46 Migrants Found Dead in Overheated, Abandoned Tractor Trailer Near San Antonio

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Nearly four dozen migrants were found dead inside of an abandoned tractor trailer just outside of San Antonio yesterday. Read more.

Texas Supreme Court Says Schools Can't Require Masks as Covid-19 Cases Skyrocket

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The Texas Supreme Court temporarily ruled in favor of Gov. Greg Abbott and his ban on mask mandates in the state on Sunday, according to a new report from the Texas Tribune.

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Scammers Are Using QR Codes to Plunder Parking Meter Payments

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San Antonio police were first to warn locals about the scam, which targets people trying to pay for their parking ticket via QR code. Phishing schemes already litter the internet, and now they’re coming for our parking meters, too.

Netflix’s Squid Game Gets A ‘Life-Sized’ Immersive Experience


The company opened its 13th venue in New York City just last month, joining additional locations in Dallas, Houston, Chicago, Salt Lake City, Denver, DC, Rancho Cucamonga, and San Antonio. Immersive Gamebox brings the hit television show to life like never before.

Texas Man Gets Prison Time for Facebook Hoax About Covid-19 Patient Licking Grocery Items

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A Texas man has been sentenced to 15 months in prison for posting hoaxes on Facebook that falsely claimed he had paid someone with covid-19 to lick items at two grocery stores in San Antonio, according to the U.S.

For Drivers in This Texas City, the Days of Getting Pulled Over by the Cops Are Over

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If you live in Windcrest, a city northeast of San Antonio, the days of getting pulled over by the cops for breaking certain traffic laws—shame on you, but no judgement here—are over.

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The River Walk in San Antonio, Texas. At 304 years old, San Antonio is one of the oldest — and prettiest — cities in Texas, from its colorful River Walk to its colonial architecture. TL;DR: Save 15% or more with Booking.com Getaway Deals on stays through Sept.

Oculus to Bring Upcoming Rift Titles ‘Stormland’ & ‘Defector’ to PAX South

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Oculus is bringing two highly anticipated Rift exclusives to PAX South in San Antonio, Texas this year: Stormland and Defector. PAX South takes place January 18th – 20th in San Antonio, Texas. Stormland , a sci-fi adventure from Insomniac Games , first debuted at PAX West last summer. It was available through a pop-up installation for a one-day only affair back in August, and hasn’t publicly demoed since.

Uber Explore adds reservations, activities to the ride-hailing app

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Paul, New Orleans, New Jersey, upstate New York area, Orlando, San Antonio, San Francisco, and Seattle) and Mexico City. Another button is coming to the Uber app home screen: Uber Explore.

NBA Will Live Broadcast One Game a Week in VR


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.

Harini Logan won the 2022 Scripps National Spelling Bee in a lightning-round spell-off

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This year the Spelling Bee started with 324 competitors, though by Thursday's final they were narrowed down to just two: Logan, from San Antonio, Texas, and 12-year-old Vikram Raju from Denver, Colorado.

Google’s VR Labs Provide STEM Students With Hands-On Experience


The University of Texas at San Antonio, McMaster University, and a series of other educational institutions will soon integrate the revolutionary program into their own courses, offering science students a brand new way to fulfil their course credit. “We’re Google teams up with Labster to develop 30 immersive lab experiences for the Daydream platform.

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Get Free Courtside VR Seats to Spurs vs. Timberwolves NBA Game This Tuesday

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This Tuesday, January 17th, NextVR is offering a free pass to watch the San Antonio Spurs, currently holding the #2 position in the NBA Western Conference, tip off against the Minnesota Timberwolves. Own Gear VR or Daydream View? Then you’ve got access to free courtside seats to this Tuesday’s forthcoming Timberwolves vs. Spurs NBA game live… in VR of course.

Microsoft Now Hosts Free HoloLens Demos Across US & Canada

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San Diego, Fashion Valley. San Francisco, Westfield San Francisco Centre. San Antonio, North Star Mall. San Antonio, The Shops at La Cantera. 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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As we deal with the tragic mass shooting in Texas, here's how to help

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University Health San Antonio, a nearby hospital in San Antonio, Texas, also coordinates blood donations. On May 24, the community of Uvalde, Texas, received the horrific news that there was an active shooter at Robb Elementary School.

