Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Checks Out HaptX And Their VR Gloves


Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos literally went “hands-on” with the future of robotics this past week during Amazon’s inaugural re:MARS conference in Las Vegas, NV. Our remotely controlled system can help transform work within risky environments,” said Walker. .

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Oculus Quest Hit #1 Selling Video Games Product On Amazon


Preorders of the Oculus Quest VR headset on Amazon briefly hit the #1 top seller in the Video Games category this week. No VR headset has hit this position on Amazon except for the PlayStation VR. Amazon sales ranks are updated hourly. Oculus Quest is the first consumer standalone headset with positionally tracked controllers. The Lenovo Mirage Solo headset has positional tracking, but the controller is 3DoF — essentially a laser pointer.

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Amazon’s New ‘Sumerian’ Tool Aims to Make Developing Web-based VR Apps Easier

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Amazon today announced a new developer tool at its annual AWS re:Invent that aims to make creating web-based applications for VR/AR and traditional monitors even easier. sample scene using Sumerian, image courtesy Amazon. Amazon Sumerian is now available for preview.

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Oculus Quest Preorders Accidentally Went Live On Amazon UK, 128GB Model Is £499


UPDATE: Facebook told us that Amazon launched preorders accidentally. The Amazon listing has now been taken down. Preorders for the 128GB model just went live on Amazon UK. This is a first party listing from Amazon itself, not a seller listing. It’s unclear whether this was a mistake on Amazon’s part, but we were able to add the product to basket and place the preorder fully. Amazon tends to be good about honoring mistakes, if it was.

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Watch Amazon’s VR Kiosks Transform The Future Of Shopping


Amazon announced that it has opened virtual reality kiosks in 10 shopping malls to promote its Prime Day shopping event. Now you can see the Amazon VR experience for yourself. VR Industry News Amazon

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Windows VR Headsets See Huge Sales at Amazon US

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If you’ve been eyeing a Windows VR headset, you’ll be interested to see the huge discounts currently available from Amazon US on every Windows VR headset except for the Samsung Odyssey. Lenovo Explorer w/ Controllers. Dell Visor w/ Controllers.

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You Can Still Buy an Oculus Rift + Touch Bundle for $400 on Amazon

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Amazon is likely to correct this sometime today, as every world-wide Amazon site has done so including other official distributors. Oculus Rift on Amazon. Touch Controllers. Deal Deals News Bits Oculus VR Deals Amazon oculus oculus rift oculus rift sale oculus summer sal

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Oculus Rift Is Now $349 At Amazon & Best Buy For Black Friday


Amazon US and Best Buy USA are currently offering $50 off the Oculus Rift+Touch bundle, bringing the price from $399 to $349. A few hours after the Best Buy deal went up, Amazon price matched it. This is not the first time Amazon & Best Buy have offered this kind of sale. The package contains the headset, Touch controllers, 2 sensors, and relevant cables. Oculus Rift Amazon best buy Black Friday oculus rift VR sales

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Amazon Deal Sees Return of Rift’s $350 Black Friday Price Cut

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Amazon’s US store is either the first, or the only retailer currently to offer the Oculus Rift for its Black Friday-reduced price of $350, a $50 discount off the now normal MSRP of $400. Oculus Touch controllers (2).

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Best Holiday Vive Deal Yet, Today Only: Deluxe Audio Strap, ‘Fallout 4 VR’ and $100 Amazon Gift Card

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If the HTC’s Black Friday deal wasn’t attractive enough to convince you into finally grabbing that Vive headset you’ve been eyeing, Amazon is ‘reviving’ the $600 Black Friday deal today and throwing in a $100 Amazon gift card. image courtesy Amazon.

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Amazon Prime Day 2018: PSVR With Free Move Controllers, Oculus Rift For Less


It’s Amazon Prime Day 2018. PSVR Starter Pack + Two PlayStation Move Controllers – £229.99. For £230, which is what Amazon usually charges for the base headset alone, you also get the PlayStation Camera needed to track the device, a digital copy of entertaining minigame collection, PlayStation VR Worlds, and two Move motion controllers. Amazon has you covered there, too, with two really good deals on the two different types of PS4 consoles out there.

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Oculus Rift on Sale for $350 at Amazon US

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After the Oculus Rift Marvel Powers United bundle was briefly on sale for $350 at Best Buy, now the basic Rift package has dropped to $350 at Amazon US, a $50 discount, which is about as good as you can hope to find.

