A Look Ahead to AWE Asia 2021

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We’re based in the US, as are most of our readers, so that’s the AWE event that we cover, but there are other AWE events worldwide and we can’t contain our excitement anymore for AWE Asia 2021. The Long Road to AWE Asia.

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Nreal currently focusing on Asia, shipping to the West is coming next year

The Ghost Howls

Nreal answers it is focusing on Asia. The post Nreal currently focusing on Asia, shipping to the West is coming next year appeared first on The Ghost Howls. I have said it multiple times: Nreal is one of the most intriguing AR startups out there.

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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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‘Feedback Loop’ in Central East Asia Threatens Disturbing Changes to Mongolia's Climate

GizModo VR

A review of weather patterns in inner East Asia over the past 260 years suggests the region is currently caught in a dangerous cycle of heatwaves and droughts that could forever reshape the area, and possibly turn the Mongolian Plateau into an arid wasteland.

Konami Is Releasing An Oculus Quest Game, Beat Arena, In Asia This Week

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Here’s something a little unexpected – Metal Gear Solid and Castlevania publisher Konami is releasing a new Oculus Quest game this week, but only in Asia and it’s not based on one of those beloved series.

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Cannabis Genomes Suggest the Plant Originated in East Asia

GizModo VR

A team of researchers just examined 110 different marijuana genomes to figure out the origin of the plant. Their findings put the genesis of Cannabis sativa in northwest China. Read more.

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Pico Neo 3 Is A VR Standalone With Quest-Like Controllers Coming To Asia Soon

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There are no announced plans to bring the headset outside of Asia at this time. Pico Interactive’s next headset is the Pico Neo 3, and it looks a lot closer to the Oculus Quest.

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Sony Announces 4 Asia-Developed PSVR Titles Are Coming West

Road to VR

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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Intel's Tiger Lake NUC11: Panther Canyon for Asia Alone

Anand Tech

Yesterday, Intel provided some updates with the rather disappointing news that the Panther Canyon NUC family will only be distributed in the Asia-Pacific region. The electronics industry supply chain is facing a number of issues due to the ongoing pandemic.

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

Road to VR

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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Twitter Launches Pro-Democracy Emoji for 'Milk Tea Alliance' in Asia

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The so-called Milk Tea Alliance refers to the pro-democracy movement in Asia that has been organized, at least in part, through actions online. Twitter launched a new emoji early Thursday that will appear anytime a user tweets the hashtag #MilkTeaAlliance.

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StarVR One Resurfaces, Goes on Sale in Asia With US & Europe to Come

Peter Graham

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.

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

Road to VR

The PlayStation Awards took place in Tokyo last night, Sony’s annual award show that rewards PlayStation format titles based on sales in Asia. While two of the three titles below were featured in heavily promoted hardware bundles in North America and Europe, interestingly enough none of the games awarded last night were bundled in Asia as far as we can tell. The post PlayStation Awards Honors 3 Top Titles for Helping Sell PSVR in Asia appeared first on Road to 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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Jaunt Bringing Original 360 Degree Video to Asia with Jaunt China

UploadVR

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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CES Asia 2016: VR Innovation Abounded at Event

VRJournal

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

EON Reality

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 Wins Best AR/VR Education Solution at EduTECH Asia 2019

EON Reality

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

EON Reality

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 showcases with HCT at the WorldSkills Asia event in Abu Dhabi

EON Reality

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

EON Reality

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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Netflix Pulls NSA-Themed Show in Vietnam Over Offensive Maps

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Hezbollah-Linked Cyber Unit Has Been Hacking Into Internet Companies for Years

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Frontier Airlines Attendants Put on Paid Leave After Duct-Taping Violent Passenger to Seat

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App Annie Fined $10 Million in Case That Is the Future of Insider Trading

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Ancient City of Angkor Was Jam-Packed With People

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Amazing World of Gumball Is Getting a Movie and a New Show

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World’s Oldest Known Coin Mint Unearthed in China

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

Charlie Fink

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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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

GizModo VR

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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Saudi Arabia Acquires $3.3 Billion Stake In EA, Take-Two, Activision Blizzard

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Scientists Have Discovered a Hotspot of Denisovan Ancestors

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The finding shows that the history of archaic and modern humans living on the islands of southeast Asia during the Pleistocene is more complex than we imagined.

H&M Purged From Chinese Maps and Online Stores for Criticizing Forced Labor in Xinjiang

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Researchers May Have Found True Identity of Ancient 'Hobbit' Species

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Anthropologists know of at least two ancient species of tiny humans that lived on the islands of southeast Asia over 50,000 years ago.

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

UploadVR

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.