Singapore becomes worlds biggest AI hub

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Singapore is attracting the world’s leading artificial intelligence talent because of its status as a cosmopolitan society and strong state backing for technology research, according to the head of the private equity firm building a mega hub in the city for start ups involved in the sector. The post Singapore becomes worlds biggest AI hub appeared first on VR World. Artificial Intelligence Business Companies News VR World AI Alibaba Joel Ko Hyun Sik Marvelstone Ventures Singapore

Can Mystical Magic Leap Lure Singapore’s Temasek into its Net?

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investment arm of Singapore’s government. ” The post Can Mystical Magic Leap Lure Singapore’s Temasek into its Net? Magic Leap Inc. , a Florida-based startup that’s raised more than $1.3

Razer Acquires THX

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11 years ago, Singapore-born Min-Liang Tan formed a company in Cayman Islands, Singapore and Encinitas (northern part of San Diego county). “The Force is with you, young Skywalker, but… you are not a Jedi yet!”

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Magic Leap Raises $502 Billions Driven by Temasek

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Magic Leap , the still-in-stealth-mode company developing an augmented-reality headset, announced that it has raised $502 million in Series D equity funding, led by Singapore investment firm Temasek Holdings.

Vocktail is now turning your water into wine

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Researchers at the National University of Singapore have designed an intelligent cocktail glass which is capable of tricking your senses into thinking that the water you’re drinking is actually whatever you want to drink in the moment. Ranasinghe’s research work at the National University of Singapore includes experimenting with electrical signals and how they can affect the sense of taste.

Emma, the Robot is Giving Professional Massages to Singaporeans

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Singapore is developing a robotics ecosystem with Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam in a bid to take the regional lead as businesses worldwide increasingly use such technology to transform their operations. began service this Monday, at the NovaHealth Traditional Chinese Medicine clinic in Singapore. Artificial Intelligence Business Companies News startups AiTreat Emma massage Nanyang NovaHealth robot Singapore

Thanks to VR, Teachers Could (Finally) become Millionares

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In Singapore, pupils from West Spring Primary School had already the opportunity to visit an offshore fish farm , a dairy farm and the National Gallery – right from their classroom during a social studies lesson, thanks to VR. The pupils were whisked away virtually to various locations in Singapore in under an hour, by donning VR headsets which displayed a 360-degree VR video.

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HADO Announces 2019 Pro AR League

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Singapore-based augmented sports provider, HADO , is officially taking it’s ongoing location-based AR dodgeball experience to the next level with a professional AR eSports league. Professional eSports meets augmented reality in Hado’s ambitious new league.

Magic Leap Raises $461M in New Funding Led by Saudi Arabia’s Investment Arm

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Magic Leap started their Series D financing round back in October last year, taking on $502 million lead by Singapore-based finance firm Temasek Holdings.

Magic Leap Takes on Funding from Media Company Axel Springer

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Magic Leap most recently completed their Series D financing round October last year, taking on $502 million lead by Singapore-based finance firm Temasek Holdings. German media company Axel Springer today announced that it has taken part in a new round of financing of Magic Leap.

Periscape Brings VR Pop-up Installation to JFK International, Company in Talks with Over 200 Airports

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Rosenthal says the company already has exclusive partnerships with 229 airports, including Paris, Dubai, Shanghai, Singapore, and Atlanta. Traveling through Terminal 4 on your way to, or through JFK International?

Microsoft Expands HoloLens Availability, Hard Hat Option Coming Soon

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Today the company has announced that they’re adding Singapore and the United Arab Emirates to the list of regions from which the device can be purchased, now totaling 41 countries.

AR+VR Weekly: Santa Cruz Q1 2019, Magic Leap teardown and Magic Leap Dev conference

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HoloSuit gets funding from Singapore, India investors ( VCCircle ). Catch up on the latest XR highlights, funding news and launch announcements for the week of August 27, 2018. By Tom Emrich. Highlights. It’s been another busy week in AR+VR!

Futuristic AR eSports Tournament Coming To USA

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In a VR world, you basically put on the head-mounted display and you kill zombies,” stated Jasper Tan, founder of HADO Singapore. Your chance to go pro in energy dodgeball has finally arrived.

