Walk over a waterfall on this breathtaking bridge in Norway

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Architect Carl-Viggo Hølmebakk designed the Vøringsfossen step bridge in Norway's largest national park. More about Mashable Video , National Park , Waterfall , Bridge , and Norway. Mashable Video National Park Waterfall Bridge Norway

Norway to Decriminalize Personal Purchase, Possession, and Use Of All Drugs In Small Quantities

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The government of Norway is moving to decriminalize possession of small amounts of all recreational drugs as well as their use, including everything from weed and coke to heroin, per Bloomberg.

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Open House: Animation, Digital Art, and Computer Science Majors Invited to the Augmented & Virtual Reality Programme in Norway

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The Norwegian Interactive Digital Center (IDC) is a partnership between the Municipalities of Elverum and Hamar, Hedmark County, Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences, and EON Reality. EON Reality Norway has its headquarters and production center in Hamar. The center provides access to state-of-the-art Virtual Reality showroom, development lab, and an Add-On Programme in Augmented and Virtual Reality at Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences.

Norway’s Supreme Court Will Hear an Arctic Drilling Case With Global Implications

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Norwegian climate activists are taking their government to court over Arctic drilling. The case’s fate could have implications for climate litigation around the world. Read more. arctic climate lawsuits ice ice maybe

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Will Ferrell's Super Bowl ad will make you want to fight Norway

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Comedian Will Ferrell is really upset that America is lagging behind Norway — those lugers! — when it comes to using electric vehicles. That's the premise of this General Motors' Super Bowl ad, which will air during the first quarter of Sunday's game.

Viking Sword Dug Up in Norway Likely Belonged to a Left-Handed Warrior

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The unusual placement of a sword found in a Viking grave suggests the weapon was brandished by a southpaw warrior, in what is an unusual discovery. Read more. southpaw warriors vikings anthropology viking graves ancient swords science

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A Trove of Ancient Hunting Artifacts Has Melted Out of a Norwegian Ice Patch

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ice ice maybe norway climateResearchers have uncovered what they’re calling a “bonanza” of ancient arrows and other hunting equipment, as well as signs of prey, on a remote Norwegian ice patch.

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Watch These Schoolchildren Discover the HoloLens for the First Time

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For the first time in Norway, students at a primary school have experienced one of the Microsoft HoloLens’ greatest applications — education. “I think it was interesting to see how small Norway is,” Harstad said. News Education HoloLens Microsoft HoloLens Norway Pointmedia Solar SystemThe science lesson, presented by Pointmedia , took kids at Åssiden Elementary School to outer space to learn about our Earth and Solar System.

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Virtually Drive Audi’s New Q5 Through Your Own Sandbox Creation

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Partnering with production group MediaMonks , Audi Norway is tapping into the spirit of our inner child by allowing us to bring our creations within a real life sandbox into a virtual space. For many of us, playing with cars in the sandpit is a distant memory,” says Audi Norway’s manager of marketing Tommy Jensen, in a prepared statement “Let’s face it, the opportunity rarely presents itself once you pass a certain age.

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EON Reality Presents at Nordic VR Forum

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At the 2018 edition of the Nordic VR Forum, EON Reality Norway didn’t just attend Hamar’s distinguished virtual reality conference but also presented the “ Jesper on Wheels ” project to an eager crowd. In addition to the Jesper on Wheels presentation, EON Reality Norway also maintained a booth at the event where they could provide more information and demonstrate the various tools of the AVR Platform. Norway

It's Way Too Hot in the Arctic Right Now

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Svalbard, Norway, is home to the world’s doomsday seed vault because it’s so cold. But the climate crisis is changing that calculation. Read more. ice ice maybe svalbard arctic heat wave

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UN Women Moldova and EON Reality Use AVR to Help End Domestic Violence

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IRVINE, CA, August 14, 2019 – Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences and EON Reality have partnered with United Nations Women Moldova as one of their innovation initiatives. Featured Locations News Norway Press Release The AVR Platform Virtual RealityThe three-way partnership will bring Augmented and Virtual Reality training applications to police forces in Moldova and beyond.

