Digital Influence Drives Online Non-Life Insurance Sales In Europe

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The forecast analyses the size and growth of the motor, property, and travel insurance markets in the UK, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, the Netherlands, and Sweden. European insurance buyers increasingly research their purchases online.

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


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.

Watch Budget Cuts’ First Gameplay Clip In Over Two Years


Yes, it really has been over two years since we last got a proper look at Budget Cuts, the debut VR game from Sweden-based Neat Corporation. But, after a very long silence, new footage has appeared today, with much more to come.

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This AR X-Ray Could Revolutionize Modern Medicine


ProjectDR was first introduced last November at the Virtual Reality Software and Technology Symposium in Gothenburg, Sweden. University of Alberta’s uses AR technology to project a patient’s internal anatomy onto their body in real-time.

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McDonald’s Is Transforming Happy Meal Boxes Into VR Headsets


Virtual reality with a side of fries: McDonald's Sweden is releasing Happy Meal boxes that transform into VR headsets. The post McDonald's Is Transforming Happy Meal Boxes Into VR Headsets appeared first on WIRED. Design Coca Cola Marketing mcdonalds UX/UI virtual reality VR

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.

Europe’s VR Sector Has Grown To Nearly 487 Companies


Sweden (19) jumped ahead of Germany (15) in this round. The VR industry continues to grow, and next to the United Kingdom and France, Sweden has now caught up in terms of the number of high-performing startups across the VR industry,” said Leen Segers, cofounder and CEO of LucidWeb.

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‘Haptic Shape Illusion’ Allows VR Controllers to Simulate Feel of Physically Larger Objects

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The research is being presented at this week’s VRST 2017 , the 23rd ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology held in Gothenburg, Sweden.

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PSVR Exclusive Puzzler Statik Gets Release Date


This promising new puzzle game from Sweden-based developer Tarsier Studios was announced just ahead of E3 2016 last June, and we’ve kept an eye on it ever since.

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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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‘DiRT Rally’ VR Racer Currently 75% Off, Sale Ends Next Week

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Take on the legendary hillclimb of Pikes Peak, the snowy thrills of Sweden, and the epic scenery of Finland. .

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Canadian researchers bring us a step closer to “x-ray goggles”


The system has also been shown to a wider academic audience, having been presented at last November’s Virtual Reality Software and Technology Symposium in Sweden.

How VR Video is Being Used to Help Kids Conquer Fear of Swimming

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One fifth of children in Sweden are unable to swim, according to a new initiative launched by the Swedish Swimming Federation, a significant number considering that the country’s beautiful landscape is littered with lakes and bordered by the Baltic sea.

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Fast Travel Games Raises $2.1 Million For VR Game From Mirror’s Edge Catalyst Design Director


The studio itself is based in Stockholm, Sweden. Back in June 2016 we reported on the formation of a new VR studio by the name of Fast Travel Games. The team was formed of developers with experience in popular gaming series such as Mirror’s Edge and Angry Birds. A year on, at the team is announcing that it’s raised some $2.1 million in a Series A funding round.

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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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Within the week Archangel will also debut in new international territories on PlayStation®VR, including Belgium, Denmark, Finland, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Sweden, and Turkey.

Virtuix Omni Starts Shipping to US Customers


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.

VirtualGrasp Aims to Finally Deliver Realistic Hand Interactions in VR

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The company claims that the animation systems they’re building are based on 8 years of robotic research conducted by the dedicated research group at KTH, Sweden’s leading technical university.

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Homebound Hits Rift And Vive This Month, Watch The Stunning New Trailer


Sweden-based Quixel, best known for its high fidelity graphics creation tools, recently confirmed that its very own VR experience will be releasing on February 16th via Steam.

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SVRVIVE Raises $1.8 Million and Unveils HTC Vive Title


As well as being backed by one of Sweden’s most substantial seed investments this year, the group now also boasts a renowned advisory board of tech and gaming heavyweights.

