The Valve Index Is Now Available In Canada And Japan

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The Valve Index is now available for purchase in Canada and Japan, further expanding the post-launch markets for Valve’s latest VR headset. Now, customers in Canada and Japan join the ranks of Index-available countries, after initial pre-orders sold out for the device in May this year. The post The Valve Index Is Now Available In Canada And Japan appeared first on UploadVR.

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VR Chuckwagon Racing Stampedes Into Canada

VRScout

So you can imagine my shock when Alberta, Canada’s annual Calgary Stampede festival announced that this years attractions will include a multi-player VR chuckwagon racing experience. North American teams in Canada and the US have been working to bring this GMC Rangeland Derby VR experience to life for months,” said Jason Alan Snyder, Global CTO, Momentum Worldwide. The post VR Chuckwagon Racing Stampedes Into Canada appeared first on VRScout.

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RIP: Canada's Last Ice Shelf Has Collapsed

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Canada’s Arctic has been getting slammed by the climate crisis. ice ice maybe arctic arctic ice melt canada ripThe region hasn’t been this hot in at least 115,000 years , and its ice is suffering. But it had one intact ice sheet that was hanging on for dear life. Until now. Read more.

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Samsung Opening Two-Story ‘Experience Store’ In Canada

VRScout

Our new Samsung Experience Store at CF Toronto Eaton Centre is, simply, unlike anything we’ve ever launched before in Canada,” said Patricia Heath, Vice President, Retail Excellence, Samsung Canada. We’re excited to welcome the first retail experience of its kind for Samsung Canada to the downtown core, in a space that will be a must-see for the nearly 50-million visitors CF Toronto Eaton Centre attracts annually.”.

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View Conference 2018: National Film Board of Canada offers us interesting VR storytelling tips

The Ghost Howls

Today I’ve attended my first lecture at View Conference : the Masterclass “Artist-Driven Immersive Work” by Eloi Champagne and Martin Viau, of the National Film Board of Canada. Another cool experience is “The Enemy “ This is an experience that for sure you have heard about on VR magazines: NFB (National Film Board of Canada) made this experience with Karim Ben Khelifa, a famous war reporter.

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Minecraft Earth Launches In More Countries, Now Available In Canada, South Korea, Philippines

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The Minecraft Earth release schedule seems to be speeding up a bit – just a few days after the last batch of countries , the new AR mobile game is now available in Canada, South Korea and the Philippines. Say hi to: South Korea Canada Philippines?. The game, while still in early access, is now available publicly to anyone in Australia, Mexico, Sweden, New Zealand, Canada, South Korea, the Philippines and Iceland.

Youth Hockey Players in Canada Begin Utilizing VR to Improve Their Skills

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Experiences Uncategorized Canada Centre de développement PAC hockey Virtual Reality VRAs time has gone on, we’ve continued to see more and more instances of people using the tech behind virtual reality to help themselves get better at a real-world activity.

IKEA Canada Lets You Flip Pancakes in VR

VRScout

Don’t get too excited yet, though: for now, as part of a global test pilot, the VR kitchen experience is only being demoed at the IKEA Etobicoke store in Ontario, Canada. We know that this technology is developing fast and will play a major role in the future for our customers,” said IKEA Canada Head of Sales Rob Kelly. The post IKEA Canada Lets You Flip Pancakes in VR appeared first on VRScout.

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Canada Is Latest to Approve Covid-19 Vaccine—and U.S. Is Likely Next

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On Wednesday, Canada became the third country in the world to grant approval for Pfizer and BioNTech’s covid-19 vaccine. covid 19 coronavirus vaccines fda science canada

Amazon Can Add Germany and Canada to Its List of Investigation Headaches

GizModo VR

Joining the multiple parties currently investigating Amazon and its shady marketplace behavior, authorities in Germany and Canada are now launching their own respective probes. amazon antitrust canada germany

Uber's Arbitration Clause Ruled Invalid by Canada's High Court

GizModo VR

One of the biggest arrows in Uber’s quiver was snapped clean in half by the Supreme Court in Canada today. labor uber canada supreme court heller uber technologies inc v hellerIt’s about damn time. Read more.

Training for the Future: AR Marketing Course at Brock University in Canada

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Future marketing specialists can start their career specializing in the latest technologies thanks to a new AR marketing course offered by Brock University in Canada.

