Georgia School in Viral Photo Closes Indefinitely Following Covid-19 Outbreak

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Administrators at a Georgia High School got a taste of the Streisand Effect last week when they suspended two students for shared images of students navigating packed hallways between classes while a pandemic rages across the state. coronavirus schools covid 19 georgia

Hundreds of Kids in Georgia Tested Positive for Coronavirus After Summer Camp

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It details an outbreak of covid-19 at an overnight summer camp in Georgia this past June, in which hundreds of children of all ages and teenage staff… Read more.

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Georgia Tech built a ‘slothbot’ that slowly climbs through trees — Strictly Robots

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‘SlothBot’ mimics the movement of sloths and travels between two large trees on a cable using solar panels for power. Read more. More about Tech , Science , Robots , Mashable Video , and Strictly Robots. Tech Science Robots Mashable Video Strictly Robots

Georgia's Dumbass Governor Abolishes Local Mask Requirements as Covid-19 Cases Soar

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Georgia Governor Brian Kemp signed an executive order on Wednesday banning all cities and counties in the state from requiring people to wear masks during the coronavirus pandemic. The move comes as Georgia has experienced a steep rise in covid-19 infections over the past two weeks, with 3,871 new cases and 37 new… Read more. coronavirus covid 19 brian kemp donald trump president trump pandemics disease governors georgia florida texas kevin stitt icu beds icu capacity health

DragonCon 2020 in Atlanta Is Officially, Finally, Going Virtual

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dragoncon covid 19 coronavirus covid 19 reopening sars cov 2 conventions atlanta georgiaAnother of the biggest convention holdouts has just given up its battle with covid-19. DragonCon 2020, scheduled for September 3-7 in Atlanta, GA, has now officially been postponed and will be held virtually. This comes after months of assurance the event was “moving forward.on schedule,” according to the official… Read more.

#912: Virtual Conference Lessons Learned from IEEE VR 2020 + Experiential Design Tradeoffs

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On March 6th, 2020, the IEEE VR announced a venue change on their website from Atlanta, Georgia to online in virtual reality for the academic. Podcast Archive

U.S. Concentration Camp Sent Undocumented Women to Be Sterilized According to Whistleblower

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concentration camp in Georgia were sent to be given unnecessary hysterectomies.… Why are the terms “Nazi Germany” and “Mengele” become trending topics on Twitter?

Read the Fine-Print on Verizon's New 4G Home Internet

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Verizon announced today that it has launched a brand new 4G LTE home internet option for residents in parts of Savannah, Georgia, Springfield, Missouri, and the Tri-Cities of both Tennessee and Virginia.

This robot changes its 'shoes' to adapt to new terrain — Strictly Robots

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Georgia Tech researchers developed a small mobile robot that swaps out its “shoes,” or “swappable propolsers” as it adjusts to different terrains.

Trump Facebook Ads With 'Real People' Actually Feature GOP Political Operatives

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'The Walking Dead' Pokémon GO Knockoff Gets a Launch Date, More Details Revealed

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While it has been slower to arrive than a walker limping through thick Georgia mud, location-based augmented reality game Walking Dead: Our World finally has a confirmed launch date: July 12. Along with a release date, the game's publisher, Next Games, has provided a few more details on gameplay. We've known that the game will follow Pokémon GO's model, with first-person battles with zombies replacing cutesy sparring with pocket monsters.

Fans Get A VR Tour Of LA Stadium Ahead Of Super Bowl LIII

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Image Credit: United Way, Futurus, Georgia University. “It’s Image Credit: United Way, Futurus, Georgia University. United Way, Futurus, and Georgia University also teamed up to provide their own Unity-built experience during the Fan Expo. Fans get a closer look at the future home of the Los Angeles Rams. This Sunday the Los Angeles Rams take on the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LIII at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.

Stretch is an $18,000 robot that will try and help around the house

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The startup was founded by Google's former robotics director, Aaron Edsinger, and Georgia Tech professor Charlie Kemp, who met at MIT. Stretch is a robot with a strong grip and it's ready to do your laundry. Hello Robot launched the 50-pound bot on Tuesday.

