Nomadic Takes Location-based VR Into Asia

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And now Nomadic is taking the show on the road to Asia. The post Nomadic Takes Location-based VR Into Asia appeared first on UploadVR. Nomadic has reported success with its first virtual reality location-based entertainment center, which is like an arcade for VR. It features Vertigo’s Arizona Sunshine , a VR shooter. The San Rafael, California-based company wants to become a mixed-reality powerhouse.

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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. 5 finalists from the Awards will represent Asia in competition for the global awards in these categories: Best Game. Vision VR/AR Summit Asia will take place in Beijing, China at the NUO Hotel on December 14th and 15th.

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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. Sony today announced four new titles for PlayStation VR at the annual ChinaJoy Expo in Shanghai—all of which have been confirmed to make it over to Western audiences.

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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. In addition to bringing their VR-based vision therapy to Europe, Vivid Vision says they’ve opened their first office in Tokyo, and plan to expand their solution into Asia throughout 2018. 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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StarVR One Resurfaces, Goes on Sale in Asia With US & Europe to Come

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After that, it all went quiet until today when YouTube channel MRTV reported that sales had now begun in Asia. Isn’t this year full of surprises, from global lockdowns to Half-Life coming back, the rollercoaster that is 2020 keeps ongoing. Adding to this list is the StarVR One headset. The enterprise-focused device all but disappeared in 2018 but has now reemerged and available for purchase, in Japan and Taiwan.

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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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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. After two full days of demonstrations, EON Reality introduced the AVR Platform to approximately 1500 teachers, school administration officials, and other decision-makers in Asia’s education industry.

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EON Reality and DENSO International Asia Singapore Announce Continued Partnership Following Initial Success

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IRVINE, CA, July 16, 2019 – EON Reality’s Augmented and Virtual Reality (AVR) solution for DENSO International Asia Singapore was such a success that the two parties announced today that they will expand the development of a series of innovative Augmented and Virtual Reality training solutions for DENSO International Asia Singapore employees. The major automotive component manufacturer saw tremendous improvements when using EON Reality’s Creator AVR application.

Cross-Platform Event to Address Asia’s Booming Digital Entertainment Sector

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To support the digital entertainment industry at this important moment in its development, Duxes will host the Asia Digital Entertainment Summit 2019 (ADES) from December 12-13, 2019 in Singapore. The ADES is Duxes ’ first event tackling the burgeoning digital entertainment market in Asia, and follows a series of events covering the tech and digital marketing sectors in China and across Asia, which have been acclaimed for their thorough content and interactive format.

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EON Reality Wins Best AR/VR Education Solution at EduTECH Asia 2019

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SINGAPORE, November 6, 2019 – EON Reality nabbed top honors for best AR/VR solution in education at the EduTECH Asia 2019 Awards in Singapore, beating several contenders from various global companies and shortlisted from the initial 300 submissions across various categories. The post EON Reality Wins Best AR/VR Education Solution at EduTECH Asia 2019 appeared first on EON Reality.

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The Week In XR Part Deux: China Blocks Tok Sale, AWE Asia Wraps

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China introduces new rules, which limit transfer of Tik Tok Tech. Consumer Tech /consumer-tech Innovation /innovation Consumer Tech /consumer-tech technology

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EON Reality showcases with HCT at the WorldSkills Asia event in Abu Dhabi

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EON Reality’s Dubai team was invited to participate in the HCT booth at the WorldSkills Asia event in Abu Dhabi, at the end of November to showcase some of products such as the EON Icube, the HTC Vive, zSpace, and Creator AVR. The post EON Reality showcases with HCT at the WorldSkills Asia event in Abu Dhabi appeared first on EON Reality.

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Asia Pacific Breweries and EON Reality to Brew Up Next-Generation Training Solutions

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EON Reality’s Augmented and Virtual Reality solution for Asia Pacific Breweries (APB) Singapore was such a success that the two parties announced today that they will expand the development of a series of innovative Augmented and Virtual Reality training solutions for APB Singapore employees. The post Asia Pacific Breweries and EON Reality to Brew Up Next-Generation Training Solutions appeared first on EON Reality.

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Monday's Best Deals: HP Back-to-School Sale, Aukey 12-in-1 USB-C Hub, Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers, Gooloo 1500A Jump Starter, Taste of Asia Snack Mix, Reusable Face Shields, and More

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An HP back-to-school sale on laptops, desktops, and printers , an Aukey 12-in-1 USB-C hub , a discounted copy of Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers for PS4 , a Goooloo 1500A jump starter , a Taste of Asia snack mix package , and a reusable face shield five-pack lead Monday’s best deals.

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HP Reverb G2 Worldwide Pre-Orders To Launch In June/July

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These regions include Asia, Canada, Latin America and Europe. Last week’s announcement of the HP Reverb G2 headset was met with excitement from the VR community. But, while the US can already pre-order the device, HP Reverb G2 worldwide pre-orders aren’t available yet. We know when they will be, though.

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Tokyo-based virtual reality game developer Thirdverse gets $8.5 million Series A

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Fundings & Exits TC Asia Gaming Japan Thirdverse Virtual realityThirdverse , the virtual reality game developer behind “Swords of Gargantua,” has raised $8.5 million in Series A funding.

