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

Dreamscape Immersive Debuts Group VR Experience at Westfield Mall

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Fans can finally check out the long-awaited immersive VR experience themselves, a first for Dreamscape Immersive, located at the Westfield Century City shopping center in Los Angeles, California. But once the group is ready and you’re transported to Alien Zoo in VR, your jaw drops.

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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. It’s a group experience that evokes the senses in bold new ways.”.

How autonomous vehicles and hyperloop are scooting along

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Industry pundits like the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) would argue that Waymo is leading the pack on unlocking the promise of autonomous technology. As have plans to create a high-speed rail across California. Cyrus Radfar. Contributor.

How Mixed Reality Is Transforming The TV Game Show

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Ellen Lyse Einarsen of the Future Group dived into interactive mixed reality today at the GamesBeat Summit in Berkley, California in an on-stage interview with David Jagneaux, games editor at Upload VR. The Future Group made the technology that makes Lost in Time possible. Einarsen said the Future Group has a product called Frontier that does live renders. Tagged with: future group Facebook Twitter Reddit More. Mixed Reality future group

Tesla New Master Plan: 5 New Vehicles, Uber 2.0, Power 2.0

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In the late afternoon California time, or early morning Singapore time, Elon Musk, Chairman of the Board and CEO of Tesla Motors, Inc. Do note that we reported first about BMW’s decision to enter the semi (large truck) market with their collaboration with SCHERM Group.

Palmer Luckey: ‘I Left Facebook Because I Got Fired, I Wouldn’t Have Otherwise’

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This was following a 2016 story in which it emerged the then 24-year-old had given $10,000 to a pro-Trump group. Of course, I gave $10,000 to a pro-Trump group and I think that had something to do with it.”

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.

ILMxLAB to Preview Episode 2 of ‘Star Wars Vader Immortal’ at D23 Expo

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The panel is slated to feature director Ben Snow, senior experience designer Jose Perez III, and Lucasfilm Story Group creative executive Matt Martin. The expo itself takes place in Anaheim, California on August 23-25.

How Hollywood and Razer Are Shaping the Future of VR?

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While that announcement is still couple of months away, OTOY did team up with military-equipment manufacturer Osterhaut Design Group to create a consumer version of their R-7 AR/VR glasses. Spaces will operate out of California, while Songchen will implement their VR experiences in Chinese entertainment parks. To put things into perspective, Dalian Wanda Group Co. Dalian Wanda Group also plans to bet heavily on VR and Mixed Reality (MxR) as their content refreshment strategy.

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NASA and Caltech Alums Raise $3 Million to Create The Microsoft Excel of VR

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Now, VR is conquering one more territory, big data, thanks to a new startup from a group of founders that include alums from NASA and the prestigious California Institute of Technology (Caltech). Scott Davidoff, manager of the Human Interfaces Group at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

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

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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.

Sony Pictures Teams With The VOID on ‘Jumanji: Reverse the Curse’, Launching November 27th

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Hot on the heels of Avengers: Damage Control , the next experience heading to VR attraction The VOID is Jumanji: Reverse the Curse , made in collaboration with the Sony Pictures Virtual Reality group. Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica, California.

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New ‘Arizona Sunshine’ Multiplayer Shooter to Arrive at Nomadic VR Locations Soon

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Named Arizona Sunshine: Rampage, the co-op multiplayer shooter is said to arrive in the company’s debut location in Orlando, Florida, as well as new locations in California, Las Vegas, and “more domestic and international locations to come.”

The Weather Channel Continues Its Embrace Of Mixed Reality Technology

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Working with mixed reality specialists, The Future Group , TWC immersed its on-air reporters into an intense MR simulation highlighting the devastating effects of a 200 mph tornado. TWC releases another educational MR demonstration ahead of Storm Harper.

ILMxLAB To Unveil A Sneak Peek Of ‘Vader Immortal – Episode II’ At D23 Expo

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Director Ben Snow , Senior Experience Designer Jose Perez III , and Lucasfilm Story Group Creative Executive Matt Martin take the stage for an in-depth discussion about the upcoming second episode, including an exclusive sneak peek that will be available only to those at D23 Expo.

8th Annual Lumiere Awards For Creative Filmmaking Expands VR Categories

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For their 8th ceremony however the organizers of the non-profit group are shaking things up by generously expanding their categories for achievements in virtual reality.

YouTube Creator Lab 2019 Returns To LA

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Now, at the early stages of 2019, we’re kicking off another year of Creator Lab education and mentorship for a select group of creators looking to harness the power of VR180. Applications are now open for the latest round of VR180 education and mentorship.

Pixar Co-Founder: VR’s Education Potential ‘One Of The Greatest Steps In Years’

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” Last month students at the Windsor Forest Colleges Group in Slough, UK were treated to an in-VR talk from Carpenter, who was beamed into HTC Vives as he spoke in California. Through films like Finding Nemo and Toy Story, Pixar Animation Studios has redefined the cinema over the past few years. But one of the company’s figureheads is looking to VR and AR to transform another important pillar: education.

