Samsung is Developing VR Tools to Help Diagnose Mental Health

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Samsung Electronics has recently signed a partnership with Korean VR studio FNI and Gangnam Severance Hospital, one of South Korea’s largest hospitals, to develop VR-based mental health diagnosis programs for Samsung Gear VR. The apps, developed by FNI, will use medical data obtained from Gangnam Severance Hospital and target Samsung’s Gear VR headset. The post Samsung is Developing VR Tools to Help Diagnose Mental Health appeared first on Road to VR.

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Samsung Is Turning Its Smart Home Platform Into a Tinkerer's Tool

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Samsung isn’t making any more SmartThings devices, but it’s still plenty invested in its smart home platform. The company is rolling out a new architecture called SmartThings Edge , which promises to be “more reliable, faster, and more secure” by utilizing localized automation. Read more.

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Samsung's One UI 4 Is Now Available on the Galaxy S21

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After Google pushed out Android 12 last month, Samsung is now following up with the official release of its One UI 4 software tools for the Galaxy S21, S21+, and S21 Ultra today.

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

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.

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 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.”.

The Big Pixel 6 Camera Shoot-Out

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Samsung Gear VR App Aids The Visually Impaired

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This new Samsung tool is using VR to bring sight to the near-blind. Relúmĭno is an app that pairs with the Samsung Gear VR to serve as a smart aid for these people, allowing them to engage with the world like never before. Samsung users with newer models of Galaxy smartphones, including the Galaxy S7, S7 Edge, S8 and S8+ can download Relúmĭno for free in the Oculus Store in both English and Korean. News Gear VR Relúmĭno Samsung Gear VR Vision

Samsung Funds Episodic VR Videos, Filmmakers Use Company’s $10K ‘Round 360’ Camera

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Samsung today launched ‘Pilot Season’, a new initiative aimed at putting original episodic VR video content into the Samsung VR Video service. Filmmakers taking part in Pilot Season were given the use of a Samsung 360 Round camera , the company’s professional 3D 360-degree camera. Costing over $10K, the Samsung Round 360 boasts high-quality 3D 360-degree video captured via its 17-lens array. image courtesy Samsung.

Amazon’s ‘Sumerian’ Tool Simplifies Web-Based VR Development

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And thanks to Amazon’s new web-based VR app development tool, everyone will. Fill them with various characters and objects, then direct how they interact with the user as well as one another using a visual scripting tool. You can even use the tool to create your own! You’ll simply boot up any WebVR or WebGL-supported browser such as Mozilla Firefox, Chrome for Android, Samsung Internet, Opera developer version, Oculus Carmel or Microsoft Edge and get to work.

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YouTube VR Reveals Samsung Gear VR Shared Viewing

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Already a dominant application on the HTC Vive, PlayStation VR and Google Daydream platforms, Google’s immensely popular YouTube VR experience is now available on the Samsung Gear VR. With this new platform comes an exciting new tool as well: communal VR spaces. By clicking on the “Watch Together” icon located beneath the play controls on both the Google Daydream View and Samsung Gear VR, users can join their friends, or complete strangers, in online, shared VR rooms.

Veer VR Launches Experience Tool For VR Content Creation

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Veer VR has launched a free web-based virtual reality content creation tool as part of an effort to get users to create more content within the Veer global VR content community. Veer Experience is a coding-free interactive creation tool that people can use to create VR photos and videos, including those that can be viewed in 2D as 360-degree experiences. Veer’s investors include Bertelsmann Asia Investment, DCM, Qiming VC, Sierra Venture, and Samsung NEXT.

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The Galaxy Buds 2 Take Aim At AirPods Pro

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Samsung’s Galaxy Buds 2 are officially here, and as expected, they’re $150 noise-canceling earbuds that aim to undercut Apple’s now-aging AirPods Pro.

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5 Potential Gear VR ‘Killer Apps’ Demonstrated During Samsung Contest

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The Gear VR Killer App contest hosted by Samsung at the Upload Collective earlier this month brought in a hundred-plus technophiles eager for a chance to check out the finalists — and to find out which (if any) deserved “killer app” status. “[It] Multi-user B2B software for creating and playing 360° VR presentations, the app is optimized for Oculus Rift, Samsung Gear VR, and Cardboard. – Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post paid for by Samsung.