Australia Burned Under a Haze of Misinformation Earlier This Year. The U.S. Is Next.

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Only a few months after I moved to Norway, the most terrifying firestorms the country has ever encountered tore through the land. In January, I watched Australia burn from a distance, gripped with anxiety and sadness.

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EON Reality and Catalyst Group Intl launch Anti-Terrorism App at 22nd UNWTO General Assembly

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China Featured NorwayAt the 22nd United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) General Assembly in Chengdu, China, EON Reality and Catalyst Group Intl. launched the “Suspicious Signs” application which trains users how to detect agents and indicators of an eminent terror attack. The application focuses on suspicious human behavior, vehicles, luggage, and documentation.

With $15M round and 100K tablets sold, reMarkable CEO wants to make tech ‘more human’

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Microsoft to Expand Azure Kinect’s Computer Vision Tech to Commercial Market

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” Microsoft has also recently expanded HoloLens 2’s availability to Italy, Netherlands, Switzerland, Spain, Austria, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Belgium, Portugal, Poland, Singapore, South Korea, Hong Kong, and Taiwan.

It's Not Just Siberia as Record Heat Spreads Across the Arctic

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The relentless heat that’s buffeted the region has decided to expand to other parts of the Arctic, from Norway to Canada, with high-temperature records breaking over the weekend. Siberia has been hot and on fire. Perhaps you’ve heard ?

Viking Combat Brought To Life In New VR Experience Using Volumetric Capture

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This new VR experience will be going on display tomorrow at The Viking Planet Centre in Oslo, Norway. In it, viewers come face-to-face with a crew of Vikings on Norway’s west coast (also authentically recreated using photogrammetry). Volumetric capture is one promising avenue for creating photorealistic VR. It’s a process in which a lot of cameras capture an actor’s performance from a wide range of angles.

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Here’s Every Country & Store Where Quest 2 is Officially Being Sold

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Jump to: Australia | Austria | Belgium | Canada | Denmark | Finland | France | Iceland | Ireland | Italy | Japan | Netherlands | New Zealand | Norway | Poland | South Korea | Spain | Sweden | Switzerland | Taiwan | United Kingdom | United States. Where to Buy Oculus Quest 2 in Norway.

These Are the Countries Where You Can Still Buy Quest & Rift S Direct From Oculus

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Norway. ×. With a successful holiday season under its belt, Facebook was no doubt looking forward to resupplying its retail partners with more Oculus Quest & Rift S stock.

HoloLens 2 Sales Expanding to 15 More Countries, ‘Development Edition’ Launches in the US

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Now Microsoft is expanding the regions where it will sell HoloLens 2 to 15 new countries: Italy, Netherlands, Switzerland, Spain, Austria, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Belgium, Portugal, Poland, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Taiwan.

Audi Creates VR Sandbox Track You Can Shape And Drive Yourself

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The installation was developed by MediaMonks in line with Audi Norway’s creative agency POL’s creative concept. While the idea behind the “Enter Sandbox” originates in Norway, it may be made available to other countries and markets following the launch phase. Bringing out the big kid in all of us. Remember how much fun you had playing in the sandbox as a kid?

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SkyReal’s VR CAD visualization makes companies save up to 40% of product development time

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We have a historical customer based in Norway which actually use SkyReal for shipbuilding operations. I had the pleasure of having a quick chat with Hugo Falgarone, the founder and CEO of SkyReal , a startup offering CAD models visualization in VR.

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The Nobel Peace Prize 2020 winner has been announced

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The announcement, which also highlighted the UN's work towards improving peace conditions in conflict areas, was made on Friday morning in Oslo, Norway.

Your Android device becomes a mini-Xbox on Sept. 15

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Project xCloud is almost here. Microsoft's long-hyped entry into the realm of cloud gaming is coming on Sept. 15, starting with Android devices. In practical terms, that means Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers will be able to play more than 100 games on their Android smartphones or tablets.

