How The Team Behind VRDays Europe Brought A Multi-Day XR Conference To Life

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As we edge closer to the now online conference, VRDays Europe 2020 New Horizons Edition , we reflect back to 2019 and the sentiments of both de Wit and Doornink as they pondered what they built together and what’s to come.

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IMAX To Launch VR Center in Europe

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the Middle East and Western Europe in the coming months. The post IMAX To Launch VR Center in Europe appeared first on VRScout. News Acer Entertainment Europe IMAX StarbreezeThe IMAX VR Center will open later this year. With a test pilot center already under development in Los Angeles, IMAX has announced they will also be launching their first European center in Manchester, England.

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VRDays Europe: Speakers, Events, and Ticket Information

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VRDays Europe is coming live to (and from) Amsterdam from November 4-6. As a media partner to VRDays Europe, ARPost is pleased to give you the rundown on everything going on and how you can participate – including the discount code for tickets, and a chance to win a free ticket.

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Europe’s XR Community Came Out In A Big Way For The Fifth Annual VRDays Conference

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Given its growth and development in the past half-decade, 2019 measured up as a reflective milestone for the XR franchise sponsored by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union and Laval Virtual, among other partners.

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

Road to VR

TPCast, the wireless streaming device that lets HTC Vive owners play VR games cable-free, is now available for pre-order in most of continental Europe starting at €349 (or the regional equivalent). The post Pre-orders for TPCast Wireless VR Add-on Now Available in Europe appeared first on Road to VR. News VR Accessories VR Hardware tpcast tpcast europe tpcast europe preorders tpcast pre-order tpcast preorders tpcast sale

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Vive Pro Eye Now Available in Europe, Starting at €1,700

Road to VR

HTC opened up orders in Europe today for their latest VR headset, Vive Pro Eye , a version of the company’s enterprise headset with integrated eye-tracking. To be clear, the €1,708 is an upfront cost with Europe’s included value-added tax (VAT) that private consumers are obligated to pay. You might be wondering why it’s only available in Europe and China for now. The post Vive Pro Eye Now Available in Europe, Starting at €1,700 appeared first on Road to VR.

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The VOID To Open 25 New Location-Based VR Centers Across The U.S. & Europe

VRScout

The VOID will soon become one of the largest location-based VR providers in the world thanks to a new partnership with Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield that will introduce 25 new entertainment centers across the United States and Europe beginning this summer. In return, we are helping The VOID to scale its truly revolutionary experiences for consumers in the US and Europe and to pursue its path of growth.”. & Europe appeared first on VRScout.

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GTC Europe Is Looking For Speakers And VR Submissions

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The GPU Technology Conference (GTC) Europe is a 3-day event in Munich, Germany that will be home to over 150 sessions involving deep learning, VR, AI, and more. GTC Europe is set for October 10th-12th but, if you’re itching to talk VR, now is your time to get involved because their content team has put out a call for speakers and submissions for the VR track. Tagged with: GTC Europe Facebook Twitter Reddit More. Sponsored GTC Europe

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VR-based Vision Therapy ‘Vivid Vision’ Expands into Europe with CE Mark, Asia Next

Road to VR

Following the certification, the company is expanding its offering into Europe, with Asia next on the roadmap. In addition to bringing their VR-based vision therapy to Europe, Vivid Vision says they’ve opened their first office in Tokyo, and plan to expand their solution into Asia throughout 2018. The post VR-based Vision Therapy ‘Vivid Vision’ Expands into Europe with CE Mark, Asia Next appeared first on Road to VR.

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HTC Vive Pro Full Kit Now Comes with ‘Half-Life: Alyx’ for Free in Europe

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It looks like HTC is making a final push to relieve itself of Vive Pro stock in Europe, as the company is including a copy of Valve’s critically-acclaimed VR title Half-Life: Alyx (2020) with purchase of the full kit.

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Sony to Slow PlayStation Downloads in Europe Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

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In the wake of steaming services like YouTube and Netflix reducing video quality in Europe , PlayStation console owners will see a similar slowdown soon, although it’s only slated to impact download speeds. Jim Ryan, President & CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment, released a statement today on the PS blog , stating that Sony will be working with ISPs in Europe to “manage download traffic.”

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Vive Focus Standalone Launches In North America And Europe

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HTC’s Vive Focus standalone is launching in North America and Europe starting today with a pitch toward enterprise. Facebook Twitter Reddit More The post Vive Focus Standalone Launches In North America And Europe appeared first on UploadVR The headset is selling for $599 with a single pointer-like hand controller capable of simple gesture-sensing.

Official 5 Meter Oculus Link Cable Now Available (Except In Europe)

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It’s currently listed as ‘Coming Soon’ in Europe. It’s not clear whether that’s referring to it not being available in Europe yet, or whether there is limited stock after which it will be sold out.