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Oculus Rift Price Seemingly Cut In UK & Canada, Now £349 / C$449

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If you’re in the UK or Canada, the Oculus Rift seemingly just got cheaper. The price is now listed as £349 in the UK and C$449 in Canada Oculus website. Tagged with: 2019 , facebook , oculus rift , pc vr , price cut Facebook Twitter Reddit More The post Oculus Rift Price Seemingly Cut In UK & Canada, Now £349 / C$449 appeared first on UploadVR. Previously the price was £399 / $529.

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Shady Face Recognition Firm Clearview AI Says It's Left Canada Amid Two Federal Investigations

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based face recognition firm Clearview AI has suspended its contract with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), effectively locking its business out of Canada entirely, Bloomberg reported on Monday. clearview ai canada privacy cybersecurity face recognition facial recognition law enforcement police surveillanceDystopian, U.S.-based

See the grim demise of Canada’s last ice shelf

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More about Canada , Arctic , Climate Change , Science , and Climate Environment. Canada Arctic Climate Change Science Climate EnvironmentThe Arctic is unraveling. This rapidly warming region — now heating up three times faster than the global average — has a new casualty.

Microsoft Now Hosts Free HoloLens Demos Across US & Canada

Road to VR

Microsoft Stores across the US and Canada are now hosting free HoloLens demos, so you can finally see what the hubbub is all about. CANADA. The post Microsoft Now Hosts Free HoloLens Demos Across US & Canada appeared first on Road to VR. Haven’t been able to make it to any of the big gaming expos (or you don’t know anyone with the $3,000 AR headset)?

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Toronto Gets Canada’s First IMAX VR Center

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Gelfond said via press release that Cineplex, “has led the way in expanding the IMAX network across Canada and is now the first to launch an IMAX VR Center in the country. IMAX announced today a new partnership with Canadian theater chain Cineplex to bring an IMAX VR Center to the Scotiabank Theater in Toronto. As part of the deal, IMAX will also install auditoriums at one other cinema in Toronto, and one in Regina, Saskatchewan. IMAX CEO Richard L.

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Oculus Rift arrives in Canada and Europe next month

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The team behind the Oculus Rift is gearing up to significantly expand its reach, announcing today that the VR headset will be available in Canada and Europe starting on September 20. Archive Canada europe gaming oculus rift virtual reality vrOculus Rift will also go up for pre-order in those regions through a variety of retail partners, so if you're inclined to reserve one before the Rift launches, you'll … Continue reading.

Oculus Rift to Hit Stores in Europe and Canada from September 20th

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Soon you’ll be able to walk into a regular store in Europe and Canada and pick up an Oculus Rift headset, according to a tweet from the company’s CEO Brendan Iribe. Well, as of September 20th, you won’t have to deal with online ordering, couriers or any hassles surrounding eCommerce as the Rift is coming to bricks and mortar stores throughout Europe and Canada. Rift hits retail in Europe and Canada Sept 20, in-store Touch demos begin in October.

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EON Reality and Mohawk College Inaugurate Augmented and Virtual Reality Center in Ontario, Canada

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On June 24, EON Reality and Mohawk College celebrated the inauguration of the first Interactive Digital Center (IDC) in Ontario, Canada. Mohawk is the first college in Canada to offer this program with EON Reality. The post EON Reality and Mohawk College Inaugurate Augmented and Virtual Reality Center in Ontario, Canada appeared first on EON Reality.

PlayStation Camera Adapter Comes With Iron Man PSVR Bundles In US & Canada From Late November

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New PSVR owners in the US and Canada won’t have to go out of their way to get a free PS5 camera adapter – it’s coming bundled with the headset from the end of this month.

The VOID Opens In Canada And Plans For The Future Of Hyper Reality

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Their other location in Canada features virtual reality through a relationship with Canada’s first virtual reality arcade brand, CTRL V , using their proprietary VR arcade platform with HTC Vives. Hyper-reality has officially landed in Toronto as today marks the opening of the newest VOID Experience Centre in the fourth largest city in North America and a popular tourist destination.

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VR Chuckwagon Racing Stampedes Into Canada via @VRScout [link]

AllThingsVR

VR Chuckwagon Racing Stampedes Into Canada via @VRScout [link] [link] — allthingsvr (@allthingsvr) July 24, 2017. virtual reality augmented reality vr ar

There Are No Covid 'Internment Camps,’ in Canada or Anywhere Else

GizModo VR

Earlier this month, anti-mask Ontario member of provincial parliament (MPP) Randy Hillier waved a sheet of paper on the parliament floor, demanding details from Premier Doug Ford’s administration on quarantine “internment camps.”

