The Knight Foundation launches $750,000 initiative for immersive technology for the arts

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Magic Leap Highlights Award-Winning Augmented Reality Apps Revealed at Reality Virtually Hackathon

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17 to 21 at the MIT Media Lab in Cambridge, Massachusetts. With Magic Leap One approaching six months since launch, Magic Leap is fully focused on building a content ecosystem and developer community.

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Onshape Partners with Magic Leap to Bring Its Collaborative Industrial 3D Design Tool to AR

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On Wednesday, the Massachusetts-based company officially unveiled its partnership with Magic Leap, delivering an app that allows multiple Magic Leap One users to collaborate on 3D product designs.

W. Mass. group offer free HTC Vive, Gear VR demos

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If you are located near Northampton, Massachusetts, or plan to swing by, Northampton Community Television is offering free public virtual reality demos using the HTC Vive and Gear VR headsets.

MIT Media Lab Hosts 2017 VR/AR Hackathon

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If you plan to be in the Boston, Massachusetts area in early October, the MIT Media Lab invites you to join the Reality Virtually Hackathon taking place October 6 – 9, 2017.

MIT ‘Reality Hack’ XR Hackathon Runs From January 16-20

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If you’re in Massachusetts, you can go and see all the hard work that comes out of the hackathon yourself. MIT is hosting an event called the MIT ‘Reality Hack XR Hackathon between the 16th and 20th of January. The event is aimed at bringing people who work, study or are interested in VR and AR, requiring them to collaborate and compete in workshops over a 3-day hackathon, after which their work will be judged at a public expo.

VRChat, Rec Room, Vacation Simulator Confirmed For Oculus Quest

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With PAX East set to kick-off tomorrow in Boston, Massachusetts, Oculus appears to be taking advantage of the calm before the storm and teasing a brand new selection of Oculus Quest games players can expect at launch sometime this spring.

3D Printing In AR Using A Robotic Assistant

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The interactive fabrication system combines AR CAD editing with precise robotic control.

Google And Labster Are Making VR Labs For Students

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Arizona State University’s online Biological Sciences course already started offering these virtual labs earlier this month, and it’s soon to arrive in courses at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the University of Texas at San Antonio and McMaster University, with more sites across the US and Europe coming soon. Google is already taking classrooms around the world on virtual field trips , but now it’s bringing students into VR laboratories too.

VRemedy Wants To Solve VR’s Movement Problem

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Cambridge, Massachusetts-based developer VRemedy Labs aims to solve this problem. Teleportation is quickly becoming the standard VR movement, even in games where it’s not appropriate.

Iowa State Athletics Will Use A Concussion-Detecting VR Headset

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Developed by SyncThink , a Boston, Massachusetts-based neuro-technology company, EyeSink is a portable VR headset that uses built-in eye-tracking technology to detect and identify signs of a concussion in less than a minute.

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VirZOOM Partners With AMD to Bring VR Fitness Bikes to Locations Across the Globe

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VirZOOM was founded in early 2015 by Eric Janszen and Eric Malafeew in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Pedaling a stationary bike is kind of a sad metaphor for life: try as you may, you’re never going anywhere.

MIT’s MoVR Uses Millimeter Waves For Wireless PC-Based VR

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The Massachusetts Institute of Technology ‘s (MIT’s) Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory is working on its own wireless system that cuts the cord for PC VR, named MoVR. Wireless PC-based VR may not be as far off as we’d previously thought with the reveal of TPCAST’s upgrade kit for the HTC Vive, and other solutions may be coming soon too.

Microsoft Now Hosts Free HoloLens Demos Across US & Canada

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Massachusetts. Haven’t been able to make it to any of the big gaming expos (or you don’t know anyone with the $3,000 AR headset)? Microsoft Stores across the US and Canada are now hosting free HoloLens demos, so you can finally see what the hubbub is all about.

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Lowe’s Unveils VR Clinic For DIY Home Improvement

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” A pilot version of Holoroom How To is currently open to the public at the Lowe’s in Framingham, Massachusetts, but in the coming weeks several other installations will be launching at Lowe’s in Burlington, Canada and RONA, a subsidiary of Lowe’s Big Box, in Beloeil, Québec.

MIT Researchers Test Autonomous Drones Using VR Training Grounds

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Thankfully, a handful of brilliant minds over at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have begun developing a new process of VR-based testing that could save manufacturers hundreds of thousands in shattered hardware.

