Workers say Amazon lied about COVID-19 cases at Minnesota warehouse

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The Minnesota Vikings Become First NFL Franchise to Launch Virtual Reality Application for Oculus

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The Minnesota Vikings are the first team to launch a virtual reality application for Oculus. Titled “Vikings VR” and available in the Oculus store, the app takes fans directly inside U.S. Bank Stadium to view 360 videos and photos from Vikings games and events. Virtual reality and 360 content is very important to our organization,” said Vikings Executive Director of Digital Media and Innovation Scott Kegley. “We

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1,971 Americans Die of Covid-19 on Thursday as U.S. Sets Record For Daily Cases

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Minnesota Vikings fans can experience the team legacy in VR before games next season.

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Minnesota Vikings fans will be able to experience the team like never before in a 10,000-square foot interactive space located in the northwest corner of U.S. Bank Stadium.

Researchers create first mind-controlled robot arm that works well without surgery

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Carnegie Mellon researchers working with peers from the University of Minnesota have made a big breakthrough in brain-computer interface (BCI) and robotic technology: They’ve developed a way for a person to control a robot arm with their minds — with no surgery or invasive procedures required to make it possible.

U.S. Could See 2,000 Covid-19 Deaths Per Day by Christmas: Report

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Apparently It’s Sue Big Oil Week

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A day after Minnesota filed a groundbreaking suit , Washington, DC District Attorney General Karl Racine sued ExxonMobil, Chevron, BP, and Shell, alleging that the companies “systematically and intentionally misled consumers. It’s lawsuit week for Big Oil. about the central role their products play in causing… Read more. climate lawsuits exxon shell chevron bp greenwashing climate denial

Climate Lawsuits Are Coming for Koch Industries

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Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison announced on Wednesday that he’s suing ExxonMobil, Koch Industries, and the American Petroleum Institute because the three firms deceived customers about the climate crisis. This is the first lawsuit of its kind to name API and Koch Industries, and it takes a novel approach by… Read more. exxon knew climate denial climate lawsuits

Trump Facebook Ads With 'Real People' Actually Feature GOP Political Operatives

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11 gifts to spark kids' interest in STEM

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We asked representatives from the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago , the Science Museum of Minnesota , and the Exploratorium in San Francisco for the perfect gifts to give to kids to help them develop an interest in STEM.

Walmart and STRIVR Partner To Train Employees In VR

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It’s football training simulations are also used by Dallas Cowboys, Arizona Cardinals, Minnesota Vikings, Clemson University, Stanford University, the Washington Wizards, Detroit Pistons, and Washington Capitals. US supermarket chain Walmart is betting big on VR to help improve its employee training techniques, and it’s turned to a new company to help.

All the Ways Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality are Shaping Sports

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NHL In a post COVID-19 world, the Minnesota Vikings are offering a Vikings VR experience available on the Oculus store for fans to roam around the Vikings’ stadium and view 360-degree videos and photos from Vikings games and events.

Here Is The NBA’s Full NextVR Live Broadcasting Schedule For This Season

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17, 2017 – Minnesota Timberwolves at San Antonio Spurs – 8:30 p.m. April 4, 2017 – Minnesota Timberwolves at Golden State Warriors – 10:30 p.m. NextVR has previously pulled in massive funding through big investment rounds, including $30 million and another 80 million , to continue live broadcasting in VR. Earlier this month we reported the startup took a major step forward, going into a full time stream schedule with the NBA.

Can VR training help a QB take his team to the Super Bowl?

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Casey Keenum seems like an unlikely hope for the Minnesota Vikings. Belch says that Keenum goes into Minnesota’s VR room at the practice facility and is able to comb through a few hundred reps in VR as part of his final preparation. The previously undrafted, unwanted QB has led them to a 13-3 record as the second-most-accurate passer in the league (67.6 percent).

Can VR training help a QB take his team to the Super Bowl?

