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.

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.

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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.

Send HTC Your Idea for a Vive Accessory and Win a Free HTC Vive

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The Vive’s Lighthouse tracking system is an impressive piece of tech, considering it boasts sub-millimeter, 3D room-scale positional tracking for a VR headset and hand controllers using lasers.

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.

Starbreeze Acquires Nozon for $7.7 Million to Bring ‘Pixar Level’ Visual Quality to VR Film

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Starbreeze has acquired visual effects (VFX) studio Nozon for €7.1M (~$7.7M), a Belgium-based company known for their pre-rendered PresenZ VR technology which promises to bring ‘Pixar levels’ of visual quality to real-time VR scenes with positional tracking.

Hands-on: ‘Kat Walk’ Proves That VR Treadmills Are Getting Better, but Still Aren’t Perfect

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Despite completing a successful Kickstarter back in August 2015, there still aren’t many Kat Walk VR treadmills outside of Asia, let alone the premium version specially built for out-of-home facilities like theme parks, malls, and cruise ships.

Where to Try Vive, PSVR, Rift, Touch, Gear VR, and Daydream for Free

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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.

Archangel Gets PSVR Price Drop, Rift And Vive Versions Launch

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Whatsmore, Archangel is also launching on PSVR in Belgium, Denmark, Finland, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Sweden and Turkey today. When Skydance Interactive’s Archangel launched on PlayStation VR (PSVR) two weeks back it costs $39.99. That’s on the upper-end of what we’ve seen for VR games thus far, and it kept some from picking it up. From today, however, Archangel has a new price. Skydance is dropping the game to $29.99

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.

VR Film COLLISIONS Snags Emmy for Outstanding New Approaches: Documentary

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Jaunt Inc. today announced the groundbreaking VR work COLLISIONS, a Sundance Institute New Frontier | Jaunt VR Residency Program project, has won an Emmy for the Outstanding New Approaches: Documentary category at Thursday night’s 38th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards in New York City.

8th Annual Lumiere Awards For Creative Filmmaking Expands VR Categories

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Belgium, China (Beijing and Hong Kong), Japan, New Zealand, and Canada. Virtual reality receives new categories as it takes center stage at this years awards for creative work in film, TV & VR.

Virtuix Omni Starts Shipping to US Customers

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When I first checked out the Virtuix Omni at CES 2015 , I was intrigued, but my wallet stayed firmly in my pocket. The Virtuix Omni is just not practical for the average gamer or even like myself, a self-confessed gadget freak.

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.

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.

When Can I Buy Samsung’s Gear 360 Camera?

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Other countries to note with product pages but no online availability or pricing include Germany , Spain and Belgium. Samsung begins selling the Gear 360 in New Zealand – who’s going to be next?

AWARD-WINNING MECH COMBAT VIRTUAL REALITY GAME ARCHANGEL AVAILABLE NOW ACROSS ALL PREMIUM VR PLATFORMS FOR NEW PRICE OF $29.99

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Within the week Archangel will also debut in new international territories on PlayStation®VR, including Belgium, Denmark, Finland, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Sweden, and Turkey.

Hypergrid hits record high as share of OpenSim users

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Logicamp , hit by malware that encrypted all its files last fall , has recovered about 85 percent of its assets, including the full builds made for Mars Society Belgium.

Oculus Rift US Pricing vs. Rest Of The World

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Currently the Rift is available in the US and the following European countries: Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. Now that the price has been announced for the Oculus Rift.

Funding Roundup: Starbreeze Acquires Nozon, Metaverse Raises $2M.

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Starbreeze announced the purchase of Nozon, a Belgium-based visual effects studio for €7.1 Funding Roundup: Starbreeze Acquires Nozon, Metaverse Raises $2M & Playsnak Raises $1.3M million, which works out to around $7.75 million.

#360YouTube: Your Guide to the Best 360° Film Content

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Way ahead of the curve, Belgium music festival Tomorrowland created a promotional video using 360° technology and covered the full experience of being an attendee. As Google Cardboard and other VR headsets become more popular, 360° film content is becoming a high-demand commodity.

Shopping in VR

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These videos were set up as five minute mini vacations in their UK, Germany and Belgium flaship stores. When Virtual Reality (VR) is mentioned games are the first thing that come to mind for most people. But VR can and will do a lot more than just games.