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.

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?.

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

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Report Suggests Oculus Rift is Finally Heading to South Korea

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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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Leveraging 5G Networks to bring VR to South Korea, with Korea Telecom?s Joonmo Park

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One exception is South Korea, where a 5G network is quickly proliferating. Korea Telecom’s Joonmo Park discusses how his company is using the network to evangelize VR. Today, we're speaking with Joonmo Park, new media business development manager at Korea Telecom, the largest telecommunications company in South Korea. I was really impressed with some of the work that I've been seeing come out of Korea. You're like the Netflix of VR in South Korea.

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.

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.

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.

‘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.

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.

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.

Guest Editorial: We Need To Talk About The Ethics Of VR Now, Before It’s Too Late

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The VR piece titled ‘I Met You,’ was created for a TV show in South Korea and became a lightning rod for criticism and discussion. The issue of consent is further complicated with the South Korea experiment as the deceased person in question is a child.

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.

Viveport Infinity Now Only $27 For The Entire Year In ‘Play At Home’ Sale

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Canada, France, UK, Japan, Taiwan, Australia, Germany, Spain, Russia, and South Korea. Starting today until Sunday, April 19th, all new and renewing subscribers can get 75% off an annual Viveport Infinity subscription. This brings the price down to just $2.25/month, or $27/year.

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.

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.

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.

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.

These Are the Countries Where You Can Still Buy Quest & Rift S Direct From Oculus

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South Korea. With a successful holiday season under its belt, Facebook was no doubt looking forward to resupplying its retail partners with more Oculus Quest & Rift S stock.

‘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.

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.

Tribeca Film Fest To Release VR Films On Oculus Quest & Go After Coronavirus Cancellation

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Rain Fruits (World Premiere)—South Korea : Project Creators: Youngyoon Song, Sngmoo Lee. Tharu comes to Korea from Myanmar in hopes of becoming a trained engineer. Attack on Daddy (North American Premiere)—South Korea : Project Creator: Sung Sihup.

Qualcomm Expects All-In-One 5G XR Viewers In 1-4 years, Glasses in 5-10

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five prominent European networks, and the top carriers in China, Japan, and South Korea. Since Qualcomm provides chips and software for most of the world’s best known virtual and augmented reality headsets, it’s uniquely able to forecast the future of mixed reality hardware.

AR Takes Center Stage At SXSW 2020

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The annual festival will debut new AR experiences from Magic Leap, Intel, and director Virginia Galloway. Attendees of the SXSW Trade Show in Austin, TX will be the first to experience the next phase of movie and concert entertainment powered by cutting-edge AR technology.

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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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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Amazon Promises “single-digit latency” for AR/VR Streaming Over 5G with AWS Wavelength

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At the outset, the company is engaging with carriers Verizon, Vodafone, SK Telecom, and KDDI to launch the service across in the US, Europe, South Korea, and Japan in 2020.

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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Facebook Expects Coronavirus Will Have “additional impact” on Oculus Quest Availability

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South Korea. After being backordered by weeks in many regions, Oculus Quest is now “unavailable” from Oculus in 17 out of 23 regions where the unit is sold, including the United States, Canada, and much of Europe. Facebook says the Coronavirus outbreak is to blame.

‘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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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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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.