Felix & Paul Location-Based VR Experience The Infinite Opening In Houston

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The Infinite, an immersive VR exhibition about space and the International Space Station, will open in Houston this December. The exhibition is currently available in Montreal, Canada, where it will stay until it moves to Houston for a limited run from December 20, its United States debut.

Creating Synthetic Photography, with ThreeKit’s Ben Houston

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The obvious answer is the ethos behind ThreeKit’s product customization software, which CTO Ben Houston joins Alan to discuss. Today, we have a very special guest, Ben Houston. Today, we have a very special guest, Ben Houston.

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Houston Fire Department on VR’s Potential to Enhance Firefighter Training

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Patrick Hagan is a technical specialist for the Houston Fire Department who had an opportunity to try out a VR demo by HTX Labs featuring an active shooter critical response training scenario. The post Houston Fire Department on VR’s Potential to Enhance Firefighter Training appeared first on Road to VR.

Houston’s ITC Expo to Showcase Business-focused VR/AR Solutions, November 6th–7th

Road to VR

The Immersive Technology Conference (ITC) , soon to be hosted at the University of Houston on November 6th & 7th, is an event built around a paradox. Houston, Texas, a hub for industries ranging from Medicine to Oil & Gas to Aerospace, has been ground-zero for many of the conversations reimagining the scope of what VR and AR can accomplish. “At The Immersive Technology Conference runs from November 6th-7th at the University of Houston, in Houston, Texas.

Miranda: A Live Steampunk VR Opera Where You Play As Judge & Jury

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It’s trial by opera in this interactive murder-mystery. There’s been a murder! One of the city’s wealthiest women has been found dead, but things don’t quite add up. The circumstances of her death are shrouded in mystery.

Houston, there's a turd floating around the Moon – Space is Weird

Mashable VR

In 1969, Apollo 10 astronauts discovered multiple turds floating around the capsule. We found the audio recordings in NASA's archives and animated the chaos. Read more. More about Nasa , Mashable Video , Space Exploration , Apollo 10 , and Space Is Weird.

Gwendoline Christie Adds Tim Burton's Wednesday TV Series to Her Schedule

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I don’t know if Tim Burton’s Wednesday TV series will be any good, but it has been already been immensely successful in one regard: the casting.

A Rare, Cancer-Like Parasite Is Emerging in North America

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Sansar Partners With Overwatch For Esports VR Streaming

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Partnering with prominent Overwatch teams such as the Houston Outlaws and the San Francisco Shock , fans can participate in virtual photo ops and official meet-and-greets with their favorite players, access exclusive giveaways, view live matches in a custom shared watch space, even show their love by purchasing branded merch from their favorite teams. “We’ve News eSports Houston Outlaws Linden Lab Overwatch Overwatch League Sans Francisco Shock Sansar

Join the Industrial XR Global Summit, October 28-29

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Taking place October 28-29, the hybrid event will host the top enterprise XR leaders in Houston for networking & narratives. AR Insider is proud to partner with the Industrial XR Global Summit.

There's Still Hope for Attack the Block 2

GizModo VR

The Flash movie has lost its Henry Allen. Get a look at the Mortal Kombat movie’s take on Kabal in new footage. Marc Webb teams up with Seth Grahame-Smith for a new R.L. Stine adaptation at Disney. Plus, what’s coming on Batwoman and Van Helsing. To me, my spoilers! Read more.

Overwatch League’s Dallas Fuel will resume in-person esports events in July

Digital Trends

The Dallas Fuel announced it will be hosting an in-person Overwatch League event with an audience against the Houston Outlaws. Gaming dallas fuel eSports Overwatch

Startup 1RIC Serves Up AR Volumetric Videos of Vic Mensa, Poppy, & More via Jadu iPhone App

Next Reality AR

While holographic Whitney Houston is hitting the road, a new mobile app is bringing volumetric captures of up and coming performers directly to the iPhones and iPads of fans.

