Wildfire Rages Through Suburbs of Athens, Greece

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Greece is currently battling another wildfire that began on Saturday in the area surrounding Athens, and it is only one of the 61 different wildfires that were active in… Read more.

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.

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Record Wildfires and Heat Sweep Across Greece, Threatening Historic Sites

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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.

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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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.

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.

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.

Upcoming VR Game Lost Recipes Has You Cooking For Ghosts

VRScout

As you progress through the game you’ll learn how to prepare traditional meals from around the world—including Ancient Greece, Song Dynasty, China, and the Yucatan Peninsula, Maya—in historically-accurate kitchens using real-world techniques.

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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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6 Ancient D20s That Will Definitely Not Curse You

GizModo VR

Twenty-sided dice, called icosahedrons , show up in architectural digs all across the Mediterranean, especially in Greece and Egypt. Would it surprise you to learn that even ancient civilizations liked to roll some D20s around back in the day?

Rare and Beautiful Snow Blankets the Mediterranean Coast

GizModo VR

A major snowstorm blanketed parts of Greece and Turkey this weekend, causing havoc in an area not accustomed to winter weather. It’s a winter wonderland in parts of the Mediterranean—a rare sight in a region of the world known for its azure seas and beautiful beaches.

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

Assassin's Creed Almost Wound Up Going to Space

GizModo VR

Over the years, Ubisoft’s explored plenty of time periods and locations for the Assassin’s Creed franchise, from ancient Egypt and Greece to the Italian Renaissance and the American and French Revolutions.

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

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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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Historical Cooking Sim ‘Lost Recipes’ Coming to Quest January 27th

Road to VR

” Check out the announcement trailer below: The game’s periods include: Ancient Greece (400-500 BCE) : Step back in time to a kitchen in the heart of the city of Athens.

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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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Augmented Reality brings Olympic birthplace to life

CraneMorley

Earlier in November 2021 Greece’s Ministry of Culture and Sport unveiled a project that brought the Ancient Olympia back to life. Back to Blog Page. Visitors witness Ancient Olympia as they would have 2000 years ago. The only difference is the historical site is completely digital.

Custom Home Mapper lets you map your house and play VR games in it!

The Ghost Howls

Today I have the pleasure of publishing a short interview I had with Curious VR, the developer behind Custom Home Mapper, a cool application for Quest that lets you map your whole house and recreate it in VR, with its current style, or by transforming your environment into something else that keeps the same structure.

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.

U.S. Averaging 267,000 New Covid-19 Cases Per Day, Highest of Pandemic

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The UK, France, Greece, and Australia also hit all-time high case counts on Tuesday, a troubling sign that omicron is coming for just about everyone. The U.S. seven-day average for new cases of covid-19 reached 267,738, the highest since the pandemic began in early 2020. But the U.S.

'Succession' actor Arian Moayed reveals why Stewy sniffed lavender while facing Logan Roy

Mashable VR

During a very quick meeting in a waterside restaurant in Greece, as Logan lays out the details, Stewy inexplicably sniffs the flower ahead of a string of expletive laden threats thrown from Kendall when the negotiation fails.

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).

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.

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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Owatch™ | Unbelievable deals at the Global Shopping Carnival (11.11) that you shouldn’t miss

Steki Amusement

As we all know, The world’s largest retail event, double 11 sales, which is equivalent to Black Friday, is the biggest online shopping festival in the world, customers can purchase their favorite stuff at their budget price tag!

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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Ukraine play returns for encore this morning on OSCC

Hypergrid Business

‘Art is Mainly a Political Act’ is the next station and refers to Immersivia at Santorini Biennale 2016 where Greece fell into a financial crisis with a horrible impact on the environment and public suffering. (Image courtesy Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education.).

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. 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.

Limited time offer – Get up to 20% off on for Owatch Amusement Rides! Enjoy this limited time offer, and get more for less!

Steki Amusement

July has passed, and OWATCH ushers in the promotion season in August. The more you buy, the more discount you get. The maximum discount is 20%. Metaverse is the hottest topic at present. Do you want to start your own VR business? This OWATCH promotion season can’t be missed!

‘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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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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Instagram and Amber Alert team up to put breaking information into your scroll

Mashable VR

Amber Alert, the nationwide alert service for missing children, will now put breaking emergency information directly into your Instagram scroll — a collaboration between the social media app and several children's safety organizations in honor of Global Missing Children’s Day.

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.

Lithodomos VR Raises $679500 To Bring Archaeology To Virtual Life

UploadVR Between Realities podcast

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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