VR is the Face of Future Entertainment at a Major San Jose Cinemark Theater

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Cinemark, a major US movie theater chain, this week welcomes the SPACES VR attraction to its Century 20 Oakridge theater in San Jose, CA. But if you go to Cinemark’s Century 20 Oakridge location in San Jose, CA—one of the region’s top grossing theaters—VR is now front and center at the venue as the next step in a more diverse set of entertainment options that go beyond films.

Verizon expands 5G Ultra Wideband service into San Jose

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Google's Concept for Its Massive San Jose Campus Actually Looks Kinda Neat

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Google isn’t exactly a name you associate with urban planning, but newly released renders for its San Jose campus are. google san jose campus urban planning climate change designpleasantly surprising. Unlike the typical closed-off tech campuses, the Downtown West project looks like an open plan neighborhood that’s actually part of the city itself. Read more.

Oculus Connect 3 Developer Conference Coming To San Jose In October

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San Jose Sharks and Zeality Team Up For Cutting Edge VR Fan engagment content.

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The San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) and Zeality Inc. The Sharks Immersive media experience will be available in the Spring of 2017 through the San Jose Sharks app. The Sharks app is available for download now in the Apple and Google Play app stores by searching San Jose Sharks or visit sjsharks.com/app. “We The San Jose Sharks virtual reality experience is designed with the Immersive Media Engine technology, spearheaded by Zeality.

Save the Date: Oculus Connect Returns to San Jose McEnery Convention Center, September 25 – 26


We’re less than halfway through it, and 2019 is already shaping up to be a banner year for VR. The launch of Oculus Quest let

Lyft Wants You to Carpool Again, Mask Optional

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is over the covid-19 pandemic—although health officials state it is by no means over yet—Lyft announced on Thursday that it was bringing back carpooling to five cities this month: San Francisco, San Jose, Denver, Las Vegas, and Atlanta. In yet another indication that the U.S.

Facebook Confirms OC7 Will Be A Digital Event, Promises ‘Tons Of Announcements.’


In a blog update posted to the Oculus website, the company states that in order to ensure the safety of the staff, developers, and attendees, OC7 will be switching to a digital format in lieu of the standard in-person event held in San Jose, California.

Apple's ARKit 2.0 Intends to Match & Surpass Google's ARCore with Multiplayer & Persistent Content, Says Report

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On the one year anniversary of the introduction of ARKit, Apple is planning to reveal major updates its augmented reality toolkit for mobile apps at its Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, California next week. Citing sources close to the matter, Bloomberg reports that ARKit 2.0, arriving with iOS 12 later this year, will include support for multiplayer experiences.

OC6 News: Registration Now Open, Plus First Wave of Sessions Announced


Now in its sixth year, Oculus Connect returns to the San Jose McEnery Convention Center September 25 – 26. And now is the time to

Oculus Teases Updates To VR & AR Lineup At Oculus Connect 6 This September


Facebook’s sixth annual Oculus Connect will take place September 25th & 26th at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, CA, introducing developers, content creators, and other VR fanatics to the latest advancements made by the Oculus team. ‘A new chapter of virtual and augmented reality’ arrives September 25th.

Apple Intends to Match & Surpass Google with Multiplayer & Persistent Content in ARKit 2.0, Says Report

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On the one year anniversary of the introduction of ARKit, Apple is planning to reveal major updates its augmented reality toolkit for mobile apps at its Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, California next week. Citing sources close to the matter, Bloomberg reports that ARKit 2.0, arriving with iOS 12 later this year, will include support for multiplayer experiences.

Facebook Cancels F8 Conference Over Fears Of A Coronavirus Outbreak


This year, we’re doubling that donation amount to $500,000 and will prioritize organizations serving local San Jose residents.”. The company announced that Oculus will be backing out of GDC over similar concerns.

Light Field Lab Unveils Modular Holographic Video Wall


Light Field Lab is based out of San Jose, California, and backed by partners such as Khosla Ventures, Samsung Ventures, Verizon Ventures, Comcast, Liberty Global Ventures, Bosch Ventures (RBVC), Taiwania Capital, NTT DOCOMO Ventures, HELLA Ventures, AVG, R7 Partners, and ACME Capital.

