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.

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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.

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 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.

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. voting elections pollpads knowink election security politics los angeles technology cybersecurity california

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.

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.

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.

Kite & Lightning Returns To Los Angeles With $2.5 Million

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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 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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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. . TC animation articles augmented reality chief financial officer Cornerstone Education HTC Los Angeles ondemand social networking Virtual reality WorkplaceIt turns out the virtual and augmented reality companies aren’t dead — as long as they focus on the enterprise.

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.

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.

‘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

Los Angeles VR Weekend Workshop: Learn Unity VR for Vive

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

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Los Angeles’ AmazeVR raises more cash, heads to Incheon for first location-based VR installation

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AmazeVR , the Los Angeles-based virtual reality entertainment distribution service, is taking its first steps into the world of location-based virtual reality experiences with an installation in Seoul’s Incheon International Airport. The company, which also scored an additional $2.5 million commitment to expand its total funding to around $9 million, made the announcement last week.

The 'Revolutionary' Fight Over California's Hidden Oil and Gas Wells

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in west Los Angeles sits a tan, six-story building. oil and gas los angeles fracking public healthAt the corner of West Pico Blvd. and South Genesee Ave. It’s nothing much to look at: It’s set back from the street by a manicured lawn, lined by a row of trees on each side.

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

L.A.'s Mystery 'Jetpack' Allegedly Captured on Video, But We Still Have Questions

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A pilot in Southern California has captured video of what appears to be a person flying a jetpack, the first visual evidence of an unexplained flying object that seems similar to a reported jetpack sighting near the Los Angeles airport in August.

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.

The LAPD Just Banned Its Officers From Using Third-Party Facial Recognition Software

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The Los Angeles Police Department issued a moratorium on the use of commercial facial recognition software on Tuesday, effectively ending a trial with dystopian software manufacturer Clearview AI that the department had long sought to downplay.

YouTube Creator Lab 2019 Returns To LA

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For the past two years, we’ve worked alongside dozens of high-profile creators at YouTube Spaces around the world, including Los Angeles, Tokyo, and London, to encourage and promote immersive content. The three month intensive program kicks off with a three-day Boot Camp” April 16 – 19 at YouTube Space Los Angeles in Playa Vista, California, where select creators will learn everything they need to start creating VR content.

Apple Wallet Receipt Could Serve As First Proof Of An Individual's Vaccination Status

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virus healthvana los angeles apple wallet appleWelcome to our dystopian hellscape, where you might soon have to flash your Apple Wallet when trying to enter an airport in order to prove that you’ve been given the covid-19 vaccine. Read more.

E3 2020 Cancelled Due To Coronavirus As Virtual Events Continue

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The largest gaming conference in the United States was to be held June 9-11 in Los Angeles. Announcements cancel Coronavirus e3 esa event gaming conference los angeles xboxE3 in June became the latest conference to cancel its plans due to concerns surrounding the coronavirus. Certain press conferences planned for the week of E3, though, like Xbox-related announcements, will continue as a digital event.

LA Hospital Using VR Simulation For Trauma Training

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That’s exactly why Children’s Hospital Los Angeles teamed up with Oculus and other VR companies to bring low-cost emergency care training via virtual reality technology. In fact, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles alone ends up spending roughly $430,000 per year using this more traditional method. Based off actual case studies conducted and provided by the doctors of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, the virtual scenarios are extremely authentic.

JLG Virtual Reality Training Simulator Featured at 2017 Unity Vision Summit in Los Angeles

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The post JLG Virtual Reality Training Simulator Featured at 2017 Unity Vision Summit in Los Angeles appeared first on VRJournal. Media Announcement: JLG Industries, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company [NYSE:OSK] and a leading global manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telehandlers, showcased. Press Releases VR Industry and Technology JLG Virtual Reality Training Simulator