We Visited The First Oculus-Powered Bar In Las Vegas

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Our destination was Caesars Palace Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Within those hallowed, vaguely bleach-smelling halls, was Alto Bar — the first Oculus-equipped purveyor of adult beverages and virtual reality in Las Vegas. Instead, we got an introductory Oculus demo similar to the ones we’ve seen at a conference or Best Buy, it just happened to take place in an up-scale bar in Las Vegas.

New ‘Arizona Sunshine’ Las Vegas-Themed Game Mode ‘Undead Valley’ Coming in Feb.

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At CES 2017 in Las Vegas, NV this week, we caught a glimpse of some new content in the works for the zombie-slaying shooter that’s due to release next month. Let us know in the comments and we’ll get to the bottom of it all at CES this week in Las Vegas.

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Inside Zero Latency’s Las Vegas VR Arena At The MGM Grand

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Outside of the MGM brand boost and marketing platform, the global destination of Vegas allows us to market Zero Latency to tourists who can play and then pass the word to their friends when they return home.”. In other words, Zero Latency is betting that what happens in VR in Vegas doesn’t stay in Vegas. Now visitors to the Las Vegas Strip will be able to escape the real world, and any gambling losses, by entering these VR worlds.

Zero Latency’s ‘Warehouse Scale’ VR Arena Comes to MGM Grand in Vegas

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The Las Vegas facility opens on September 8th, offering untethered, eight-player VR entertainment across a 2,000 square-foot arena. We’re excited to bring this experience to Las Vegas, our first West Coast location.”.

Las Vegas VR adds interactivity to app

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Due to user feedback, Las Vegas VR has moved beyond 360-degree videos with animated graphics and video overlays, as well as new interactive features to its application to improve navigation and user immersion.

Lenovo’s New VR Headset Packs More Pixels at Lower Weight & Cost Than Rift and Vive

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Ramping up for CES 2017 in Las Vegas, Lenovo has revealed their newest entry into the world of VR, a yet unnamed headset sporting an impressive dual 1440 × 1440 OLED displays, a PlayStation VR-style halo strap system, and dual cameras that allow for room-scale positional tracking.

No Vive 2 At CES, HTC Confirms

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The event, spread across Las Vegas, is one of the world’s biggest consumer electronics conferences. Last year at CES Oculus had a very large booth on the show floor at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Watch ‘Rihanna’ Give One of the First-Ever Mixed Reality Performances via Octosense (VIDEO)

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For those attending CES in Las Vegas, Octosense will be available to schedule demos January 4-8. It’s no exaggeration to say that Augmented Reality and Mixed Reality are on the rise.

Vuzix to Debut ‘Blade’ Smartglasses at CES Next Week

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Vuzix today announced they’ll be unveiling their latest smartglasses at this year’s CES in Las Vegas. ” We’ll have feet on the ground at next week’s CES in Las Vegas, starting January 9th until the 13th.

‘Breaking Bad’ Show Creator Teases Upcoming VR Experience

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Serving as a keynote speaker at this year’s Salesforce Data Matters conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, show-creator Vince Gilligan took to the stage earlier this week to take part in a discussion regarding the effects of technology, 1-on-1 consumer relations on entertainment, and media marketing.

VR gains foothold in destination marketing at Miami Art Week

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The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA), announced yesterday that they will be unveiling what they herald as a “groundbreaking destination marketing program” at Miami Art Week (Dec 7-9, 2017). Entitled “Vegas: Alter Your Reality,” the experience consists of five, two to three-minute long VR content pieces showcasing various aspects of Las Vegas. Vegas: Alter Your Reality puts the two together.

Nvidia Predicts 50 Million VR Headsets Sold By 2021

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During the company’s opening keynote for CES 2018 in Las Vegas last night Nvidia revealed that it expects 50 million VR headsets to be sold by 2021, as seen in the slide above. VR headset sales may not have set the world on fire in 2017 but Nvidia predicts we’ll see a massive jump in the next three years.

