‘Soft’ Bat Ticks Found in New Jersey for the First Time and This Is Not What We Need Right Now

GizModo VR

As if we don’t have enough bad news to share right now, a tick species associated with bats has been spotted in New Jersey for the very first time. ticks bats animals parasites soft ticks diseases science new jersey

New Jersey Utility Uses Augmented Reality to Visualise Underground Infrastructure

Road to VR

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. Piloted by Toms River Municipal Utilities Authority in New Jersey, the technology is a practical application of augmented reality, allowing the user to ‘see’ utility lines under the street in real-time.

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Major Movie Theater Chains Sue New Jersey For 'Unconstitutional' Pandemic Closures

GizModo VR

Movie theater giants AMC, Cinemark, and Regal filed a lawsuit yesterday against the state of New Jersey for forcing them to keep their businesses closed during the covid-19 pandemic, yet allowing churches and other places of assembly to remain open.

Facebook steps into cloud gaming — and another feud with Apple

TechCrunch VR

With the new platform, users will be able to start playing mobile games directly from Facebook ads. Facebook will soon be the latest tech giant to enter the world of cloud gaming.

Researchers Use AR To Study How Electric Fish Sense Their Surroundings

VRScout

According to a recently published report by the New Jersey Institute of Technology, a group of researchers have begun hacking the electrical sensing organs of a specific species of electric fish known as Eigenmannia virescens , or Glass knifefish, by placing the creatures into a tank and tricking them into thinking they are hiding inside a smaller shelter generated completely in augmented reality. News AR Augmented Reality New Jersey Institute of Technology

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QAnon-Obsessed CBP Officer Arrested After Sending 'Numerous' Threats to Superior

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An agent for Customs and Border Protection in New Jersey, Alberto Almeida, was arrested and is facing charges after he allegedly sent threatening messages accusing a senior CBP official of child trafficking and calling for his extrajudicial execution, the Daily Beast reported on Wednesday.

Dreamscape Launches New Location In Columbus, Ohio

UploadVR

Dreamscape is planning to open additional VR destinations in the New York/New Jersey area later this year. The new Columbus location opens on February 28 and tickets are available now. The post Dreamscape Launches New Location In Columbus, Ohio appeared first on UploadVR. Startup Dreamscape Immersive is opening a VR location in Columbus, Ohio at the Easton Town Center.

ThirdEye Is Deploying Mixed Reality Smartglasses To Help COVID-19 First Responders

VRScout

The New Jersey-based company believes its technology could help save lives during the pandemic. . The X2 MR Glasses weigh just 300 grams and claim to be the world’s smallest mixed reality glasses. Nick Cherukuri, CEO of ThirdEye Gen, says the devices can give front-line medical personnel treating COVID-19 patients access to critical life-saving data and communicate with emergency rooms and command centers in real-time.

Strengthening Your Muscle Memory With VR Hockey Training

VRScout

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. Sense Arena’s portable VR Hockey Training kit was a big hit at CES 2019.

Dreamscapes Latest 4D VR Experience Is An 8-Person Dragon Flying Simulator

VRScout

DreamWorks Dragons Flight Academy brings together the film trilogy’s best-in-class storytelling and memorable characters with a unique interactive experience that will leave a lasting impression with new and existing fans alike,” added Christina Lee Storm, Producer of DreamWorks Dragons Flight Academy, DreamWorks Animation. The thrilling adventure will bring guests to new heights in a fun, wondrous way that will inspire repeat visits.”.

Firefox Reality VR Web Browser Officially Heading To Pico Neo 2 VR Headsets

VRScout

Mozilla partners with Pico in the hopes of bringing new innovations to enterprise VR. After releasing a new update for Firefox Reality that makes it easier for you to jump between your VR headset and your PC, Mozilla has announced a new partnership with Pico Interactive to bring Firefox Reality to Pico’s new lineup of 6DOF VR headsets.

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

Road to VR

The company recently announced plans to introduce 25 new locations through 2022, more than doubling its current footprint. Just a week prior to the July 25th announcement, the company announced that it had officially opened three new entertainment center locations in Atlanta, Minneapolis, and Washington D.C., 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.

NYU students use TikTok to expose the school's bleak quarantine meal plan

Mashable VR

Students at New York University are exposing the nightmarish quarantine meals on TikTok, and now the school is going viral for serving food reminiscent of Fyre Festival's infamous "gourmet" lunches.

This AR App Is Like Minecraft for Drone Pilots

VRScout

“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.

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

Road to VR

Worth, to the New York & New Jersey metro areas, and to Columbus, Ohio. “At its heart, 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 press statement.

Watch Real Madrid Take on Bayern Munich Live in VR

VRScout

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. Well, today is your last chance to get down on the field at Metlife Stadium as Real Madrid takes on Bayern Munich after handing down a beating to Chelsea during Saturday’s broadcast. The best part? How to Watch. The match is completely free via the ICC channel on NextVR, which you can only access on the Samsung Gear VR.

