Oculus Quest United States Shipping Dates Pushed Into March

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The dispatch dates for Facebook’s Oculus Quest headset have been pushed back once again in the United States, now not shipping until early March for the 64GB model and late February for the 128GB model when ordered from the official company website.

Minecraft Earth Is Finally Available In The United States

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After gradually launching across a few smaller countries in the last few weeks, Minecraft Earth is finally available to download in the United States. So far, those regions the United Kingdom , New Zealand, Iceland , Australia, Mexico, Sweden , Canada, South Korea and the Philippines and, as of today, the United States. Unlike Wizards Unite, there is true magic at work here.”

The United States is “looking at” banning TikTok, says Secretary of State

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News Social Media breaking China tiktok United StatesThe government is taking it "very seriously", he added.

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

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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. . This solicitation for potential VR training solutions is just the latest in a series of XR-related pursuits by the United States military. Featured Image Credit: United States Army.

European Union May Quarantine the United States

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As if we needed any further reminders that the United States has botched its response to the covid-19 crisis so spectacularly that we present a threat to the health global population, member states of the European Union are reportedly weighing whether to include American travelers on its ban list as European borders… Read more.

Apple Files Patent For Mixed Reality Headset That Projects Images On Your Eyeballs

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This week the United States Patent and Trademark Office published a patent filed by Apple Inc. Image Credit: Patently Apple, The United States Patent and Trademark Office. News accommodation-convergence mismatch Apple Augmented Reality Dynamic Focus 3D Display Mixed Reality Patently Apple Retina Projection TrueDepth camera United States Patent and Trademark Office VRApple looks to eliminate screens entirely according to a patent published by the USPTO.

Influencer ‘The Billionaire Gucci Master’ May Have Been ‘Kidnapped’ by the United States

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A Dubai-based influencer with numerous luxury vehicles, a private jet, a $150,000 watch, and miles upon miles of Louis Vuitton print fabric, purportedly gained through real estate development, has been arrested and faces criminal charges for alleged conspiracy to launder hundreds of millions of dollars from frauds and… Read more. influencers

Samsung Files Patent Application For Foldable AR Glasses

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News Augmented Reality Foldable AR Headset Samsung United States Patent and Trademark OfficeCould the multinational technology conglomerate be expanding into the AR market? According to a recently published patent application filed by Samsung, the company may be developing a foldable AR headset featuring a built-in display that automatically activates when the device is unfolded. Image Credit: US Patent and Trademark Office.

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.

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. Sony plans on using a breakout box that would pair with the PSVR headset using two different frequencies to deliver a seamless VR experience as you dodge zombies or avoid getting knocked-out by Creed.

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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. Bandai Namco has created a wonderland featuring big name franchises like DragonBallZ, Gundam, Nintendo’s Mario Kart, and Neon Genesis Evangelion. The HTC Vive virtual reality powered experiences are taken to another level with seated motion platforms.

Internal USPS Documents Show How Much the Postmaster General Is Bombing at His Job

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usps united states postal service election 2020 louis dejoyDocuments displayed during Monday’s House Oversight Committee hearing with Postmaster General Louis DeJoy show just how far behind the Postal Service has fallen since DeJoy took over in June. Read more.

Oral Roberts University (ORU) and EON Reality Earn Innovation Award from the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA)

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The post Oral Roberts University (ORU) and EON Reality Earn Innovation Award from the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) appeared first on EON Reality. Oral Roberts University (ORU) received the Innovation Award at the USDLA 2017 Awards for using EON Reality’s Augmented and Virtual Reality (AVR) Platform to reach millions of people with their “Whole Person Education” through ORU’s Global Learning Center (GLC).

The Space Force Unveils 'Spacepower,' Its Plan to Conquer Space

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The Space Force has released a 64-page military doctrine, explaining why the United States needs to flex its muscles in space and how the nascent military branch will seek to maintain dominance in a domain so far untouched by warfare. space force space force doctrine military united states military defence space defence science

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. The radar can show the shape of a mine instead of a circle and the soldier can use that information to determine if it is a threat, something that needs to be remedied,” stated Chris Marshall, a scientist at the Army’s countermine division.

Postmaster Louis DeJoy Hammered by Senators Over Disastrous USPS Changes

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postal disaster louis dejoy united states postal service election 2020Pressed for details about recent changes at the U.S.

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

White House says it could take action on TikTok in ‘weeks, not months’

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News Social Media breaking tiktok United States WeChatWhite House officials are currently reviewing Chinese apps' security risks.

Gaming-focused investment firm Bitkraft closes in on at least $140 million for its second fund

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As Ethan Kurzweil of Bessemer Venture Partners told TechCrunch last year: “Gaming is now one of the largest forms of entertainment in the United States, with more than $100B+ spent yearly, surpassing other major mediums like television.

