PlayStation R&D Listing Suggests Multi-Sensor PSVR Tracking In The Works


PlayStation VR (PSVR) is a fantastic VR headset, but one of its biggest issues is the tracking system. A new job listing suggests Sony is working on something new to improve that aspect.PlayStation’s London-based R&D lab is looking for an R&D Engineer who will “work on tracking systems and drivers for a

Lenovo Mixed Reality Headset Will Be Called Mirage

It has been known since late June that Lenovo will be joining HP, Acer and Asus in creating its own version of the Windows 10 Mixed Reality headset. A recent Trademark application by the Chinese tech giant has revealed a probable name for the device – The Lenovo Mirage.With the

Air France trials virtual reality headsets


Air France is trialing the use of virtual reality headsets in-flight, allowing passengers to “enjoy 3D and 2D films or series in their own private movie theatre in isolation from the rest of the cabin”.The trial is initially running on the carrier’s A340 flights between Paris CDG and St Martin,

The Best Virtual Reality Headsets of 2017


Virtual Reality Is Here Virtual Reality is a fascinating way to travel using nothing more than the power of technology. With a headset and motion tracking, VR lets you look around a virtual space as if you're actually there. It's also been a promising technology for decades that's never truly caught

HTC Vive vs. Oculus Rift – Design and Hardware Battle


The age of virtual reality is upon us, and there’s no doubt about that. When the VR era will go down in history books one hundred years from now, 2017 will certainly be marked as the year of its flourishing, the year when virtual reality came to a major turning

Oculus updates its Home platform to play nice with Steam purchases


Oculus may be aiming to become the content power house of virtual reality, but it’s still making efforts to play nice with other ecosystems. In a new update rolling out today for PCs, Oculus has added support for launching off-platform titles, meaning most critically, that gamers will be able to access

Google VR headset removal tech gets facial expressions support

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Google has detailed an experimental method of bringing facial expressions into virtual reality. It creates a more social experience by letting spectators see the facial expressions and gestures of people wearing a virtual reality headset.The work builds on Google's previous headset removal research announced back in February. The company is

Microsoft starts selling developer ‘mixed reality’ headsets online


Microsoft “mixed reality” headsets are finally available (for developers) on the Microsoft store. The company opened pre-orders for the headset back in May; now developers can get their hands on Acer’s headset for $299 and an HP model for $329.Specs-wise, the two headsets are pretty much identical. Both sport 1440×1440 per

Evidence of Apple Inc. Virtual Reality Headset Emerges


An Apple job listing suggests that it's building something similar to a VR headset. I regularly peruse Apple's (NASDAQ:AAPL) job boards to try to get a glimpse into what the future of Apple and its products holds.Apple's job listings will generally go to some lengths to obscure the specifics of what

Is the future VR or AR?

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Google isn’t trying to hide what it’s doing with virtual reality. The long-term goal, said Google VR boss Clay Bavor on the latest episode of Too Embarrassed to Ask, is rethinking “any experience with sight and sound.”“It’s not that hard to see where this all goes,” Bavor told Recode’s Kara