Boston Red Sox Fans Visit Fenway Park In AR With Latest Snapchat Lens

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With MLB baseball on hold, the Boston Red Sox turn to AR to reconnect with fans. In the meantime, MLB’s Boston Red Sox are using two different Snapchat AR lenses to transport fans to historic Fenway Park from the comfort their homes.

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Augmented Reality Revives 300-Year-Old Boston Bookstore

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A bookstore in Boston celebrated its 300th birthday with an augmented reality makeover. Historic Boston Incorporated (HBI) debuted an AR app last week that overlays 3D virtual signs dating back to 1850 on the historic Old Corner Bookstore. Bookstore from 1718 meets the future past.

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Boston’s Rose Kennedy Greenway Is Now One Of The Largest AR Exhibits In North America

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Exploring Boston’s past via an AR time machine. Sheila Novak, the public art manager for the Rose Kennedy Greenway told Boston’s WBZ-TV , “It is a totally different kind of experience. News AR Boston Greenway

First Class Tickets Get VR Movies On Some Boston Routes

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The service is called “Allosky Cinematic VR” from a company called SkyLights and it is being tested as a first class amenity on-board Seattle-Boston and Boston-San Diego routes. Tagged with: Alaska Airlines , In-Flight Entertainment Facebook Twitter Reddit More The post First Class Tickets Get VR Movies On Some Boston Routes appeared first on UploadVR.

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Boston Students Are Turning Classic Novel Ulysses Into A VR Experience

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Winking Entertainment is trying its hand at retelling ancient Chinese story, Romance of the Three Kingdoms, inside the HTC Vive, and now a group from the Boston College is attempting to do the same for James Joyce’s Ulysses. Tagged with: Boston College , htc vive , Joycestick , Ulysses.

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Fallout 4 VR Livestream: Exploring Diamond City And Inner Boston

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In our first stream (yesterday) we began our journey as we exited the Vault, made our way to Concord, and started to explore the Boston Wasteland. This time around we’ve got our sights set on Diamond City and the surrounding urban Boston areas.

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Boston Students Are Turning Classic Novel Ulysses Into A VR.

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Boston Students Are Turning Classic Novel Ulysses Into A VR Experience Winking Entertainment is trying its hand at retelling ancient Chinese story, Romance of the Three Kingdoms, inside the HTC Vive, and now a group from the Boston College is attempting to do the same for James Joyce’s Ulysses.

Boston Dynamics presented upgraded SpotMini – a robot dog

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On Monday,Boston Dynamics presented a kind of a “ robot dog ” that is learning new tricks every day. The SpotMini’s latest development is confirmation that progress continues to happen in Boston Dynamics.

VR & AR/MR for Training & Education – Aggreko, Boston Children’s Hospital and More Share Insights

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BOSTON, December 14, 2019 — Research estimates that by 2020 nearly 35 percent of the top skills needed across all job groups will change (World Economic Forum), which highlights the growing need for businesses to focus on corporate training. Press release.

Virtual Reality’s Been Working on the Railroad

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Virtual reality is on the right track in Boston — and we mean that literally. Featured Mobile Industry News VR Industry and Technology Boston Keolis TrainsThe Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority has much. The post Virtual Reality’s Been Working on the Railroad appeared first on VRJournal.

Brain-controlled video game to hit VR arcades this year

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Boston-based startup Neurable will bring its brain-controlled VR video game Awakening , which the company claims is the first of its kind, to VR arcades around the world by the end of this year.

Conference on the Future of AR and VR Set for May 3

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Featured VR Industry and Technology Boston Virtual Reality ConferenceBeantown is the place to be next week for a new exploration of the promise and potential of the VR and AR. The post Conference on the Future of AR and VR Set for May 3 appeared first on VRJournal.

XRHealth Secures $7M Investment to Expand Its AR/VR Telehealth Platform

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XRHealth , a Boston-based medical company, today announced that it’s raised $7 million in funding to expand its telehealth platform targeted at VR headset users.

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Spaceteam VR Reveals Local Co-Op Mode With Smartphones/Tables

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Spaceteam just had a showing at PAX East in Boston, where it was the final game showcased in the Omegathon livestream. Cooperative Innovations is living up to its name with the upcoming Spaceteam VR.

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‘The Possible’: First Episode of Virtual Reality Series is Available Now

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The Possible is the name of a five-part immersive documentary directed by David Geld and featuring robots from the prestigious engineering company, Boston Dynamics. The first episode, Hello Robot , brings viewers up close and personal with the advanced robotics of Boston Dynamics.

Report: Interfaces will use voice, gesture, and other inputs

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Press release: Voice Control, Gesture Control, and See-through Displays Are Top Electronic User Interface Innovations BOSTON, MA – With Apple, Google, and Microsoft sharpening their focus on electronic user interfaces, voice control, gesture control,... News Lux Research natural user interface user interface

Rhythm of the Universe Is A Breathtaking Musical Adventure For Quest, Rift And Vive

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This Boston-based developer recently announced that it had secured an undisclosed amount of funding from investors in America and Europe. Well here’s a trailer that’s immediately caught our attention.

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Capcom Cup to Host VR Version of Iconic ‘Street Fighter II’ Bonus Stage

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The North American Finals at Red Bull Battle Grounds will take place at The Castle in Boston on November 18-19.

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Banishing Your Nightmares with VR

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Center for Mind and Culture cofounders Dr. Patrick McNamara (neurology professor and researcher at Boston University) and Wesley J. New research shows how immersive technology can help patients treat recurring nightmare syndrome.

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Check out the NBA ALL-STAR game in VR with the NBA on TNT VR app.

