Minecraft Earth Early Access Now Available In Australia, Mexico and Sweden

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After an initial launch in New Zealand and Iceland , Minecraft Earth early access is now available in Australia, Mexico and Sweden. Here are today’s countries: Australia Mexico Sweden More info on our early access plans. ?

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Australia Adds ‘VR Interactivity’ To Games Rating Process

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Niantic Launches Harry Potter Wizards Unite as Beta in Australia & New Zealand

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and Portkey Games, launched published to Google Play and the App Store in Australia. The long-awaited augmented reality game based on the Harry Potter franchise from Pokémon GO masterminds Niantic is closer to release, as the developer has begun public beta testing of the app.

Domino's Australia Serves Up Virtual Previews of Your Pizza Order in Augmented Reality

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If you're hungry for pizza and ordering from Domino's in Australia, you can now see what your pie will look like in augmented reality before placing your order.

PSVR Gaming Bundle ‘HeroCade’ Available This Month in Europe, Australia & New Zealand

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Launching in France, Italy, Germany, Spain, Portugal, UK, Australia, and New Zealand on September 26th , HeroCade offers and interesting mix of genres, recalling memories of the old PlayStation demo discs from the PS1 era.

Kmart Partners with OmniVirt for AR Ad Campaign in Australia

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If you are curious to see how this new AR ad campaign works, you can try this live demo , even if you do not live in Australia. Augmented reality and advertising have already proven that they work together splendidly. And the latest proof in this respect comes from furniture producer Kmart.

Australian Artists To Create VR Experience From Their Journey To Antarctica

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Two Australian digital artists will board the RSV Aurora Australis next year to document the journey from Australia to the Antarctic, with the aim of creating a virtual reality experience upon their return.

Mobile AR Game Minecraft Earth Is Now Available In The United Kingdom

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The United Kingdom joins New Zealand, Iceland , Australia, Mexico, Sweden , Canada, South Korea and the Philippines as launch countries. I’ve been able to try the game out here in Australia already, so you can expect a first impressions piece on the game soon.

Minecraft Earth Launches In More Countries, Now Available In Canada, South Korea, Philippines

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The game, while still in early access, is now available publicly to anyone in Australia, Mexico, Sweden, New Zealand, Canada, South Korea, the Philippines and Iceland.

Australian Prehistoric Exhibit Fuses VR and Puppets

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A new exhibit in Australia transports you to the continent’s prehistoric past through puppets and virtual reality. 8 at ACMI in Melbourne, Australia. News 360 Film ACMI Australia Education Exhibit Film Museum Prehistoric VR

The Australian Air Force Is Now Testing the Microsoft HoloLens

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The Australian Air Force and Saab Australia are trialing the Microsoft HoloLens augmented reality headset as the Australian military evolves into a “fifth-generation fighting force.” But Australia doesn’t have the only military interested in the HoloLens.

Solis VR Takes Elderly Patients To Places Long Thought Out Of Reach

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Since launch, Solis VR has expanded into 60 aged care facilities across Australia. health care VR Australia elder healthcare hospital

Aussie VR Documentary ‘Carriberrie’ Online World Premiere on VeeR VR this Australia Day

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San Jose, California, January 26, 2019 - VeeR VR , the global VR content platform is bringing ‘Carriberrie’, the Aussie VR documentary celebrating Indigenous Australian song and dance, online to the world on January 26, 2019, Australia Day. Carriberrie’ will be available to stream via VeeR VR app on Oculus Go, Oculus Rift, Gear VR, MiVR outside of Australia. Free access on Jan 26, Australia Day.

Hacked Together Mixed Reality Camera Robot Shows Huge Promise

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Loveday seems to be something of a mad scientist working in Australia, creating the first music video built in Tilt Brush. ” hardware VR cameras Australia camera jaymis loveday mixed reality sutu

Solis VR Takes Elderly Patients To Places Long Thought Out Of Reach

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Since launch, Solis VR has expanded into 60 aged care facilities across Australia. health care VR Australia elder healthcare hospital

Niantic Sets Launch Date for Harry Potter Augmented Reality Game, Releases New Trailer

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While the date has been a long time coming since the announcement of the game in November 2017, the milestone has been foreshadowed by recent events, namely the beta launches in New Zealand and Australia in May and the. After more than a year of teasing and testing, Niantic and Warner Bros.

VR used to educate on Australian bushfires

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In Australia, authorities have released a VR experience designed to educate citizens about the dangers of bushfires. However, most of Australia is covered by forest (the bush), and this, combined with high temperatures, means that bushfires are a very present safety concern for Australians. Education News Virtual Reality (VR) VR World 4K VR Australia Bushfires Government Vic Emergency VR VR Education VR Safety

Microsoft Hololens Available in More Countries

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Starting on October 12, Microsoft added availability to the following countries: Australia, Ireland, France, Germany, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom. Microsoft Hololens (Developer version) has been available in the US and Canada since March for $3,000.

