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Stealthy VR Startup Develops Ultra-High Resolution ‘Bionic’ Headset

Stealthy VR Startup Develops Ultra-High Resolution ‘Bionic’ Headset

But don’t ring the death knell just yet. A European startup company, coming out of stealth mode this week, claims that it has solved one of VR’s most persistent bugaboos — low resolution images. By creatively hacking existing display technologies, engineers at the Finnish company Varjo say they can deliver optical resolution up to 70 times the clarity of current …

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Tobii Integrates Eye-Tracking Technology Into HTC Vive

Tobii Integrates Eye-Tracking Technology Into HTC Vive

Tobii Pro, a company focussed on eye-tracking research, has announced a new solution that can be integrated into a commercial HTC Vive headset. The tool, along with the software development kit, is being made available for researchers. The Tobii Pro integration uses a HTC Vive business edition along with the Tobii eye tracking technology to track all types of eyes, …

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VR At Human Eye Resolution Could Be On Its Way

VR At Human Eye Resolution Could Be On Its Way

The field of virtual reality (VR) is still in its infancy in many ways. The technology has many directions it could head in to change and develop, but many experts and analysts agree that the view needs to be better through VR headsets before it gains wide-spread acceptance. A company comprised of former Nokia employees is trying to solve that …

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Birmingham City University Develop New AR Medical Software

Birmingham City University Develop New AR Medical Software

The system could help doctors view patient data quickly and more We’ve already seen many incredible and potential uses for virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) and mixed reality (MR) in medical and health fields, and yet more advancements are being made in the field. Now, Birmingham City University has developed a new mixed reality system that’ll help doctors view …

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Codemodeon Seek to Liven Up Presentation With Mixed Reality

Codemodeon Seek to Liven Up Presentation With Mixed Reality

Istanbul-based company use Mixed Reality to offer a richer experience for the audience during conference presentation. Almost everyone has been in at least one boring presentation in their life. At work or at school or college, or at a conference watching the slides that someone is awkwardly reading from. Some presenters are engaging enough to get around this, but a …

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Why AI Cannot Survive Without Community: Meet RobotX Space

Why AI Cannot Survive Without Community: Meet RobotX Space

The Rise of the Machines. A robot revolution. An impending cyber apocalypse. Whenever I mention Artificial Intelligence, a naysayer seems to pop up with a dubious sci-fi example or pessimistic catchphrase as to why advancing robotics and AI signal the very end of humanity. There’s no doubt that artificial intelligence is changing the world’s flexible workspaces – not to mention …

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Experience The Victorians’ Virtual Reality at a New Exhibit

Experience The Victorians’ Virtual Reality at a New Exhibit

Tricking your eyes into believing 2D objects were in three dimensions isn’t exactly a new discovery. For centuries we’ve understand how our eyes work and how we perceive depth, so it’s no surprise to learn that well over a century ago, the Victorians used stereoscopes in much the same way we used modern virtual reality (VR) head-mounted displays (HMDs). Stereoscopes …

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Everyone keeps talking about A.I.—here’s what it really is and why it’s so hot now

Everyone keeps talking about A.I.—here's what it really is and why it's so hot now

Artificial intelligence is everywhere, from Apple’s iPhone keyboard to Zillow’s home price estimates. There’s also a lot of stuff out there that marketers are calling AI, but really isn’t. Perhaps things reached a new high point last month when AlphaGo, a virtual player of the ancient Chinese board game Go developed by Alphabet’s DeepMind AI research group, trounced the top …

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The Morning After: Weekend After E3 Edition

The Morning After: Weekend After E3 Edition

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to the weekend. The E3 2017 show floor has closed, but gaming news will continue to flow all weekend as we wrap up our coverage of the event. Of course, that’s not the only thing that happened this week, so check below for a few more highlights. You’ll need a Galaxy S8 to …

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