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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25 Countries With the Best Covid-19 Vaccination Rates in the World

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

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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.

EON Reality Unveils 114-Stop World Tour for AVR Platform Launches

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The launches will begin in early February with locations in Sweden, Morocco, Italy, India, Singapore, Australia, Japan, South Korea, Thailand, and Laos before spreading across six continents over the next several months. Ben Guerir Bologna Singapore Sweden

The Norwegian-Swedish Wolf Is Extinct

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The original population of wolves living in Norway and Sweden were wiped out 50 years ago, a report commissioned by the Norwegian parliament has concluded.

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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.

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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Covid-19 Raises Risk of Lingering and Serious Blood Clotting, Swedish Study Finds

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New research from Sweden is the latest to show that people who contract covid-19 are then more susceptible to other serious health problems down the road.

Storytel's Audiobook Library Is Headed for Spotify Later This Year

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Spotify is partnering with Storytel, a Sweden-based audiobook streaming service, to integrate its library with Spotify’s platform later this year, the companies announced Thursday.

We're Getting Closer to Electronic Paper That Can Display as Many Colors as an LCD Display

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The trade-off is they look nowhere near as vibrant as display technologies like LCD and OLED, but new research out of Sweden could soon change that with an innovative type of reflective screen.

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.

Waymo unveils design for a robotaxi without a steering wheel

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The all-electric, self-driving minivan will be designed and developed in Gothenburg, Sweden, before being added to Waymo’s […]. Waymo has unveiled a design for a self-driving robotaxi without a steering wheel and pedals.

Quest 2 Discounted for Limited Time, Includes Free Copy of ‘Resident Evil 4’ & ‘Beat Saber’

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If you’re in Europe, look out for a similar deal at your typical retailers in Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the UK.

Scientists Gave Sober Cows a Drunk Walking Test

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Veterinary researchers in the Netherlands and Sweden made cows walk a straight line, all the while recording their movements through motion sensors.

Scientists Say You Can Have More Than 150 Friends, If You Want

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Now, a team of researchers in Sweden say that number is bunk.

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.

Music Creation Sandbox ‘Virtuoso’ Releasing on Quest & SteamVR in March

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Created by Sweden-based indie Really Interactive , Virtuoso is the first third-party title to be published by Fast Travel Games, the VR veteran behind Wraith: The Oblivion – Afterlife (2021) and Apex Construct (2018). .

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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.

PSVR 2 Could Include Tech from the Biggest Name in Eye Tracking

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The Sweden-based firm has partnered with VR headset makers over the years and can be found in a number of devices, such as HTC Vive Pro Eye, HP Reverb G2 Omnicept Edition, Pico Neo 2 Eye, Pico Neo 3 Pro Eye, and a number of Qualcomm VRDK reference designs.

‘Wraith: The Oblivion VR’ Studio Fast Travel Games Raises $4M Investment

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Fast Travel Games, the Sweden-based VR developer and publisher behind titles such as Wraith: The Oblivion – Afterlife (2021) and Apex Construct (2018) , today announced a new investment worth $4 million.

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Resolution Games Acquires Studio Behind ‘Carly and the Reaperman’ Quest Port

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Founded by Tomas Ahlström and Alexander Milton in 2020, the team has worked to expand the game industry in the region of Östergötland in eastern Sweden.

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‘Puzzling Places’ to Bring its Engrossing 3D Jigsaw Puzzles to PSVR December 14th

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Puzzling Places is set to release on PSVR with five main puzzle packs that span historical sites (and interesting gubbins) in Sweden, Armenia, France, the United States, and Japan.

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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Pico to Release ‘Neo 3 Pro’ & ‘Neo 3 Pro Eye’ for Enterprise in Q3 2021, Price & Specs Here

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As the name would suggest, its Neo 3 Pro Eye includes sensors for eye tracking; like in Neo 2 Eye, the eye tracking hardware is being provided by Tobii, the Sweden-based company known for integrating its tech into Vive Pro Eye, HP VR Reverb G2 Omnicept Edition , and more.

One of VR’s Leading Developers Opens Publishing Arm Aimed at Small VR Teams

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Fast Travel Games , the Sweden-based VR developer behind Wraith: The Oblivion – Afterlife (2021) and Apex Construct (2018) , today announced it’s opening a publishing arm which is aimed at helping smaller teams to break into the VR games market.

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


” 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.

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


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 This unique one-off VR space is up for auction with bidding starting at 30 ETH ($60K).

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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.

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

Virtual Reality Reimagines Employee Training Through Xelevate


Emma Ridderstad, the CEO of Sweden-based Warpin , is among the innovators in the third group. Ridderstad, who media describe as the queen of metaverse in her native Sweden, believes that the metaverse “has the potential to be a real equalizer and a force for good.”

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.

The 10 Coolest VR/AR Experiences From SXSW 2022


During a demo, I was able to drive an Einride Pod vehicle that was located in Sweden while I was in Austin, TX by moving a small lever to make the pod move forward or stop. A SXSW to remember with who’s-who in XR creative technology showing face at the fest for the first time in two years.

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One Direction’s Liam Payne Stars In Live VR Concert Tomorrow


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.

Russia Bans Facebook & Instagram, Quest Sees Ripple Effects

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Facebook and Instagram have been blocked in the Russian Federation, with both social media platforms now completely inaccessible to users in that country.

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Julian Assange faces U.S. extradition after UK gives green light

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Assange had previously been granted asylum to avoid extradition to Sweden on 2010 charges of sexual assault (which have since been dropped). Following a public and lengthy legal battle, WikiLeaks chief Julian Assange faces extradition to 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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