Get a MASSIVE Sony 4K TV for $500 off right now at Best Buy!

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Right now, you can get the Sony 65-inch Class X85J Series 4K Smart Google TV at Best Buy for just $1,100.

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Massive Sony 4K TVs are incredibly cheap right now

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Google, Sony And Oculus Unite To Establish VR Industry Standards


Google, Sony, Oculus, Samsung, Acer and HTC have combined their efforts in order to create a healthy and equal industry for virtual reality hardware and software to develop and expand. The post Google, Sony And Oculus Unite To Establish VR Industry Standards appeared first on VRScout. News Acer Google GVRA HTC Oculus SonySome of the biggest names in the business are teaming up to secure the future of virtual reality.

Top Gartner Analyst: “No Doubt About It” Google’s Daydream is a Winner


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PSVR Co-Creator Richard Marks Leaves Sony For Google


According to a report from VentureBeat , Richard Marks, a former senior researcher and head of PlayStation’s Magic Lab who helped create the PlayStation VR (PSVR) headset and PS Move controllers, has left Sony to join Google. As of now we’ve got no real idea what his role at Google will be or what this means for the future of Sony’s PSVR. While running Sony’s Magic Lab, Marks was in charge of R&D of future-focused concepts and ideas.

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The XR Week Peek (2021.03.01): Sony confirms PSVR 2, Facebook teases Quest 2 Pro, and more!

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Image by Sony). Sony officially states it is going to launch the PSVR 2. PlayStation VR has been the most successful headset until now (if we exclude the crappy mobile viewers), but now it is pretty dated and people were wondering what Sony was going to do. Header image by Sony).

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The Future Begins: October Will See Big VR Moments From Google, Facebook, and Sony


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15 Sony Gadgets That Were Too Weird for This World

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Every consumer electronics company has an R&D division constantly cooking up weird gadgets and tech that will potentially help define the future of the industry.

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Sony Tests New AR Ghostbusters Experience In Japan


Sony announced a new AR experience based on the Ghostbusters franchise. It will be available at the Sony building at Ginza Park in Japan from this month. The experience is launched to coincide with the 35th anniversary of the original Ghostbusters move, where 4 friends can work together to fight off ghosts using a new AR R&D prototype device developed by Sony. The post Sony Tests New AR Ghostbusters Experience In Japan appeared first on UploadVR.

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Sony's New Home Theater Speakers Are Beefy and Ridiculously Expensive

GizModo VR

Sony did not come to play this summer. After launching four new speakers in May, the company is now revamping its home theater lineup with the HT-A9, a new modular system, and the HT-A7000, an incredibly beefy Dolby Atmos soundbar. The kicker: They cost $1,800 and $1,300, respectively.

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Report: Google’s ‘Tilt Brush’ is Coming to PSVR Soon

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Google has taken its sweet time bringing its VR creation app Tilt Brush (2016) to PSVR, although having recently slimmed down the app to fit on the modest mobile chipset of Oculus Quest may have given the company needed incentive to finally launch on PSVR.

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Google Gifts 5G Android Smartphones with 'the Mandalorian' AR App

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With the new season of The Mandalorian underway, Google has launched a new AR app that enables some Star Wars fans to connect with virtual characters in between new episodes.

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Sony, Facebook, Google, and Samsung Dominate VR, With Over 50% Market Share


Sony (PSVR) is clearly leading and is taking one third of the whole market. Sony is followed by Facebook (the Oculus platform) and Google (Day Dream, Card Board, Tilt Brush, etc.); neither company has a VR user base anywhere close to Sony’s, and their products are either at the low end or a bit too expensive. Tagged with: facebook , market share , oculus , sony htc. VR Industry News facebook market share oculus sony htcVR is hot! But is it permanent?

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Sony Confirms Work On ‘Next-Generation’ VR Headset That Might Not Be PSVR 2

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Sony Next Generation VR Headset In The Works. For starters, the job posting is directly from the wider Sony Corporation and not Sony Interactive Entertainment, the division of the company that runs the PlayStation operation.

