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. notionVR – Washington, DC.

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George Washington’s Home Is Getting An AR Tour

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The homes of Presidents George Washington and James Monroe are getting AR tours by way of Epson’s Moverio glasses. Monroe’s historic home, known as Highland, is the first place to launch the AR tours with Washington’s Mount Vernin coming online this spring. The tours are a production of ARtGlass, a company working to bring augmented reality to mainstream “cultural” tourism.

Wilder vs Washington: Stream Tonight’s PBC Heavyweight Title Fight In VR

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This weekend, VR users will have the best seats in the house as FOX Sports and NextVR partner up to stream three Premier Boxing Champions matches including the long-awaited fight between undefeated fighters Deontay Wilder and Gerald Washington for the heavyweight title. Match 3: Title fight against undefeated heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (37-0-0, 36 KOs) as he defends his world title against unbeaten contender Gerald Washington (18-0-1, 12 KOs).

VRstudios Deploys Its Wireless VR Solution At Muckleshoot Casino In Washington State

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The company, which provides a proprietary VR arcade solution that allows users to walk around virtual environments wirelessly, teamed up with Muckleshoot Casino in Auburn, Washington.

On the road for VR: The White House, Washington DC

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Oculus Is Building an AR Incubation Team to Prototype New Hardware

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Can Virtual Reality be a Game Changer for Learning?

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According to experiments carried out by professor Ann Schlosser at the University of Washington, VR even has the capacity to prompt the development of false memories.). Will virtual reality help you learn a language more quickly? Or will it simply replace your memory?

NBA All-Star and Weekly Regular Season Coverage Comes Live to VR via TNT and Intel

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Washington @ Cleveland , 8:00 p.m. Boston @ Washington , 8:00 p.m. TNT and Intel have teamed up to bring NBA All-Star coverage to VR on Gear VR and Daydream.

Check out the NBA ALL-STAR game in VR with the NBA on TNT VR app.

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5 Washington @ Cleveland , 8:00 p.m. 10 Boston @ Washington , 8:00 p.m. Starting on February 16th, NBA fans will be able to get their All-Star coverage live and in VR through the NBA on TNT VR app.

Featured 360°: M&M’s, NYC Ballet and the Women’s March

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For this week’s installment of Featured 360°, take a sneak peak into the rehearsals of the NYC Ballet, walk the Women’s March in Washington and enter the trippy world of KAWS celebrating the 75th anniversary of M&M’s. Women’s March on Washington.

Alex Kipman Nominated for Inventor’s Award

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Kipman started his professional career at Microsoft’s headquarters in Redmond, Washington, right after graduating from the Rochester Institute of Technology in 2001. The Brazilian-born inventor gets recognition for his groundbreaking work with the Microsoft Hololens.

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Power and Responsibility: Highlights from Microsoft Build

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Live from Seattle, Tech Trends scoops up all the tastiest bites from the #MSBuild2018 developer’s conference. “We We need to ask ourselves not only what computers can do, but what they should do,” said Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella in his opening keynote at Build.

Future of Invasive Neural Interfaces & Uploading Consciousness with Ramez Naam

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A University professor at University of Washington was able to send brain signals to fire in a video game to a colleague a mile away , which caused an unconscious reaction in his finger to press the button. Ramez Naam.

Step Inside the Unabomber Investigation in New Interactive VR Experience

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Now, HTC Vive Studios and The Newseum , an interactive news museum in Washington, D.C.,

The NBA and TNT Partner With Intel For Biggest VR Push Yet

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Thursday, April 5 – Washington @ Cleveland. Tuesday, April 10 – Boston @ Washington. TNT’s NBA VR livestreams begin February 16th.

Oculus Hiring Spree Suggests Facebook is Accelerating VR/AR Plans

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Earlier this month Facebook announced that it was a founding partner of the University of Washington’s Reality Lab. Starting toward the end of 2017, the number of listed job openings at Oculus has nearly tripled, with the current number of openings floating around an all time high.

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You can now take a virtual reality tour of the White House

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If you’ve always wanted to tour the White House but never managed to make it out to Washington DC, then we’ve got some good news for you.

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Walmart and STRIVR Partner To Train Employees In VR

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It’s football training simulations are also used by Dallas Cowboys, Arizona Cardinals, Minnesota Vikings, Clemson University, Stanford University, the Washington Wizards, Detroit Pistons, and Washington Capitals. US supermarket chain Walmart is betting big on VR to help improve its employee training techniques, and it’s turned to a new company to help.

Smithsonian’s First VR Exhibit Puts You ‘Inside the Astronaut’s Helmet’

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The Smithsonian launched its first virtual reality attraction at The National Air and Space Museum in Washington D.C. on Wednesday. The four-person ride, called the “VR Transporter,” tests if you have what it takes to be an astronaut.

