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2 hrs ago | Business Journal

Jaunt aims to go Hollywood with cinematic virtual reality, raises $27.8M

Jaunt, a Palo Alto startup working on cinematic virtual reality, has raised $27.8 million as it works to develop Hollywood content with its technology.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Redpoint Ventures, Startups

11 hrs ago | BroadcastNewsroom

Shotoku Broadcast Systems Announces "SMART" IBC Exhibition Plans

Shotoku Broadcast Systems, the well-established leader in manual and robotic camera support, and virtual reality tracking, will anchor its IBC Stand with a new 'smart' rail camera system targeting the rigorous demands of daily TV studio use.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Dominion Post

Game of Thrones Emmy winner joins Wellington startup

Rainer Gombos, visual effects supervisor for numerous Hollywood blockbusters and television shows, has taken up a position at virtual reality firm 8i.

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Science / Technology

TrustedReviews

Video: Netflix developer creates an awesome custom UI for Oculus Rift

Netflix has created a custom user interface for the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, which enables wearers to literally look for a movie or TV show.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Switched

Virtual Reality: You'll Believe A Geek Can Fly

This past weekend in Sylmar, a neighborhood in the far north end of Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley, a few hundred curious nerds descended upon New Deal Studios , a production company and special effects house who played host to the latest Virtual Reality Los Angeles event.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Los Angeles, CA, Sylmar, CA

PC Magazine

Virtual Takes a Step Closer to Reality

Cons Relies on developer community to make content. Demos that work on the first Oculus Rift need to be recompiled.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Digital Trends

A more civilized age (virtually) approaches: This STEM System Lightsaber demo sells VR

The virtual Reality enthusiasts at Sixense Entertainment have released a Lightsaber demo video for the company's STEM motion-tracking system, used in conjunction with the Oculus Rift DK2 headset.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Pocket-lint.co.uk

PlayStation exec Shuhei Yoshida: Motion gaming is dead until Project Morpheus

Shuhei Yoshida is the head of Sony Worldwide Studios, one of the most important executives at PlayStation when it comes to games themselves.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Cameras

University Business

Virtual reality headset brings campuses to students

Admissions officers: Would more students enroll if you could bring your campus and its top-flight learning spaces along on recruiting trips? That technology-powered by YouVisit.com's online campus tours and a virtual reality headset called the OculusRift-is just over the horizon, now being tested by a small group of institutions.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, University of New Haven

Tue Aug 19, 2014

GamersHell.com

Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment Ships to North America, Launch Video Available

BANDAI NAMCO Games also announced the NA launch of Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment , a PS Vita game based on the novel, manga and anime.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Anime and Manga, Science / Technology

Hispanic Business

New Virtual Reality Navigation System to Diagnose, Monitor and Train Patients with Cognitive Defects

They also agree that early intervention is crucial for stemming the further ravages of dementia.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Mon Aug 18, 2014

International Business Times

'Gta V' For PC, PS4, Xbox One: More DLC Updates Revealed, Confirmed For Fall Release

An attendee tries on the Oculus VR Inc. Rift Development Kit 2 headset at the 2014 Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles, California June 11, 2014.

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Related Topix: Rockstar North, Rockstar Games, Video Games, Grand Theft Auto, Science / Technology, Grand Theft Auto V

CiteULike

Type 1 diabetic drivers with and without a history of recurrent...

Type 1 diabetic drivers with and without a history of recurrent hypoglycemia-related driving mishaps: physiological and performance differences during euglycemia and the induction of hypoglycemia.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Diabetes, Science / Technology

The Escapist

Oculus Doesn't Want Competitors To Damage VR Experience

Given the challenges of making virtual reality content, Oculus hopes competitors like Sony's Project Morpheus don't harm the experience.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Econsultancy

Fight Club! Coca-Cola vs. Pepsi social media special

Healthy competition and an excuse to write this article on the ongoing battle for our caffeinated hearts and sugar-addled minds between the two giants of fizzy beverage.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Cosby, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Bill Cosby, Science / Technology, Startups, Facebook, Marketing

CIO

Oculus Rift VR Headset Becomes Tool for Real-Life Surgery Demos

Over the weekend, I attended a virtual reality meetup near my home city of Cincinnati.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

CBS News

Google Cardboard works on the iPhone, too

You might recall that Google unveiled its Cardboard hardware at last month's Google I/O event.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Google Earth, iPhone, Science / Technology

IGN

Notch Over Oculus VR Buyout, Carmack Offers To Port Minecraft

Renowned programmer John Carmack has offered to port Minecraft to the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset following Mojang's Markus "Notch" Persson's revelation that he was over Facebook's buyout of Oculus VR.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Startups, Facebook

Emmy Advanced Media

Shelly Palmer Radio Report - August 18, 2014

The Oculus Rift virtual reality headset offers many new types of experiences, but its latest use may one day save your life.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Medicine, Surgery, Cameras

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Virtual reality job interviews coming: Why it matters

Q : I bet a friend $10 that we will experience virtual reality job interviews within a few years, maybe 2015.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Outsourcing

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