Minecraft Earth Early Access Now Available In Australia, Mexico and Sweden

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After an initial launch in New Zealand and Iceland , Minecraft Earth early access is now available in Australia, Mexico and Sweden. Here are today’s countries: Australia Mexico Sweden More info on our early access plans. ? The post Minecraft Earth Early Access Now Available In Australia, Mexico and Sweden appeared first on UploadVR. The game is gradually rolling out across a few countries at a time, seemingly in smaller markets first.

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Viral Image Claiming to Show a Helicopter De-Icing Texas Wind Turbines Is From Winter 2014 in Sweden

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In the midst of a record cold snap where Texas’ grid has failed to meet demand, misinformation is running rampant. Among the most pernicious memes propagating online are that Texas’ wind turbines have frozen and that that has led to the blackout. Read more.

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CDC Says Fully Vaccinated People Can Socialize Indoors Unmasked, With a Few Exceptions

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Mobile AR Game Minecraft Earth Is Now Available In The United Kingdom

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The United Kingdom joins New Zealand, Iceland , Australia, Mexico, Sweden , Canada, South Korea and the Philippines as launch countries. Death, taxes and Minecraft Earth launch countries – that’s what it feels like lately, with new launch countries for the mobile AR game popping up every few days. This time, it’s the United Kingdom’s turn to get building. Tea, crumpets – and now also Minecraft Earth! Early access has arrived in the United Kingdom. Jolly good!

Minecraft Earth Launches In More Countries, Now Available In Canada, South Korea, Philippines

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The game, while still in early access, is now available publicly to anyone in Australia, Mexico, Sweden, New Zealand, Canada, South Korea, the Philippines and Iceland. The Minecraft Earth release schedule seems to be speeding up a bit – just a few days after the last batch of countries , the new AR mobile game is now available in Canada, South Korea and the Philippines. Queued up and ready to go! Today, three additional countries join the Minecraft Earth early access.

These Airbag Jeans Could Fashionably Protect Motorcyclists

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safety airbags motorcycles gadgets tech consumer tech airbag inside sweden ab pants clothing mocycleStrapping on a leather suit can protect you from a nasty case of road rash should you wipe out on a motorcycle, but that’s about it. For more robust protection during a crash, several companies have been developing airbag technology for motorcycles, including a pair of inflatable jeans designed to protect a rider’s… Read more.

More Web AR Action Emerges

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A Week in WebAR: Nike, LEGO and McDonald’s Sweden. Nike unveils virtual try-on, LEGO Harry Potter lets you open portals; And McDonald’s Sweden replaces real balloons with AR. McDonald’s Sweden Replaces Real Balloons with AR to Reduce Waste.

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

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Along with its AR development partner, Sweden-based Resolution Games, the publisher is following up Angry Birds FPS: First Person Slingshot for the Magic Leap One with a return to its mobile roots in Angry Birds AR: Isle of Pigs, which arrives on the App Store for ARKit-compatible iPhones and iPads on April 29. 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.

Swedish Dev Auctioning Off One-Of-A-Kind NFT VR Studio

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Swedish VR developer Fredrik Ekholm has partnered with one of Sweden’s biggest interior designers to create a high-end VR experience that will be auctioned off on Opensea.io This unique one-off VR space is up for auction with bidding starting at 30 ETH ($60K).

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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. Magic Leap has already entered the realm of entertainment and enterprise, but on now it has blazed its way into a new augmented reality frontier: fashion.

Microsoft to Expand Azure Kinect’s Computer Vision Tech to Commercial Market

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” Microsoft has also recently expanded HoloLens 2’s availability to Italy, Netherlands, Switzerland, Spain, Austria, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Belgium, Portugal, Poland, Singapore, South Korea, Hong Kong, and Taiwan.

Covid-19 Sent a Healthy 40-Year-Old Man Into Life-Threatening Catatonia, Doctors Say

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A man’s encounter with covid-19 likely led to him experiencing life-threatening catatonia that erased days of his memory, according to doctors in Sweden.

Frontline nurse wins contest to watch movies in a remote lighthouse by herself

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But for Lisa Enroth from Skövde, Sweden, it's currently a reality. The Isolated Cinema on the island of Pater Noster is inaccessibly located at the very edge of the archipelago in one of Sweden’s most barren, windswept locations," reads the event description.

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

Netflix's 'Snabba Cash' teaser sees a tech entrepreneur wrapped up in criminal funding

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Taking place in Stockholm, Sweden, the show sees entrepreneur Leya (Evin Ahmad) borrowing 1.5

VR Film ‘Symphony’ Hopes To Introduce Younger Generations To Classical Music

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” The 12-minute film begins with a silent introduction of three musicians from The Gustavo Dudamel Foundation, an organization co-chaired by Dudamel alongside his wife that focuses on providing support to young musicians from Sweden to Venezuela.

These Headphones Offer Solid Active Noise Cancellation for Those on a Budget

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Founded in Sweden, the company makes low-cost, high-design headphones for folks who don’t want to spend a few hundred dollars on options from Apple , Bose , or Beats. Urbanista isn’t a household name.

