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Khronos announces OpenXR initiative for virtual reality

Khronos, the group behind the OpenGL and Vulkan graphics APIs, has unveiled a new open standard virtual reality initiative at GDC 2017, known as OpenXR.
by Robert TriggsFebruary 28, 2017

VR exercise bikes are coming to revitalize your local arcade

VirZOOM is planning to lead the way in healthy VR games with the launch of its virtual reality assisted exercise bikes.
by Robert TriggsJanuary 6, 2017

Why Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 is a big deal for mobile VR

Although the Snapdragon 835 processor may be targeted at smartphones, the SoC is packing in important technology to propel next-gen mobile VR headsets too.
by Robert TriggsJanuary 3, 2017

Next-gen Gear VR may feature eye and face tracking

A patent application filed by Samsung last May reveals what the company may be working on eye and face tracking for its next-gen Gear VR headset.
by Robert TriggsNovember 30, 2016

Japan Display unveils dense 651ppi display for VR headsets

Japan Display has unveiled a new 651 ppi display designed to reduce the pesky "screen door" effect that plagues current virtual reality headsets.
by Robert TriggsNovember 25, 2016

HTC throws another $100 million into the Vive X accelerator pot

HTC has announced another $100 million of funding for start-up virtual reality companies through its Vive X accelerator program.
by Robert TriggsOctober 17, 2016

HTC and HP are offering a Vive VR bundle for $1,499

HTC and HP have teamed up to slightly lower the cost of getting started with virtual reality, with the launch of a $1,499 Vive VR bundle.
by Robert TriggsOctober 14, 2016

Sharp showcases a 1008 PPI prototype display for VR headsets

Sharp has unveiled a new prototype display at CEATEC in Japan, boasting a huge pixel density of 1008 pixels per inch designed for virtual reality headsets.
by Robert TriggsOctober 7, 2016

Samsung talks VR hype, standalone headsets, and 10K displays

At an event in San Francisco, Samsung President & Chief Strategy Officer Young Sohn has been discussing standalone VR headsets and future 10k displays.
by Robert TriggsSeptember 28, 2016

Start building your Daydream apps, Google VR SDK exits beta

After a few months in beta, Google's Daydream VR SDK has hit version 1.0 and is now available to download from the company's developer site.
by Robert TriggsSeptember 23, 2016
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