Minecraft Earth Launches In More Countries, Now Available In Canada, South Korea, Philippines

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The Minecraft Earth release schedule seems to be speeding up a bit – just a few days after the last batch of countries , the new AR mobile game is now available in Canada, South Korea and the Philippines. Say hi to: South Korea Canada Philippines?.

Report Suggests Oculus Rift is Finally Heading to South Korea

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Inside Space 360 – South Korea’s Amazing Fulldome Theater

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Recent advances in existing projection technology have, however, made possible a new kind of immersive movie theater experience, such as Space 360, which opened last year in Guangju, South Korea. The project was financed by Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Co.

Facebook To Bring South Korea VR/AR Startups Under Its Wing

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SK Telecom Rolls Out Magic Leap In-Stores in South Korea, Announces Harry Potter & League of Legends AR Partnerships

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The partnership between Magic Leap and leading South Korean wireless carrier SK Telecom took on an added importance earlier this week as the company unveiled the world's first nationwide 5G network.

Dedicated ‘Beat Saber’ Machine to Hit VR Arcades in South Korea & China

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South Korea’s SKonec Entertainment Open First Western Location in LA

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South Korea has a dedicated virtual reality (VR) community of creators but it’s not often the content makes it out of the country and onto western shores. ” It was noted that one downside was the need to go to South Korea to play it. SKonec Entertainment has featured on VRFocus before thanks to its Mortal Blitz franchise but the company mostly specialises in location-based entertainment (LBE) on its home turf.

Mobile AR Game Minecraft Earth Is Now Available In The United Kingdom

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The United Kingdom joins New Zealand, Iceland , Australia, Mexico, Sweden , Canada, South Korea and the Philippines as launch countries.

Intel to Bring 2018 Olympic Winter Games Experience to Windows Mixed Reality

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Announced during the main press briefing at Microsoft’s event held in San Francisco, Intel will be bringing a ‘Windows Mixed Reality experience’ for the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea.

Diving Into VR Without a Headset

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Yet advances in existing projection technology have made it possible for new kinds of immersive movie theaters to be built, such as Space 360 in South Korea, opened last year. The project was financed by Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Co.

LG TV Launches AR Home Shopping For South Korean Viewers

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Earlier this week, LG telecom subsidiary LG Uplus and startup Eyecandylab launched a new shopping app exclusively in South Korea that allows TV viewers to interact with two popular live shopping channels in AR using their smartphones. . Korean home-shopping enters the 21st-century.

‘Twilight’ VR Ride Coming to Lionsgate Theme Park

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Santa Monica-based film and TV studio, Lionsgate, is opening theme parks in South Korea and China. In 2020, Lionsgate will followup their Chinese indoor theme park with an outdoor park in South Korea in the tourism hub of Jeju Island.

China grants first 5G licenses amid Huawei global setback

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The acceleration clearly demonstrates Beijing’s ambition to race ahead in the global 5G industry where the United States and South Korea already had a head start in commercial deployment. It’s official.

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Virtual Reality and Robotics

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Niantic Begins Accepting Nominations for PokéStops in Pokémon GO

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The beta version of the system will be limited to level 40 players in Brazil and South Korea, with child accounts excluded. Augmented reality gaming developer Niantic has decided to give its players the opportunity to make their mark on Pokémon GO with a PokéStop nomination system.

Real VR Fishing Brings Stunning Environments To Quest Next Month

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Real VR Fishing uses photogrammetry to reproduce real-world locations across South Korea with stunning results. Again, they’re all from South Korea, but the chance to explore a bunch of spots around the country is pretty compelling.

Check Out the Next World Record Attempt for Longest Time in VR, Live Stream Here

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Michael Kantack, a developer at South Korea-based indie studio Get Off the Roof , is currently attempting to break the Guinness Record for Longest VR Marathon. Kantack and his development team are Air Force veterans stationed in South Korea.

‘Pokemon GO’ is Now Back to the Top of the iPhone Grossing Charts

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Finally, developer Niantic still hasn’t launched the game in China or South Korea due to complications with how Google services work (or don’t work) in those countries. for mobile spending and South Korea is No.

How to Watch the 2018 Winter Olympics in VR

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The 2018 Winter Olympics is about to kick off in PyeongChang, South Korea today, and this year you’ll be able to watch a total of 30 events in VR, shared across live and on-demand 360/180 recordings.

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Nomadic Takes Location-based VR Into Asia

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location in Orlando , Florida, and now it will open one in South Korea by installing its technology inside the CGV Gangbyeon multiplex with 4DX support. Nomadic has reported success with its first virtual reality location-based entertainment center, which is like an arcade for VR.

