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.

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.

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.

Nat Geo Built a Mars VR Theme Park in New York

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In advance of their new Mars docu-series that premieres November 14, Nat Geo created a red planet habitat on an empty downtown Manhattan lot last month. The post Nat Geo Built a Mars VR Theme Park in New York appeared first on VRScout.

‘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.

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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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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

IMAX VR’s New York Center Launches With Star Wars Experiences

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IMAX’s latest VR center just opened in New York, just in time for Star Wars fans to jump into their favorite universe. The New York center is located at the Regal E-Walk Stadium 13 & RPX in Times Square and features two pods where moviegoers can take part in single and multiplayer experiences.

Highlights From New York City’s Upcoming VR In The Sky Event

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Different markets are catering to these new experiences to varying degrees and New York continues to make significant efforts. One example of the increased exposure in New York City is VR In The Sky, a two-day event focused on the ads, brands, and media communities in the city.

Oculus Go Dev Kit Images Show the Headset to Be Near Consumer-ready

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image courtesy Reddit user ‘Bekris’ The box art advertises a number of apps including Netflix, Facebook, Hulu, Fox Sports VR, The New York Times, and Discovery VR.

VR Lands on the Floor in NAB Show New York Expansion

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Too hot to ignore any longer, virtual reality will occupy ample real estate this fall at the NAB show in New York. The post VR Lands on the Floor in NAB Show New York Expansion appeared first on VRJournal. Featured VR Industry and Technology NAB New York NAB Show New York

XR For Change 2018 Highlights Progressive VR And AR In New York Next Month

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Next month will see VR and AR developers come together to highlight progressive uses of both technologies at the 2018 XR for Change Summit in New York City. That includes Sundance Institute’s New Frontier Labs Director, Kamal Sinclair, who will discuss the pitfalls and benefits of working with these new platforms, and UNICEF Innovation VR & Event Lead, Chris Szymczak, who will discuss the charity’s work in VR and AR.

Why The New York Times Sent it’s Readers 1.3 Million Google.

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IMAX LA VR Theater Sees 20,000 Visitors, New Location Coming To New York

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Encouraged by this success, IMAX is reportedly planning to launch additional VR centers in other key markets including New York, Shanghai, Tokyo, and a second LA location. These companies need to find new experiences that can only happen at their locations and VR could be a strong motivator. IMAX is continuing to explore location-based virtual reality as a compliment to its large-screen cinema experiences.

New York City Doubles Down on Tech-Focused Jobs, Plans Launch of Virtual and Augmented Reality Hub.

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Experience the Winter Olympics in Augmented Reality

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The New York Times unveils its new AR experience for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games. The New York Times just debuted its first augmented reality experience: a preview piece for the Winter Olympics Click To Tweet.

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

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However, this iconic saying could be on its way out the door thanks to a new attraction everyone will be spilling the beans about. ” The Big Apple Coaster is open to the public now at the New York-New York Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas Nevada.

VR World Brings an Open Buffet of 50+ VR Experiences to the Heart of NYC

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VR World NYC is a new VR arcade that opened on June 24th in New York City right next to the Empire State Building. News Voices of VR Podcast VR Arcade VR Podcasts imax vr New York City nyc vr arcade vr world

The VOID Opens Mixed-Reality Location in Dubai

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Lionsgate and Starbreeze to showcase highly anticipated John Wick Chronicles VR game during New York Comic Con

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Lionsgate and Starbreeze will showcase their highly anticipated, newly titled first-person action shooter VR game, John Wick Chronicles, during New York Comic Con, October 6–9, 2016.

Try Google’s Daydream View VR Headset at their NY Pop-Up Shop

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But if you’re in the New York area and want to try the headset before you buy it in retailers like Verizon and Best Buy, you can stop by Google’s pop-up shop in the heart of SoHo. News Daydream Daydream View Google New York

VR Manga Is The Immersive Storytelling You Didn’t Know You Wanted

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Japanese company Square Enix is looking to broaden the VR storytelling conversation by bringing 3 genres together into one incredible VR experience with Project Hikari: Tales of the Wedding Rings , which made its US debut at New York Comic Con.

Your Guide To The Best VR Exhibits at NY Comic Con 2016

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This time, they doubled down… New York Comic Con is pop-culture Christmas for us east-coasters. So it’s not a huge surprise that over the past couple of years virtual reality has quickly infected the show floor, providing some awesome new experiences to eager attendees.

Alibaba Teases VR Shopping Experience

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The user mistakenly chooses one of the images and drops into a lowrider traveling through New York City, eventually ending up in a Macy’s department store. This prompts a new layer to pop up on the VR interface, showing all angles of the purse, price, and purchase options.

The Void Upgrades Display, Aims For 20 Installations This Year

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If you wanted to see one of the most complete VR experiences available last year you would have paid for a ticket to Madame Tussauds in New York for around $50 and included the extra Ghostbusters: Dimension VR experience. Tagged with: ghostbusters , New York , rapture , The Void.

Discover Invisible Geniuses All Over The U.S. via Hidden Figures Augmented Reality App

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In an extremely unique attempt at promoting the recently-released feature film Hidden Figures , IBM and The New York Times Company have scattered several great scientific thinkers throughout the United States for users to discover and engage with.

‘Hidden Figures’ AR Experience Takes You Around The US To Learn About STEM Innovators

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Powered by IBM and New York Times, Outthink Hidden is inspired by the film and seeks to shed light on lesser known historical figures around the nation. The application is an AR first for New York Times and highlights the main characters of the Hidden Figures film, Katherine Johnson, Mary Jackson, and Dorothy Vaughan. Tagged with: ar , education , hidden figures , ibm , new york times , outthink hidden.

NYT and Milk VR Create Star-Studded Noir Series Of 360-Degree Shorts

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These shorts presented by the New York Times are brief but impactful looks into how this format works and it helps to have major A-list actors to help define it. Tagged with: Don Cheadle , Great Performers , milk vr , Narrative VR , Natalie Portman , new york times.

Tripping Down a Virtual Reality Rabbit Hole But in many ways,

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nytimes new york times vr virtual realityTripping Down a Virtual Reality Rabbit Hole But in many ways, the simulation is too immersive. After spending a few weeks with two of the most powerful V.R. devices now on the market, the Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive. I suspect that V.R.

eSports Goes VR: Is Counter-Strike: GO Entering VR?

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and WonderWorld VR (a VR production studio) to produce the first-ever eSports event to be live streamed, worldwide and in VR , at the ESL One New York on October 1-2 nd.