A Florida university is making Quidditch a (virtual) realityI.

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A Florida university is making Quidditch a (virtual) reality I hold in my hands what looks and feels like a wand from a Harry Potter film. The game—and the wand—were developed by Pat Starace , director of the digital fabrication course at Full Sail University in Orlando, Florida.

Generators help grids stay up through Florida hurricane

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Several OpenSim grids using a Florida-based data center for their hosting have been able to stay up during Hurricane Irma with the help of backup generators. View of Hurricane Irma from space. Image courtesy NASA.).

Florida based Outer Brain Studios has released their indie VR horror game just in time for the season

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Florida based development studio Outer Brain Studios have released their VR survival horror adventure ORGAN QUARTER. The title is available on Steam (for HTC Vive and Oculus Rift) now. Organ Quarter is a 5–8 hour adventure taking place across a large, nightmarish urban environment.

A look at Montana 17, a licensed VR Football experience for Google Daydream from small town Florida kid done good Damon Grow.

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Lucie, Florida. So last week was a pretty busy week for me with GDC17, Stanford Sports Innovation Expo, Starters VR In Sports, and general work week things. That all being said I decided to make one more trek into the world of VR networking to check out the VR Gaming Summit put on by SF Beta.

Magic Leap on sale starting from $2295, ships only in the US

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augmented reality AR florida magic leap mixed reality releaseFinally, the day has come. After a lot of words, flying whales, rock throwing guys and a lot of debates, Magic Leap has been released. You can buy it on the company website.

“Luke Skywalker” Unveils a New Virtual Reality Program for Pediatric Patients at Florida Hospital

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Mark Hamill, known for his depiction of the famous Star Wars character, Luke Skywalker, visited the pediatric patients at the Florida Hospital for Children to introduce a new Virtual Reality program. The new virtual reality program aims to bring entertainment to the pediatric patients at the Florida Hospital for Children. The Florida Hospital also has a Twitter account and they thanked Hamill and his crew who came over to make the kids smile.

Exclusive: Inside Magic Leap's Secret Headquarters

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We can now erase at least a portion of that mystery via images we've obtained of the interiors of Magic Leap's remote Florida headquarters. The long guarded veil of mystery surrounding Magic Leap for years was finally lifted last year when the company revealed its Magic Leap One device.

Medical Software Maker Medivis Closes $2.3 Million in Funding to Bring HoloLens to Surgical Platform

Next Reality AR

On Tuesday, along with closing its seed funding round, the company unveiled its SurgicalAR software for HoloLens at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) conference in Orlando, Florida.

Magic Leap Experience Lets Golf Fans Meet Jordan Spieth & PGA App Update Brings Pebble Beach to AR

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Nevertheless, the PGA is making it possible for golf fans to get closer to the action at the famous Florida course than those who paid to attend the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, which teed off on Thursday.

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Magic Leap Experience Lets Golf Fans Meet Jordan Spieth & PGA AR App Update Brings Pebble Beach to AR

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Nevertheless, the PGA is making it possible for golf fans to get closer to the action at the famous Florida course than those who paid to attend the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, which teed off on Thursday.

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The Secrets of Magic Leap, Part Two

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In November 2018, we were invited to visit Magic Leap headquarters in south Florida. There we spoke to the company's colorful CEO, Rony Abovitz, and top executives about the origins of the company, and its expansive views about the future of spatial computing. Part two of three in a series

The Secrets Of Magic Leap, Part Three

Charlie Fink

In November 2018, we were invited to visit Magic Leap headquarters in south Florida. There we spoke to the company's colorful CEO, Rony Abovitz, and top executives about the origins of the company, and its expansive views about the future of spatial computing. Part three of three in a series

The Secrets Of Magic Leap

Charlie Fink

In November 2018, we were invited to visit Magic Leap headquarters in south Florida. There we spoke to the company's colorful CEO, Rony Abovitz, and top executives about the origins of the company, and its expansive views about the future of spatial computing. Part one of three in a series

New Arizona Sunshine: Rampage Experience Coming To Nomadic VR Arcades

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Their main location is in Orlando, Florida. Rampage will launch in the Orlanda Florida location in “late Spring” It will come to other locations later in the year. A new title based on the Arizona Sunshine VR franchise is coming to Nomadic VR arcades.

‘Halo’ VR Multiplayer Shooter Coming to Location-based Halo Event

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If you’re looking to get your head into the first officially licensed multiplayer Halo VR shooter, Halo: Outpost Discovery will be touring the following cities: July 5-7 – Orlando, Florida.

Grids back up after hurricane

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DigiWorldz and the Great Canadian Grid are back up after a nerve-wracking week when Hurricane Matthew threatened to cut off power to the grids’ Florida data center.

Traveling Halo Fan Experience Will Feature Competitive Location-Based VR

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Halo Outpost Discovery kicks off July 5th – 7th in Orlando, Florida; followed by Philadelphia, Pennsylvania July 19th – 21nd ; Chicago, Illinois August 2nd – 4th ; Houston, Texas August 16th – 18th ; and Anaheim, California August 30th – September 1st.