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Casey Keenum seems like an unlikely hope for the Minnesota Vikings. Belch says that Keenum goes into Minnesota’s VR room at the practice facility and is able to comb through a few hundred reps in VR as part of his final preparation. The previously undrafted, unwanted QB has led them to a 13-3 record as the second-most-accurate passer in the league (67.6 percent).

Adobe Introduces VR Drawing Experience Project Dali

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So far Project Dali has only been public at the Minnesota Street Project , but you can be certain we’ll be hearing much more about this highly-anticipated application soon. Look out Tilt Brush. There’s a new VR art tool in town. I think it’s pretty safe to say Adobe is the undisputed king of software for the creative arts. From photo manipulation and video editing, to illustration and animation the company is the number one go-to for anyone looking to create, well, anything.

Distance Underestimation in Virtual Environments

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I had a chance to catch up with University of Minnesota professor Victoria Interrante at the IEEE VR conference to talk about her 12 years of research into some of these perceptual and cognitive effects within virtual environments. Academic VR researchers have shown that “people typically underestimate egocentric distances in immersive virtual environments,” sometimes up to 20%.

The NBA and TNT Partner With Intel For Biggest VR Push Yet

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Thursday, March 8 – Boston @ Minnesota. TNT’s NBA VR livestreams begin February 16th. The NBA and TNT are launching a VR experience that is powered by Intel True VR and promises to not only bring fans even closer to the game, but serve as a portal into all available programming through on-demand VR coverage of the upcoming NBA All-Star weekend.

Get Free Courtside VR Seats to Spurs vs. Timberwolves NBA Game This Tuesday

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This Tuesday, January 17th, NextVR is offering a free pass to watch the San Antonio Spurs, currently holding the #2 position in the NBA Western Conference, tip off against the Minnesota Timberwolves. Own Gear VR or Daydream View? Then you’ve got access to free courtside seats to this Tuesday’s forthcoming Timberwolves vs. Spurs NBA game live… in VR of course.

The Void to Open New Location in Mall of America, ‘Star Wars’ VR Experience Coming at Launch

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Minnesota’s Mall of America , the United States largest mall, is getting the popular VR out-of-home experience The VOID soon. According to a report by Attractions Magazine , The Void will be opening at the Mall of America first with its successful VR experience Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire, which was created in partnership with Lucasfilm’s ILMxLAB.

Check out the NBA ALL-STAR game in VR with the NBA on TNT VR app.

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8 Boston @ Minnesota , 8:00 p.m. Starting on February 16th, NBA fans will be able to get their All-Star coverage live and in VR through the NBA on TNT VR app. Through a partnership with Intel, TNT is bringing live and on-demand VR coverage of NBA All-Star events to Gear VR and Daydream headsets. The coverage kicks off on Friday, Feb. 16 with the 2018 Mtn Dew Kickstart Rising Stars at 9:00 p.m.

Oculus Venues Arrives On Quest Alongside Fresh Updates To Rift Platform

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Paul, Minnesota on July 31st. Oculus’ July Platform Update is all about Social VR. Oculus has announced new features and updates to both the Oculus Quest and Rift platforms that greatly improve tracking and bring new social VR features to both platforms. Here’s what’s included in the July Platform Update: OCULUS VENUES ON QUEST. Oculus Venues has finally arrived on the Oculus Quest.

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Daydream And MLB Launch Documentary Style VR Series On The Verge

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In addition to the episode for Pittsburgh Pirates first baseman Josh Bell shown above, episodes featuring Mookie Betts of the Boston Red Sox, Manuel Margot of the San Diego Padres, and Jose Berrios of the Minnesota Twins are all currently available. Athletic leagues have regularly utilized 360-degree video to give fans that can’t attend events in person a way to get a similar feeling from the comfort of their own homes.

