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

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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.

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

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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.

Unity Technologies Raises $181 Million

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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?

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.

HADO Looks Like Dragonball Z Meets Dodgeball, Play It In San Francisco

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Nonetheless, it is an interesting concept for a game that uses augmented reality for an active sport that can now be played in San Francisco. It is available from Wednesday through Sunday until August 31 at 1746 Post Street in San Francisco. We haven’t gone hands on with this yet so we can’t say whether experiencing HADO is anything like this video.

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.

Zeality launches 360° Video contest to be the next VR producer for the San Francisco 49ers!

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THE 2016 ZEALITY 360 SHOOTOUT The hunt is on to find the next VR producer for the San Francisco 49ers!

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.

‘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.

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.

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

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.

Microsoft to Debut VR Dev Kits for Windows Holographic in March

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Microsoft has confirmed that development kits of VR headsets for their Windows Holographic platform are in the works and will make their debut at GDC 2017 in March. Today Microsoft confirmed that VR headsets from major manufacturers are set to launch in 2017.

VR Survey: More interest in travel, videos than gaming

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San Francisco — The latest consumer research from Greenlight VR reveals non-gaming categories, including... News Greenlight VRPress release: Greenlight VR survey reveals U.S.

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!

Upload SF Event: Consciousness In VR

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Please join us Friday August 11, 2017 in San Francisco for an engaging evening of celebration, demos and experience to explore our second official Consciousness in VR event. Virtual reality and transformative technologies explode where our invention meets our intention and they are powerfully and irresistibly reshaping the ways we think about ourselves, others, and the world around us. Unprecedented opportunities to build wisdom and higher consciousness will abound.

Science Teachers Report Benefits Of A VR Curriculum

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Google Launches Earth VR on HTC Vive, A Breathtaking New Way to Know Our Planet

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15 years later, in Google’s San Francisco office, I felt that same magic. When I first tried the experience at Google’s offices in San Francisco, I knew I had to see the city itself from within Earth VR.

CNN Launches New Immersive Journalism Initiative, CNNVR

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CNN’s VR output is ramping up to a daily production cycle, with a key aim of delivering regular VR live streams of global events; teams are already set up in New York, Atlanta, London, Hong Kong, San Francisco, Dubai, Johannesburg, Tokyo, and Beijing, the company says.

Human + Machine: Forrester’s CXSF Forum, 10/19 – 10/20

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Forrester’s CX team is putting the final touches on Human + Machine, our customer experience forum in San Francisco for 2017. This year we shine a spotlight on how AI can improve customer experience. That includes both how companies innovate with AI today, and the most exciting opportunities for tomorrow. We’re starting out with a case […].

Microsoft Just Bought VR Social App AltspaceVR

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Announced at today’s Windows Mixed Reality event in San Francisco, AltspaceVR will be joining Microsoft as part of the family. Microsoft is rescuing the beloved VR social network.

Virtual Reality Strategy Conference 2016 to Bring VR Insights to Industry Execs

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Greenlight says that the VRS Conference , to be held on November 1-2 in San Francisco, was created “specifically for executives in the technology, media and investment industries.” 4:00pm – Happy Hour: Enjoy the Best of San Francisco.

The 2017 Virtual Reality Conference and Expo Schedule

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Warriors See the Future of Fan Engagement in VR

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When we won the championship last year we thought it would be an amazing opportunity to explore,” said Kenny Lauer, VP of Marketing and Digital for the Warriors at a recent The VR AR Association meetup in San Francisco. “We

Intel Reveals Project Alloy, an All-in-one VR Headset With Mobile Positional Tracking

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Today at the Intel Developer Forum event in San Francisco, Intel revealed Project Alloy, an all-in-one mobile virtual reality headset which the company says will launch in 2017 as an “open platform.”

ODG Raises $58 Million Series A Investment for AR Glasses, New Products to Debut in January

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San Francisco based Osterhout Design Group (aka ODG) announced today that they’ve raised a significant $58 million Series A investment to accelerate production and R&D of its smart glasses products.

Vive to Get Eye-tracking Add-on with Optional Corrective Lenses

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Meeting with 7invensun at HTC’s Vive X accelerator space in San Francisco today, I got to see the aGlass eye-tracking development kit in action. I got to try the aGlass dev kit myself at the Vive X accelerator office in San Francisco today.

Williams-Sonoma Acquires Outward for $112 Million to Expand 3D, AR, and VR Retail Visualization

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The headquarters will remain in San Jose, CA (Williams-Sonoma is headquartered in San Francisco, CA), and will be managed by Outward’s current leadership team.

Microsoft Reveals Acer Mixed Reality Headset

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During the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco this past week, Microsoft provided some information on Acer’s mixed reality headset, which will ship to developers in the upcoming weeks. Acer will be first to ship a $300 mixed reality headset for Windows developers.

HTC Invests in 26 More AR/VR Startups in Vive X Accelerator

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Here’s the new batch, connecting with companies across Vive X’s operating territories including San Francisco, Beijing, Shanghai, Taipei, and a newly announced fifth location in Tel Aviv: San Francisco.

HTC’s $100 Million ‘Vive X’ VR Accelerator Announces First 33 Investments

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Participating startups will develop their tech across four Vive X locations—San Francisco, Beijing, Taipei, and a hardware-focused location in Shenzhen—and will have four months “to produce marketable products/content which will be presented to potential investors upon their graduation.”

Stereo Labs Unveils ‘Linq’ – A Mixed Reality Headset For The Living Room

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UploadVR had the chance to try an prototype of the Linq at our offices in San Francisco and we found the hardware to an impressive proof-of-concept. – Disclaimer: Stereo Labs rents an office at the Upload Collective – a co-working office in San Francisco.

Star Wars Launches Augmented Reality Collectible Experience for ‘The Last Jedi’

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Star Wars doubles down on Augmented Reality.

Charting the Course for Mobile VR

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Next week, we’ll demo our Mobile VR Platform alongside Qualcomm in brand-new reference designs at GDC, VRDC, and MWC in San Francisco and Barcelona. This week, we’re excited to share our latest milestone on the road to truly compelling mobile VR.

Free Report: The Rise Of VR/AR/MR In Enterprise And The Workplace

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The free white paper can be downloaded from here: The report has been produced in conjunction with VRX 2017, the senior-level B2B event for VR, AR and immersive tech, on December 7-8, San Francisco. In the lead up to VRX 2017, VR Intelligence has provided insights on the future of VR, AR and MR in enterprise, in a free white paper report.

Microsoft acquires AltspaceVR to bolster their VR positioning.

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Announced at Microsoft’s Mixed Reality event in San Francisco Tuesday, Microsoft’s mixed reality lead Alex Kipman, went on to call Altspace “a pioneer in social mixed reality.

MindMaze’s MASK is a Practical and Promising Approach to VR Face-tracking

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I recently met with MindMaze at their San Francisco working space to test Mask for myself and learn more about it.