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The AR/VR ecosystem - Are we there yet?

The AR/VR ecosystem - Are we there yet?

3 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Digi-Capital's AR and VR forecast is for global revenue to grow from over $13 billion this year to more than $67 billion by 2024 - is it an ecosystem yet?
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OpenXR comes to multiple PC VR headsets, HoloLens 2, and Oculus Quest

OpenXR comes to multiple PC VR headsets, HoloLens 2, and Oculus Quest

7 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Virtually all of the VR and AR industry's major players are now supporting the OpenXR standard, enabling a single app to be deployed for multiple headsets.
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GamesBeat Decides 157: Crash Bandicoot 4 hands-on and was the Xbox Games Showcase a success or failure?

11 days ago   |   Venture Beat

GamesBeat Decides is back with an exploration of the Xbox Games Showcase and how it both succeeded and failed. Also, Crash Bandicoot 4 impressions.
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Epic Games awards more than $42 million in grants for developers

11 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Epic Games has awarded more than $42 million in Epic MegaGrants to more than 600 developers as part of its program to accelerate the work of talented teams working with the...
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The 3 Best VR Headsets to Try and a Few Games to Play (2020)

12 days ago   |   Wired

Virtual reality is more accessible than ever and these headsets can take you there, whether you want a standalone, room-scale, or PC-based experience.
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New Oculus features will help Facebook deepen VR's social capabilities

New Oculus features will help Facebook deepen VR's social capabilities

13 days ago   |   Business Insider

Facebook-owned Oculus announced new social features that will help facilitate casual social interactions in VR. With Public Parties, Oculus users will be able to broadcast...
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Snap drops 11% as user growth disappoints in Q2 2020

Snap drops 11% as user growth disappoints in Q2 2020

14 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Snap said a bump in user growth at the start of coronavirus-led lockdowns petered out sooner than expected, and it forecast fewer current-quarter users.
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Roomality uses AI to render window-sized 3D landscapes without glasses

14 days ago   |   Venture Beat

An AI system will enable glasses-free 3D displays to simultate real world environments that look as if they can be explored through living space 'windows.'
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Researchers show FingerTrak, a hand tracking wristband for AR/VR input

Researchers show FingerTrak, a hand tracking wristband for AR/VR input

15 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Cornell's SciFi Lab has revealed a wristband that uses thermal cameras and a deep neural network to determine the wearer's hand and finger poses in 3D.
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GamesBeat Decides 156: June NPD, Ghost of Tsushima, and more

18 days ago   |   Venture Beat

GamesBeat Decides talks about Paper Mario and Ghost of Tsushima, but first the crew tackles the latest news, like the latest NPD report.
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Chasm grows between President Trump and government coronavirus experts

Chasm grows between President Trump and government coronavirus experts

Until recently, the medical experts on the White House coronavirus task force have walked a tightrope. But as deaths and infections surge, a divide has been growing between the... Read more ...

Navy finds human remains on sunken Marine tank off Southern California

Navy finds human remains on sunken Marine tank off Southern California

The Navy on Tuesday located an amphibious tank that sank off the Southern California coast last week and is preparing to recover the human remains of troops believed to have... Read more ...

President Trump signs $3B-a-year plan to boost conservation, parks

President Trump signs $3B-a-year plan to boost conservation, parks

Supporters say the act is the most significant conservation legislation enacted in nearly half a century. Opponents countered that the money isn't enough to cover the estimated... Read more ...

'Save Space Camp' drive pulls in more than $1 million in days after pandemic...

'Save Space Camp' drive pulls in more than $1 million in days after pandemic losses threaten closure

A fundraising drive launched to help the U.S. Space and Rocket Center and Space Camp through the coronavirus pandemic has pulled in more than $1.1 million in just a few days. Read more ...

Progressive Activist Cori Bush Projected To Oust Longtime Missouri Rep. Lacy...

Progressive Activist Cori Bush Projected To Oust Longtime Missouri Rep. Lacy Clay

Rep. William Lacy Clay has represented the state's 1st Congressional District, around St. Louis, since 2001. Read more ...

Explosion in Beirut: Photos From a City Still Reeling From the Blast

Explosion in Beirut: Photos From a City Still Reeling From the Blast

A massive explosion rocked the capital city of Lebanon on Tuesday, causing widespread destruction and loss of life. So far, at least 60 people were killed in the blast and over... Read more ...

Beijing complains to US about health chief Azar's visit to Taiwan, highest...

Beijing complains to US about health chief Azar's visit to Taiwan, highest official since 1979

China has lodged stern representations with the United States over the upcoming visit of US Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar to Taiwan, the Foreign Ministry in... Read more ...

Massive explosion shakes Lebanon's capital Beirut

Massive explosion shakes Lebanon's capital Beirut

Local news reported multiple people were wounded in the incident. Read more ...

Abreu, White Sox edge Brewers 3-2 for 6th straight victory

Abreu, White Sox edge Brewers 3-2 for 6th straight victory

MILWAUKEE - These don't appear to be the same old Chicago White Sox that have stumbled through seven consecutive losing seasons. Read more ...

Death toll from Beirut blast rises to 100, more victims remain under rubble...

Death toll from Beirut blast rises to 100, more victims remain under rubble - Lebanese Red Cross chief

The death toll from the powerful explosions in Lebanon's capital Beirut has grown to 100 and could increase even more, the head of the Lebanese Red Cross has warned. Lebanese... Read more ...