Infinite Dimensions: Hands-On With The VOID’s Latest In Utah

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Utah researchers develop mind-controlled arm that can feel

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Image courtesy University of Utah Center for Neural Interfaces.). Scientists at the University of Utah started with an arm created by DEKA Research & Development Corp., Image courtesy University of Utah Center for Neural Interfaces.).

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3 New VR Arcades Hit Utah, Ohio, and Washington, DC

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That’s the idea behind three new VR Arcades that have opened in Utah, Ohio, and Washington, DC, which are leveraging the HTC Vive as the go-to ‘out-of-home’ VR platform for such activities. VR Junkies – Orem, Utah.

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The Void Opens Location In Utah With Upgraded Hardware And Ghostbusters

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Starting today, visitors to Lindon, Utah, where the startup is based, will be able to see this incredible experience. The Void is one of the most immersive experiences available. It is pretty much as close to Star Trek’s Holodeck as you will find. First opening in New York at Madame Tussauds last year, the experience puts you inside a Ghostbusters-themed narrative that ingeniously helped explain why you’re wearing a backpack.

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Research Suggests VR May Help Patients Suffering From Parkinson’s

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Researchers, including those at the University of Utah, are hopeful that VR can slow or diminish the effects of this chronic illness. Bo Foreman, PT, PhD , associate professor and director of the Motion Capture Core Facility at the University of Utah. Bo Foreman, University of Utah.

Utah’s Cleanest Natural-Gas Power Plant Comes Online in Provo

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The new plant replaces the old Provo Power Plant, which was demolished in 2016 after serving the community for more than 75 years

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New Video Shows How Precise HoloLens 2.0 Depth Sensing Will Be

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At the recent Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, held in Salt Lake City, Utah in June, Microsoft researchers gave a tutorial showing off the new HoloLens Research Mode, which gives developers access to the device's sensor data.

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The VOID Expands With 25 New Locations Coming To URW Shopping Centers

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For those unfamiliar, The VOID is a Utah-based company which produced a series of VR-based adventures employing powerful haptic effects, smells, sights and sounds together for memorable visits.

Surgery Training Platform ‘Osso VR’ Now Used by 1,000 Surgeons Monthly

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The team behind Osso VR , the VR surgical training platform, says that the software is now in use by more than 1,000 surgeons a month around the globe.

VR Attraction The VOID Plans to More Than Double in Size with 25 New Locations

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While initially beginning operations in 2015 at a testing facility in Pleasant Grove, Utah, It seems as though the company’s original plan for a ‘ flagship ’ location in the same city has yet to pull through. Out-of-home VR attraction chain The VOID may soon reach a city near you.

The Void expands to Times Square

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The Void, a Utah-based virtual reality theme park, is coming to Times Square in July with a Ghostbusters-themed experience. Customers put on virtual reality headsets and backpacks holding computers, and walk around inside a... Briefs The Void VR arcade

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Fan-Made Star Wars X-Wing VR Game Is Also A Study On Sim Sickness

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University of Utah computer science student Dylan Stout recently shared this project with us. Want to take on the Death Star trench run in VR and also help fight sim sickness? Then check this fan-made app out.

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Students Hack Positional Tracking onto Gear VR with SteamVR Tracking

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In a reverse engineering exercise, two students at Utah State University have hacked positional tracking onto a Gear VR headset using SteamVR Tracking technology.

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

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One of the biggest names in location-based entertainment makes plans for global expansion.

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Disney Is Making Another ‘Top Secret’ VR Film, May Use Existing Characters

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Cycles is on display this week at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival in Utah. Walt Disney’s first real VR animation, Cycles, won’t be its last. Cnet reports that Disney is working on another “top secret” VR short film. Word comes by way of Cycles director Jeff Gipson, who will also direct the new project. The piece will apparently be three to five minutes long.

Star Wars: Secrets Of The Empire From The VOID Adds London Location

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The VOID is a Utah-based startup that develops VR experiences that provide an i ncredible sense of presence and immersion. The VOID just announced a third location for its top-of-the-line Star Wars VR installation. London now joins Orlando and Anaheim offering Star Wars: Secrets Of The Empire.

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Facebook Launching 360-Degree Live Streaming Video

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Tomorrow, December 13th at 12pm ET, NatGeo will broadcast live from its Mars Desert Research Station facility in Utah. National Geographic will be the first to test the new feature.

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Here Is The NBA’s Full NextVR Live Broadcasting Schedule For This Season

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10, 2017 – Cleveland Cavaliers at Utah Jazz – 9:00 p.m. 28, 2017 – Utah Jazz at Oklahoma City Thunder – 8:00 p.m. NextVR has previously pulled in massive funding through big investment rounds, including $30 million and another 80 million , to continue live broadcasting in VR.

