NBA’s Sacramento Kings and Nike Launch Augmented Reality App

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The Sacramento Kings NBA basketball team has launched an augmented reality app in partnership with Nike. The app lets fans personalize Sacramento Kings uniforms and virtually photograph themselves with star players. Above: You can use a mobile phone to access the Sacramento Kings AR app. Image Credit: Sacramento Kings. The Sacramento Kings have embraced digital tech for a while. Tagged with: Sacramento Kings Facebook Twitter Reddit More.

Heat Isn’t the Only Thing That Could Kill ‘Nearly All’ Young Salmon in the Sacramento River

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On Tuesday, CNN reported that “extreme heat” from California’s searing temperatures could kill “nearly all juvenile chinook salmon” in the Sacramento River.

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Plastic Surgeon Makes Court Appearance Over Zoom With Patient on Operating Table

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Sacramento Kings new NBA arena wired for VR instant replay with mobile headsets.

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This October, the Sacramento Kings will open up a brand new $507 million dollar arena boasting 84 ft long screen almost as long as the court itself. The Sacramento Kings are heavily embracing Virtual Reality and recently invested in virtual reality video startup Voke.

The Sacramento Kings participate in Xperiel $7 Million Series A to push their IoT and AR platform.

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Xperiel , inventor of the Real World Web (RWW) platform, today announced $7 million in Series A funding, which includes new investments from Scott Cook , Co-Founder of Intuit, Cyan Banister of Founders Fund, WTI and the National Basketball Association’s Sacramento Kings. The enhanced Sacramento Kings experience extends off the court and into the hands of our guests through their devices,” said Kings Chief Technology Officer Ryan Montoya.

California's AG Is Now Trying To Force Amazon To Comply With Subpoenas Probing Covid Labor Concerns

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California Attorney General Xavier Becerra on Monday asked a Sacramento County Superior Court judge to intervene in what he claims is now six months of Amazon failing to comply with investigative subpoenas over how its warehouse workers were treated during the covid-19 pandemic.

The Caldor Fire Is on South Lake Tahoe's Doorstep as 50,000 Evacuate

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Chunks of United Airlines Plane Rain Down on Colorado Suburb Following Engine Trouble

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Feds: California Men Discussed 'Terrorist' Attacks on Twitter and Facebook, Other Targets

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Two California men have been indicted in connection with an apparent plot to attack the state’s Democratic Party headquarters, located in Sacramento, the Justice Department said Friday.

River Studios Comes to LA with VR Studio

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This past week, River Studios partnered up the Sacramento Kings and Willie Cauley-Stein to unveil their new uniforms in VR , as well as letting customers visiting the Sacramento Kings retail space to experience the 360° video in-store. In-store Sacramento Kings VR experience. San-Francisco-based VR studio, River Studios , has now opened up shop in Los Angeles with creator Sam Macaroni and former YouTube Space LA exec Andy Stack as some of their latest hires.

U.S. Air Force Using VR For Sexual Assault Prevention Training

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This latest project follows on a well-received 30-minute VR pilot training program Moth + Flame recently completed at Sacramento’s Travis Air Force Base which revolved around military suicide prevention.

HTC Vive Shows US Mayors How VR Can Help City Planning

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During this year’s South by South West (SXSW) show HTC held an event in which Mayors from cities like Albuquerque, West Sacramento, and the festival’s own home of Austin. HTC is eager to push VR beyond the realms of gaming and into industries as soon as possible. To that end, the company recently gathered 20 mayors from across the US to show them what its HTC Vive can do for city planning.

Here Is The NBA’s Full NextVR Live Broadcasting Schedule For This Season

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Last night the San Antonio Spurs took on the Kings in Sacramento, offering a taste of what games look like in VR. 31, 2017 – Sacramento Kings at Houston Rockets – 8:00 p.m. NextVR has previously pulled in massive funding through big investment rounds, including $30 million and another 80 million , to continue live broadcasting in VR. Earlier this month we reported the startup took a major step forward, going into a full time stream schedule with the NBA.

