SVVR’s 6th Annual VR Mixer Event Comes to GDC March 20th

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SVVR, one the leading VR community groups in the Bay Area, is hosting its 6th annual VR Mixer event during GDC next week. The event is a gathering of the VR and AR community featuring the ‘demo dungeon’, and entire floor dedicated to showing off independent XR projects.

Report: Microsoft Holding a HoloLens 2 Press Event Next Month

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According to a report from The Verge , an upcoming Microsoft press event is likely to offer the first glimpse of HoloLens 2. Microsoft sent out press invites this week to an event that it will host just ahead of MWC 2019 in Barcelona next month.

2019 Events Schedule: The Major VR/AR Conferences And Festivals

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Some of the biggest virtual reality and augmented reality technology announcements of the year will be made in connection with the events listed on this page. We’ll update this list from time to time as we get updates about major new events in 2019, like Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference. Also, if we’ve missed a major conference or event people can attend this year related to VR and AR, please email tips@uploadvr.com.

How to Watch the Microsoft Mobile World Congress Event Rumored to Reveal HoloLens 2

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Microsoft has posted the live streaming video link for the event, which will on February 24, a day when many expect the company to reveal the new HoloLens 2 device.

Event Planning Platform AllSeated Launches New VR Visualization Tool

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AllSeated, an event planning and coordination platform, has launched a new VR tool which allows for one to one visualization of floorplans and venues for high end event planning. Application of VR in event planning is meant to improve a client’s overall experience.

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‘Oculus Venues’ Live Event App Now Available on Go and Gear VR, Event Schedule Here

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Oculus Venues , the social app that allows ‘thousands of users’ to watch live events en masse in VR, is now available on Oculus Go and Gear VR starting today. The company has also published a full list of upcoming live events (below).

High Fidelity’s Multi-Con VR Event Will Feature $10K Avatar Contest

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It feels like just yesterday we were talking about High Fidelity’s FUTVRE LANDS festival, a 24-hour event held entirely in VR that featured a DJ, live theatrical performances, a marketplace bazaar, trivia game shows, and a live musical performance from a Grammy-nominated artist.

Your Virtual Reality Event Guide to Sundance

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2017 EVENT SCHEDULE. The post Your Virtual Reality Event Guide to Sundance appeared first on VRScout. News Events Sundance2017 Sundance Film Festival kicks of this week and it won’t be without VR.

HTC Vive CES 2018 Press Event Liveblog

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HTC is due to announce updates to its Vive system today during a press event at CES 2018. The event will start at 1PM, follow along below to learn more about the “New Year’s Resolution” teaser that HTC offered up over the weekend.

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Oculus Connect 3: Full Schedule and Event Details

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Merging RL with VR Events via SVVR’s Reality Portals & MULTIVERSE

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They’re going to be formally announcing their MULTIVERSE initiative that is going to be bringing Reality Portals to VR events, which will allow people virtually attend VR events put on by SVVR and others through social VR experiences like High Fidelity. VR Events

Oculus To Host Pre-GDC Event Featuring ‘Not-Yet-Announced’ Quest Demos

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Yesterday, Oculus reached out to UploadVR with details about a pre-GDC press-only demo event in which they will feature a number of new Rift and Oculus Quest demos. At that same event Mark Zuckerberg said it would launch with 50+ games and we only know about maybe 10 of them so far and have only tried four. Let us know your thoughts on the details of this event and if you have any questions that we should keep in mind leading up to the show down in the comments below!

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HTC Holding Special VR Press Event Monday at 1 PM PST

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HTC dropped a big hint recently that the company has new VR gear to show off at CES 2019 , and we may be getting a first-hand look during a special press event that’s taking place Monday. The post HTC Holding Special VR Press Event Monday at 1 PM PST appeared first on Road to VR.

Coverage- UploadVR's Art & VR event.

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One of the fastest growing set of influencers in the VR community recently hosted a sold out event to facilitate the discussion and discovery of Art & VR. via GIPHY Of course what would an Art & VR event be without the inclusion of Google's killer VR art App, Tilt Brush.

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AltSpaceVR Announces Incredible ‘FrontRow’ Live Event Technology

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Just when you think you start to have a pretty good idea of what AltSpaceVR has to offer, they tend to The post AltSpaceVR Announces Incredible ‘FrontRow’ Live Event Technology appeared first on UploadVR. frontrow comedy front row live event social vr vr event vr live

Everything Magic Leap Revealed During Its First Annual L.E.A.P. Conference Keynote Event

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Like many things associated with Magic Leap, the start of the company's first annual L.E.A.P. conference got off to a unique start.

