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

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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.

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

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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.

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Oculus Launches New Education Programs In Seattle, Japan and Taiwan

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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.

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Oculus Education Launches Pilot Programs In Taiwan, Japan, Seattle

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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.

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Educational VR Comes to Seattle’s Pacific Science Center

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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.

Inaugural Impact Reality Summit Taking Place in Seattle Next Week

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Vulcan Productions and Kaleidoscope their inaugural Impact Reality Summit in Seattle, WA, focused on promoting immersive storytelling with a powerful impact. . While all eyes might be on Las Vegas next week for the annual CES technology event there’s plenty of other shows going on.

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

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

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

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

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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.

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

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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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

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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.

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

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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

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

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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.

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

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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.

Kinect Graduates from Gaming to Enterprise with Project Kinect for Azure

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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.

The VR Job Hub: BigBox VR, Metanaut & TribeXR

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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.

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

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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).

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

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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.

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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.”

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

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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

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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.

Excellent VR RTS Final Assault Is On The Way To PSVR

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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

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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.

PAX West Recap: Photos, Panels, and Pins

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We’re back from an amazing time at PAX West, which ran August 30 – September 2 in Seattle. Today, we’re sharing a quick look at

Co-Op in the Clouds: Insomniac Reveals New Details on ‘Stormland’ Multiplayer and Social Gameplay

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PAX West 2019 kicks off next week in Seattle, Washington, and we’re excited to see what this year’s show has in store It’s almost showtime!

Rec Room iPhone Beta Roll-out Begins

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The addition of Apple’s handhelds to the cross-platform social service represents a major expansion for Against Gravity, the Seattle-based startup building Rec Room. The first wave of invites are on the way for Rec Room’s iPhone early testing program.

First Public ‘Stormland’ Demo to Debut at PAX West, Available One Day Only

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The Oculus Stormland pop-up will be available for one day only on August 31st in Seattle, WA. ” Demos will be taking place on August 31 at 11:00AM – 9:00PM PT at 1927 3rd Ave, Seattle, WA 98101.

The VR Job Hub: Twisted Pixel Games, Manus VR & Drifter Entertainment

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Seattle, WA. Seattle, WA. The virtual and augmented reality (VR/AR) industries are wonderfully diverse when it comes to the job roles available, always looking to hire the best talent to work on exciting projects.

The VR Job Hub: Amazon, Anshar Studios & VNTANA

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Seattle, WA. Seattle, WA. Seattle, WA. The virtual and augmented reality (VR/AR) industries are wonderfully diverse when it comes to the job roles available, always looking to hire the best talent to work on exciting projects.

Atari To Open Hotels Across The US, Will Feature Immersive AR/VR Experiences

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While Phoenix will be the first location, there are also plans for hotels in Las Vegas, Denver, Chicago, Austin, Seattle, San Francisco, and San Jose. Atari is opening 8 gaming-themed hotels across the United States, which will feature immersive virtual and augmented reality experiences.

Oculus Is Hiring More Than 100 People Amid AR Expansion

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Many of the other listings are in ‘Software Engineering’ and ‘Hardware Engineering’, which are largely split between its headquarters in Menlo Park and offices in Seattle. With the full weight of Facebook behind it, Oculus is no stranger to hiring sprees.

Borderlands 2 VR PC Finally Confirmed, Free DLC Hits Soon

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The company announced as much during PAX West in Seattle. Gearbox finally confirmed what we pretty much all knew over the weekend; Borderlands 2 VR is coming to PC. The news was confirmed during its showcase at the event.