Mon.Jan 07, 2019

Nissan Augmented Reality Concept Assists Drivers in Detecting Unseen Obstacles

Next Reality AR

While the technology companies continue to drive forward with autonomous vehicles, Nissan's vision of the future of self-driving automobiles lies in a cooperative experience between human and machine, facilitated by augmented reality.

HTC announces Vive Pro Eye and Vive Cosmos at CES 2019

The Ghost Howls

The CES is going to start tomorrow, but today HTC has already made its great announcements, showing to the world the upcoming new hardware Vive Pro Eye, Vive Cosmos and software solutions Viveport Infinity and Vive Reality system.

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HTC Announces Vive Pro Eye Headset With Integrated Eye-tracking

Road to VR

Today at CES HTC made a slew of announcements about the Vive ecosystem, including a new, upcoming version of the Vive Pro called the Vive Pro Eye.

CES 2019: HTC Reveals Vive Cosmos Headset & Vive Reality


Fresh hardware, a bold new social platform, and Vive Pro eye-tracking are on the way.

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HTC: Vive Cosmos is Not a Successor to the Original Vive

Road to VR

Today at CES HTC revealed its latest headset, the Vive Cosmos. While the headset is in many ways an evolution from past learnings, the company says it isn’t designed to succeed the original Vive.

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PlayStationVR foot controller announced at CES

Cats and VR

Launched early 2017 in its PC & VR edition, the 3dRudder has built the reputation of being an intuitive controller.

HTC Confirms Vive Cosmos Will Support OpenVR/SteamVR

Road to VR

HTC might have given a first look at their new Vive Cosmos headset today, but they weren’t ready to offer many details.

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HTC Unveils PC VR Headset Vive Cosmos, Dev Kits Coming Early 2019

Road to VR

At a special CES event today, HTC unveiled their latest PC VR headset, Vive Cosmos.

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CES 2019: HTC Announces Vive Pro Eye With Integrated Eye-Tracking And Foveated Rendering


HTC’s Vive Pro headset is getting an eye-tracking upgrade. Meet Vive Pro Eye. The news was announced at the company’s CES press conference in Las Vegas today. The Vive Pro Eye looks to be an upgrade to last year’s Vive Pro. Pro itself improves upon the original Vive with an enhanced display and integrated audio. Speaking on-stage, HTC’s Dan O’Brien made it clear this was very much an enterprise-grade product.

Viveport Infinity to Bring Unlimited VR Game Downloads to Subscription Members

Road to VR

HTC is bringing a new tier to Viveport Subscription. Announced today at the company’s special CES event, Viveport Infinity will let subscribers download any of 500+ participating games whenever they want without limit.

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CES 2019: GeForce RTX Laptops Can Support USB-C VirtualLink


In the same presentation where NVIDIA announced the RTX 2060 , the company also announced laptops with the GeForce RTX chips. ’40+’ models of laptops from ‘all major OEMs’ are inbound, with the launch date slated for January 19th.

Hyper Jam is a neon-soaked arena brawler with a soundtrack featuring Carpenter Brut, Dance With The Dead, and more synthwave favs!

Cats and VR

Hyper Jam , the neon-soaked arena brawler from Bit Dragon, is delivering a one-two-three punch with a PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Steam release on Feb. 12, 2019.

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CES 2019: NVIDIA CEO Says Four Million PC VR Headsets Sold


During NVIDIA’s CES 2019 press conference the company’s CEO Jensen Huang took the stage to unveil the new RTX 2060 GPU with VirtualLink — that same functionality will make its way into RTX laptops as well. As an almost forgotten aside though, during his speech, Huang also revealed that four million PC VR headsets have been sold over the last several years.

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Insta360 Opens Reservations for Professional 11K VR Camera ‘Titan’

Road to VR

Insta360 , the manufacturers behind consumer & professional VR cameras, today opened reservations for the Titan, a professional-level 11K VR camera for 360 video and photos.

CES 2019: Vive Cosmos Display Is HTC’s ‘Sharpest Yet’, Dev Kits In Early 2019


HTC says the Vive Cosmos display will be its ‘sharpest screen yet’ That much comes by way of the new Cosmos website. At its press conference today HTC confirmed that Cosmos is an inside-out tracked headset that connects to PC. However, a message on the new website reads: “Introducing our sharpest screens yet. The all-new pixel-packed displays with minimal screen door effect delivers crystal clear graphics bringing every detail in VR alive.”

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HTC Teases Smartphone Capability With Vive Cosmos

Road to VR

Vive Cosmos is HTC’s newly unveiled PC VR headset that’s slated to release sometime this year. While it’s a tethered device meant to support PCs at launch, HTC teased that it could also be driven by a smartphone.

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CES 2019: HTC Vive Cosmos Inside-Out Tracked VR Headset Revealed


After weeks of speculation, the HTC Vive Cosmos has finally been announced. HTC revealed the kit at its CES 2019 press conference in Las Vegas today. As some had guessed, it is indeed a brand new VR headset with inside-out tracking. HTC’s Dan O’Brien said that the Vive Cosmos was a “glimpse of where VR is going.” ” Inside-out tracking means that the kit can provide six degrees of freedom (6DOF) positional tracking without the need for external sensors.

Researchers Use AR To Study How Electric Fish Sense Their Surroundings


NJIT researchers are using AR to hack the electric sensors of Glass knifefish. All living creatures rely on a their own set of unique senses to assist them on a day-to-day basis; including everything from catching their next meal, to defending themselves from predators.

