HTC is Teasing New VR Hardware in Cryptic Tweets

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It’s been a year since we’ve seen new hardware from HTC. The post HTC is Teasing New VR Hardware in Cryptic Tweets appeared first on Road to VR. HTC News VR Hardware htc vive htc vive lip tracker htc vive tease htc vive tracker

The XR Week Peek (2021.03.08): Microsoft launches Mesh, HTC and Pico tease new hardware, and more!

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HTC is teasing the launch of a new hardware. More info (HTC is going to launch a new hardware) More info (Second tweet from HTC) More info (Third tweet from HTC). The post The XR Week Peek (2021.03.08): Microsoft launches Mesh, HTC and Pico tease new hardware, and more!

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TikTok Parent ByteDance Partners with Qualcomm on XR Hardware and Software

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As competition with Meta grows, Qualcomm is no doubt looking to make sure it has plenty of hardware partners moving forward who will integrate those Snapdragon chips into the next generation of XR headsets.

Metaverse and Investing – Opportunities for Retail Investors Part 1: Hardware

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Let’s start by saying that we can choose to invest in the metaverse in two ways: in the technology that supports it (hardware, software, and infrastructure) or in digital assets (NFT, crypto). Hardware. When I say hardware, I mean it in a very broad way.

Immersing the Curious Mind in VR: Why You’re Missing Out on Proven ROI!

Speaker: John Blackmon, eLearning Brothers CTO, CenarioVR® Creator

Join John Blackmon, eLearning Brothers CTO and creator of the award-winning VR course builder CenarioVR®, to find out why organizations choose immersive learning and how they've used innovative approaches.

Pixel Watch Might Have Outdated Hardware When It Arrives

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Google finally confirmed the Pixel Watch in May, but a new report suggests its lengthy time spent in development may result in it launching with old hardware.

The Steam Hardware Survey’s VR Section Has Become Unreliable

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Recent anomalies in the Steam Hardware Survey’s VR section suggest it has become unreliable. Companies like Meta, Valve, & HTC don’t reveal hardware sales figures. Historically the Steam Hardware Survey was the the most reliable indicator of PC VR’s adoption.

HTC Vive Teases New VR Hardware In Blurred Photo

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The 2019 Consumer Electronics Expo is set to kick-off this Sunday and it looks as though HTC Vive will be using the infamous Las Vegas trade show to reveal new products in its VR hardware lineup. Many believe the boxes could contain new hardware due in part to the companies use of the word “gear.”. The post HTC Vive Teases New VR Hardware In Blurred Photo appeared first on VRScout. Looks like HTC will be revealing several new products at the CES 2019 tech conference.

Asked About Standalone VR Headset, Valve Says Steam Deck Hardware is ‘very relevant to our future plans’

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While the company didn’t confirm anything outright, they said the Steam Deck hardware could certainly be a good match for a standalone VR headset. Steam Deck’s hardware is powerful, but it isn’t magical.

‘Windows Mixed Reality for SteamVR’ Beta Updates Hint at “Upcoming hardware releases”

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Updates to the beta version of Windows Mixed Reality for SteamVR, the official integration which allows Windows VR headsets to be used with SteamVR, hint at “upcoming hardware releases.”

Magic Leap Reveals Developer Demo, Confirms NVIDIA TX2 Hardware

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Today during Magic Leap’s developer livestream the company offered the first details on the compute hardware that’s built into the device, confirming that an NVIDIA CPU/GPU module, and also showed a brief developer sample demonstrating world meshing and gesture input. The headset connects to a belt-clipped module which contains the battery and compute hardware. The hardware resources are divided between the system and the developer.

Vive Expands Accessories With Launch of Hardware Tracker

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And if 2016 was the year VR had its coming out party, 2017 is looking to be the year we see VR content ecosystem really grow and hardware accessories take shape. In addition to their latest hardware announcements at CES today, Vive also announced that it expects commercial wireless VR adapters to ship in 2017. The post Vive Expands Accessories With Launch of Hardware Tracker appeared first on VRScout. News CES Hardware HTC Vive

5 Oculus Quest Hardware Mods for Better Comfort

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The post 5 Oculus Quest Hardware Mods for Better Comfort appeared first on Road to VR. Oculus Quest is an awesome achievement in engineering; no other standalone VR headset offers the quality, rock solid positional tracking, ease of use, and competitive price point as Quest.

