Sony Teases Prototype VR Headset With Stunning 8K Visuals

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It appears as though Sony is making serious progress with its VR technology. Earlier today the company hosted an online event called Sony Technology Day, revealing new information on eight different technologies revolving around the theme of “Technology that inspires emotion.”

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Sony Unveils Next-Gen ‘Orb’ VR Controller For PS5

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Last month Sony confirmed that it is currently in development of a direct follow-up to its PlayStation VR headset, promising significant improvements to resolution, better tracking and input, and a larger field-of-view. Image Credit: Sony Interactive Entertainment.

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Sony Teases Shadow Banning System For PSVR In New Patent

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According to a patent submitted to the United States Patent and Trademark Office earlier this month, Sony is working on a new system that would allow the company to shadow ban players on the PlayStation VR platform. ” Image Credit: Sony PlayStation.

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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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11 New PlayStation VR2 Games Revealed By Sony

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Sony has officially unveiled the price and release date for its PlayStation VR2 headset. Feature Image Credit: Sony Interactive Entertainment. The post 11 New PlayStation VR2 Games Revealed By Sony appeared first on VRScout.

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Sony’s VR Pioneering London Studio Says Next Project Isn’t a VR Game

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Sony’s London Studio, the team behind trailblazing PSVR content PlayStation VR Worlds (2016) and Blood & Truth (2019) , are making a new online co-op combat game that the studio calls its “most ambitious title to date,” but it doesn’t feature VR support.

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Sony has unveiled the design of the PSVR 2 headset

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With a blog post just published, Sony has finally unveiled the design and some features of the upcoming PSVR 2 headset. Here you are the amazing pictures that have just been shared: Hero view of PSVR 2 (Image by Sony Interactive Entertainment).

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Import Records Reveal Sony Has Shipped Thousands of Dev Kits, Possibly PSVR 2

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United States import records from late 2021 onward show that Sony Interactive Entertainment has shipped thousands of boxes containing developer kits from Asia to the US. Sony also hasn’t announced any other console, like a PlayStation 5 Pro.

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Epic Floated the Idea of Building a Launch Title for Sony’s Next VR Headset

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Epic Games, the creators of Unreal Engine, said it would consider building a launch title for Sony’s “next VR platform” during negotiations about Fortnite cross-play on PlayStation in 2018.

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Sony to Give First “Sneak peek” of PSVR 2 Games Next Week

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Sony today announced its next State of Play, the company’s ongoing presentation series where it highlights upcoming games. Sony has announced that its next State of Play event will be held on June 2nd at 3PM PT ( your timezone here ).

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Sony reveals specifications of PSVR2 at CES 2022

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Honestly speaking, I wasn’t expecting interesting news from this CES in AR and VR, while actually we just had one: Sony has revealed almost all the specifications of the upcoming PlayStation VR 2 headset and its controllers! Header image by Sony Interactive Entertainment).

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Niantic And Sony Are Partnering On Audio AR Technology

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It’s weird to say, but Sony’s LinkBuds headsets are designed to not be taken off, other than for charging or going to sleep. Excited to partner with @Sony on the launch of LinkBuds to provide immersive audio experiences for @NianticLabs apps.

Sony Hosting an Official ‘Sword Art Online’ Exhibition in VR Through March 10th

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Sony is hosting an official Sword Art Online fan exhibition in VR from today through March 10th. Starting today and running through March 10th, Sword Art Online: EX-CHRONICLE – Online Edition is a virtual fan event hosted by Sony with cooperation from the official SAO-P Project.

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Sony May Have Dropped a Hint About PSVR 2’s Release Date to Investors

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During Sony’s annual investor day event, the company confirmed to investors that it has a lineup of more than 20 games ready for the launch of PSVR 2—despite having not yet confirmed the headset’s release date. ” Image courtesy Sony. Image courtesy Sony.

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Co-op ‘Ghostbusters VR’ Game Revealed from Sony Pictures Virtual Reality and Developer nDreams

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Today at the very end of the Quest Gaming Showcase, Meta announced an upcoming Ghostbusters VR game in development by Sony Pictures Virtual Reality & nDreams, built for four-player co-op.

PlayStation VR 2 Launching Early 2023, Sony Confirms

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Sony confirmed today that its latest VR headset, PSVR 2, will see a release date in 2023. Sony today shared one of the last but most important pieces of info regarding PlayStation VR 2… its launch window. The early 2023 launch window (presumably Q1) is a curious move by Sony.

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Spatial Beats: Apple, Activision & Sony

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Welcome back to Spatial Beats, AR Insider's weekly series that features observations and insights of author and futurist Charlie Fink. This week, we look at PSVR 2, Apple's Reality Construction Kit, and all the news from the spatial spectrum. This post appeared first on AR Insider.

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Sony Announces PlayStation VR 2 Specs Including Eye-tracking, HDR, & 110° Field-of-view

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Today during Sony’s CES 2022 press conference the company revealed the first details on PlayStation VR 2, including eye-tracking, a “4K” HDR display, and a 110° Field-of-view. Sony said that the headset will include foveated rendering.

Sony Just Invested $250 Million in Epic Games, Here’s What it Could Mean for VR and Beyond

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Sony Corporation announced today that it will invest $250 million in Epic Games, the company well known for its hit game Fortnite and the Unreal Engine game engine that powers it. SEE ALSO PlayStation 5 Will Support PSVR, Sony Affirms.

