Mario Kart VR Comes To K1 Speed In Irvine, California

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The official Mario Kart Arcade GP VR experience is opening this month in Irvine, California at K1 Speed. A nearby mall in Orange County, California was also the testing ground for a Gear VR-based walk around experience centered in the Alien universe.

California Fire Department Using VR To Train Recruits How To Fight Wildfires

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In 2019 alone, over 6,402 fires have been recorded in California. The innovative collaboration between the Cosumnes Fire Department–which serves California’s Elk Grove and Galt communities, RiVR, and Pico Interactive first began on Linkedin.

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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Location-Based VR Arcade ‘Hero Hangout’ Opens Next Week In California

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Created in hopes of exposing the general public to the latest high-end virtual reality technology, location-based VR entertainment center “Hero Hangout” is set to open its doors for the first time this coming Thursday in San Mateo, California.

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.

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.

‘Alien: Descent’ Location-Based VR Experience Coming to Southern California Mall

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The Colonial Marines are recruiting warriors and thrill seekers at a shopping mall in Southern California. The post ‘Alien: Descent’ Location-Based VR Experience Coming to Southern California Mall appeared first on VRScout.

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.”

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.

‘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

The Knight Foundation launches $750,000 initiative for immersive technology for the arts

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Project lead: Nina Simon | Santa Cruz, California | @santacruzmah , @OFBYFOR_ALL. The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation is looking for pitches on how to enhance and augment traditional creative arts through immersive technologies.

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.

How autonomous vehicles and hyperloop are scooting along

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As have plans to create a high-speed rail across California. The financial problems the California high-speed rail track has come up against could be an ominous sign for hyperloop technology in the U.S. Cyrus Radfar. Contributor. Cyrus Radfar is the founding partner at V1 Worldwide.

The team behind Baidu’s first smart speaker is now using AI to make films

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The Chinese company didn’t exactly look to the California-based studio for inspiration, but the analog was a useful shortcut to pitch to investors. The HBO sci-fi blockbuster Westworld has been an inspiring look into what humanlike robots can do for us in the meatspace.

Location-based virtual reality goes to the mall as The Void plans a rollout in 25 more locations

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The Power of Virtual Reality Technology Supporting K-12, CTE, and STEM at the California School for the Deaf

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EON Reality joined students at the California School for the Deaf (CSDR) at their first Educational Technology Expo (ETE), to share Virtual Reality (VR) applications that support the school’s new Extended Learning Program curriculum. The post The Power of Virtual Reality Technology Supporting K-12, CTE, and STEM at the California School for the Deaf appeared first on EON Reality.

Early Augmented Reality Concept Film That Envisioned the Future Gets a Sequel Powered by Kickstarter

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Long before the HoloLens or the Magic Leap One, a California-based team of independent filmmakers envisioned what the future of augmented reality might look like.

Magic Leap Takes Nreal to Court Over Trade Secrets Theft

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District Court, Northern District of California in San Francisco, state that Magic Leap alleges that Chi Xu used his time at Magic Leap to funnel trade secrets to his own startup and accelerate the development of its competing product.

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.

Caltech Researchers Use HoloLens to Give Directions & Object Identification to the Visually Impaired

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That's the gist behind the Cognitive Augmented Reality Assistant (CARA), a new HoloLens app developed by the California Institute of Technology. When computers have vision but people don't, why not have the former help the latter?

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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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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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.

Riding the Hyperloop in Virtual Reality

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part of this, a yearly competition is held at SpaceX HQ in California among University teams who test out the concepts they have been working on for the previous 12 months. The panoramic VR experience is being unveiled at Elon Musk’s SpaceX headquarters in California Click To Tweet.

Students Develop VR Massage Parlor To Train Police How To Identify Sex Trafficking

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To assist police in combating this disgusting industry, student researchers at California Polytechnic State University are in development of an immersive educational solution that trains officers in identifying potential sex crimes and human trafficking activity.

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.

Walmart Brings Tricked Out ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ VR Experience to Select Stores

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Burbank, California (1301 N Victory Place) – February 15-16. Pico Rivera, California (8500 Washington Boulevard) – February 17-19. Anaheim, California (440 Euclid Street) – February 22-23.

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#813: Neuroscience & VR: DIY BCI with REINVENT & Neurorehabilitation with VR

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Sook-Lei Liew is an assistant professor at the University of Southern California, and the director of the Neural Plasticity & Neurorehabilitation Labatory at USC. Podcast Archive

SPACES Opening San Jose Cinemark Location With Terminator VR

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SPACES is opening its latest location with Terminator Salvation: Fight for the Future in February at Cinemark’s Century 20 Oakridge and XD theatre in San Jose, California.

The VOID’s VR Theme Parks Add Wreck-It Ralph Experience

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The 4 locations Ralph Breaks VR will be available at are: Anaheim, California. Glendale, California. The VOID out-of-home VR company is adding an official Wreck-It Ralph experience to four of their locations.

The VR Job Hub: Tripwire Interactive, Cortopia Studios, HTC and More

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Burbank, California. Burbank, California. Burbank, California. Burbank, California. Job hunting isn’t one of those activities that people relish.

Cinemark teams with Spaces for mixed-reality ‘Terminator’ experience

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Virtual reality adventure company Spaces has teamed up with theater chain Cinemark to launch a new, immersive VR experience in San Jose, California.

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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