Belgium’s GameForce and R.A.V.E.N. to Hold VR Tournament Starting Next Month

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Well if you live in Europe – close to Belgium preferably – then pay close attention, because GameForce , the largest gaming expo in Belgium, and R.A.V.E.N. , Love virtual reality (VR) and kick-ass on titles like Beat Saber and Onward? a specialist in VR experiences have announced the Belgian Championship VR, where successful players have a chance of winning part of a €2,000 EUR prize pool.

Magic Leap Acquires Augmented Reality Telepresence Startup Mimesys

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On Thursday, Magic Leap announced the acquisition of the Belgium-based startup that allows Magic Leap One users to engage in real-time telepresence conference calls using volumetrically captured avatars representing their real bodies. Just months after we previewed the augmented reality, volumetric video conferencing powers of Mimesys, the company has undergone a major change — it's now a part of Magic Leap.

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Microsoft to Expand Azure Kinect’s Computer Vision Tech to Commercial Market

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” Microsoft has also recently expanded HoloLens 2’s availability to Italy, Netherlands, Switzerland, Spain, Austria, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Belgium, Portugal, Poland, Singapore, South Korea, Hong Kong, and Taiwan.

Logicamp grid falls victim to ransomware

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The Belgium-based Logicamp grid has suffered a catastrophic ransomware attack, and has lost some content due to a lack of current off-line backups. “I know that it is unforgivable but I am alone to manage... Metaverse News Logicamp

Casual 3D Puzzle Game ‘Cubism’ Set to Launch Next Week on Quest, Rift, & Steam

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Cubism from Belgium-based developer Thomas Van Bouwel is a cheery brain-teaser that tasks players with solving 3D puzzles by fitting Tetris-like shapes into a larger pre-defined shape. Cubism is a casual VR puzzle that plays a bit like a 3D version of Tetris.

Here’s Every Country & Store Where Quest 2 is Officially Being Sold

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Jump to: Australia | Austria | Belgium | Canada | Denmark | Finland | France | Iceland | Ireland | Italy | Japan | Netherlands | New Zealand | Norway | Poland | South Korea | Spain | Sweden | Switzerland | Taiwan | United Kingdom | United States. Where to Buy Oculus Quest 2 in Belgium.

HoloLens 2 Sales Expanding to 15 More Countries, ‘Development Edition’ Launches in the US

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Now Microsoft is expanding the regions where it will sell HoloLens 2 to 15 new countries: Italy, Netherlands, Switzerland, Spain, Austria, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Belgium, Portugal, Poland, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Taiwan.

Quest 2 Stock Starting to Slip Ahead of Black Friday

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Belgium. Though it has held fairly steady since its launch in October, the stock of Oculus Quest 2 is starting to dwindle heading into the Black Friday holiday shopping season.

Promising Puzzler Cubism Gets September Release Date For Quest And PC VR

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Now the Belgium-based developer behind the title, Thomas Van Bouwel, is releasing the full game with 60 puzzles of varying difficulty. A promising puzzle game called Cubism will see full release on the Oculus Quest store later this month alongside its launch on PC VR headsets.

One Direction’s Liam Payne Stars In Live VR Concert Tomorrow

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Britain, France, Germany, Sweden, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Austria and Belgium; plans for launch in South Korea, China, Taiwan and Japan are on the horizon. MelodyVR enlists the former boy band member for their first live VR concert. Liam Payne, former member of English-Irish boy band One Direction, is hosting a secret concert for a small handful of lucky fans somewhere in London, U.K.

Asymmetric Hide-and-seek Game ‘Panoptic’ Leaves Steam Early Access Today

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It’s been a long road for Belgium-based indie studio Team Panoptes , with its 2016 demo sparking a lot of initial interest in the game. Panoptic , the game that pits a single VR-clad giant against a tiny PC adversary in a game of deadly hide & seek, just launched out of Early Access today.

Your Android device becomes a mini-Xbox on Sept. 15

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Project xCloud is almost here. Microsoft's long-hyped entry into the realm of cloud gaming is coming on Sept. 15, starting with Android devices. In practical terms, that means Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers will be able to play more than 100 games on their Android smartphones or tablets.

Exclusive: Watch The First Gameplay Trailer For VR Adventure, Journey For Elysium

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This story-driven experience is coming from Belgium-based Mantis Games. Gather round! We’ve got the very first look at gameplay from upcoming VR adventure, Journey For Elysium. In the experience, you’ll find yourself in a take on the underworld based on Greek mythology. You’ll go in search of redemption, crossing the perilous waters of the river Styx by boat. You’ll be solving puzzles along the way. Oh and, yes, you’re dead. That’s just a small detail.

