HTC Donates Over 100 Vive Headsets to California & Nevada Libraries

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HTC is donating over 110 HTC Vive systems to California and Nevada libraries through its new Vive Libraries Program, an effort to seed local communities with premium VR. The post HTC Donates Over 100 Vive Headsets to California & Nevada Libraries appeared first on Road to VR.

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VR STEM Tools Heading To California & Nevada Libraries

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As part of HTC’s new Vive Libraries program, the Taiwanese-based electronics company recently donated a whopping 110,000 HTC Vive kits to libraries across California and Nevada. The post VR STEM Tools Heading To California & Nevada Libraries appeared first on VRScout.

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‘CalcFlow’ Studio Partners with HTC to Bring VR STEM Tools to Libraries Across California & Nevada

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Nanome , the studio behind CalcFlow, the 3D visualization tool for math concepts, has partnered with HTC to bring their STEM-focused VR tools to libraries across California and Nevada.

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Las Vegas Strip’s Big Apple roller coaster has a new VR experience option

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For an extra $5 in ride fees, riders will be able to don wireless VR headsets once they board the coaster; the storyline will take them to an alien research facility in the Nevada desert where an extraterrestrial specimen has just escaped, and as the ride begins, so does a search for the alien escapee. The New York-New York Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas has teamed up with German company VR Coaster to add a virtual reality experience to its Big Apple roller coaster starting Feb.

See the Tesla Model S, 3, X Cars from Above

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VR World GIGAFACTORY 1 Model 3 Model E Model S Model X Motor Trend Nevada Tesla Motors TSLAWhen Motor Trend gained permission to create a photo session with the Model 3 , the crew went to the site of future GIGAFACTORY 1, world’s largest battery manufacturing facility.

Walmart Brings Tricked Out ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ VR Experience to Select Stores

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Las Vegas, Nevada (5200 S Fort Apache Road) – March 1-2. North Las Vegas, Nevada (6464 N Decatur Boulevard) – March 3-5.

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HTC Vive Libraries Program Will Bring VR Headsets To Over 100 Libraries

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Now, HTC has announced the Vive Libraries Program , which is set to bring VR headsets to 110 different libraries in California and Nevada. Almost a year ago to the date Oculus announced an initiative to bring VR headsets to 90 different California libraries.

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HTC Just Dropped A Preview Of Their Vive Cosmos Controllers

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Last month the Consumer Electronics Expo 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada, HTC announced the latest addition to their VR hardware line-up, the HTC Vive Comos , a combination PC/mobile 6DoF headset featuring inside-out tracking and a flip-up visor.

Gearbox Is Making A Penn and Teller VR Game

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It had you making the eight-hour drive from Tuson, Arizona to Las Vegas, Nevada in real time. Here’s one of PAX East’s more unexpected VR reveals; Borderlands dev Gearbox is making a Penn and Teller VR game. No, this isn’t an April Fools. Penn and Teller VR: Frankly Unfair, Unkind, Unnecessary & Underhanded was quietly confirmed in a press release this weekend. Very little is known about the game other than that it will star the titular magicians.

VR Puts Users Head-To-Head With Ford’s Co-Pilot360 Technology

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Ford went to work conducting this exact experiment themselves during this years recent Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada, offering show attendees the opportunity to go toe-to-toe with Co-Pilot360 in a one-on-one fight for the title of “Most Vigilant Driver.”

Madonna Performs Alongside AR Clones During Billboard Music Awards

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Volumetric capture adds a layer of depth to the pop legends latest performance.

Las Vegas Now Home To World’s Longest VR Roller Coaster

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” The Big Apple Coaster is open to the public now at the New York-New York Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas Nevada. ‘The Big Apple Coaster’ is an adrenaline-fueled thrill ride with an extraterrestrial twist. What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas.”

Desert Bus In VR Is Everything You Ever Hoped It Would Be And More

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It takes anywhere from six to eight hours to drive from Tuscon, Arizona to Las Vegas, Nevada. Or, you could drive from Tuscon, Arizona to Las Vegas, Nevada… in VR.

VR Helped This Man Feel What It’s Like To Walk Again

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Knowing all of this, Harry Thomas and the @One Digital Media team at the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR), which has been embracing VR, wanted to bring Burning Man to him. VR gave this man the ability to walk, explore Burning Man and ski all from his wheelchair. Evan W.

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Russian Startup DEUS Reveals SteamVR-compatible Headset ‘Odin Pre’

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Deus will be showing off both Odin Pre and Horus Pre at CES 2019, which takes place January 8th – 12th in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Desert Bus Returns in VR Today Developed By Borderlands Dev

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It tasked players with driving between Tuscon, Arizona and Las Vegas, Nevada in real-time at a maximum speed of 45 mph.

‘Breaking Bad’ Show Creator Teases Upcoming VR Experience

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Serving as a keynote speaker at this year’s Salesforce Data Matters conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, show-creator Vince Gilligan took to the stage earlier this week to take part in a discussion regarding the effects of technology, 1-on-1 consumer relations on entertainment, and media marketing.

