Virtualitics Closes $7M Series B Round to Further Develop VR/AR Data Visualization Platform

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Virtualitics , a big data visualization and analytics company, announced the successful close of a $7 million Series B round of equity funding led by investment group Centricus , and participated by existing investor the Venture Reality Fund (‘ The VR Fund ’) and other private investors.

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‘Raw Data’ Early Access Review

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Raw Data , a first-person combat game from Survios currently in Early Access, is one of the most fast-paced and exciting games out for HTC Vive right now. Raw Data Details: Official Site. There’s a real sense of immediate danger in Raw Data too.

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‘Raw Data’ to Exit Early Access With Added Support for PSVR, PvP Mode, and a New Hero

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Survios’ stunning VR action game Raw Data , currently in Early Access for HTC Vive and Oculus Rift, will launch in September on PlayStation VR. Our players have been clamoring for PvP ever since Raw Data ’s earliest demos,” said Mike McTyre, Survios Game Design Director. “

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NASA & Caltech Leaders Aim to Revolutionise Big Data Visualization with VR

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The term is, in a way, unhelpfully generic, but it’s become useful to act as a colloquialism for the vast, virtual data-scapes constructed from aspects which touch every part of our daily lives. Virtualitics is new company started by NASA JPL and Caltech alum.

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Everything Wrong with Traditional Data Visualization and How VR is Poised to Fix It

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Data visualization is one of a handful of topics that VR evangelists like to count off on their fingers as spaces that virtual reality could radically change. And what’s wrong with data visualization today? High-Dimensional Data Visualization.

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‘Raw Data’ Developer Survios Raises $50 Million, Now Top Funded VR Dev Studio

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Survios , the VR development studio behind the Vive title Raw Data , has announced a whopping $50 million in funding to further expand its VR content offerings. Survios’ first (and so far only) VR title Raw Data [our review] made its debut as an Early Access release in July.

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‘Raw Data’ Devs Share Player Metrics & Insights Ahead of October’s v1.0 Launch

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Raw Data (2016) launched more than a year ago in Early Access. As they looked into the data, the team was surprised to find that only 21% of players had gone past the 5th mission in the game, despite there being more than 10 levels total. But the data showed a palty 7.5%

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‘Raw Data’ and ‘The Gallery’ Developers on How They Each Made $1 Million Selling VR Games

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Microsoft Opens Access to Sensor Data on the HoloLens with 'Research Mode' Update

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The addition of a new research mode for Microsoft HoloLens will enable researchers and developers to tap into a wider range of data collected by the device's sensors.

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HTC Vive Headset Nearing 100,000 Sales, Steam Data Suggests

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While between HTC/Valve and Oculus, the companies have been coy on official sales figures, Steam data suggests that the HTC Vive headset is approaching the 100,000 sales mark. Now that we have real figures to work with, we can rough out some additional data about VR headsets in use with Steam.

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Valve Data Suggests Developers Should Seriously Consider Room-Scale VR

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Free Raw Data Update Delivers New Multi-Level PvP Map

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Raw Data is one of the year’s very best multiplayer VR games — that’s why we nominated it as such in our Best Of 2017 list. “At the center of Eden Tower are the Quantum OS Data Chambers,” reads the prepared statement. “Each Chamber stores and collates all of Eden’s vital data to ensure a better and safer future for humanity! Tagged with: Hostile Takeover , Intercept , raw data Facebook Twitter Reddit More.

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Raw Data Officially Launches This October On Rift, Vive, And PSVR

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Finally, at long last, Raw Data is exiting Early Access. I personally first played Raw Data about a year and a half ago at GDC 2016 before the Vive and Rift even launched as consumer devices. Tagged with: raw data , Survios Facebook Twitter Reddit More.

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Super Data Report: 6.3 Million Virtual Reality Headsets Shipped in 2016

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A new report from Super Data offers new estimates for the market size of virtual reality in 2016, suggesting 6.3 Last November, before the figure was released by Samsung, Super Data estimated the company would sell far fewer headsets in 2016.

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‘Raw Data’ Early Access Debuts At #1 On Steam Top Sellers

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Microsoft Acquires 3D Data Optimization Specialists Simplygon

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Revealed on the Microsoft blog , the tech giant acquired Simplygon with the hopes to accelerate initiatives around 3D data optimization.

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Oculus Faces ‘Existential Crisis’ In Handling Personal Data

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Earlier this month, CEO Mark Zuckerberg appeared before Congress to answer questions about the company’s handling of personal data. I’ve also heard from developers, though, who remain concerned about releasing their virtual worlds on Oculus platforms for reasons ranging from how Facebook collects and handles personal data to how it influences democracy going forward. “It’s Until recently, this data was connected to individual Oculus accounts.

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‘Raw Data’ is Coming to Oculus Home with Reworked Touch Support & Cross-Platform Play

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Survios, the developers behind the impressive first person VR action title Raw Data, has announced that the game is coming to Oculus Rift with fully “re-engineered” Touch motion control support and the ability to play online with your HTC Vive owning friends.

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New Data Reveals Christmas VR Porn Boom

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This Christmas, more people watched virtual reality porn than ever before, according to data provided to VRScout by VRPorn.com and PornHub.com. “It seems clear from the data that lots of people got new VR headsets for Christmas, and now they are looking for content.”

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HTC & Seagate to Produce External Battery+Data Storage Solution for Vive Focus

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HTC and Seagate have partnered to produce an external power & data storage accessory for Vive Focus, ideal for people using the headset for local media consumption. The post HTC & Seagate to Produce External Battery+Data Storage Solution for Vive Focus appeared first on Road to VR.

