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


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


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


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


Oculus Is Building an AR Incubation Team to Prototype New Hardware


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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


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.

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.,

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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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.

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


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

Walmart and STRIVR Partner To Train Employees In VR


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.

CXDC 2017: Navigating the Uncertain Future of Federal Digital Engagement

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Next week at Forrester’s annual CXDC Forum in Washington, D.C., I’ll be joined by more than 200 government leaders who are leading the charge to improve CX at the federal level. Our packed agenda already includes 15+ sessions and features top CX leaders from the Census Bureau, Department of Veteran Affairs, TSA and more. We’ll […]. customer experience customer experience index (CX Index) government

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


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.

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


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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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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Terminal 17 is a Warehouse-Scale Multiplayer Shooter From VRstudios


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.

Valve channels Nintendo with 3x new games and hardware


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.

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


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.

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


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

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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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).

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.

Step Inside the FBI’s Unabomber Investigation in VR


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.

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


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.

Watch The Microsoft Build 2017 Keynote On UploadVR


Microsoft’s developer conference — Microsoft Build — starts today in Seattle, Washington and runs through Friday, May 12. We’re carrying both Microsoft keynotes live on UploadVR, so be sure to check back at the following times to view the stream: Wednesday, May 10 – Opening Keynote. 8am Pacific, 11am Eastern, 4pm London/GMT+1. Thursday, May 11 – Day 2 Keynote. 8:30am Pacific, 11:30am Eastern, 4:30pm London/GMT+1.

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


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.

Oculus to Send 6 VR Projects to Tribeca Film Festival 2018

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Driven by the military tenet of “Leave No One Behind,” she seeks freedom and justice for all from the marbled halls of Washington, DC, to the hallowed ground of those who championed equality before her.

Keng City honors Black History Month with new museum on DigiWorldz

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Martin Luther King delivers is “I Have a Dream” speech at 1963 march on Washington. Image via Wikimedia Commons.). Keng City will open a new museum on Wednesday, February 1 on the DigiWorldz grid to celebrate Black History Month.

HTC Reveals Vive Arts Initiative Bringing VR To Museums


HTC’s previous cultural projects, which also include collaborations with the French National Museum of Natural History in Paris, the Newseum in Washington D.C. HTC is doubling down on its efforts to make Vive the center of cultural VR experiences.

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Vive Arts Brings VR To Museums


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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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 Orlando Debuting Halloween VR Experience ‘The.


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

Universal Bringing VR Haunted House to Halloween Horror Nights


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.

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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Lifeliqe Is Bringing HoloLens To The Classroom


In fact the company has already run pilot lessons using the headset in classes at Renton Prep in Seattle, Washington, and Castro Valley Unified College in California.