Niantic And Sony Are Partnering On Audio AR Technology

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But did you know that before there was Pokémon GO , Niantic launched a sci-fi-based AR game called Ingress Prime that used OpenStreetMap and Google Maps to create a citywide geocaching game of capture the flag? Feature Image Credit: Niantic x Sony.

Google, Sony And Oculus Unite To Establish VR Industry Standards

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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.

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

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

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Sony Just Reinvented Wireless Earbuds

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Like Nintendo , Sony has a long history of experimenting with weird products. The new Sony LinkBuds fall into that latter category. Sometimes those experiments are flops, but other times they result in genuinely clever, useful, and innovative products.

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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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The XR Week Peek (2021.03.22): Sony reveals PSVR2 controllers, FRL shows the wristband of the future, and more!

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Image by Sony Interactive Entertainment). Sony unveils the new controllers of the PSVR2. Sony promises amazing haptic sensations on the controllers, that should be able to provide “impactful, textured, and nuanced” sensations. Google halves its revenues on the Play Store.

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Massive Sony 4K TVs are incredibly cheap right now

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Deals Home Theater 4K TV deals 50-inch Sony Class X85J Series LED 4K UHD Smart Google TV 65-inch Sony X80J Series 4K Google TV Best Buy 2021 Deals? Home Theater Deals sony tv deals

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Sony's Plan to Yoink Movies from German Playstation Accounts Again Proves You Don't Own Anything

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Want to feel nostalgic for your DVD collection? Well, if you think that buying that movie on your digital platform means you have access to that content in perpetuity, you might need to think again. Read more.

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

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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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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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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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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 WH-1000XM5 Headphone Leak Reinforces Major Redesign, But It's Not All Good News

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Photos of the Sony WH-1000XM5's retail package have supposedly leaked, giving us our best look yet at the upcoming flagship headphones that are set to take on the Bose 700 and Apple AirPods Max.

Nokia and Sony Pictures Team Up For 360-Degree Content

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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's New Home Theater Speakers Are Beefy and Ridiculously Expensive

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

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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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Sony's Flagship Dolby Atmos Soundbar Is the Best of the Best—for a Price

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The Sony HT-A7000 is the soundbar for someone who won’t settle for anything but the best, so long as they don’t have to go and actually install ceiling… Read more. Soundbars run the gamut.

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Google ATAP’s making a sort of smart tech magic wand

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Google has a concept for a device that might … Continue reading. Archive Android google HTC mobile mouse Palm Phones smart home Smart Speaker smartphones Sony virtual reality VRThere was a time before computers had a controller called a mouse.

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

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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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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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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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Sony's New Wireless Earbuds Predict What You Want to Listen to by Detecting Your Activities

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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.

This 65-inch Sony 4K TV just got a $300 price cut at Best Buy

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The 65-inch Sony X85J Series 4K TV, which is powered by Google TV, is available for $900 from Best Buy after a $300 discount to its original price of $1,200. Deals Home Theater 4K TV deals Best Buy 2021 Home Theater Deals Sony X85J Series 4K TV

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Sony’s Streaming Service Crackle Jumps Into VR

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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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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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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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Epic Court Documents Show How Google Pays Competitors to Not Compete

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Sony’s Richard Marks Expects Natural Voice Input to Play Major Role in VR’s Future

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In a recent interview with Glixel , Dr. Richard Marks, head of Sony’s Magic Lab R&D team, talked about PSVR’s development history, social VR, and a possible holodeck-style future. Project Morpheus prototype | Photo courtesy Sony. SEE ALSO On the Hunt for VR's Killer App with Sony's Head of PlayStation Magic Lab, Richard Marks. Google, who recently claimed to have the most accurate speech recognition , announced its collective AI efforts are now under Google.ai

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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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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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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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Save over $400 on a giant Sony TV if you're desperate for a Father's Day gift

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Save $402.59: Become the favorite child this Father's Day with a gigantic 4K TV like the 75-inch Sony X90J 4K TV on sale for $1,497.40 As of June 15, you save about 21% on this popular Sony TV series. One sizable option is the Sony X90J Bravia XR 75-inch 4K TV that's down to $1,497.40

Google, Walmart, and Other Big Companies Are Half-Assing Their Climate Plans

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In findings that should surprise no one, 25 firms, including Google, Unilever, and Walmart, are only on track to reduce emissions by an average of 40%—a far cry from what’s suggested by… Read more.