Adult Entertainment & Technology Collide In BaDoinkVR

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ViRo.Club – which is currently in closed beta and will become available to BaDoinkVR subscribers later in the year– will enable erotic performers to interact directly with users in VR, leveraging motion-capture (promising “down to the fingertips” real-time accuracy) and haptic device technologies.

AR Drone Technology That Can Help Save Lives

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First responders will be able to use drones equipped with augmented reality technology to better deal with emergency situations. . The technology was developed in-house by Edgybees (which since being founded in 2017 has raised over $6.4M

The Weather Channel Continues Its Embrace Of Mixed Reality Technology

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When The Weather Channel debuted its IMR technology back in June of 2018, the organization introduced the industry to a brand new form of educational broadcasting. The post The Weather Channel Continues Its Embrace Of Mixed Reality Technology appeared first on VRScout.

VR/AR Pioneer Nonny De La Peña Named WSJ Technology Innovator Of The Year

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Now, she can add Wall Street Journal Technology Innovator of the Year to her long list of accolades. . The post VR/AR Pioneer Nonny De La Peña Named WSJ Technology Innovator Of The Year appeared first on VRScout.

Girl Guides & Brownies Awarded With VR Technology Badge

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Saltash District Brownies and Guides earn the “first-ever” VR technology badge after helping design virtual environments for hospitalized children. The post Girl Guides & Brownies Awarded With VR Technology Badge appeared first on VRScout.

WiGig Chip Company Peraso Technologies Closes $42M Financing Round

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Peraso Technologies, a fabless semiconductor company creating mmWave technology and Wireless Gigabit (WiGig) chipsets, announced that it has raised an additional $42 million in its Series D financing round. Image courtesy Peraso Technologies.

Oculus Is Now A Division Of Facebook Technologies

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The company which was started in 2012 by Palmer Luckey, Brendan Iribe, Nate Mitchell and others is now part of ‘Facebook Technologies LLC’, a subsidiary of Facebook which handles hardware efforts, including Oculus and Portal , Facebook’s new video calling displays. Facebook issued the following statement to us this week: “This is an update to the legal name and as you said, Oculus remains a division of Facebook Technologies. Oculus VR LLC is no more.

Expert View: Immersive Technology Investment Boosting Creativity

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The UK attracts some of the best global talent and has a strong culture of entrepreneurship leading it to be viewed as one of Europe’s technology hubs. The post Expert View: Immersive Technology Investment Boosting Creativity appeared first on Tech Trends.

Unity Technologies Raises $181 Million

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The Key Technology Behind Varjo’s High-res ‘Bionic Display’ Headset

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The post The Key Technology Behind Varjo’s High-res ‘Bionic Display’ Headset appeared first on Road to VR. News VR displays VR Headset context display focus display varjo varjo breakdown varjo technology

Expert View: How Technology is Making Us Rethink the Way We Think

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It’s of no surprise to anyone that technology is becoming a vital part of our selves. In fact, as humans, we have always been naturally intimate with technology. These “technologies” have been there since the beginning of the human journey.

United Nations endorses peace walkway with AR and VR Technology

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The United Nations has endorsed a unique way for people to celebrate art monuments and heroic world peacemakers with the latest AR and VR technology.

VR Puts Users Head-To-Head With Ford’s Co-Pilot360 Technology

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Can humans identify road hazards as well as Ford’s advanced safety technology? their Co-Pilot360 technology. The post VR Puts Users Head-To-Head With Ford’s Co-Pilot360 Technology appeared first on VRScout.

Technology Transfer

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I found out today that HTC now ships a tool to measure users’ inter-pupillary distances with new Vive VR headsets.

AR Technology Brings Street Fighter II to the Actual Streets

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The post AR Technology Brings Street Fighter II to the Actual Streets appeared first on VRScout. The creator of ‘The Ring’ AR experience brings his talents to the world of Street Fighter II.

