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.

Car-Centric Los Angeles Could Ban New Gas Stations

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In an attempt to curb local emissions, some in Los Angeles hope to ban the construction of new gas stations in the city. los angeles times union maureen cunningham filling station the times paul koretz environment california geography of california air pollution

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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

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 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.

Urbanista Los Angeles hands-on review: Don’t let the sun go down on you

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Home Theater noise-canceling headphones solar powered headphones Urbanista Los AngelesCan these solar-powered headphones eliminate charging? But also no. The answer is a bit complicated.

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

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

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Los Angeles Votes to Return Beach Taken From Black Family After Nearly a Century

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The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously this week to return the ownership of a beach to a Black family almost a century after it was taken from them.

Los Angeles and San Diego schools to reopen in August with online-only classes

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The school year starts August 18 in Los Angeles and August 31 in San Diego. News COVID-19 Los Angeles San Diego

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.

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.

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

Super Bowl Will See Heat Wave as Wildfires Dot Los Angeles

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This year’s Super Bowl in Los Angeles could see record-setting temperatures in the middle of winter. The heat wave is helping fires to spark in the region, even in the usually fire-free winter months. Read more.

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.

SpaceX Hit With Worst Covid-19 Outbreak of Any Business in Los Angeles

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The headquarters of SpaceX in Hawthorne, California, a suburb of Los Angeles, is currently experiencing an outbreak of covid-19 far worse than any other private business in the county, according to the L.A.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Lawns to Go Dry: Historic Water Restrictions Come to Los Angeles

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Parts of California are officially in a water emergency, according to a declaration from the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California.

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.

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.

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.

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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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

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.

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.

More Than 100 Cargo Ships Were Waiting to Unload in Southern California This Week, an All-Time High

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If you want to know what a global supply chain crisis looks like at its worst, all you have to do is check out what happened at southern California’s ports this week. Read more.

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.

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.

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.

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.

‘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

Code and Coding: Where to Find Help in Los Angeles?

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Therefore, this is about letting you know where in Los Angeles you can go, should you wish to wrap your head around how coding works. Scheduled for November 12-13, CodeDay is an event taking place in Los Angeles, whereby students have the chance to build apps and games for one whole day. The post Code and Coding: Where to Find Help in Los Angeles? Los Angeles PHP Python scratch Silicon Beach SoCal

UNITE Los Angeles 2016 Brings Cool Gaming News

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Following the Unity Training Day on Halloween, October 31st, Unity launched pretty awesome features during the opening keynote for Unite Los Angeles 2016 conference. The post UNITE Los Angeles 2016 Brings Cool Gaming News appeared first on VR World.