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Panasonic Sells Off Japanese VR Hardware Startup Shiftall

Road to VR

Shiftall, the Japan-based VR hardware creator, is no longer owned by Panasonic, as the company has been effectively sold off to the Tokyo-based company CREEK & RIVER. The post Panasonic Sells Off Japanese VR Hardware Startup Shiftall appeared first on Road to VR.

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AR at Google: Software Up, Hardware Down

AR Insider

Google continues to retreat from AR hardware while doubling down on software. Google Lens is propelled by the latter, as shown in the latest moves to plant it in prominent places. This post appeared first on AR Insider.

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The HTC Vive XR Elite Is A Big Step For XR Hardware


Even weight distribution, magnetic gaskets, a swappable battery pack, and built-in adjustable diopters show that HTC is really focused on hardware. In an interview with VRScout, Fraser Bowie, Chief Product Officer at NuEyes, said, “HTC’s Vive XR Elite shows that HTC is better focused when it comes to hardware than other companies.”

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Report: Pico to Layoff “hundreds” as Company Shifts Focus to Hardware

Road to VR

Citing three people with direct knowledge of the matter, the report maintains the information comes from an internal meeting from earlier this morning wherein it was allegedly revealed Pico is keeping its VR hardware team whilst folding much of its software team back into ByteDance’s own product development team.

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

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

Multiple clients, large and small, are proving that VR gets great results without any coding, hardware, or big budgets. Do you think VR is too complicated, too expensive, and requires a headset? Think again! In fact, you’ll be shocked at how easy it is, and what it has achieved for multiple clients.

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


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). When I say hardware, I mean it in a very broad way. Here we will mainly talk about the first possibility.

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TikTok Parent ByteDance Partners with Qualcomm on XR Hardware and Software

Road to VR

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.

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