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Peter Suciu
TrueCommerce Integration With Shopify Promises Boatloads of Benefits
07/13/18 5:00 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 1276 Words

"The vision of e-commerce that emerged during the dot-com boom in the 1990s was of a virtual playing field that was level for businesses of every size, kind and location," said Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT .

"Two decades later,...

Rob Enderle
Next Up, Game Consoles: Is There Anything Google Can't Do Badly?
07/09/18 9:53 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 1372 Words

This is one of the big problems with virtual reality at the moment. There really isn't a VR title that folks are excited about yet, and thus the related technology has been struggling.

Once you have a hot title, you still have...

Rob Enderle
Avoiding Career Death by Twitter
06/04/18 7:00 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 1330 Words

There are two big problems with augmented and virtual reality at the moment. One is that there still is a lack of truly compelling content, and the other is that good hardware still is too expensive.

The Qualcomm XR1 platform is designed...

Rob Enderle
Solving Tech's Diversity Problem
05/07/18 5:00 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 2212 Words

I spend a lot of time whining that much of the virtual reality stuff in the market is crap, often really expensive crap, and that we need a bar that sets what would be a minimum acceptable VR experience.

Back when video...

Rob Enderle
Tech Career Checklist: Aggressive Diversity, Cold Cash
05/14/18 9:44 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 1413 Words

I'll offer my perspective on that and then close with my product of the week: Mirage Solo, a new virtual reality headset from Lenovo .

Diversity Commitment
I don't believe it matters how much money you make if you...

Kris Holt
Echo for Kids, Retro Voice Assistants, and a Second Snap
05/08/18 5:00 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 792 Words

Optical Acuity
Just after releasing a standalone virtual reality headset, Facebook has presented a look into the future, showcasing an Oculus prototype that offers a wider field of view.

Codenamed "Half Dome," it includes a new feature for a...

Rob Enderle
HP: Reimagining the Future
05/28/18 5:00 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 1332 Words

Immersive VR - and Transitioning the Virtual to the Physical
Among the things HP demonstrated at the Barcelona event was its commitment to virtual reality , and how aggressively tools like its Backpack PC and workstation were being used both...

Peter Suciu
New Xbox Controller Could Open Whole New World to Gamers With Disabilities
05/18/18 5:00 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 1007 Words

"Particularly as we move to technologies like virtual reality , gaming can be one of the few ways a disabled person can step away from their disabilities, depending on what they are," said Rob Enderle, principal analyst at the Enderle Group .

Rob Enderle
Nvidia May Be Lone Rider on Next Big Technology Wave: Robotics
06/11/18 9:39 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 1351 Words

Training on a virtual system entails little or no risk, so the result of the pivot to simulation was a massive increase in system capabilities.

Nvidia has applied these same tools to Isaac, and the result is that its robotic solution starts...

Peter Suciu
Hits, Misses and Drama at E3 2018
06/15/18 7:00 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 1506 Words

The annual Electronic Entertainment Expo, or E3, had the usual hits and misses this week, and more drama than most of...

John P. Mello Jr.
Sony Trains Spotlight on a Few Good Games
06/13/18 9:29 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 896 Words

Sony gave PlayStation fans a hefty sampling of what's coming to its gaming consoles this year at the Electronic Entertainment Expo...

Peter Suciu
Virtual Reality Makes Leaps and Bounds at CES 2015
01/07/15 1:56 PM PT | TechNewsWorld | 930 Words

... this week unveiled its Milk VR platform for its Gear VR headset at the 2015 International CES in Las Vegas, but it was far from alone in ramping up the virtual reality action at the show. HP introduced the Zvr Virtual Reality...

Peter Suciu
Marriott Plays With Sensory-Rich Virtual Reality Getaways
09/22/14 10:39 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 672 Words

The journeys are virtual, using 4D sensory technology based on Oculus Rift. Travel enthusiasts are able to see, hear and even feel what it's like to be present in locales halfway across the globe by stepping into a Teleporter -- a phone...

Pam Baker
Virtual Reality a Sports Training Game Changer
02/06/15 5:00 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 1533 Words

... a bit of buzz broke out recently in sports circles when a Stanford quarterback was caught on ESPN sporting an Oculus virtual reality (VR) face mask. Not that VR is totally new, but fans want more out of their athletes and the...

Kevin Krewell
SIGGRAPH 2017: Virtual Reality Is Alive and Flourishing
09/01/17 5:00 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 1177 Words

HP rolled out some new products, including a cool industrial-quality backpack PC for untethered virtual reality , the Z VR Backpack PC .

I got to try the Z VR backpack setup while testing a wide field of view (FoV) head-mounted...

Kris Holt
Sony Dreams Up Project Morpheus Virtual Reality Experience
03/20/14 12:15 PM PT | TechNewsWorld | 849 Words

... debuted Project Morpheus, its virtual reality headset for the PlayStation 4 console, at this week's Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. The project is in active development with a view to a future commercial launch. A software development kit also is under...

Quinten Plummer
Virtual Reality May Be Coming Around Again for Nintendo
02/03/16 2:23 PM PT | E-Commerce Times | 515 Words

Nintendo is looking into virtual reality , 20 years after its failed Virtual Boy console, suggest reports that surfaced Tuesday. Nintendo President Tatsumi Kimishima reportedly described VR as "interesting technology" during an earnings call to discuss the company's Q3 financial report.

Two...

Kris Holt
Gadget Ogling: Gaming's New Virtual Reality Frontier and Personal Cargo Robots
02/10/17 12:55 PM PT | TechNewsWorld | 789 Words

Reality Bites
Regular readers will know that I've played games my entire life. I hold deep reverence for the care and attention that go into creating these experiences, and I've rarely met a game I didn't want to conquer.

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Quinten Plummer
Samsung Gear VR to Test Virtual Reality's Mass Appeal
09/28/15 12:17 PM PT | TechNewsWorld | 731 Words

Samsung last week unveiled a consumer version of a virtual reality headset adapter that converts Samsung smartphones into head-mounted displays. The move represents a first strike -- ready or not -- as top tech industry players begin to push virtual reality hardware into...

Quinten Plummer
Google's Virtual Reality Tinkering May Get More Real
02/17/16 10:27 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 586 Words

Google is developing a standalone virtual reality headset that will be several steps removed from Google's Cardboard VR, The Wall Street Journal reported last week. Instead of relying on a user's smartphone and a lens-fitted cardboard headset, it will have all the necessary...

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