Following success of Collision From Home, Web Summit to go online-ish

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News Collison Conference conferences Events Portugal Web Summit"Glastonbury for Geeks” will proceed as both an online and offline event.

Immerse Global Summit: The Metaverse in Madeira

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Things Don't Look Good For The 1,000 Porsches On This Cargo Ship


A cargo ship is in trouble near the Azores islands, Portugal. The crew has evacuated safely, but a fire threatens thousands of high-end vehicles still onboard. Cars News

The Burning Cargo Ship With Millions In Stranded Luxury Cars Just Sank


The Felicity Ace cargo ship was burning for a week before it finally sank to the bottom of the sea, at around 220nm off the Azores, Portugal. Cars News

Bones Poking Out of Backyard May Be the Largest Dinosaur Ever Found in Europe

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In 2017, a property owner in Pombal, Portugal, spotted some fossilized bones emerging from the dirt in his backyard. Earlier this month, a team of paleontologists studying the remains announced that they could belong to the largest dinosaur ever found in Europe. Read more.

HBO Max expands its service to 15 more countries

Digital Trends

HBO Max has launched in 15 new European countries with a promotional discount of 30% off for all customers in Central and Eastern Europe and Portugal.

Didimo Announces $6.9M in New Funding to Further Develop 3D Digital Human Capture

Road to VR

Didimo, a Portugal-based firm that creates digital models of humans, today announced that it’s raised more than $4.9 million from new and existing investors including Portugal Ventures, Farfetch UK Ltd., Founded in Portugal in 2016, CEO and founder Prof.

Snapchat & Facebook Kick Off the World Cup with Augmented Reality Effects

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In addition, the World Cup's official broadcaster, Fox, has sponsored a Lens that ties into the big match between Spain and Portugal. With the 2018 FIFA World Cup underway in Russia, soccer (aka "football") fans worldwide can show support for their favorite teams and players in augmented reality via Snapchat and Facebook. On Snapchat for iOS and Android, fans can don virtual glasses painted with their team's colors.

The Knowledge Metaverse Updates


First I wish to thank all our valued partners for an amazing EON Experience Global Fest 2022 in Evora Portugal. Since I last reached out, developments at EON Reality for the Knowledge Metaverse have been gathering pace. .

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.

Learn for life Foundation announces lead sponsorship of the inaugural Sovereign Portuguese Art Prize.


This year’s judging panel features Chinese contemporary artist, documentarian and activist Ai Wei Wei, who now lives in Portugal, and Portuguese visual artist Joana Vasconcelos, who is renowned for her monumental sculptures. .

VR Film ‘Symphony’ Hopes To Introduce Younger Generations To Classical Music


The short film will soon begin a 10-year tour as it travels to hundreds of locations throughout Spain and Portugal. Maestro Dudamel’s ambitious four-year project consists of 100 musicians from 42 countries.

AWE 2022: Discover Pico 4 Enterprise launch date, price, and…

The Ghost Howls

Today has been my first day at AWE Europe in Lisbon, Portugal. I had quite a few interesting experiences, and I met a lot of amazing people. I just left a very fun rooftop party just to write an article for you, and I hope you appreciate that!

Do cybercats dream of digital sushi? Ganbatte, a Multiplayer Cat VR Sushi Eating Game looks to answer this

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As part of this contest the public will have the opportunity to try out Ganbatte for the first time at Lisboa Games Week, a videogames tradeshow in Lisbon, Portugal. “We’re Mimicry is based in Coimbra, Portugal and creates virtual reality experiences and games. Eating sushi can be a very social activity, but did you know it can also be competitive? Soon, gamers will be able to eat sushi in the social multiplayer VR game Ganbatte, currently being developed by Mimicry.

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.

NextVR to Broadcast Liverpool FC Friendly Match to US-based Oculus Go & Gear VR Users

Road to VR

NextVR, the company known for its live VR broadcasts in sports and entertainment, is getting ready to bring the Liverpool FC vs. Sporting Club of Portugal friendly match to US-based Oculus Go & Gear VR users this week. The pre-season friendly is taking place at Yankee Stadium on Wednesday, July 24th at 8:00 PM ET ( local time here ). NextVR is positioning a total of eight VR cameras along the pitch and throughout Yankee Stadium so fans can get a wide range of viewing angles.

PSVR Gaming Bundle ‘HeroCade’ Available This Month in Europe, Australia & New Zealand

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Launching in France, Italy, Germany, Spain, Portugal, UK, Australia, and New Zealand on September 26th , HeroCade offers and interesting mix of genres, recalling memories of the old PlayStation demo discs from the PS1 era.

The XR Week Peek (2022.08.29): PSVR 2 to launch in 2023, Meta accounts released, and more!

The Ghost Howls

I will be one of the speakers at AWE Europe, which will be held in Lisbon (Portugal) on October 20–21. Very busy day at work, but here I am during the evening writing this roundup of news for you!

EON Reality Announces the EON Metaverse Builder at EON Experience Fest 2022


EVORA, PORTUGAL, June 27, 2022 – EON Reality, Inc. (“EON The announcement of the EON Metaverse Builder took place on the final day of EON Reality’s annual EON Experience Fest event — the first held in person since 2019 — in Évora, Portugal at the Convento do Espinheiro.

XR in Education Case Study in Focus: Oculus and Aptiv

XR Today - Virtual Reality

After discovering the benefits of Oculus as a convenient and simple tool, O’Brien and Murray started rolling out training sessions across Mexico, Portugal, and Poland remotely from Scotland.

Save the Date for the Most Important XR Events in Q3 and Q4 2022


Where: Lisbon, Portugal. The last two years were a challenge for everyone, including the thriving XR community. All events had to take place online – which technically is where most immersive reality experiences happen.