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Sony's Cheaper Dolby Atmos Soundbar Is Made for Small Spaces

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Hot off the heels of the incredibly beefy HT-A7000 , Sony’s back with yet another Dolby Atmos soundbar. And while the specs on these two speakers are pretty similar, the Sony AT-5000 is meant for smaller rooms and spaces.

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We can’t believe how cheap this 65-inch Sony 4K TV is at Best Buy right now

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Before we get into the awesome specs that this 65-inch 4K TV offers, let’s have a better look at Google TV. Deals Home Theater 4K TV deals 65-inch Sony X80J Series 4K Smart Google TV Best Buy 2021 sony tv deals

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Google Unboxes ARCore for Samsung Galaxy Note 9, Tab S4, & Latest Devices from Sony & Nokia

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As Android device partners ship new products, Google has been diligent in its efforts to ensure that users can enjoy ARCore apps once they boot up their new toys. On Monday, Google updated its ARCore Supported Devices page to include the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 and Galaxy Tab S4, the Sony Xperia ZX2 line of handsets, and the Nokia 6.1

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Sony’s Shuhei Yoshida: ‘The Human Brain Is Getting Used To’ VR


Sony’s Shuhei Yoshida thinks that people are beginning to overcome the dreaded VR simulation sickness. Yoshida said as much speaking to Famitsu at TGS last week (roughly translated via Google). Yoshida’s words are reflective of how VR design has evolved at both Sony’s own Worldwide Studios and Oculus’ exclusive games for its Rift and Quest headsets. Experiences Gaming Sony VR Industry News Iron Man VR PSVR Shuhei Yoshida sony top stories VR comfort

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Sony Changes Its Mind, PS Store Will Remain Open On PS3 and Vita

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About a month ago, Sony said it planned to shut down the PlayStation Store on some of its older systems later this summer. But today, Sony decided to reverse course and will now continue to support the PS Store on the PS3 and PS Vita for the foreseeable future.

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Google TV is adding personalized profiles, better info in ambient mode

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Personalized profiles and better information in ambient mode are coming soon to Google TV on Chromecast and smart TVs from Sony and TCL. Home Theater Chromecast with Google TV Google TV

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Sony's Bravia XR OLED Is the Best-Looking TV I've Ever Seen

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Sony has made a great deal of noise about their new 2021 Bravia XR OLEDs , which makes sense. The TVs are the first to feature Sony’s new Cognitive Processor XR, which sounds an awful lot like a proto-supervillain brain.

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Join Us Today On YouTube To Discuss The Week’s VR News & Sony’s Commitment To PSVR2!


This week’s is: in the wake of the closure of a studio working on a AAA VR title for 5 years, will Sony fully commit to PlayStation VR 2? The post Join Us Today On YouTube To Discuss The Week’s VR News & Sony’s Commitment To PSVR2!

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Nokia and Sony Pictures Team Up For 360-Degree Content


It’s designed to be an end to end tool that simplifies the process and, via press release, Nokia has announced a content partnership with Sony Pictures. “VR We’re thrilled to partner with Sony Pictures and its talented storytellers to apply our technology and create experiences only possible with OZO – like 3D 360 live VR broadcast.”. The Privilege Plus application is currently available via Google Play.

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Sony Is Killing On-Demand Video in the Playstation Store as Streaming Takes Over

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The streaming video business is booming, and while that makes it easier to access tons of content, for some companies like Sony, it makes it less attractive to manage digital storefronts, so at the end of August, Sony is disabling the ability to buy on-demand videos in the PlayStation Store.

