LACMA & Snapchat Erect AR Monuments Across Los Angeles

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Explore five virtual monuments and murals honoring the history of Los Angeles and its various communities. This past December we learned that the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) was collaborating with Snap Inc.

The Beginning of the End of Oil Is Here for Los Angeles County

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Esqapes VR Massage Center Opens Its Doors In Los Angeles

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Esqapes Immersive Relaxation Center opened in Los Angeles this Friday, offering overworked locals the opportunity to lose themselves in a variety of relaxing VR locales, each accompanied by a massage chair routine synced to their in-headset experience. The post Esqapes VR Massage Center Opens Its Doors In Los Angeles appeared first on VRScout. 10 relaxing VR environments enhanced by fragrances and a gentle breeze.

Inside IMAX’s Los Angeles VR Center

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The Los Angeles IMAX VR Center is just the first of six pilot locations to be opened in 2017. While the Los Angeles location is a standalone VR center, IMAX will begin building centers in existing movie theaters or multiplexes, utilizing the same modular pod-like format that can be configured to the space it will be filling. The post Inside IMAX’s Los Angeles VR Center appeared first on VRScout. News HTC Vive IMAX Los Angeles Starbreeze VR Arcades

Inside Two Bit Circus’ Los Angeles VR Amusement Park

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What’s coming to Los Angeles is Two Bit Circus’ new micro-amusement park—and it’s purpose built for everyone. Located in a rapidly gentrifying neighborhood of downtown Los Angeles, location-based entertainment company Two Bit Circus has taken over 38,000 square feet of wide open warehouse space to build what could be the future of amusement parks. The post Inside Two Bit Circus’ Los Angeles VR Amusement Park appeared first on VRScout.

Check out Apple’s gorgeous new store in downtown Los Angeles

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Apple's newest retail store is a restored 1920s theater in Los Angeles and is surely one of its most gorgeous locations to date. Apple News Apple Store Los Angeles

17 Million Gallons of Raw Sewage Spills in Los Angeles

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Stretches of beaches in Los Angeles are closed after 17 million gallons of untreated sewage spilled into the ocean following a mechanical failure at a water treatment plant Sunday.

How scientists uncovered a massive underwater waste dump off Los Angeles

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A sprawling dumpsite off the Los Angeles coast, littered with barrels of waste, had been mostly hidden from the public eye for over half a century. More about Los Angeles , Science , and Climate Environment. Los Angeles Science Climate Environment

Bug-Ridden Tablets Behind Glacial Lines at Voting Sites in Los Angeles County, Report Finds

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Shitty tablets helped screw up California’s March 3, 2020 primary election in big time, according to a previously unpublicized Los Angeles County report flagged by Politico on Wednesday.

Ready Player One Challenge Coming To Los Angeles

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The marketing for the March 29 theatrical release of Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One is kicking into high gear, and folks in the Los Angeles area will have a chance to explore a “hyper-sharable maze in the heart of Hollywood designed for all ages to escape the Real World and explore the OASIS in search of three hidden keys.”

Los Angeles-based Czinger is 3D-printing a 1,232-hp hybrid hypercar

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The 3D-printed parts stand out with beautiful, sculpture-like shapes. Cars Features 3D printing Czinger Hybrid Cars Hypercars supercars

Magic Leap Announces L.E.A.P. Conference Dates in Los Angeles for First Developer & Partner Event

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conference, which will be held in Los Angeles in October. Magic Leap has been promising to launch a developer conference for years, and now the company is finally making good on that promise. On Wednesday, Magic Leap sent out the official announcement for its first L.E.A.P. In recent days, the company's CEO Rony Abovitz hinted that an event was coming, but now we have details.

Los Angeles Weekend Workshop: Intro to AR Development

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Learn More About the Los Angeles AR Development Weekend Workshop and Sign Up to Attend. The word is out: Augmented Reality is the future. With Apple’s recent release of the ARKit, Google’s growth of Google Tango, and AR content rising in popularity, now is the perfect time to get involved! Companies know they should utilize AR technology, but are not sure how.

EON Reality and Los Angeles City College Begin Academic VR and AR Partnership

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Los Angeles City College will be bringing EON Reality’s academic VR and AR solutions to students in the near future. This was made possible through the work of the college and the Los Angeles City College Foundation. About Los Angeles City College.

Jaunt and Tastemade Bring Us A Perfect 360° Day In Los Angeles

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The food and travel video network that brought us digital programming like Food Court and Tiny Kitchen is now teaming up with a VR studio to take us on a trip to some favorite attractions here in Los Angeles. The debut of A Perfect Day in Los Angeles from Tastemade and Jaunt Studios gives you some pretty unique access that not even LA locals get to experience on their own.

VR Training Program Now Required At Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

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A “pilot study” was launched last year at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles with training software made in Unity focused on “resuscitation procedures for childhood seizure and shock.” ” Tagged with: medicine Facebook Twitter Reddit More The post VR Training Program Now Required At Children’s Hospital Los Angeles appeared first on UploadVR.

Snapchat teamed up with LACMA to make AR monuments around Los Angeles — Future Blink

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The Los Angeles County Museum of Art and Snapchat collaborated for a new augmented reality initiative called "Monumental Perspectives," which will be explorable all around the world.

Join Us For HoloHack 2017 In Los Angeles This June

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VRLA, in partnership with Microsoft, Unity, AfterNow and Upload LA, is hosting HoloHack LA on June 23rd through June 25th, 2017. In this 48 hour hackathon, teams of experienced AR/VR/MR engineers, designers and artists will create their own mixed reality apps. Participants will get hands on experience creating applications for the HoloLens with expert mentors, and we’ll have HoloLens dev kits, pre-loaded laptops and experts from Microsoft and Unity available on site.

