Facebook Open-sources AI Habitat To Help Robots Navigate Realistic Environments

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AI Habitat will be showcased in a workshop next week at the Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) conference in Long Beach, California.

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

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Long Beach/Anaheim: $80,870. 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.

Formula E and Virtually Live partner for VR highlight real in anticipation of the third season of the racing series.

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Users can virtually experience the Long Beach, Berlin and London ePrixs from the perspective of their driver of choice, or a variety of positions around the tracks.

Formula E Releases Racing Highlights in True Virtual Reality

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You’ll follow the heated rivalry of racers Lucas Di Grassi & Sebastien Buemi as they struggle against one another for first in a championship that spans London, Berlin and Long Beach just to name a few. This is as close to being on the track as you’re going to get.

‘Project CARS 2’ Leaked Footage Shows Progress on Sequel to VR-capable Racing Sim

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New footage from upcoming racing simulator Project CARS 2 for PC, PS4 and Xbox One has surfaced on YouTube. Slightly Mad Studios’ new game is expected to launch later this year with support for virtual reality like its predecessor, and hopes to address the criticisms of the 2015 original.

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Microsoft’s Mixed Reality Strategy Driven By Pioneer Who Helped Launch VR’s Renaissance

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Bolas previously directed USC’s Mixed Reality Lab at the Institute for Creative Technologies, where he hired a teenager from Long Beach before the young man co-founded Oculus. In addition to hiring Palmer Luckey , Bolas’ lab gave rise to a number of headset prototypes that placed phone or tablet-sized screens in front of your eyes for a basic sort of VR headset, including one that was cardboard-based long before Google branded the idea and put them in millions of homes.

‘Project CARS 2’ VR Review – An Ambitious Sequel With Serious Potential

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The new circuits are built to a high standard, particularly COTA, Long Beach, and the brilliant Algarve Circuit (Portimao). It seems there is, at least until the track is totally flooded, generally far too much grip in the wet; you can drive on slicks in wet conditions for far too long.

This is How Fake News Happens: The Reporting of Palmer Luckey and Nimble America

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NewtonVR will not be supporting the Oculus Touch as long as he is employed there. Turns out, he also appears to be an active supporter of Donald Trump and the alt-right, and in a long-term relationship with an avid Gamergater.”. Another Twitter user wrote “I’m cancelling Touch support in my game as long as Palmer works for Oculus” along with a photo directing the middle finger at the as-yet unreleased controllers.”.