HTC Donates Over 100 Vive Headsets to California & Nevada Libraries

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HTC is donating over 110 HTC Vive systems to California and Nevada libraries through its new Vive Libraries Program, an effort to seed local communities with premium VR. ” In California alone, HTC has donated 100 Vive headsets to public libraries.

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Oculus Is Bringing Free-To-Use VR To 90 California State Libraries

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Now the Facebook subsidiary is focusing on making virtual reality more accessible than ever by bringing their Oculus Rift headsets to public libraries across California all for the low cost of $0.00. News Cali Group California Library Education Oculus Oculus Rift

VR STEM Tools Heading To California & Nevada Libraries

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As part of HTC’s new Vive Libraries program, the Taiwanese-based electronics company recently donated a whopping 110,000 HTC Vive kits to libraries across California and Nevada. The post VR STEM Tools Heading To California & Nevada Libraries appeared first on VRScout.

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‘CalcFlow’ Studio Partners with HTC to Bring VR STEM Tools to Libraries Across California & Nevada

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Nanome , the studio behind CalcFlow, the 3D visualization tool for math concepts, has partnered with HTC to bring their STEM-focused VR tools to libraries across California and Nevada.

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Apple Developing MicroLED Technology in California

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Apple, according to Bloomberg , is rumored to be developing MicroLED displays in a dedicated facility in California. Apple’s obvious goal could be to supplement and eventually replace Samsung as the supplier of their screens. The technology giant is making a significant investment in the development of next-generation MicroLED screens, say the people, who requested anonymity to discuss internal planning.

Oculus Brings Rift to 90 Libraries in California for Public Access VR

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Oculus has announced a pilot program to place 100 Rifts and Oculus Ready PCs in 90 libraries throughout the state of California, from the Oregon border down to Mexico. The post Oculus Brings Rift to 90 Libraries in California for Public Access VR appeared first on Road to VR.

Oculus Is Bringing Free-To-Use VR To 90 California State.

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Oculus Is Bringing Free-To-Use VR To 90 California State Libraries The pioneering company continues its crusade of spreading VR by donating 100 headsets for educational purposes.

Oculus Is Putting Rift In 90 California Libraries So VR Is Free To Use

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100 Oculus Rifts will be deployed at 90 California libraries over the next three months as part of a pilot program offering VR to anyone with a library card. Oculus Education Program Manager Cindy Ball said in a prepared statement the program covers less than 10 percent of the California library branches, but “hopefully the experience with the first 100 devices will generate sufficient interest for the state to drive further expansion.”

Oculus partners with the California State Library to continue their goal of making VR accessible

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Through a new partnership with the California State Library, Oculus is giving access to VR to people that may never have the chance. Next steps would include the California State Library expanding the program by allocating or raising additional funding to scale the presence of VR.”

‘Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire’ Disney World VR Attraction Gets New Trailer, Tickets on Sale

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The collaboration between Lucasfilm, ILMxLAB, and The VOID debuts on December 16th at Disney World, Florida and opens at Disneyland, California on January 5th. Tickets are now available for location-based VR company The VOID’s latest experience, Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire.

Life In VR Is A Blue Planet-Inspired VR App From The BBC

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For the first installment, California Coast, you’ll explore Pacific waters, meeting all kinds of wildlife along the way. Tagged with: BBC , Life in VR: California Coast Facebook Twitter Reddit More. Experiences BBC Life in VR: California Coast

Dead Bug Creek Brings the Double Fine Spirit to VR But it Needs a Helping Hand

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Experiences gaming California Rex Dead Bug Creek htc vive oculus rift PlayStation VR psychonauts Psychonauts in the Rhombus of Ruin The Goonies The X-FilesWith its wonderful worlds, wacky characters and colorful stories, Double Fine is as good a developer as any to seek inspiration from.

Did NASA Leak the HoloLens 2 in This Video?

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A federally-funded research facility, the California Institute of. NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) may have shown us the first public glimpse of the next-generation HoloLens. In a video published on Oct.

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This Children's Hospital Uses HoloLens & Augmented Reality to Calm Young Patients During Medical Procedures

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While numerous examples exist of hospitals deploying the HoloLens to assist doctors, surgeons, medical professionals, and students while treating patients, California's Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford is actually using the augmented reality headset to improve the patient's experience.

Apple's ARKit 2.0 Intends to Match & Surpass Google's ARCore with Multiplayer & Persistent Content, Says Report

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On the one year anniversary of the introduction of ARKit, Apple is planning to reveal major updates its augmented reality toolkit for mobile apps at its Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, California next week.

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Apple Intends to Match & Surpass Google with Multiplayer & Persistent Content in ARKit 2.0, Says Report

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On the one year anniversary of the introduction of ARKit, Apple is planning to reveal major updates its augmented reality toolkit for mobile apps at its Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, California next week.

The 2017 Virtual Reality Conference and Expo Schedule

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Culver City, California. San Francisco, California. Moscone Center; San Francisco, California. San Francisco, California. Los Angeles, California. San Jose Convention Center; San Jose, California. LA Convention Center; Los Angeles, California.

Creating Two Sides of the Same Reality

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Immersive Technology turns out to be the perfect medium for ARtistic expression and exploring identity.

HTC Vive Libraries Program Will Bring VR Headsets To Over 100 Libraries

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Almost a year ago to the date Oculus announced an initiative to bring VR headsets to 90 different California libraries. Now, HTC has announced the Vive Libraries Program , which is set to bring VR headsets to 110 different libraries in California and Nevada.

