Report: Samsung & Microsoft Boost “MR” Partnership, Samsung Builds Wireless AR/VR Headset

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Samsung appears to be making a strategic partnership with Microsoft as it produces what Korean Times reports is a “powerful cordless headset that supports both augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR).” ” The headset is said to make use of Microsoft’s “Mixed Reality” platform, and to make its debut at Berlin’s IFA technology fair in late August. Image courtesy Microsoft.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 vs. Microsoft Surface Pro 8

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Computing Galaxy Tab S8 Microsoft Samsung Samsung Galaxy Unpacked February 2022 Surface Pro 8If you're looking at the differences between the Surface Pro 8 & Galaxy Tab S8, we have you covered — from price, design, portability, and more.

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Microsoft and Samsung could team up on new AR headset

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Microsoft and Samsung are rumored to be working together on a new augmented reality headset for launch in 2024. Computing News AR headset Augmented Reality Microsoft mixed reality Samsung Virtual Reality

Reality Bytes: Samsung, Microsoft, and Crypto’s Crash

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This week on Reality Bytes, we discuss Samsung building gaming into their televisions, Crypto’s cryptic crash, and Jack Dorsey’s promise of Web…5!?

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Leaked Concept Videos Show Samsung’s Take On AR Glasses

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Project virtual screens, fly drones, and dim the lights with ‘Samsung Glasses Lite.’ Referred to in the videos as ‘Samsung Glasses Lite,’ this proof-of-concept represents what a pair of AR glasses made by the company could look like in the years ahead.

Microsoft's Most Embarrassing Product Failures

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Microsoft is responsible for bringing many of us into the digital realm, introducing generations of consumers to the PC. Beyond Windows, Microsoft and its brand Xbox have been a driving force behind the growth of gaming, Office… Read more.

Report Casts Doubt on HoloLens 3, Microsoft Says AR Headset is “doing great”

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Microsoft’s enterprise-focused HoloLens 3 may be dead in the water, as a recent report maintains that internal divisions have hobbled the company’s efforts to release its next AR headset as planned. Alex Kipman wearing HoloLens 2, Image courtesy Microsoft.

Microsoft’s ‘DreamWalker’ Turns Everyday Commutes Into VR Walking Experiences

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Earlier this week during the ACM Symposium on User Interface Software & Technology in New Orleans, Microsoft unveiled a prototype system that uses a combination of VR, GPS-based inside-out tracking, and pre-authored digital worlds to create dynamic VR experiences layered over actual walking routes located throughout the real-world. “To Image Credit: Microsoft Research. Image Credit: Microsoft Research. “We Feature Image Credit: Microsoft Research.

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold S will reportedly challenge Microsoft Surface Duo in 2021

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Samsung will reportedly challenge Microsoft's Surface Duo with the Galaxy Z Fold S, a foldable phone with a 360-degree hinge and a single flexible OLED screen. Mobile News breaking twitter Galaxy Z Fold S microsoft surface duo Samsung Galaxy Z Fold S Surface Duo

Samsung Losing Ground In VR/AR Due To ‘Obsession’ With Foldable Tech

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Company’s like Apple and Meta are leaving Samsung in the virtual dust. According to a new report by The Korea Herald , Samsung is steadily losing its position within the VR/AR space due to its unhealthy “obsession” with foldable smartphone technology.

Samsung Announces Improved HMD Odyssey Plus

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The latest edition of Samsung’s Odyssey VR headset promises better visuals and a more comfortable fit. Samsung earlier this morning revealed its HMD Odyssey Plus , an updated version of the companies 2017 Windows Mixed Reality headset, delivering improved visuals, new functionality, and a more comfortable design. For assistance interacting with the real-world while in headset, Samsung has turned the Odyssey Plus controllers into mixed reality flashlights of sorts.

The Microsoft Surface Duo 2 is different in all the right ways

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Microsoft keeps pushing a different kind of foldable than the mainstream -- it just might be on to something. Android Mobile Foldables microsoft surface duo Samsung Galaxy Flip 3 Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 Surface Duo

Microsoft's Triple-Screen Phone Concept Is So Ridiculous, I Need To Try It

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Microsoft hasn’t quite stuck the landing with its Surface Duo folding smartphone attempts, but the company is already eyeing the next major advancement, and it could be as simple as adding another screen.