The Next VLC Media Player Update Will Include VR Support

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While speaking at FOSDEM 2019 in Belgium earlier this week, Jean Baptiste Kempf, President and Lead Developer of VIdeoLan, spoke in-depth regarding VLC 4.0. The internet’s most reliable media player is getting its fourth major update. In terms of quality, there are few consumer media players more flexible than VLC.

Oculus Go Launches At Canadian And European Retailers

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Belgium: Cool Blue. Though Canadian and European VR fans have been able to pick up an Oculus Go standalone headset directly from the company since launch last month, more purchasing options have arrived today. Go launched in over 300 stores across the two regions today, starting at £199/€219. The below ad for the headset is in French, which proves it just in case you thought I was lying. We’ve got a list of online stores you can pick it up from below.

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Starbreeze Acquires Nozon To Work On Parallax In VR Video

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Starbreeze announced the purchase of Nozon, a Belgium-based visual effects studio for €7.1 Over the past few months Starbreeze’s StarVR headset has gone from an industry oddity to a genuine contender in the location-based VR scene. This week, the company is cementing that status with some major new acquistions. million, which works out to around $7.75 million. Along with its special effects, the company is also working on some important features for VR video.

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Starbreeze Acquires Nozon To Work On Parallax In VR VideoOver.

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Starbreeze announced the purchase of Nozon, a Belgium-based visual effects studio for €7.1 Starbreeze Acquires Nozon To Work On Parallax In VR Video Over the past few months Starbreeze’s StarVR headset has gone from an industry oddity to a genuine contender in the location-based VR scene. This week, the company is cementing that status with some major new acquistions. million, which works out to around $7.75 million.

The only thing better than 'Black Is King' is 'Black Is King' in HDR10+

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The variety of scenes directed by the Grammy winner herself is nothing short of incredible, with vibrant, highly-costumed shoots in New York, Los Angeles, South Africa, West Africa, London, and Belgium.

Oculus Go to Hit UK & European Retailers This Month, Pre-orders Now Available

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UK and European residents have (mostly) been able to order Oculus Go directly through the Oculus website since it launched early last month, with the company delivering to many countries in the EU and Schengen Zone including Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the UK.

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Oculus Announces $300 Commercial ‘Go for Business’ Bundle, Pre-orders Now Available

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The company is currently only shipping to the US, Canada, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the UK. Oculus Go, the company’s recently launched standalone VR headset, is already on store shelves starting at $200 for the 32 GB version. And just like the company’s previous Rift for Business announced last year, now it’s Go’s turn for the commercial treatment.

Oculus Introduces $299 Go for Business Bundle

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Currently, the bundle is scheduled to release in the US, Canada, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the UK. Facebook’s affordable standalone VR headset, Oculus Go, is looking to finally make the platform a mainstream hit with consumers. But it appears Go forms a big part of the Oculus for Business strategy, too.

You Can Buy an Oculus Rift + Touch Bundle in Germany for €450

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The sale is only available on the company’s German site , and doesn’t appear on other international branches MediaMarkt including Switzerland, Austria, Netherlands, Belgium, or Italy-based MediaWorld. Germany-based customers looking to snap up a deal on Oculus Rift and Touch, the VR headset’s motion controller, are seeing one of the biggest price cuts thanks to German electronics retailer MediaMarkt.

The Virtual Arena: The Standalone LBE VR Experience! – Part 2

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One of those who presented one of the first crop of Oculus Quest-based arena-scale systems during the September IAAPA in Paris was Belgium-based Pixnami (and their new division Hero Zone). This concluding part looks at the content platforms using standalone headsets for LBE and the rise of other devices.

Report: VR And AR Developers Aren’t Making Enough Money To Justify Investments

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BOM surveyed 613 developers and users of VR/AR technology in the Netherlands, Belgium, and Germany on a range of issues, including budgets, revenue forecasts, and financing needs. And while the survey focuses on the Netherlands, Belgium, and Germany, the data is relevant to most markets. Virtual reality and augmented reality are still in their infancy.

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Facebook Expects Coronavirus Will Have “additional impact” on Oculus Quest Availability

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Belgium. After being backordered by weeks in many regions, Oculus Quest is now “unavailable” from Oculus in 17 out of 23 regions where the unit is sold, including the United States, Canada, and much of Europe. Facebook says the Coronavirus outbreak is to blame.

