Oculus talks new $199 self contained VR
Published in News
Thursday, 12 October 2017 02:34

Oculus talks new $199 self contained VR


Oculus Go ships in 2018

This is the first of two headsets that we have been hearing about in the last few months to be coming from Facebook owned Oculus

Nokia gives up on VR camera
Published in Wearables
Tuesday, 10 October 2017 12:27

Nokia gives up on VR camera


Makes more workers redundant

The former rubber boot maker Nokia has abandoned its OZO VR camera project and made more workers redundant.

HP ships VR backpack
Published in Wearables
Tuesday, 10 October 2017 12:24

HP ships VR backpack


Omen priced at $2,499.99

HP began shipping its virtual reality backpack the OMEN X Desktop VR Backpack today.

Microsoft’s mixed reality expected this Christmas
Published in Wearables

 
Samsung already announces display

Software king of the world Microsoft has been talking up its latest mixed reality options,

IDC has not given up on AR and VR
Published in Wearables
Monday, 02 October 2017 11:31

IDC has not given up on AR and VR


13.7 million units in 2017, growing to 81.2 million units by 2021

Beancounters at IDC have been shuffling their tarot decks and reached the conclusion that AR and VR are going to continue to grow like crazy – despite the fact that other analysts are not so sure.

Bethesda's VR games coming in 2017
Published in Games
Thursday, 24 August 2017 13:16

Bethesda's VR games coming in 2017


Skyrim VR, Doom VFR and Fallout 4 VR

In a Quakcon welcome blog post, Bethesda officially revealed the launch dates for three of its upcoming VR titles, Skyrim VR, Doom VFR and Fallout 4 VR.

HTC cuts Vive VR headset price by US $200
Published in News
Tuesday, 22 August 2017 10:32

HTC cuts Vive VR headset price by US $200


From US $799 down to US $599

A recent price drop of the Oculus Rift VR headset has rather forced HTC's hand to lower the price of its VR headset as well, pushing it from US $799, down to US $599.

VR needs to show its B2B teeth
Published in Wearables
Friday, 18 August 2017 06:00

VR needs to show its B2B teeth


B2B companies are already looking into it

While Virtual Reality is being marketed for consumer-driven gaming, a recent B2B technology survey of 455 US-based companies across nine vertical markets shows that is probably not where it is going to find its niche.

Qualcomm Spectra ISP sense the depth
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 16 August 2017 17:55

Qualcomm Spectra ISP sense the depth


Deep into the soul of a frame

Qualcomm just announced the 2nd Generation Spectra ISP featuring active depth sensing module enhanced security, XR, and a better camera experience. To poke your interest, this ISP will likely be a part of the 2018 Snapdragon, the one that Qualcomm may end up calling Snapdragon 845.

Qualcomm VP of Adreno talks AR and XR
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 16 August 2017 11:32

Qualcomm VP of Adreno talks AR and XR


Tim Leland predicts future of Augmented and eXtended 

Tim Leland a Vice president of Product management, who is responsible for Adreno GPU part has shared a vision of his team on Augmented and eXtended Reality.