Project Veritas 'Whistleblower' Complains Fox Station Suppressed Bitcoin Reports

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Depending on your political outlook and/or how much paint you’ve huffed lately, the far-right activist group Project Veritas is either a groundbreaking conservative investigative outlet or a group of dweebs doing an unending series of pratfalls and faceplants for your amusement.

Using augmented reality, Altoida is identifying the likely onset of neurodegenerative diseases

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Tarnanas finally settled in Houston, where Altoida is now based. Augmented Reality Health TC Altoida Alzheimer's arkansas Bern dementia Disease Food and Drug Administration Houston iPad Japan medicine Mental Illness Merck New York Pharmaceutical san diego switzerland United States Virtual reality

NASA Announces VR Mars Ride With Actual 90-Foot Drop

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Those lucky enough to attend the Super Bowl Live festival in Houston have the chance to travel to Mars in virtual reality. One of the biggest of these events, Super Bowl Live, will take place nine days leading up to the big game February 5th in Houston, Texas at NRG Stadium. 5, 2017 at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas. The Super Bowl is just around the corner, and unsurprisingly the multiple promotional events dedicated to the massively-popular spectacle have begun to kick off.

2 Dead After a Tesla Believed to be Driverless Crashes Into a Tree

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Two men died after the Tesla they were riding in, which local authorities believe had no one in the driver’s seat, crashed into a tree and burst into flames in the north of Houston on Saturday.

The Wonderful Looks Out of This World.Literally

GizModo VR

It’s not just “ Houston, we have a problem ,” there’s always a problem. Most of your favorite space movies feature something going wrong. A malfunction. An invasion. But that’s the movies. It’s fiction.

Nuro delivers FedEx packages in driverless vehicles

Mashable VR

In Houston, Nuro's steering wheel-less delivery vehicles have been working alongside FedEx's traditional human-driven delivery fleet since April. Nuro's driverless bots are delivering FedEx packages in a city that already has autonomous pizza delivery.

What's the Best Air Purifier?

GizModo VR

Houston, we’ve got allergies. Or rather my wife has allergies and I’m suffering the consequences secondhand.

Boeing Is Using Varjo Headsets To Train Astronauts For Its Starliner Spacecraft

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Engineers in Australia recreated the Starliner in Unreal Engine, and this was then integrated in the Houston training center. US aerospace giant Boeing will use Varjo’s VR-2 advanced mixed reality headset to train astronauts for its Starliner spacecraft.

ThreeKit Raises $10 Million To Turn Static Images Into ‘3D Experiences’

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CTO Ben Houston, a 15-year Hollywood veteran who created visual effects software that has been used in the Harry Potter franchise, The Avengers , Titanic , and over 100 other films, said the cash would be used to fund talent acquisition and product and business development. A picture’s worth a thousand words, but what about a three-dimensional rendering? Ask ThreeKit — it’s in the business of creating 3D renderings for clients such as Crate and Barrel, Steelcase, and CIROC.

Huge fight between teams at MLB game is definitely not socially distanced

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It all started when one player, the Oakland Athletics Ramon Laureano, was hit by a pitch thrown by Houston Astro Humberto Castellano. But things escalated, apparently after Houston batting coach Alex Cintron started talking with Laureano.

The National Women's Soccer League stopped play to bring awareness to sexual assault

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Subsequently, the North Carolina Courage vs. Racing Louisville match and the Portland Thorns vs. Houston Dash match also both came to a stop at the six-minute mark for a show of solidarity.

2020 NAMM Show Highlights The Growing Impact Of Immersive Technology On Live Music

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In 2020, for example, Whitney Houston’s hologram will begin touring in the UK. “The world’s largest trade-only music event” shined a spotlight on how VR and AR are changing how artists perform live.

7 coping skills to deal with anger you might be feeling right now

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And some people are angry and frustrated because they don't have any other solutions," says Dr. Rheeda Walker, a clinical psychologist, speaker, and professor of psychology at the University of Houston who focuses on Black mental health. There's a lot to be angry about these days.

