18 States That Have Passed Permanent Daylight Savings Time and Why They Haven’t Implemented It

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and we’re Googling SAD lamps while we stare into the night from the office window. Come Sunday at 2:00 a.m. EST, Daylight Saving Time is coming to an end. An hour repeats, because the 20th-century federal government decided it should. It gets dark at 4:30 p.m,

Google Working on VR Short Film With ‘Book of Life’ Director Jorge Gutierrez

VRScout

The new animated VR film will be part of Google Spotlight Stories. The VR short is being developed with Google Spotlight Stories and revolves around Mexican wrestling and “the tradition and the responsibility of carrying on the legacy of your culture.” Like Book of Life , which was nominated for a Golden Globe in 2015, Son of Jaguar is set in Mexico City on the Day of the Dead. Image Credit: Google Spotlight Stories.

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Get Your Mobile Fortnite Fix for Free Through Xbox Cloud Gaming

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and Mexico. Now you can play Fortnite wherever there’s an internet connection. Microsoft announced today that Epic Games’ flagship title is now available to play for free through the Xbox Cloud Gaming service, including on mobile.

Preserving Historical Landmarks In VR Should Be A Priority

VRScout

In 2018, the company partnered with Google Arts & Culture to bring their extensive collection of recorded heritage sites to the masses, as well as launch the Open Heritage project , a new initiative dedicated towards the digital preservation of historical sites across the world. Image Credit: Google Inc. News 3D Spatial Capture CyArk Google Arts & Culture Open Heritage Project PhotogrammetryEnsuring history survives using modern day technology.

Augmented Reality Top 8 of 2018

VRScout

Notable Women, by former Treasurer of the United States Rosie Rios, Google Creative Lab, and Nexus Studios. The NYT AR piece on the cave rescue was an excellent application of the medium,” said Jon Wiley, Director Google AR VR. “My News AR Art Augmented Reality Bose AR Google Creative Lab New York Times Reblink Red Cross SnapchatAs a new communications medium, Augmented Reality (AR) is changing the way we consume and share knowledge and how we express ourselves creatively.

Iñárritu’s ‘Carne y Arena’ Just Won an Oscar

VRScout

This is the first time a VR experience has actually landed a statuette, following a near-miss for Google Spotlight’s Pearl last year. Created in partnership with ILMxLAB and Iñárritu collaborator Emmanuel Lubezki, the installation combines physical space with the virtual landscape, giving participants a firsthand experience of being an immigrant attempting to cross the US-Mexico border. Mexico border.”. A major first for the VR industry.

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Putting AR into Art

Tech Trends VR

Although their main base is in Vienna, they also have a presence in Beijing and Tel Aviv as well as partners in Mexico and Mongolia. A Viennese start-up is the first company from Austria to be accepted to Berkeley SkyDeck accelerator. Artivive recently beat over 600 competing entries to become the first Austrian start-up to join the Berkeley SkyDeck program (considered one of the top ten accelerator programs in the world).

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How to choose an LBVR product?

The Ghost Howls

VR just passed the thorough of disillusionment and is here to stay thanks to investments in the AR/VR market by Facebook, Google and Apple. The cost appears to be around $90k in the US, Canada, Mexico and Australia. . Today I host a guest post on LBVR by Anton Zaitsev.

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Can Retailers Generate Foot Traffic with AR?

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Similar to Google Lens, the idea is to evoke informational overlays for storefronts. 7-Eleven similarly activated raids around thousands of its locations in Taiwan, Mexico, and other regions. One untapped opportunity in AR is to position it as a local discovery engine.

Oculus Brings Rift to 90 Libraries in California for Public Access VR

Road to VR

Oculus has announced a pilot program to place 100 Rifts and Oculus Ready PCs in 90 libraries throughout the state of California, from the Oregon border down to Mexico. SEE ALSO Google Expects "Tens of Millions" of Daydream-Ready Devices on the Market By Year's End. Detailed on the Oculus Blog , the new partnership with the California State Library hopes to highlight the educational potential of VR, as well as provide easy access to VR hardware within the heart of local communities.

Reuniting Undocumented Immigrant Families with VR

VRScout

The project began when Alvaro Morales, an undocumented immigrant from Huancayo, Peru, tried a Google Cardboard to virtually explore the Palace of Versailles in Paris. ” So far, the Family Reunions Project has helped bring together 15 families in Mexico, Peru, Guatemala, El Salvador and Brazil, thanks to grants from organizations such as Culture Strike , FUSE and the Tribeca Film Institute. VR Postcards offer a slice of culture from a home they can’t visit.

Spatial Beats: Zoom, Looking Glass & AR Funding

AR Insider

M contract to provide VR training at Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico. Trainees can use Oculus or Google Glasses to learn in a virtual rendering of the facility from almost anywhere around the world. W elcome back to Spatial Beats.

10 Wikipedia rabbit holes to fall down instead of doomscrolling

Mashable VR

It's an effective way to waste time, the first thing you click on when you Google something, and above all an infinite font of weird, fascinating minutiae. UFO sitings in Roswell, New Mexico are the stuff of urban legend. It's not a credible source, but Wikipedia is many other things.

‘We Wait’ Is The First BBC Production For The Oculus Store, And It Is Free

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2016 has been a busy year in VR for the BBC, as it started to figure out what role the medium will play in its future by releasing a range of 360 and VR projects exploring the boundaries of the new medium.