VR Helps Shape Future US & German Urban Transportation Policies

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Earlier this year applied research institute Fraunhofer IAO and Hessischer Rundfunk from Germany in collaboration with (among others) the Harvard Graduate School of Design and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Senseable City Lab presented a future vision of urban transportation.

Man Loses Over 50 Pounds Using A Virtual Reality Bicycle

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A man in Cambridge, Massachusetts has lost over 50 pounds through the use of a virtual reality bicycle. William Brierly is 36-years-old. He works on marketing and public relations for a VR startup known as VirZoom.

Magic Leap’s John Gaeta talks about the future of cinema, storytelling and mixed reality

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At the same time I was living in Greenwich Village and I had some talented friends working in the advertising sector, making things like stop-motion animation for advertising… and these friends told me that a new studio was being built in Massachusetts by Douglas Trumbull.

On the Hunt for VR’s Killer App with Sony’s Head of PlayStation Magic Lab, Richard Marks

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He received a Bachelor of Science in avionics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a doctorate in the field of underwater robotics from Stanford University. Everyone in the VR industry can envision a world in the next 10 years that’s radically changed by virtual reality.

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A Look Inside Consumer Perceptions of Oculus Go

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He is based in Boston, Massachusetts. More than just the latest in a long line of niche gadgets, Oculus Go represents the linchpin of Facebook’s lofty goal of putting one billion people into virtual reality.

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.

Facebook Acquires FacioMetrics To Add ‘Fun Effects’ To Photos and Videos

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Users of FacioMetrics’ technology span the academic and tech industry worlds and include Lightricks, Anki, Meograph, University of Kentucky, Carnegie Mellon University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and a “leading social networking company” — perhaps Facebook? Facebook acquired face recognition technology provider FacioMetrics to beef up the social network giant’s photo and video capabilities. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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The 2017 Virtual Reality Conference and Expo Schedule

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Boston, Massachusetts. 2016 could be considered the official introduction of virtual reality to the world and many industries have either embraced the technology at varying levels or simply started paying attention to movements within the industry.

Vuforia 7 Helps AR Blend Into Real Life

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Jay Wright, president of Needham, Massachusetts-based Vuforia said that Vuforia 7 has something called “ground plane,” which enables developers to create planes that fit into the real world and help easily identify where in a scene an AR object can be placed. Augmented reality tech company Vuforia is announcing a new version of its augmented reality platform that enables more seamless integration of AR into real-world environments.

TECHINNOVATION Singapore 2018

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TECHINNOVATION , organized by IPI (Intellectual Property Intermediary), a non-profit organization established under Singapore’s Ministry of Trade and Industry, aims to bring together international and Singapore technology providers and seekers to explore technology and business collaboration opportunities through open innovation. The event focuses on the matching of industry’s needs to enabling technologies through crowdsourcing, crowd pitching, sharing best practices and allowing 1-to-1 meetings to happen amongst exhibitors and delegates. Exhibiting under the Logistic Innovation Pavilion, EON Reality showcased our smart glass solution created for more effective cargo loading, allowing ground handlers at Changi Airport to increase operations via AR Assist. During the showcase, delegates experienced how augmented and virtual reality can enable efficiency, reduce manual processes and allow for significant time savings. This event garnered many interests not only in the logistic solution, but also in various areas such as safety and compliance training, via AR Assist together with smart glasses. ENQUIRE ABOUT THE AVR PLATFORM. Schedule a Demo. Name *. First. Last. Email *. Company * Country *. Afghanistan Åland Islands Albania Algeria American Samoa Andorra Angola Anguilla Antarctica Antigua and Barbuda Argentina Armenia Aruba Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bermuda Bhutan Bolivia Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba Bosnia and Herzegovina Botswana Bouvet Island Brazil British Indian Ocean Territory Brunei Darrussalam Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi Cambodia Cameroon Canada Cape Verde Cayman Islands Central African Republic Chad Chile China Christmas Island Cocos Islands Colombia Comoros Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Cook Islands Costa Rica Côte d'Ivoire Croatia Cuba Curaçao Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Djibouti Dominica Dominican Republic Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equatorial Guinea Eritrea Estonia Eswatini (Swaziland) Ethiopia Falkland Islands Faroe Islands Fiji Finland France French Guiana French Polynesia French Southern Territories Gabon Gambia Georgia Germany Ghana Gibraltar Greece Greenland Grenada Guadeloupe Guam Guatemala Guernsey Guinea Guinea-Bissau Guyana Haiti Heard and McDonald Islands Holy See Honduras Hong Kong Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran Iraq Ireland Isle of Man Israel Italy Jamaica Japan Jersey Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kiribati Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Lao People's Democratic Republic Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Libya Liechtenstein Lithuania Luxembourg Macau Macedonia Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Marshall Islands Martinique Mauritania Mauritius Mayotte Mexico Micronesia Moldova Monaco Mongolia Montenegro Montserrat Morocco Mozambique Myanmar Namibia Nauru Nepal Netherlands New Caledonia New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Nigeria Niue Norfolk Island North Korea Northern Mariana Islands Norway Oman Pakistan Palau Palestine, State of Panama Papua New Guinea Paraguay Peru Philippines Pitcairn Poland Portugal Puerto Rico Qatar Réunion Romania Russia Rwanda Saint Barthélemy Saint Helena Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Lucia Saint Martin Saint Pierre and Miquelon Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Samoa San Marino Sao Tome and Principe Saudi Arabia Senegal Serbia Seychelles Sierra Leone Singapore Sint Maarten Slovakia Slovenia Solomon Islands Somalia South Africa South Georgia South Korea South Sudan Spain Sri Lanka Sudan Suriname Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands Sweden Switzerland Syria Taiwan Tajikistan Tanzania Thailand Timor-Leste Togo Tokelau Tonga Trinidad and Tobago Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Turks and Caicos Islands Tuvalu Uganda Ukraine United Arab Emirates United Kingdom United States Uruguay US Minor Outlying Islands Uzbekistan Vanuatu Venezuela Vietnam Virgin Islands, British Virgin Islands, U.S. Wallis and Futuna Western Sahara Yemen Zambia Zimbabwe. Select your Country. State *. Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming Armed Forces Americas Armed Forces Europe Armed Forces Pacific. State. Date of Requested Demo. Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY. Contact Permission * We'd love to keep you up to date with everything that's happening at EON Reality and the AR/VR Industry. Would you like for us to periodically contact you with this information? Yes, I'd love to hear about EON Reality and AR/VR News No, I would not like to receive updates. The post TECHINNOVATION Singapore 2018 appeared first on EON Reality. Singapore

