at eCommerce in Brazil during a difficult economic situation in the country. […].

Nintendo Will Support VR at “a point where it can be mainstream”

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Samsung and Six Flags Re-up Collaboration with New VR Coasters Combining ‘Mixed Reality’ and ‘Complex Gameplay’

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Six Flags Entertainment Corporation—which runs theme park properties across the americas—and Samsung Electronics America, Inc. We are thrilled to continue to work with Six Flags and bring VR to the mainstream,” said Marc Mathieu, Samsung Electronics America’s Chief Marketing Officer.

VR experience featuring First Lady Michelle Obama and Modern Family's Nolan Gould encourages students, parents, and educators to experience America's National Parks.

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Every Kid in a Park aims to introduce a new generation and population of students, parents, and educators to the awe-inspiring experience of learning in the living classrooms of America’s unique National Parks, public lands, waters and historic spaces; and to inspire the next generation of environmental stewards by: instilling them with curiosity about nature’s wonders, fostering their appreciation for diverse cultural heritage, and furthering their understanding of historic events.

VR Shopping Comes To Vera Bradley Brand

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Tech startup Obsess has partnered with the women’s handbags, luggage, and travel items brand to produce a new VR shopping experience for the mobile headset which should launch in America this week.

Game Industry Job Postings Are Decreasing, But VR Jobs Are Up 400% Since 2014

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The companies with the most jobs available, in order, are as follows: Electronic Arts, Blizzard Entertainment, Activision, Epic Games, 2K Games, Zynga, Bungie, Nexon America, Ubisoft, and Nintendo of America.

Oculus Co-Founder and Rift Creator Palmer Luckey Departs Facebook

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Here’s more background: I contributed $10,000 to Nimble America because I thought the organization had fresh ideas on how to communicate with young voters through the use of several billboards. Reports that I am a founder or employee of Nimble America are false. I don’t have any plans to donate beyond what I have already given to Nimble America. The story alleged that Luckey donated significant funds to Nimble America.

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‘Google Earth VR’ Lets You Experience the Total Solar Eclipse Right Now

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From a much greater, space-bound vantage point, you can also get a chance to see the ominous dark spot meander across North America in a way otherwise impractical outside of VR.

NextVR Develops Night VR Camera To Capture Animals, Ghosts

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The production sees investigators looking into Pennhurst Asylum, which is said to be one of the “most haunted locations in North America.” There are a lot of different VR cameras in development but I don’t think I’ve heard of one for capturing light in extreme darkness before. NextVR, however, built one for exactly this purpose.

Expecting Parents Can Meet Their Baby Using VR

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Their full research will be shared at the Radiological Society of North America next week. Research and image sources: Radiological Society of North America , November 21, 2016. Doctors and parents are getting a new perspective of babies in the womb thanks to VR.

Littlefield, Digiworldz host Fourth of July parties

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Littlefield Grid and DigiWorldz are both holding big bashes to celebrate this year’s Fourth of July holiday, America’s Independence Day.

Targeted by Trump Travel Ban, Musician Reaches Americans in VR

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Fans in America can watch with an HTC Vive or Oculus Rift. London-based musician Ash Koosha is a self-described virtual reality pioneer, a rockstar, and a synesthete who sees colors as sound.

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HTC VIVE VR Headset Now Available on Amazon

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Exposing this $800 VR platform to millions of new buyers in North America. If you have yet to demo the VIVE, you can check their site for demonstration locations throughout North America and lets us know if your first-hand experience is as mind-blowing as ours was.

Report: Lenovo’s Windows MR/VR Headset to Launch Mid-August or Earlier

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One of the first in a line of Windows Holographic powered immersive devices, Lenovo’s first mixed reality headset will be here in time for US “back to school”, according to Lenovo’s North America VP of Consumer Products Mike Abary.

‘Archangel’ Launches on PSVR, Vive and Rift Support Coming in August

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Now is the time to join the resistance, protect your friends and countrymen, and become the beacon of hope that America needs – the Archangel!”. Skydance Interactive’s first virtual reality game Archangel has launched with a short timed-exclusivity window on PlayStation VR.

