Magic Leap Announces First Round of Independent Creator Program Grant Recipients – RoadtoVR
Inspired by our Residency program, Headlines for Futurists is focused on AR with a mix of VR, AI, Mobile, Entertainment + Robotics. Spread the word.
The Secrets Of Magic Leap – Forbes
The Three Laws of AR – Futurithmic
Inside our Equipment Kit — Contrast VR
TUTORIAL: Setting Up Your Amazon Sumerian Project for Desktop HMDs – How to create VR
Designing medical devices to bend with the body – ILP Insider
AWE: Women Making History
Is 5G technology the new fracking? – Baltimore Sun
Riot Games Hires Chief Diversity Officer Following Reports of Toxic Culture – The Hollywood Reporter
Chinese cops are wearing glasses that can recognize faces – The Download / MIT Tech Review
These MIT Grads Created A Deck Of Cards Featuring Historical Black Female Figures – Blavity (February)
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
Gem 2019: Papers, projects, artworks, performances – Submission deadline extended until March 10th, for all tracks of the 2019 IEEE GEM conference. GEM encompasses all aspects of interactive digital media ranging from game design, theoretical advances in algorithmic and mathematical techniques, new enabling technologies, advanced consumer electronics systems, and novel sensing technologies such as motion capture.
SIGGRAPH 2019 Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality – DEADLINE
Tue, 26 Mar 2019, 22:00 UTC The Virtual, Augmented, and Mixed Reality content in the Immersive Pavilion at SIGGRAPH will feature the most innovative virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), and mixed reality (MR) experiences. We are looking for artists, designers and content creators from all industries to submit their interactive headset experiences including everything from art, adaptive technology, games, location-based experiences, research, healthcare and more.
Women Startup Challenge at Google in Partnership with Craig Newmark Philanthropies – $50,000 cash grant to be awarded. Applications close March 28, 2019 at 11:59pm PDT.
Ottawa International Animation Festival – Deadline for entry forms and film URLs: Friday, May 31st, 2019 There is no entry or registration fee. VR submissions can be presented either as a URL link to a streaming video play-through, or as a URL link to a VR build file. The link must be active until the end of July. Supported platforms are Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and Samsung Gear VR only.
Data 360 Labs Women’s Initiative for funding up to $2 million in partnership with Google, Faster Capital, KiwiTech and numerous investor networks. We are providing support for female and diverse founders who are looking for technical co-founders. Please register with our Data 360 Labs Women’s Initiative Group for more information. Additional information will be provided mid to late March 2019.