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.

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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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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Microsoft Hololens Available in More Countries

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Starting on October 12, Microsoft added availability to the following countries: Australia, Ireland, France, Germany, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom. Microsoft Hololens (Developer version) has been available in the US and Canada since March for $3,000.

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.

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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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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‘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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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 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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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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The Future of Location-Based Virtual Reality

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Positron developed a financial model around ticketed premium VR experiences which they’ve tested with motion VR theaters at locations like the Ace Hotel in Los Angeles and the MK2 VR center in Paris, France. “Our

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.

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.

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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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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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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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.

Expert View: 3 ways VR is transforming Learning & Development

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Check out their latest work recent work with adidas , Three and France Télévisions. . Immersive tech and training go back 50 years, but how has that relationship changed? Are we in for disruption or just another buzz-term? By Daniel Fraga and Christophe Mallet – Somewhere Else.

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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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.

Gamescom 2018 Day 1: World of Tanks VR, ThermoReal lets you feel hot and cold in VR, and much more

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The vision is the one of offering an LBVR experience in France where Enter VR is in charge of everything, from the location to the hardware not to mention the software. The Gamescom has officially begun, at least for us of the press.

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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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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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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.

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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Gran Turismo Sport Gets Another F1 Car, Microtransactions, New Course In July Update

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France’s Circuit de Sainte-Croix has been digitized and features three configurations that can also be played in reverse. Yet another free update is on the way for Sony’s Gran Turismo Sport, though not all of its new features are so cheap.

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The Biggest Rift, Vive and Windows VR Releases Of The Week 07/01/18

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It takes you to the Palace of Versailles in France to witness two historical events that took place in the building. The summer sales are just about coming to a close, so hopefully the VR content drought is soon to end.

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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.

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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Microsoft Opens Up HoloLens Pre-orders In 6 Countries

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Development efforts are about to get a major adrenaline shot in the arm also, with Microsoft today expanding distribution globally to Australia, France, Germany, Ireland, New Zealand and the United Kingdom.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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Creators Of Arizona Sunshine Launch Location-Based VR Company

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Vertigo Games announces their new publishing company, Vertigo Arcades, alongside a location-based release of Arizona Sunshine. As location-based (LB) immersive experiences continue to grow in popularity, developers have begun seeing the potential benefits in bringing their own VR games to 4D arcades.

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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Oculus Introduces $299 Go for Business Bundle

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Currently, the bundle is scheduled to release in the US, Canada, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the UK. Facebook’s affordable standalone VR headset, Oculus Go, is looking to finally make the platform a mainstream hit with consumers. But it appears Go forms a big part of the Oculus for Business strategy, too.

Take A Virtual Tour Around The Solar System With ‘Overview’

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It was produced by Orbital Views , a virtual reality studio based in Paris, France, with a strong emphasis on research, science and education. A French company is using VR to create the next generation of educational space simulators.

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2018 VR and AR Conference, Festival and Expo Schedule

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Laval, France. Over the last few years a busy conference circuit has emerged for creators and enthusiasts interested in VR and AR technology, and 2018 is already full of events throughout the year. We’ll update this list of VR and AR-related events from time to time as more dates are announced. If we’ve missed a big one, please email tips@uploadvr.com with information about the conference or event and we’ll periodically update this post.