VAR Live Launches Largest VR Theme Park In Malaysia

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Location-based VR made serious headway in Malaysia this month as immersive entertainment specialists VAR Live launched what is now the largest VR-based theme park in the entire country. Located inside the MyTOWN Shopping Centre in Kuala Lumpur, VAR Live Malaysia offers 13 of their in-house VR experiences spread across 14 different rooms, some of which featuring various haptic feedback technology; from shaking floors and custom peripherals, to enormous fans and other 4D elements.

A VR Theme Park is Coming to Malaysia

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One of those countries that may get their first VR theme park next — Malaysia. A leading game company in Malaysia, Mediasoft, will be responsible for the content for the EXA Global VR theme park. The post A VR Theme Park is Coming to Malaysia appeared first on VRScout. News Malaysia Multiplayer Oculus Rift Theme Parks VR Arcades

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Monash University Malaysia and EON Reality Announce New AVR Platform Academic Installation

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Monash University Malaysia and EON Reality, the world leader in Augmented and Virtual Reality-based knowledge and skills transfer for industry and education, announce a new installation to bring the AVR Platform and technology into the university’s classrooms in the near future.

Drones are being made out of pineapple leaves in Malaysia

Digital Trends

Keen to reduce agricultural waste, researchers in Malaysia have found a way to transform pineapple leaves into durable frames for drones. News drone Drones sustainable farming

'Fake News' About Covid-19 in Malaysia Can Now Get You Three Years in Prison

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Bitcoin Miners Allegedly Steal $2 Million of Electricity in Malaysia: Report

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Bitcoin miners in Malaysia have stolen over $2 million worth of electricity since the end of 2020, according to police in the state of Johor Bahru and a new report from the Malay Mail.

Frontier Airlines Attendants Put on Paid Leave After Duct-Taping Violent Passenger to Seat

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CENTEXS and EON Reality Announce First Augmented and Virtual Reality Center in Malaysia

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IRVINE, CA, September 26, 2019 – The Centre of Technical Excellence (CENTEXS) and EON Reality, the world leader in Augmented and Virtual Reality-based knowledge transfer for industry and education, announce a partnership to launch the first Augmented and Virtual Reality (AVR) Center in Malaysia and provide digital talent development pathways and training programs for the state of Sarawak.

Delta Wants Airlines to Share No-Fly Lists to Keep Crap Passengers Out of the Skies

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As if we needed any more problems, passengers from hell are a thing now (or more a thing than before, anyway). They assault flight attendants , toss food and alcohol around , and throw their masks on the ground. Delta Air Lines has apparently had enough. Read more.

Amazon Astro: What If Wall-E but Evil?

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Sharks With Weird Sores and Lesions Have Appeared at a Popular Malaysian Dive Spot

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Marine biologists say that warming oceans could be responsible for a mystery skin affliction that is taking a toll on sharks off the coast of Malaysia. Calling all dermatologists. There are some hot sharks who need you.

#848 DocLab: Humanizing the MH17 Plane Crash from a Ukranian Point of View with VR

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On July 17th, 2014, Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was a scheduled passenger flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur that was shot down while flying over.

Celebrate Chinese New Year With Your Followers Using Instagram AR Filters

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Hence, it is not surprising that many brands in Singapore, Malaysia, and Hong Kong have already utilised the latest marketing tool?—?Instagram by Maybank Malaysia CNY Ho Yeah! This article is first published on GOWAAA.

Blippar Reborn as One of Britain's 'Brothers Bling' Buys Up Augmented Reality Assets for Relaunch

Next Reality AR

In a statement, Candy Ventures blames the Khazanah Nasional Berhad, the sovereign wealth fund of Malaysia, for blocking further funding that would have enabled Blippar to avoid administration. Augmented reality and computer vision company Blippar has a new lease on life, as previous investor Candy Ventures has completed a successful bid to acquire the assets of the beleaguered company.

