Oculus Go to Hit UK & European Retailers This Month, Pre-orders Now Available

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Oculus today announced that Oculus Go, the company’s standalone 3DOF headset released last month, is finally available for pre-order through Oculus retail partners in the EU and the UK. Shipping and in-store availability is slated for release on June 26th.

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Oculus Acquires Eye-Tracking Company The Eye Tribe

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The Eye Tribe , a Denmark-based eye-tracking startup, today confirmed they’ll be joining the ranks of Facebook’s Oculus VR. Both Oculus and The Eye Tribe today confirmed the acquisition with TechCrunch ‘s Josh Constine.

Oculus Announces $300 Commercial ‘Go for Business’ Bundle, Pre-orders Now Available

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The company is currently only shipping to the US, Canada, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the UK.

Unity Hires Dr. Danny Lange away from Uber to be VP of AI and Machine Learning

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degrees in Computer Science from the Technical University of Denmark. Unity announced that it has hired Dr. Danny Lange as VP of AI and Machine Learning. He joins from Uber, where he was head of machine learning.

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Pre-orders for TPCast Wireless VR Add-on Now Available in Europe

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TPCast pre-orders are available in the following countries: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and UK.

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Microsoft to Expand HoloLens Availability to 29 More European Markets in December

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Microsoft announced at their at Future Decoded conference in London that HoloLens, the company’s augmented reality headset, will be expanding its international availability to include all of the European Union in December.

Crytek-Incubated ‘VR First’ Program to Double Number of Academic VR/AR Labs in 2017

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Aalborg University Copenhagen, Denmark. Dania Academy of Higher Education, Denmark.

Oculus on Half Dome Prototype: ‘don’t expect to see everything in a product anytime soon’

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Laurie Anderson’s Dark VR Art Makes You ‘Fly Through Stories’

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It debuted this August at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Humlebæk, Denmark. Words and virtual reality paint immersive stories. Avante-garde performance artist Laurie Anderson has a new VR experience.

Oculus Introduces $299 Go for Business Bundle

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Currently, the bundle is scheduled to release in the US, Canada, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the UK. Facebook’s affordable standalone VR headset, Oculus Go, is looking to finally make the platform a mainstream hit with consumers. But it appears Go forms a big part of the Oculus for Business strategy, too.

Virtuix Omni Starts Shipping to US Customers

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When I first checked out the Virtuix Omni at CES 2015 , I was intrigued, but my wallet stayed firmly in my pocket. The Virtuix Omni is just not practical for the average gamer or even like myself, a self-confessed gadget freak.

Glide Through Virtual Skies in Paragliding Simulator ‘ParadropVR’

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Denmark’s Universe Science Park will be the first to house the ambitious location-based experience Spring 2018. It’s hard to talk about cutting-edge VR without bringing up at least one of the rapidly-growing location-based VR experiences.

FOVE Launches Pre-Orders For Eye-Tracking VR Headset FOVE 0, Starting at $549

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It’s been a long road for FOVE , the creators of the eye-tracking VR headset that hit Kickstarter last summer, but today the company launches pre-orders for their first commercially available product, the FOVE 0.

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Oculus Rift US Pricing vs. Rest Of The World

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Currently the Rift is available in the US and the following European countries: Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. Now that the price has been announced for the Oculus Rift.

Oculus & ESL Return For VR League: Season Two

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Canada, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and United Kingdom. Five new titles, generous prizes, and a more flexible tournament system could take VR eSports to new heights.

Making Payments From Inside VR Just Got A Lot Easier With Payscout

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At the Money20/20 conference in Copenhagen, Denmark, Payscout unveiled Payscout VR Commerce , which enables consumers to shop and purchase physical products while still in VR. Payscout has launched an application that enables easy payments inside virtual reality experiences.

Archangel Gets PSVR Price Drop, Rift And Vive Versions Launch

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Whatsmore, Archangel is also launching on PSVR in Belgium, Denmark, Finland, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Sweden and Turkey today. When Skydance Interactive’s Archangel launched on PlayStation VR (PSVR) two weeks back it costs $39.99. That’s on the upper-end of what we’ve seen for VR games thus far, and it kept some from picking it up. From today, however, Archangel has a new price. Skydance is dropping the game to $29.99

Virtual musician moves to Ohio to perform live

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” Asp has already held a dozen real-life concerts since moving from Denmark, to Cincinnati, Ohio, a few months ago. Torben Asp at a live performance. Image courtesy Avination.).

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VR First Expands: New VR labs Opened to Asia, Europe and North America

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The full list of new academic partners includes the following institutions: Dania Academy of Higher Education (Denmark); Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences (Germany). As a technology, Virtual Reality is gradually influencing the shape of the world.

How Virtual Reality Can Assist the Elderly

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Research from Aalborg University in Denmark revealed that the technology can inspire seniors in nursing homes to exercise.

Vision Summit 2016 for Augmented and Virtual Reality Hit a Home Run!

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Also included were independent developers who came from Denmark, Israel, and further out to impress us with their content and technology demos. The 2016 Vision Summit conference took place on February 10 and 11, 2016 in Los Angeles.