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

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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).

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

Oculus Rift to Hit Stores in Europe and Canada from September 20th

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Soon you’ll be able to walk into a regular store in Europe and Canada and pick up an Oculus Rift headset, according to a tweet from the company’s CEO Brendan Iribe. Rift hits retail in Europe and Canada Sept 20, in-store Touch demos begin in October.

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.

Sega Europe President: ‘VR has caught the whole company’s attention’

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Who Currently Offers The Best Online Banking Services in Europe?

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Online banking is currently the most frequently used banking touchpoint in Europe, with 70% of European online adults now using online banking on a desktop or laptop at least once a month.[i] banking digital business Europe Banking Digital Banking digital strategy European banking functionality online banking website

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 vr

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

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The post VR First Expands: New VR labs Opened to Asia, Europe and North America appeared first on VR World. As a technology, Virtual Reality is gradually influencing the shape of the world.

300,000 Gear VR’s Sold in Europe During 2016, New Bundle Announced

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The headset has been successful ever since and this week the mobile manufacturer revealed that 300,000 HMDs have already been sold in Europe alone this year. The post 300,000 Gear VR’s Sold in Europe During 2016, New Bundle Announced appeared first on VR Guru.

NVIDIA’s Stunning ‘Discovery’ Demo is a Look at the Future of Industrial Design

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At GTC Europe in Amsterdam last month, NVIDIA’s ‘VR Village’ was host to a number of cutting-edge virtual reality demos, many of which we’ve had our hands on before.

Hands On: ESI’s Incredibly Accurate VR CAD Simulation Lets You Take Cars Apart

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While the beta version had been unveiled at ESI’s North American VR Summit a couple of weeks before GTC Europe, this was the first time it was being shown to the wider press.

GDC Survey Suggests Rift is the Most Popular Headset for EU VR Devs, But Vive Has More Interest

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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.

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

Digital Influence Drives Online Non-Life Insurance Sales In Europe

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European insurance buyers increasingly research their purchases online. Forrester’s new Online Insurance Forecast, 2017 To 2022 (EU-7) shows that online research influences half of all new insurance sales.

Digital advertising and marketing under the GDPR: A question of How, not If.

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The May 25th deadline announces a period great reckoning for data-driven marketing in Europe. advertising B2C marketing Europe privacy regulations & legislation data processing GDPR MarketingThe question marketers ask me most often is “Can we continue to do this…” or in other words, will this type of activity be allowed under the GDPR? But often, with this Regulation, the question is not whether you can or […].

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

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Adidas Launches New Soccer Boot Through London PlayStation VR Experience

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The first time for such a release, Adidas stores across Europe will have PlayStation VR units on hand so customers can try the Stellar Pack experience. 360 Experiences Advertisement europe football london PSVR shopping soccerThe PlayStation VR launch is creeping ever closer with October 13th right around the corner. While gamers and enthusiast await their personal devices, Polynoid, Woodblock, and Adidas have teamed up for a unique promotional event utilizing PS VR.

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.

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.

Experts: VR won’t generate revenues until 2019

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Virtual reality companies won’t see any significant revenues until 2019, when high-end devices become more affordable and business use of the technology becomes more popular, a panel of analysts predicted at the VRX Europe 2016 event held... Features VR & AR FutureSource Strategy Analytics SuperData Research Venture Beat Insights VRX Europe

CX Europe 2017: Breakaway Customer Experience

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Next month at Forrester’s CX Europe Forum in London, I’ll be joined by 600 CX leaders and innovators to focus on precisely that: How to achieve breakaway CX by transforming […]. As a CX professional, you’ve surely designed and delivered some experiences you’re proud of, but does your company do it reliably, time and time again?

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

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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.

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PSVR Gaming Bundle ‘HeroCade’ Available This Month in Europe, Australia & New Zealand

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The post PSVR Gaming Bundle ‘HeroCade’ Available This Month in Europe, Australia & New Zealand appeared first on Road to VR.

HoloLens sets its sights on Europe with huge expansion

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It’s been a long time coming, but Microsoft is finally ready to launch HoloLens across Europe. Ever since the headset was first released back in 2016, it’s been available in only a few European regions, namely the UK, Ireland, Germany, and France.

European Tech Market Will Continue To Grow Slowly At Around 2% in Euros

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Europe tech market outlookForrester’s European tech market forecast for 2017 and 2018 has just been published (see “European Tech Market Outlook For 2017 To 2018”). We project that growth in purchases of technology software, hardware, and services by European businesses and government measured in Euros will hold steady at 1.6% in 2017, and increase to 2.2% in 2018. […].

Exclusive Gear VR Content Announced For Europe

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Following record pre-orders in Europe for the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, Samsung Electronics Europe today announced an exclusive Gear VR content package for new Galaxy S7 customers. This strong Galaxy S7 performance has also driven an upsurge of adoption in the mobile VR market in Europe.

Europe PSVR Bundle Gives You Farpoint For Free…But No Aim Controller

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A new bundled deal for Sony’s Playstation VR headset is currently being offered in Europe that brings you one of the system’s hottest games…but without the key accessory that makes it enjoyable.

Europe PSVR Bundle Gives You Farpoint For Free…But No Aim Controller

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A new bundled deal for Sony’s Playstation VR headset is currently being offered in Europe that brings you one of the system’s hottest games…but without the key accessory that makes it enjoyable. Currently, you can only buy an Aim controller in Europe as an €80 bundle with Farpoint itself.

Discovery and Google Announce VR Travel Series ‘Discovery TRVLR’, First of 38 Episodes to Arrive in November

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Chapters for North America, South America, Asia, Africa, Europe and Australia consist of six episodes each, while the chapter for Antarctica features two episodes, for a total of 38 episodes in the series.

Oculus is Expanding its London Team to Work on a ‘Cutting Edge’ VR Experience

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Oculus has always had a presence in the UK and, by extension, Europe, but it looks like it’s about to grow that presence in a big way. The post Oculus is Expanding its London Team to Work on a ‘Cutting Edge’ VR Experience appeared first on UploadVR.

The World’s Largest WebVR Hackathon Is Launching Online This November

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The prizes, courtesy of StartupAmsterdam are a smattering of globe-trotting-goodies, t hemed as full-blown adventures that fly out the winning teams to the innovation capital of Europe, Amsterdam. You can do anything online these days.

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Star Wars VR Game ‘Trials on Tatooine’ Coming To Celebration Europe Event

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The Star Wars video game called “Trials on Tatooine” will be coming to the Star Wars Celebration Europe event in London later this year.

Adidas Unveils Boots With In-Store PlayStation VR Experience

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Flagship stores across Europe have been letting customers try the PlayStation VR experience on the retail floor. The experience will continue until October 9th in flagship stores all over Europe including London, Barcelona, Madrid, Berlin, Paris and Milan.

Where to Try Vive, PSVR, Rift, Touch, Gear VR, and Daydream for Free

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HTC hosts a list of stores across the US and Europe where you can try the Vive for free. In the US, stores like Microsoft, Gamestop, and Micro Center host Vive setups offering public demos, while you can find the system in Europe in locations like Currys PC World, GAME, and Scan Computers.