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Google I/O 2020 Has Been Cancelled Due To Coronavirus


Much like how Facebook has pledged $500,000 to San Jose organizations after canceling F8, Google is donating a sizable $1M to local Mountain View businesses and organizations in support of educational STEM and science programs.

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Atari to Open Game-themed Hotels Across the US with “the latest in VR and AR”

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Additional hotels planned in Las Vegas, Denver, Chicago, Austin, Seattle, San Francisco, and San Jose. Atari will soon be opening hotels in the United States that feature what they call “the latest in VR and AR.”

Cinemark teams with Spaces for mixed-reality ‘Terminator’ experience


Virtual reality adventure company Spaces has teamed up with theater chain Cinemark to launch a new, immersive VR experience in San Jose, California. The new product will be found at the Westfield Oakridge Shopping Center starting on February 8, where visitors will experience a “4D” reality that includes 3D face scanning and other technologies centered in the “Terminator” universe. The … Continue reading. Archive news virtual reality vr

#830 OC6: Facebook Horizon, Oculus Connect vs SVVR, & Bringing VR to University Libraries with Jon Oakes

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Jon Oakes is the Technology Labs Coordinator at the San Jose State University Library, and he’s also been quite involved in helping to organize the. Podcast Archive

Major Mac Changes and App Store Drama: What We Expect at Apple's WWDC 2020

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Instead of showing off demos to excited developers in a San Jose… Read more. Next Monday, Apple is kicking off its annual Worldwide Developers Conference, where, as usual, the company will reveal the features coming to iPhones, Macs, and more this fall.

We’re Liveblogging the Apple WWDC 2020 Keynote Right Here

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Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference keynote is normally a huge event: Thousands of developers crowd into San Jose’s McEnery Convention Center hours before the keynote, waiting to make a beeline for the auditorium as soon as the doors open.

Oculus Will Livestream It’s 5th Connect Conference On Oculus Venues


Disguised as stormtroopers, grab your blaster, solve puzzles, and fight giant lava monsters in an effort to fulfill your team’s orders. “ Oculus Connect 5 kicks-off September 26th at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California. Learn more about the latest in Oculus technology while wearing the latest in Oculus technology.

Oculus Connect 6 dates, tickets, details


This event will take place at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center, California. Today we’re running down the just-released details of Oculus Connect 6. Dates for Oculus Connect 6 are September 25 and 26, 2019. The event promises to be a major moment in the history of both Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality with keynotes, presentations, and talks with big … Continue reading. Archive AR Events facebook oculus oculus vr virtual reality VR VR headsets

Oculus Connect 4 Announced For October

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The company just revealed that the fourth iteration of its conference will take place from October 11th – 12th at the San Jose Ncenery Convnetion Center in San Jose. With Facebook’s F8 developer conference featuring more VR by the year, we had wondered if there was still a place for Oculus Connect in the world. Fear not; Oculus Connect 4 is just a few months away.

FandangoNow Brings 90,000 Movies And TV Shows To Oculus Quest And Go


Day One of Oculus Connect 6 in San Jose, CA featured a bunch of exciting announcements for both the Oculus Quest and Oculus Rift S headsets. Dedicated Fandango VR app now available on Oculus standalone headsets. Hidden within this pile of breaking news was the launch of FandangoNow, a dedicated VR app for the Oculus Quest and Oculus Go.

Oculus Connect 3 Schedule Posted, to Be Streamed in Virtual Reality via NextVR

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Oculus’ developer conference is being held in San Jose, CA this year, and the company, which is calling the event Oculus Connect 3 , says it will be their biggest event yet. Road to VR will be on the ground at Oculus Connect in San Jose next week. With the Oculus Connect 2016 developer conference just around the corner, the company has finally posted the full schedule of sessions and confirmed that the conference will be livestreamed in VR thanks to NextVR.

More Images Of The Supposed Oculus Quest 2, Leaker Hints At Sept. 15th Reveal


This lines up with past Oculus Connect conferences, each of which held in September in San Jose, California. WalkingCat returns with additional photos of the rumored Quest follow-up.

