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.

U.S. Army To Receive 100,000 Microsoft HoloLens Headsets

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We believe in the strong defense of the United States and we want the people who defend it to have access to the nation’s best technology, including from Microsoft,” said Microsoft president, Brad Little in a recent blog post.

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

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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

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

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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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The post United States Virtual Reality Headsets Market Anticipated to Grow at a Notable CAGR by 2022 appeared first on VRJournal. Media Announcement: The Virtual Reality (VR) headsets are used in varying applications and the introduction of VR in more fields has yielded. VR Industry and Technology Virtual reality

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?

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.

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

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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.

Microsoft Wins $480M Defense Contract to Provide U.S. Army with AR Headsets

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A description of the contract filing states that winners are should aim to “accelerate lethal defensive and offensive capabilities utilizing innovative components, including commercial items, for the selection of an Integrated Visual Augmentation System (IVAS).”

Co-op ‘Godzilla VR’ Game to Arrive at VR Arcades Across Japan Next Month

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Earlier this month Mario Kart VR, arguably the most hotly-awaited VR experience, made its first steps into the United States with the opening of the VR Zone Portal in Washington D.C.,

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Alejandro Inarritu and Legendary are Creating a VR Short Film

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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.

Bechtel Partners with ITI to Expand VR Crane Training Capabilities

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

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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.

Vive Revealing Enterprise Product News This Thursday

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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.

How to Watch the 2018 Winter Olympics in VR

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It appears that the apps listed above are also locked to the United States region – likely due to licensing issues.

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‘Mario Kart VR’ Comes to the US Today in Bandai Namco’s Newest VR Arcade

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For the first time, BANDAI NAMCO is bringing to the United States a number of popular VR experiences once only available in Japan and UK-based VR ZONE arcades.

Vive Focus Standalone Launches In North America And Europe

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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.

Google Reveals Experimental 6DOF Controllers for Lenovo Mirage Solo

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Google is currently accepting applications for developer kits of the experimental Daydream 6DoF controllers, although only in the United States at this time.

AR Neurosurgical Fluorescent Receives FDA Clearance

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GLOW800 is available for purchase in the United States. . AR fluorescent can help provide surgeons with clearer view during vascular neurosurgery. WARNING: The following photos are NOT for the faint of heart *.

Oculus Go Is $179 For Black Friday, Rift Down To $349

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The deal should be available in the United States, Britain and elsewhere at Oculus.com, Walmart, Amazon, Best Buy, Argos, Digitech, CoolBlue, Newegg and others. Facebook’s Oculus is discounting the standalone Oculus Go headset around 10 percent at participating retailers for Black Friday through Nov. The deal should see Oculus Go priced starting at $179, discounted from its typical $199, starting on Nov. 22 at 11:59pM local time.

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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Walmart Expands VR Employee Training To All U.S. Locations

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Apparently, VR designed for employee training has proven a massive success at Walmart’s various Academy locations, as the multinational superstore has just announced plans to further expand its immersive training program to every single one of its 4,700 locations within the United States.

Get Samsung Odyssey+ For Just $299 Starting Today – 40% Off Black Friday Sale

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The deal applies only to customers in the United States. Samsung is offering an incredible early Black Friday deal starting today — its Odyssey+ high end PC VR headset for just $299. This saves $200 (40%) from the regular $499 price.

You Can Now Pilot A Drone Using VR And Your Torso

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According to a recent research paper published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America , it’s a technique that gives users intuitive, gesture-based drone.

Eat Tacos, Win PlayStation VR

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The giveaway is restricted to the United States and you can find the official rules here. There’s nothing that says virtual reality quite like a taco.

Oculus Launchpad winning VR experience "I Am A Man" is a historical walk in the shoes of those who struggled for our civil rights.

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The strike became one of the major identifiers of the broader struggles for equality within Memphis and the United States as a whole. I Am A Man VR Experience Trailer from Derek Ham on Vimeo. I Am a Man!

‘Archangel’ is Free this Weekend on Rift, Access Now Available

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Letting you step into the cockpit of a six-story mech as the main force behind the United States Free Forces’ war against the tyrannical corporation HUMNX, you command an arsenal of weapons to shoot down the enemy and protect a post-apocalyptic America.

VR Meditation Could Take The Misery Out Of Long-Haul Flying

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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.

‘Archangel’ is a High-Intensity Mech Shooter Coming First to PSVR, Here’s the Trailer

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Selected by the United States Free Forces to pilot a one-of-a-kind mech, you lead your squadron into battle against HUMNX, a private conglomerate that’s taken the reigns of power in absence of the now disbanded US government.

‘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.

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

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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.

Target Eating Disorders with NeuroVR

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Approximately 1 out of 5 adults in the United States suffer from body dysmorphic disorder, and more than two-thirds of adults are considered to be overweight and obese.

Alejandro Inarritu and Legendary are Creating a VR Short.

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The VR short film will follow a group of immigrants and refugees crossing the border between Mexico and the United States. Alejandro Inarritu and Legendary are Creating a VR Short Film Alejandro Inarritu is taking a big step into the world of virtual reality.

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2016 VR Porn Statistics Say VR Is Hot

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2016 was the year the VR industry took off. Both the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift were launched during 2016, then towards the end of 2016, Sony joined in with their successful PSVR. What is everyone doing on these VR devices? VR Games, VR Movies, Educational VR and of course the old classic, porn.

Japanese Students Develop VR Recreation Of Hiroshima Atomic Bombing

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On August 6th, 1945, at 8:15 in the morning, the United States military dropped the nuclear weapon “Little Boy” on the city of Hiroshima, a major urban center located on the Japanese island of Honshu.

Daydream View VR headsets in Crimson and Snow colors start shipping

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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.

How Pokémon Go brings the pocket monsters to your neighborhood

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The Pokémon Go beta is live in Japan, New Zealand, Australia, and the United States ahead of its full launch, and it’s set to launch this year.

Oculus ‘Handheld Controller’ Passes FCC Testing, Possible Oculus GO 3DoF Controller

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While the report doesn’t explicitly state any relationship with Go, instead masked behind the vague term “Virtual Reality System,” a closer look reveals it to be a handheld, battery-operated, Bluetooth 4.1

U.S. Army Chooses Microsoft’s HoloLens For $480 Million Contract

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The United States Army awarded a $480 million contract to Microsoft that will equip military personnel with prototype versions of HoloLens intended to increase “lethality, mobility, and situational awareness.” ” HoloLens is an all-in-one augmented reality headset from Microsoft which first shipped in 2016 for $3,000. Its robust tracking system constantly maps the world while overlaying digital objects into the central area of its wearer’s vision.

Samsung Gear 360 Available Thursday

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Samsung confirmed to VRJournal today the pricing and availability of its eagerly awaited new Samsung Gear 360 in the United States. According. The post Samsung Gear 360 Available Thursday appeared first on VRJournal. Featured VR Industry and Technology Samsung Samsung Gear 360

The Void to Open New Location in Mall of America, ‘Star Wars’ VR Experience Coming at Launch

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Minnesota’s Mall of America , the United States largest mall, is getting the popular VR out-of-home experience The VOID soon. Its uncertain when the Mall of America location is set to open, although Mall organizers state it’s “opening soon.”

Starbucks and the Pokémon Go Frappucino

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It was also announced earlier that Niantic and Sprint plan on turning Sprint, Boost Mobile and Radio Shack stores into PokéStops and Gyms, which will include over 10,000 stores across the United States. Who wasn’t bitten by the Pokémon Go bug this summer?