CtrlV Opens First Vive VR Arcade In North America

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VR First Expands: New VR labs Opened to Asia, Europe and North America

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Samsung’s Exploding Phones Spread To North America

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Can You Fall in Love in VR?

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That’s the question Oculus, Tool of America, and director Kevin Kornish set out to answer with the new experimental VR experience, Fall in Love VR. He pitched the idea to Tool of America, who jumped on board right away. “

Discovery and Google Announce VR Travel Series ‘Discovery TRVLR’, First of 38 Episodes to Arrive in November

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Chapters for North America, South America, Asia, Africa, Europe and Australia consist of six episodes each, while the chapter for Antarctica features two episodes, for a total of 38 episodes in the series.

NVIDIA’s Next-gen Titan X Has 11 TFLOPS Performance, 12GB of Memory, and Costs 1 Arm and 1 Leg

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The new Titan X will debut first in North America and Europe and later in Asia. This evening at an artificial intelligence event at Stanford, NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang revealed the next-gen Titan X, the company’s crazy-powerful, crazy-expensive high-end GPU.

HTC VIVE VR Headset Now Available on Amazon

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Exposing this $800 VR platform to millions of new buyers in North America. If you have yet to demo the VIVE, you can check their site for demonstration locations throughout North America and lets us know if your first-hand experience is as mind-blowing as ours was.

‘Google Earth VR’ Lets You Experience the Total Solar Eclipse Right Now

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From a much greater, space-bound vantage point, you can also get a chance to see the ominous dark spot meander across North America in a way otherwise impractical outside of VR.

Edit VR Video Without Removing Your Headset With Adobe’s CloverVR

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Held in Europe, North America, and Japan, Adobe MAX is an event focused on new and upcoming projects that will influence the computer design and development industries.

HTC Vive Reveals Payment Plan; Audio Strap and Tracker Pricing

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HTC knows this, which is why they have announced a number of new financing options for Vive that will be available in North America through Vive.com and China through JD.com. For North America: 0% Financing for 6 months for a total monthly cost of $138.00 (plus tax and shipping).

HTC Vive to Hit 100 US Stores, Orders Now Ship in 72 Hours Worldwide

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Alongside this new online initiative, HTC are pushing hard into bricks and mortar retail, with 100 locations throughout North America due to receive a Vive demo area in the month of June.

Oculus Deploys New Age Rating System for VR Content

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Currently, the IARC rating system administers content ratings from ESRB in North America, PEGI in Europe, ClassInd in Brazil, USK in Germany and the Classification Board in Australia with more rating authorities expected to join in the future.

Samsung and Six Flags Re-up Collaboration with New VR Coasters Combining ‘Mixed Reality’ and ‘Complex Gameplay’

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Six Flags Entertainment Corporation—which runs theme park properties across the americas—and Samsung Electronics America, Inc. We are thrilled to continue to work with Six Flags and bring VR to the mainstream,” said Marc Mathieu, Samsung Electronics America’s Chief Marketing Officer.

HTC is Giving Away a Vive to Celebrate The International Dota 2 Championships

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This giveaway is open to those in North America, Europe, and Taiwan. If you’ve yet to hop on the VR train, here’s a shot at scoring a free HTC Vive system and some swag from the 2017 International Dota 2 Championships.

HTC Announces Vive ‘Business Edition’ for $1200

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This comes hot on the heels of HTC’s latest news of the Vive coming to 100 retail locations throughout North America, and a complete catch-up of global online orders, now promised to arrive anywhere in the world within 72 hours of purchase.

‘Job Simulator’ Surpasses $3 Million in Sales, Becoming “most popular VR title to date”

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Job Simulator was ranked the best-selling PlayStation VR game in North America for both October and November. Owlchemy Labs today announced that its tongue-in-cheek simulator game, Job Simulator (2016) , has earned over $3 million in sales since its launch last April.

HTC Confirms Vive Tracker and Deluxe Audio Strap Prices and Pre-order Dates

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In a surprising move, HTC is also announcing a new Vive financing program aimed at getting the expensive hardware into user’s hands: In North America: 0% Financing for 6 months for a total monthly cost of $138.00 (plus tax and shipping).

PlayStation VR Demos Coming to Hundreds of US Retailers

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PlayStation VR is launching on October 13th in North America, but it’s hard to drop $399 on something you haven’t tried yet.

‘Goalie VR’ is a Cheap & Cheerful VR Party Game That Brings a Hailstorm of Hockey Pucks

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The game is available today on Steam for HTC Vive and Oculus Rift in North America and Europe, for $9.99

Explore All Seven Continents in VR With Discovery’s ‘TRVLR’

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Over the course of 38 episodes spread throughout seven chapters, you will travel throughout North America, South America, Asia, Africa, Australia, Europe and Antarctica in the first virtual reality series to cover all seven continents.

Watch Original 360-Degree Content On Digital Domain’s New App

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In 2016 we saw significant advances in devices for virtual reality experiences,” said Amit Chopra, the Executive Director and CEO of North America at Digital Domain, in the press release for the announcement. Yesterday Digital Domain unveiled a 360-degree camera and production toolset that will better equip creators for VR broadcasting and publishing.

The New ‘Power Rangers’ Film Is Getting VR Experience That Lets You Pilot A Zord

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We’re happy to be working with Lionsgate to create an exciting virtual reality experience for Power Rangers fans through the technologies we’ve implemented on Snapdragon 835,” said Mike Finley, senior vice president and president, North America and Australia, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., The Power Rangers have persisted for years as a staple of television for younger crowds, though many of us still cherish the Rangers in our older age.