Digital Human Presents Live TED Talk

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Roble recorded his likeness in a state-of-the-art “light stage” at the University of Southern California’s Vision and Graphics Lab where an array of cameras and lights captured his face under a variety of lighting conditions.

Within Brings AR Storytelling To LA’s Best Afterschool Enrichment Program

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My expectations leading up to the program were mixed, as I wondered how interested a group of 5 to 10 year-olds would respond to AR technology. The Wonderscope Los Angeles Community Reading Initiative brings AR education to nine schools and seven libraries.

HaptX and partners build first robotic hand to transmit touch across the Atlantic

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Our group demonstrated the system to WIRED, who published an article on the experience. The collaboration includes engineers from HaptX and SynTouch in California, and Shadow Robot Company in London and Madrid. .

The Ghost Howls’s VR Week Peek (2019.09.09): Vive Cosmos probably on sale at €799, Kura reveals 150° FOV AR glasses, Oculus “Cablegate” and much more!

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Last Monday, there has been some hype in some of the XR groups I’m in for the Kura glasses. Kura is a little startup in California that is working on a pair of lightweight AR glasses. Join the group you as well and access instantly the dedicated donors’ community on Patreon!

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Say Hello To The 2018 VR Creator Lab

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The Creator Lab was designed to help innovative creators expand their content in new directions using immersive technology by pairing them with a mentor group of industry-leading experts. Another year, another handful of amazing creators taking on an exciting new format.

Surgeon Chooses VR Over Sedatives For Patients

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After presenting the findings at the 2006 Medicine Meets Virtual Reality conference in California, the pioneering surgeon received a considerable amount of attention as well as resources to further expand his project.

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360 Short Film ‘Step to the Line’ Published as Part of Oculus’ VR for Good Initiative

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Created and directed by Brazilian filmmaker Ricardo Laganaro, Step to the Line was shot in a California maximum security prison, using a Nokia Ozo rig.

Popular Social VR Platform Altspace VR says goodby to the VR ecosystem on August 3rd as it hosts its final event.

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Over the last couple of years, Altspace VR has become one of the leading social VR environments but today the Redwood City, California, company has announced they will be closing up their virtual doors on August 3rd.

The Evolution Of Virtual Beings As Both AI And Art

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The Los Angeles version of the summit took place on November 19 at the United Talent Agency in Beverly Hills, California, and this event is more about entertainment, Saatchi told me. The Virtual Beings Summit posits that artificial intelligence is the next great art form.

How to Analyze Virtual Reality (VR) Heatmaps and Analytics

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So, for instance, if you’ve built a travel VR app where the user can initially choose between visiting Hawaii, Alaska, Maine, or California, you can understand which choice is the most popular. side note: If you haven’t read our Tui Group case study , it’s worth your time!).

Iowa State Athletics Will Use A Concussion-Detecting VR Headset

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Where many organizations are focused on protecting brains and preventing any damaging effects, especially with football protective gear, one group in particular is using VR to quickly and efficiently detect trauma to the head directly from the sidelines.

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Jaunt Shows Off New Augmented Reality 360-degree Full Body Selfies

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I tried it out at Jaunt’s headquarters in San Mateo, California, and it was quick and seamless. Jaunt still has a big VR film studio in Santa Monica, California, where it puts to use its expertise in telling stories in XR.

Frooxius talks us about the development of amazing VR metaverse Neos

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For example a guy from California would join the researchers in Sydney, shrink down and fix a broken visual script on their vestibular system visualization. I had the great opportunity to interview Tomáš Marian?ík, ík, better known in the VR communities as Frooxius.

Signing Investment Deals In VR Is A Thing Now

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” Nevertheless, many people would likely be interested to know Germany-based Arthur Technologies just closed its funding deal with investment group Boost VC inside virtual reality, even signing the deal itself inside the company’s collaboration platform.

Light Field Lab Raises $28 Million For Huge Holographic Displays

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The rest of the money came from Samsung, Verizon Ventures, Comcast, Liberty Global Ventures, NTT Docomo Ventures, Hella Ventures, Khosla Ventures, Alumni Ventures Group, R7 Partners, and Acme Capital.

Experts set to meet with fed government about need for VR.

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Experts set to meet with fed government about need for VR ethics, more research Virtual worlds are coming for humanity and a group of researchers and technologists wants to make sure we’re ready when they arrive.

What is the right age to let kids play in VR? The debate continues…

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In fact, 20% of the subjects improved their vision after using VR for an hour vs less than 10% for the tablet group. We recently released the VRQ app on Viveport, Oculus and Gear, and are gathering data on nausea sensitivity across age group and between sexes.

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