Disney's 'Force Jacket' prototype lets you really feel each VR punch

Up till this level, any suggestions your physique receives throughout AR and VR is within the type of vibrations and touching a handheld machine. The Force Jacket permits for an array of airbags and sensors to offer sensation over your complete higher physique although functions of pressure and high-frequency vibrations. Users can really feel touching, […]

HTC expects 5G to boost VR and AR sales, but not until 2020

Vive Pro sends out its AR dev equipment

HTC simply launched its software program improvement equipment for the front-facing cameras on the Vive Pro. The new replace ought to assist flip the machine into the type of augmented actuality developer equipment Magic Leap has been distributing quietly in small numbers. Magic Leap is raising billions of dollars for a see-through AR headset that’s exhausting to […]

Play 'Star Wars' holochess with out a headset on iOS

When Disney and Lenovo teamed as much as create Star Wars: Jedi Challenges, it was a big step in bringing augmented actuality (AR) gaming to the plenty. The headset was modestly-priced, and the sport, a Star Wars-themed model of chess, was accessible to everybody. Now, in a bid to push the expertise – and the […]

AntVR will debut $500 Mix AR headset in May on Kickstarter, rivaling HoloLens

AntVR will debut $500 Mix AR headset in May on Kickstarter, rivaling HoloLens

Chinese digital actuality headset maker AntVR informed VentureBeat at present that it’s going to debut Mix, its first augmented actuality headset, by a Kickstarter marketing campaign in May. The firm will begin pricing at $500, and pitch Mix as a superior but cheaper different to Microsoft’s $three,000 HoloLens. Unlike digital actuality headsets, augmented actuality headsets overlap […]

HTC expects 5G to boost VR and AR sales, but not until 2020

HTC expects 5G to spice up VR and AR gross sales, however not till 2020

Virtual and augmented actuality headset gross sales are improving after a rocky 2017, however HTC says that VR and AR will actually take off when 5G networks can be found. Unfortunately, each the Vive headset maker and unbiased analysts are predicting that the 5G-VR/AR convergence received’t meaningfully occur till 2020. Speaking on the Dubai launch […]

Delta T is an indie AR challenger to Niantic’s Ingress

Delta T is an indie AR challenger to Niantic’s Ingress

Indie studio Empower Labs is getting a highlight on Google Play for its augmented actuality recreation Delta T. After a while in closed beta, the massively multiplayer cell recreation launched in open beta in March for Android units. Delta T is much like different location-based video games like Grey Area’s Shadow Cities and Niantic’s Ingress, which is getting an […]

Niantic CEO John Hanke: Games are the primordial soup for tech evolution

Niantic CEO John Hanke: Games are the primordial soup for tech evolution

Niantic CEO John Hanke summoned up the ghost of Arthur C. Clarke when discussing augmented actuality with the well-known quote, “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” But to get expertise to that time, experimentation is important — and video games are the right proving floor. “One of the great things about games and gamers as […]

Leap Motion Announces Open Source Augmented Reality Headset

Leap Motion Announces Open Source Augmented Reality Headset

Leap Motion simply dropped what would be the largest tease in Augmented and Virtual Reality since Google Cardboard. The North Star is an augmented reality head-mounted display that boasts some spectacular specs: Dual 1600×1440 LCDs 120Hz refresh charge 100 diploma FOV Cost underneath $100 (in quantity) Open Source Hardware Built-in Leap Motion digicam for exact hand monitoring Yes, […]

Leap Motion's New AR Headset All But Guarantees Your Public Humiliation

Leap Motion's New AR Headset All But Guarantees Your Public Humiliation

Image: Leap Motion Leap Motion, the corporate behind the bizarre gesture-tracking controller for PC and VR, is exhibiting off some fairly attention-grabbing tech within the type of an AR headset reference design. Whether or not you’ll be capable of get your arms on the idea, which contains the corporate’s gesture management , is one other […]

Leap Motion shows crazy-looking $100 North Star AR headset with hand tracking

Leap Motion reveals crazy-looking $100 North Star AR headset with hand monitoring

Best identified for its standalone hand-tracking accessory, Leap Motion announced immediately that it’s bringing gesture controls into an affordable augmented actuality headset, hoping to kickstart widespread curiosity in AR. The firm claims that the headset will price lower than $100 to supply at scale, regardless of having “technical specifications of a pair of augmented glasses from […]