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TPCast for Vive is Now Available for Pre-order in North America at $300

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The company suffered somewhat of a false start when they first announced pre-order availability in North America back in September. No information on North American availability has been made public yet.

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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. “

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.

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).

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.

Report: Lenovo’s Windows MR/VR Headset to Launch Mid-August or Earlier

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One of the first in a line of Windows Holographic powered immersive devices, Lenovo’s first mixed reality headset will be here in time for US “back to school”, according to Lenovo’s North America VP of Consumer Products Mike Abary.

NextVR Develops Night VR Camera To Capture Animals, Ghosts

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The production sees investigators looking into Pennhurst Asylum, which is said to be one of the “most haunted locations in North America.” There are a lot of different VR cameras in development but I don’t think I’ve heard of one for capturing light in extreme darkness before. NextVR, however, built one for exactly this purpose.

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 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.

‘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.

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.

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.

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.

Dreamscape Immersive & Nickelodeon Partner on Location-Based VR

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” Dreamscape Immersive will launch its first VR center at the Westfield Century Mall in Los Angeles early next year with plans to open another six locations at various AMC theaters across North America and the U.K.

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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.

‘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.

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.

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.

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. .

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.

HTC’s Black Friday Sale Gets You a Free Audio Strap with Vive Purchase, Free ‘Fallout 4 VR’ Code

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HTC recently announced they’ll be sweetening the pot this Black Friday for potential Vive-owners located in North America by throwing a free Deluxe Audio Strap your way when you purchase an HTC Vive.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Your VR Guide To Black Friday Deals

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Bundle for North America markets only). It’s that time of the year again.

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.

‘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

Outbreak Origins Has an Illusion That Only Zero Latency Has Mastered

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They already have ten sites under development for 2018, with a target of one-hundred sites in the next three years, focusing on Europe and North America. I walked into a zombie apocalypse, and experienced an incredible illusion.

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.

HTC Announces Consumer Availability of Vive Tracker & New Tracker Accessory Bundles

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The company also announced North American pre-order availability of a number of Vive Tracker accessory bundles that are slated to make their way to consumers in mid-December.

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.

Women In VR spotlight: Lee and Jordan Brighton talk about Run Dorothy Run.

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An Australian couple with 2 kids, they’ve travelled to 35 countries, developed a love of VR while discovering North America in their RV, and have just announced the studio’s first VR title “Run Dorothy Run” – the world’s first endless runner rhythm game through Oz.

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.

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.