Places_Festival Returns to Germany for Second Year

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And if you happen to be in Germany during the middle of May then you might want to check out Places_Festival.

Take A Guided VR Tour Of Germany’s Last Industrial Coal Mine

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Photogrammetry and volumetric VR preserve every detail of this historic mining operation in Ruhr, Germany. DLC centers around the Prosper Haniel, the last active coal mine in all of Germany. The post Take A Guided VR Tour Of Germany’s Last Industrial Coal Mine appeared first on VRScout.

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You Can Buy an Oculus Rift + Touch Bundle in Germany for €450

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Germany-based customers looking to snap up a deal on Oculus Rift and Touch, the VR headset’s motion controller, are seeing one of the biggest price cuts thanks to German electronics retailer MediaMarkt. including VAT and shipping to anywhere in Germany.

Birdly Simulator Features a “Man-Sized” VR Controller in Ulm, Germany

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Currently on display in Ulm, Germany, the Birdly experience asks players to lie face down on what they call the “man-sized-unit.” If Ubisoft’s Eagle Flight wasn’t immersive enough, here comes the Birdly simulator by Swiss firm Somniacs.

Original Oculus Rift Bundle Down To €269 In Germany

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The Oculus Rift is currently even cheaper than Sony’s PlayStation VR (PSVR) at one German retailer, though don’t add it to your basket just yet. Media Markt has the PC-based VR headset on offer for just €269 online right now (which works out to about $327 without tax included).

Microsoft To Host US And International Mixed Reality Dev Days

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Microsoft announced that it will be hosting two Mixed Reality Dev Days in Redmond, Washington May 16 and 17, in addition to some international dev days held in Japan and Germany at some point during the year.

HolodeckVR raises €3M from Germany’s ProSiebenSat1 to put VR onto dodgems

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Consumer VR might not have taken off in the mainstream but it’s still fun to use, and it’s even more fun to use in groups. There is more of an arcade renaissance for VR going on right now, as well as location-based multi-user VR experiences. That’s the premise behind Munich-based HolodeckVR which is using proprietary tech to blend radio frequency, IR tracking and on-device IMUs to bring multi-user positionally tracked VR to mobile headsets.

Gamescom 2019 Day #2: Iron Man VR, Espire 1 And More!

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Events Gamescom VR Industry News Espire 1: VR Operative gamescom vr germany Iron Man VR recapPew, pew, pew! It’s Gamescom day two! The aforementioned ‘pews’ are attributed to the fact we played Iron Man VR today.

This Theme Park Has A VR Water Slide

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News Ballast Germany Theme Parks Water Park Water Slide WaterproofThe German waterpark lets riders strap on a waterproof VR headset.

Minecraft to get big lighting, shadow and color upgrades through Nvidia ray tracing

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Nvidia meanwhile is showing off a range of 2019 games with real-time ray tracing enabled at Gamescom 2019 in Cologne, Germany, including Dying Light 2, Cyperpunk 2077, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Watch Dogs: Legion.

DOOM is Out, Quake or Wolfenstein to Come Next?

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Following the successful launch of DOOM, idSoftware is working on increasing its headcount by 17 job positions in company headquarters in Dallas (Texas) and Frankfurt (Germany).

Snapchat Adds New Landmarker Targets & Templates to Lens Studio

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Don't Miss: Snapchat Lens Studio Adds New Segmentation Templates to Its Bag of Augmented Reality Tricks The other new Landmarker targets include the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, France; the Astronomical Clock in Prague, Czech Republic; Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany; El.

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.

Magic Leap Teams with Sennheiser to Deliver High-End Spatial Audio for Augmented Reality

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Germany-based Sennheiser has announced an official partnership with Magic Leap through the company's "Works with Magic Leap" certification program.

YouTube’s ‘MRTV’ Launches Kickstarter to Showcase Current VR Headsets to Paying Public

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MRTV , the YouTube channel led by Germany-based VR enthusiast Sebastian Ang, launched a Kickstarter recently to create what he calls the MRTV Experience, which will invite the paying public to step in to try out a variety of the most recent VR headsets on offer.

The VR Job Hub: Labrodex Studios, VRgineers & Ubisoft

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Dusseldorf, Germany. Dusseldorf, Germany. Dusseldorf, Germany. Dusseldorf, Germany. Dusseldorf, Germany. Now that it’s September the kids are back in school, students are about to start or return to university and Autumn is upon us. Change is in the air so why not flip things around this season and look for a new job. Here at the VR Job Hub there are plenty on offer, located all around the world. Location. Company. Melville, NY. Labrodex Studios.

The First Google Daydream Headset is the VR ONE Plus

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That headset is the VR ONE Plus, the latest in the line of mobile-based HMDs from Germany-based Carl Zeiss. We’ve already heard about the first Google Daydream ready smartphone, now it’s time for a look at what appears to be the first Daydream headset.

