Kuo: Apple AR headset to include 15 cameras

Kuo: Apple AR headset to include 15 cameras

As part of a sweeping report released today, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo says that the long-rumored Apple AR/VR headset will feature as many as fifteen cameras.

Oculus Quest to receive official wireless streaming, 120Hz support, and Infinite Office updates

Oculus Quest to receive official wireless streaming, 120Hz support, and Infinite Office updates

Facebooks is adding in a wireless streaming mode that will allow their users to play PC VR games on the headset without the use of the Oculus Link cable.

Pico Neo 3 Specs Revealed: Snapdragon XR2, Physical IPD Adjustments & More

Pico Neo 3 Specs Revealed: Snapdragon XR2, Physical IPD Adjustments & More

Pico Interactive announced last week that Neo 3, the Beijing-based company’s next standalone VR headset, is slated to arrive to consumers in Asia starting May 10th, 2021, and to enterprise in the West sometime this summer.

NVIDIA Adds Eye-tracking Support to VRSS Foveated Rendering Tech

NVIDIA Adds Eye-tracking Support to VRSS Foveated Rendering Tech

NVIDIA is upgrading its Variable Rate Supersampling (VRSS) with support for headsets with eye-tracking, allowing the rendered application to improve performance by increasing quality where the user is looking, while decreasing it elsewhere.

Apple Readies to Pioneer AR Evolution

Apple Readies to Pioneer AR Evolution

We believe by 2025, multiple consumer AR glasses will be available from big tech, and the AR experience will shift from being powered by the phone to being powered by wearables.Apple is rumored to be developing a pair of MR goggles and will likely be the company’s first altered-reality product before AR glasses.

Facebook Researchers Reveal Methods for Design & Fabrication of Compact Holographic Lenses

Facebook Researchers Reveal Methods for Design & Fabrication of Compact Holographic Lenses

Researchers from Facebook Reality Labs have shared new methods for the design & fabrication of compact holographic lenses for use in XR headsets.

‘The Unity Cube’ is the Worst Quest Game on Oculus App Lab—on Purpose

‘The Unity Cube’ is the Worst Quest Game on Oculus App Lab—on Purpose

For a long time the only official way to distribute an app on the headset was to submit it to the main Quest store, but Oculus would only accept applications which meet certain quality criteria, like how much content the app offered to users and whether it was appropriately polished.

Apple VR enables the use of your fingers as 3D controllers

Apple VR enables the use of your fingers as 3D controllers

The patent also contains a diagram, which gives us an idea about how the tech going to work.Credits: US Patent & Trademark OfficeAccording to the above image, we can get a basic idea that how the newest technology of apple going to work.

Apple AR: Tim Cook on Improving Conversations With Augmented Reality

Apple AR: Tim Cook on Improving Conversations With Augmented Reality

In a recent interview with Kara Swisher on The New York Times Sway podcast, Apple CEO Tim Cook, discussed the pursuit of ever-greater user privacy and Apple's future plans for Augmented Reality technology.

Opinion | Apple’s C.E.O. Is Making Very Different Choices than Mark Zuckerberg

Opinion | Apple’s C.E.O. Is Making Very Different Choices than Mark Zuckerberg

When exactly is the new update coming out?tim cookIt’s just a few weeks swisherAll right, and it’s called ATT, which is App Tracking cookThat’s swisherObviously, companies like Facebook and many others make a lot of money from data collected from those trackers.

Pavlov Shack launches on App Lab and the developers announce their plans for the future

Pavlov Shack launches on App Lab and the developers announce their plans for the future

The Pavlov Shack Beta has finally launched on the Oculus App Lab and with it more news about the game.Last month, the team behind the free version of the game on SideQuest announced that they were beginning the process of App Lab approval and now that it has been released, we have a lot more to look forward to.

Apple reveals more about Mixed Reality Headset GUI's, how to control menus with Eye Tracking & in-air Micro Gesturing

Apple reveals more about Mixed Reality Headset GUI's, how to control menus with Eye Tracking & in-air Micro Gesturing

In large part, Apple's invention dives into a future Mixed reality Headset that will work in conjunction with micro hand gestures and eye tracking that could be useful in playing video games, in navigating menus and controlling media playback.

Holoswitch on Steam

Holoswitch on Steam

Receive call notifications and messages, get important app notifications, use your phone as a surveillance camera, or even capture photos and videos in VR - Without taking off your VR headset.Use your virtual smart device to receive call notifications, messages, and other app notifications while in Virtual Reality.

AppliedVR raises $29M as it seeks FDA clearance of VR system for pain treatment

AppliedVR raises $29M as it seeks FDA clearance of VR system for pain treatment

Founded in 2013, the Los Angeles-based startup is developing a digital therapeutic to treat chronic pain using VR.“We’re big believers in the potential for digital therapeutics to transform outcomes for patients with challenging conditions, and we have been closely evaluating the market for solutions for some time,” Jon Lim, a partner at F-Prime Capital, said in a news release.