Microsoft Research Demonstrates VR Controller Prototypes With Unique Haptic Technology

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If this technology was utilized for a consumer product it would need to get smaller while staying quiet and reliable. The post Microsoft Research Demonstrates VR Controller Prototypes With Unique Haptic Technology appeared first on Road to VR.

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SEA VR Rebrands as ‘Immerse Technology Summit’, Returns October 11th

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SEA VR , the largest VR conference in the Pacific Northwest, has renamed itself as the “Immerse Technology Summit,” and will be held this year on October 11th in Bellevue, Washington. The Immerse Technology Summit is hosted by Envelop VR and this will be the summit’s third year running.

Apple Developing MicroLED Technology in California

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The technology giant is making a significant investment in the development of next-generation MicroLED screens, say the people, who requested anonymity to discuss internal planning. Then the technology can give VR/AR a much-needed technology boost. Related: MicroLED Technology Explained Apple, according to Bloomberg , is rumored to be developing MicroLED displays in a dedicated facility in California.

Google Announces ‘VR180’ 3D Consumer Cameras Coming from Lenovo and Yi Technology

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Google today unveiled at CES a pair of point-and-shoot stereoscopic 180 cameras from Lenovo and Chinese camera manufacturer YI Technology. The post Google Announces ‘VR180’ 3D Consumer Cameras Coming from Lenovo and Yi Technology appeared first on Road to VR.

Avatar Technology From USC Captures Your Body In 20 Minutes

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USC’s Institute for Creative Technologies works across graphics, learning sciences, medical VR, mixed reality, and much more, and the institute has played a major part in the development of many new technologies that move from research labs into widespread use.

Tobii Expands Eye-Tracking Technology to Virtual.

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Tobii Expands Eye-Tracking Technology to Virtual Reality There’s a saying, “the eyes are the windows to the soul.” To date, Tobii’s technology has been used in certain games, such as Deux Ex: Machina Divided, to allow you to control the camera position with your eyes and set up your aim.

US Legislators Form VR-centric “Reality Caucus” to Guide Immersive Technology Policy

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The reps issued a joint statement about the caucus : As these technologies continue to advance and grow, this ‘Reality Caucus’ will work to foster information sharing between Congress and our nation’s world-leading technology industry.

Oculus to Talk “Breakthroughs in Spatial Audio Technologies” at Connect Conference

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Software Engineering Manager Pete Stirling will take to the stage in a session titled ‘2017 Breakthroughs in Spatial Audio Technologies’, to overview the latest spatial audio tech devised by the company.

Preview: ILM Uses ‘Star Wars’ Assets to Show Potential of Google’s ‘Seurat’ VR Rendering Technology

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Google just announced Seurat this week, a new rendering technology which could be a graphical breakthrough for mobile VR. The post Preview: ILM Uses ‘Star Wars’ Assets to Show Potential of Google’s ‘Seurat’ VR Rendering Technology appeared first on Road to VR.

OTOY Is Building One of VR’s Most Important Technologies

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last week, OTOY announced their technology would be natively integrated into the Unity engine. The first thing they showed me was a 360 image from Keloid, a sci-fi short film created using their technology.

AltSpaceVR Announces Incredible ‘FrontRow’ Live Event Technology

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Just when you think you start to have a pretty good idea of what AltSpaceVR has to offer, they tend to The post AltSpaceVR Announces Incredible ‘FrontRow’ Live Event Technology appeared first on UploadVR.

Facebook Teases “breakthrough technologies” Coming to New Oculus Products, Tours R&D Lab

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The goal is to make VR and AR what we all want it to be: glasses small enough to take anywhere, software that lets you experience anything, and technology that lets you interact with the virtual world just like you do with the physical one.

Oculus Chief Scientist Predicts the Next 5 Years of VR Technology

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Humans are capable of seeing at least 220 degrees field of view at around 120 pixels per degree (assuming 20/20 vision), Abrash says, and display and optics technologies are far away from achieving this (forget 4K or 8K, this is beyond 24K per eye).

