Microsoft Now Hosts Free HoloLens Demos Across US & Canada

Road to VR

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

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NextVR Raises $80 Million with an Eye on International Expansion

Road to VR

Open and the Masters Tournament, the Kentucky Derby, the DAYTONA 500, the International Champions Cup (ICC) , and recently signed an agreement with live entertainment firm Live Nation to “broadcast hundreds of live, cutting-edge performances in virtual reality to music fans worldwide.”

This Restaurant Will Let You Paint With Sauces in VR

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24 – Western Kentucky vs. Vanderbilt. Zaxby’s is taking an interactive HTC VIVE experience on tour to tailgaters across the country.

Funding Roundup: NextVR Raises $80M Series B, Owlchemy Labs.

AllThingsVR

NextVR has raised $80 million in Series B funding to expand its platform that has broadcast events, including a Coldplay concert, presidential debates and the Kentucky Derby, in virtual reality. Funding Roundup: NextVR Raises $80M Series B, Owlchemy Labs Raises $5M & TheWaveVR’ Raises $2.5M

If there was only one game CatsAndVR needed to play at GDC17 it was SUPER FURRY NEON CAT HEADS!

Cats and VR

Super Furry Neon Cat Heads was designed by group of game developers in Lexington Kentucky who created it during an exhausting drive to the MIT Reality Virtually Hackathon. Well thanks to my super RADD day job I only got to spend one day on the GDC floor this year.

Seattle Startup Viar360 Coming Out To Public with an Immersive Journalism Platform

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Viar360 is already being used in 12 top American Journalistic Schools such as Syracuse University , University of Kentucky , Penn State University , Michigan State University , University of Missouri , San Jose State University and others. Virtual Reality and 360˚ video have already stepped into our lives and by now there are a couple of big players who are utilizing the power of this medium.

VR & Exoskeletons Reinstate Sensation In Paraplegic Patients

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The project headed by Nicolelis is called ‘ Walk Again ’ and it is an international collaboration, wherein players like Duke University Center for Neuroengineering, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, the Technical University of Munich, and, The University of Kentucky etc.,

Samsung Stops Production and Sales of Galaxy Note 7

VRWorld

Third case was reported at Kentucky. Samsung Galaxy Note 7 will probably go down the line as the most troublesome product in history of Samsung, and that says something.

Instagram’s Kevin Systrom Talks Virtual Reality

VRWorld

The name of the project came through Kevin’s love for Bourbon and other spirits, mostly from Kentucky, Alabama and Tennessee. Kevin Systrom, co-founder and CEO of Instagram recently talked about Virtual Reality and working with Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook in Bloomberg’s Studio 1.0. Instagram story started on Stanford University where Systrom was studying, and Facebook gave him an job offer. Kevin didn’t want to drop out of school, so he passed on the opportunity.

Over 20 Use Cases of Smart Glasses, VR Headsets, and Smartwatches at Airports

EnterpriseWear

Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky Airport (CVG), which sees 6.7 If going through airport security is a flyer’s biggest pain, then capacity is the airport manager’s living nightmare: Airports around the world today are hard-pressed to process more passengers and cargo than their terminals were originally designed to manage, and projected air traffic growth indicates no coming relief. Most American airports were built between the 1950s and 1970s.

How I use CoSpaces to help students create their dreams

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Schools from Australia, Indonesia, Russia, Canada, New Zealand, Kentucky, Delaware, and our school all participated.