GMA Takes Us Swimming With Sharks Live in 360°

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Good Morning America had viewers swimming with the sharks in the Bahamas this morning along with Meteorologist Ginger Zee in a first-ever live 360 VR shark dive broadcast. — Good Morning America (@GMA) May 22, 2017.

HTC Vive Reveals Payment Plan; Audio Strap and Tracker Pricing

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HTC knows this, which is why they have announced a number of new financing options for Vive that will be available in North America through Vive.com and China through JD.com. For North America: 0% Financing for 6 months for a total monthly cost of $138.00 (plus tax and shipping).

NVIDIA’s Next-gen Titan X Has 11 TFLOPS Performance, 12GB of Memory, and Costs 1 Arm and 1 Leg

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The new Titan X will debut first in North America and Europe and later in Asia. This evening at an artificial intelligence event at Stanford, NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang revealed the next-gen Titan X, the company’s crazy-powerful, crazy-expensive high-end GPU.

Edit VR Video Without Removing Your Headset With Adobe’s CloverVR

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Held in Europe, North America, and Japan, Adobe MAX is an event focused on new and upcoming projects that will influence the computer design and development industries.

Coldplay’s ‘Head Full of Dreams’ Concert Will Stream Live in VR For Free

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Through our industry-leading VR hardware and platform ecosystem, we are thrilled to offer Samsung Gear VR owners access to premium, immersive live entertainment and experiences in full 360,” said Michael Schmier, Vice President of Content and Services, Samsung Electronics America. “By

Samsung announces limited edition Batman themed Galaxy S7 and GearVR.

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The limited edition Galaxy S7 edge Injustice Edition will be available in early June exclusively in select territories, including China, Singapore, Korea, Latin America, Russia and others to be announced soon.

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Samsung Gear VR Install Base Has Passed 5 Million Headsets

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In his opening speech at CES 2017 this week, Samsung Electronics America president Tim Baxter announced that the company now has “more than 5 million” Gear VR virtual reality headsets in use.

Intel & Major League Baseball Partnership Will Bring Free Weekly Games Streamed in VR

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A major new three year partnership between Intel and MLB, America’s leading baseball league, will bring weekly live baseball games streamed in VR for free to Gear VR via Intel’s ‘True VR’ tech.

Palmer Luckey releases statement about recent pro-Trump smear campaign controversy.

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Daily Beast Recently broke the news that Oculus VR founder Palmer Luckey is funding Nimble America, a group that supports Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump. Reports that I am a founder or employee of Nimble America are false.

HTC Vive to Hit 100 US Stores, Orders Now Ship in 72 Hours Worldwide

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Alongside this new online initiative, HTC are pushing hard into bricks and mortar retail, with 100 locations throughout North America due to receive a Vive demo area in the month of June.

Oculus Deploys New Age Rating System for VR Content

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Currently, the IARC rating system administers content ratings from ESRB in North America, PEGI in Europe, ClassInd in Brazil, USK in Germany and the Classification Board in Australia with more rating authorities expected to join in the future.

VR Retreat releases a Hillary Wins VR experience.yep cause you know escapism is a thing.

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Yeah so that election was doozy right and will have major ramifications for not only the next 4 years but may destroy any progressive reforms that may have happened in the history of America.

Samsung is Selling a Batman Gear VR and Galaxy S7

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In collaboration with Warner Bros Interactive and DC Entertainment, the limited edition Galaxy S7 edge will be available in early June exclusively in select territories, including China, Singapore, Korea, Latin America, Russia and others to be announced soon. Ok, we seriously want one.

E3 2017: Sony Will Show ‘A Number Of’ New VR Games At The Show

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“When a new console or a new platform launches, there’s a lot of activity driving launch day,” Shawn Layden, CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment America, tells The Verge in an interview. The 2017 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) is right around the corner.

HTC is Giving Away a Vive to Celebrate The International Dota 2 Championships

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This giveaway is open to those in North America, Europe, and Taiwan. If you’ve yet to hop on the VR train, here’s a shot at scoring a free HTC Vive system and some swag from the 2017 International Dota 2 Championships.