You control it by blinking
Samsung has come up with contact lenses which are a little more discreet than Google glass and run by the power of blinking.
Is this a return for the Virtual Boy?
The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn which claims that the outfit which nearly killed off VR gaming with its “Virtual Boy” wants to get back into the industry.
Consumer gear anyone?
Chipzilla is adapting its RealSense depth camera into an augmented reality headset design which it might be licensing to other manufacturers.
Must have read your mind
Boffins from the University of Memphis have been looking at the use of consumer-grade EEG equipment to provide meaningful and accurate recognition of the wearer’s mental state.
Coming from no-where
An AR outfit which has had little in the way of publicity has just been given millions to get its technology into the shops and if it works like it is claimed it could clean the current generation's clocks.
A much needed interface for virtual environments
Recently, a New York-based startup has emerged from the shadows and promises to give virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) users a much more natural alternative controller interface for their new headset toys than the proprietary ones emerging with each new device.
Other options superior for quality control, hazardous environments
A report from independent research and advisory firm Lux Research Inc. has identified Google Glass coming up short in many usage cases, with smart glasses like Sony’s SmartEyeglass and Osterhout Design Group’s R-7 better suited for the needs of industrial workers, customer service reps and quality control agents.
Looks like battery life will be low
Microsoft's augmented reality headset, HoloLens will have about five and a half hours of battery life, according to a company expert.
You will know that you have been tangoed
Google and Lenovo are teaming up to build a smartphone using Project Tango’s 3D augmented reality technology.
But not until 2020
Enthusiasts, or those with the cash for a Radeon Fury X and Geforce GTX 980 TI or Titan, expect to see a boom of VR devices such as HTC Vive or the Oculus Rift. But according to AMD's CFO the VR business will start making some serious money only in 2020.