Tag Archives: reality

HTC Sees a New, or Virtual, Reality

When HTC brought back founder Cher Wang two years ago to turn around the struggling Taiwanese mobile phone maker, investors hoped she could stem a sharp loss in market share to Apple and Samsung Electronics. But the gamble to rebuild the early smartphone pioneer’s reputation failed, as its market share has continued to dwindle – to below 1 percent from closer to 10 percent in ... Read More »

Microsoft to Host Windows Mixed Reality Event on October 3: Report

HIGHLIGHTS The event will be held on October 3 in San Francisco Microsoft will introduce new Mixed Reality headsets These headsets have been made by Acer, HP, Dell, and Lenovo Microsoft appears to be hosting a Windows Mixed Reality event. The tech giant is reported to have sent out press invites for an event on October 3 in San Francisco, giving ... Read More »

Microsoft Announces SteamVR Support for Mixed Reality Headsets; Halo Set for Debut as Well

HIGHLIGHTS The mixed reality headsets will be made available later this year Microsoft announced its partnership for headsets last year The company says its headsets will be affordable as well as portable Last year, Microsoft announced last year that it partnered with leading device makers including Acer, Asus, Dell, HP, Lenovo, and 3Glasses on a wide range of headsets that pair with Windows Mixed Reality-ready ... Read More »

Could the Future of Virtual Reality Lie in Enterprise Software?

HIGHLIGHTS VR can enable immersive lessons, and be useful for education and training It is making an impact in gaming but also has potential in enterprise Early adoption of VR is slowing, but this is fairly typical, says HTC “Virtual reality can enable unique experiences that are not available through any other platform, and come in a number of different ... Read More »

11 amazing uses of virtual reality

nextSlideshows 01 You’ve probably seen those ’tilt & rotate’ videos on Facebook or different versions of virtual reality headsets. VR is becoming popular and once the initial excitement of 360 videos and photos wears off, you’ll realize that there can be many more applications. 02 Movies When you put on a VR headset, it blocks all the ambient light and ... Read More »

Six Flags teams up with Samsung for virtual reality roller coasters

If being flung through the air isn’t terrifying enough, you’ll soon be able to slap on a Gear VR headset for a completely different experience. Credit: Six Flags 3COMMENTS Derek Walter | @derekwalter Greenbot Mar 3, 2016 11:03 AM Six Flags roller coasters in nine U.S. parks will soon will try and jazz up the experience by letting you wear ... Read More »