New VR sculpting app Argil will launch in April 2021

New VR sculpting app Argil will launch in April 2021

The app is called Argil, and Valkyrie Industries have plans to launch the software next month for PC VR headsets.It looks like the new app is not designed to be the most accurate and granular sculpting software on the market.

Apple's New Privacy Framework Pressures the Digital Ad Market

Apple's New Privacy Framework Pressures the Digital Ad Market

Apple's plan to release its App Tracking Transparency (ATT) privacy enhancement feature in early spring has set the ad industry on its ear and triggered a war with Facebook.

March 2021 VR Final Newsletter: Is VR Taking Over the World?

March 2021 VR Final Newsletter: Is VR Taking Over the World?

BONUS: Last and certainly least, we are making a pretty bitchin’ new VR app.Follow VRFinal on twitter for more VR news, and me, Jack, for tweets about crypto, VR, and whatever books my therapist is recommending.

Instagram is ‘most invasive app’, new study shows

Instagram is ‘most invasive app’, new study shows

The study found that Instagram collects 79 per cent of its users’ personal data and shares it with third parties, including search history, location, contacts and financial info.“Any information you agree to be gathered by an app when signing up can be analysed for their benefit and even shared.

LuxVR on Steam

LuxVR on Steam

It decreases blue light emitted by your head-mounted display (HMD) and reduces eyestrain during late hours or long time use in virtual reality.Demo:Compatibility:LuxVR uses OpenVR SDK, which means that only some HMDs are natively supported, namely: Valve Index, HTC Vive, HTC Vive Pro. This application was tested on HTC Vive and Huawei VR2.

Microsoft, Huawei Out-Innovating Facebook, Apple

Microsoft, Huawei Out-Innovating Facebook, Apple

We are also seeing new ways to address old problems like Microsoft Viva Connections, which promises to fill the gap in our personal and professional lives that social media platforms like Facebook failed to do.

Kuo: Apple to Launch Mixed Reality Headset in Mid 2022 and Augmented Reality Glasses by 2025

Kuo: Apple to Launch Mixed Reality Headset in Mid 2022 and Augmented Reality Glasses by 2025

Kuo said the glasses will provide an "optical see-through AR experience," and will be positioned as more of a "mobile" product than the mixed reality headset.

Facebook prohibits cloud VR streaming on Oculus Store and App Lab

Facebook prohibits cloud VR streaming on Oculus Store and App Lab

This announcement follows hot on the heels of the announcement that Virtual Desktop, the Oculus Quest app that allows users to control their Windows PCs from the comfort of their standalone headset, can now stream PC VR games wirelessly.

Sony's controller tech is literally bananas | Patent Trawling

Sony's controller tech is literally bananas | Patent Trawling

Sony's controller tech is literally bananas | Patent Trawling PS5 maker produces an unusual new interface and offers a look at what might be the new PSVR 2 controller.

E-Tailers Squandering a Fortune in 'NUMO' False Declines

E-Tailers Squandering a Fortune in 'NUMO' False Declines

Merchants need to change their focus on approval criteria for new customer credit applications, suggested Angela Whiteford, chief marketing officer at Forter.Merchants not using global networks and automation need to balance the new user customer experience against the risk of fraudulent transactions.

Save 10% on HereSphere on Steam

Save 10% on HereSphere on Steam

“The full version should be able to play most standard video formats, with a user-friendly interface and improved visuals.The media library feature allows searching, time-stamped tagging, and sorting by rating, with boolean operations and equality/range comparisons.

Silver Sparrow Malware Hatched on 30,000 Macs

Silver Sparrow Malware Hatched on 30,000 Macs

Although researchers at Malwarebytes have identified 29,139 macOS endpoints infected by Silver Sparrow, many more machines could be hit by the malicious software, maintained Tony Anscombe, chief security evangelist at Eset.

Gather Your Party: Introducing Multi-User and App Sharing on Oculus Quest

Gather Your Party: Introducing Multi-User and App Sharing on Oculus Quest

Today, we will begin rolling out (as experimental features) two long-requested additions to Oculus Quest: Multi-User accounts and App Sharing.With Multi-User and App Sharing, you'll be able to log multiple accounts into a single headset, and share Oculus Store apps you’ve purchased with those additional accounts.

Practicing Productivity to Empower the Workforce

Practicing Productivity to Empower the Workforce

"The results provide clarity into which productivity method works best for you based on your unique strengths, challenges and goals, and then offers helpful information and tips to better suit your working style," Salihefendić explained to the E-Commerce Times.

Iconic VR Software Tilt Brush Goes Open Source

Iconic VR Software Tilt Brush Goes Open Source

On January 26 2021, Google released the source code for Tilt Brush and stopped active development of the software, which is where we find ourselves now.At the time of writing it’s been less than two days since Tilt Brush has gone open source and already the first derivative app is available.

Ways to Participate in Black History Month Through XR

Ways to Participate in Black History Month Through XR

So, it makes sense that Black History Month is being celebrated in XR this year.The VictoryXR virtual reality application for Black History Month is meant for older students in the junior-high through high school bracket.