AR Sports Game Allows Children Of All Abilities To Compete On A Level Playing Field


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Autonomous vehicles set to get their own special roads in Michigan

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Michigan Will Pay $600 Million to Flint Water Crisis Survivors

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The state of Michigan is dishing out $600 million in settlement dollars for victims of the water crisis that exposed the city of nearly 100,000 to unhealthy levels of lead in their drinking water. The people of Flint are finally getting some justice.

University of Michigan to launch interdisciplinary VR program


The University of Michigan this week announced plans to launch an augmented, virtual and mixed reality (AVMR) graduate certificate. We’ve got an entertainment venue, Michigan Stadium, where we can play to live audiences of 100,000 seven times a year ,” said Thomas A. Finholt, dean of the School of Information, University of Michigan. “ The post University of Michigan to launch interdisciplinary VR program appeared first on VR World.

University Of Michigan Deploys Augmented Reality System To Aid Testing Of Automated Vehicles via.


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FOX Sports will offer the Michigan State vs Notre Dame game in social VR


FOX Sports has announced plans to broadcast the Michigan State vs Notre Dame football game in virtual reality, giving fans a very immersive way to enjoy the upcoming game airing on September 23. FOX is calling this a ‘social virtual reality’ experience, saying it will be available through the FOX Sports VR app available for Android, iOS, and Gear VR/Oculus. … Continue reading. Archive Fox sports virtual reality vr

How One Man Turned The Busiest International Border Crossing In North America Into The Centerpiece Of His Empire

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detroit michigan central station bridges infrastructureManuel “Matty” Moroun died on Monday at 93 years old. That name might not mean much to you if you’re not from metro Detroit or Windsor, Canada, but around these parts, he was known mainly as the billionaire who owned, among other things, the Ambassador Bridge, which just happens to carry roughly 27 percent of all… Read more.

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

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Magic Leap & AT&T Team Up to Bring Fans 'Fantastic Beasts' AR Movie Experience in Chicago

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Don't Miss: The 5 Most Innovative Augmented Reality Products of 2018 The special experience, which is only available to the public at AT&T's Michigan Avenue store in Chicago, was revealed by Magic Leap on Sunday via Twitter. Despite less than glowing reviews from critics, the latest installment from the Harry Potter spinoff movie series, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, is winning at the box office.

Disaster Fatigue Is Real—and the Coronavirus Could Make It Worse

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Rains overwhelmed unmaintained dams in Michigan. Hurricane season has begun with a roar. The West is threatened by wildfires. Arizona is blanketed in a heat wave. At the same time, we are living through a combined health, political, economic, racial, and climate crisis. Read more. disasters coronavirus covid 19 disaster recovery hurricanes wildfires

What It's Like to Live With a Giant Brain Cyst

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In June 2017, Michigan doctor Jennifer De Longpre published a report in the New England Journal of Medicine detailing a highly peculiar case she had come across in 2016: a then 26-year-old man with a brain cyst so big that it took up half of his skull and had started to cause neurological problems, including seizures.

Therapy center wins $30K for VR treatment innovation

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Michigan’s VR Therapy and Counseling Center has won a total of $30,000 in Comcast’s Innovations 4 Entrepreneurs contest. The therapy center has found success treating patients that suffer from PTSD, social anxiety, and phobias using virtual... Briefs

Watch Moscow Ballet’s Nutcracker Live In VR Today


You’ll get a front-row experience with 3D video streamed like from the Miller Auditorium in Kalamazoo (that’s in Michigan, not Russia, I had to look it up). Here’s an early festive treat for the anti-Scrooges among us; NextVR is going to be streaming the Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker in VR later today. The show will be airing via the NextVR app and Oculus Venues at 7pm ET/4pm PT on both Oculus Go and Gear VR.

10 protests that have defined 2020 so far

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Small protests also emerged during the earlier months of the pandemic in states like Michigan and Virginia as conservative activists demonstrated their opposition to the science-backed stay-at-home orders meant to slow the coronavirus' spread.