Vive Deluxe Audio Straps Back in Stock on Monday, Vive Pre Adapter Kit Available With Promo Code

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The strap is still available for purchase in Australia, New Zealand, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Japan.

Holovis Uses Giant Robot Arms for Intense VR Motion Simulated Experiences

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First demonstrated to theme park executives at the Asian Attractions Expo in Singapore last month, Holovis ’ R3ex (Rideable Realtime Robot Experiences) project combines virtual reality with four/six-axis robot arm amusement rides.

The 2017 Virtual Reality Conference and Expo Schedule

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Singapore. TECHSPO Singapore // September 20th – September 21st. Singapore. Unite Singapore // September. Singapore.

Samsung is Selling a Batman Gear VR and Galaxy S7

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In collaboration with Warner Bros Interactive and DC Entertainment, the limited edition Galaxy S7 edge will be available in early June exclusively in select territories, including China, Singapore, Korea, Latin America, Russia and others to be announced soon. Ok, we seriously want one.

Sony Announces 4 Asia-Developed PSVR Titles Are Coming West

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Coming from Singapore-based Gattai Games is an interesting take on the horror genre that puts you, a sight-impaired character, at the forefront.

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Lemnis Demonstrates Latest Varifocal Lens Tech in New VR Headset Prototype

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It’s called the vergence-accommodation conflict (detailed below), and Singapore-base Lemnis Technologies’ latest varifocal prototype aims to provide headset manufacturers with the software and hardware to help make it an issue of the past.

‘Sairento Reborn’ Aims to Springboard off ‘Sairento’ Success, Support VR & PC

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Indie VR developer Mixed Realms, creators of badass VR ninja simulator, Sairento , announced this week plans for their next chapter, coming in the form of Sairento Reborn.

Google’s AR/VR Team Just Keeps Growing

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Google is creating an infrastructure to coordinate AR and VR business operations in Beijing, Shanghai, Taipei, Hong Kong, and Singapore. Google first started its venture into virtual reality with Google Cardboard back in 2014.

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Scouted: Batman Samsung Galaxy S7 and Gear VR

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At the time, Samsung announced that they would begin taking pre-orders for the Injustice Edition bundle if you lived in select countries like China, Singapore, Korea, Latin America, Malaysia and Russia. We really wish this was sold in the U.S.

Send HTC Your Idea for a Vive Accessory and Win a Free HTC Vive

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The Vive’s Lighthouse tracking system is an impressive piece of tech, considering it boasts sub-millimeter, 3D room-scale positional tracking for a VR headset and hand controllers using lasers.

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Samsung announces limited edition Batman themed Galaxy S7 and GearVR.

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The limited edition Galaxy S7 edge Injustice Edition will be available in early June exclusively in select territories, including China, Singapore, Korea, Latin America, Russia and others to be announced soon.

Audio-Based Stealth Thriller Stifled Gets PSVR Release Date

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The game has been in development for some three years in Singapore, making it one of the first PSVR titles to stem of Sony’s efforts in the region. We’ve been hearing about intriguing stealth thriller title Stifled for some time, but soon we’ll finally get to play it.

Hands-on: ‘Stifled’ Oozes Style With Its Terrifying Visual Re-imagination of Echolocation

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Stifled is an upcoming first-person horror game from Singapore-based studio Gattai Games.

‘Oculus Launch Pad’ Is Silently Populating The VR Content Pool

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’ “Some of my team members were based in Singapore, India, Canada, Hong Kong, and New York, while I was working from California,” Chen continued.

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Feel Wind and Heat in VR With This Headset Add-On

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The Ambiotherm brings a whole new level of immersion to virtual reality with realistic weather simulations.

HoloLens Units Can Now Be Rented Instead Of Bought

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Elsewhere, HoloLens is also expanding to more countries, with Microsoft this week announcing that it will soon be selling the kit in Singapore and the United Arab Emirates. At $3,000, Microsoft’s HoloLens is an expensive proposition, limiting the number of people that have been able to get their hands on one over the past two years. But a new scheme from Abcomrents is looking to make the device more accessible for all.