Who is Trying to Make Key App for VR?

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Travelling without leaving your seat is one of the big ideas behind VR headsets so it’s perhaps no surprise that Destination BC (British Columbia, Canada) and Visit Australia are already using the technology to provide sneak peaks of popular locations.

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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Emerging Tech in Emerging Markets

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He reveals he’s also in advanced discussions with various embassies from countries such as the UK,Canada,Australia,Ireland Israel about mutual exchange programs.

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Joy to Patients with Google Daydream

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MediBank, Australia’s largest health insurance provider, has teamed up with VR company Liminal , to launch “Joy,” a VR program that is designed to help patients with long-term hospital stays feel less lonely and isolated through immersing them in different environments.

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Zero Latency Is The US’s First Warehouse-Scale VR Arcade

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But now, we’ve got a new development as Zero Latency expands from Melbourne, Australia to Orlando, Florida and brings the US their very first warehouse-scale free roam virtual reality facility. As often stated, you have to experience VR to truly believe.

The VR Job Hub: First Contact Entertainment, Zero Latency, Zubr & Atkins

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For those who love the sunshine, this week’s VR Job Hub has a plentiful selection of opportunities in both the US – on the west coast – and in Australia. Melbourne, Australia. Sydney, Australia. Sydney, Australia. October is here and the chill has quickly set in as the nights become longer.

Get up Close and Personal With VR Escape Room Specialist Entermission

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She owned and operated escape room business Escape Hunt in Australia and New Zealand since 2014. Then in 2017, she co-founded Virtual Reality Room in Sydney, Australia.

The Valve Index Is Now Available In Canada And Japan

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Notably, the Index is still not available for purchase in some major markets such as Australia or China. The Valve Index is now available for purchase in Canada and Japan, further expanding the post-launch markets for Valve’s latest VR headset.

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Zero Latency’s Free-Roam VR To Use HP Headsets And Microsoft Tracking

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That’s a big technological shift for the Australia-based VR company. We have yet to try the system which Ruse says they are trialing in Australia now before rolling out to more locations worldwide in the coming months.

Psychological VR Thriller ‘Blind’ Coming to Rift, Vive and PSVR – Teaser Trailer Here

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Tiny Bull later partnered with Australia-based indie label Surprise Attack Games to produce Blind. Blind is an upcoming psychological thriller that puts you in a world of darkness. Given a special cane, you use echolocation to find your way through the game’s mysterious narrative.

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Researchers Show Off TouchVR Palm And Finger Haptic Feedback Device

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It’s unclear when or whether the accessory will become available to consumers, but TouchVR will be shown off at Siggraph Asia in Brisbane, Australia from November 17-20.

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‘ViewR’ Lets You Watch a VR Session in Action From the Comfort of Your Phone

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Brisbane, Australia-based group #include today released a new app called ViewR that lets you observe a PC VR session in action from an Android mobile device.

MSI VR One backpack PC now available, packs with Core i7 and 90 min battery life

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The machine is available right now in the US, Europe, Japan, Australia, China, and Taiwan. MSI has announced that its cool backpack PC for VR gaming has now hit the market for gamers to purchase.

How to choose an LBVR product?

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The cost appears to be around $90k in the US, Canada, Mexico and Australia. . Avatarico in Europe and Asia, and Entermission in the US, Canada, Mexico and Australia provide seated VR escape games (you can also call it hand tracking VR). .

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Flight Simulator ‘X-Plane 11’ Now Natively Supports SteamVR Headsets

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Landmark scenery for Sydney, Australia. X-Plane 11 (2017) , the highly-touted and expansive flight simulator for PC, now has a few new badges under its Steam listing, which includes support for Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and Windows “Mixed Reality” VR headsets.

Oculus Holiday Deal Brings Modest Discounts to Oculus Go & Rift

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The deals are available in the US, Canada, UK/EU, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, and Taiwan. Black Friday is nearly upon us, and Oculus is cutting a few bucks off both Oculus Go and Oculus Rift to celebrate.

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Lonn Is An Impressive Physics-Based Cyberpunk VR Adventure Mixing Boneworks, Low-Fi And Espire

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This new cyberpunk adventure game from Australia-based SixSense Studios has been stepping out of the shadows over the past few weeks. Sometimes VR games seem to appear as if from thin air and stun you with their impressive trailers. Lonn is very much one of those games.

This New Educational VR App Teaches Kids About Recycling

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Creative Agency Protein One and Rotor Studios this month announced a new app that’s set to educate kids in Australia about the process of recycling. A new VR app allows school children to sort through the trash at a recycling facility without getting their hands dirty. The experience uses the Oculus Rift to teleport children to a recycling facility in Hume to learn about the work done by resource recovery specialists, Re.Group.

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite AR Game Now Available On iOS And Android

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One of our freelance contributors, Harry Baker, wasn’t a big fan of the early beta he tried in Australia , but continue to keep you updates on our thoughts as we get deeper and as the game evolves over time.