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Dynamic VR Film ‘Agence’ Lets You Play God With Tiny AI Creatures

VRScout

News AGence Facebook HTC Vive HTC Vive Pro National Film Board of Canada Oculus Oculus Link Oculus Quest Oculus Rift Oculus Rift S Steam steamvr Transitional Formas Valve Index Venice International Film Festival Vive Cosmos Windows Mixed RealityDeveloping a god complex never felt so good.

Valve Index Expands Sales Locations to Canada and Japan

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With it being a Valve title then the natural choice is the Valve Index, today seeing two more countries where it’s available, Canada and Japan. With Half-Life: Alyx now out in the open , promising to be the big virtual reality (VR) videogame of 2020, there’s a good chance that a few people will buy a VR headset just to play it. This brings the total amount of countries where Valve Index is available to 31 – regions such as Australia and South America are still excluded.

MetaVRse Launches Canada's First Full Service Virtual Reality Agency

Cats and VR

Toronto-based VR Agency MetaVRse has launched as Canada’s first full-service Virtual Reality agency. MetaVRse offers a wide range of experiential marketing and event production, content production and consulting services to brands interested in harnessing the incredible power of virtual and augmented reality technologies.

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A ‘Viral’ New Bird Song in Canada Is Causing Sparrows to Change Their Tune

GizModo VR

A new bird song is spreading like wildfire among Canadian white-throated sparrows, at a scale not seen before by scientists. Read more. birdmodo birds bird song sparrows science

Google Cardboard comes to Canada, UK, and more

Slashgear

There have been many promotions by Google and other companies to send out free Google Cardboard VR headsets. I got really excited about the Star Wars one last year, but despite getting signed up, mine never arrived. Thankfully, if you haven't been able to get in on one of these promos, there is still a way to get your own, … Continue reading. Archive google google cardboard virtual reality vr

Killing of Rare Canadian ‘Spirit’ Moose Sparks Outrage, Sadness and a Search for Those Responsible

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When a rare white female moose was found dead in northern Ontario, Canada, along a remote service road last month, nearby indigenous residents were shocked. animals white moose canada conservation

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Canadian Gold Miner Finds 57,000-Year-Old Wolf Pup Still Covered in Fur

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paleontology science pleistocene wolves canada miningHer life was short. Scientists estimate she lived for about six or seven weeks in the underground den, before it collapsed around her.

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Pistol Whip Confirmed For PSVR Release This Summer

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VR canada cloudhead games new game Pistol Whip playstation PSVR release top storiesCloudhead Games says its arcade shooter Pistol Whip should launch on PSVR this summer. The cinematic shooter with rhythm elements debuted on PC VR and Oculus Quest in November and looks like it should be a nice fit for PSVR given its forward-facing design.

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HP Reverb G2 Worldwide Pre-Orders To Launch In June/July

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These regions include Asia, Canada, Latin America and Europe. Last week’s announcement of the HP Reverb G2 headset was met with excitement from the VR community. But, while the US can already pre-order the device, HP Reverb G2 worldwide pre-orders aren’t available yet. We know when they will be, though.

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Apple is reopening 70 retail stores in the U.S. and Canada

Mashable VR

It's been a rocky couple of months for Apple's retail operations. In March, the company shut down all of its stores outside China due to the coronavirus pandemic. In early May, Apple started to slowly reopen its stores, only to temporarily shut some of them down again in the U.S. later that month due to nationwide protests against police brutality and systemic racism. Now, the company is once again trying to return to normal, but in a very careful fashion.

Biden May Yank Keystone XL Pipeline Permit as Soon as His First Day in Office

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pipelines in canada tc energy keystone pipeline environmental movements dakota access pipeline joe bidenOne of President-elect Joe Biden’s first acts in office will be to axe the cross-border permit for the multi-billion-dollar Keystone XL pipeline project.

EON Reality Establishes Augmented and Virtual Reality Center in Ontario, Canada with Mohawk College of Applied Arts and Technology

EON Reality

the world leader in Augmented and Virtual Reality-based knowledge transfer for industry and education, together with Mohawk College of Applied Arts and Technology, today announces the establishment of an Interactive Digital Center in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. The post EON Reality Establishes Augmented and Virtual Reality Center in Ontario, Canada with Mohawk College of Applied Arts and Technology appeared first on EON Reality.

Tar Sands Pollution Is Giving Otters Limp Dick

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penises otters tar sands alberta canadaOtters’ dick game is getting weaker, and toxic oil waste products are to blame, according to a new study in the journal Chemosphere. By dick game, I mean their actual penis bones, which are getting more brittle.

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