Virtual Reality Being Used To Rehabilitate Prisoners In Colorado

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Just before the turn of the New Year, VICE News visited the Fremont Correctional Facility in Colorado to interview six inmates. The post Virtual Reality Being Used To Rehabilitate Prisoners In Colorado appeared first on VR World.

‘Hyper Room’ Offers Collaborative VR Painting In New Beta

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Drive up to Colorado’s huge tornado with this 360-degree video

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Enter a new 360-degree video that shows storm chasers with a 360-degree video camera getting up close and personal with a big tornado in Wray, Colorado. Want some of the thrills of heart-stopping adventure without, you know, the higher-than-typical odds of dying?

Interview With Joseph Johnson, Owner of a Colorado Springs VR Arcade

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After looking into local VR arcades in my area, I found one- Epic VR – based in the nearby Citadel Mall of Colorado Springs. We’re right across from GameStop, we know there’s a lot of gamers in Colorado Springs, so we wanted to make sure our customers had sufficient machines.

Inmates Use VR To Prepare For Life On The Outside

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A new early-release program in Colorado helps prisoners convicted as teenagers adjust to the world they missed 20-plus years ago.

Preserving Historical Landmarks In VR Should Be A Priority

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and the Native American cliff dwellings at Mesa Verde in southern Colorado. Ensuring history survives using modern day technology. Yesterday, the historic Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France suffered a devastating fire that caused significant, lasting damage to the 12 Century building.

HTC Vive now available to try in some stores

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Later this week, another HTC Vive demo experience will also be available at the Park Meadows Mall in Colorado. You may have been fortunate to attend a tech event within the last few years, such as CES and tried VR. Otherwise, you have probably not tried an Oculus Rift or HTC Vive.

VR Tour App ‘MasterWorks’ Uses Photogrammetry to Bring You to 4 Fully Explorable Heritage Sites

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Mesa Verde Native American cliff dwellings of Colorado. MasterWorks: Journey Through History (2018) is a new app for Oculus Rift and Gear VR that takes you on a guided tour through four cultural sites spanning three continents.

Matchbox Twenty to Stream Concert Live In VR

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The legendary rock band will livestream their Colorado concert with customizable options for VR users. Tonight, Matchbox Twenty will rock the infamous Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado, to a crowd full of insatiable fans.

CNN Launches VR Journalism Unit and Platform

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The same content will also be viewable on their website at CNN.com/VR , which already features a handful of videos, taking you into Aleppo, Syria or visiting an animal sanctuary in Colorado. The CNNVR 360° video platform is available on mobile apps and web.

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Apple Acquires AR Optics Startup Akonia Holographics

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Founded in 2012, Colorado-based Akonia Holographics claims to have 200 patents focused on holography, specifically pertaining to storage and optics. Apple has acquired Akonia Holographics , a startup focused on holographic display and storage technology.

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Microsoft Now Hosts Free HoloLens Demos Across US & Canada

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Colorado. 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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Google Helps Preserve Endangered Historical Sites in VR

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However, the Ananda Ok Kyaung temple is just one of 25 other available sites spanning 18 different countries including the historic city of Ayutthaya in Thailand , the Al Azem Palace in Damascus, Syria, and my personal favorite, the Mesa Verde’s cliff dwellings in Colorado, U.S. .

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DigiLens Raises $50 Million To Develop Cheap AR Display Tech

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DigiLens has competition in TruLife Optics, WaveOptics, and Colorado-based Akonia Holographics, the latter of which spent a decade (and $100 million) unsuccessfully pursuing holographic storage before pivoting to displays.

Harvest Space Slugs With Real Plungers in This Bizarre VR Experience

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Developed as part of this year’s Global Game Jam at the University of Colorado, the bizarre VR experience tasks users with harvesting adorable space slugs on a desolate planet in order to power their fuel harvester. Toilet plungers as VR controllers.

Intel & Major League Baseball Partnership Will Bring Free Weekly Games Streamed in VR

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The schedule of June’s so-called ‘Intel True VR Game of the Week’ follows: Cleveland Indians vs. Colorado Rockies. Live VR broadcasts from the world’s biggest sporting leagues are steadily becoming easier to find.

Intel Cuts 3-Year Deal With MLB For VR Broadcast Content

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Intel also released the schedule for June in their press release for the announcement : Cleveland Indians vs. Colorado Rockies on June 6 at 8:40 p.m. The NBA, NFL, and NCAA have all been tapped for virtual content on a regular basis and will likely continue to forge relationships with immersive content producers as the quality of the hardware and streams continue to increase.

Virtuix And Funovation Launch VR Arena For Virtual Reality Esports

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Based in Colorado, Funovation has attractions installed in 350 locations in 29 countries. Virtuix tried to get home consumers to use its Omni virtual reality treadmill in years past, without much success. Now the company is targeting its treadmill tech for esports VR contests in VR arcades in a partnership with Funovation. Back in 2014, the company raised millions in funding on Kickstarter and from investors for its $500 treadmill.

