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

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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Report: Acer Could Sell or Disband StarVR Soon

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Sweden-based game company Starbreeze, which currently owns a 33 percent interest in StarVR, says in a recent announcement that stakeholders will meet next month “to decide whether StarVR Corporation should cease to be a public company.”

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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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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.

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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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.

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.

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

Next Reality VR

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.

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.

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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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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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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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.

First-Person Angry Birds Game Announced For Magic Leap One

VRScout

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.

Virtuix Omni Starts Shipping to US Customers

VRCircle

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.

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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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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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.

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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‘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.

EON Reality Presents at Nordic VR Forum

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At the 2018 edition of the Nordic VR Forum, EON Reality Norway didn’t just attend Hamar’s distinguished virtual reality conference but also presented the “ Jesper on Wheels ” project to an eager crowd. With hundreds of attendees from 10 different nations and even more viewers following along with the event’s livestreams online, the annual event proved successful in every way.

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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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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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.

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.

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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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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Packaging the Future

Tech Trends VR

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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‘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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Oculus & ESL Return For VR League: Season Two

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Canada, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and United Kingdom. Five new titles, generous prizes, and a more flexible tournament system could take VR eSports to new heights.

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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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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Blood & Truth’s Development Is On A Scale VR Hasn’t Yet Seen

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These sequences weren’t actually shot here but in Sweden, where the developer was able to record facial animations it would later apply to the highly-realistic character models it’s been working on downstairs.

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