Inaugural European Immersive Computing Summit Puts Italy On The Map For VR & AR

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An event that put Italy on the map for immersive technology. Italy is known for great food and design, but chances are it’s not the first place that comes to mind when you think of VR, AR, or immersive technology in general.

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VIEW Conference 2018 will host amazing XR talks and workshops

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I’m very happy to talk about a very important event that will take place very soon in my city of Turin (Italy): the VIEW Conference. augmented reality virtual reality AR cgi italy turin view view conference vr

EON Experience Fest 2019 Wraps After 2 Full Days of AVR Technology

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Bologna Featured AR Augmented Reality avr bologna eon experience fest EON Reality italy Virtual Reality VREON Experience Fest 2019 brought with it exciting news and updates from across the Augmented and Virtual Reality (AVR) industry.

#30DaysInVR: how a guy is living 30 days in VR to make virtual reality better

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actually, he was in my city (Turin, Italy) because here there is an epic guy that is living 30 days inside virtual reality! interviews virtual reality 30 days 30 days in vr enea le fons experiment htc vive italy turin vr

A journey in some interesting Italian VR startups at Milan Games Week 2018: AnotheReality, Beyond The Gate and many more!

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The first startup that I interviewed has been AnotheReality , that is an interesting VR company in Milan, Italy. “Mainagioia” as we say in Italy… in the time needed to repair all this mess, I had to go to do my clubbing test of Beat Reality (more on this very soon!)

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Immersive Architecture is the event all architects were waiting for

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In a week here in Italy will start a very interesting VR-related event called Immersive Architecture. You are organizing a very important XR-related event here in Italy called Im-Arch, can you tell us what gave you the idea to start it?

EON Reality Italia to host EON Experience Fest 2019

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The gathering for all of the VIP guests at EON Experience Fest 2019 will be at EON Reality Italy’s offices in the Worklife Innovation Hub, a dedicated technology space in the Emilia-Romagna region. Mats Johansson, CEO , EON Reality Inc EON Reality Italy is recognised as a strategic business location in Europe for its unrivalled automotive sector. Nicola Poleschi, Managing Director , EON Reality Italy The AVR Platform is designed specifically around major changes such as Industry 4.0

Madame Tussauds Partners With ARtGlass For AR Wax Exhibits

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So far over 1M people have purchased an ARtGlass-operated tour across multiple historical European sites, such as Pisa Tower Square and the Royal Villa in Monza in Italy. Dynamic holograms, historical video, and 360-degree panoramas inbound. Madame Tussauds Washington, D.C.

Psychological VR Thriller ‘Blind’ Coming to Rift, Vive and PSVR – Teaser Trailer Here

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Blind was inspired by Tiny Bull Studios’ prototype PC game Come to See My House, which won The Best Game award at the Turin, Italy jam site for the 2014 Global Game Jam. Blind is an upcoming psychological thriller that puts you in a world of darkness.

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Nintendo’s Labo VR Kit Sells Out at Major Online Retailers

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If you can’t wait, Italy’s Amazon.it and the UK’s Amazon.co.uk With Nintendo’s latest ‘Labo’ kit for Switch, the company made its first real strides into VR (not counting Virtual Boy).

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Oculus Go to Hit UK & European Retailers This Month, Pre-orders Now Available

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Oculus today announced that Oculus Go, the company’s standalone 3DOF headset released last month, is finally available for pre-order through Oculus retail partners in the EU and the UK. Shipping and in-store availability is slated for release on June 26th.

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Oculus Announces $300 Commercial ‘Go for Business’ Bundle, Pre-orders Now Available

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The company is currently only shipping to the US, Canada, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the UK.

PSVR Gaming Bundle ‘HeroCade’ Available This Month in Europe, Australia & New Zealand

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Launching in France, Italy, Germany, Spain, Portugal, UK, Australia, and New Zealand on September 26th , HeroCade offers and interesting mix of genres, recalling memories of the old PlayStation demo discs from the PS1 era.