In the wake of allegations of forced sterilizations at ICE detention centers, here's how you can offer support

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In an explosive complaint filed on September 14, an ICE whistleblower alleged that unwanted hysterectomies, a surgical operation that removes the uterus, were performed on immigrant women in ICE custody at a Georgia facility without their consent.

Stacey Abrams on how American democracy hinges on the right to vote

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"I'm a Black woman from the Deep South, I'm steeped in the legacy of voter suppression," says Stacey Abrams, former Minority Leader of Georgia's House of Representatives and founder of national voting rights organization Fair Fight and Fair Count.

This Restaurant Will Let You Paint With Sauces in VR

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15 – Georgia Tech vs. Georgia Southern. 5 – Ole Miss vs. Georgia Southern. Zaxby’s is taking an interactive HTC VIVE experience on tour to tailgaters across the country. With over 700 locations across 17 states, quick service chicken restaurant Zaxby’s is giving college football fans a taste of something new while tailgating this season.

CBS Sports Coverage Of Super Bowl LIII Will Include AR Enhancements

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CBS Sports have announced plans to use AR during their coverage of Super Bowl LIII at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia, promising to enhance your football experience like never before. Super Bowl LIII will take place at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia, home of the Atlanta Falcons. CBS Sports technology make-over includes 115 cameras and AR.

The HoloLens Application that Wants to Save eCommerce Retailers Millions

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Students from Georgia Tech are working with Microsoft and Walmart to increase efficiency in warehouses using Mixed Reality. But a team of students from Georgia Tech believe they can make that manual process a whole lot more efficient; they developed an application called PickAR, which promises to dramatically streamline that process by using HoloLens Mixed Reality technology.

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Barack Obama reminds us of ever-present threat of voter suppression in John Lewis eulogy

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John Lewis in Georgia, former President Barack Obama took aim at the current administration and criticized an ever-present threat to our democracy: voter suppression. ".there On Thursday, during a eulogy for the late Rep.

Zuckerberg ludicrously claimed he didn't remember paying teens to spy on them

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First reported by TechCrunch , the app — dubbed " Facebook Research " — was brought up by Democratic Congressman Henry Johnson of Georgia.

Amazon rolls out little delivery robot to more cities

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Now, Amazon will extend that trial to select customers in Atlanta, Georgia, and Franklin, Tennessee. Amazon is rolling out its robot delivery trial to more cities.

Design Your Own VR Tour With Google’s ‘Tour Creator’

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“Being able to work with Tour Creator has been an awesome experience,” adds Jennifer Newton, a school media coordinator in Georgia. “It It has allowed our students from a small town in Georgia to tell our story to the world.”. Google harnesses the power of photos and street view to deliver simplified, web-based VR development to students and teachers.

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Virtuix Debuts ‘VR Arena’ Attraction at Dave & Buster’s Austin Location

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In addition to the Dave & Buster’s Austin location, Virtuix today announced that they’ve opened one at Sky Zone in McDonough, Georgia. Virtuix, the company behind the VR treadmill Virtuix Omni , debuted their previously announced VR eSports attraction ‘Omniverse VR Arena’ at the Dave & Buster’s location in Austin, Texas this past week.

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VR Headset Makers Buddy Up to form VR Association

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There is a slight problem, however, if you search GVRA in Google, the first result is for the Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency. There are several top players in the world of VR, all doing their own thing. Each has their game portal, separate APIs and development kits. As every industry progresses, the need for standards always comes into play. This problem was the driving force behind the OSVR headset to ensure everything was open source.

Make-A-Wish Grants Incredible Wish Using VR

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History was made this past monday as Make-A-Wish Georgia granted the first ever virtual reality wish to seven-year-old Zayden Wright in an attempt to fulfill his request of flying to the planet Saturn in a red rocket ship. It was a tear-jerking scene inside the Texas Dobbins Air Reserve Base in Marietta, Georgia Monday as Make-A-Wish, NASA and and over 30 active servicemen and women came together to bring Zayden’s out-of-this-world vision to life.

