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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PlayStation Awards Honors 3 Top Titles for Helping Sell PSVR in Asia

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The PlayStation Awards took place in Tokyo last night, Sony’s annual award show that rewards PlayStation format titles based on sales in Asia. The post PlayStation Awards Honors 3 Top Titles for Helping Sell PSVR in Asia 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.

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.

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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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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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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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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.

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

Magic Leap & SK Telecom Seal Exclusive Wireless Partnership for South Korean Market

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As Magic Leap continues to spread its influence in the US with the help of wireless carrier AT&T, the augmented reality startup is also working its way into East Asia.

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.

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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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.

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.

Location-based VR Attraction ‘Hologate’ Celebrates 2 Million Player Milestone

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The virtual reality hardware company and VR gaming/experience studio boasts over 250 installations spanning Europe, the Middle East, the Asia-Pacific region, and North and South America—a total of 21 countries to be exact.

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.

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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See you in Taiwan!

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I’m super happy to announce you that next week I am going to travel to Asia again, this time to go to Taiwan :O. I’ve been officially invited to the “VR VISIONARIES” event that will take place in Kaohsiung from May 14th to 16th.

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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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HTC Vive Brings NASA-Inspired VR Artwork To Art Basel Hong Kong

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After its first appearance at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in 2018, t he 15-minute artwork now makes its way to the art fair Art Basel Hong Kong for its Asia debut March 29th to the 31st. Experience outer space without being an astronaut in ‘Too the Moon.’ ’ .

Oculus Quest Enterprise Edition Brings Standalone VR To Businesses

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It is an incredibly powerful technology that will affect us from Los Angeles to New York to Western Africa to South Africa to Southeast Asia.”. Enterprise-grade bundle available for $999 plus a $180 annual fee.

Out-of-home VR Destination Sandbox VR Closes $68M Series A Financing

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Sandbox VR is currently operating seven locations across North America and Asia.

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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Betting on Location-Based VR

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Partners so far include public institutions including the National Public Library of France and the Film Fund in Luxembourg, leaders in the movie theater industry such as Nordisk in Scandinavia as well in Brazil (Arvore) and Asia.

Three Reasons Higher Education Has Embraced Virtual Reality

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Students throughout the world, as far away as Asia and Australia, will have access to the same interactive VR learning materials as the students in Scotland. Virtual Reality has always been of interest to higher education.