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.

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).

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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.

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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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.

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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‘Mario Kart VR’ Comes to the US Today in Bandai Namco’s Newest VR Arcade

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VR ZONE Portal Washington D.C. The launches in Japan and the UK brought great success, and we hope to follow suit in Washington, D.C.,” Check out the VR Zone Portal Washington D.C.

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

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Through a complex chain of circumstances, we got ourselves invited to demonstrate the Augmented Reality Sandbox at the White House Water Summit on March 22, coinciding with the United Nations’ World Water Day 2016 , as part of the National Science Foundation ‘s presence (NSF funded initial development of the AR Sandbox through an Informal Science Education grant ). Figure 1: Mark I standard-issue AR Sandbox in the Indian Treaty Room in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, pre-exhibition. Figure 2: The White House (West Wing in foreground), as seen from the Eisenhower Executive Office Building. We decided — somewhat recklessly — to use this opportunity to unveil the newly-designed and untested “Mark I standard-issue AR Sandbox,” based on a professionally-engineered mechanical design and custom-ordered 80/20 powder-coated aluminum components (see Figure 1). Figure 3: AR Sandbox from second-floor balcony, still pre-exhibition. In lower-right corner: exhibit on danish approach to water treatment , naturally built with LEGO bricks. We shipped the AR Sandbox, broken down into 80/20 pieces, plus PC, projector, and Kinect, as checked luggage in three oversized Pelican cases, and assembled it into four modules (base, sand table, lower tower, upper tower with projector and Kinect attached) the night before in my hotel room. We then brought the modules, plus six boxes of Kinetic sand , onto the White House grounds and into the exhibit room early in the morning, and did final assembly and calibration on-site, see Figure 4. Figure 4: Calibrating the AR Sandbox, still sans sand. Fortunately, everything worked without problems, and the exhibit was a big success. Now we’re preparing for the next big DC event, the 2016 USA Science and Engineering Festival later this month. Figure 5: Ready for showtime. Left to right: Dr. Louise H. Kellogg, Neysa Call (photobombing from Senator Reid’s office), Dr. S. Geoffrey Schladow, Dr. Oliver Kreylos. Photo credit: Terry Davies, National Science Foundation. VR Applications AR sandbox

Oculus Is Building an AR Incubation Team to Prototype New Hardware

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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.

How autonomous vehicles and hyperloop are scooting along

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Hyperloop — a form of terrestrial travel where pod-like vehicles travel in near-vacuum tubes at more than 700 mph — was set to be up-and-running by 2020, with plans to create routes between San Francisco and LA, and Washington and New York. Cyrus Radfar. Contributor.

Oculus Is Building an AR Incubation Team to Prototype New Hardware

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Willy Wonka-Style Tour Of Valve HQ Includes Half-Life: Alyx Demo

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The one hour visit will include a VR demo, tour, and meet-and-greet at the companies’ home-base in Bellevue, Washington. The winner and three friends of their choosing will then travel to Bellevue, Washington for their 1-hour tour on March 4th.

Snapchat Celebrates Pride Month with New Landmark AR Experiences

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The Capitol Building in Washington, DC will also play host to a Pride-themed Landmarker Lens for this weekend's Capital Pride activities.

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.

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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Madame Tussauds Partners With ARtGlass For AR Wax Exhibits

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Madame Tussauds Washington, D.C. “The ARtGlass team brings the perfect combination of technical innovation and cultural knowledge,” spoke Therese Alvich, general manager for Madame Tussauds Washington, D.C,

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.

I Have AR Dream

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More than a million visitors have enjoyed ARtGlass tours at iconic sites such as ancient Pompeii, George Washington’s Mount Vernon, and Pisa Tower Square Click To Tweet. Alive in AR at Madame Tussauds Washington DC from Madame Tussauds USA on Vimeo. People come to Washington, D.C.

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Ed Games Expo Returns With A Full Day Dedicated To VR And AR Education

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The Educational Games Expo kicked-off this week in Washington, DC. VirtualReality #AugmentedReality #technology [link] — VR/AR Association – Washington DC (@VRARA_DC) January 24, 2019.

‘Dome Of The Dead’ Launches On The Vulcan Holodome Platform

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Dome of the Dead is available now until the end of April at the Museum of Pop Culture in Seattle Washington. Team up with friends and escape a deadly bayou infested with alien-zombie hybrids.

Valve Developer to Talk About Secretive ‘Flagship VR Title’ at DigiPen Next Week

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The free talk will take place on Saturday, September 14th at DigiPen Institute of Technology in Redmond, Washington.

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.

Microsoft To Host US And International Mixed Reality Dev Days

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Microsoft announced that it will be hosting two Mixed Reality Dev Days in Redmond, Washington May 16 and 17, in addition to some international dev days held in Japan and Germany at some point during the year.

Co-Op in the Clouds: Insomniac Reveals New Details on ‘Stormland’ Multiplayer and Social Gameplay

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PAX West 2019 kicks off next week in Seattle, Washington, and we’re excited to see what this year’s show has in store It’s almost showtime!

Mario Kart VR Comes To K1 Speed In Irvine, California

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The Vive-based VR attraction launched previously at locations in Washington D.C. The official Mario Kart Arcade GP VR experience is opening this month in Irvine, California at K1 Speed. London and Tokyo.

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.

Martin Luther King Jr.’s Iconic ‘I Have A Dream’ Speech Recreated In VR For New Exhibition

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The virtual recreation is part of a wider exhibition called ‘The March’, chronicling the historic events of the 1963 march on Washington. One of the most seminal moments in history has been recreated in VR for a new exhibition, open from tomorrow. Martin Luther King Jr.’s

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.

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.

Surgery Training Platform ‘Osso VR’ Now Used by 1,000 Surgeons Monthly

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The team behind Osso VR , the VR surgical training platform, says that the software is now in use by more than 1,000 surgeons a month around the globe.

VR Attraction The VOID Plans to More Than Double in Size with 25 New Locations

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Just a week prior to the July 25th announcement, the company announced that it had officially opened three new entertainment center locations in Atlanta, Minneapolis, and Washington D.C., Out-of-home VR attraction chain The VOID may soon reach a city near you.

USA TODAY Builds AR Replica Of Notre Dame In Less Than 8 Hours

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As of late, USA TODAY has been investing heavily into AR storytelling, releasing an augmented experience featuring Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson, as well as teaming up with the Oscars to bring a collection of famous costumes to life in AR.

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.

Borderlands 2 VR Heading To PC Headsets This Fall, Free PSVR Update Next Week

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Yesterday marked the start of this year’s PAX West gaming expo in Seattle, Washington, kicking off four days of nonstop indie gaming. The Bad Ass Mega Fun DLC pack will be available on both PSVR and PC platforms.