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8 Boston @ Minnesota , 8:00 p.m. 10 Boston @ Washington , 8:00 p.m. Starting on February 16th, NBA fans will be able to get their All-Star coverage live and in VR through the NBA on TNT VR app.

Celebrate Valentine’s Day With This Alien Makeout Simulator

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Originally developed in just 48 hours for the Boston VR Jam competition , Alien Makeout Simulator is a room-scale virtual reality game where players enter a space cantina and are tasked with locking lips with a ridiculous 10-mouthed space alien that looks straight out of Futurama.

MIT Media Lab Hosts 2017 VR/AR Hackathon

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If you plan to be in the Boston, Massachusetts area in early October, the MIT Media Lab invites you to join the Reality Virtually Hackathon taking place October 6 – 9, 2017.

Outings Looks Like Microsoft’s Answer To Google Earth VR For MR

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Those include New York, Seattle, Boston and Vancouver. Microsoft just launched a brand new app for its Windows VR and HoloLens headsets, but you’d be forgiven for missing it. Outings was released quietly onto the Microsoft Store yesterday. It’s a new take on Microsoft Garage’s mobile app of the same name, released in conjunction with a new software development kit (SDK). A quick glance invites comparisons to Google Earth VR.

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XR – The Biggest Opportunity of 2020: Announcing the XR Immersive Enterprise 2020 Conference

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Boston, January 26, 2020 — At the forefront of the technological revolution is extended reality (XR) – an emerging industry comprised of virtual, augmented and mixed reality. Press release.

Game of Thrones AR Experience Coming To In-Store Magic Leap Kiosks

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It launched in Boston yesterday and will be in Chicago and San Francisco on April 3rd and 6th respectively. Two exciting bits one news here. One: A Game of Thrones AR experience is on its way to Magic Leap. Two: You might actually get to see it yourself. Instead of releasing on sold Creator Editions of Magic Leap One, Game of Thrones: The Dead Must Die (as it’s called) will be showing at in-store locations in the US soon.

Here’s A First Look At Street Fighter II’s Brilliant Bonus Stage VR App

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The experience will be on display at this weekend’s North American Street Fighter V finals in Boston. Earlier this week we reported that Street Fighter II was getting an official VR app that paid tribute to a classic bonus stage in the game.

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PSVR’s Golem Makes Surprise Return At PAX East 2019

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Golem will be one of seven games Sony is showcasing on PSVR at the Boston show. It’s been over a year now since the long-anticipated PSVR exclusive, Golem, was delayed at the last minute. Questions about cancellation have spiraled the project since but developer Highware Games has occasionally spoken up to deny them. Well, we’ve got some good news for you; Golem is stepping back into the spotlight at PAX East next weekend.

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Banishing Your Nightmares With The Help Of VR

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Center for Mind and Culture cofounders Dr. Patrick McNamara (neurology professor and researcher at Boston University) and Wesley J. New research shows how immersive technology can help patients treat recurring nightmare syndrome.

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NBA All-Star and Weekly Regular Season Coverage Comes Live to VR via TNT and Intel

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Boston @ Minnesota , 8:00 p.m. Boston @ Washington , 8:00 p.m. TNT and Intel have teamed up to bring NBA All-Star coverage to VR on Gear VR and Daydream.

Alaska Airlines Begins Testing VR As First Class Entertainment

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The VR trial flights – which are being tested on 10 flights between Boston and Seattle, as well as Boston and San Diego – are the result of a partnership between Alaska Airlines and SkyLights, along with support from 20 th Century Fox, Warner Brothers, and EIM.

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FundamentalVR Is Offering A Free Ventilator Course For Health Professionals

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With non-urgent surgeries cancelled, the company, based out of London and Boston, recently made its Fundamental Surgery platform multiuser. The medical simulation company has collaborated with Imperial College to train the skills to ventilate COVID-19 patients.

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The NBA and TNT Partner With Intel For Biggest VR Push Yet

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Thursday, March 8 – Boston @ Minnesota. Tuesday, April 10 – Boston @ Washington. TNT’s NBA VR livestreams begin February 16th.

Here Is The NBA’s Full NextVR Live Broadcasting Schedule For This Season

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27, 2016 – Memphis Grizzlies at Boston Celtics – 7:30 p.m. 24, 2017 – Boston Celtics at Washington Wizards – 7:00 p.m. NextVR has previously pulled in massive funding through big investment rounds, including $30 million and another 80 million , to continue live broadcasting in VR.

Magic Leap One To Be Sold Through AT&T, In-Store Demos Coming

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The augmented reality headset will be getting demo stations at AT&T stores in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles and San Francisco once it’s been launched for consumers, the company announced today. We’ll finally (finally!) have a chance to try out the much-anticipated Magic Leap One for ourselves via in-store demos in the future.

Killing Floor: Incursion Coming To PSVR This May With Bonus Level

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Killing Floor: Incursion releases for PSVR on May 1st and is playable this weekend at PAX East in Boston at the Sony booth. After finding success on Rift and Vive, Tripwire Interactive’s debut VR zombie killing fest, Killing Floor: Incursion, is finally making its way to PSVR next month on May 1st with a brand new bonus level. The new level is called The Crucible is a big change of pace from the dark realism of the rest of the game.

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Training Healthcare Workers With XR

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With non-urgent surgeries cancelled, the company, based out of London and Boston, recently made its Fundamental Surgery platform multiuser. FundamentalVR collaborated with Imperial College to offer free virtual training in ventilating COVID-19 patients.

The VR Job Hub: Tripwire Interactive, Cortopia Studios, HTC and More

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Boston, US. Boston, US. Job hunting isn’t one of those activities that people relish.