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.

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.

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).

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

‘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.

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.

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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You’re Taking Me for ARide

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This new AR helmet, which weighs around 1700g was designed in Germany and is made from pure carbon fiber. This new AR helmet, which weighs around 1700g was designed in Germany and is made from pure carbon fiber Click To Tweet.

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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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.

Gamescom 2019 Day #1: Groundhog Day, VR Showcase And Paper Beasts

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Yes, the annual gigantic games celebration is underway in Cologne, Germany. We’re at Gamescom! We’ve seen some VR games! Lots of them! Too many of them! We’ve been here for a day and already seen eight games, which is just the tip of the iceberg.

Westworld Awakening Brings the Hit TV Show to VR Arcades and Home Users

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It will be available in English in the US, Mexico, Brazil, UK, Germany, France, Spain, Portugal, South Korea, and China (arcades only). Survios has or is working on several big interactive IP’s based on TV shows and films.

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

Psychologists Are Using VR To Transform People Into Animals

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Ever wonder what it would be like to live as a spider or fly like a bird? Psychologists are working to understand how VR can be used to transport individuals into different bodies, and if it is possible to do so with animal avatars.

FundamentalVR Combines With HaptX Glove For Even More Realistic Surgical Training

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FundamentalVR is already deployed at locations including Mayo Clinic and UCLA in the US, UCLH in the UK and Sana in Germany. FundamentalVR gave me a frankly disgusting haptic VR experience back in 2017.

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.

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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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.

Episodic Sci-fi Adventure Kamile VR to Debut at Gamescom 2019

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In a couple of weeks, Europe’s biggest gaming event takes place in Cologne, Germany, Gamescom 2019. From the looks of things, there’s going to be quite the virtual reality (VR) presence.

Oculus Go Launches At Canadian And European Retailers

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Germany: Alternate , Amazon , MediaMarkt , Saturn. 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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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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NVIDIA’s VR Funhouse Game Jam Mods Now Available

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Power Tower – Daedalic (Germany). Beer, Beer, Beer & Sausages – Aesir (Germany). Back in September, we reported on Epic Games and NVIDIA’s team-up for a VR Funhouse Game Jam and it’s now time to reap the rewards.

Gamescom 2019 VR Games Showcase To Highlight Six Upcoming Games

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The 2019 iteration of the show, hosted in Cologne, Germany, will be the first to feature The VR Games Showcase, presented by Perp Games. Despite rising popularity, VR has always struggled to standout at major gaming events. That’s why we put on the first ever E3 VR Showcase last month.

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Horror VR Experiences Can Have Psychological Effects On Users

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Metzinger and Michael Madary from the Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Germany talks about it effectively.

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.

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

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Experience 6 amazing indie VR games at the Gamescom VR Showcase!

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The Showcase will premiere at Gamescom in Germany on August 20 , and I hope we will be able to bring it to other events going forward – and also include visitor show floors! Gamescom is one of the most important gaming fairs in the world, and probably the most important in Europe.

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‘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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