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Microsoft and Meta to ‘deepen partnership’ with ‘Windows Volumetric Apps’ on Quest

Road to VR

At Microsoft’s Build developer conference the company announced it was bringing Windows Volumetric apps to Quest, which Microsoft calls a way to “extend Windows apps into 3D space.” Image courtesy Microsoft “We call these Volumetric apps,” Davuluri says in a blog post.

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

AR Insider

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!? This post appeared first on AR Insider.

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

Road to VR

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).” “Definitely, Samsung plans to use in-house application processors, OLED displays and sensors. .”

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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 Galaxy Fold / Image Credit: Samsung.

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

Road to VR

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 Responds.

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The XR Week Peek (2023.08.28): Quest 3 unboxing leaked, Samsung+Google headset situation is blurry, and more!

The Ghost Howls

First of all, Google has to keep the work on the headset very secret also internally , because Samsung is afraid that Google will steal its expertise to build a competing product. Samsung can be the first partner also on this line of products. All these premises are not good: confusion is never a good sign in business.

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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. Image Credit: Samsung.

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