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Sony’s Yoshida: PSVR Titles With ‘Deeper Gaming’ Will Increase Going Forward


In an interview with the Japanese PlayStation Blog for last week’s Tokyo Game Show (roughly translated via Google), Sony’s Head of Worldwide Studios explained that many PSVR games up to this point have been smaller experiences, but the appetite for larger games is growing. Still, we’re eager to see what else Sony has in store for PSVR, especially as it nears its third year as Yoshida referenced. Experiences Gaming PSVR Sony VR Industry News

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Google Pixel 6 Leaks Show Some Surprisingly Impressive Hardware

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Now that Google has given everyone a big preview of Android 12 , everyone is wondering about the next batch of Google devices slated to run the company’s mobile OS. And based on a number of recent leaks, the Pixel 6 is shaping up to be Google’s most enticing phone in years.

Epic Court Documents Show How Google Pays Competitors to Not Compete

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Massive 4K TVs are ridiculously cheap at Best Buy today

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Right now at Best Buy, you can get the Hisense 65-inch Class UG6 Series Quantum ULED 4K UHD Smart Android TV for just $700.

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Report: Sony, Facebook, Google, and Samsung Dominate VRThose of.


Report: Sony, Facebook, Google, and Samsung Dominate VR Those of us who are old enough to have seen the rise of virtual reality in the ‘90s and then the fall and then another rise in mid 2000 and then another fall, know that the present hype about virtual reality may not be sustainable. sony facebook google samsung

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Google’s Tilt Brush Surprise Launches On PSVR… In Japan


Google’s popular Tilt Brush VR creation platform is finally available on PSVR. Trailers and tweets from PlayStation’s Japanese arm confirm that the app is now out on Sony’s headset in the region. Interestingly the app is published by Sony itself, not Google.

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Sony Still Hasn’t Announced PS5’s Biggest ‘Differences’ From PS4


With added processing power, an SSD and a new controller, Sony’s PS5 already promises a big jump over the PS4. Jim Ryan, President and CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment, said as much in a recent interview with Business Insider. “But, there’s more to the PS5 than the traditional game consoles that are unique,” Ryan said (by way of Google Translate).

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Sony's New 360 Reality Audio Speaker Sounds So Damn Good, but It'll Cost You

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Google Brings ARCore 1.0 to Multiple Flagship Smartphones, Google Lens Preview Soon

Road to VR

Ahead of Mobile World Congress (MWC) next week, Google announced it’s bringing ARCore , it’s augmented reality SDK, out of preview and to a number of flagship smartphones in its 1.0 Google Lens , the company’s tool to help users identify real-world objects, is also making its way from Pixel to more flagship devices soon – albeit still in preview. Once Google throws the switch, you’ll be able to download ARCore here. image courtesy Google.

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What is Android TV? Google’s smart TV platform fully explained

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Brands like Sony, Hisense, and AT&T now use it, so you'll soon be hearing a lot more about the service. Android Home Theater Android TV apple tv chromecast Google Google Assistant Smart TV Tier 4

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Sony’s Streaming Service Crackle Jumps Into VR


Announced last week by Crackle, Sony’s free streaming TV network, original drama series Snatch will be getting an exclusive VR bonus experience on PlayStation VR this summer. Crackle mentioned that the VR theater will be developed for smartphones, Google Cardboard, Gear VR and PlayStation VR. The post Sony’s Streaming Service Crackle Jumps Into VR appeared first on VRScout.

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Microsoft Joins Google, HTC Vive, Facebook, Samsung, and Sony as an XR Association Member

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Formerly called the Global Virtual Reality Association (GVRA), today the XR Association (XRA) has announced that Microsoft has joined as a member company alongside founding members HTC Vive, Sony, Google, Facebook, and Samsung. News Facebook Global Virtual Reality Association Google HTC Vive Microsoft Samsung Sony XR Association

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The Ghost Howls’s VR Week Peek (2019.10.21): Daydream is dead, Varjo VR-2 is out, Sony makes AR glasses and much more!

The Ghost Howls

Image by Google). Google’s next flagship phone, the Pixel 4, won’t be compatible with Daydream View headset and Google has also stopped selling the Daydream View. Google will continue to keep the servers up to let existing Daydream users continue using the apps, but there will be no new apps, no new products and no new sales of the hardware. Sony creates an AR headset for LBVR. Header image by Google).

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