HTC Announces Multi-million Dollar Vive Art Initiative, Bringing VR to Museums Worldwide

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Vive headsets have made their way to exhibitions at museums including London’s Royal Academy of Arts, Taipei’s National Palace Museum, Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle in Paris, Washington D.C.’s

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Valve channels Nintendo with 3x new games and hardware

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This information came from a media roundtable held by Valve in Bellevue, Washington, where other messages were released to the media as well. This week the folks at Valve have revealed that they have three new “full” games in development for the virtual reality universe.

Tate Modern’s ‘Modigliani VR: The Ochre Atelier’ Experience Comes to Viveport

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Vive headsets have made their way to exhibitions at museums including London’s Royal Academy of Arts, Taipei’s National Palace Museum, Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle in Paris, Washington D.C.’s HTC has now published the Modigliani VR experience, The Ochre Atelier, on Viveport.

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Weed The People: Cannabis Branding Agency Uploads Virtual Tours Of Dispensaries

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Online Marijuana Design (OMD Agency) — a leading cannabis digital branding agency — has begun offering virtual reality tours of Washington state. The post Weed The People: Cannabis Branding Agency Uploads Virtual Tours Of Dispensaries appeared first on VRJournal. Featured VR Industry and Technology Cannabis Branding Agency

US Legislators Form VR-centric “Reality Caucus” to Guide Immersive Technology Policy

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Suzan DelBene (D-Washington). Yesterday five US congressional representatives announced the formation of a ‘Congressional Caucus on Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality’ The bipartisan caucus will be co-chaired by: Yvette Clarke (D-New York).

TIME-LIFE and HTC Launch 75th Anniversary ‘Remembering Pearl Harbor’ Experience for Vive

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In commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the attack, Remembering Pearl Harbor will be open to the public from December 6-7 at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York City, and from December 5-11 at the Newseum in Washington DC.

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Valve Is Working on VR Content, Will Reveal It Next Year

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Valve Product Designer Greg Coomer teased as much at the start of the Steam Dev Days event in Seattle, Washington today. There’s already a lot of great content on the HTC Vive, and big developers are also working with the headset.

Terminal 17 is a Warehouse-Scale Multiplayer Shooter From VRstudios

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Terminal 17 is currently in development at VRstudios in Bellvue, Washington, and will be available to the public sometime in October. When VRstudios announced their warehouse-scale VR technology VRcade Arena last month, they had no games to go along with their impressive new platform.

Where to Find VR at PAX West 2017

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Cell reception can be spotty in the packed Washington State Convention Center, so attendees may want to download the official PAX West 2017 guidebook (and a copy of this article) ahead of time.

United Nations endorses peace walkway with AR and VR Technology

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From Martin Luther King ’s speech "I have a Dream" given in Washington D.C. The United Nations has endorsed a unique way for people to celebrate art monuments and heroic world peacemakers with the latest AR and VR technology.

Step Inside the FBI’s Unabomber Investigation in VR

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In 1995, the Unabomber wrote a letter to The New York Times and Washington Post , promising to ‘desist from terrorism’ if they printed his manifesto. Each new VR experience will be available on Viveport as well as for all visitors to The Newseum in Washington.

HTC VIVE launches VIVE Arts, a new multi-million dollar global VR art program

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HTC VIVE today announced VIVE Arts, a new multi-million dollar global VR program set to change the way the world creates and engages with the arts.

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Jaunt Launches New App and Content for Windows ‘Mixed Reality’ Platform

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Screenings have been held for decision makers at the Trimble Forum for Disarmament, Washington, the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty meetings in Vienna, the Climate Action Summit Washington and the UN General Assembly meetings in New York.

Vive Arts Brings VR To Museums

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Museum VR installations currently available can be found at London’s Royal Academy of Arts , Taipei’s National Palace Museum , Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle ( French National Museum of Natural History ) in Paris, Washington D.C.’s

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VR Film COLLISIONS Snags Emmy for Outstanding New Approaches: Documentary

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Screenings have been held for decision makers at the Trimble Forum for Disarmament, Washington, the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty meetings in Vienna, the Climate Action Summit Washington and the UN General Assembly meetings, New York. Jaunt Inc.

SEA VR Rebrands as ‘Immerse Technology Summit’, Returns October 11th

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SEA VR , the largest VR conference in the Pacific Northwest, has renamed itself as the “Immerse Technology Summit,” and will be held this year on October 11th in Bellevue, Washington.

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

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24, 2017 – Boston Celtics at Washington Wizards – 7:00 p.m. March 7, 2017 – Washington Wizards at Phoenix Suns – 9:00 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.

Universal Orlando Debuting Halloween VR Experience ‘The.

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The VR experience is produced by Universal in partnership with Bellevue, Washington-based VRstudios.

Oculus Brings Rift to 90 Libraries in California for Public Access VR

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Discussions are underway with Washington state to potentially launch a similar program in its libraries, and the hope is that momentum continues to build, Oculus says.

Universal Bringing VR Haunted House to Halloween Horror Nights

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Universal partnered up with Bellevue, Washington-based VRStudios to create the multiplayer VR experience, dubbed The Repository. You will work in small teams to solve a dark mystery in this limited-time VR attraction.