NBA to Broadcast 26 Games Live in VR This Season via NextVR

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The VR viewing schedule tips off October 26th with the New Orleans Pelicans vs. the Houston Rockets, and will feature a top game each week throughout the NBA regular season. Starting next month, the NBA and NextVR will be broadcasting 26 basketball games live in VR, some of which are free to watch for US-based users with a VR headsets.

‘Halo’ VR Multiplayer Shooter Coming to Location-based Halo Event

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August 16-18 – Houston, Texas. Halo: Outpost Discovery is a weekend-long event coming to a few cities across the US this summer; it aims to bring fans closer to the world of Halo, while undoubtedly distancing them from the money in their back pockets. As a traveling Halo theme park, it just so happens to have a Halo -themed multiplayer VR attraction too.

Take a Ride in this VR Hot Air Balloon

VRScout

Hopping in a wicker basket and floating away like The Wizard of Oz no longer need be an unrealistic dream—Janimation, a Houston-based animation company has created a virtual experience making that dream a reality. Combining the mechanical, physical and virtual, a new VR hot air balloon ride allows for a realistic in-flight experience.

Traveling Halo Fan Experience Will Feature Competitive Location-Based VR

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Halo Outpost Discovery kicks off July 5th – 7th in Orlando, Florida; followed by Philadelphia, Pennsylvania July 19th – 21nd ; Chicago, Illinois August 2nd – 4th ; Houston, Texas August 16th – 18th ; and Anaheim, California August 30th – September 1st. Fight like alongside fellow Spartans in a PvP experience based on the historic franchise.

Samsung Partners With NASA To Launch 4D Lunar Gravity VR Experience

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Samsung’s rig design team co-operated with the crew responsible for NASA’s Active Response Gravity Offload System (ARGOS) at the Johnson Space Center in Houston in order to provide customers with a realistic sensation of weightlessness. One small step for man, one giant, virtual leap for mankind. In celebration of the Apollo Program’s historic, 50th anniversary, NASA has teamed up with Samsung to develop an out-of-this-world, location-based VR experience powered by the Gear VR.

Jake Gyllenhaal talking about his dog's neuticles for 210 seconds is an interesting watch

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I desperately tried to make friends with Jake Gyllenhaal at Cannes Turns out Jake Gyllenhaal gets fiercely competitive if you criticise Sean Paul Jake Gyllenhaal crashes James Corden's show for a live Whitney Houston parody

What Earth was like last time CO2 levels were this high

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The last time CO2 levels were as high as today, ocean waters drowned the lands where metropolises like Houston, Miami, and New York City now exist. Climate 101 is a Mashable series that answers provoking and salient questions about Earth’s warming climate.

Uber reservations at major airports should make pickups smoother

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You may have touched down after a long flight, but your journey isn't over. Actually getting out of the airport is a whole thing — unless you've pre-ordered a car to pick you up at arrivals. Now with Uber Reserve available at more than 20 airports across the U.S.

Hyundai Surprises Troops With Super Bowl Livestream They’ll Never Forget

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Footage from Houston and Poland was edited and produced in a production trailer outside the stadium during the game. Watching the Super Bowl is one thing, but watching it with loved ones is better. As millions of fans watched the Super Bowl with friends and family, U.S. military personnel stationed on base in Zagan, Poland got a Super Sunday surprise of their own.

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Check out the NBA ALL-STAR game in VR with the NBA on TNT VR app.

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20 Houston @ Portland , 10:30 p.m. Starting on February 16th, NBA fans will be able to get their All-Star coverage live and in VR through the NBA on TNT VR app. Through a partnership with Intel, TNT is bringing live and on-demand VR coverage of NBA All-Star events to Gear VR and Daydream headsets. The coverage kicks off on Friday, Feb. 16 with the 2018 Mtn Dew Kickstart Rising Stars at 9:00 p.m.

Tesla is building a massive battery for Texas

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Although the project is being kept under wraps, the Tesla logo has been spotted on the hard hats of employees at the site, which is located roughly 40 miles outside Houston. Tesla knows how to manufacture massive batteries, just ask Australia.

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