ASUS spins off its AR development team
Published in Wearables


Readying to support Windows Mixed Reality headsets in Q4


ASUS said that it is ready to spin off its augmented reality and virtual reality development teams to become an independent startup, according to the latest Far East reports.

VR headset sales expected to pick up
Published in Wearables


IDC expects a 10-fold increase

Beancounters at IDC have added up some numbers and divided them by their shoe size and reached the conclusion that global shipments of augmented and virtual reality headset devices are expected to reach 99.4 million units in 2021.

Total Recall loses case against Oculus
Published in Wearables


On a technicality

Total Recall Technologies (TRT) has had its lawsuit against Oculus VR and its founder Palmer Luckey tossed out of court on a filing technicality.

Why did Microsoft rename Win Holographic to "Windows Mixed Reality"?
Published in Wearables


First developer kits arriving later this month


Last week Microsoft decided to make a brand name change to the Windows Holographic platform that will ship with an upcoming version of Windows and enable a variety of apps and programs to run on new head-mounted display units arriving this spring.

Asustek VR ready for third quarter
Published in News


Sorting out suppliers

Asustek is choosing suppliers for its VR head-mounted display (HMD) devices so it can have its production start in the third quarter of 2017.

Microsoft kills second gen HoloLens
Published in Wearables


Working on Version three instead 

Microsoft appears to be getting cold feet over its HoloLens and is not going to release a second version of the gear.

Apple to invent AR glasses
Published in Wearables


It is going be a game-changer

The super-cool and innovative tech power house Apple is rumoured to have come up with some game-changing glasses which superimpose information and pictures onto reality.

Google partners rushing into AI
Published in News


Because that is not a bubble waiting to burst


Google quickened the pace of its push into virtual and augmented reality this week as its hardware partners announced new devices using its tech.

Microsoft AR can help you find your keys
Published in Wearables


Hololens gives you a photographic memory


Software king of the world, Microsoft’s new AR Hololens tech is starting to look really cool, and it could be getting even better if a new patent is anything to go by.

T-Mobile US on 5G in 2017
Published in Mobiles


VR, AR, AI mobile speeds of 1.8 Gbps

T-Mobile US is talking a lot about network un-carrier innovations including 4G advanced features such as 4x4 MIMO, QAM 256 and QAM 64 but it looks like the company is working hard on 5G too. T-Mobile has already demonstrated mobile speeds of 1.8 Gbps and fixed speeds of 12 Gbps with latency of 2ns. Things look to be much faster and seamless in 2017 and the years to come, Happy New 2017 Year, that gets us a step closer to that.