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Darth Vader VR Experience Set For Reveal Tomorrow

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A tweet from ILMxLAB’s official account says to look for updates on September 26, which just happens to coincide with the start of Oculus Connect 5 in San Jose, California.

Creating Immersive Learning Experiences

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At its annual I/O Developer Conference in Mountain View, California Google announced the launch of Tour Creator , a new tool that easily allows anyone to create interactive content in Virtual Reality.

Oculus Unveils ‘Oculus Quest’ Standalone Headset At OC5

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Oculus Connect 5 is officially underway in San Jose, California, and the company wasted not time this year as Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg took to the stage to unveil the next generation of Oculus VR technology, the Oculus Quest.

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Hands-on: Acer Windows Mixed Reality Dev Kit & Datascape

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Brandon Bray, Principal Group Program Manager at Microsoft, had teased us a few weeks earlier at the Vision Summit event in Los Angeles, California, and said there would be a lot more information at Build.

Apple Teases New ARKit 2 Experiences At 2018 Keynote

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The California-based technology company had no shortage of fresh hardware and exciting software updates to showcase, including a new Apple Watch with electrocardiogram functionality, as well as a more powerful iPhone Xs and Xs Max.

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Oculus Connect 3 - Oculus Touch Announcement Imminent?

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Oculus have promised to discuss Oculus Touch during the Oculus Connect 3 event taking place October 5 - 7 at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center in California.

Dreamscape Immersive Launches Pop-up Location Featuring ‘Alien Zoo’ Experience

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Now taking reservations at Westfield Century City, LA, California, the multiplayer experience will be open to the public for a single month. Dreamscape Immersive , the location based VR startup, today announced the public debut of a limited engagement VR experience called Alien Zoo.

Presence Episode 7: Virtual Reality as a form of Therapy

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The subject of VR Therapy has pressed heavily on our thoughts lately, so we’re thrilled that Arno Hartholt, Computer Scientist & Project Director at the University of Southern California, could join us for episode 7.

US Legislators Form VR-centric “Reality Caucus” to Guide Immersive Technology Policy

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Bill Flores (R-Texas)’ Darrell Issa (R-California). Ted Lieu (D-California).

VRLA Summer Expo Starts Friday

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VRLA is one one of the biggest VR events in California held in downtown LA at the Convention Centre, West Hall B. VRLA is expanding their usual one-day expo to two days starting tomorrow, Friday 5 August.

HTC Vive Goes Retail

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Micro Center first had ten available in their California store in Orange County. First, Oculus Rift appeared in small numbers at Amazon and Best Buy but was quickly snapped up. Now the HTC Vive appears at retail.

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Spaces Partners With Sega Joypolis To Open New VR Attraction In Japan

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In August, Spaces opened its first virtual reality entertainment center in Orange County, California, featuring its flagship Terminator: Salvation-themed VR experience.

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Face an active shooter with HTC Vive

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Just about every millennial that grew up in California can remember the “duck and cover” campaign from grade school where it was taught that hiding under a desk could best protect you from an earthquake.

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Samsung Gear 360 is Almost Available

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The camera’s official US availability comes on an extremely limited basis, as it’s put up for purchase at the VidCon convention (Online video get together) in Anaheim, California with a price of $350. The Samsung Gear 360 was first introduced back in February at Mobile World Congress.

Final Cost of HTC Vive Pre-Order Almost $900

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Living in California my final price including tax and shipping came to almost $900 ($895.32) for the HTC Vive pre-order. For those living in America the price you see is often not the price you pay. Other countries often complain our prices are lower.

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Oculus Announces ‘Lone Echo 2’ At Oculus Connect 5

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Announced earlier today at the Oculus Connect 5 event in San Jose, California, Lone Echo 2 throws players back into the metal feet of Jack as they join Liv for another mysterious set of deep space circumstances. A sequel to one of 2018’s most polished VR titles heads to the Oculus Rift 2019.

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Team USA skiers use VR to train for 2018 Winter Olympics

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Ski & Snowboard is working with California-based STRIVR to leverage virtual reality for training athletes. The Olympic organization U.S.

Chocolate Is A VR Dance Party With Psychedelic Cats Coming Very Soon

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The experience features SUBPAC support, and sparkling, interactive cats that will dance alongside the player to the title track, Chocolate by California electronic music record producer Giraffage.

AR Wine Labels Pay Tribute To Female Pioneers

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Their latest offering, emBRAZEN California wines, takes advantage of the technology behind the captivating moving labels to shine a much-needed spotlight on some of histories most accomplished females.

Oculus Seems To Have Patented The Fabric Wrap For Santa Cruz

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All jokes aside, we’re hoping to see a big reveal of Santa Cruz at next week’s Oculus Connect 5 event in San Jose, California. Today in mildly interesting and painfully specific patents from big VR companies: Oculus seems to have patented the fabric that will wrap around its upcoming Santa Cruz headset. The patent, filed exactly a year ago today and published yesterday, was first spotted by Reddit user valdovas.

Report: Apple to Unveil ARKit 2.0, Putting Privacy & Multiuser AR at Its Core

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at the company’s yearly Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) , which takes place June 4th-8th in San Jose, California. According to a recent Reuters report, Apple is set to unveil some new features in its supposed release of ARKit 2.0,

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