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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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

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.

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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BBC Earth’s New AR App Brings Ants And Spiders Into Your Living Room On Magic Leap

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One is the Leaf Cutter Ant colony, found in Central American rainforests, while the other is Eastern Brazil’s Wandering Spider. The BBC’s latest AR experiment brings exotic ants and spiders into your living room, provided you have a Magic Leap.

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.

Viral Artist KAWS Unleashes Army Of AR Sculptures Across NYC, Tokyo, Tanzania

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The celebrated American artist and designer expands his “Companion” project with a series of floating AR artwork.

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.

‘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.

Mozilla Hubs Cloud is the foundation of the free metaverse

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Yes, there have been some interesting forks like UXR by Enea Le Fons or Mespper in Brazil, but they were exceptional cases. Virtual events and meetings are the topic of the moment.

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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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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.

‘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.

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.

BBC Launches ‘Micro Kingdoms’ Experience for Magic Leap, Narrated by Stephen Fry

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BBC Studios and AR/VR studio PRELOADED today launched BBC Earth – Micro Kingdoms: Senses, the interactive documentary for Magic Leap 1. Narrated by Stephen Fry, the AR experience brings user into the tiny world of insects and arachnids.

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.

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.

Global Spine Congress to Host Cadaver-Less Training Course for 100 Surgeons Using Oculus Quest

Peter Graham

This May will see the annual Global Spine Congress (GSC) take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, one of the largest events in the world for spine surgeons.

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.

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.

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 ).

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.

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.

BBC Earth and Magic Leap Bring the Insect World to Life in Micro Kingdoms: Senses

Peter Graham

And for the really brave who don’t have a fear of eight-legged creatures, they can encounter a Wandering Spider in the Atlantic Forest of Eastern Brazil, with the experience detailing their extraordinary senses which help them survive and thrive.

Oculus Deploys New Age Rating System for VR Content

Road to VR

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.

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.

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

Peter Graham

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.

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.

Scale Learning and Teaching for the Online Classroom

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At EON Reality, we are working at lightning speed to help classrooms around the world transition safely and effectively to an online classroom. As we shift towards preparing for tomorrow it is now more important than ever to build resilience into our online classrooms.

Samsung XR and EarthX Debut Environmentally-focused 360 Short Films

Road to VR

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.

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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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.

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.