EON Reality and UMKC Partner to Establish Augmented and Virtual Reality Center in Kansas City

EonReality

EON Reality, the world leader in augmented and virtual reality-based knowledge transfer for industry and education, together with University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Computing and Engineering, will establish an Interactive Digital Center (IDC) in Kansas City, Missouri.

Watch Kansas City Royals at Baltimore Orioles tonight (7:05p ET) with Intel’s True VR app.

AllThingsVR

Watch Kansas City Royals at Baltimore Orioles tonight (7:05p ET) with Intel’s True VR app here: [link] [link] — allthingsvr (@allthingsvr) August 1, 2017. virtual reality augmented reality vr ar

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Watch The Super Bowl For Free In VR With ‘Bigscreen’

VRScout

This Sunday the Tampa Bay Buccaneers take on the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl LV. Host your own covid-safe Super Bowl party or meet new friends in the public room.

This Mom Used VR to Open Up New Worlds for Her Son

VRScout

Tim Bartow is a filmmaker and writer hailing from Kansas City, Missouri. As COO of Blue Chalk Media , an award-winning nonfiction production company, Huling arranged for a Blue Chalk production crew filming in a nearby city to add a stop in Kansas City, where they filmed the indescribable moment in which Tim first experienced virtual reality (shown in the video above). Despite the limitations of his body, now he can use VR to see the world.

Astronomer captures image of the huge mile-wide asteroid (safely) passing Earth

Mashable VR

Congress has directed NASA to find 90 percent of the near-Earth objects 460 feet (140 meters) wide or larger, though even a rock some 100 to 170 feet across can devastate a place like Kansas City.

“War Remains” Provides Immersive Experience of World War I

ARPost

MWM Interactive gifted the War Remains location-based experience to the National WWI Museum and Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri. This experience is unlike anything that Kansas City has hosted before,” said Matthew Naylor, President and CEO of the National WWI Museum and Memorial. “

Google Doodle honors the legacy of Black baseball legend Toni Stone

Mashable VR

The Doodle represents her status as a pioneer in the sport, and was created in consultation with Stone's family, including her nieces and nephews, as well as the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum of Kansas City, Missouri.

Intel Cuts 3-Year Deal With MLB For VR Broadcast Content

UploadVR Between Realities podcast

Kansas City Royals vs. San Francisco Giants on June 13 at 10:15 p.m. The NBA, NFL, and NCAA have all been tapped for virtual content on a regular basis and will likely continue to forge relationships with immersive content producers as the quality of the hardware and streams continue to increase. Now the MLB is making a big immersive splash with a 3-year partnership with Intel that will be delivered to baseball fans for free.

If a scary asteroid will actually strike Earth, here's how you'll know

Mashable VR

A similar-size impact event today could destroy a city the size of Kansas City," David Kring, an impact expert at the Lunar and Planetary Institute , told NASA this year.

How Will AR Play into the Attention Economy?

ARVR

Increasing Reach I was at a Kansas City Chiefs game at Arrowhead Stadium, and a Coke promotion appeared on the scoreboard during a timeout. For 200 years, brands have looked for and found new ways to capture consumers’ attention.

Intel & Major League Baseball Partnership Will Bring Free Weekly Games Streamed in VR

Road to VR

Kansas City Royals vs. San Francisco Giants. Live VR broadcasts from the world’s biggest sporting leagues are steadily becoming easier to find. A major new three year partnership between Intel and MLB, America’s leading baseball league, will bring weekly live baseball games streamed in VR for free to Gear VR via Intel’s ‘True VR’ tech.

Suzanne Borders: BadVR is mixing art and technology to innovate data visualization

The Ghost Howls

When he graduated, I was moved to Kansas City, which is in the middle of the country, and no offense to anyone who’s listening from Kansas City… but it’s kind of a smaller town and it’s not as big as San Diego where I was living. because then I can step inside the holodeck and go back to California… I can leave Kansas City and go wherever in the world that I wanted to go , to escape all of the bullying and the people that would make fun of me.

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Apple and Amazon are changing the way we watch live sports

Mashable VR

It’s very convenient for, say, a Kansas City Chiefs fan living in New York City, but it also costs $300 per year if you live in an area without DirecTV service, and is otherwise part of satellite packages that cost $80/mo or more.

Oculus Venues Arrives for Oculus Go and Gear VR

VRScout

June 27 // MLB: Kansas City Royals @ Milwaukee Brewers // 11:10 am PT. Your ticket to live social events in VR is here. You can now watch live concerts, sports, and comedy shows with friends in VR. A month after the launch of Oculus’ $200 standalone VR headset, Oculus Go, the long teased Oculus Venues app is finally available for download. Available on both Oculus Go and Gear VR, Oculus Venues attempts to bring the stadium fan experience to VR.

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‘Oculus Venues’ Live Event App Now Available on Go and Gear VR, Event Schedule Here

Road to VR

June 27 // MLB: Kansas City Royals @ Milwaukee Brewers // 11:10 am PT. Oculus Venues , the social app that allows ‘thousands of users’ to watch live events en masse in VR, is now available on Oculus Go and Gear VR starting today. The company has also published a full list of upcoming live events (below).

The Cincinnati Bengals' Gen Z swagger is making this a must-watch Super Bowl

Mashable VR

Eli Apple Bengals defensive back Eli Apple, however, is not afraid to share controversial takes that might greatly anger entire cities' worth of people. You know, maybe the most famous and widely beloved thing about that city. I am a diehard Kansas City Chiefs fan.

How scientists find the big asteroids that can threaten Earth

Mashable VR

140 meters is take-out-a-large-city size." Crucially, even a smaller asteroid, some 100 to 170 feet across, could destroy a place like Kansas City , home to half a million people.

LA's hottest club: A members-only dog park

Mashable VR

But it turns out there are private dog parks across the country, from New York City to Kansas City and beyond. With Dog Ppl's focus on hygiene and human creature comforts, they say it is a more "elevated" experience than clubs in other cities.

Getting Fit with a VR Toolkit, and Other XR Tips with VRd?j?’s Michael Eichenseer

XR for Business Podcast

I can imagine that there’s a huge hub of VR in Kansas City. There’s a lot of talent here, and I have heard from other people that even places like Kansas City actually have quite a bit of VR happening — and I say VR, I mean XR, AR; all of it.

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Getting Fit with a VR Toolkit, and Other XR Tips with VRd?j?'s Michael Eichenseer

XR for Business Podcast

I can imagine that there's a huge hub of VR in Kansas City. There's a lot of talent here, and I have heard from other people that even places like Kansas City actually have quite a bit of VR happening -- and I say VR, I mean XR, AR; all of it. Especially when you live downtown in a busy city. We talk a lot about the business use cases of XR on this podcast, but any good business comes with a great fitness plan or exercise room. XR is no different, and VRd?j?

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