AMC Theaters Buys Into VR With Dreamscape Immersive Deal

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Thanks to a new deal made by AMC theatres and LA-based virtual reality startup Dreamscape Immersive , six lucky AMC theaters spread across North America and Europe will soon be home to cooperative VR experiences that blend the line between games and film.

Ford VR App Puts You Racing at Le Mans

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Ford partnered with Tool of North America to create the app with 360-degree content. Get up-close with Ford’s latest innovations in this 360-degree video app.

Drive Through A Battle Zone In This Nissan Star Wars VR Experience

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With this experience, we’re putting fans right in the middle of the action,” said Jeremy Tucker, Vice President, Marketing Communications & Media, Nissan North America, Inc. The Nissan Rogue gets battle-tested in this new Star Wars-themed VR experience. .

Virtual Reality is Allowing Parents To Meet Their Unborn Children

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Image Credits: Radiological Society of North America. Undergoing an ultrasound is an incredibly special moment for an expecting couple. This procedure allows them to see their child’s heartbeat and general shape for the very first time. In modern times, the blurry black and white Rorschach tests we’ve grown accustomed to have evolved into rich 3D models that provide more detail than ever before.

The VOID Opens In Canada And Plans For The Future Of Hyper Reality

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Hyper-reality has officially landed in Toronto as today marks the opening of the newest VOID Experience Centre in the fourth largest city in North America and a popular tourist destination. And through a joint venture with Cineplex, The VOID will live in one of their new social venues called The Rec Room, alongside a range of dining, amusement gaming, and live entertainment experiences. This is the second location for Cineplex’s The Rec Room.

Report: Global VR Hardware Revenue To Hit $3.6 Billion in 2017

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North America will be the fastest growing market as it reach $403M this year. VR revenue from software and services will increase by almost $1B this year.

Here’s Every Daydream Ready Smartphone

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The Mate 9 Pro isn’t officially available in North America yet, but currently looks to sell for around $700 through resellers , about the same price as it is in China.

All HTC Vive Orders Will Now Ship Within 72 Hours

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In addition to the shipping speed upgrade, the Vive will be available to demo in 100 locations throughout North America beginning this June. HTC isn’t making Oculus’ uphill battle with Rift pre-order fulfillment any easier.

VR Horror Game Don’t Knock Twice Gets Release Date

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in North America and £15.99 Wales Interactive revealed the release date for their upcoming PSVR, HTC Vive, and Oculus Rift horror game, Don’t Knock Twice. Announced last year, the final product will arrive on September 5th for $19.99 in the UK.

Mexico Celebrates First VR Festival in Latin America

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Last month, more than 1,200 people participated in VR Fest MX , Mexico’s first international virtual reality festival, the first of its kind in Latin America and Spain. VR in the Spanish-speaking community is growing, but it’s not as huge as it is in North America.

Newegg Cracks into the Virtual Reality Market

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On Monday, the team at Newegg – a tech-focused e-retailer in North America – confirmed to VRJournal that it is now selling. The post Newegg Cracks into the Virtual Reality Market appeared first on VRJournal. Featured VR Industry and Technology Newegg

PSVR gets yet another quality VR title with the launch of FATED: The Silent Oath.

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Independent Canadian developer Frima announced today that its Norse-themed storytelling experience and movie-length narrative adventure, FATED: The Silent Oath, is now available on PlayStation®VR (PS VR) across North America and Europe.

Japanese Consumers View Virtual Reality With Cautious Optimism

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While consumers across most of North America and Asia are buzzing with excitement over both present and future virtual reality technologies and. The post Japanese Consumers View Virtual Reality With Cautious Optimism appeared first on VRJournal. Featured VR Industry and Technology eMarketer Japan Viibar

Survios To Release VR Arcade Version of ‘Raw Data’ Following Game’s Sales Success

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Survios is the most sophisticated publisher with respect to arcade operators’ needs,” said McKay Christensen, co-founder and CEO of VR Junkies, a network of arcades with multiple locations in North America. “ Survios is one of early virtual reality’s most impressive success stories.

Optitrack’s New System Could Accelerate VR Theme Park And Arcade Roll-Outs

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Some of them are research, some of them are R&D for universities, but a lot of them are out-of-home experiences that are in Asia, Europe and growing in North America as well. Lower-priced cameras from long-time motion tracking company Optitrack could slash as much as 40 percent off the cost to track VR headsets and accessories over very large areas. The price cut could accelerate the roll-out of out-of-home VR experiences like The Void.

Google Expands Cardboard’s Reach Globally

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Google’s foray into VR is now expanding across North America and even across the pond and deep into Europe. The company’s Cardboard. The post Google Expands Cardboard’s Reach Globally appeared first on VRJournal. Featured Sidebar Featured VR Industry and Technology Google Google Cardboard

Snap Inc. Spectacles: A Spectacle to be Worn

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Over the last several weeks, Snap Inc. jumped head first into the fashion industry when they introduced the first pair of sunglasses to the public. Coming out of a vending machine near the Snap Inc.

Sony and Grammy Award winning Selfie fanatics The Chainsmokers colab for FREE Playstation VR interactive musical experience.

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Virtual Reality Music experience is currently only available in North America and getting some good reviews on Reddit with user feedback being one Reddit user saying, “Whether you’re a fan of EDM or not, I highly recommend checking this thing out!” .