Official VR Support Heading To ‘Microsoft Flight Sim’ This December

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This past July Microsoft confirmed that Microsoft Flight Sim 2020 , the latest iteration of the companies legendary flight sim experience, would be receiving official VR support shortly after launch. Now it appears as though Microsoft is shifting its plans to include all PC VR headsets.

Microsoft Files Patent To Bring Real-World Objects To VR

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According to a patent filed to the United States Patent & Trademark Office, Microsoft has been working on a computer system that automatically converts physical objects into digital models viewable in VR. Image Credit: Microsoft. Feature Image Credit: Microsoft.

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‘Microsoft Flight Simulator’ is Finally Getting VR Controller Support, Coming in Mid-November

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Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020) features PC VR headset support, although it’s notably missing the ability to use VR motion controllers. The post ‘Microsoft Flight Simulator’ is Finally Getting VR Controller Support, Coming in Mid-November appeared first on Road to VR.

Here’s everything that’s new in Microsoft Office 2021

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Microsoft Office 2021 is coming on October 5. Computing Microsoft Microsoft 365 MIcrosoft Office Microsoft Office 2021 office 2021Here's a look at everything new for Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and more.

How Microsoft Is Leading A War On Deepfakes

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Microsoft’s new tool detects digital manipulation in real-time based on nearly invisible imperfections. That’s exactly what Microsoft is worried about leading up to this year’s monumental 2020 election. Image Credit: Microsoft.

Microsoft Wins Contract To Supply US Army With 120,000 HoloLens Headsets

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The United States Army confirmed via an official statement yesterday that it has awarded Microsoft a contract to deliver 120,000 military-grade HoloLens AR headsets designed for use in a variety of combat scenarios. ” Image Credit: Microsoft.

Microsoft Surface Pro vs. Microsoft Surface Laptop

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The Surface Pro 7 and Surface Laptop 4 are Microsoft's best in their respective classes. Computing Laptops Microsoft surface Surface Laptop surface proWhich is better for you comes down to your specific needs.

Microsoft To Host US And International Mixed Reality Dev Days

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Microsoft announced that it will be hosting two Mixed Reality Dev Days in Redmond, Washington May 16 and 17, in addition to some international dev days held in Japan and Germany at some point during the year.

Microsoft Signs $22B Contract with US Army to Bring HoloLens 2 Tech to the Battlefield

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Following a prototyping phase started in 2019, Microsoft and the United States Army have announced they are moving to a production phase of the Integrated Visual Augmentation System (IVAS), based on HoloLens 2 technology, through a contract worth up to $22 billion. Image courtesy Microsoft.

Microsoft to Expand Azure Kinect’s Computer Vision Tech to Commercial Market

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The technology behind Microsoft’s enterprise-focused computer vision camera, the Azure Kinect developer kit , will soon find its way into commercial products. Image courtesy Microsoft.

Microsoft Flight Simulator VR Controller Support Coming Mid-November

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In the longer term, we also know that Microsoft Flight Simulator will receive helicopters in 2022 — Asobo marked helicopters as a ‘planned feature’ for 2022 on the roadmap in July. Are you looking forward to VR controller support in Microsoft Flight Simulator?

Schedule For Microsoft?s Virtual Mixed Reality Dev Days Revealed

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Microsoft revealed the full schedule for their upcoming Mixed Reality Dev Days, which is set to take place virtually in Altspace VR on Thursday and Friday. The post Schedule For Microsoft’s Virtual Mixed Reality Dev Days Revealed appeared first on UploadVR.

Everything Microsoft didn’t announce at its fall Surface event

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Microsoft unleashed a bevy of new products, but some didn't make the cut, leaving some of them in long need of an update. Computing Microsoft surface surface event 2021

Microsoft Shows Off Language-Translating Hologram Powered By HoloLens 2

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Microsoft’s Japanese-speaking hologram steals the show at Inspire 2019. Microsoft’s HoloLens 2 Mixed Reality headset was front-and-center at the 2019 Inspire conference as the company showcased their latest advancements in artificial intelligence as well as mixed reality hologram technology. Image Credit: Microsoft. Image Credit: Microsoft. The post Microsoft Shows Off Language-Translating Hologram Powered By HoloLens 2 appeared first on VRScout.

‘Microsoft Flight Simulator’ Update 5 to Bring VR Performance Improvements

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Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020) includes support for SteamVR headsets, however playing via VR requires some of the most modern (and consequently least available) PC components due to its demanding spec requirement. News Bits VR Game flight sim Microsoft flight simulator vr flight sim

‘Microsoft Flight Sim’ VR Update Arrives Next Week Alongside Real-Time Snow & Ice

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Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 is having one hell of a month. Back in July during the companies initial reveal of VR compatibility, Microsoft stated that support would arrive first on the recently-released HP Reverb G2 Windows Mixed Reality headset.

Microsoft Announces Mesh, a Foundation for Building Multi-user XR Applications

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Today during the Microsoft Ignite developer conference, the company announced Mesh, a new cloud-based service which Microsoft says will streamline the creation of multi-user XR applications. Image courtesy Microsoft. Image courtesy Microsoft.

Three things the Microsoft Surface Duo 2 needs to succeed

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Microsoft plans to release the Microsoft Surface Duo 2 on September 22. Emerging Tech Mobile microsoft surface duoHere are three things it needs to succeed.

