Sony Reveals VR Headset Prototype with Display Tech That Could Wind Up in PSVR 2

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During an online showcase today, Sony revealed a VR headset prototype with a 4K OLED microdisplay. Today during the Sony Technology Day showcase the company highlighted new technology from across its various businesses. The headset’s 4K OLED microdisplay is ostensibly Sony-made.

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Best Buy knocks $500 off massive Samsung and Sony TVs

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Upgrade your home theater setup with Best Buy's discounts for the 65-inch Samsung QN90A 4K TV and 85-inch Sony X85J Series 4K TV -- both are on sale for $1,700. Deals Home Theater 4K TV deals Best Buy 2022 Home Theater Deals Samsung QN90A 4K TV Sony X85J Series 4K TV

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Sony vs. Samsung: Whose TV belongs in your living room?

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Here's our take on how Sony and Samsung stack up against each other. Buying Guides Home Theater Samsung Sony tv buying versusThere are characteristics among brands that can help with research when buying a new TV.

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The best TVs of CES 2021: Samsung, Sony, LG, TCL

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Home Theater News ces 2021 ces 2021 best of LG OLED Samsung NEO QLED Sony OLED TCL OD-ZeroExceeding expectations, CES 2021 has turned out to be an impressive event for groundbreaking new TVs and TV technology. Here's our list of the best.

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Cheap earbuds just got even cheaper at Best Buy – Sony, Samsung

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Deals Home Theater Best Buy 2021 headphone deals Home Theater Deals Samsung Galaxy Buds+ True Wireless Earbud Headphones Sony WFXB700 True Wireless HeadphonesAt this time of year there’s a great deal of noise around deals, including fantastic headphone deals and more.

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


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.

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.

Sony, Facebook, Google, and Samsung Dominate VR, With Over 50% Market Share

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Sony (PSVR) is clearly leading and is taking one third of the whole market. Sony is followed by Facebook (the Oculus platform) and Google (Day Dream, Card Board, Tilt Brush, etc.); neither company has a VR user base anywhere close to Sony’s, and their products are either at the low end or a bit too expensive. Samsung follows with another mobile headset (Gear VR). Tagged with: facebook , market share , oculus , sony htc. VR is hot! But is it permanent?

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Samsung's First QD-OLED TV Has Arrived

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Samsung announced the pre-order availability of several flagship TV models shown at CES 2022 earlier this year, but buried at the bottom of its press release were three words that immediately caught my attention: Samsung OLED TV.

Report: Sony Targeting Holiday 2022 Launch for Next-gen PSVR with OLED Display

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A report from Bloomberg citing unnamed sources points to a Holiday 2022 launch of Sony’s next-gen PSVR headset. As Samsung is the rumored display provider for PSVR 2 (and the display provider of the original PSVR), that will likely come down to what the display maker has to offer.

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Google Unboxes ARCore for Samsung Galaxy Note 9, Tab S4, & Latest Devices from Sony & Nokia

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On Monday, Google updated its ARCore Supported Devices page to include the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 and Galaxy Tab S4, the Sony Xperia ZX2 line of handsets, and the Nokia 6.1 As Android device partners ship new products, Google has been diligent in its efforts to ensure that users can enjoy ARCore apps once they boot up their new toys.

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Sony Xperia Alpha's Fancy New Camera Features Just Leaked

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Sony’s Xperia phones have had a big emphasis on mobile photography, but if some new leaks are accurate, the company has some really interesting new features planned for the upcoming Xperia Alpha.

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Sony Sells Nearly 1 Million PSVR Headsets

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Sony revealed official sales figures for the PlayStation 4-powered VR headset, PSVR. 19 the company sold 915,000 headsets, Sony revealed in an interview with the New York Times. The figure joins the previously revealed number of 5 million Samsung Gear VR headsets sold so far as the only solid data we have about the size of the VR market. Through Feb.

