Virtual Reality Creeps Into Virginia Commonwealth University


Virginia Commonwealth University , or VCU for short, is the latest educational facility to install a Virtual Reality lab on their premises. While not every VR Lab out there will offer setups as advanced as Virginia Commonwealth University, but these labs are becoming much more commonplace.

2017 Military Virtual Training and Simulation Summit Happening October 31 In Arlington, Virginia


The 2017 Military Virtual Training and Simulation Summit allows US Military, government agencies, educational leaders, and solution-providers to come together in a town-hall forum to discuss the current and future direction of virtual training and simulation. This program will incite discussion surrounding virtual reality and simulation as a superior military training tool due to its cost-effectiveness and pragmatic nature.

This Tech Lets You Move Virtual Objects Like A Jedi


In fact, I’m a bit surprised it took this long, but researchers at Virginia Tech have put their brains to good use and come up with a way for ordinary mortals to replicate the telekinetic powers of a Jedi in VR. . Image Credit: Virginia Tech.

Moving Virtual Objects Like a Jedi

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In fact, I’m a bit surprised it took this long, but researchers at Virginia Tech have put their brains to good use and come up with a way for ordinary mortals to replicate the telekinetic powers of a Jedi in Virtual Reality. . These are definitely the VR powers you’re looking for….

‘Firewall Zero Hour’ to Get New Maps, Characters & Weapons Starting Tomorrow

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Another new free map, called Gauntlet, will also arrive then, a training ground located in the state of Virginia. Firewall Zero Hour (2018) , the PSVR exclusive team-based shooter from First Contact Entertainment, is getting a new DLC drop soon called Operation: Heartland.

Weather Channel Demonstrates Dangers Of Hurricane Florence Using Mixed Reality


Even with mandatory evacuations of Virginia and the Carolina’s currently underway, officials expect heavy damage and casualties as a result of the deadly weather. MR & AR technology showcase the potential destruction of the cat 2 storm currently hitting the Carolina states.

This Restaurant Will Let You Paint With Sauces in VR


26 – Virginia Tech vs. Virginia. Zaxby’s is taking an interactive HTC VIVE experience on tour to tailgaters across the country.

Force Push Is A Star Wars-Style VR Interaction System Using Hand Gestures


This new system from Virginia Tech researchers lets you do just that. Ever wanted to wield the power of a Jedi inside VR? Force Push is a new object manipulation system for VR being worked on at the institution’s College of Engineering.

Sony Pictures Teams With The VOID on ‘Jumanji: Reverse the Curse’, Launching November 27th

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Tysons Corner, McLean, Virginia. Hot on the heels of Avengers: Damage Control , the next experience heading to VR attraction The VOID is Jumanji: Reverse the Curse , made in collaboration with the Sony Pictures Virtual Reality group.

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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.

Unabomber for HTC Vive lets you skip FBI training


If you want to work for the FBI, you can look forward to 20 intense weeks of training at Quantico in Virginia. However, if that seems like a little too much commitment and you think you can start working on solving crimes now, you can download the Unabomber for the HTC Vive, now available on Viveport. Unabomber: The Virtual Reality Experience allows you to join the FBI Task Force in charge of investigating one of the most challenging domestic terrorist cases in US history.

‘Apollo 11 VR’ Studio Partners with Shenandoah University to Create the Next Generation of VR Training Programs

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Virginia’s Shenandoah University is the first in the state to offer a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Science in AR/VR design.

Bologna IDC Celebrates 200 years of US Embassy in Firenze

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Participating in the discussion, were: Virginia Merola, Sindaco di Bologna.

U.S. Army Begins Using AR to Locate Mines on the Battlefield


Showcased recently at CERDEC’s testing center in Fort Belvoir, Virginia, the prototype metal detector-type device was waved over a mound of sand where a nearby screen then projected a digital image of what lies within the depths of the sand.

Brothers Fight On Opposite Sides of the Civil War In My Brother’s Keeper


Mercy Street is a period medical drama that follows nurses and doctors in Alexandria, Virginia during the Civil War. From weekly news shows to mini-documentaries, 360-degree video continues to grow as a medium for storytelling.

Homeland Security Releasing VR School Shooting Training Simulator


Educators can learn how to survive a virtual school shooting.

Five Universal Tasks of 3D User Interfaces with Doug Bowman

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Doug Bowman has been one of the leading researchers in 3DUI as the Director of the Center for Human-Computer Interaction at Virginia Tech , and the co-author of the 2004 book titled “ 3D User Interfaces: Theory and Practice.”

Microsoft Now Hosts Free HoloLens Demos Across US & Canada

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Virginia. Haven’t been able to make it to any of the big gaming expos (or you don’t know anyone with the $3,000 AR headset)? Microsoft Stores across the US and Canada are now hosting free HoloLens demos, so you can finally see what the hubbub is all about.

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Smart Nations Powered By Augmented Virtual Reality

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Advances in Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality are reshaping the way we learn and interact with our world.

Enterprise VR Specialist Varjo Opens US Headquarters

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Varjo Technologies, the Finnish company behind the $6,000 USD Varjo VR-1 industrial virtual reality (VR) headset continues to accelerate its global expansion plans this week announcing the opening of its new US headquarters in Arlington, Virginia.

