Texas AR Exhibit Explores Paleoanthropology

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Origins: Fossils from the Cradle of Humankind will be open at the Perot Museum of Natural History in Dallas Texas until March 22. A new exhibit at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science uses augmented reality to introduce visitors to paleoanthropology.

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FluidCast VR Opening Texas-Based Virtual Reality Studio

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Everything is bigger in Texas — especially the future of virtual reality production. The post FluidCast VR Opening Texas-Based Virtual Reality Studio appeared first on VRJournal. FluidCast Technologies, a provider of the FluidCast Video Cloud. Featured VR Industry and Technology Beacon Hill VR FluidCast VR

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‘Casino VR Poker’ Update Adds In-App Purchases for Chips, More Coming Soon

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‘AR/VR Austin’ 2017 to Explore Political Climate & its Impact on the VR/AR Industry

Road to VR

The Alternative Realities mini-conference is an unofficial event taking place during this year’s South By Southwest festival in Austin, Texas, which itself includes 45 AR and VR panels, sessions, and workshops scheduled between the 10th and 16th March, including some with similar agendas.

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Applications Open: Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Course in Duncanville, Texas Starts This Summer!

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The post Applications Open: Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Course in Duncanville, Texas Starts This Summer! Augmented and Virtual Reality are some of the fastest growing sectors of our economy.

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‘Casino VR’ Now Offers In-App Chip Purchases

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Walmart Brings Tricked Out ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ VR Experience to Select Stores

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San Antonio, Texas (8923 W Military Drive) – March 15-16. New Braunfels, Texas (1209 S Interstate 35) – March 17-19. Grand Prairie, Texas (2225 I-20) – March 22-23. Allen, Texas (730 W Exchange Parkway) – March 24-26.

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DOOM is Out, Quake or Wolfenstein to Come Next?

VRWorld

Following the successful launch of DOOM, idSoftware is working on increasing its headcount by 17 job positions in company headquarters in Dallas (Texas) and Frankfurt (Germany).

Magic Leap Resolves Legal Conflict with Former Security Director

Next Reality AR

Subsequently, Magic Leap denied the allegations in a legal filing against Keil in the Eastern District of Texas, where Keil lives. Flying under the radar during Magic Leap's big week at the Game Developers Conference, the company settled a potentially ugly lawsuit with a former employee.

The VR Job Hub: Anshar Studios, Gearbox Software & Improbable

Peter Graham

Frisco, Texas. Frisco, Texas. Frisco, Texas. Frisco, Texas. Frisco, Texas. Do you work up to 80 soul-crushing hours a week? Wonder what your wife/husband, kids, friends, family, even the dog looks like? Well, it doesn’t have to be like that, jobs can be enjoyable and fun when you find the right one. That’s why every Sunday VRFocus publishes its weekly VR Job Hub to help you on that journey. Location. Company. Katowice, Poland. Anshar Studios. Animator.

Oculus to Bring Upcoming Rift Titles ‘Stormland’ & ‘Defector’ to PAX South

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Oculus is bringing two highly anticipated Rift exclusives to PAX South in San Antonio, Texas this year: Stormland and Defector. PAX South takes place January 18th – 20th in San Antonio, Texas.

This Restaurant Will Let You Paint With Sauces in VR

VRScout

Through a partnership with IMG, the brand is taking their interactive tailgate experience on the road to 12 games, with its first one having already kicked off September 4 in Austin for the University of Texas vs. Notre Dame matchup. 4 – University of Texas vs. Notre Dame.

Virtuix Debuts ‘VR Arena’ Attraction at Dave & Buster’s Austin Location

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Virtuix, the company behind the VR treadmill Virtuix Omni , debuted their previously announced VR eSports attraction ‘Omniverse VR Arena’ at the Dave & Buster’s location in Austin, Texas this past week.

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Sci-fi Shooter ‘Scraper: First Strike’ to Launch on PSVR Next Month

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Based on the original IP by Jim Ivon and the novel by Ryder Windham ( Scraper: The Rise of Cifer ), the game takes place in the future megacity of New Austin, Texas and centers around a war against renegade robots that have taken over the city’s high-rise skyscraper complexes.

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Houston’s ITC Expo to Showcase Business-focused VR/AR Solutions, November 6th–7th

Road to VR

Houston, Texas, a hub for industries ranging from Medicine to Oil & Gas to Aerospace, has been ground-zero for many of the conversations reimagining the scope of what VR and AR can accomplish. “At

Houston Fire Department on VR’s Potential to Enhance Firefighter Training

Road to VR

Patrick Hagan is a technical specialist for the Houston Fire Department who had an opportunity to try out a VR demo by HTX Labs featuring an active shooter critical response training scenario.

‘Halo’ VR Multiplayer Shooter Coming to Location-based Halo Event

Road to VR

August 16-18 – Houston, Texas. Halo: Outpost Discovery is a weekend-long event coming to a few cities across the US this summer; it aims to bring fans closer to the world of Halo, while undoubtedly distancing them from the money in their back pockets.

NASA Announces VR Mars Ride With Actual 90-Foot Drop

VRScout

One of the biggest of these events, Super Bowl Live, will take place nine days leading up to the big game February 5th in Houston, Texas at NRG Stadium. 5, 2017 at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas.

Watch The Latest From Unity At Unite Austin

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It’s about time for another one of Unity’s many, lengthy press conferences, this time coming from Austin, Texas. The next Unite showing kicks off today, and we’re expecting plenty of updates from John Riccitiello and co at the show. You can watch it below at 4pm PT/7pm ET.

