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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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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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.

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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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Fallout 4 VR Livestream: Exploring The Boston Wasteland

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The Boston wasteland never looked so immersive! Yesterday, Fallout 4 VR released to the world on Steam. This release marks the third and final VR game of the year from Bethesda and is now arguably the largest and most elaborate VR game available on any platform.

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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.

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.

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.

Training Your Brain Muscles with VR

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I would definitely encourage you to try Sense Arena – you have to try it to believe it,” said Boston Bruins David Pastrnak. Sense Arena’s portable VR Hockey Training kit was a big hit at CES 2019.

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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AR Experience Highlights The Struggles Of The Working Poor

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The experience, created by Boston’s Santander Bank alongside Arnold Worldwide , begins with a short film that introduces you to Jen as she wakes from another long night of sleeping in her car. Santander has created an AR app to help educate you on the hard truth about homelessness.

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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.

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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.

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.

Strengthening Your Muscle Memory With VR Hockey Training

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I would definitely encourage you to try Sense Arena – you have to try it to believe it,” said Boston Bruins David Pastrnak. Sense Arena’s portable VR Hockey Training kit was a big hit at CES 2019.

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Headquartered in London with offices in Boston, the company provides enterprise training solutions to medical device and pharmaceutical companies as well as curriculum-based immersive training experiences to medical institutions, hospitals and learning centers.

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VRguy podcast: Dr. Daniel Laby discusses Sports and Performance Vision

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He has also been responsible for the visual performance of the New York Mets and St Louis Cardinals, and currently works with the Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Indians, Houston Astros, Tampa Bay Rays and Chicago Cubs. My guest today is Dr. Daniel Laby, of Sports Vision.

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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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.

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.

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

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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.

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.

Oculus Teases Upcoming Rift Title ‘Defector’, Debuting Next Week at PAX East

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We’ll be keeping our eyes peeled for Twisted Pixel’s Defector and whatever else Oculus has planned for PAX East, which takes place April 5-8 in Boston, MA.

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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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‘The Exorcist’ Episodic VR Experience Coming to Rift, Vive & PSVR This Month

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You arrive at the scene of a grisly crime in a small Boston parish. Just in time for Halloween, The Exorcist franchise is getting an episodic VR horror adventure soon, with the first two chapters due in October.

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Samsung is Developing VR Tools to Help Diagnose Mental Health

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SyncThink , a Boston-based startup, created a portable concussion diagnostic tool that uses a tablet and either a Gear VR or Oculus Rift DK2 fitted with an SMI eye tracker.

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.

Supporting Creative Storytelling in VR

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When Something Happens by Boom Clap Play , Belfast: An epic journey through the history of the cosmos – from the big bang to modern life – written and narrated by poet Boston Williams. New CreativeXR funding programme awards £3500 for the development of immersive storytelling projects.

‘The Exorcist: Legion VR’ First Episodes to Launch on Rift & Vive November 22nd

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You arrive at the scene of a grisly crime in a small Boston parish.

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VR Experience Tour Set for East Coast Swing

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New York and Boston are. A big tour illustrating all that VR can do is set for a major East Coast swing. The post VR Experience Tour Set for East Coast Swing appeared first on VRJournal. VR Industry and Technology VR Experience

Owlchemy Labs the award winning creators of Job SImulator, Jack Lumber, and Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality get acquired by Google.

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From a small team in a bedroom in Boston to a 16 person industry respected game development company Owlchemy Labs has a bright future. Google has made an interesting play to solidify it's VR lineup for the future. Welcome Owlchemy Labs to Google.

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Ancient Amuletor Is An Action Tower Defense Game For PSVR

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Look for Ancient Amuletor later this year, though PAX East attendees will be able to play it in Boston this weekend. Starblood Arena and Farpoint are set to keep PlayStation (PSVR) players happy in the coming months, but we don’t really know much about what’s coming beyond that.

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E3 2018 Bethesda: Fallout 4 VR May Never Come To PSVR At All

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It’s set in Boston, or what remains of it, and has gone on to be one of the best-selling VR games to date. Fallout 4 VR is one of the largest and most ambitious VR games to date. It features a massive open world, hundreds of characters to meet and talk to, and some of the most intricate worlds to explore.

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Dick Wilde Is A VR Shooter In Which You Clear Out Mississippi’s Swamps

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Dick Wilde will be on display at PAX East in Boston this weekend, but you won’t have to wait much longer to play it for yourself; the game’s due to release on Steam and Oculus Home on March 30th for $19.99.

FundamentalVR Partners With Mayo Clinic To Develop Haptic VR Surgery Simulations

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Headquartered in London with offices in Boston, FundamentalVR company provides enterprise training solutions to medical device and pharmaceutical companies, as well as curriculum-based immersive training experiences to medical institutions, hospitals and learning centers.

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SGT Venom's Lonely Hearts Club For VR brings you 3 VR experiences for Valentines Day.

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Initially created in 48 hours for the Boston VR Jam using experimental VR hardware from Valve.It was later presented at the Boston Festival of Indie Games in 2014, taking the award for Best Single Player Game. Via Viveport Dating Lessons developed by Cerevrum Inc.

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Creators Of Arizona Sunshine Launch Location-Based VR Company

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Using Vive Wireless Adapters, Vive Tracker technology, and the latest VR weapon peripherals running on Boston’s VMU-VR, the untethered multiplayer experience allows groups of four to team up against the zombie apocalypse as full-body tracking captures their every step. .

Rick And Morty VR developers Owlchemy Labs raise $5 million in Series A funding.

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From a small team in a bedroom in Boston to a 16 person industry respected game development company Owlchemy Labs has a bright future. This is an incredible time for Owlchemy Labs. Job Simulator is a bundled launch title for HTC Vive and one of the most played VR games to date.

Echoing Apple’s iPhone Launch, Magic Leap Taps AT&T for Exclusive US Distribution

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“When available for consumers, AT&T customers will be among the first to experience [the Magic Leap product] in select AT&T stores in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, and San Francisco, with more markets to follow,” AT&T said.