See you in Taiwan!

The Ghost Howls

I’m super happy to announce you that next week I am going to travel to Asia again, this time to go to Taiwan :O. I already know a bit the AR and VR ecosystem that there is in Mainland China , and I think that it will be fantastic to see how it works in the isle of Taiwan. After having been in Kaohsiung, I will head to Taipei to tour the most important city of Taiwan! If you will be in Taiwan in the same timeframe, let me know… maybe we will be able to meet!

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HTC Opens VIVELAND VR Theme Park in Taiwan

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One week after opening their first Vive branded VR cafe in Shenzhen China, HTC has now unveiled a VR theme park in Taiwan, touting over 20 different VR experiences. The VR theme park, being dubbed VIVELAND , spans over 3,500 square feet in a Taipei technology shopping center in the capital city of Taiwan. Ticket prices for Vive experiences are shown below in New Taiwan Dollars: Closed Booth: NT$400 ($12) per 30-minute session. News HTC HTC Vive Taiwan Theme Parks VR Arcades

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Viveland Is HTC’s Huge New VR Arcade for Taiwan

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Or at least it is in Taiwan. HTC provided New Taiwan Dollar ticket costs, which we’ve listed below along with what they work out to in USD. htc VR Industry News htc vive Taiwan VivelandStart saving up quarters and practicing your best lap times in Project CARS ; HTC is making a big push to bring back arcades with VR. Last weekend the company launched Viveland, a new arcade featuring its HTC Vive headset, in the country’s capital of Taipei.

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Oculus Launches New Education Programs In Seattle, Japan and Taiwan

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The company today announced Oculus Education pilot programmes for Taiwan, Seattle and Japan, all with different objectives. In Taiwan, for example, Oculus is donating Rift and Go headsets to the Taiwan Internet and E-Commerce Association (TiEA), who will then send them out to libraries and museums across the country.

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Oculus Education Launches Pilot Programs In Taiwan, Japan, Seattle

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Oculus Education continues its ongoing streak of generosity with the expansion of its educational pilot programs to Taiwan, Japan, and Seattle. The post Oculus Education Launches Pilot Programs In Taiwan, Japan, Seattle appeared first on VRScout. Oculus will provide headsets and training to three new pilot locations alongside a fresh helping of educational VR content.

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Sony Is Selling Standalone PSVR Aim Controllers… In Taiwan

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We’re eager for a standalone edition to go on sale but it looks like it already has… at least in Taiwan. Members of r/PSVR have uncovered a standalone version of the device that’s already hitting stores in Taiwan. Right now the only way to get hold of Sony’s Aim Controller for PlayStation VR (PSVR) is to buy it as part of a bundle with VR first-person shooter (FPS), Farpoint.

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Report: HTC Lays Off 1,500 Employees in Taiwan Manufacturing Division

Road to VR

HTC is reportedly laying off 1,500 employees in its Taiwan manufacturing division, something Bloomberg’s Taipei bureau chief Samson Ellis reports to be around 22% of HTC employees. June 26: @htc says it will return to profitability this year July 2: @htc says it will cut its Taiwan workforce by 1,500 people (about 22% of total employees). The post Report: HTC Lays Off 1,500 Employees in Taiwan Manufacturing Division appeared first on Road to VR.

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Oculus to Donate Rift & Go to Learning Institutions Across Seattle, Taiwan, & Japan

Road to VR

Oculus recently announced the’ll be expanding their educational pilot program by donating Oculus Rift and Oculus Go headsets to a number of educational institutions across Taiwan, Japan, and Seattle. The post Oculus to Donate Rift & Go to Learning Institutions Across Seattle, Taiwan, & Japan appeared first on Road to VR.

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NEWVIEW Awards Announces Its 25 Finalists, Available Free In VR

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Back to Taiwan! Back to Taiwan! The grand prize winner will walk away with $20,000 USD. Over the course of four months (August 3rd to November 9th), applicants from nine different countries submitted a total of 145 works (59 in AR and 86 in VR) to the 2020 NEWVIEW Awards.

Sony Is Selling Standalone PSVR Aim Controllers In Taiwan via @UploadVR [link]

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Apple Is Reportedly Developing Micro OLED Displays for Its AR Glasses

GizModo VR

As rumors about Apple’s augmented reality efforts continue to heat up, a new report claims Apple has partnered with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co.

SIGGRAPH 2017: Feel A Hot Desert Or Freezing Mountain In This Doctor Strange-Inspired VR Project

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Researchers from National Taiwan University and Tamkang University are presenting a project at SIGGRAPH this week that shows potential for VR arcades as it recreates realistic weather effects that could enhance immersion. Tagged with: Doctor Strange , Taiwan Facebook Twitter Reddit More. Haptics Hardware Doctor Strange Taiwan

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My Taiwanese XR Chronicles part 3: Vive Pro Eye hands on, meeting with iStaging, Lyra VR and Women in XR!