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Remembering Cranberries Lead Singer Dolores O’Riordan


Håslövs church Sweden. Earlier this week the lead singer of the Cranberries, Dolores O'Riordan passed away in London. Following her death, even the Irish President Higgins released a statement commending O'Riordan's contribution to Ireland and pop music worldwide.

Archangel Gets PSVR Price Drop, Rift And Vive Versions Launch


Whatsmore, Archangel is also launching on PSVR in Belgium, Denmark, Finland, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Sweden and Turkey today. When Skydance Interactive’s Archangel launched on PlayStation VR (PSVR) two weeks back it costs $39.99. That’s on the upper-end of what we’ve seen for VR games thus far, and it kept some from picking it up. From today, however, Archangel has a new price. Skydance is dropping the game to $29.99

Oculus Rift US Pricing vs. Rest Of The World


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.

How 5 Companies Used 360-Degree Advertisements To Promote Their Brands


Proof that everyone really is happier in Sweden, in 2016 McDonald’s made a run of their iconic happy meal boxes that folded into VR headsets. Growing up, my family and I loved watching the Super Bowl. This had nothing to do with football. Our reasoning was two-fold: 1.Sandwiches 2.

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The VRScout Report – The Week in VR Review


Based in Sweden, audio company Dirac Research announced a $4.8M Recapping the top stories covered on the VRScout Report , a weekly podcast discussing the best in VR, hosted by Malia Probst.

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The 2017 Virtual Reality Conference and Expo Schedule


Gothenburg, Sweden. 2016 could be considered the official introduction of virtual reality to the world and many industries have either embraced the technology at varying levels or simply started paying attention to movements within the industry.

The VRScout Report – Altspace Shuts Down & Disney Resorts Get The Void


It looks like regional points of concentration are the UK, France, Sweden, and Germany– and rising areas of focus are user input and enterprise solutions (like Improbable, which recently raised $500M), while gaming is the most competitive and saturated vertical.

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A Love Of Local Multiplayer Got This Man To Spend 1000 Hours In VR’s Bigscreen


“No way would I have a daily opponent from Sweden right now if it wasn’t for Bigscreen and VR in general.” It used to be that the only way to play videogames with your friends was to grab a pad, take a seat on the couch next to them, and hit start.

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Fishing Master Review: Trouble On The Open Seas


The backgrounds look better than expected at least — especially the first two (San Francisco’s Golden Gate bridge and Lake Geneva in Sweden, both shown above — but ultimately that’s all they are: backgrounds.

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The VRScout Report – The Week in VR Review


Samsung has been experimenting in phobia treatment with their Gear VR in Sweden. Recapping the top stories covered on the VRScout Report , a weekly live video show and podcast discussing the best in VR, hosted by Malia Probst. You can enjoy the full audio recording below: 1. POKEMON GO GO GO!

PenPal Schools launches a VR field trip for students to promote Pakistan

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Students from around the world can now travel to Pakistan and learn more about the country — virtually.

Looking Back at Virtual Reality Over the Last 5 Years


They even became “Christmas present of the year” here in Sweden in 2016! Remember back in early 2012, when VR was just thought of as science fiction, or at best as a failed experiment of the 90’s? That was 5 years ago. I know, right? 5 years. Actually typing that out makes me feel old.

11 Mind-Bending Puzzle Games


Rayhands creator Peter Thor ( @peterthor_se ) lives in Sweden with his wife and two kids. Want to solve a murder mystery or explore ways to sketch through 3D space? Check out 11 3D Jam games that reinvent classic puzzle mechanics or unlock new ways to find hidden solutions. Adventure of Ball.

Why Starbreeze Studio Is Pursuing A ‘Crazy’ Vision For Arcade-Scale VR


Sweden’s Starbreeze Studios made its name as the publisher of games such as Pay Day, Pay Day 2, Dead by Daylight, Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons. And now the company is also expanding into virtual reality hardware with its StarCade headset. Built in partnership with Acer, Starbreeze is providing high-end VR technology to IMAX , the high-end movie theater chain, for location-based VR entertainment centers at IMAX theaters.