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Big XR News from Samsung, Meta, LG, and HTC VIVE

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Firms such as AWS, Samsung, and HTC VIVE took to the event to showcase the future of work and paradigm-shifting immersive technology. Samsung Enters XR Device Marketplace A massively noteworthy piece of MWC 2024 news was that Samsung officially entered the XR headset marketplace after months of rumours.

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HTC is Giving Away 2 Free Months of Viveport Infinity to Samsung Odyssey Owners

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Oculus Rift and Valve Index owners got their own promotions recently for a few free months of Viveport Infinity, HTC’s Netflix-style VR game distribution platform. Now it’s Samsung HMD Odyssey’s turn, as Odyssey owners can get in on the deal.

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Samsung Reportedly Plans Headset For Developers Next Year

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Samsung reportedly plans to send out an AR/VR headset to developers next year. South Korean outlet Electronic Times reports Samsung has already built prototypes and is testing samples for production. In late 2017 Samsung launched Odyssey , a Windows VR headset, and a year later the successor Odyssey+.

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Big News From Meta, Samsung, Microsoft, and HTC VIVE

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Groups like Microsoft are leveraging a collapsing military contact to keep its IVAS device lineup alive for further funding, and HTC VIVE took note to explain the importance of enterprise end-users in discussion with the World Economic Forum. Samsung Revenue Drops This week, Samsung also revealed its Q2 earnings.

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Veteran XR Studio Behind One of VR’s Most Recognizable Early Experiences Raises $3.5M

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million in new funding from HTC Corp. It’s been almost a decade since VR enthusiasts first got a chance to don the pre-production version of HTC Vive at GDC 2015, where they likely went face-to-face with a giant blue whale in Wevr’s iconic VR demo theBlu: Whale Encounter. and Epic Games.

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Veteran XR Studio Behind One of VR’s Most Recognizable Early Experiences Raises $3.5M

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million in new funding from HTC Corp. It’s been almost a decade since VR enthusiasts first got a chance to don the pre-production version of HTC Vive at GDC 2015, where they likely went face-to-face with a giant blue whale in Wevr’s iconic VR demo theBlu: Whale Encounter. and Epic Games. appeared first on Road to VR.

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HTC Unveils New Vive Pro Headset & Wireless Adapter

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It’s been nearly two years since HTC first introduced the Vive VR headset, opening up an entirely new world of room-scale VR that’s had us dodging arrows and bumping into furniture ever since. In addition to the resolution increase, HTC directly addressed the second biggest complaint about VR headsets—that damn cord.

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