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Samsung Announces New Gear VR Bundle Promo in Europe

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Samsung has sold over 300,000 Gear VR headsets in Europe this year. Continuing on the record pre-order sales in Europe for the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, Samsung has announced an exclusive Gear VR content package for new Galaxy S7 customers. If you are in Europe and haven’t ordered your S7 yet, for a limited time you will be able to purchase the Samsung Gear VR at a special price and get free access to exclusive premium games.

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Exclusive: Inside Europe’s Amazing New Volumetric Capture Studio, Dimension

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Then, like stepping through a portal into another world, I stumbled into Europe’s amazing new volumetric capture studio, Dimension. The company sees this as a hub for Europe in general that customers will travel for, and it’s easy to see why. It was with some confusion that I walked into a bustling lumberyard on the London outskirts of Wimbledon yesterday afternoon.

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Kingdom Hearts VR Release Date Revealed For Europe

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Square Enix’s Kingdom Hearts VR Experience finally launches in Europe on February 28th (tomorrow!). Tagged with: Kingdom Hearts VR Facebook Twitter Reddit More The post Kingdom Hearts VR Release Date Revealed For Europe appeared first on UploadVR. Your Kingdom Hearts adventures aren’t done yet. Well, that is if you have a PSVR headset. That is according to a PlayStation Blog listing. It’s exclusive to PSVR, so don’t expect a PC release.

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Vive Pro Eye Launches In Europe For £1,499 Or £1,697 With Commercial License

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Well, at least in Europe and China. The headset launches in 25 countries across Europe , including in the UK for £1,499. Tagged with: htc , htc vive , HTC Vive Pro Eye Facebook Twitter Reddit More The post Vive Pro Eye Launches In Europe For £1,499 Or £1,697 With Commercial License appeared first on UploadVR. After being revealed at CES 2019 back in January, HTC’s next enterprise-level headset, Vive Pro Eye , launches today.

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XR Europe 2020 Returns to London in April – Save £100 With VRFocus

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While the Game Developers Conference (GDC) in March will offer news of upcoming titles, XR Intelligence’s XR Europe 2020 event in London, UK is purely business-focused. News VR Intelligence XR Europe 2020 XR Intelligence

TPCAST Wireless Vive Accessory Available For Pre-Order In Europe

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HTC Vive owners in Europe eager to cut the cord between the PC and headset can now pre-order the TPCAST wireless accessory. The adapter costs around €349 / £319 and is available from the following sellers in Europe: Alternate, Alza, Amazon (Germany), Caseking, Digitec, Inet, OverClockers, Scan, Schenker Technologies, Webhallen. We’ve found the system pretty capable in our testing with a few key caveats.

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Europe Predictions 2021: Manufacturers Will Accelerate Their Digital Transformations

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Age of the Customer Automation Europe prediction virtual realityIn 2021, European manufacturers will leverage emerging technology to accelerate the digital transformation efforts.

The Best Windows VR Headset Isn’t Coming To Europe

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The company today confirmed to UploadVR that Odyssey will not be releasing in Europe. The decision to not release Odyssey in Europe does raise questions as to just how confident Samsung is in its new headset and indeed Microsoft’s wider Mixed Reality platform. Samsung’s new Odyssey headset is meant to represent the best of the bunch when it comes to Microsoft’s new line of Windows-based VR devices running on its Mixed Reality platform.

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TPCast’s Wireless Multi-User VR Kit Launches In Europe

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TPCast’s latest wireless VR offering is now available in Europe. The company this week announced that the TPCast Business Edition Wireless VR Adapter for the HTC Vive is now available to buy directly from the company in the region. The Business Edition, which hit the US last month, can take up to four Vive headsets wireless.

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VR Days Europe 2019 Interview: Free-roaming VR With Vicon

Peter Graham

At the recent VR Days Europe event in Amsterdam, Vicon was in attendance to showcase its latest top-of-the-line camera, the ViperX. Check out the full interview with Vicon at VR Days Europe 2019 below.

Experience The Future Of Virtual Reality At GTC Europe

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GTC Europe will include hundreds of speaker sessions, training labs and demonstrations focusing on a range of technology topics including artificial intelligence, health care, autonomous vehicles and super computing with speakers from NVIDIA, Audi, Facebook, Autodesk and IBM, among other companies. Learn more about GTC Europe and register to attend the event at the official GTC Europe website. NVIDIA’s European GPU Technology Conference is right around the corner.

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Europe’s VR Sector Has Grown To Nearly 487 Companies

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Europe’s virtual reality economy continues to expand at a remarkable pace despite some overall skepticism about the technology, according to the second European Virtual Reality landscape released by The Venture Reality Fund and Belgium’s LucidWeb. The report identified 487 virtual reality companies operating in Europe, up from the 300 uncovered in the first report, which was released in February.