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Purchase Vive Pro on Amazon Prime Day & Get $100 in Gift Cards

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Amazon Prime Day is here; this year HTC’s latest VR headset Vive Pro is getting a special deal. From now until July 17th at 8:59 PM PT ( local time here ), US Amazon Prime Members can get a $50 Amazon gift card and $50 Viveport gift card with purchase of a Vive Pro VR headset.

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HTC VIVE VR Headset Now Available on Amazon


The HTC VIVE (yes, they now capitalize all the letters in VIVE) is getting itself in front of millions of new online shoppers perusing the virtual aisles of Amazon. The post HTC VIVE VR Headset Now Available on Amazon appeared first on VRScout. News Amazon HTC Vive

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Best VR deals on Amazon Prime Day

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Amazon is going all out today with deals on virtual reality products, running the whole gamut of headset options, computers, and accessories. There’s no extra cost to you, and you can use the Smile link at any time, not just on Amazon Prime Day.

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Lenovo Mirage Solo on Sale for $320 at Amazon US

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Launched right on the heels of the Oculus Go earlier this summer, the Lenovo Mirage Solo, the company’s standalone Daydream headset, is currently selling for an $80 discount off the original $400 price tag on Amazon US.

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Amazon Shows What Lumberyard Can Do For VR With Free Showcase


Wondering what Amazon’s videogame development engine, Lumberyard, can do for VR? Lumberyard might not be the most prominent engine in the industry right now, but Amazon is trying to build momentum, especially on the VR side. Tagged with: Amazon , development , lumberyard.

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Oculus Rift Sells Out At Amazon, ‘Strong Demand Over The Holidays’


Amazon in the United States doesn’t look like it’ll have Oculus Rift in stock for a couple weeks, the website states , with a representative of Facebook’s Oculus telling us they are working now on “replenishing inventory across channels.” The outlook for new PC-based VR hardware in 2019 is still unclear, though we are expecting both Knuckles controllers and a new head-mounted display from Valve Corporation.

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Vive Pro Bundle With 2.0 Base Stations & Controllers Now Available at $1400

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SteamVR tracking base stations and two of the ‘pro blue’ controllers, costs $1400 USD. You can find it on Amazon for $1400. SteamVR tracking base stations and two of the ‘pro blue’ controllers.

This App Lets You Control Your Smarthome Lights via Augmented Reality

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Voice-activated digital assistants from Amazon, Apple, and Google currently have the upper hand for home automation integrations, but a new augmented reality mobile app promises to give homeowners and renters visual control over their connected appliances.

Amazon Starts Oculus Touch Pre-Orders, Lists Possible Price And Release Date


We’ll probably know just how much Oculus Touch costs and when it ships later on today, but Amazon UK might have spilled the beans early. The online retailing giant has listed the anticipated position tracked controllers for the Oculus Rift on its site just ahead of the Oculus Connect 3 keynote. It’s the first time we’ve heard this release date, however, and would mean we have around a month and a half until the controllers get here.

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Windows VR Headsets Down to Just $215 On Amazon


If you head over to Amazon right now, you’ll find them at their cheapest prices yet. Each of these comes bundled with a pair of hand controllers and all feature inside-out tracking, meaning there’s no need for extra sensors. Acer VR Headset With Controllers – $218.99. Lenovo VR Headset With Controllers – $245.99. Dell VR Headset With Controllers – $219.96. HP VR Headset With Controllers – $214.96.

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Amazon UK Lists Oculus Touch Pre-Orders with Price and Release Date

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Amazon’s UK retailer seems to have already jumped the gun on today’s supposed announcement taking place at Oculus Connect opening keynote, where we’ll likely hear official word on price, release date, and everything else surrounding the long awaited Touch controllers.

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Detroit: Become Human gets a demo on 4/24 as well as an Amazon Alexa tie in.

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It will be available for download on the PlayStation Store starting from April 24th, 12:01 am EST. In the demo you take on the role of Connor, a hostage negotiator android sent to take control of this high-stakes situation. Have access to any enabled Amazon Alexa Device 3.

Purchase Oculus Rift May 7 from Best Buy, Amazon and Microsoft Stores


Orders will be available online from Amazon , and Microsoft stores starting May 6th at 9 AM PST. Today, Oculus announced a limited supply of the Oculus Rift would be available from Best Buy starting May 7.

