British Invasion: Google Bringing VR to UK Youth

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Google is expanding its VR empire to the United Kingdom’s education system. Featured VR Industry and Technology Google United KingdomAccording to the UK Sun publication, Google plans to unleash. The post British Invasion: Google Bringing VR to UK Youth appeared first on VRJournal.

VR experience recreates world’s first major photography exhibition

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The National Science and Media Museum in the United Kingdom has opened a new exhibition that combines old technology with virtual reality. Augmented Reality (AR) News Virtual Reality (VR) VR World birmingham immersive vr invention Mat Collishaw national science and media museum Photography thresholds United Kingdom virtual reality VR william henry fox talbot

UK's Largest Children's Hospital Is Adopting HoloLens to Assist Surgeons

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Now, the largest children's hospital in the United Kingdom is also ready to deploy the technology. In recent years, medical professionals have demonstrated how the HoloLens can assist in surgeries, ranging from collarbone repairs to spinal surgeries to cosmetic procedures.

Microsoft Hololens Available in More Countries

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Starting on October 12, Microsoft added availability to the following countries: Australia, Ireland, France, Germany, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom. Microsoft Hololens (Developer version) has been available in the US and Canada since March for $3,000.

Voice-Activated BBC VR Experience Puts You In The Shoes Of A Suffragette

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The experience is available free download for the Oculus Go and is also being shown at a number of libraries and literary events across the United Kingdom. Make some noise in a VR experience inspired by histories greatest women’s rights activists.

Oculus Hosts Halloween Pumpkin-carving Contest in ‘Oculus Medium’

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7) Must be 18 year or older, must be in located in United States, United Kingdom, Canada (excluding Quebec), France, Germany, Netherlands, Poland or Japan.

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‘Bigscreen’ Free Screenings of ‘Stargate Origins’ Start Today, Check Showtimes Here

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Showings of Stargate Origin are free, although only users in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Germany, Australia, and New Zealand will be able to join in – no doubt an issue with licensing.

Sundance New Frontier Announces 2019 Line-Up

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Aquarela / United Kingdom, Germany (Director: Victor Kossakovsky, Screenwriters: Victor Kossakovsky, Aimara Reques, Producers: Aimara Reques, Heino Deckert, Sigrid Dyekjær) — A cinematic journey through the transformative beauty and raw power of water.

VR App Helps Nervous Children Prepare For MRI Scan

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Jonathan, Ashmore, an MRI physicist with the United Kingdom’s National Health Service, is all too familiar with the fears children have towards the life-saving, but intimidating, medical device. Because who doesn’t love being strapped inside a noisy, confined space for over an hour?

Microsoft to Expand HoloLens Availability to 29 More European Markets in December

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HoloLens is currently only officially available in Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Ireland, Japan, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

New VR Exhibits On Show At The Shard In London

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The tallest building in the United Kingdom, The Shard, now offers a VR experience on its viewing platform.

Bigscreen To Host Stargate Origins Screenings In VR This Week

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The streams will be available to viewers in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Germany, Australia, and New Zealand.

Google Daydream View Arrives Next Week, Launch Window Line-Up Revealed

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United States: Verizon, Best Buy; $79 (USD). United Kingdom: EE, Carphone Warehouse; £69 (GBP). No more guessing games and waiting around: Google has revealed the official launch date for its Daydream View headset, and it’s coming very soon.

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Google’s Daydream View Headset is Out Nov 10th, Software Line Up Detailed

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United States : Verizon, Best Buy; $79 (USD). United Kingdom : EE, Carphone Warehouse; £69 (GBP).

Microsoft Opens Up HoloLens Pre-orders In 6 Countries

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Development efforts are about to get a major adrenaline shot in the arm also, with Microsoft today expanding distribution globally to Australia, France, Germany, Ireland, New Zealand and the United Kingdom.

Send HTC Your Idea for a Vive Accessory and Win a Free HTC Vive

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The Vive’s Lighthouse tracking system is an impressive piece of tech, considering it boasts sub-millimeter, 3D room-scale positional tracking for a VR headset and hand controllers using lasers.

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Major European ‘VR Days’ Conference Kicks Off In Amsterdam

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The United States, China, Japan, Korea and Taiwan have been hogging most of the spotlight, but The United Kingdom, Germany, and the Netherlands are becoming more attention-worthy by the day.

‘Ready Player One’ Set Photos Reveal Oasis Ad and VR Headset

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The movie has begun production and will be filmed in both the United States and the United Kingdom. While we’re still over a year away from the Steven Spielberg directed adaptation of Ernest Cline’s Ready Player One , production is already underway in London.

Try Google’s Daydream View VR Headset at their NY Pop-Up Shop

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It will be available November 10th on the Google Store and at retailers across five countries: United States: Verizon, Best Buy; $79 (USD). United Kingdom: EE, Carphone Warehouse; £69 (GBP). Google’s Daydream View VR headset comes to stores November 10th.

Dreamscape Immersive Secures $20M AMC-Led Series B For Movie Theater VR

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The deal also includes a large partnership with AMC to bring their full-body capture technology for multiple simultaneous users to various theaters across both the United States and United Kingdom starting with up to six locations over the next year and a half. Today VR startup Dreamscape Immersive announced via TechCrunch that they’d secured a Series B funding round of $20 million, led by AMC.

Oculus & ESL Return For VR League: Season Two

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Canada, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and United Kingdom. Five new titles, generous prizes, and a more flexible tournament system could take VR eSports to new heights.

You Can Now Pilot a Gravity Flight Suit in VR

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miles per hour, over a lake in Reading, United Kingdom. 360° video experience puts you in a body-controlled jet engine-powered suit.

Oculus Rift US Pricing vs. Rest Of The World

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Currently the Rift is available in the US and the following European countries: Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. Now that the price has been announced for the Oculus Rift.

FOVE Launches Pre-Orders For Eye-Tracking VR Headset FOVE 0, Starting at $549

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It’s been a long road for FOVE , the creators of the eye-tracking VR headset that hit Kickstarter last summer, but today the company launches pre-orders for their first commercially available product, the FOVE 0.

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Europe’s VR Sector Has Grown To Nearly 487 Companies

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The VR industry continues to grow, and next to the United Kingdom and France, Sweden has now caught up in terms of the number of high-performing startups across the VR industry,” said Leen Segers, cofounder and CEO of LucidWeb. Europe’s virtual reality economy continues to expand at a remarkable pace despite some overall skepticism about the technology, according to the second European Virtual Reality landscape released by The Venture Reality Fund and Belgium’s LucidWeb.

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You Can Now Watch The BBC Proms Music Festival In VR

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The experience conveys the atmosphere of hallways across the United Kingdom during that time, when families and friends patiently waited for any news from loved ones while violence raged in the trenches. The world’s largest classical music festival is embraces virtual reality.

St. Giles Hotels Giving Gear 360 Cameras To Guests for Campaign

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With hotels located in major cities in the United Kingdom, United States, Malaysia, Philippines, and Australia, the St. This hotel is giving guests 360-degree cameras to shoot its VR marketing campaign.

Watching the BBC Proms in Virtual Reality

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The experience conveys the atmosphere of hallways across the United Kingdom during that time, when families and friends waited quietly for news while violence raged in the trenches. The world’s biggest classical music festival is embracing Immersive Technology.

Eminem, Volumetric VR And More Lead Sundance’s 2019 New Frontier Line-Up

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Aquarela / United Kingdom, Germany (Director: Victor Kossakovsky, Screenwriters: Victor Kossakovsky, Aimara Reques, Producers: Aimara Reques, Heino Deckert, Sigrid Dyekjær) — A cinematic journey through the transformative beauty and raw power of water. Sweet Dreams / United Kingdom (Lead Artists: Robin McNicholas, Ersin Han Ersin, Barnaby Steel, Nell Whitley, Key Collaborator: Simon Wroe) — An invitation to the meal of your dreams.

‘Pokemon GO’ is Now Back to the Top of the iPhone Grossing Charts

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Pokémon Go is once again the top-grossing iPhone game in the United States, according to data from Sensor Tower and App Annie. In addition to the United States, Pokémon Go is still making more revenue than any other iPhone app in 15 other countries.

