New Jersey Utility Uses Augmented Reality to Visualise Underground Infrastructure

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vGIS, a new geographic information system (GIS) visualisation platform from the Environmental Systems Research Institute (Esri) partner Meemim , is being used to view underground infrastructure while wearing Microsoft Hololens.

Researchers Use AR To Study How Electric Fish Sense Their Surroundings

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News AR Augmented Reality New Jersey Institute of TechnologyNJIT researchers are using AR to hack the electric sensors of Glass knifefish.

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VR Attraction The VOID Plans to More Than Double in Size with 25 New Locations

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The company recently announced plans to introduce 25 new locations through 2022, more than doubling its current footprint. The result of a new partnership with major commercial real estate company Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield (URW), The Void will launch 25 new permanent locations through 2022.

Dreamscape Immersive to Open 4 New Out-of-Home VR Venues

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Worth, to the New York & New Jersey metro areas, and to Columbus, Ohio. The post Dreamscape Immersive to Open 4 New Out-of-Home VR Venues appeared first on Road to VR.

Strengthening Your Muscle Memory With VR Hockey Training

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It’s a tool for kids or even professional players,” explains Patrik Elias, a top ranked 20- year NHL player for the New Jersey Devils, who attended CES in support of Sense Arena. Improving cognitive functions of players is going to be the new game changer.

Training Your Brain Muscles with VR

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It’s a tool for kids or even professional players,” explains Patrik Elias, a top ranked 20- year NHL player for the New Jersey Devils, who attended CES in support of Sense Arena. Improving cognitive functions of players is going to be the new game changer.

This AR App Is Like Minecraft for Drone Pilots

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“I’ve recently spent time testing out AirCraft, and I’ve quickly realized how fun and innovative the technology truly is,” said George Garcia, a New Jersey-based DroneBase pilot. Dronebase pilots can build their own AR race tracks in the sky.

Congrats to the 20 Breakthrough Auggie Awards Finalists

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The three new Breakthrough Auggie Awards, which expand on AWE EU’s long-established “Best in Show” Awards, are: Most Innovative Breakthrough : An industry-academia project that introduced a new, novel and unique approach. Announcing 20 Finalists for the 2018 Breakthrough Auggie Awards.

Watch Real Madrid Take on Bayern Munich Live in VR

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You don’t have to go to New Jersey. Last week we announced NextVR’s live coverage of the International Champions Cup (ICC) on Gear VR.

Dreamscape Immersive Begins Nationwide Expansion With Four New Venues

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Location-based VR studio and retailer Dreamscape Immersive this week confirmed plans for four new state-of-the-art immersive venues across Los Angeles, CA; Dallas/Fort Worth, TX; Columbus, OH; and the New York/New Jersey metro area.

Microsoft Now Hosts Free HoloLens Demos Across US & Canada

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New Hampshire. New Jersey. New York. New York, Fifth Avenue. 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)?

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This VR Arcade Is Now Hosting Free Demo Days Every Month

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The North American VR arcade chain this week announced a new initiative to raise awareness of VR tech. Every first Wednesday of the month the company’s US and Canadian locations including arcades in New Jersey and North Carolina will offer free 20 minute demos to new customers. Ctrl V says it welcomes over 10,000 new customers a month and that around 80% of these people have their first VR experience in an arcade.

Congratulations to the 3rd Annual AWE EU Auggie Award Winners

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This year’s European Auggie Awards featured an expanded program to include nominations for innovative XR projects which featured academia-industry collaboration in three new breakthrough categories: “Most Innovative Breakthrough”, “Most Impactful Breakthrough” and an outstanding “Woman XR Laureate.”

Dreamscape Immersive Opening L.A. Flagship Location With New WEVR Experience

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Worth, Columbus Ohio and the New York/New Jersey area. “Dreamscape is about merging the scope and emotional power of cinema with the pure visceral excitement of a great theme-park ride — all within a totally new VR technology that allows our audience to enter into and become part of the story,” said Walter Parkes, co-chairman of Dreamscape Immersive, in a prepared statement. Flagship Location With New WEVR Experience appeared first on UploadVR.

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.

Drop of Doom VR Ride Comes To Six Flags

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Now add a helicopter, machine guns, enormous man-eating spiders tearing their way through a destroyed city and you have Six Flags coolest new attraction. The iconic franchise is using VR to bring us the future of amusement park rides.

Hofstra University Uses VR To Put You Face To Face With A Category 3 Hurricane

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According to a poll in 2015, 47% of New Jersey residents claim they would evacuate their area upon learning of an incoming storm, with 6% saying they would stay, and the remaining 48% unsure of their actions.

Smart Nations Powered By Augmented Virtual Reality

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Alberta British Columbia Manitoba New Brunswick Newfoundland & Labrador Northwest Territories Nova Scotia Nunavut Ontario Prince Edward Island Quebec Saskatchewan Yukon. Advances in Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality are reshaping the way we learn and interact with our world.