Tundra Tracker Kickstarter so Successful It’s Now Sold Out of Most Hardware Bundles

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Now the company says it’s reached that limit with a majority of its hardware bundles. The post Tundra Tracker Kickstarter so Successful It’s Now Sold Out of Most Hardware Bundles appeared first on Road to VR.

Oculus Go unlock software released for hardware freedom

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An Oculus Go unlocked OS build was released today, courtesy of John Carmack. After a prolonged period of time and a whole lot of work in securing the rights to release the software, Carmack and crew made this build a reality. It’s a surprise, honestly, now that Oculus is owned by Facebook.

Apple Suspends Hardware Partner Over Labor Violations

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shitty internships labor apple hardwareApple has temporarily cut ties with a major manufacturing partner after discovering it was actively covering up an untold number of student labor violations in multiple China-based facilities. Read more.

Best VR Hardware Of E3 2017

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Now that it’s all said and done it’s easy to see that E3 2017 just wasn’t a huge showing for VR hardware. Best VR Hardware of E3 2017: DisplayLink Wireless Vive. — What were some of the best hardware announcements and demos you saw at E3 2017? E3 Hardware Antilatency CaptoGlove DisplayLink e3 E3 2017

European Union looks to block Apple’s hardware ‘gatekeeping’

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New legislation by the European Union puts Apple in a tough spot as the company will be forced to share previously exclusive hardware and software frameworks.

Unreal Garden Returns With Updated Hardware and New Narrative Elements

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Unreal Garden introduced many people to location-based augmented reality. The experience combining stunning sets and out-of-this-world effects remains a touchstone in the history of AR exhibits. However, a reimagined experience is available now.

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The PS4 and PS5's Chief Hardware Architect Is Leaving Sony Next Month

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He might not have as recognizable a name as corporate executives from companies like Apple and Microsoft, but next month, Sony will be saying goodbye to Masayasu Ito , who led the hardware development on the PS4 , the PS5, and some of the company’s other notable gaming devices.

Six Tips for Funding Your Hardware Startup

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In this excerpt, my co-writer and I, Eric Villines, talk about how to build a hardware startup through crowdfunding. What follows is an excerpt from my new book, Get Funded!:

Zero Latency Upgrades VR Attraction Platform With Hardware From Microsoft & HP

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Zero Latency, creator of a leading VR attraction platform, is now deploying their ‘gen 2’ VR hardware. The company has developed a VR attraction platform which brings together hardware and software to enable a 60 × 30 ft (18.3 × 9 m) ‘warehouse scale’ playspace which can be inhabited by up to eight players simultaneously. Zero Latency ‘Gen 1’ hardware | Image courtesy Zero Latency.

Magic Leap is Giving Away More Hardware Soon, Dev Conference Coming to Florida HQ in May

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Magic Leap is starting another hardware initiative soon, dubbed ‘Access Hardware’, which aims to get its AR headset into the hands of developers who are “serious about publishing applications with Magic Leap,” the company writes in a recent blog post.

Hands-on: 3DHaptics Achieves Compelling Directional Haptics with Simple Hardware

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I got a chance to try their latest demo this week at VRS 2018, which is able to achieve unique directional haptic feedback from a handheld device using relatively simple hardware. The post Hands-on: 3DHaptics Achieves Compelling Directional Haptics with Simple Hardware appeared first on Road to VR. Feature Haptics hardware preview News VR Force Feedback 3dhaptics force feedback haptics Miraisens Miyakawa vr haptics

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Google I/O is a Hardware Show Now

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AWE 2022 Day Two: The Floor Opens. Talks on Interoperability, Hardware, and Software

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” Even more was revealed by Jared Ficklin, Chief Creative Technologist at argodesign , who helped develop the Magic Leap 2 hardware. The idea is that it’s a garment, not a piece of hardware. Yesterday, June 2, was the second day of AWE.