AT&T SHAPE: A Cutting-Edge Convergence of Entertainment and Technology

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Now, the telecomm organization is hosting AT&T SHAPE , an immersive event that “explores the convergence of technology and entertainment.” After screening the film, Weber will offer viewers a chance to participate further using mobile technology, as well as a Q&A after the screening.

Advances In Lens Technology Could Reduce The Size Of VR Headsets

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Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences ( SEAS ) we may be on the verge of a new era in lense technology via new advances that could revolutionize the game. The post Advances In Lens Technology Could Reduce The Size Of VR Headsets appeared first on VRScout.

Exoskeletons Get Real: The Ultimate Wearable Technology?

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No post about exoskeletons can fail to mention this major driver for the advancement of the technology: Workplace injuries. Based on the company’s patented SEM (Soft Extra Muscle) technology, Ironhand ($9,250) is Bioservo’s newest product and a successor to the SEM Glove. StrongArm Technologies. The Enterprise Wearable Technology Summit (EWTS) is an annual conference dedicated to the use of wearable technology for business and industrial applications.

Investing in Exponential Technologies with Andreessen Horowitz: VR, AI, & Drones

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Kyle Russell is on the deal & research team for venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz (aka A16z) where he’s focusing on investing in technologies ranging from virtual & augmented reality, artificial intelligence, drones, and other exponential technologies like quantum computing.

Comparing Oculus Touch & HTC Vive Technology and Ecosystems

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So today’s episode of the Voices of VR podcast is an op-ed analysis comparing the Touch controller and room-scale tracking technologies, as well as the overall content and developer ecosystems.

Valve Head Affirms Work on First-party VR Games and Interest in Future Technology

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During a Q&A on Reddit, Valve head Gabe Newell affirmed that the company is continuing development its own first-party VR content, as well as exploring interests in new technologies which could play a part in Valve’s future.

Pixie Technology Uses Fobs and Augmented Reality to Locate Your Lost Wallet

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White Mirror: A Positive Vision for the Future of Technology

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The event, called # OnceUponAFuture: The #WhiteMirror Edition, was dedicated to creating projects from VR experiences to short films that portray a positive vision of emerging technologies.

‘AUTO’: A Realistic Look at the Human Impact of Near-future Technology

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AUTO is a 360-video and morality tale available on Jaunt that takes a near-future look at the human impact of automation and emerging technology. The post ‘AUTO’: A Realistic Look at the Human Impact of Near-future Technology appeared first on Road to VR.

Lumus Raises $45 Million To Enhance Augmented Reality Technology

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Lumus, a company founded in 2000, is one of many focused on bridging the gap between the digital and real world through these types of experiences and they’ve acquired a massive amount that will help them advance their projects and technology.

Future Port Prague Focuses On Technology Empowerment

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Taking place on September 7, 2017 in the heart of the Czech Republic, Future Port Prague combines a conference, festival and expo all centered around the implications and applications of future tech.

OLED Wearable Technology Launched

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This is an era of wearable technology and we are not far from the day when we actually will be having our own wearable devices facilitating us in different ways. This project is a joint venture of KAIST and Kolon Glotech who announced on November 22 that the OLED technology they developed can realize on a textile substrate. The post OLED Wearable Technology Launched appeared first on Infinityleap - Technology stops for no one.

What F8 2017 Means for Mass Market Adoption of Immersive Technologies

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Now, let’s consider the key takeaways related to AR, VR and 360 ° content and review how they will influence the mass market adoption of those immersive technologies. ” It helped putting Giroptic on the map, but for a lot of people it also brought more awareness of 360 ° technologies.

Will VR be the most unifying technology ever?Transitions in.

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Will VR be the most unifying technology ever? Transitions in communications technologies have been met with skepticism throughout history. So even while we fear that new technology may disconnect us, we have continued to strive for, and find, deeper ways to connect.

Virtual Reality Journalism: Empathy through Technology

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Even Immersive Journalism’s founder Nonny de la Peña believes that as VR technology progresses, news events will eventually be filmed with 3D 360 degrees cameras. The post Virtual Reality Journalism: Empathy through Technology appeared first on Purple Pill VR.