The World’s Largest WebXR Hackathon Returns Next Week

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We received 34 concepts by teams from across 13 countries, including the United States, the Czech Republic, United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, Japan, Finland, France, Spain, Russia, India, Belgium, and the Netherlands.

Massive growth in the number of VR producers

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United States: 554 studios. United Kingdom: 271 studios. “We estimate that on average 1.5 new VR studios open for business somewhere in the world every day.”. Regardless of what you or I may think about it the big brands are the ones sitting on the money to pay for top notch VR.

Gamble With Real Money in The ‘SlotsMillion’ VR Casino – Just Not In The U.S. Or U.K.

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” Unfortunately, SlotsMillion cannot accept players from the United States, United Kingdom, or several other countries specifically listed on the SlotsMillion Terms & Conditions page.

Exclusive: First Look at ‘Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice’ VR Edition

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You can skip these two paragraphs if you’re already well-informed: Played in the third-person, Senua is a warrior from the Orkney Islands, one of the many spots in the current day United Kingdom that was subject to Viking raids and later colonization throughout the eighth and ninth century.

The 2017 Virtual Reality Conference and Expo Schedule

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Manchester Metropolitan University Business School; Manchester, United Kingdom. Unite Tokyo // May 8th – 9th. Unite Beijing // May 11th – 13th. Unite Seoul // May 15th – 17th. Unite Amsterdam // June 27th – June 29th.

Stephen Hawking Concerned about Robots Replacing Humanity

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and take 30% of jobs in the United Kingdom, 35% in Germany, and 21% Japan. Renowned physicist Stephen Hawking expressed his concerns that one day robots will actually replace humanity completely. During a new interview, the physicist said that he thinks that artificial intelligence will eventually end up becoming so advanced that it’s able to outperform humans and become a new form of life. “I I fear that AI may replace humans altogether.

Sundance Is Bringing 20 VR Experiences to New Frontier

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Pleasant Places / United Kingdom (Artist: Quayola) — A return to, and a modern elaboration upon, Vincent Van Gogh’s Provence landscapes, this series of digital paintings interrogates and reframes concepts of representation and perception through image manipulation and augmented reality.

Imax Partners With Warner Bros. To Turn “Justice League” Movie To VR

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The first test area will be in its VR Experience Centre which is close to The Grove in Los Angeles and five more sets will be open in New York, California, The United Kingdom and Shanghai in the near months. Imax and Warner Bros have stamped a three VR title agreement. The shifting of Imax to Virtual Reality for “Justice League” movie along with “Aquaman” and another movie with a title not yet revealed and the announcing of co-financing and production with Warner Bros.

Zynga Lets You Show Off Your CSR 2 Race Cars With Augmented Reality

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Zynga’s designers at the Natural Motion studio in the United Kingdom create models of cars that were highly detailed, with details that you can’t even see when you are playing the game. CSR Racing 2 has been popular as a mobile game because it offers car racing fans the fantasy of collecting and owning their own cars. And now game publisher Zynga is announcing an augmented reality feature that allows players to bring those cars to life in the real world.

Is IMAX VR the Ultimate VR Experience?

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For more than 45 years, The IMAX Corporation was synonymous with the ultimate experience in enjoying the art of film. IMAX believes in VR and needs it to be a new rush, future of the movie theaters.

MekaMon Will Turn Your Living Room Into A Robot Battleground

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The Bristol, United Kingdom-based company has created app-driven robots that can battle in both the physical and digital worlds. Your living room is the next battleground. Reach Robotics is launching its MekaMon augmented reality gaming robots today.

Sundance New Frontier Announces 2018 Line-up

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DICKGIRL 3D(X) / United Kingdom (Lead Artist: Sidsel Meineche Hansen, Key Collaborator: James B Stringer). It’s that time of the year again and Sundance Film Festival has announced their 2018 lineup for the New Frontier Exhibitions.

PenPal Schools launches a VR field trip for students to promote Pakistan

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Students from around the world can now travel to Pakistan and learn more about the country — virtually.