Sunday's Best Deals: Pulsar Heavy-Duty Generator, Insignia Massage Chair, Star Wars Action Figures, Holy Stone Drone, Greenworks Outdoor Power Tools, and More

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A Pulsar heavy-duty portable dual fuel generator and a sale on Greenworks outdoor power tools lead Sunday’s best deals. Read more.

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Samsung: Deployment of 3nm GAE Node on Track for 2022

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Samsung Foundry has made some changes to its plans concerning its 3 nm-class process technologies that use gate-all-around (GAA) transistors, or what Samsung calls its multi-bridge channel field-effect transistors (MBCFETs). Samsung

The 10 Best Deals of February 22, 2021

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Saturday's Best Deals: Hunter Boots, Teccpo Tools, Apeman Dashcam, Sony 55" 4K TV, Pixel Art Bluetooth Speakers, and More

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Hunter boots and a sale on Teccpo tools lead Saturday’s best deals. Read more.

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Samsung Updates AR Emoji with Better Tracking & Facial Features

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With Apple preparing to bring a slew of new features to its Animoji app this fall, Samsung has updated its AR Emoji imitator with the ability to create more realistic digital doppelgängers. The tool enables users to adjust head shape, skin tone, hair, ears, eyes, lips, cheeks, and other facial features to arrive at a digital copy that more closely resembles their own appearance.

Amazon’s New ‘Sumerian’ Tool Aims to Make Developing Web-based VR Apps Easier

Road to VR

Amazon today announced a new developer tool at its annual AWS re:Invent that aims to make creating web-based applications for VR/AR and traditional monitors even easier. Called Sumerian, the tool is capable of publishing 3D content to any browser that supports WebGL or WebVR graphics rendering, including Daydream, HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, and iOS mobile devices.

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Save 83% on a screen mirroring tool for your TV

Mashable VR

A mirroring tool like AirBeamTV can help. AirBeamTV can help you speed up the process: It allows you to cast your devices' screens to practically any TV brand — Samsung, LG, Roku, Sony, Panasonic, Chromecast, Toshiba, Philips, Amazon Fire, Android, Sharp, TCL, Hisense, or Hitachi — with ease. TL;DR: Get a lifetime subscription to AirBeamTV Screen Mirroring for $18.99, an 83% savings as of Sept.

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Google’s New 3D Compression Tool Could Be Big For VR On The Web

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Samsung updated the WebVR support for its browser on Gear VR, Google introduced the promised experimental Daydream support for the mobile version of Chrome, and Oculus launched the preview version of its Carmel web browser that will one day have us exploring the Internet through the Rift and Gear VR. Draco is a 3D graphics compression tool developed by the Chrome Media team. You can grab the tool from GitHub.

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Save 83% on this clever screen mirroring tool for your TV

Mashable VR

A mirroring tool like AirBeamTV can help. TL;DR: A lifetime subscription to AirBeamTV Screen Mirroring is on sale for £14.63 as of Oct. 16, saving you 83% on list price. If you have devices from different brands, screen mirroring can be clunky or unnecessarily complicated.

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Google to Announce New Dev Tools at GDC 2018, Keynote to Feature AR/VR

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This year’s Game Developers Conference (GDC) is nearly upon us, and now that talks for the week-long event are published on the GDC website , it appears Google will be taking the stage to introduce a number of new products and tools for game devs. version of ARCore, which brings the augmented reality developer tool to a number of flagship smartphones including Samsung Galaxy S8, S8+, Note8, S7 and S7 edge, LG’s V30 and V30+, ASUS’s Zenfone AR, and OnePlus 5.

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Samsung Uses VR To Provide Mental Health Care In Asia’s Suicide Capital

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Samsung has announced a new VR-focused partnership with Gangam Severance Hospital in Seoul. The electronics giant will provide VR headsets and wearable devices to the hospital, while software developer FNI will create mental health diagnostic tools and interventions. Samsung also announced that a major focus of the partnership would be suicide prevention and intervention. Health Care Samsung Gear VR

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Samsung Offers Free Gear VR USB-C Adapters to Note 9 Users

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Samsung hasn’t released a new Gear VR model since the launch of Note 8 last year, but you’ll still be able to use the latest Gear VR with that shiny new Note 9. Thankfully, Samsung is tossing these out to Gear VR owners for free, provided you call Samsung and request on at 1-800-Samsung (1-800-726-7864). The post Samsung Offers Free Gear VR USB-C Adapters to Note 9 Users appeared first on Road to VR.

