Instacart Sues Seattle Over Hazard Pay for Delivery Workers

GizModo VR

After the proposal received unanimous support from the city council, Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan last Friday signed in local ordinance 119799 , the seemingly unimpeachable purpose of which was to impose “premium pay” for gig workers delivering groceries during the ongoing pandemic.

Facebook Spent Over $88M This Year on Oculus’ Seattle Area Satellite HQ

Road to VR

Oculus has been on quite the hiring spree as of late, with over a hundred positions currently advertised on the company’s career website aimed at bringing hardware and software engineers into the Seattle area.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

8i Appoints New CEO, hints at Holographic Telepresence Research in Seattle

UploadVR

This year will also mark the true beginning of the company’s western expansion, beginning with a brand new United States research office in Seattle, Washington and a US headquartered in Los Angeles, California.

Educational VR Comes to Seattle’s Pacific Science Center

VRScout

Working out of a modest two-story house tucked away in a historic Hollywood neighborhood, Christian Bretz is giving me a demo of his Stonehenge VR experience, just days before he has to pack up everything and make the journey to the Pacific Science Center in Seattle.

Oculus Education Launches Pilot Programs In Taiwan, Japan, Seattle

VRScout

Oculus Education continues its ongoing streak of generosity with the expansion of its educational pilot programs to Taiwan, Japan, and Seattle. The post Oculus Education Launches Pilot Programs In Taiwan, Japan, Seattle appeared first on VRScout.

Taiwan 207

Oculus Launches New Education Programs In Seattle, Japan and Taiwan

UploadVR

The company today announced Oculus Education pilot programmes for Taiwan, Seattle and Japan, all with different objectives. In Seattle, meanwhile, Oculus is partnering with the Ballard High School and Franklin High School for a collaborative project in which students will create their own educational VR content which itself will be used in classrooms.

Taiwan 164

Oculus to Donate Rift & Go to Learning Institutions Across Seattle, Taiwan, & Japan

Road to VR

Oculus recently announced the’ll be expanding their educational pilot program by donating Oculus Rift and Oculus Go headsets to a number of educational institutions across Taiwan, Japan, and Seattle.

Taiwan 150

Magic Leap Expands to Switzerland with New Optics Center, Reveals More About Seattle Facility

Next Reality AR

Facing mixed reviews for the Magic Leap One, Magic Leap has already returned to the lab to improve on the device's successor.

Seattle’s carbon-neutral NHL venue will be Climate Pledge Arena, thanks to Amazon

Digital Trends

We’re naming it Climate Pledge Arena as a regular reminder of the urgent need for climate action'. News Amazon carbon neutral Jeff Bezos NHL

Ex-Bungie Developers Raise $3.5 Million For VR Startup Polyarc

UploadVR

Investments colopl funding millions polyarc seattle Startup uccvr

Owner of Seattle’s New VR Lounge Wants To Drive Awareness of VR

UploadVR

Arcades Entertainment Experiences Gaming portal

‘Defy Distance’ Put To The Test As Coronavirus Forces Facebook To Work At Home

UploadVR

A contractor at Facebook’s Stadium East office in Seattle was recently diagnosed with the COVID-19 disease (caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus) and now all employees of the company working in Seattle are encouraged to work from home until the end of March.

18 Names for Amazon’s ‘Climate Pledge Arena’ That Would’ve Made More Sense

GizModo VR

earther is a sports blog now amazon climate pledge hockey seattleSo we’re really doing this, huh? Read more.

Seattle Startup Viar360 Coming Out To Public with an Immersive Journalism Platform

Infinityleap

But one Seattle-Slovenian startup has solved that issue. The post Seattle Startup Viar360 Coming Out To Public with an Immersive Journalism Platform appeared first on Infinityleap - Technology stops for no one. Virtual Reality and 360˚ video have already stepped into our lives and by now there are a couple of big players who are utilizing the power of this medium.

Valve Plans First Wave Of Index Hardware To ‘Arrive To Homes On June 29’

UploadVR

Tagged with: Bellevue , seattle , shipping , valve index Facebook Twitter Reddit More The post Valve Plans First Wave Of Index Hardware To ‘Arrive To Homes On June 29’ appeared first on UploadVR. Valve VR Industry News Bellevue seattle shipping valve index

Rec Room’s Stunt Runner Racing Activity Now Live On All Platforms

UploadVR

The Seattle-based startup behind the social club continues to develop new tools and activities for players to use in Rec Room with Stunt Runner just the latest. Experiences Gaming rec room seattle Stunt Runner

Top Investors Discuss VR and AR Strategies and Opportunites at IMMERSE 2016

Road to VR

Business leaders gathered at this year’s Seattle based IMMERSE Summit ( previously Sea VR ) to explore how VR/ AR and Mixed Reality is transforming manufacturing, design, education, health and medicine and much more.

SEA VR Rebrands as ‘Immerse Technology Summit’, Returns October 11th

Road to VR

As with last year’s competition, VR startups will present their ideas to a panel of Seattle area investors in the hopes of earning a meeting with the venture capitalists from Madrona Venture Group , Vulcan Capital and Qualcomm Ventures.

VR at PAX West 2016: What’s There and How to Find It

Road to VR

Seattle’s annual PAX West 2016 gaming convention starts tomorrow with VR once again expected to have a significant presence. PAX West returns to Seattle this September 2-5 at the Washington State Convention Center, and this year, virtual reality will be more prominent than ever.