The Ghost Howls

In this third and last article about my trip to Taiwan (here you are the links to my first and second one , if you missed them), I want to tell you about some other amazing XR stuff that I did there. iStaging is one of the companies that I loved the most in Taiwan. I have tried its software in my office before going to Taiwan and then also had a live demo of some of its features in iStaging’s beautiful office. I have asked them how it is being a wo m an in XR in Taiwan.

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My Taiwanese XR Chronicles part 2: HADO AR Kart, Viveland, and VR Cinema hands-on

The Ghost Howls

Part two of my resumée of my trip to Taiwan. augmented reality reviews virtual reality AR China cinema hado review taiwan viveland vrYesterday I told you about some cool companies like Brogent and some interesting hardware like zSpace. Today, I want to continue with other amazing stuff: do you know that I tried the Japanese LBVR game HADO , for instance? VAR Live.

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Man Teleports Into Miniature Vehicle in Stunning On-Stage Demo at GTC Taiwan

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The on-stage demonstration Wednesday was a rousing finale to Huang’s keynote at our GPU Technology Conference in Taiwan. The post Man Teleports Into Miniature Vehicle in Stunning On-Stage Demo at GTC Taiwan appeared first on The Official NVIDIA Blog. NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang just used VR to shrink one of our colleagues and teleport him into a miniature car, which he then drove around a miniature city.

Oculus Research Devises High-accuracy Low-cost Stylus for Writing & Drawing in VR

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Lead by National Taiwan University PhD student Po-Chen Wu during his internship at Oculus Research, the work presents a low-cost tracking and input solution with many potential applications in virtual and augmented reality. Motion Capture News VR Input VR Research VR Tracking 3d-printed tracker dodecahedron dodecapen low cost tracking system lumitrack motion capture National Taiwan University oculus research optitrack passive stylus for VR Po-Chen Wu

How autonomous vehicles and hyperloop are scooting along

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Taiwan’s high-speed rail, for instance, suffered heavy losses due to depreciation charges, interest burdens and lower-than-expected demand. Cyrus Radfar. Contributor. Cyrus Radfar is the founding partner at V1 Worldwide. More posts by this contributor. Will tech companies change the way we manage our health? Amazon isn’t to blame for the Postal Service’s woes, but it will need to innovate to survive. Two years ago, Lime was a great addition to guacamole, rather than a sidewalk.

Travelers Are Paying Real Money To Take VR Flights To Nowhere

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EVAair planned a special #HelloKitty flight this past Saturday, August 8, 2020 as a fun way for passengers to celebrate Taiwan’s Father’s Day. Satisfy your traveling bug with this bizarre VR traveling experience.

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Google Is Bucking Trends with the Pixel 5, and It's Awesome

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and Taiwan teams (the Pixel 3a was the first Pixel primarily designed in Taiwan), it’s felt like Google has been a bit confused about the Pixel’s direction. Ever since Google bought a big chunk of HTC and began integrating its U.S.

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‘Quantaar’ Brings Fast-Paced Third-Person Melee To VR In 2021

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A VR esports tournament the studio held in November 2019, Taipei Taiwan. The PvP VR melee game Quantaar is preparing to land on Kickstarter in March 2021.

Researchers Say They've Found the Ancient Dens of Giant Carnivorous Worms

GizModo VR

Twenty million years ago, the shores of northern Taiwan were sandstone sediments at the bottom of the sea, where 6-foot-long worms lurked in their burrows, waiting for unsuspecting prey to pass overheard.

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‘Quantaar’ Brings Fast-Paced Third-Person Melee To VR in 2021

VRScout

A VR esports tournament the studio held in November 2019, Taipei Taiwan. The PvP VR melee game Quantaar is preparing to land on Kickstarter in March 2021.

HTC ends year on sour fiscal note

VRWorld

HTC News Oculus Smartphones Virtual Reality (VR) HTC Vive oculus revenue smartphones TaiwanSmartphone and VR headset manufacturer HTC ended the year with a steep decline in revenue, according to a news release issued by the company last week. The company announced unaudited consolidated revenue for December 2017 of $4.02 billion TWD (approximately $136 million USD), and total unaudited consolidated revenue from January to December 2017 of $62.12 billion TWD (approximately $2.1

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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.

Innova’s Virtual Patients Offer Cost-Effective VR Medical Training

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Cost-effective VR healthcare education in a post-coronavirus world. As medical professionals around the globe continue to focus their undivided attention on the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, well-trained healthcare professionals are in higher demand than ever before.

