Hands-On: Angry Birds AR: Isle of Pigs Reinvents the Franchise for Mobile, but Smartglasses Are Its Destiny

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Finland-based Rovio, one of the pioneers of mobile gaming, is now ready to break new ground in augmented reality with its Angry Birds franchise.

Moschino & H&M Harness the Power of Magic Leap One to Intro Augmented Reality to the Fashion World

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Don't Miss: I Met Magic Leap's AI Assistant Mica & Saw the Future of Augmented Reality Compared to some of the other Magic Leap One experiences, this one, developed by Stockholm, Sweden-based Warpin Media, is fairly minimalist.

McDonald’s Is Transforming Happy Meal Boxes Into VR Headsets

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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

StarVR Creator Starbreeze Loses CEO, Files For Reconstruction

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The Sweden-based company today announced that it had filed for ‘reconstruction’ with the Stockholm District Court. That’s basically Sweden’s way of filing for administration. It’s not looking good for StarVR creator and VR publisher/developer, Starbreeze. In a press release, the company stated this was due to “a shortage of liquidity”, also confirming that CEO Bo Andersson was resigning from his post and the Board of Directors.

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Europe’s VR Sector Has Grown To Nearly 487 Companies

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

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Dirac Research , the Sweden-based company specializing in digital sound optimization solutions, today announced they’re showing off the latest version of its Dirac 3D Audio at Mobile World Congress (MWC) next week.

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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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Check Out 11 Minutes Of Apex Construct On Oculus Quest

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Last month I took a trip to see the Fast Travel team in Stockholm, Sweden. Apex Construct, Fast Travel Games’ VR debut, is heading to the Oculus Quest standalone headset this year.

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.

Adorable Puzzle Adventure ‘Ghost Giant’ Coming Exclusively to PSVR

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To create Ghost Giant, Zoink has teamed up with Sweden-based writer Sara Bergmark Elfgren , whose work ranges from novels to graphic novels to screenplays.

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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.

Watch Budget Cuts’ First Gameplay Clip In Over Two Years

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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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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.

McDonald's Is Making Happy Meal Boxes That Transform into VR Headsets

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Before you go running out to your local McDonald's to pick up a Happy Meal for your "little brother," you should know that the promotion is only running at 14 locations in Sweden, on the. Another day, another company hopping on the virtual reality bandwagon.

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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NVIDIA Shows ‘Project Holodeck’, a Collaborative VR Viewer for High Quality CAD Models

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Christian von Koenigsegg, founder of Swedish high-performance car manufacturer Koenigsegg, was speaking live from a VR headset in Sweden, and gave a virtual tour of his Regera hypercar, along with a few of his employees.

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Bait!, Angry Birds AR Dev Resolution Games Raises $7.5 Million

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Previous investors also contributed to the recent round, which brings the Sweden-based developer’s total funding to $13.5 It’s more good news for Resolution Games, the VR and AR developer co-founded by Candy Crush Saga creator Tommy Palm. The company today announced that it has raised $7.5 million in a series B round of investment led by MizMaa Ventures with participation from GP Bullhound, Fly Forever and Unity founder David Helgason.

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PSVR Exclusive Puzzler Statik Gets Release Date

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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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Oculus Introduces $299 Go for Business Bundle

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Currently, the bundle is scheduled to release in the US, Canada, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the UK. Facebook’s affordable standalone VR headset, Oculus Go, is looking to finally make the platform a mainstream hit with consumers. But it appears Go forms a big part of the Oculus for Business strategy, too.

Disney Puts Augmented Reality Star Destroyers over International Landmarks

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On Friday , Disney again deployed AR to ignite Star Wars hype by updating the Find the Force app to include an experience that positions First Order Star Destroyers over some of the biggest International landmarks around the globe—including France, Sweden, Japan and the United States.

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.

First-Person Angry Birds Game Announced For Magic Leap One

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Angry Birds FPS: First Person Slingshot, was developed by Finnish game developer, Rovio Entertainment , in collaboration with Resolution Games , a Sweden-based game developer focused on VR and AR entertainment.

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

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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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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.

‘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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AWARD-WINNING MECH COMBAT VIRTUAL REALITY GAME ARCHANGEL AVAILABLE NOW ACROSS ALL PREMIUM VR PLATFORMS FOR NEW PRICE OF $29.99

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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.

Companies Can Soon Make Vive Wave Headsets Based on Qualcomm’s New VR Reference Design

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Eye tracking hardware and algorithms developed by Sweden-based firm Tobii and Qualcomm’s own ‘Adreno Foveation’ foveated rendering solution are also a part of the 845 headset reference design, which is said to allow applications to render more demanding applications while reducing GPU load.

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This AR X-Ray Could Revolutionize Modern Medicine

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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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Packaging the Future

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Tech Trends went to Sweden to see how Tetra Pak is moving into Industry 4.0 by using technologies such as Mixed Reality. Tetra Pak is one of the largest companies that most people never heard of.

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

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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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Ghost Giant: How This Seemingly Cute VR Story Makes Depression Relatable

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But I think that in Sweden it’s not taboo to handle heavier subjects [in family stories]. Ghost Giant is, as we made clear in our full review , a remarkable game that handles the subject of depression with skill and care. It’s not a game that constantly discusses depression.

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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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GDC 2018: Budget Cuts Is Coming To Vive And Rift In May

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For more than two years Sweden-based Neat Corporation has been working to turn its robot-killing VR demo Budget Cuts into a fully fledged game with hours of entertainment. We just left the first demo of the game at GDC and learned how close they are to releasing one of VR’s most anticipated titles. A complete play through of Budget Cuts is estimated at around eight hours — though of course that varies a lot depending how you play.

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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.

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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