'USA Today' Turns to Augmented Reality to Tell the Story of Corruption in Chicago

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To punch up the launch of its new podcast, USA Today has created an augmented reality experience to introduce listeners to the story of corruption in Chicago.

Magic Leap & AT&T Team Up to Bring Fans 'Fantastic Beasts' AR Movie Experience in Chicago

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Don't Miss: The 5 Most Innovative Augmented Reality Products of 2018 The special experience, which is only available to the public at AT&T's Michigan Avenue store in Chicago, was revealed by Magic Leap on Sunday via Twitter.

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University Project Shows Hot And Cold Temperature Change VR Research

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The device is the work of of Jas Brooks, Steven Nagels and Pedro Lopes from the University of Chicago.

Chicago Bar Now Serves A VR Cocktail Using A Gear VR

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This Chicago-based bar and restaurant is known for its ambitious and unusual menu in which nothing is too elaborate.That’s certainly true of its latest invention, The Macallan Rare Journey, revealed by Forbes. If it all sounds a little too up market then that’s because it kind of is; the cocktail is $95 and the bar is based in the Conrad Chicago luxury hotel.

PIXO VR releases gas meter inspection training system

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Their newly-announced gas meter inspection training system is already in use by Chicago’s Peoples Gas and in vocational training within the Chicago Public School system.

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

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The companies also intend to take the show on the road with openings planned for Paris, London, Amsterdam, Chicago, Cophenhagen, Oberhausen, San Jose, Calif.,

USA Today Deepens Story on Afghanistan War with AR Experience

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Don't Miss: USA Today Turns to Augmented Reality to Tell the Story of Corruption in Chicago Meanwhile, on the USA Today app for iOS and Android, the Show of Force augmented reality experience.

VR Wearables Set to Steal the Show in Chi-Town

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Featured VR Industry and Technology Chicago VR WearablesThe hottest in VR wearables is about to blow into the Windy City. Uproar PR, in partnership with We Are Wearables and. The post VR Wearables Set to Steal the Show in Chi-Town appeared first on VRJournal.

Pepsi Celebrates Summer with Hundreds of Instagram Camera Effects for Soda Drinkers

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This week, Pepsi kicked off its #Summergram (yes, with the hashtag symbol) campaign with launch events in New York City, Chicago, Los Angeles, and Miami, with each event featuring a different six-story tall inflatable in nearby bodies of water.

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VR-Inspired Cocktails Come Served With Their Own Immersive Experiences

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Earlier this year Redline VR — a virtual reality arcade located in Ravenswood, Chicago — opened its doors to the public, offering visitors a curated lineup of immersive experiences in which to lose themselves. Image Credit: Barry Brecheisen, Eater Chicago.

USA Today's Latest Augmented Reality Story Takes Readers on Sobering Trip Aboard Slave Ship

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Don't Miss: 'USA Today' Turns to Augmented Reality to Tell Story of Corruption in Chicago The series includes an augmented reality experience on the USA Today app for iOS and Android that opens a portal to a 3D recreation of the San Juan.

Snapchat AR Filter Turns Wrigley Field Into The Upside Down From Stranger Things

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Netflix is launching the third season of the massively popular show on July 4th and to help celebrate they’ve released a new Snapchat AR filter that opens a door to the creepy world of the “Upside Down” right in the middle of Chicago’s historic Wrigley Field.

Through the Magic Leap Looking Glass, First Look at What AR Looks Like on the Magic Leap One

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So if you're not in one of the current "Magicverse" cities (Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, New York City, the San Francisco Bay Area, and Seattle) and were.

Google Makes Case for ARCore Apps to Educators & Marketers

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On Tuesday, at the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Conference in Chicago, Google countered Apple's recent positioning of a cheaper iPad and AR apps for schools with its own ecosystem for educational augmented reality.

Vader Immortal Will Bring ‘Lightsaber Battle’ To The Oculus Quest

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The Vader Immortal panel will take place Friday, April 12th at 11:30am PST on the Celebration Stage at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois. Star Wars Celebration 2019 takes place April 11th – April 15th at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois.

5 Pro Tips for Producing VR Events

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TL:DR – On April 1, 2020, VR/AR Chicago hosted our monthly event in VR. VR/AR Chicago hosts a monthly event that normally takes place at 1871, Chicago’s tech incubator. There are four main components that make the VR/AR Chicago event series valuable.

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Atari to Open Game-themed Hotels Across the US with “the latest in VR and AR”

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Additional hotels planned in Las Vegas, Denver, Chicago, Austin, Seattle, San Francisco, and San Jose. Atari will soon be opening hotels in the United States that feature what they call “the latest in VR and AR.”

NFL Kicks Off 100th Season With Nostalgic Snapchat AR Lens

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Next Thursday the Chicago Bears take on the Green Bay Packers in the first match-up of the NFL’s historic 100th season. Scan any NFL 100 logo to unlock Bears vs. Packers highlights.

Martin Luther King Jr.’s Iconic ‘I Have A Dream’ Speech Recreated In VR For New Exhibition

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’s iconic ‘I Have A Dream’ speech can now be experienced inside an HTC Vive Focus Plus at the DuSable Museum of African American History in Chicago. One of the most seminal moments in history has been recreated in VR for a new exhibition, open from tomorrow.

