Report: PSVR 2 May Feature 4K Visuals, Eye-Tracking, Haptics


A new report from UploadVR teases some pretty impressive specs for Sony’s upcoming PlayStation VR 2 headset. Image Credit: Sony Interactive Entertainment. The report also indicates the potential inclusion of haptic feedback technology.

Sony Patent Filing Reveals VR Headset With Haptic Feedback Generator

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Patent filings continue to reveal yet more of Sony’s R&D work in the VR space. This time it’s for a headset that uses sensors to tell if you’re wearing it right and even features room for haptic feedback.

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PS5’s Haptic Triggers Came From Testing VR Controller Prototypes, Sony Reveals

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The haptic triggers seen in the PS5’s DualSense controller originated from testing a motion controller in VR, Sony has revealed. Sony Interactive Entertainment Product Director Toshi Aoki said as much to IGN. Are you looking forward to trying the haptic triggers in PSVR 2?

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HaptX Secures $1.5M Grant to Build Full-body Haptics for VR & Telepresence Robots

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The company behind the force feedback haptic gloves HaptX and research teams from Virginia Tech and University of Florida have secured a $1.5 SEE ALSO Sony Patent Reveals VR Controller Design Seemingly Inspired by Valve Index. Haptics News VR Force Feedback haptics haptx.

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Sony Licenses ‘Advanced Haptics Patent Portfolio’ For ‘VR Controllers’


Haptic feedback technology company Immersion Corp signed an agreement with Sony to license their “advanced haptics” patent portfolio. The company stated that Sony can use this to leverage their technology for “gaming controllers and VR controllers.” ” Immersion Corp doesn’t actually manufacture the hardware for haptic feedback. Immersion Corp claims there are now three billion devices worldwide using their haptic technology.

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Sony Unveils Next-Gen ‘Orb’ VR Controller For PS5


PS5 VR users can look forward to improvements such as adaptive triggers, finger-touch detection, and haptic feedback, just to name a few. Earlier today, Sony offered us our first look at this next-gen VR controller and the design is interesting, to say the least.

Sony unveils new PS5 VR controllers featuring haptic feedback, adaptive triggers

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Sony revealed its new VR controllers, which will launch with the next-generation of PSVR. Gaming PSVR Sony

Report: Next-gen PSVR Said to Have 4.1MP Per-eye, Eye-tracking, & Head-mounted Haptics

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A report from UploadVR , citing “multiple sources,” claims that Sony’s next-gen PlayStation VR 2 headset will bring a big jump in resolution, along with eye-tracking, IPD adjustment, and even head-mounted haptics. Head-mounted haptics. Head-mounted Haptics.

Sony Patents Valve Index-Like VR Controller With Finger Tracking


A recently-published patent from Sony Interactive Entertainment suggests that the company is working on a new VR motion controller, similar to those for the Valve Index. In fact, we’ve seen other patents from Sony for a similar product sporting an entirely different design.

Let’s Talk Haptic Effects in Consumer Electronics


Haptics Tech Consumers Are Missing Out On Insights from Delft University’s Yasemin Vardar on all the fun haptics tech. Today, haptics aka tactile feedback is used in games, user interfaces, online shopping, tele-touch, data visualization, art appreciation, and an aid for the blind.

Sony Confirms Next-Generation PS5 VR Headset Coming Post-2021

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Sony Interactive Entertainment today officially confirmed it will release a next generation PS5 VR headset in the future. Sony did, however, confirm that the kit will feature a new ‘VR controller’ that implements features first used in the new DualSense PS5 controller.

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Sony Confirms Next-Gen PSVR is Coming, New Controllers to Feature DualSense Tech

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Sony has been awfully quiet about the follow-up to its PSVR headset, which was initially released back in October 2016. Hideaki Nishino, Sony’s senior VP of Platform Planning & Management, announced in a blogpost that the next-gen VR headset for PS5 is coming.

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Watch: Sony Reveals Research On Next-Gen Finger-Tracked VR Controllers


Past patents have suggested that Sony is working on finger-tracking for a new VR motion controller, possibly PlayStation Move 2, to be paired with an unannounced PSVR 2 headset. Now a new video from Sony researchers gives us a much more solid look at that work.

