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

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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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.

Niantic Begins Accepting Nominations for PokéStops in Pokémon GO

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The beta version of the system will be limited to level 40 players in Brazil and South Korea, with child accounts excluded. Augmented reality gaming developer Niantic has decided to give its players the opportunity to make their mark on Pokémon GO with a PokéStop nomination system.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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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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.

Upgrading VR Storytelling

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This year’s Raindance Film Festival in London showcased an amazing selection of immersive stories. Here’s what got Tech Trends really excited: Raindance is a very well-established and well-respected independent film festival, but it isn’t a particularly flashy one.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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The Best VR Experiences From Raindance Film Festival 2018

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This year’s festival in London showcased a bold range of pioneering VR content. Here are some of our favorites. Raindance is a well-established and highly-respected independent film festival, but it isn’t a particularly flashy one.

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.

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.

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.

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.

VR gains foothold in destination marketing at Miami Art Week

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” The VR experience is made up of content pieces created by five international artists: Adhemas Batista, of Brazil; Beeple, of the U.S.A.; The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA), announced yesterday that they will be unveiling what they herald as a “groundbreaking destination marketing program” at Miami Art Week (Dec 7-9, 2017).

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Former Google & Xiaomi Employee Hugo Barra Is All Set To Lead Facebook’s VR Team

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The reports suggest that Barra, who is a computer scientist born in Belo Horizonte, Brazil worked with Google before joining Beijing-based smartphone developer Xiaomi. Social media behemoth Facebook is taking all the necessary steps to gain a foothold in the virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) market across the world.

Magic Leap Raises $502 Billions Driven by Temasek

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New Magic Leap investors include EDBI, the investment arm of the Singapore Economic Development Board; Grupo Globo from Brazil; and Janus Henderson Investors.

Uber’s Competitor Didi Chuxing Rauses $4B more for AI

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based Lyft, Southeast Asian firm Grab, Middle East and North Africa’s Careem and Brazil’s 99. China’s Didi Chuxing, the country’s ride-hailing giant , said today that it has raised $4 billion in new capital to proceed with their international expansion. In that way, they are posing a direct challenge to its U.S. rival Uber in its efforts to branch out overseas. Just eight months ago, the company raised $5.5 billion, and in 2016 they raised raised $7.3

Weekend Downloads: New on Gear VR and Oculus Rift

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Guanabara is Brazil’s second largest bay, nestled in Rio de Janeiro, yet it has become a symbol of pollution and lack of infrastructure in the country. Weekend Downloads is part of our weekly update to bring you the latest additions to the Samsung Gear VR and Oculus Rift.

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Top 6 Virtual Reality Immersive Artistic Experiences, Straight from Art Exhibitions to Your Bedroom

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Leandro Silva is a self-taught artist from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He studied at the School of Visual Arts at Parque Lage in Rio de Janeiro (VAS), and creates art designs for TV Globo, opera, samba schools, concerts and events throughout Brazil.

AviWorlds back with new business model featuring Second Life

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He is based in Brazil, and can be found on Google Plus as Dex Web and on Facebook as DexWeb.xyz. (Image courtesy Alexsandro Pomposelli.). AviWorlds is coming back — again — with a brand-new business model and a brand-new technology partner.

Sundance New Frontier Announces 2018 Line-up

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Australia, Brazil (Lead Artist: Lynette Wallworth, Key Collaborators: Nicole Newnham, Tashka Yawanawa, Laura Soriano de Yawanawa) The Yawanawa, an indigenous Amazonian people, see immersive technologies as tools they can co-opt to share their connected worldview.

2016 Olympics Feature 85 hours of Virtual Reality Coverage

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Taking place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the “Rio Olympics” will mark a major technological breakthrough, by changing the number of channels offered to the broadcasters and ultimately, the global audience. August 5, 2016 is the opening date for the 31st Summer Olympic Games.

Reaching into 3D Data, Exploring CAD Designs, Virtual Meetings, and More

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Built by a three-person team from São Luís, Brazil, the demo is designed on a networked hand sharing concept that makes it easy to communicate and manipulate commonly shared data.

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Reporting issues cause stats drop this month

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“It has a few regions online until June, when I will go full power with ads, bill boards on the beach in Brazil and also building structure for the grid.”

Reading List: 50 Scifi Books Featuring AR and VR Technology

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Past, present, and future Brazil, with all its color, passion, and shifting realities, come together in a novel that is part SF, part history, and part mystery. It’s no accident that many people who appreciate VR and AR are also fans of scifi books, movies, and TV shows.