KKCOBVR Quest 2 Strap and Battery Pack: Hands-On Hardware Review

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If you’ve read my hardware and software reviews in the past, you know that – despite my profession – I am susceptible to VR motion sickness so I tend to limit the time of my fully immersive forays into the metaverse. Do you need more juice in your Quest 2?

Get VPN hardware and avoid paying monthly subscription fees

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TL;DR: As of May 14, you can take $10 off the Deeper Connect Nano Decentralized VPN Cybersecurity Hardware and get it for $289.99 The Deeper Connect Nano offers actual hardware that protects you on the web for life, doing away with monthly or annual subscription fees.

Apple does what’s best for Apple on Google hardware

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Apple removing the ability to purchase content through its app on other companies' hardware shouldn't surprise anyone. Home Theater News Android Apple apple tv Google TV iTunes

Juniper Research: VR Hardware Market Will Be Worth $50 Billion in 5 Years

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A new report from market analysis group Juniper Research states that VR hardware will be worth $50 billion by 2021. By hardware, Juniper means VR headsets, peripherals, and 360 cameras. To give you an idea of how much growth that would be, Juniper projects VR hardware revenues to hit $5 billion this year. Juniper says that console VR will account for 50 percent of VR hardware revenues in 2021.

Thanks to ARM, your next phone may have hardware-based ray tracing

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Now, it's finally coming to mobile hardware with ARM's latest GPU. Ray-tracing has been a hot topic in the games industry. Mobile News ARM cortex-a510 cortex-a715 cortex-x3 immortalis-g715 mali-g715

Google’s Pixel 5 hardware event arrives on September 30

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Google announced the date of the Pixel 5 hardware event, which will take place on September 30. Google will also reveal a new Chromecast and Nest speaker. Android Mobile News chromecast Google nest home pixel 5

Hardware Developers Are Now Receiving SteamVR 2.0 Base Stations

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The post Hardware Developers Are Now Receiving SteamVR 2.0 It was only a few weeks ago that we saw our first SteamVR 2.0 base station in the wild, shown off at this year’s CES working with Vive Pro , HTC’s upcoming high-resolution VR headset. Now, it appears some developers are already receiving the 2.0 base stations from Valve. GameFace Labs , the makers of a hybrid standalone VR headset that uses SteamVR positional tracking, tweeted out a picture of the 2.0

Report: Global VR Hardware Revenue To Hit $3.6 Billion in 2017

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After a mixed year for VR hardware sales in 2016, two new separate reports are painting a more optimistic outlook for the VR market going forward. In a new consumer VR report just released by SuperData Research , the findings show that global VR hardware revenue is expected to hit $3.6 The report examines the market size and revenue of consumer VR hardware and software from 2016 and forecasts growth through to 2020. The post Report: Global VR Hardware Revenue To Hit $3.6

Varjo Hardware to Be Used in Astronaut Training

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VR gamers have been watching Finnish VR headset manufacturer Varjo for a while now. While the headset’s “human-eye resolution” capabilities are definitely exciting, the daunting price tag has largely relegated the headset to the realm of industry.

Hardware Hacker Breaks the DRM on a Mini Dishwasher

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In what amounts to a very clever bit of hardware hacking, developer dekuNukem (the hacker who created a little device that automatically switches your screen to work when a boss walks by) has detailed a methodology for refilling the DRM-protected detergent cassettes for a $486 portable dishwasher called Bob. Read more.

SIF: LG not interested in VR hardware anymore, Veer entering LBE and much more!

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At Sandbox Immersive Festival , I have been able to try some interesting hardware solutions. I have already detailed in another post my impressions on the Pico Neo and the HP Reverb … in this one, I will talk about other hardware manufacturers. The post SIF: LG not interested in VR hardware anymore, Veer entering LBE and much more!