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Oculus Connect 7 to be Held as a Digital Event Later This Year, Facebook Says

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The company also committed to donating $500,000 to organizations serving San Jose residents, the city in which the conference has been held for the last several years.

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Gaming-Themed Atari Hotels Will Include VR And AR Entertainment


” The first Atari Hotel is scheduled to open later this year in Phoenix, Arizona, followed by seven additional locations across Austin, Chicago, Denver, Las Vegas, San Jose, San Francisco, and Seattle.

‘NCAA March Madness Live VR’ Let’s You Watch the Courtside Action for $2

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Here’s the full schedule of coverage: March 23 – Both Regional Semi-Final Games in San Jose. March 25 – Regional Finals in San Jose. The dream of watching live sports courtside from the comfort of your home through VR is steadily becoming a reality. Oculus and Intel have teamed up with Turner Sports and CBS to stream six March Madness games live in VR, with prices starting at just $2.

How to Watch Oculus Connect 6 Opening Keynote Livestream

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Taking place on September 25th & 26th in San Jose, CA, Oculus Connect 6 should serve up some exciting announcements. Oculus Connect, the company’s annual developer conference, is back again for its sixth year tomorrow. We’re none the wiser as to what the company has planned for its all-important opening keynote; you can watch along with us here, starting tomorrow at 10 AM PT ( local time here ).

Applications for Oculus Launch Pad Developer Program Now Open

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” Launch Pad 2019 is slated to begin on September 22nd, 2019 and starts with a two-day boot camp in San Jose, California. Applications are now open for the fourth annual Oculus Launch Pad , a program designed to help empower developers and creators from diverse backgrounds. Applications are being accepted until August 23rd, 2019.

Oculus Unveils ‘Oculus Quest’ Standalone Headset At OC5


Oculus Connect 5 is officially underway in San Jose, California, and the company wasted not time this year as Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg took to the stage to unveil the next generation of Oculus VR technology, the Oculus Quest. Standalone 6DoF VR arrives on the Oculus platform Spring 2019 for $399.

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Facebook Will Offer VR Livestream of F8 Keynote on Go & Gear VR

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Facebook will offer a VR livestream for the keynote of its upcoming F8 developer conference which will be held in San Jose, CA on April 30th and May 1st. Facebook for the first time will offer a special VR livestream of the keynote presentation at the company’s upcoming F8 2019 developer conference. Users with Oculus Go or Gear VR headsets will be able to watch in VR, but it’s unclear if there will be a VR livestream that’s accessible by Rifters.

Oculus Touch Is $199, Shipping December 6th, Final Design Revealed

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Oculus revealed the news at its keynote speech for the Oculus Connect 3 developer conference in San Jose, California. As expected, Oculus today announced both the price and shipping date of its Oculus Touch position tracked controllers for the Oculus Rift. The controllers will cost $199 and ship on December 6th. Check out the final design in the new images released today. The biggest different is the improve analog sticks. Pre-orders start October 10th.

Microsoft’s Minecraft Earth AR Experience Is Straight-Up Black Magic


Yesterday, during Apple’s annual Worldwide Developer Conference in San Jose, California, we got our first look at actual gameplay from the highly-anticipated experience, and what we’ve seen so far is nothing short of jaw-dropping. New gameplay shown at WWDC teases an incredible augmented adventure on the way.

Oculus Announces ‘Lone Echo 2’ At Oculus Connect 5


Announced earlier today at the Oculus Connect 5 event in San Jose, California, Lone Echo 2 throws players back into the metal feet of Jack as they join Liv for another mysterious set of deep space circumstances. A sequel to one of 2018’s most polished VR titles heads to the Oculus Rift 2019.

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Facebook: Users Have Bought Over $100M in Oculus Store Content to Date

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We have feet on the ground at Oculus Connect 6 in San Jose, CA. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg took the stage at Oculus Connect today where he announced that the Oculus Store has now sold over $100 million worth of content to date. Zuckerberg maintains that the Oculus Store—which provides content for Rift, Quest, Go, and Gear VR—has topped $100 million USD combined.