Kids In Arkansas Are Using VR To Learn About Concussions

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Kids in Arkansas are set to strap VR headsets on to learn about the damage they can do to their noggin’ CrashCourse is a new interactive education program that’s designed to educate high school students about the risks and effects of concussion. This month the State of Arkansas announced that it’s teaming up with nonprofit public health group TeachAids to implement the platform in every high school within its jurisdiction.

Arkansas Governor Says in Hindsight, He Slightly Regrets Siding With the Virus

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For example, Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson signed a bill into law in April that bans mask mandates across the state. Across the country, Republican leaders have signed into law measures functionally indistinguishable from deliberate efforts to aid the novel coronavirus.

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Arkansas Reports 33 New Covid-19 Patients Placed on Ventilators in Single Day

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Arkansas hospitals placed 33 new covid-19 patients on ventilators Tuesday, according to the state’s department of health, bringing the total to 205 patients struggling for life on the machines.

Charter Lied to Get Customers to Switch ISPs and Now It Must Pay

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Apple said to be working a high-priced standalone VR headset as debut mixed reality product

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Apple and Snap partner JigSpace, the ‘Canva for 3D,’ raises a $4.7M Series A

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Facebook VR exec Hugo Barra is leaving

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Spatial raises $14M more for a holographic 3D workspace app, a VR/AR version of Zoom or Hangouts

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The worlds of virtual and augmented reality have yet to land on the applications and hardware to truly spark mass-market, consumer interest in the space, but in the meantime, a startup building mixed reality services for business users has raised a round of funding, underscoring the opportunity in enterprise.

The Knight Foundation launches $750,000 initiative for immersive technology for the arts

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AR will mean dystopia if we don’t act today

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Using augmented reality, Altoida is identifying the likely onset of neurodegenerative diseases

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U.S. Air Force Using VR For Sexual Assault Prevention Training

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Moth + Flame’s SAPR training is expected to be deployed at Little Rock Air Force Base in Arkansas later this summer. Members of the Air Force will train in intervention skills, victim advocacy, and reporting protocols.

Walmart to start using autonomous drones for 1-hour delivery

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Only medical and health and wellness products from Walmart will be part of the pilot program and it'll only be in Northwest Arkansas in early 2021. The drones will cover a 50-mile radius around Walmart headquarters in Bentonville, Arkansas.

Augmented reality and the next century of the web

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Infrastructure Bleak: Vital Memphis Bridge Closed Over Massive Crack

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The Hernando DeSoto bridge—a vital highway crossing that’s about two miles long and located between Memphis and eastern Arkansas—was forced to close earlier this week after transportation officials discovered a massive crack in a core part of its skeleton.

CrashCourse Uses VR To Teach High School Students About Concussions

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Arkansas is the first state in the US that’s been confirmed to start implementing CrashCourse into their curriculum, reportedly in every high school across the state as mandated by Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson. According to The Journal of the American Medical Association in a 2017 report, it was found that 1 in 5 high school athletes (20%) will get a concussion. That’s a staggering statistic.

This Restaurant Will Let You Paint With Sauces in VR

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10 – TCU vs. Arkansas. 17 – Arkansas vs. Texas State. Zaxby’s is taking an interactive HTC VIVE experience on tour to tailgaters across the country. With over 700 locations across 17 states, quick service chicken restaurant Zaxby’s is giving college football fans a taste of something new while tailgating this season.

Walmart and STRIVR Partner To Train Employees In VR

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Walmart partnered with STRIVR Labs to create these experiences after one of the company’s executives saw the University of Arkansas football team training using VR too. US supermarket chain Walmart is betting big on VR to help improve its employee training techniques, and it’s turned to a new company to help. TechCrunch is reporting that Walmart plans to install VR training platforms at each of its 200 Academy training centers across the US by the end of the year.

Walmart Brings Tricked Out ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ VR Experience to Select Stores

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Rogers, Arkansas (4208 S Pleasant Crossing Boulevard) – April 5-6. Bentonville, Arkansas (406 S Walton Boulevard) – April 7-9. Walmart is continuing its onward journey to think outside of the big-box with the help of VR, this time bringing 50-foot tractor-trailers to their megalithic parking lots across the US to let shoppers go head-first into a VR experience for DreamWorks Animation’s upcoming film, How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World.

Oculus Go Pre-order Page Hits Amazon, Best Buy Stocks Shelves

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Lending more credence to a nearby launch, Reddit user ‘theDarthonly’ revealed an image featuring a loaded glass case (behind lock and key) of Oculus Go boxes at a Best Buy at his hometown of Fayetteville, Arkansas. Oculus Go, the company’s upcoming standalone VR headset, may already be waiting in the wings at Amazon distribution centers—they’re certainly already on Best Buy shelves, as both retailers are gearing up for what appears to be an imminent launch.