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Latest Gear VR + Controller Combo Now $90 for Limited Time

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Now, Samsung has temporarily reduced the price of the latest Gear VR headset + controller combo to as low as $90 on Amazon. from Samsung , BestBuy , and Amazon , although it looks like Amazon has the competition beat at the lowest price of $90.

GameSir G3s Controller Review: Comfortable and Versatile for VR Gaming


Console gamers have their dedicated PS4 and Xbox One controllers — both of which are excellent and extremely high-quality. If you have a Gear VR then you’ll need a good bluetooth controller to play many of the best games.

Amazon Wants You to Wake up and Travel with Alexa


Amazon, hoping to replicate the success of its Echo device , is poised to extend its eyes and ears into every part of your life with the launch of new voice-controlled and camera-equipped Alexa devices designed for bedrooms, living rooms and even your car.

Amazon Selling Oculus Rift Roomscale Bundle With $100 Credit


If you’re looking to do roomscale with the Oculus Rift then you’ll need much more than the headset itself, and Amazon is offering a great bundle to get you up to speed. That includes the Rift itself, the Oculus Touch controllers, and an extra sensor to add to the two that are already bundled with Rift and Touch. With two sensors Rift provides a front-facing VR experience, but turning around will cause your Touch controllers to struggle with tracking.

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HTC Vive Pro Comes With $100 Worth Of Gift Cards For Amazon Prime Day


For Amazon’s Prime Day this week, it will still be one of the most expensive VR headsets currently on the market, but it will come with some extra goodies. Specifically, any Prime Member that picks up the enhanced headset from 12pm PT today until 8:59pm tomorrow, July 17th, will get a $50 Amazon voucher and a $50 Viveport voucher as well as two free months of HTC’s Viveport Subscription. bundle isn’t showing up on Amazon US at the time of writing.

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‘Skyrim’ Coming to PSVR with Motion Controls, Trailer Revealed at E3

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Telling from the trailer (posted above) it looks to use motion controllers, allowing you to slash, block, shoot arrows, and cast spells with the PlayStation Move controllers. Skyrim will be available for pre-order soon from Amazon, Best Buy, and Target. It’s official.

HP Windows Mixed Reality Headset Gets £100 Off On Amazon UK


Amazon has slashed £100 off of the HP Windows Mixed Reality headset. for the headset and a pair of motion controllers – the cheapest we’ve yet seen for a major PC-based VR device on these shores. Black Friday may be a distant memory, but there are still some great savings to be had on VR headsets, at least in the UK. That means it now goes for just £299.99

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$350: PSVR, Hand Controllers and Skyrim VR


Black Friday is looking like an excellent time to pick up a PlayStation VR (PSVR) headset, and Amazon has yet more deals you’ll want to take advantage of for getting the perfect setup. Amazon has slashed just over $100 off the standard model, which will play every single PSVR game out there.

New PlayStation VR Bundle Adds Free Camera, Saves You $59

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Right now, Amazon and Best Buy are running a promotional bundle which includes the core PSVR package with a PlayStation Camera thrown in for free, saving you a respectable $59.

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Oculus Rift Out Of Stock At Some Retailers, Available ‘Mainly Online’


“Rift continues to be available across our channels, at this time mainly online (, Best Buy online, Amazon, etc.),” explains an email this week from a Facebook representative. Over the last three years Facebook added the Touch controllers, better room-scale tracking, optional earphones and a long list of exclusive titles like Lone Echo, Brass Tactics and From Other Suns. Facebook VR Industry News Amazon oculus rift oculus rift s

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Oculus Rift Is $349 / £349 / C$449 / €399 At Retailers This Weekend


Various retailers in the USA, UK, Canada are offering the headset (and controllers) for a reduced price this week. Amazon and Microsoft Store were offering this price, but are both now out of stock due to high demand. The price was being offered by Amazon UK and John Lewis , but both are now out of stock. In Canada, Amazon CA and Best Buy are offering the bundle at C$449 (C$80 off). Amazon DE was offering the price but is now out of stock.

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Power and Responsibility: Highlights from Microsoft Build

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With customers in control, privacy is preserved Click To Tweet. They will create a new SDK for Windows 10 PCs to bring full flight control and real-time data transfer capabilities to nearly 700M Windows 10 connected devices globally.