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Microsoft Unveils Windows Holographics, HoloLens Headets

Microsoft is getting into the virtual reality space with its just-announced HoloLens, a holographic computer enabled by Windows 10. The head-mounted HoloLens display is expected to be compatible with Xbox One gaming consoles. The Redmond giant...

Sony Gets Into Virtual Reality With Morpheus Headsets

Sony is working on a virtual reality (VR) system, dubbed Project Morpheus, that lets players immerse themselves in a simulated 3D world. Sony is also opening up the Morpheus SDK, currently...

Accenture acquires Mackevision

Accenture has entered into an agreement to acquire Germany-based Mackevision, a producer of 3D-enabled and immersive product content.

Atari, Chuck E. Cheese founder launches Modal VR for enterprises

Nolan Bushnell, founder of Atari and Chuck E. Cheese, have launched a virtual reality platform for businesses, called Modal VR, along with Jason Crawford, founder of Tiny Castle Studios. Modal VR offers...

Google Uses Cardboard To Bring Virtual Reality To All

Google unveiled Google Cardboard, a DIY enclosure made of cardboard that transforms a phone into a basic virtual reality headset. The company showed off the headsets, costing just a few dollars, at...

AppliedVR brings therapeutic virtual reality content to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

AppliedVR is introducing virtual reality technology in the Spine Center, Department of Surgery and Orthopaedic at Center Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. More such launches are expected in the coming months. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is among the...

Samsungs Gets Into Virtual Reality With Gear VR

Samsung gets into the virtual reality space with the Samsung Gear VR, powered by Oculus technology. The Gear is a result of a deep and integrated partnership with Oculus, a Facebook company, says...

Facebook Buys Virtual Reality Company Oculus For $2B

Facebook has reached a definitive agreement to acquire immersive virtual reality technology company Oculus VR, for roughly $2 billion. The transaction is expected to close in the second quarter of 2014. This is huge,...

PTC working with Microsoft to create MR experience

PTC is working to create enterprise mixed reality (MR) experiences with Microsoft HoloLens. The two companies will jointly work to help incorporate building hands-free MR experiences using ThingWorx Studio, say the...

Spaces raises $6.5M

Mixed reality company Spaces has raised $6.5 million in funding. The investment was led by China-based Songcheng Performances Development Co. , with additional investment from Comcast Ventures and other venture capitalists. Former DreamWorks Animation...

Lenovo to use Movidius machine vision technology for virtual reality projects

Ultra-low power machine vision technology company Movidius has inked a partnership with Lenovo to provide vision processing technology to a variety of VR-centric Lenovo products. Under the terms of the agreement, Lenovo will be...

Jaunt appoints George Kliavkoff from Hearst as chief executive

Cinematic virtual reality Jaunt has appointed George Kliavkoff as chief executive officer. Jaunt founder Arthur van Hoff, who has served as interim CEO, will resume his role as chief technology officer. Mr. Kliavkoff will relocate...

Raytheon developing human/machine interface for armored ground vehicles

Raytheon is developing technology that the company says will provide situational awareness to troops inside windowless armored vehicles, as part of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)'s Ground X-Vehicle Technologies (GXV-T)...

Oculus Rift Headsets Hit The Stores

Oculus Rift virtual reality headsets will be hitting retail shelves for the first time, starting this May. A limited number of Oculus Rift headsets will be available for purchase from Best Buy...

Dell to start selling Meta 2 augmented reality development kit

Dell will be the first authorized reseller of the Meta 2 augmented reality (AR) development kit from Meta.