'Brass Tactics' from Hidden Path Entertainment is an Oculus-exclusive title, but that didn't stop us from playing it with Microsoft's Windows Mixed Reality platform and testing its performance with FCAT.
When Microsoft announced its entrance into the VR headset market, its partner products were attractive and relatively inexpensive, but didn’t live up to the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive in terms of pure image quality and specs. Enter Samsung’s HMD Odyssey, a $499 headset that can compete with the best of them. Show More Summary
GUEST: As I wrote back in June, startups in the VR/AR space are wading through a shroud of mystery as to when the industry’s winter will give way to widespread traction and mainstream adoption. I also offered an example of an exceptional case earlier this month about how a UK-based startup, VirtualSpeech, meandered through a series […]
HoloLens will help bring a Japanese national treasure to life with mixed reality effects and narration. While HoloLens is being used by developers and companies alike to create wholly new and interesting experiences, it also has the ability to greatly enhance existing experiences....
We can help you git gud at one of the best zombie shooters on PSVR. Arizona Sunshine, available for PlayStation VR (PSVR) as well as HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, and Windows Mixed Reality, sends you out into the bleak, dry desert to complete...Show More Summary
You might have heard that we’re on the cusp of a new technology—mixed reality—that’s something like a combination of augmented and virtual reality. And while it’s a technology many companies are likely to get behind in the future, Microsoft...Show More Summary
The Microsoft HoloLens is getting somewhat long in the tooth, getting ready to celebrate its second birthday in March 2018. Microsoft has already teased HoloLens 2.0 in July 2017, when it spoke about its new Holographic Processing Unit, which features an AI coprocessor to natively and flexibly implement Deep Neural Networks on the device itself. Show More Summary
The self-contained VR package is designed for easy setup with a focus on ergonomics and comfort.
ASUS is late to the game, but it has a rather unique entry in the Windows Mixed Reality market. The majority of Windows Mixed Reality (WMR) headsets from partners like HP, Dell, and Lenovo, have already hit the market, but one Microsoft partner has been conspicuously absent: ASUS....
At IFA 2017 last year, ASUS announced its plan to enter Windows Mixed Reality ecosystem with their own headset. Today, ASUS announced that their Windows Mixed Reality headset is now available for purchase at $429 in the US. Powered by...Show More Summary
Microsoft has released a series of 6 videos as part of their online Mixed Reality Academy 213 course designed to help Unity developers get up to speed developing Windows Mixed Reality Apps including the use of Windows Mixed Reality Controllers. Show More Summary
Fusing rich visuals with crisp acoustics, the Samsung HMD Odyssey offers an experience that draws you in deeper to the world of mixed reality, a blend of virtual reality and augmented reality. HMD Odyssey is a head-mounted display, developed to explore the world of Windows Mixed Reality. Show More Summary
The next Swimsuit Edition of Sports Illustrated is set to be its most immersive experience, as the spread is set to become available in VR, including on Windows Mixed Reality. Courtesy of the LIFE VR app in the Microsoft Store, Swimsuit Editor MJ Day will offer viewers a behind-the-scenes look at how the issue was created. Show More Summary
No peeking under the nose guard! Putting on a PC-based VR headset, whether it's HTC Vive, Windows Mixed Reality (WMR), or Oculus Rift, means you're losing sight of what's physically around you. While a majority of VR experiences canShow More Summary
Your Mixed Reality headset isn't much good without the appropriate software. Windows Mixed Reality (WMR) is gaining traction in the VR world, offering up a comfortable variety of headsets along with motion controllers that don't require extra outside sensors. Show More Summary
Gree VR Capital, a venture investment division of Japan’s mobile game publisher Gree, has completed its first fund for virtual reality investments and is rebranding so that it can invest in the broader augmented reality and mixed reality sectors. Gree invested $18.3 million in 14 VR startups and three augmented reality companies in its first […]
The Microsoft AR/VR pendulum seems to be swinging back toward emphasizing the potential business use of HoloLens and mixed reality headsets.
Singapore and the United Arab Emirates are next in line to get HoloLens. In the first of what is expected to be a series of monthly updates on its mixed reality efforts, Microsoft announced that HoloLens will soon be headed to two more markets....