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The Ghost is back in China!

The Ghost Howls

After two years missing from China, I’m back again as soon as I could enter. And if you are planning to come to China, too, let me know. The post The Ghost is back in China!

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China Wants To Ship 25 Million VR Headsets By 2026

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According to Reuters , China plans on shipping over 25 million VR headsets by 2026 as part of a five-year plan to strengthen the country’s digital economy. Credit: China Daily. The post China Wants To Ship 25 Million VR Headsets By 2026 appeared first on VRScout.

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7 pieces of advice if you have to remotely work as a VR developer from China

The Ghost Howls

You all know that I’m spending a few weeks in China, and apart from eating a lot, I’ve also to keep working remotely at our VRROOM platform for concerts and live shows. While still in Italy, I verified that Microsoft Teams, Unity, and Github were accessible from China.

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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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Epic interview with FXG about Pico’s huge VR concerts in China and FM DUO 12K VR camera!

The Ghost Howls

After the review of the Huawei VR glasses we did together, this time I interviewed him and FXG’s CTO Wilson Li about the incredible work they’re doing with VR videos in China. Thanks for connecting with me from the distant China. He’s the Bob Dylan of China.

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VR Will Be Huge in China

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China launches second module of its new space station

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China has launched another module to its space station in progress, Tiangong. News Space China space tiangong

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

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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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China could bring first Mars samples to Earth before NASA

Digital Trends

China is aiming to bring the first rock samples from Mars to Earth in 2031, two years before NASA plans to perform the coveted feat. News Space China cnsa Mars NASA sample return mission

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China Says They May Have Found Traces Of Alien Life

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Professor Zhang Tongjie of the China Extraterrestrial Civilization Research Group at Beijing Normal University says they may have found signs of alien life.

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China VLOG: VR in China 2020 | Digital Reality Online games

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VR cafe is having exceptionally well known in China despite the simple fact that the price for ?ne ne video game is not so inexpensive. Yesterday we were being … source.

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How China's COVID-19 Lockdowns Will Affect Apple

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China's latest COVID-19 lockdowns may have a big effect on global supplies of Apple products, depending largely on how long quarantines last. News Technology

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Boeing 737 Crashes Vertically Into Mountain in China With 132 on Board

GizModo VR

A Boeing 737-800 operated by China Eastern Airlines with over 130 people on board crashed into a mountain on Monday, according to Chinese state media outlet CGTN.

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The newest iPhone factory will not be in China

Digital Trends

Except, this time around, it's not in China. Mobile News Apple Apple iPhone China India iPhoneYet another iPhone factory is expected to churn out millions of iPhones.

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Report: China’s Tencent Forms XR Unit to Build Its Own Metaverse

Road to VR

Tencent, the China-based multinational known for WeChat and a host of mobile games, reportedly announced to staff that was creating a unit dedicated building out its XR offerings. The post Report: China’s Tencent Forms XR Unit to Build Its Own Metaverse appeared first on Road to VR.

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

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Kim Jong Un Visits China: Tries Virtual Reality

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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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Plane Crash in China Remains a Mystery, 132 Assumed Dead

GizModo VR

After a day of rigorous searching, Chinese investigators are still unable to find any survivors from the aftermath of a China Eastern Airlines plane that nosedived into a mountain.

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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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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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Apple Removes Popular Quran App in China: Report

GizModo VR

Apple has taken down an app that allowed users to read the Muslim holy book, the Quran, in China, according to a new report from the BBC. The app, known as Quran Majeed , is incredibly popular around the world and is currently ranked 51 in Google’s U.S. App Store for reference materials.

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

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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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China’s Propaganda Ministries Dislike the Algorithmic Feed, Possibly Even More Than You Do

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Pico Neo 3 launched in China for around $390, Pro edition to come to the West for $699

The Ghost Howls

Pico Neo 3 launched in China. The Pico Neo 3 is coming to China with interesting titles in the Pico Store like SuperHot, Synth Riders, Red Matter, and more! I really hope that this can finally unlock the VR market in China for all my friends that are trying to push VR there.

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China's Baidu Launches Self-Driving Taxis in Densely Populated Shenzhen

GizModo VR

Chinese tech firm Baidu launched its self-driving taxi service in downtown Shenzhen on Thursday, marking the company’s first deployment of autonomous vehicles into a densely populated area of China.

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Dust Storm Sends China’s Mars Rover Into Safe Mode

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China’s Zhurong rover is currently in safe mode as it waits out a Martian dust storm, according to Chinese state-run media , and it may remain in safe mode until the end of 2022.

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China Finally Completes Its Rival GPS Network

GizModo VR

On Tuesday, China launched the final satellite in its BeiDou Navigation Satellite (BDS) System, marking the completion of its homegrown GPS-esque navigation system. china beidou gps glonass galileo

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China’s Jiangxi Province Promises to Invest $460 Million in AR/VR

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Aiming to become a hub for AR and VR development, the government of China’s Jiangxi province says it plans to raise funds totalling $460 million to be invested into AR and VR companies. Last week the first ever World Conference on VR Industry event was hosted in Nanchang, the capital city of Jiangxi, China, which reportedly attracted 2,000 attendees. According to our friends at Yivian , a VR news publication based in China, the capital will be split between a $28.8

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China Secretly Tested New Hypersonic Missile in August: Report

GizModo VR

China secretly tested a new hypersonic missile this past August, according to a new report from the Financial Times.

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New Crew Arrives at China's Space Station for 'Most Complicated' Mission Yet

GizModo VR

Three astronauts just boarded China’s Tiangong space station, where they will spend the next six months conducting science experiments, as well as attempting to expand and complete the nascent orbital outpost.

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Plane Crash in China May Have Been Intentional

GizModo VR

Initial investigations into the China Eastern Airlines plane that crashed into a mountain suggests that someone intentionally caused the plane to plummet.

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Clubhouse's Short Life as a Free Speech Haven In China Is Over

GizModo VR

Clubhouse, the voice-only chat app that everyone will not stop talking about, appears to be muzzled in China. This morning, journalist and internet freedom advocate Michael Anti tweeted that Clubhouse is “now blocked in most cities in China.”

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Virgin Galactic Chairman Says Nobody Cares About Genocide of Uyghurs in China

GizModo VR

Numerous reports out of China have documented how the Uyghurs have been subject to forced abortions , systematic… Read more.

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Shocking Photos Show China's Historic Drought

GizModo VR

Conditions in China are devastatingly hot and dry—and they’re dragging on. Government officials say that the heat the country has been experiencing for weeks is the most intense heat wave China has seen since modern records began in the early 1960s.

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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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Apple Purges 39,000 Games From China's App Store

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In its biggest single-day purge, Apple removed 39,000 games from its China store as part of a crackdown on games without a government license in the country. app store china censorship video games

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