Recapping the Data Governance Winter Conference and looking ahead to 2018 governance trends

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The 2017 Data Governance Winter Conference on 4 - 8 December covered topics ranging from how to start a data governance program to attaining data governance maturity to how to improve your organization’s information quality.

HTC & Shenzhen Government Team Up for $160 Million Investment Fund

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But today the company announced a brand new investment fund of some $160 million in a joint venture between HTC and the Shenzhen Municipal People’s Government. The post HTC & Shenzhen Government Team Up for $160 Million Investment Fund appeared first on Road to VR.

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Tim Sweeney Warns VR Could Make Tech Companies ‘More Powerful Than Any Government’


” During his address on stage, Sweeney urged the audience to consider that, “if we ever allow one company to own the meta-verse, then that company would have more power than any government that has ever existed.”

How Government Agencies Use Virtual Reality


Government agencies have seen a large uptick in use of virtual reality over the last 3+ years. Once used more out of curiosity or for testing purposes, government divisions are utilizing VR for practical everyday purposes.

Niantic Partners with City Governments to Turn Pokémon GO into a Tool for Community Engagement

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A new study published by American University demonstrates how Pokémon GO and other augmented reality games can help city governments bring communities closer together.

Oculus Go + Open Questions Around Facebook, Privacy, Free Speech, & Virtual Governance

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The Oculus Venues will be treated as public spaces that will be governed by Oculus’ updated Terms of Service that has a code of conduct to ensure safe online spaces. What is their plan for virtual governance?

Improving The Reality Of Government: AR And VR Use Cases

Forrester VR

Since Mobile World Congress, where the reality on the show floor was often either virtual or augmented, I’ve been thinking quite a bit about the practical uses of AR and VR – particularly in government and a smart city context.

Experts set to meet with fed government about need for VR.


Experts set to meet with fed government about need for VR ethics, more research Virtual worlds are coming for humanity and a group of researchers and technologists wants to make sure we’re ready when they arrive. experts government regulation vr mr lab future

Delivering Safe and Secure AR/VR Knowledge Transfer Solutions for Schools, Governments, and Enterprises

EON Reality

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EON Reality Releases New Remote AR and VR Packages for Education, Government, and Industry

EON Reality

For those who want the complete freedom of the advanced premium features, EON Reality will also co-invest in large-scale packages as a means to assist as many businesses, schools, and governments as possible throughout the current pandemic. The post EON Reality Releases New Remote AR and VR Packages for Education, Government, and Industry appeared first on EON Reality.

Canadian government invests in VR training technology


The Government of Canada announced this week that it has awarded a $1.1 The contract comes as part of the Canadian government’s Build in Canada Innovation Program, which has seen over $126 million invested in 285 contracts since 2010. The post Canadian government invests in VR training technology appeared first on VR World. million contract to Halifax, Nova Scotia-based IT firm Bluedrop Training and Simulation Inc.

Government Divisions to Use VR for Training, Hiring, & More via @ReadWrite.


Government Divisions to Use VR for Training, Hiring, & More via @ReadWrite [link] [link] — allthingsvr (@allthingsvr) October 26, 2017. virtual reality augmented reality vr ar

UAE: Boosting Government Performance With AI


The UAE Artificial Intelligence strategy was launched to boost government performanc e, the rate of accomplishing achievements. This strategy represents the post-smart government phase, and it will be relied on by various future services, sectors and infrastructure projects.”. The UAE is one of the most prepared countries in the region to adopt AI technology because the government has already built a thorough technology infrastructure over the past two decades.

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Augmented Reality App Turns The $1 Dollar Bill into Tour of The White House


The possibilities that come from mixing the virtual world with our own reality are endless and it’s beyond thrilling to see this budding industry get such massive support from entertainment properties and the federal government. News Augmented Reality Education Government White House

Undaunted by Government Warning, Drone Pilots Capture China in 360 Images


It seems that drone lovers don't care much about what the big government has to say. Fed up with drones causing flight incidents, the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) introduced a tighter drone regulation on May 16th, 2017.

Smart Cities and Spatial Computing with AVR

EON Reality

Globally and across the UK, enterprise, academia and governments are reaching a tipping point where sustainable business practice is an objective within a results-led, saving-led strategy.

Bologna IDC Celebrates 200 years of US Embassy in Firenze

EON Reality

Alongside local government figures from all of the main civil and political authorities of the City of Bologna, EON Reality was delighted to be invited to the event commemorating the first 200 years of the US Consulate in Italy.

You can now take a virtual reality tour of the White House


Archive gear vr government oculus oculus rift President Obama virtual reality vrIf you’ve always wanted to tour the White House but never managed to make it out to Washington DC, then we’ve got some good news for you.

