VR headsets hit retail shelves in Kenya

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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. This Saturday, I walked over to my... Columns VR & AR Jumia Kenya OLX Samsung Galaxy S6 Samsung Galaxy S7 Samsung Gear VR VRARLE

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Alphabet's Internet-Beaming Loon Balloons Now Providing Service in Kenya

GizModo VR

Alphabet, the parent company of Google, has deployed a fleet of internet-delivering, high-altitude balloons in Kenya, an initiative that the company’s CEO said will be “the first of many” future commercial deployments in other parts of the world. Read more. alphabet project loon google internet 4g lte

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The Trailer for The Witches Remake Will Terrify a Whole New Generation

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The Witches Remake Is a Silly Comedy for Kids Who Aren't Afraid of the Dark

GizModo VR

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Virry Happy is Set to Take You on a Nature-Filled Trip to Kenya on July 2

VR Fitness

While utilizing virtual reality for physical fitness has become a great tool in recent years, using the platform to promote mental health is often just as important. As of next week, a new application will be released that should help many around the globe unwind even further at the end of each day. Continue reading on VR Fitness Insider. Experiences Uncategorized Oculus Go Virry Virry Happy Virry Happy: Mindfulness in Nature VR Virry LIfe

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WWF Partners With Oculus On VR Nature Documentary Series Shot In Cinematic 5.7k

VRScout

Narrated by Emmy Award winning actress Anna Friel, the three-part series guides users through the savannahs of Kenya in East Africa, the jungles of Borneo in Malaysia, and the vibrant coral reefs of Raja Ampat in Indonesia. PHORIA’s three-part series launches June 8th on Oculus Quest and Go.

Felix & Paul Studios Brings More Great 360-Degree Films To Oculus Quest

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a 3-part series with directors’ commentary, following some of the last Nomadic cultures in the world; Yak Herders in the Mongolian steppes, Masaai in Kenya and Sea Gypsies living off the coast of Borneo. Felix & Paul Studios is the group behind some of the best 360-degree capture systems and highest quality productions ever made, and you can now view many of those projects on Oculus Quest.

Celebrate Earth Day With These Nature Themed VR Experiences

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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. There’s no better way to celebrate Earth Day than hitting the streets with a garbage bag and cleaning up random litter scattered around your local area.

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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. HuffPost RYOT has created a new slate of VR shows, set to launch this fall on the Hulu VR app for Oculus Rift and Samsung Gear VR headsets.

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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. As a person of color and a woman, I’ve become aware with the lack of representation expressed outside of the entertainment or sports world.

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

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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. Sony’s PlayStation VR (PSVR) has embraced 360 video with surprising readiness since launch last October with a suite of free apps and, more recently, support for YouTube 360 content. This month, though, the platform gets its first premium 360 app.

This VR Game Doubles As A Clean Water Educational Tool

VRScout

Non-profit organization Water is Life, known for creative campaigns including Hashtag Killer and Kenya Bucket List, has taken activism VR to new heights with brand new game, Hidden Dangers. Pollutants become monsters in this HTC Vive clean water educational game. It seems like there’s been a surge in environmental awareness VR Content recently, but it’s never been done quite like this.

Huge Promotion for 9D VR Chair Cinema/Simulator and VR Park

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Analysis: Using VR/AR in education during the pandemic

Virtual Perceptions

So it is worrying that the start of school is far away for many countries, with Kenya restarting education in January, the Philippines closing schools until a vaccine is found, and select US states offering only remote learning for the foreseeable future. How many times have you heard that VR would get a boost during the pandemic? Quite a few times, I would assume.

Shelved 'black-ish' episode criticizing Trump is now available on Hulu

Mashable VR

Show creator Kenya Barris shared the news on social media Monday. — kenya barris (@funnyblackdude) August 10, 2020 Read more. black-ish Season 4's previously shelved "Please, Baby, Please" is now available on Hulu.

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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.

Exclusive: First-Ever Impact Reality Summit Announces 2020 Lineup

VRScout

“Narrated by Academy Award-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o and presented in stunning 360° VR, “My Africa” transports viewers to an elephant sanctuary in Kenya, where a community is reknitting the bonds that have long enabled people and wildlife to coexist. Vulcan Productions has teamed up with Kaleidoscope to launch the Impact Reality Summit, a two-day event celebrating the very best in “XR for Good” storytelling.

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.

SIGGRAPH 2019 Conference Will Feature Four World-Premiere VR/AR Experiences

VRScout

Project Jua – Project Jua is an interactive VR experience that raises awareness of the impact of not having easy access to electricity, taking the player to a rural farm in Kenya to experience firsthand the challenges of living off the grid to discover an African solar power solution that is improving lives. Magic Leap, Disney, and Epic Games are bringing their A-game to the annual tech conference.

Samsung XR and EarthX Debut Environmentally-focused 360 Short Films

Road to VR

Narrated by Academy Award-winning Actress Lupita Nyong’o, My Africa takes viewers to an elephant sanctuary in Kenya, where a community is creating a place where humans and animals can once again coexist. Samsung has partnered with EarthX to debut a dozen immersive short films on the Samsung XR video platform from environmentally-focused filmmakers. Samsung XR is Samsung’s immersive video platform, and home to more than 10,000 videos.

