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Peter Suciu
Oculus Rift Offers the Best VR Experience Yet, Reviewers Say
03/28/16 2:03 PM PT | TechNewsWorld | 714 Words

... first reviews of the Oculus Rift surfaced Monday, and reviewers praised the potential of the virtual reality system while pointing out some obvious concerns. The headset display is well-crafted and durable, but drawbacks include the cost -- US$600 -- and the fact...

Kris Holt
Facebook Makes Unreal Acquisition
03/26/14 12:52 PM PT | E-Commerce Times | 844 Words

... has agreed to acquire Oculus VR, maker of the Oculus Rift virtual reality gaming hardware. Facebook will pay around US$2 billion for the company. That figure includes $400 million in cash and 23.1 million shares of Facebook common stock, valued at $1.6...

David Jones
The HTC's Wow Factor May Trump Shortcomings for VR Fans
04/19/16 7:00 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 611 Words

... HTC Vive drew accolades from a hyped-up base of gamers and virtual reality enthusiasts when it launched earlier this month -- just days after the release of the Oculus Rift. However, the Vive is proving to be an experience that is not...

Peter Suciu
Microsoft HoloLens, Volvo to Pioneer Augmented Car Showroom Experience
11/20/15 12:43 PM PT | TechNewsWorld | 839 Words

Through augmented reality -- utilizing Microsoft's HoloLens goggles -- consumers could view safety feature demonstrations, see car customization options, and even take part in virtual test drives without leaving the showroom.

Volvo is the first automaker to express interest in Microsoft's...

Quinten Plummer
Oculus VR Promises a Rift for All in 2016
05/06/15 3:30 PM PT | TechNewsWorld | 797 Words

... exact date hasn't been set, but Facebook's Oculus VR on Wednesday announced that the highly anticipated consumer version of its virtual reality headset will launch in the first quarter of 2016. Preordering will begin later this year. More details will emerge about...

Rob Enderle
Could Anonymous Get Trump Elected?
03/21/16 9:57 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 1114 Words

I'll explain how and close with my product of the week: the Sulon Q, a fascinating virtual reality product coming to market in a few months, which will compete with Microsoft's Hololens. Cybersecurity Platform One of the most interesting things about this...

Katherine Noyes
Google Takes a Flyer on Magic Leap
10/21/14 4:08 PM PT | TechNewsWorld | 630 Words

"Magic Leap is going beyond the current perception of mobile computing, augmented reality and virtual reality," said Rony Abovitz, Magic Leap's president, CEO and founder. "We will revolutionize the way people communicate, purchase, learn, share and play."

Magic Leap is valued...

Patrick Nelson
castAR Makes the World Your 3D Playground
10/16/13 5:00 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 639 Words

Well, a few decades later, we may be about to see a projected augmented reality system -- for real. Kickstarter project castAR is a 3D, holographically projecting generator that lets you position objects in virtual space. Applications include gaming. How it Works...

Rob Enderle
Windows 7 and What Comes After the PC
10/19/09 4:00 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 1455 Words

What I can share is that this service, initially designed for gaming, embodies concepts that come from a variety of industries and could make the decades-old vision of Scott McNealy and Larry Ellison -- a return to a simpler, more mainframe-like world -- a reality. ...

Rob Enderle
The Evolution of Online Games and the Next iPod
03/07/05 5:00 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 1168 Words

The level of reality, largely due to improvements in the graphics capability and processing power of current generation systems, has improved to a degree that some, like Warcraft, are destinations where people spend more time exploring the virtual landscape than they do...

Mick Brady
Star Explorer Mae Jemison: The Sky Connects Us
11/13/18 5:00 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 2938 Words

Alternative Adventures
Although most of us won't get to venture where Jemison has gone, we can get a taste of experiences that otherwise would be inaccessible to us through technology -- virtual and augmented reality, for example.

Jemison recently...

Karen Leonardi
TicketMaster Launches Next Generation Online Service
02/03/99 12:00 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 645 Words

The new service features a personalized desktop event ticker, plus virtual reality seating charts that let visitors see where they can sit at the next show or sporting event. These new features are significant because they demonstrate how new technology can make e-commerce...

Peter Suciu
Facebook Builds a VR Space, but Will Anyone Come?
04/19/17 12:26 PM PT | TechNewsWorld | 658 Words

... on Tuesday announced the beta launch of Facebook Spaces, a new app that allows users to connect with friends and colleagues in an interactive virtual reality environment. Facebook Spaces is available for Oculus Rift and Touch at the Oculus Store. The app...

Peter Suciu
Daydream Believers May Boost VR, Suggest Early Reviews
11/10/16 1:22 PM PT | TechNewsWorld | 872 Words

Although it has limitations, Daydream could be a gateway to affordable virtual reality technology, they suggested. The headset, which is powered by the VR platform introduced in Android 7.1 Nougat, needs to be paired with Google's new line of Pixel and Pixel XL...

Natalie Campisi
AT&T Jumps Into the 5G Race
02/13/16 11:48 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 530 Words

"The combination of connected cars, the Internet of things, speed, and new technology like virtual reality is driving this," Cook said.

Marketing agencies also are jumping on the new tech bandwagon.

"Ever since CES, especially, the stage has been set...

Katherine Noyes
Virtual Space Travel, Part 1: One Small Step
06/07/08 4:00 AM PT | LinuxInsider | 1163 Words

In today's Internet-enabled world, ordinary citizens can explore the universe from the comfort of their own homes through the likes of Google Sky, Google Moon and Google Mars. Virtual tours are available from sites like SpaceWander and Space.com .

Never before has...

John P. Mello Jr.
Grandmaster and Computer To Battle in Final Match
11/18/03 6:55 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 672 Words

... a classic duel between wetware and software this afternoon, the world's number one chess player will battle a computer program in the last of a four-game set in virtual reality. After three contests, the opponents -- Grandmaster Garry Kasparov, 40, and X3D...

Peter Suciu
Our Sci-Fi Future: Silly vs. Terrifying
04/25/17 5:00 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 1467 Words

That is as unlikely ever to become reality as the show's transporter technology -- but that didn't stop the comparisons to the show's magic means of "beaming" when German scientists created a system of scanning an object and recreating it elsewhere.

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Quinten Plummer
Google's Cardboard May Help Build Strong VR Foundation
06/01/15 11:15 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 571 Words

"Cardboard is about making it possible for anyone to check out virtual reality experiences with their smartphone," Bavor told TechNewsWorld. "Combined with the Cardboard SDKs, we want to make it possible for anyone to develop new VR apps or add to their...

Richard Adhikari
Leap Motion Gets Your Hands in the Game
09/02/14 7:06 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 563 Words

... Motion last week announced a virtual reality headset developer mount for Oculus Rift and a new API that together will take the VR game to new heights. The API feeds raw infrared imagery straight from Leap's sensors to the controller on the...

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