A New Coronavirus May Be Jumping From Dogs to People, Scientists Report

GizModo VR

The virus has been spotted in patients suffering from pneumonia in Malaysia and likely originated from dogs. A group of scientists fear they may have discovered another coronavirus capable of infecting humans.

VAR LIVE Combines Wind, Smell, And Haptics For Next-Level Location-Based VR

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This impressive lineup of immersive adventures can be found in 20 different locations across the United States, Canada, China, Taiwan, Japan, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Pakistan, Malaysia, and Thailand.

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WWF Partners With Oculus On VR Nature Documentary Series Shot In Cinematic 5.7k

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Narrated by Emmy Award winning actress Anna Friel, the three-part series guides users through the savannahs of Kenya in East Africa, the jungles of Borneo in Malaysia, and the vibrant coral reefs of Raja Ampat in Indonesia.

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Scouted: Batman Samsung Galaxy S7 and Gear VR

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At the time, Samsung announced that they would begin taking pre-orders for the Injustice Edition bundle if you lived in select countries like China, Singapore, Korea, Latin America, Malaysia and Russia. Thanks to reader Abu Hafiz Abu Huraira from Malaysia, he sent us a load of images of his latest score. We really wish this was sold in the U.S. Remember back in May when Samsung teased us with a video of their limited Batman edition Galaxy S7 and Gear VR?

HTC Vive partners with ARVI VR to expand its global location-based Virtual Reality arcade offering

LBE News

After the first wave of openings, the deployment will extend at a later time to Egypt, Hong-Kong, Indonesia, Macau, Malaysia, Philippines, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Singapore, Thailand, Turkey, UAE, Vietnam, and Kuwait, according to HTC.

EON Reality CEO Dan Lejerskar to Speak at Asian Leadership Conference

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Apple launches special, limited edition AirPods Pro for Chinese New Year

Mashable VR

These limited edition AirPods Pro are only available in certain Asian markets, such as China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan, and Malaysia. If you like limited edition gadgets, here's a cool one for you. Apple has launched a special version of its AirPods Pro to celebrate Chinese New Year.

Swinburne University of Technology Implements EON-XR for Online Learning

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With campuses in Melbourne and in Sarawak, Malaysia, a desire to innovate and bring about positive change motivates our students and staff. The award-winning solution will help the Australian university to create online solutions for their remote learning.

Electrical Nose Stimulation Could Let You Smell Anything In VR Without Chemicals Or Refills

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Researchers at The Imagineering Institute in Malaysia have demonstrated a technique that would allow smells to be transferred and sensed over the internet. The ‘Digital Smell Interface’ works by direct electrical stimulation of the smell receptor nerves deep in the nose. Last year, we published an editorial on why smell is so difficult to bring to VR.

EON Reality Continues Knowledge Metaverse Global Kickoff Tour

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The intercontinental trek will include meetings with more than 80 partners new and old.

Half-Life: Alyx Comes Free With Vive Cosmos Elite

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A redemption code for Half-Life: Alyx will be included inside every Cosmos Elite box (unless you order to China, Thailand, Japan, Vietnam, India, Malaysia, Singapore or Ukraine). HTC’s new SteamVR headset, the Vive Cosmos Elite , now comes with a free copy of Half-Life: Alyx.

Futuristic AR eSports Tournament Coming To USA

VRScout

The HADO eSports tournament first launched in 2016 exclusively in Japanese theme parks and malls, but has since managed to expand into countries including Malaysia, Indonesia and Vietnam. Your chance to go pro in energy dodgeball has finally arrived. Like many of you, I too have long dreamt of teaming up with friends to throw glowing balls of plasma at my enemies in a heated match of augmented reality dodgeball.

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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!