Pre-orders for TPCast Wireless VR Add-on Now Available in Europe

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TPCast pre-orders are available in the following countries: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and UK. TPCast, the wireless streaming device that lets HTC Vive owners play VR games cable-free, is now available for pre-order in most of continental Europe starting at €349 (or the regional equivalent).

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Europe’s VR Sector Has Grown To Nearly 487 Companies

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Europe’s virtual reality economy continues to expand at a remarkable pace despite some overall skepticism about the technology, according to the second European Virtual Reality landscape released by The Venture Reality Fund and Belgium’s LucidWeb.

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Try Vive, Rift, Touch, PSVR, Gear VR, and Daydream FreeHTC hosts.

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Most of the European Vive demo locations are concentrated in England, Belgium, The Netherlands, and Germany, but you’ll still be able to spot a few places in France, and even one in the Czech Republic. Try Vive, Rift, Touch, PSVR, Gear VR, and Daydream Free HTC hosts a list of stores across the US and Europe where you can try the Vive for free. Use the link above to search for the nearest location to you.

Watch Noa Neal Sing Graffiti in a 360 Degree 4K Music Video

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Sung by Noa Neal , a well-known female singer from Belgium. As yet, there are no full-length 360-degree movies, most are short, almost demo type scenes. It makes sense then to apply the 360-degree technique to a music video. Remember those? MTV played them all the time many, many years ago. Intel wanted to see what they could do with today's hardware to create a high-quality 360-degree video.

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How a Solo Indie Developer Built the Best Rated Game on Oculus Quest

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Thomas is a Brazilian VR developer currently based in Brussels, Belgium. Recently released on the Quest store, Cubism is a spatial puzzle game with a slick minimal presentation.

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The XR Week Peek (2020.11.09): PS5 doesn’t improve PSVR, VRChat reaches 24,000 concurrent users, and more!

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Netherlands, Switzerland, Spain, Austria, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Belgium, Portugal, Poland, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. Greetings from the new lockdown. I hope you’re well and you’re safe, and that VR is helping you in having a healthier life.

Oculus & ESL Return For VR League: Season Two

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Canada, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and United Kingdom. Five new titles, generous prizes, and a more flexible tournament system could take VR eSports to new heights. Whether it’s the conventional headset technology used in Ready Player One, or the futuristic, cerebral connection featured in Sword Art Online, it seems as though the end goal for competitive esports has always been VR.

Virtuix Omni Starts Shipping to US Customers

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North America: • USA: $200 • Canada: $125-$225 Europe: • Western Europe: $100-$200 (UK, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Ireland, France, Luxembourg) • Southern Europe: $150-$250 (Spain, Portugal, Italy) • Scandinavia: $150-$250 (Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark) • Austria / Switzerland: $200-$300 • Poland: $250-$350 Other: • Australia: $100-$250 • Turkey: $150-$250 Delivery of the pre-order Omnis will start after delivery of the Kickstarter units.

How AR/VR Are Transforming the Real Estate Industry

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OneBonsai , a staging studio based in Belgium, is using VR to create virtual walkthrough experiences and 3D renderings of buildings which can be explored, scaled and modified in real-time. What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of augmented reality (AR) or virtual reality (VR) ?

HP Reverb G2 Pre-Orders Start Listing In Europe, UK & New Zealand

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Links for where to pre-order should either already be going live or coming soon to the UK, Germany, Austria, Belgium, Switzerland, Netherlands, Norway and New Zealand. HP Reverb G2 pre-orders are now rolling out to territories outside of the US. You can access the headset’s Steam page for a link that will direct you to the relevant pre-order for your country, including the US. HP Reverb G2 Pre-Orders Hit Europe And Beyond.

Huge Promotion for 9D VR Chair Cinema/Simulator and VR Park

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Wholesale High-Quality 9D VR Cinema Price Products from Owatch / 9D VR Simulator Price VR Park for sale, China Factory. Worldwide Shipping! Stock Sale! China professional 9D Virtual Reality Price Rides & VR Game Machine Suppliers Factory.

Microsoft to Expand HoloLens Availability to 29 More European Markets in December

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Starting December 1st, HoloLens will be available in the following countries: Netherlands, Norway, Switzerland, Austria, Sweden, Denmark, Italy, Spain, Belgium, Finland, Luxembourg, Poland, Liechtenstein, Iceland, Estonia, Czech Republic, Latvia, Slovakia, Lithuania, Romania, Hungary, Portugal, Bulgaria, Turkey, Croatia, Greece, Malta, Cyprus, and Slovenia.