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

GizModo VR

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

EON Reality

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.

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

GizModo VR

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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'Serious' Cyberattack Literally Stops the Presses at Major Newspaper Publisher

GizModo VR

One of Norway’s largest local news publishers, Amedia, had its operations come to a screeching halt on Tuesday following a major cyberattack on its central computer systems. cyberattack business finance norwegian confederation of trade unions economy of norway amedia telenor cybercrime googl

Watch These Schoolchildren Discover the HoloLens for the First Time

VRScout

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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Mystery Group of Humans May Have Populated the Faroe Islands Before the Vikings

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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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50% of U.S. Adults Will Be Fully Vaccinated by End of Today

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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

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

EON Reality

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.

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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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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The Norwegian-Swedish Wolf Is Extinct

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The original population of wolves living in Norway and Sweden were wiped out 50 years ago, a report commissioned by the Norwegian parliament has concluded.

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

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

EON Reality

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.

Archaeologists Open Frozen Wooden Box Found on Viking Mountain Pass

GizModo VR

Melting glacial ice along a mountain passageway in Norway has resulted in the discovery of hundreds of ancient artifacts. One of these items, a wooden box with the lid still firmly in place, has finally been opened, revealing its precious contents. Read more.

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'It is not inevitable, it is a choice:' Seth Meyers blasts U.S. gun policy in wake of Texas school shooting

Mashable VR

Noting the success of gun control laws and buyback schemes in other countries such as Australia, Norway, and New Zealand , Meyers also blasted U.S. Earlier this week, a gunman opened fire at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, killing 19 children and two teachers.

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One Of The Best VR Fitness Apps Just Got Better

VRScout

Explore the beauty of Norway: Supernatural’s new home environment is Sennesvik, Norway. Everyone’s fitness journey is unique. Supernatural’s latest update makes it easier to create your own personal workout plan.

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 ?

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

Road to VR

” 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.

'Give That Wolf A Banana' is the Eurovision jam 2022 demands

Mashable VR

Norway's entry this year is from a band called Subwoolfer, and NO ONE KNOWS WHO THEY ARE. They go by Keith and Jim, and they won Norway's national competition, Melodi Grand Prix, in February.

General Motors Super Bowl ad puts the EV in 'Dr. Evil'

Mashable VR

Last year's GM's Super Bowl ad featured actor Will Ferrell taking on Norway as the world's EV capital. In 2022, Austin Powers ' Dr. Evil is now the second biggest threat to the planet after climate change. So he's taken over General Motors to reclaim his No. 1 title.

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

Road to VR

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.

Russia Bans Facebook & Instagram, Quest Sees Ripple Effects

Road to VR

Facebook and Instagram have been blocked in the Russian Federation, with both social media platforms now completely inaccessible to users in that country.

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

Road to VR

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.

Tinder's Festival Mode is back to help you find people at the same live event

Mashable VR

In Europe, there's Lollapalooza in Stockholm, Paris, and Berlin; Sónar in Spain; Parookaville in Germany; Sziget Festival in Hungary; Palmesus in Norway; and Vunzige Deuntjes Festival and Milkshake in the Netherlands.

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

Road to VR

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

VRScout

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

AllThingsVR

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

VRScout

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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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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How to watch 'Eurovision Song Contest,' so you don't miss out on the music and the madness

Mashable VR

Like Norway's Subwoolfer perhaps? For years, Americans had to track down clever ways to play voyeur to the pleasures of Eurovision Song Contest, a competition of songwriting that has delighted audiences in Europe since 1956.

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

Road to VR

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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Meta makes fundraising easier ahead of Earth Day

Mashable VR

Meta has announced new fundraising tools and educational initiatives in honor of Earth Day — the global climate awareness holiday taking place on April 22 — including expanded Instagram Reels options for more than 30 countries to participate in digital fundraising.

Quest 2 Stock Starting to Slip Ahead of Black Friday

Road to VR

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.

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

Road to VR

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.