Report: VR And AR Developers Aren’t Making Enough Money To Justify Investments

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BOM surveyed 613 developers and users of VR/AR technology in the Netherlands, Belgium, and Germany on a range of issues, including budgets, revenue forecasts, and financing needs. And while the survey focuses on the Netherlands, Belgium, and Germany, the data is relevant to most markets. The Netherlands, for example, is a popular mobile app “soft launch” location, due to its consumers having a similar profile to those in the U.S.

Pre-orders for TPCast Wireless VR Add-on Now Available in Europe

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TPCast pre-orders are available in the following countries: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and UK.

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Ikea Place ARKit App Brings Virtual Furniture Into Your Home

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Lately however the Netherlands-based corporation has been experimenting with immersive technology, from an official virtual reality kitchen experience , to a VR pancake cooking simulator for some strange reason.

Send HTC Your Idea for a Vive Accessory and Win a Free HTC Vive

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The Vive’s Lighthouse tracking system is an impressive piece of tech, considering it boasts sub-millimeter, 3D room-scale positional tracking for a VR headset and hand controllers using lasers.

Hands-on: ‘Kat Walk’ Proves That VR Treadmills Are Getting Better, but Still Aren’t Perfect

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Despite completing a successful Kickstarter back in August 2015, there still aren’t many Kat Walk VR treadmills outside of Asia, let alone the premium version specially built for out-of-home facilities like theme parks, malls, and cruise ships.

FOVE Launches Pre-Orders For Eye-Tracking VR Headset FOVE 0, Starting at $549

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It’s been a long road for FOVE , the creators of the eye-tracking VR headset that hit Kickstarter last summer, but today the company launches pre-orders for their first commercially available product, the FOVE 0.

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Where to Try Vive, PSVR, Rift, Touch, Gear VR, and Daydream for Free

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Most of the European Vive demo locations are concentrated in England, Belgium, The Netherlands, and Germany, but you’ll still be able to spot a few places in France, and even one in the Czech Republic.

LUMO Labs Bringing Wireless Full-Body Tracking And Dreamscape Games To VR

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The Netherlands-based crew has their hands full with an impressive amount of projects on the horizon. The two year accelerator program is guiding and investing in several projects that could potentially break new ground in VR.

Crytek-Incubated ‘VR First’ Program to Double Number of Academic VR/AR Labs in 2017

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NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands.

PlayStation Media Showcase Announced For Paris Games Week

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That means titles like Detroid: Beyond Human from France-based Quantic Dream and the Horizon: Zero Dawn DLC from Netherlands-based Guerrilla Games are likely going to be there. In a somewhat surprising move, Sony has announced that it will be hosting a PlayStation Media Showcase during this year’s Paris Games Week. The showcase will be taking place on October 30th at 9am PT/12pm ET/4pm BT.

Archangel Gets PSVR Price Drop, Rift And Vive Versions Launch

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Whatsmore, Archangel is also launching on PSVR in Belgium, Denmark, Finland, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Sweden and Turkey today. When Skydance Interactive’s Archangel launched on PlayStation VR (PSVR) two weeks back it costs $39.99. That’s on the upper-end of what we’ve seen for VR games thus far, and it kept some from picking it up. From today, however, Archangel has a new price. Skydance is dropping the game to $29.99

VR First Expands: New VR labs Opened to Asia, Europe and North America

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NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences (Netherlands); Sogang University (South Korea). As a technology, Virtual Reality is gradually influencing the shape of the world.

Major European ‘VR Days’ Conference Kicks Off In Amsterdam

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The United States, China, Japan, Korea and Taiwan have been hogging most of the spotlight, but The United Kingdom, Germany, and the Netherlands are becoming more attention-worthy by the day.

Samsung to Manufacture Ultra Violet 7nm Chips in 2017

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World’s largest semiconductor manufacturer announced today that they’ve purchased the NXE3400 tool from ASML, Netherlands-based semiconductor equipment manufacturer.

NVIDIA’s VR Funhouse Game Jam Mods Now Available

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Waiter Wars – Dreampunks (Netherlands). Back in September, we reported on Epic Games and NVIDIA’s team-up for a VR Funhouse Game Jam and it’s now time to reap the rewards.