Hospitals test Gear VR as non-addictive pain management tool

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Samsung and AppliedVR are working with hospitals to test the Gear VR as a potential pain management tool that doesn’t have the same addiction potential as opioid prescriptions. Archive gear vr health Samsung Samsung Gear VR virtual reality vrA trial has tested the Gear VR with both child and adult patients to test whether a library of ‘relaxing landscapes’ and games can help take one’s mind off things like chronic … Continue reading.

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Texas To Get Multiple New Fabs as Samsung and TI to Spend $47 Billion on New Facilities

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fab, Samsung this week announced that it would build a fab near Taylor, Texas. Samsung to Spend $17 Billion on New Texas Fab. To put the number into context, Samsung's fab near Austin, Texas currently employs about 10,000 of workers.

New Estimate Suggests Samsung Approaching 10 Million Gear VRs Sold By 2018

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The manufacturers have released only limited data points — with Samsung coming out with the largest number to date revealing the technology giant sold 5 million Gear VRs through the beginning of the year. Nevertheless, IHS Markit is forecasting sales for both Daydream from Google and Gear VR from Samsung, the latter of which is powered by software from Facebook’s Oculus. The actual numbers supplied by IHS Markit estimate Samsung will sell 4.12

New Cadence Transient EM Simulation Tools: 3D Clarity

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In the realm of processor and product design, having the right series of tools to actually build and simulate a product has been a key driver in minimizing time to market. Samsung’s 5nm EUV Technology Gets Closer: Tools by Cadence & Synopsys Certified.

AMD’s SteamVR Streaming Tool ‘ReLive for VR’ Won’t Support Oculus Mobile Devices

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The tool is already live for Vive Focus and Daydream devices through the AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition and requisite Radeon ReLive for VR companion app. When it was released last week, an AMD spokesperson confirmed that the functionality would eventually come to Oculus Go and Samsung Gear VR too. The post AMD’s SteamVR Streaming Tool ‘ReLive for VR’ Won’t Support Oculus Mobile Devices appeared first on Road to VR.

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HP, Microsoft, Samsung, and Centro Computer Join EON Reality for Mixed Reality Partner Event

EON Reality

EON Reality hosted an exciting Mixed Reality partner event, based on future tech with Centro Computer and in collaboration with HP, Microsoft, and Samsung, including a full tour around EON Reality’s immersive showroom and AVR Platform demonstration.

Sales of Fab Tools Surge to Over $71 Billion in 2020

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SEMI, an organization representing chipmakers and producers of semiconductor production tools, published this week that sales of wafer processing equipment has surged to an all-time record of $71.19 Taiwanese manufacturers bought semiconductor tools worth $17.15

Vive Pro Gets Detailed Teardown Confirming Samsung-made Displays

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In addition to confirming that the headset’s new displays are made by Samsung, the organization also gave the headset a favorable repairability score. IFixit , which provides repair manuals and tools for consumer electronics, is the king of teardowns, and their latest victim is newly released Vive Pro. The post Vive Pro Gets Detailed Teardown Confirming Samsung-made Displays appeared first on Road to VR.

Sunday's Best Deals: Greenworks Outdoor Power Tools, Corsair Virtuoso Headset, 2-Pack 1080P Webcams, Kitchen Essentials, Garden Seat & Kneeler, and More

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A sale on outdoor power tools and on a 40-pack of KN95 Masks lead Sunday’s best deals. Read more.

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Save $80 when you bundle Samsung's new Galaxy Watch 4 with a wireless charger

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Samsung Wireless Charger Duo for free when you buy a new Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 through Sept. That's neither here nor there, because the smartwatch you can (and should) be buying right now is the also-new Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 : Amazon has a Sept. Credit: Samsung.