HTC Vive now available to try in some stores

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The first stores with an HTC Vive demo are the Microsoft stores in New York City (flagship store), Washington state (Bellevue Square) and Utah (City Creek Center). You may have been fortunate to attend a tech event within the last few years, such as CES and tried VR.

‘Gloomy Eyes’ Is A Dark, But Gorgeous VR Animation With A Ton Of Heart

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Gloomy Eyes debuted at this years Sundance Film Festival in Park CIty, Utah. Colin Farrell narrates this three-part animated adventure from the team at Atlas V.

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Disney to Develop New “Top Secret” VR Short Film Following Success of ‘Cycles’

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The news was announced by both Gipson and Cycles ‘ producer Nicholas Russell at Sundance 2019 in Park City, Utah.

Mellanox Moves to Drive VR to New Levels

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Salt Lake City, Utah-based Mellanox Technologies — a supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems — The post Mellanox Moves to Drive VR to New Levels appeared first on VRJournal.

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HTC Vive and Viveport are bringing some of my favorite VR experiences to Sundance.

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HTC Vive and Viveport is heading to Park City, Utah during the 2017 Sundance Film Festival to exhibit at “VR on the Mountain,” a virtual reality hub for festival attendees taking place January 20-22.

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Featured 360°: La La Land, Mars Desert Research Station and Colliding Black Holes

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“Colonizing Mars begins at the Mars Desert Research Station in Hanksville, Utah where simulations are teaching us what it would be like to live on the red planet.”

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‘Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire’ Disney World VR Attraction Gets New Trailer, Tickets on Sale

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The VOID had already proven its technology to be highly effective and commercially viable with their first major production, Ghostbusters: Dimension , which opened at Madame Tussauds in New York, The Rec Room in Toronto, and the company’s headquarters in Lindon, Utah.

A VR Theme Park is Coming to Malaysia

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The VOID has blown our minds with their Utah theme park and Ghostbuster’s experience in New York—and also announced in February a collaboration with China-based Shanda Group to build China’s first VR theme park.

Starbreeze’s Civilian Warfare Experience Hero Debuts On StarVR At Sundance

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The Sundance Film Festival in Utah usually serves as one of the best opportunities to check out creative VR experiences beyond gaming, and it looks like this year will be no different. For starters, StarVR headset creator Starbreeze this week confirmed that it will be at the festival with a new experience from iNK Stories, the studio behind the cinematic story-based game, 1979 Revolution: Black Friday.

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Oculus Quest Experience ‘The Under Presents’ Debuts at Sundance 2019

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Sundance 2019 will be taking place from January 24th – February 3rd in Park City, Utah.

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Facebook To Release ‘Live 360’ With Nat Geo This Week, Full Rollout in 2017

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According to the post, “On Tuesday, December 13 at 12pm PT / 3pm ET, we will be launching Live 360 video on Facebook with National Geographic, live from the Mars Desert Research Station facility in Utah.”

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Neuralink announces new BCI: why us VR people should care

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To let you understand how Neuralink is disruptive, I can tell you that the Utah Array, one of the most famous current invasive BCI device, can read up to 128 electrode channels.

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VR Film Follows The First Female Shaman Of The Yawanawá People

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Awavena made its initial debut earlier this year at the Sundance Film Festival in Salt Lake City, Utah. Emmy® Award winning filmmaker Lynette Wallworth captures an Amazonian tribe as they make an historic transition to their first female shaman.

Smart Glasses? It’s all about perspective.

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Imagine your Youtube friends enjoying your breathtaking death ride on a mountain bike somewhere in a canyon deep down in Utah. Wikipedia defines smart glasses as a wearable computer that adds information to what the wearer sees.

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Oculus Story Studio’s ‘Dear Angelica’ To Ship ‘So Soon’

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The 2017 Sundance Film Festival kicks off tomorrow in Utah and, after skipping out CES, it marks the first big event of the year for Oculus. Facebook’s VR company has traditionally made a big splash at the prestigious event, which celebrates independent film making.

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Jaunt’s New ‘Home Turf’ VR Series Lets You Explore The Extreme

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Despite having traveled all around the world, pro mountain biker, Cam Zink’s favorite place to push his limits is right at home in Virgin, Utah. Get out of your comfort zone in this free climbing, mountain biking, kayaking and slacklining immersive series.

The VRScout Report – Sundance Edition

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Recapping the top stories covered on the VRScout Report , a weekly podcast discussing the best in VR, hosted by Malia Probst. You can enjoy the full audio recording below: The New Frontier program at Sundance has been abuzz with virtual reality over the past couple of years.

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