Unity Technologies Hosting Vision VR/AR Summit Asia in Beijing

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Building on the momentum set into motion by the inaugural event, Unity Technologies is hosting Vision VR/AR Summit Asia in Beijing. This second Vision Summit will be the debut of the official Vision VR/AR Awards – Asia. Events asia unity Vision VR/AR Summit

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Sony Announces 4 Asia-Developed PSVR Titles Are Coming West

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The games come as a result of a partnership between Sony Interactive Entertainment and what they call “some of Asia’s most exciting developers.” The post Sony Announces 4 Asia-Developed PSVR Titles Are Coming West appeared first on Road to VR.

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VR-based Vision Therapy ‘Vivid Vision’ Expands into Europe with CE Mark, Asia Next

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Following the certification, the company is expanding its offering into Europe, with Asia next on the roadmap. The post VR-based Vision Therapy ‘Vivid Vision’ Expands into Europe with CE Mark, Asia Next appeared first on Road to VR.

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Jaunt Bringing Original 360 Degree Video to Asia with Jaunt China

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Earlier this week The post Jaunt Bringing Original 360 Degree Video to Asia with Jaunt China appeared first on UploadVR. 360 Video Experiences jaunt Jaunt China Jaunt VR

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Samsung Uses VR To Provide Mental Health Care In Asia’s Suicide Capital

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South Korea has the highest suicide rate in East Asia, and the second highest in the world, behind Lithuania. Samsung has announced a new VR-focused partnership with Gangam Severance Hospital in Seoul. The electronics giant will provide VR headsets and wearable devices to the hospital, while software developer FNI will create mental health diagnostic tools and interventions.

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CES Asia 2016: VR Innovation Abounded at Event

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With the conclusion of the second annual CES Asia today, it’s now clear that virtual reality played as big of a role. The post CES Asia 2016: VR Innovation Abounded at Event appeared first on VRJournal. Featured Sidebar Featured VR Industry and Technology CES Asia 2016

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

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Latest expansion includes Asia for the first time, as well as five more countries. 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.

China Will Soon Have VR and MR Theme Parks Thanks to SPACES

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Asia entertainment Experiences china Songcheng Performance Development SPACES theme parkVR is starting to attract the attention of major theme parks in both the US and UK, and now it’s heading to China.

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VR Core Offers $100,000 Prize To “Hardcore” VR Developers

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Asia Events 000 100 cash china contest dollars hardcore VR coreVirtual reality is now an industry with a healthy amount of development. What began as bundles of duct tape, cardboard, and loose wires have now grown into an industry with multi-billion dollar potential.

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HTC Plans Hand And 6-Dof Controller Tracking For Vive Focus

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Asia VEC Vive FocusAt a conference in China HTC is teasing both hand tracking and six degrees of freedom controller tracking for the Vive Focus. The Vive Ecosystem Conference in Shenzhen is HTC’s China-focused event where the company is revealing a series of new features for the standalone Vive Focus. VEC2018 Welcome to a New Ecosystem! Today is going to be a good day! htcvive @htc pic.twitter.com/5oTOpzlpp0. Alvin Wang Graylin (@AGraylin) May 24, 2018.

Karaoke Chain Becomes A VR Arcade With KDDI Karaoke VR In Japan

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Karaoke in most of East Asia isn’t quite the same as in the west. Arcades Asia Entertainment HTC Vive Samsung Gear VRInstead of drunkenly singing in front of a bar full of strangers, people rent private rooms and drunkenly sing in front of friends.

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VeeR VR Founders Featured by Forbes 30 under 30 Asia 2018

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Upon receiving this award, VeeR VR’s CEO Ayden Ye commented: “It is a great honor for the team to be featured by Forbes 30 under 30 Asia. Forbes 30 under 30 Asia 2018: [link]. Forbes announced the 30 under 30 list of 2018, featuring industry leaders and innovators in various fields.

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First Al Jazeera VR movie Debuts: “I Am Rohingya”

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Asia Pacific (APAC) Companies Education Entertainment Global Politics News Videos VR World Aela Callan Al Jazeera Aung San Suu Kyi Bangladesh Contrast VR I am Rohingya Nobel Prize VR war Zahra Rasool

Reality Trending — Peering into the Present & Future of Augmented Reality in 2018

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From tiny startups that traveled from Asia, to major players who have been working on AR for years, these companies all converged on one site to attend the largest gathering of AR experts the world has ever seen.