VAR LIVE Combines Wind, Smell, And Haptics For Next-Level Location-Based VR

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This impressive lineup of immersive adventures can be found in 20 different locations across the United States, Canada, China, Taiwan, Japan, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Pakistan, Malaysia, and Thailand.

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My Taiwanese XR Chronicles part 1: Cave, zSpace, Brogent hands-on

The Ghost Howls

Two weeks ago, I had a fantastic trip to Taiwan together with my Chinese assistant Miss S. Are you ready for immersing into Taiwan? We all participants of the VR Visionaries tour in Taiwan (Image by Digiblock). Taiwan. When I tell people that I have been in Taiwan, the first questions that I get are “How is Taiwan?” Let me try to answer you these common questions… How is Taiwan? To answer the first question: Taiwan is wonderful.

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CyberLink Enters VR with the New PowerDVD 17

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CyberLink is one of first software companies coming out of Taiwan that succeeded in becoming a major international player. Audio/Video Breaking Entertainment News Software Programs Virtual Reality (VR) 360 video 3D 360 CyberLink HDR HDR Video HTC Vive Jau Huang Music Master oculus rift PowerDVD Taiwan TrueTheader HDR TrueTheater TV mode VR mode

AMD’s Newest VR Ready GPU is Just $199

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During this week’s Computex event in Taipei, Taiwan the company revealed its latest graphics chip, the Radeon RX480. Making VR Ready PCs affordable is pivotal to the tech’s adoption, and AMD just made a big leap forward in this regard. The post AMD’s Newest VR Ready GPU is Just $199 appeared first on UploadVR. AMD hardware amd gpu graphics graphics card nvidia

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Report: HTC Lays Off 1,500 People In Latest Cost-Cutting Effort

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According to a tweet from Bloomberg journalist Samson Ellis, HTC is cutting 1,500 people from its Taiwan workforce. July 2: @htc says it will cut its Taiwan workforce by 1,500 people (about 22% of total employees). HTC’s leadership is laying off around one fifth of its workforce in an attempt to put the company on a path to sustainability. That’s roughly 22 percent of employees. June 26: @htc says it will return to profitability this year.

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Check Out NewView Awards’ 25 Finalists In VR/AR For Free

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depicts one artist’s journey traveling back to Taiwan in the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic. The NewView Awards are back for another year celebrating AR/VR content built on VR creation platform, Styly.

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Qualcomm Says Its New GPU Is 35% Faster Than Oculus Quest 2’s

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Taiwan-based MediaTek makes generally available chips, but they don’t offer the same peak performance. Qualcomm announced its 2021 flagship chipset this week, Snapdragon 888. It claims the new GPU is 35% more powerful than the one in Oculus Quest 2.

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Ultra-wide FOV Headset StarVR One Now Available for Purchase

Road to VR

StarVR is now available in Japan and Taiwan through a handful of companies , including ELSA Japan Inc., in Taiwan. StarVR One, the ultra-wide field of view (FOV) VR headset, has traveled a long and winding path on its way to launch since it was first announced in late 2018 that developers and enterprise would be able to apply for hardware.

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Watch Vive and HoloLens Collide as Windows Holographic Heads to VR

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During its Computex 2016 keynote in Taipei, Taiwan today, the company announced that it would be allowing other companies to work with Windows Holographic in order to bring the OS to other devices. Microsoft’s new OS, Windows Holographic, powers its impressive HoloLens headset, but it’s just opened itself up to other devices, including VR kits.

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

Road to VR

Taiwan and Japan are especially lucky to have full stock of 64GB and 128GB versions of Quest, and Rift S. Taiwan. ×. ×. ×. 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. However in a perfect storm of high demand, low supply, and on-going supply chain disruptions due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), both headsets have been largely unavailable for purchase.

Viveport Infinity Now Only $27 For The Entire Year In ‘Play At Home’ Sale

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Canada, France, UK, Japan, Taiwan, Australia, Germany, Spain, Russia, and South Korea. Starting today until Sunday, April 19th, all new and renewing subscribers can get 75% off an annual Viveport Infinity subscription. This brings the price down to just $2.25/month, or $27/year. Previously I called Viveport Infinity an “insane value” in my Vive Cosmos review, which shipped with a year of Viveport Infinity for free before converting to $12.99/month.

MSI VR One backpack PC now available, packs with Core i7 and 90 min battery life

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The machine is available right now in the US, Europe, Japan, Australia, China, and Taiwan. MSI has announced that its cool backpack PC for VR gaming has now hit the market for gamers to purchase. The PC is called the MSI VR One and it is the most powerful backpack gaming PC on the market today according to MSI. It … Continue reading. Archive Computing Gaming MSI virtual reality