Baofeng Showcases Mobile VR Headset With Positional and Finger Tracking

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Asia VR Headsets baofeng baofeng mojing china vr chinese vr Daydream gear vr google daydream leap motion mobile VR samsung samsung gear vrBaofeng Group, a Chinese mobile communications giant, announced their fifth generation VR headset, the Mojing 5.0, on stage today in Beijing, China. The post Baofeng Showcases Mobile VR Headset With Positional and Finger Tracking appeared first on UploadVR.

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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. SPACES, a Los Angeles-based virtual and mixed reality company, has partnered with Chinese theme park group Songcheng Performance Development for a $30 million joint venture. The post China Will Soon Have VR and MR Theme Parks Thanks to SPACES appeared first on UploadVR.

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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. The post VR Core Offers $100,000 Prize To “Hardcore” VR Developers appeared first on UploadVR.

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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. Joysound, a major Karaoke chain in Japan, has turned their Karaoke rooms into a VR arcade.

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6 investment trends that could emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic

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Artificial Intelligence Asia Column Extra Crunch Market Analysis Startups Venture Capital artificial intelligence augmented reality China coronavirus COVID-19 GoodRx manufacturing neuroscience smart home devices telehealth telemedicine video conferencing Virtual reality WhatsAppRocio Wu. Contributor. Rocio Wu is a venture partner at F-Prime Capital who focuses on early-stage investments in software/applied AI, fintech and frontier tech investments. More posts by this contributor.

China grants first 5G licenses amid Huawei global setback

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Asia 5g Beijing China China Mobile china telecom china unicom huawei Information technology Ministry of Industry and Information Technology smartphone south korea telecommunications Virtual realityIt’s official. After much anticipation , China named the first companies to receive 5G licenses for commercial use on Thursday.

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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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Startups Weekly: Will the real unicorns please stand up?

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There’s more where that came from, here’s a quick look at the other VCs to announce funds this week: EV Growth closes $200M fund to cover Southeast Asia’s Series B funding gap. Hello and welcome back to Startups Weekly, a newsletter published every Saturday that dives into the week’s noteworthy venture capital deals, funds and trends. Before I dive into this week’s topic, let’s catch up a bit.

With $15M round and 100K tablets sold, reMarkable CEO wants to make tech ‘more human’

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Funding Gadgets Hardware Recent Funding Startups TC Amazon Apple Asia ceo Christmas Co-founder computing Display technology E Ink engineer Europe Facebook hardware startup indiegogo Instagram inventions iPad iPad Pro iPhone Norway remarkable Spark Capital tablet computer technology Technology Addiction United States Virtual reality

The team behind Baidu’s first smart speaker is now using AI to make films

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Artificial Intelligence Asia Entertainment Gaming AI alpha animation Apple artificial intelligence Baidu Beijing california Entrepreneur HBO Los Angeles natural language processing Pixar Animation Studios Series A Speaker Virtual reality Westworld Y CombinatorThe HBO sci-fi blockbuster Westworld has been an inspiring look into what humanlike robots can do for us in the meatspace.

Camera maker Insta360 raises $30M as it eyes 2020 IPO

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Asia Funding Gadgets Hardware 3D imaging action camera Camcorders camera+ computing GoPro imaging insta360 Japan shenzhen smartphone Snap Tencent Virtual realityInsta360, one of the pioneers in making 360-degree cameras, just raised $30 million in a Series C+ funding round from Chinese investors, including Everest Venture Capital , MG Holdings and Huajin Capital. The Shenzhen-based camera maker declined to disclose its latest valuation.

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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. The evolution of education and removal of borders between physical and virtual environments represents a unique opportunity for education and industries alike.

YouTube App Lets You Put Yourself in the World of 'Stranger Things 3' via Augmented Reality

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Don't Miss: Snapchat Turns Wrigley Field into the Upside Down for 'Stranger Things' Promotion A trailer for the series uploaded to the Netflix Asia YouTube account includes a unique feature that allows you. So you're all done binge watching Stranger Things Season 3 and you want to start sharing your personal review with friends. First, congrats, you're a TV bingeing beast. It's only been 24 hours!)

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.

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 RasoolContrast VR , Al Jazeera Media Network’s immersive studio, has completed its first VR documentary, “I Am Rohingya”.

Samsung Elevates Galaxy Note 10+ with Depth Camera for 3D Scanning & Augmented Reality Apps

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The mobile augmented reality war for dominance between Apple and its Asia-based rivals is in full effect. On Wednesday, Samsung continued the pattern it established with the Galaxy S10 4G smartphone by adding adding a depth-sensing camera to the new Galaxy Note 10+, which gives the device with some interesting augmented reality superpowers.

Immerse Raises $1.5M to Expand Its VR English Language Classes Worldwide

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With the new investment, the company says they’re quickly expanding beyond East Asia; the company is currently working on partnerships with “some of the largest schools” in Spain and South America. “In

Here's How to Take Your ECG on the Fitbit Sense

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as well as some countries in Europe and Asia) with a brand spanking new Fitbit Sense. Last month, the Food and Drug Administration said Fitbit could have a little treat in the form of clearance for its ECG app. As of today, that app is now live for anyone in the U.S. (as

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