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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Cops Enter Oregon Coffee Shop, Prove to Be Absolute A s About Masks

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It’s safe to say that white America’s general image of police officers has taken a bit of a nosedive.

West Coast States Are Teaming Up to Build an Electric Highway

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Utilities and state agencies in California, Oregon, and Washington announced a plan to transform highway infrastructure that would speed the transition. the clean energy revolution california washington oregon electric vehicles

#BuildTheFuture Immersive Collaborative Environments

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The Wild , a start-up from Portland, Oregon has just announced an integration with UK-based Igloo Vision to open up new avenues for collaboration and experiential design review for teams working in architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC).

Demystifying Media

Tech Trends VR

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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Bacteria Found in Nuclear Reactors Could Be the Secret to Faster, Cheaper Vaccines

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The extremophile bacterium Deinococcus radiodurans was first discovered in 1956 at Oregon State University, where it was busy ruining a gamma ray experiment designed to sterilize a tin of ground meat.

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Facebook Purchases Echo VR Developer Ready At Dawn

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While it’s true Facebook has purchased the entirety of the team, Ready at Dawn will continue to work independently out of its original offices in Irvine, California and Portland, Oregon; the only different being that they now have the full support of both Facebook and Oculus Studios.

COVID-19 VR Training With Virus-Free Headsets

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The company, which is based in the small town of Bend, Oregon, quickly partnered with Lane Workforce Partnership and got support from the Facebook Foundation through the East Cascade Workforce Improvement Board. Two women-founded XR companies have partnered to provide free COVID-19 training.

New Oculus TV Series Shines A Light On The Transgender Community

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Developed in collaboration with Oculus VR for Good , Fovrth Studios , and Pride Foundation, the three-part series takes viewers into the homes and lives of three different individuals from Idaho, Montana, and Oregon. “We

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Sextech company scorned by CES scores $2M and an apology

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The same day the company was set to announce their fundraise, The Consumer Technology Association, the event producer behind CES, decided to re-award the Bend, Oregon-based Lora DiCarlo with the innovation award it had revoked from the company ahead of this year’s big event.

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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.

The Spatial Web: How the Next Generation of the Internet Will Impact Us All

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Currently, when you’re walking around the United States accessing the web, your digital self is likely heading physically to one of four major data centers operated by Amazon Web Services in either California, Oregon, Ohio, or Virginia.

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AWE Day 3: The Most Wholesome Day in the History of XR Technology

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An early presentation in the day saw the University of Oregon professor Donna Davis presenting “Immersion and Ethical Responsibility.” The University of Oregon professor Donna Davis presenting “Immersion and Ethical Responsibility”.

Virus-Free Virtual Training for Healthcare Workers

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The company, which is based in the small town of Bend, Oregon, quickly partnered with Lane Workforce Partnership and got support from the Facebook Foundation through the East Cascade Workforce Improvement Board. Two women-founded XR companies have partnered to provide free COVID-19 training.

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.

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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Amazon Makes AMD Rome EC2 Instances Available

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Virginia), US East (Ohio), US West (Oregon), Europe (Ireland), Europe (Frankfurt), Asia Pacific (Sydney), and Asia Pacific (Singapore) regions.

Samsung XR and EarthX Debut Environmentally-focused 360 Short Films

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Climb to the top of Portland Oregon’s tallest tree in this immersive 360 experience, where the view is spectacular from the top of a towering 246’ Douglas Fir in Forest Park. To those of us in Oregon, it’s like our backyard.

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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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.

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

Road to VR

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

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Making Diversity Fly

Tech Trends VR

She’s been a pilot for almost 4 years, goes to school for aviation maintenance, and practically lives at the small Oregon airport where she’s building her own airplane. How medium and message come together in a VR documentary series about trailblazing women pilots.

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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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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

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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‘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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How BigScreen Can Help Make Traditional Gaming Feel Less Lonely

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It may not sound like much to somebody who’s never experienced it, but there’s an intense feeling of liveliness that comes about when I sit next to, wave to, and bump fists with somebody who’s sitting across the planet in Australia while I curl up in my humble bedroom 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.

Microsoft Now Hosts Free HoloLens Demos Across US & Canada

Road to VR

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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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.

Four Great Daydream Exclusives No One Will Ever Play

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It was as quirky as VR gaming gets, a VR series from the makers of That Dragon, Cancer that casts you as various inhabitants in a small town in Oregon. Some 30 months ago, I bought a Google Pixel. It was probably the first high-end phone I’d ever bought.

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Scale Learning and Teaching for the Online Classroom

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At EON Reality, we are working at lightning speed to help classrooms around the world transition safely and effectively to an online classroom. As we shift towards preparing for tomorrow it is now more important than ever to build resilience into our online classrooms.

Celebrate Earth Day at this extended reality festival

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It’s an immersive experience where you get to climb to the top of the tallest tree in Portland, Oregon.

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

Road to VR

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

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. With hundreds of attendees from 10 different nations and even more viewers following along with the event’s livestreams online, the annual event proved successful in every way.