MLB Expands VR Content With Original 360 Video Series

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Available now via the MLB At Bat app for Daydream, On the Verge takes you onto the field, through the clubhouse and into the batting cages as you follow some of the games most talented young stars like Josh Bell of the Pittsburg Pirates, Mookie Betts of the Boston Red Sox, Manuel Margot of the San Diego Padres and Jose Berrios of the Minnesota Twins. Dive deeper into the lives of baseball’s biggest up-and-comers in the new “On the Verge” 360° series.

Frogworld VR— Early Release

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You can get a sense of the gameplay in the following teaser trailer: [link] The idea for Frogworld was inspired by my endless hours as a child playing in swamps, rivers, and lakes in Minnesota, searching for frogs, turtles, and other wildlife.

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

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Mall of America, Minneapolis, Minnesota. 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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FundamentalVR Partners with Mayo Clinic to Develop VR Surgical Simulations, Raises $1.4M Financing

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” Mayo Clinic has recently brought the jointly developed VR surgery platform, Fundamental Surgery , to several simulation centers in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota. FundamentalVR, the training and data analysis technology platform, today announced a three-year deal to jointly develop surgical VR simulation and education products with Mayo Clinic, the world-renowned academic medical center. FundamentalVR has also raised an additional $1.4

NBA All-Star and Weekly Regular Season Coverage Comes Live to VR via TNT and Intel

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Boston @ Minnesota , 8:00 p.m. TNT and Intel have teamed up to bring NBA All-Star coverage to VR on Gear VR and Daydream. Based on Intel’s True VR technology, TNT is bringing live and on-demand VR coverage of NBA All-Star events to Gear VR and Daydream headsets via the NBA on TNT VR app. The app is available today on the Oculus store and the Google Play store.

Oculus Rift's Terms of Service - Questions to Oculus

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The terms of service have attracted the attention of Senator Al Franken (D-Minnesota), who sits on the Senate Privacy and Technology Subcommittee, has written a letter to the Facebook-owned company - Oculus, asking them to “provide more information on Rift and how Oculus is addressing issues of privacy and security.” The Oculus terms of service are the topic of discussion over the last few days.

Microsoft Now Hosts Free HoloLens Demos Across US & Canada

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Minnesota. 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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Immotion Breaks Through 430 Contracted Headsets

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New Signed Contracts: SEA LIFE Minnesota, USA 4 Headsets (Aquarium). Feb 20th 2020 – Immotion Group, the UK-based immersive virtual reality (“VR”) ‘Out of Home’ entertainment group, is pleased to announce it has in the past week, signed contracts for 68 headsets (at 11 sites), including the Company’s first outdoor enclosure of 8 headsets at Roger Williams Zoo in Rhode Island, USA.

Oculus Quest Becomes Even More Social With Oculus Venues

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Paul, Minnesota on 31st July (1st August, 2:25am BST). Having previously been available for Oculus’ other two devices, Gear VR and Oculus Go, Oculus Venues will now be released for the company’s flagship standalone headset, Oculus Quest. Oculus Venues has always been about live social experiences in virtual reality (VR), and what better way of experiencing the latest events than via Oculus Quest.

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.

Step Into the Jungle When The VOID Opens Jumanji: Reverse the Curse This Month

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Mall of America, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Next month will see the theatrical release of Jumanji: The Next Level in cinemas worldwide. To help promote the new film Sony Pictures Virtual Reality (SPVR) has teamed up with location-based entertainment (LBE) specialist The VOID on an immersive experience called Jumanji: Reverse the Curse.

STRIVR Labs Raises $5 Million And Adds Enterprise VR Training

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More than 25 professional and collegiate sports teams use STRIVR to enhance off-the-field preparation including the Dallas Cowboys, Arizona Cardinals, Minnesota Vikings, Clemson University, Stanford University, the Washington Wizards, Detroit Pistons, and Washington Capitals. It turns out a lot of the same things football players need to practice to perform better on the field, also applies to enterprise – at least in virtual reality.

Scale Learning and Teaching for the Online Classroom

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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. How is it possible to do it at scale? .

Smart Nations Powered By Augmented Virtual Reality

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