Virtuix Omni Starts Shipping to US Customers

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When I first checked out the Virtuix Omni at CES 2015 , I was intrigued, but my wallet stayed firmly in my pocket. The Virtuix Omni is just not practical for the average gamer or even like myself, a self-confessed gadget freak.

University Students Create Multiplayer Full Body VR Shooter, Live Streaming Today

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Students at the Saxion University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands will today showcase the type of VR gaming that many of us one day want to experience for ourselves.

The Winners of MSI’s Global VR Jam Include Block Rocking Beats and Derail Valley

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1 st place – “Block Rocking Beats” this title creates an extraordinary interactive rhythm game application, the author is Sander Sneek from Netherlands. We’ve been updating you regularly on the status of MSI’s global VR jam for some time and now we’re happy to finally be able to tell you the winners! According to a release sent out by MSI, the votes have been counted and the winners are set.

6 Hidden Gems from our Dev Gallery

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From: Netherlands. With such a strong global community, we see a stream of creators building and sharing new content all the time. This week, we wanted to showcase some community projects that you may not have seen yet. Betatron. Betatron is a 3D immersive puzzle game played by moving beta particles through the environment. Through the use of various devices like lasers, shrink rays, and additional particle systems, each puzzle gets more and more complex.

The VRScout Report – The Week in VR Review

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The Dutch police force, the Netherlands Forensic Institute, and the Dutch Fire Brigade are using AR to eliminate the accidental alteration of important evidence.

Try Vive, Rift, Touch, PSVR, Gear VR, and Daydream FreeHTC hosts.

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Most of the European Vive demo locations are concentrated in England, Belgium, The Netherlands, and Germany, but you’ll still be able to spot a few places in France, and even one in the Czech Republic.

Sony’s Horizon: Zero Dawn Pays Tribute To PSVR’s RIGS

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Though the game may ultimately go down as one of PlayStation’s more obscure exclusives, it was made by UK-based Guerrilla Cambridge, the sister studio of Horzion developer Guerrilla Games, based in the Netherlands. Horizon: Zero Dawn, the huge new PlayStation 4 exclusive game that released this week, sadly doesn’t support PlayStation VR (PSVR), but it does pay fitting tribute to a game that does.

When Can I Buy Samsung’s Gear 360 Camera?

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When it comes to other countries, Samsung Netherlands will let you pre-order online for a price of $392 USD, with an availability date of June 10. Samsung begins selling the Gear 360 in New Zealand – who’s going to be next?

AWARD-WINNING MECH COMBAT VIRTUAL REALITY GAME ARCHANGEL AVAILABLE NOW ACROSS ALL PREMIUM VR PLATFORMS FOR NEW PRICE OF $29.99

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Within the week Archangel will also debut in new international territories on PlayStation®VR, including Belgium, Denmark, Finland, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Sweden, and Turkey.

Live Streaming 360 VR Video in Practice

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Flying Dutch is a big music festival in The Netherlands which takes place in 3 cities. This section might not apply to every country, but in The Netherlands things can get very wet, very quickly.

Oculus and Kaleidoscope Announce DevLab VR Art Incubator

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Daniël is an interactive illustrator based in The Netherlands. The new initiative will help independent creators incubate original VR projects. Originally started in 2015 as a traveling VR film festival spanning 10 cities in North America, Kaleidoscope has really come into its own this year.

Oculus Rift US Pricing vs. Rest Of The World

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Currently the Rift is available in the US and the following European countries: Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. Now that the price has been announced for the Oculus Rift.

AWE 2017 – Fever and Rhythm….

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Live Streaming 360 VR Video in Practise

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This section might not apply to every country, but in The Netherlands things can get very wet, very quickly. A while ago we wrote an article covering the basics of live streaming 360 degree video to VR headsets.

VR Porn Still Shows Gender Discrimination

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Real life pioneers come from KIIROO, a company out of Netherlands whose slogan says: “Technology designed for lovers, no matter how far apart.” Recently, an adult entertainment studio asked me to comment on their Virtual Reality experiences from a female point of view.