Man in Vietnam Sentenced to Five Years in Prison for Spreading Covid-19

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A man in Vietnam has been sentenced to five years in prison after he broke strict covid-19 quarantine rules in the country, contracting the disease in a large city and bringing it back to his rural hometown.

Netflix Pulls NSA-Themed Show in Vietnam Over Offensive Maps

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Netflix has pulled a spy drama called Pine Gap from the video streaming platform in Vietnam after the government complained about maps that appear in at least two episodes. The maps are a “misrepresentation of Vietnam’s sovereignty,” according to officials in Hanoi.

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Facebook Reportedly Faces Ban in Vietnam Over Refusal to Censor More Local Political Content

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The government of Vietnam is threatening to shut down Facebook within the entire country over the social media company’s refusal to censor more local political content, according to a new report from Reuters. vietnam facebook censorship free speech democracy

Vietnam Lifts Ban on Boeing 737 Max Aircraft

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The government of Vietnam has lifted a ban on Boeing 737 Max aircraft, according to Reuters , citing Vietnamese state media. The ban on the planes was put in place following two crashes that killed 346 people in 2018 and 2019. Read more.

A Mystery Worm Infection in Vietnam Shows a New Species Can Live in Humans

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The mystery over a worm infestation found in a Vietnamese man last year has been solved, though not without adding another creepy wrinkle to the tale. The worms inside the man weren’t the Guinea worm ( Dracunculus medinensis ), a now-rare parasite on the brink of eradication, as originally thought.

Watchmen Almost Cast a Different Actress as Laurie Blake aka Silk Spectre

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A Primer on the Likely Villain of Cobra Kai Season 4

GizModo VR

John Kreese, the returning sensei of the once again villainous Cobra Kai, looked at a photo from his days in Vietnam, picked up the phone, and called an old war buddy. Cobra Kai season three ended with a not so subtle tease.

EON-XR 9.0 Launch Event

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Bolyai University , ZENA Technology , Unesco in Vietnam . Join us for the EON-XR 9.0 release on June 15, 2021. EON-XR 9.0 Launch Event. June 15th, 2021 – 8:00 AM PST. Register now.

The best war movies on Netflix

Mashable VR

Spike Lee directs this riveting Vietnam War drama , which swings between past and present. Decades later, they return to Vietnam, not only for the treasure, but also to bring back the remains of one they lost.

HTC Vive partners with ARVI VR to expand its global location-based Virtual Reality arcade offering

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After the first wave of openings, the deployment will extend at a later time to Egypt, Hong-Kong, Indonesia, Macau, Malaysia, Philippines, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Singapore, Thailand, Turkey, UAE, Vietnam, and Kuwait, according to HTC.

'The Trial of the Chicago 7' is now free to watch on YouTube, but only for 48 hours

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To mark the anniversary of the verdict being delivered in the trial of the Chicago Seven , Netflix has made its recent dramatisation of the event free for 48 hours on YouTube. You can watch the full two-hour feature over on the streaming service's YouTube channel from Friday, Feb. at 12 a.m.

Half-Life: Alyx Comes Free With Vive Cosmos Elite

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A redemption code for Half-Life: Alyx will be included inside every Cosmos Elite box (unless you order to China, Thailand, Japan, Vietnam, India, Malaysia, Singapore or Ukraine). HTC’s new SteamVR headset, the Vive Cosmos Elite , now comes with a free copy of Half-Life: Alyx.

EON Reality Continues Knowledge Metaverse Global Kickoff Tour

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The intercontinental trek will include meetings with more than 80 partners new and old.

Want to learn more about racial justice? Watch these videos from #ScholarStrike.

Mashable VR

School's out — for 48 hours. But that doesn't mean you can't still learn something. College and university professors, staff, administrators and students have been striking for two days now to raise awareness and spur action on racial injustice and police violence.

These wildlife photography finalists will take your breath away

Mashable VR

The finalists feature everything from endangered species in Vietnam to out-of-control forest fires in Brazil. Nature is a beautiful, brutal place.

Futuristic AR eSports Tournament Coming To USA

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The HADO eSports tournament first launched in 2016 exclusively in Japanese theme parks and malls, but has since managed to expand into countries including Malaysia, Indonesia and Vietnam. Your chance to go pro in energy dodgeball has finally arrived. Like many of you, I too have long dreamt of teaming up with friends to throw glowing balls of plasma at my enemies in a heated match of augmented reality dodgeball.

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5 damning revelations from the Facebook Papers

Mashable VR

The Post highlights a particular nasty example of the CEO's duplicity in Vietnam, where, according to people familiar with the decision, Zuckerberg himself made the call to censor anti-government posts on behalf of the ruling Communist Party in 2020.

Hands-On: Into The Darkness Roughly Scratches The Boneworks Itch On PC VR

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Fortunately for Vietnam-based Cosmos Games, that makes Into The Darkness a welcome refresher no matter how familiar — and scrappy — it may feel. Truth be told, I’d hoped we’d see more VR apps try to swipe Boneworks’ crown by now.

Believe the Hype: HypeVR’s Volumetric Video Capture is a Glimpse at the Future of VR Video

Road to VR

With an Oculus Rift headset, I stepped into that new scene: a 30 second loop of a picturesque valley in lush Vietnam. It made me feel like I was actually standing there, in Vietnam, not just that my eyes alone had been transported. After having teased the tech toward the end of last year, we’ve finally gone hands-on with HypeVR’s volumetric video captures which lets you move around inside of VR videos. Inherent Limitations of 360 Video.

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Everything coming to Amazon Prime Video in November

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The Wheel of Time turns and brings us into November, ushering in a new slate of Amazon Prime original movies and TV shows.

