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.

Samsung’s Leaked AR Concept Videos Reveal Its Augmented Ambitions

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Leaked concept video featuring two Samsung AR devices has come to light. If Samsung AR Glasses did exist as we see them in the video above, it would signify a truly magic leap in mobile processing.

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Samsung is Terminating Its VR Video Apps on All Devices

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With the end of Samsung Gear VR, it seems the South Korean tech giant is also doing away with its VR video apps as well. The company is ending service for all of its Samsung XR apps across the web, mobile, and VR headset platforms. Image courtesy Samsung.

New Samsung VR Headset Design Surfaces in Recent Patents

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Samsung recently filed patents with China’s National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) office that shows off a few new designs in what appears to be two fairly similar PC VR headsets.

The XR Week Peek (2021.02.22): Samsung AR glasses leaked, Kura price revealed, and much more!

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This week in XR hasn’t had any explosive news, but it was interesting nonetheless: in particular we had cool info on AR glasses, with some news from Kura, Lynx, and Samsung. Samsung AR glasses concept has been leaked. augmented reality virtual reality week peek kura lynx samsung

CES 2020: Samsung Teases Prototype AR Glasses

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Samsung is kicked-off the first day of CES 2020 with a bang this morning, offering attendees an in-depth look at a variety of cutting-edge products straight out of a science fiction novel, including a BB8-style robot assistant, as well as new improvements to their proprietary voice assistant, Bixby.

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. Samsung Ventures is a partner who fully understands all the different challenges of the XR ecosystem.

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.

Samsung Beats Apple to the Punch with SmartTags+ & AR Finder

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But Samsung has leapfrogged Apple with its own take on the product category. Over the past two product cycles, Apple has been rumored to be preparing to reveal its Apple AirTags tracking devices that can help iPhone owners find their possessions with augmented reality.

Best Samsung phones for gaming

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What are the best Samsung phones for gaming? We find out in this comprehensive overview, comparing Samsungs in terms of their performance, displays, and specs. Android Buying Guides Mobile Gaming gaming smartphone Samsung Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra Samsung Galaxy S21

Samsung Reportedly to Release “multiple AR and VR products” in Coming Months

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Samsung hasn’t really said much about VR since the release of Samsung Odyssey+, the hardware refresh to its Windows Mixed Reality headset that came to market in October 2018. In short: Samsung has more AR/VR products coming down the pipeline. Farshid Fallah, Samsung’s director of developer relations for XR and gaming, took the stage at an AWE panel talk on Thursday to talk a bit about the upcoming AR capabilities for Galaxy S10. Image courtesy Samsung.

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).” “Samsung Electronics is working on developing cordless and high-priced headsets supporting both VR and AR,” an unnamed Samsung official told the Korean Times.

How to use Samsung Pay

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Just picked up a Samsung Galaxy smartphone or wearable that supports Samsung Pay? How-To Mobile Galaxy galaxy watch mobile payments Samsung Samsung PayWe show you how to set up the service and use it for easy mobile payments.

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra vs. Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra

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Big is beautiful, especially when it comes to Samsung's smartphones. Android Buying Guides Mobile galaxy unpacked 2021 Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra samsung galaxy s21 ultraWe compare the brand new Galaxy S21 Ultra flagship with last year's Galaxy Note 20 Ultra.

Stanford & Samsung Develop Ultra-dense OLED Display Capable of 20,000 PPI

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Researchers at Stanford and Samsung Electronics have developed a display capable of packing in greater than 10,000 pixels per inch (ppi), something that’s slated to be used in VR/AR headsets and contact lenses of the future. Image courtesy Stanford University, Samsung Electronics.

The best Samsung smartphones available in 2020

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We've got some of Samsung's best phones right here, with a list of smartphones to suit all tastes and budgets. Android Buying Guides Mobile best Samsung phone models best Samsung phones best Samsung smartphones Samsung Samsung S20 Plus

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. Unlike these existing devices, however, Samsung’s headset will feature a design more similar to that of a conventional pair of sunglasses. The post Samsung Files Patent Application For Foldable AR Glasses appeared first on VRScout.

