Finland's Prime Minister Very Sorry for Going Clubbing Until 4am After Covid-19 Exposure

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The prime minister of Finland has apologized for missing a text notification instructing her to isolate after a potential coronavirus exposure and instead went clubbing until 4:00 a.m.,

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The Twin Dovetails Grief With Ancient Evil in a Horror Head-Scratcher

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the twin steven cree aleksi hyvarinen films creative works barbara marten tristan ruggeri witches anthony rachel cinema of finland nathan taneli mustonen teresa palmer elliotHorror fans all know the trope: when tragedy strikes , evil spirits try to prey on the survivors left behind.

This Sand Battery Is An Audacious Attempt To Store Green Power


Finland may have a new way to store its excess solar power generated during the summer and excess wind power generate in windy conditions. Science Technology

Footage of the First Cruise Ship Roller Coaster in Action Looks Like it Will Make You Extra Sea Sick

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roller coaster carnival cruise carnival cruise lines six flags great america tourism draft2021 in amusement parks ships mardi gras cruise ships carnival cruise line meyer turku cruise lines carnival corporation plc hospitality recreation ships built in finlandThere was already incredible competition between cruise ship companies to lure passengers, resulting in gigantic ships with over-the-top amenities like go-kart tracks.

Varjo, an early mover in building XR headsets and software for enterprises, taps $40M


Applications in the metaverse often feel like more of a marketing gimmick than something that a critical mass of consumers would use, let alone pay for. But turn to the enterprise and there appears to be a very lucrative opportunity that’s well into finding traction.

This Carved Snake May Have Been the Staff of a Stone Age Shaman

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Archaeologists in Finland have uncovered a remarkable wooden snake figurine that possibly belonged to a Stone Age shaman. Read more. snake vipera berus organisms geography of the united states satu koivisto serpent animals land of the dead

Hands-On: Angry Birds AR: Isle of Pigs Reinvents the Franchise for Mobile, but Smartglasses Are Its Destiny

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Finland-based Rovio, one of the pioneers of mobile gaming, is now ready to break new ground in augmented reality with its Angry Birds franchise. Along with its AR development partner, Sweden-based Resolution Games, the publisher is following up Angry Birds FPS: First Person Slingshot for the Magic Leap One with a return to its mobile roots in Angry Birds AR: Isle of Pigs, which arrives on the App Store for ARKit-compatible iPhones and iPads on April 29.

Taser manufacturer Axon bolsters VR efforts


Public safety technology company Axon announced last week that it has hired an imaging engineering team that will work from a new R&D office in Tampere, Finland. The engineers will focus on improving Axon’s wearable and in-car products, in addition to building solutions that utilize AR, VR and AI.

Quest 2 Discounted for Limited Time, Includes Free Copy of ‘Resident Evil 4’ & ‘Beat Saber’

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If you’re in Europe, look out for a similar deal at your typical retailers in Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the UK.

New Partnerships and Products From Waveguide Manufacturer Dispelix


The company’s headquarters are in Finland where Photonics Finland recently named Dispelix “Company of the Year.”. Finland has a very strong optics university. … That’s where a lot of strength in the optics industry in Finland comes from,” said Harju. “To

Experimental Nasal Spray Could Provide Temporary Protection Against Covid-19

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Researchers in Finland say they’ve created a novel nasal spray treatment that can provide brief but effective protection from the coronavirus and its many variants, including Omicron.

Nuclear Power Plant Uses VR For Control Room Training


This is why Fortum, one of the largest nuclear power plants in Finland, has started using VR as a way to train employees for a variety of potentially deadly situations that could happen in a power plant control room. Fortum’s VR training room is located at its site in Loviisa, Finland, where 90 percent of the employees have already completed the training. Fortum looks to VR to provide cost-effective training for its operators.

Microsoft to Expand Azure Kinect’s Computer Vision Tech to Commercial Market

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” Microsoft has also recently expanded HoloLens 2’s availability to Italy, Netherlands, Switzerland, Spain, Austria, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Belgium, Portugal, Poland, Singapore, South Korea, Hong Kong, and Taiwan.

Director Renny Harlin's Essential Genre Films, Ranked

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These days, Finland-born director Renny Harlin is mostly known as Geena Davis ’ ex-husband who directed her in the infamous Cutthroat Island. But his long and occasionally strange career encompasses way more than that. For instance: super-smart sharks ! Read more.

FOV Ventures Raises $18 Million to Fund European Metaverse Startups

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Founding partners David Haynes and Petri Rajahalme announced this month FOV Ventures , a Finland-based early-stage VC firm through which the duo plans to focus on Europe-based metaverse startups.

Varjo Teases Its “biggest announcement ever” Coming Later This Week

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Varjo, the Finland-based company making enterprise headsets with industry-leading specs, is getting ready to reveal something big on June 24th.

Varjo Raises $54M Financing to Support Its Retina-Quality VR/AR Headsets for Enterprise

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Varjo, the Helsinki, Finland-based creators of high pixel density VR/AR headsets for enterprise, today announced it’s closed a $54 million Series C funding round.

Here’s Every Country & Store Where Quest 2 is Officially Being Sold

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Jump to: Australia | Austria | Belgium | Canada | Denmark | Finland | France | Iceland | Ireland | Italy | Japan | Netherlands | New Zealand | Norway | Poland | South Korea | Spain | Sweden | Switzerland | Taiwan | United Kingdom | United States. Where to Buy Oculus Quest 2 in Finland.