Watch World Cup 2018 Matches for Free in ?Oculus Venues? Starting This Weekend

Road to VR

June 20 : Portugal vs. Morocco – 5:00 am PT ( local time ). The World Cup is due to kick off today, and Oculus announced that US residents will be able to watch select matches of the quadrennial football championship for free in Oculus Venues , the company’s social VR event viewing app for Oculus Go and Gear VR.

Owatch™ | Unbelievable deals at the Global Shopping Carnival (11.11) that you shouldn’t miss

Steki Amusement

As we all know, The world’s largest retail event, double 11 sales, which is equivalent to Black Friday, is the biggest online shopping festival in the world, customers can purchase their favorite stuff at their budget price tag!

Microsoft to Expand HoloLens Availability to 29 More European Markets in December

Road to VR

Starting December 1st, HoloLens will be available in the following countries: Netherlands, Norway, Switzerland, Austria, Sweden, Denmark, Italy, Spain, Belgium, Finland, Luxembourg, Poland, Liechtenstein, Iceland, Estonia, Czech Republic, Latvia, Slovakia, Lithuania, Romania, Hungary, Portugal, Bulgaria, Turkey, Croatia, Greece, Malta, Cyprus, and Slovenia.


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Within the week Archangel will also debut in new international territories on PlayStation®VR, including Belgium, Denmark, Finland, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Sweden, and Turkey. Following a two-week exclusive debut on PlayStation®VR, Skydance Interactive has now made its award-winning first person shooter Archangel available for purchase across all premium VR platforms, including HTC Vive and Oculus Rift.

A Day of Metaverse Fashion and Storytelling Insights From the VR/AR Association


However, closing remarks did mention more metaverse insights to come at the Global Summit events coming to Portugal in September and Miami in December. The VR/AR Association hosted an online event on June 29 dedicated to “Digital Fashion, Content, Immersive Entertainment, and Storytelling.”

YouTube VR Reveals Samsung Gear VR Shared Viewing


Or you can head backstage with Portugal. The biggest video-sharing platform in the world arrives on the Gear VR with all new features and content. Already a dominant application on the HTC Vive, PlayStation VR and Google Daydream platforms, Google’s immensely popular YouTube VR experience is now available on the Samsung Gear VR.

PlayStation’s answer to Xbox Game Pass will evolve into 3 tiers

Mashable VR

Canada, Japan, UK, France, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Austria, Switzerland, Ireland, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Norway, Denmark, Finland, and Sweden.

Oculus Venues Arrives On Quest Alongside Fresh Updates To Rift Platform


Oculus is celebrating the arrival of Oculus Venues with live broadcasts of Liverpool Football Club vs Sporting Clube de Portugal at Yankee Stadium July 24th , followed by Tenacious D performing their animated and over-the-top rock opera Post-Apocalypto live at the Palace Theatre in St. Oculus’ July Platform Update is all about Social VR.

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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.

Limited time offer – Get up to 20% off on for Owatch Amusement Rides! Enjoy this limited time offer, and get more for less!

Steki Amusement

July has passed, and OWATCH ushers in the promotion season in August. The more you buy, the more discount you get. The maximum discount is 20%. Metaverse is the hottest topic at present. Do you want to start your own VR business? This OWATCH promotion season can’t be missed!

Shortening the Distance Between Family and Friends With Oculus Go


end in divorce, with even higher divorce rates in Spain, Portugal, Hungary and Belgium. The inexpensive VR headset is the latest way to help connect with loved ones. Almost 50% of marriages in the U.S. And when children are involved, it can be even more difficult and trying for everyone. Custody agreements split the children’s visitation schedule between both parents, where kids find themselves going back and forth from one parent’s house to the other.

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Archangel Gets PSVR Price Drop, Rift And Vive Versions Launch

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Whatsmore, Archangel is also launching on PSVR in Belgium, Denmark, Finland, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Sweden and Turkey today. When Skydance Interactive’s Archangel launched on PlayStation VR (PSVR) two weeks back it costs $39.99. That’s on the upper-end of what we’ve seen for VR games thus far, and it kept some from picking it up. From today, however, Archangel has a new price. Skydance is dropping the game to $29.99

FOVE Launches Pre-Orders For Eye-Tracking VR Headset FOVE 0, Starting at $549

Road to VR

Pre-order headsets will ship to the following countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, United Kingdom and the United States.

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The XR Week Peek (2020.11.09): PS5 doesn’t improve PSVR, VRChat reaches 24,000 concurrent users, and more!

The Ghost Howls

Netherlands, Switzerland, Spain, Austria, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Belgium, Portugal, Poland, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. Greetings from the new lockdown. I hope you’re well and you’re safe, and that VR is helping you in having a healthier life.

Time Inc. Launches LIFE VR Platform


This powerful and emotional experience allows viewers to see and hear what it was like to leave Nazi France and travel on a boat from Portugal with Martha Sharp as she rescued children seeking asylum in America. A first look at launch content that includes 360° videos from VR Playhouse and Wevr. Time Inc. is rebooting the LIFE brand for a new era, bringing the compelling stories you would expect from the iconic magazine to life in virtual reality. Announced on Tuesday, Time Inc.

The VRScout Report – The Week in VR Review


While NextVR has been the biggest player in the VR live streaming space (with a 5-year deal with FOX Sports, and a total of $115M in funding), there is definitely room for more… and Portugal’s live event ticketing company SeatWish is launching the Next360 (yes, it does sound like “NextVR”) platform, which adds VR tickets to traditional in-person tickets to their offerings.