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.

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

Sony Files Patent For Wireless PSVR Device

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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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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.

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

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

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Austin, United States. Los Angeles, United States. San Francisco, United States. New York, United States. San Jose, United States. Seattle, United States. Mountain View, United States. Santa Clara, United States. Los Angeles, United States. San Diego, United States.

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?

2018 VR and AR Conference, Festival and Expo Schedule

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Austin, United States. San Francisco, United States. Las Vegas, United States. New York, United States. San Jose, United States. Los Angeles, United States. Las Vegas, United States. Santa Clara, United States. Los Angeles, United States. San Diego, United States.

Madame Tussauds Partners With ARtGlass For AR Wax Exhibits

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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.

Newly Revealed Microsoft Patent Points Towards HoloLens 2

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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.

The Current State Of The VR/AR Patent Landscape

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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.

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

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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.

Sony Confirms PSVR Support For The ‘PlayStation 5’

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Last month, it was discovered that Sony had filed a patent with the United States Patent and Trademark Office which hinted at some form of wireless functionality for PlayStation’s console VR platform. PSVR will be compatible with Sony’s next PlayStation console.

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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.

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.

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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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.

Microsoft Employees Aren’t Happy About $479M HoloLens Military Contract

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Last week a collection of Microsoft employees penned a letter to the companies CEO, Satya Nadella, and its president, Brad Smith, expressing their open discontent regarding a $479M contract with the United States military that would introduce roughly 100,000 HoloLens MR headsets to the battlefield.

Bechtel Partners with ITI to Expand VR Crane Training Capabilities

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

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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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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!

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.

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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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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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).”

Jack Daniel’s AR App Turns Whiskey Bottles Into Little 3D Dioramas

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Intended solely for users of legal drinking age — 21 and over in the United States — the free app uses a smartphone or tablet camera to recognize the shape of anything from a 50ml miniature to a giant-sized 1.75L bottle. Augmented reality is proving to be a potent marketing tool in the hands of the right brands, and world-famous spirits maker Jack Daniel’s is today unveiling one of the strongest uses yet of the technology.

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.

‘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 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.

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 *.

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.

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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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.

‘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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

‘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.

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.