Enklu Launches San Francisco’s First AR Maker Space


The city of San Francisco will be getting its very first dedicated AR maker space thanks to Enklu , a cutting-edge company that approaches traditional venues and transforms them into modern experience centers using immersive AR technology. E.den is open to the public now on the 4th floor of the Dome in the city’s Westfield San Francisco Centre at 845 Market Street. The post Enklu Launches San Francisco’s First AR Maker Space appeared first on VRScout.

Waymo's Self-Driving Cars Are Mysteriously Flocking to a Dead-End Street in San Francisco

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Except, that’s what’s happening to one dead-end street in San Francisco, according to a local KPIX report. City traffic can get pretty congested, but hardly anyone would expect an endless stream of self-driving cars flocking to one quiet residential street.


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Black Box Opens First VR Gym In San Francisco


Black Box , founded by Ryan DeLuca & Preston Lewis in 2016, will open the doors to its first VR gym this April in San Francisco with plans for expansion in the near future. San Francisco) opens mid-April. The post Black Box Opens First VR Gym In San Francisco appeared first on VRScout. Getting shredded with the help of VR.

Virtual Geography about San Francisco

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Virtual Geography about San Francisco 360 Lesson Fisherman’s Wharf a popular tourist attraction in San Francisco, California. The post Virtual Geography about San Francisco appeared first on EON Reality.

GDC Summer Coming to San Francisco in Early August

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Update (March 20th, 2020) : GDC Summer is slated to happen between August 4th – 6th, taking place in the original conference site at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. The post GDC Summer Coming to San Francisco in Early August appeared first on Road to VR.

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


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The VOID’s New San Francisco Location Is Now Open


Today the newest branch of The Void, an immersive location-based VR experience center, opened in San Francisco, CA. The Void’s San Francisco location is on the 4th floor of the Westfield Mall, just off the escalator, at 865 Market St. The post The VOID’s New San Francisco Location Is Now Open appeared first on UploadVR.

San Francisco Just Banned Natural Gas In New Buildings

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San Francisco is banning the use of natural gas in any new buildings, requiring them to rely on the electric grid instead. That makes it the second-largest city yet to ban new natural gas hookups. Hell yeah. Read more. fuck fossil fuels natural gas california buildings

San Francisco's Flavored Vape Ban Linked to More Teen Smoking, Study Finds

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A 2018 ban on flavored tobacco products in San Francisco may have had some unintended consequences, new research this week suggests. The study found that high school teens were more likely to take up smoking after the ban than those living elsewhere. Read more.

Watch a plane fly through San Francisco's orange, dystopian skies

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The profoundly dense smoke layer over the San Francisco region on Sept. San Francisco International Airport (SFO) tweeted a video of an Alaska Airlines plane taking off through the strange orange haze, en route to idyllic Palm Springs, Calif.

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. Microsoft has a number of Reactors , or physical spaces that are open and free of charge to host technical events like hack-a-thons and meet ups; available across five spaces in four different locations—San Francisco, New York, London, and two locations in Redmond, WA.

Cruise starts testing fully driverless cars in San Francisco

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Cruise's self-driving cars have been testing on San Francisco streets for years, but always with a safety driver up front. This month it sent out one car at night in San Francisco's rather sleepy Sunset District on the far west side of the city next to the Pacific Ocean.

Microsoft to Host Women in AI & Mixed Reality Hackathon in San Francisco

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Over the last few years, the virtual reality space has earned a welcome reputation for fostering better representational balance with regard to gender compared to the general tech industry, with women like Nonny de la Peña and many others leading the charge. Comparatively, augmented reality hasn't (at least on the surface) looked as balanced, which is something Microsoft is apparently working to address at the developer level via an upcoming event.

Upload Event: Intro To VR Painting In San Francisco


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.

San Francisco VR Weekend Workshop: Learn Unity VR for Vive


Whether you’re exploring a career in VR, want to prototype an idea or just want to learn something new, this weekend workshop taking place in Upload’s San Francisco office will equip you with the key skills to start creating in VR. Learn More About the San Francisco VR Weekend Workshop and Sign Up to Attend. SAN FRANCISCO VR WEEKEND WORKSHOP FULL SCHEDULE. Start your journey as a VR creator!