Firewall Zero Hour – Operation: Heartland Adds new Maps, Contractors and Weapons Tomorrow

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While the other is called Gauntlet, a training ground located in the state of Virginia.

The AVR Platform and Classroom 3.0 Showcased at EduTECH Asia 2018

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At EduTECH Asia 2018 this week in Singapore, EON Reality spent two full days speaking, promoting, and demonstrating the latest updates to the AVR Platform to the thousands of education and technology professionals in attendance.

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Step Into the Jungle When The VOID Opens Jumanji: Reverse the Curse This Month

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Tysons Corner, McLean, Virginia. Next month will see the theatrical release of Jumanji: The Next Level in cinemas worldwide.

Sundance Film Festival to Feature 18 VR & AR Experiences Next Month

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Cast : Sandra Butler-Truesdale, Virginia Ali, Courtland Cox, Samaria Rice. Park City, Utah is already preparing for next month’s annual Sundance Film Festival, and this time around 18 AR & VR films and exhibitions are set to debut at the festival’s New Frontier program.

How Virtual Reality Can Assist the Elderly


She chose 103-year old Virginia Anderlini to try out the demo version of the program. Among the many new technologies on the market, virtual reality offers plenty of possibilities for exploration as it can be used in different industries including senior care.

Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Design & Development Course at Oral Roberts University to Open January 2017

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Augmented and Virtual Reality are some of the fastest growing sectors of our economy. These technologies are spreading far beyond the gaming world and into business and education, where its being used to train employees and better educate students.

Remembering VR Innovator Randy Pausch


His professional career followed with stints as an associate professor in Computer Science at the University of Virginia and in Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction, and Design at Carnegie Mellon University. Something about the book drew me in.

Penrose Studios Raises $10 Million For AR/VR Entertainment


He said he was inspired to create the company as he thought back to his childhood in suburban Virginia. Penrose Studios has raised $10 million in a new round of funding for its augmented reality and virtual reality entertainment. That’s a beefy round, considering that part of the company’s market, VR, has fallen out of favor with investors.

Apple Mum on AR/VR for iPhone 7, but Here’s How We Know They’re Still Working on It

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Yesterday Apple held a keynote presentation to update the world on their latest products. While the company didn’t have any announcements on the AR/VR front, it’s clear that it’s only a matter of time before they enter the fray.

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Oculus Story Studio Co-founder Roundtable + Top 50 VR Storytelling Interviews

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Oculus Story Studio is made up of a lot of filmmaking gamers and so they cited a number of 2D narrative games as inspiration including Stanley Parable, Papers Please, Tacoma, Virginia, Gone Home, LMNO, and Façade.

This Degree Will Actually Land You a Job and Prepare You for the Future

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For some Entrepreneur School Alumni , after working an extensive eleven months to pursue a dream it’s time to relax. For others, it means it’s time to pursue their dreams by starting their career in the Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality industry.

Sundance New Frontier Announces 2019 Line-Up


Cast: Sandra Butler-Truesdale, Virginia Ali, Courtland Cox, Samaria Rice. Sundance Film Festival has revealed their 2019 lineup for the New Frontier Exhibition.

Apple Previews iOS 11.3 With New Animoji


Maryland and Virginia. In a rare step likely forced by the iPhone-slowing battery debacle , Apple today offered a public “preview” of the spring release of iOS 11.3 , including a new battery health monitor and other features. Notably, the battery health functionality will come in “a later iOS 11.3 beta release” rather than the initial beta, which is scheduled to be released today.

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How Climbing Mt. Everest in VR Helped Me Treat My Crippling Fear of Heights


It was one of our many family trips up the Eastern Seaboard after we had moved from Boise, Idaho to Alexandria, Virginia. Trauma and its long-lasting effects have been a personal interest of mine for some time now. The way in which our under-developed brains process it has such powerful and dramatic effect. Throughout my adult and teenage life, I have had a fear of heights, also known as acrophobia.

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Samsung Stops Production and Sales of Galaxy Note 7


” After that there were two more incidents, one in Virginia and other in Texas. Samsung Galaxy Note 7 will probably go down the line as the most troublesome product in history of Samsung, and that says something.

Exoskeletons Get Real: The Ultimate Wearable Technology?


So, last spring the home improvement retailer teamed up with Virginia Tech to develop a lift-assist exosuit that would make the workday easier. Exoskeletons are nothing new and far from science fiction; in fact, researchers began developing exoskeletons for military use as early as the 1960s. For the last decade, engineers have been exploring exoskeletons designed to augment human strength and other abilities for military, medical and industrial purposes.

Eminem, Volumetric VR And More Lead Sundance’s 2019 New Frontier Line-Up


Cast: Sandra Butler-Truesdale, Virginia Ali, Courtland Cox, Samaria Rice. . Over the past few years the annual Sundance Film Festival has become a staple event in the VR calendar, showcasing the latest efforts in VR filmmaking via its New Frontier line-up. The 2019 edition of the festival is coming up, and it’s set to offer the biggest slate of immersive experiences yet.