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

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University of Michigan to launch interdisciplinary VR program

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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.

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

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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.

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

VR Teaches Oregon Residents How To Pump Gas

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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.

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Saturday: Watch Real Madrid vs. Chelsea Live in VR

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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.

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

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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.

AR+VR Weekly: The big LBE opportunity, VR a billion dollar sector & iPhone 2019 rumors

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University Of Michigan Commercialisaton Fund Invests In Neurable ( VR Focus ). Catch up on the latest in XR highlights, funding news and launch announcements. By Tom Emrich. Highlights. It’s been another busy week in AR+VR! In addition to keeping you up-to-date on the top AR+VR news, funding activity, and launch announcements, here are there three stories you need to know: the big LBE opportunity, VR a billion dollar sector and 2019 iPhone rumors.

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

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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.

Weekend Downloads: New Content on Gear VR

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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.

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

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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.

General Motors announced their driverless car for the next year

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And when they roll off the assembly line of GM’s manufacturing plant in Orion, Michigan, they’ll be deployed as ride-hailing vehicles in a number of cities. General Motors will no longer need an engineer in the front seat who was managing the robot that controlled its self-driving Chevrolet Bolt. There will be no more steering wheel and also, the pedals will be gone.

Google AlphaGo Zero AI started to learn by itself

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The findings suggested that AI based on reinforcement learning performed better than those that rely on human expertise, Satinder Singh of the University of Michigan said. Google’s DeepMind says it has made another big advance in artificial intelligence by getting a machine to master the Chinese game of Go without help from human players.