Madagascar Is Suffering Through Catastrophic Famine

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But a slow-moving, drought-induced famine in Madagascar could preview other crises in store for our climate future.

The World Will Lose Madagascar’s Lemurs Without Action

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The island of Madagascar is home to animals and plants found nowhere else on Earth. Among them? Lemurs, which are unfortunately staring down some very bad news. Read more. noooo lemurs endangered species iucn

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Four Generations of Lemurs Have Refused to Hibernate, Until Now

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Someone in Wyoming Caught the Plague From Their Cats

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Sony's Kraven the Hunter Movie Has Found a Director

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A Deadly Cyclone Just Devastated Southeastern Africa—and Another May Be on the Way

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The death toll from Tropical Storm Ana, which blew through Madagascar, Mozambique, and Malawi last week, stood at nearly 80 on Monday, while… Read more.

Baobab Studios Raises $25 Million in New Funding Round

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Darnell is best known for his director and screenwriter credits on all four films in the DreamWorks Madagascar franchise, and also known for his work on The Penguins of Madagascar (2014) and Antz (1998).

DreamWorks Bringing Kung Fu Panda and Shrek to VR

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The content available included a twenty year retrospective piece on the studio, another for their recent release of Home , and the last being an interactive experience for Penguins of Madagascar. These iconic DreamWorks characters will be coming to a VR headset near you.

AR Giant Tortoise

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The Madagascar radiated tortoise Tu’i Malila was 188 at death in Tonga in 1965. Educate yourself on giant tortoises by interactive learning with augmented reality on EON Reality’s immersive AVR Platform.

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Giant Tortoises are examined in Life Size Augmented Reality

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The Madagascar radiated tortoise Tu’i Malila was 188 at death in Tonga in 1965. Giant tortoises are among the world’s longest-living animals, with an average lifespan of 100 years or more.

Baobab’s ‘Asteroids!’ VR Short Film Now Available

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The adorable animated VR short, from the director of Madagascar, delighted audiences last year with a colorful showcase of characters and an engaging plot narrated by Ethan Hawke. Actor Elizabeth Banks and YouTube Creator Ingrid Nilson join the cast in this ‘INVASION’ sequel. You remember INVASION! right? In fact the only thing more exciting than the VR animation itself was the fact that it was merely the first in a series of upcoming episodes.

VR Experiences for Grandma and the Kids

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Narrated by Ethan Hawke and created by the director of Madagascar, INVASION! Hoping to show off some VR experiences to your folks during the holidays? We have compiled a list of some of the top family friendly VR pieces out there for you to enjoy with your loved ones. Suitable for children and seniors, everyone is bound to get a kick out of these experiences. Happy holidays from the VRScout family to yours. INVASION! – Baobab Studios.

Giant Tortoises are examined in Life Size Augmented Reality

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The Madagascar radiated tortoise Tu’i Malila was 188 at death in Tonga in 1965. Giant tortoises are among the world’s longest-living animals, with an average lifespan of 100 years or more.

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VR Animation Startup Baobab Adds $25 Million

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Fan previously worked at Zynga as a vice president while Darnell worked on the Madagascar films. Redwood City-based Baobab Studios closed a $25 million Series B round of funding, bringing the total raised to date by the startup to $31 million and placing the studio among the most highly-funded content startups to emerge with a focus on VR animation. The startup made Invasion! , a short story about a cute bunny attacked by hapless aliens.

Actress Elizabeth Banks Brings Pedigree To VR Animation ASTEROIDS!

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directed by the same person responsible for Madagascar and narrated by Ethan Hawke. While we may be a ways off from having full length virtual reality or 360-degree feature films and even further than that from having them debut in movie theaters in some way, that isn’t stopping big names from getting behind the formats.

HTC Vive and Viveport are bringing some of my favorite VR experiences to Sundance.

