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

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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.

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

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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.

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

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Come June 26th, residents of the UK, France, Germany, Netherlands, and Switzerland will be able to walk into a brick-and-mortar shop and snag one off the shelves. Switzerland – Digitec.

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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.

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.

Oculus, UN, Sida and XR Impact Present New Climate Change VR Experience, Be Earth

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The experience is making its premiere at the World Economic Forum Annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland.

AR Copy Paste Uses AI To Transfer Real Objects Into Productivity Apps

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Diagne was formerly the head of a Media and Interaction Design program in Switzerland, and he cofounded the Paris-based art collective Lab212.

VR Flight Simulator for Oculus Rift and HTC Vive with Aerofly FS 2

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F eaturing over 30 of the best-known airports of Switzerland, including Zürich, Grenchen , Samedan and Birrfeld. The DLC features high-resolution aerial images of Switzerland with a resolution of up to 1 meter. The DLC Switzerland content pack is $9.99

Scientists Develop Artificial Skin That Allows You To Feel In VR

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The self-sensing material forms to a user’s body, providing next-level haptic feedback.

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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.

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.

Oculus Go Launches At Canadian And European Retailers

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Switzerland: Digitec. Though Canadian and European VR fans have been able to pick up an Oculus Go standalone headset directly from the company since launch last month, more purchasing options have arrived today.

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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.

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.

PSVR ‘Mega Pack’ Hardware Bundle for Europe to Arrive with 5 Top Games

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Sony maintains that retail pricing may vary from store to store, so we’re sure to find out soon enough as the bundle launches in the UK on December 3rd, and in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland a day later.

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A Chocolate Coated VR Experience

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In 2015, Nestlé began selling Cailler chocolate beyond Switzerland as part of their movement into the super-premium chocolate market. What’s doper than; Beer, Whisky and VR? Chocolate and VR!

Oculus For Business is now available for all companies

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At the time of writing they are: United States Canada Austria Belgium Denmark Finland France Germany Iceland Italy Netherlands Norway Poland Republic of Ireland Spain Sweden Switzerland UK Australia Japan New Zealand Taiwan.

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AR Drone Technology That Can Help Save Lives

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The San Diego-based start-up partnered with HCL Technologies to host a series of live demonstrations to world leaders at the recent World Economic Forum 2019 in Davos, Switzerland.

Facebook Expects Coronavirus Will Have “additional impact” on Oculus Quest Availability

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Switzerland. After being backordered by weeks in many regions, Oculus Quest is now “unavailable” from Oculus in 17 out of 23 regions where the unit is sold, including the United States, Canada, and much of Europe. Facebook says the Coronavirus outbreak is to blame.

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.

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.

The VR Job Hub: So Real, Within & Plessey

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Bern, Switzerland. The virtual and augmented reality (VR/AR) industries are wonderfully diverse when it comes to the job roles available, always looking to hire the best talent to work on exciting projects.

HTC Vive Launches $10 Million VR Fund For Social Good

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Unveiled at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, HTC announced the launch of a $10 million VR fund for content and technology that will create positive impact and change.

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You Can Buy an Oculus Rift + Touch Bundle in Germany for €450

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The sale is only available on the company’s German site , and doesn’t appear on other international branches MediaMarkt including Switzerland, Austria, Netherlands, Belgium, or Italy-based MediaWorld.

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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Witness The Discovery Of The God Particle In AR

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NYT app simulates a Higgs particle reaction using AR technology. Since its initial development during the mid 1960’s, the Large Hadron Collider has remained one of the most impressive scientific and technological achievements in human history.

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.

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.

Mindmaze Collaborates With Dacuda For Room Scale VR Initiative

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Mindmaze, a spin off from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, has taken a proficiency in VR and neuroscience that makes them one of the top startups in Switzerland and charged forward into consumer healthcare applications.

HTC Vive Partners With World Economic Forum To Push VR/AR For Impact

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As such, six VR experiences are being shown off at the World Economic Forum at the UN’s Sustainable Impact Hub in Switzerland today. HTC Vive is looking to push the positive uses of VR further with a new partnership with the World Economic Forum (WEF).

The AR Drone That Can Help Save Lives

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The San Diego-based start-up partnered with HCL Technologies to host a series of live demonstrations to world leaders at the recent World Economic Forum 2019 in Davos, Switzerland.

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Precision OS Secures $2.3M Series A to Further VR Orthopedic Surgical Software

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The funding round was led by Davos, Switzerland-based AO Invest , and includes other undisclosed investors. Precision OS, a Vancouver-based company creating VR surgery simulation software, announced that it has secured $2.3 million in Series A financing.

Microsoft Expands HoloLens To 29 New European Markets

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Now, HoloLens is effectively available across the entire European Union, as well as in a handful of non-EU European countries, including Turkey and Switzerland. Microsoft announced its HoloLens mixed reality headset is coming to 29 new markets across Europe. Last year, the company launched HoloLens, serving up a spellbinding digital experience via a headset that combines virtual and physical worlds through a rich set of sensors. The headset first started shipping to developers in the U.S.

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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.

Boulder International Film Festival Will Include A Pavilion Dedicated Entirely To XR Experiences

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Also featured in the exhibit is Digital Neuron , which was originally commissioned by the University of Geneva in Switzerland in 2016, and has since won an Auggie at the Augmented World Expo (AWE), was a 2019 Merit winner in education and named a Top 100 Artistic Destination award by CodaWorx.

Report: Oculus Acquires Computer Vision Company Zurich Eye

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Late last week German site Handeszeitung reported that Oculus parent company Facebook had acquired Zurich Eye, a Switzerland-based group formed of members of the University of Zurich and another university, EMT Zurich. Oculus is going on a recruitment drive, with over 100 positions available , mainly in its US offices. But the company is making big moves across the globe.