The XR Week Peek (2021.11.08): Microsoft Teams gets immersive, Meta may open its stores, and more!

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Image by Microsoft). Microsoft Teams to integrate Mesh in 2022. With a surprise move, Microsoft has announced that in 2022 it will integrate Microsoft Mesh, its framework to create shared XR experiences, inside Microsoft Teams. Header image by Microsoft).

Microsoft's Mixed-Reality Dreams Are Fading

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Microsoft has reportedly scrapped plans to make a HoloLens 3—what would have been a successor to its current mixed reality headset—and infighting within the mixed reality division has fueled… Read more.

Samsung Reportedly Developing Their Own Wireless AR/VR Headset

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It appears as though the hybrid headset market is shaping up to be the latest trend in immersive entertainment as it’s now being reported that Samsung may be in the process of developing their own AR/VR headset similar to that of Apple’s recently announced device. Photo of Samsung Odyssey. “Samsung Electronics is working on developing cordless and high-priced headsets supporting both VR and AR,” says a reported Samsung official while speaking with KT.

Waveguide Maker DigiLens Secures Additional Investment by Samsung Ventures

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DigiLens , the Silicon Valley-based waveguide maker, today announced that Samsung’s venture capital group Samsung Ventures is increasing its stake in the company. ” SEE ALSO Microsoft is Expanding HoloLens 2 Availability with "tens of thousands" Shipped to Date.

Samsung Galaxy Book 2 Pro: We Tested Samsung's New Ultralight Laptops

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Samsung has just announced two new ultra-light laptops: the Galaxy Book 2 Pro, with a traditional format, and the Galaxy Book 2 Pro 360, a 2-in-1 with a flip-up touch screen.

Samsung Files Patent Application For Foldable AR Glasses

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According to a recently published patent application filed by Samsung, the company may be developing a foldable AR headset featuring a built-in display that automatically activates when the device is unfolded. Similar to other AR headsets, such as the Magic Leap One Creator Edition or Microsoft HoloLens, a tiny projector mounted near the temple would project a small image onto the lenses in front of the user’s eyes.

How to Use Your Samsung Phone As a Desktop

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Many folks don’t know that you can use your Samsung Galaxy phone or tablet as a desktop experience using Samsung DeX. Samsung’s OneUI Android… Read more.

Samsung Odyssey Windows VR Headset Now Available – Everything You Need to Know

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The Samsung Odyssey, the company’s first PC VR headset, is available starting today in several countries, sold via Samsung and Microsoft stores. Samsung Odyssey Specs and Minimum Requirements. Image courtesy Samsung. Samsung has positioned the Odyssey VR headset as the premium offering among the Windows VR headsets, a handful of which launched initially last month. Image courtesy Samsung. Our Thoughts on the Samsung Odyssey VR Headset.

Samsung’s $500 Odyssey VR Headset Comes With OLED Displays

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Samsung, in partnership with Microsoft, today announced the Samsung HMD Odyssey —a Windows VR headset expected to have some impressive specs. According to Samsung, the Odyssey VR headset rocks dual 3.5-inch OLED displays and a 110-degree field of view. The Samsung Odyssey is unlike typical headsets, you don’t need to install any extra motions sensors. said YG Choi, Senior Vice President of PC Business Team, Samsung Electronics.

Samsung's Galaxy Book2 Pro Debuts With Intel Arc Graphics

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Samsung announced Sunday a new fleet of premium Galaxy laptops led by the Galaxy Book2 Pro and Galaxy Book2 Pro 360.

Xbox Game Pass is Coming Directly to Select Samsung TVs

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Microsoft announced a lot today regarding the “ future of gaming ” for its Xbox cloud gaming platform. There’s plenty of good news for anyone who is even a little bit curious about venturing into the cloud and likes the Xbox library of game titles.

Microsoft Investigating Potential LAPSUS$ Hack After Sensitive Screenshot Leak

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Microsoft may be the latest victim of a hacking group that has infiltrated some of the world’s largest tech companies in recent months. microsoft lapsus apple impresa anydesk telegram technology internet stephen elop technology software hacker groups embratel nvidia computing samsung ibm

Samsung Odyssey is the Premium Windows VR Headset with Leading Specs, Integrated Audio

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Last week images of the Samsung Odyssey Windows VR headset leaked online, and although they seemed plenty legit, a new leak from Microsoft’s own website confirms the existence of the device and offers new details of this premium headset. Samsung it seems was willing and ready to go beyond Microsoft’s reference design, and the result is a device which is clearly the premium option among the first wave of Windows VR headsets.

