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Peter Thiel-Backed Startup Turns VR Head Tracking Into Data For Advertisers

UploadVR Between Realities podcast

The post Peter Thiel-Backed Startup Turns VR Head Tracking Into Data For Advertisers appeared first on UploadVR. The newest inductee into Pether Thiel’s entrepreneurial industrial complex is Samuel F.

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Apple's Dynamic Head Tracking Is Here. If You Have the Expensive AirPods

GizModo VR

However, with iOS 15's public release , Apple’s also added Dynamic Head Tracking—and for that, you’re… Read more. While there were restrictions on which gadgets could handle what, you didn’t need AirPods to get the benefit.

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Hands-on review: Apple’s head-tracking for music is one weird trip

Digital Trends

What happens when you add head-tracking to the already immersive audio experience of Dolby Atmos Music? We put Apple's tech to the test.

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Head-tracking spatial audio in tvOS 15 is awesome

Digital Trends

Apple delivers an immersive movie experience through a set of wireless headphones, putting the Apple TV 4K ahead of Roku, Amazon Fire TV, and Google Chromecast.

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uSens raises $20 million for mobile AR and VR hand-and-head tracking

VR Game Critic

uSens has raised $20 million to develop natural hand and head tracking for augmented reality and virtual reality applications. The company is built around the idea that once you immerse yourself in virtual reality, the next thing you want to do is interact with it using your hands and have it track your head movements accurately.

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‘Pokémon GO’ Developer Niantic Teases a See-through Headset

Road to VR

If this is a proper AR headset (with head-tracking and a reasonably wide field of view) we’re almost certainly looking at some sort of waveguide display, as the kind of bird-bath optics we see in devices like Nreal’s headset would be much bulkier.

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Top VR Media Players for Android and iOS

ARPost

A reliable player that satisfies the average user’s needs should have the following features: Compatible with various video formats; Capable of accessing media from various sources, such as local storage and URLs; Allow the user to set various parameters for an optimal viewing experience; Good head tracking with reduced latency.