Facebook gives up on VR and AR OS
Will lean on Google
Facebook parent company Meta has stopped development of a new software operating system to power its virtual reality devices and upcoming augmented reality glasses.
Let’s not get Physical, use Video, VR conferencing
Analysis: The age of always-connected, 5G and XR is now
Olivia Newton-John released her song Physical in 1981. March and April 2020 have been full of news of the unfortunate COVID-19 around the world, but I wanted to point out that despite the desperation, this is a time for technology to thrive. Let’s not get physical to save lives and instead use connectivity Wi-Fi or 5G in an always-connected device is possible and in VR or AR.
5G to XR glasses demo is impressive
100s of Mbps needed
One of the big questions for many 5G sceptics is how it works in real life, and Qualcomm has been pushing for the need for higher data rates, low latency and eXtended Reality.
Get ready for extended reality
In case your Virtual and Augmented reality is not doing it for you
While Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) have become more prominent in our everyday media, a new umbrella term that encompasses both is now being touted.
EA hires Tim Leland
Mobile guys now in charge for Frostbite
One of the key guys behind Adreno, Tim Leland, has joined EA and is working under CTO as a general manager and VP in charge of the Frostbite engine. He will report to the EA’s CTO, Ken Moss. This hire definitely sets a wind of change within Electronic Arts.
Qualcomm XR1 is the first XR platform
VR meets AR in future 10nm chip
Qualcomm has introduced a brand new platform called Snapdragon XR1, dedicated to Extended reality (XR) at the Augmented World Expo (AWE). It already has several customers on board.
Qualcomm demos 5G VR edge computing
Wireless VR from PC to HMD Snapdragon 835
By the summer of 2017, I started hearing the term edge computing from a lot of C level meetings I had in the computing industry and it became very clear that this is the next big thing. At MWC 2018, Qualcomm demonstrated edge computing 5G mm Wave powered VR, which is likely to become the future of VR.
Snapdragon 845 Mobile VR reference design is out
Next-Generation VR Experiences
Even the producers and screenwriters of the Silicon Valley TV show think that mobile will be driving VR, and it seems that they have closely followed what Fudzilla and Qualcomm have been saying for a while.
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
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.