Las Vegas Now Home To World’s Longest VR Roller Coaster

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What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas.” Combining leading-edge technology with the thrill of our coaster overlooking the Las Vegas Strip, we are now able to offer visitors an experience that is new, adrenaline-inducing and something you can only find at New York-New York.”.

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.

Las Vegas Strip’s Big Apple roller coaster has a new VR experience option

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The New York-New York Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas has teamed up with German company VR Coaster to add a virtual reality experience to its Big Apple roller coaster starting Feb. The LA Times describes the experience as “fairly accurate,” pointing out just a few omissions or misplacements of Vegas landmarks. The post Las Vegas Strip’s Big Apple roller coaster has a new VR experience option appeared first on VR World.

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.

VR Fest 2017 in Las Vegas

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2017 is almost here and so is VR Fes t in Las Vegas. The post VR Fest 2017 in Las Vegas appeared first on VR Playhouse Immersive Content for VR and AR VR Playhouse accepted to VR Fest 2017. VR Playhouse has been accepted into several categories and we’d love your vote! Click here to go to the voting page and check out all the cool content. You can also come the the 3-day festival happening from 1/5-1/7, conveniently the same time as CES.

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.”.

Ahead of their May 9th Boxing match in Las Vegas, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr and Canelo Alvarez try out VR Boxing.

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Ahead of their May 9th boxing match in Las Vegas, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr and Canelo Alvarez tried out Knockout League, Grab Games VR Boxing title for the HTC Vive.

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.

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The World of Mobile VR After Pokemon Go

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After all, when Jonathan “Fatal1ty” Wendell retired from gaming, he moved to Las Vegas and started playing… poker? Virtual Reality Gaming isn’t coming, it’s already here.

Luxor transforming LAX club into eSports Arena

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Last week, Las Vegas released a report showing a breakdown in visitor profiles. In order to address the need for new generation of content, MGM Resorts revealed plans for a multi-level eSports arena at its Luxor casino/resort on the Las Vegas Strip. It will be twice the size of eSports arena which recently opened in the Neonopolis in downtown Las Vegas.

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.

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.

Light Field Lab Announces $7 Million Investment to Develop Light Field Displays

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According to a Variety report, Light Field Lab will have a public debut at the National Association of Broadcasters Show (NAB Show) in Las Vegas next week.

In Vegas? HTC is Offering Public Vive Pro Demos Through Thursday

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If you’re in Las Vegas & would like to experience what @htcvive has to offer at CES this year, we are holding a daily open house from 4-6pm Tuesday – Thursday at the Wynn’s Alsace Ballroom! The post In Vegas?

Group Behind JPEG Unveils New ‘visually lossless’ Compression Standard for VR/AR and More

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2018 VR and AR Conference, Festival and Expo Schedule

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Las Vegas, United States. Las Vegas, United States. Over the last few years a busy conference circuit has emerged for creators and enthusiasts interested in VR and AR technology, and 2018 is already full of events throughout the year. We’ll update this list of VR and AR-related events from time to time as more dates are announced.

‘Alien: Descent’ Location-Based VR Experience Coming to Southern California Mall

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The Void created Ghostbusters: Dimensions in 2016, and then followed that up with Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire in 2017 – both experience are still available for fans, with locations in NYC, Orlando, Las Vegas and London.

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.

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.

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.

Ready At Dawn Wins Big At DICE 2018

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The Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences presented their annual awards tonight at the DICE convention in Las Vegas. There were two categories dedicated to virtual reality, and Ready at Dawn took the ultimate prize in both. Immersive Reality Technical Achievement. Winner: Lone Echo/Echo Arena. Developer: Ready At Dawn. Publisher: Oculus Studios. Immersive Reality Game of the Year. Winner: Lone Echo/Echo Arena. Developer: Ready At Dawn. Publisher: Oculus Studios.

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.

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Vrvana at SEMA nov 1-4th 2016

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This coming November, at the Las Vegas convention center, the best of AR and VR will take center stage and give many automotive-themed demonstrations. Come and see what we can do! In the news

uSens Inc. Featured in Variety

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After CES Unveiled in Las Vegas on Tuesday night Janko Roettgers , senior Silicon Valley correspondent for Variety , featured uSens Inc. Roettgers tweeted out that: “The Fingo VR hand tracking module is one of the cooler things I got to see at CES Unveiled.”

Nic Cage’s Latest Film Gets Stand-Alone VR Series

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Sometimes you get Leaving Las Vegas Nicolas Cage. The Humanity Bureau VRevolution episodic VR series dives deeper into the story of Cage’s upcoming sci-fi disaster flick. When it comes to Nicolas Cage films, there’s no shortage of conflicting emotions.

This Drone Broadcasts 6k 360 VR Video Wirelessly up to 5 Miles

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” As you might expect however, this is all aimed at professionals, with the ‘Flying Eye’ package starting at a cool $75,000 with the company due to demonstrate its new offering at NAB 2017, which kicks off this week in Las Vegas.

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VR at Center of 2017 Technology Summit

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Virtual reality is coming back to Las Vegas. The seventh annual TS Tech Summit Road Show is set for April 20-23 at. The post VR at Center of 2017 Technology Summit appeared first on VRJournal. VR Industry and Technology 2017 Technology Summit

2016 CES - Gaming and Virtual Reality Almost Doubles

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CES 2016 returns to Las Vegas January 6 – 9 and as always VRCircle will be there reporting on the latest VR Technology. What can VR fans expect from CES 2016? According to the CEA who own and produce CES, Gaming and Virtual Reality has grown by 77% over the 2015 event.

‘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.

HTC and Gaming Giant IGT Partner on VR Tournament Platform for Casinos

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HTC is expanding its out-of-home VR entertainment reach with a new deal with gaming giant IGT that will see its Vive hardware and software power a new competitive VR initiative where players compete for real money stakes.

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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.

WWE Is Coming To A Headset Near You Via NextVR

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Over at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas the company revealed its new broadcast solution that will actually allow viewers to physically move around inside 360-degree content. Fancy ringside seats to the biggest matches in the WWE? They’re only a VR headset away. NextVR this week announced that it had formed a partnership with the wrestling brand to bring highlights from its biggest matches to its app later this year.

Adobe Answers Facebook With ‘Sidewinder’ Volumetric Video Technique

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The concept is called Project Sidewinder and it was presented on stage during Adobe’s MAX creator’s conference in Las Vegas.