The Pentagon Is Looking At VR To Train Soldiers For Nuclear War


According to a recent solicitation posted by the United States Department of Defense, the executive branch department is seeking additional information pertaining to VR technology that could be used to train US forces for potential nuclear combat. .

Pico Neo VR Headset Will Make Its United States Debut At E3 2016


The post Pico Neo VR Headset Will Make Its United States Debut At E3 2016 appeared first on UploadVR. hardware VR Headsets 2016 AMOLED china display e3 Headset mobile OLED pico neo screen

Samsung Files Patent Application For Foldable AR Glasses


News Augmented Reality Foldable AR Headset Samsung United States Patent and Trademark OfficeCould the multinational technology conglomerate be expanding into the AR market?

Dear Namco Bandai, please bring a VR Zone Arcade to the United States.

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Hopefully we can get a Bandai Arcade Zone in the states Bandai Namco’s VR Arcade VR Zone in Shinjuku, Tokyo is the VR arcade that our 14 year old GamePro reading selves always wanted.

Sony Files Patent For Wireless PSVR Device


News Playstation VR PSVR 2 United States Patent and Trademark Office Wireless PSVR Patent Wireless VRSony looks to cut the cord on console VR. . According to a new patent filed by Sony, the company is looking into wireless functionality for the next iteration of their PSVR headset.

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Bologna IDC Celebrates 200 years of US Embassy in Firenze

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The US Embassy in Firenze (Florence), Italy, opened its doors for an incredible double-centenary celebration, and EON Reality Italia was asked to represent the high-technology presence in the region of Emilia-Romagna at the forum titled ‘United States of Bologna.’.

U.S. Army Begins Using AR to Locate Mines on the Battlefield


Being in the military is a tough enough job as is, but I can only imagine the amount of stress the soldiers of the Army EOD (Explosive Ordnance Disposal) unit go through on a day-to-day basis. News Army Army VR Military United States Army VR Bomb Detection

United States Virtual Reality Headsets Market Anticipated to Grow at a Notable CAGR by 2022


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How autonomous vehicles and hyperloop are scooting along

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Hyperloop is becoming a commercial reality as soon as 2021, just not in the United States. Today, it’s still in a state of flux, with constant disruptions threatening the future of brick-and-mortar stores. Cyrus Radfar. Contributor.

Location-based virtual reality goes to the mall as The Void plans a rollout in 25 more locations

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Using augmented reality, Altoida is identifying the likely onset of neurodegenerative diseases

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2019 Events Schedule: The Major VR/AR Conferences And Festivals


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2018 VR and AR Conference, Festival and Expo Schedule


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Holocaust Museum Preserves Memory of Victims & Survivors via Augmented Reality

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They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but augmented reality is giving the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum the ability to add a few more poignant real words to its exhibits.

Google Puts Faces of Historic Women on US Currency via Augmented Reality

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Well-regarded men from the history of the United States tend to grace the country's currency, but what if equally deserving women were honored in the same fashion?

NASA Partners With US Navy To Develop AR Displays For Spacesuits


The United States Navy’s Diver Augmented Vision Device (DAVD) is a high-resolution visual display that is secured to the face shield of the Kirby Morgan-37, a dive helmet popular among commercial divers as well as the US Navy. Image Credit: United States Army.

Amazon Prime Video Comes To Oculus Quest And Go With Voice Search


Amazon says the service is available to customers in the United States and United Kingdom. Amazon Prime’s video service is now available on Oculus Quest, Oculus Go and even Gear VR.

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Newly Revealed Microsoft Patent Points Towards HoloLens 2


Image Credit: The United States Patent and Trademark Office. Image Credit: The United States Patent and Trademark Office. Image Credit: The United States Patent and Trademark Office. Microsoft is set to announce their HoloLens 2 in February.

Madame Tussauds Partners With ARtGlass For AR Wax Exhibits


In 2018, the company launched ARtGlass tours at President George Washington’s Mount Vernon and President James Monroe’s Highland estate, with plans for more United States releases scheduled throughout 2019.

Mario Kart VR Is Coming To Washington D.C. This Fall


Your next visit to the seat of democracy in the United States could include a side-journey into another universe where tossing banana peels and turtle shells is the surest way to separate the winners from losers. Bandai Namco is bringing Mario Kart VR to the United States at VR Zone Portal Washington D.C.