The VR Job Hub: Valve, Valve and More Valve

Peter Graham

Seattle, WA. Seattle, WA. Seattle, WA. Seattle, WA. Seattle, WA. Seattle, WA. Seattle, WA. Seattle, WA. Seattle, WA. Seattle, WA. Seattle, WA. Seattle, WA.

‘Dome Of The Dead’ Launches On The Vulcan Holodome Platform

VRScout

Dome of the Dead is available now until the end of April at the Museum of Pop Culture in Seattle Washington. Team up with friends and escape a deadly bayou infested with alien-zombie hybrids.

Microsoft Mixed Reality Dev Days Names Keynote For AltSpace VR Event

UploadVR

The event will take place on May 21-22, however due to COVID-19, the event will be conducted from within VR instead of in person in Seattle, as was originally planned.

Through the Magic Leap Looking Glass, First Look at What AR Looks Like on the Magic Leap One

Next Reality AR

So if you're not in one of the current "Magicverse" cities (Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, New York City, the San Francisco Bay Area, and Seattle) and were.

Kinect Graduates from Gaming to Enterprise with Project Kinect for Azure

Next Reality AR

Microsoft's Monday keynote introduced the fourth generation of the company's Kinect sensor during Build 2018 in Seattle. The latest iteration, Project Kinect for Azure, gives enterprise companies the power of spatial understanding for connected devices in their factories and facilities.

Mother Earth reportedly stoked for Amazon's new 'Climate Pledge Arena' hockey stadium

Mashable VR

In an act of immense humility, Amazon announced Thursday that it had secured the naming rights to the future home of Seattle's National Hockey League (NHL) team and will be calling it the "Climate Pledge Arena.". — NHL Seattle (@NHLSeattle_) June 25, 2020 Read more.

Outings Looks Like Microsoft’s Answer To Google Earth VR For MR

UploadVR

Those include New York, Seattle, Boston and Vancouver. It’d be perfect for, say, building a weather app with 3D visualization on HoloLens, or perhaps letting someone with a VR headset explore downtown Seattle. Microsoft just launched a brand new app for its Windows VR and HoloLens headsets, but you’d be forgiven for missing it. Outings was released quietly onto the Microsoft Store yesterday.

Google 205

TechCrunch’s top 10 picks from Techstars’ May virtual demo days

TechCrunch VR

Seattle. A month after TechCrunch watched, discussed and parsed the startups from Techstars’ April batch of virtual demo days, we’re back with the handy May edition.

Steam adds new video section for virtual reality content

Slashgear

This new section is being launched in partnership with Pixvana, a Seattle-based company, which is lending technology that will be used for the Steam 360 Video Player, a new beta offering available as of today.

The VR Job Hub: BigBox VR, Metanaut & TribeXR

Peter Graham

In North America this is naturally the west coast, stretching all the way from Los Angeles, past Seattle and into Canada stopping in Vancouver. Seattle, US. Seattle, US. Seattle, US. Seattle, US. Seattle, US. Virtual reality (VR) companies are spread across the world but most countries will have a higher concentration in certain locations.

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

Road to VR

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.”

VR Action Game ‘Sword Reverie’ Feels Like a Love Letter to ‘Sword Art Online’, Trailer Here

Road to VR

Isekai Entertainment, a Seattle-based indie studio, released the first trailer for its upcoming action game Sword Reverie, a JRPG-inspired title that feels like a heartfelt love letter to the popular anime/manga Sword Art Online (SAO).

Excellent VR RTS Final Assault Is On The Way To PSVR

UploadVR

The PSVR version is debuting at PAX West in Seattle at the end of the month. Final Assault is one of the better takes on the real-time strategy genre in VR. Good news for PSVR fans, then; they’ll be able to play it pretty soon.

Vreal VR Broadcasting Startup Shuts Down

UploadVR

The Seattle-based startup built a recording and broadcasting service which worked with a handful of VR titles as a kind of Twitch for VR. The people behind the Vreal streaming startup are shutting the effort down.

ESPYs hosts Russell Wilson, Megan Rapinoe, and Sue Bird urge people to stand against racism in powerful video

Mashable VR

Hosted by Bird, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, and soccer star Megan Rapinoe, the ESPY Awards' began with this segment acknowledging the ongoing conversation regarding racial injustice, and urged players and fans alike to act.

Insomniac And Oculus To Host Public Demo Session For Stormland At PAX

UploadVR

If you’re attending PAX West later this month or happen to live in and around Seattle, WA then consider yourself one of the lucky few that will have the first-ever hands-on opportunity with Insomniac’s upcoming fourth Oculus Rift exclusive, Stormland.

LightVR uses headset camera to see real keyboard

Hypergrid Business

Press release: MyDream Announces LightVR, a Customizable and Interactive Virtual Reality Desktop Explore and Build Your Ideal Virtual Environment for Operating Your PC With LightVR’s Virtual Room Simulator SEATTLE, WA – Virtual Reality company... Briefs VR & AR LightVR MyDream Interactive Inc.

Gaming-Themed Atari Hotels Will Include VR And AR Entertainment

VRScout

” 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. Eight locations are set to open across the US, beginning later this year in Phoenix.