Microsoft Opens Mixed Reality Capture Studios & Academy in San Francisco Reactor Space

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Microsoft today announced the opening of its Mixed Reality Capture Studios and a ‘Mixed Reality Academy’ in the company’s San Francisco Reactor dev space.

Developers Should Be Able To Try Magic Leap Tech in San Francisco ‘Soonish’

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VRX 2017 Hosts Top VR/AR Companies in San Francisco This Week – Road to VR Readers Save 15%

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With the latest amazing innovations in VR/AR, VRX 2017 next week in San Francisco is the place to be to hear from those leading the charge. The event takes place at the San Francisco Marriot Marquis this week on December 7th and 8th.

‘Day of the Devs’ Annual Public Indie Game Festival Is Coming to San Francisco For Free

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in San Francisco, CA. As stated, Day of the Devs is next month on November 5th in San Francisco. The gaming community has a knack for bringing like-minded inviduals together in celebrations of video games.

Upload Event: Intro To VR Painting In San Francisco

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Event will take place Thursday, August 3 at Upload’s San Francisco offices. How will digital art change with the evolution of virtual reality? Instructor to cover the basics of Tiltbrush. Tiltbrush is a 3D immersive painting platform by Google. It is used for UX prototyping for VR, item creation for high fidelity, and creating your own VR gallery.

TABEL Premiere: 360 Film Night With Google And Upload In San Francisco

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Unity Technologies Raises $181 Million

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Sansar Partners With Overwatch For Esports VR Streaming

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Two Overwatch League teams in particular, the Houston Outlaws and San Fransisco Shock, have dove head-first into the exciting new prospect with specialized virtual spaces for dedicated fans who can’t be there to cheer on their favorite team in person.

Google Play Indie Games Festival kicks off in San Francisco this September

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Competing as a game developer on the Google Play Store can be a tough proposition, especially as we see more and more professional game developers leave their big studios to start or join studios dedicated to mobile games.

This Startup Is Taking VR On The Road

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The hottest truck to hit the San Francisco food scene isn’t what you’re expecting. The extensively fabricated VR on wheels made its debut parked outside the Hotel Zetta in San Francisco earlier this month. News Exit Reality HTC Vive San Francisco Theme Parks VR Arcades

Aquarium of the Bay Introduces New AR and VR Attractions

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You can now swim with sperm whales and play with polar bears all in San Francisco, thanks to virtual reality. News AR Augmented Reality Conservation Education Museum San Francisco

VR Games Are Now Ranked By the Workout You Get

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The VR Institute of Health and Exercise partnered with San Francisco State University in a groundbreaking study to prove it is, claiming VR can be a source of “strenuous exercise.” Can virtual reality gaming be a way to work out?

San Francisco's Make School academy debuts VR development course

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San Francisco-based academy Make School has introduced a new track dedicated to VR to its summer course schedule. The programme has been curated with the assistance of Tony Parsi, one of the founding members of the Virtual Reality Modelling Language (VRML

Meet Black Box, the world’s first virtual reality gym

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News Sport VR World Black Box Black Box VR Exercise Exercise VR Gaming Gym VR HTC Vive Job Stauffer motion controllers San Francisco Telltale Games VR Gym weight loss WiiExercise and weight loss has always been a prominent part of virtual reality.

Can Virtually Live Replace Pay Per View Television?

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Last year, he got the call to move to San Francisco and take over the reign over the company, and build relationships with different franchise owners. Couple of years ago, we witnessed a trend of “cutting the cord”, i.e. canceling the cable subscription in the United States.

Resolution Games Ports Popular Fishing Game from VR to Augmented Reality

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Attendees at this week's Game Developers Conference in San Francisco can preview the game. Having pushed more than two million downloads of its Bait! game for the Gear VR and Daydream platforms, VR developer Resolution Games is bringing the virtual fishing fun to augmented reality.

Magic Leap Opens Creator Portal & SDK to Developers

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In a Twitter post, the company announced that it has made the "technical preview" of its Creator portal and the Lumin SDK available just in time for the first day of the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. "We

This zombie-filled “Holodeck” VR game is unexpectedly addictive

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Opening in new pop-up locations in San Mateo, CA, as well as other US cities, ahead of fixed centers in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and New York, it’s a tried-and-tested group VR experience that has already seen success in Asia.

VR Pioneer Dr. Jacki Morie Joins Upload As Vice President Of Education

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In conjunction with today’s announcement, we’re highlighting some of the upcoming XR curriculum being offered at Upload’s training and education centers in Los Angeles and San Francisco. On January 22nd, Upload started three new cohorts of its flagship ten-week Introduction to VR Development course at their San Francisco and Los Angeles locations. San Francisco. San Francisco.

Work With Upload To Teach Others About VR Development

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You might just be a perfect fit to be an instructor for one of the many classes we offer at Upload in San Francisco and Los Angeles. Love VR and AR? Have extensive Unity experience? Passionate about helping train the next generation of developers and artists?

New VR Dev Kit From Occipital Turns iPhone Into Room-Scale VRThe.

