Training Your Brain Muscles with VR

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Sense Arena’s portable VR Hockey Training kit was a big hit at CES 2019. It is, however, a considerable investment the Pro Pack will set you back $5,480 (which includes a HTC Vive Pro, two HTC lighthouses, four trackers, one wireless adapter, and VR-ready PC with a touch monitor.

Strengthening Your Muscle Memory With VR Hockey Training

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Sense Arena’s portable VR Hockey Training kit was a big hit at CES 2019. A couple of months ago I was fortunate enough to the VR Sports and Entertainment Summit in San Francisco, where I had the opportunity to try out the virtual Hockey training kit from Sense Arena.

VR Train Simulator ‘Derail Valley’ to Launch into Early Access This Week

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Delays are a train driver’s worst nightmare, and while it’s true upcoming VR train simulator Derail Valley has seen a modest setback after its planned January 18th launch, the game is now full steam ahead as it makes its Early Access debut on the Oculus Store and Steam this week.

Queen’s University Announces Dedicated VR Medical Training Center

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The Canadian university announces plans for new medical training center composed entirely of VR simulations. Since then, schools like Queen’s University have followed suit, establishing their own VR training labs across the globe. News EQUIS Lab Queen's University VR Medical Training

HaptX Gloves Will Help Transform VR Training and Design

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Instead the HaptX Gloves are targeted to larger industrial corporate clients looking to deploy virtual training solutions that require force feedback and sub-millimeter precision. The post HaptX Gloves Will Help Transform VR Training and Design appeared first on VRScout.

Volkswagen Group to Train 10,000 Employees in VR This Year

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Volkswagen Group and VR studio Innoactive revealed the global, multi-brand automotive company is planning to train 10,000 employees this year alone using virtual reality. The post Volkswagen Group to Train 10,000 Employees in VR This Year appeared first on Road to VR.

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Watch: This Mobile VR Crane Simulator Showcases the Future of Industrial Training

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Industrial Training International is readying their VR Mobile Crane Simulator for the March ConExpo Event in Las Vegas. Founded in 1986, ITI is a world leader in crane and rigging training and consulting; they are relied on by multiple industries such as mining, construction, and energy.

Derail Valley Is A Realistic VR Train Simulator Arriving Very Soon

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We’ve been following VR train simulator Derail Valley for some time now. Derail Valley will launch in pre-release on January 18th with support for the HTC Vive, Oculus Rift and Windows VR headsets. Experiences Gaming derail valley htc vive oculus rift train simulator windows VR

UPS Is Integrating VR Into US Training Facilities

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The global leader in package delivery will soon be using virtual reality to train its future drivers. UPS doesn’t joke around when it comes to training its employees. The post UPS Is Integrating VR Into US Training Facilities appeared first on VRScout.

HapTech is Aiming its Electromagnetic Haptics at Military VR Training

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HapTech aiming its impressive electromagnetic recoil system toward military VR training. But the company also has ambitions in more serious uses of its tech and is gunning for use in military VR training.

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Halo VR Training Included In Touring Fan Event

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The Training Grounds will “simulate what it takes to be a Spartan, in an immersive, Halo themed combat training environment,” according to the website for Halo: Outpost Discovery. The trailer above shows shots of Vrcade backpack systems and an HTC Vive.

This VR Training Simulation is One of the Best We’ve Ever Seen

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One of the best we’ve seen, this video, demonstrating a dangerous workplace simulation for train operators, shows how virtual reality and motion controllers might revolutionise training in the work place.

STRIVR Introduces VR Training On and Off the Field

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Belch realized the potential of VR for sports training and spent two years working with Bailenson to develop and troubleshoot an effective way to film Stanford Football’s practices in 360-degree, immersive video allowing players to rewatch practice film using a VR headset.

Training Robots Tedious Tasks With VR

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Thanks to a VR headset like the HTC Vive and accompanying motion controllers, you can show a robot named Brett how to tackle simple tasks without ever having to write any additional code. . Does this mean we will be programming R2-D2 using an HTC Vive to help us around the house?