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EON Reality recognized as Top 100 Company Supporting Education Excellence by OCBJ and IPSF

EON Reality

On the Top 100, EON Reality is joined by organizations such as Google, The Hoag Foundation, and Kia Motors America, Inc. EON Reality has been recognized by the Irvine Public Schools Foundation (IPSF) and Orange County Business Journal (OCBJ) as one of the Top 100 Companies Supporting Education Excellence.

Developer Profile: EnsenaSoft Aims for a Podium Finish With Renzo Racer

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In the beginning… EnsenaSoft was founded in Mazatlán, Mexico on August 2009 by Blanca Valencia (President) and Samuel DenHartog (CEO). We have been working on Renzo Racer for 3 years and are very proud of what our small team in Mexico was able to accomplish. We have already brought two of our earlier VR experiences, VR Theme Park Rides and VR Jogger, to Google DayDream.

The hey I got food poisoning and could not make it to Augmented World Expo today. Here is a list of the fun things going on.

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Europe and China to explore local candidates including Mexico City, Lisbon, Adelaide, Rome, Dubai and Tel Aviv. link] Zappar is showcasing Zapbox, which does for mixed reality what Google Cardboard did for Virtual Reality. AWE (Augmented World Expo), the largest and longest running conference and expo dedicated to augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR), officially opened its exhibition doors today to kick off the biggest event in the event’s 8-year history.

PenPal Schools launches a VR field trip for students to promote Pakistan

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Online educational community PenPal Schools has launched a free six week field trip project to connect about 2,000 students from 17 countries — 300 from Pakistan, and the rest from Australia, Argentina, United States, Pakistan, Canada, Lebanon, Bolivia, Norway, Peru, United Kingdom, Malaysia, Vietnam, Colombia, Mexico, Bangladesh, Germany, and Sweden. Students from around the world can now travel to Pakistan and learn more about the country — virtually.

Top 10 VR/360 Content To Watch

VeeR VR

For consumers who are looking for immersive experience, they can find massive high-quality VR videos on major VR headsets, such as Oculus, Windows Mixed Reality, Google Daydream, HTC Vive, Xiaomi VR and Samsung Gear. St Pete is located on the Gulf of Mexico and considered as a paradise for the tourists. From the first stereoscope to standalone VR headset, VR headsets have been going through some major developments.

The IKEA of AR: Making Content Effortlessly, with EON Reality’s Dan Lejerskar

XR for Business Podcast

I just was recently with a university in Mexico. Small companies like Google, and eventually people like Facebook and others, and create this revolution. It’s been said on this show before; XR doesn’t have a technology problem, it has an adoption problem.

Bringing Lego Fish and Global AR Gnomes to Life, with Trigger Global’s Jason Yim

XR for Business Podcast

He has creatively led over 150,000 hours of development in mixed reality, including as a Snap Lens Studio partner, preferred developer for Facebook, and showcase developer for Euphoria and Google, as well as an early adopter and early developer for Magic Leap. You’ve done work with Snapchat, and Facebook, and Google.” Canadians all go to either Cuba or Mexico for the winter. You’ve done work with Snapchat, and Facebook, and Google.”

Bringing Lego Fish and Global AR Gnomes to Life, with Trigger Global's Jason Yim

XR for Business Podcast

He has creatively led over 150,000 hours of development in mixed reality, including as a Snap Lens Studio partner, preferred developer for Facebook, and showcase developer for Euphoria and Google, as well as an early adopter and early developer for Magic Leap. You've done work with Snapchat, and Facebook, and Google." Canadians all go to either Cuba or Mexico for the winter. You've done work with Snapchat, and Facebook, and Google."

XR via Sexy Sunglasses, with Vuzix’ Paul Travers

XR for Business Podcast

Because if he does it wrong, the rig could blow up and you end up with another Gulf of Mexico mess on your hands. And it delivers an experience much like the original videos that Google came out with for Google Glass.

The IKEA of AR: Making Content Effortlessly, with EON Reality's Dan Lejerskar

XR for Business Podcast

I just was recently with a university in Mexico. Small companies like Google, and eventually people like Facebook and others, and create this revolution. It's been said on this show before; XR doesn't have a technology problem, it has an adoption problem. In Dan Lejerskar's experience, everyone from universities to governments see the value of XR -- they just lack the content to make it a worthwhile, everyday tool.

XR via Sexy Sunglasses, with Vuzix' Paul Travers

XR for Business Podcast

Because if he does it wrong, the rig could blow up and you end up with another Gulf of Mexico mess on your hands. And it delivers an experience much like the original videos that Google came out with for Google Glass. Paul Travers has been in the XR business long enough to remember the early headsets, which were not exactly elegant in design - he describes one of his early models as a football helmet.

'Friday Night Lights' crushes, ranked

Mashable VR

Full disclosure: We had to Google this man. He has every right to feel regret and anger — see also: Mexico — but his desire to be a good man and live an honest life usually win out.

The sentences about XR I’m tired of hearing

The Ghost Howls

For instance, this is the forecast of the analysts for the Google Glass adoption in 2013, that I used for a business plan. We all wear Google Glasses every d… ah, no. Whatever new VR innovative project released by Google].

This is How Fake News Happens: The Reporting of Palmer Luckey and Nimble America

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Nimble America’s front page features a story about rapists operating in “criminal gangs” along the Mexico border, echoing some of Trump’s most controversial claims.”. This morning a friend I trust a lot told me Google Daydream is way nicer than anyone expects (that is coming October 4th).