VR Roller Coasters Collide in Madrid; 33 Injured Including Children

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Opened on June 10th, it’s the first roller coaster in Spain to incorporate VR headsets into the ride experience. News Accident Gear VR Roller Coaster Spain VR Rollercoaster

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Magic Leap Claims He Stole Augmented Reality Ideas as an Employee, but Who Is Chi Xu, the Founder of Nreal?

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Earlier this year, when I met Xu a second time in Barcelona, Spain at Mobile World Congress (our first meeting was last year, in Silicon Valley), I asked him why he decided to leave Magic Leap.

How to Watch the Microsoft Mobile World Congress Event Rumored to Reveal HoloLens 2

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Don't Miss: New Video from Microsoft's Alex Kipman Delivers Teaser for HoloLens 2 at Mobile World Congress Part of the speculation around that reveal is the fact that HoloLens inventor Alex Kipman will be on hand at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain to help host the major.

Unreal Engine 4 Now Available for Microsoft HoloLens 2

Next Reality AR

A major software tool first promised during the reveal of the HoloLens 2 earlier this year is finally available. Native support for Unreal Engine 4 has arrived for the HoloLens 2 via early access on GitHub (login required).

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Microsoft Mobile World Congress Invite Hints at HoloLens 2 Release

Next Reality AR

In an invite sent out on Wednesday, Microsoft is inviting members of the media to an event at this year's Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, Spain.

The VR Job Hub: Inflight VR & Sony London Studio

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Barcelona, Spain. Barcelona, Spain. Barcelona, Spain. Barcelona, Spain. Barcelona, Spain. Barcelona, Spain. Last week’s VR Job Hub was all about the US west coast and gaming giant Valve. So for today’s job listings, VRFocus has gone for a more European flavour, sampling some Spanish and British job roles. Location. Company. Inflight VR. Marketing Intern. Click Here to Apply. Inflight VR. Lead Full-Stack Developer. Click Here to Apply.

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Hands-On: Hands-On with the HoloLens 2, the New Best Augmented Reality Experience You Can Get

Next Reality AR

Nevertheless, amid this week's massive crowds and tech brand noise of Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, I managed to secure some alone time with the device in a private room to put it through its paces.

Hands-On with the HoloLens 2, the New Best Augmented Reality Experience You Can Get

Next Reality AR

Nevertheless, amid this week's massive crowds and tech brand noise of Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, I managed to secure some alone time with the device in a private room to put it through its paces.

Snapchat & Facebook Kick Off the World Cup with Augmented Reality Effects

Next Reality AR

In addition, the World Cup's official broadcaster, Fox, has sponsored a Lens that ties into the big match between Spain and Portugal.

Watch Those Travel Hours Melt Away in VR Thanks to FlixBus and Inflight VR

Peter Graham

Thanks to a collaboration with Inflight VR, FlixBus began offering US customers use of VR headsets, and now travellers in France and Spain will see a similar service arrive.

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Microsoft Reveals HoloLens 2 AR Headset

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Microsoft unveiled the second generation of its standalone HoloLens AR headset at a press conference in Barcelona, Spain. HoloLens is a self-contained standalone augmented reality headset. It consists of see-through optics which seem to project virtual images into the real world. HoloLens 2 features enhanced field of view, “fully articulated hand tracking” and better comfort overall, according to Microsoft. This story is developing and we’ll update as we get more details.

Now we can play all our childhood Virtual Boy favorites on Google Cardboard!

Cats and VR

Yesterday reddit user The-King-of-Spain, posted in /r/games a method he’d developed for playing Virtual Boy games on the Google Cardboard. Here is The-King-of-Spain's description " After about 30 minutes of play time, I'm not experiencing any of the Virtual Boy's trademark motion sickness.

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Within Releases First In A Series Of CNNVR News Documentaries

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The last two documentaries are Iceland is Melting (June 20), which will allow users to tour the melting glaciers of Iceland, and Toro Bravo (July 6), which drops users into a live bullfighting pit in Pamplona, Spain.

CoolPaintrVR looks to be the Art creation app that Playstation VR currently lacks.

Cats and VR

Though the details are limited on the release, the Wildbit team showcased CoolPaintrVR at the recent Playstation VR Resort event in Spain.

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Oculus Go Launches At Canadian And European Retailers

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Spain: Amazon. Though Canadian and European VR fans have been able to pick up an Oculus Go standalone headset directly from the company since launch last month, more purchasing options have arrived today. Go launched in over 300 stores across the two regions today, starting at £199/€219.

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WellTown Turns Wellington New Zeland Into A VR City With Games

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It’s a little like Spain’s Legends of Catalonia experience. You no longer need to spend roughly one billion hours on a plane to get to New Zeland. WellTown takes you there in an instant using VR.

‘CoolPaintrVR’ is Like ‘Tilt Brush’ for PSVR, Expected Holiday Season

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Created by Spain-based studio WildBit Studios , CoolPaintrVR features a number of paintbrushes and tools including the ability to mirror your work and even use a reference image while in VR.

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Dirac to Debut Its Latest 3D Audio Solution at MWC 2019 Next Week

Road to VR

The newest Dirac 3D Audio solution will be showcased at MWC 2019 in Barcelona, Spain next week, and will be demoed using a VR headset and a smartphone.

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‘Snatch’ VR Experience Comes to PSVR, Featuring Rupert Grint of ‘Harry Potter’ Fame

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The experience was created by Future Lighthouse, a Spain-based studio also known for the patently insane BeefeaterXO VR experience and the stylish, if not looked-over El Ministerio del Tiempo VR.

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HTC Teases Cloud-Based VR With New 5G Hub

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With the 2019 Mobile World Congress currently underway in Barcelona, Spain, HTC has been busying themselves with a slew of exciting announcements and demonstrations ranging from a smartphone aimed at cryptocurrency fanatics, to their HTC Vive Focus Plus VR headset.

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These 12 Amazing Projects Are the Pinnacle of U.S. Brand.

AllThingsVR

with four, Australia with three, and Singapore, Spain and Sweden with two each. These 12 Amazing Projects Are the Pinnacle of U.S. Brand Innovation Today See the U.S.

Oculus Go to Hit UK & European Retailers This Month, Pre-orders Now Available

Road to VR

Oculus today announced that Oculus Go, the company’s standalone 3DOF headset released last month, is finally available for pre-order through Oculus retail partners in the EU and the UK. Shipping and in-store availability is slated for release on June 26th.

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Mexico Celebrates First VR Festival in Latin America

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Last month, more than 1,200 people participated in VR Fest MX , Mexico’s first international virtual reality festival, the first of its kind in Latin America and Spain. I haven’t seen an event like this one in Spanish, not even in Spain ” said Alcala in Mexico City.

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‘Dynamic Spanish’ Aims to Teach You Spanish in VR, Kickstarter Now Live

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Morning Calm Productions is aiming to hit a funding goal of £15,000 before October 2nd, which will allow them to go all around Spain (the free trial is in Valencia) to capture multiple locations and include a diverse set of regional speakers.

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‘DiRT Rally 2.0’ is Getting VR Support After All, Coming to Rift This Summer

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Off-road environments span New Zealand, Argentina, Spain, Poland, Australia and the US.

HoloLens 2 Development Edition Includes Three Free Months Of Unity Pro

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You can see the way it works in this video from the Spain press conference: Then at Mobile World Congress, Jamie from UploadVR got the chance to go hands-on with the device and stated that it felt like one of the first AR headsets he had ever tried that he could actually see himself using.

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Oculus Announces $300 Commercial ‘Go for Business’ Bundle, Pre-orders Now Available

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The company is currently only shipping to the US, Canada, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the UK.

Mozilla Announces ‘Firefox Reality’ AR Web Browser for Hololens 2

Road to VR

Today at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, Spain Mozilla announced a collaboration with Microsoft to bring the Firefox Reality web browser to the recently revealed Microsoft HoloLens 2.

PSVR Gaming Bundle ‘HeroCade’ Available This Month in Europe, Australia & New Zealand

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Launching in France, Italy, Germany, Spain, Portugal, UK, Australia, and New Zealand on September 26th , HeroCade offers and interesting mix of genres, recalling memories of the old PlayStation demo discs from the PS1 era.

Sirens, Cyclopes, and Gin: Future Lighthouse Makes Magic in BeefeaterXO VR

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And to round things off, Pernod Ricard Spain (Beefeater’s parent company) hired Future Lighthouse, in partnership with Spanish ad agency La Despensa , to produce a VR experience.

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2019 Events Schedule: The Major VR/AR Conferences And Festivals

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Barcelona, Spain. Some of the biggest virtual reality and augmented reality technology announcements of the year will be made in connection with the events listed on this page. We’ll update this list from time to time as we get updates about major new events in 2019, like Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference. Also, if we’ve missed a major conference or event people can attend this year related to VR and AR, please email tips@uploadvr.com.

What to expect from next-gen HoloLens

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HoloLens vNext will be launched on February, 24th 2019 in Barcelona, Spain, at the Mobile World Congress. If you can’t make it to Spain, you can follow the livestream directly on Microsoft website, at this link. The time has come.

Mattel Experiments With Mixed Reality Toy Design

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This week thousands of people descended on Barcelona, Spain for Mobile World Congress where Microsoft has already unveiled the HoloLens 2 , the next generation of Microsoft mixed reality. Mattel uses top tech from Spatial and HoloLens to accelerate play innovation.

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Legends of Catalonia Is An Intriguing New Take On Virtual Tourism For PSVR

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Set to launch on PSVR this Friday, Legends of Catalonia is produced by Virtual Voyagers in partnership with the Catalan Tourism Agency, which encompasses the northeastern region of Spain including cities like Barcelona.

Pre-orders for TPCast Wireless VR Add-on Now Available in Europe

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TPCast pre-orders are available in the following countries: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and UK.

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