Google VR Film Explores Artisanal Gold Mine In Democratic Republic Of The Congo

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“Every day you may hold a piece of the Congo in the palm of your hand.”. The powerful 360-degree experience explores an artisanal gold mine in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). According to Newman, people outside the DRC need to understand “how resources get from a mine in the Congo to the phones and devices we use every day.” The post Google VR Film Explores Artisanal Gold Mine In Democratic Republic Of The Congo appeared first on VRScout.

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Oscar-Winning Director Kathryn Bigelow Discusses Her First VR Film ‘The Protectors’

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Here Be Dragons creator Imraan Ismail served as co-director of the virtual reality production, which recently shot in Garamba National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Tagged with: democratic republic of congo , documentary , drc , here be dragons , Kathryn Bigelow , protectors , rangers , tribeca. 360 Interviews democratic republic of congo documentary drc here be dragons Kathryn Bigelow protectors rangers tribeca

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Second-Largest Ebola Outbreak in History Is Finally Over

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Local health officials and the World Health Organization today finally declared the end of an outbreak of Ebola that had plagued the Democratic Republic of the Congo in Africa for nearly two years. It was the second-largest outbreak of the deadly viral disease in recorded history, infecting over 3,400 people and… Read more. ebola viruses science africa world health organization

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Google’s Daydream Impact Project Aims to Bolster Philanthropic Efforts With VR

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Eastern Congo Initiative displays the struggles of living in the Congo and the resilience of its people. Dane Erickson, the Managing Director from Eastern Congo Initiative , expressed that as a non-profit they would not be able to afford the equipment necessary to create VR content without the help of the program. He has also expressed interest in bringing their content into a classroom setting to connect with and educate children on the work that they do in Congo.

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Google Launches Social Awareness VR Initiative ‘Daydream Impact’

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Google Daydream will provide organizations with VR training and equipment rentals. When it comes to social change, awareness is the first step on a long journey to impact the causes and problems that we care about. Although there are a number of tools and strategies that can help drive awareness, there are few more effective than VR to help shine a light on important issues.

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Weekend Downloads: New on Gear VR and Oculus Rift

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We’re kicking off the weekend with some powerful new content from the United Nations with Beyond the Lake , a documentary account of sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The UNVR app showcases four documentary films thus far: newly released Beyond the Lake, an account of sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo, as well as Clouds over Sidra (Jordan), Waves of Grace (Liberia), and My Mothers Wing (Gaza).

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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.

VR Project ‘The Enemy’ Tells the Story of Combatants like Never Before

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As they walk through the gallery, they meet each of “the enemies” — combatants from one of three conflict zones: the Maras in Salvador, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and in Israel and Palestine. Belgian-Tunisian war correspondent Karim Ben Khelifa and MIT show how VR can be a critical tool for empathy. When I became a father, I simply knew I could not keep walking on the front lines,” Khelifa said. Yet, I was not done trying to understand war.”.

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Kathryn Bigelow?s VR Debut Can Be Seen At Tribeca Film Festival Starting Today

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The work of park rangers is largely thankless, but National Geographic’s Documentary Film division has announced a new project honed in on their mission in the Congo. World renowned publications like TIME Inc haven’t been shy about embracing VR and 360-degree video for their newest content, and rightfully so. The immersive storytelling platform opens doors for interesting and emotionally impactful content.

Scale Learning and Teaching for the Online Classroom

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At EON Reality, we are working at lightning speed to help classrooms around the world transition safely and effectively to an online classroom. As we shift towards preparing for tomorrow it is now more important than ever to build resilience into our online classrooms. How is it possible to do it at scale? .

National Geographic and “Hurt Locker” Director Team Up on New VR Film

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Academy Award-winning director Kathryn Bigelow (“Last Days,” “The Hurt Locker”) and VR creator Imraan Ismail (“The Displaced,” “Valen’s Reef”) will direct the 8 minute documentary which explores the dangerous and grueling reality faced by rangers protecting African elephants from ivory poachers in Garamba National Park in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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. Workers with access to real-time contextual information, displayed when and where they need it will reshape the workplace and dramatically improve the efficiency, productivity, and safety of the average worker. The future is here, with EON Reality’s Augmented Virtual Reality (AVR) technology. CONTACT US. Name *. First. Job Title * Email *.

