Amazon Succumbs to UAE Government Pressure to Restrict LGBTQ Products

GizModo VR

After flaunting rainbow-colored products throughout the month of June as part of its ‘Pride Out Loud’ campaign, Amazon is now restricting items and search results related to LGBTQ people on its website in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

NASA And UAE To Collaborate On Mars Missions – Why That's Important

Slashgear

The UAE has teamed up with NASA to share details gathered from their respective Mars missions, working together to boost exploration of the red planet.

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The Emirates will make history with its mission to Mars launching on Tuesday

Digital Trends

News Emirates Mars Mission hope Mars space UAEHere's how to watch the launch live.

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Five Things to Know About UAE’s First Mission to Mars

GizModo VR

Here’s how the UAE will endeavor to make history. The Emirates Hope Mission, scheduled to launch this Friday, is the first Arab attempt to reach the Red Planet. Read more. hope mars mission emirates mars mission hope spacecraft mars mars exploration planetary science science space exploratio

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UAE: Boosting Government Performance With AI

VRWorld

The UAE Artificial Intelligence strategy was launched to boost government performanc e, the rate of accomplishing achievements. The Vice President has set out a new artificial intelligence drive that will one day affect “all our services, sectors and future infrastructure” Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid , also the Ruler of Dubai, announced the UAE Strategy for Artificial Intelligence, a major initiative within the UAE Centennial 2070 objectives.

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First-ever interplanetary mission by Arab states blasts off

Digital Trends

Watch the rocket carrying the UAE's Mars-bound spacecraft blast off. News breaking twitter hope Middle East space UAE United Arab Emirates

UAE named world first Minister of Artificial Intelligence

VRWorld

Last year the UAE got a Minister of Happiness, and now, in another world first, the country has a Minister of Artificial Intelligence – an acknowledgement by the Emirates that these are the technologies that are going to change the world around us, and quickly. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President of the UAE and ruler of Dubai, announced a full cabinet reshuffle today, and as part of that 27-year-old Omar Bin Sultan Al Olama has been announced as the Minister of AI.

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Watch Live: UAE’s Hope Mission Arrives at Mars

GizModo VR

Mars is about to receive its next visitor from Earth—the Mars Hope probe. It has the makings of a historic day, as the United Arab Emirates seeks to become just the fifth country to reach the Red Planet. You can watch the action live right here. Read more.

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Clearview A.I.’s privacy complaint , UAE goes to Mars | Digital Trends Live

Digital Trends

On this Digital Trends Live, we break down the top tech stories, including Clearview A.I.’s s privacy complaint. Computing Digital Trends Live Clearview AI dt live electric vehicle Nissan

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After UAE Hacking Scandal, Congress May Crack Down on Ex-Spies Working for Foreign Governments

GizModo VR

After renewed outrage over a hacking scandal involving former federal operatives, U.S. lawmakers are considering adopting new restrictions that would limit the kinds of work ex-intelligence officials could do for foreign governments after leaving the service. Read more.

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Now Recruiting: Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Enthusiasts of Dubai, UAE

EON Reality

EON Reality and EAIT (Emirates Advanced Investments Trading) have partnered to form EON Reality UAE LLC , an Interactive Digital Center (IDC) focused on vocational skills training and higher education utilizing Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality. The post Now Recruiting: Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Enthusiasts of Dubai, UAE appeared first on EON Reality.

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Virtual reality gaming in Dubai

VRGames

What is it like to engage in in a no cost-roaming, multiplayer virtual actuality activity? We checked out a new virtual reality gaming vacation spot in Dubai and see what the … source.

Watch this daredevil ad shot by a drone from way up

Digital Trends

UAE airline Emirates used a drone to shoot an extraordinary video that it claims is "one of the highest ads ever filmed.". News drone video Drones Emirates

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Being Veative

Veative

That’s right, Veative, a virtual reality company headquartered in Singapore with offices in India, USA, UAE, and Egypt, has hit the VR […]. Singapore is in the house.

