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Snapdragon XR2+ Gen 2 Is A Higher End Chip For The Samsung-Google Headset & More

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Qualcomm indicated that XR2+ Gen 2 will power Immersed's Visor , Samsung's upcoming Google-powered headset , a yet-to-be-announced new HTC Vive headset, a YVR headset in China, and a fifth headset from a currently undisclosed company. GPU performance, on the other hand, took a huge leap with the Gen 2 architecture.

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Samsung Is Bringing Cloud Gaming to Its 2022 TVs

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Samsung is debuting new TVs at CES 2022, and some of them will let you play games from the cloud, no console required, with platforms you might have heard before: Google Stadia and Nvidia GeForce Now. Read more.

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Samsung To Develop New XR Hardware In Partnership With Qualcomm, Google

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During today’s Samsung Unpacked event, Samsung announced plans to create new ‘Extended Reality’ (XR) hardware in partnership with Google and Qualcomm. This new XR platform was far from the main focus of the event, which centered around the new Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra phone and other hardware announcements.

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Google All But Confirms It's No Longer Working On Its Own AR Glasses

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Google is eliminating hundreds of roles in its hardware division, mostly from its first-party AR hardware team. Here's the statement Google provided to news outlet 9to5Google : "A few hundred roles are being eliminated in [Devices & Services] with the majority of impacts on the 1P AR Hardware team.

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Samsung and partners tease new XR headset

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Samsung, in partnership with Qualcomm and Google, has announced plans to develop a new extended reality product. I myself switched from Apple to Samsung in 2015 specifically for Samsung’s Gear VR headset. And now, both Gear VR and Google’s platform are gone. (Image by Maria Korolov via Midjourney.)

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Apparent Images & Specs Of Samsung Headset Prototype Leak

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Images and specs of a prototype of Samsung's upcoming headset have seemingly leaked. In February Samsung officially announced it was working on an XR headset, with Google handling the system software via a new variant of Android.

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What You Might Have Missed from Google I/O 2022

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Google I/O 2022 was much shorter this year. Rather than three full days of virtual sessions and talks, Google opted for two days for its developer conference, with most announcements happening within the two hours of its opening keynote. The company walked us through much of what it’s been working on behind the… Read more.

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