Brazil group launches grid, hosting firm

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A Brazilian team has launched a new grid and OpenSim hosting company, offering local payment and support options. OpenSim Brasil offers hosting for full grids, starting at 230 Reals, or about US$64, with a... News AllSity OpenSim Brasil

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Brazil’s Independent Games Festival Puts The Focus On The Business Of Gaming

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On the first floor of Brazil’s Independent Games Festival, around 20,000 attendees played indie titles from all over the world on rows of TVs and in virtual reality booths. We started to invite buyers, investors, publishers, mentors to come to Brazil and meet with our developers.”. Promotional materials and networking at the event, that we already have structured with the agency in Brazil that takes care of international promotion.”.

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Less than 1 year after launching its corporate card for startups, Brex eyes $2B valuation

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Dubugras and Brex co-founder Pedro Franceschi, 23-year-old entrepreneurs, relocated from Brazil to Stanford in the fall of 2016 to attend the university.

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Facebook’s plan for our post-web future

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AR/VR, like nuclear fusion and Brazil , have been the future for so long that it’s become a little hard to take that future seriously. Opinion TC Andrew Bosworth brazil computing democrats digital media Facebook Facebook Reality Labs jaron lanier Magic Leap Mark Zuckerberg mobile advertising new media unity video gaming Virtual reality VR William GibsonLet us connect some dots. Five years ago, Facebook acquired VR pioneers Oculus for $2 billion.

The new new weird

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Neo-Pentecostal gangs in Brazil, driving out other faiths at gunpoint. Opinion TC articles brazil Culture cyberspace Kaleidoscope mass media pakistan philip k dick Virtual reality William Gibson writers

Magic Leap One Makes a Surprise Appearance During World Cup TV Show

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Worn by show presenter Tiago Leifert, a popular television host in Brazil, not only do we clearly see the Magic Leap One, but the host also appears to have it attached to the Lightpack hip-mounted module. Magic Leap shows up in the weirdest places.

TIME Immersive AR Experience Shines A Spotlight On The Rapidly Shrinking Amazon Rainforest

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TIME turns to AR and Jane Goodall to help expose deforestation in Brazil. TIME Turns To AR And Jane Goodall To Explore The Rapidly Shrinking Amazon Rainforest.

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DeMagnete VR Is A Magnetizing Puzzler Coming To All Major Platforms This Year

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In development by a medium-sized indie team called BitCake Studio of about 11 people in Brazil ( according to a Reddit post ) DeMagnete is an adventure about solving physics puzzles using magnets. DeMagnete is an upcoming VR puzzle game that has seemingly appeared out of nowhere.

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Expecting Parents Can Meet Their Baby Using VR

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Researchers in Brazil have found a way to examine a fetus in VR by transforming ultrasound and MRI data into 3-D models of the baby. from the Clínica de Diagnóstico por Imagem, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

‘Game of Thrones’ VR Experience Coming Exclusively to Viveport Infinity

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Beyond the Wall is launching first in English in the US, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, the UK, and Canada. HTC today announced that a VR experience based on HBO’s hit TV series Game of Thrones is set to launch exclusively on Viveport Infinity starting tomorrow, supporting Vive and Rift.

‘Beyond The Wall’ Is A Game Of Thrones VR Experience, Exclusive To Viveport Infinity

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The experience will be available in English in the USA, UK, Canada, Brazil, Mexico, and Argentina. HBO is launching an official Game of Thrones VR experience tomorrow. Called ‘Beyond The Wall’, the experience will be exclusive to HTC’s Viveport Infinity subscription service. Viveport is HTC’s VR app store, similar to the Oculus Store. It isn’t exclusive to HTC hardware however, it also officially supports Oculus Rift headsets.

Featured 360°: Paragliding, Lego and Mark Zuckerberg’s 360° Home Videos

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“Hit the skies with paramotoring legend Rafael Goberna as he explores Brazil’s Iguazu Falls from above.” Prepare to get goose bumps as you paraglide over Brazil’s breathtaking land- and waterscapes.

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Samsung Gear VR owners to enjoy exclusive 2016 Olympics videos

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For the first time ever, Olympics, which will be held this year in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, will be available via VR, though not in live coverage. If there were still any doubt that virtual reality is the next big thing in computing and entertainment, this should probably banish those.

These 12 Amazing Projects Are the Pinnacle of U.S. Brand.

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Brazil, China, Colombia, India, Japan, Norway, Poland, Switzerland and the United Arab Emirates all have one entry on the shortlist.) These 12 Amazing Projects Are the Pinnacle of U.S. Brand Innovation Today See the U.S.

Watch World Cup 2018 Matches for Free in ‘Oculus Venues’ Starting This Weekend

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June 22 : Brazil vs. Costa Rica – 5:00 am PT ( local time ).

Disney Puts Augmented Reality Star Destroyers over International Landmarks

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Copacabana Beach | Brazil | -22.973,-43.185. Memorial de America Latina | Brazil | -23.527,-46.663. In a galaxy not so far from Central Park, the Golden Gate Bridge, and the Eiffel Tower, Star Wars comes to life through augmented reality.

Oculus Deploys New Age Rating System for VR Content

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Currently, the IARC rating system administers content ratings from ESRB in North America, PEGI in Europe, ClassInd in Brazil, USK in Germany and the Classification Board in Australia with more rating authorities expected to join in the future.

Mk2 Partners With Secret Location For Worldwide VR Distribution Network

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Current partners include public institutions, such as the National Public Library of France and the Film Fund in Luxembourg, leaders in the movie theater industry, including Nordisk in Scandinavia, as well as Brazil (Arvore) and Asia. Betting on location-based VR.

Escaping Into Virtuality

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Brazil, U.K. As our reality becomes increasingly hard to deal with, is virtual escapism the answer?

