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


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

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


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 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


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


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.

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


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


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.

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.

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.

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


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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The 2017 Virtual Reality Conference and Expo Schedule


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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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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.

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.

Team USA skiers use VR to train for 2018 Winter Olympics


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

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).

The Biggest VR Games of E3 2018

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This is the time of the year gaming journalists across the world migrate to Los Angeles California to experience, uncover and enjoy what the games industry has been working on.

Report: Qualcomm to Unveil New Snapdragon Chip Specifically Designed For Standalone Headsets

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Citing people familiar with the matter, Bloomberg maintains that Qualcomm will unveil the new SoC, reportedly dubbed the Snapdragon XR1, at the Augmented World Expo (AWE) in Santa Clara, California, which takes place May 30th – June 1st.

Homeland Security Releasing VR School Shooting Training Simulator


Educators can learn how to survive a virtual school shooting.

Knott’s Berry Farm Brings VR Haunted Attraction to Theme Park


The seasonal Halloween Haunt event at Knott’s Berry Farm in California kicks off today, transforming the theme park into 160 acres of terrifying mazes and roaming monsters. You won’t be able to turn away from this disturbing Gear VR hospital experience.

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


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.

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.

‘Reality Portals’ Allow Real-Time Communication Between The Real World & VR


SVVR is also providing start-ups with the opportunity to become Passport members of SVVR Studios, the organizations new flagship co-working space located in Mountain View, California.

E3 2018: ‘Elder Scrolls: Blades’ Heading To VR With Cross-Platform Play


Bethesda pulled zero punches at this years annual Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles, California. Bethesda’s Elder Scrolls: Blades mobile experience will support everything from iPhone to Oculus.

Oculus Connect 3 - Oculus Touch Announcement Imminent?


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.

Report: Facebook to Launch Oculus Go Standalone Headset at F8 Developer Conference

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Since Facebook hasn’t publicly acknowledged Variety’s report, there’s still no telling why the company is reportedly waiting for f8, which takes place May 1-2, 2018 in San Jose, California.

Presence Episode 7: Virtual Reality as a form of Therapy


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.

Crytek-Incubated ‘VR First’ Program to Double Number of Academic VR/AR Labs in 2017

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Sony Announces Tetris Effect For The PSVR


More information will be revealed during this years E3 taking place Tuesday, June 12th – June 14th in Los Angeles, California. The creators of Rez Infinite are bringing one of the most legendary titles in gaming to VR for the first-time.

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VRLA Summer Expo Starts Friday


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.

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.

HTC Vive Goes Retail


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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Photogrammetry Showcase ‘Realities’ Update Brings New Content, Touch Support, and Improved Visuals

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The limited selection of scanned environments is now being expanded, with a major update that adds 6 spots in California’s Death Valley, combined with new, atmospheric audio.

Google Earth VR Adds Search and Oculus Rift Support


Some new locations include Neuschwanstein Castle in Germany, Table Mountain in South Africa, Perito Moreno Glacier in Argentina, Mt Lassen in California, Palermo in Italy, and more. VR’s killer app just got a major update.

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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.

Face an active shooter with HTC Vive


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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Virtual reality and the paradigm shift in human computer interaction with Azad Balabanian

Enter VR

On this episode I speak with Azad Balabanian, a VR researcher at the University of California. Hello and welcome to Enter VR! The post Virtual reality and the paradigm shift in human computer interaction with Azad Balabanian appeared first on Enter VR.

Samsung Gear 360 is Almost Available


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.

Say Hello To The 2018 VR Creator Lab


An independent filmmaker based out of Santa Clarita, California, Sean has lent his talents to multiple projects as an actor, producer, writer, you name it. Another year, another handful of amazing creators taking on an exciting new format.