Japan’s New VR Ninja Dojo Actually Trains You To Be An Assassin

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As if Mario Kart and Dragonball VR experiences weren’t enough, you can soon train to be a ninja in VR. Launching in Tokyo later this month, you’ll dress up at a ninja and undergo rigorous training. Once the training’s over, you’ll adorn an HTC Vive headset.

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Medical Training Platform using VR Intervoke

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Intervoke has developed a VR interactive platform for medical training on the HTC Vive. At the initial start of the application, users are guided through a training mode with stunning visual content. CES 2017 Demo HTC HTC Vive Video Virtual Reality Virtual Reality News Vive VR

Unabomber for HTC Vive lets you skip FBI training

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If you want to work for the FBI, you can look forward to 20 intense weeks of training at Quantico in Virginia. However, if that seems like a little too much commitment and you think you can start working on solving crimes now, you can download the Unabomber for the HTC Vive, now available on Viveport. You can skip the 20 week Quantico training and download Unabomber from Viveport for $4.99 HTC Vive FBI Quantico Unabomber Viveport featured top

Derren Brown’s HTC Vive VR Ghost Train Ride Now Open

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The ride experience, called Ghost Train , is now open at the UK theme park and is designed to make you question your reality, all while sitting in what appears to be a suspended 20ft Victorian Carriage. The post Derren Brown’s HTC Vive VR Ghost Train Ride Now Open appeared first on VRScout.

GDC 2019: HTC Announces Lip-Tracking Dev Kit For Vive Pro

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This week HTC Vive America’s Vice President of Product and Operations–Vinay Narayan–revealed plans for a developer kit that adds lip-tracking capabilities to the HTC Vive Pro & Vive Pro Eye. Image Credit: HTC.

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Gorgeous VR Train Sim Rolling Line Gets Release Date, New Trailer

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We like to refer to lots of third-person VR games as ‘train set VR’ here at UploadVR, but Rolling Line takes that definition very seriously. Rolling Line will hit Steam on April 6th with support for both the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, but will also support standard PC play, too.

Volkswagen Teams With Vive For VR Training and Collaboration Rollout

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Volkswagen Group is one of the first companies in the world to fully commit to training employees in VR. The car maker this week announced that it is deploying VR training with the HTC Vive headset across its global operations.

STRIVR Labs Raises $5 Million And Adds Enterprise VR Training

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And so startup STRIVR Labs has launched into a new enterprise VR training business, while still remaining in the sports VR training game. STRIVR is already working with a handful of Fortune 500 companies on comprehensive training programs utilizing VR.

UPS Is Using HTC Vive To Train Its Drivers In Hazard Perception

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VR is already being used to train staff at Walmart and help build cars , but now it will help get your UPS packages to your door safely too. HTC today revealed a partnership with UPS, installing Vive headsets in the delivery company’s nine training centers across the USA.

Japanese University Uses ‘Building Scale VR’ For Disaster Training

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Forget Room Scale VR; the Nagoya University in Japan is using ‘Building Scale VR’ for disaster training. It’s a roundabout way of getting bigger tracking out of the HTC Vive, but the result could help save lives in the future.

HTC Reveals Vive Focus Plus, Coming Q2 2019

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Continuing their push towards enterprise VR technology, HTC has unveiled a new version of their HTC Vive Focus headset designed specifically for use by businesses and corporations. Image Credit: HTC. Image Credit: HTC. Image Credit: HTC.

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See Dragon Ball Z VR’s Kamehameha Training In Action

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From the looks of it, the experience pits you in a training camp where Goku himself will teach you how to execute the iconic Kamehameha attack. If you haven’t shouted “Kame… hame… ha” in VR at least once yet then you’re doing it wrong.

BOOM BABY! | Zombie Training Simulator (HTC Vive Virtual Reality)

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Keep calm and shoot zombies in the FACE in Virtual Reality! Jack with Zombies can only mean fun, shouting and a great lauch! jacksepticeye Channel. Gameplay jacksepticeye YouTube Players

Enterprise Wearable & Immersive Tech 2018: Magic Leap, Exosuits and VR Training, Training, Training

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Just three months ago, the company revealed it’s putting 17,000 Oculus Go headsets in Walmart stores for employee training. The pilot, which used an iPad and HTC Vive powered by Marxent’s 3D Cloud Service, showed that VR increases average order value by 60%. And this year, Lowe’s extended its use of mixed reality to employee training and rolled out more XR experiences aimed at solving customers’ challenges.

