Virtual Reality

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Why Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality are the same thing

People are already confused about virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), mixed reality (MR), 360-degree video and heads-up displays. It will get worse before it gets better.

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Why companies need to embrace augmented reality

Apple is doubling down on the technology, which means it'll be showing up soon on millions of iPhones and iPads and could be a boon to collaboration and workplace productivity.

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The augmented reality boom will transform phones (and business)

Starting next year, look for AR to begin transforming enterprise communications, logistics, manufacturing, analytics, product design, training, marketing and collaboration.

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Intel shows off wireless VR on the HTC Vive

Intel showed for the first time at Computex in Taipei a prototype wireless HTC Vive virtual reality headset

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Microsoft's New Mixed Reality Hardware video

Microsoft introduces its new mixed-reality motion controllers for mixed reality. Here's why they're important.

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Oracle plans ‘startup organization’ focused on cloud computing, A.I. and VR

Oracle is hiring for a "new startup organization" inside its North America operation that will focus on key technology trends, including cloud computing, internet of things, artificial Intelligence, and augmented and virtual reality.

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AMD acquires Nitero to up its VR cred

AMD is acquiring Nitero, a company that provides technology to connect VR headsets wirelessly to PCs. But what is AMD's plan for the company?

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This rugged AR eyewear is similar to Google Glass but won't break

ODG's latest R-7HL is a pair of rugged augmented-reality smartglasses that won't easily break and also protects the eyes from projectiles. It draws inspiration from Google Glass, AR headsets and rugged PCs.

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Augmented reality gets a second life in manufacturing

Although augmented reality may not have gotten very far in the consumer market, the technology is getting a second look in the manufacturing sector.

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Augmented reality gets a second life in manufacturing

Although augmented reality may not have gotten very far in the consumer market, the technology is getting a second look in the manufacturing sector.

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Sensiks is truly a VR experience for all 5 senses

IDG.tv host Jimmy Conrad gets all 5 off his senses manipulated by Sensiks' sensory reality pod, a full-body virtual reality experience.

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Via's 360-degree VR cameras ship for under $100

Via Technologies is now shipping new 360-degree cameras for under $100, making it more affordable for users to capture and play virtual reality content in headsets.

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39% off Samsung Gear 360, 360-degree High-Res VR Camera - Deal Alert

With one tap, the Gear 360 starts recording everything above, below and all around the camera at once. Create, view and share your experiences instantly via social applications like Facebook, YouTube and Samsung VR.

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Sony's SXSW Wow Factory is a virtual-reality playground full of wild demos

We got a glimpse of Sony's future—a world full of augmented- and virtual-reality experiences that let you leave the headset behind.

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Augmented and virtual reality to see aggressive growth by 2021

AR and VR are slowly catching on among early adopters, and some analysts envision a 10-fold spike by 2021 in the number of headsets sold.

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Google to ship Project Soli gesture development kits later this year

Google will start shipping development kits for its Project Soli wireless gesture recognition technology later this year.

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Experience Stereoscopic 360 degree VR with Laduma at SXSW 2017

IDG.tv gets to test drive advanced VR content from Laduma, a company that's looking to create engaging stereoscopic 3D virtual reality content for a more immersive experience.

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Augmented reality: Next-gen headsets show business promise

Augmented reality, which adds data to your environment, could be the next important business technology.

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