Ewan McGregor rides across South America on electric motorbike in Apple TV+ trailer

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The trailer above, which dropped on Tuesday, sees McGregor and Boorman riding through the heights of the Andes and the jungles of Central America, and includes an amusing moment where McGregor tells some deeply unimpressed school children that he was in Star Wars.

Immerse Raises $1.5M to Expand Its VR English Language Classes Worldwide

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million Series A investment, something the company says will allow them to both expand the current product to Oculus Quest 2, and set up partnerships with institutions in Spain, South America, and other markets affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Alexa

Digital Trends

Beginning on September 15 and lasting a full month, Alexa celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month and recognizes the contributions of this vibrant community in the United States, as well as the influence of their ancestors from Mexico, the Caribbean, Central and South America, and Spain.

Discovery and Google Announce VR Travel Series ‘Discovery TRVLR’, First of 38 Episodes to Arrive in November

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Chapters for North America, South America, Asia, Africa, Europe and Australia consist of six episodes each, while the chapter for Antarctica features two episodes, for a total of 38 episodes in the series. Episodes filmed in North America, South America, Asia, Africa, Australia and Europe were written and directed by Addison O’Dea and produced by cinematic VR studio Here Be Dragons.

Students Time Travel to Experience Christopher Columbus Cartography in AR

EON Reality

Columbus embarked on a journey to find and develop a westward route to the Far East, but instead discovered a route to the Americas, which were then unknown to the Old World. Columbus’s voyages were the first European expeditions to the Caribbean, Central America, and South America. Columbus never clearly renounced his belief that he had reached the Far East. Based on these journeys Cartography and practice of making maps evolved.

Location-based VR Attraction ‘Hologate’ Celebrates 2 Million Player Milestone

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The virtual reality hardware company and VR gaming/experience studio boasts over 250 installations spanning Europe, the Middle East, the Asia-Pacific region, and North and South America—a total of 21 countries to be exact. Hologate, a Munich-based startup, today announced that their eponymous world-wide VR attraction has taken in two million visitors since it was first launched in 2017.

Rec Room Is Coming To PSVR With Cross-Platform Play

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Sadly it’s only for North and South America right now, though the team is hoping to add other regions too. Rec Room is widely considered to be one of the best examples of social VR right now. Launched in Early Access on Vive last year and then later arriving on Rift, the game allows friends to meet up online and play different games together. Think of it as a sort of virtual leisure center. Now it’s on its way to PlayStation VR (PSVR) too.

Rec Room Becomes VR’s Most Important App With PSVR Launch

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Rec Room launches in open beta on the PlayStation Store today in North America, South America and the EU. Seattle-based Against Gravity is working on what is perhaps VR’s most important app. Rec Room connects players across all headsets that make use of two full motion hand controllers, including Rift, Vive, PlayStation VR as well as headsets from Acer, Samsung, Lenovo, HP and Dell.

Imogen Heap VR Concert Experience to Land on ‘TheWaveVR’ August 31st

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A second show will take place at 7:00 PM PT ( local time here ), which ought to fit nicely into viewing schedules for users in North and South America. Imogen Heap, the Grammy-award winning musician, is following in the footsteps of TOKiMONSTA, Ash Koosha, and The Glitch Mob with a social VR concert experience, hosted on TheWaveVR platform soon. Starting tomorrow, August 31st, the Imogen Heap experience will kick off with an 11:00 AM PT showing ( local time here ).

Jumanji and Hotel Translyvania 3 Getting VR Treatment

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The VR experience will debut at 50 locations across the United States and UK, with plans to expand to South America, Asia and Australia in advance of the Jumanji motion picture release. The Sony Pictures Entertainment experiences are coming to a headset or location near you. Hitting theaters in December, our favorite magical board game adventure film from the 90’s is coming back, this time starring Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, and Karen Gillan to name a few.

Students Time Travel to Experience Christopher Columbus Cartography in AR

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Columbus embarked on a journey to find and develop a westward route to the Far East, but instead discovered a route to the Americas, which were then unknown to the Old World. Columbus’s voyages were the first European expeditions to the Caribbean, Central America, and South America. Columbus never clearly renounced his belief that he had reached the Far East. Based on these journeys Cartography and practice of making maps evolved.

Explore All Seven Continents in VR With Discovery’s ‘TRVLR’

VRScout

Over the course of 38 episodes spread throughout seven chapters, you will travel throughout North America, South America, Asia, Africa, Australia, Europe and Antarctica in the first virtual reality series to cover all seven continents. Google and Discovery expand the Discovery VR app with new VR travel series. Since launching August 2015, the Discovery VR app has accumulated over four million downloads and 123 million organic views.

‘Rec Room’ Goes into Open Beta on PSVR November 21st

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Rec Room has been in closed beta since October, allowing players connecting from North and South America to try out the game in preparation for launch. In comparison to the various PC VR platforms and even mobile VR headsets like Samsung Gear VR, PlayStation VR has been at a bit of disadvantage when it comes to the depth and breadth of social VR spaces available. That’s changing soon though with Against Gravity’s Rec Room PSVR open beta, which starts November 21st.

PlayStation VR Launch Date Confirmed for Space Channel 5 VR: Kinda Funky News Flash!

