Deadly Floods Sweep Through Nashville

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Flash flooding over the weekend in Tennessee killed four people and prompted dozens of rescues after record-breaking rain fell on the state capital of Nashville.

Nashville Real Estate Mogul Debuts Skyscraper Via A VR Planetarium

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Nashville Bombing Suspect Was Anti-Government Extremist, Believed in Lizard People: Report

GizModo VR

In the early hours of Christmas Day in 2020, an RV in downtown Nashville, Tennessee, began broadcasting the sounds of gunfire and warnings for anyone in earshot to immediately evacuate.

Teens' Scheme to Takeover Twitter Handles Ends With Tragic Death in Swatting Incident

GizModo VR

A troll conspiracy to capture a generic Twitter handle has resulted in death, Nashville ABC affiliate WKRN has reported.

YouTuber Shot and Killed Filming 'Prank' Robbery Video With Butcher Knives

GizModo VR

Timothy Wilks, a 20-year-old YouTuber, was shot and killed in Nashville on Friday night while trying to film a robbery “prank” video.

Follow in the Footsteps of Forensic Detectives & Solve Crimes with Oxygen's Augmented Reality App

Next Reality AR

Exhibit A: Forensic Detective: Inside the Crime Scene, a new, iOS-only mobile game for iPhones and iPads, that will be available in the App Store on May 31 (although attendees at CrimeCon 2018 in Nashville will get a sneak peek at the app on Friday). The crime procedural show is the perhaps the most direct path to the average TV viewer's heart. Could the same hold true for augmented reality games?

Emoji web addresses are now a thing (on Opera, anyway)

Mashable VR

The humble browser address bar just got an emoji-forward glow up. Opera announced Monday that it has fully integrated with Yat , an emoji-based identification system that involves people buying and selling emoji.

STRIVR Secures $16M Series A Financing to Expand Enterprise VR Training

Road to VR

To support its expansion, the company has recently opened offices in New York, Seattle, and Nashville, in addition to its existing offices in Los Angeles and Menlo Park. STRIVR, the immersive VR training company, announced a $16 million round of financing led by GreatPoint Ventures (GPV) that is said to advance the company’s further expansion into the enterprise market. With this investment, GPV Managing Partner Ray Lane also joined the company’s Board of Directors.

How and Why Brand Engagement Is Driving XR Development

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When we talked to MVP last year, the company had just worked on the AR layer of a mural in Nashville Tennessee. Everybody wins in the world of XR brand engagement. Brands get a unique and dynamic way to interact with customers.

Microsoft Now Hosts Free HoloLens Demos Across US & Canada

Road to VR

Nashville, Mall at Green Hills. 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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The XR Week Peek (2020.03.09): New Half-Life: Alyx videos and details, coronavirus makes events go virtual and much more!

The Ghost Howls

Our fellow VR community member Bob Fine is raising money to benefit Nashville Rescue Mission , that seeks to help the hurting of Middle Tennessee by offering food, clothing, and shelter to the homeless and recovery programs to those enslaved in life degrading problems. Donate for Nashville.

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Three Decades of Medical VR, with Stanford’s Dr. Walter Greenleaf

XR for Business Podcast

Walter: It’s going to be in Nashville. XR has come a long way, baby – and we have one of the technology’s earliest pioneer’s on today’s episode. Dr. Walter Greenleaf has been working in the field for 33 years, since the days when VR was little more than a twinkle in research scientists’ eyes. Now, he and Alan chat about how far the technology has come, and how far it still has to go. Alan: Welcome to the XR for Business Podcast with your host, Alan Smithson.

Three Decades of Medical VR, with Stanford's Dr. Walter Greenleaf

XR for Business Podcast

Walter: It's going to be in Nashville. XR has come a long way, baby – and we have one of the technology's earliest pioneer's on today's episode. Dr. Walter Greenleaf has been working in the field for 33 years, since the days when VR was little more than a twinkle in research scientists' eyes. Now, he and Alan chat about how far the technology has come, and how far it still has to go. Alan: Welcome to the XR for Business Podcast with your host, Alan Smithson.

Top 37 VR Film Festivals to Attend in 2018

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Follow Cannes on social media: Nashville Film Festival (NaFF) Date: May 10 -19 NaFF is one of the first film festivals to initiate VR & 360 film competitions, and is now accepting global entries for 360 film, VR & AR experiences and more. As virtual reality continues to rise in popularity, more film festivals, both up-and-coming ones and established ones, are opening up virtual reality competitions.