Record Wildfires and Heat Sweep Across Greece, Threatening Historic Sites

GizModo VR

More than 80 wildfires have been reported around Greece between Monday and Tuesday evening, the Greek government said Tuesday, as the country grapples with a record-breaking heat wave that is forecast to continue through this week.

Artifacts of Ancient Greece in AR and VR

EON Reality

Using the AVR Platform, students can now learn about the artifacts of Ancient Greece in AR and VR and its importance as a cultural and historical signifier against the backdrop of human civilization. Learning about Ancient Greece in AR and VR doesn’t end there.

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Sanctuary Temples in Ancient Greece Had Accessibility Ramps, New Research Suggests

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ancient greece disability access ancient architecture ancient temples science architectureRamps at ancient Greek healing temples provided access for people with disabilities, according to new research.

Wildfires Continue to Rage Across Greece, Cutting Island in Half and Forcing Thousands to Flee

GizModo VR

Flames tore through residential areas and threatened historic sites as wildfires burned across Greece for a fifth day on Saturday, a scene so apocalyptic that one local official described it as “a biblical catastrophe,” the Associated Press reports.

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Satellite Images Reveal Greece’s Hell on Earth

GizModo VR

Satellite images of the Greek island of Evia reveal in stark relief the devastation wrought by climate change-fueled wildfires that have ripped through the Mediterranian in recent days, leaving behind hundreds of thousands of acres of decimated forests and communities forced to rebuild their lives in a warming world. Read more.

Artifacts of Ancient Greece in AR and VR

EonReality

Using the AVR Platform, students can now learn about the artifacts of Ancient Greece in AR and VR and its importance as a cultural and historical signifier against the backdrop of human civilization. Learning about Ancient Greece in AR and VR doesn’t end there.

Ground Temperatures Reach a Blistering 127 Degrees in Turkey

GizModo VR

Wildfires are raging out of control amid blistering heat in Turkey and Greece. New data shows that ground temperatures in parts of Greece and Turkey reached more than 127 degrees Fahrenheit (53 degrees Celsius) on Tuesday.

Greek Scientists Want to Name Heat Waves Like Hurricanes

GizModo VR

Greece has suffered through a summer of hellish heat. Now, experts want to give heat waves names and rankings like the ones assigned to hurricanes and tropical storms. Read more.

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The TECH Prince: An illustrated AR book

Zappar

This particular article is based on a case study of a group of Primary School students in Greece, aiming at creating an Augmented Reality book

Reebok Launches AR Tool To Unlock Neighborhood Basketball Courts

VRScout

All of this will coincide with the launch of Reebok’s upcoming Question Mid “ Iverson Four ” sneaker, which is inspired by the 04’ national team uniforms worn in Greece, where Iverson wore the number 4 jersey.

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Prince Philip has died at 99

Mashable VR

Born Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark on 10 June, 1921 in Corfu, Greece, his family fled the country during his infancy during the Greco-Turkish War. Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, has passed away at the age of 99 at Windsor Castle, Buckingham Palace has confirmed.

Lizzo and Cardi B are ancient Greek goddesses in lavish 'Rumors' video

Mashable VR

Directed by Tanu Muino, the ancient Greece-inspired video shows Lizzo and Cardi B as the Muses they are: dancing on (or wearing) ionic columns, or wandering among towering statues, murals, and amphorae emblazoned with ancient art featuring none other than their glorious selves.

German Circus Ends Its Use Of Live Animals In Favor Of 3D Holograms

VRScout

In November, for example, Italy joined Belgium, Greece, and Malta in the permanent ban of circus animals, much to the chagrin of circus performers and enthusiasts alike. Circus Roncalli adopts holographic tech amid concerns over animal cruelty. The international circus industry has been struggling as of late.

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Explore 5000 years of Greek History in immersive 360º

EonReality

In this lesson, explore the ancient history and architectural magnificence that have withstood bombardments, massive earthquakes and vandalism to continue serving as a reminder of Greece’s rich heritage.

Immersive Learning : Our Top History Lessons

EonReality

The Ancient Artifacts of Greece. Therefore when we think about artifacts of Ancient Greece, one of the first images that comes to mind are those of Ancient Greek vases or Amphoras; reddish-orange vessels and the iconic illustrations that adorn their surfaces.

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

VR Bites

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. In We Wait, Aardman’s experience in animation and storytelling comes together with the human stories uncovered by BBC News to make this look and feel radically different from any other documentary Virtual Reality experience to date.

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Google Doodle honours Pre-Raphaelite muse Fanny Eaton

Mashable VR

The timing of this Google Doodle — visible in the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Argentina, Peru, Chile, Iceland, and Greece — is significant. Today's Google Doodle pays tribute to Jamaican-British artist muse Fanny Eaton.

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Meet the activists pushing for an anti-racist education

Mashable VR

What if history lessons on ancient civilizations focused on empires in what's now Ghana or Mali , rather than just Ancient Rome and Greece? In our Back to School series, we tackle the big issues students face, from police in schools to representation.

