The New York Times’ Famous Crossword Puzzle Now Available In AR

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The beloved New York Times crossword puzzle is now available in AR, offering fans of the long-running daily puzzle the chance to test their word skills in a whole new way. The New York Times is no stranger to AR. Image Credit: The New York Times.

New York Wants to Legalize It

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New York could soon make it easier for people to legally get high. Though this would make New York the latest to embrace cannabis, health policy experts are pushing for a plan that openly tries to… Read more. drug policy cannabis 420 new york cuomo drugs science

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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.

The New York Times Reinvents the Crossword Puzzle for Augmented Reality via Instagram

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At first glance, it may not sound like there's much value in doing a crossword puzzle in augmented reality, but The New York Times has managed to revamp the pastime as an immersive game.

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.

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

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.

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

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. News Gear VR Nat Geo New York Oculus Rift SpaceVisitors got an immersive taste of living on Mars.

New York State Just Set a New Standard for Fossil Fuel Divestment

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After an eight-year fight to get New York to divest its $226 billion pension fund from fossil fuels, activists have won a major victory. divestment fossil fuels new york big oil oil and gas

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

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

Mayoral Hopeful Andrew Yang: New York Needs Hype Houses

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Former Presidential candidate Andrew Yang commenced his run for New York City mayor yesterday with an ad indicating that he’s familiar with the subway system, pizza, and—ayyy—the Knicks.

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.

Colin Firth to Face Down the Undead in New York Will Eat You Alive

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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.

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).

NYC Garbage Canal Reclaims Its Essence

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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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

'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.

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 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 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.