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DOJ: Former NSA Operatives Worked as Cyber-Mercenaries, Helping Hack U.S. Systems

GizModo VR

The men, all of whom are ex-employees of the National Security Agency, are accused of helping the UAE government to break into computer systems all over the world, including… Read more. Former U.S.

Looking for the cure! …

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Mars' sky gets a mysterious green aurora resembling a giant worm

Mashable VR

Daring NASA helicopter captures stunning view of the Martian desert Mars rover films magnificent Martian clouds soaring over the red desert Marvel at UAE Hope orbiter's first image of Mars. The UAE's Hope is much farther out, with its lowest point being more than 12,000 miles away.

The VOID Opens Mixed-Reality Location in Dubai

Road to VR

THE VOID, the untethered mixed-reality park, is opening a new location in Dubai, UAE. The Dubai location was created in partnership with Meraas , a UAE-based holding company and owners of several locations including Dubai’s The Beach. The new Dubai-based park is the company’s second public location, and will be hosting their Ghostbusters: Dimension experience—the same currently running at their first location at Madame Tussaud’s New York.

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Check Out Your Travel Destination In VR Before You Book

VRScout

Current destinations also include Bali, Thailand, the Maldives and destinations in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Fiji and Japan will be added in 2019. Rizort Inc. adds several new locations to its collaborative vacation planning VR app.

Kevin Williams: LBVR is not dead, it is rising again

The Ghost Howls

Lets split the international LBE VR sector into three core areas (North America, Europe/UAE, and Asia). The Europe and UAE markets have started to feel a second wave, but have seen a gradual reopening of business and are back to a 70% business.

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HTC to Sell Cosmos Elite Headset Separate from Controllers & Base Stations

Road to VR

UAE. 1 May. 18-May. HTC announced that it will begin selling a headset-only package of Cosmos Elite priced at $550. Though Cosmos Elite became available last month, it was only sold in a package that included controllers and base stations for $900.

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‘Zip Now London’ Attraction Combines VR With Zip Lining

VRScout

All participants will be instantly registered for the chance to win an incredible UAE holiday package as well. Experience Dubai’s infamous Jebel Jais Flight zip line while soaring over the House of Parliament in this new UK attraction. Zip Now London , a new zip wire attraction located in London, England, is offering riders the chance to strap into a VR headset and experience the longest zip line ride in the world, minus the 7-hour flight to Dubai.

Emirates Embracing Emerging Tech

Tech Trends VR

Those looking for the VR OASIS of Ready Player One should head out to the deserts of the UAE. This is an opportunity to help transform the UAE from a technology consumer to a technology creator, incubating expertise for a new global industry, in line with the UAE’s Vision 2021.”. It’s a truism among VR creators that the best use of the medium is to allow you to do things that are either impossible or extremely difficult to experience in real life.

Nicole Kidman Stars in This VR Film for Etihad Airways

VRScout

Thanks to UAE’s Etihad Airways , you can now take to the skies with the Oscar-winning Australian actress in virtual reality. The lavish VR film shoot takes 360-degree video to new heights. Have you ever wanted to experience what its like to fly in a first-class apartment aboard a luxury Airbus A380 on its way to Abu Dhabi? What about having Nicole Kidman join you for the journey, helping her rehearse scenes from the script of her next film?

EON Reality showcases with HCT at the WorldSkills Asia event in Abu Dhabi

EON Reality

Their Excellencies were also briefed on the VR Innovation Academy and how EON Reality is training future generations of students in the UAE to become professional VR and developers. EON Reality’s Dubai team was invited to participate in the HCT booth at the WorldSkills Asia event in Abu Dhabi, at the end of November to showcase some of products such as the EON Icube, the HTC Vive, zSpace, and Creator AVR.

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Data Dive: Do Consumers Want AR Shopping?

ARVR

the most interest lies in Mexico ( 60 percent ), followed by UAE ( 53 percent ), Asia/Pacific ( 50 percent ), Europe ( 41 percent ), and U.S. ( AR’s role as a shopping utility?—?a.k.a., a.k.a., camera commerce ?—?continues continues to be validated.

