Air New Zealand Takes Wraps Off Magic Leap One Adventure Tourism Game

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The thrill and excitement of great tourism generally requires visitors to take part in the country's local fare in person.

Legends of Catalonia Is An Intriguing New Take On Virtual Tourism For PSVR

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So far we’ve seen virtual tourism take its place in VR largely as a series of idyllic 360 videos, but Legends of Catalonia has some other ideas about how to win the hearts and minds of holidaymakers.

Failte Ireland using VR to boost tourism

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Failte Ireland, Ireland’s tourism authority, is using virtual reality experiences to promote the region to tourists and will expand the project to trade and industry partners so they can promote their own tourist activities....

Memory Capture & Virtual Tourism for the Benefit of Those with Physical Disabilities

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Roy is doing a sort of virtual tourism that is enabling other people with impaired mobility to get a taste of the different experiences that he’s having. The post Memory Capture & Virtual Tourism for the Benefit of Those with Physical Disabilities appeared first on Road to VR.

Photogrammetry Showcase ‘Realities’ Update Brings New Content, Touch Support, and Improved Visuals

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HTC Vive Games News Oculus Rift Games SteamVR Games VR Games photogrammetry virtual reality tourism vr tourismRealities, a ‘virtual travel’ title that presents near photo-realistic VR captures of real-world locations, has received a major update.

HTC Partners With InterContinental Hotels To Bring Vive To Chinese Hotel Rooms

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We’ve often talked about VR being used for virtual tourism, but this isn’t exactly what we had in mind. htc VR Industry News htc vive InterContinental Hotels vr tourism

Making the World a Better Place with Virtual Reality

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SpaceVR will use Virtual Space Tourism to connect us to our planet and to each other, expanding the limits of human consciousness. Let’s launch cool s**t into space!”.

Complete Your First Space Travel Without Waiting For SpaceX Lunar Tourism

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Elon Musk signed up his first passenger – Japanese billionaire and entrepreneur Yusaku Maezawa to fulfill the pledge to the moon since he founded SpaceX. If everything goes well, Maezawa will be the first passenger and private astronaut to travel to the moon in 2023.

VR Travel | Tourism Marketing Successful Examples and How To Get Started!

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BBC News has recently published an article regarding the application of Virtual Reality technology in tourism - in short, VR can evidently boost tourism businesses as a marketing tactic. VR to tourism is like a free sampler to snacks. If you are in the travel industry, I hope this article will help you get started on VR tourism marketing. A production by Beijing Tourism Development to showcase some of the best attractions this city has to offer.

AT&T to Launch DirectTV App for Magic Leap One in 2019, Sets Up 5G Test Area at Magic Leap Headquarters

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Don't Miss: Air New Zealand Takes Wraps Off Magic Leap One Adventure Tourism Game Not only did the team announce the app, but Donovan gave the audience a preview of what it will. Magic Leap and AT&T have lifted the lid on multiple parts of their mysterious relationship today.

SpaceVR wants to take you to outer space

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aerospace Business News startups Virtual Reality (VR) Space SpaceVR VR TourismAs its name implies, SpaceVR wants to take you into space. By itself, this isn’t that interesting: there’s already plentiful VR games and simulators taking place in space, for instance. What makes this one interesting isn’t the concept, it’s the execution. How does SpaceVR take you into space? By launching a satellite, called the Overview 1.

Who is Trying to Make Key App for VR?

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Let’s take a quick look at some of the more significant developments in VR elsewhere in the world, in travel i.e. tourism, medicine, and virtual replacements for smokey casinos. Travel / Tourism.

WellTown Is A VR Experience Built For An Entire City

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WellTown , however, is more than fun games; it’s also an experience designed to showcase how incredibly beautiful the city truly is in hopes of sparking a increase in tourism. Tourism has benefited very well from VR experiences.

EON Reality and Catalyst Group Intl launch Anti-Terrorism App at 22nd UNWTO General Assembly

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At the 22nd United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) General Assembly in Chengdu, China, EON Reality and Catalyst Group Intl. launched the “Suspicious Signs” application which trains users how to detect agents and indicators of an eminent terror attack.

Giant $1.5 Billion VR Theme Park to Open in China, Promising 35 VR Attractions

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After our attraction opens, it will change the entire tourism structure of Guizhou province as well as China’s southwest,” Chief Executive Chen Jianli told Reuters. A giant robot looms over the outskirts of Guiyang, the capital of Guizhou province in China.

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Big Ben Brought Back To Life Through AR Snapchat Lens

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Because of construction, there hasn’t been a lot of photos of Big Ben on social media; believe it or not, that can actually hurt tourism. A new Snapchat Lens helps keep the memory of London’s iconic Big Ben alive during its three year renovation.

Madame Tussauds Partners With ARtGlass For AR Wax Exhibits

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With locations all across the United States, Madame Tussaud’s could be the perfect launch pad for a new wave of AR-based tourism. Dynamic holograms, historical video, and 360-degree panoramas inbound. Madame Tussauds Washington, D.C.

Nefertari: Journey to Eternity Is A ‘Tombscale’ VR App With Photorealistic Environments

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It’s only a short experience but a great game of what VR is going to be able to do for education and virtual tourism in the years to come. This has to be one of the better attempts at bringing a real-world location into VR that we’ve seen in recent months.