Hands-on: Trained by Rocky in ‘Creed: Rise to Glory’, a Heart-pumping Innovation in Arcade VR Boxing

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I’m no boxer, but I certainly felt like one flailing away at the bags, picking up the sort of training skills I’d need before heading into my first (and only) bout.

Elon Musk’s OpenAI Is Training Robots In VR

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OpenAI, Musk’s artificial intelligence research company, this week revealed a look at its new system that teaches robots how to perform actions using the HTC Vive. We’ve created a robotics system, trained entirely in simulation and deployed on a physical robot, which can learn a new task after seeing a human do it in VR once. Another day, another fascinatingly futuristic project with Elon Musk’s name attached to it.

HTC announces Vive Pro Eye and Vive Cosmos at CES 2019

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The CES is going to start tomorrow, but today HTC has already made its great announcements, showing to the world the upcoming new hardware Vive Pro Eye, Vive Cosmos and software solutions Viveport Infinity and Vive Reality system. The Vive Pro Eye, in all its splendor (Image by HTC).

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Conductor Review: All Aboard The VR Train Game

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I was driving my own train, complete with hat and occasional coal-shoveling. Making a quick escape from the evil Overcorp, you stumble upon a small train that will shoot down a track, occasionally interrupted by roadblocks that you’ll need to overcome.

How Valve’s ‘The Lab’ Trains Your Brain to Appreciate Good VR Design

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HTC Unveils Vive Focus Plus with 6DOF Controllers, Built for Enterprise

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HTC today announced its planning to release a new version of Vive Focus targeted at enterprise users, this time including integrated hardware support for two ultrasonically-tracked 6DOF controllers. Image courtesy HTC. Image courtesy HTC.

New HTC Vive Releases for the Week of 07/03/16

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The 5 Best Free Games on HTC Vive

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Steam is chocked full of free games that support HTC Vive, but it may be difficult with all that choice to know exactly which games to start out with, especially if that shiny new HTC Vive or HTC Vive Pro blew out your remaining games budget. Battle Training is live, jump in.

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Face an active shooter with HTC Vive

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Human Condition Safety, with thoughtful consulting from members of the FBI, Navy Seals, and NYPD, has created SurviVR , to train and enhance our responses to these deadly situations. Augmented Reality Hardware How To HTC HTC Vive Virtual Reality Virtual Reality News Vive VR VR News

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Traveling Halo Fan Experience Will Feature Competitive Location-Based VR

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Available as part of the tour, Halo: Training Grounds puts visitors in the boots of a UNSC Spartan, an elite soldier enhanced by both mechanical and biological augmentations. Fight like alongside fellow Spartans in a PvP experience based on the historic franchise.

Osso VR gets $2 million to train surgeons in virtual operating.

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Osso VR gets $2 million to train surgeons in virtual operating rooms Osso VR, a startup looking to disrupt the surgical device training space with virtual reality, has raised $2 million in seed funding in a round led by Signalfire, with participation from Anorak Ventures.

The Best HTC Vive Deal Yet: $100 Discount + $100 Gift Card + Free Shipping

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Microsoft’s after-holiday sale has one of the best HTC Vive deals we’ve seen yet, offering $100 off of the headset’s original price along with an additional $100 gift card to the Microsoft Store. The $100 HTC Vive discount brings the VR system down from $800 to $700.

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HTC to Offer Monthly Subscription Service for VR Content

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HTC calls itself the first ever global app store to announce a subscription service for VR content. Some content is exclusively published on Viveport, such as the recently released The Physiology of the Eye (2016) , an interactive training VR application.

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HTC Vive Tracker is Now on Sale to General Public for $99

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HTC’s Vive Tacker, the Lighthouse-compatible puck that promises to get more than your hands into virtual reality with a bevy of hardware applications, is now officially available for sale to anyone with $99.

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VR & AR 2018: A Year In Review

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While hardware advancements such as the HTC Vive Pro and Oculus Rift have solidified at-home VR as a viable option, those looking for next-level immersion will still find the most success with location-based VR installations. ENTERPRISE & TRAINING.