Augmented Reality Reporting from NY Times Shows That Military Perpetrated Syria Chemical Attack

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In the article, "How We Created a Virtual Crime Scene to Investigate Syria's Chemical Attack", readers (using the NY Times app for iOS or Android) can place the 3D model of the detonation scene in their physical environment and walk around the remains of a chlorine bomb.

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‘Holograms from Syria’ Merges Snapshots of War with Daily Life

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Holograms from Syria is a mixed reality experience that communicates the real-life experience of the Syrian Civil War to Western audiences. Cat videos, Trump memes, mutilated dead bodies in Syria, beautifully designed mattress ads one after the other on a newsfeed that scrolls,” said Malik. Enter: Holograms from Syria. Using the Microsoft HoloLens, the project integrates holographic images from the war in Syria into the viewer’s surroundings.

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Bringing War Home

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This work follows from I Saw My City Die , a report published by the ICRC in 2017 that highlights the impact on civilians of fighting in cities and towns in Syria and Iraq, revealing that urban offensives accounted for eight times more conflict-related civilian fatalities than on-going fighting or fighting in other areas. This means that urban conflict accounted for 70% of all civilian deaths in Iraq and Syria.

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How Virtual Reality Can Be Used To Fight Racism And Prejudice In Society

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One of her major pieces, Project Syria , was the topic of our discussion. We put Project Syria on Steam and the response was horrible,” de la Peña exclaimed. If you take away the comments about Project Syria not being an actual game, a valid point for another discussion and perhaps more a result of Steam’s user base consisting of almost entirely gamers, and people complaining about the visuals, a lot of what’s left is appealing.

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VR for Good: Holograms From Syria Uses HoloLens To Bring Images Of War To Everyday Life

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The team calls this project Holograms From Syria , and it’s got some powerful ideas behind it. Holograms from Syria. Cat videos, Trump memes, mutilated dead bodies in Syria, beautifully designed mattress ads one after the other on a scrolling newsfeed. ” Unlike most MR experiences that are designed to amaze and delight, Holograms From Syria is deliberate in its upsetting nature.

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Every Choice You Make Is Life Or Death In This Daydream Impact VR Experience

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The Right Choice is a direct result of I Saw My City Die , a report published by the ICRC in 2017 that highlighted the impact on civilians of fighting in cities and towns in Syria and Iraq and revealed how urban offensives accounted for eight times more conflict-related civilian fatalities than ongoing fighting or fighting in other areas. Put simply, urban conflict accounted for 70% of all civilian deaths in Iraq and Syria during that time.

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The Exorcist: Legion VR Is Finally Complete With Fifth Chapter

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Writing in a Steam update , the developer noted that this chapter was the team’s “proudest moment” Players visit the mountains of Upper Mesopotamia, which span from Iraq and Syria to Turkey. Over 10 months since its initial unveiling, Wolf & Wood’s Exorcist VR saga is finally complete. This week sees the launch of the fifth and final installment in the episodic horror VR game, named The Tomb, on Steam and Oculus Home.

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EXCLUSIVE: Dreamlike VR Experience ‘The Key’ Set To Debut At Tribeca Film Fest

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For the project, Tricart traveled through ISIS-held territory to meet the women soldiers at the border between Iraq and Syria and record their stories. Anna has no memory of her past, but she continues to dream about a mysterious key. Anna is having trouble remembering her past. She dreams about it every night, however, the details are unclear. The only thing she can remember is a mysterious key that she knows is somehow critical to unlocking her puzzling past.

Amazon fined $135,000 in sanctions violations for letting blacklisted entities shop

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Amazon voluntarily disclosed to the government that between 2011 and 2018, its automatic screening processes had failed to stop blacklisted individuals as well as people residing in countries under trade sanctions such as Iran, Syria, and Crimea from buying goods and services on the site. Drug dealers and weapons of mass destruction manufacturers like to shop on Amazon as much as the next guy. But that doesn't mean they're allowed to.

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Perpetuity | Palmyra Is A Vital VR Project To Preserve Syrian Culture

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“Those currently on the ground in Syria have to rightfully prioritize citizens’ lives and humanitarian efforts over cultural preservation, but we saw an opening for everyday citizens to contribute by “mining” the past for photos of lost heritage. The destruction of Syrian heritage by terror group ISIS is being combated with a new weapon: VR.

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Google Helps Preserve Endangered Historical Sites in VR

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However, the Ananda Ok Kyaung temple is just one of 25 other available sites spanning 18 different countries including the historic city of Ayutthaya in Thailand , the Al Azem Palace in Damascus, Syria, and my personal favorite, the Mesa Verde’s cliff dwellings in Colorado, U.S. . Google assists CyArk in saving our heritage by preserving the wonders of the world in VR.