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FundamentalVR Raises $5.6M Investment to Further Develop VR Surgery Training Tools

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Leading medical institutions also participated in the funding round, including the world-renowned Mayo Clinic and Sana Kliniken, the third largest hospital organization in Germany. FundamentalVR , a company specializing in VR medical training, has closed a £4.3 million (~$5.6

Snapchat’s Latest Lens Studio Update Is A Game Changer For AR Creators

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14 new landmarks and 6 AR templates make their way to the desktop app.

‘Groundhog Day VR’ to Launch in September on Rift, Vive & PSVR, Gameplay Trailer Here

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We have feet on the ground in Cologne, Germany, so strap in for the latest in AR/VR news to come from the world’s largest gaming event.

Wonderland Puzzler Down The Rabbit Hole Releases Next Month To Quest & More

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We previewed the title back at Gamescom in Germany where Jamie gave more insight into what the game has in store, including a shift in point of view from first to third-person depending on what you’re doing.

Oculus Link Beta Now Supports Some AMD GPUs

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Links: North America | Canada | UK | Japan | Australia | Germany. Launched last month in beta, Oculus Link lets you connect your Oculus Quest standalone headset to a VR-ready computer, letting you play PC VR games simply by hooking up a high-quality USB 3 cable.

Oculus Rift Is $349 / £349 / C$449 / €399 At Retailers This Weekend

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Germany. In Germany, the discounted price is 399€ (50€ off). Didn’t get a chance to pick up an Oculus Rift in the Christmas sales? Various retailers in the USA, UK, Canada are offering the headset (and controllers) for a reduced price this week. The discount will continue over the weekend. The Rift’s regular price is $399 / £399 / C$529. In the USA, the discounted price is $349 ($50 off).

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Burger King Trolls McDonald’s With ‘IT Chapter 2’ Promotional AR Challenge

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Here’s how it works: using the MyBK app available on iOS & Android, users located in Germany can visit any McDonald’s establishment to find a special AR-enabled advertisement that’s been snuck into the organization’s cinema-themed magazine (located at every McDonald’s restaurant). .

OCULUS Touch Controllers appear in German Media Markt webshop

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Media Markt in Germany announced the price and release date for the Oculus Touch controllers! The price will be 199 euro’s and the release date appear to be November 21 2016. Furthermore, the specs of the controllers are shown. They are 114.3 mm wide and 96.5

German Circus Ends Its Use Of Live Animals In Favor Of 3D Holograms

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Established in 1976, Germany’s Circus Roncalli began phasing out its use of live animals in 1990. Circus Roncalli adopts holographic tech amid concerns over animal cruelty. The international circus industry has been struggling as of late.

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Ubisoft Hiring For ‘Unannounced AAA VR Project’ Based On ‘Great IP’

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” The company currently has nine high-level listings related to the project in Dusseldorf, Germany (first spotted by VRFocus ). Blue Byte is a network of three studios based in Germany.

New Approach to Virtual Reality Shocks You Into Believing Walls.

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A team of researchers from Germany’s Hasso-Plattner Institute is trying to change that.

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.

2018 VR and AR Conference, Festival and Expo Schedule

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Reutlingen, Germany. Cologne, Germany. 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.

Crytek-Incubated ‘VR First’ Program to Double Number of Academic VR/AR Labs in 2017

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Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences, Germany. HTW Berlin, Germany. Universität Hamburg, Germany. Universität Heidelberg, Germany.

Astounding New VR Space Safari Experience Encourages Climate Action

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The experience is available with narration from four former astronauts from the US, UK, Denmark and Germany. A new VR experience created by Danish green energy company Ørsted sends your hurtling into space, with the aim to see our home in a new light and feel more connected to the planet.

Visit EchoAR, which makes building Spatial Computing apps a lot easier

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As more companies build apps like Minecraft Earth, an augmented reality app coming soon to phones, they will need to manage servers and content.

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

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Germany. 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.

TPCAST Wireless Vive Accessory Available For Pre-Order In Europe

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The adapter costs around €349 / £319 and is available from the following sellers in Europe: Alternate, Alza, Amazon (Germany), Caseking, Digitec, Inet, OverClockers, Scan, Schenker Technologies, Webhallen. HTC Vive owners in Europe eager to cut the cord between the PC and headset can now pre-order the TPCAST wireless accessory. We’ve found the system pretty capable in our testing with a few key caveats.

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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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Ubisoft Now Hiring For VR Project In India

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In early September we reported the discovery of several new listings at one of Ubisoft’s three Blue Byte offices in Dusseldorf, Germany. Ubisoft looks like it is expanding its VR efforts even further beyond our initial reports.

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