The VR Job Hub: Rewind, Holoride, Varjo & More

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Helsinki, Finland. Helsinki, Finland. Helsinki, Finland. Helsinki, Finland. Helsinki, Finland. Every weekend VRFocus gathers together a number vacancies from across the virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) and mixed reality (MR) industry, in locations around the globe, to help make finding the ideal job easier.

Valo Motion Officially Launches Mixed Reality Playground ValoArena in the US


Its Finland-based maker, Valo Motion , has announced the first two installations of the immersive arena at the RPM Raceway in New York and at Air Madness in South Dakota.

These Are the Countries Where You Can Still Buy Quest & Rift S Direct From Oculus

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Finland. ×. With a successful holiday season under its belt, Facebook was no doubt looking forward to resupplying its retail partners with more Oculus Quest & Rift S stock.

Russia Bans Facebook & Instagram, Quest Sees Ripple Effects

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Facebook and Instagram have been blocked in the Russian Federation, with both social media platforms now completely inaccessible to users in that country.

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HoloLens 2 Sales Expanding to 15 More Countries, ‘Development Edition’ Launches in the US

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Now Microsoft is expanding the regions where it will sell HoloLens 2 to 15 new countries: Italy, Netherlands, Switzerland, Spain, Austria, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Belgium, Portugal, Poland, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Taiwan.

XR Today’s Virtual Reality Guide for Enterprises

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The Helsinki, Finland-based firm’s latest headset provides industry-leading immersion for aviation professionals with such realism, they can earn credits for their pilot licence training.

Dispelix and Avegant Partner to Enable Next-Gen AR Glasses


Dispelix , a waveguide designer and manufacturer headquartered in Finland, unlocks great possibilities for innovative AR product designs with its patented DPX waveguides. Get ready to see the future of augmented reality with the next generation of AR glasses.

Pico 4 vs Quest 2 Specs & Features: Weight, Resolution, Field of View, Passthrough & More

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It ships to Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Korea, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the UK. Today Pico 4 was officially announced with some seriously impressive specs & features.

VR Mining Game ‘Cave Digger’ Coming to Steam for Free This Week, Launch Trailer Here

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Created by Finland-based indie studio VRKiwi , the game takes place in the confines of the mining elevator, letting you gain greater resources so you can mine deeper into the unknown. Cave Digger is an upcoming room-scale mining game for SteamVR-compatible headsets that places you deep into the Earth using your handy mining elevator and a number of mining tools and devices to extract valuable resources.

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

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UK and European residents have (mostly) been able to order Oculus Go directly through the Oculus website since it launched early last month, with the company delivering to many countries in the EU and Schengen Zone including Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the UK.

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Glue Collaboration Raises $3.85M Financing to Further Develop Business-focused Social VR Platform

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Business Finland, the Finnish funding agency for technology and innovation, and OP Bank also provided funding for the development of Glue. Glue Collaboration , a Helsinki-based company developing remote collaboration tools for AR/VR, today announced that it has completed a new seed round of financing, raising a total of €3.5 million (~$3.85 million) to support continued growth of its business-focused social VR platform.

Horror Roguelike ‘The Persistence’ to Arrive on PSVR July 24th

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Pre-orders are already available (strangely enough) in both the Finland and Romania PSN stores, which list the game for around $30. The Persistence is an upcoming rougelike shooter from Firesprite Games , the studio behind The Playroom VR.

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. Oculus Go, the company’s recently launched standalone VR headset, is already on store shelves starting at $200 for the 32 GB version. And just like the company’s previous Rift for Business announced last year, now it’s Go’s turn for the commercial treatment.

17 Minutes of Sci-fi Adventure ‘Downward Spiral: Horus Station’, Gameplay Video Here

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Created by Finland-based 3rd Eye Studios , the minds behind the game recently put out an extended look at some of the its atmospheric exploration and puzzles in a new gameplay video. Downward Spiral: Horus Station is an upcoming sci-fi adventure set in the lost and forgotten Horus space station.

Nokia and Xiaomi Announce a Long-term Partnership to “Explore” AR and VR

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The deal represents a positive strategic move for both companies, with Finland’s Nokia gaining a significant Chinese partner, and China’s Xiaomi bolstering their patent portfolio as they look to expand their products and services business globally. The Finnish and Chinese companies today signed a cross-licensing patent deal ‘focused around the data center’, according to a CNBC report.

Facebook Expects Coronavirus Will Have “additional impact” on Oculus Quest Availability

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Finland. After being backordered by weeks in many regions, Oculus Quest is now “unavailable” from Oculus in 17 out of 23 regions where the unit is sold, including the United States, Canada, and much of Europe. Facebook says the Coronavirus outbreak is to blame.

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Quest 2 Stock Starting to Slip Ahead of Black Friday

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Finland. Though it has held fairly steady since its launch in October, the stock of Oculus Quest 2 is starting to dwindle heading into the Black Friday holiday shopping season.

Varjo Announces AR Pass-through Capability for Its ‘Bionic Display’ Headset

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Varjo, the Finland-based headset manufacturer, today announced the company’s upcoming high resolution VR headset will have AR pass-through capabilities powered by Socionext image signal processors. Varjo’s headset is basically taking what some consider a shortcut to retina resolution with its ‘bionic display’ – a technique that combines a high resolution microdisplay with a standard VR display to achieve higher detail.