A Network of Twitter Bots Reportedly Launched a Smear Campaign on Belgium's Huawei 5G Ban

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A small cluster of pro-Huawei Twitter bots reportedly launched a smear campaign attacking the Belgian government’s plan to box out “high-risk” suppliers like Huawei from building the country’s 5G network, according to the latest report from social media research firm Graphika. Read more.

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

Peter Graham

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.

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The Beer of the Future Tastes Like Ass

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beer environment brewing cody reif fermented foods new belgium brewing company fermented drinks ale alcoholic drinks craft brewery and microbreweryWhen I turned 21, I was living in New Mexico. My first legally purchased beer was Fat Tire, at the time only available west of the Mississippi.

Magic Leap Acquires Augmented Reality Telepresence Startup Mimesys

Next Reality AR

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.

The Worst European Floods in 100 Years Have Left 120 Dead, 1,300 Missing

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At least 120 people have died and around 1,300 people are still missing across western Europe in the wake of extreme rainfall, bursting rivers, and heavy flooding that devastated parts of Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg, Switzerland, and the Netherlands.

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

Road to VR

” 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

Hypergrid Business

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

‘Space Pirate Trainer DX’ to Bring Massive Arena Mode to Quest September 9th

Road to VR

Belgium-based developers I-Illusions hopes it will give users “a glimpse at the future of VR.”

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

Road to VR

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.

Stud-Covered Sequencer Uses Lego Bricks to Build Beats Instead of Spaceships

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To make the process more interesting, and to make it appealing to aspiring musicians, Belgium-based Atonal Circuits has created a 16-step sequencer that’s programmed by simply attaching Lego bricks. Making electronic music can often be a mind-numbing experience of endlessly turning dials and pushing buttons.

German Circus Ends Its Use Of Live Animals In Favor Of 3D Holograms

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In November, for example, Italy joined Belgium, Greece, and Malta in the permanent ban of circus animals, much to the chagrin of circus performers and enthusiasts alike. Circus Roncalli adopts holographic tech amid concerns over animal cruelty. The international circus industry has been struggling as of late.

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

Road to VR

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.

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.

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.

Space Pirate Trainer Getting Multiplayer And Arena Play With ‘DX’ Update

Upload VR

will appear attacking your opponent”, according to Belgium-based development studio I-Illusions. Space Pirate Trainer players on Oculus Quest will soon compete with partners in multiplayer or play at arena scale in the expanded DX version of the game coming in September.

The Next VLC Media Player Update Will Include VR Support

VRScout

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.

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

Road to VR

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.

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

UploadVR

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.

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.

Visually Striking VR Shooter Hubris Coming In 2021

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Developed by Belgium-based Cyborn, Hubris is due to launch its first episode in Q4 2021 with support for all PC VR headsets on SteamVR and a PSVR version confirmed too. Hubris is a new VR shooter that’s sure to catch your eye, and it’s coming later this year.

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

Mashable VR

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.

Starbreeze Acquires Nozon To Work On Parallax In VR VideoOver.

AllThingsVR

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.

Quest 2 Stock Starting to Slip Ahead of Black Friday

Road to VR

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.

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

LBE News

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).

Huge Flight Simulator Update Adds Tons Of European Landmarks

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Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg and France all get the paint job treatment in this free update, with the latter receiving the most attention. The latest World Update to Microsoft Flight Simulator is now live, and it adds an exhaustive list of European landmarks.

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

Mashable VR

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.

Suni Lee blames social media for her bronze medal on uneven bars

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In the end, she took away bronze, with Belgium's Nina Derwael and the Russian Olympic Committee's Anastasiia Iliankova winning gold and silver, respectively. After Suni Lee won the all-around gold at the Tokyo Olympics, her social media following blew up.

Google Play Store will soon let Android users download gambling apps

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and 14 other countries — Australia, Belgium, Canada, Colombia, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Norway, Romania, Spain, and Sweden — will join Brazil, France, Ireland, and the United Kingdom as places where Google-sanctioned in-app gambling is allowed. "We

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

Road to VR

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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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.

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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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.

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.

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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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.