FluidCast VR Opening Texas-Based Virtual Reality Studio

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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

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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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Milwaukee Is Being Sued Over Mandatory Augmented Reality Permits

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This proves to be an issue for Candy Lab AR who’s augmented reality location-based poker game, Texas Rope ‘Em, requires players to visit various real-life game spots to collect cards. News AR Augmented Reality Candy Lab AR Milwaukee County Pokemon GO Texas Rope 'Em

‘Casino VR’ Now Offers In-App Chip Purchases

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DOOM is Out, Quake or Wolfenstein to Come Next?

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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).

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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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.

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

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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

This Restaurant Will Let You Paint With Sauces in VR

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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.

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

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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.

NASA Announces VR Mars Ride With Actual 90-Foot Drop

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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.

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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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.

Raising Awareness Of Human Trafficking Through VR

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The organization is currently in talks with two of the largest medical schools in Texas to expand their educational VR experience so medical students can recognize potential victims in the exam room; both inside and outside the classroom.

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New Google Glass for Enterprise Emerges in FCC Listing

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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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HTC Debuts Kingspray VR Graffiti Simulator at X Games

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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.

Education – the Next Frontier for Virtual Reality

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Click here to read the article, and if you’re attending ISTE in San Antonio, Texas next month, be sure to visit the Veative booth (#2346) to see the latest 3D, VR, AR and mixed reality educational content and teaching tools in action.

Oculus lawsuit ends with hundreds of millions going to ZeniMax

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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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Texan Pilots Use Oculus Go For In-Flight Navigational Guidance

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Thankfully, John Nagle and John Paul Sommer, co-founders of Texas-based AR & VR contract development and consulting company Thrust Vector, have begun utilizing VR technology inside the cockpit to assist in real-time navigational guidance.

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Traveling Halo Fan Experience Will Feature Competitive Location-Based VR

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Halo Outpost Discovery kicks off July 5th – 7th in Orlando, Florida; followed by Philadelphia, Pennsylvania July 19th – 21nd ; Chicago, Illinois August 2nd – 4th ; Houston, Texas August 16th – 18th ; and Anaheim, California August 30th – September 1st.

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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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.

Virtual Reality Improving Mental Health

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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.

Google’s VR Labs Provide STEM Students With Hands-On Experience

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The University of Texas at San Antonio, McMaster University, and a series of other educational institutions will soon integrate the revolutionary program into their own courses, offering science students a brand new way to fulfil their course credit. “We’re

Samsung is Developing VR Tools to Help Diagnose Mental Health

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The system, called Eye Sync, is already in use at the athletic divisions of University of Texas and Iowa State University.

Nissan Design collaborates with HaptX to bring realistic touch to vehicle design

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We will demonstrate this tool publicly for the first time at South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin, Texas, where HaptX is a finalist for the SXSW Interactive Innovation Award.

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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Weekly Funding & People Roundup: TheWaveVR Raises $4M, Pluto.

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The Austin, Texas-based startup has created a social VR music platform where performers can create music while wearing a HTC Vive or Oculus Rift headset and spectators can watch the whole experience.

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

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

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Bill Flores (R-Texas)’ Darrell Issa (R-California). Yesterday five US congressional representatives announced the formation of a ‘Congressional Caucus on Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality’ The bipartisan caucus will be co-chaired by: Yvette Clarke (D-New York).

Therapists Using VR To Treat Mental Health Issues

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Limbix is building up immersive content that therapists can use to tackle 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.

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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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SXSW Features ‘Active Esport’ VR Event Using Infinity Treadmill

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With the annual SXSW festival well underway in Austin, Texas, attendees have been up to their necks in brand spanking new films, music, interactive media, food, and various other incredible offerings at the one-of-a-kind event.

Esports Pushing VR Adoption

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Virtuix is a Texas-based start-up founded in 2013 best known for developing the Omni VR treadmill. Can professional gaming help to propel the consumer adoption of virtual reality?

Three Reasons Higher Education Has Embraced Virtual Reality

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Or Texas State University , which has used InstaVR to build interactive trainings for the state government’s ambulance buses. Virtual Reality has always been of interest to higher education. But no longer are they just watching from the sidelines to learn about the technology.

Esports Continues Its Push Towards VR

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” Virtuix is a Texas-based start-up founded in 2013 best known for developing the Omni VR treadmill. Can professional gaming help to propel the consumer adoption of virtual reality?

Nissan Design Works With Haptx To Bring Realistic Touch To VR Vehicle Design

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Haptx demonstrated the tool publicly for the first time last week at South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin, Texas. Nissan Design is collaborating with Haptx to bring a realistic touch to designing cars in virtual reality, the companies announced last week.

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Owlchemy Labs Teases AR ‘Mobile Spectator’ Experiment

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Best known for their outrageous-brand of AAA VR content, such as their immensely popular title Job Simulator , Texas-based game developer Owlchemy Labs is no stranger to the spotlight. Could Google’s ARCore platform finally provide a low-cost alternative to mixed reality?

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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.

Nissan Partners With HaptX To Bring Realistic Touch To Vehicle Design

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If you’re interested in checking this out, HaptX, who is also one of the finalist for the SXSW Interactive Innovation Award , will be at SXSW in Austin, Texas along with Nissan. Designers can physically touch their concept car before it’s even manufactured.

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