VR headsets hit retail shelves in Kenya

Hypergrid Business

Virtual reality is now a global phenomena and devices are slowly becoming available to more retail shops — including here, in Nairobi, Kenya, where I am based.

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Celebrate Earth Day With These Nature Themed VR Experiences

VRScout

Narrated by Lupita Nyong’o, My Africa is an eye-opening 360-degree documentary short that covers the courageous efforts of Northern Kenya tribes to protect African wildlife from animal poachers. Immersive experiences that highlight the importance of environmental protection.

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African Americans in virtual reality

Hypergrid Business

Narrated by Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyongo, My Africa shines a light on a wildlife conservatory and its connection with the people of Northern Kenya. Simplistic yet sublime My Africa will have viewers not only fall in love with the subjects but with the beauty of Kenya as well.

Virry VR Is PSVR’s First Paid-For 360 Video

UploadVR

Filmed in Lewa Downs, a UNESCO heritage site in Northern Kenya, the video offers the chance to meet elephants, rhinos, Grevy’s zebras and leopards among others.

RYOT Bringing VR News and Comedy Shows to Hulu

VRScout

The host of the show will be RYOT’s co-founder, Bryn Mooser, with one featured report in the first episode transporting you to the Dadaab refugge camp in Northern Kenya. The two made for VR series will be coming to the Hulu VR app this Fall.

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EON Reality Presents at Nordic VR Forum

EON Reality

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.

VR Film Studio Felix & Paul Release ‘Nomads’ 360 Documentary.

AllThingsVR

VR Film Studio Felix & Paul Release ‘Nomads’ 360 Documentary Series Studio co-founders Félix Lajeunesse and Paul Raphaël packed their 360 camera out to Mongolia, Kenya, and the seas surrounding Borneo to capture some of the planet’s last remaining nomadic tribes.

The Best VR Experiences From Raindance Film Festival 2018

VRScout

My Africa is a project by Conservation International to educate audiences about Reteti, a community run Elephant Sanctuary in Kenya, working to save elephants, reknitting an ancient coexistence between people and wildlife.

Smart Nations Powered By Augmented Virtual Reality

EON Reality

Advances in Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality are reshaping the way we learn and interact with our world.

The AVR Platform and Classroom 3.0 Showcased at EduTECH Asia 2018

EON Reality

At EduTECH Asia 2018 this week in Singapore, EON Reality spent two full days speaking, promoting, and demonstrating the latest updates to the AVR Platform to the thousands of education and technology professionals in attendance.

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Upgrading VR Storytelling

Tech Trends VR

My Africa is a project by Conservation International to educate audiences about Reteti, a community run Elephant Sanctuary in Kenya, working to save elephants, reknitting an ancient coexistence between people and wildlife.

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How do you tell a story in VR? Nomads shows the wayVirtual.

AllThingsVR

Each Nomads episode chronicles life in a different nomadic tribe: the Maasai of southern Kenya and northern Tanzania, the Bajau, who live on the waters of South East Asia, and Mongolian herders. How do you tell a story in VR?

Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Design & Development Course at Oral Roberts University to Open January 2017

EON Reality

Augmented and Virtual Reality are some of the fastest growing sectors of our economy. These technologies are spreading far beyond the gaming world and into business and education, where its being used to train employees and better educate students.

This Degree Will Actually Land You a Job and Prepare You for the Future

EON Reality

For some Entrepreneur School Alumni , after working an extensive eleven months to pursue a dream it’s time to relax. For others, it means it’s time to pursue their dreams by starting their career in the Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality industry.

Tribeca Film Festival’s Virtual Arcade Steps Up VR Game For 2018

VRScout

Narrated by Lupita Nyong’o, My Africa is a 360-degree documentary short dedicated to covering the impressive efforts by Northern Kenya tribes to protect African wildlife from poachers. Tribeca’s Virtual Arcade returns once again to bring groundbreaking immersive experiences. .

Why Smells Are So Difficult To Simulate For Virtual Reality

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Having served with the US military in Iraq, Kenya and Djibouti, one of his key research interests is getting former soldiers to don VR headsets so they can face up to, and overcome, their traumatic memories. How do you think virtual reality will improve over the next few years?

Equator 360: Unveiling Mysterious Spirits near the Equator

VeeR VR

They were the shamans of Yuruparí, the Gabbra people of the Chalbi desert in northern Kenya, the Bajau Laut people of Southeast Asia, the Kogi priests from the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta in Colombia. What’s your first impression of Equator? Blazing hotness? Unbearable humidity?

Tribeca Film Festival’s Arcade Includes World Premiere VR Content

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In Northern Kenya, the futures of wildlife and people are intertwined. New York’s Tribeca Film Festival will include more than a dozen world premiere VR and AR experiences this year. As part of the festival, a Virtual Arcade will be there featuring 20 immersive projects from five countries. This Virtual Arcade takes place at the Tribeca Festival Hub from April 20-28.