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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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.

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.

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


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 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”.

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.

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


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.

Samsung’s New Standalone VR Headset May be Called ‘Odyssey’

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Now it seems that a recent trademark filing in South Korea may reveal a possible name and brand identity for the new headset.

59% of VR Developers Use Unity, But Devs Make More Money With Unreal


Powered by Unreal, Netmarble’s Lineage2 Revolution on mobile made $176 million in its first month on mobile on iOS and Android in South Korea. It had more than 5 million users in its first month, or 10 percent of South Korea’s population. Unity Technologies and Epic Games are in a grudge match for the hearts and minds of game developers. And so when you ask which one of them has a bigger or a better business, you get some very different answers.

Samsung Gear 360 Goes On Sale August 19th in US


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.

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Samsung Uses VR To Provide Mental Health Care In Asia’s Suicide Capital


South Korea has the highest suicide rate in East Asia, and the second highest in the world, behind Lithuania. Social stigma associated with mental health treatment, combined with weak patient privacy laws, prevent many South Koreans from seeking care for psychological issues. Samsung has announced a new VR-focused partnership with Gangam Severance Hospital in Seoul.

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The 2017 Virtual Reality Conference and Expo Schedule


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FOVE Launches Pre-Orders For Eye-Tracking VR Headset FOVE 0, Starting at $549

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It’s been a long road for FOVE , the creators of the eye-tracking VR headset that hit Kickstarter last summer, but today the company launches pre-orders for their first commercially available product, the FOVE 0.

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VR First Expands: New VR labs Opened to Asia, Europe and North America


NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences (Netherlands); Sogang University (South Korea). As a technology, Virtual Reality is gradually influencing the shape of the world.

Crytek-Incubated ‘VR First’ Program to Double Number of Academic VR/AR Labs in 2017

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Sogang University, South Korea. South East European University, Macedonia.

North Korea Debuts ‘New’ Augmented Reality Education Tool


North Korea has unveiled a “new intelligent playground equipment for children” that seems to be an AR sandbox, according to a video out last week from the state-run TV news broadcaster, NK News reports. “It

The VRScout Report – The Week in VR Review


BE A FIGHTING ROBOT ON NEW VR ATTRACTION IN SOUTH KOREA. Recapping the top stories covered on the VRScout Report , a weekly podcast discussing the best in VR, hosted by Malia Probst.

Samsung Stops Production and Sales of Galaxy Note 7


The halt in production is said to be in cooperation with safety regulators in the US, China, and South Korea. Samsung Galaxy Note 7 will probably go down the line as the most troublesome product in history of Samsung, and that says something.

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.

Operation Chromite 1950 Review: A Mediocre Shooter For An Under-Explored Conflict


Developed by Korea-based eiNpictures, Operation Chromite is split into four missions that cover the Battle of Inchon, a significant counter-offensive move on the UN and South Korea’s part to drive back North Korean forces supported by the USSR and China.

eSports Degree Launched in China, VR Degrees Approaching


Sadly for eSports, a negative development happened in South Korea, which is embattled with corruption scandals in the office of the President. Winter time. Heavy snow should have already been on all of the hills around. Rain was falling all night, tapping on improvised canopy above me. Everything is damp. Rain is drizzling from above and from below, the steam is rising up. Black bark of trees is in contrast to white mist.

Overwatch League has no women competitors, can we not make this mistake with VR eSports.

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Kim “Geguri” Se-yeon is one of the top Overwatch players in the world and went on to become the first woman ever to play for a team in South Korea’s top league.

Olympic Athletes Are Using STRIVR To Train For 2018 Winter Games


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.

Top 26 VR/AR Events, Expos and Conferences to Attend in 2018


VR/AR/MR Conferences, Expos, Festivals & Summits SXSW (South by Southwest) - VR/AR Date (for VR/AR events only): March 10.

More Problems and Great Sales for Samsung Galaxy Note 7


This week brings new information from South Korean buyers who have already received their replacements complain about various issues with the phones, including overheating and battery problems such as fast battery draining and overheating. According to “The Wall Street Journal,” South Korean TV news network YTN first reported the issues. After a rocky start some Samsung Galaxy Note 7’s costumers are facing a new nightmare.

