Nreal Light AR Smart Glasses Will Be Bundled With Latest Samsung And LG Smartphones

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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.

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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. The company quietly issued an update on the Samsung XR website on Monday, stating that all of its XR services will terminate on September 30th, 2020. Image courtesy Samsung.

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.

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. Unlike Samsung’s previous HMD Odyssey and Odyssey+ headsets, which sports two outward-facing camera sensors, it isn’t clear exactly what tracking standard the proposed headset(s) may use.

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.

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. Among the many products developed as part of what the company refers to as their “Age of Experience” product strategy, Samsung also teased its own dedicated AR headset.

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.

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.

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. This was prompted by the news that Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10 will not support VR , and speculation that the regular Galaxy S line will follow suit next year. The post Oculus SDK Drops Support For Samsung Gear VR appeared first on UploadVR.

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. At the time of this writing, neither firm has detailed the extent of the investment, stating simply that Samsung Ventures is again investing through a convertible debt instrument. Samsung Ventures is a partner who fully understands all the different challenges of the XR ecosystem.

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. The patent contains a design drawing sketch as well as two full color renders from Samsung. A rendering made by Samsung, contained in the patent filing. We’ll keep a close eye on Samsung this year for any further teases or announcements.

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Facebook Ends Samsung Gear VR Software Updates, 360 Video Downloads & Films

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Facebook is ending software updates for the Samsung Gear VR. The Samsung Gear VR is a smartphone-based VR headset. The first Gear VR was released in late 2014 for Samsung’s Galaxy Note 4. Over the years, new versions were released to support the latest Samsung phones. Samsung phones will no longer receive new Gear VR features via Oculus OS updates. Samsung’s own Samsung Internet is available on Gear VR, but hasn’t been updated since April 2019.

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 post Samsung XR and EarthX Debut Environmentally-focused 360 Short Films appeared first on Road to VR. 360 film 360 Video News earthx earthxfilm earthxr samsung samsung xr

New Samsung Gear 360 Camera Coming Soon

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Is this the new Samsung Gear 360? We are two weeks out from Samsung’s March 29th Unpacked event where the company is expected to launch their new Galaxy S8 mobile device. Popping up on the FCC’s equipment authorization database Wednesday, the published documents include a slew of Samsung reports and tests required by the company when applying for certification of new hardware. Image Credit: VRScout & Samsung. News 360 Video Gear 360 Samsung

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.

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 Reveals New Gear VR With Controller

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Today at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Samsung announced a brand-new Gear VR, powered by Oculus, and revealed the Gear VR Controller that lets you interact with VR games and experiences. While there was no shortage of new Samsung hardware revealed at the conference, including a new Gear VR headset to show off, the Gear VR Controller is the input device we’ve been eagerly waiting for as an answer to Google Daydream’s View controller.

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE vs. Samsung Galaxy S20: What difference does $300 make?

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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.

New Samsung Gear 360 Arrives In-Store

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You can finally gets your hands on Samsung’s new Gear 360 camera. Cellular, and Samsung. When you pair the Gear 360 with a compatible smartphone, you can share your moments in real-time at 2K resolution to places like Facebook, YouTube and Samsung VR. The best part of this latest model is how Samsung has finally addressed compatibility complaints. Samsung is also throwing in a bonus too if you’re in the market for a Galaxy S8. News 360 Video Gear 360 Samsung

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10 Doesn’t Support Gear VR

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Samsung’s recently announced Galaxy Note 10 phablet does not support its Gear VR mobile VR headset. The Samsung Gear VR is a smartphone-based VR headset. We don’t know, though, if next year’s Samsung phones will continue to support VR. We reached out to Samsung, and the company told us “We remain committed to innovating in VR and AR to deliver incredible new experiences to our consumers.”

New Samsung Odyssey+ Headset Revealed in FCC Documents

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Samsung appears to be developing a followup to its Odyssey VR headset which launched late last year. A ‘Samsung HMD Odyssey+’ sporting a new model number has appeared in FCC documentation, suggesting that the device is nearing a launch-ready state. FCC documentation filed by Samsung reveals a headset called the HMD Odyssey+, sporting model number XE800ZBA (the original Odyssey is XE800ZAA).

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 Files Patent For 180 Degree VR Headset With Curved OLED Displays

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Samsung filed a patent application for a VR headset with a field of view of at least 180 degrees. But if Samsung did decide to go forwards with this design, they could leverage their competitive advantage as the world’s largest small OLED panel manufacturer. Samsung Galaxy smartphones already incorporate curved OLED technology. In an October interview with Lowyat.NET , the CEO of Samsung Electronics confirmed that the company was heavily looking in to both VR and AR.

Best Prime Day Samsung Galaxy Watch Deals 2020: Cheapest prices

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Are These the Galaxy S21 and S21 Ultra? Whatever Samsung Calls Them, Rumors Say They'll Drop in January

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To no one’s surprise, it seems like Samsung doesn’t want to give Apple too much time in the limelight. samsung samsung galaxy s21 samsung galaxy s21 ultra samsung galaxy s30 leaks

How to sell your old Samsung Galaxy (without getting ripped off)

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Android How-To Mobile Samsung samsung galaxy Samsung Galaxy S10 samsung galaxy s20 Samsung Galaxy S9 Tier 4Thinking about buying a shiny new Galaxy Note 20 Ultra? You'll need to raise some funds. Check out our guide on how to sell your phone for the best price.

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 teardown reveals a big surprise

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Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 vs. Galaxy Note 20 Ultra

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It may fold, but is the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 a better phone than the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra? Android Buying Guides Mobile Buyers Guide Samsung Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2

Samsung to launch Galaxy Z Fold2 on Sept. 1

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Samsung and Vice Partner for Syrian War VR Documentary

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VICELAND and Samsung are bringing us to the center of the Syrian war with their new documentary, titled The White Helmets , a part of a new project for the Beyond the Frame series. The documentary debuted on Samsung VR December 2nd, providing an unprecedented look at how VR is shifting the way journalists are bringing viewers into the story. Samsung has always been a champion of VR and 360-degree technology to evolve storytelling.

Samsung Promotes Intelligent Smart Home With Family Guy AR Game

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Samsung teams up with the popular adult cartoon series for a hilarious AR tour through their smart home product line-up. Confused or intimidated by the vast array of Samsung smart home products at your disposal? Samsung has your back with a their brand new Doorway platform, a smartphone-based AR tool designed to help guide users through their smart-connected home. Harnessing AR and the wit of Family Guy gives Samsung a unique solution to a complex challenge.”.

Samsung will give you $50 in credits if you reserve its new Galaxy smartphone

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Samsung Galaxy S20 Fan Edition reportedly coming to U.S. through Verizon

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The Samsung Galaxy S20 Fan Edition, the specifications and renders of which were leaked in August, is reportedly coming to the United States through Verizon. Mobile News breaking twitter Samsung samsung galaxy s20 Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 review: A fully functional foldable

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Android Mobile Samsung Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 2 5GIf any foldable is worth the huge cost, it's this one.