Disney Puts Augmented Reality Star Destroyers over International Landmarks

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Merlion Park | Singapore | 1.286,103.854. In a galaxy not so far from Central Park, the Golden Gate Bridge, and the Eiffel Tower, Star Wars comes to life through augmented reality. Disney has been making major moves in Augmented Reality in 2017.

Inside Two Bit Circus’ Los Angeles VR Amusement Park

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While VR entertainment centers like IMAX VR are closing down spaces in New York and Singapore, Two Bit Circus is coming in to push the boundaries of what’s possible for a location-based entertainment space. The future of amusement parks has arrived.

Coca-Cola & NASCAR Lift The Hood To Unveil New AR Experience For Fans

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This past year, Coca-Cola announced that they will be using AR to take consumers “beyond the real thing”, during the Adobe Symposium in Singapore back in August. Coca-Cola teams with NASCAR to get you off the couch and into the pit.

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All the News Out of EWTS 2018

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SATS, the chief ground-handling and in-flight catering service provider at Singapore Changi Airport, began piloting the Vuzix M300 to increase accuracy and efficiency in its ramp handling operations in mid-2017. The 2018 Enterprise Wearable Technology Summit took place October 9-10 at The Fairmont in Austin, TX. A number of announcements were made at the event—all great news for the future of enterprise wearable technologies.

PSVR Dating Sim ‘Summer Lesson’ to Get English Subtitles and Broader Release in April

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IGN reports that during the Bandai Namco Entertainment Product Conference in Singapore this week, the company announced a new version of Summer Lesson which will come bundled with two DLCs, include English subtitles, and launch in Southeast Asian markets.

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Take an Immersive Drive Through the World’s Most Secretive Country

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Aram Pan is a Singapore based photographer who has specialised in what he describes as ‘panorama production’ since 2007.

Changi Airport Will Use AR Glasses To Speed Up Ground Handling

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SATS, the chief ground-handling and in-flight catering service provider at Singapore Changi Airport, has equipped approximately 600 of its ramp handling employees with the glasses as part of a new initiative, according to Channel News Asia. Going to the airport is a hassle. It doesn’t matter where you’re going, which airline you’re using, or who you’re traveling with, there are always annoyances and issues along the way.

WebVR: Taking The Path Of Least Resistance To Mainstream VR

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As WebVR content creators and developers start to converge worldwide, in Singapore, the community assembled at an ‘Augmented City’ experiential xLab in July. WebVR content creators in Singapore. While we were distracted with VR hype cycles and the “when will VR go mainstream?”

When Can I Buy Samsung’s Gear 360 Camera?

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On April 29th, I was surprised to see that Samsung began selling the Gear 360 in Korea and Singapore. Samsung begins selling the Gear 360 in New Zealand – who’s going to be next?

Magic Leap’s Total Funding Exceeds $2 Billion, With Saudi Arabia’s Help

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500 million more was added last year in a Series D round led by a Singapore-based investment group. While little is known about Magic Leap’s technology, the startup’s funding story is a little more public. Google helped transform the Florida startup into a giant of the nascent AR industry in Oct. The tech giant was part of a funding round contributing more than $500 million to Magic Leap’s plan to build all parts of a society-changing AR headset.

Samsung Gear 360 Now On Sale In UK For £349.00

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Last month we reported that the Samsung’s Gear 360 camera became available in New Zealand, adding to the short list of countries, Korea and Singapore, where the Gear 360 was sold.

Hands-On: Sandbox VR Delivers Fun And Adaptable Location-Based VR Gaming

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The Sandbox VR website also lists locations in Los Angeles, New York, Bangkok, Hong Kong, and Singapore. When I first tried The Void’s Star Wars installation at Disney World earlier this year, it totally blew me away.

Masterclass in Cinematic & Hybrid Virtual Reality Filmmaking.

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Real Vision has previously lent it’s expertise ranging from helping design and beta test software and hardware at PHILIP’S High Technology Campus Holland, to conducting in-depth workshops for Panasonic’s R&D Labs, Singapore and sessions at Sony MiddleEast. of Abudhabi, and conducted workshops at polytechnics and Media training institutions in Singapore.