Grassroots Student Initiative Brings XR To The Midwest


Michigan students Michael Zhang and Matthew Kosova successfully hosted over 70+ attendees at their homegrown XR Midwest Conference on April 7, bringing companies like Ford to share VR/AR projects with a nascent but optimistic young audience. Zhang and Kosova have worked tirelessly on the creation of the ARI ( Alternate Reality Initiative ), a student-led organization that the two established together in late 2017 at The University of Michigan.

XRSI Releases 45-Page VR/AR Privacy Framework Due To Urgent Industry Need

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The XRSI is working with liaison organizations — including Open AR Cloud, the University of Michigan, and the Georgia Institute of Technology — to further develop the Framework beyond its current “version 1.0”

Saturday: Watch Real Madrid vs. Chelsea Live in VR


Jul 30 – 3pm ET: Real Madrid vs Chelsea at Michigan Stadium. You can now watch world-class soccer live in virtual reality with NextVR. Soccer fans, rejoice. NextVR and Relevant Sports are broadcasting the 2016 International Champions Cup (ICC), a preseason tournament between some of Europe’s top clubs. Using the NextVR app you get to watch the best players in the world from the stands, on the field, and behind the goal without leaving your house or paying a dime.

4 ways to be an ally to bisexual people

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Beach revealed the truth to friends and curious classmates at her/their suburban Michigan high school. Mashable is celebrating Pride Month by exploring the modern LGBTQ world, from the people who make up the community to the spaces where they congregate, both online and off. Dr. Lauren Beach was 14 years old when she/they first came out as bisexual. The reactions varied, but not many were affirming. "I I experienced a lot of people who eroticized my attraction to femme people.

VR Teaches Oregon Residents How To Pump Gas


The Michigan-based software recently premiered its VR training programs for emergency management and first response teams at the Concordia University Summit this past November, where it joined four other companies in demoing their VR-based training projects. As more and more Oregon gas pumping jokes pour in, the VR industry takes its own light jab at the “game-changing” new law.

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How a bunch of high school students are using VR to help kids with autism


A group of students from Kent Career Technical Center in Grand Rapids, Michigan, has created a VR experience that aims to help students with autism practice social interaction. Virtual reality may finally be having a moment, at least for one community. It's far from a finished product, but was polished enough to make it to the final round of Samsung's nationwide Solve for Tomorrow invention competition last month.

Eminem Arrives On Oculus Headsets In Marshall From Detroit


But as any native would tell you, Detroit, Michigan is one hell of a place to call home.”. Felix & Paul Studios’ Eminem project is now available on Oculus headsets. Marshall From Detroit is a 21-minute look into Marshall Mathers aka Eminem and his origins in Detroit. You can grab the 8 GB download for free on Oculus Go , Rift and Gear VR. Marshall From Detroit premiered at the Sundance Film Festival with the release of the above 360-degree trailer. “In

Neurosurgery Patients Take A VR Tour Of Their Own Brains


Michigan State University’s Marissa Brandt, who studies VR trends told PBS , “I think that there’s a lot of potential benefit, but we don’t want to be premature about it solving a lot of problems.”. Brain surgery can be a terrifying process; this VR tour of your brain could help ease anxiety. Catherine Kumpitsch was talking with her doctors about recent unexplained headaches, dizzy spells and other sensations she had never felt before.

GDC 2017: Eyes-On with IMMY’s 60-Degree AR + VR Optics


IMMY consists of a 15-person team out of Michigan. While content, toolkits and software is always a big focus for the Game Developers Conference, there was an abundance of hardware and tech shown off at this year’s show, as well. At UploadVR, we’re confident that both virtual reality and augmented reality will be ubiquitous in the not-too-distant future, and the most prominent devices will likely be integrated AR/VR units that can easily switch back and forth between each.

Neurable Raises $2 Million, SDK For Brain Powered Input Slated For 2017


Neurable was shaped at the University of Michigan’s Direct Brain Interface lab where the CEO of the company, Ramses Alcaide, developed the foundation of the technology while working toward his PhD. User input is a hot topic across the virtual reality industry as different entities try to curve motion sickness and find ways to better immerse audiences in these dynamic experiences.

