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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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Kandao Announce New 360-Degree Camera – Kandao Obsidian

Kandao Announce New 360-Degree Camera – Kandao Obsidian

Chinese tech company Kandao has announced the launch of their latest hardware product designed for 3D and 360-degree image capture, the Kandao Obsidian. The device has already gain praise and even an award, named as a ‘Best of Innovation Honoree’ at CES 2017. The Kandao Obsidian has two variants, the R and S. Th Obsidian R features 8K resolution, and …

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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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Udacity’s latest Nanodegree will teach React

Udacity’s latest Nanodegree will teach React

In its quest to reduce persistent skills gaps, Udacity has been designing condensed courses to get students up to speed on trendy topics to improve employment outcomes. The startup’s “ Nanodegrees ,” as they call them, span VR, robotics, deep learning and other key technical and non-technical skills. Today Udacity is announcing its latest addition to the lineup — React. …

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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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