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NSFW: Miss Nanai Moans in English

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Asia Pacific (APAC) Breaking Entertainment Gaming News press releases Smartphones startups Virtual Reality (VR) Adult Entertainment adult vr Crowdfunding Hentai ImagineVR Let's Play with Nanai Miss Nanai Nanai NSFW Patreon VRJCC

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Cher Wang: Vive to Become a Standalone Company

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Asia Pacific Virtual Reality – Industry alliance led by Cher Wang. Back in October 2015, we had a conversation with an senior industry executive close to HTC.

AI Chatbots are rapidly changing the ways of banking in the world

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Artificial Intelligence Asia Pacific (APAC) Business China Companies Fintech News Technology Security AI AMY Banking chatbot DBS EVA hsbc NBDThe biggest Hong Kong bank, HSBC Holdings , is starting the New Year with a new chatbot. Chatbots are computer programs that typically use text-based live chat as an interface to carry out tasks for customers on behalf of the business. Now they are emerging as an inexpensive way to introduce artificial intelligence (AI) in banking.

HTC VIVE Focus standalone enterprise VR headset arrives in Western markets

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This marks its expansion outside of Asia. HTC VIVE has announced a new platform for enterprise customers that includes the Vive Focus, a standalone virtual reality headset targeted at businesses.

UAE named world first Minister of Artificial Intelligence

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Artificial Intelligence Asia Pacific (APAC) Business Education Global Politics News AI Emirati Mohammed bin Rashid Omar Bin Sultan Al Olama UAELast year the UAE got a Minister of Happiness, and now, in another world first, the country has a Minister of Artificial Intelligence – an acknowledgement by the Emirates that these are the technologies that are going to change the world around us, and quickly.

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UAE: Boosting Government Performance With AI

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Artificial Intelligence Asia Pacific (APAC) Business News AI Mohammed bin Rashid UAEThe UAE Artificial Intelligence strategy was launched to boost government performanc e, the rate of accomplishing achievements.

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Cryptocurrencies and ICO Under Increasing Scrutiny While Stars Move In

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Asia Pacific (APAC) Breaking Business Global Politics News startups Technology Security China Floyd Mayweather hong kong ICO Jess VerSteeg Julia Leung LydianCoin marijuana Miss Iowa Paragon Paris Hilton SEC Securities and Exchange Comission The GameJust a day after China raised the ban for ICOs all together, Hong Kong – the country that is a special administrative region of China – has voiced concern at the growth of ICO fundraising.

Discovery and Google Announce VR Travel Series ‘Discovery TRVLR’, First of 38 Episodes to Arrive in November

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Chapters for North America, South America, Asia, Africa, Europe and Australia consist of six episodes each, while the chapter for Antarctica features two episodes, for a total of 38 episodes in the series.

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Official Beat Saber Arcade Machine Heading To Korea & China

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VR’s most popular rhythm game is heading to VR arcades across Asia in the form of a next-gen arcade machine cabinet. More locations in Asia will be announced soon. It’s been one hell of a year for block-slashing VR rhythm game, Beat Saber.

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This zombie-filled “Holodeck” VR game is unexpectedly addictive

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Opening in new pop-up locations in San Mateo, CA, as well as other US cities, ahead of fixed centers in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and New York, it’s a tried-and-tested group VR experience that has already seen success in Asia.

Godzilla VR announced for Playstation VR in Japan

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Sony Interactive Entertainment Japan Asia and Toho have announced, a Godzilla virtual reality experience that will launch on October 13 in Japan as a free for a limited time download on the PlayStation Store.

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China’s Largest Messaging App ‘WeChat’ is Creating its Own AR Platform

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Tech in Asia recently caught wind of WeChat parent company Tencent’s plans to bring AR to the app’s gargantuan feature list, which includes payments, entertainment, shopping, and transportation.

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Niantic’s ‘Ingress Prime’ Brings A Sci-fi Twist To Location-Based AR Gaming

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To bring Ingress Prime to life, Niantic will host 12 large-scale real-world “Anomaly” events – three each quarter in Asia, Europe and in the America’s – that will bring Ingress Prime Agents in from both factions for an exciting weekend of competition, exploration, and celebration.

