Drift Championship in France

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Take place on the 550HP Nissan PS13 of young pilot Jack Shanahan from the round 5 of the french drift championship in France. User Uploads car drift france mountain race

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Air France introduces VR headset for Joon, Their Low Cost Airline

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In July this year, Air France announced plans to launch an airline that specifically targets millennials, raising the question of what, exactly, that actually means. Surprisingly enough, Air France did not opt for Skylights and their SkyTheater.

Colin Farrell Narrates VR Series ‘Gloomy Eyes’, Debuting at Sundance 2019

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Gloomy Eyes was produced by 3dar and France’s Atlas V, and co-produced by Ryot, ARTE France and HTC Vive, with the support of the CNC, Unity and Rhône Alpes. News VR Experiences 3dar arte arte france atlas v cnc colin farrell gloomy eyes htc vive rhone alpes ryot unity

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

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Come June 26th, residents of the UK, France, Germany, Netherlands, and Switzerland will be able to walk into a brick-and-mortar shop and snag one off the shelves. France Store Availability.

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‘A Fisherman’s Tale’ Review – A Delightful, But Brisk Encounter with Untapped Potential

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Developer: Innerspace VR, ARTE France. ” to underline the fact that A Fisherman’s Tale is a French production made by people who care that you know this; it was after all co-produced by Franco-German cultural TV network ARTE France and Paris-based studio Innerspace VR.

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

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If you’re near Avenue des Champs-Élysées in Paris, France, pop over into the store and give this a shot. Tagged with: ar , augmented reality , france , Nike , Paris , shopping. AR Experiences Shopping ar augmented reality france Nike Paris shopping

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HTC announces arts funding initiative

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“ We are thrilled to be working with HTC VIVE to bring a new and exciting digital experience to our visitors ,” said Frances Morris, Director, Tate Modern. Business Companies HTC News Virtual Reality (VR) Frances Morris Hermitage Museum HTC Vive Joel Breton Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle National Palace Museum Newseum Royal Academy of Arts Tate Modern VIVE Arts Viveport

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Mind-bending VR adventure game A Fisherman's Tale will launch on various VR platfroms on January 22, 2019.

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ARTE is a proud collaborator on A Fisherman’s Tale together with its talented creators at Innerspace and publisher Vertigo Games,” said Gilles Freissinier, Head of Web Department at ARTE France.

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This Awesome VR Paragliding Rig Puts You In Control

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The France-based studio recently shared this look at its elaborate contraption. Most people have a dream VR setup. It might be laid out for the ultimate racing experience, or designed for immersive flight simulation. Studio Muybridge, however, built the ultimate VR paragliding experience.

One Direction’s Liam Payne Stars In Live VR Concert Tomorrow

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Britain, France, Germany, Sweden, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Austria and Belgium; plans for launch in South Korea, China, Taiwan and Japan are on the horizon. MelodyVR enlists the former boy band member for their first live VR concert.

‘A Fisherman’s Tale’ Is A VR Puzzler With A Miniature Twist

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The VR puzzle adventure was co-produced by ARTE France with support from BPI France, Ville de Paris, CNC, and New Media Fund. Vertigo Games’ first attempt at a third-person experience makes its debut at Gamescom 2018 in Germany.

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Haptic VR Gun Accessory ‘ForceTube’ Headed to Kickstarter Later This Month

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ProTubeVR , the Marseilles, France-based makers of the titular VR gunstock accessory, is hoping to make a splash later this month with a Kickstarter campaign for a new haptic devkit that promises to dial-up immersion in VR shooters.

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Google Debuts Two New Spotlight Stories ‘Piggy’ & ‘Age Of Sail’

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The biennial Annecy International Film Fest is currently in full-swing as creators from around the world gather in France to showcase their latest achievements in the field of animation. Google heads to the Annecy Film Fest in full force with two, never-before-scene Spotlight Stories.

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HoloLens sets its sights on Europe with huge expansion

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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. It’s been a long time coming, but Microsoft is finally ready to launch HoloLens across Europe.

Arizona Sunshine and La Peri Devs Team Up For VR Puzzler A Fisherman’s Tale

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The game is being developed by Innerspace directly, co-produced by ARTE France with the support of CNC, Ville de Paris New Media Fund and BPI France. This is a development team collaboration I didn’t expect to ever write about.

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.

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

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Launching in France, Italy, Germany, Spain, Portugal, UK, Australia, and New Zealand on September 26th , HeroCade offers and interesting mix of genres, recalling memories of the old PlayStation demo discs from the PS1 era.

New VR App Celebrates The Work Of Claude Monet

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The app, named Claude Monet – The Waterlily Obsession, was directed by Nicolas Thépot and created with the help of ARTE France, Lucid Realities, Camera lucida productions under HTC’s Vive Arts program.

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Oculus Begins ‘Summer of Rift’ Sale, $100 Credit for Rift & Touch Bundle Buyers

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Amazon is participating in the deal across five territories, plus Best Buy and Newegg in the US, along with FNAC in France, MediaMarkt, Saturn, and Caseking in Germany, and Scan and Game in the UK.

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Oculus is Now Offering Free Demos of ‘MARVEL Powers United VR’ at Select Retail Locations

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Oculus is hosting MARVEL Powers United VR demos at hundreds of participating Best Buy stores in the US, select Currys PC World and John Lewis stores in the UK, and participating FNAC locations in France.

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Try Vive, Rift, Touch, PSVR, Gear VR, and Daydream FreeHTC hosts.