NBA Will Live Broadcast One Game a Week in VR

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If you want to preview the experience before forking over the dough, the NBA will be offering a trial on October 27th during the game between the San Antonio Spurs and Sacramento Kings. But you’ll need a $200 subscription to watch. The NBA have always been early adopters when it comes to embracing virtual reality. Last year, the major sports league teamed up with NextVR to capture the 2015 All-Star Game and slam-dunk contest in 360° VR video.

GoFundMe has launched a verified fundraising hub for the Robb Elementary School shooting

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GoFundMe regularly creates verified fundraising hubs surrounding high profile events such as this, having previously done so for the Atlanta spa shootings last year, the Sacramento mass shooting last month, and the Buffalo supermarket shooting two weeks ago.

Facebook-hired firm promoted fake TikTok challenge to generate bad press

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Local news stations, especially, covered this news with TV segments on stations running from CBS Sacramento in California to WPLG Local 10 in Miami, Florida. Have you heard about that viral " devious licks " TikTok challenge?

NextVR to Broadcast Over 20 Live NBA Games This Season, Coverage Starts Tonight

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ET ( local time ) with San Antonio Spurs vs. Sacramento Kings. NextVR , the leader in live VR sports broadcasting, today released their full schedule for their live NBA coverage, including 25 games featuring 30 teams throughout the 2016-2017 season. Make sure to have your phone battery charged, your Gear VR lenses cleaned and ready to go tonight though, because the first VR live coverage starts tonight at 10:30 p.m.

EON Reality Partners With Butte College for EON-XR Center

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Butte College serves approximately 15,000 students a year and is an accredited community college located just 75 miles north of Sacramento.

Mobile AR Christmas Returns to Westfield Shopping Centers

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Galleria at Roseville – Sacramento, CA. Once again it is the Christmas season at Westfield Shopping Centers and once again the season is being ushered in with mobile AR in the form of the “Holiday Hunt.”

Suns-Trail Blazers NBA Game Streaming Free Tonight Via NextVR

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The free trial program with NBA League Pass originally included a matchup between the San Antonio Spurs and the Sacramento Kings and it was extended to include the November 1st matchup between the Los Angeles Lakers and Indiana Pacers. NextVR is a force in the live broadcast industry. They’ve been flirting with that distinction quite a bit this year, but their recent developments solidify their position in the market.

Intel acquires Voke VR as it moves into immersive sports.

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Intel acquires Voke VR as it moves into immersive sports tech Intel has made another acquisition to build out its virtual reality strategy and business: the chip giant has acquired a startup called VOKE, which specializes in immersive sports video experiences, and counted both Intel and the Sacramento Kings among its investors.

The VRScout Report – The Week in VR Review

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Although the first broadcast of the San Antonio Spurs and the Sacramento Kings on 10/27 will be free, the rest of the Tuesday live streams will require a $199 NBA League Pass. Recapping the top stories covered on the VRScout Report , a weekly live video show and podcast discussing the best in VR, hosted by Malia Probst.

Xperiel Wins Edison Award For Real World Web AR Cloud Platform

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The Sacramento Kings and LA Dodgers are among its seed investors. On April 4, Xperiel won the Silver Edison Award in the IoT category for their “Real World Web” IoT AR Operating System. The company was founded in 2014 by Alex and Phillip Hertel, who sold their previous company, Walleto, to Google. The company is best known for its massive location based AR-powered brand experiences in major league sports venues.

NextVR Is Broadcasting NBA Games Live In Virtual Reality Every Tuesday

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” The first NextVR broadcast will be the San Antonio Spurs at the Sacramento Kings. California-based VR content company NextVR has made live, immersive sports broadcasting one of its missions. Today, that crusade moves another step forward. NextVR is announcing that it will be moving from the occasional sports offering, to a weekly VR broadcast of the NBA season as part of a multiyear partnership.

EON Reality Partners With Butte College for EON-XR Center

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Butte College serves approximately 15,000 students a year and is an accredited community college located just 75 miles north of Sacramento. EON Reality and Butte College have partnered for the launch of an EON-XR Center across multiple disciplines at Butte College, enhancing programs and learning modalities with virtual and augmented reality software.