Smart Nations Powered By Augmented Virtual Reality

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

The Essential VR Horror This Halloween

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Take a trip back to the sweet year of 1993, in Willahauk, Massachusetts. Halloween is nearly upon us…what better way to get your thrills than in full VR immersion? . It’s no surprise that VR can pack a whole lot of scary punch.

Adding Virtual Reality To a Roller Coaster

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The Six Flags amusement park will debut nine virtual reality roller coasters at its parks in Texas, Georgia, California, Missouri, Massachusetts, Maryland, New York and Montreal this spring. There’s a surprising factor getting developed for the roller coaster riders in North America.

Ouverture des inscriptions à EON Entrepreneur School

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Vous rêvez de créer les nouvelles applications en Réalité Virtuelle et Augmentée ? Saisissez cette opportunité avec EON ENTREPRENEUR SCHOOL.

MIT Accelerator Play Labs Announces Class of 13 AR/VR Startups

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Play Labs , a summer accelerator at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), announced its first batch of 13 startups that are developing augmented reality and virtual reality technology. The focus of the startups will be to develop “playful tech” in a variety of industries. The initial companies are focused on AR and VR, as well as online gaming and esports. The summer class will run from June to August, with a demo day on August 15.

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.

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Open House: Animation, Digital Art, and Computer Science Majors Invited to the Augmented & Virtual Reality Programme in Norway

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Join the Open House March 22nd at Hamar Campus. Auditorium 3 Between 11:00 – 14:00. Augmented and Virtual Reality are some of the fastest growing sectors of our economy.

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The AVR Platform and Classroom 3.0 Showcased at EduTECH Asia 2018

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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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EON Reality recognized as Top 100 Company Supporting Education Excellence by OCBJ and IPSF

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EON Reality has been recognized by the Irvine Public Schools Foundation (IPSF) and Orange County Business Journal (OCBJ) as one of the Top 100 Companies Supporting Education Excellence.

Virtual Reality Training Academy and Development Lab at Lehman College (CUNY): Now Recruiting!

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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.

Manchester’s VR Innovation Academy – Apply To Learn

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Budding coder? Immersed in the latest engines? Obsessed with great 3D design? The Academy. It’s not too late to apply – the Academy team is still accepting applications for the 2017-2018 (starting on 4th September) term. Prospective students so far have arrived from across Europe as well as the UK North region – all you need is this link , a cover letter and your latest CV. Welcoming.