Asus joins the WMR party with its own official headset


Windows Mixed Reality, Microsoft’s own take on consumer-oriented and relatively low-cost virtual reality, was introduced in 2017 with a host of Microsoft’s original equipment manufacturers making very similar headsets. Software support officially arrived in the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, and hardware also went on sale on October 17. One

HP shows off a WMR kit for professional VR devs

HP WMR Headset

YOU CANNOT KILL virtual reality (VR) as now HP is getting deeper into the game with a 'pro' headset and a powerful workstation to get developers working on virtual experiences.Today has already seen computer manufacturer HP make a couple of big virtual reality (VR) related announcements, with a new Windows Mixed

What AR needs to get right to win our hearts


Over the past few years we’ve experienced real world examples of how virtual reality (VR) technology can transform the way we live, work and play for the better. But many companies and industry analysts are now turning their attention to the possibilities of augmented reality (AR) or mixed reality (MR)

WMR headset prices cut in half on Amazon

WMR Amazon

If $200 is your sweet spot for a VR headset and controllers, now's your chance. The big promise of Windows Mixed Reality headsets was to bring augmented and virtual reality and anything in between to people at more reasonable prices and with an easier setup than competitors. By the time they

HTC Vive vs Oculus Rift vs Windows Mixed Reality

Oculus HTC Mixed Reality headsets

At the end of 2017, Microsoft announced that its Mixed Reality headsets would be compatible with SteamVR.This places the headsets in competition with the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift, making them potential alternatives to the high-end VR devices for gamers.To see how they stack up, we compared the specifications, pricing,

Introducing mixed reality


Mixed reality combines VR, AR and AI to blend the digital world with the physical. Mixed-Reality (MR) is a new computing platform that‘s emerging from the current fields of Augmented- and Virtual-Reality (AR/VR). MR blends the physical and the digital worlds into a single space, using a combination of cutting edge

Move over Virtual Reality, here comes Mixed Reality


Windows Mixed Reality is Microsoft's take on the combination of augmented reality and virtual reality.Among new premium phones, fitness gadgets and smartwatches, a new Microsoft technology took centre stage at the Internationale Funkausstellung Berlin, or IFA, the biggest annual consumer electronics trade fair in Europe.At this year's six-day show, which

What is Windows Mixed Reality?

Mixed Reality

I’ve heard a lot about Microsoft’s Windows Mixed Reality, but up until this week I’ve been a little confused. Microsoft insists on calling its new headsets “Mixed Reality” ones, when they’re really just virtual reality. At IFA in Berlin this week, Microsoft is showcasing all of its Mixed Reality headsets