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More importantly for Occipital, which is based in Boulder, CO and San Francisco, CA, the kit might entice manufacturers to consider integrating the company’s Structure Core 3D sensor directly into mobile devices.

Samsung Showcases 4K UHD Display For VR

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At the Display Week conference in San Francisco, CA this week – Samsung showcased a number of next generations of displays, but it was the VR area that (obviously) caught our eye most. It looks like a 4K Samsung Gear VR might be a lot closer than we thought.

Adobe’s Project Aero Aims to Help Creators Build AR Content

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To show off what’s possible with Project Aero, Adobe has partnered with 15 artists for The Festival of the Impossible , a three-day immersive art exhibition in San Francisco which is featured in the video above.

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Women In Tech Spotlight: Emily Olman (Hopscotch Interactive and VR/AR Association)

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Emily is also the San Francisco Chapter Co-President of the VR/AR Association (VRARA), the global association for the Virtual Reality & Augmented Reality industry with local chapters in major cities, connecting leading solution providers with brands and customers.

Intel to Bring 2018 Olympic Winter Games Experience to Windows Mixed Reality

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Announced during the main press briefing at Microsoft’s event held in San Francisco, Intel will be bringing a ‘Windows Mixed Reality experience’ for the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea.

Upload Student Project Highlight: Cat Fistori’s Paper Lantern

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Cat, who had never worked in virtual reality before, built Paper Lantern using just one line of code after taking a VR development course at Upload’s San Francisco office. San Francisco. San Francisco.

Universities dive into VR researchInside Stanford’s virtual.

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Universities dive into VR research Inside Stanford’s virtual reality lab, Juan Parra of San Francisco suddenly found himself transformed into a African American woman engaged a racially motivated confrontation with a taller, agitated white man.

Former Activision Developer back with the action just in time for GDC with Gold Club SF VR

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link] Today he is back again being a super punk rock dev and kicking off his time at GDC in partnership with Gold Club San Francisco to launch Gold Club SF VR. You may be familiar with former Activision dev Daniel DiLallo with his work on VixenVR.

‘Tribe VR DJ School’ Trains You to Mix Music on Real Equipment

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San Francisco-based VR development startup Tribe VR is concentrating on immersive learning applications for virtual and augmented reality to enable users to learn real-world skills.

Atari to Debut ‘Rollercoaster Tycoon Joyride’, Its First VR Game, This Month at GDC

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The existence of Rollercoaster Tycoon Joyride was confirmed initially last year in small blurb in an investor announcement, but now Atari is planning to give the game a proper reveal this month at the GDC 2018 conference in San Francisco, the company announced in an email.

River Studios Comes to LA with VR Studio

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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.

‘League of Legends’ and ‘Lego’ AR Experiences Coming to Android

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At today’s Google hardware event in San Francisco, the company previewed various augmented reality apps built using the ARCore SDK, including a League of Legends AR map and a Lego AR model builder.

Upload SF Event: Cats in VR

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Learn more about Cats in VR taking place at Upload’s San Francisco office on October 13. The time to explore cats in VR is RIGHT MEOW ! While we won’t have live kitties (due to them hating that), we’ll have the next best thing – VIRTUAL CATS. We’re talking 3D Tiltbrush creations. We’re talking cats in space. Cat art. Cat cinema. Cat enthusiasts welcome. All proceeds will go to the local SPCA to help cats in need find loving homes!

VR devs get own conference in November

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Press release: Virtual Reality Developers Conference Announces First Standalone Event in November 2016 Expanded focus on games, entertainment, brand experience, and innovation after sold out inaugural event at GDC SAN FRANCISCO — The Virtual... News GDC VRDC

VR Strategy Conference to focus on monetization

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1-2, in San Francisco, and will feature new research findings from Greenlight’s fall 2016... Briefs VR & AR Greenlight VRPress release: Greenlight Insights’ Virtual Reality Strategy Conference 2016 to Address Growth and Monetization Challenges VRS 2016 takes place Nov.

GDC Spins VRDC Into Standalone VR Industry Conference with Expanded Scope

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After the successful pilot run, the organizers have decided to spin the event out into a standalone conference which will be hosted in San Francisco this November. VRDC will take place November 2‐3, 2016 in the Park Central Hotel in San Francisco, CA.

Making the World a Better Place with Virtual Reality

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Located in the heart of San Francisco’s emerging nano-satellite industry, SpaceVR developed the world’s first virtual reality camera satellite, betting on creating a market for cinematic, live, virtual space tourism.

HTC Vive Shows US Mayors How VR Can Help City Planning

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They were shown an app from Salesforce that offered an accurate 3D map of San Francisco that they could explore. HTC is eager to push VR beyond the realms of gaming and into industries as soon as possible.

Google to Announce New Dev Tools at GDC 2018, Keynote to Feature AR/VR

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GDC is taking place March 19-23 in San Francisco, CA.

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5th Annual SVVR VR Mixer Returns to GDC 2018

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SVVR invites you to the fifth-annual VR Mixer on Wednesday, March 21st at Temple in San Francisco, just two blocks from GDC/Moscone Center. Join the vibrant VR community in at a futuristic 20,000 sq. ft venue.