Heat Kills Thousands of Cows in Kansas

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High temperatures in Kansas last weekend killed thousands of cattle, authorities confirmed this week, after footage of rows of cattle corpses was widely shared online.

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

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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.

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Panasonic Is Building Its Next Big Tesla Battery Factory in Kansas

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A massive, $4 billion Panasonic electric vehicle battery factory is coming to Kansas. The Wednesday announcement followed about 45 minutes of closed door discussion between company and state stakeholders, where media were excluded, according to a report from the Topeka Capital-Journal.

Employee Indicted for Hacking Kansas Water Utility and Trying to Shut Down Key Systems

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Dude allegedly hacked into a computer system that controls a rural water utility in Ellsworth County, Kansas, then messing with the virtual processes that affect procedures for cleaning and disinfecting… Read more.

Kansas facility tests virtual reality to help people with dementia via @wibw [link]

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

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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

CW's Naomi Wow's Fans With Kaci Walfall in Show's First Official Image

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Feds Seize Hospital's $500k Ransom Payment from North Korean Hackers

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The Department of Justice says that it has seized approximately $500,000 in ransom payments made by a Kansas medical facility to a North Korean ransomware gang called “Maui” last year.

Have You Seen Mike Pompeo's $5,800 Bottle of Whiskey?

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March Madness 2022: Here's how to watch, livestream Final Four

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The March Madness 2022 Final Four kicks off with Villanova vs. Kansas, followed by storied rivals Duke and North Carolina's face-off, at Caesars Superdome in New Orleans tonight. EST: Villanova vs. Kansas 8:49 p.m. 1 Kansas and No.

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

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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.

10 “Metaversities” Are Opening Across The US This Fall

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The final three will be announced this May according to Engage: Morehouse College New Mexico State University South Dakota State University Southwestern Oregon Community College University of Maryland Global Campus University of Kansas School of Nursing West Virginia University.

Striking John Deere Workers Reject Second Contract Offer, Hold the Line

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That means nearly 10,000 workers at plants in Iowa, Illinois, and Kansas will remain on the picket line, telling their employer they’re fed up and… Read more. John Deere workers who have been striking in protest of the company’s contract offers since Oct.

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Design And Race Your Own Car With NASCAR Mobile AR Racing

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12 – Kansas, Texas, and Martinsville. Compete in AR races against 16 playoff drivers across 10 playoff tracks. It’s no secret that professional sports have been hard by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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

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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.

VR MURDER MYSTERY! – Dead Secret Part 1

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DEAD SECRET is a first-person horror mystery set in rural Kansas in 1965. Ready for some light horror, creepy masks, and terrible jokes? Well too bad! Here is the first part of my “Dead Secret” play-through on Steam VR! A reclusive man with a mysterious past is dead and it’s up to you to crack the case. Investigate the crime scene, uncover secret documents, and piece together the puzzle to name his killer.

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“War Remains” Provides Immersive Experience of World War I

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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. “

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

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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.

Snap Launches Long-Anticipated Custom Landmarkers Tool

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The Charlie Parker monument in Kansas City got an AR makeover from lens creator Luke Hurd , who used the tool to incorporate spatial audio and images into the public memorial of a jazz legend.

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HTC Is Working With ‘More Than 30 Teams’ On Vive Content That We’ll See Soon

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We love one-man teams in Kansas working by themselves.” With $250 million invested in VR content and another $250 million to come, Oculus wants you to know it is helping developers get VR experiences made. HTC, meanwhile, has been a little less direct, but its plans are no less exciting.

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The Shared VR Of Tokyo’s TeamLab Borderless Offers A Glimpse Of An XR Future

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What at first glance may appear to be doorways turn out to be mirrors, and vice versa, giving you the immediate sense that not only are you no longer in Kansas, but you are no longer on the normative plane of reality—your senses can’t quite be trusted here.

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Google Doodle honors the legacy of Black baseball legend Toni Stone

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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

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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.

LiveLike Adds DVR-Like Replay To Live VR Broadcasts

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In addition to the replay feature, LiveLike will be introducing highlights that include 360-degree footage from previous events like the UFC faceoff between Ronda Rousey and Amanda Nunes, and the campus view during the Kansas State vs Stanford college football game. We’re at an early point in the expansion of the virtual reality industry where a lot of “firsts” will be claimed as companies blaze their own paths toward prominence.

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

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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

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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.

LiveLike Adds DVR-Like Replay To Live VR Broadcasts

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In addition to the replay feature, LiveLike will be introducing highlights that include 360-degree footage from previous events like the UFC faceoff between Ronda Rousey and Amanda Nunes, and the campus view during the Kansas State vs Stanford college football game. We’re at an early point in the expansion of the virtual reality industry where a lot of “firsts” will be claimed as companies blaze their own paths toward prominence.

How Will AR Play into the Attention Economy?

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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.

Here’s How VR is Helping Athletes Prepare for Games

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EON Sports has helped Major League Baseball’s Tampa Bay Rays and National Football League’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers as well as college teams such as Kansas, UCLA and Ole Miss. A rookie quarterback walks from the huddle to the line of scrimmage, facing a scowling defense ready to tear him apart. But he’s not scared. He’s seen this all before. The rookie knows exactly what coverage the defense is in and what they’ll try to do next. He’s gone through this specific scenario hundreds of times.

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Vigilant amateur asteroid hunters keep watch for menacing space rocks

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His club's facility in Northeast Kansas, Farpoint Observatory , is about 20 or 30 miles away. Gary Hug photographed the sky from his backyard in Kansas. In the Mojave Desert of Southern California, Bob Stephens has a wide view of the cosmos, where space rocks whiz in all directions.

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Do you know about VR in the healthcare industry? We introduce case and effect of use.

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Emporia State University – Crime scene VR for forensic students Emporia State University has partnered with the Kansas Investigator to create a forensic student VR app using InstaVR. Customer Stories: How a Kansas University Uses InstaVR to Publish Cross-Platform Apps Quickly & Easily for their History, Forensic Science, and Business Classes. You might be unfamiliar with this. Virtual Reality (VR) is also used in the healthcare sector.

Microsoft Now Hosts Free HoloLens Demos Across US & Canada

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Kansas. Haven’t been able to make it to any of the big gaming expos (or you don’t know anyone with the $3,000 AR headset)? Microsoft Stores across the US and Canada are now hosting free HoloLens demos, so you can finally see what the hubbub is all about.

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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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EON Reality Presents at Nordic VR Forum

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At the 2018 edition of the Nordic VR Forum, EON Reality Norway didn’t just attend Hamar’s distinguished virtual reality conference but also presented the “ Jesper on Wheels ” project to an eager crowd. With hundreds of attendees from 10 different nations and even more viewers following along with the event’s livestreams online, the annual event proved successful in every way.

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

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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).

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‘Google Earth VR’ Lets You Experience the Total Solar Eclipse Right Now

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Released in an August 12th update, Google has added a new menu function that lets you activate Monday’s total solar eclipse, which can be seen as it passed through 14 US states: Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Wyoming.

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

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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. This story, originally published in June 2021, has been republished as part of Mashable's "Space Rocks" series.