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One Direction’s Liam Payne Stars In Live VR Concert Tomorrow

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Britain, France, Germany, Sweden, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Austria and Belgium; plans for launch in South Korea, China, Taiwan and Japan are on the horizon. MelodyVR enlists the former boy band member for their first live VR concert.

Samsung Gear 360 launches in Korea, app, video guide now up

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As hinted before, Samsung has indeed launched the Gear 360 camera in South Korea. Sadly for those wishing to get a whiff of more international news, the Korean OEM has remained mum on the subject of market availability in other countries.

Fully-Automated ‘Beat Saber’ Machine to Debut Next Week at IAAPA Attractions Expo

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In late August the studio partnered with Seoul-based SKonec Entertainment to roll out similar Beat Saber machines to arcades across South Korea and China.

Samsung Gear 360 Goes On Sale August 19th in US

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Following limited releases during VidCon and Lollapalooza, Samsung has been quiet when it came to a US release, even after we saw the Gear 360 go on sale in South Korea and parts of Europe months ago. You can pick up this 360-degree camera for $349.

NOLO VR Completes $10 Million Series A Financing Led by BlueRun Ventures

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Daoning Zhang, founder & CEO of Nolo VR, says that more than 10,000 users worldwide have purchased a Nolo CV1, with the core users located in North America, Europe, Japan, South Korea and China.

Minecraft Earth Is Finally Available In The United States

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So far, those regions the United Kingdom , New Zealand, Iceland , Australia, Mexico, Sweden , Canada, South Korea and the Philippines and, as of today, the United States.

Official Beat Saber Arcade Machine Heading To Korea & China

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You will be able to try this whole new arcade experience this September at KVRF (Korea) and GTI Expo (China). The service range includes various global regions besides Korea, China and Japan.”

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Korean Amusement Park Unveils Robot VR Attraction

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In an announcement made this Sunday, South Korean amusement park Everland revealed a brand new VR attraction that gives you the chance to control (and feel) the movements of an enormous robot in a dirty mech-on-mech brawl. The chance to pilot a giant robot is finally here.

‘Odin’ Is A 4K SteamVR Headset From Russia, Launching ‘Summer 2019’

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The USA, South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, and China have dominated the VR hardware space so far. Russian startup DEUS will be showing off their new SteamVR compatible headset called ‘Odin’ at CES2019. The company intends to release an ‘Odin Pre’ version of headset in February. This ‘Pre’ model is aimed at businesses and developers, and will ship with a 3DoF controller for an estimated price of $1100.

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Samsung is Developing VR Tools to Help Diagnose Mental Health

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Samsung Electronics has recently signed a partnership with Korean VR studio FNI and Gangnam Severance Hospital, one of South Korea’s largest hospitals, to develop VR-based mental health diagnosis programs for Samsung Gear VR.

Samsung Suggests High-Powered, Standalone VR Headset To Compete With Rift and Vive

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During an interview in South Korea just before the Galaxy S8 launch, Lee Young-hee, executive vice president of global marketing for Samsung mobile, confirmed that a high-end, standalone headset is “still under construction”.

Qualcomm Debuts Snapdragon X55 Modem For Slimmer, Faster 5G Smartphones

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Backed by early 5G networks in the United States and South Korea, the first 5G devices are already in customers’ homes and hands — home routers and hotspots powered by Qualcomm’s first-generation 5G modem, the Snapdragon X50. That will enable it to work on the fastest 5G networks currently planned for North America, South Korea, Japan, Europe, and Australia — a wide swath of territories.

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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Olympic Athletes Are Using STRIVR To Train For 2018 Winter Games

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As part of the deal, the Olympic Ski & Snowboard team has been using VR headsets to virtually hit the slopes to get ready for this year’s Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea.

Kim Jong Un Visits China: Tries Virtual Reality

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Kim Jong Un experiences new realities outside North Korea. While discussions around denuclearization of the Korean peninsula was top of mind leading into key summits with South Korea and the U.S. Back in 2016, we reported that North Korea potentially had a VR lab of their own.

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Westworld Awakening Brings the Hit TV Show to VR Arcades and Home Users

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It will be available in English in the US, Mexico, Brazil, UK, Germany, France, Spain, Portugal, South Korea, and China (arcades only). Survios has or is working on several big interactive IP’s based on TV shows and films.

VR & AR Goes For Gold At 2018 Winter Olympic Games

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The 2018 Winter Olympic Games is getting a big technology boost when it opens on February 9th in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The 2018 Winter Olympic Games kick off on February 9th and come to an end on February 25th in Pyeongchang, South Korea.