HTC Launches Flagship Vive Store In China

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It’s no secret that China loves VR. That fact became even more apparent earlier this month when the company launched their first Vive-dedicated store and demo center in Shenzhen, China, according to reports by RoadToVR. Alvin Wang, President of HTC Vive China, recently shared several photos of the flagship location via his Twitter account. First official #Vive #Flagship store opens in Shenzhen China! News China VR HTC HTC Vive Vive Focus Vive Pro

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VR Will Be Huge in China

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China shows its masterplan to lead Virtual Reality in 2025

The Ghost Howls

We all know that China is a country that is betting big on Virtual Reality. The Chinese VR ecosystem is very active and it is evolving pretty fast: this summer I have been in China and I met some cool startups that are working on software (e.g. Me and Dabo of Langzou VR, discussing about his company and the educational system in China. China faces a rare opportunity to participate in the international technology industry innovation.

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The Rise of Consumer AR in China

VRScout

That appetite appears to be most ravenous in China, where all signs point to strong consumer adoption rates for AR. Mainland China already accounts for one-third of the sales of headsets that power high-end AR experiences. Data from IDC suggest that AR/VR device sales in China will expand four-fold through 2017 after surging by 325% last year, led by screen-less head-mounted displays that typically use a mobile phone, such as the Mira Prism.

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China’s lunar sample contains glassy beads and impact fragments

Digital Trends

The lunar sample taken by China's Chang'e-5 mission has been analyzed and found to contain some 'exotic' fragments. News chang'e 5 China Moon space

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China Announces New Regulations To Combat Fake News Created Using Deepfake Technology

VRScout

In an effort to deter the rampant spread of “fake news,” Chinese regulators working on behalf of the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) have announced new rules that will ban the use of “deepfake” technology to produce and distribute fictional news stories.

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Report: The Owner of TikTok is Considering Buying One of China’s Leading VR Headset Makers

Road to VR

ByteDance, the Chinese parent company of social media app TikTok, is reportedly considering purchasing Pico, one of China’s leading VR headset makers. The post Report: The Owner of TikTok is Considering Buying One of China’s Leading VR Headset Makers appeared first on Road to VR.

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Walk the Great Wall of China in Google’s latest virtual tour

Digital Trends

Check out Google's latest virtual tour that lets you walk China's Great Wall and also offers lots of interesting information on the famous structure. Computing Mobile News Web Google Google Arts & Culture great wall of china virtual tour

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NASA Mars orbiter spots China’s rover on Martian surface

Digital Trends

A NASA satellite has captured a dramatic view of China’s Zhurong rover just a few weeks after it reached the surface of Mars. News China Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Tianwen-1 zhurong rover

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Clubhouse banned in China

Mashable VR

Fast-rising audio chat app Clubhouse doesn't seem to be available in China anymore. Clubhouse users in mainland China started complaining of disruptions on Monday, Reuters reported. based social media services, including Twitter and Facebook, are already banned in China.

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HTC Helps Establish the ‘Industry of Virtual Reality Alliance’ in China

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Pimax Moves All Customer Support Back To China

UploadVR

In an interview with MRTV earlier this month, Pimax COO Kevin Henderson revealed that the company is moving customer support back to China. Surprisingly, Henderson himself called out the decision to move support back to China.

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China’s Tianwen-1 rover mission blasts off for Mars

Digital Trends

The mission is China's first solo attempt at sending a rover to the red planet. News breaking twitter China Mars space Tianwen-1

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China Introduces AI-Powered Virtual News Anchor

VRScout

China’s VR news anchor is here and able to deliver the news 24/7 in a professional manner. Xinhua's first English #AI anchor makes debut at the World Internet Conference that opens in Wuzhen, China Wednesday pic.twitter.com/HOkWnnfHdW. — China Xinhua News (@XHNews) November 7, 2018. For now… Image Credit: China Xinhua News / BBC. The post China Introduces AI-Powered Virtual News Anchor appeared first on VRScout.

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Three astronauts land safely after China’s longest crewed space mission to date

Digital Trends

News astronauts China Shenzhou-12 spaceThree Chinese astronauts have returned safely from space following a three-month stay at the new Tiangong space station which is currently under construction.

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China Just Made Crypto Transactions Fully Illegal

GizModo VR

After spending the past few months rounding up an untold number of crypto criminals across China, it looks like local authorities have finally had enough.

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Kim Jong Un Visits China: Tries Virtual Reality

VRScout

Tuesday’s visit included a stop to the Chinese Academy of Science, showcasing China’s scientific and technological achievements since Xi Jinping took power in 2011. But the North Korean leader did express his admiration for China’s accomplishments in a note. “Under the wise command of the Communist Party of China, we will achieve better scientific performance,” he wrote, according to Korean Central News Agency (KCNA).