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Xbox VP: VR Games ‘Not Even Close To Making Tech Worthwhile’


Mike Ybarra, Vice President of Xbox at Microsoft, doesn’t sound very impressed with VR software. The much became evident via a conversation with Cliff Bleszinski on Twitter last week. Replying to a tweet from the Gears of War developer asking if VR had any killer apps yet, Ybarra said there wasn’t anything that made it “worthwhile. ” Well, there’s that. Maybe the ‘sigh’ was a bit much.

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Vive teases its new Cosmos HMD at CES 2019

Cats and VR

Here is a first look at VIVE COSMOS, the newest VR headset from VIVE. The new HMD, unveiled Monday at CES 2019, is a new consumer-friendly headset along the lines of the upcoming Oculus Quest.

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CES 2019: Vive Reality System Looks Like HTC’s Big Departure From SteamVR


HTC had a lot to share at its CES 2019 press conference today. Two new VR headsets, Vive Cosmos and Vive Eye Pro , undoubtedly stole the show. But it may be the announcement of the Vive Reality System that proves the be the most significant in the long run. Vive Reality System is a brand new platform that will power Vive Cosmos. On the one hand, it appears to be the new user-interface where players will launch apps and access HTC’s VR storefront, Viveport.

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With Audi Holoride, I was the Disney VR hero in the backseat of an e-tron


From the outside, it looks as though I’m in the back seat of a new Audi e-tron, being driven around Speed Vegas for roughly two laps.

CES 2019: HTC’s Viveport Infinity Subscription Will Give Unlimited Access To 500+ VR Apps


HTC revealed a new subscription tier for Viveport. Called Viveport Infinity, the service will give subscribers unlimited access to all content on Viveport. The current Viveport subscription only allows for a limited number of titles to be played each month, based on the subscription period. The Infinity subscription will be a radical change to the store’s offering, unlocking the entire store’s content. HTC seems to want Viveport to be the Netflix of VR.

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HTC reveals Vive Pro Eye VR headset with built-in eye tracking


HTC has announced the HTC Vive Pro Eye, a new virtual reality headset that includes built-in eye tracking.

CES 2019: HTC Vive CES Press Conference – How To Follow And What To Expect


CES is the first big event of the year for VR fans. We’re not too sure what to expect from this year’s show but you can be sure that there’ll be news at the HTC Vive CES press conference today. HTC’s latest showcase will kick off at 1pm PT in Vegas today. In the past the company hasn’t streamed its shows and we wouldn’t expect this to be any different. We will, however, be on-site to bring you the latest updates.

HTC VIVE Pro Eye, Cosmos dev kit, Infinity subscription expand VR ecosystem


Consumer electronics encompasses a wide variety of products, from smartphones to appliances to, of course, computers. One new face in recent years has been virtual reality and while the hype around what was believed to be the next wave of computing, its biggest proponents haven’t given up hope.

CES 2019: NVIDIA Partnering With HTC On VirtualLink And Foveated Rendering


At the NVIDIA CES 2019 conference, the company announced a special partnership with HTC on two key VR technologies: VirtualLink and foveated rendering. VirtualLink is the new USB-C single cable standard for future PC VR headsets and GPUs.

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InstaVR Interviews: Dr. Matthew Frew, Senior Lecturer in Enterprise, University of the West of Scotland – School of Business and Enterprise


InstaVR Interviews: Meet the VR Practitioners. InstaVR Interviews is a blog series where we turn the spotlight on our customers. We find out why they create VR, how they use InstaVR, and what the future of VR will look like. To read more interviews, visit the InstaVR Interviews homepage.

CES 2019: Nvidia RTX 2060 Is VR-Ready With VirtualLink For $349


Nvidia just kicked off CES 2019 with the reveal of its latest GPU, the RTX 2060 VR-ready card. As the name suggests, this is the lower-end entry into the new 2000 line of graphics cards. But it’s no slouch; the card boasts 6GB of GDDR6 RAM and also enables real-time ray tracing. That’s the fancy new feature that provides more realistic lighting in games like Battlefield V.

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CES 2019 Day 0 Roundup: Vive Cosmos, Vive Pro Eye, RTX 2060, VirtualLink Laptops


Now that the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is in full swing it can be tough to keep track of everything. Each day is jam-packed full of announcements and as we get the time to go hands-on with everything we’ve got impressions and news stories coming out extremely quickly. As a result, collecting everything in one place is super handy! You can let this article serve as your one-stop shop for links to everything we’ve written about CES 2019 to date.

Pimax Apologizes For 8K Delays, Intends To Ship To All Backers By Month’s End


Chinese VR company Pimax is looking to begin the year with a clean slate, starting with an apology for Pimax 8K delays. Just ahead of this week’s CES event in Las Vegas, Pimax took to its forums to apologize to its Kickstarter campaign backers. In 2017 the company raised $4,236,618 to manufacture a high-end VR headset with an 8K resolution. Pimax initially said headsets would ship in May 2018. Numerous delays stopped that from happening.

CES 2019: Watch HTC Vive’s Press Conference Live


If you’re a regular to HTC Vive’s press conferences you’ll know the company isn’t too big on streaming. Well never fear, we’re in the room for the company’s CES 2019 show and we’re going to try to broadcast it. Emphasis on try. Watch along with @htcvive ‘s #CES2019 press conference right here live! UploadVR (@UploadVR) January 7, 2019. We’re streaming the show from a phone inside the room.

CES 2019: Asus’ RTX 2080 Gaming Laptop Is The First Announced To Support VirtualLink


Yesterday Nvidia announced that its RTX series of graphics cards was coming to laptops. Today, we confirmed that those laptops can support the VirtualLink USB-C standard should they so choose. One of the first devices to support the standard was just announced. Asus’ Republic of Gamers Mothership GZ700 is the meaty machine in question. The laptop features the top-end RTX 2080 GPU but has one USB-C port that supports VirtualLink.