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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TECHINNOVATION Singapore 2018

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TECHINNOVATION , organized by IPI (Intellectual Property Intermediary), a non-profit organization established under Singapore’s Ministry of Trade and Industry, aims to bring together international and Singapore technology providers and seekers to explore technology and business collaboration opportunities through open innovation.

Ouverture des inscriptions à EON Entrepreneur School

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Vous rêvez de créer les nouvelles applications en Réalité Virtuelle et Augmentée ? Saisissez cette opportunité avec EON ENTREPRENEUR SCHOOL. Cette formation est le fruit d’un partenariat entre EON Reality, le leader mondial de la Réalité Virtuelle et Augmentée, et l’IMIE, école de la filière numérique présente sur 7 campus (Nantes, Angers, Rennes, Le Mans, Caen, Paris et Laval).

Now Recruiting: Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Enthusiasts of Dubai, UAE

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EON Reality and EAIT (Emirates Advanced Investments Trading) have partnered to form EON Reality UAE LLC , an Interactive Digital Center (IDC) focused on vocational skills training and higher education utilizing Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality. The IDC houses an Entrepreneur School, which teaches the skills needed to be successful in creating Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality content and applications for industry and training.

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Open House: Animation, Digital Art, and Computer Science Majors Invited to the Augmented & Virtual Reality Programme in Norway

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Join the Open House March 22nd at Hamar Campus. Auditorium 3 Between 11:00 – 14:00. 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.

Scale Learning and Teaching for the Online Classroom

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At EON Reality, we are working at lightning speed to help classrooms around the world transition safely and effectively to an online classroom. As we shift towards preparing for tomorrow it is now more important than ever to build resilience into our online classrooms. How is it possible to do it at scale? .

Manchester’s VR Innovation Academy – Apply To Learn

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Budding coder? Immersed in the latest engines? Obsessed with great 3D design? The Academy. It’s not too late to apply – the Academy team is still accepting applications for the 2017-2018 (starting on 4th September) term. Prospective students so far have arrived from across Europe as well as the UK North region – all you need is this link , a cover letter and your latest CV. Welcoming.

EON Reality recognized as Top 100 Company Supporting Education Excellence by OCBJ and IPSF

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EON Reality has been recognized by the Irvine Public Schools Foundation (IPSF) and Orange County Business Journal (OCBJ) as one of the Top 100 Companies Supporting Education Excellence. On the Top 100, EON Reality is joined by organizations such as Google, The Hoag Foundation, and Kia Motors America, Inc.

Virtual Reality Training Academy and Development Lab at Lehman College (CUNY): Now Recruiting!

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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. Find out how you can get started on an exciting career and earn an accredited certificate.

Upcoming Open House & Recruitment Series for Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Course at Eastern Iowa Community College (EICC)

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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. Find out how you can get started on an exciting career and earn an accredited certificate.

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VR For Awareness Takes Over Tribeca Film Festival

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Set in the Democratic Republic of Congo, The Protectors: Walk In The Ranger’s Shoes is a jarring 360-degree VR experience following a day in the life of several trained Garamba National Park rangers. This year’s festival features a huge selection of immersive experiences spotlighting some of the world’s most pressing issues. So far, the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival has been a chaotic whirlwind of innovative filmmaking, groundbreaking immersive entertainment and masterful storytelling.

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.

Applications Open: Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Course in Duncanville, Texas Starts This Summer!

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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. Find out how you can get started on an exciting career and earn an accredited certificate.

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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. Find out how you can get started on an exciting career and earn an accredited certificate.

Getting the ROI out of XR, with Sector 5 Digital's Cameron Ayres

XR for Business Podcast

Look at a small school in the Congo, a place where children may never get to go and actually see the Great Barrier Reef in their entire lifetime, and being able to expose them to that. Alan and his guests often espouse investing in XR on this podcast, but that comes with the implicit understanding that you should expect a return on that investment. Cameron Ayres from Sector 5 Digital discusses strategies for maximizing that ROI.

Getting the ROI out of XR, with Sector 5 Digital's Cameron Ayres

XR for Business Podcast

Look at a small school in the Congo, a place where children may never get to go and actually see the Great Barrier Reef in their entire lifetime, and being able to expose them to that. Alan and his guests often espouse investing in XR on this podcast, but that comes with the implicit understanding that you should expect a return on that investment. Cameron Ayres from Sector 5 Digital discusses strategies for maximizing that ROI.