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Google, Sony And Oculus Unite To Establish VR Industry Standards


Google, Sony, Oculus, Samsung, Acer and HTC have combined their efforts in order to create a healthy and equal industry for virtual reality hardware and software to develop and expand. The post Google, Sony And Oculus Unite To Establish VR Industry Standards appeared first on VRScout. News Acer Google GVRA HTC Oculus SonySome of the biggest names in the business are teaming up to secure the future of virtual reality.

The Xperia 1 Mark III Could Be Sony's Big Chance for a Major Mobile Comeback

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Over the past few years, Sony phones have landed in the U.S. But with the new Xperia 1 Mark III, Sony could be poised for a big time comeback. like lead balloons. Its handsets don’t get much support from carriers or room on retail shelves.

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The XR Week Peek (2022.03.07): Samsung is planning to launch an XR device, PSVR may arrive in 2023, and more!

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Image by Samsung). Samsung is close to launching an XR device, or maybe two. Last month, we got to know that (according to a rumor) Samsung is working together with Microsoft on new AR glasses, most probably powered by a Qualcomm chipset. Image by Sony Interactive Entertainment).

Report: Sony, Facebook, Google, and Samsung Dominate VRThose of.


Report: Sony, Facebook, Google, and Samsung Dominate VR Those of us who are old enough to have seen the rise of virtual reality in the ‘90s and then the fall and then another rise in mid 2000 and then another fall, know that the present hype about virtual reality may not be sustainable. sony facebook google samsung

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Sony Has Officially Sold Over One Million PSVR Headsets

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The coveted race to one million VR headsets was technically won previously since the Samsung Gear VR, a mobile-powered headset that requires a compatible Samsung Galaxy smartphone to work, surpassed it a very long time ago. Earlier this year Sony confirmed it was nearing one million units when it announced 915,000 PSVR headsets sold as of February 19th, 2017, but now, according to The Verge, the company has officially surpassed one million as their total. “We’ll

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Community Download: Is Sony Pulling Away From PlayStation VR?

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Last year, the Oculus Rift (Facebook), HTC Vive (HTC and Valve) and the PlayStation VR (Sony) all debuted, and Samsung just announced 5 million of its Gear VR headsets have shipped. With a plug-and-play install base of around 50 million PS4s, and the monolithic might of Sony behind it, it was the best bet the VR industry had. And yet as 2017 begins, the question must be asked: is Sony already beginning to pull away from PS VR?

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Massive 4K TVs get massive deals at Best Buy today

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If it's time to upgrade your TV, you should take advantage of Best Buy's discounts for the 65-inch Sony X80J Series 4K TV and 70-inch Samsung 6 Series 4K TV.

Microsoft Joins Google, HTC Vive, Facebook, Samsung, and Sony as an XR Association Member

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Formerly called the Global Virtual Reality Association (GVRA), today the XR Association (XRA) has announced that Microsoft has joined as a member company alongside founding members HTC Vive, Sony, Google, Facebook, and Samsung. On the virtual reality (VR) side Microsoft has been slightly more hesitant, not releasing any hardware directly, instead, partnering with companies like HP, Acer, Asus, Samsung and Dell to create Windows Mixed Reality headsets.

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Sony Is Launching a New Xperia Phone in Mid-April and its Rumored Specs Look Impressive

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Following a recent spate of new phones from OnePlus , Vivo , Xiaomi , and others, now it seems like Sony is up next with plans to release a new Xperia phone on April 14.

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Sony Has Now Sold Over 53 Million PlayStation 4 Consoles To Date After Big Holiday Push

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Sony’s PlayStation 4 continues to widen the gap between it and the Xbox One with a strong 2016. After the launch of the PlayStation VR headset , the PlayStation 4 Pro , and the remodeled PlayStation 4 Slim all at the end of the year, as well as big software releases for the holiday season, Sony sits comfortably on top of the current generation sales charts, nearly doubling the Xbox One’s numbers so far. Tagged with: PlayStation 4 , PS VR , ps4 , PSVR , sales , sony.

