Don't Worry, This Chainsaw-Equipped Robot Arm Is, Uh, Perfectly Safe. Yeah.

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Raleigh-based engineer Shane Wighton was given a robotic arm to test, but instead of making it do normal activities like the YMCA dance, Wighton decided to strap a chainsaw to that sucker and make a low-polygon dog out of foam board. Read more. chainsaw robot tools technology internet shane wighton

Post Malone Performing In Oculus Venues On October 17

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Post Malone’s concert in Raleigh, NC on October 17 will be streamed live in VR in Oculus Venues, available on the Quest and the Go. . However, it seems like Supersphere will be broadcasting this Post Malone concert live , as the Venues broadcast time appears to line up with the event start in Raleigh. The VR stream will be produced Supersphere, who also produced the recent Billie Eilish concert streamed in Venues last month.

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Post Malone To Perform Live VR Concert Later This Month

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Produced in collaboration with immersive streaming company Supersphere — the same team behind the Billie Eilish and Tenacious D live streams, among many others — users on either Oculus Go or Oculus Quest headsets can log into Oculus Venues October 18th at 5pm PT/8pm ET to catch a VR180 live stream of Malone’s stop in Raleigh, North Carolina as part of his ongoing “Runaway Tour.” . Catch the rapper, singer-songwriter live in VR October 17th on Oculus Quest and Go.

Post Malone Concert Coming to Oculus Venues for Free on October 17th

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During his Runaway Tour this fall, American rapper Post Malone is making a stop at PNC Arena in Raleigh, NC where his concert will be broadcast in VR for Oculus mobile headsets. Users with Oculus Quest, Go, or Samsung Gear VR will be able to head into Oculus Venues and watch the concert for free on October 17th at 8 PM ET ( local time here ). It’s slated to last three and a half-hours long, so make sure you’re fully charged up and ready to go.

InsiteVR grabs $1.5M in seed funding to bring 3D models to life in VR

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Notable projects that have used InsiteVR’s modeling viewer include Unity’s SF Headquarters, Microsoft’s Raleigh Office, and the Philadelphia 30th St. Most of the companies raising funding in the VR space right now are focused on entertaining potential consumers. Perhaps getting less attention are the companies jockeying to provide neat solutions for the enterprise. InsiteVR just raised a $1.5

Later This October Post Malone is Live in Concert via Oculus Venues

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Broadcast on Thursday, 17th October at 8:00 PM ET (1am BST 18th Oct) viewers will be able to: “Take a seat inside the PNC Arena in Raleigh, NC to see Post Malone, live in an immersive 180* VR concert experience that will bring you inside the show, only in Oculus Venues,” states a press release. When it comes to watching events in virtual reality (VR) – especially live ones – Oculus Venues is becoming a good place to catch some of the latest musical artists.

10 Recent VR and AR Investments You Should Know About

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Founded by Angel Say and Russell Varriale, the company’s modeling viewer has already been used for over 4,000 projects – notably buildings like Microsoft’s Raleigh Office and Unity’s San Francisco headquarters. Although we are undeniably in the early adoption stages, the latest numbers from the International Data Corp. project worldwide VR/AR industry revenues to be $162B by 2020. Investors are certainly chasing after that future revenue.

Getting -- and Keeping -- Your Attention in XR, with LumiereVR COO Alexander Haque

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And Mike, if you're listening; thank you for being a VR champion in Raleigh -- but other than him, getting this off to a professor that has to bring this to 10 students or 15 or 300 students in an auditorium symposium, it becomes a massive challenge. XR technologies are undeniably a leap forward in humankind's mechanical evolution.

Post Malone Live, And The VR Download! – Live In VR This Week

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Venues’ next stab at live concerts in VR is rocking its way to you straight from the PNC Arena, Raleigh. Welcome to Live in VR! Our weekly roundup of everything that’s happening in headsets! Lots to pick through this week. Bigscreen has yet more space porn for you rocket fans, but they’re also hosting our new VR podcast! Elsewhere, Oculus Venues returns with another live concert. Let’s dive in. Bigscreen.