Netherlands-Based VR Arena Aims To Bring Full-Body Esports To Mainstream Audiences


For now, those interested in competing at Active Esports Arena will need to make the trip to Eindhoven in the Netherlands. The post Netherlands-Based VR Arena Aims To Bring Full-Body Esports To Mainstream Audiences appeared first on VRScout.

The Netherlands Has Made a Dent in Apple’s Walled App Store Garden, For Now

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Apple will grudgingly allow dating app developers in the Netherlands to use alternative payment methods in the App Store, but it doesn’t like it, and the score hasn’t been settled yet.


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Why The Netherlands Just Filed A Class Action Lawsuit Against Apple


A consumer rights group in The Netherlands has taken issue with certain policies that it feels gouge consumers and developers using Apple products.

Diablo: Immortal won’t release in the Netherlands and Belgium due to lootboxes

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Activision Blizzard's upcoming entry in the Diablo series, Diablo: Immortal, will no longer be released in the Netherlands and Belgium over loot box legislation.

Netherlands Officials Tell Shell to Stop Its Ads Greenwashing ‘Carbon Neutral' Fuel

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In the Netherlands, officials ruled that Shell has to halt ads that claim customers can render their fuel purchases “carbon neutral” by paying for carbon offsets.

A Highly Virulent Variant of HIV Has Been Discovered in the Netherlands

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Researchers in a new paper this week say that a highly virulent variant of HIV has been silently circulating in the Netherlands, likely for decades.

An Enormous Landfill Spontaneously Combusted in India

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landfill science and technology in the netherlands landfill fire sustainability and environmental management fahrenheit ravi agarwal environment waste managementIt’s hot enough in India to make one of Delhi’s biggest trash piles spontaneously combust.

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Oculus Go to Hit UK & European Retailers This Month, Pre-orders Now Available

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UK and European residents have (mostly) been able to order Oculus Go directly through the Oculus website since it launched early last month, with the company delivering to many countries in the EU and Schengen Zone including Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the UK. Netherlands – CoolBlue.

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Cassette Tape Inventor Lou Ottens Has Passed Away

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The inventor of the cassette tape, Lou Ottens, has passed away, according to De Telegraaf. He was 94 years old. Read more.

VR Tour Takes You Up Close With The Shipwreck Of A 17th-Century Dutch Smuggler


In 2016, the University of Iceland and the Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands collaborated on a joint operation to continue research on the wreck. News Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands Photogrammetry University of Iceland VR Shipwreck VR Tour YouTube VRHigh-resolution 3D scans now allow us to explore the remains of this unfortunate vessel.

Tickets For The 2022 VR Awards Are Currently Available


Tickets are still available for this year’s in-person event in Rotterdam, Netherlands. And, as mentioned earlier, the award ceremony is moving from London to Rotterdam, Netherlands, and will be hosted in the prestigious de Doelen venue.

This fungus-based coffin doesn’t preserve your corpse. It decomposes it

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Netherlands-based Loop has the most original startup concept of 2020: Decomposable coffins made out of fungi. Here's why that matters. News sustainable

ARize, the 3D and Augmented Reality tool for E-commerce that puts a smile on everyone’s face!


augmented-reality augmented-reality-app webshop webar netherlandsARize, the 3D and Augmented Reality tool for E-commerce that puts a smile on everyone’s face! Fast, easy, affordable, and of great quality!

Yes, Donald Trump Had a Twitter Password Any Rube Could Guess, Netherlands Authorities Say

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Twitter and the White House have both denied reports that a Dutch security researcher was able to log into Donald Trump’s infamous Twitter account with the impossibly easy to guess password “MAGA2020!” But it turns out that really did happen, at least according to Dutch prosecutors. Read more.

Apple Store siege in Amsterdam ends dramatically

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A hostage situation at an Apple Store in the Netherlands ended dramatically on Tuesday when the suspect was hit by a police vehicle as he ran from the store.

Starlink Internet Was Down, and Is Still a Little Spotty

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to New Zealand, Mexico and the Netherlands. Starlink internet users experienced an outage on Tuesday that spanned across different parts of the world, from the U.S. Read more.

PlayStation VR2 Release Date & Price Revealed


France, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, and Luxembourg via PlayStation’s online store. Sony’s next-gen VR headset arrives in Q1 2023. After long last Sony has revealed the price and release date of the PlayStation VR2, its latest and greatest VR headset for PlayStation 5 consoles.

Scientists Have Finally Made Quieter Velcro

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Researchers from Wageningen University in the Netherlands have come up with a new design for Velcro , inspired by mushrooms, that doesn’t shred… Read more

A Flu Vaccine May Provide Some Protection Against Covid-19, Dutch Study Suggests

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It found evidence that flu vaccination led to a lowered risk of getting covid-19 among health care workers in the Netherlands. Preliminary research out this month may provide you with a bit more incentive to get the flu vaccine.

Project 'Silo Living' transforms old grain silos into micro homes

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The project is aimed at repurposing abandoned silos across the Netherlands with the completed silo home acting as a proof of concept for a universal silo conversion method Design Academy Eindhoven graduate Stella van Beers converted a grain silo into a tiny home.

