Oculus Go release date, price, news and features

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During October’s Oculus Connect 4 event, Facebook unveiled the Oculus Go, an ambitious device that at last gives meaning to a term like “affordable virtual reality device.” Up until now, your best options for wallet-friendly VR rigs were units like the sometimes-free Google Cardboard or the Samsung Gear VR headset, both

New Apple Patent Hints Advanced VR Hardware Is Coming

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The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Thursday published the latest in a string of Apple hardware patents, specifically relating to the tech-giant’s vision of a head-mountable hardware system that’s capable of processing a wide range of desktop-class virtual reality (VR) applications. Apple’s application for Patent No. 20170295361, in the simplest

Consumers Moving To Watching TV On VR Headsets

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Television viewing is coming to virtual reality. While VR headsets have been most notably used for gaming, many consumers around the world expect to use VR for TV and video viewing within the next few years. Almost a third (30%) of consumers say they will be watching TV via VR headset, negating

This AR headset bakes eye-tracking right into its OLED displays

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Augmented reality and virtual reality headsets are proliferating, but now there’s a system where the same tiny displays can be used as cameras to track eye-movement. Fraunhofer FEP has cooked up a new headset building on its latest bidirectional OLED microdisplays which, in addition to OLED pixels, have photodiodes sandwiched

What can I watch using the Gear VR?

What is the Samsung Gear VR? Samsung’s Gear VR is a great way to experience virtual reality from your home. The Gear VR is a headset powered by Oculus Mobile. Slide your S8 or S8+ into the front of the unit and put it on - with adjustable secure straps and foam

Sony Is Launching a New PlayStation VR Headset

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Sony will release an updated version of its PlayStation VR headset with minor improvements, the company announced on Oct. 2. The new version will feature a slightly updated design with integrated stereo headphone cables, making the dangling wires that are usually necessary for attaching headphones to the headset much less obtrusive.

The Best VR Headsets for PC and PS4

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After years of waiting, you can now choose from among three competent VR systems for turning your TV room into a one-person holodeck. VR is still a new technology with a lot of kinks to be ironed out, but after spending hours using each first-gen system with a five-person panel

Samsung Windows 10 VR Headset Coming

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For the past three years Samsung has worked closely with Oculus on its Gear VR mobile headset, but it may have found a new partner for its next VR device: Microsoft. Twitter user WalkingCat has revealed images of a supposed Windows 10 VR headset made by Samsung itself. It’s worth pointing

Oculus VR details audio positioning improvements

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Facebook-owned Oculus VR has announced an update to the software development kit (SDK) for its Rift virtual reality headset which, it claims, improves the ability for users to locate the source of sounds within a virtual environment. Part of a string of both promised and realised updates to Oculus VR's Rift

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