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

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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 exploration

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UAE: Boosting Government Performance With AI

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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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EON Reality Recruiting at UAE Innovation Week

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That is why EON Reality UAE is looking for energetic and enthusiastic individuals who have a passion to succeed and a ‘can do’ attitude. Meet us during the UAE Innovation Week starting Sunday, November 19th! The post EON Reality Recruiting at UAE Innovation Week appeared first on EON Reality. Is a career in Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality for you?

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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.

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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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

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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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 Vive partners with ARVI VR to expand its global location-based Virtual Reality arcade offering

LBE News

After the first wave of openings, the deployment will extend at a later time to Egypt, Hong-Kong, Indonesia, Macau, Malaysia, Philippines, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Singapore, Thailand, Turkey, UAE, Vietnam, and Kuwait, according to HTC.

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.

‘Zip Now London’ Attraction Combines VR With Zip Lining

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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.

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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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. Offering the headset by itself makes Cosmos Elite a more attractive option for those who already own controllers and base stations.

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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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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.

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

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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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Nicole Kidman Stars in This VR Film for Etihad Airways

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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?

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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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.

Exploring Virtual Reality in Dubai

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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.

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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Taking a Journey to Mars

VirtualiTeach

Next up you have to locate the UAE Space Agency (the project is aligned with the UAE’s Mars Initiative) and the oxygen you now need quite urgently. Two weeks ago I returned to GESS Dubai for my seventh year and delivered a set of presentations on the theme of VR in education. In the lead up to the event I heard that a local company called Alef Education would be showcasing a virtual reality Journey to Mars experience.

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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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VR and the Internet of Things

VirtualiTeach

I was invited to take part in a panel discussion focusing on the intersection between VR and the Internet of Things alongside some excellent people: Shujat Mirza is the UAE Chapter President of the VRAR Association and someone that I have known for a number of years since his time at local AR startup Pixelbug. The panel covered a range of topics from VR adoption rates in the UAE, barriers to the mass adoption of VR and how VR is transforming our respective industries.

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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.

Thanks to VR, Teachers Could (Finally) become Millionares

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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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The Ramadan VR Project

VirtualiTeach

Living in a Muslim country like the UAE means that the Holy Month of Ramadan has special significance. Using the Expeditions app, their teachers were able to guide them on a tour of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi – the largest mosque in the UAE. The 2017-18 academic year has just finished for me and it’s been a huge one for VR at JESS Dubai with countless projects taking place with students from pretty much every teaching stage.

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The Vive Focus in Education

VirtualiTeach

Well the thanks (make that MASSIVE thanks) goes to the wonderful Paola Paulino who recently flew into the UAE to speak at the BETT MEA event. UPDATED 25/5/18: This article has been updated below with additional information 2018 marks the next step in the evolution of VR with the launch of the first standalone headsets. The Oculus Go has just released to great fanfare and though I am yet to try it myself, I do already have a standalone VR headset.

XR for Business at the Ritossa Family Office Summit

XR for Business Podcast

And all of these sheikhs represent family offices from different parts of the UAE. And all of these sheikhs represent family offices from different parts of the UAE. In between your regularly-scheduled XR for Businesses episodes, Alan has a brief update and recap of his recent trip to the Ritossa Family Office Summit in Dubai. Hey there, it's Alan Smithson with the XR for Business Podcast.

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