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.

Samsung is Developing VR Tools to Help Diagnose Mental Health

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Samsung Electronics has recently signed a partnership with Korean VR studio FNI and Gangnam Severance Hospital, one of South Korea’s largest hospitals, to develop VR-based mental health diagnosis programs for Samsung Gear VR.

New Estimate Suggests Samsung Approaching 10 Million Gear VRs Sold By 2018

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The manufacturers have released only limited data points — with Samsung coming out with the largest number to date revealing the technology giant sold 5 million Gear VRs through the beginning of the year. Nevertheless, IHS Markit is forecasting sales for both Daydream from Google and Gear VR from Samsung, the latter of which is powered by software from Facebook’s Oculus. The actual numbers supplied by IHS Markit estimate Samsung will sell 4.12

Who is Trying to Make Key App for VR?

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It’s hard to avoid the hype around virtual reality (VR) headsets like the HTC Vive, Oculus Rift or its mobile counterpart, Samsung Gear VR; much of that excitement is focused on console, mobile, and PC gaming.

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

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This means you can watch on Google Daydream View and Cardboard, and with a little extra creativity, on Oculus Rift and HTC Vive with Opera’s new experimental browser and Gear VR through Samsung Internet.

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PenPal Schools launches a VR field trip for students to promote Pakistan

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Features VR & AR ATX+PAK Chocolate Milk & Donuts Gigabit Community Fund Google Cardboard Mozilla Hive Austin PenPal Schools SamsungStudents from around the world can now travel to Pakistan and learn more about the country — virtually.

Lumiere Award Winners Team Up To Create The Virtual Content Group

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Australia’s 3D Content Hub , Germany’s INVR.SPACE , and France’s Cow Prod are the entities that make up the VCG and their branded work for Samsung and BMW (blended 360-degree video with augmented reality) earned them one Lumiere, with the 360 CGI work based on the Temptation of St.

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Over 20 Use Cases of Smart Glasses, VR Headsets, and Smartwatches at Airports

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Around the same time, Vueling, Iberia, and Air Berlin launched smartwatch boarding passes for early Pebble and Samsung smartwatches. In what became a successful use case, CVG installed counting sensors in its restrooms and gave housekeeping staff Samsung Gear S3 smartwatches with Hipaax’ TaskWatch platform. The airline has since released a multi-platform mobile app showing off Australia’s beautiful scenery, with the goal of inspiring consumers to book with Qantas.

Three Reasons Higher Education Has Embraced Virtual Reality

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All a user needs to access Virtual Reality is a headset like the Samsung Gear VR or Oculus Go — or really even just an iOS or Android smartphone and a Google Cardboard. Virtual Reality has always been of interest to higher education.

Google Expeditions Will Be Bringing VR To A Million Students In The UK

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The Google Cardboard platform has been an accessible and inexpensive option for skeptics and the Google Daydream is shaping up to be a worthy contender across from the Samsung Gear VR, which is healthy competition needed if the mobile VR industry is to thrive.

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How VR Can Improve Chemotherapy Patient Programs

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VR is being put to use at Chris O’Brien Lifehouse with the help of Samsung Australia and Start VR. Patients can explore new worlds away from the hospital thanks to VR.

What is the Valve Index? Everything you need to know: features, specs, price and how to preorder it!

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It currently ships only in contigu ous USA and most of Western Europe and this has created some complainings from people that live in Canada or Australia, for instance. The Valve Index is for sure the big surprise for virtual reality in this 2019.

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The World’s Largest WebXR Hackathon Returns Next Week

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Last year, Virtuleap ran the first edition of the Global WebVR Hackathon to champion the open web as the best platform for mixed reality and to rally and catalyze content creators alongside partners like Mozilla, Google, Samsung Internet, Oculus, Microsoft, as well as dozens of other community partners from around the world. This round is sponsored by Supermedium, Mozilla and Samsung Internet, and will run from May 25th to June 24th.

VR Travel: Virtual Reality Can Show You The World

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Qantas Airways partnered with Samsung to allow customers to explore hotspot destinations, and to even watch in-flight movies using the Gear VR headset. The company has adopted VR technology and Samsung Gear VR to allow customers to “Try Before Your Fly” when visiting the agency’s stores.

FOVE Launches Pre-Orders For Eye-Tracking VR Headset FOVE 0, Starting at $549

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After raising $480,000 in funds through Kickstarter and an undisclosed amount from Samsung Ventures, FOVE later participated in the River accelerator program early last year alongside a number of other “frontier technology” startups.

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St. Giles Hotels Giving Gear 360 Cameras To Guests for Campaign

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With hotels located in major cities in the United Kingdom, United States, Malaysia, Philippines, and Australia, the St. Giles Hotels is giving each of their guests a Samsung Gear 360 to capture and show how easy it can be to shoot VR videos.

Weekend Downloads: New on Gear VR and Oculus Rift

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Weekend Downloads is part of our weekly update to bring you the latest additions to the Samsung Gear VR and Oculus Rift. Screen NSW, ABC, Screen Australia, AFTRS & Event Cinemas have partnered to present Australia’s first virtual reality development initiative – 360 Vision.

Weekend Downloads: New on Gear VR and Oculus Rift

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Weekend Downloads is part of our weekly update to bring you the latest additions to the Samsung Gear VR and Oculus Rift. We’re kicking off the weekend with a ton of new content.

Crytek-Incubated ‘VR First’ Program to Double Number of Academic VR/AR Labs in 2017

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Development is divided evenly across the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift platforms, each accounting for 31% of projects created, with other major VR platforms such as Samsung Gear VR, OSVR, and Daydream rounding out the bottom numbers. North Metropolitan TAFE, Australia.

Weekend Downloads: New on Gear VR and Oculus Rift

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Weekend Downloads is part of our weekly update to bring you the latest additions to the Samsung Gear VR and Oculus Rift. Samsung Step into Rio (FREE – Gear VR ). Explore the national parks and special places in Western Australia (WA).

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15 Greatest Examples of Virtual Reality Therapy

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Samsung offers two 360-video apps designed to help users overcome the fear of heights. Experiences are set in one of ten locations, from Wineglass Bay, Australia, to a tropical Beach in the Philippines.

The VRScout Report – The Week in VR Review

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Zero Latency – $7M : Melbourne, Australia-based Zero Latency will use its funding to set up new sites for its untethered multiplayer games in the the US and Japan. SAMSUNG AND VICE PARTNER FOR 360 DOC RE: SYRIA.

Women In VR spotlight: Lee and Jordan Brighton talk about Run Dorothy Run.

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We built one of the first content management systems in Australia; we were also one of the early application service providers (before it was known as SaaS), and we’re again bringing a platform or “engine” approach to how we build games.

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The VRScout Report – The Week in VR Review

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Australia is the country with the most VR porn downloads; in fact, they like it so much that 3 out of the top 5 cities in the world that use VR porn are in Australia. Samsung has been experimenting in phobia treatment with their Gear VR in Sweden.

InstaVR Interviews: Dr. Matthew Frew, Senior Lecturer in Enterprise, University of the West of Scotland – School of Business and Enterprise

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Similarly we’ve got a few Samsung cameras that, like the Theta V, are pretty good consumer cameras. You can have them from China, you can have them from Australia, you can have them from America. InstaVR Interviews: Meet the VR Practitioners.

Top 37 VR Film Festivals to Attend in 2018

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Projects must be viewable via Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, Samsung Gear VR, or Google Cardboard. Fictional and non-fictional, live-action cinematography and CGI are all acceptable as long as they are compatible with mobile HMD's such as Samsung Gear VR.