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Headed by veterans from Pixar and DreamWorks Animation, including “Madagascar” writer-director Eric Darnell. HTC Vive and Viveport is heading to Park City, Utah during the 2017 Sundance Film Festival to exhibit at “VR on the Mountain,” a virtual reality hub for festival attendees taking place January 20-22. HTC Vive and Viveport are bringing a lineup of apps including two of my favorites of 2016, Mindshow and The Price Of Freedom.

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Baobab’s ‘Invasion’ Has Reportedly Been Downloaded ‘Well Over 1 Million’ Times

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Fan was most recently the vice president of games at Zynga before starting Baobab with Madagascar and Antz director Eric Darnell. Baobab’s adorable virtual reality animated short Invasion has reportedly been downloaded over 1 million times according to co-founder Maureen Fan. UploadVR had the chance to speak with Fan on the show floor of CES 2017 where she hinted at the success of Baobab’s first production, Invasion.

AR Giant Tortoise

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The Madagascar radiated tortoise Tu’i Malila was 188 at death in Tonga in 1965. Educate yourself on giant tortoises by interactive learning with augmented reality on EON Reality’s immersive AVR Platform. Giant tortoises are among the world’s longest-living animals, with an average lifespan of 100 years or more.

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Facebook Artist Makes a Case for VR Manga in Homage to Iconic ‘Dragon Ball’ Scene

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As a former visual development artist at Dreamworks, Fujita is credited for his work on films such as Megamind (2010) , Madagascar 3 (2012) , Penguins of Madagascar (2014) , and Boss Baby (2017). As a current artist-in-residence on the Facebook Social VR team, Goro Fujita has been making some pretty impressive “quillistrations” as a part of his daily creative regime using Quill, Oculus’ first-party VR paint and drawing tool that he helped develop.

Oculus Artist’s ‘Quill’ Shorts Show the Incredible Potential of Illustrating & Animating in VR

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Formerly a visual development artist at Dreamworks, Goro Fujita is a talented artist in his own right, with his name in the credits of films like Megamind (2010) , Madagascar 3 (2012) , Penguins of Madagascar (2014) , and Boss Baby (2017). Quill , Oculus’ VR painting and drawing tool, recently saw a major update which added animation tools to the software, allowing users to create animated sequences directly in VR.

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INDIE PRODUCTION COMPANY BAOBAB STUDIOS WORLD PREMIERES ANIMATED SHORT “CROW: THE LEGEND”

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By making both versions available, we are now able to share this powerful tale with audiences everywhere and give viewers the opportunity decide how to participate in Crow’s journey in this holistic animation experience”, said Baobab co-founder and "Crow" producer, writer and director Eric Darnell (“Madagascar” franchise, “Antz”). Baobab Studios proudly announced today the official global release of “Crow: The Legend”.

John Legend Partners with Baobab Studios for VR Series ‘Rainbow Crow’

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and ASTEROIDS! , Rainbow Crow is directed by Eric Darnell, Co-Founder and CCO of Baobab (who also wrote and directed the Madagascar franchise). Award-winning musician, actor, producer, and activist John Legend will Executive Produce and Star in upcoming VR series, Rainbow Crow , from Baobab Studios.

VR Short Film ‘Asteroids!’ from Baobab Studios Now Available

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From the director of the Madagascar franchise, the full 11-minute cut continues the journey of aliens Mac and Cheez (and robot sidekick Peas) on their deep space mission. Interactive VR short film Asteroids! , the follow-up to Emmy award-winning VR short Invasion! 2016) is now available for Gear VR, Daydream, and Windows MR headsets.

9D Virtual Reality Cinema: VR Multiplayer Entertainment Solution

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Factory price, factory shipment. Virtual reality cinema equipment. Owatch's new product has a cool UFO appearance. 9D chairs with 10 seats, virtual reality theme park preferred. Small footprint and high return on investment! 360° immersive entertainment.

Huge Promotion for 9D VR Chair Cinema/Simulator and VR Park

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GOOD NEWS! Owatch August BIG SALE, UP TO 20% OFF!

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Everyone who wants to start a business will think so. ” What is the most profitable business right now? How much does it cost to start a VR business? “ If you want to start your VR business, then you can’t miss the best discounts that Owatch will launch in August! Buy more and save more!