Startups Weekly: Chinese investors double down on African startups

TechCrunch VR

Kenya’s Twiga Foods eyes West Africa after Goldman investment. Hello and welcome back to Startups Weekly, a weekend newsletter that dives into the week’s noteworthy startups and venture capital news. Before I jump into today’s topic, let’s catch up a bit. Last week, I wrote about Airbnb’s issues. Before that, I noted Uber’s new “money” team. Remember, you can send me tips, suggestions and feedback to kate.clark@techcrunch.com or on Twitter @KateClarkTweets.

Analysis: Using VR/AR in education during the pandemic

Virtual Perceptions

The start of school is far away, with Kenya restarting education in January, the Philippines closing schools until a vaccine is found, and select US states offering only remote learning for the foreseeable future. How many times have you heard that VR would get a boost during the pandemic? Quite a few times, I would assume.

Scale Learning and Teaching for the Online Classroom

EON Reality

At EON Reality, we are working at lightning speed to help classrooms around the world transition safely and effectively to an online classroom. As we shift towards preparing for tomorrow it is now more important than ever to build resilience into our online classrooms. How is it possible to do it at scale? .

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? Nomads shows the way Virtual reality is more than an emerging technology. It’s redefining how filmmakers tell stories and connect with audiences.

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. Workers with access to real-time contextual information, displayed when and where they need it will reshape the workplace and dramatically improve the efficiency, productivity, and safety of the average worker. The future is here, with EON Reality’s Augmented Virtual Reality (AVR) technology. CONTACT US. Name *. First. Job Title * Email *.

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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TECHINNOVATION Singapore 2018

EON Reality

TECHINNOVATION , organized by IPI (Intellectual Property Intermediary), a non-profit organization established under Singapore’s Ministry of Trade and Industry, aims to bring together international and Singapore technology providers and seekers to explore technology and business collaboration opportunities through open innovation.

The 2020 Sundance Film Festival Is Absolutely Stacked With Experimental Immersive Media

VRScout

Go inside the cyclical center of a Kikuyu Tribal Myth from Kenya, where man may become woman and woman may become man. New Frontier returns with 32 new groundbreaking projects from 21 countries. Over the past several years, the legendary Sundance Film Festival has transformed from a high-profile celebration of independent film into a haven for bleeding-edge multimedia projects.

Ouverture des inscriptions à EON Entrepreneur School

EON Reality

Vous rêvez de créer les nouvelles applications en Réalité Virtuelle et Augmentée ? Saisissez cette opportunité avec EON ENTREPRENEUR SCHOOL. Cette formation est le fruit d’un partenariat entre EON Reality, le leader mondial de la Réalité Virtuelle et Augmentée, et l’IMIE, école de la filière numérique présente sur 7 campus (Nantes, Angers, Rennes, Le Mans, Caen, Paris et Laval).

Scale Learning and Teaching for the Online Classroom

EonReality

At EON Reality, we are working at lightning speed to help classrooms around the world transition safely and effectively to an online classroom. As we shift towards preparing for tomorrow it is now more important than ever to build resilience into our online classrooms. How is it possible to do it at scale? .

Now Recruiting: Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Enthusiasts of Dubai, UAE

EON Reality

EON Reality and EAIT (Emirates Advanced Investments Trading) have partnered to form EON Reality UAE LLC , an Interactive Digital Center (IDC) focused on vocational skills training and higher education utilizing Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality. The IDC houses an Entrepreneur School, which teaches the skills needed to be successful in creating Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality content and applications for industry and training.

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Open House: Animation, Digital Art, and Computer Science Majors Invited to the Augmented & Virtual Reality Programme in Norway

EON Reality

Join the Open House March 22nd at Hamar Campus. Auditorium 3 Between 11:00 – 14:00. 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.

Educational VR: The best learning apps to try out (2020)

Virtual Perceptions

ecosphere shows an immersive insight into their activities, covering locations ranging from the savannahs of Kenya to the coral reefs of Raja Ampat. Ever since the release of virtual reality (VR) headsets , educators explored how to use the immersive technology for teaching others, whether in a classroom or in the workforce. Educational VR has the power to teach new skills to schoolchildren and adults alike, building their expertise and ability to tackle new challenges.

Manchester’s VR Innovation Academy – Apply To Learn

EON Reality

Budding coder? Immersed in the latest engines? Obsessed with great 3D design? The Academy. It’s not too late to apply – the Academy team is still accepting applications for the 2017-2018 (starting on 4th September) term. Prospective students so far have arrived from across Europe as well as the UK North region – all you need is this link , a cover letter and your latest CV. Welcoming.

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. .

EON Reality recognized as Top 100 Company Supporting Education Excellence by OCBJ and IPSF

EON Reality

EON Reality has been recognized by the Irvine Public Schools Foundation (IPSF) and Orange County Business Journal (OCBJ) as one of the Top 100 Companies Supporting Education Excellence. On the Top 100, EON Reality is joined by organizations such as Google, The Hoag Foundation, and Kia Motors America, Inc.

Suzanne Borders says it all on being a female entrepreneur in XR

The Ghost Howls

Suzanne Borders potting giraffes in the Serengeti National Park, Kenya (Image by Suzanne Borders). Second part of my interview with Suzanne Borders , the CEO of BadVR , a company that mixes technology and creativity to disrupt the data visualization sector. In yesterday’s part , she detailed what BadVR does and why she’s so interested in the Magic Leap One device.

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