Quest 2 Discounted for Limited Time, Includes Free Copy of ‘Resident Evil 4’ & ‘Beat Saber’

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If you’re in Europe, look out for a similar deal at your typical retailers in Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the UK.

The Worst European Floods in 100 Years Have Left 120 Dead, 1,300 Missing

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At least 120 people have died and around 1,300 people are still missing across western Europe in the wake of extreme rainfall, bursting rivers, and heavy flooding that devastated parts of Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg, Switzerland, and the Netherlands.

Scientists Gave Sober Cows a Drunk Walking Test

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Veterinary researchers in the Netherlands and Sweden made cows walk a straight line, all the while recording their movements through motion sensors.

Dutch Teen Who Went to Space With Jeff Bezos Told Him He’s Never Bought Anything on Amazon

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The award for “Best Small Talk on a Flight to Space” goes to Oliver Daemen, the 18-year-old from the Netherlands who was part of Blue Origin’s inaugural crewed flight to space earlier this week.

The VR Awards Announce 2022 Finalists


The prestigious VR ceremony returns with a live in-person event in Rotterdam, Netherlands. This year, the VR Awards returns as a live in-person event in collaboration with Immersive Tech Week (ITW) in Rotterdam, the Netherlands at the de Doelen concert hall on December 1st.

Apple Must Let Dating Apps Offer Alternative Payment Options in the App Store, Dutch Regulator Says

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Apple’s App Store payment policy was just dealt another blow in the Netherlands, where the Authority for Consumers and Markets, or ACM, the country’s top competition regulator, determined the rules violated Dutch competition law by not allowing dating apps to offer users alternative payment options.

Turtle Beach Opens Preorders For Compact Quest 2 Charging Dock

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Preorders are available in the USA, UK, Canada, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, and The Netherlands. Turtle Beach opened preorders for a Quest 2 charging dock.

Physicists Caught Two Atoms 'Talking' to Each Other

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A team of physicists in the Netherlands and Germany recently placed a bunch of titanium atoms under a scanning tunneling microscope. Those atoms were in constant, quiet interaction with each other through the directions of their spins.

Shell Just Got Wrecked in Dutch Court

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A court in the Netherlands just handed down a landmark ruling, ordering Shell to slash its carbon pollution 45% by 2030. It’s hard to overstate how radical the ruling is and the far-ranging impacts it could have not just for the Dutch oil giant but oil companies around the world. Read more.

A 10-Billion-Pixel Scan of ‘Girl with a Pearl Earring’ Captures More Detail Than Your Eyes Ever Could

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Visit the Mauritshuis museum in The Hague, The Netherlands, and you’ll have a chance to see Johannes Vermeer’s painting, ‘Girl with a Pearl Earring,’ from maybe a few feet away—depending on the crowds around the famous piece. Or you can explore this website that provides access to a massive 10-billion-pixel scan of… Read more.

The Pico Neo 3 Link VR Headset Could Rival The Quest 2 In Europe


” The Pico Neo 3 Link will be available for €450 in “limited quantities” in France, Germany, Spain, and the Netherlands this coming May followed by the UK (£399) and Italy in June.

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Pico Neo 3 Link is a Standalone Hoping to Compete with Quest 2 in Europe

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Pico says it’s launching pre-orders for Neo Link 3 starting April 15th in a number of European countries—coming first to Germany , France , Spain and the Netherlands , priced at €450.

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PSVR 2 Launches February 22 For $550

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France, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg will initially be able to pre-order PlayStation VR2 solely through PlayStation’s online store at,” Sony announced. Sony is taking pre-orders for the PlayStation VR2 headset starting November 15 priced at $550.

Microsoft to Expand Azure Kinect’s Computer Vision Tech to Commercial Market

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” Microsoft has also recently expanded HoloLens 2’s availability to Italy, Netherlands, Switzerland, Spain, Austria, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Belgium, Portugal, Poland, Singapore, South Korea, Hong Kong, and Taiwan.

VR Footwear Cybershoes Adds A Bunch Of New Games


Cybershoes are now available via Amazon in the UK , Spain , Germany , Netherlands , and the United States , making it even easier for people to buy the VR wearable. Shuffle your way through a collection of newly compatible games and compete in an exclusive NFT tournament.

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Shudder's creepy 'Moloch' trailer is all shadowy cults and ancient monsters

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Nico van den Brink's creepy chiller starts with the excavation of a very old corpse on the edge of a town in the Netherlands, then quickly spirals into full-on ancient creature, everybody-in-the-town's-in-on-it-and-we-could-well-be-next territory.

VR Mountain Bike Simulator Has You Riding Cliffside Across Death-Defying Trails


Ride Out , a specialty bike shop located in the Netherlands, has introduced a new VR mountain biking experience based on the death-defying antics of professional Scottish trials cyclist Danny MacAskill. A specially-designed cycling rig lets users “feel the terrain” as they ride.