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New PSVR ‘Mega Pack’ Bundle for Europe Coming Soon with 5 Top Titles

Road to VR

Sony today announced it’s putting out a new PSVR Mega Pack this year, the Europe-only hardware bundle that includes five pretty legit games. In Europe, a similarly kitted PSVR (minus PS Move) typically retails for slightly less; on Amazon.de it comes in at €300 (~£265), making the Mega Pack represent well over €100/£100 in savings. The post New PSVR ‘Mega Pack’ Bundle for Europe Coming Soon with 5 Top Titles appeared first on Road to VR.

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‘Sairento VR’ Launches on PSVR in Europe, Arriving in North America Next Week

Road to VR

Singapore-based studio Mixed Realms today released their high-flying ninja combat game Sairento VR (2018) in Europe on PSVR; the North American release is slated to arrive next week. Customers in Europe can either download ( PS Store link ) for £35/€40 or pick up a physical copy at retail stores starting today. The post ‘Sairento VR’ Launches on PSVR in Europe, Arriving in North America Next Week appeared first on Road to VR.

Vive Developer Day Comes to VR Days Europe

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VR Days Europe is one of the biggest events dedicated to virtual reality (VR) on the continent, offering a chance for industry professionals from across the globe to get together and discuss what’s happening now and in the future. Part of the Vive X accelerator programme, the Vive Developer Day in Europe will offer developers a series of workshops, talks and panels to help them make the most of the HTC Vive platform. News HTC Vive Vive Developer Day Vive X VR Days Europe

VRstudios Is Bringing Its Wireless VR Entertainment Centers To Europe

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Fruit Ninja VR Now Available For PlayStation VR In Europe

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Rumors that Halfbrick’s likable VR debut, Fruit Ninja VR [ Review: 8/10 ], would be coming to PlayStation VR soon sprung up in the past few days as, tellingly, the game’s trophy list went live out of the blue. Today, the game itself has gone live too, as least in the EU. Fruit Ninja VR is available from the European PlayStation Store for £13.99.

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HTC Appoints Ex-Disney, Spotify Exec As Vive Europe GM

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Today, HTC is appointing a new General Manager for Vive in Europe in former Disney executive Paul Brown. It’s appears to have been a period of big change for all major VR companies. Brown joins the company after five years at Disney, where he served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Digital D2C and Disney Interactive. He also spent a year and a half at Spotify as Senior Vice President of Strategic Partnerships.

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One of Europe’s Largest Water Parks Now Has a VR Water Slide

Road to VR

One of Europe’s largest water parks, Therme Erding’s Galaxy Erding water park in Germany, has a new claim to fame: a water slide that outfits guests with a VR headset. The post One of Europe’s Largest Water Parks Now Has a VR Water Slide appeared first on Road to VR. Dubbed VRSlide, the system includes a water-resistant VR headset powered by a Samsung Galaxy S8 for a deep dive through the waters of the digital unknown.

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Facebook disabled some Messenger features in Europe. Here's an (incomplete) list.

Mashable VR

Users of Facebook's Messenger and Instagram in Europe started seeing a warning message on Wednesday. This is to respect new rules for messaging services in Europe. Some features Not Available," the message in my Instagram read.

Mixed reality studio with gesture recognition launched in Europe

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VR VISIO, a Poland-based indie virtual reality studio, has opened a mixed reality studio — the first of its kind in Europe to be able to record live videos in virtual 3D spaces during... Features VR & AR VR VISIO

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HTC Launches Vive Focus in North America & Europe with Enterprise Emphasis

Road to VR

At a special event today in San Francisco, HTC announced that Vive Focus , the company’s standalone 6DOF headset, is launching for enterprise customers starting today in 37 markets, including North America and Europe. The post HTC Launches Vive Focus in North America & Europe with Enterprise Emphasis appeared first on Road to VR.

TPCast for Rift Pre-orders Start Shipping Next Week in North America and Europe

Road to VR

European availability is still good, as the device is carried by a number of German and UK retailers capable of shipping all over Europe. The post TPCast for Rift Pre-orders Start Shipping Next Week in North America and Europe appeared first on Road to VR. TPCast, the wireless transmitter first launched for Vive , is going to be arriving in few different regions soon including US, Canada, and much of the European Union.

Oculus Rift arrives in Canada and Europe next month

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The team behind the Oculus Rift is gearing up to significantly expand its reach, announcing today that the VR headset will be available in Canada and Europe starting on September 20. Archive Canada europe gaming oculus rift virtual reality vrOculus Rift will also go up for pre-order in those regions through a variety of retail partners, so if you're inclined to reserve one before the Rift launches, you'll … Continue reading.