Baltimore Ravens’ new esports initiative includes a Fortnite tournament

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The NFL's Baltimore Ravens have launched a new esports initiative, and will hold tournaments as part of it. Gaming News eSports

Kristal Hansley Wants to Empower Black Baltimore With Solar Energy

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Where I live in Baltimore, utility bills can be a crushing burden. That’s especially true for the city’s low-income residents, most of whom are Black. A 2020 study found that a quarter of low-income households here spent more than 21.7%


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Watch Kansas City Royals at Baltimore Orioles tonight (7:05p ET) with Intel’s True VR app.


Watch Kansas City Royals at Baltimore Orioles tonight (7:05p ET) with Intel’s True VR app here: [link] [link] — allthingsvr (@allthingsvr) August 1, 2017. virtual reality augmented reality vr ar

Why Schools Should Be the Center of a Green New Deal

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One of the main things Terriq Thompson remembers about Benjamin Franklin High School, where he graduated in 2019, is that it was hot. In particular, he remembers his first day of his senior year. It was an unusually warm September , and that day, it was 90 degrees Fahrenheit (32.2

Carolina Panthers Debut Mixed Reality Panther During Live NFL Game


According to a report by Mashable, the experience was developed by virtual events and mixed reality specialist The Famous Group , the same team behind a similar mixed reality experience employed by the Baltimore Ravens back in 2019.

Degrees of the Future 2022: Molecular & Cellular Biology

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It started out to be a pure scientific investigation of some absolutely classic questions in science,” said David Baltimore, biologist at Caltech and the Broad Institute and 1975 Nobel laureate.…

Buying a Car Improved My Life. It Shouldn't Have.

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I live in Baltimore, which isn’t the country’s most walkable city—WalkScore gives it a 65% —but I got by. Before October 2020, I’d never owned a car, which I’d considered a point of pride. Read more.

Oregon Football Team Debuts Mixed Reality ‘Halo’ Promo


Before that, the Baltimore Ravens showcased its own mixed reality raven. Master Chief pays a visit to the Oregon Ducks.

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The Chesapeake Bay Is Awash in Drugs

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In Baltimore, where I live, tons of unsightly stuff leaks into the Chesapeake Bay. Sewage. Industrial pollution. And, according to a new report, drugs. Read more.

VR Surgery Training Might Be More Effective Than We Thought


Researchers working out of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland recently conducted a study detailing how VR could be a more effective tool for surgical training compared to conventional reading and video methods as well as a practical alternative to physical simulation.

NFL PRO ERA Now Available On Quest 2 & PS VR


” “For fans to be able to experience everything that I do, from a quick slant to a long bomb while trying not to get sacked, is next level,” added Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson. Step into the cleats of a professional NFL quarterback.

An Official NFL Game is Coming to Quest & PSVR

Road to VR

The studio is known for creating the Lamar Jackson Experience , which lets you step into Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson’s shoes and recreate real highlight plays.

It's Sundress Weather in the Arctic

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It’s only May, but it feels like summer has arrived in my hometown of Baltimore. Since I woke up, I’ve been counting the hours until I can drink iced cocktails on my deck while wearing a sundress. Can you blame me? It’s 80 degrees Fahrenheit (26.7 degrees Celsius) out. Read more.

XR Training & Gaming Startup Touts $5.2M Investment and Lamar Jackson Partnership

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” StatusPro claims its tech is being employed by “several” NFL teams, including Lamar Jackson’s Baltimore Ravens. XR startup StatusPRO has announced it has raised a $5.2 million seed investment.

How NASA locked Omicron out of its Webb telescope control room

Mashable VR

NASA barred the infected personnel from the command center in Baltimore, depriving them of partaking in Webb's next historic moves from the control room. Almost everyone with a hand in guiding the James Webb Space Telescope from Earth to its faraway orbit had a COVID-19 vaccine booster.

John Hopkins Adds VR & AR To University Curriculum


Then you’ll definitely want to make your way to the JHU October 7th for a free, hands-on Immersive Media Conference spotlighting what students and other Baltimore residents can expect out of the program in the coming months. The Immersive Storytelling & Emerging Technologies concentration to include VR, AR and AI in its Film & Media Masters of Arts Program this January. John Hopkins University is no stranger to experimenting with new programs and technologies.

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Webb telescope snaps thrilling images of Jupiter and hurtling asteroids

Mashable VR

NASA officials considered including the nearby targets in the first batch of stunning deep space images but decided instead to take the more conservative approach, Klaus Pontoppidan, an astronomer at the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore, said during a news conference on Tuesday. "We

Uh oh, the internet is thirsting over Chris Evans again

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It's uncool and unfair to jabronis like me with an unholy Delaware accent that mashes together all the worst parts of Philly and Baltimore. Remember the infamous Chris Evans Sweater incident ?