Applications for Oculus Launch Pad Developer Program Now Open

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Oculus announced the news on their developer blog , stating that successful applicants will receive development and business focused education, one-on-one support, and a number of other resources that the company says will “elevate their technical skills and understanding of the industry.”

The VOID To Open 25 New Location-Based VR Centers Across The U.S. & Europe


The VOID will soon become one of the largest location-based VR providers in the world thanks to a new partnership with Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield that will introduce 25 new entertainment centers across the United States and Europe beginning this summer.

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The Current State Of The VR/AR Patent Landscape


Image Credit: The United States Patent and Trademark Office. The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) only grants patents after a rigorous, time-intensive, and thorough application review process. A comprehensive breakdown of the VR/AR patent process.

Samsung’s Note 7 Banned From All Flights, Even As Cargo


Being officially banned on all flights in the United States represents the latest nightmare for Samsung caused by the faulty phone. The Samsung Note 7 is no longer allowed on airplanes, even as cargo, as the phone is officially banned by the Department of Transportation.

Oculus Rift Sells Out At Amazon, ‘Strong Demand Over The Holidays’


Amazon in the United States doesn’t look like it’ll have Oculus Rift in stock for a couple weeks, the website states , with a representative of Facebook’s Oculus telling us they are working now on “replenishing inventory across channels.”

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Vive Revealing Enterprise Product News This Thursday


We’re curious to see what next steps are planned for Vive products as we’ve been waiting for the United States launch of the Vive Focus, HTC’s standalone headset which comes with a limited 3DoF controller, and to see if the company might be planning any new features or packages for its high-end Vive Pro and the Vive Wireless Adapter. We’ll be in attendance this Thursday for an HTC Vive enterprise-related product announcement.

Oculus Quest Launch Lineup Pricing Reveals Top Games Are $29.99


Facebook sent us free Quest review units a couple weeks ago to test with access to a limited number of apps. All prices below are in United States dollars and are provided to Oculus by developers as of today.

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Alejandro Inarritu and Legendary are Creating a VR Short Film


The ILMxLAB created world will immerse you in a border crossing journey between Mexico and the United States. The VR short film will follow a group of immigrants and refugees crossing the border between Mexico and the United States.

Vive Focus Standalone Launches In North America And Europe


The focus on business uses for the headset outside China is an interesting one as the company is facing stiff competition for consumers in the United States from the Google-powered Lenovo Mirage Solo , as well as the $200 Oculus Go headset from Facebook which features a similar pointer-like hand controller. HTC’s Vive Focus standalone is launching in North America and Europe starting today with a pitch toward enterprise.

Flying Into NirVRana

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According to the paper, anxiety disorders are the most common mental health disorder in the United States, with as much as one third of the population experiencing it at some point in their lives. These effects are consistent with a physiological reduction of anxiety,” the paper states.

USPS has a VR app, but it’s not about delivering mail


The United States Postal Service has launched its own virtual reality app, it seems, but the app has nothing to do with the post office or delivering mail at all.

Oculus Quest & Rift S Arrive Next Month, Pre-Orders Now Live


Pre-orders for the Quest and Rift S are available now through Amazon , Best Buy , Newegg , Walmart , and GameStop in the United States, and Currys PC World , FNAC , and MediaMarkt in the United Kingdon and Europe.

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Visit EchoAR, which makes building Spatial Computing apps a lot easier

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As more companies build apps like Minecraft Earth, an augmented reality app coming soon to phones, they will need to manage servers and content.

Our First Look At The US Army’s Controversial HoloLens AR Headset


During November of last year, it was reported that Microsoft would be entering a $479M contract with the United States military to supply the Army with 100,000 modified HoloLens headsets. According to CNBC, this modified version of the HoloLens 2 will be used on and off the battlefield.

Stuxnet Documentary ‘Zero Days VR’ Wins an Emmy

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” Here’s Scatter’s description of Zero Days VR: Early in the Obama administration, the United States created plans for a crippling cyber attack against Iran in the event that diplomatic efforts to constrain the Iranian nuclear program were unsuccessful.

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