‘Microsoft Flight Simulator’ Will Receive VR Support This Fall, But There’s A Catch

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Yesterday, Microsoft confirmed via a joint press briefing with developer Asobo Studio that Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 will in fact be receiving official VR support, beginning with the upcoming HP Reverb G2 later this year. Image Credit: Microsoft.

Now Anyone Can Buy HoloLens 2 Direct from Microsoft

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HoloLens 2 has been available to Microsoft business partners and developers since last year, however anyone else interested in the augmented reality headset would have to jump through a few hoops first to get their hands on the device. Image courtesy Microsoft. Microsoft Edge.

Amazon Flash Sale: Save on Microsoft Surface products before today’s event

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Save big on a range of different Microsoft Surface products right now at Amazon. Computing Deals Amazon 2021 commerce 2021 computing deals deal microsoft surface deals microsoft surface duo microsoft surface laptop 3 Microsoft Surface Pro 7

Best cheap Microsoft Surface Laptop deals for July 2021

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We tracked the deals to make it easier for you to find the best Microsoft Surface Laptop deals available today. Computing Deals best cheap Microsoft Surface deals commerce 2021 Microsoft 2021 microsoft surface deals Microsoft Surface sales

How much is Microsoft Office??

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Looking to obtain a copy of Microsoft Office? Computing Small Business Microsoft Microsoft 365 Microsoft apps MIcrosoft Office office 365There are multiple versions of the office suite. Learn which version is best for you and how much each costs.

‘Microsoft Flight Simulator’ VR Support Heading into Closed Beta Soon, Sign-ups Now Live

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Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020) for PC is getting VR headset support sometime around the launch of HP’s upcoming PC VR headset, the HP Reverb G2. The post ‘Microsoft Flight Simulator’ VR Support Heading into Closed Beta Soon, Sign-ups Now Live appeared first on Road to VR.

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

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Microsoft announces Mesh, an XR collaboration platform. Alex Kipman promised us a Microsoft Ignite conference with an amazing level of immersion , and he kept his word. But since Microsoft owns one of those studios (and using it costs around $100K/day if I remember well!),

New Microsoft Teams, Outlook features are designed for hybrid remote work

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Microsoft is helping support the move to hybrid work with some big updates to Teams, Outlook, LinkedIn, and several other Microsoft products. Computing Hybrid Microsoft Microsoft Outlook Microsoft Teams Outlook teams

How to remove a Microsoft account from Windows 11

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A Microsoft Account is the best way to experience Windows 11, but you can easily remove one at setup if you don't need it. Computing account Microsoft microsoft account Windows Windows 11

Microsoft is the First Major Tech Company to Host a VR Keynote, and it Went Down Without a Hitch

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Last week Microsoft became the first major tech company to host a keynote presentation fully in virtual reality. While far from the first company to deliver a virtual reality presentation, Microsoft—with its $1.73 Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Opens with a Video Address.

Microsoft to Talk About the Future of XR in Ignite 2021 Keynote Hosted in ‘AltspaceVR’

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Microsoft is looking to make good use of its social VR platform AltspaceVR next week as it hosts its first Ignite keynote in virtual reality. ” Register here for @Microsoft ‘s virtual event (Mar 2-4): [link] pic.twitter.com/1uVy3bb3xB.

Helicopters Coming To Microsoft Flight Simulator In 2022

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A new development update on Microsoft Flight Simulator revealed that helicopters are a planned feature, set for a prospective 2022 release.

Microsoft Word vs. Google Docs

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Microsoft and Google both offer word processing programs but are quite different. Computing Web comparison Google Google Docs Microsoft Microsoft Word versus WordWhich one is best for you?

Amazon is Having a FLASH SALE on Microsoft Office 365 Today

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A full subscription to Microsoft Office tends to be quite pricey, so we needed to tell you about one of the best Microsoft Office deals we've seen in a while.

Our First Look At Microsoft HoloLens 2

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Microsoft debuts their latest mixed reality device at Mobile World Conference 2019. Over these past three and a half years, Microsoft has been listening to their customers, claims HoloLens inventor and Microsoft Technical Fellow Alex Kipman as he took his turn on stage. With the HoloLens 2, Microsoft has made what appears to be a more consumer-friendly device than its original predecessor – although the company themselves dare not utter the “c-word” just yet.

Microsoft Surface Duo 2 vs. Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3: Which reigns as king?

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How does it fare against Microsoft's new Surface Duo 2? Android Buying Guides Mobile Microsoft Microsoft Surface Duo 2 Samsung Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 surface event 2021The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 is arguably the best folding phone on the market.

6 things you didn’t know you could do in Microsoft Word

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We've done the digging and discovered six things that you probably didn't know you could do in Microsoft Word. Computing Microsoft Microsoft 365 MIcrosoft Office Microsoft Word

The new Microsoft Surface Go is out, so Amazon discounted the original by $250

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The Microsoft Surface Go is light, portable, and reliable; attach a Type Cover and this nifty tablet becomes a powerful 2-in-1 laptop. Computing Deals Amazon 2021 computing deals microsoft surface go Microsoft Surface Pro Deals

Microsoft is closing all of its physical Microsoft Stores

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News Microsoft microsoft storeIt's focusing on online sales instead.