Atari To Open Hotels Across The US, Will Feature Immersive AR/VR Experiences

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While Phoenix will be the first location, there are also plans for hotels in Las Vegas, Denver, Chicago, Austin, Seattle, San Francisco, and San Jose. Atari is opening 8 gaming-themed hotels across the United States, which will feature immersive virtual and augmented reality experiences.

Watch The First Full Trailer For Star Wars: Vader Immortal For Rift + Quest

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The first proper glimpse of the game was revealed at the Star Wars Celebration event in Chicago today. At long last, we have our first real glimpse of Star Wars: Vader Immortal Episode 1.

The VR Job Hub: Amazon, Anshar Studios & VNTANA

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Samsung Rocks Lollapalooza With Gear VR Experiences

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For the 25th anniversary of Lollapalooza, Samsung went all out bringing their latest in immersive VR experiences to the Chicago music festival. Watch live performances from the stage and skateboard through Malibu all in VR.

The VOID Expands With 25 New Locations Coming To URW Shopping Centers

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Those pop-ups will eventually be replaced by permanent locations, according to an announcement, with additional permanent spots planned for URW centers in Paris, London, Amsterdam, Chicago, Copenhagen, Oberhausen, San Jose, Stockholm and Vienna.

Sandbox VR Raises $68 Million Series A Led By Andreessen Horowitz

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” We confirmed the company is planning to launch in more than half a dozen locations including Los Angeles, Austin, Chicago, and New York. VR startup Sandbox VR raised a $68 million Series A round of investment led by Andreessen Horowitz.

Star Trek: Away Mission Is A Free Roam VR Arcade Game

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The experience will debut at Sandbox’s Hong Kong and San Francisco locations this fall before coming to new facilities in New York, Austin, San Diego and Chicago. It’s time to boldly go to the final frontier in VR (again); a new Star Trek VR arcade game is in the works.

Watch Obama’s Farewell Speech Live in 360°

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When he does, we’re going to make sure you get to see the speech live from Chicago even if you can’t make it there in person. to set up 3D 360° cameras throughout McCormick Place in Chicago, where the speech will take place.

Marz Brewing Company Launches New IPA Beer with a Dedicated AR Music App

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However, Chicago-based Marz Brewing Company wanted something extra special. In designing the cans and sounds, we collaborated with Chicago-based industrial music pioneer Jim Marcus,” he said in a press release shared with ARPost.

The VOID Debuts ‘Nicodemus’ Horror Experience

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Here’s the description of the narrative from The VOID’s website: In the summer of 1893, the World’s Columbian Exposition – aka the Chicago World’s Fair – was held on the south side of Chicago. Through The VOID, travel back to that same night over a hundred and twenty years ago and the decaying Chicago World’s Fair.

Gaming-Themed Atari Hotels Will Include VR And AR Entertainment

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” The first Atari Hotel is scheduled to open later this year in Phoenix, Arizona, followed by seven additional locations across Austin, Chicago, Denver, Las Vegas, San Jose, San Francisco, and Seattle. Eight locations are set to open across the US, beginning later this year in Phoenix.

Game of Thrones AR Experience Coming To In-Store Magic Leap Kiosks

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It launched in Boston yesterday and will be in Chicago and San Francisco on April 3rd and 6th respectively. Two exciting bits one news here. One: A Game of Thrones AR experience is on its way to Magic Leap. Two: You might actually get to see it yourself. Instead of releasing on sold Creator Editions of Magic Leap One, Game of Thrones: The Dead Must Die (as it’s called) will be showing at in-store locations in the US soon.

Samsung Is Streaming A Live Coldplay Concert In VR Next Week

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Samsung today announced a partnership with Live Nation to live stream the band’s upcoming show at Chicago’s Soldier Field venue inside VR. Failed to get tickets to Coldplay’s most recent headlining tour? Then you might want to pick up a Gear VR soon.

‘Halo’ VR Multiplayer Shooter Coming to Location-based Halo Event

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August 2-4 – Chicago, Illinois. Halo: Outpost Discovery is a weekend-long event coming to a few cities across the US this summer; it aims to bring fans closer to the world of Halo, while undoubtedly distancing them from the money in their back pockets.

Jaunt Acquires Personify’s Volumetric Capture Tech ‘Teleporter’ & Talent to Build Out XR Platform

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” Continuing: “We’re honing in on fully immersive virtual, mixed, and augmented reality experiences, and are thrilled to advance those technologies with the help of our new Chicago-based team.”.

‘Vader Immortal: A Star Wars VR Series’ Heads To Star Wars Celebration This April

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Episode one of the series is set launch later this year on the Oculus Quest. It’s been roughly five months since ILMxLAB announced Vader Immortal: A Star Wars VR Series for the upcoming Oculus Quest standalone headset.

Samsung Rolls Out Star Wars AR Experience For Galaxy Phones

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The galaxy from far, far away is getting a little bit closer this holiday season by way of Samsung right alongside the release of the latest Star Wars film, Rise of Skywalker.

Rampage Comes To VR… As A Move Tie-In

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You can topple both Chicago and Paris and also make your own monsters in the game’s hub world. Arcade classic Rampage seems like a perfect match for VR headsets, combining an amazing sense of scale as you clamber up buildings with the incredible rush of destroying everything in your path. Well, the series has finally come to VR, but now how you might imagine.