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Original Samsung Odyssey Down to $350 As Odyssey+ Supposedly Launches

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Odyssey+ will also be coming to Korea, China, Hong Kong and Brazil at a later date, though once again Samsung isn’t listing Europe for release. Yesterday we reported that Samsung had finally revealed its long-rumored Samsung Odyssey+ , an upgraded version of its Windows VR headset. At the time, we didn’t know when the headset was actually due to release. Well, it’s actually available now. Or at least Samsung says it is.

Samsung’s $500 Odyssey VR Headset Comes With OLED Displays

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The Samsung HMD Odyssey will be available later this year in the US, China, Korea, Brazil and Hong Kong, with pre-orders beginning in the US only on October 3rd. The Windows VR headset looks impressive on paper.

Westworld Awakening Brings the Hit TV Show to VR Arcades and Home Users

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It will be available in English in the US, Mexico, Brazil, UK, Germany, France, Spain, Portugal, South Korea, and China (arcades only). Survios has or is working on several big interactive IP’s based on TV shows and films.

5 Windows VR Headsets Now Available for Pre-Order Including Samsung Odyssey

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The Samsung HMD Odyssey will be available later this year in the US, China, Korea, Brazil and Hong Kong, with pre-orders beginning in the US only on October 3rd.

Betting on Location-Based VR

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Partners so far include public institutions including the National Public Library of France and the Film Fund in Luxembourg, leaders in the movie theater industry such as Nordisk in Scandinavia as well in Brazil (Arvore) and Asia.

Virtual Reality is Allowing Parents To Meet Their Unborn Children

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from the Clínica de Diagnóstico por Imagem, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Undergoing an ultrasound is an incredibly special moment for an expecting couple. This procedure allows them to see their child’s heartbeat and general shape for the very first time. In modern times, the blurry black and white Rorschach tests we’ve grown accustomed to have evolved into rich 3D models that provide more detail than ever before.

VR Films ‘The Line’ & ‘The Key’ win big at Venice Film Festival 2019

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A Linha (The Line) , created by Brazil’s ARVORE Immersive Experiences won the Best VR Immersive Experience for Interactive Content. The prestigious Venice International Film Festival concluded this weekend having showcased some of the best immersive experiences from around the world as part of the virtual reality (VR) programme. Featuring 26 projects, there were three competition categories with The Key, The Line and Daughters of Chibok taking away awards. The Key.

Samsung XR and EarthX Debut Environmentally-focused 360 Short Films

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Decades of environmental protections in Brazil have been undone and ecological devastation has accelerated at an unimaginable pace and scale. Samsung has partnered with EarthX to debut a dozen immersive short films on the Samsung XR video platform from environmentally-focused filmmakers.

Microsoft To Push Social VR/AR ‘Forward In New Ways’ In 2018

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As a father with a 7-year old daughter, with most of my family living in Brazil, I love imagining a reality where she can interact with my entire family on the weekends, to play a board game around the table with all her cousins across the globe in a socially present and immersive way. Microsoft is teasing big things for its work in the social VR and AR space this year.

Samsung Odyssey+ Side-by-side Shows Subtle Redesign, Hopeful Ergonomic Improvements

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Priced at $500, the headset is said to be available now in the US from Samsung and Microsoft websites (though we’ve yet to see a page where it can be ordered), and the company plans to launch it “soon” in Korea, China, Hong Kong, and Brazil.

Samsung Odyssey Windows VR Headset Now Available – Everything You Need to Know

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Samsung has confirmed to Road to VR that the headset is initially available in the US, China, Korea, Brazil, and Hong Kong, via the Samsung and Microsoft stores.

How To Watch The 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Live In VR

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June 22: 2018 FIFA World Cup (Brazil vs. Costa Rica) from FOX Sports – 5:00 am PT. Immersing yourself in football’s biggest tournament has never been easier as leading media providers bring VR live streaming to the masses. With an average viewer audience of 3.5

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Reuniting Undocumented Immigrant Families with VR

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” So far, the Family Reunions Project has helped bring together 15 families in Mexico, Peru, Guatemala, El Salvador and Brazil, thanks to grants from organizations such as Culture Strike , FUSE and the Tribeca Film Institute.

3D VR – The Best Approach To Visualize Unborn Babies

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Researchers in Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro city, claim that they have come up with a magnificent technology that allows expecting couples to interact with their child in virtual reality. Doctors in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil are now testing a new scanning technology developed by Dr. Werner Jr.’s Being a couple who is expecting a child, have you ever thought of visualizing your unborn baby.

EON Reality Presents at Nordic VR Forum

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At the 2018 edition of the Nordic VR Forum, EON Reality Norway didn’t just attend Hamar’s distinguished virtual reality conference but also presented the “ Jesper on Wheels ” project to an eager crowd. With hundreds of attendees from 10 different nations and even more viewers following along with the event’s livestreams online, the annual event proved successful in every way.

Las Vegas To Debut Virtual Reality Marketing Campaign During Miami Art Week

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The brand hosted Adhemas Batista , Brazil; Beeple , U.S.; The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA), will unveil a groundbreaking destination marketing program, Vegas: Alter Your Reality (VAYR), at the world's premier modern and contemporary art event during Miami Art Week, Dec.

Learn to Fly: Google Earth VR tips

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You can be stood next to the Christ The Redeemer statue in Brazil as the sun sets then with the click of a button be flying along the River Thames. Without a doubt one of the most stunning educational virtual reality experiences is Google Earth VR.

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Augmented Reality Top 8 of 2018

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As a new communications medium, Augmented Reality (AR) is changing the way we consume and share knowledge and how we express ourselves creatively. This year AR included a range of experiences from contemporary art to currency to close-captioning.