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.

'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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.”.

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.

Escape H.H. Holmes’ Murder Castle In VR

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Starring Leonardo Dicaprio as the depraved killer, the film will follow Holmes’ beginnings as a medical professional, all the way to his infamous ‘Murder Hotel’ in which he tortured and killed over 200 individuals during the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair.

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.

‘Dead Secret’ is Getting a Sequel, Coming Later This Year

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Like its predecessor , Dead Secret Circle is a narrative-driven mystery thriller set in the past—this time fast-forwarding to the brutal winter of 1971 Chicago, where you, a gumshoe reporter dive into your own subconscious to catch a killer haunting both your dreams and the people of the city.

Traveling Halo Fan Experience Will Feature Competitive Location-Based VR

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Halo Outpost Discovery kicks off July 5th – 7th in Orlando, Florida; followed by Philadelphia, Pennsylvania July 19th – 21nd ; Chicago, Illinois August 2nd – 4th ; Houston, Texas August 16th – 18th ; and Anaheim, California August 30th – September 1st.

Latest ‘The Unspoken’ Update Brings a New Arena, Artifact, Guardian and More

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Insomniac Games’ Oculus Rift and Touch exclusive magic dueller just got a sizeable update which bringing welcome elements such as a new Chicago arena, misdirection oriented Dark Tag artifact and a brand new guardian by the name of Bridge Wraith.

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Tribe XR Launches Their First Live DJ Classes In VR

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DJ Jennifer Haley , a DJ who cut her teeth in the Chicago house music and break beat scene, talked about how important having a mentor can be as an amateur. “ Learn the art of mixing beats in the worlds first ever live DJ class in VR.

Coldplay to Livestream ‘Head Full of Dreams’ Concert on Gear VR for Free Next Week

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Samsung and Live Nation are teaming up to bring Coldplay’s performance on August 17th from Chicago’s Soldier Field straight to your headset, starting at 8:30 pm CT ( your timezone here ). Ever wanted to go to a Coldplay concert?

Add a bit of Ray Harryhausen and a dash of Ultraman and you have this 2 awesome for words F2P VR City Builder/Monster Battler from High Voltage Software!

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High Voltage Software has shipped 96 titles on nearly every console in existence since founding in 1993 near Chicago Illinois.

VR Horror Mystery ‘Dead Secret’ to Arrive on PSVR April 24th

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Dead Secret Circle puts you in the place of a 1971 Chicago gumshoe reporter, tossing you into a new adventure of catching a killer haunting both your dreams and the people of the city.

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.

AR+VR Weekly: China invests in AR, Spectacles are the future and Google’s Pixel event

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Chicago launches world’s largest permanent projection mapping digital art installation ( Chicago Tribune ). Catch up on the latest XR highlights, funding news and launch announcements week of October 8. By Tom Emrich. It’s been another busy week in AR+VR! In addition to keeping you up-to-date on the top AR+VR news, funding activity, and launch announcements, here are there three stories you need to know: China invests in AR, Spectacles are the future and Google’s Pixel event.

High Voltage Software launches excellent VR FPS Damaged Core, purchase now for access to the Dragon Front beta.

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I have been following the work of High Voltage software since Conduit 2 and I recently had the chance to play Damaged Core three weeks ago at High Voltages office right outside of Chicago.

Halo VR Training Included In Touring Fan Event

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” Halo: Outpost Discovery kicks off first in Orlando (July 5-7) and then travels through Philadelphia (July 19-21), Chicago (August 2-4), Houston (August 16-18) and finally Anaheim (August 30-September 1).

Magic Leap One To Be Sold Through AT&T, In-Store Demos Coming

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The augmented reality headset will be getting demo stations at AT&T stores in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles and San Francisco once it’s been launched for consumers, the company announced today. We’ll finally (finally!) have a chance to try out the much-anticipated Magic Leap One for ourselves via in-store demos in the future.

VRguy podcast: Dr. Daniel Laby discusses Sports and Performance Vision

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He has also been responsible for the visual performance of the New York Mets and St Louis Cardinals, and currently works with the Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Indians, Houston Astros, Tampa Bay Rays and Chicago Cubs. My guest today is Dr. Daniel Laby, of Sports Vision.

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.

Secret Location’s Cinematic VR Epic ‘The Great C’ Now Available

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The immersive film debuted earlier this summer at the Venice Film Festival before making appearances at the Chicago Film Festival, the FEFFS in France, as well as several others. Explore an apocalyptic wasteland to unravel a terrifying ancient mystery in this 37-minute sci-fi adventure.

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.

