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.

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.

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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. It roughly encompasses the northern waterfront area of San Francisco from Ghirardelli Square or Van Ness Avenue east to Pier 35 or Kearny Street. 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. Original Article (February 29th, 2020) : GDC organizers announced the decision late Friday in a news briefing , saying that the mid-March gathering in San Francisco, which typically includes both a vendor expo and developer talks, will instead take place at some point later in the summer.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Xwing autonomous plane flies over San Francisco without a pilot

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‘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.

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.

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.

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!

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


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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. 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.

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.

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. News 3D Capture 3D Scanning Artec 3D Metastage RestAR Siege of Lachish in 3D VRX San Francisco World War ZArtec 3D bridges the gap between the Milky Way and the metaverse with instant 3D capture and machine learning algorithms.

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


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. If you're one of those small-time game developers, good news: Google has announced that it will be giving independent developers a chance … Continue reading. Archive Android augmented reality gaming google Google Play mobile gaming virtual reality vr

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


Featured originally in San Francisco’s Design Week 2017 , it depicts a fractal background with a digital sculpture of a chair in the foreground built by impossibly interlocking and twisted parabolas (the parabola is a foundational design form found in everything from natural forms to product design and DaVinci sketches). VR and AR take center stage at this year’s BIFF in Colorado.

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.

Hands-On With Kura’s Breakthrough Wide Field Of View AR Technology


San Francisco-based startup Kura Technologies ( official website ) claims it will launch compact AR glasses with a wide field of view, high resolution, high opacity, high brightness, and variable focus in mid-2020. AR Development Enterprise Hardware Research VR Industry News ar augemented reality CES HoloLens Kura Magic Leap optics san francisco Startup top stories wearable

Aquarium of the Bay Introduces New AR and VR Attractions


You can now swim with sperm whales and play with polar bears all in San Francisco, thanks to virtual reality. Aquarium on the Bay at PIER 39 in San Francisco just launched three new VR and AR exhibits, allowing visitors up close interaction with whales and polar bears without disturbing the animals. News AR Augmented Reality Conservation Education Museum San Francisco

Charting the Future of XR

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The webinar topics came out as the six core areas of interest for people in the VR and AR community, and will all be discussed in more depth at the VRX Conference & Expo (Dec 12-13, San Francisco). This webinar series was run in association with VR Intelligence’s upcoming VRX Conference & Expo , taking place December 12-13, 2019, at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport Hotel.

VR Games Are Now Ranked By the Workout You Get


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.” News Fitness San Francisco State University VR Exercise VR Health VR Institute of Health and FitnessCan virtual reality gaming be a way to work out?

Digitizing Burning Man

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” Burning Man is a massive undertaking, with a particularly deep emotional hold inside San Francisco, where it was first held in 1986, and by extension Silicon Valley. For decades, Burning Man has represented an escape from the current reality.

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

Exploring Immersive Technology in Training and Education

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This webinar is being run in association with VR Intelligence’s VRX Conference & Expo , which takes place December 12-13, 2019, at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport Hotel. This webinar is being run in association with the VRX Conference & Expo, which takes place December 12-13, 2019 in San Francisco Click To Tweet. News Tech Trends VR Tech San Francisco Tech Technology VR VR Education VR training VRX 2019 VRX Conference Webinar XR

Sansar Partners With Overwatch For Esports VR Streaming


Partnering with prominent Overwatch teams such as the Houston Outlaws and the San Francisco Shock , fans can participate in virtual photo ops and official meet-and-greets with their favorite players, access exclusive giveaways, view live matches in a custom shared watch space, even show their love by purchasing branded merch from their favorite teams. “We’ve News eSports Houston Outlaws Linden Lab Overwatch Overwatch League Sans Francisco Shock Sansar

Creating Two Sides of the Same Reality

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Her work was recently showcased alongside that of 14 other artists at the Festival of the Impossible in San Francisco, where her piece – half of which existed in the physical world and half of which could only be seen in Augmented Reality – was appropriately called “two sides of the same coin,” and was developed using Project Aero. “I Immersive Technology turns out to be the perfect medium for ARtistic expression and exploring identity.

The Knight Foundation launches $750,000 initiative for immersive technology for the arts

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Launched at the Gray Area Festival in San Francisco, the new initiative is part of the Foundation’s art and technology focus, which the organization said is designed to help arts institutions better meet changing audience expectations. The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation is looking for pitches on how to enhance and augment traditional creative arts through immersive technologies.

How autonomous vehicles and hyperloop are scooting along

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Hyperloop — a form of terrestrial travel where pod-like vehicles travel in near-vacuum tubes at more than 700 mph — was set to be up-and-running by 2020, with plans to create routes between San Francisco and LA, and Washington and New York. However, many of the widely publicized Hyperloop routes — LA to San Francisco, and Washington to New York — have gone cold in recent years. Cyrus Radfar. Contributor.

The Quiet of Covid-19 Has Birds Singing Sultrier Songs

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While social distancing measures have pushed many people into sexless, joyless bubbles, San Francisco birds are getting flirtier and more coy. I’m glad someone’s getting some. Read more. birdmodo birds covid 19 lockdown science

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


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. In fact, the health-seeking mission started even earlier, with games like DDR and consoles like the Wii.