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30 Million Americans Plan To Buy Sony’s PSVR According To Nielsen Report

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Unsurprisingly, Sony’s PlayStation VR (PSVR) headset is continuing to grow in popularity. The PSVR is manufactured by Sony and is powered by its wildly popular PlayStation 4 video game home console. Sony isn’t the only VR company that should feel encouraged by this year’s Games 360 Report. The Samsung Gear VR was the most recognized device in the survey. Tagged with: data , Nielsen , sony Facebook Twitter Reddit More.

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Samsung Is Building a $17 Billion Chip Plant in Texas to Fix This Whole Supply Chain Thing

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Samsung is putting on its cowboy hat and heading to the great state of Texas to build a massive $17 billion chip factory. Read more.

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The 85-inch version of Sony's cheapest 4K TV with full-array LED has dropped under $1,000

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Save $800: As of March 1, the 85-inch Sony X91J 4K TV is 29% off at Best Buy, dropping it under $1,000. Mid-range" typically doesn't mean the same thing for Sony as it does for Samsung or LG. Credit: Sony. Sony 85-inch X91J 4K TV.

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Samsung Confirms 5 Million Gear VR Mobile Headsets Sold To Date

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At CES 2017 today, VentureBeat reports that Samsung Electronics America chief Tim Baxter has officially stated during the company’s press event that they’ve officially sold 5 million Samsung Gear VR headsets, which are powered by the Oculus Home platform. Just last week mobile headset manufacturer Homido told UploadVR that they had sold over 500,000 of their own devices, but a leading brand like Samsung outpacing them with 10x the results should come as no surprise.

Here’s a Look Inside Both Samsung & JDI’s High Pixel Density VR Panels

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UploadVR’s Ian Hamilton was on the scene, and managed to get a pretty good capture of both Samsung’s and JDI’s panels with his iPhone 8 camera. Samsung showed off their 2.43-inch, 3,840 × 2,160 resolution (120Hz) panel through the lenses of a VR headset, although it appears from UploadVR ‘s video that only static imagery was shown to SID Display Week attendees. As opposed to Samsung’s display, attendees were treated to a moving scene.

Report: PlayStation VR 2 Will Launch Next Holiday Season


The follow-up to Sony’s 2016 console VR headset will feature Samsung Display OLED panels. ” Not only that, but the headset will feature OLED panels from Samsung Display. “One important holdout remains: Sony Group Corp. plans to use Samsung Display Co.

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The OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro Prove OnePlus Is Oh So Close to Becoming a Real Samsung Rival

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Sony Has Done It Again: Weirdly Big Earbuds With Incredible Noise Cancellation

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In 2017, when many Bluetooth earbuds still had wires, Sony introduced its truly wireless WF-1000X , which somehow also managed to squeeze noise cancellation into a tiny pair of buds.

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These are the 5 best 85-inch TV deals today

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Sony’s PSVR 2 Will Reportedly Launch in 2022, Here’s What We Know So Far

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We already knew Sony’s next-gen VR headset for the PS5 is on the way, but recent reports may have revealed additional details about the next PSVR’s specs and launch date.

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The best back-to-school gift is noise-canceling headphones. Here’s why

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Buying Guides Computing Home Theater Mobile News AirPods Pro Back To School Back to School 2021 Bose 700 wireless headphones Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Sony WF-1000XM4 Sony WH-1000XM4 noise-canceling wireless headphonesStudent life is loud.

Sony Just Made More Affordable Versions of Its Best Headphones and Earbuds

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Sony’s headphones and earbuds have long been some of the best you can buy, and its latest devices, the WH-1000XM4 wireless headphones and WF-1000XM4 wireless earbuds , offer incredible audio and industry-leading active noise cancellation —for a price.

The XR Week Peek (2020.01.27): Samsung may be working on a new headset, Half-Life: Alyx will ship on time and much more!

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Image by Samsung, taken from Upload VR). Samsung may launch a next-gen Samsung Odyssey. A recent filing at the Chinese IP offices makes us speculate on a new PC VR headset in the works by Samsung. Hello everyone!

CES 2022: The biggest news and announcements so far

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