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Official Call of Duty: WWII Reveal

Over two years in the making, Sledgehammer Games delivers a gritty, personal experience in the setting of the largest worldwide conflict in history to a new gaming generation in Call of Duty: WWII. Play through the story of ordinary men turned soldiers in the 1st Infantry Division as they fight to preserve freedom in the face of tyranny. Call of …

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Just Relax! A beautiful VR experience

Virtual Reality app Just Relax, allows users to sit and relax with gentle waves lapping against the shore, moving clouds floating by, a sparkling ocean horizon and the sound of tropical birds singing in the distance, all realistically rendered in virtual reality by using a mix of pre-rendered stereo images and realtime vfx. A simple one touch control system allows …

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Watch This Guy Catch A Virtual Reality Ball That Turns Out To Be Real | Disney

Watch This Guy Catch A Virtual Reality Ball That Turns Out To Be Real

When you strap on all of the gear required for a modern, immersive, virtual reality experience, you’re all but completely blind to the real world. But interacting with real world objects can often enhance a virtual experience, so Disney’s researchers came up with a way to let users catch a real ball without leaving a VR world. Learn More: www.gizmodo.com.au

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Keele campus hosts virtual abattoir

Keele campus hosts virtual abattoir

A UK-based charity has become the first animal protection group in the world to use virtual reality technology to transport people inside intensive chicken factory farms and slaughterhouses. Animal Equality, which has a base in London as well as in seven other countries, is taking the latest film in its ground-breaking ‘iAnimal’ series […] Learn More: www.plantbasednews.org

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Oculus, Epic Games, Razer and More Join Khronos’ VR API Standards Initiative

Developers are currently forced to port and customize VR applications to run on multiple VR runtimes, thus requiring GPUs and displays to support multiple driver interfaces. The fragmentation hinders the creation of VR experiences that can run across multiple platforms, creating added expense for developers wishing to support multiple VR devices. The Khronos Group, an open consortium of leading hardware …

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Acer, Starbreeze, Google, HTC Vive, Oculus, Samsung and Sony Announce Creation of the Global Virtual Reality Association

The goal of the Global Virtual Reality Association (GVRA) is to promote responsible development and adoption of VR, with members developing and sharing best practices for industry and foster dialogue between public and private stakeholders around the world. The group will also serve as a resource for consumers, policymakers, and industry interested in VR.

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Five Ways Medical Virtual Reality Helps Train Future Physicians

Innovative organizations across industries are finding ways to put Virtual reality headsets to good use, and medical schools are no exception. Simulation has always been a focal point of medical training — future doctors get hands-on experience in a controlled environment by working with mannequins or cadavers, or by using task training software. It’s not the real thing, but it’s …

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PlayStation VR: Robinson: The Journey TRAILER

In Crytek’s new Playstation VR. You explore the dangerous lands as Robinson, a boy who crash lands on a planet with your AI partner HIGs in search of survivors.   New #PlayStationVR Releases For The Week Of 11/06/16 https://t.co/s2kbp9LJBW #VR #VRGame #PSVR pic.twitter.com/U7zWgoYHLW — VR Games (@VRGameShop) November 13, 2016

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Virtual reality lets Chinese customers shop Macy’s New York store on the world’s biggest shopping day

This year, Macy’s took part in its first Singles Day by working with Alibaba on a virtual experience. In late October, Alibaba started selling 150,000 cardboard VR headsets, similar to Google Cardboard, for 1 yuan (about $0.15) on Taobao. From Nov. 1-11, customers could use them with Taobao’s app to virtually stroll through and shop Macy’s famed New York flagship. …

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