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GOOD NEWS! Owatch August BIG SALE, UP TO 20% OFF!

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Everyone who wants to start a business will think so. ” What is the most profitable business right now? How much does it cost to start a VR business? “ If you want to start your VR business, then you can’t miss the best discounts that Owatch will launch in August! Buy more and save more!

Fable Studio Announces Its 2019 Virtual Being Grant Winners

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An upcoming film that will bring James Dean back to life as a virtual actor in a new Vietnam era action-drama film has proved a controversial project, bringing the topic of ethics into this ever-evolving conversation. The first batch of grants go to radical ideas at the heart of the virtual beings community. In Edward Saatchi’s professional opinion, virtual beings will have a significant impact on our daily lives.

Expert View: 3 ways VR is transforming Learning & Development

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Throwback to 1966: The Beatles release “Revolver” , the Vietnam war rages on and Time Magazine reports on the effects of a strange new substance called LSD. . Immersive tech and training go back 50 years, but how has that relationship changed? Are we in for disruption or just another buzz-term? By Daniel Fraga and Christophe Mallet – Somewhere Else. As VR is evolving, we’re not only learning skills safely through simulations anymore.

Intel Says Project Alloy VR/AR Headsets Are Coming in Q4 2017

Road to VR

The examples they showed off ranged from Arizona Sunshine (2016) , to live sports streaming in stereo 360 with Voke (whom Intel acquired last year) to volumetric 360 recordings of a waterfall in Vietnam that users could move around in (with each frame consisting 30 GB in data), as well as a real time inspection of solar panels with 360 camera capture from a drone, of course all powered by Intel.

Can AR Keep Companies Connected During Coronavirus?

AR Insider

One customer in particular, who is a giant in the food and beverage industry, has a factory in Vietnam and is now using the remote assistance functionality of Scope AR’s WorkLink platform to maintain vital operations and keep the factory running during this volatile time.

Huge Promotion for 9D VR Chair Cinema/Simulator and VR Park

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Wholesale High-Quality 9D VR Cinema Price Products from Owatch / 9D VR Simulator Price VR Park for sale, China Factory. Worldwide Shipping! Stock Sale! China professional 9D Virtual Reality Price Rides & VR Game Machine Suppliers Factory.

What is 5D/7D Cinema?

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5D Cinema is a form of film art expression developed on the basis of 4D Cinema. It contains all the functions of 4D theater. 5D theater uses seat effects and environmental effects to simulate lightning and thunder, wind, frost, rain and snow, and explosion impact.

VRLEO Brings Competition to Out-of-Home VR with Ingenious Arcade Kiosk

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Currently operating machines in China, Vietnam, and the US, the company says that the kiosk is already present in arcades, malls and even a subway station in Shanghai.

EON Reality Presents at Nordic VR Forum

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At the 2018 edition of the Nordic VR Forum, EON Reality Norway didn’t just attend Hamar’s distinguished virtual reality conference but also presented the “ Jesper on Wheels ” project to an eager crowd. With hundreds of attendees from 10 different nations and even more viewers following along with the event’s livestreams online, the annual event proved successful in every way.

Intel’s CES 2017 Press Conference Put The Audience Inside VR

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The second VR demo showed a waterfall in Vietnam, with every frame consisting of 3 gigabytes of video data. Intel CEO Brian Krzanich held his company’s CES press event inside virtual reality, as Intel provided more than 260 VR units in chairs for all of the press attending the event. Intel’s people began prepping the VR setup before Christmas, and it ran miles of wire through the press event room in doing so. ted Intel has a habit of doing big stunts at CES.

Hand interactive VR Game Simulator, the latest One-stop Arcade Unattended VR Machine

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Owatch Launched the New VR Plus Series! Hand Interactive VR Game Simulator !!! Unique Interactive VR Coin-op Game set to take the market by VR WOW! Owatch Interactive Simulator Ride.

YouTuber Brings VR To Commodore 64

VRScout

Oh man, I’m getting some serious Vietnam flashbacks of the Virtual Boy…. The VR64 retro virtual reality headset is as cool as it is totally unnecessary. Remember the Commodore 64 home computer? That makes sense. After all, the revolutionary device was released all the way back in 1982, a year some of you younger folks probably consider the stone age.

Scale Learning and Teaching for the Online Classroom

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At EON Reality, we are working at lightning speed to help classrooms around the world transition safely and effectively to an online classroom. As we shift towards preparing for tomorrow it is now more important than ever to build resilience into our online classrooms.

Free Wheelchair Mission Launches Fundraising Event with VR Experience

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We also want to tell more stories of how peoples’ lives are changed forever through the gift of mobility in places such as Vietnam and Africa,” she said. Free Wheelchair Mission (FWM) is a charity that helps disadvantaged disable people move independently in a wheelchair. The charity participates in the entire process, from the design phase and down to delivery to the recipients. So far, FWM has helped over 1 million people improve their quality of life.

Wrestling may be fake but 'Heels' is beautifully real

Mashable VR

Professional wrestling may not be everyone's cup of tea, but it's impossible to deny that it's conceptually fascinating.

The genealogy detective exposing family secrets

Mashable VR

She finds living relatives for unaccounted soldiers from World War I, II, the Korean and Vietnam wars and has encountered a lot of surprises of the genetic variety. Grab your magnifying glass and get ready to investigate as Mashable uncovers Big/Little Mysteries.

Emma, the Robot is Giving Professional Massages to Singaporeans

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Singapore is developing a robotics ecosystem with Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam in a bid to take the regional lead as businesses worldwide increasingly use such technology to transform their operations. We are already aware that AI does great benefits in schools and hospitals, but did you know that you can actually get a massage from the robot ?