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Most of the European Vive demo locations are concentrated in England, Belgium, The Netherlands, and Germany, but you’ll still be able to spot a few places in France, and even one in the Czech Republic.

Eagle Flight now available now on Oculus Rift Coming Soon on PSVR and Vive

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The game takes place in Paris, France, which is now overrun by various animals after the end of humanity. Eagle Flight is now available on the Rift, then coming to PSVR on November 8 and HTC Vive on December 20.

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Oculus Hosts Halloween Pumpkin-carving Contest in ‘Oculus Medium’

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7) Must be 18 year or older, must be in located in United States, United Kingdom, Canada (excluding Quebec), France, Germany, Netherlands, Poland or Japan.

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Betting on Location-Based VR

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Partners so far include public institutions including the National Public Library of France and the Film Fund in Luxembourg, leaders in the movie theater industry such as Nordisk in Scandinavia as well in Brazil (Arvore) and Asia.

Disney Puts Augmented Reality Star Destroyers over International Landmarks

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On Friday , Disney again deployed AR to ignite Star Wars hype by updating the Find the Force app to include an experience that positions First Order Star Destroyers over some of the biggest International landmarks around the globe—including France, Sweden, Japan and the United States.

Check Out Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed VR Escape Room

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Currently Escape The Lost Pyramid is available in four locations across the globe, including two sites in the US, one in Germany and one in France. Ubisoft’s new Assassin’s Creed VR experience allows you to step inside the Animus for the first time ever.

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Watch World Cup 2018 Matches for Free in ‘Oculus Venues’ Starting This Weekend

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The World Cup is due to kick off today, and Oculus announced that US residents will be able to watch select matches of the quadrennial football championship for free in Oculus Venues , the company’s social VR event viewing app for Oculus Go and Gear VR.

Mk2 Partners With Secret Location For Worldwide VR Distribution Network

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Current partners include public institutions, such as the National Public Library of France and the Film Fund in Luxembourg, leaders in the movie theater industry, including Nordisk in Scandinavia, as well as Brazil (Arvore) and Asia. Betting on location-based VR.

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

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TPCast pre-orders are available in the following countries: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and UK.

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Oculus Go Launches At Canadian And European Retailers

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France: Amazon , FNAC / Darty. Though Canadian and European VR fans have been able to pick up an Oculus Go standalone headset directly from the company since launch last month, more purchasing options have arrived today.

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Parisian Hospital Begins Testing VR As A Pain Relief Alternative

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The Saint-Josepth Hospital in Paris, France is among the first to test immersive VR pain management techniques created by a start-up called Healthy Mind , which can in some cases replace pain medication altogether.

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

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Laval, France. 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.

KLM Airlines App Uses AR To Determine If Your Luggage Is Carry-On

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In an official statement from KLM, Pieter Groeneveld, Senior VP Digital Air France said, “By harnessing the potential of AR, KLM is taking the next step in terms of digital service provision. Royal Dutch Airlines turns to AR to take the second guessing out of carry-on luggage.

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How To Watch The 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Live In VR

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Very few athletic competitions have managed to capture the attention of so many different countries and cultures while simultaneously dwarfing the viewer ratings of other legendary events such as the Tour De France and the Summer Olympic Games.

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Europe’s VR Sector Has Grown To Nearly 487 Companies

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and 29 in France. The VR industry continues to grow, and next to the United Kingdom and France, Sweden has now caught up in terms of the number of high-performing startups across the VR industry,” said Leen Segers, cofounder and CEO of LucidWeb.

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The Chelsea Film Festival Showcases Diversity in VR

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“The stories come from: India, Israel, France, America, and beyond. Chelsea Film Festival offers a VR lineup that is refreshing, intimate, and necessary. Over the past few years, VR has established a presence in “name brand” festivals such as Sundance, SXSW, Tribeca or Cannes.

Oculus Store Thanksgiving Sale Now On, Up to 50% Off Rift Games

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Oculus dropped prices on several VR titles on their store for Thanksgiving with those prices likely to persist through the weekend until Cyber Monday. Here’s what’s on offer.

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Virtuix Omni Starts Shipping to US Customers

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When I first checked out the Virtuix Omni at CES 2015 , I was intrigued, but my wallet stayed firmly in my pocket. The Virtuix Omni is just not practical for the average gamer or even like myself, a self-confessed gadget freak.

Zara AR Brings Fashionable Looks to Life in Stores

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Zara’s AR app and experience was developed by Paris-based creative director Ezra Petronio, cofounder of Self Service magazine, together with Holooh of France and Inria, a French public research body dedicated to digital science and technology.

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

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HoloLens is currently only officially available in Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Ireland, Japan, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

Learn a New Language in VR

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A friend of mine who is a language professor at Colgate University suggested I move to France and immerse myself into various conversations, pay close attention to what was being said, and use the things I see along with the sounds, smells, touch and taste as part of the language learning process.

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Secret Location’s Cinematic VR Epic ‘The Great C’ Now Available

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The immersive film debuted earlier this summer at the Venice Film Festival before making appearances at the Chicago Film Festival, the FEFFS in France, as well as several others. Explore an apocalyptic wasteland to unravel a terrifying ancient mystery in this 37-minute sci-fi adventure.

John Travolta Stars in "SPEED KILLS VR," now available on several platforms.

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Set to become available across the US, China, France, Korea and the rest of the international markets, Speed Kills VR provides over an hour of replayable cinematic VR content.