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.

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These Are The Stocks You Could Buy To Invest In The VR Industry


Sony – NYSE: SNE – VR Console, VR Games & VR Headset. Amazon – NASDAQ: AMZN – VR Content & Game Engine. Microsoft – NASDAQ: MSFT – VR operating system, VR platform, VR headset. Amazon – NASDAQ: AMZN – VR content.

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


Amazon has slashed £100 off of the HP Windows Mixed Reality headset. The design is very similar to Sony’s PlayStation VR (PSVR), with a ring resting on the user’s head at the top that hangs the visor in front of your eyes. And, of course, the hit sports Microsoft’s six degrees of freedom (6DOF) inside-out tracking, meaning you’ll get comprehensive positional tracking in VR without the need for external sensors as with the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive.

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With New Headsets & Big Games in 2019, VR is Poised for an Even Better 2020

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The headset’s ease-of-use, solid game library, and reasonable price has pushed it to become Oculus’ best rated headset on Amazon thus far. Stormland’s Innovative Open World and Developer Acquisition by Sony.

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New to VR? A beginner’s guide


Sony Playstation VR. from Amazon. COMPATIBILITY: The Sony Playstation VR requires a Playstation 4 gaming console, specifically the PS4, PS4 Pro, or PS4 Slim, as well as a Playstation Camera and Playstation Move controllers. Photo from Microsoft. from Microsoft.

Didimo Announces $6.9M in New Funding to Further Develop 3D Digital Human Capture

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Veronica Orvalho created the platform based off her research in computer graphics, which have been used by Universal Studios, Sony, Microsoft, Amazon and other European-funded research projects.

Facebook’s Customer Base Spells Success For The Oculus Quest


Oculus’ whirlwind Kickstarter success led many to believe that established entertainment companies such as Sony, Microsoft, or even tech giant Google might look to buy the company, but Facebook’s decisive choice wasn’t something anyone could have predicted.

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Your VR Guide To Black Friday Deals


Microsoft ‘Mixed Reality’ Headset Discounts. Microsoft’s Windows “Mixed Reality” headsets are now on sale for up to $100, bringing the cheapest among them to just $300. Sony announced a $100 discount on all PlayStation VR bundles as well as the PlayStation 4 1TB consoles.

Fallout 4 VR Shows that Triple-A VR will Bring Triple-A Prices, Pre-Order Now

Road to VR

Another Bethesda title, Doom VXR however, is coming to Sony’s VR headset and you can read all about it here. Fallout 4 VR is available on the HTC Vive headset via Amazon (US only currently) or direct via SteamVR for $59.99

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The XR Week Peek (2020.03.02): XR2 shows the future of standalones, F8 and GDC canceled and much more!

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With this operation, Facebook secures another amazing development studio (after Beat Games), making sure that it will be able to provide high-quality games for its headsets in the future, and protecting itself from hostile acquisitions of other companies (like Sony acquiring Insomniac).

The Ghost Howls’s VR Week Peek (2019.26.11): Half-Life: Alyx revealed, Oculus Link out, XBox not considering VR and much more!

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Oculus will release its official cable next month in limited quantities , but for now, it has released the specifications required for Link so that you can find alternate cables on Amazon. Guys and girls, sorry for the delay in the release of this weekly recap.

Coronavirus: Stay Safe and Expect Delays

VR Tech News

The first cancellation of note was on Feb, 19, 2020, when Sony announced they would be skipping Pax East due to coronavirus concerns. But Sony also has plans to announce the PlayStation 5 sometime in the near future (if they want to keep their Holiday 2020 release date).

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A Complete List of Headsets Compatible with ‘Half-Life: Alyx’

Road to VR

Image courtesy Microsoft. Most USB cables are a bit short to work with a VR headset, but they can be combined with an extender; we have had success with these options on Amazon: Anker 10ft USB 3.0

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Editorial: Facebook Should Aim To Replace Its 3 VR Headsets With 1


Sony & Valve focus on one headset each- Facebook has three. Today suitable dongles are a commodity, selling for $20 on Amazon. Converging on standalone means Facebook can probably never offer the cheapest PC headset — a game it lost to Microsoft years ago.

Mark Zuckerberg and I are confusing the market about VR and AR and the future of all computing: here’s why we need to stop doing that

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It isn’t alone, we know of many companies that are spending billions on same, including Microsoft, Google, Amazon, Sony, Magic Leap, Huawei, and others. Mark Zuckerberg talks about the future of VR and AR at Facebook’s recent Oculus Connect conference.

As UploadVR Turns 2 We Reflect On The First Full Year of Consumer VR


A series of announcements from Amazon, Crytek, Epic Games and Unity Technologies showcase an evolution among their respective game engines into VR world creation toolsets. In November 2015, marked its first birthday at the dawn of the consumer VR age.

The Women of AR+VR: Founders

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VNTANA’s AR technology is the first scalable and interactive hologram system; it doesn’t require a wearable, captures real-time data, and has been used by big brands like Microsoft, Lexus, Pepsi and Nike. Yuka, a former Sony game designer, cofounded FOVE in 2014.

Cyber Monday 2017 VR Deals: Save Big On PSVR, Rift And More


Amazon’s Vive Black Friday bundle with the now requisite deluxe audio strap is still on sale for Cyber Monday. Save $100 on Lenovo’s new HMD at the Microsoft Store. VR is best experienced with a pair of headphones, so why not keep things strictly Sony with these official PS4 headphones. Black Friday’s over, but the tech deals continue on Cyber Monday.

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Who Will Own the Metaverse?

AR Insider

The incumbents like Facebook, Google, Apple, Microsoft or Snap already own global social graphs, but perhaps looking to unseat them could be the multiplayer gaming behemoths like Sony, Activision Blizzard or EA, or 3D-specific ideas like Aura’s “avatar as a service”.

The Ghost Howls’s VR Week Peek (2019.12.02): Facebook acquires Beat Games, Valve gets the Index sold-out and is maybe working on Left4Dead VR, and much more!

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It is also a defensive, move that makes it avoid the loss of its partners, as it has happened with Insomniac Studio that has just been acquired by Sony. affiliate link) More info (Quest on Amazon?—?affiliate affiliate link) More info (Pimax 5K+ on Amazon?—?affiliate

Can The Best of Intel, Skylake-R Skull Canyon PC Run VR?


on Amazon. And this system, configured “as is” – costs as much as one of those “AMD announces, but you can’t actually buy” CyberPower $499 VR Ready computers paired with an Microsoft Xbox One or Sony PlayStation 4.

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The Ghost Howls’s VR Week Peek (2019.06.17): E3 VR, Vive Cosmos reveal and much more!

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Microsoft is working on addressing privacy concerns of the AR Cloud. Microsoft has presented a paper on a way to record this kind of data so that it is impossible to reconstruct pictures of the original places from it. New interesting patents by Sony comes to light.

Top XR Stories of 2019

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In fact, the device sold out at retailers such as Amazon, Walmart and Newegg. Sony’s Next Move. A lot has happened in the immersive space over the past 12 months. What’s in store for 2020?