How to transfer your Apple iCloud Photos to Google

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Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Norway, Switzerland, Iceland, and Liechtenstein, and for now, just works for transfers to Google Photos. Transferring your iCloud photo library to Google is easier than you think it would be.

Earth won't immediately cool off if we slash emissions

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In research published Tuesday in the journal Nature Communications, scientists at the Center for International Climate Research in Norway determined how Earth's temperature would respond to different types of emission cuts.

Quest 2 Stock Starting to Slip Ahead of Black Friday

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Norway. Though it has held fairly steady since its launch in October, the stock of Oculus Quest 2 is starting to dwindle heading into the Black Friday holiday shopping season.

These 12 Amazing Projects Are the Pinnacle of U.S. Brand.

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Brazil, China, Colombia, India, Japan, Norway, Poland, Switzerland and the United Arab Emirates all have one entry on the shortlist.) These 12 Amazing Projects Are the Pinnacle of U.S. Brand Innovation Today See the U.S. entries on the Lions Innovation shortlist at Cannes The Cannes Lions festival announced the Lions Innovation shortlist Wednesday, recognizing branded projects around the world that use data and technology in creative ways to bring game-changing products to life.

Kygo Unveils ‘Carry Me’ VR Music Experience

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Stressing the importance of Kygo’s presence within the experience, MPC VR flew a team to Norway to do a complete 3D scan of Kygo in his studio. This DJ’s virtual world will take your breath away. During the first day of VR On The Lot , a virtual reality industry conference at Paramount Pictures Studios, Sony Music unveiled a new VR experience from superstar Norwegian DJ Kygo.

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The Day The World Changed Is An Anti-Nuclear Weapon VR Memorial

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This week saw the premiere of The Day The World Changed, an interactive VR memorial, held at the Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony in Oslo, Norway. VR is now a tool in the ongoing struggle to bring an end to nuclear weapons. The piece was shown to commemorate the work of this year’s prize winner, the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN). It uses photogrammetry and 3D scanning to bring viewers first-hand accounts of the terrors of nuclear weapons.

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Google Play Store will soon let Android users download gambling apps

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and 14 other countries — Australia, Belgium, Canada, Colombia, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Norway, Romania, Spain, and Sweden — will join Brazil, France, Ireland, and the United Kingdom as places where Google-sanctioned in-app gambling is allowed. "We

Facebook Expects Coronavirus Will Have “additional impact” on Oculus Quest Availability

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Norway. After being backordered by weeks in many regions, Oculus Quest is now “unavailable” from Oculus in 17 out of 23 regions where the unit is sold, including the United States, Canada, and much of Europe. Facebook says the Coronavirus outbreak is to blame.

Oculus Go to Hit UK & European Retailers This Month, Pre-orders Now Available

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UK and European residents have (mostly) been able to order Oculus Go directly through the Oculus website since it launched early last month, with the company delivering to many countries in the EU and Schengen Zone including Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the UK.

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Oculus Announces $300 Commercial ‘Go for Business’ Bundle, Pre-orders Now Available

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The company is currently only shipping to the US, Canada, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the UK. Oculus Go, the company’s recently launched standalone VR headset, is already on store shelves starting at $200 for the 32 GB version. And just like the company’s previous Rift for Business announced last year, now it’s Go’s turn for the commercial treatment.

Oculus Introduces $299 Go for Business Bundle

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Currently, the bundle is scheduled to release in the US, Canada, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the UK. Facebook’s affordable standalone VR headset, Oculus Go, is looking to finally make the platform a mainstream hit with consumers. But it appears Go forms a big part of the Oculus for Business strategy, too.

Audi AR App Brings Advertising Into Your Living Room

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The Quattro Coaster app was created by Audi Norway in conjunction with Norwegian creative agency POL Oslo. Car salesman are always trying to get you to “picture this baby at home in your driveway.” ” But who needs imagination when we have augmented reality? Audi has released a new AR smartphone application that is triggered by their TV commercials. The app brings the cars from the commercial out of the screen and into your living room or driveway.

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