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. However, in a just released AR experience in honor of New York Fashion Week, The New York Times is doing just the opposite by showcasing supermodel Ashley Graham as she walks the “runway” in an innovative 360-degree holographic video that is raw, unfiltered, and completely unretouched. Image Credit: The New York Times / Graham Roberts.

New York Comic Con Has Been Canceled, Will Move Online

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New York Comic Con 2020, meant to take place in October in Manhattan, has been canceled because of the novel coronavirus pandemic. new york comic con new york comic con 2020 youtube coronavirus covid 19 sars cov 2 san diego comic con conventions

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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. To help you understand just how crazy dangerous this rescue mission was, the New York Times have created an AR experience that shows you the very same tunnels rescuers were forced to make their way through in order to save the team, giving users a clear idea of the tight conditions expert divers were dealing with.

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. The project will likely usher in a new era in journalism, showing that a major national publication can successfully produce immersive video content daily. 10 in New York City.

Iron Man VR Jetting Onto Marvel Games Panel At New York Comic Con

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Camouflaj’s anticipated PSVR-exclusive adventure will star in the Marvel Games Panel at New York Comic Con. Still, we’ve seen very little from that game that’s actually new since its reveal earlier this year. The panel won’t be the only place to catch Iron Man VR in New York. There’s plenty of reasons to suit up for New York, this October, then. Experiences Gaming Camouflaj Iron Man VR New York New York Comic Con

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. You can watch the full series playlist below: Photos courtesy of New York Times and Milk(vr). The post New York Times Launches 360° Series With Hollywood’s Best Actors appeared first on VRScout.

New York Comic Con will go online-only this October

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New York Comic Con will go online for the 2020 version of the East Coast's annual pop culture convention. Movies & TV News new york comic con nycc 2020

New York's MTA Map Rides Into the Future With Real-Time-ish Updates

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In what is the most significant update to New York City’s subway map since the 1970s , the MTA has launched a new digital diagram for straphangers that’s easier to navigate, provides seamless updates, and even shows you a cool little animation of your train kinda, sorta moving down the tracks.

The Super Mario Bros. Movie Was a Damp, Fungal Love Letter to New York City

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One of the interesting things about living in New York City during the coronavirus pandemic has been discovering ways to experience the area vicariously through different forms of media (because it’s dangerous to be out and about beyond necessary errands).

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. This brings the number of closed IMAX VR Centres to a total of three, two locations in New York and another in Shanghai.

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. “We’re not looking for new business projects,” said CFO Patrick McClymont. IMAX’s VR Centers are now down to just four locations following its most recent closure.

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

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

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The Plan to Turn New York’s Most Notorious Jail Into a Renewable Energy Hub Is What Justice Looks Like

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People pace the bus stop at Queensboro Plaza on a Saturday before New York City’s covid-19 shelter-in-place order. rikers island jail new york renewable energy

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. This time around, The New York Times has jumped onto the VR hype train with their own 360-degree news production similar to USA Today’s VRtually There and the Huffington Post show on Hulu. 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.

‘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. ” It wasn’t until Price’s longtime friend Jason Rubin , the founder of Naughty Dog and current head of content at Oculus, approached him about developing games for VR that Price and his team decided to revisit Wizards of New York.

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

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New York City’s Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development, Alicia Glen, recently announced the selection of NYU Tandon School of Engineering to “develop and operate” the “first government-funded” VR/AR hub for education, training, research, investment and business creation at a 15,000 square foot space in the Brooklyn Navy Yard. The announcement says the incubator will provide the following: Support New Ventures. News Virtual Reality VR Investment New York City nyc

HBO 'Watchmen' Promo Rains Dead Squid Down on LA & New York via Augmented Reality Ad

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Surprising recent commuters at bus stops in Los Angeles and New York, outdoor media company Outfront Media used the cover of night to add Watchmen-inspired augmented reality advertising displays the company calls "liveboards." Bus stops can provide shelter in the event of rain, and now they also protect you from augmented reality squid.

New York Times Debuts Location-Based Air Pollution AR Visualization for Apple iOS Devices

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After establishing itself as a leader among media companies in augmented reality in journalism over the course of 2018, The New York Times pulled back from the technology this year. But this week, the media giant finally returned to the AR space to produce a story on air pollution that adds a new wrinkle to the publication's interactive news capabilities.

VR Gets Experimental At Moving Image New York 2017

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The Moving Images immersive art fair has officially shut its doors to the public, but not before blowing the collective minds of hundreds of New Yorkers with an impressive gallery of single-channel videos, single-channel projections, video sculptures, immersive media, and other larger video installations. The exhibition featured the best and brightest in experimental new media, which naturally included several artists utilizing virtual reality for their innovative projects.

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. Created by artist Mel Chin, the interactive art installation is a location-specific AR experience designed to allow viewers to imagine a future in which global warming has resulted in catastrophe for New York, flooding the city with sea.

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.

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

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Don't Miss: YouTube App Lets You Put Yourself in the World of 'Stranger Things 3' via Augmented Reality Now, after fans have had a week to binge the show, Google has teamed up with The New York Times to deliver yet another AR treat involving the series, this time coming straight from the pages of the print edition of the newspaper. On Thursday, Google released a new Google Lens experience that allows users to see old.

Hands-On: Launching Space Rockets in New York's Central Park via Magic Leap's Boosters App

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We're a few weeks away from the fireworks associated with New Year's celebrations, but that doesn't mean you can't start a little early — in augmented reality. The team at Weta Workshop, recently released a small immersive game called Boosters that they created for a little office fun, so we decided to take it for a spin to see how it works and found a couple of cool surprises.

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.

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.

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. After debuting a Game of Thrones AR experience at SXSW, HBO has now taken advantage of Snapchat's new Landmarker technology to promote the forthcoming final season of Game of Thrones, which airs on Sunday. The AR experience brings a virtual dragon to the Flatiron Building in New York for users in the vicinity.

New York Times Realizes Big Tech News Aggregation Like Apple News Actually Bad

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The New York Times has announced it is ending a partnership with Apple’s news aggregator app, with the company citing a greater need for a more direct relationship with readers. apple news apple new york times newspapersRead more.

'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. Don't Miss: New York Times Lets You Visit Statue of Liberty's Torch Without Trip to NYC via Augmented Reality Using the volumetric capture method that the Times debuted for a.

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.

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. The feature, part of the publication's coverage of New York Fashion Week, serves to shine a light on the issue of body diversity and image in the fashion industry, but it also represents its first use of volumetric video for augmented reality. "If

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.

Fortnite season 4 week 10 challenge guide: Where to find chests at Upstate New York

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Having trouble finding Upstate New York in Fortnite? In this season 4 week 10 challenge guide, we'll show you how to find chests at Fortnite's Upstate New York. Gaming How-To battle royale Epic Games Fortnite Video Games

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.

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. My colleagues and I recognized an opportunity to convey the scale of this natural disaster in a new way, to bring our readers closer to the story by placing them at the scene and allowing.

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.

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. The post Google Debuts VR Tour of New York’s Famous Festive Store Windows appeared first on VRScout. Take a virtual stroll past festive window displays and get swept up in all the holiday goodness.