Halo VR Training Included In Touring Fan Event

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A VR experience is among the attractions at a touring Halo fan event passing through major cities this summer. The overall event includes some 300,000 square feet of Halo attractions with VR just one of them.

This All-Female Founders Pitch Event Was Held in VR

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We are all in AltspaceVR, a VR social platform that lets you meet people from around the world and attend live events. After the official event, there was of course an afterparty. The post This All-Female Founders Pitch Event Was Held in VR appeared first on VRScout.

NextVR Partners With Oculus to Bring Live Events to ‘Oculus Venues’

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NextVR , the live event VR broadcasting company, today announced a partnership with Oculus to bring live VR events to Oculus Venues , the company’s upcoming social viewing app that will allow mass viewing of events such as sports, concerts and comedy.

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Magic Leap Announces L.E.A.P. Conference Dates in Los Angeles for First Developer & Partner Event

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In recent days, the company's CEO Rony Abovitz hinted that an event was coming, but now we have details. Magic Leap has been promising to launch a developer conference for years, and now the company is finally making good on that promise.

Stanford Event Seeks Innovative Uses of VR for Behavioural Health

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Following the launch event for Brainstorm on October 6th, the VR/AR Innovation Lab begins at Stanford University School of Medicine on October 7th, as part of the 3rd annual conference of Innovations in Psychiatry and Behavioral Health.

VRDC Launches Standalone Event After Successful Turn At GDC

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VRDC – or the Virtual Reality Developer’s Conference – was an event that took place within this year’s The post VRDC Launches Standalone Event After Successful Turn At GDC appeared first on UploadVR. Events Conferences e3 events GDC new spinoff updated VRDC

‘Ready Player One’ is Getting a Massive SXSW Event Powered by HTC Vive

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” The event will take over a two-story, city block of Brazos Hall , and will run from March 9th to March 11th. There are specific operating hours for the event’s VR experiences, so make sure to check the official schedule here.

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Watch Apple’s Live iPhone 8 Event @10am PT, Suspected Augmented Reality Announcements

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The post Watch Apple’s Live iPhone 8 Event @10am PT, Suspected Augmented Reality Announcements appeared first on Road to VR. Apple Apple AR Apple VR Live Stream News apple ar apple iphone event apple live stream apple livestream apple vr

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‘Echo VR’ Unleashes a Lethal Dose of Holiday Cheer in ‘Winter Village’ Event

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In-keeping with the shitty-Christmas-sweater fad, Echo VR also now has new avatars replete with knit patterns, a gingerbread man emote, and reindeer decal—all of it unlockable by competing in either one match of Echo Arena or Echo Combat during the Winter Village Event.

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Upload SF Event: Cats in VR

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EventsThe time to explore cats in VR is RIGHT MEOW ! While we won’t have live kitties (due to them hating that), we’ll have the next best thing – VIRTUAL CATS. We’re talking 3D Tiltbrush creations. We’re talking cats in space. Cat art. Cat cinema. Cat enthusiasts welcome. All proceeds will go to the local SPCA to help cats in need find loving homes! Learn more about Cats in VR taking place at Upload’s San Francisco office on October 13.

AltspaceVR Debuts Key Tech to Massively Scale Virtual Events

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AltspaceVR has today announced FrontRow, a new feature of the social VR platform which opens the door for mass-attended events in virtual reality. FrontRow also adds flexibility in how users can experience such virtual events.

Upload SF Event: Expand Salon

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Learn more about the Expand Salon event taking place in San Francisco December 22, 2017. EventsExpand Salon is an intimate and immersive consciousness-expanding gathering featuring music, virtual reality and elevated states of consciousness. Our panel discussion for the evening, led by Dr. Michelle Wang, PsyD, will orient around exciting potentials for innovative and reimagined ways of healing from a psychological perspective.

U.S. Olympic Athletes Are Using Virtual Reality to Train for Events

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Ski & Snowboard Association, the national governing body for Olympic skiing and snowboarding, announced a partnership with Menlo Park-based STRIVR Labs to use VR to help prepare for and recover from World Cup and Olympic events.