15 movies and shows to stream with your mom this Mother's Day

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Lady Bird follows a restless Sacramento teen (Saoirse Ronan) as she struggles to come into her own and pushes her mother (Laurie Metcalf) away in the process.

The VRScout Report – The Week in VR Review

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Examples of River Studio’s work are the traveling VR exhibition for Bjork , as well as the recent partnership with the Sacramento Kings and unveiling of their new uniforms in virtual reality. Recapping the top stories covered on the VRScout Report , a weekly live video show and podcast discussing the best in VR, hosted by Malia Probst. You can join us LIVE every Thursday @ 7PM PST/10 PM EST. 1. SAMSUNG AT VIDCON: BIG ANNOUNCEMENTS.

All the Ways Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality are Shaping Sports

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The San Francisco 49ers and the Sacramento Kings also published AR experiences in the past aimed at team spirit. ©

The VRScout Report – The Week in VR Review

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In November 2016, Intel acquired virtual reality company Voke whose 360 replay technology has been widely used in the sports world (the company also counts the Sacramento Kings among their investors). Recapping the top stories covered on the VRScout Report , a weekly podcast discussing the best in VR, hosted by Malia Probst.

Funding Roundup: Intel acquires Voke VR, The Future Group Raises.

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Series A, Drifter Entertainment (VR Game Studio) Raises $400K Seed Intel has acquired a startup called VOKE , which specialises in immersive sports video experiences, and counted both Intel and the Sacramento Kings among its investors. Funding Roundup: Intel acquires Voke VR, The Future Group Raises $20M, ObEN nabs $7.7M

Making a Pair of Ray-Bans Act Like a HoloLens x50 with Edge Computing, with Verizon’s TJ Vitolo

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This is like– all the things you guys are doing, from working with the accessibility team at Cornell Tech, to your acquisition of Riot, to working with the Sacramento Kings, Yahoo! This is like– all the things you guys are doing, from working with the accessibility team at Cornell Tech, to your acquisition of Riot, to working with the Sacramento Kings, Yahoo!

Making a Pair of Ray-Bans Act Like a HoloLens x50 with Edge Computing, with Verizon's TJ Vitolo

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This is like-- all the things you guys are doing, from working with the accessibility team at Cornell Tech, to your acquisition of Riot, to working with the Sacramento Kings, Yahoo! This is like-- all the things you guys are doing, from working with the accessibility team at Cornell Tech, to your acquisition of Riot, to working with the Sacramento Kings, Yahoo!

Making a Pair of Ray-Bans Act Like a HoloLens x50 with Edge Computing, with Verizon's TJ Vitilo

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This is like-- all the things you guys are doing, from working with the accessibility team at Cornell Tech, to your acquisition of Riot, to working with the Sacramento Kings, Yahoo! This is like-- all the things you guys are doing, from working with the accessibility team at Cornell Tech, to your acquisition of Riot, to working with the Sacramento Kings, Yahoo!

The 14 best short-ass movies on Netflix

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Lady Bird Writer/director Greta Gerwig won near-universal praise for her darkly comedic coming-of-age story set in 2002 Sacramento, California. A great man once said " Gimme that short-ass movie."

Helping Firefighters Douse Blazes Around the World, with RiVR’s Alex Harvey

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If anyone knows Kirk McKenzie in Consumers Fire Department in the US over in Sacramento, he is working with GoPro on their next camera, to make sure it’s a little bit more sturdy.

Helping Firefighters Douse Blazes Around the World, with RiVR's Alex Harvey

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If anyone knows Kirk McKenzie in Consumers Fire Department in the US over in Sacramento, he is working with GoPro on their next camera, to make sure it's a little bit more sturdy. Firefighters need to train like any other professional, and their training usually involves setting a mock set ablaze - which, as you might imagine, would be costly to reset. Enter RiVR, who are using 360 video and photogrammetry to recreate these practice blazes digitally.