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

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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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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.

The Netherlands’ Bonami Game Museum has Begun Creating a PlayStation 5 Experience Zone

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Our museum will receive the PS5 as one of the first in the Netherlands. Located in Zwolle, Bonami SpelComputer Museum has a range of retro gaming and modern consoles to offer visitors, possibly the largest videogame console collection in the Netherlands.

Meet the pioneering tenants of Europe's first inhabited 3D printed house

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

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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.

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.

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

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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!

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

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.

Introducing.a very tiny, 3D-printed micro boat — Future Blink

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Physicists in the Netherlands made a tiny tugboat to test the capabilities of microswimmers using 3D-printing. It's likely the smallest boat in the world. Read more. More about Mashable Video , Physics , 3d Printing , Boat , and Future Blink.

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.

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.

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.

VR Footwear Cybershoes Adds A Bunch Of New Games

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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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.

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.

The VR Job Hub: Vicon, Vertigo Games, Autodesk & More

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Manus Announces SteamVR Tracker for Professional Creators, Pre-orders Now Open

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Manus, the Netherlands-based startup behind a number of VR gloves, today announced pre-order availability for the company’s first professional-level SteamVR tracker.

The VR Job Hub: Twisted Pixel Games, Manus VR & Drifter Entertainment

Peter Graham

Geldrop, The Netherlands. Geldrop, The Netherlands. Geldrop, The Netherlands. Geldrop, The Netherlands. Geldrop, The Netherlands. Geldrop, The Netherlands.

The VR Job Hub: Talespin, Cooperative Innovations & IrisVR

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Utrecht, Netherlands. Utrecht, Netherlands. Utrecht, Netherlands. Utrecht, Netherlands.

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.

Russian Farmers Using VR To Calm Their Cows And Increase Milk Production

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An emotionally-stable cow is a happy cow. Somewhere northwest of Moscow on a dairy farm in Krasnogorsk roams a herd of VR-wearing cows immersed in a serene summer pasture tailor-made for bovine enjoyment.

Netflix greenlights Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Invictus Games series

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This series will give communities around the world a window into the moving and uplifting stories of these competitors on their path to the Netherlands next year," Prince Harry said in a press release.

VR Experience ‘Pollinator Park’ Shows Us Life Without Bees

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In an interview with StirWorld , Yuri Matteman , Head of Education at Naturalis Biodiversity Centre in the Netherlands, said, “If you want people to fall in love with nature and empower them to act, you can’t only do that in a museum.

SenseGlove’s $5000 Wireless Force Feedback Gloves Start Shipping

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SenseGlove says pre-production versions of Nova have already been tested by the Royal Netherlands Army. SenseGlove started shipping Nova , the most affordable force feedback gloves yet. Many believe gloves could be the ultimate form of VR input.

VR Film Festivals Look To Inspire Fresh New Talent For Hollywood

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This year FIVARS will include films by artists from France, Romania, Netherlands, Italy, Thailand, the US, and many more. Beyond the Frame Festival and FIVARS tease the next generation of media artists.

Suspenseful journey of a colossal iceberg captivates scientists

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It's a fascinating berg, given the size and trajectory," said Stef Lhermitte, an assistant professor in the Department of Geoscience and Remote Sensing at Delft University of Technology, in the Netherlands. Meet the most suspenseful berg on Earth.

The VR Job Hub: Force Field Entertainment & Ultrahaptics

Peter Graham

Amsterdam, Netherlands. Amsterdam, Netherlands. Amsterdam, Netherlands. Amsterdam, Netherlands. Amsterdam, Netherlands. Amsterdam, Netherlands. We’re now over halfway through the year, and while it might be summer, it’s almost Christmas! With that horrendous thought now in your mind, it’s time to start planning. Be that presents, where you plan to celebrate or simply the office party.

Your Android device becomes a mini-Xbox on Sept. 15

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Project xCloud is almost here. Microsoft's long-hyped entry into the realm of cloud gaming is coming on Sept. 15, starting with Android devices. In practical terms, that means Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers will be able to play more than 100 games on their Android smartphones or tablets.

Here’s Every Country & Store Where Quest 2 is Officially Being Sold

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Jump to: Australia | Austria | Belgium | Canada | Denmark | Finland | France | Iceland | Ireland | Italy | Japan | Netherlands | New Zealand | Norway | Poland | South Korea | Spain | Sweden | Switzerland | Taiwan | United Kingdom | United States. Where to Buy Oculus Quest 2 in Netherlands.