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Little Maxima Is a VR News Reading App That Wants To Combat Fake News

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“Instead of just reading about bombing in Syria, imagine actually being taken there in VR. ” He hopes the app could give the world a better sense of place; perhaps visiting Syria as you read about it will create the deeper sense of empathy we know headsets can create. Fake news, and the discussion of how to prevent the spreading of misinformation, is a hot topic right now. A student studying at the Syracuse University in New York thinks VR might have the answer.

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New Oculus Rift and Gear VR Releases for the Week of 10/30/16

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Project Syria, from Emblematic Group. Project Syria is a project that was developed back in 2013 and is now being released on consumer VR. Commissioned by the World Economic Forum, this work of immersive journalism aims to inform us about the plight of those living in Syria. Make no mistake: if you have an Oculus Rift, then this is Obduction week.

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Huge Promotion for 9D VR Chair Cinema/Simulator and VR Park

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CNN Launches New Immersive Journalism Initiative, CNNVR

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News organisations have tested the VR waters over recent years, for instance CNN’s work with NextVR on a live presidential election debate, ABC News’ collaboration with Jaunt VR exploring Syria, and The New York Times’ work with Within on Walking New York , and over the past year, CNN has produced over 50 news stories with associated 360 video, generating over 30 million views on Facebook alone, the company says.

Austin’s Rapidly Growing VR Community

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By 2014, Nonny de la Pe ñ a had premiered Project Syria at the World Economic Forum and Palmer Luckey was a household name. Does Austin have the largest VR community outside of Los Angeles? This was a question I asked myself several times last summer before moving. I was familiar with Austin, Texas because of SXSW — having attended with my previous employer, Emblematic Group. But visiting the city for work was wildly different from uprooting my life.

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New HTC Vive Releases For The Week Of 10/30/16

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Project Syria, from Emblematic Group. Project Syria is a project that was developed back in 2013 and is now being released on consumer VR. Commissioned by the World Economic Forum, this work of immersive journalism aims to inform us about the plight of those living in Syria. Though Halloween has passed, the horror games continue to come and will likely continue for a long while on the HTC Vive.

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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.

AT&T Shows Future of VR/AR at Developer Summit

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An award-winning creator and CEO of Emblematic Group, de la Pena is a pioneer in immersive journalism – one of her most famous projects is Project Syria, which was made for the World Economic Forum. AT&T has come a long way since Alexander Graham Bell. Over a century after the invention of the telephone in 1879, the telecom giant has constantly pushed the evolution of communication and media forward.

Making Diversity Fly

Tech Trends VR

Nour herself had to flee the war in Syria, moving to Canada in 2017, where she joined a flight school in Quebec, and after earning her license in September 2018 she’s working towards becoming a pilot for Air Canada. How medium and message come together in a VR documentary series about trailblazing women pilots. I’m passionate about diversity, but not (just) because it’s the right thing to do.

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Terminal 3 Finally Showed Me AR Can Be As Powerful A Tool For Change As VR

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Directed by Asad Malik, whom we spoke to for Holograms From Syria , Terminal 3 is a curious piece of AR experimentation. Inside London’s Barbican Centre sits a pop-up room, white, spotless and sterile with Microsoft’s HoloLens resting on a table.

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VR for Good: Future Aleppo Is An Emotional Tour Of Loss And Hope

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It’s a perspective on Syria that simply isn’t possible without VR. There are a lot of places on this planet that I dream of visiting. I want to stand on the tiny islands that sit between Russia and Alaska, explore the parks of Canada, and experience the culture of South Korea. I’m lucky enough to have travelled the globe already, but I still have so many cities and landscapes I want to see. Mohammed Kteish just wants to see his home again.

Scale Learning and Teaching for the Online Classroom

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At EON Reality, we are working at lightning speed to help classrooms around the world transition safely and effectively to an online classroom. As we shift towards preparing for tomorrow it is now more important than ever to build resilience into our online classrooms. How is it possible to do it at scale? .

Smart Nations Powered By Augmented Virtual Reality

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Advances in Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality are reshaping the way we learn and interact with our world. Workers with access to real-time contextual information, displayed when and where they need it will reshape the workplace and dramatically improve the efficiency, productivity, and safety of the average worker. The future is here, with EON Reality’s Augmented Virtual Reality (AVR) technology. CONTACT US. Name *. First. Job Title * Email *.

The AVR Platform and Classroom 3.0 Showcased at EduTECH Asia 2018

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At EduTECH Asia 2018 this week in Singapore, EON Reality spent two full days speaking, promoting, and demonstrating the latest updates to the AVR Platform to the thousands of education and technology professionals in attendance.