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NBA All-Star and Weekly Regular Season Coverage Comes Live to VR via TNT and Intel

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Oklahoma City @ San Antonio , 8:00 p.m. TNT and Intel have teamed up to bring NBA All-Star coverage to VR on Gear VR and Daydream. Based on Intel’s True VR technology, TNT is bringing live and on-demand VR coverage of NBA All-Star events to Gear VR and Daydream headsets via the NBA on TNT VR app. The app is available today on the Oculus store and the Google Play store.

Class Is Almost In Session At ISTE 2017


We’re only a few weeks away from ISTE 2017 in San Antonio, TX where we’ll be launching VR Learn , a new offering for for 3D, VR, AR and mixed reality education. At the Veative booth (#2346) visitors can step inside our VR classroom and experience modules in biology, chemistry, physics and math specifically designed for K-12 schools. The VR Learn headset is pre-loaded with high-quality content that aligns to curriculums and fits neatly into the classroom.

Check out the NBA ALL-STAR game in VR with the NBA on TNT VR app.

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29 Oklahoma City @ San Antonio , 8:00 p.m. Starting on February 16th, NBA fans will be able to get their All-Star coverage live and in VR through the NBA on TNT VR app. Through a partnership with Intel, TNT is bringing live and on-demand VR coverage of NBA All-Star events to Gear VR and Daydream headsets. The coverage kicks off on Friday, Feb. 16 with the 2018 Mtn Dew Kickstart Rising Stars at 9:00 p.m.

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.

Walmart Brings Tricked Out ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ VR Experience to Select Stores

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San Bernardino, California (4001 Hallmark Parkway) – February 24-26. San Antonio, Texas (8923 W Military Drive) – March 15-16. Walmart is continuing its onward journey to think outside of the big-box with the help of VR, this time bringing 50-foot tractor-trailers to their megalithic parking lots across the US to let shoppers go head-first into a VR experience for DreamWorks Animation’s upcoming film, How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World.

The NBA and TNT Partner With Intel For Biggest VR Push Yet


Thursday, March 29 – Oklahoma City @ San Antonio. TNT’s NBA VR livestreams begin February 16th. The NBA and TNT are launching a VR experience that is powered by Intel True VR and promises to not only bring fans even closer to the game, but serve as a portal into all available programming through on-demand VR coverage of the upcoming NBA All-Star weekend.

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.

Education – the Next Frontier for Virtual Reality


Click here to read the article, and if you’re attending ISTE in San Antonio, Texas next month, be sure to visit the Veative booth (#2346) to see the latest 3D, VR, AR and mixed reality educational content and teaching tools in action. Virtual Reality (VR) is one of the hottest topics in tech right now, with buzz about its potential stretching from film, TV and games, to healthcare, retail and more. But it hasn’t seen nearly the same amount of attention in the education space.

Funding Roundup: Merge VR Raises $10M & uSens Raises.


Our continuous growth and momentum validate our approach to the market and solidify our position as a player in the virtual reality space,” the company released in a statement to the San Antonio Business Journal. Funding Roundup: Merge VR Raises $10M & uSens Raises $20M Merge Labs funding came from a whole community of investors in gaming, software, hardware and retail sectors across the nation.

The VRScout Report – The Week in VR Review


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.

How to support the fight for transgender safety in Texas

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Fiesta Youth is a San Antonio-based queer youth organization that provides safe spaces, programming, and scholarships to LGBTQ+ youth and their families.

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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.

Finding hope despite the hopelessness of mass shootings

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In Uvalde, the small town west of San Antonio where the shooting took place, the violence stole parents from their babies, and babies from their parents. "I Becoming numb is inevitable when living in a country that makes killing people easy.

Get up Close and Personal With VR Escape Room Specialist Entermission

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Taking to TransWorld’s Room Escape Show & Conference in San Antonio, Texas this week, Entermission aims to provide an engaging VR escape room experience without operators needing lots of expensive floor space. Earning a profit from any form of virtual reality (VR) field isn’t the easest avenue to venture down, especially when it comes to location-based entertainment (LBE).