Atek Grid has new owners, hiring staff

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Atek Grid, formerly owned by the company behind the CloudServe OpenSim hosting company, has been bought by the Tampa-based Florida Web Council, Inc.

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Destination Mars mixed reality experience at the Kennedy Space Center

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On September 19, the Kennedy Space Center in Florida launched a similarly themed experience called “Destination Mars.” I was moved to tears when I first watched the Apollo 11 experience on the Oculus Rift. Have you tried it?

Helping Paleontologists Learn More About Dinosaurs With VR

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The University of South Florida’s Center for Visualization & Applied Spatial Technologies and Integrative Biology departments are bringing dinosaurs to life in VR. How dinosaurs evolved into modern-day birds could soon be studied around the world, thanks to virtual reality.

Report: Magic Leap Raising Series D Investment, Could Value Company at $6–8 Billion

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For a company that’s showed almost no one what they’re building, Magic Leap has been phenomenally successful at fundraising. The company has previously raised a staggering $1.4

Vyu360 Upgrades Your Smartphone to VR Ready

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On Wednesday, VRJournal learned that Vyu360 — a South Florida tech startup company — officially announced its latest developments. Most notably, the. The post Vyu360 Upgrades Your Smartphone to VR Ready appeared first on VRJournal. Featured VR Industry and Technology Vyu360

Star Wars VR Tickets From The VOID Are Selling Fast

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It’s unclear if The VOID is bringing online multiple stages at each location to accommodate more than four people at a time, but there are showings offered every 15 minutes, with some gaps, at the Florida location.

Microsoft Now Hosts Free HoloLens Demos Across US & Canada

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Florida. Orlando, The Florida Mall. Haven’t been able to make it to any of the big gaming expos (or you don’t know anyone with the $3,000 AR headset)?

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VR-Eval Program Helps Survivors Of Human Trafficking Deal With Trauma

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Combating human exploitation by providing victims a safe space in which to tell their stories. According to research conducted by The International Labour Organization, human trafficking is currently a $150 billion global industry, with over 40.3

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Our First Look At Halo Outpost Discovery’s Location-Based VR Experience

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Halo Outpost Discovery , a touring Halo-themed fan experience, will soon make its first planned stop in Orlando, Florida this July, bringing with it a wide variety of attractions, competitions, and exhibits; all centered around the infamous video game franchise.

Google-Backed Magic Leap Alleges Workers Stole Its Secrets

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The allegations of betrayal and skullduggery surfaced in a lawsuit that Florida-based Magic Leap filed late Thursday in federal court Artificial reality startup Magic Leap is accusing two Silicon Valley employees of stealing the closely guarded secrets that make its technological tricks work.

The Void Teases New VR Experiences From Marvel, Sony Pictures Coming Soon

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” Hikcman went on to explain that, due to some licensing issues, the Marvel experience likely wouldn’t be shown in the Florida location at Disney Springs near Disney World, but should be available at all other Void locations.

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Facebook Pulls Bullet Train VR Demo From Conservative Conference Following Backlash

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However, given that the show was taking place just a week after the tragic mass shooting at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, many deemed Bullet Train’s presence as inappropriate and backlash quickly followed on social media platforms. In light of the recent events in Florida and out of respect for the victims and their families, we have removed them from this demo.

Virtuix & Funovation Introduce Omniverse VR Esports Arena

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VR ARENA will make its initial debut at IAAPA Attractions Expo 2018 in Orlando, Florida, November 13th to November 16th. The creators of the Omniverse treadmill target VR esports with a new multiplayer location-based arena.

3D Printing In AR Using A Robotic Assistant

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The interactive fabrication system combines AR CAD editing with precise robotic control.

New ‘Arizona Sunshine’ Multiplayer Shooter to Arrive at Nomadic VR Locations Soon

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Named Arizona Sunshine: Rampage, the co-op multiplayer shooter is said to arrive in the company’s debut location in Orlando, Florida, as well as new locations in California, Las Vegas, and “more domestic and international locations to come.”

Star Wars: Secrets Of The Empire From The VOID Adds London Location

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16, the same day the attraction opens in Disney Springs outside Walt Disney World in Florida. The VOID just announced a third location for its top-of-the-line Star Wars VR installation. London now joins Orlando and Anaheim offering Star Wars: Secrets Of The Empire.

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The VOID’s VR Theme Parks Add Wreck-It Ralph Experience

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Orlando, Florida. The VOID out-of-home VR company is adding an official Wreck-It Ralph experience to four of their locations. It is named ‘Ralph Breaks VR’ and officially opens on the 21st of November (next Wednesday).

Fully-Automated ‘Beat Saber’ Machine to Debut Next Week at IAAPA Attractions Expo

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The arcade cabinet, which is touted for its ability to run attendant-free, is set to debut next week at the IAAPA Attractions Expo in Orlando, Florida.