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


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. Whether it the the long-running PAX expos, the massive E3 event, GDC, GaymerX, or any of the other conventions and festivals around the world, hanging out with friends while surrounded by games is never a bad time.

San Francisco and Oakland Drop Covid-19 Testing Program Run by Google Sister Company Verily

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San Francisco and Alameda counties have stopped using Verily, Google’s health-focused sister company, to test for the novel coronavirus, Kaiser Health News reported on Monday.

Xwing autonomous plane flies over San Francisco without a pilot

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The San Francisco Zoo's stolen lemur saga gets a weird, happy ending

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Maki, who at 21 years of age is a lemur elder at the San Francisco Zoo, began his crappy week when zoo authorities reported him missing and possibly kidnapped after a burglary attempt in their primate enclosure.

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


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.

Watch Tesla's 'Full Self-Driving' mode fail on San Francisco's twistiest street

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Tesla's new "Full Self-Driving" mode (that isn't actually fully autonomous, and still requires drivers to hold the wheel and pay attention) just got owned by a famous San Francisco street.

Tesla full self-driving manages San Francisco's famously curvy Lombard Street

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One prominent Tesla vlogger known as Tesla Raj put the autonomous driving mode (it's not fully autonomous, btw, since the driver has to be ready to take over at any moment) to the test on one of San Francisco's crookedest streets: Lombard Street. Can Tesla get a re-do?

Waymo’s self-driving cars can’t get enough of one dead-end street

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Waymo's autonomous cars keep showing up in a dead-end street in a quiet part of San Francisco, causing residents there to wonder what on earth is going on. Cars News autonomous cars San Francisco self-driving self-driving cars Waymo

Amazon's Zoox Driverless Car, or Possibly an iMac G3 on Wheels, Spotted in San Francisco

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Zoox, the Amazon-owned autonomous taxi company, is scheduled to reveal its first self-driving cars on Dec. Spoilers: They look dorky as hell. Read more. zoox amazon driverless cars autonomous vehicles autonomous cars ridesharing uber lyft waymo technology transportation robo taxis

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. The post VRX 2017 Hosts Top VR/AR Companies in San Francisco This Week – Road to VR Readers Save 15% appeared first on Road to VR.

Watch San Franciscans take a ride in Waymo’s self-driving car

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Autonomous-car specialist is expanding its trial ridesharing service to regular folks in San Francisco as part of a new research program. Cars News autonomous cars Jaguar I-Pace San Francisco self-driving cars Waymo

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


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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! The winning team with the best, 360°/VR video will win $20,000 in cash, plus top VR gear and tech solutions and the once in a lifetime opportunity to produce a Game Day 360°/VR video for The San Francisco 49ers.

Waymo’s autonomous cars steer clear of any potential election unrest

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Waymo has taken its autonomous cars off the streets of San Francisco to ensure they don’t get caught up in any election-related unrest that may occur. Cars News autonomous cars San Francisco self-driving cars Waymo

Twitter Doesn’t Know Why Its Algorithms Amplify Right-Leaning Political Content

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Unity Technologies Raises $181 Million


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Handheld Scanners By Artec 3D Scan And Capture The Real World In Seconds


A few weeks ago I witnessed this technology first hand at VRX San Francisco as Artec 3D rep Anton Bosneaga scanned me into a 3D object with the “Artec Leo”, a handheld wireless device weighing in at around 5 lbs and priced at $25,800.

Twitter Has Some Big Privacy Changes It Would Like to Test on You

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Utilities Would Like to Speak to the Manager About Your Tweets

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Tech Trends at #VRX2019

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The World’s Premier Extended Reality Event will take place in December in San Francisco. With a solution-driven agenda focused on enhancing the consumer experience of XR and driving its adoption, the VRX Conference & Expo 2019 will return to San Francisco, taking place December 12-13 at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport Hotel.

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This Startup Is Taking VR On The Road


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. Exit Reality is hoping to scale quickly throughout the San Francisco area and keep up a more consistent schedule at events in the Bay, aspiring to replicate the model in other major metropolitan cities in the United States.

Boulder International Film Festival Will Include A Pavilion Dedicated Entirely To XR Experiences


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