Sony Unveils Next-gen VR Motion Controller for PS5

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In preparation for the reveal of its next VR headset, Sony today gave a first look at its next-gen VR controller for use with PS5, something that appears very similar to Oculus’ Touch controller. Image courtesy Sony. Image courtesy Sony. ” Image courtesy Sony.

Hands-on: Impressive PS5 DualSense Haptics & Tracking Tech Bodes Well for Future PSVR Controllers

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If you know your game console history, you’ll know that Sony coined the name ‘DualShock’ for its first haptic controllers introduced all the way back in 1997 on the original PlayStation console. Let’s talk first about rumble haptics.

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PS5 VR Controllers Revealed By Sony – Finger Detection, Analog Sticks, Inside-Out Tracking

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Sony has officially revealed new PS5 VR controllers, with plenty of new features. The blog confirms several features we’ve seen either in past patents of heard about from Sony before. The pair of controllers were just announced over on the PlayStation Blog.

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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. Happy Spring everyone!

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Hands-On: DualSense PS5 Controller Feels Like A Preview Of The Future Of VR Haptics

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One of Sony’s most impressive innovations for the PlayStation 5 will likely be one of its least talked about features at first: the way the DualSense PS5 Controller feels in your hands. But I think this could be our first real look at what the future of haptics in VR could hold.

Sony Reveals AR Headset Prototype in New Ghostbusters Location-based Attraction

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Ginza Sony Park, the Japanese tech giant’s Tokyo-based hub for Sony brand promotion, is now playing host to a new Ghostbusters -themed multiplayer experience using a newly revealed Sony AR headset prototype. A few pieces of equipment are also shown, including a curious wrist-mounted affair that may very well be a haptic device. The post Sony Reveals AR Headset Prototype in New Ghostbusters Location-based Attraction appeared first on Road to VR.

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Sony announces that a new VR headset is coming for PS5, but not in 2021

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In a blog post published on PlayStation Blog, Hideaki Nishino , Senior Vice President, Platform Planning & Management at Sony Interactive Entertainment, has announced that a new PSVR headset is coming for PS5, but not this year. PlayStation 5 and new DualSense controller (Image by Sony).

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Haptics Project H2L Sells Shares To Sony Innovation, Raising Over $1.7 Million


From exo-claws for your forearms to vests for your entire upper body, haptic feedback devices run the gauntlet when it comes to different ways to further immerse players in virtual worlds. H2L (Happy Hacking Life), a Tokyo-based company that specializes in VR/AR related to gaming and tourism, has engineered a haptic device of their own and it is surprisingly low-profile.

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Sony Patent Filing Reveals Unseen PSVR Design With Mix Of Tracking Tech


A seemingly uninteresting patent recently granted to Sony may reveal some features of the hotly-rumored new PSVR 2. The mention of cameras both on the headset and console leaves Sony’s intentions for PSVR 2 unclear. The patent was awarded earlier this month, but surfaces just as Sony confirms more details about the PS5. It also confirmed the next DualShock controller will have adaptive triggers and haptic feedback.

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PlayStation 5 Is Coming ‘Holiday 2020’, Controller To Have Haptic Rumble & Force Feedback Triggers


Sony today announced that the PlayStation 5 is launching in ‘Holiday 2020’ The new DualShock controller will have haptic rumble and force feedback triggers. Sony first confirmed a next-generation PlayStation back in April , but this is the first confirmation that it will indeed be called PS5. Sony has confirmed that the PlayStation 5 will support the current PlayStation VR headset. Haptic Controller.

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Report: Sony Targeting Holiday 2022 Launch for Next-gen PSVR with OLED Display

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A report from Bloomberg citing unnamed sources points to a Holiday 2022 launch of Sony’s next-gen PSVR headset. The post Report: Sony Targeting Holiday 2022 Launch for Next-gen PSVR with OLED Display appeared first on Road to VR.

