New York Times Releases Holographic Experience Starring Ashley Graham

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Celebrate New York Fashion Week with a volumetric AR runway show featuring model and activist, Ashley Graham. You can Watch Ashley’s hologram hit the runway now on The New York Times app available on iOS & Android. Image Credit: The New York Times / Graham Roberts.

New York Times Uses AR To Tell Story Of Thailand Cave Rescue

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The New York Times visualizes the extremely dangerous conditions Thailand Cave rescuers dealt with during the rescue of the Wild Boars soccer team using AR. This isn’t the first AR experience for the New York Times. Image Credit: The New York Times.

Google Teams with New York Times to Deliver 'Stranger Things' Augmented Reality Easter Egg in Newspapers

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On Thursday, Google released a new Google Lens experience that allows users to see old. The promotions around last week's release of Stranger Things 3 have been numerous, with Netflix at one point even taking over an entire baseball field via augmented reality.

IMAX Shutters VR Experience Centre in New York, No New VR Investment in 2019

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Now, the company has shut down their last remaining New York location, and has said they won’t be investing any more into VR during 2019. As reported by Variety , IMAX says the closure at AMC Kips Bay in New York comes as the conclusion of a pilot test.

The New York Times Now Publishing Daily 360° Videos

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The New York Times and Samsung have partnered up to launch The Daily 360 , delivering at least one 360° video every day on the publisher’s properties. The footage was shot by New York Times Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Tyler Hicks and Times Middle East correspondent Ben Hubbard.

New York Times Launches 360° Series With Hollywood’s Best Actors

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” Following last years mesmerizing 360° series Take Flight , The New York Times is at it again with their annual celebration of Hollywood’s best performers, this time bringing us nine film-noir style 360 videos in a series titled Great Performers.

New York City Invests in AR/VR Incubator to Bolster City’s Jobs, Tech Talent

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In the Bronx, CUNY (City University of New York) Lehman College’s VR/AR Training Academy and Development Lab will prepare students for careers in the virtual and augmented reality sectors. The announcement says the incubator will provide the following: Support New Ventures.

New York Times Halloween Edition Uses Augmented Reality Bugs to Scare & Educate

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Our national month-long celebration of all things creepy and crawly comes to a climax on Wednesday with Halloween and will end with Día de Muertos on Friday, so now is the ideal time for the The New York Times to publish a mildly chilling augmented reality story for children.

Microsoft HoloLens Art Project Turns New York into an Undersea Dystopia

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The latest example of this comes in the form of a new AR art installation called "Unmoored,", which transforms New York City's Time Square into an underwater environment.

Snapchat Summons Dragons from Westeros to New York for Game of Thrones AR Promo

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Spring is here across the US, but, through the lens of Snapchat and augmented reality, winter is coming to New York. The AR experience brings a virtual dragon to the Flatiron Building in New York for users in the vicinity.

'Atlanta' Actor Lakeith Stanfield Walks an Augmented Reality Tightrope for New York Times Magazine

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The New York Times has made a habit of publishing augmented reality stories throughout 2018, and now the media giant's magazine is getting into the act, too. Scott and Wesley Morris, a new augmented reality experience is now available through the NY Times app for iPhones and iPads.

Model Ashley Graham Struts Through Augmented Reality via 3D Capture by the New York Times

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Traditional media institution The New York Times continues to break new ground in its augmented reality news coverage, this time with a 3D volumetric capture of model Ashley Graham.

New York Times Lets You Visit Statue of Liberty's Torch Without Trip to NYC via Augmented Reality

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While a new museum to house the original torch of the Statue of Liberty is under construction on Liberty Island and scheduled to open in May 2019, New York Times readers can now view the sculpture in their own space through augmented reality.

The New York Times Used Thousands Of Old Photos To Recreate Olympic Stadiums In VR

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New York Times App Lets You See a Higgs Particle Reaction from the Large Hadron Collider in Augmented Reality

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Although it's impossible (at least for now) to travel back in time to see the Big Bang, The New York Times has provided its readers the closest simulation of the experience via its latest augmented reality feature.

New York Times AR Coverage of Guatemala Volcano Disaster Shows AR Isn't Ready for Breaking News

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The latest augmented reality feature from The New York Times gives readers a close-up view of the damage left behind by the eruption of Volcán de Fuego in Guatemala earlier this month.

New York Times Hitchhikes on NASA's Mission to Mars via Augmented Reality

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In the latest installment in its burgeoning augmented reality journalism practice, The New York Times is bringing its readers closer to Mars and NASA's latest spacecraft set to travel to the red planet.

The New York Times Continues To Pivot Hard Into Virtual Reality With Ad Agency Buyout

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IMAX Down To Four VR Centers With New York Closure

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Variety last week confirmed that the company’s center at the AMC Kips Bay cinema in New York, which was the first location to launch inside a multiplex theater, had closed down. Back in August IMAX also shut down its other New York location as well as one in Shanghai, China.

