HTC is Teasing New VR Hardware in Cryptic Tweets

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

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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.

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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Steam Hardware Survey Revamped, Will Be Reliable Estimate Of PC VR Headset Ownership

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Valve revamped the VR section of the Steam Hardware Survey to support all PC VR headsets. The Steam Hardware Survey is offered randomly to a portion of Steam users each month.

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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.

HTC Vive Seems To Be Teasing A Hardware Reveal

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HTC Vive is teasing… something.

Corrected December Steam Hardware Survey Shows Large Oculus Rift S Growth

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At the start of this month, we reported that the December Steam Hardware Survey seemed to be anomalous. On further inspection, the likely cause was clear: the number of Chinese users on the Hardware Survey has increased by more than any other month this year.

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Vive Closes In On Rift In May Steam Hardware Survey

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It’s the start of a new month so you know what that means; the latest Steam Hardware Survey is in. Tagged with: htc vive , HTC Vive Pro , oculus rift , Steam Hardware Survey Facebook Twitter Reddit More The post Vive Closes In On Rift In May Steam Hardware Survey appeared first on UploadVR. HTC Vive Oculus Rift VR Industry News htc vive HTC Vive Pro oculus rift Steam Hardware Survey

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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.

Rift/Vive Gap Widens In February Steam Hardware Survey

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The Oculus Rift continued to widen the gap with HTC Vive headsets in the latest Steam Hardware Survey results. Both are coming this year so we’ll be looking forward to seeing what impact they make on the Steam Hardware Survey. Steam’s Hardware Survey tells us the total share of VR headsets between people that opt-in. HTC Vive HTC Vive Cosmos HTC Vive Pro HTC Vive Pro Eye Oculus Rift VR Industry News htc vive oculus rift Steam Hardware Survey VR sales

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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

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

Rift/Vive Gap Nearly Doubles In March Steam Hardware Survey

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The March Steam Hardware Survey results continue a recent trend. The Hardware Survey is optional and requires users to have their headsets actually plugged in to count. Tagged with: htc , htc vive , HTC Vive Pro , oculus , oculus rift , steam , SteamVR , VR sales Facebook Twitter Reddit More The post Rift/Vive Gap Nearly Doubles In March Steam Hardware Survey appeared first on UploadVR. The Oculus Rift once again widened the gap with its main competitor, the HTC Vive.

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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.

Oculus Headsets Pass 50% Market Share In September Steam Hardware Survey

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Oculus headsets now make up more than 50% of VR headsets on Steam, according to the September Hardware Survey. Despite being priced as low as $150, Microsoft’s platform simply hasn’t stuck with Steam users, potentially due to a combination of weak branding and low quality hardware. The post Oculus Headsets Pass 50% Market Share In September Steam Hardware Survey appeared first on UploadVR.

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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.

Mark Zuckerberg Explains Facebook’s Low Cost Hardware Strategy

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Apple’s primary business model seeks profit related to hardware sales and reports today indicate Apple may target $1,000 for its forthcoming mixed reality headset.

Oculus Rift Pulls Ahead Again In December Steam Hardware Survey

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I was half expecting to write that the combined power of the Vive and Vive Pro had allowed HTC to regain the top spot it once held for so long in December’s Steam Hardware Survey. This is an optional survey and you need to have your hardware plugged in (and using Steam) for it to register. Turns out the opposite is true; the Oculus Rift gained ground this month.

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Rift S Surpasses Windows MR, Index Doubles In August Steam Hardware Survey

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The Oculus Rift S is now used by more Steam users than all Windows MR headsets combined, according to the August Steam Hardware Survey. It may be that consumers did not feel the low prices were worth compromises in hardware quality, particularly tracking and controllers. The post Rift S Surpasses Windows MR, Index Doubles In August Steam Hardware Survey appeared first on UploadVR. VR Industry News oculus rift s Steam Hardware Survey SteamVR top stories Windows MR

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Cross your fingers that NASA can fix Hubble by switching to backup hardware

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The Hubble telescope is currently broken, but NASA engineers are ready to switch to backup hardware to try to fix it. News Hubble NASA space

Rift Loses More Ground To Vive In November Steam Hardware Survey

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The Oculus Rift’s lead over the HTC Vive family of VR headsets in Steam’s monthly hardware survey is now the smallest it’s been in some time. As always, we must remind you that Steam’s Hardware Survey isn’t a definitive means of tracking the actual sales of VR headsets in relation to others. HTC Vive Oculus Rift VR Industry News htc vive HTC Vive Pro oculus rift Steam Hardware Survey

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Even the Surface Laptop Studio doesn’t come with a hardware TPM chip

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Microsoft caused a fuss when it announced Windows 11 and its TPM requirement, but the newly announced Surface Laptop Studio proves that it's not that important. Computing Microsoft surface event 2021 Surface Laptop Studio Windows 11

Oculus Quest Use On Steam Continues To Grow In June Hardware Report

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The figures come from Valve’s monthly ‘Hardware Survey’, which is offered as an opt-in survey to a random sample of Steam users every month. The survey scans components of your PC and uses SteamVR device logs to gather data on Steam users’ hardware.

Microsoft's New Surfaces Leaked Ahead of Hardware Event

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Everything we’ve been expecting Microsoft to show off at its Surface event on Wednesday looks even more likely to appear. A handful of leaks out today indicate that the Windows-based Surface Pro X and Surface Pro 8 are on the horizon, as is Microsoft’s Android flagship, the Surface Duo 2. Read more.

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

Facebook Investing ‘Billions’ Each Year On Hardware, AR Glasses Planned For 2023 With New OS

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While much of Oculus & Portal work is still done at Menlo Park, Facebook is apparently currently constructing an enormous new campus in Burlingame for 4,000 employees to work on hardware.

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.

It lives! NASA restores Hubble with a switch to backup hardware

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The much-beloved Hubble Space Telescope looks like it will be able to resume operations soon, after a month of nail-biting issues with its hardware.

PSVR PS5 Camera Adapter Included In New Hardware Bundles… In Japan

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VR Hardware PSVR psvr camera PSVR camera adapter psvr ps5 PSVR PS5 camera adapter top storiesSony has been pretty quiet on how it will distribute the PSVR PS5 camera adapter needed to use the headset with the new console when it launches in November.

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.

Rift S Hardware Review: A Simplified PC VR Headset Focused On Easier Setup And Lowering Cost

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The next priority apparent in the Rift S design is cross-compatibility with other Oculus content and hardware. We haven’t had enough access to hardware like Valve Index or HP Reverb to make meaningful comparisons to the overall tracking experience on these new 2019 VR headsets yet. Tagged with: facebook , oculus rift s Facebook Twitter Reddit More The post Rift S Hardware Review: A Simplified PC VR Headset Focused On Easier Setup And Lowering Cost appeared first on UploadVR.

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.

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.

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.

TikTok owner ByteDance buys a top virtual reality hardware startup

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Like Oculus, they create both hardware and software for their VR devices. Pico may not hold the same name recognition as Oculus or HTC, but the company is a top VR hardware maker, selling to consumer audiences in China and enterprise customers in the Western world.

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!