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Putting Technology First at Confidustria Emilia

EON Reality

Meanwhile, we are keen to work with local government to foster a local ecosystem for innovation and economic transformation using AVR. Bologna Education Events The AVR Platform VR learning environments 3D Learning 3D Technology Augmented Reality collaboration Confidustria Emilia confidustria italia EON Reality in Bologna italian government italy Knowledge Transfer Putting Technology First at Confidustria Emilia Virtual Reality

VR used to educate on Australian bushfires


Education News Virtual Reality (VR) VR World 4K VR Australia Bushfires Government Vic Emergency VR VR Education VR SafetyIn Australia, authorities have released a VR experience designed to educate citizens about the dangers of bushfires. “Bushfires”, for the non-Aussies out there, are essentially just wildfires.

New Magic Leap Images Appear as Saudi Prince Gets Demo from CEO Rony Abovitz

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It turns out that the government of Saudi Arabia has managed to do something last month's Game Developers Conference couldn't — give us a few new glimpses of the Magic Leap One being worn by someone other than Shaq.

Meta Company's Funding Fallout Followed by Furloughs, Report Says

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The Chinese government sent an official request to our lead investor to re-evaluate the deal based on the recent actions from the Trump administration," Gribetz told Bloomberg.

'USA Today' Turns to Augmented Reality to Tell the Story of Corruption in Chicago

Next Reality AR

The podcast's first episode focuses on how municipal government, organized crime, and federal authorities conspired to dump trash in a vacant lot of Chicago's North Lawndale neighborhood.

New Snapchat Lens Creates AR Safe Zone To Promote Social Distancing


Despite multiple warnings from government health officials around the world, a surprisingly large portion of the public seem unfazed by recent developments and committed to gathering in large groups with little to no protection.

China’s Jiangxi Province Promises to Invest $460 Million in AR/VR

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Aiming to become a hub for AR and VR development, the government of China’s Jiangxi province says it plans to raise funds totalling $460 million to be invested into AR and VR companies.

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China shows its masterplan to lead Virtual Reality in 2025

The Ghost Howls

Some days ago, the Chinese government has released a document that states how China really wants to commit to VR , how wants the ecosystem to grow well and fast and how also wants to lead the world for what concerns virtual reality. 2) To play the role of local government.

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Report: Apple Acquires Motion Capture Firm IKinema

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According to a MacRumor report and regulatory filings with the UK government, Apple may have quietly acquired UK-based motion capture firm IKinema.

Emerging Tech in Emerging Markets

Tech Trends VR

We will have capsules where we will bring Investors & Startups together, themed around education, Bollywood, plus we want to engage directly with Government and trade organisations.

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VR Simulation Puts You On The Frontline Of The Hong Kong Protests


Since anti-government demonstrations began, the streets of Hong Kong have devolved into a veritable warzone as Chinese police and riot control officers clash with non-violent protestors. The developers hope to educate gamers and help spread awareness of the protestors’ cause.

Is it worth going to WCVRI?

The Ghost Howls

China is a very interesting market for VR, because the government is investing a lot in it. The Chinese government is investing a lot in Nanchang and the many building sites in the city are a proof of that. After I have published all these posts about the WCVRI event in Nanchang (e.g.

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Augmented reality is reaching a mature state according to Gartner

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Business Impact: The AR cloud, let alone standards governing its infrastructure, is a work in progress. According to the very famous market analysis company Gartner, Augmented Reality is no more an “emerging” technology, but it has graduated as a mature one.

CEO Shows Life In China Under Coronavirus Quarantine With 360 VR Video


The founder and CEO of FXG takes you on a tour of his community while under government-issued quarantine. Near the end of the 360VR experience, Mitchell is near a government checkpoint where a health official checks his temperature to make sure he doesn’t have a fever.

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HaptX Launches Enterprise-focused Haptic Gloves Dev Kit

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While the setup is admittedly not ideal for consumers at the moment, the company has remained steadfast in their market segment, appealing to industrial and government organizations which can deploy training solutions with the aim of transferring skills learned in VR to the workplace.

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This WebXR App Helps You Visualize the Global Infection Rate of Coronavirus

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While it’s mostly been relegated to that country due to stringent quarantines and travel restrictions mandated by the Chinese government, you’ve probably heard that it’s also landed in several other countries too, albeit in fewer numbers.

Virtual reality scales back its real world presence

TechCrunch VR

The closures came quickly Monday as city governments began announcing far-reaching measures.

Expert View: Immersive Technology Investment Boosting Creativity

Tech Trends VR

How the UK government’s multi-million-pound investment will help the storytellers of tomorrow. The growth in VR/AR sector is set to increase following a new deal between the UK Government and the Creative Industries Council (CIC) to invest £33m in immersive technologies Click To Tweet.

No Man’s Sky Beyond Rating Suggests VR Release Nears


Given that the anticipated update was just rated by the Australian Government , though, we’d at least estimate it’s… kind of soonish? Look, we’re as excited for the No Man’s Sky VR release date as you are.