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Beyond Medusa’s Gate Is Ubisoft’s Next Assassin’s Creed VR Arcade Game

UploadVR

As the name suggests, that’s ancient Greece. Ubisoft is pressing on with its location-based VR business. The company today announced its second game for the initiative, which again ties into the world of Assassin’s Creed. Beyond Medusa’s Gate will be arriving at locations across the US and Europe on May 7th. It’s again developed by Blue Byte, the studio that made last year’s excellent Escape the Lost Pyramid.

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Sisyphus puns are on a roll on Twitter

Mashable VR

Folks on Twitter have been turning to Greek mythology and epic tales of late for some truly Olympic puns, mainly about the ill-fated Sisyphus, but also featuring every other goddess, god, titan, hero, and doomed human you could think of from the legends and stories of ancient Greece.

BBC Debuts VR Film ‘We Wait’ For Oculus Rift

VRScout

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. The animated VR experience tells the real stories of refugees — placing you at the heart of the story. BBC has released their first VR short film for the Oculus platform.

Finding Pandora X review: a nice VR interactive theater performance

The Ghost Howls

The graphical style is also a bit trippy, with very bright colors, that is absolutely not in line with the classical lines and colors of Ancient Greece.

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

Cats and VR

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. Players will speed through various mythical scenes and encounter enchanting characters, all while riding a fast paced rollercoaster with daring drops and turns.

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Instagram search might finally start working

Mashable VR

So, for instance, if you want to see how someone styles a disco ball in their living room, you have to search for either a disco ball account, the location Disco Ball in Greece, or the hashtag #discoball. Have you ever tried to find something by searching Instagram?

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

Road to VR

For international viewers, a number of regionally accessible apps are available for watching the 2018 World Cup in VR, including coverage from BBC Sports VR (UK), DIRECTV Sports VR (Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela), Telemundo Deportes VR (US), ERT VR (Greece), MYTF1 VR (France), and SBS | Optus FIFA World Cup VR (Australia).

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

UploadVR

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. But imagine if you could see it in its full glory, as it was built nearly two thousand years ago. Lithodomos VR wants to give you this kind of experience using headsets and, today, it’s getting the funding to do so.

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

Road to VR

Starting December 1st, HoloLens will be available in the following countries: Netherlands, Norway, Switzerland, Austria, Sweden, Denmark, Italy, Spain, Belgium, Finland, Luxembourg, Poland, Liechtenstein, Iceland, Estonia, Czech Republic, Latvia, Slovakia, Lithuania, Romania, Hungary, Portugal, Bulgaria, Turkey, Croatia, Greece, Malta, Cyprus, and Slovenia.

GOOD NEWS! Owatch August BIG SALE, UP TO 20% OFF!

Steki Amusement

Everyone who wants to start a business will think so. ” What is the most profitable business right now? How much does it cost to start a VR business? “ If you want to start your VR business, then you can’t miss the best discounts that Owatch will launch in August! Buy more and save more!

How To Watch The 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Live In VR

VRScout

ERT VR via the Gear VR (Available in Greece). Immersing yourself in football’s biggest tournament has never been easier as leading media providers bring VR live streaming to the masses. With an average viewer audience of 3.5 billion, the FIFA World Cup is by far the most popular sporting event in the world.

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5 Creative Ways Teachers Can Use the AVR Platform to Teach at Home

EON Reality

The AVR Platform is a great way to let students experience the rainforests of the Amazon, the far reaches of Antarctica, or even Ancient Greece.

Huge Promotion for 9D VR Chair Cinema/Simulator and VR Park

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Wholesale High-Quality 9D VR Cinema Price Products from Owatch / 9D VR Simulator Price VR Park for sale, China Factory. Worldwide Shipping! Stock Sale! China professional 9D Virtual Reality Price Rides & VR Game Machine Suppliers Factory.

What is 5D/7D Cinema?

Steki Amusement

5D Cinema is a form of film art expression developed on the basis of 4D Cinema. It contains all the functions of 4D theater. 5D theater uses seat effects and environmental effects to simulate lightning and thunder, wind, frost, rain and snow, and explosion impact.

Lithodomos VR Raises $679500 To Bring Archaeology To Virtual Life

UploadVR

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. But imagine if you could see it in its full glory, as it was built nearly two thousand years ago. Lithodomos VR wants to give you this kind of experience using headsets and, today, it’s getting the funding to do so.

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EON Reality Presents at Nordic VR Forum

EON Reality

At the 2018 edition of the Nordic VR Forum, EON Reality Norway didn’t just attend Hamar’s distinguished virtual reality conference but also presented the “ Jesper on Wheels ” project to an eager crowd. With hundreds of attendees from 10 different nations and even more viewers following along with the event’s livestreams online, the annual event proved successful in every way.

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

Road to VR

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. DiRT Rally (2015) started out as an exemplar of a PC rally racer, but after adding Oculus Rift support last year, the game has since become a hit in the VR community for its varied tracks, cars and true-to-life driving physics. For the next week, the game is on sale for a staggering 75% off on Humble Store.

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DiRT Rally 2.0 Game of the Year Edition Will Give Oculus Store Users Access to Bonus Content for the First Time

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That means over 80 cars like the Peugeot 206 Rally and the Skoda Fabia Rally and 26 locations to race such as Wales, Monte Carlo, Sweden, Germany, Greece and Finland.

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

Road to VR

Pre-order headsets will ship to the following countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, United Kingdom and the United States.

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