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The XR Week Peek (2024.01.16): Apple prepares the launch of Vision Pro, Sony announces MR headset, and much more!

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More info (Sony MR headset — Road To VR) More info (Sony MR headset — Upload VR) Shiftall reveals MeganeX Superlight Shiftall (remember to read the f before the t) revealed at CES a new headset: the MeganeX Superlight. The game will support all major headsets, with the notable exceptions of WMR headsets, and HTC Vive.

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Report: Sony Reduces PSVR 2 Production Forecast Amid Lackluster Preorders

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Sony is reportedly lowering near term sales figures for its upcoming PSVR 2 headset, allegedly halving initial sales projections based on lackluster preorders. Citing people familiar with deliberations, Sony reportedly told a supply partner to expect reduced display panel orders, allegedly stating that it only expects to sell 1.5

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Sony Plans XR2+ Gen 2 Headset For 'Spatial Content Creation' In 2024

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Sony is Qualcomm's 5th partner building a headset based on the XR2+ Gen 2 chipset. The new device features 4K OLED microdisplays and is on the way from Sony Corporation rather than Sony Interactive Entertainment. Sony "and its partners" will announce specifications, "software compatibility" and details later.

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Sony Files Patent For Wireless PSVR Device

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Sony looks to cut the cord on console VR. . According to a new patent filed by Sony, the company is looking into wireless functionality for the next iteration of their PSVR headset. Image Credit: Sony. Image Credit: Sony. Image Credit: Sony.

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Report: Sony Targeting Holiday 2022 Launch for Next-gen PSVR with OLED Display

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A report from Bloomberg citing unnamed sources points to a Holiday 2022 launch of Sony’s next-gen PSVR headset. The post Report: Sony Targeting Holiday 2022 Launch for Next-gen PSVR with OLED Display appeared first on Road to VR. PSVR’s OLED display | Photo courtesy iFixit ( BY-NC-SA ).

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Sony's Mocopi Body Tracking System For VRChat Now Works On PC

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Sony Mocopi now works on PC via a partnership with SlimeVR. What Is Sony Mocopi? It Now Works On PC Sony has released a new software update to let it work on PC via a partnership with SlimeVR. Mocopi is a $450 streamlined body tracking kit for PC VR that launched in Japan in late 2022 and came to the US last year.

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Sony is an Official Supporter of OpenXR But Hasn’t Committed to a PSVR Implementation

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Despite being among the early supporters of the OpenXR consortium—the industry group building the open standard for XR devices—Sony so far seems to have avoided making a specific commitment to implement OpenXR on PSVR or its next-gen headset. Sony, however, remains an odd one out. After years of development, the OpenXR 1.0

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