Tag: virtual reality

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HTC Targets Industry With the HTC Vive Focus, Wave, and Sync

HTC just released a new revamp of their virtual reality headset line. Recent months brought the world tons of advances in the world of VR tech. Microsoft quietly revealed a new AR/VR tool known as Maquette....
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Microsoft Silently Announces Maquette — A New Prototype VR Tool

Reports are spreading on the release of Microsoft's new spatial design and ideation VR tool Maquette. We recently covered rumors about the HoloLens 2, but Microsoft just debuted a beta teaser for something else --...
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NASA Video Shows Potential HoloLens 2 Prototype

A NASA social media post may have just released details about the next iteration of the Microsoft's HoloLens. After the launch and success of Magic Leap's system, industries and consumers alike wonder what's next for Microsoft...
New Technology to Give People Sense of Smell Through Mixed Reality Experiences

New Device can Artificially Augment our Sense of Smell

Malaysian researchers have reportedly found a way to give people a sense of smell in mixed reality environments. A team of researchers from the Imagineering Institute in Malaysia has developed a technology that can stimulate...
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Why the Future of PSVR is More Exciting Than you Think

Upcoming PlayStation VR (PSVR) releases are certainly exciting, especially developments involving the popular Dark Souls and Kingdom Hearts franchises. The HTC Vive and the Oculus Rift aren't the only names in the VR games. While console VR...
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Study Points to AR and VR Becoming the Industry Standard by 2021

With AR and VR expected to go mainstream within the next few years, most of the companies that have deployed the technology achieved results that meet or exceed expectations. Last year, according to data from the...
Apple Acquires Augmented Reality Display Maker Akonia

Apple Acquires Augmented Reality Display Maker Akonia

Apple confirmed Wednesday that it has acquired the Denver-based augmented reality display maker Akonia. Akonia is a company founded by a group of 12 holography scientists from Denver, Colorado back in 2012. It was initially focused...
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Group of Japanese Students Create a Hiroshima Bombing VR Experience

Students of Fukuyama Technical High School have invented a Hiroshima bombing VR experience in order to both remember and raise awareness of the extreme scale of the event. We already know that VR tech goes beyond just...
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VirtualLink Succeeds in Creating Universal Connector for VR Headsets

All of the major players in VR have successfully adopted a universal connector, making it easier than ever to pick up and play in a virtual world.  Remember when every phone company had its own brand...
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5 Ways 2050 July 4th Celebrations Will be Different

The 4th of July, aka America's birthday, is one of the most iconic days in the U.S. We all associate a lot of things with today, but what will the 4th of July look...