5 things you didn’t know your Samsung phone could do

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Samsung phones are popular for a reason -- they offer a ton of features, many hidden. Here are some things you didn't know your Samsung phone could do. Android Mobile One UI Samsung samsung galaxy s20 Samsung Galaxy S21

The best Samsung Galaxy S20 screen protectors

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Bought a new Samsung Galaxy S20? Wave bye-bye to scratched screens and protect your phone with our pick of the very best Samsung Galaxy S20 screen protectors. Android Buying Guides Mobile Accessory of the Week Samsung samsung galaxy s20 screen protector

Samsung bets big on the Galaxy A in the U.S. with 5 phones, starting at $110

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Samsung is betting big on the midrange A series in the U.S. Android Mobile Samsung Samsung Galaxy A12 Samsung Galaxy A32 5G Samsung Galaxy A42 5G Samsung Galaxy A52 Samsung Galaxy A52 5G

Oculus SDK Drops Support For Samsung Gear VR

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Recent versions of the Oculus Mobile SDK drop support for the Samsung Gear VR mobile headset. The Samsung Gear VR is a smartphone-based VR headset. The post Oculus SDK Drops Support For Samsung Gear VR appeared first on UploadVR.

Don't Expect More Software Updates for the Samsung Galaxy S8

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Samsung will no longer push software updates to its Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ smartphones. samsung galaxy samsung samsung galaxy s8 samsung mobile phones samsung gear vr mobile phones iphone google qualcomm bixby samsung galaxy note 7 technology internet smartphone smartphones

Operation Shush: The rise and fall of Samsung’s unloved Bixby assistant

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Once championed as the future of how we would control all kinds of Samsung hardware, the Bixby virtual assistant has steadily been silenced over the past years.

Samsung Headset Patent Reveals Strange New VR Controller Design

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Almost a year ago to the day now we wrote about a new Samsung VR headset patent with a strange new design. New Samsung VR Controllers Spotted. In our story last January we noted that the Samsung headset seemed to have four cameras for inside-out tracking.

Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 (15-inch) review: OLED disappointment?

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It's close, but this laptop doesn't quite feel like the apex of design Samsung wanted it to be. Computing Galaxy Laptops Samsung samsung galaxy book pro 360

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.

The best Samsung tablets for 2021

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Boasting stunning displays, long battery life, and great performance, Samsung's tablets are highly recommended. Android Buying Guides Mobile best tablets Samsung Galaxy Tab Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 Plus

Holiday Deal Brings New Samsung Odyssey+ to Just $300

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Samsung Odyssey+ is the company’s latest VR headset, and while it launched just a few weeks ago for $500, the Korean tech giant is throwing it on sale this Black Friday at a 40% discount. An important distinction: Samsung Odyssey+ boasts the same resolution as HTC Vive Pro, but at a remarkably lower price—HTC Vive Pro costs $800 for just the headset, no basestations or controllers included.

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.

Looking for the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE? You may be in for a long wait

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Samsung is working on the sequel to one of its best phones yet in the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE, but a chip shortage threatens to derail the launch. Mobile samsung galaxy Samsung Galaxy S21 FE

New Samsung Odyssey With 4 Cameras Spotted In China Design Patent

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A patent awarded by China’s Intellectual Property Office to Samsung reveals what seems to be a new version of the Samsung Odyssey, with four tracking cameras. Odyssey is Samsung’s brand for its PC VR headsets.

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Samsung XR and EarthX Debut Environmentally-focused 360 Short Films

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Samsung has partnered with EarthX to debut a dozen immersive short films on the Samsung XR video platform from environmentally-focused filmmakers. Samsung XR is Samsung’s immersive video platform, and home to more than 10,000 videos. Image courtesy Samsung, EarthXR.

The best Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge cases

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Here are the best Galaxy S7 Edge cases for Samsung's smartphone, whether you prefer TPU or natural wood. Android Buying Guides Mobile Best of cases covers Galaxy S7 Edge Samsung Tier 4You shouldn’t take any risks with your Galaxy S7 Edge.

Leak Suggests Samsung is Building a Windows VR Headset

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There wasn’t any mention of Samsung getting into the Windows ‘Mixed Reality’ program when it was announced last year, which saw OEMs like Acer, Asus, Dell, HP, and Lenovo tapped to create VR headsets around the same reference design. A recent leak however, showing a rendering of a Samsung-built VR headset emblazoned with a “Windows Mixed Reality” symbol, suggests otherwise.

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 Galaxy A52 5G review: Buy this phone

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Want a great Samsung phone but not a $1,000-plus bill? Android Mobile Galaxy A52 5G Review SamsungThis is it.

Reality Bytes: Samsung, Google & Fortnite

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We continue the narrative this week with Maher’s look at Samsung’s AR glasses, Google Maps’ new parking integration and film festivals in Fortnite. Samsung plans to build two separate types of AR-enabled glasses, placing a big bet on the future of work and viewing content.