VAR Live Launches Largest VR Theme Park In Malaysia

VRScout

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. VAR Live Malaysia is open to the public now at L2-015 of the MyTOWN Shopping Centre.

A VR Theme Park is Coming to Malaysia

VRScout

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.

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.

Scouted: Batman Samsung Galaxy S7 and Gear VR

VRScout

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. We really wish this was sold in the U.S.

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

UploadVR

Researchers at The Imagineering Institute in Malaysia have demonstrated a technique that would allow smells to be transferred and sensed over the internet.

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.

The VOID Secures $20 Million Investment From James Murdoch

Peter Graham

Expansion plans may also be on the cards as The VOID currently runs 11 locations worldwide, with six in the US, three in Canada, one in Malaysia and one in the UAE.

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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.

EON Reality Presents at Nordic VR Forum

EON Reality

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.

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

VRScout

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.

Holovis Uses Giant Robot Arms for Intense VR Motion Simulated Experiences

Road to VR

Holovis is developing such a simulation with a partner in Malaysia to be revealed later this year “as part of a much larger immersive training and simulation facility”.

Smart Nations Powered By Augmented Virtual Reality

EON Reality

Advances in Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality are reshaping the way we learn and interact with our world.

VR Square, a VR theme park, is opening in Seoul

VRWorld

Other parks around the world, like The Rift in Malaysia, will also help VR grow in the consumer consciousness. Image Credit: Korea Bizwire. In Seoul, South Korea, a new VR theme park is opening. It’s called VR Square.

The AVR Platform and Classroom 3.0 Showcased at EduTECH Asia 2018

EON Reality

At EduTECH Asia 2018 this week in Singapore, EON Reality spent two full days speaking, promoting, and demonstrating the latest updates to the AVR Platform to the thousands of education and technology professionals in attendance.

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Eido Inoue tells us everything we need to know about HADO and location based augmented reality

The Ghost Howls

By players-and-plays, it’s actually more popular outside of Japan (60% of our business) than inside it… especially in southeast Asia (Thailand, Korea, Malaysia, and Singapore).

PenPal Schools launches a VR field trip for students to promote Pakistan

Hypergrid Business

Students from around the world can now travel to Pakistan and learn more about the country — virtually.

Emma, the Robot is Giving Professional Massages to Singaporeans

VRWorld

Singapore is developing a robotics ecosystem with Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam in a bid to take the regional lead as businesses worldwide increasingly use such technology to transform their operations. We are already aware that AI does great benefits in schools and hospitals, but did you know that you can actually get a massage from the robot ?

All you need to know about the leaked Valve VR headset: is Half-Life 3/2 coming?

The Ghost Howls

A chip from Malaysia that I can’t read. The VR ecosystem is in fibrillation because of the leak of a possible upcoming next-gen Valve HMD headset. But what do we know about it? Well, in this article I’ll try to summarize all that we know and all the main speculations regarding it.

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Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Design & Development Course at Oral Roberts University to Open January 2017

EON Reality

Augmented and Virtual Reality are some of the fastest growing sectors of our economy. These technologies are spreading far beyond the gaming world and into business and education, where its being used to train employees and better educate students.

This Degree Will Actually Land You a Job and Prepare You for the Future

EON Reality

For some Entrepreneur School Alumni , after working an extensive eleven months to pursue a dream it’s time to relax. For others, it means it’s time to pursue their dreams by starting their career in the Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality industry.

VRWorld: Our Most Popular Stories of 2017

VRWorld

This piece looked at The Rift, a major AR/VR theme park which opened last year in Malaysia. #5: While we have recently covered our choices for the Top 10 VR/AR Stories of 2017, and while some of those stories happened to also be among the most popular amongst our readers last year, there were also a number of additional stories that proved popular. In this piece, we take at the top ten stories — based on reader popularity — in 2017. #10: