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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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.

Microsoft Mobile World Congress Invite Hints at HoloLens 2 Release

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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.

Microsoft Unveils the HoloLens 2

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During a pre-show event at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, HoloLens inventor Alex Kipman, along with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Julia White, Microsoft's corporate vice president of Azure, took the wraps off the HoloLens 2.

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

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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

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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

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

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

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

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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.

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

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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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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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‘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.

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

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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.

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.

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

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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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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.

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.

‘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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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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HTC Reveals Vive Focus Plus, Coming Q2 2019

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HTC will be providing additional Vive Focus Plus information alongside their recently announced HTC Vive Pro Eye during the upcoming Mobile World Congress February 25th – 28th in Barcelona, Spain.

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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.

16 Minutes of ‘Red Matter’ Gameplay Revealed – a Sci-fi Soviet Retrofuture Adventure

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With launch quickly approaching, Spain-based developers Vertical Robot gave us the green light to show off a respectable chunk of the game’s beginning, which places you in the boots of an astronaut—Agent Epsilon of the vaguely American-sounding Atlantic Union.

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AT&T, Ericsson & Intel to Showcase ‘The Power of 5G’ with Batman AR/VR Experience Soon

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” The demonstration will be available in both the Ericsson booth (#2O60 in Hall 2) and Intel booth (#3E31 in Hall 3) in Fira de Barcelona, taking place February 24 – 28 in Barcelona, Spain.

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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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CNN Launches VR Journalism Unit and Platform

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The media company is featuring a running of the bulls in Pamplona, Spain 360° video to kick things off. The CNNVR 360° video platform is available on mobile apps and web.

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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.

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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CNN Launches New Immersive Journalism Initiative, CNNVR

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The launch was marked with a powerful, thought-provoking use of 360 video capture— a compelling production about the controversial traditions of bull running and bull fighting in Pamplona, Spain.

Here’s How VR Is Changing The Way We Eat Out

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Like Sublimotion, which opened its doors 2014 in Spain, and is considered one of the most expensive in the world at about $2,000 a plate. VR has manipulated sight, sound, smell, touch — and now taste?

HTC Unveils Vive Focus Plus with 6DOF Controllers, Built for Enterprise

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” HTC will be showcasing Vive Focus Plus alongside the new Vive Pro Eye at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, Spain, next week.

Virtuix Omni Starts Shipping to US Customers

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When I first checked out the Virtuix Omni at CES 2015 , I was intrigued, but my wallet stayed firmly in my pocket. The Virtuix Omni is just not practical for the average gamer or even like myself, a self-confessed gadget freak.

Microsoft to Expand HoloLens Availability to 29 More European Markets in December

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Microsoft announced at their at Future Decoded conference in London that HoloLens, the company’s augmented reality headset, will be expanding its international availability to include all of the European Union in December.

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.

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.

Resolution Games’ ‘Bait!’ Passes Half a Million Downloads on.

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Furthermore, the game has now been localized for Spain, Germany, Italy and France, with more localizations to be made in the coming months. Resolution Games’ ‘Bait!’

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Microsoft Could Reveal HoloLens 2 At Mobile World Congress

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Microsoft sent out invites to journalists today for a press reception at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. The event could see the unveiling of HoloLens 2. MWC is the last week of February and the Microsoft event will be held ahead of the conference on Sunday, February 24 at 8 am Pacific (5 pm Central European Time). It’ll be hosted by Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, CVP Julia White and Technical Fellow Alex Kipman.

Microsoft’s $399 Azure Kinect Development Kit Now Available For Pre-Order

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Microsoft executives in Barcelona, Spain today for Mobile World Congress revealed the $3,500 HoloLens 2 augmented reality headset. Microsoft detailed a new version of its Kinect depth sensing device — now called Azure Kinect — in connection with its HoloLens 2 announcement. The new standalone AR headset promises a big step forward in functionality from the original device, which launched in 2016.

This VR Experience is Powered By Positive Thinking

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Created in partnership with the Neuromeditation Institute , Everywoah in Spain, and Immersive.real life , the mind-controlled VR project places users directly on the side of a beautiful waterfall and are tasked with using BCI technology to raise yourself further up the massive natural structure.

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Oculus Rift US Pricing vs. Rest Of The World

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Currently the Rift is available in the US and the following European countries: Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. Now that the price has been announced for the Oculus Rift.