ASTEROIDS! is a Playful Act of Intergalactic Compassion

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transitioned to VR from Hollywood, where he directed movies like Antz and the Madagascar franchise. When I sat down with Maureen Fan and Eric Darnell, CEO and CCO of Baobab Studios, at Sundance this past weekend, the snowy vista outside their cottage window looked like it was pulled straight from their 2016 breakout hit, INVASION!, the story of a little white bunny who dupes a pair of invading aliens. ASTEROIDS!,

Hand interactive VR Game Simulator, the latest One-stop Arcade Unattended VR Machine

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Owatch Launched the New VR Plus Series! Hand Interactive VR Game Simulator !!! Unique Interactive VR Coin-op Game set to take the market by VR WOW! Owatch Interactive Simulator Ride.

What is 5D/7D Cinema?

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5D Cinema is a form of film art expression developed on the basis of 4D Cinema. It contains all the functions of 4D theater. 5D theater uses seat effects and environmental effects to simulate lightning and thunder, wind, frost, rain and snow, and explosion impact.

Scale Learning and Teaching for the Online Classroom

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At EON Reality, we are working at lightning speed to help classrooms around the world transition safely and effectively to an online classroom. As we shift towards preparing for tomorrow it is now more important than ever to build resilience into our online classrooms.

EON Reality Presents at Nordic VR Forum

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At the 2018 edition of the Nordic VR Forum, EON Reality Norway didn’t just attend Hamar’s distinguished virtual reality conference but also presented the “ Jesper on Wheels ” project to an eager crowd. With hundreds of attendees from 10 different nations and even more viewers following along with the event’s livestreams online, the annual event proved successful in every way.

Top 5 Best Racing Simulator or Virtual Reality Racing Equipment

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We pick the best racing simulator for different budgets and needs. This list will help you choose the racing simulator best suited to you and your equipment. Racing Simulator Games.

Owatch Virtual Reality: Canton Tower XR Rides Cinema is located in Guangzhou, China

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With the continuous maturity of virtual reality technology, the development of virtual reality equipment is becoming more and more rapid. You may be able to see VR in large shopping malls and commercial circles. Currently, VR is not yet popular. But the market for VR is still very broad. Nowadays, VR cinema is the new direction of VR development. It has broken through the traditional movie viewing mode through VR virtual reality technology. 9d virtual reality equipment.

Now Recruiting: Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Enthusiasts of Dubai, UAE

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EON Reality and EAIT (Emirates Advanced Investments Trading) have partnered to form EON Reality UAE LLC , an Interactive Digital Center (IDC) focused on vocational skills training and higher education utilizing Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality. The IDC houses an Entrepreneur School, which teaches the skills needed to be successful in creating Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality content and applications for industry and training.

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Preview: John Legend Lends Voice to Baobab’s Latest VR Flick, ‘Rainbow Crow’

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both of which are helmed by CCO Eric Darnell who is known for writing and directing four Madagascar films and directing Antz (1998). John Legend is coming to VR. News of the multi-talented artist’s involvement in Baobab Studios’ latest, Rainbow Crow , spread last week. To recap, Rainbow Crow is an adaptation of a Lenape Native American tale, and Legend’s starring as the eponymous varicolored bird, writing and performing original songs and serving as executive producer.

Scale Learning and Teaching for the Online Classroom

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At EON Reality, we are working at lightning speed to help classrooms around the world transition safely and effectively to an online classroom. As we shift towards preparing for tomorrow it is now more important than ever to build resilience into our online classrooms.

The VR Game Launch Roundup: Marbles, Mountains & Mayhem

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Find out in this new VR experience from Baobab Studios and from the director of Madagascar and Antz. VRFocus brings you another roundup of exciting new virtual reality (VR) titles. Make sure to check out our accompanying video roundup at the bottom of the article, freshly made for YouTube. Make sure to also check out VRFocus’ coverage of the Augmented World Expo (AWE) EU 2019 happening this week.