NFL’s Carolina Panthers creates viral Mixed Reality Panther


Back in 2019 in primetime on Sunday Night Football the Baltimore Ravens featured their own Mixed Reality raven at their home M&T Bank Stadium. Back to Blog Page. The mainstream adoption of Mixed Reality continues. If you do not believe so.

How digital twins are utilized?


The Carolina Panthers and Baltimore Ravens bought a new element to in game entertainment. Back to Blog Page. After we covered what a digital twin is and the key benefits.

InstaVR Interviews: Conor Todd, Founder of Concierge VR360


Business plan includes filming cost + hosting fees; will provide services to Baltimore-DC-Annapolis-Philadelphia-New York. We’re going after Baltimore, DC, Annapolis, and then up towards Philadelphia and New York as well. InstaVR Interviews: Meet the VR Practitioners. InstaVR Interviews is a blog series where we turn the spotlight on our customers. We find out why they create VR, how they use InstaVR, and what the future of VR will look like.

Spectacular Webb telescope image shows a stellar death like never before

Mashable VR

It's not just any star — it's a star that is much like the sun," said Klaus Pontoppidan, an astronomer at the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore, "at least like the sun will be in 5 billion years when the sun dies.".

Christopher Lafayette: Let’s build together an inclusive XR community

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I want companies to hire people that look like me that come from cities countries like east Oakland, Baltimore, Compton, Atlanta, Brazil, Detroit, Brooklyn, Nairobi, Zimbabwe, Johannesburg, New Orleans, and more.

Want to increase your mindfulness? Try social media.

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BlackMentalHealthAlliance The Black Mental Health Alliance is a Baltimore-based nonprofit that connects Black communities around the country to relevant mental health services, culturally-relevant mental health education, and other services to promote racial and emotional healing.

10 expert-approved kid podcasts to hit play on right now

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Stoopkid Stories , narrated by creator Melissa Victor, tells the story of a diverse neighborhood of Black children and their families navigating daily life in a fictional neighborhood, all based on her own experiences growing up in Baltimore.

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The Cincinnati Bengals' Gen Z swagger is making this a must-watch Super Bowl

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In fact, a 2019 profile in the Baltimore Sun revealed that he's apparently good enough at the video game that his friends have banned him from playing with them. On Sunday, Feb.

Mozart meets Virtual Reality


Once a year, I take a week off to play with the wonderful musicians of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra shared an open rehearsal. I'm a VR professional. I'm also an amateur violinist. Not too shabby, and getting better with practice. Alongside the pros and other amateurs, we practice and perform great classical music works. That week got me thinking about VR can help various aspects of the performing arts. One key area is audience engagement.

The Future of Augmented Reality (updated for 2020–2021)


This is something we see in places like New York City, Detroit, Baltimore, and many others as well. When we hear the term “ Augmented Reality ” the first thing that comes to mind is Pokemon Go.

Father-son duo bring VR to lacrosse training


Their Nelson’s product, entitled Virtual Goalie, will make its debut at 2018 US Lacrosse Convention (LAXCON) in Baltimore later this week. While VR training tools are already relatively commonplace for players and coaches in many professional sports, such technologies are not often seen at the high-school, college and amateur level.

Online sports betting has never been easier and that's sorta terrifying

Mashable VR

Sports betting is like a rollercoaster: The highs are thrilling, the lows considerably less so, and at the end, you might feel a little sick. I learned this the hard way in mid-January during an NFL playoff game between the Los Angeles Rams and Arizona Cardinals.

The best short-ass movies on Hulu for when you need a short and epic watch

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Step Amanda Lipitz’s Sundance award-winning documentary follows the senior class step team of a Baltimore high school, but this is a film about so much more than dance.

Take a Meditative VR Journey + 16 More VR Demos


Through our time working on Mister Mart, we have become an independent game studio in Baltimore to continue making games we enjoy as well as for others to enjoy.”. Want to float through an alternate dimension, fly an airplane, or just shoot some hoops? Check out these 17 3D Jam VR demos that will take you to new worlds. Adit Rush. Control your fear as you get trapped in an abandoned sawmill to survive as long as possible.

Every movie name-dropped in 'The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent,' and where to watch them

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Credit: Mandalay / Baltimore / Kobal / Shutterstock. Nicolas Cage plays himself in The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent.