Controversial Assisted Suicide Pod Cleared for Use in Switzerland

GizModo VR

Assisted suicide booths, a longtime fixture of sci-fi, may soon be a thing in Switzerland. Swiss outlets report that the manufacturer of a 3D-printed assisted suicide pod called the Sarco capsule has received legal approval to be used by the public. Read more.

Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts and EON Reality Announce AR/VR Center in Switzerland

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Between hosting training and development programs for students, entrepreneurs, and members of Switzerland’s workforce and the VR Innovation Academy, the new Center aims to provide the area with the knowledge to create their own industry-standard AR and VR solutions.

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Lucerne University and EON Reality Announce AR/VR Center in Switzerland

EON Reality

Between hosting training and development programs for students, entrepreneurs, and members of Switzerland’s workforce and the VR Innovation Academy, the new Center aims to provide the area with the knowledge to create their own industry-standard AR and VR solutions.

Magic Leap Expands to Switzerland with New Optics Center, Reveals More About Seattle Facility

Next Reality AR

On Monday, in a bid to facilitate further innovation and spread its physical footprint, Magic Leap revealed a new Center of Excellence in Lausanne, Switzerland, which will expand the company's overall research and development capacity. Facing mixed reviews for the Magic Leap One, Magic Leap has already returned to the lab to improve on the device's successor.

The Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts in Switzerland Agrees to Produce VR and AR Lessons

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The Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts is the largest university-level institution in Central Switzerland and employs more than 1,800 people. Featured Press Release AR augmented AVR platform EON Reality luasa lucerne university reality switzerland virtual VR

The Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts in Switzerland Agrees to Produce VR and AR Lessons

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The Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts is the largest university-level institution in Central Switzerland and employs more than 1,800 people. Featured Press Release AR augmented AVR platform EON Reality luasa lucerne university reality switzerland virtual VR

At Least 7 Hikers Dead After Glacier Collapse in Italy Amid Record Heat

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Logitech's Litra Glow Makes YouTube-Level Lighting As Simple As It Gets

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Oculus Go to Hit UK & European Retailers This Month, Pre-orders Now Available

Road to VR

UK and European residents have (mostly) been able to order Oculus Go directly through the Oculus website since it launched early last month, with the company delivering to many countries in the EU and Schengen Zone including Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the UK. Switzerland – Digitec.

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3-Story Space Habitat Is Designed to Fit in SpaceX's Starship Rockets

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For students at a boarding school in Switzerland, the curriculum now includes extraterrestrial architecture. The school has installed a 23-foot-tall, 3D-printed prototype of a space habitat that was designed with SpaceX rockets in mind. Read more.

Using augmented reality, Altoida is identifying the likely onset of neurodegenerative diseases

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He then moved to San Diego and worked in the Virtual Reality Medical Center before moving on to Bern, Switzerland to conduct additional research. Augmented Reality Health TC Altoida Alzheimer's arkansas Bern dementia Disease Food and Drug Administration Houston iPad Japan medicine Mental Illness Merck New York Pharmaceutical san diego switzerland United States Virtual reality

Male Mice Produce Rat Sperm in Novel Chimera Experiment

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Cue the Jurassic Park theme song: Scientists in Switzerland appear to have pulled off a remarkable feat, creating sterile and seemingly healthy mice that can produce the sperm cells of a rat.

The HoloLens 2 AR Headset Can Now Be Used While Driving

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We had extensive discussions,” said Marc Pollefeys, director of Microsoft’s Mixed Reality and AI Lab in Zurich, Switzerland.

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A Man Tore His Lung From Masturbating, Doctors Say

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In a recent case report from Switzerland, doctors detail how a 20-year-old ended up with air leaking into his chest after some seemingly innocent self-love. A young man’s session of masturbation inadvertently led to him spending almost a week in the hospital.

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.

The Worst European Floods in 100 Years Have Left 120 Dead, 1,300 Missing

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At least 120 people have died and around 1,300 people are still missing across western Europe in the wake of extreme rainfall, bursting rivers, and heavy flooding that devastated parts of Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg, Switzerland, and the Netherlands.

New York Times App Lets You See a Higgs Particle Reaction from the Large Hadron Collider in Augmented Reality

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On Friday, the Times published "It's Intermission for the Large Hadron Collider," an interactive story that gives readers a virtual tour of the Large Hadron Collider at the European Center for Nuclear Research (CERN) in Switzerland and explores its most famous discovery, the Higgs boson.

Physicists Spotted a Rare ‘X’ Particle From the Beginning of the Universe

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Researchers at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland recently detected a vanishingly rare particle they believe was around at the very beginning of the universe.

This Drone's Feathered Wings Can Open and Close Like a Bird's

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Researchers at Switzerland’s École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne figured, if you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em Read more.

How Researchers Use AR Spiders To Cure Arachnophobia

VRScout

To help combat the dramatic effects brought on by this traumatic condition, researchers at the University of Basel in Switzerland have developed a new smartphone app called Phobys.

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

Road to VR

” 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.

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.

VR Mountain Bike Simulator Has You Riding Cliffside Across Death-Defying Trails

VRScout

Developed by immersive content studio REWIND and Cut Media, Danny MacAskill’s VR Ride Out has participants peddling their way through two vertigo-inducing locations—Collies Ledge in the Isle of Skye, Scotland and the Landwasser Bridge in Switzerland—using a one-of-a-kind motion rig.

Scientists Develop Artificial Skin That Allows You To Feel In VR

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According to an article published last week to the journal of Soft Robotics , scientists based out of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne in Lausanne, Switzerland, have developed a skin-like material that, when worn over a users’ body, simulates a far more realistic sense of touch than that of current haptic feedback technologies. The self-sensing material forms to a user’s body, providing next-level haptic feedback.

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Hologram Voicemails Are Here Thanks To Asynchronous Reality

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Mute the real world and revisit interactions you may have missed using this mind-bending technology. Have you ever had one of those days where you needed to just sit down at your desk and focus to complete a task, but couldn’t because of all the distractions happening around you?

Taking Action Against Serious Crimes In The Metaverse

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During the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Omar Sultan Al Olama, a Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence in the United Arab Emirates, talked about some of these concerns. A Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence in the United Arab Emirates wants the U.N.

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 Switzerland.

TapID Uses Bone Conduction To Deliver A Better Typing Experience In VR

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Could this wearable device solve the headache that is typing in VR? You can do some pretty amazing things in VR. Unfortunately, typing is not one of them. Currently, entering your password and username or typing out a message in VR means awkwardly selecting keys using your motion controllers.

Epic Games Awarded Grants to 31 XR Projects in 2021 Through the $100M MegaGrants Fund

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BRUNNER Elektronik AG – Unreal Engine Integration for BRUNNER NOVASIM VR/MR (Switzerland). Since 2019 Epic Games (well known as the creators of Unreal Engine & Fortnite ) has run the Epic MegaGrants program, a $100 million fund to financially support projects built with Unreal Engine.

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

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Switzerland. ×. 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.

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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Quest’s Hand-tracking is Making It Possible to Learn Basic Sign Language in VR

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Cédric Girardin, an apprentice at the Switzerland-based university’s Computer Perception and Virtual Reality research group ( cpvrLab ), created a basic Quest app that can recognize and teach users up to 23 hand signs from the German fingerspelling alphabet.

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.

The VR Job Hub: Ubisoft, BeBop Sensors & WayRay

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Zurich, Switzerland. Zurich, Switzerland. Zurich, Switzerland. Zurich, Switzerland. A new year brings with it a time of reflection and hope for what the next 12 months could bring. Maybe you’re fed up in your current role or simply don’t find it challenging. In which case, a refreshing start is in order and what better industry to work in than this one, building virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) software and hardware of the future. Location.

EON Reality and Ruiz Corporation Announce XR Partnership to Install EON-XR Centers in Central America

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He served as an intern at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, and is the president and founder of Mission Renewal International, a 501(c) 3 public charity based in California. The XR partnership will bring EON-XR to the Central American countries this year.

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

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Brazil, China, Colombia, India, Japan, Norway, Poland, Switzerland and the United Arab Emirates all have one entry on the shortlist.) 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.

HTC Files Trademark For ‘Vive Cosmos’

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According to reports by Dutch website Mobielkopen , Taiwanese consumer electronics company HTC has officially filed protection for the phrase “Vive Cosmos” at the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), as well as several other agencies in both Switzerland and New Zealand. Details include a ‘head mounted display for computer simulated reality.’.

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