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EON Reality at the Petroskills Middle East Regional Solutions workshop

EON Reality

Tawfiq Qaffaf, the Business Development and Marketing Officer from EON Reality UAE also presented about the use of AR & VR technologies to develop worker competency in the energy sector and similar situations. The PetroSkills Middle East Regional Solutions Workshop proved to be a very productive event for EON Reality earlier this month. Among other speakers and demonstrations in oil-related industries, J.

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Traveling in Virtual Reality

Tech Trends VR

Current destinations also include Bali, Thailand, the Maldives and destinations in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Fiji and Japan will be added in 2019. With RizortVR you can virtually check out your travel destinations before arriving at check-in.

VR Innovation Academy Dubai – Now Recruiting

EON Reality

EON Reality and EAIT (Emirates Advanced Investments Trading) have partnered to form EON Reality UAE LLC, an Interactive Digital Center (IDC) focused on vocational skills training and higher education utilizing Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality.

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The VOID Hyper-Reality Experience Comes To Dubai

VRScout

In an attempt to bring the immersive attraction to several locations outside the United States, The VOID hyper-reality experience has partnered with UAE-based holding company Meraas to open a brand new location right in the heart of the beautiful city of Dubai later this week. The mixed reality park opens its second location in the city built on sand.

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Exploring Virtual Reality in Dubai

VRScout

This is an opportunity to help transform the UAE from a technology consumer to a technology creator, incubating expertise for a new global industry, in line with the UAE’s Vision 2021.”. How the ‘Golden City’ is embracing emerging tech and fast becoming a hub for VR. It’s a truism among VR creators that the best use of the medium is to allow you to do things that are either impossible or extremely difficult to experience in real life.

Wonka bars and ghost kitchens: How food became the next frontier for YouTubers

Mashable VR

the UAE, and Norway. In a YouTube video posted earlier this year, Logan Paul stands perplexed in the beverage aisle of a Walmart.

The VOID Secures $20 Million Investment From James Murdoch

Peter Graham

Expansion plans may also be on the cards as The VOID currently runs 11 locations worldwide, with six in the US, three in Canada, one in Malaysia and one in the UAE. Location-based entertainment (LBE) company The VOID has some of the most well known virtual reality (VR) arcade franchises at its worldwide locations including Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire and Ralph Breaks VR.

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Immersive Tech For Distance Learning pt.1

VirtualiTeach

“It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is most adaptable to change". This widely known quotation attributed to Charles Darwin seems more apt than ever right now.

Thanks to VR, Teachers Could (Finally) become Millionares

VRWorld

Teachers in the Middle East , Egypt and UAE have shown a particularly keen interest and they are “very passionate” about using this technology. Robot classroom assistants and virtual reality learning could see “celebrity teachers” make millions, experts claim. Technology is set to play a vital role in helping the 263 million children globally who are not in school, delegates at the annual Headmasters’ and Headmistresses’ Conference (HMC) heard.

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Creating a Dialogue Between Innovators and Educators, with VirtualiTeach’s Steve Bambury

XR for Business Podcast

It's only, I think four years or three years younger than the UAE as a country. So I started doing some where I would deliver presentations, normally virtual re-enactments of presentations that I was doing locally here in the UAE or across the Middle East region events. That being said, I mean, at least here in the UAE, what I'm seeing is more and more schools dipping their toes in the water. It's only, I think four years or three years younger than the UAE as a country.

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Creating a Dialogue Between Innovators and Educators, with VirtualiTeach’s Steve Bambury

XR for Business Podcast

It's only, I think four years or three years younger than the UAE as a country. So I started doing some where I would deliver presentations, normally virtual re-enactments of presentations that I was doing locally here in the UAE or across the Middle East region events. That being said, I mean, at least here in the UAE, what I'm seeing is more and more schools dipping their toes in the water. It's only, I think four years or three years younger than the UAE as a country.