VR Teaches Oregon Residents How To Pump Gas

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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.

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Hover Junkers’ Single Player Campaign Mixes Oregon Trail With VR

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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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Demystifying Media

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Those were some of the questions I got to explore during a recent visit to the University of Oregon. How can we use technology to tell compelling and worthwhile stories, engage audiences, and make a living in the bargain?

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This New Device Could Solve VR Motion Sickness

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Double-blind trials conducted by researchers at Jaguar Land Rover have so far yielded positive results, with Keith Maher, CEO & Founder of Oregon-based company VR Motion , already using the device in conjunction with the companies VR training simulations. .

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

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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.

How VR Is Changing College Tours

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North Carolina isn’t the only university trying to encourage future students with VR, The University of Oregon sent out VR cardboard goggles to all its accepted undergraduate students to entice students to check out the college’s own VR tour.

Play ‘Hoover Junkers’ for Free This Weekend on Vive & Rift, Single Player Campaign Now Live

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Now the game boasts a single player campaign, dubbed ‘Junk Road’, which departs from the multiplayer action by taking its cues from the classic game Oregon Trail, but set it in the Hover Junkers world.

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This HoloLens App Wants to Kickstart Collaborative Mixed Reality

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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.

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‘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.

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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.

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Microsoft Now Hosts Free HoloLens Demos Across US & Canada

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Oregon. Haven’t been able to make it to any of the big gaming expos (or you don’t know anyone with the $3,000 AR headset)? Microsoft Stores across the US and Canada are now hosting free HoloLens demos, so you can finally see what the hubbub is all about.

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Watch Today’s Solar Eclipse In Google Earth VR

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Google Earth VR, one of the best apps available on both the Rift and Vive, is offering users the chance to experience the eclipse as it will appear at various point around the US, starting off in Oregon.

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Oculus Brings Rift to 90 Libraries in California for Public Access VR

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Oculus has announced a pilot program to place 100 Rifts and Oculus Ready PCs in 90 libraries throughout the state of California, from the Oregon border down to Mexico.

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

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

AltspaceVR Offers Social Reach For Organizers In VR

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Reggie Watts was supposed to come on, and he had somebody opening for him,” said Joshua Young, founder and CEO of Design Reality PDX , a monthly Portland, Oregon networking event that regularly hosts panelists from the VR community. “We’d

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‘FlyInside Flight Simulator’ Preview – A Promising Start in VR-native Flying

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The full version will come with the full continental Unites States, meaning you can fly from Florida to Oregon in VR.

Here’s How VR is Reshaping the Criminal Justice System

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Carrie Leonetti, an associate professor at the University of Oregon School of Law who studies the impact of emerging technology on US trial procedure, foresees a moment when we collectively stop viewing this technology as a novelty and treat it as a functional tool. “I

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Magic Leap Versus HoloLens — Which Is Going To Win Over Developers?

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For starters, they’re based in Oregon as opposed to Silicon Valley. Object Theory is one of the oldest Mixed Reality companies around, having launched in June 2015, before the HoloLens had even started shipping.

When Virtual Reality Collides with Reality, It’s Surreal In.

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But a small startup based in a Portland, Oregon, garage could have better luck.

Building The VR Experiences And Worlds of the Future

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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.

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PIXO VR demos new emergency responder training platform

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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.

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

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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.

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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.

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

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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

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Intel to Buy Imagination Technologies or AMD’s RTG?

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

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.

How Producers at 360 Labs Experiment with Virtual Reality

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