Microsoft announces range of VR headsets for Windows 10 starting at $299

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Microsoft at its Surface event announced that its new Windows 10 Creators Update is coming early next year and also announced that the update will bring support for VR headsets and mixed reality. Microsoft is partnering with HP, Lenovo, Dell, Acer and ASUS who will sell their first VR headsets capable of mixed reality through the Creators Update. Continue reading “Microsoft announces range of VR headsets for Windows 10 starting at $299”

Xiaomi Mi VR headset with built-in independent motion sensor announced

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Xiaomi announced Mi VR headset along with its flagship Mi Note 2 at an event in Beijing. The Mi VR comes with a built-in independent motion sensor.  Continue reading “Xiaomi Mi VR headset with built-in independent motion sensor announced”

Qualcomm unveils Snapdragon 820-powered standalone VR headset design at IFA 2016

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At the ongoing IFA 2016 conference in Berlin, Qualcomm has unveiled a reference design of Snapdragon 820-powered standalone virtual reality head-mounted display (HMD). Continue reading “Qualcomm unveils Snapdragon 820-powered standalone VR headset design at IFA 2016”

Google’s Daydream VR platform expected to launch in coming weeks

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Google had announced its virtual reality platform Daydream in May at the I/O conference. Now, a latest report from Bloomberg says that the company could launch Daydream in coming weeks.

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Twitter hires former Apple designer Alessandro Sabatelli as Director of AR and VR

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Twitter has hired former Apple designer Alessandro Sabatelli as the Director of AR and VR, according to a latest report by Upload VR. The latest move comes from the company following acquisition of machine learning company Magic Pony earlier this month.

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