Qualcomm’s Chips Will Power 20 More VR Headsets This Year, Including Facebook’s Oculus Go

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Oculus VP Hugo Barra joined Qualcomm’s press event at CES 2018, the big tech trade show in Las Vegas this week. Qualcomm president Cristiano Amon said that his company’s Snapdragon chips are already in 20 mixed reality or virtual reality headsets and that 20 more based on Snapdragon are in development. This includes the upcoming Oculus Go standalone VR headset coming from Facebook’s Oculus division in 2018.

Mayweather Boxing & Fitness VR Program Debuts At First Gym This Month

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Shown off earlier this week at CES 2018 in Las Vegas, Mayweather Boxing + Fitness Virtual Reality program puts you through an increasingly difficult 12-week training regiment in which Virtual Floyd will school you on everything you’ll need to know to dominate in the ring.

Adobe Premiere Pro Now Includes VR Editing Interface ‘Project CloverVR’

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Revealed at the annual creativity conference Adobe MAX in Las Vegas today, Project CloverVR is now integrated into the latest Creative Cloud release as part of the Immersive Environments feature set in Premiere Pro.

This HoloLamp Projector Lets You See AR Holograms Without Using Glasses

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HoloLamp debuted its augmented reality projector system this week at CES 2017, the Consumer Electronic Show in Las Vegas. The projector makes it possible for augmented reality to interact with real objects, and no special glasses or smartphone are required to see its animated images.

CES 2018: The 5 Biggest VR Tech Updates

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We’re recovering today from the mad dash that was CES 2018 in Las Vegas.

VR & AR Rule the Floor Before CES 2017 Even Opens its Doors

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Starting on Tuesday, media from around the world were invited to attend two days of media events at CES in Las Vegas—a new addition to 2017. CES isn’t even open to the public yet and VR & AR are already the talk of the show.

CES 2017 - Where is Oculus?

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CES 2017 starts next week in Las Vegas. Every year Oculus has a large presence at CES. This year, however, Oculus is nowhere to be seen. Perhaps they are listed under Facebook? Nope, not there either. HTC, Sony, Microsoft, and Samsung will all have a presence at CES.

Adobe Shows Method to Create Volumetric VR Video From Flat 360 Captures

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And CES 2018 is a wrap!

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With a 20×20 booth, our biggest yet, in the Las Vegas Convention Center and three major announcements, it was certainly the busiest year we have had.

KwikVR is an Oculus & Vive Compatible Wireless VR Solution to Debut at CES 2017

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Cloud compute specialists Scalable Graphics are to debut a new 1 pound wireless PC VR solution compatible with both Oculus Rift and HTC Vive VR headsets at next weeks CES convention in Las Vegas.

CES: LUCI shows off immersion-on-demand wearable and VR headset

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Entertainment experience company LUCI has unveiled their immersion-on-demand wearable and VR headset products at this week’s CES 2018 in Las Vegas. Dubbed “LUCI immers” and “LUCI alyx,” respectively, the company appears to be looking to be a transformative player in the burgeoning wearable and VR sectors.

VRC Raises $23M to “Build the First Great VR Content Studio”

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I went hands-on with The Martian VR Experience at a special event at CES in Las Vegas in January and was impressed.

uSens Brings Fingo Hand-Tracking To Pico Goblin

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” uSens itself will be at CES in Las Vegas next week showing off a range of its hardware and software solutions across six different headsets. Pico’s Goblin headset is getting an input upgrade with the help of uSens. The pair confirmed to UploadVR today that the Goblin, a three degrees of freedom (3DOF) all-in-one device that’s usually operated with a 3DOF controller, is getting support for uSens’ Fingo hand-tracking solution.

Asus ‘ZenFone AR’ Google Tango, Daydream VR Phone Launched, Specs Revealed

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Asus have officially unveiled their new Google Tango and Daydream VR certified phone at a press conference at CES 2017 in Las Vegas and the new device packs some impressive hardware inside it’s sleek exterior.

Introducing Google’s Next-Generation VR Camera

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Announced at the NAB conference in Las Vegas Monday, the Xiaomi-backed Yi has partnered with Google to bring a new professional camera to the market with some much needed improvements. The Yi Halo has 17 lenses and costs $17,000.

