Facebook Wins Patent For Human-Eye ‘Retinal’ Resolution VR Headset

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This patent may sound familiar if you’ve heard of the Finland-based company Varjo. The current highest resolution VR-suitable OLED on the market is Samsung’s 1440×1600 panel, used in the HTC Vive Pro and Samsung Odyssey series.

What’s New in Virtual Reality (VR) Headsets in Fall 2019?

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First off, some of the early major players like Google, Apple, and Samsung seem to be taking a step back. For those unfamiliar, the Varjo comes from a team in Finland, and contains amazing clarity — what their marketing team deems “Human-eye Resolution.”

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The World’s Largest WebXR Hackathon Returns Next Week

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Last year, Virtuleap ran the first edition of the Global WebVR Hackathon to champion the open web as the best platform for mixed reality and to rally and catalyze content creators alongside partners like Mozilla, Google, Samsung Internet, Oculus, Microsoft, as well as dozens of other community partners from around the world. This round is sponsored by Supermedium, Mozilla and Samsung Internet, and will run from May 25th to June 24th.

Startup Aims for Retinal Resolution VR Display With 70x “effective resolution” of Today’s Headsets

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Finland-based Varjo has announced a new display technology for AR and VR which the company is calling “the first human eye-resolution VR/AR/XR immersive display.”

FOVE Launches Pre-Orders For Eye-Tracking VR Headset FOVE 0, Starting at $549

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After raising $480,000 in funds through Kickstarter and an undisclosed amount from Samsung Ventures, FOVE later participated in the River accelerator program early last year alongside a number of other “frontier technology” startups.

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Crytek-Incubated ‘VR First’ Program to Double Number of Academic VR/AR Labs in 2017

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Development is divided evenly across the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift platforms, each accounting for 31% of projects created, with other major VR platforms such as Samsung Gear VR, OSVR, and Daydream rounding out the bottom numbers. Kajaani University of Applied Sciences, Finland.

The VRScout Report – The Week in VR Review

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Although the dubious award of #1 goes to Helsinki in Finland, #2-4 are Sydney, Melbourne, and Brisbane (Singapore is #5). Samsung has been experimenting in phobia treatment with their Gear VR in Sweden.

Building the Foundation of XR with 5G, with Nokia's Sandro Tavares

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It started as a paper mill in the countryside of Finland. And a Samsung. It started as a paper mill in the countryside of Finland. We've had a lot of people from a lot of different industries on XR for Business, and many of them have espoused how much things are going to change when the world finally has a global 5G network to work on.