This VR Arcade Is Now Hosting Free Demo Days Every Month

UploadVR

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.

Dreamscape Immersive Begins Nationwide Expansion With Four New Venues

VRScout

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. The post Dreamscape Immersive Begins Nationwide Expansion With Four New Venues appeared first on VRScout. The premiere location will launch at LA’s Westfield Century City this December.

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.

COVID-19 Accelerating VR Adoption

Tech Trends VR

The Coronavirus pandemic has become a catalyst for us to embrace immersive technologies in our “new normal” workflow. This pandemic may prove to be the inflection point for humanity to reimagine the way we interact with each other,” Professor Shafi Ahmed tells me.

The 'Wakeout' app makes you feel better about sitting at your desk all day

Mashable VR

When I first started this column, it was only the beginning of quarantining with my parents in New Jersey. After escaping my cramped NYC apartment, I looked around at all the space I inherited and started filling almost every room in my house with new fitness machines on a weekly basis. Work(out) From Home is a weekly column where we review smart fitness machines and apps in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.

Drop of Doom VR Ride Comes To Six Flags

VRScout

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. Open now for a limited time at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, New Jersey, Drop Of Doom VR combines the world’s fastest and tallest drop ride with virtual reality to deliver an amusement park experience you’ll never forget. The iconic franchise is using VR to bring us the future of amusement park rides.

Microsoft Now Hosts Free HoloLens Demos Across US & Canada

Road to VR

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)? 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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Training Your Brain Muscles with VR

Tech Trends VR

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. Sense Arena’s portable VR Hockey Training kit was a big hit at CES 2019.

Trump's golf club press conference was a social distancing disaster — until the tweet-shaming began

Mashable VR

During Friday's conference at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey, Trump spoke about a strange selection of topics, but did address the government's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, which he repeatedly referred to as the "ChinaVirus.".

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

VRScout

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. Bernhardt and his team recently traveled to New Orleans to present their results to the American Association of Geographers during their annual meeting this past April. Step just outside the eye of the storm and feel the full force of a category 3 monster. .

Immotion Breaks Through 430 Contracted Headsets

LBE News

It is currently expected that the bulk of the new installations (including Mandalay Bay) will occur through Q1 2020. New Signed Contracts: SEA LIFE Minnesota, USA 4 Headsets (Aquarium). Adventure Aquarium, New Jersey, USA 4 Headsets (Aquarium). The Company looks forward to updating the market on further new contracts in due course.

EON Reality Presents at Nordic VR Forum

EON Reality

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.

My dad’s letter to kids of the future

Robert Scoble

I believe strongly that we need a new GI Bill to help retrain Americans and get them to go to University to learn the skills they need to support their families and our nation. My parents were both the children of coal miners from the Pittston, PA, area who married and moved to New York City in 1935-6 for work. I was born in 37 and my parents applied for an apartment at the new low income Red Hook Housing Project in Brooklyn. My dad, left, William R. Scoble Jr., and me.

Preview: Pixel Ripped 1995 – The Nostalgia is Stronger Than Ever

Peter Graham

While it is a standalone title, Pixel Ripped 1995 still continues the story from 1989, where you have to fight an evil goblin called the Cyblin Lord but this time you’re David, a 9-year-old kid from New Jersey. Of course, that’s not happening as David has a new console and TV in his room (big mistake by mum) and you need to complete a videogame inspired by Castlevania.

'This is not normal': Cory Booker critiques Supreme Court nomination process

Mashable VR

At the hearing, Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey offered his piercing take on the nomination process in a truly abnormal year.

Scale Learning and Teaching for the Online Classroom

EON Reality

Province Alberta British Columbia Manitoba New Brunswick Newfoundland and Labrador Northwest Territories Nova Scotia Nunavut Ontario Prince Edward Island Quebec Saskatchewan Yukon. At EON Reality, we are working at lightning speed to help classrooms around the world transition safely and effectively to an online classroom. As we shift towards preparing for tomorrow it is now more important than ever to build resilience into our online classrooms. How is it possible to do it at scale? .

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

UploadVR

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

UploadVR

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. As the prices on VR cameras slowly tick down, one company has figured out how to speed that process up, by letting you take VR footage using two stacked Android smartphones. Aimfire’s Camarada , which means “friends + camera” in Spanish, can take traditional 2D footage and display it in zoomable VR.

Smart Nations Powered By Augmented Virtual Reality

EON Reality

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. Workers with access to real-time contextual information, displayed when and where they need it will reshape the workplace and dramatically improve the efficiency, productivity, and safety of the average worker.

The AVR Platform and Classroom 3.0 Showcased at EduTECH Asia 2018

EON Reality

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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Stephen Colbert and Chris Christie have one of their 'gentle disagreements' over Trump

Mashable VR

Stephen Colbert and former Governor of New Jersey Chris Christie are aware they don't see eye-to-eye all the time, but that doesn't mean he's not an interesting guest on The Late Show. "We