‘Alvo’ Wants to Be ‘CS:GO’ for VR, Launching with Cross-play for PSVR, Rift & Vive in 2018

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2017), is dialing in on CS:GO territory with its recently released trailer which shows all of the trappings of the popular PC shooter, replete with Italy-inspired map, AWPs, and bomb planting galore. Indie studio Mardonpol , makers of Quiz Night Tonight!

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You Can Buy an Oculus Rift + Touch Bundle in Germany for €450

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The sale is only available on the company’s German site , and doesn’t appear on other international branches MediaMarkt including Switzerland, Austria, Netherlands, Belgium, or Italy-based MediaWorld.

Oculus referral codes are now available outside of the US!

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So now I will be able to get some extra credit also from my lovely Italy. I was browsing the “[GDI] Virtual Reality” group on facebook, and I noticed that someone told that Oculus now allows for referral codes.

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Navigate Using Echolocation In Psychological VR Puzzler ‘Blind’

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The psychological thriller is actually based off a previous project from the team, Come to See My House ; developed as part of the 2014 Global Game Jam and winner of the award for Best Game at the Turin, Italy jam site. Make some noise for this one-of-a-kind VR mystery.

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EON Reality Italia to Host EON Experience Fest 2019

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The gathering for all of the VIP guests at EON Experience Fest 2019 will be at EON Reality Italy’s offices in the Worklife Innovation Hub, a dedicated technology space in the Emilia-Romagna region. EON Reality Italy is recognized as a strategic business location in Europe for its unrivaled automotive sector. In Italy — both in manufacturing and third-party services — the automotive industry heavily relies upon the innovations and advancements taking place as part of the Industry 4.0

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Pre-orders for TPCast Wireless VR Add-on Now Available in Europe

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TPCast pre-orders are available in the following countries: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and UK.

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Google Earth VR Adds Search and Oculus Rift Support

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Some new locations include Neuschwanstein Castle in Germany, Table Mountain in South Africa, Perito Moreno Glacier in Argentina, Mt Lassen in California, Palermo in Italy, and more. VR’s killer app just got a major update.

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David Attenborough’s VR Experience ‘Hold the World’ Lands on Rift

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If you’re a Sky customer and enrolled in the free Sky VIP loyalty program , you can access Hold the World for free via the Sky VR app in UK, Ireland, Germany, Austria and Italy.

Fantasy Spell-caster ‘Runes: The Forgotten Path’ to Launch on Vive & Rift Next Month

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Undeterred, the Trieste, Italy-based studio continued on with development of the room-scale game, something that the trailer reveals to be well past the demo provided last year to prospective backers.

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Oculus Go Launches At Canadian And European Retailers

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Italy: Amazon. Though Canadian and European VR fans have been able to pick up an Oculus Go standalone headset directly from the company since launch last month, more purchasing options have arrived today. Go launched in over 300 stores across the two regions today, starting at £199/€219.

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3 Virtual Reality Projects Win At The Venice Film Festival

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The VR projects were recognized at the Venice Film Festival in Italy alongside traditional film projects like Alfonso Cuarón’s Roma, which won The Golden Lion for recognition as the best film of the year.

Virtuix Omni Starts Shipping to US Customers

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When I first checked out the Virtuix Omni at CES 2015 , I was intrigued, but my wallet stayed firmly in my pocket. The Virtuix Omni is just not practical for the average gamer or even like myself, a self-confessed gadget freak.

Microsoft to Expand HoloLens Availability to 29 More European Markets in December

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Microsoft announced at their at Future Decoded conference in London that HoloLens, the company’s augmented reality headset, will be expanding its international availability to include all of the European Union in December.

Escaping Into Virtuality

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and Italy) and have watched as each of the countries where I have a right to vote have swung towards such candidates – the underlying causes of the phenomenon are the most worrying thing. As our reality becomes increasingly hard to deal with, is virtual escapism the answer?