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AiFi’s Holo Messenger Lets Your iPhone Make Holographic Selfies

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The company showed off the tech off CES 2018, the big tech trade show in Las Vegas this week. AiFi hopes to make its mark with a couple of augmented reality apps that will enable you to make, among other things, holographic selfies with your smartphone. The idea is to let you use the Wonderlens and Holo Messenger apps to play with your image and transport yourself to a location in the name of cool or funny art. It works on any iPhone and iPad.

Standalone VR Headsets Powered By Intel’s Project Alloy Will Cost ‘Closer To $1,000’

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Project Alloy was demonstrated at this year’s CES in Las Vegas and we have two hands on reports for you to explore. The cost of virtual reality headsets created using Intel’s Project Alloy reference design is going to be “closer to $1000” according to Achin Bhowmik, the head of the company’s perceptual computing group.

AR and Iris Authentication: The Future of Shopping

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Consumers and retailers just got a sneak peek into the future of shopping during the Money2020 event in Las Vegas. MasterCard, Osterhout Design Group (ODG), and Qualcomm turn to AR and eye technology to provide consumers a secure and seamless way to pay for items.

Game Industry Job Postings Are Decreasing, But VR Jobs Are Up 400% Since 2014

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Las Vegas: $88,716. The number of jobs posted for game developers has declined 65 percent since 2014, according to an analysis by the job search site Indeed. The global game industry has grown to $91 billion across multiple platforms, but the number of jobs in the U.S.

World’s Largest Cinema Chain, AMC, Leads $30M Investment to Bring VR to Movie Theaters

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Then there’s Zero Latency, which already has installations in Australia, Japan, and its latest location inside the MGM Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.

Up Close With Sennheiser’s $1,700 VR Microphone

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Here’s a close look at Sennheiser’s new AMBEO VR microphone in all its glory as demonstrated at last week’s CES 2017 in Las Vegas.

Future of Play – Evolving a Kid-Friendly XR Ecosystem

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If you in Las Vegas for CES this week, you can check out MERGE’s kid-friendly products at LVCC, South Hall 1 booth 21523 and Sands, Halls A-D, booth 43274. Do you remember what the future looked like when you were a kid?

Forget 4K — The Insta360 Pro Is An 8K 360-Degree VR Camera

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The company made the announcement at CES 2017, the big tech trade show in Las Vegas this week. China’s Insta360 has announced its 8K professional virtual reality camera, the Insta360 Pro, to raise the bar for 360-degree VR films. The 8K-resolution Insta360 Pro camera is designed for shooting 360 films that can be displayed with virtual reality headsets. The standalone camera can capture 3D images and videos and is also suitable for livestreaming.

Watch: Adobe Shows Off In-VR Premiere Video Editor ‘Project CloverVR’

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Adobe is clearly acutely aware of these issues and are keen to tackle them, so they demonstrated a short sneak peek session at the annual Adobe MAX conference in Las Vegas last week.

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The 2017 Virtual Reality Conference and Expo Schedule

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HTC Partners With Autodesk to Bring Professional Design into VR

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The 2016 Autodesk University event kicked off in Las Vegas yesterday, and the design software company wasted no time in making some big announcements for the VR industry. For those that don’t know, Autodesk creates software for various industries, allowing designers to make 3D models and environments for professional use. Its services already support VR viewing, but now the company is going one step further.

CES 2017 VR And AR News Roundup: Everything You Might Have Missed

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The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, NV is traditionally one of the largest tech events of the entire year and CES 2017 is no different. We Visited The First Oculus-Powered Bar In Las Vegas [ Link ]. Tagged with: announcements , CES 2017 , industry , news , vegas. CES featured VR Industry News announcements CES 2017 industry news vegas

Intel Project Alloy Shows Multiplayer Gaming in Mixed Reality Demo

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We have feet on the ground at CES in Las Vegas. Project Alloy, Intel’s VR headset with mixed reality (MR) capabilities revealed at Intel Developer Forum last August, got a little extra stage time this CES, as Intel showed off some more of the headset’s gaming chops.