Beat Saber Tournament Looks To Become World’s Largest VR Arcade Event

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The easiest event format available, Rolling High Score allows the public to compete throughout the enitirety of the day. Dedicated Events, on the other hand, require participating arcades to commit their entire venue to the Beat Saber competition for at least two full hours.

Upload Event: A Virtual Reality Halloween

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Education EventsLove the Halloween season? We do too. Come learn how to build your own highly-immersive VR haunted house, a truly spooky VR experience. In a few evenings, you will learn how to create high-end virtual reality experiences on the Unity game engine, and in particular, the techniques used to make your users jump! We’ll start by trying out some of the top horror games on the market, and then dive into the reeds with our expert instructors.

Immersive Architecture is the event all architects were waiting for

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In a week here in Italy will start a very interesting VR-related event called Immersive Architecture. There are also high chances that I will be at the event … so, among these bright minds, there will be also space for some obscurity :D. What is the purpose of the event?

CatsAndVR.com visits the ART OF VR event at Sotheby's NYC.

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Recently I got the chance to visit the Art Of VR event at Sotheby's NY. A public, two-day event, The Art of VR festival showcased just a sample of many of the VR and augmented reality experiences currently unavailable in VR App stores.

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Microsoft Schedules VR Event For Early October

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The company this week announced that it will be holding a ‘Mixed Reality event’ on October 3rd. We’d expect to learn a lot more at the event, which is scheduled just a day ahead of Google’s next press event in which it’s expected to reveal its next Pixel smartphone. It looks like we’ll be finding out a lot more about Microsoft’s plans for VR and more in a few weeks’ time.

Nickelodeon Expands Screens Up AR App With ‘Danger Things’ Interactive Event

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The post Nickelodeon Expands Screens Up AR App With ‘Danger Things’ Interactive Event appeared first on VRScout. Magic portals and floating donuts are just a few of the offerings in this Stranger Things inspired Henry Danger AR experience.

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Your VR and AR Event Guide to Comic-Con 2017

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If you’re descending on this massive pop culture event this week, the first place you may want to start is the official VR Con that has expanded into the Futurism & Tech Pavilion. The event takes place July 19-23 at the Omni Hotel in downtown San Diego, across from the Convention Center.

Get In The Holiday Spirit With Echo VR’s Halloween Bash Event

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Naturally, established AAA titles, such as Overwatch and Rocket League, have already begun rolling out their Halloween themed cosmetics and events to their player bases. The post Get In The Holiday Spirit With Echo VR’s Halloween Bash Event appeared first on VRScout.

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GFR Fund Launches Its First Global AR Online Pitch Event

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The GFR Fund, Super Ventures and The Venture Reality Fund (“The VR Fund”) are excited to be hosting the first Global Online Augmented Reality (AR) Pitch Event. Being held in early May, this online-only event is a great opportunity for AR startups to present their business plan and innovative technology and/or products to an audience of accredited global AR investors who believe in the future of AR, and for investors to identify new and innovative startups in the AR space.

Watch NVIDIA’s Gamescom GeForce Event Live Here, Today @ 9AM PT

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To kick things off, NVIDIA is hosting a special GeForce gaming event today in Cologne, Germany that most everyone suspects will feature the launch of the company’s latest flagship GPUs, the RTX 2080 and RTX 2080 Ti.

4 hard lessons on VR startup life that I’ve learned attending events

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As I’ve told you in my newsletter, this period I’m travelling to attend events to try to spread awareness for my consultancy company New Technology Walkers. Futureland has been my first paid networking event in which I participated. Hello all!

Meet Bill Nye in VR & ‘TheWaveVR’ Concert, Two Virtual Events Worth Attending This Wednesday

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The post Meet Bill Nye in VR & ‘TheWaveVR’ Concert, Two Virtual Events Worth Attending This Wednesday appeared first on Road to VR.

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Experience The Toughest Mudder Endurance Event Via 360 Video

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Obstacle courses, marathons, and similar events have become increasingly popular and intricate over the years. The Tough Mudder is one of the more intense of the bunch, with the main event running around 10-12 miles and riddled with a diverse collection of obstacles.

The fact KFC did not invite one their biggest fans to their VR event hurts!

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In a special media event for the "media" KFC unveiled a VR experience that seemed more like Bioshock than a VR Chicken Frying trainer.