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You should watch the excellent John Lewis documentary, 'Good Trouble'

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Georgia Congessman John Lewis died on Friday at the age of 80. You should take some time to learn about his life and work in the Dawn Porter-directed documentary, John Lewis: Good Trouble. The Civil Rights icon leaves behind the legacy of a fighter for peace who spent the bulk of his time on Earth working to ensure equal treatment for people of color in the United States.

This sloth robot could help (very slowly) save our planet

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Developed by engineers at the Georgia Institute of Technology, SlothBot is a three-foot long, solar-powered robot that monitors temperature, weather, carbon dioxide levels, etc. Look up, because the Atlanta Botanical Garden is getting a cute friend. For the next few months, visitors will find a new sloth lingering in the trees — a new sloth robot , to be exact.

XRSI Releases 45-Page VR/AR Privacy Framework Due To Urgent Industry Need

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The XRSI is working with liaison organizations — including Open AR Cloud, the University of Michigan, and the Georgia Institute of Technology — to further develop the Framework beyond its current “version 1.0”

Stretch is an $18,000 robot that can vacuum your couch

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The startup was founded by Google's former robotics director, Aaron Edsinger, and Georgia Tech professor Charlie Kemp, who met at MIT. Stretch is a robot with a strong grip and it's ready to do your laundry. Hello Robot launched the 50-pound bot on Tuesday. The helpful robot can be teleoperated from a computer, although Hello Robot says it will eventually work autonomously.

Creating Immersive Learning Experiences

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“Being able to work with Tour Creator has been an awesome experience,” says Jennifer Newton, a school media coordinator in Georgia. “It It has allowed our students from a small town in Georgia to tell our story to the world.”. “As Google harnesses the power of photos and street view to deliver simplified VR development for teachers and students.

VR Docu-Series Explores The Lives Of Chimps Freed From Research Labs

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Shot in collaboration with Condition One , a VR studio developing advanced technology towards animal awareness, Project Chimps takes users into the heart of the Project Chimps sanctuary in Blue Ridge, Georgia as Hercules, Leo, and a host of other freed chimpanzees are introduced to their new, natural habitat for the first-time. Follow former medical chimpanzees, Hercules and Leo, as they leave isolated captivity and step outdoors for the very first time.

Using Augmented Reality to Elevate the Concert Experience

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Hyundai debuted the technology at the annual Music Midtown Festival in Atlanta, Georgia. Even though streaming music on demand is more affordable than ever, music lovers will pay more to experience it live. The combination of music , performance, pyrotechnics, and entertainment make festivals and concerts worth going to. With rising demand for one-of-a-kind experiences, entertainment companies are starting to explore new avenues. That includes augmented reality.

Republican Senator's Campaign 'Accidentally' Photoshops Jewish Opponent With Larger Nose

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Republican Senator David Perdue of Georgia has been called out for running a Facebook ad campaign that featured a digitally manipulated photo of his opponent, Democrat Jon Ossoff, with a bigger nose.

Scale Learning and Teaching for the Online Classroom

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At EON Reality, we are working at lightning speed to help classrooms around the world transition safely and effectively to an online classroom. As we shift towards preparing for tomorrow it is now more important than ever to build resilience into our online classrooms. How is it possible to do it at scale? .

5 Super Bowl VR Apps To Get You Primed For The Big Game

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Head on over to the Georgia World Congress Center for a VR app that has you throwing a real ball. It’s nearly game day! The Super Bowl 2019 is nearly upon us and the hot dogs are cooking. But if you’re hosting a party this year, what better way to get people hyped than with a VR headset? So here are the best Super Bowl VR experiences to get you ready for the big match. VR Sports Challenge (Rift). Want a slice of the blockbuster football experience?

EON Reality Presents at Nordic VR Forum

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At the 2018 edition of the Nordic VR Forum, EON Reality Norway didn’t just attend Hamar’s distinguished virtual reality conference but also presented the “ Jesper on Wheels ” project to an eager crowd. With hundreds of attendees from 10 different nations and even more viewers following along with the event’s livestreams online, the annual event proved successful in every way.