Mario Kart VR Is Coming To Washington D.C. This Fall

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Bandai Namco is bringing Mario Kart VR to the United States at VR Zone Portal Washington D.C. Washington D.C.’s The experience should be available along with others at the arcade in Washington D.C.’s Tagged with: bandai namco Facebook Twitter Reddit More The post Mario Kart VR Is Coming To Washington D.C.

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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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).

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.

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.

Photo Wake-Up Converts Still Images Into AR Animations

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News AR Augmented Reality Photo Wake-Up University of WashingtonA team of researchers bring 2D photos to life with automatic 3D animations.

Practice Your Carving Skills On This AR Turkey

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The Washington Post is here to make carving your Thanksgiving turkey easy this holiday season. Thankfully, the fine folks over at The Washington Post are here to save our sorry butts with a 3D-model bird complete with animated instructions on where to cut, separate, and debone your own turkey.

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Mario Kart GP VR Arrives Stateside This October

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VR Zone’s hit rendition of the original Nintendo classic heads to Washington DC alongside two other LB VR experiences. Well it appears as though our time has finally come as Bandai Namco announces the arrival of ‘VR Zone Portal Washington DC.’,

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

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360 Video: Watch Over 500,000 People March In Support Of Women’s Rights

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Organizers estimated that over 500,000 people were in attendance at Washington D.C., Embedded above is a 360-degree video following that march in Washington. Tagged with: dc , inauguration , president trump , protest , rights , washington d.c. 360 dc inauguration president trump protest rights washington d.c. Last week on Saturday, Jan.

Oculus Is Building an AR Incubation Team to Prototype New Hardware

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D.C. schools gets $10 million for VR education

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Steve Jobs’ widow Laurene Powell Jobs has given $10 million for a virtual reality project to the Washington Leadership Academy, a public charter school in the heart of Washington, D.C. The prize was one of... Briefs VR & AR Washington Leadership Academy XQ Super School

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USA Today Scores Points with NHL Fans via Augmented Reality Profile of Capitals Star

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If you've blocked out your calendar to watch the NHL All-Star Game this weekend, then you might be excited to know that USA Today has given its readers the opportunity to meet Washington Capital's John Carlson in augmented reality.

Oculus Is Building an AR Incubation Team to Prototype New Hardware

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Intel Opens AR Portal to Smithsonian's Burning Man Exhibit via Snapchat

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The physical exhibit is open at the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian in Washington, DC, until Jan. Burning Man 2018 is underway, but Intel and the Smithsonian American Art Museum are giving those not in attendance the ability to view the art from the event through Snapchat.

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Ryan Gosling’s First Man Is Getting A VR Experience

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Rolling out to AMC Theatres across, LA, San Francisco, New York and Washington, the piece is set to give viewers a first-hand account of the events of the film. AMC Georgetown 14, Washington, D.C. WHEN: Friday, October 5 – Sunday, October 14 in LA, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. Get ready to take a giant leap for mankind in VR. First Man, the new Neil Armstrong biopic from La La Land director Damien Chazelle, is getting the expected VR tie-in treatment.

Researchers Transform Real Soccer Matches into Tabletop AR Reconstructions

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Researchers involved in the project are University of Washington’s Konstantinos Rematas, Ira Kemelmacher-Shlizerman (also Facebook), Brian Curless, and Steve Seitz (also Google). Image courtesy University of Washington, Facebook, Google.

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.

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.

AR+VR Weekly: HoloLens 2, Sony 3D sensors & Waking up Photos with AR

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Finally, University of Washington showed off the ability to create 3D AR content from 2D images in a demo video of published research called “Photo Wakeup” which shows this tech in action using the HoloLens.

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.

Co-op ‘Godzilla VR’ Game to Arrive at VR Arcades Across Japan Next Month

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Earlier this month Mario Kart VR, arguably the most hotly-awaited VR experience, made its first steps into the United States with the opening of the VR Zone Portal in Washington D.C.,

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‘Astro Bot’ Ranked 6th Best PS4 Game of 2018, #1 PSVR Game of All Time

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PSVR exclusive ASTRO BOT Rescue Mission has been making waves among critics and players alike since its release at the beginning of the month. The game now ranks among PS4’s top titles—VR or otherwise.

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Walmart Brings Tricked Out ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ VR Experience to Select Stores

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Pico Rivera, California (8500 Washington Boulevard) – February 17-19.

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AR+VR Weekly: VR grows by 30%, Sundance Frontier Program & Blippar is back

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USA TODAY Releases First AR Interactive of 2019 with the Washington Capitals Player ( USA Today ). Catch up on the latest AR+VR highlights, funding news & launch announcements: Week of Jan 27. Source: Wikipedia, Sundance. By Tom Emrich. Highlights. It’s been another busy week in AR+VR!

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.

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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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.

Microsoft Now Hosts Free HoloLens Demos Across US & Canada

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Portland, Washington Square. Washington. 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)?

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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.

Facebook Files For Massive New Reality Lab Buildings – Report

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The Puget Sound Business Journal reports that the company has filed a plans for a 650,000 square foot site holding two new office buildings in Redmond, Washington. It sounds like Facebook is planning to ramp up its R&D in VR and AR even more.

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.

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.

Report: New Valve VR Headset Appears in Leaked Images

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When it comes Valve, there’s no telling what’s going on behind their Bellevue, Washington doors. As one of the most reclusive developers of both games and hardware, that goes doubly so for its efforts in VR.

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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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.

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?

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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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

Intel Opens Tech Learning Lab Roaming VR Truck In The Bronx

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The VR experiences include location-based edutainment; a virtual field trip to the Renwick Gallery at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, D.C.; Intel is launching the Tech Learning Lab, a custom-built mobile container truck outfitted with virtual reality demo stations, powerful PCs, and IoT smart whiteboards. The lab and its hands-on workshops are kicking off at the Bronx Academy of Letters, where attendees can get lessons in artificial intelligence, coding, and robotics.

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.

VR Documentary Highlights The Struggles Of African-Americans During The Jim Crow Era

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Produced in collaboration with The New York Times Op-Docs , the 360-degree live action film takes place within Ben’s Chili Bowl, a Washington D.C. ‘Traveling While Black’ details the importance of the Green Book for Black America in the early to mid 1900’s.