Архив рубрики: Virtual Reality

Mobile and enterprise are the keys to VR/AR scale

 Though PC and console VR are the sexier formats we’re all excited about, is mobile where VR will really scale in the near term? This is a question I’ve been posing to investors and innovators. Read More

Mobile and enterprise are the keys to VR/AR scale

Like by smiling? Facebook acquires emotion detection startup FacioMetrics

 Facebook could one day build facial gesture controls for its app thanks to the acquisition of a Carnegie Mellon University spinoff company called FacioMetrics. The startup made an app called Intraface that could detect seven different emotions in people’s faces, but it’s been removed from the app stores. The acquisition aligns with a surprising nugget of information Facebook… Read More

Like by smiling? Facebook acquires emotion detection startup FacioMetrics

Sharalike tries to bring your slideshow into the virtual world

 Wait, wait, wait! Before your eyes glaze over at the word “slideshow,” stay with me for a moment. Yes, we’re all bored to tears with slideslows, but Sharalike’s brand new VR app has been rubbing its medical paddles together to try to jolt some life into your old 2D photos by teleporting them into your VR headset. Read More

Sharalike tries to bring your slideshow into the virtual world

Microsoft awards hardware startup ENTy the 2016 Imagine Cup

 The festivities have wrapped for Microsoft’s Imagine Cup, a global competition among students and young people to create new software and devices. The winner this year was ENTy, a polished and highly practical hardware solution for tracking posture, helping with diagnosis and possibly treatment of diseases that affect balance. Read More

Microsoft awards hardware startup ENTy the 2016 Imagine Cup

GearVR update brings much-needed native viewcapture tool to compatible phones

 Here’s the thing: when your eyes are synthesizing information from multiple screens into a three-dimensional virtual space, the word “screenshot” fails to describe what it is doing almost as badly as it fails to document what you are experiencing. So I’m calling it viewcapture. Read More

GearVR update brings much-needed native viewcapture tool to compatible phones