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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. Samsung Galaxy Fold / Image Credit: Samsung.

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Spatial Beats: Meta, Google & Sony

AR Insider

This week, we look at big moves from Meta, Google, Samsung, Qualcomm and several others. Welcome back to Spatial Beats, AR Insider's weekly series that features observations and insights of author and futurist Charlie Fink. This post appeared first on AR Insider.

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

Road to VR

A report from Bloomberg citing unnamed sources points to a Holiday 2022 launch of Sony’s next-gen PSVR headset. As the Bloomberg report notes, the majority of modern VR headsets have moved to LCD displays, but the next-gen PSVR may use a Samsung-made OLED display, just like the first-gen PSVR.

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Sony Plans XR2+ Gen 2 Headset For 'Spatial Content Creation' In 2024

Upload VR

Sony is Qualcomm's 5th partner building a headset based on the XR2+ Gen 2 chipset. The new device features 4K OLED microdisplays and is on the way from Sony Corporation rather than Sony Interactive Entertainment. Sony "and its partners" will announce specifications, "software compatibility" and details later.

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The XR Week Peek (2024.01.16): Apple prepares the launch of Vision Pro, Sony announces MR headset, and much more!

The Ghost Howls

More info (Sony MR headset — Road To VR) More info (Sony MR headset — Upload VR) Shiftall reveals MeganeX Superlight Shiftall (remember to read the f before the t) revealed at CES a new headset: the MeganeX Superlight. The new device, still unnamed, boasts a Qualcomm’s XR2+ Gen 2 processor and is said to include 1.3-inch

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Waveguide Maker DigiLens Secures Additional Investment by Samsung Ventures

Road to VR

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.

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

Digital Trends

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

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