HTC’s co-founder is releasing a standalone virtual reality head

A new virtual reality headset is coming, but one with a difference. It’s an untethered, 5G powered, hand-tracking capable headset designed to bring people together. Peter Chou, former CEO and co-founder of HTC, started XRSpace in 2017 with the goal of taking XR to the masses. XR being a mix of Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and Mixed […]

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Apple [AR]T Walk tours add augmented reality to the streets

If you hadn’t noticed, Apple has embraced augmented reality in a big way. Whether it’s on-stage demonstrations at key events throughout the year, with companies like Lego and Microsoft, or encouraging app developers, such as Ikea, to enable you to see if a bit of furniture fits in your home, the company wants you to […]

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Microsoft planning a vibrating floor mat for virtual reality

A new patent filing seems to imply that Microsoft is considering a vibrating floor mat for virtual reality with interesting implications. This new patent appears to show that the mat will double as a boundary for your VR gaming space. This could then be integrated into the system to enable the virtual reality headset to […]

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What’s the story so far on Apple’s AR headset?

For at least a decade, Apple has been working on augmented reality and virtual reality technologies. We know this thanks to statements from the company, predictions from analysts, numerous patent filings, and Apple’s interest in growing its ARKit platform for AR apps and games. It has also hired AR/VR experts, and it’s acquired multiple AR/VR […]

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Full 3D render of Samsung’s AR headset pops up in patent applic

Not to be outdone by Apple, Samsung appears to be working on its own augmented reality headset. There has been a lot of talk in recent weeks about Apple preparing to launch its so-called Apple Glasses sometime early next year, so, of course, a newly discovered patent application shows Samsung has made an AR headset, as well. Galaxy Club […]

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