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Apple developing an augmented reality headset to compete with HoloLens and others
Apple developing an augmented reality headset to compete with HoloLens and others
It's no secret that Apple, among other tech giants, is very interested about virtual and augmented reality. Their ARKit, which stands for Augmented ...... 08 Nov 2017
Samsung's upcoming standalone VR headset in pictures
Samsung's upcoming standalone VR headset in pictures
Virtual and augmented reality are advancing fast and many of the largest technology companies are trying to secure their piece of the cake. ...... 05 Jul 2017 - 3 comments
Oculus purchases LED maker InfiniLED
Oculus purchases LED maker InfiniLED
Facebook's Oculus VR has acquired low-powered LED maker InfiniLED with the ultimate goal of using the tech in their virtual reality headsets. ...... 18 Oct 2016
Is Xbox One getting VR games next year?
Is Xbox One getting VR games next year?
Sony has a huge lead in this generation's console wars but it's far from over yet. There might be another hurdle that could change things up ...... 03 Jun 2016 - 5 comments
The Oculus Rift will launch with these 30 games
The Oculus Rift will launch with these 30 games
Virtual reality darling Oculus is preparing to start shipping the first consumer Oculus Rift headsets this month, and gamers will have a full ...... 16 Mar 2016 - 4 comments
Sony to unveil more about PlayStation VR details on March 15th
Sony to unveil more about PlayStation VR details on March 15th
Sony has sent out press invites for an upcoming PlayStation VR event on March 15th at the GDC in San Francisco. The VR headset will be available ...... 25 Feb 2016
Samsung  to open VR studio in New York
Samsung to open VR studio in New York
Samsung has announced that they will be opening a New York-based studio dedicated to producing "new, immersive experiences" for Samsung VR headsets. ...... 27 Jan 2016
Minecraft goes VR
Minecraft goes VR
Facebook and Microsoft have announced that one of the world's most popular games, Minecraft, will have its own virtual reality version soon. ...... 26 Sep 2015
Samsung's new Gear VR will cost just $99
Samsung's new Gear VR will cost just $99
Samsung executive Peter Koo took to the stage at the Oculus Connect event this week, announcing the updated Gear VR, which apparently will be ...... 26 Sep 2015 - 3 comments
Sony smartly changes Project Morpheus name to PlayStation VR
Sony smartly changes Project Morpheus name to PlayStation VR
Sony has changed the name of its Project Morpheus VR system to PlayStation VR, a move that should help bring big name recognition to the fledgling device. ...... 16 Sep 2015 - 1 comment
Consumer Oculus Rift VR headset could begin roll out by summer of next year
Consumer Oculus Rift VR headset could begin roll out by summer of next year
According to multiple source, Oculus VR could begin rolling out their Oculus Rift VR headset for consumers starting next summer. Supposedly, ...... 13 Sep 2014 - 5 comments
Nintendo: No VR headed to Wii U
Nintendo: No VR headed to Wii U
Nintendo has confirmed VR is not part of the plan when it comes to the Wii U, as the tech is in "direct contrast" to what the company is looking ...... 21 Jun 2014 - 2 comments
Oculus expects to sell over one million units of first-generation consumer Rift headset
Oculus expects to sell over one million units of first-generation consumer Rift headset
Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe has conservative expectations for the first-generation consumer model of the Rift headset, saying he hopes for just ...... 13 Jun 2014 - 3 comments
Xbox boss: Virtual Reality is not a 'fad'
Xbox boss: Virtual Reality is not a 'fad'
Newly appointed head of Xbox, Phil Spencer, has said that Virtual Reality (VR) is not a fad after Xbox co-creator Ed Fries cast doubt on its ...... 03 Apr 2014 - 3 comments
Valve's VR boss is now chief scientist for Oculus VR
Valve's VR boss is now chief scientist for Oculus VR
Despite Facebook's acquisition of Oculus VR, it appears some of the brightest in the industry are not scared to join the team. Michael Abrash, ...... 30 Mar 2014
     

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