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 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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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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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 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.

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 Showcases VR Headset Prototype With 4K OLED Microdisplay

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Sony today showcased work on its own 4K OLED microdisplay for possible use in a future VR headset. Sony Reveals 4K OLED Microdisplay VR Prototype.

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Don’t Worry, Sony Just Reconfirmed PSVR ‘Is Compatible With PS5’

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Sony Interactive Entertainment’s president and CEO Jim Ryan reconfirmed in an interview published today on CNET that the PSVR “is compatible with PS5” thankfully.

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Sony Announces “Next Generation” VR Headset For The PlayStation 5

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Earlier this morning, Sony dropped a major bombshell on PlayStation fans with the reveal of a new VR system for the PlayStation 5. ” Image Credit: Sony PlayStation. Since then, Sony’s console-based VR headset has sold over 5 million units.

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Sony Acquires Insomniac Games

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Insomniac Games — the developers behind Sony’s PS4 megahit Spider-Man — are going to become part of Sony Worldwide Studios. Sony’s acquisition of Insomniac turns the PS4 and PSVR maker into the owner of upcoming PC VR game Stormland and a host of other VR and AR projects. Will the parent company focus Insomniac’s efforts instead exclusively on Sony hardware? The post Sony Acquires Insomniac Games appeared first on UploadVR.

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Sony Acquires The Persistence Developer Firesprite

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Sony Interactive Entertainment today announced it is acquiring Firesprite, the developer of VR horror hit, The Persistence. Firesprite itself is based in Liverpool, UK and features members of WipeOut developer Sony Liverpool, which closed its doors in 2012. Sony Buys Persistence Dev.

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Sony’s Newest VR Headset Isn’t What You Think It Is

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It looks like Sony has a new VR headset on the way but, no, it isn’t PSVR 2. Xperia Blog caught what appears to be leaked images of a new headset from Sony’s mobile division, Xperia. So, no, it’s not exactly the new Sony VR headset we’ve all been asking for.

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Sony Patent Filing Gives New Look At PSVR 2 Controllers

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We’ve just had another glimpse at the promising motion controllers for Sony’s upcoming PS5 VR headset, this time from a recently-spotted patent filing.

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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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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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Sony could enter EV market with its Vision-S vehicles

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Sony has signaled a step toward the commercial launch of its own EVs after announcing a new company that will explore the viability of such a venture. Cars News CES 2022 ces 2022 product electric cars electric vehicles Evs Sony vision s

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Sony Patents Valve Index-Like VR Controller With Finger Tracking

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A recently-published patent from Sony Interactive Entertainment suggests that the company is working on a new VR motion controller, similar to those for the Valve Index. In fact, we’ve seen other patents from Sony for a similar product sporting an entirely different design.

No New PSVR Games Made Sony’s 2021 Top-Selling VR Apps

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Sony released the list of the top 10 selling titles for PSVR on the PlayStation Store in both the US/Canada and EU territories yesterday. Just as Steam saw no new games in its list of best-selling VR titles for 2021, PSVR’s top 10 best-sellers for the year is devoid of new titles.

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Sony Xperia 5 III is a $1,000 flagship in 2022 with hardware from 2021

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Sony's Xperia 5 III is a great phone, but offering flagship hardware from a previous generation at a current-generation flagship's price isn't very appealing. Mobile News Sony Sony Xperia 5 III

Sony Confirms Next-Generation PS5 VR Headset Coming Post-2021

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Sony Interactive Entertainment today officially confirmed it will release a next generation PS5 VR headset in the future. Sony did, however, confirm that the kit will feature a new ‘VR controller’ that implements features first used in the new DualSense PS5 controller.

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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 Patent Reveals Asymmetric VR Gameplay Concept

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A recently-published patent by Sony shows an asymmetric VR mechanic that would allow a spectating audience to participate and influence in a VR experience.

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Sony WH-1000XM3 headphones are on sale today — but not for long!

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take advantage of these Sony headphone deals going on at Best Buy to get the WH-1000XM3 headphones on sale for just $180.

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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.

Why Sony’s VR Ambitions May Outgrow PlayStation

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Everything we’ve heard about Sony’s next generation VR headset for PS5 thus far sounds… really quite good. Sony, it seems, understands this very well. The Future Of VR At Sony.

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Sony VR Patent Reveals Work On Face Tracking

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A US patent granted to Sony reveals research on VR face tracking, a vital technology for the future of multiplayer and social VR. As with previous Sony patents, the headset also contains eye tracking so that your gaze is represented.

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Sony’s $ 1,800 Xperia Pro-I phone shares features with RX100 VII compact camera

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The Sony Xperia Pro-I features a 6.5-inch 4K HDR (3840 x 1644 pixels) OLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate. Mobile News Sony Sony smartphone Sony Xperia Pro-I

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Sony Patent Filing Reveals VR Headset With Haptic Feedback Generator

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Patent filings continue to reveal yet more of Sony’s R&D work in the VR space. Could Sony have worked on a VR headset that itself offers haptic feedback in reaction to virtual worlds?

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Sony Reveals PS5, Including New HD Camera And Discless Digital Edition

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Sony revealed its next generation PlayStation 5 console today, which features a new white design, a white DualSense controller, media remote and a new HD camera. The post Sony Reveals PS5, Including New HD Camera And Discless Digital Edition appeared first on UploadVR.

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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 brings the world’s first QD-OLED TV to CES 2022

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After several years of speculation, QD-OLED technology is going to make its debut on a 2022 Sony TV, the 55- and 65-inch A95K. Home Theater News Bravia XR CES 2022 ces 2022 product QD-OLED Sony Sony A95K

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Sony Sold 4.2 Million PSVR Headsets

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Sony officially cleared a new sales milestone of 4.2 Sony is the only wired VR headset manufacturer to release actual sales figures. We last heard Sony cleared 3 million headsets sold in August 2018. A Sony livestream today announced a series of new VR games coming to the system in the next few months, including No Man’s Sky and Five Nights At Freddy’s. We’re of course curious what the future holds for Sony’s VR system.

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Best cheap Sony headphone deals

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If you're looking for a new pair of headphones, then Sony has a great reputation for making high-quality cans which sound great and are rugged and long-lived. Deals Home Theater commerce 2021 Headphones Sony

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Sony A80J OLED TV review: You can stop looking now

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The Sony A80J isn't technically Sony's best OLED TV, but it is the one you're most likely to want to buy. Home Theater Sony A80J OLED TV Sony OLED Sony OLED TV

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Community Download: What Do You Expect From Sony?s PS5 Event?

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For today’s Community Download, we want to know what you’re expecting to see and learn about at Sony’s PS5 event? But we’re back this week with a new topic for everyone to weigh in on: Sony’s PlayStation 5 reveal event.

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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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This Sony 65-inch TV just got the deal you’ve been waiting for

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Best Buy has dropped the price of a Sony 65-inch 4K Smart TV all the way down to $800 today, a savings of $200. Deals Home Theater 4K TV deals 65-inch 4K TV deals 65-inch Sony X80J 4K TV Best Buy 2022 Best Buy Deals Home Theater Deals Sony deals

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