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Multiplayer VR FPS Firewall: Zero Hour Finally Gets PSVR Release Date

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You’ll also Unlock a special character, Texas, who takes less bullet damage. Developer First Contact wasn’t kidding when it said the release of anticipated multiplayer PSVR shooter, Firewall: Zero Hour, was nearing.

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Walmart Employees Say VR Training Helped Save Lives During El Paso Shooting

VRScout

Earlier this month, a deadly mass shooting took place at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, claiming the lives of 22 individuals and injuring 24 others. Employees claim active shooter training helped them respond faster to the situation.

Borderlands Dev Gearbox Is Working On A ‘Key VR’ Game

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The SMU Guildhall, a Texas-based university specializing in videogame development, this month announced that 16 of its students had been hired by Gearbox to work on an unannounced VR videogame. According to CEO Randy Pitchford this will be a custom-built team that will work on a “key Virtual Reality project” at the company’s HQ in Frisco, Texas.

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SyncThink Closes $3.5 Million Series A Funding to Further Develop VR-based Concussion Detection

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SyncThink also boasts partnerships with the Pac-12 Conference, the University of Texas, and the NBA Champion Golden State Warriors. SyncThink, a Berkeley-based eye-tracking and brain firm, announced the closing of a $3.5 million Series A-1 funding round led by Quadrant Management.

Release Dates & Platforms for ‘Skyrim VR’, ‘Doom VFR’, and ‘Fallout 4 VR’ Revealed

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The legendary annual QuakeCon is held in Dallas, Texas hosted by parent company ZeniMax Media is home to publisher Bethesda Softworks’ world-famous IP, with this year’s focus on the Quake World Championships esport competition.

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Oculus On ZeniMax Lawsuit: ‘We’re Pleased To Put This Behind Us And Continue Building The Future Of VR’

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A Texas jury originally found Oculus and its VR executives owed ZeniMax some $500 million — an amount later reduced with Facebook vowing an appeal. The parent company of Bethesda, Id and other well known gaming brands agreed to settle its VR-related lawsuit with Facebook on undisclosed terms. The ZeniMax lawsuit centered on the hiring of John Carmack away from Id and the expertise in VR he took to Oculus and later Facebook.

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New Google Glass for Enterprise Emerges in FCC Listing

Road to VR

Google Glass Explorer version two, a hardware refresh from 2014, added 2GB of RAM to version one, which featured a Texas Instruments OMAP 4430 SoC, 16GB of storage, and 570 mAh battery.

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Facebook Actually Bought Oculus for $3 Billion (Not $2 Billion)

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The Facebook CEO knows exactly how much his company paid for Oculus, clarifying the higher purchase price at a Texas courthouse. Mark Zuckerberg gave testimony during a lawsuit with ZeniMax about the real cost of Oculus.

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Rage of the Gargoyles Virtual Reality Ride at Six Flags

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Six Flags theme parks in Vallejo, California, and Arlington, Texas will unveil the Rage of the Gargoyles Roller Coaster to guests on September 30.

E3 2017: Playful Bringing Star Child To PSVR

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Playful is a Texas-based studio with an experienced team that jumped deep into VR early on. A new game announced at E3 from Playful is coming to PSVR — Star Child. Playful is the creator of Rift launch title Lucky’s Tale, a groundbreaking game that explored platforming in VR.

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Thrust Vector Teases “Shared-Space” Multiplayer On Oculus Quest

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An official release is scheduled for this summer beginning in the Austin, Texas area. Developers use Oculus Quest to create location-based VR game inside their office.

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VR Co-op Shooter ‘Firewall Zero Hour’ Finally Gets Release Date on PSVR, New Gameplay Trailer Here

Road to VR

Texas’ Contractor Unlock. First Contact Entertainment today announced on the PlayStation blog that Firewall Zero Hour, the upcoming multiplayer VR shooter for PSVR, finally has a release date, and that a special PS Aim bundle will be available at launch.

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Oculus lawsuit ends with hundreds of millions going to ZeniMax

Slashgear

The Texas jury deciding the case has determined … Continue reading. The two-year long court battle between Oculus VR and ZeniMax Media has come to an end today. It’s been a heated battle throughout, with many high-profile executives taking the stand during testimony.

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Virtual Reality Improving Mental Health

Tech Trends VR

Limbix is building up immersive content that therapists can use to treat phobias, depression and anxiety. There are over 300 peer-reviewed studies that show VR is an effective tool for treating mental health disorders such as anxiety, depression, trauma, and addiction.

HTC Debuts Kingspray VR Graffiti Simulator at X Games

VRScout

At the X Games in Austin, Texas from June 2-5, HTC is publicly demoing for the first time Kingspray Graffiti Simulator. This graffiti simulator is coming to VR and now you can try an early demo.

This VR Chair Fights Simulation Sickness At The Cost Of Hand Controls

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Texas-based Cambrian thinks it has the solution to VR simulator sickness, though we’re not so sure. The company this month unveiled the final prototype of what it calls the VR Chair , which isn’t really a chair at all.

Oculus To Demo High Budget Rift Exclusives ‘Stormland’ & ‘Defector’ At PAX South

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PAX South is held in San Antonio, Texas. Facebook announced that it will host demos of its upcoming high budget Oculus Rift exclusives Stormland and Defector at PAX South 2019. PAX is a collection of gaming festivals held each year since 2004. This year it will take place on January 18th-20th.

How Government Agencies Use Virtual Reality

InstaVR

They range from the practical (USDA training new employees) to the necessary (Texas State Ambulance drivers provided through virtual reality) to the interesting (the UK Department for Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport using InstaVR to deliver its “Culture is Digital” report in VR).