EON Reality’s AVR Platform Continues to Serve as U.S. Air Force VR Provider

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After initially winning a nationwide competition and being awarded a contract to serve as the platform for 3D models and VR content through the United States Air Force’s AFWERX program, EON Reality is happy to announce the Air Force has expanded its VR and AR use of the AVR Platform after the initial success. Featured News air force AR army Augmented Reality military united states Virtual Reality VR

Senators Worry Post Office Changes May Obstruct November Ballots

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united states postal service usps election security mail in ballotsDemocratic senators warned Friday that controversial changes to U.S. Postal Service procedures have raised concerns in Washington about the timely delivery of mail-in ballots ahead of the November election. Read more.

Australia says it found no evidence to suggest a TikTok ban is necessary

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News Social Media Australia breaking twitter Microsoft tiktok United StatesTikTok's Australia business, however, is soon expected to be sold to Microsoft.

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.’. What an honor for us at EON Reality Italia to speak and participate in this fantastic celebration and panel event for Firenze’s 200 years of partnership with the United States.

U.S. studies new facial recognition tech built with masked faces in mind

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Computing News facial recognition United StatesMasked faces result in up to 50% error rates in existing systems.

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EON Reality’s AVR Platform Continues to Serve as U.S. Air Force VR Provider

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After initially winning a nationwide competition and being awarded a contract to serve as the platform for 3D models and VR content through the United States Air Force’s AFWERX program, EON Reality is happy to announce the Air Force has expanded its VR and AR use of the AVR Platform after the initial success. Featured News air force AR army Augmented Reality military united states Virtual Reality VR

US video game sales have record quarter as consumers stay at home

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billion in the States between January and March of this year, marking a 9% increase over a year prior; $9.58 As stay at home orders have been enacted on the federal and state levels, people are coping with the ongoing daily horror that is life in 2020 by playing video games. Gaming Animal Crossing Companies coronavirus COVID-19 driver Electronic Arts entertainment software association Microsoft new horizons Nintendo Nintendo Switch npd Sony United States video game Virtual reality

With $15M round and 100K tablets sold, reMarkable CEO wants to make tech ‘more human’

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The device has been a runaway success, though, selling over 100,000 units — and attracting investment in the process. Funding Gadgets Hardware Recent Funding Startups TC Amazon Apple Asia ceo Christmas Co-founder computing Display technology E Ink engineer Europe Facebook hardware startup indiegogo Instagram inventions iPad iPad Pro iPhone Norway remarkable Spark Capital tablet computer technology Technology Addiction United States Virtual reality

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. Cyrus Radfar is the founding partner at V1 Worldwide. More posts by this contributor. Will tech companies change the way we manage our health?

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

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” TC amsterdam animation california chicago Companies e-commerce London lucasfilm New York paris real estate san diego san jose shopping malls stockholm The Void United States utah vienna Virtual reality walt disney westfieldThe Void , a developer of immersive virtual reality entertainment centers, is partnering with the multi-national, multi-hyphenate mall developer Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield to build twenty five new locations around the world.

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

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The company, whose tools have been cleared by the Food and Drug Administration (an earlier version of this article incorrectly stated the technology was approved) for predicting Alzheimer’s by measuring brain function, claims that it can determine with a 94% accuracy whether someone will present with the disease six to 10 years before the onset of mild cognitive impairment symptoms.

Snagging Pearson’s AR assets and $1 million in cash, GIGXR is ready for its close up

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Australia, and the United Kingdom, will continue to receive support from GIGXR for their augmented reality-influenced curriculum. TC augmented reality Australia computing head-mounted displays hololens 2 Los Angeles Microsoft Microsoft HoloLens mixed reality reality serial entrepreneur Streaming Media technology entrepreneurs United Kingdom United States venture capital Virtual reality vyclone

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.

Hispanic Heritage Month on Netflix: All the alternatives

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Netflix has announced a sturdy program schedule to commemorate Hispanic Heritage Month in the United States. Movies & TV News hispanic Hispanic Heritage Month 2020 Netflix

Samsung Galaxy S20 Fan Edition reportedly coming to U.S. through Verizon

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The Samsung Galaxy S20 Fan Edition, the specifications and renders of which were leaked in August, is reportedly coming to the United States through Verizon.

The U.S. will also soon take action on Chinese apps like WeChat, Pompeo says

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News Social Media breaking twitter tiktok United States WeChatPresident Trump will make an announcement shortly, he added.

There’s a way to weaken hurricanes, but scientists say it’s too crazy to try

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There's a weird natural phenomenon that helps to weaken hurricanes destined for the United States. What if we could re-create that phenomenon ourselves? Emerging Tech Features Climate hurricanes science weather

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.