REFUGEE CRISIS IN VIRTUAL REALITY | We Wait VR Animation (Oculus Rift CV1)

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You will be traveling to a starlit beach in Turkey where you meet a Syrian family that is about to cross the dangerous sea to Greece. We Wait is a story based VR experience that takes you to the heart of the refugee crisis in Europe.

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Watch World Cup 2018 Matches for Free in ‘Oculus Venues’ Starting This Weekend

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The World Cup is due to kick off today, and Oculus announced that US residents will be able to watch select matches of the quadrennial football championship for free in Oculus Venues , the company’s social VR event viewing app for Oculus Go and Gear VR.

WarDucks announces Christmas launch of RollerCoaster Legends for PSVR, Oculus Rift, and HTC Vive

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The title takes you back to Greece and its mythology, including the Minotaur, Kronos, and Hades. WarDucks, the Irish based Virtual Reality studio have announced the launch of their next title, RollerCoaster Legends.

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Microsoft to Expand HoloLens Availability to 29 More European Markets in December

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Microsoft announced at their at Future Decoded conference in London that HoloLens, the company’s augmented reality headset, will be expanding its international availability to include all of the European Union in December.

BBC Debuts VR Film ‘We Wait’ For Oculus Rift

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Now available to download for free on Rift, We Wait is a dramatized story that brings you along a Syrian family’s journey to embark on their second perilous attempt to cross the sea to Greece on smuggler boats.

‘DiRT Rally’ VR Racer Currently 75% Off, Sale Ends Next Week

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SIX MASSIVE RALLIES WITH OVER 70 STAGES – Head to the muddy paths of Wales, the dusty trails of Greece and the icy tarmac of Monte Carlo.

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FOVE Launches Pre-Orders For Eye-Tracking VR Headset FOVE 0, Starting at $549

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It’s been a long road for FOVE , the creators of the eye-tracking VR headset that hit Kickstarter last summer, but today the company launches pre-orders for their first commercially available product, the FOVE 0.

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Lithodomos VR Raises $679500 To Bring Historic Architecture Back To Virtual Life

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The app was born from Young’s vision, inspired by studying the worlds of ancient Greece and Rome at the University of Adelaide. As it stands, the Roman Colosseum is one of the most impressive historical sites you can lay your eyes on.

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

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University of the Aegean, Greece. VR First , the global initiative to seed academic institutions with VR/AR hardware and software, today announced that it’s nearly doubling the number of its VR labs in universities and science parks across the globe by the end of 2017.

Lithodomos VR Raises $679500 To Bring Archaeology To Virtual Life

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The app was born from Young’s vision, inspired by studying the worlds of ancient Greece and Rome at the University of Adelaide. As it stands, the Roman Colosseum is one of the most impressive historical sites you can lay your eyes on.

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‘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.

You Can Now Visit Athens With a Little Help from VR

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The company’s latest release for Greece features photorealistic, archaeologically correct reconstructions of all of the most famous buildings of ancient Athens, and can be experienced by downloading it on all major VR platforms, including the Apple App Storefor iOS, Google Play for Android, Oculus Rift, and HTC Vive. If you are, like myself, a lover of an ancient architecture, you will sure love the new Lithodomos VR story.

Are people ready for having a sex with robots?

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This goes all the way back to ancient Greece with the myth of the artist Pygmalion who fell in love with a statue that he carved out of ivory. In 2017 most liberal societies accept or tolerate sex in many different forms and varieties. Sex toys and masturbation aids have been used for centuries and can be easily purchased in stores in many countries. Now companies are developing robots for sexual gratification.

Weekend Downloads: New on Gear VR, Rift and Touch

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On a starlit beach in Turkey you meet a Syrian family about to embark on their second perilous attempt to cross the sea to Greece. Weekend Downloads is part of our weekly update to bring you the latest additions to the Samsung Gear VR , Oculus Rift , and Touch Controllers.

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Writing for VR: The Definitive Guide to VR Storytelling

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Contemporary popular storytelling is most often plot-driven; a classic model going all the way back to ancient Greece. All great VR stories still begin with words in your head. .

Reveries on The Future of VR

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“The future is already here. It’s just not evenly distributed.” – William Gibson. As we enter Year 2 of the emergence of Virtual Reality as a consumer platform, we will see many analysts, articles and pundits weigh in on the state of the nascent industry.

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Holiday parties and events on the hypergrid

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Greece region is also themed for Christmas and you can make Christmas Tours to many great places around the world, including the excellent attractions in Athens. 8002:Greece.

YrGrid blames Bitcoin problems on vendor

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Its alleged mastermind, a Russian hacker accused of using the exchange to launder billions of dollars, has been arrested in Greece and is currently in the process of being extradited to the U.S. YrGrid’s Welcome Center region is a recreation of the gambling district in Macau.

Review: VirZoom, The Virtual Reality Exercise Bike That Works With Rift, Vive and PSVR

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While the first generation of software for the VirZoom doesn’t yet offer the ability to bike through exotic locations like New York, Rome, or the beaches of Greece – its makers clearly have those goals in mind for the future. I once owned one of the greatest exercise machines ever made. It was a game controller called the Kilowatt Pro for the PS2, Xbox, GameCube, and PC. This was back in 2002.