Take A Guided VR Tour Of Germany’s Last Industrial Coal Mine

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Photogrammetry and volumetric VR preserve every detail of this historic mining operation in Ruhr, Germany. Available for free via SteamVR, the Realities VR experience takes users on a variety of photorealistic virtual tours through some of the most astonishing locations on Earth.

Jaunt’s New ‘Home Turf’ VR Series Lets You Explore The Extreme

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Cinematic VR studio Jaunt has unveiled their latest VR series, Home Turf, taking you on a journey from the peaks of the Sierra Nevada to a massive drop off Icelandic waterfalls. Get out of your comfort zone in this free climbing, mountain biking, kayaking and slacklining immersive series.

Sony Pictures Teams With The VOID on ‘Jumanji: Reverse the Curse’, Launching November 27th

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Grand Canal Shoppes in The Venetian and The Palazzo Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada. Hot on the heels of Avengers: Damage Control , the next experience heading to VR attraction The VOID is Jumanji: Reverse the Curse , made in collaboration with the Sony Pictures Virtual Reality group.

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Self-Driving Car Features Batman-Themed Immersive Entertainment

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During the recent CES 2019 conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, the two companies teamed up to give punters a glimpse of what the future could look like with the Intel Warner Bros. Take an autonomous ride through a crime-ridden Gotham City during your everyday commute.

Microsoft Now Hosts Free HoloLens Demos Across US & Canada

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Nevada. 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 to Donate Rift & Go to Learning Institutions Across Seattle, Taiwan, & Japan

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Oculus recently announced the’ll be expanding their educational pilot program by donating Oculus Rift and Oculus Go headsets to a number of educational institutions across Taiwan, Japan, and Seattle.

Step Into the Jungle When The VOID Opens Jumanji: Reverse the Curse This Month

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Grand Canal Shoppes in The Venetian and The Palazzo Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada. Next month will see the theatrical release of Jumanji: The Next Level in cinemas worldwide.

Oculus Touch Arrives Early for Some, Launch Day Delivery Uncertain for Others

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What’s more, one lucky Touch owner in Nevada, US has reportedly already received his launch unit, although predictably software with which to try the devices out is as yet locked until launch day.

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‘FlyInside Flight Simulator’ Preview – A Promising Start in VR-native Flying

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FlyInside also comes replete with configurable time, weather, and the trial version ships with around 40,000 square miles of Utah and Nevada.

The 2017 Virtual Reality Conference and Expo Schedule

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Mandalay Bay; Las Vegas, Nevada. Las Vegas Convention Center; Las Vegas, Nevada.

This HoloLens App Shows What Harry Potter Go Would Be Like

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Asad Malik is a 21-year-old student at Bennington College in Nevada. In 2016, Nintendo and Niantic proved two things to the world. One: adults are more than willing to risk physical harm or robbery if it means they can digitally possess adorable Japanese creatures. Two: augmented reality can thrive as an entertainment platform. Following Pokemon Go’s success, pop culture fans began to discuss other franchises that would benefit from the AR treatment.

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Smart Fabric Technology Brings Touch Haptics To The Oculus Quest

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The glove-like accessory allows standalone VR users to feel virtual objects.

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The New ‘Power Rangers’ Film Is Getting VR Experience That Lets You Pilot A Zord

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Revealed in a press release from Qualcomm, the company is partnering with Lionsgate for the experience and it will make its first appearance at CES which takes place next week from January 5th to the 8th in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Power Rangers have persisted for years as a staple of television for younger crowds, though many of us still cherish the Rangers in our older age.

Sega’s Infamous ‘Desert Bus’ Is Coming To VR

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Originally developed as a mini game within the unreleased Sega CD title Penn & Teller’s Smoke & Mirrors, Desert Bus is a painfully realistic bus simulation that tasks players with keeping their vehicle on the road during a real-time trip from Tucson Arizona to Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Snapchat’s Augmented Reality Vending Machines are Marketing Gold

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Editor’s Note: VRScout was able to independently verify valid re-sale permits for Snapchat’s Bot in the states of Nevada, Texas, Washington and Hawaii.

Collect Free Cryptocurrency In The Aircoins Augmented Treasure Hunt

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Nevada Blockchain Association (NVBA), ?Aircoins Fatten your digital wallet the easy way using this Pokemon GO-style AR experience. Whatever your opinion on the longevity of cryptocurrencies may be, there’s no denying the relatively recent wave of digital assets have become immensely popular.

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We Visited The First Oculus-Powered Bar In Las Vegas

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Our destination was Caesars Palace Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Last night I heard my editor Ian Hamilton say something he’s never said before: “Hey man I think we should go to a bar.” ” Once I’d finished administering the necessary Voight-Kampff Test to confirm he was not a replicant, I grabbed my jacket and joined him on this noble quest.

VeeR Must-Sees of December VR videos

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Nevada Tourism - TravelNevada.com by Groove Jones. L et our December journey start!

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Oculus Education Launches Pilot Programs In Taiwan, Japan, Seattle

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Powered by Unreal Engine 4, Hoover Dam: IndustrialVR is a virtual documentary experience giving users an unbelievable behind-the-scenes look of Nevada’s massive structure.

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.