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.

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.

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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.

Schedule For Microsoft?s Virtual Mixed Reality Dev Days Revealed

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Microsoft revealed the full schedule for their upcoming Mixed Reality Dev Days, which is set to take place virtually in Altspace VR on Thursday and Friday.

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.

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.

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. Germany Store Availability.

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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.

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).

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.

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.

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.

Gamescom 2020 Cancelled Following German Ban on Major Events

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Gamescom, the world’s largest gaming event, won’t be taking place in Cologne, Germany as planned this August. Germany’s nationwide ban on major events is slated to last “at least until August 31st,” the German government says in an April 15th decree (German).

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.

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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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.

Viveport Infinity Now Only $27 For The Entire Year In ‘Play At Home’ Sale

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Canada, France, UK, Japan, Taiwan, Australia, Germany, Spain, Russia, and South Korea. Starting today until Sunday, April 19th, all new and renewing subscribers can get 75% off an annual Viveport Infinity subscription. This brings the price down to just $2.25/month, or $27/year.

Google to start paying some publishers for content later this year

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The company has initially signed partnerships with local and national publications in Germany, Australia, and Brazil, with more to come "soon." Google announced a licensing program through which it will pay news publishers for content, the company announced Thursday.

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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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). .

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.

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

‘Puzzling Places’ is a 3D Jigsaw Puzzle for Quest Featuring Stunning Photogrammetry Scans

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Now based in Berlin, Germany, the studio has a number of VR films and experiences to its name, including Tribeca 2019’s Best Immersive Media award winner The Key, and Home After War , winner of the Best Use of Immersive Arts at SXSW 2019.

Eleven Table Tennis Sold 12,000 Copies On Oculus Quest In 2 Weeks

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I played a game over the weekend with the creator of the 3D paddle in Germany from the headquarters of my social isolation in my Southern California home and — even with more than 200 milliseconds of latency — the game held up extremely well.

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.

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

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Vertigo Games’ first attempt at a third-person experience makes its debut at Gamescom 2018 in Germany. A Fisherman’s Tale will be available to the public for the first time Tuesday, August 21st through Wednesday, August 22nd during Gamescom 2018 in Koelnmesse, Cologne, Germany.

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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

‘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.

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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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.

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.

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.

AR Neurosurgical Fluorescent Receives FDA Clearance

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“Leica Microsystems is a company that works closely with neurosurgeons to bring new technologies to market that really respond to our needs,” adds Cleopatra Charalampaki, Professor of Neurosurgery at Cologne Medical Center in Germany.