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Psychological VR Thriller ‘Blind’ to Launch on PSVR, Rift & Vive September 18th

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Initially conceived during the 2014 Global Game Jam, Blind has come a long way for the Turin, Italy-based Tiny Bull Studios.

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Developer Creates Scan of Apartment to Work Inside of VR for 30 Days

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Resolution Games’ ‘Bait!’ Passes Half a Million Downloads on.

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Furthermore, the game has now been localized for Spain, Germany, Italy and France, with more localizations to be made in the coming months. Resolution Games’ ‘Bait!’

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‘Lantern’ Is VR’s Beautiful Answer to ‘Flower’ Launching Next Week

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No, Flower isn’t coming to Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, but Italy-based developer Storm in a Teacup’s Lantern is. We’ve often wondered what thatgamecompany’s incredible experience, Journey , might look like in VR.

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Halloween Horror VR Picks for the HTC Vive

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1680, Vicenza, Italy. Halloween is a time for VR. Depending on your tolerance for jump scares, haunting isolation, and Zombies, Halloween is either the best of times or the worst of times for virtual reality.

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Oculus And Here Be Dragons Debut VR Miniseries Dispatch

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This new VR miniseries, created by Here Be Dragons, made its debut at the Venice Film Festival in Italy yesterday. Oculus may have closed down its filmmaking division earlier in the year, but it’s still working with other creators to produce interesting VR experiences. Dispatch is an example of that.

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‘Jesus VR’ Claims First Ever Feature-length VR Film, to Preview at Venice Film Festival

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Like Mel Gibson’s The Passion of the Christ (2004), Jesus VR was filmed in Matera, Italy under the direction of Passion executive producer Enzo Sisti.

Oculus Rift US Pricing vs. Rest Of The World

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Currently the Rift is available in the US and the following European countries: Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. Now that the price has been announced for the Oculus Rift.

How to fix controllers buttons not working and menu interactions with Vive Wave SDK 3.0 in Unity

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I’ve made people from Italy, US and China test this and no one was that good in casting imaginary rays from the eyes going towards an imaginary dot just to select something that should be in between. I was porting our Unity game Hit Motion: Reloaded to the new Vive Wave SDK 3.0.2

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Hulu Beats Netflix to Social Viewing in VR on Gear VR

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I was able to find and install it fine in the US, but colleagues in Canada and Italy both were barred from even finding the app on the Gear VR store. Finally, one of the two major video streaming services available in VR will let you watch with your friends.

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Amazon UK Lists Oculus Touch Pre-Orders with Price and Release Date

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EU-based Amazon retailers including Amazon Germany, Italy, France, and Spain still haven’t published pricing or release information.

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Experiencing Epic Storytelling in VR

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It takes place in the northern mountains of Renaissance Italy, and tells the story of four generations of a broken family and how they respond to the corrupting power of a strange book that is dug up from a labyrinth of catacombs beneath their home.

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Developer Spends 30 Days Working, Dancing, Living In VR

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Enea Le Fons, an immersive developer based out of Italy, has been eager to find out with his recent “30 Days In VR” challenge. An Italian developer tests the limits of VR comfort with a ’30 Days In VR’ challenge.

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Gran Turismo Sports’ New Cars And Tracks Work With PSVR

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Included in the update is GT Sport’s first brand new track, the Autodromo Nazionale Monza in Italy. Gran Turismo Sport is getting a big update today, and you’ll be pleased to know that its new content works in VR.

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Oculus Introduces $299 Go for Business Bundle

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Currently, the bundle is scheduled to release in the US, Canada, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the UK. Facebook’s affordable standalone VR headset, Oculus Go, is looking to finally make the platform a mainstream hit with consumers. But it appears Go forms a big part of the Oculus for Business strategy, too.

Oculus & ESL Return For VR League: Season Two

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Canada, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and United Kingdom. Five new titles, generous prizes, and a more flexible tournament system could take VR eSports to new heights.