HTC updates their Focus System and Streams PC Content to Focus Headset

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"We are proud of this exciting new partnership with HTC that will bring virtual reality technology to two important MLB fan engagement initiatives in China," said Jim Small, MLB Vice President, Asia Pacific. "This

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Dedicated ‘Beat Saber’ Machine to Hit VR Arcades in South Korea & China

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Beat Games, the Czech Republic-based indie developers behind smash hit rhythm game Beat Saber , are aiming to make a big splash in Asia with a newly revealed dedicated arcade machine.

From the publisher of PSVR launch title Ace Banana comes another cute niche game, Animal Force.

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Animal Force , an official selection for the Sony Interactive (Shanghai) China Hero Project (as “The X Animal”), is co-presented by Sony Interactive Entertainment Japan Asia, ISVR and published by Oasis Games in North America.

Announcing our first AWE Tel Aviv Auggie Award Winners

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Startup to Watch and Best in Show Auggie Award presented at inaugural AWE Tel Aviv. Photo by Ezra Levy.

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Chinese VR Zombie Action-shooter ‘The Walker’ Launches on PSVR Today

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The Walker comes as a result of a partnership between Sony Interactive Entertainment and what they called “some of Asia’s most exciting developers” when it was revealed at last year’s ChinaJoy expo.

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Scaling Up Immersive Tech With Blockchain

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If developers in Europe or Asia can easily, reliably, cheaply and flexibly access GPU from anywhere in the world, this will in turn mean an exponential growth in the development of compelling content.

AR+VR Weekly: Facebook AR glasses, 350,000 Snap experiences & NYC’s RLab

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Computer vision firm NextVPU raises $28m Series A ( Dell Street Asia ). Catch up on the latest XR highlights, funding news and launch announcements: week of October 29. By Tom Emrich. It’s been another busy week in AR+VR!

The Number of VR Companies Grew 40 Percent in 2016

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and Asia, he said. Traditional VCs also stepped in to make content and application bets in VR, and major gaming players in Asia embraced VR, dedicating more resources to it. The Venture Reality Fund reported that the landscape of companies it tracks in the virtual reality market grew more than 40 percent in 2016.

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Report: HTC to Merge VR and Smartphone Divisions as President of Smartphones Resigns

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Raymond Pao, VP of HTC VR New Technology, is now GM of North Asia.

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The 2017 Virtual Reality Conference and Expo Schedule

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Asia Amusements and Attractions Expo // March 8th – March 11th. VR Cluster via Broadcast Asia // May 23rd – May 25th. Consumer Electronics Show Asia (CES Asia) // June 7th – June 9th. SIGGRAPH Asia // November 27th – 30th.

Cycling to Your Favourite Tunes in Virtual Reality

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Since then, VirZOOM struck a partnership with Life Fitness to bring its VR Fitness Solution to commercial health clubs including YMCA wellness centers in the United States and Pure Fitness in Asia with many more expected to come in 2018. VirZOOM partners up with Feed.fm

PSVR Dating Sim ‘Summer Lesson’ to Get English Subtitles and Broader Release in April

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Now, come April 28th, the game will see a broader release into Southeastern Asia release with English subtitles, opening the door to enjoyment by those who don’t speak the game’s native Japanese language.

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Beat Saber Arcade Machine To Debut In Korea And China Powered By Windows VR Headsets

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The machine will make its debut next month at KVRF in Korea and GTI Expo in China, with more locations in Asia coming soon. The Beat Saber train just keeps on trucking. With its first arcade-powered tournament in the books it keeps flying off the digital shelves on Steam. There’s a robust custom song modding community already, the PSVR port is nearing release, multiplayer support tis coming, and people can’t seem to get enough of the energy sword-box-slicing fun.

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Investors Poured a Record $2 Billion into VR/AR in 2017, But Early Stage Funding Slowed

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Each year, Greenlight Insights compiles and qualifies data from private and public sources across North America, Europe, and Asia in order to assess the global venture funding landscape surrounding the VR/AR industry.

Gree VR Capital Completes First $18M VR/AR Fund, Changes Name to GFR Fund

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and Asia,” said Tony Mugavero, co-founder and CEO of VR video streaming platform Littlstar. GREE VR Capital, the investment firm backing startups such as VRChat, TheWaveVR, and Littlstar, today announced the completion of its first immersive media fund, totaling $18.3

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VR Sales Analysis: Rift and Vive to Sell Under 500,000 in 2016, PS VR to Top 2 Million

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With over 40 million PlayStation 4s in the market, a lower price point and a massive foot in Asia’s door the stage seemed set for the veteran electronics company to trump its competition.

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