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Tencent’s new facial recognition program curbs gaming by children in China

Digital Trends

Tencent announced a facial recognition system in China that will stop children from playing video games after 10 p.m. Gaming China gaming addiction Tencent video game curfew

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China succeeds in first cargo mission to new space station

Digital Trends

China has confirmed that its first cargo mission has successfully docked with its new space station, paving the way for a crewed visit in June. News China space Space Station tianhe

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Watch these astronauts score firsts on China’s new space station

Digital Trends

China is continuing to set up its new space station orbiting Earth 230 miles up, with two astronauts scoring several firsts during a recent spacewalk. News China space Space Station spacewalk

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China starts blocking Signal encrypted messaging app

Mashable VR

China is now blocking encrypted chat app Signal, preventing those in the region from sending messages free of government monitoring. But the app was one of the last foreign messaging services still available in China. China Signal Messaging Apps Tech Cybersecurity

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China’s Zhurong rover rolls onto Martian surface for first time

Digital Trends

Mars is getting busy, with NASA's rovers joined by China's Zhurong rover. News China Mars spaceZhurong has now rolled onto the Martian surface for the first time.

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China probe successfully lands on moon for sample collection

Digital Trends

China is a step closer to returning the first lunar rocks to Earth since 1976 after successfully landing a probe on the moon this week. News breaking twitter chang'e 5 China lunar landing Moon space

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China’s Zhurong rover beams back its first Mars images

Digital Trends

Check out the first images beamed back to Earth by China's Zhurong Mars rover, which landed on the Martian surface over the weekend. News China Mars space zhurong rover

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Pico Unveils Neo 3 Standalone, Launching on May 10th in China

Road to VR

Pico Interactive announced that Neo 3, the Beijing-based company’s next standalone VR headset, is slated to be launched on May 10th in China. The post Pico Unveils Neo 3 Standalone, Launching on May 10th in China appeared first on Road to VR.

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China successfully lands a rover on Mars for the first time

Digital Trends

China has become just the third nation to land a spacecraft on the surface of Mars, joining the U.S. News China Mars space Tianwen-1and Russia in that achievement.

China’s Zhurong rover snaps a selfie on the surface of Mars

Digital Trends

The China National Space Administration (CNSA) has shared new images of its Zhurong rover on the surface of Mars. News China Mars space zhurong

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EON Reality Announces New Interactive Digital Center in Liaoning, China

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“It’s a shame that I can’t personally visit due to the current pandemic, but we firmly believe that China can become the world’s largest XR market and we will continue to increase our investment in China going forward. Press Release china IDC

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HTC Says Watching ‘Ready Player One’ Boosts VR Purchase Intent in China

Road to VR

HTC China President Alvin Wang Graylin tweeted recently that Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One (2018) is projected to have a “significantly positive impact” on VR adoption in China this year. China alone made up nearly half of Ready Player One’s gross worldwide earnings, which DeadLine reports account for more than $200 million of the ~$500 million gross box office numbers.

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Australia Buys Foreign Telecom in Expensive Push to Keep China Out of Pacific Island Nations

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HTC Launching Standalone Vive Exclusively In China

VRScout

This makes sense, as while Viveport usually takes a backseat to Steam for most US & EU VR-users, the HTC platform plays a much bigger role in China. China is the leading mobile market in the world today, and has the momentum to lead the global VR market as well,” said Alvin W. Graylin, China Regional President of Vive at HTC. The post HTC Launching Standalone Vive Exclusively In China appeared first on VRScout.

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China Is Using Rockets to Control the Weather

GizModo VR

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Transformers VR Experience Centers Coming To China

VRScout

Virtual reality centers based on the blockbuster “Transformers” series are set to open in China this Summer. Debuting in Shanghai, the centers will expand to other China cities regularly over the next five years and will be designed with a global audience in mind. DMG Yinji is publicly listed in China and valued at more than $6 billion, The post Transformers VR Experience Centers Coming To China appeared first on VRScout. News China Movies Transformers VR Arcades

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The Vatican was reportedly hacked by China

Mashable VR

More about China , Hackers , Hack , Vatican , and Tech. China Hackers Hack Vatican TechSounds kind of like the plot of Mission Impossible III or a Dan Brown book. Hackers with links to the Chinese government reportedly set their sights on a rather high-profile target.

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China’s Billion Dollar VR Theme Park Is Nothing Short Of Colossal

VRScout

If there was any doubt that the VR boom in China was all hype, then it’s probably starting to fade now. Along with these attractions, the facility will also house a VR restaurant, movie theater, recreational areas, a children’s area and China’s first VR rollercoaster. It’s very possible East Valley of Science and Fantasy could become the HQ for all things VR not only in China, but the entire Eastern hemisphere.

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China will study how to build a massive spacecraft over a half mile long

Digital Trends

News China space spacecraftThe Chinese government is inviting scientists to help build an enormous, one-kilometer (0.6 miles) long spacecraft that it wants to construct in orbit.

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China landed on the moon and found water in dirt and rocks

Mashable VR

A researcher looks at lunar soil brought back from the moon by China's Chang'E-5 probe. Scientists detected water on the moon, and for the first time they can say they literally found it while on the lunar surface.

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