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.

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

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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.

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

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Intel revealed at their CES 2017 press conference that Project Alloy, their standalone mixed reality headset and reference platform, would be productized “by” Q4 2017 in partnership with major OEMs.

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?

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.

VR for Good: Holograms From Syria Uses HoloLens To Bring Images Of War To Everyday Life

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“At the height of the Vietnam war, artist Martha Rosler put forward a body of work titled “House Beautiful: Bringing the war home”,” 1RIC tells me over email. “It was a series of collages that brought together images from the war in Vietnam and images of beautifully designed American homes. For many of us, the world’s problems are all too easy to forget, especially when we’re far removed from tragic disasters and global conflicts.

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YouTuber Brings VR To Commodore 64

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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.

PenPal Schools launches a VR field trip for students to promote Pakistan

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Students from around the world can now travel to Pakistan and learn more about the country — virtually.

5 Killer Markets for Your Virtual Reality Startup

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Among the 3D experiences they have produced is a walk through of Vietnam, a tour of the Carnival Breeze cruise liner, and tours of several leading universities. Virtual Reality is set to reach a market value of $30 billion by 2020, according to estimates from Digi-Capital. With the Big Three (Microsoft, Google, and Facebook) all throwing money, R&D, and marketing at both augmented reality and virtual reality project ideas, one can assume VR and AR are both here to stay.