‘The Unspoken’ Was Originally an Open World Console Game Called ‘Wizards of New York’

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In an interview with UploadVR, Price revealed that The Unspoken was originally conceived by his team as an open world console game called Wizards of New York. Tagged with: insomniac , ted price , The Unspoken , wizards of new york.

New York Times Leads Readers on an AR Journey Through the Cave That Trapped the Thai Soccer Team

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To show just how perilous the largely unchartered cave was, The New York Times has transported its readers into an augmented reality recreation of several of the Tham Luang Cave's openings.

VR Gets Experimental At Moving Image New York 2017

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The exhibition featured the best and brightest in experimental new media, which naturally included several artists utilizing virtual reality for their innovative projects. The post VR Gets Experimental At Moving Image New York 2017 appeared first on VRScout.

New York Times Posting VR Videos Each Weekday With ‘The Daily 360’

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Various publications, print or non-print, have learned that 360-degree video is a beneficial platform that brings a new flavor to reporting. With the tag line “To understand the world, see it from every angle” and a declaration to bring a new video every weekday, NYT presents The Daily 360.

Funding Roundup: Fake Love Gets Acquired by New York Times &.

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Funding Roundup: Fake Love Gets Acquired by New York Times & Pinscreen Raises $1.8M The New York Times is acquiring an experiential agency known as Fake Love , which specializes in virtual and augmented reality.

New York City Mayor Wants To Be The “Global Hub” For VR/AR With Newly Funded Lab

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Coinciding with the growth of the augmented and virtual reality industries, there are tons of new job opportunities. New companies spawned by the tech will be welcoming new employees and established companies will be welcoming new faces as they tackle the new opportunities VR and AR afford their businesses. In New York, the current Mayor has laid out a plan to create 10,000 jobs for middle-class citizens.

Lionsgate Bringing 7 Minute Preview of ‘John Wick VR’ to New York Comic Con

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Now, Starbreeze and Lionsgate have announced that the most substantial peek at the title, entitled John Wick Chronicles: An Eye for an Eye, will be given at next week’s New York Comic Con where show attendees will get to go hands on with the HTC Vive version.

Watch New York Fashion Week in Virtual Reality

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Then you will know New York Fashion Week runs through September 14. If you are a watcher of fashion, a reader of GQ or any female. However, what you may not know, is the event has long been not only fashionable but very techy too.

Our First Look At Magic Leap’s Experimental Spatial Computing AR Experience

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Undersea , a new spatial computing AR experience developed for the Magic Leap One headset, is set to premiere next week at the 46th annual SIGGRAPH computer graphics conference in Los Angeles. Undersea turns your living room into a dynamically generated coral reef biome.

TIME Immersive AR Experience Shines A Spotlight On The Rapidly Shrinking Amazon Rainforest

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TIME Magazine is launching a new AR experience called Inside The Amazon: The Dying Forest , marking the second immserive experience to launch on their AR/VR app TIME Immersive , which was made available to all iOS and Android users this past July.

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New York Finally Confirmed For Marvel Powers United VR

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Yes, downtown New York City will be available in the game when it launches next week. Any Marvel fans knows that New York is where most of the heroes like to hang their hat, so it’s great to see it finally confirmed for the game. Also confirmed today is Attlian, the kingdom of the Inhumans, ruled over by Black Bolt, which has at times hovered over New York itself.

SIGGRAPH 2019 Conference Will Feature Four World-Premiere VR/AR Experiences

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City of Sparkles – Through using authentic Twitter messages, City of Sparkles portrays storytelling through a virtual reality experience in New York City and San Francisco. Magic Leap, Disney, and Epic Games are bringing their A-game to the annual tech conference.

Google Debuts VR Tour of New York’s Famous Festive Store Windows

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There are very few places more spectacular than New York City during the holidays. That’s why Google’s new Window Wonderland app is one my favorite virtual reality experience currently available.

Vivid Vision And University Of New York Partner To Treat Lazy Eye With VR

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Vivid Vision, a company using VR to treat sight disorders, today announced a partnership with The State Universtiy of New York to push its work in lazy eye treatment forward. Eye-tracking is set to play a crucial part in the VR industry in the new few years. On the surface this technology will allow for new features like virtual avatars with realistic eye movement and foveated rendering.

Hands-on With IMAX VR in New York

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IMAX and AMC unveiled the second IMAX VR Center at AMC Kips Bay 15 in New York City – we covered the first center, which opened in LA, back in February. Afterward trying a few of the games, we got a chance to speak with IMAX’s Lister about this new center and IMAX VR in general. This House of the Dead-light shooter isn’t as intense as one might expect, but it was a nice enough to warrant checking out if you’re interested in the new Mummy film.

VR Entertainment Being Trialed on British Airways Flights to New York

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Being the first British airline to offer this option, BA will supply the new service to First Class customers flying select BA117 flights from London Heathrow to New York JFK from now until the end of 2019.