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HaptX Secures $1.5M Grant to Build Full-body Haptics for VR & Telepresence Robots

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The company behind the force feedback haptic gloves HaptX and research teams from Virginia Tech and University of Florida have secured a $1.5 SEE ALSO Sony Patent Reveals VR Controller Design Seemingly Inspired by Valve Index.

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Sony Pictures Teams With The VOID on ‘Jumanji: Reverse the Curse’, Launching November 27th

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Hot on the heels of Avengers: Damage Control , the next experience heading to VR attraction The VOID is Jumanji: Reverse the Curse , made in collaboration with the Sony Pictures Virtual Reality group. ” SEE ALSO Inside 'Avengers: Damage Control', The VOID's Newest Immersive Experience. . Tysons Corner, McLean, Virginia.

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Tobii, HeadVantage To Offer Sports Fans ‘First Look’

XR Today - Mixed Reality tag

The Arlington, Virginia-based firm was picked to join Comcast’s NBCUniversal Sports Accelerator, leading to the deal with NBC Sports and allowing the firm to showcase its capabilities at the Professional Golfers Association’s (PGA) Korn Ferry Tour golf tournament.

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Step Into the Jungle When The VOID Opens Jumanji: Reverse the Curse This Month

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To help promote the new film Sony Pictures Virtual Reality (SPVR) has teamed up with location-based entertainment (LBE) specialist The VOID on an immersive experience called Jumanji: Reverse the Curse. Tysons Corner, McLean, Virginia. Next month will see the theatrical release of Jumanji: The Next Level in cinemas worldwide.

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Big News from Altspace VR, Apple, Disney, Lloyd’s, and the US Justice Department

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The wider immersive technology sphere also aims to discover new opportunities by leveraging emerging tech, attaining new partners, and business models. The US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia is hearing the case with the backing of attorney generals from eight states.

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The Media and Entertainment Metaverse: What to Expect

XR Today - Virtual Reality

Today’s companies now build immersive tech solutions at scale to facilitate the future of XR socialising. Busch Gardens Virginia , one of the United States’ top theme parks, created an immersive roller coaster ‘The Battle for Eire’ featuring emerald mask VR headsets from the Taiwanese tech giant.

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How Are US Regulators Affecting Big Tech’s XR Plans?

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Attorney generals from eight states—California, Colorado, Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, Tennessee, and Virginia—have joined the litigation. The US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia will hear the case. If successful, the suit could significantly reduce Google’s key revenue streams.

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