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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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 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 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.

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.”

‘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.

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?

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.

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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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 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 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.

Jaunt In Talks To Sell VR Business

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A spokesman for San Mateo, California, confirmed that Jaunt is in talks with multiple parties to sell the VR business. Jaunt still has a big VR film studio in Santa Monica, California, where it puts to use its expertise in telling stories in XR. Jaunt is in talks to sell its cinematic virtual reality business to other companies, VentureBeat has learned.

Master of Shapes Combines VR Racing With Real Go Karts

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Virtual environments. Real-world racing. Last month we had the opportunity to check out Master of Shapes’ VR go-kart experience, a bold new location-based venture that blends virtual reality racetracks with real-world racing.

ESI Design Uses Unreal Engine To Create An AR-Inspired Lobby Experience

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Each screen depicts imagery of iconic California landmarks, such as the Redwood Forest, Yosemite National Park, and, of course, California’s coastal scenery, but with a vintage California travel poster-feel to them.

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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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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).

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.

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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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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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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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.

Procedurally generated sci-fi horror game for PSVR, The Persistence will be playable at PSX this weekend

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Firesprite is proud to announce it's upcoming procedurally generated sci-fi horror, ‘The Persistence’ PSVR will be playable this weekend at the PlayStation Experience event in Anaheim, California between 9th & 10th December 2017 A new enemy-type will be shown for the first time.

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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NextVR looks to bring a more realistic live event experience to VR with announcements heading into CES 2018

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It's an #NBAinVR showdown in California! Ahead of CES 2018 live sporting event broadcasting specialists NextVR announced three big tech advancements to their platform: six degrees of freedom-enabled content, higher resolution output, and augmented reality support.

Google Partners With IMAX and Yi Technology on New Virtual Reality Cameras

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Google is getting ready to expand its virtual reality hardware partnerships.

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.

Rage of the Gargoyles Virtual Reality Ride at Six Flags

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Six Flags theme parks in Vallejo, California, and Arlington, Texas will unveil the Rage of the Gargoyles Roller Coaster to guests on September 30.

Two new Samsung Gear VR coming soon, one jumping to AR

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At a virtual reality gathering in California, Samsung Electronics VP Dr. Sung-Hoon Hong confirmed rumors that there would a “Gear VR 2” coming soon.