For Earth Day, Houston Public Media Is Promoting. Chevron?

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On Wednesday, Houston Public Radio, which encompasses the city’s NPR affiliate as well as its public broadcasting network, unveiled a series it produced with oil giant Chevron on the… Read more.

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

Road to VR

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.

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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

VRScout

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.

Creating Synthetic Photography, with ThreeKit’s Ben Houston

XR for Business Podcast

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.

Creating Synthetic Photography, with ThreeKit’s Ben Houston

XR for Business Podcast

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.

At Least 4 Injured in Exxon Oil Refinery Fire

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Houston area residents were startled awake early this morning by a thunderous boom followed up by smoke-filled, orange-tinted skies.

GE Breaking Up Into Three Separate Public Businesses

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Lost ‘Foreign’ Neighborhood Discovered at Ancient Maya City of Tikal

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Sansar Partners With Overwatch For Esports VR Streaming

VRScout

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

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

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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.

There's Still Hope for Attack the Block 2

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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.

Join the Industrial XR Global Summit, October 28-29

AR Insider

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.

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.

How to Know If You're Dangerously Overheated

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Three days later Houston, Texas hit a daily record of 102 degrees (39 °C). We’re only two weeks into summer, and heatwaves are already scorching the United States. Memphis, Tennessee hit a daily record high temperature of 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38 °C) on June 17.

Hypersonic Plane From Venus Aerospace Will Travel to the Edge of Space

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Earlier this week, Venus Aerospace, a Houston-based aeronautics startup, released renderings for Stargazer—an incredibly fast high-altitude vehicle it’s hoping to develop. Read more. aerospace venus aerospace andrew duggleby hypersonic flight airspeed stargazer spaceflight concorde aerodynamics hypersonic speed spaceplane aerospace engineering mach number flight

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

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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.

NASA Announces VR Mars Ride With Actual 90-Foot Drop

VRScout

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.

Texas Company Charged for Causing Major California Oil Spill

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A federal grand jury indicted Houston-based Amplify Energy Corp. The Texas company allegedly responsible for spilling hundreds of gallons of oil near Huntington Beach, California, in October is facing criminal charges.

What's the Best Air Purifier?

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

The Wonderful Looks Out of This World.Literally

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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.

Eerie NASA photo shows intense training for dark moon missions

Mashable VR

The training is happening in the agency's Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory in Houston, a huge pool (it's 40 feet deep) designed to simulate conditions in lower gravity. "As When NASA astronauts next visit the moon, it'll be a dark and shadowy expedition.

Uber Explore adds reservations, activities to the ride-hailing app

Mashable VR

cities (Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, Memphis, Minneapolis-St. Another button is coming to the Uber app home screen: Uber Explore. Like the name hints, this feature that launched in select cities Tuesday is a new way to find things to do.

“Enter Thee Hottieverse”: Megan Thee Stallion’s Immersive Virtual Reality Concert Powered by AmazeVR

ARPost

Fans in San Francisco (April 21-24), Chicago (May 5-8), Dallas (May 12-15), Houston (May 19-22), Atlanta (May 26-29), Miami (June 2-5), Charlotte (June 16-19), and Washington DC (June 23-26) will also get to enjoy the VR concert in movie theaters near them.

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

Road to VR

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.

Why Mark Zuckerberg Won’t Own the Metaverse

ARPost

can use that same AR technology to solve a tricky engineering problem in a Houston facility. I can’t remember a period in my lifetime where the political and social conversation was more polarized.

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

VRScout

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 moments of activism that defined the pain and hope of 2022

Mashable VR

Gun reform activists protest at the National Rifle Association annual meeting in Houston, Texas. Let's not beat around the bush. This year has been a lot.

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

Road to VR

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.

Activists march in 'Bans Off Our Bodies' protests across the country

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A diverse group of people gathered outside City Hall in Houston, Texas. As the country awaits a final decision from the United States Supreme Court on the future of Roe v.

Watch NASA's record-breaking astronaut return home on a Russian spacecraft

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The professional relationship between the astronauts and cosmonauts on board the station, as well as the professional relationship between mission control in both Houston and Moscow, continues unaltered," Nelson said on a call with reporters on March 23. An astronaut who has broken the U.S.

Traveling Halo Fan Experience Will Feature Competitive Location-Based VR

VRScout

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.

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.