HP, Microsoft, Samsung, and Centro Computer Join EON Reality for Mixed Reality Partner Event

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EON Reality hosted an exciting Mixed Reality partner event, based on future tech with Centro Computer and in collaboration with HP, Microsoft, and Samsung, including a full tour around EON Reality’s immersive showroom and AVR Platform demonstration.

The Galaxy Z Fold 3 Is Here, and Samsung Has Finally Hit Its Stride

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Samsung’s Galaxy Fold phones are some of the best examples of how flexible display tech can change an entire class of devices, even in a category as established as smartphones. And now three years in, it feels like Samsung is really hitting its stride with the new Galaxy Z Fold 3.

Most Windows VR Headsets Have Vanished from the Microsoft Store, Limited Stock Elsewhere

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Following months of steep discounts, most of the Windows VR headsets have vanished from Microsoft’s online store and are showing limited or no stock at other retailers. Microsoft has yet to offer an explanation, but signs are pointing toward discontinuation of some headsets. Six different companies have offered one or more Windows VR headsets—Samsung, Lenovo, HP, Dell, Asus, and Acer—since the introduction of the Windows Mixed Reality platform back in 2017.

Microsoft Joins OpenXR, Becoming a Decisive Backer in the Open, Royalty-free VR/AR Standard

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Khronos Group , the consortium behind the OpenXR project which aims to standardize the way applications communicate with AR and VR headsets, just added Microsoft to its ranks. Among its count of members, the OpenXR working group consisted of nearly every major player in the industry except Microsoft until now. Up until now, it wasn’t clear which way Microsoft was headed. Microsoft Microsoft VR News Bits OpenXR khronos microsoft microsoft vr microsoft xr openar openvr

Microsoft Finally On Path to Allow Self-Repair of Products

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Microsoft is finally talking honestly about allowing for self-repair of its products as many other big tech companies start to loosen their grip on fixing their electronics when they eventually go bust.

The super-cheap Samsung Galaxy Book Go is now available, starting at just $350

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Samsung recently unveiled two new models: The Galaxy Book Go and Galaxy Book Go 5G. Computing News Dolby Atmos Speakers Galaxy Book Galaxy Book Go Microsoft Windows 10 Qualcomm Snapdragon SamsungThe cost just $350.

New Leaked Pics Reveal Samsung's Upcoming Galaxy Book Pro

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Just last week a leaked product roadmap revealed a number of Samsung’s upcoming gadget launches for the year, including the arrival of new mainstream laptops. Now some photos of the devices have also surfaced, giving us a peek at Samsung’s new Galaxy Book Pros a few weeks early.

Microsoft Just Bought VR Social App AltspaceVR

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Microsoft is rescuing the beloved VR social network. The Silicon Valley social VR startup that has taken us on a roller coaster ride of emotions over the past months has big news—AltspaceVR has been acquired by Microsoft. Announced at today’s Windows Mixed Reality event in San Francisco, AltspaceVR will be joining Microsoft as part of the family. The announcement comes as Microsoft prepares to launch its own VR and AR platform, called Windows Mixed Reality, on October 17.

‘XR Casino’ Brings Cross-Platform Gambling To VR & AR

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In terms of compatibility, the platform is cross-compatible with nearly every major VR & AR device, including the HTC Vive, Oculus Quest 2, Microsoft HoloLens 2, as well as AR-enabled iOS and Android devices; it’s never been easier to take your friends’ money!

We're Liveblogging Samsung's Foldable Phone Event Right Here

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After a seemingly endless string of leaks and rumors, Samsung’s Galaxy Unpacked event is finally here. It’s shaping up to be quite a doozy, so to keep up with all the latest news and info, we’re going to be liveblogging the entire event right here. Read more.

Xbox is coming to Samsung smart TVs, no console required

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Microsoft announced on Thursday that, starting June 30, Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers will be able to stream their games through the cloud using a new, dedicated app for Samsung smart TVs and monitors released in 2022. Now you really don’t need an Xbox to enjoy Xbox games.