Microsoft Now Hosts Free HoloLens Demos Across US & Canada

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Michigan. 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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VR Headsets of the Future Might Be Made With Mirrors?


Magyari and Immy , his company based in Troy, Michigan, believe that they have the solution: VR headsets that don’t use lenses. Do you get headaches or feel nauseous while using VR headsets? About 20% of people do. Even if VR headsets don’t cause you physical discomfort, you might feel that your virtual worlds seem… flat. That’s because they are flat. VR headsets using close-to-eye displays rely on lenses.

Weekend Downloads: New Content on Gear VR


Using the NextVR app you can watch Real Madrid vs Chelsea at Michigan Stadium Jul 30th at 3pm ET. Weekend Downloads is part of our weekly update to bring you the latest additions to the Samsung Gear VR and Oculus Rift. This weekend there’s a variety of Gear VR content to check out, everything from sailing the high seas, piloting star fighters or even hitting the night scene with deadmau5. There’s a little something for everyone to check out this week!

Experiencing Detroit Through The Eyes Of Eminem


As any native would tell you, Detroit, Michigan is one hell of a place to call home ” –Caleb Slain. VR film “Marshall From Detroit” gives Sundance attendees a closer look at the city responsible for one of hip hop’s greatest acts. For over the past twenty-three years, Marshall Mathers (a.k.a Eminem) has changed hip-hop in an explosive way. Growing up, Marshall dreamed of rapping his way out of Detroit, MI, but, years and fortunes later, he still hasn’t left.

The Future of Augmented Reality in Autonomous Driving Technology


The University of Michigan uses AR and other virtual technologies to create a safe space for testing self-driving cars in their Mcity Test Facility. Everyone in the automotive industry is racing to advance autonomous driving technologies and deploy driverless cars. This year, we’ve seen massive strides thanks to emerging technologies such as augmented reality and artificial intelligence.

How Is Virtual Reality in Online Education Used?


This is the kind of approach that was implemented at Davenport University in Michigan. 2020 is shaping up to be a very momentous year, with major events and changes taking place all over the world?—?some some good, some bad. As an unexpected consequence of the health crisis, millions of people have gotten used to doing things remotely?—?working, working, communicating, performing, shopping, and even learning.

How Will Copps Uses AR Technology to Produce Spatial Music


We can actually write our music differently too, whether it’s for augmented reality experiences or a videogame, or a GPS tour of the National Mall, or the shores of one of the lakes in Michigan, we can create entirely new entertainment through this.”. Imagine yourself listening to music. You might be dancing or standing at a concert but you also might be sitting or lying down. You’re probably not walking around.

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.

Scale Learning and Teaching for the Online Classroom

EON Reality

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.

Seattle Startup Viar360 Coming Out To Public with an Immersive Journalism Platform


Viar360 is already being used in 12 top American Journalistic Schools such as Syracuse University , University of Kentucky , Penn State University , Michigan State University , University of Missouri , San Jose State University and others. Virtual Reality and 360˚ video have already stepped into our lives and by now there are a couple of big players who are utilizing the power of this medium.

Scale Learning and Teaching for the Online Classroom


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.

Prepping for Virtual Surgery, with 8Chili’s Aravind Upadhyaya

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He's the provost at University of Michigan Hospital. Alan: It's amazing that you said University of Michigan, because there's a lot of work going on at the University of Michigan. Of all the jobs that are difficult to train for, surgery is especially challenging, what with needing a body and all. But our guest Aravind Upadhyaya is working to make surgical training virtual, with the help of XR technologies.

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. Workers with access to real-time contextual information, displayed when and where they need it will reshape the workplace and dramatically improve the efficiency, productivity, and safety of the average worker. The future is here, with EON Reality’s Augmented Virtual Reality (AVR) technology. CONTACT US. Name *. First. Job Title * Email *.