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Apple has hired a secret virtual reality team

Apple has hired a secret virtual reality team

The iPhone maker is reported to have brought several hundred VR and AR experts on board. Apple has recently hired a secret augmented and virtual reality team that includes hundreds of people who are considered to be experts within both of those forms of technology, according to a report published in the Financial Times. The report indicated that this secret VR technology team has been developing device prototypes. The idea, it said, was that these device prototypes could … Read entire article »

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Oculus now has virtual reality technology research division

Oculus now has virtual reality technology research division

The new team will be working out of Oakland, Pittsburgh, for the company known for its VR headset. Oculus, the cutting-edge developer of a new form of virtual reality technology headset, has now become the latest tech company to launch a division that is dedicated to researching VR tech. The number of companies looking into this and similar tech on their own or in partnerships is growing. Oculus VR Inc. has now revealed that it is launching a … Read entire article »

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Mobile gaming to gain momentum in 2016

Mobile gaming to gain momentum in 2016

Mobile gaming saw strong growth in 2015 and companies want to maintain this momentum in 2016 Mobile gaming has become a very powerful part of the overall game industry and this sector is expected to see significant growth in the coming years. Last year, mobile games managed to find major success, with consumers throughout the world turning to these games for convenient entertainment. This year, developers and publishers will have to find ways to maintain the … Read entire article »

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Augmented reality manual from Hyundai stands out at LA Auto Show

Augmented reality manual from Hyundai stands out at LA Auto Show

After that, it also stood out quite significantly at the CES 2016 in Las Vegas, as well. At the LA Auto Show, attendees were blown away by the demo of an augmented reality manual that was presented by Hyundai and last week the automaker was able to drum up enthusiasm once more with its fascinating use for the technology. This AR tech based manual truly stood out because – unlike other technology in the category – it’s … Read entire article »

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Augmented reality glasses shown at CES 2016 prove hugely immersive

Augmented reality glasses shown at CES 2016 prove hugely immersive

The Lumus DK-50 demo at the Consumer Electronics Show had a wider field of view than rivals. Virtual and augmented reality played a tremendous role at CES 2016 and among them, there was a product called the Lumus DK-50 that proved to have an experience that was even more immersive than the much better known HoloLens from Microsoft. The HoloLens has been making headlines by being tested by astronauts at the International Space Station. However, despite the fact … Read entire article »

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CES 2016: Virtual gaming practically stole the show

CES 2016: Virtual gaming practically stole the show

From wearables to full immersive technology suits and even human drones, play time was a massive focus. Though virtual gaming has, until now, essentially been a type of technology that is featured in sci-fi movies, particularly when it comes to travel into the future, however, according to the CES 2016, it’s not only a tech that is already being developed but it is one that isn’t far from the reach of the everyday consumer. The gaming experience … Read entire article »

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Prynt augmented reality portable printer cases are finally shipping

Prynt augmented reality portable printer cases are finally shipping

The Kickstarter Backers are now starting to receive their promised devices after a considerable delay. Quite a while ago Prynt successfully ran a Kickstarter campaign for its augmented reality iPhone and Galaxy device cases to provide a portable printer for those gadgets and now, after having waited through delays that have lasted for months, they have finally started shipping to the backers. That said, the blue and pink versions of the AR portable printers won’t be available … Read entire article »

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The Mall aims to make mobile commerce more dynamic

The Mall aims to make mobile commerce more dynamic

Xbox One now features The Mall, an online store that leverages numerous technologies Owners of Microsoft’s Xbox One can now visit a virtual mall, through which they can purchase products using nothing more than their mobile device. Aptly named “The Mall,” the new feature was developed with the aid of Von Bismark, a prominent e-commerce organization, and Powa Technologies. The Mall will also make use of the Microsoft Kinect, giving consumers a more dynamic way to … Read entire article »

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