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A Swedish Teenager Built Affordable Body Tracking For SteamVR

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With the help of JA Sweden, a non-profit promoting student entrepreneurship, Anton Bill Månsson and two friends founded a startup called Stonx. A Swedish teenager built a tracking kit to dramatically lower the cost of VR body tracking.

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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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Google workers in 10 countries form union alliance: 'We will hold Alphabet accountable'

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UK, Germany, Switzerland and Sweden. Workers at Google's parent company Alphabet from across the globe are banding together in one big union. The new coalition, called Alpha Global , consists of 13 unions representing Alphabet workers in 10 countries, including the U.S.,

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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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. Liam Payne, former member of English-Irish boy band One Direction, is hosting a secret concert for a small handful of lucky fans somewhere in London, U.K.

Here’s Every Country & Store Where Quest 2 is Officially Being Sold

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Jump to: Australia | Austria | Belgium | Canada | Denmark | Finland | France | Iceland | Ireland | Italy | Japan | Netherlands | New Zealand | Norway | Poland | South Korea | Spain | Sweden | Switzerland | Taiwan | United Kingdom | United States. Where to Buy Oculus Quest 2 in Sweden.

These Are the Countries Where You Can Still Buy Quest & Rift S Direct From Oculus

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Sweden. ×. With a successful holiday season under its belt, Facebook was no doubt looking forward to resupplying its retail partners with more Oculus Quest & Rift S stock.

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. Gamla Stan | Sweden | 59.325,18.071. In a galaxy not so far from Central Park, the Golden Gate Bridge, and the Eiffel Tower, Star Wars comes to life through augmented reality.

The VR Job Hub: Resolution Games, FundamentalVR & Pimax

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Stockholm, Sweden. Stockholm, Sweden. Stockholm, Sweden. Stockholm, Sweden. Stockholm, Sweden. Do you love your job? Do you wake up every day looking forward to leaving the house, skipping down the street saying ‘good morning Mr Magpie’ with a sunny disposition? If you’re reading VR Job Hub the opposite is more than likely and you want out.

HoloLens 2 Sales Expanding to 15 More Countries, ‘Development Edition’ Launches in the US

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Now Microsoft is expanding the regions where it will sell HoloLens 2 to 15 new countries: Italy, Netherlands, Switzerland, Spain, Austria, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Belgium, Portugal, Poland, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Taiwan.

Your Android device becomes a mini-Xbox on Sept. 15

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Project xCloud is almost here. Microsoft's long-hyped entry into the realm of cloud gaming is coming on Sept. 15, starting with Android devices. In practical terms, that means Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers will be able to play more than 100 games on their Android smartphones or tablets.

Watch: Cook-Out Is Basically Overcooked On Quest & Rift

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The trailer starts off with showing three prominent Swedish chefs, including, amazingly, the winner of MasterChef Sweden 2020, in a hectic real-life kitchen before briefly switching to some gameplay.

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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. entries on the Lions Innovation shortlist at Cannes The Cannes Lions festival announced the Lions Innovation shortlist Wednesday, recognizing branded projects around the world that use data and technology in creative ways to bring game-changing products to life. There are 35 entries shortlisted. The U.S.

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. One mobile gaming’s most prolific franchises arrives on the Magic Leap One this fall.

Quest 2 Stock Starting to Slip Ahead of Black Friday

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Sweden. Though it has held fairly steady since its launch in October, the stock of Oculus Quest 2 is starting to dwindle heading into the Black Friday holiday shopping season.

Pregnancy brand Frida shows us what real 'milk-makin' boobs' look like

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Frida , a pregnancy and labor brand that offers pre and postpartum education and maternal health products, hopes to challenge common misconceptions about postpartum bodies in its latest attention-grabbing public education move: an uncensored look at diverse, breast-feeding bodies.

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. Ever press a flashlight up against the palm of your hand and watch the innards illuminate? Now imagine a machine that did pretty much the same thing, only 1000x more accurately.

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Pico Unveils Neo 2 Standalone Headset with Integrated Eye-tracking

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Tobii, the Sweden-based eye-tracking firm, says its integrated eye-tracking in the Neo 2 Eye allows for both improved graphics and longer battery life thanks to its dynamic foveated rendering, which is said to increase framerates “by up to 66% and reduces shading loads by up to 72%.”

Google Play Store will soon let Android users download gambling apps

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and 14 other countries — Australia, Belgium, Canada, Colombia, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Norway, Romania, Spain, and Sweden — will join Brazil, France, Ireland, and the United Kingdom as places where Google-sanctioned in-app gambling is allowed. "We

Apex Construct Sells 100,000 Units, Half Sold After Quest Launch

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The Sweden-based VR studio confirmed the news on Twitter this week. Fast Travel Games is celebrating selling 100,000 copies of its debut VR game, Apex Construct. Apex Construct launched in early 2018, but the tweet confirms that 50% of copies were sold in its second year on the market.