Multi-Media Artist Tripp Derrick Barnes Talks About Creating VR Experiences

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Tripp Derrick Barnes is a New York City-based multi-media artist. Most of his available works are paintings, but in the last few years, he’s found a new favorite medium: VR experiences. Eventually, a VR arcade in New Jersey closed and sold off their supplies.

The AVR Platform and Classroom 3.0 Showcased at EduTECH Asia 2018

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With a focus on how the AVR Platform can best be used in the education world, EON Reality’s discussion, ‘Augmented and Virtual Reality in Education: The Shift to Classroom 3.0,’ highlighted Wednesday’s offerings with a full presentation and hands-on demos of the new tools in Creator AVR. As the AVR Platform expands to educational markets around the world, EON Reality’s revolutionary spin on traditional learning branches into new cultures and nations.

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AWE EU 2018 Recap: Go XR or Go Extinct

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We hope you came away from the event with a picture of yourself wearing the Magic Leap One (or at least a selfie with a dancing painted avatar), a signed copy of Charlie Fink’s book Metaverse, plenty of new contacts, knowledge and inspiration, and new immersive experiences.

Aimfire’s Camarada Lets You Stack Two Smartphones Together and Record 3D Video

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Aimfire, a seven-person firm in New Jersey, was founded in 2014 and received seed funding last September from two angel investors in the mobile industry.

VR is a smart bet for the future of gambling

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It has often been the so-called vice industries that have driven forward new technologies. Engaging a new audience. Virtual casino. Image courtesy Alea.). This will also be the case with virtual reality, where we are already seeing it shaking up the gambling sector.

Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Design & Development Course at Oral Roberts University to Open January 2017

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Alberta British Columbia Manitoba New Brunswick Newfoundland & Labrador Northwest Territories Nova Scotia Nunavut Ontario Prince Edward Island Quebec Saskatchewan Yukon. Augmented and Virtual Reality are some of the fastest growing sectors of our economy.

‘Google Earth VR’ Launches For Free To Let You Fly Around The World

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For example, at one point I landed on the roof of some random building in New Jersey. Podwal agrees wholeheartedly with that sentiment stating that, “We’re truly standing on the shoulders of giants here as we develop this new platform. Podwal explained that this newly minted group will be working consistently to add new features, increase the visual fidelity and expand the already massive world.

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A Heartbeat Shift Detector And Life Saving Fitbit Fitness Tracker

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42-year-old man (unnamed), April, 2016, Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center in Camden, New Jersey, USA. A fitness tracker has more to offer beyond casting off weights. It collects data from your body stretching out to the point of saving your life. The fitness tracker is actually more useful than you think it is. Reports of cases where Fitbit performed it’s saving of life: Patricia Lauder, 73 Years of age, from Connecticut, USA.

Drink Your Tequila From AI Interactive Bottle

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The AI interactive spirits bottles featuring NFC technology is said to be the first spirits bottle released in the US, and will be available from stores in California, Texas, Florida, New York, Illinois, New Jersey and Georgia.

This Degree Will Actually Land You a Job and Prepare You for the Future

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EON Reality Mauritius and it’s customers have created hundreds of new direct jobs, several thousands of indirect jobs through EON Reality’s global distribution network , and plans to exceed that goal after the second year of courses during the 2016 – 2017 school year. Alberta British Columbia Manitoba New Brunswick Newfoundland & Labrador Northwest Territories Nova Scotia Nunavut Ontario Prince Edward Island Quebec Saskatchewan Yukon.

How Augmented Reality Can Make Aviation Safer and Better

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Heading from New York City to Charlotte, North Carolina, the plane experienced a bird strike just 3 minutes after take off which took out both the engines. Let’s face it, we all have daydreamed of sitting in a cockpit and roaming the wild, blue yonder.

Jay and Silent Bob Series Heading to VR

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The two hilarious stoner dudes from the indie cult classic movie Clerks , spent their days loitering, spewing vulgarities, and harassing anyone walking past the Quick Stop convenience store in Leonardo, New Jersey.

Top 9 Creative Cases Where Universities Use Virtual Reality to Recruit Students and Assure Investors

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Virtual reality is creating new ways for universities to recruit students by integrating virtual tours into their admission marketing campaigns. The State of Florida authorized a new campus in 2008, and renamed the school University of South Florida Polytechnic.

Embracing Digital Transformation: Real-life Use Cases in Energy & Utilities

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EPRI teamed up with the New York utility to test various uses for AR, including substation switching, a task that can be dangerous, disrupt electricity and rack up costs, and substation inspections. Testing revealed benefits to all the worker personas, reducing training time for new trainees and more experienced employees alike. I’ve saved New York Power Authority, the largest state-owned public utility in the country, for last due to its impressive digital roadmap.

Embracing Digital Transformation: Real-life Use Cases in Energy & Utilities

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EPRI teamed up with the New York utility to test various uses for AR, including substation switching, a task that can be dangerous, disrupt electricity and rack up costs, and substation inspections. Testing revealed benefits to all the worker personas, reducing training time for new trainees and more experienced employees alike. I’ve saved New York Power Authority, the largest state-owned public utility in the country, for last due to its impressive digital roadmap.