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  • HTC Unveils Vive Focus Plus with 6DOF Controllers, Built for Enterprise 21 février 2019
    HTC today announced its planning to release a new version of Vive Focus targeted at enterprise users, this time including integrated hardware support for two ultrasonically-tracked 6DOF controllers. Enter Vive Focus Plus, a truly standalone 6DOF VR headset. Update (12:35 PM ET): A previous version of this article stated that it appeared the Vive Focus […]
    Scott Hayden
  • Dirac to Debut Its Latest 3D Audio Solution at MWC 2019 Next Week 21 février 2019
    Dirac Research, the Sweden-based company specializing in digital sound optimization solutions, today announced they’re showing off the latest version of its Dirac 3D Audio at Mobile World Congress (MWC) next week. With its high-end 3D audio solution the company is admittedly appealing primarily to discerning mobile manufacturers in a rapidly approaching reality of 5G ahead […]
    Scott Hayden
  • HP Wants to Enhance Traditional CAD Workflows with “VR Snacking” 21 février 2019
    HP is exploring what they’re calling the “VR snacking” concept: a simple way to enhance traditional CAD workflows with the benefits of VR visualization. From phones to tractors to planes and office buildings, pretty much any mass-produced product today begins its life as some sort of computerized design. And yet designing 3D products on traditional […]
    Ben Lang
  • Samsung’s New Galaxy S10 Lineup Announced with Gear VR Support 21 février 2019
    Samsung today announced its latest and greatest flagship phone lineup, the Galaxy S10, S10+, S10e, and S10 5G. The company has confirmed that all variants of the S10 are compatible with the latest Gear VR headset. Gear VR, a snap-in smartphone headset, was released initially way back in 2014, but Samsung is continuing to support […]
    Ben Lang
  • ‘Dreams’ to Launch into Early Access on PS4 Soon, PSVR Support Still Pending 20 février 2019
    Media Molecule’s hotly awaited PS4 game Dreams ended its first public beta early this month to a resounding success—even despite the lack of PSVR support. Now, the studio says in a PS blogpost its launching Dreams into ‘Early Access’ sometime this Spring, but neglects to mention when PSVR users will get to jump in too. One of the […]
    Scott Hayden
  • AT&T, Ericsson & Intel to Showcase ‘The Power of 5G’ with Batman AR/VR Experience Soon 20 février 2019
    Mobile World Congress (MWC) is gearing up next week in Barcelona to play host to the latest and greatest in mobile technology, including the presumed Microsoft HoloLens 2. Today AT&T, Ericsson, Intel and Warner Bros. announced that they’ll be showing off a new implementation there of their combined efforts to bring 5G to location-based AR/VR […]
    Scott Hayden
  • WiGig Chip Company Peraso Technologies Closes $42M Financing Round 20 février 2019
    Peraso Technologies, a fabless semiconductor company creating mmWave technology and Wireless Gigabit (WiGig) chipsets, announced that it has raised an additional $42 million in its Series D financing round. Peraso produces WiGig chip solutions for Fixed Wireless Access, a method of wirelessly delivering data between two or more fixed points, in addition to its work […]
    Scott Hayden
  • Schell Games’ New Title ‘Until You Fall’ Aims to Raise the Bar on VR Sword Combat 20 février 2019
    Schell Games, the studio behind VR titles like I Expect You to Die (2016), today announced its next project which promises to “blend various styles of sword fighting to create an intense, real-time combat expe­ri­ence that hasn’t been seen before with VR.” It seems like VR gaming is finally starting to move away from trying to make […]
    Ben Lang
  • ILMxLAB’s ‘Star Wars: Project Porg’ Virtual Pet Experience Comes to Magic Leap One 19 février 2019
    As movie tie-ins go, the Star Wars franchise has it all (even Star Wars-branded fruit at one point). Now, Magic Leap says the porg-tastic AR experience Star Wars: Project Porg is available on Magic Leap One. Latent Tamagotchi fans, look out. Update (February 19th, 2019): Magic Leap & ILMxLAB announced that ‘Star Wars: Project Porg’ is […]
    Scott Hayden
  • ‘vTime’ Goes XR with New Cross-platform AR Support for Apple & Android Devices 19 février 2019
    vTime, the social VR platform, today announced that users can now connect with friends through smartphone-powered augmented reality in addition to VR. In the past, users popped into vTime using a number of devices, including Cardboard, Go, Gear VR, Rift, Vive, Windows VR, and smartphones using what the company calls a ‘magic window’. Now smartphone-clad users can […]
    Scott Hayden

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