Peter Graham

will be released on 25th February 2020 across North America, Central, and South America, and 26th February in Japan, Europe, and Oceania for PlayStation VR, retailing at $39.99 Sega Dreamcast classic Space Channel 5 celebrated its 20th-anniversary last year, with developer Grounding Inc. and SEGA originally planning to release Space Channel 5 VR: Kinda Funky News Flash! to coincide with the event.

Facebook Open-sources AI Habitat To Help Robots Navigate Realistic Environments

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Major object detection AI systems from Google, Microsoft, Amazon, and Facebook are less likely to work for people in South America and Africa than North America and Europe, and less likely to work for households that make less than $50 a month. Facebook AI Research is making available AI Habitat , a simulator that can train AI agents that embody things like a home robot to operate in environments meant to mimic typical real-world settings like an apartment or office.

‘Rec Room’ is Coming Soon to PSVR, Applications for Beta Testing Now Open

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Only players connecting from North and South America can apply, something Against Gravity says has to do with the available PSVR regions Sony is currently allowing them to use prior to launch. Rec Room (2016), the popular social VR app for Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, is coming soon to PlayStation VR. Production studio Against Gravity announced Rec Room ‘s PSVR release via the PSVR reddit page , saying that the game is slated to arrive by the end of this year.

Zero Latency’s Latest Free-Roam Experience Made Me A Believer In VR Esports

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It was kind of critical from Zero Latency’s perspective to make sure that people got to maximize the fun of competitive free-roam virtual reality, but also in a safe manner,” adds Phil Martin, Zero latency Sales Executive for West Coast North America, South America, and Asia. “So ‘Sol Raiders’ lays the groundwork for a global competitive VR platform. In a city bursting at the seams with every conceivable vice one could crave, entertainment is king.

Upload and Nokia OZO Team Up For 360 Filmmaking & Live Streaming Masterclasses

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Henning has lived and worked in Europe, Asia and South America. 360 videos are hot commodities right now. Everyone from Facebook to YouTube to Snapchat is tripping over themselves to integrate spherical video into their platform. There’s a boom happening in demand for 360 content and the hardware to make it happen, but what about the techniques? 360 filmmaking is an infant in the world of cinematography.

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Valve Index Expands Sales Locations to Canada and Japan

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This brings the total amount of countries where Valve Index is available to 31 – regions such as Australia and South America are still excluded. With Half-Life: Alyx now out in the open , promising to be the big virtual reality (VR) videogame of 2020, there’s a good chance that a few people will buy a VR headset just to play it.

Upload SF Event: Harvest Moon Sound Healing Meditation And Virtual Reality Experience

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Whether through the use of mantras as with the Hindis, the Icaros (medicine melodies) of various Indigenous peoples from Central and South America, or Pythagoras’ use of interval and frequency, these various techniques all have the same intention: to move us from a place of imbalance to a place of balance. Explore sound healing through a group meditation and then through hands-on use of virtual reality music and sound experiences.

Discovery and Google collaborate on immersive VR experiences

VRWorld

A total of 38 episodes will be released: six each from North America, South America, Asia, Africa, Europe and Australia, and two from Antarctica. This past Friday, Discovery Communications and Google launched the first chapter of Discovery TRVLR, a collaboration that they herald as a “groundbreaking new immersive series,” which aims to provide a 360-degree cross-cultural experience. This new content is viewable by using the Discovery VR app.

Q&A: New Challenges To Fraud Protection In VR

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He has also worked with Law Enforcement, Regulators, Executives and Analysts in consulting positions beyond the United States, extending to financial services organizations in Asia, the Middle East and North and South America. Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Seth Ruden, a Certified Fraud Examiner and Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist who has been working with banks and their compliance departments in the detection and mitigation of financial crimes since 2004.

Ford and EKSO Partners Up creating bionic people functions

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plants, with plans to test in other regions, including Europe and South America. Robots have replaced many U.S. manufacturing workers, but new mechanical exoskeletons being tested by Ford Motor Co (F.N) may help factory workers to function like bionic people, reducing the physical damage of millions of repetitive tasks over many years.

The Future of Instructional Design on the Immersive Web

The Extended Mind

In collaboration with Tawny Schlieski Portland-based Shovels & Whiskey, Dr. Levy has developed a VR experience for students to use literal “building blocks” to construct arguments for land reform in South America. Monika spends a majority of her time living in the global south. On June 3, 2019, Jessica Outlaw and Trevor F.

#4DisTheNew3D… ‘Asian Fusion’ 4D Immersive Street Art Installation by Anthony Cappetto w/ ARt for After Hours 4D Team

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Just back from my latest 4D Immersive Art Installation – ‘Asian Fusion’ executed onsite at the Artisphere International Arts Festival in Greenville, South Carolina. Hello Everyone at Infinity Leap! ‘Asian Fusion’ – 4D Street Art Immersive Installation integrating augmented, virtual reality, dry chalk, on pavement live onsite. 10 feet wide by 27 feet in depth.

Creating a Dialogue Between Innovators and Educators, with VirtualiTeach’s Steve Bambury

XR for Business Podcast

So the biggest education event in the Middle East is an event called GESS Dubai, which -- as you can guess -- is a global brand now, they've got events in South America, in Indonesia. Using VR in the classroom is a no-brainer. It’s immersive tech, and can teach kids in new, innovative ways. But if the people developing the technology don’t understand how kids’ brains learn, it’s not going to take, no matter how innovative.