Amazon Shuts Down Construction Site in Connecticut After Several Nooses Found

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Amazon has shut down construction at a site in Windsor, Connecticut after several ropes tied up as nooses were found hanging from beams, according to a new report from USA Today.

Bolsonaro Oversaw a Connecticut-Sized Chunk of Deforestation in the Amazon Last Year

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Last year was a bad one around the world—but especially, it seems, in the Amazon rainforest. Deforestation in the Amazon rocketed up 17% last year, due in large part to increased logging, agriculture, mining, and wildfires, new data published Wednesday shows. Read more.

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9 Totally Nightmarish Imaginary Friends

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Drop Dead Fred was released in May of 1991, meaning it’s now been shorthand for “imaginary friend out of control” for three decades.

These Girls Just Wanted to Run; the Right Wanted a War

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As a young girl in the small town of Cromwell, Connecticut, all Andraya Yearwood wanted to do was run. Born into a family that prized athleticism, she dabbled in soccer, basketball, football, and dance as a child.

Facebook steps into cloud gaming — and another feud with Apple

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Facebook is rolling out access to the new service, which is free, this week across a handful of states in America, including California, Texas, Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Washington, D.C.,

Star Wars Baby Yoda Unofficially Comes to Magic Leap via This Developer Experiment

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Using a free 3D model created and shared by Connecticut-based. The first season of Star Wars: The Mandalorian may be over, but the love for its biggest star, Baby Yoda, persists.

Alex Jones Loses Sandy Hook Defamation Lawsuits for Refusing to Do the Bare Minimum

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InfoWars blowhard Alex Jones has lost another set of defamation lawsuits brought by the targets of his bogus conspiracy theories about the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, this time in Connecticut.

When Video Chat Is the Only Thing Holding Your Family Together

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In Oropeza’s home-state of Connecticut, visitation between families and children in the… Read more.

Tony Hsieh, Former Zappos CEO and Las Vegas Visionary, Dies After Being Injured in House Fire

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He died after sustaining injuries from a fire at his home in New London, Connecticut, his attorney Puoy Premsrirut told the Wall… Read more.

Christopher Plummer, Acting Legend and Qo'noS' Finest Shakespearean, Has Died

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It happened at his home in Connecticut with his wife of 53 years, Elaine Taylor, by his side. Christopher Plummer, one of the greatest actors of all time, has passed away at the age of 91. Read more.

Wow, Comcast Actually Did Something

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This covers customers in Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, New York,… Read more.

Researchers Discover Security Flaws In Bigscreen VR App

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According to researchers based out of the University of New Haven in West Haven, Connecticut (go Chargers!), The Connecticut-based team has previously revealed detramental flaws in various other VR platforms, such as the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. The issues have since been addressed in a patch released by Bigscreen, Inc.

Turn-key VR Training System ‘SimSpray’ Looks to Lower Costs for Commercial Spray Painters

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VRSim , a Connecticut-based startup, offers its enterprise-level VR turn-key solution with touch-screen monitor, capable PC, a modified Oculus Rift headset with tracking provided by Sixense , and a SimSpray spray gun with appropriate buttons that touts haptic feedback to simulate real equipment.

VR Training Program Teaches Underserved Population Soft Skills to Increase Their Employment Chances

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This will allow the VR training program to expand beyond the state of Massachusetts, to the other five states where Viabilityoperates: Connecticut, Florida, New York, Oklahoma, and Rhode Island. Navigating the employment world is a challenge for people with disabilities.

HoloLens Exhibit Teleports You to the Tundra of Arctic Alaska

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Connecticut naval museum Mystic Seaport is opening an exhibit that uses Microsoft’s HoloLens mixed reality headset to let guests walk into a tundra through holograms and spatialized sound. ” Murmur: Arctic Realities will run from January to April at the Collins Gallery at Mystic Seaport in Stonington, Connecticut. Holograms take you to a faraway Arctic marsh.

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Racist, Pro-Trump Zoombombers Invade Rep's Virtual Meeting With Newtown Residents

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Jahana Hayes, the first Black woman to represent Connecticut in Congress, on Monday. Racist infiltrators disrupted a virtual town hall organized by the re-election campaign of Rep. Read more. zoombombing zoom bombing zoom race racism teleconferencing technology misogyny politics

Sen. Chris Murphy begs Congress for gun control in impactful speech

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Connecticut Democratic Senator Chris Murphy asked his colleagues repeatedly, in an impassioned speech on the Senate floor on Tuesday, begging them to pass legislation to stop the nation's gun violence crisis.

We need to properly gush over that 'Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' Wonder Wheel scene

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In the 2006 episode, Rory, Lorelai, Emily, and Richard have a variety of mini arguments all around the Connecticut home. The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is back. And if one brilliant scene in the Season 4 premiere is any indication of what's to come, we're in for quite a ride.

Microsoft Now Hosts Free HoloLens Demos Across US & Canada

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Connecticut. 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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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.

Apple's digital ID is finally here, and so are the privacy concerns

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Up next, according to Apple, are Colorado, Hawaii, Mississippi, Ohio, Puerto Rico, Connecticut, Georgia, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Oklahoma, and Utah. Apple just took another step on its one device quest.

The perfect date: Happy April 25, 'Miss Congeniality' fans

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The April 25, 2022, forecast for Connecticut predicts a low of 46 and a high of 57, which feels like some solid light jacket potential to me. Anyone who says there's no such thing as "perfect" must not have seen the popular 2000s comedy Miss Congeniality.

3 Ways Museums Can Benefit From AR Usage

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ARSOME Technology is an Augmented & Virtual Reality company based in Manchester, Connecticut. Museums have the ability to show more than what is on their walls and websites. They can now begin offering Augmented Reality experiences with the average visit.

Global Festival Promotes Artistic VR Experiences

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It will be followed by events at one location in Canada (Toronto), seven in the US (Connecticut, Los Angeles, South Carolina, NYC, Brooklyn, Seattle, and Boston), one in China (Shanghai), and two in Australia (Melbourne and Sydney).

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.

The 2017 Virtual Reality Conference and Expo Schedule

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Stamford, Connecticut. 2016 could be considered the official introduction of virtual reality to the world and many industries have either embraced the technology at varying levels or simply started paying attention to movements within the industry. 2017 is going to be a pivotal year for the technology’s growth and there will be many events welcoming VR as an auxiliary experience or fully focusing on the potential of the immersive tech.

How Can Augmented Reality Improve Children’s Books?

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ARSOME Technology is an Augmented & Virtual Reality company based in Manchester, Connecticut. How Does Augmented Reality Improve Children’s Books? Augmented reality has been in and out of the public eye for at least a decade and has taken space in almost every industry.

Aquinas Training releases new VR “microsimulation” platform

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Connecticut-based continuous learning software company Aquinas Training has this week unveiled their new Microsimulation Engine. Recently demonstrated at the NYVR Expo, the software simulates the types of pressures individuals experience in high-stress business presentation environments, such as boardrooms or auditoriums. The new microsimulation platform builds upon the company’s existing learning reinforcement product.

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 *.

How can Augmented Reality Improve the Food Industry Post-Coronavirus?

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ARSOME Technology is an Augmented & Virtual Reality company based in Manchester, Connecticut. Covid-19 has brought up many questions about how to be social safely, but when it comes to restaurants, the question is often how to be as sanitary as possible.

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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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).

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.

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.

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.