VR Teaches Oregon Residents How To Pump Gas


As more and more Oregon gas pumping jokes pour in, the VR industry takes its own light jab at the “game-changing” new law. Now drivers in rural Oregon counties with less than 40,000 residents are being tasked with servicing themselves, and the results have been, well, interesting.

Hover Junkers’ Single Player Campaign Mixes Oregon Trail With VR


While Hover Junkers’ traditional multiplayer gameplay is all about intense shootouts with friends, the single-player mode is more influenced by randomized adventure games like Oregon Trail.

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

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You can navigate to the solar eclipse mode through the destinations menu, which plops you in a default area in rural Oregon.

This HoloLens App Wants to Kickstart Collaborative Mixed Reality


Ever since, the Portland-based startup has been working from their Oregon base with a range of enterprise customers in industries such as Architecture, Engineering, Construction, Automotive and Energy & Utilities.

100-Year-Old Man Reacts to His First VR Experience


But recently, at Intel’s campus in Hillsboro, Oregon, Becker added another big experience to his life: VR. Lyle Becker has lived many lives in his 100 years.

PIXO VR demos new emergency responder training platform


The platform was demonstrated during the Emerging Technologies Symposium for Emergency Solutions at Concordia University Portland, Oregon, earlier this month. PIXO VR, a virtual reality safety training company, has unveiled their new training platform for emergency response personnel. At the conference, teams of first responders worked to contain a virtual oil truck fire within a PIXO VR-created virtual environment.

HTC is already killing it in 2017 with a rad showing at CES including the Vive Tracker. Also who in the hell is dotdotdash?

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The company showed off a video featuring Portland, Oregon VR design studio dotdotdash, one of the first developers to use the Vive Tracker. HTC has kicked off 2017 by showcasing new Vive accessories and services at CES that will lay the foundation for VR in 2017 and beyond.

‘Hover Junkers’ is Getting a Single Player Mode, Here’s the Teaser Trailer

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The campaign’s concept was outlined by StressLevelZero founder Brandon J Laatsch in a news entry on the game’s Steam page in March , saying it would be familiar to anyone who played the classic Oregon Trail series.

Building The VR Experiences And Worlds of the Future


Pallister leads Intel’s virtual reality (VR) project lab in Hillsboro, Oregon. Pretty soon, real life will be stranger than fiction when it comes to bringing the great inventions of science fiction and games into technology. Kim Pallister, the director of Intel’s virtual reality center of excellence, moderated a fireside chat about that topic with science fiction writer Austin Grossman at our recent GamesBeat Summit 2017: How games, sci-fi, and tech create real-world magic.

How VR Could Change Courtrooms (And Why There Might Be Resistance)


The courtrooms of the future, from the jury to the prosecution process, may look different thanks to the rise of virtual reality. Several experts contacted for this article are working on ways to innovate the legal profession to usher in VR tools to make the trial process, and the law student experience, more immersive and engaging. “VR

Intel to Buy Imagination Technologies or AMD’s RTG?


This week started with a milestone announcement of Japanese SoftBank moving in to acquire ARM Holdings for a record $32 billion.

Going to Miss the Eclipse? Dunkin’ Donuts’ ARKit App Has You Covered


Monday’s total solar eclipse will cut a swath over the USA from Oregon to South Carolina.

How Producers at 360 Labs Experiment with Virtual Reality


About: 360 Labs is a Portland, Oregon based production company specialized in 360º videos, virtual tours, custom Google Street View, and VR experiences.

New Oculus Rift and Gear VR Releases For The Week Of 11/20/16


It riffs on the humorous plight of games like Oregon Trail, with a fresh coat of paint that pits players against aliens and other trials and tribulations rather than the Old West. This Thanksgiving holiday is about be thankful and appreciating the amazing year of VR we have had so far.

Journeys Into and Out Of The Remarkable VR POV

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by Dylan Southard I saw "Death Of A Salesman" for the first time at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in 1997.

The Great American West in VR

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So far I have shot Big Sur, The Redwoods, The Oregon Dunes, and Olympic National Park. photo by Jay Whittaker.

Kicking Off The New Year With A MELTDOWN

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What An Interesting Start To The Year I didn’t expect the year to kick off the year with it raining iguanas in Florida, a gas pumping crisis in Oregon, or the discovery and release of two massive CPU flaws that affected many of the computers we live and work with every day.