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Will PS5 Support VR – Everything We Know About Virtual Reality On Sony’s Next Console


In less than a year’s time Sony’s next console, the PlayStation 5, will be with us. As we all know, the PS4 introduced Sony’s first VR headset, PlayStation VR (better known as PSVR). Very little has been said about Sony’s future with VR beyond PS4, however.

The hype, haplessness and hope of haptics in the COVID-19 era

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David Parisi is an associate professor at the College of Charleston and author of "Archaeologies of Touch: Interfacing with Haptics from Electricity to Computing.". Enter haptics. with touchless haptics aimed at allowing interaction with the screen without the risks of touching one.

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. We’ve been speculating about what we could see in a potential PSVR2 for years, and Sony itself has even offered some ideas.

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PlayStation 5 to Launch Holiday 2020, Including New Controller with Improved Haptics

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It was confirmed back in April that Sony’s upcoming next-gen console would include support for the current-gen PSVR. In a new exclusive interview with Wired , the company further revealed that not only is PlayStation 5 slated to arrive holiday season 2020, but that an improved gamepad with better haptic feedback and “adaptive triggers” will come along with it. SEE ALSO Sony Announces 4.2

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Sony Wants Games ‘Synonymous With PlayStation’ On PS5 VR Headset

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Sony is planning to release “unique experiences that are synonymous with PlayStation” on its upcoming PS5 VR headset. The company states as much in a recently-released investor relations document that also revealed games like Uncharted 4 are coming to the PC platform.

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Report: PlayStation VR 2 Will Launch Next Holiday Season


The follow-up to Sony’s 2016 console VR headset will feature Samsung Display OLED panels. “One important holdout remains: Sony Group Corp. ” Image Credit: Sony Interactive Entertainment. Image Credit: Sony PlayStation.

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Sony Pictures Teams With The VOID on ‘Jumanji: Reverse the Curse’, Launching November 27th

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Hot on the heels of Avengers: Damage Control , the next experience heading to VR attraction The VOID is Jumanji: Reverse the Curse , made in collaboration with the Sony Pictures Virtual Reality group. The VOID is a location-based VR attraction where players don headsets & haptics vests, and physically navigate through a stage filled with props and immersive tricks which bring the virtual world to life in a unique way.

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Sony to Discuss PlayStation 5’s System Architecture Tomorrow

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Over the past year, Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) has released various snippets regarding its next console, the PlayStation 5 (PS5) but nobody knows what it looks like. News PlayStation 5 Sony Sony Interactive Entertainment

The All-New VR Motion Controller from Sony is Similar to the Valve Index


According to a patent released by Sony Interactive Entertainment recently, the company seems to be working on an all-new VR motion controller that is very similar to the Valve Index, manufactured and created by Valve. Source: WIPO/Sony. Source: WIPO/Sony.

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Editorial: Sony’s Bid For AAA Games On PSVR 2 Is Smart, With Potential Caveats

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Those issues aside, a device with better resolution than Quest 2, packed in with controllers with improved haptics, all boosted by the power of the PS5 and accelerated by smart software techniques like foveated rendering starts to paint a very promising picture for Sony’s next VR effort.

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Sony Patents Reveal Possible Cancelled PSVR Glove Controller


New patents from Sony give us a slightly better look at its work prototyping a glove controller for its PlayStation VR (PSVR) headset. Earlier this year we reported that Sony had looked into a glove controller for PSVR but ultimately decided not to progress with it, at least that the time. However, they were published last year, suggesting these might be the gloves Sony has since abandoned. We’re still keen to see Sony introduce new input for PSVR.

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PSVR 2: Everything We Know About Sony’s Unannounced Headset

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When will we see Sony’s next headset? There’s still a lot to learn about Sony’s future plans for VR in a crucial year for PlayStation itself. Sony’s next-generation console has been confirmed, if not officially revealed.

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Survios On Next-Gen VR: ‘We’re Putting Our Hopes On PSVR 2’

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” Jefferson pointed to many of the potential features that have been outlined in Sony research videos and patents over the past few years. Creed developer Survios has high hopes for a potential PSVR 2 headset.

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