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

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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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.

Ubisoft Teased Two AR Game Prototypes Running On HoloLens At Unite Europe

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During a talk at Unite Europe 2017 Ubisoft showed off two previously unrevealed HoloLens game prototypes: Toy Soldier and Rabbid Rockets. In the images above you can see snippets of what Yue was showing at Unite Europe this week. Tagged with: HoloLens , ubisoft , Unite Europe Facebook Twitter Reddit More. AR Gaming HoloLens ubisoft Unite Europe

VRstudios Is Bringing Its Wireless VR Entertainment Centers To Europe

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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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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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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.

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

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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. […].

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.

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. Currently, you can only buy an Aim controller in Europe as an €80 bundle with Farpoint itself.

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.

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.

Antilatency Raises $2.1 Million For Mobile Positional Tracking Solution

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According to the company, the seed investment comes from the Europe-based IIDF venture capital fund and will be used to accelerate the release of its “anti-latency tracker” which goes by the name ALT. A startup named Antilatency with a positional tracking solution that recently impressed us has raised $2.1 million and is opening an office in the United States next month.

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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.

Live Mixed Reality Demo Shows Seamless Cross-AR/VR Collaboration

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After blocking out some shapes the pair were briefly joined on stage by the VR avatar of Michel Laprise, a writer and director at Cirque based in Europe, who appeared to be speaking to them using one of the new Mixed Reality headsets and motion controllers.

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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.

Google Brings Berlin Techno Club to Life in VR

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Google, in a partnership with underground music broadcaster Boiler Room, has launched a new VR experience for the Google Pixel that teleports you to a pop-up “industrial night club” in Berlin — a city with arguably the most thriving nightlife in all of Europe (if not the world).

Sony Announce PlayStation VR Gamescom Lineup

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These are the PlayStation VR games making their way to Gamescom 2016 in Cologne next week.

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Nike’s New AR Feature Lets You Display Different Styles On Physical Shoes

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And previously we covered Adidas and their promotion of a new soccer shoe using virtual reality throughout Europe. Augmented and virtual reality are slowly but surely being integrated into shopping experiences worldwide.

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Virtually Live Hires Media Expert Markus Tellenbach As New CEO

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Tellenbach brings 20 years of media experience with him and has been instrumental in launching television stations across Europe including Eurosport, VOX, Veronica, and more. In the early stages of any industry, building a company and carving out a space as it grows is crucial. Virtually Live has done just that, positioning itself as a premier home for live event virtual reality.

HTC’s $100 Million ‘Vive X’ VR Accelerator Announces First 33 Investments

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If you are looking to get some of that $100 million for your big idea however, HTC is taking applications starting in November 2016 for their second batch of startups, with intentions to expand to more locations in Asia Pacific and Europe in 2017.

The VRScout Report – Altspace Shuts Down & Disney Resorts Get The Void

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Europe’s biggest broadcaster, RTL Group, led the round — with participation from Gigi Levy-Weiss, James Packer, and iAngels. The fund identified almost 500 companies, up from 300 from the first Europe-focused report from February 2017.

NVIDIA’s Next-gen Titan X Has 11 TFLOPS Performance, 12GB of Memory, and Costs 1 Arm and 1 Leg

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The new Titan X will debut first in North America and Europe and later in Asia. This evening at an artificial intelligence event at Stanford, NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang revealed the next-gen Titan X, the company’s crazy-powerful, crazy-expensive high-end GPU.

Edit VR Video Without Removing Your Headset With Adobe’s CloverVR

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Held in Europe, North America, and Japan, Adobe MAX is an event focused on new and upcoming projects that will influence the computer design and development industries.

Lithodomos VR Raises $679500 To Bring Historic Architecture Back To Virtual Life

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The Melbourne-based startup, formed in 2016, announced that it raised $900,000 AUD ($679500 USD) in a seed funding round, which it will use to expand beyond Australia and into Europe. As it stands, the Roman Colosseum is one of the most impressive historical sites you can lay your eyes on.

First Official HTC Vive VR Cafe Opens in Shenzhen, China

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Steiber said they were already in talks to bring the arcades to US and Europe so, hopefully, we’ll see the fruits of those conversations manifest soon. Alvin Wang Graylin, HTC Vive’s Regional President in China, revealed on Twitter the first Vive VR Cafe opened in Shenzhen last Friday.

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Microsoft Shows AR/VR Concept That Could Revolutionize How We Work

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The real kicker, however, came when the group decided they needed input from another member of their team who was said to be across the Atlantic in Europe. Microsoft owns the enterprise computing space. Windows-powered PCs run a huge portion of the global workforce. Today, the company demonstrated how its Windows Mixed Reality initiative could potentially be used in that massive market.

VRWC 2017’s Investor Showcase Lets Startups Pitch For Up To £2 Million

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This year’s VR World Congress (VRWC) event wants to bring some of that money to Europe, however. Usually when we talk about VR startups and investment it’s unsurprisingly based around the Silicon Valley area. VRWC is a three-day event hosted in the UK city of Bristol. The show is set to gather a host of industry pioneers to showcase the latest content and talk about strategies, development tips and more.