TD Ameritrade Created A 360 Investor Education Experience For Oculus Go

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It is a 360° video for Oculus Go accessed from the Oculus Video app, which gives the viewer an inside look into the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), the Chicago Board Options Exchange (BOE), and Bitcoin, leveraging VR to make them feel truly present. The financial services industry is far from the first thing that comes to mind when you think of VR, but Nebraska-based TD Ameritrade begs to differ with their first of a kind experience for Oculus Go.

How We Live Streamed President Obama in 360°

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We flew into Chicago a few days before the event to meet with White House officials (I love saying that) and align on camera placement at McCormick Place.

Echoing Apple’s iPhone Launch, Magic Leap Taps AT&T for Exclusive US Distribution

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“When available for consumers, AT&T customers will be among the first to experience [the Magic Leap product] in select AT&T stores in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, and San Francisco, with more markets to follow,” AT&T said.

Magic Leap One Available For Purchase, Starting At $2,295

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cities: Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, San Francisco Bay Area and Seattle, with more participating locations coming this fall. Magic Leap’s computer vision headset is now on sale in cities across the U.S. December of last year U.S.

VR Is Changing Sports: More Than 30 Teams Use STRIVR Training While SyncThink Diagnoses Concussions

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We’ve now confirmed with the company more than 30 teams are using STRIVR with notable additions entering the winter and spring seasons including the US Ski Team, German National Soccer Team, Chicago Bears, Baylor Bears (college football) and the Chicago Blackhawks. Sync Think’s concussion diagnosis VR kit aims to accurately and quickly identify players who are injured. A pair of companies are leading the charge to change professional and college sports using VR.

Microsoft Now Hosts Free HoloLens Demos Across US & Canada

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Chicago, Shops at North Bridge. 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)? Microsoft Stores across the US and Canada are now hosting free HoloLens demos, so you can finally see what the hubbub is all about.

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ThreeKit Raises $10 Million To Turn Static Images Into ‘3D Experiences’

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The Chicago startup’s product configuration and visualization platform enable brands to create interactive three-dimensional “experiences,” such as product tours and comparison tools. A picture’s worth a thousand words, but what about a three-dimensional rendering? Ask ThreeKit — it’s in the business of creating 3D renderings for clients such as Crate and Barrel, Steelcase, and CIROC.

FX Series ‘Legion’ Gets Augmented Reality Art Experience

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Nicholas Avenue & Jefferson Street; New York, NY at Bleecker Street & Carmine Street; Chicago, IL at W. FX promotes its new X-Men-related show with cool augmented reality art murals.

Red Bull TV Releases Lollapalooza 360° Video Performances

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Thanks to the fine folks over at Red Bull TV, you can now dive head-first into some of the Chicago festival’s best live performances via a series of 360° VR videos. Catch some of the best performances at the festival with these killer 360° videos.

StubHub ‘Virtual View’ Lets You Preview Your Seats Before Buying Tickets

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including fans headed to Philadelphia Flyers games at Wells Fargo Center this season and NHL games at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, United Center in Chicago, and TD Garden in Boston.

Jaunt Shuts Down VR Operations

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“Jaunt will continue to build innovative software utilizing our strong engineering team in San Mateo and our new Chicago-based engineering colleagues who joined us as part of our recent acquisition of the Personify Teleporter technology ,” today’s blog post reads. Jaunt is letting go “a significant portion” of its staff and “winding down a number of VR products and content services in the coming weeks.”

Fox & Marvel combine powers for nationwide Augmented Reality campaign for latest mutant themed show "Legion"

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Five augmented reality murals that will reveal the power of David Haller’s mind can be found in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Chicago, Los Angeles and San Francisco. Nicholas Avenue & Jefferson Street; New York, NY at Bleecker Street & Carmine Street; Chicago, IL at W.

Finding our True Selves in VR

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A new documentary explores how embodying digital characters in virtual worlds like Second Life empowers people of all abilities to find their voice and identity. In Our Digital Selves: My Avatar is me!

The Biggest Rift, Vive And Windows Releases Of The Week 04/29/18

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Explore an apartment block in Chicago which hides mysterious secrets, collect evidence and experience lucid dreams that lead you towards answers. There’s a lot to get through this week. Beat Saber, from Hyperbolic Magnetism. Price: $19.99 ( Rift, Vive, Windows ).

First Look And Alpha Sign-Ups For VR Team Shooter Rushfire

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Check out the trailer: Chicago-based Phosphor created horror game The Brookhaven Experiment [ Review: 8/10 ] as well as a number of VR projects for clients , so the developers certainly have some experience from which to draw.