AR Takes Center Stage At SXSW 2020


The annual festival will debut new AR experiences from Magic Leap, Intel, and director Virginia Galloway. News AR glasses Augmented Reality Intel Magic Leap NCT 127 Superhuman AR SXSW 2020 The Last Light Virginia Galloway Virtual Cinema Program Hiraeth

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. The post Virtual Reality Creeps Into Virginia Commonwealth University appeared first on VR World.

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FBI, USAF Investigating if Military Helicopter Shot at in Virginia Was Targeted or Hit by Random Gunfire

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Air Force UH-1N Huey helicopter while it was flying in Virginia around noon on Monday, injuring one of the two pilots on board, an Air Force official told CNN on Wednesday. Someone opened fire on a U.S. Read more. air force usaf fbi crime helicopters technology us military

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.

Virginia coronavirus contract-tracing app uses Apple and Google software

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Google's Wing drones deliver library books to Virginia students

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Many U.S. states are lifting some or most of their COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, allowing folks to retain at least some semblance of pre-pandemic life. But not everyone is ready or able to venture outside again. And for those people, Google has a lofty solution. Public schools in Montgomery County, Va., last week became the first in the world to offer a library book drone delivery service.

Flying snakes are able to glide across the air like acrobats. Here’s how they do it.

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Virginia Tech professor Jake Socha and his research team used high-speed cameras and motion capture techniques (think LOTR's Gollum) to show how the snakes' swimming-like motion in mid-air helps them stay stable and land safely. More about Science , Flight , Snakes , Engineering , and Virginia Tech. Science Flight Snakes Engineering 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. The Force Push technique developed at Virginia Tech gives users the ability to move faraway objects with 'Yoda-like calm, nuance, and focus' Click To Tweet. . These are definitely the VR powers you’re looking for…. It was only a matter of time.

Read the Fine-Print on Verizon's New 4G Home Internet

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Verizon announced today that it has launched a brand new 4G LTE home internet option for residents in parts of Savannah, Georgia, Springfield, Missouri, and the Tri-Cities of both Tennessee and Virginia. In a statement to Gizmodo, a Verizon spokesperson said the new plan is primarily for rural customers in those areas… Read more. verizon 4g lte internet rural internet digital divide

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.

U.S. Olympic And Paralympic Committee’s Launch VR Concussion Education Series ‘CrashCourse’


According to research conducted by West Virginia’s Brain Injury Research Institute , an estimated 1.6 – 3.8 Mountain biking champion Kate Courtney leads us through a VR tour through the human brain in episode one of this multi-part series. million sports and recreation-related concussions are reported in the United States each year. That’s an extremely concerning number given the fact that brain injuries lead to more deaths than any other sports-related injury.

Report: Apple Using VR to Test Self-Driving System


The computer tech professor from Virginia Tech literally wrote the book on 3D interfaces. Virtual reality is being used to test Apple’s self-driving vehicle. According to a Bloomberg report on Tuesday, Apple will be able to continue to keeping their secretive plans to develop self-driving software behind closed doors thanks to virtual reality.

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10 protests that have defined 2020 so far

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Small protests also emerged during the earlier months of the pandemic in states like Michigan and Virginia as conservative activists demonstrated their opposition to the science-backed stay-at-home orders meant to slow the coronavirus' spread.

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. With over 700 locations across 17 states, quick service chicken restaurant Zaxby’s is giving college football fans a taste of something new while tailgating this season. The “Zaxby’s Fanz of Flavor” tour is hitting the road with a full-sized wooden barn where you can get your hands on the HTC VIVE and a few custom interactive VR experiences.

Kai XR: Bringing VR To The Classroom, One Headset At A Time


In fact, she started at 17 years old as an assistant in her former third grade teacher’s Chesapeake, Virginia classroom where her then-six years old sister was in first grade. “[In] Kai XR offers students a unique look into their futures. Kai Frazier is a woman on a mission who wants to know why we aren’t building technology for children. The dedicated Techstars entrepreneur has always shown a passion for the difficult, yet rewarding work of teaching students.

‘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. The free DLC is said to arrive in two pieces, the first on October 22nd and the second on November 26th.

Amazon Makes AMD Rome EC2 Instances Available

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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.

The XR Week Peek (2019.14.09): a new powerful Vive Focus appears, Facebook Connect is coming, and more!

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Facebook and Virginia Tech University have just proposed a technology called “Flow-edge Guided Video Completion” that aims at reconstructing missing regions of a video.

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. New technology from Army Research lets technicians “see” buried explosives using AR headsets.

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. It uses hand-tracking (namely a Leap Motion sensor fitted to the front of the Oculus Rift) to allow users to push, pull and rotate virtual objects from a distance, just like a Skywalker would. Run Yu, Ph.D.

Homeland Security Releasing VR School Shooting Training Simulator


Educators can learn how to survive a virtual school shooting. In response to the rising number of mass shootings in the United States, the Department of Homeland Security developed and released a WebVR training simulator last year called EDGE (Enhanced Dynamic Geo-Social Environment), which helped prepare first responders for the stressful moments of responding to an active shooter scene.

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.

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.

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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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. Creatives, journalists, and more are taking to the platform and giving audiences a perspective that not only shows off more angles of a story than previously allowed, but draws the audience in like no other platform could.

Exclusive: First-Ever Impact Reality Summit Announces 2020 Lineup


In 1958, Ben and Virginia Ali’s new restaurant, Ben’s Chili Bowl, joined the list. Vulcan Productions has teamed up with Kaleidoscope to launch the Impact Reality Summit, a two-day event celebrating the very best in “XR for Good” storytelling.

‘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.

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. The title will come to select VOID locations starting on November 27th.

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Scale Learning and Teaching for the Online Classroom


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.

The Spatial Web: How the Next Generation of the Internet Will Impact Us All


Currently, when you’re walking around the United States accessing the web, your digital self is likely heading physically to one of four major data centers operated by Amazon Web Services in either California, Oregon, Ohio, or Virginia. The next generation of a more powerful internet is evolving the way we create, consume, share, and experience digital content in our physical world, and this is how.

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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. Workers with access to real-time contextual information, displayed when and where they need it will reshape the workplace and dramatically improve the efficiency, productivity, and safety of the average worker. The future is here, with EON Reality’s Augmented Virtual Reality (AVR) technology. CONTACT US. Name *. First. Job Title * Email *.

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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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. The technology has arrived at the right time with mobile devices already being widely used by the elderly.


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TECHINNOVATION , organized by IPI (Intellectual Property Intermediary), a non-profit organization established under Singapore’s Ministry of Trade and Industry, aims to bring together international and Singapore technology providers and seekers to explore technology and business collaboration opportunities through open innovation.

Bologna IDC Celebrates 200 years of US Embassy in Firenze

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

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