EON Reality Presents at Nordic VR Forum

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At the 2018 edition of the Nordic VR Forum, EON Reality Norway didn’t just attend Hamar’s distinguished virtual reality conference but also presented the “ Jesper on Wheels ” project to an eager crowd. With hundreds of attendees from 10 different nations and even more viewers following along with the event’s livestreams online, the annual event proved successful in every way.

How VR Brings Real Benefits To The Real Estate Industry

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As an example, my company Outer Realm recently implemented room scale VR tours for high-end luxury properties in Aspen Colorado, with broker Andrew Ernemann and developer Aspen Starwood properties.This has been a huge success with prospective buyers and has translated into real business value.

Smart Nations Powered By Augmented Virtual Reality

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Advances in Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality are reshaping the way we learn and interact with our world.

The AVR Platform and Classroom 3.0 Showcased at EduTECH Asia 2018

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At EduTECH Asia 2018 this week in Singapore, EON Reality spent two full days speaking, promoting, and demonstrating the latest updates to the AVR Platform to the thousands of education and technology professionals in attendance.

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OSCC presentation videos available

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A panel in which developers share their experience with different virtual reality platforms, with Colorado Technical University professor Cynthia Calongne , Michael Cerquoni, Adam Frisby, Crista Lopes and DeepSemaphone CEO Ramesh Ramloll.

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Akonia Uses Holography To Create Transparent Augmented Reality Display

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Akonia Holographics , a startup in Longmont, Colorado, spent years trying to make holographic data storage work. It didn’t succeed, but now it found a new use for the same technology. The company now plans to use holography to make inexpensive transparent displays for augmented reality smartglasses. Augmented reality is expected to be a $90 billion market by 2020, according to tech advisor Digi-Capital.

How VR Saves Lives in the OR

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In early 2017, Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Department of Biomedical Sciences created its own VR app to visualize and manipulate magnified models of the human brain and nervous system in all dimensions. VR is completely changing how doctors can train.

Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Design & Development Course at Oral Roberts University to Open January 2017

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Augmented and Virtual Reality are some of the fastest growing sectors of our economy. These technologies are spreading far beyond the gaming world and into business and education, where its being used to train employees and better educate students.

This Degree Will Actually Land You a Job and Prepare You for the Future

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For some Entrepreneur School Alumni , after working an extensive eleven months to pursue a dream it’s time to relax. For others, it means it’s time to pursue their dreams by starting their career in the Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality industry.

SpaceX Successfully Launches Another Rocket

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As its name suggests, EchoStar 105/SES-11 will be used by both the Colorado-based operator EchoStar and the Luxembourg company SES. Elon Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies Corp. successfully launched another reused rocket from Kennedy Space Center in Florida as it continues its mission to drive down flight costs through refurbishment and reusability. This Falcon 9 booster was first used for a cargo mission to the International Space Station in February.

Get Ready for the First VR Concert by Matchbox Twenty

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Matchbox Twenty and SwivelVR have teamed up for what is billed as the “first fan-controlled virtual reality experience.”

Can Vuze Become the Next GoPro?

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One such competitor is HumanEyes Technologies, a American company from Denver, Colorado – developers behind VUZE, a turn-key platform for stereoscopic 360 degree video with a combination of hardware (camera, VR glasses and studio software).

Zambezi Partners Co-Founder Jenna Seiden Partners Up with Jimmy Fallon and Captain Marvel to Showcase Hit VR Game

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And that machine at Dave & Busters in Denver, Colorado, was back-to-back booked, and families were playing. What better publicity could a VR company ask for, than to have an Avenger demo your product in prime time, on one of the most-watched talk shows in America? That's exactly the kind of lucky break Beat Saber had, and today's guest - Zambezi Partners co-founder, and long-time occupant of the XR space, Jenna Seiden - was instrumental in making that happen.

ISC 2017 is over, what did you miss?

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All in all, a good warm up for the SC 2017, which will be held later this year in Denver, Colorado.

Holographic Waveguides: What You Need To Know To Understand The Smartglasses Market

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Holographic waveguide optics have seen several recent entries into their ranks: TruLife Optics and WaveOptics, both of the UK, and most recently Akonia Holographics of Colorado. In this article we provide an introduction to near-eye optics, analyze the evolution of waveguides, then narrow the field down to holographic waveguides. Throughout we will examine the players in the waveguide OEM market (original equipment manufacturers), concluding with a focus on DigiLens of Sunnyvale.

Coachella: How the Music Festival Magnate Utilizes Virtual Reality

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Coachella, or the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival for full, is an annual music and arts festival held at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California, located in the Inland Empire's Coachella Valley, in the Colorado Desert.

Top 37 VR Film Festivals to Attend in 2018

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As virtual reality continues to rise in popularity, more film festivals, both up-and-coming ones and established ones, are opening up virtual reality competitions. Here we selected 37 film festivals dedicated to virtual reality or with VR programs for your reference.