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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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.

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.

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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Oculus Rift's Terms of Service - Questions to Oculus

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The Oculus terms of service are the topic of discussion over the last few days.

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.

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.

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.

MLB Expands VR Content With Original 360 Video Series

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Dive deeper into the lives of baseball’s biggest up-and-comers in the new “On the Verge” 360° series. 2017 is basically becoming the year of VR for Major league baseball.

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 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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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.

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

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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.

Ready Player Cix: How One Rogue is Revolutionizing Mixed Reality

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Originally from Minnesota, Liv reflects that “I always told my friends one day I would just get in my car, drive to San Francisco and start a company. Several years ago, in a warm Los Angeles court room a young man stood with his hand on a bible.

How VR is transforming the sports industry

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Today, STRIVR’s system has become part of the training program for 23 college and professional teams, including the San Francisco 49ers, the Minnesota Vikings as well as one team each from the NBA, WNBA, and NHL.

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

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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.

A History of Haptics: Electric Eels to an Ultimate Display

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David also helps maintain a website about haptic media studies and has a book about the history of haptics called Archaeologies of Touch: Interfacing with Haptics from Electricity to Computing , coming out in early 2018 with the University of Minnesota Press.

Zombie Training Simulator Checks all the Boxes for Location-Based VR

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I got a report back from one arcade owner about Zombie Training Simulator being a giant hit at the Minnesota State Fair with something like eleventy billion players trying it out. (OK