Sundance New Frontier Announces 2018 Line-up


Eyes in the Red Wind / South Korea (Lead Artists: Sngmoo Lee, Jongmin kim, Youngsam Jung, Key Collaborators: Jaehyun Park, Myuonggoo Ji, Youngsik Yu) — Friends and family members gather to throw a ‘soul scooping’ ritual, to pacify the soul of a drowned man.

Mortal Blitz Arcade Version Gives You A Gun Controller And Backpack


Skonec Entertainment , a South Korea-based company, is one such company among many. As virtual reality becomes less and less the purview of wealthier players, those who find themselves stuck in apartments are continuing to look for attractions that might satiate their taste. Already, facilities like the Void, Urban Safari, and Dave & Busters are throwing their weight into the ring, but plenty more competitors are popping up to take a bite out of the market.

Oculus and Kaleidoscope Announce DevLab VR Art Incubator


Hayoun Kwon is a repeat prize-winning artist and documentary director born in South Korea. The new initiative will help independent creators incubate original VR projects.

GamesBeat Summit Conversations On The Metaverse, AR’s Future, and Hollywood Envy


Sweeney sees massive amounts of investment happening in China and South Korea toward VR, and that could very well lead to making the Metaverse. We just hosted our third annual GamesBeat Summit at the Claremont Hotel in Berkeley, Calif. It was a beautiful place and a great backdrop for our talks about the inspiration cycle between science fiction, real-world technology, and games.

VR for Good: Future Aleppo Is An Emotional Tour Of Loss And Hope


I want to stand on the tiny islands that sit between Russia and Alaska, explore the parks of Canada, and experience the culture of South Korea. There are a lot of places on this planet that I dream of visiting. I’m lucky enough to have travelled the globe already, but I still have so many cities and landscapes I want to see. Mohammed Kteish just wants to see his home again. Kteish is a Syrian refugee, hailing from the city of Aleppo.

The reality of augmented and virtual reality venture.


The reality of augmented and virtual reality venture capital Chatting with VC and corporate friends in Sand Hill Road, Hollywood, London, China, Japan and South Korea, a taxonomy emerged for AR/VR investors: Yes: Dedicated AR/VR funds (mainly angel, seed and Series A).

Marry the Man of Your Dreams Through VR


In the same show, a user holding a controller from South Korea’s TEGway, for example, experienced the sensation of heat or cold. Virtual romantic avatars for men and women were on display at the 2017 edition of Tokyo Game Show , Reuters stated.

?How VR is training the perfect soldier


In South Korea, DoDAAM, the creator of an automated gun turret, has a suite of different VR programmes. In South Korea, DoDAAM, the creator of an automated gun turret, has a suite of different VR programmes Another is designed to train snipers and their spotters. By the time you arrive at the scene, the soldier's blood pressure has dropped perilously low. His pulse is an arrhythmic beat, barely registering on the tips of your fingers. His foot, meanwhile, is long gone.

Dr. Eunseok Park Joins uSens as General Manager of Augmented and Virtual Reality Tracking Company

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Dr. Park received his MS degree and PhD in electrical engineering from Syracuse University in New York , and an MBA from Sogang University in Seoul, South Korea. uSens, Inc. ,

Samsung Launches New Generation of Ultra Fast SSD Storage


At the Samsung’s SSD Global Summit in South Korea, the company officially unveiled their next generation SSDs. All the models launched use the M.2 connector based around the NVMe (PCI Express SSD) standard. The new 960 PRO SSD is the successor to the 950 PRO, launched at last year’s Global Summit as Samsung’s first M.2 PCIe SSD for the retail market. The new 960 EVO introduces a more affordable option based on TLC NAND flash.

Sofa Sports and the Rise of Live Gaming


1997 in South Korea, which was an early advocate of accessible broadband internet. Just two decades ago, if somebody prophesized that reality TV would have the lion’s share of airtime on some channels, a job posting for a soothsayer wouldn’t be too far behind.