Legoland Bringing VR Roller Coaster To Parks This Year

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The first Great LEGO Race attraction will open later this year at the at the LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort, followed by LEGOLAND Florida Resort, and Germany’s LEGOLAND Deutschland Resort sometime in 2018. LEGO continues the VR theme park trend with new VR attractions at parks. There’s no such as thing as too much LEGO content. Three movies and several video game tie-ins later and the world is still clamoring for more of that sweet plastic magic that made all our childhoods memorable ones.

Marvel Studios & ILMxLAB Reveal Avengers: Damage Control Location-Based VR Experience

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Suit up and battle evil-doers alongside Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Rudd, and Evangeline Lilly. Marvel Studios and ILMxLAB today announced a new location-based VR experience set within the Marvel Cinematic Universe that will have users duking it out against a sinister force alongside a handful of legendary Avengers.

‘Avengers: Damage Control’ Revealed as The VOID’s Latest VR Experience, Launching October 18th

Road to VR

The latest experience coming to The Void is Avengers: Damage Control which got a teaser trailer along with the announcement today: The experience is set to launch initially on October 18th for a “limited run” at 11 of The Voids locations across the US and Canada (and one in Malaysia). The newest experience heading to VR attraction The VOID is Avengers: Damage Control.

The Avengers Location-Based VR Game Made Me Feel Like An Actual Marvel Superhero

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The VOID’s 20-minute hyper-reality experience is a non-stop thrill ride from start to finish. Last week we had the chance to check out Marvel’s Avengers: Damage Control , a new location-based VR experience from ILMxLAB that’s heading to select VOID centers October 18th. Set after the events of Avengers: Endgame , Damage Control throws fans into an epic superhero battle, during which they’ll fight side-by-side alongside a handful of famous Avengers.

Jumanji: Reverse The Curse Opening Soon At The VOID

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and Resorts World Genting, Pahang Darul Markmur, Malaysia.; Jumanji will come to life at select VOID locations soon. We’ve just reviewed the VOID’s latest Marvel hero-filled experience Avengers: Damage Control as the best adventure yet from the Utah-based company. Now the company with VR-powered locations worldwide is preparing to launch another experience ahead the upcoming sequel Jumanji: The Next Level starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson.

St. Giles Hotels Giving Gear 360 Cameras To Guests for Campaign

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With hotels located in major cities in the United Kingdom, United States, Malaysia, Philippines, and Australia, the St. This hotel is giving guests 360-degree cameras to shoot its VR marketing campaign. A decade ago barely anyone imagined we would have the technology to virtually immerse ourselves into a completely different environment. Virtual reality is making a leap into the consumer world along with the endless possibilities on what immersive experiences can bring.

AR Instagram Filters For Good Causes

ARVR

This is the same in both Singapore and Malaysia , where brands have made good use of the new engaging tool to connect meaningfully with their followers. This article is first published on GOWAAA.

The VOID’s Latest Location-Based VR Experience Is A Jumanji-Themed Jungle Heist

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and Resorts World Genting, Pahang Darul Markmur, Malaysia.; The popular LBE provider continues its string of high-profile partnerships. Yesterday, location-based VR provider The VOID announced its latest 4D immersive experience, Jumanji Reverse the Curse.

Meet The Rift, An AR/VR Adventure Park

VRWorld

The Rift is an AR/VR Adventure Park, based in Malaysia. The Rift is set inside the Mid Valley Megamall, which is located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It’s a large, indoors area offering all kinds of different augmented reality and virtual reality installations, from basic VR gaming installations to things a little more advanced. For instance, an AR rock-climbing game and Zero Latency, a free-roaming VR shooter.

Sony Pictures Teams With The VOID on ‘Jumanji: Reverse the Curse’, Launching November 27th

Road to VR

Resorts World Genting, Pahang Darul Makmur, Malaysia. Hot on the heels of Avengers: Damage Control , the next experience heading to VR attraction The VOID is Jumanji: Reverse the Curse , made in collaboration with the Sony Pictures Virtual Reality group. The title will come to select VOID locations starting on November 27th.

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