Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon chip will take VR, AR to the next level

As expected, Qualcomm introduced the world’s first platform dedicated to extended reality (XR) with the launch of its Snapdragon XR1 chip and headset design. As previously reported, XR is an...

Oculus launches Venues app with a robust lineup of summer events

Oculus wants VR to bring its users into magical worlds dreamed up by game developers, but the company also needs people to see the headset as a way to...

Qualcomm introduces a dedicated chipset for mass market AR and VR headsets

At the end of the day, there are a lot of processes running on a smartphone-optimized chipsets that aren’t really necessary for the average virtual joe’s experience in a face...

Location-based virtual reality is increasing its footprint in the U.S.

Earlier this year, in a small, grey-walled storefront inside a very large mall in Torrance, Calif. (just past the AMC Center) , the virtual reality game-maker Survios planted its first...

HTC adds some bells and whistles to the Vive Focus ahead of Western rollout

As HTC gears up for a stateside launch of their Vive Focus standalone headset, the company announced a number of changes that they’re bringing to the device currently available...

A 4V camera for shooting holograph-like content is coming from Red, Lucid

Which came first, the file format, or the camera capable of shooting it? For the Red Hydrogen One’s holographic-like display, the answer is the file format — but a camera...

Leaked docs show Google may be cooking up a stand-alone AR headset

Leaked documents show Google is currently working on a stand-alone headset for augmented reality based on one of two Qualcomm processors designed for Internet of Things devices. It may be...

First preproduction units of the Pimax ‘8K’ VR headset to ship to testers in...

The Pimax team updated its Kickstarter post, reporting that preproduction models of its 8K VR headset will ship this month to 10 participants in the closed beta. If approved, the...

How gaming company Unity is driving automakers toward virtual reality

Automakers are embracing virtual reality with help from a gaming company. Unity Technologies is probably best known for developing mobile games; the company claims 60 percent of the global market...

The best virtual reality apps of 2018

Virtual reality isn't all about gaming. Swim with turtles, paint in 3D, and immerse yourself in some of the most unique experiences the platform has to offer, with our curated...

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Apple says illegal student labor discovered at iPhone X plant

BEIJING (Reuters) - Smartphone maker Apple Inc (AAPL.O) and its biggest manufacturing partner on Wednesday said that a small number of students were...