The Biggest VR Releases Of The Week 10/28/18

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Instead, we’ve got a free edition of one of VR’s most visually striking shooters, an Oculus Go port of Daydream’s best game, a PSVR tourism app, and a mesmerizing VR short about an ancient healer.

Samsung’s In-house Incubator to Showcase New VR/AR Experiments at MWC

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traVRer , the last wordy entree from C-Lab showing at MWC, is a 360-degree video platform focused on virtual tourism, letting you visit landmarks and famous places around the world but with the mood, noises and events captured.

Oculus Gets Down to Business With New Rift Bundle Aimed at Commercial Use

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A new commercial-focused hardware bundle including Rift headset, Touch controllers, three Sensors, and three facial interfaces was revealed at Oculus Connect 4 this week.

SpaceTime Enterprises Will Use VR To Bring People To Space

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Let’s face it; VR might happen in our lifetime but accessible, affordable space tourism might not. At least, not any time soon. But In-Space Missions and Rewind want to use VR and AR to bring us closer to being an astronaut than ever before. This week the pair announced SpaceTime Enterprises , a UK-based initiative that will see multiple satellites launched into low Earth orbit.

Project Goa Will Bring Virtual Reality To Any Smartphone

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Nod, the tech startup developing Goa, hopes to tap into the enthusiasm around VR to expand past gaming into applications like real estate, medicine, museums, and tourism

VR Gets Experimental At Moving Image New York 2017

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PRIMAL TOURISM: ISLAND. Developed over the course of over 8 months, Primal Tourism: Island combines colonialism, tourism and science fiction to create a truly unique experience that’s as accurate as it is imaginative.

George Washington’s Home Is Getting An AR Tour

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The tours are a production of ARtGlass, a company working to bring augmented reality to mainstream “cultural” tourism. The homes of Presidents George Washington and James Monroe are getting AR tours by way of Epson’s Moverio glasses. Monroe’s historic home, known as Highland, is the first place to launch the AR tours with Washington’s Mount Vernin coming online this spring.

‘In Death’ is a Medieval Roguelike Bow-shooter from ‘EVEREST VR’ Developer Sólfar Studios

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In quite the pivot from virtual tourism experience EVEREST VR (2016) , Iceland-based Sólfar Studios has revealed their next VR project, In Death , a VR roguelike bow-shooter that promises procedurally generated crawling for loot and more.

Expert View: Immersive Technology Investment Boosting Creativity

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The investment will primarily focus on virtual reality video games, interactive art shows and augmented reality experiences in tourism. The investment will primarily focus on virtual reality video games, interactive art shows and augmented reality experiences in tourism Click To Tweet.

Virtual Tours: Around the World with a VR Headset

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Governments can integrate virtual tours with their tourism websites and provide more information to potential visitors than through simple, text-based links. Travel and tourism creates a huge carbon footprint and has ecological consequences. Virtual tours can help in promoting a sustainable mode of tourism while quenching one’s wanderlust simultaneously.

‘Zip Now London’ Attraction Combines VR With Zip Lining

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Zip Now London’s VR Jebel Jais Flight was the result of a partnership between Zip Now London and Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority. Experience Dubai’s infamous Jebel Jais Flight zip line while soaring over the House of Parliament in this new UK attraction.

China shows its masterplan to lead Virtual Reality in 2025

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The idea is also the one of experimenting with virtual classes and virtual examinations; Culture : VR can be used to promote tourism. We all know that China is a country that is betting big on Virtual Reality.

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Haptics Project H2L Sells Shares To Sony Innovation, Raising Over $1.7 Million

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H2L (Happy Hacking Life), a Tokyo-based company that specializes in VR/AR related to gaming and tourism, has engineered a haptic device of their own and it is surprisingly low-profile. From exo-claws for your forearms to vests for your entire upper body, haptic feedback devices run the gauntlet when it comes to different ways to further immerse players in virtual worlds.

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Take a Ride in this VR Hot Air Balloon

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But Janimation is also looking at how the experience could be useful in the tourism and hospitality industry as a less expensive alternative to marketing events like media tours and FAM (familiarization) events.

Report: VR and AR Device Market to hit $1.8 billion in 2018

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We saw in our latest consumer survey that virtual tourism, remote participation in events such as music concerts, and virtual social interactions are all emerging as further uses for virtual reality.

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‘Twilight’ VR Ride Coming to Lionsgate Theme Park

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In 2020, Lionsgate will followup their Chinese indoor theme park with an outdoor park in South Korea in the tourism hub of Jeju Island. The 237,000-square foot indoor theme park will be located in China.

Steam’s Autumn Sale Officially Kicks Off With Over 250 VR Games Discounted

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That means games, educational experiences, virtual tourism, videos, and more are all needed in order for VR to thrive. Software sells hardware — it’s a well-known fact, passed down by wise men throughout the generations.

How Augmented and Virtual Reality (AVR) Can Benefit the Aviation Industry

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He has worked for British Airways, American Airlines, Easy Jet, Manchester Airport, and most recently the World Travel and Tourism Council, giving him a unique perspective on how Augmented and Virtual Reality (AVR) can impact the aviation industry. David Scowsill ‘s experience in the aviation industry spans over 30 years.

VR Innovation Academy at UWC Now Recruiting

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King Tut VR: Mobile app for tourism. 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. The VR Innovation Academy at University of Western Cape (UWC) , teaches the skills needed to create Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality applications for enterprise and education.

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