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‘Sairento VR’ Mashes Up SUPERHOT & Raw Data for Something Even Cooler

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Sairento VR is a new made-for-VR first person action game which manages to distil everything that was cool about SUPERHOT VR , Raw Data and adds its own locomotion system for something which promises to be even cooler than either of them.

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Survios To Release VR Arcade Version of ‘Raw Data’ Following Game’s Sales Success

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The young studio has created one of the best-selling VR experiences available today, in Raw Data. This Arcade Version of Raw Data will give gamers the same fast paced, high-octane experience they’ve come to know and love on their personal systems.

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Hands-On: ‘Raw Data’ Early Access is a Cooperative Multiplayer VR Dream Come True

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Tobii Recommends Explicit Consent for Recording Eye Tracking Data

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We also had a deeper discussion about what type of eye tracking data should be recorded and the consent that application developers should secure before capturing and storing it. The post Tobii Recommends Explicit Consent for Recording Eye Tracking Data appeared first on Road to VR.

Raw Data Hostile Takeover PvP Update With New Class Now Live

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Today Raw Data is receiving its latest update that includes a brand new class, brand new level, and brand new game mode, called Hostile Takeover, that introduces player-vs-player (PvP) gameplay. Tagged with: raw data , Survios Facebook Twitter Reddit More.

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GDC 2017: Raw Data Studio Announces Sprint Vector – Blazing Fast VR

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At the core of this success is Raw Data — a highly polished VR title that rose to prominence through an emphasis on fun, fast, weapons-based gameplay. “Sprint Vector is completely different from Raw Data,” a Survios representative told us over the phone.

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Massive ‘Raw Data’ Update Adds New Mission, Enemies, and Features to VR Action Game

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Biometric Data Streams and the Unknown Ethical Threshold of Predicting & Controlling Behavior

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I recently attended the Experiential Technology Conference where there were a lot of companies looking at how to use biometric data to get insights into health & wellness, education for cognitive enhancement, market research, and more.

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How To Transfer Your Hard Drive Data From a PS4 to a PS4 Pro

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Getting Ready To Transfer Your Data. Thankfully, Sony has made it relatively painless to transfer all of your data to the your new, beefier, console. Transferring Data From A PS4 To A PS4 Pro. gaming Sony 4k data hard drive neo playstation pro ps4 sony transfer

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‘Raw Data’ Deep Dive: Alongside Early Access Launch, Devs Reveal Four Heroes, Weapons, and Abilities

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The long anticipated Raw Data by developer Survios launches for the HTC Vive on Steam today in Early Access. Heroes of Raw Data. Iliff shares the roster of Raw Data’s two Early Access heroes and their weapons & unlockable abilities.

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Recapping the Data Governance Winter Conference and looking ahead to 2018 governance trends

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The 2017 Data Governance Winter Conference on 4 - 8 December covered topics ranging from how to start a data governance program to attaining data governance maturity to how to improve your organization’s information quality.

The Data Digest: Understand Emotion To Drive Technology Engagement

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Thanks to the rise of empowered consumers, products and experiences that once seemed improbable, such as (literally) instant delivery, are now integral to our lives.

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‘OpenVR Recorder’ is a Powerful Tool for Capturing Tracking and Input Data

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Jasper Brekelmans, a Netherlands-based 3D tech artist, has recently released a motion capture tool offering an easy way to record OpenVR tracking data from headsets, motion controllers and Vive Trackers for both Vive and Rift setups.

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Google Partners With CyArk to 3D Scan the World’s Historical Sites, Provide Open Access to Data

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Google has partnered with CyArk , the non-profit studio behind VR app MasterWorks: Journey Through History (2018), to expand CyArk’s mission to 3D laser-scan the world’s historical sites and provide open access to the data.

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Raw Data Is Getting A Free Weekend On Rift

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Raw Data, the stylish sci-fi action game from the VR-dedicated studio, is free to play this weekend on the Oculus Store (you’ll need to grab it from the desktop app). Yet to sample Survios’ debut VR wave shooter? This weekend presents the perfect opportunity to do so.

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Oculus’ Privacy Architects Discuss Their Open-ended Privacy Policy & Biometric Data

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Oculus will be releasing a new Privacy Policy and Terms of Service tomorrow that will go into effect on May 20th, just five days before the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) privacy law enforcement deadline of May 25th.

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‘Raw Data’ Studio Survios Announces ‘Electronauts’ for Jamming Out in VR

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This is the third VR project from California-based developer Survios, creators of VR action games Raw Data (2017) and the upcoming Sprint Vector. The post ‘Raw Data’ Studio Survios Announces ‘Electronauts’ for Jamming Out in VR appeared first on Road to VR.

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Hands-On: Survios Expands ‘Raw Data’ Co-Op Game With New Movement System

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Bundling data collection and data organization will ruin everything you love

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Everyone knows the importance of a data-driven decision making in business and it’s increasing in popularity every year. However, what tends to get lost in that obsession is whether or not the underlying data is trustworthy.

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Raw Data Is Finally On Its Way To Oculus Rift And Touch

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Seven months after its initial Steam debut and Survios’ Raw Data remains one of our favorite co-op action games on the HTC Vive, even while its still in Early Access. Raw Data is one of the few high-profile Vive games that didn’t head straight over to Oculus Home when Touch launched back at the start of December 2016. In Raw Data, you take control of an agent with extraordinary abilities as you fight off impending hordes of robotic enemies.

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