British Invasion: Google Bringing VR to UK Youth


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


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

Microsoft Hololens Available in More Countries


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.

‘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.

Daydream View VR headsets in Crimson and Snow colors start shipping


New limited edition Google Daydream View VR headsets in Crimson (red) and Snow (white) colors are now shipping in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia, the company has announced.

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).

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


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


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.

Oculus & ESL Return For VR League: Season Two


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.

Microsoft Opens Up HoloLens Pre-orders In 6 Countries


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.

Major European ‘VR Days’ Conference Kicks Off In Amsterdam


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.

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


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.

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


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.

You Can Now Pilot a Gravity Flight Suit in VR


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

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


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


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.

The World’s Largest WebXR Hackathon Returns Next Week


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.

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


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.

Oculus Rift US Pricing vs. Rest Of The World


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.

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


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

Sundance Is Bringing 20 VR Experiences to New Frontier


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.

The 2017 Virtual Reality Conference and Expo Schedule


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


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.

MekaMon Will Turn Your Living Room Into A Robot Battleground


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.

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


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.

Sundance New Frontier Announces 2018 Line-up


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.

Is IMAX VR the Ultimate VR Experience?


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.

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


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.

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.

What Brexit Means For The UK VR Industry


As of this week it’s officially official: the United Kingdom is leaving the European Union. Last year’s historic referendum might have come to a close in June, but it’s taken nine months for the British government to ready itself for triggering Article 50, the document that was yesterday handed to Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, to begin the long process of revoking the country’s membership.

Microsoft Finalizing Its HoloLens, VR Headset Specifications


Firstly available in America and Canada, it took six months for the company to open up and allow for sales in Australia, France, Germany, Ireland, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom. In just a few days time, Microsoft will host WinHEC , its annual hardware / platform conference. This time around, the location is Shenzhen, China – also known as the hardware design capital of the world.

Top 9 Creative Cases Where Universities Use Virtual Reality to Recruit Students and Assure Investors


Academy of Art University, a privately owned for-profit art school in San Francisco, California, United States, creatively turns their VeeR channel to a portfolio of student projects. Florida Polytechnic University (Florida Poly) is a public university in Lakeland, Florida, United States.

VR Porn Still Shows Gender Discrimination


Unsurprisingly so, United States is the largest market for the site, with American visitors accounting for about 41% of our overall traffic, followed by the United Kingdom in at second place and India knocking Canada out of 3rd place.

Can Virtually Live Replace Pay Per View Television?


Couple of years ago, we witnessed a trend of “cutting the cord”, i.e. canceling the cable subscription in the United States. Tom is a serial entrepreneur who started his career as a manager in PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC), before building several businesses in United Kingdom.

OpenSim year in review

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Last year was a mixed year for OpenSim grids. Active users were up, but the increase was much lower than in the previous year. The increase in registered users was also smaller, but this was mostly due to a multi-month outage on Avination, which is still down.