AMD wants to make your VR headset wireless
Published in Graphics


Acquires Nitero millimeter wave company

You might seen we've writing about millimeter waves several times. and we usually attributed this term to 5G. AMD has just acquired Nitero, a millimeter wave company that wants to use this technology to cut the cord on your VR and AR headset. 

Windows 10 Creators Update ISO available early
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Windows 10 build 15063 goes RTM

Although Microsoft is set to officially release its Windows 10 Creators Update to the general public on April 11th, the company has already made the ISO files available for download on its official site on Thursda,  just before the end of the Q1 business cycle and the last day of March.

ASUS spins off its AR development team
Published in Wearables
Tuesday, 28 March 2017 07:05

ASUS spins off its AR development team


Readying to support Windows Mixed Reality headsets in Q4


ASUS said that it is ready to spin off its augmented reality and virtual reality development teams to become an independent startup, according to the latest Far East reports.

VR headset sales expected to pick up
Published in Wearables
Thursday, 23 March 2017 11:55

VR headset sales expected to pick up


IDC expects a 10-fold increase

Beancounters at IDC have added up some numbers and divided them by their shoe size and reached the conclusion that global shipments of augmented and virtual reality headset devices are expected to reach 99.4 million units in 2021.

Total Recall loses case against Oculus
Published in Wearables
Monday, 13 March 2017 14:15

Total Recall loses case against Oculus


On a technicality

Total Recall Technologies (TRT) has had its lawsuit against Oculus VR and its founder Palmer Luckey tossed out of court on a filing technicality.

Why did Microsoft rename Win Holographic to "Windows Mixed Reality"?
Published in Wearables


First developer kits arriving later this month


Last week Microsoft decided to make a brand name change to the Windows Holographic platform that will ship with an upcoming version of Windows and enable a variety of apps and programs to run on new head-mounted display units arriving this spring.

Asustek VR ready for third quarter
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Wednesday, 08 March 2017 11:42

Asustek VR ready for third quarter


Sorting out suppliers

Asustek is choosing suppliers for its VR head-mounted display (HMD) devices so it can have its production start in the third quarter of 2017.

Microsoft kills second gen HoloLens
Published in Wearables
Tuesday, 21 February 2017 12:52

Microsoft kills second gen HoloLens


Working on Version three instead 

Microsoft appears to be getting cold feet over its HoloLens and is not going to release a second version of the gear.

Apple to invent AR glasses
Published in Wearables
Wednesday, 11 January 2017 11:19

Apple to invent AR glasses


It is going be a game-changer

The super-cool and innovative tech power house Apple is rumoured to have come up with some game-changing glasses which superimpose information and pictures onto reality.

Google partners rushing into AI
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Friday, 06 January 2017 11:13

Google partners rushing into AI


Because that is not a bubble waiting to burst


Google quickened the pace of its push into virtual and augmented reality this week as its hardware partners announced new devices using its tech.