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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See you at WCVRI and View Conference!

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I love going to China, but I love more my Italy. I still can’t believe to see my face in the same group of so many important people… View Conference will take place from October 20th to October, 25th in Turin, Italy. Either in China or in Italy, this would be overly cool!

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

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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#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

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?

Bologna IDC Celebrates 200 years of US Embassy in Firenze

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The US Embassy in Firenze (Florence), Italy, opened its doors for an incredible double-centenary celebration, and EON Reality Italia was asked to represent the high-technology presence in the region of Emilia-Romagna at the forum titled ‘United States of Bologna.’.

Confidustria: Transforming Industries by Embracing New Technology

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Last quarter, EON Reality’s office in Bologna , Italy collaborated with Confindustria to host a conference with multiple national and international manufacturing companies.

GARC’s ‘New Reality’ Tech Strategy Starts with EON Reality

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This agreement will make it possible to develop — exclusively for Italy — the use of advanced technologies in the private and environmental AEC * field.

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.

Putting Technology First at Confidustria Emilia

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EON Reality Italy’s Interactive Digital Center (IDC) at the Worklife Hub serves as an ideal meeting point for open innovation and events. The Interactive Digital Center of EON Reality Italy is an ideal meeting point for connecting to innovative networks all over the world, and we are honored to host these open events focused on local supply chains. Nicola Poleschi , Managing Director, EON Reality Italy.

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

VIVE X Startup Mindesk Secures $900K to Create VR Multiuser Design Software

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Mindesk was founded in Bari, Italy. With the new seed funding, the company is now moving its headquarters to San Francisco where it will continue to develop its VR software, working between Italy and the US.

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The Ghost Howls

I will depart my lovely Italy on Saturday, to attend the Sandbox Immersive Festival (SIF) in Qingdao, China. When you see a title of mine written in Chinese, you already know what is going to happen. Yes, I am returning again to China. Yes, new adventures await me.

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German Circus Ends Its Use Of Live Animals In Favor Of 3D Holograms

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In November, for example, Italy joined Belgium, Greece, and Malta in the permanent ban of circus animals, much to the chagrin of circus performers and enthusiasts alike. Circus Roncalli adopts holographic tech amid concerns over animal cruelty.

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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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E3 2019: Sniper Elite VR Gets New Trailer, PSVR, Rift, SteamVR Support Confirmed

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In this installment, you travel to Italy in World War 2 in a story set before Sniper Elite 4. Hope you like Sniper Elite! Well, because we have a new trailer for it, why else? Well we say trailer, it’s more like a feature.

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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.

Rebellion Unveils ‘Sniper Elite VR’ Gameplay Footage, Confirms PS Aim

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Created in partnership with UK-based studio Just Add Water , Sniper Elite VR takes place in World War II Italy, set prior to the events of Rebellion’s latest entry in the series, Sniper Elite 4 (2017).

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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.

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 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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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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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.

Snapchat’s Latest Lens Studio Update Is A Game Changer For AR Creators

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14 new landmarks and 6 AR templates make their way to the desktop app.

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.

An Epic Recreation & Guided Tour of the Sistine Chapel is Now Available on Steam for Free

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Located at the Vatican City in Rome, Italy, the Sistine Chapel is Michelangelo’s magnum opus; the chapel’s painted ceiling, which includes the famous ‘Creation of Adam’ along with hundreds of other works which form an epic mural, is a cornerstone of Renaissance artwork.

‘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.

Drive value from technology clusters at the Immersive Learning Summit

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Join thought leaders from across the world at The Immersive Learning Summit 2019 in Bologna, Italy — with thought-leading discussion, workshops, leadership strategies, case studies, and one-on-one investment meetings to help leaders made the most from their innovation centres and budgets.

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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Vive Focus 6 DOF controllers devkit unboxing and setup instructions

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They arrived yesterday evening at my home, after a complicated journey going from China to Italy. In December, I published this tweet: All I want for Christmas is: – Mariah Carey – 6 DOF Controllers for the Vive Focus. About the first point, unluckily nothing has happened.

Oculus Referral program issues: Rift codes are temporarily suspended

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When I try to log into my Referrals page from Italy, I get this message. Close to Black Friday, Oculus has launched a cool referral program , that lets you give a special code to a friend of yours so that both you and he/she will get discounts and store credit.

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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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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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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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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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