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TECHINNOVATION Singapore 2018

EON Reality

TECHINNOVATION , organized by IPI (Intellectual Property Intermediary), a non-profit organization established under Singapore’s Ministry of Trade and Industry, aims to bring together international and Singapore technology providers and seekers to explore technology and business collaboration opportunities through open innovation.

Ouverture des inscriptions à EON Entrepreneur School

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Vous rêvez de créer les nouvelles applications en Réalité Virtuelle et Augmentée ? Saisissez cette opportunité avec EON ENTREPRENEUR SCHOOL. Cette formation est le fruit d’un partenariat entre EON Reality, le leader mondial de la Réalité Virtuelle et Augmentée, et l’IMIE, école de la filière numérique présente sur 7 campus (Nantes, Angers, Rennes, Le Mans, Caen, Paris et Laval).

Starbreeze releases info on upcoming immersive Virtual Reality experiences for StarVR

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HERO – From the award winning studio that brought us 1979 REVOLUTION: Black Friday, iNK Stories creates an electrifying first-person rescue experience that throws players into the volatile streets of the civilian warzone in Syria — where survival is secondary to saving the lives of others.

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CNN Launches VR Journalism Unit and Platform

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The same content will also be viewable on their website at CNN.com/VR , which already features a handful of videos, taking you into Aleppo, Syria or visiting an animal sanctuary in Colorado. The CNNVR 360° video platform is available on mobile apps and web. Following in the footsteps of the New York Times’ launch of their 360° video platform, The Daily 360 , CNN has announced a new immersive journalism unit and platform of their own.

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Scale Learning and Teaching for the Online Classroom

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At EON Reality, we are working at lightning speed to help classrooms around the world transition safely and effectively to an online classroom. As we shift towards preparing for tomorrow it is now more important than ever to build resilience into our online classrooms. How is it possible to do it at scale? .

Why VR Will Change The Way We Absorb The News

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Project Syria , the refugee piece that we made for the World Economic Forum, is now up on Steam (where it’s been getting a lot of racist, anti-immigrant feedback, fyi.) This post is from the “ Beyond The Headset ” interview series. Jamie Pallot is a co-founder of Emblematic Group, one of the world’s leading producers of immersive virtual reality content.

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Now Recruiting: Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Enthusiasts of Dubai, UAE

EON Reality

EON Reality and EAIT (Emirates Advanced Investments Trading) have partnered to form EON Reality UAE LLC , an Interactive Digital Center (IDC) focused on vocational skills training and higher education utilizing Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality. The IDC houses an Entrepreneur School, which teaches the skills needed to be successful in creating Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality content and applications for industry and training.

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Open House: Animation, Digital Art, and Computer Science Majors Invited to the Augmented & Virtual Reality Programme in Norway

EON Reality

Join the Open House March 22nd at Hamar Campus. Auditorium 3 Between 11:00 – 14:00. Augmented and Virtual Reality are some of the fastest growing sectors of our economy. These technologies are spreading far beyond the gaming world and into business and education, where its being used to train employees and better educate students.

Manchester’s VR Innovation Academy – Apply To Learn

EON Reality

Budding coder? Immersed in the latest engines? Obsessed with great 3D design? The Academy. It’s not too late to apply – the Academy team is still accepting applications for the 2017-2018 (starting on 4th September) term. Prospective students so far have arrived from across Europe as well as the UK North region – all you need is this link , a cover letter and your latest CV. Welcoming.

EON Reality recognized as Top 100 Company Supporting Education Excellence by OCBJ and IPSF

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EON Reality has been recognized by the Irvine Public Schools Foundation (IPSF) and Orange County Business Journal (OCBJ) as one of the Top 100 Companies Supporting Education Excellence. On the Top 100, EON Reality is joined by organizations such as Google, The Hoag Foundation, and Kia Motors America, Inc.

Hands-on: New GTX 10-Series Equipped Notebooks Put Desktop VR Performance in a Portable Package

Road to VR

The standard Shadow of Mordor benchmark at 1080p on max settings achieved 122.62fps average (min 60.04, max 211.38), and Rise of the Tomb Raider at max gave these results: Mountain Peak 119.06fps, Syria 93.24fps, Geothermal Valley 81.58fps, Overall 98.23fps. Nvidia’s rollout of Pascal technology continues at a relentless pace.

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Virtual Reality Training Academy and Development Lab at Lehman College (CUNY): Now Recruiting!

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Augmented and Virtual Reality are some of the fastest growing sectors of our economy. These technologies are spreading far beyond the gaming world and into business and education, where its being used to train employees and better educate students. Find out how you can get started on an exciting career and earn an accredited certificate.