The Blu’s Deep Sea Majesty is Now a Museum Exhibit in Los Angeles

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Wevr said that its virtual reality experience, The Blu, will be displayed at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (NHMLA). The immersive adventure makes you feel like you are underwater, exploring the majesty of the ocean and its different habitats. You come face-to-face with some of the most awe-inspiring species on the planet. The VR series was created by Wevr, a Venice, California-based VR studio.

VRLA 2018 Returns to Los Angeles May 4th & 5th – Save 15%

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VRLA 2018 returns to the Los Angeles Convention Center May 4-5, featuring hundreds of immersive tech demos, educational session, presentations and groundbreaking product launches from the most innovative technology companies shaping our world today. The post VRLA 2018 Returns to Los Angeles May 4th & 5th – Save 15% appeared first on Road to VR.

Los Angeles-based Talespin nabs $15 million for its extended reality-based workforce training tools

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That’s what the Los Angeles-based extended reality technology developer Talespin did — and it just raised $15 million to grow its business. . It turns out the virtual and augmented reality companies aren’t dead — as long as they focus on the enterprise.

Kite & Lightning Returns To Los Angeles With $2.5 Million

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Los Angeles VR Weekend Workshop: Learn Unity VR for Vive

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The Bootleg Fire Grows to the Size of Los Angeles as Government Warns of 'National Wildfire Crisis'

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The West’s nightmare summer continues to grow worse. The Bootleg Fire in southern Oregon is the largest in the U.S. and has now overrun more than 300,000 acres.

Did You Fly a Jetpack Over Los Angeles This Weekend? Because the FBI Is Looking for You

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Did you fly a jetpack over Los Angeles at approximately 3,000 feet on Sunday? Some kind of tiny helicopter? Maybe a lawn chair with balloons tied to it? Read more. mystery jetpack aviation jetpacks airports airplanes air travel technology

Miranda: A Live Steampunk VR Opera Where You Play As Judge & Jury

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It’s trial by opera in this interactive murder-mystery. There’s been a murder! One of the city’s wealthiest women has been found dead, but things don’t quite add up. The circumstances of her death are shrouded in mystery.

Someone's apparently been flying with a jet pack near Los Angeles Airport. Again.

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Per the Los Angeles Times , LA International Airport officials are apparently investigating reports of someone wearing a jet pack in the flight path.

SIGGRAPH 2017 In Los Angeles Showcases The Latest In VR and AR

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Sunday, 30 July, 9 am – 10:30 am , Los Angeles Convention Center, Theatre 411. Sunday, 30 July, 10:45 am – 12:15 pm , Los Angeles Convention Center, Theatre 411. Led by VR director Daffy London, the team brings the inside of a sleek Los Angeles club into an interactive scene where users meet up, chat, and play with other robots. Sunday, 30 July, 2:00 pm, Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 403AB.

No VRLA Conference Planned For 2019

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A large-scale Los Angeles VR conference is “on hiatus” in 2019, according to a co-organizer. VRLA grew from a meetup in 2014 to a multi-day conference in 2017 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Layout of the VRLA show floor from 2018 hosted at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Tagged with: los angeles , VR Los Angeles , vrla Facebook Twitter Reddit More The post No VRLA Conference Planned For 2019 appeared first on UploadVR.

Los Angeles Is the Most Climate-Vulnerable County in the U.S.

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Thanks to global warming, climate disasters are set to impact pretty much every corner of the world, but of course, some places are getting hit first and worst. A new federal report shows which parts of the U.S. are most in danger. Read more.

VR Film ‘Symphony’ Hopes To Introduce Younger Generations To Classical Music

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Brought to us by Gustavo Dudamel, music director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Venezuelan-born orchestra director hopes his immersive short film can serve as a youth-friendly tool for exposing younger generations to the world of classical music.

Snapchat Launches Monumental Perspectives AR Project

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Snapchat announced the launch of a new AR project called Monumental Perspectives, which lets Snapchat users view five augmented reality artworks placed across Los Angeles. The project is a collaboration between Snapchat and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA).

You can now pre-order Urbanista’s solar-powered headphones

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With its $199 Los Angeles, Urbanista has become the first company to start selling solar-powered headphones that can deliver virtually unlimited playing time. Home Theater noise-canceling headphones Solar power Urbanista Los Angeles wireless headphones

‘IN PROTEST’ Volume 3 Brings the Social Activism of Los Angeles to Life on Oculus TV

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IN PROTEST: Grassroots Stories from the Front Lines is a 360° VR film docu-series chronicling heroic Black voices in America confronting inequality and injustice. Virtual

IMAX virtual reality theater opens its doors in Los Angeles

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At the time, the report stated the theaters would begin to launch by the end of 2016 starting in Los Angeles, and while it took a bit longer than expected, the first IMAX VR theater … Continue reading. Back in May, it was announced that IMAX would be opening several virtual reality theaters to give movie-goers a proper (read: better-than-home) VR movie experience.

Meet Adidas’ solar-powered, sustainably built sports headphones

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Health & Fitness Home Theater Mobile Adidas RPT-02 SOL Urbanista Los Angeles Zound IndustriesWe take an in in-depth look at Adidas's forthcoming, sustainably produced RPT-02 SOL headphones, which will use solar power to deliver an eternal playtime.

Feds Confirm LAPD Bomb Squad Caused Huge Explosion by Detonating Way Too Many Fireworks

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No s**t: The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms has concluded that the Los Angeles Police Department is responsible for that huge fireworks explosion because it exploded too many fireworks at once.