Walmart Will Set Up VR-enhanced DreamWorks Gift Shops In Parking Lots

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The seven-city run begins at noon February 15 in Los Angeles, California, and concludes in Bentonville, Arkansas on April 9. Walmart’s cavernous stores apparently aren’t large enough to hold the Hidden World in DreamWorks’ latest How to Train Your Dragon film.

What are Colleges & Universities Using VR For?

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Top Client Examples: University of Arkansas, Pulaski Technical College – They’re a real innovator in using VR for multiple marketing purposes — virtual college tours, showing off how their culinary school works, winning awards for their VR library tour, etc. Colleges and universities were some of the earliest adopters of InstaVR — and some of the most innovative current users.

InstaVR Launches Academic Organization-wide Tier Pricing to Accommodate Distance Learning and Campus Virtual Tour Needs

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Top Client Examples: University of Arkansas, Pulaski Technical College – They’re a real innovator in using VR for multiple marketing purposes — virtual college tours, showing off how their culinary school works, winning awards for their VR library tour, etc.

Here’s How VR is Helping Athletes Prepare for Games

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STRIVR boasts clients such as the Dallas Cowboys, Arizona Cardinals, New York Jets, the University of Arkansas, Stanford University and the Washington Wizards. A rookie quarterback walks from the huddle to the line of scrimmage, facing a scowling defense ready to tear him apart. But he’s not scared. He’s seen this all before. The rookie knows exactly what coverage the defense is in and what they’ll try to do next. He’s gone through this specific scenario hundreds of times.

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What is WebVR, How to Create It, and Main Use Cases

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Image courtesy of University of Arkansas – Pulaski Technical College. University of Arkansas – Pulaski Technical College – Read our interview with UA – PTC Digital Marketing Specialist Lennon Parker to find out why they chose InstaVR and added WebVR to their site. WebVR is an underappreciated virtual reality publishing outlet. It’s likely because the medium is not ideal for 360 video, not fully immersive, and doesn’t involve a powerful headset.

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.

Three Reasons Higher Education Has Embraced Virtual Reality

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InstaVR Academic users leveraging the immersive properties of VR range from Stanford University School of Medicine training new doctors to avoid distractions to University of Arkansas – Pulaski Tech helping students to relax in front of classrooms while giving speeches to Emporia State University students using InstaVR apps to view simulated crime scenes that were staged at an FBI office hundreds of miles away. Virtual Reality has always been of interest to higher education.

If you want to protect trans youth, don't pass laws that pretend to keep them safe

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Laws banning access to gender-affirming care, one of which passed in Arkansas this spring after overriding the governor's veto , often argue that children who receive puberty blockers, hormones, or surgery are the subject of medical experimentation, not medical care.

InstaVR Launches Academic Organization-Wide Tier Pricing in Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Top Client Examples: University of Arkansas, Pulaski Technical College – They’re a real innovator in using VR for multiple marketing purposes — virtual college tours, showing off how their culinary school works, winning awards for their VR library tour, etc.

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.

STRIVR Introduces VR Training On and Off the Field

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Fast forward to 2016 and STRIVR Labs counts the likes of Texas Tech, Arkansas, Stanford, Dallas Cowboys, and Arizona Cardinals, among others, as clients using STRIVR’s VR solutions to enhance training. With industries outside of entertainment expected to account for the majority of virtual reality industry revenues, the question of utility seems ever-pressing. How can virtual reality transcend novelty into utility and become truly useful?

Smart Nations Powered By Augmented Virtual Reality

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Advances in Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality are reshaping the way we learn and interact with our world. Workers with access to real-time contextual information, displayed when and where they need it will reshape the workplace and dramatically improve the efficiency, productivity, and safety of the average worker. The future is here, with EON Reality’s Augmented Virtual Reality (AVR) technology. CONTACT US. Name *. First. Job Title * Email *.

How to Create a VR Soft Skills App Using InstaVR

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Our client, University of Arkansas – Pulaski Tech, for instance created a VR application to help students better engage in public speaking. VR for training humans on soft skills — ie interacting with other humans — has really taken off over the last year. There’s many examples of successes, from doctors learning to better relate to patients all the way to retail workers learning how to deal with unusual client circumstances.

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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Ouverture des inscriptions à EON Entrepreneur School

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TECHINNOVATION Singapore 2018

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TECHINNOVATION , organized by IPI (Intellectual Property Intermediary), a non-profit organization established under Singapore’s Ministry of Trade and Industry, aims to bring together international and Singapore technology providers and seekers to explore technology and business collaboration opportunities through open innovation.

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.