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Sony Unveils ‘Spatial Reality Display’ with Eye-tracking for Glasses-free 3D Viewing

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Sony recently unveiled Spatial Reality Display, a 15.6-inch 4K panel that includes both eye-tracking and embedded lenticular lens array so users can view 3D content with the naked eye. Sony says it’s designed for one viewer at a time.

Every Announcement From Sony’s PS VR Showcase

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Sony reveals new VR games and exciting updates during its latest PS VR Showcase event. Today marked yet another PS VR Showcase by Sony, during which the company revealed new games for the PlayStation VR as well as exciting updates on several highly-anticipated titles.

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Sony Confirms Next-Gen PSVR is Coming, New Controllers to Feature DualSense Tech

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Sony has been awfully quiet about the follow-up to its PSVR headset, which was initially released back in October 2016. Hideaki Nishino, Sony’s senior VP of Platform Planning & Management, announced in a blogpost that the next-gen VR headset for PS5 is coming.

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Snapchat Teaming Up With Sony On New AR Music Lenses

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today announced a major partnership with Sony Music Entertainment that will introduce its artists’ music to Snapchat’s Sounds library. As per the partnership agreement, these Lenses will feature music from Sony Music Entertainment artists; no specifics on who just yet.

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Every PS VR2 Announcement From Sony’s State Of Play Event

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Resident Evil, Horizon, and The Walking Dead are just a few of the games heading to Sony’s next-gen VR headset. Sony just wrapped its summer State of Play event, teasing a number of exciting games for the PlayStation 5. Image Credit: Sony.

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Report: Sony Plans to Produce 2 Million PSVR 2 Headsets by March 2023

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Sony plans to release PSVR 2 sometime in early 2023, although exactly when is still a mystery. In late 2019, Sony announced the headset has sold over five million units. By the time PSVR reached that two-million-mark Sony had already sold 70.6

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Sony Patent Reveals VR Controller Design Seemingly Inspired by Valve Index

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Sony Interactive Entertainment recently published a patent for a VR motion controller that look suspiciously similar to Valve’s Index controllers, aka ‘Knuckles. Image courtesy Sony Interactive Entertainment, WIPO. Image courtesy Sony Interactive Entertainment, WIPO.

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Sony Just Reinvented Wireless Earbuds

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Like Nintendo , Sony has a long history of experimenting with weird products. The new Sony LinkBuds fall into that latter category. Sometimes those experiments are flops, but other times they result in genuinely clever, useful, and innovative products.

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Spatial Beats: Google, Sony & Meta Connect

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Welcome back to Spatial Beats, AR Insider's weekly series that features observations and insights of Charlie Fink. This week, we look at Meta Connect, PSVR 2 Projections & news from the spatial spectrum. This post appeared first on AR Insider. Contributors Trend Analysis Spatial Beats

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Sony SRS-RA5000 speaker review: An expensive experiment

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As the first speaker that lets you experience Sony's 360 Reality Audio format, it's intriguing but too pricey. Home Theater 360 speakers bluetooth speakers Review Sony Sony 360 reality audio Sony SRS-RA5000 spatial audio wireless speakers

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Sony Unveils Next-gen VR Motion Controller for PS5

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In preparation for the reveal of its next VR headset, Sony today gave a first look at its next-gen VR controller for use with PS5, something that appears very similar to Oculus’ Touch controller. Image courtesy Sony. Image courtesy Sony. ” Image courtesy Sony.

Sony LinkBuds review: Radical transparency

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Home Theater Mobile Augmented Reality Sony Sony LinkBuds true wireless earbudsAn ambitious attempt to create earbuds that don't block out the outside world.

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The XR Week Peek (2021.03.01): Sony confirms PSVR 2, Facebook teases Quest 2 Pro, and more!

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Image by Sony). Sony officially states it is going to launch the PSVR 2. PlayStation VR has been the most successful headset until now (if we exclude the crappy mobile viewers), but now it is pretty dated and people were wondering what Sony was going to do. Header image by Sony).

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Sony LinkBuds Review: Great Holy Earbuds

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Instead of keeping the outside world at bay, Sony's new LinkBuds welcomes it in with a weird "donut" shaped earbud. Reviews Technology

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Sony Researchers Unveil Knuckles-style Prototype VR Controller with Full Hand Tracking

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Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) researchers unveiled a prototype motion controller recently which showcases experimental techniques into full hand tracking using machine learning and capacitive sensors. News Sony sony sony interactive entertainment sony vr sony vr controller

Sony Promises Info on PSVR 2 Release Date & Launch Titles “Soon”

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Sony has fully revealed PlayStation VR 2 at this point, but the company has still kept the PSVR 2 release date under wraps, with many wondering if it will come in 2022 or 2023. ” Earlier this week Sony revealed some new software features coming to PSVR 2.

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Sony CEO: PSVR’s Success ‘Lifts All The Sony Boats’

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Sony Reveals Top 5 Most Played PSVR Games Ever

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It’s been five years since Sony released PlayStation VR on PS4 consoles, and to commemorate the anniversary its creators have released the top five most-played PSVR games to date. The post Sony Reveals Top 5 Most Played PSVR Games Ever appeared first on Road to VR.

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