New clip shows the passthrough AR system of the upcoming LYNX-R1

New clip shows the passthrough AR system of the upcoming LYNX-R1

The view that is shown in the above clip is not the transparent lens of a headset like Microsoft’s HoloLens 2, rather it is the cameras view that has been altered by software to be viewable in VR.

Microsoft Flight Simulator – World Update 3 releases today

Microsoft Flight Simulator – World Update 3 releases today

Developer of Microsoft Flight Simulator, Asobo, have locked in their new update for February 16th.384 airports (+1) have been released on the platform so far in various stores.Aircraft: 111 aircraft (+7) are either released or are in various stages of development.

Apple mixed-reality headset: Two 8K displays, $3,000 price tag

Apple mixed-reality headset: Two 8K displays, $3,000 price tag

Last year, Apple internally discussed pricing the product around $3,000, more than the starting price of the company’s high-end laptops but around the $3,500 that Microsoft charges for its mixed-reality headset, HoloLens, according to the person with direct knowledge of the device.

We have finally played the lost, official Goldeneye 007 remaster for Xbox 360

We have finally played the lost, official Goldeneye 007 remaster for Xbox 360

This past weekend, the long-rumored Goldeneye 007 remake project, as helmed officially by Microsoft and Rare before being summarily canceled, finally landed in a fan's hands.

Microsoft, GM, Cruise Partner on Self-Driving Cars

Microsoft, GM, Cruise Partner on Self-Driving Cars

"The companies in this sector are going to need a long runway before they generate enough revenues to be self-sustaining so another $2 billion in the bank for Cruise is the single most important aspect of this," Sam Abuelsamid, principal analyst for e-mobility at Guidehouse Insights, a market intelligence company in Detroit, told TechNewsWorld.

CES 2021: What Worked, What Didn't

CES 2021: What Worked, What Didn't

We'll close with my favorite product at CES, a promised new vehicle from GM: the Cadillac Lyriq.What's fascinating is that they pointed out what wasn't working with events like CES, though they focused on our more typical Zoom, WebEx, and Microsoft Teams meetings.

VR Controller Support for Microsoft Flight Simulator is “being worked on”

VR Controller Support for Microsoft Flight Simulator is “being worked on”

Currently if you want to play the game in VR you are stuck with using a flight stick, a controller or even worse, a mouse and keyboard.Sometimes you can be a little bit more, well you could say lazy, or you could say maybe not quite as disciplined.

Instructions for Launching VR

Instructions for Launching VR

Before you can access VR mode in Microsoft Flight Simulator, you must: Download and install OpenXR for Windows Mixed Reality from the Microsoft Store.To access VR mode (currently only available once loaded into a flight): Before launching the sim, first launch the Mixed Reality Portal from the Windows Start Menu.

Microsoft Flight Simulator VR is here, and it isn’t running well

Microsoft Flight Simulator VR is here, and it isn’t running well

Users all over social media are commenting on the issues that they are facing when trying to get the game running on their hardware.If you check out the Steam page for Microsoft Flight Simulator, the recommended GPU in the spec for the game is a GTX 970.

Microsoft Flight Simulator Virtual Reality Update Available Now

Microsoft Flight Simulator Virtual Reality Update Available Now

Today, we’re excited to share that Virtual Reality for Microsoft Flight Simulator is now available on your favorite VR headset for PC, offering simmers the deepest and most immersive virtual flight experience in the new simulator to date.

‘Microsoft Flight Sim’ VR Update Arrives Next Week Alongside Real-Time Snow & Ice

‘Microsoft Flight Sim’ VR Update Arrives Next Week Alongside Real-Time Snow & Ice

Back in July during the companies initial reveal of VR compatibility, Microsoft stated that support would arrive first on the recently-released HP Reverb G2 Windows Mixed Reality headset.

Microsoft Flight Simulator will update with VR support next week

Microsoft Flight Simulator will update with VR support next week

Next week VR support for Microsoft Flight Simulator will be added to the game via a major update on December 22nd.It was previously announced that the VR update for the game would be releasing as a timed exclusive for the Windows Mixed Reality platform.

Spatial’s new AR meeting app might save you from the Zoom grid of doom

Spatial’s new AR meeting app might save you from the Zoom grid of doom

Available on VR headsets like the Oculus Quest , Microsoft's HoloLens, and Magic Leap , the app allows users to meet in virtual office spaces to collaborate together throughout the workday.

Microsoft Flight Simulator Gets SteamVR Support In December 2020

Microsoft Flight Simulator Gets SteamVR Support In December 2020

When Microsoft Flight Sim first launched, it was without any VR support whatsoever, as we reported at the time.The Flight Simulator developers have indicated that sometime in December the Steam version of the sim will be open to any VR headset that’s compatible with SteamVR.

Microsoft Flight Simulator VR to launch as free upgrade in late December

Microsoft Flight Simulator VR to launch as free upgrade in late December

Asobo Studio also said that compatibility with additional VR headsets would not come until later, but that plan has changed.“Everybody will get access to VR now, and when I say everybody [...] it will also be open to all devices, including the Oculus family, Valve family, really every family of headset are going to be supported there.”.

Official VR Support Heading To ‘Microsoft Flight Sim’ This December

Official VR Support Heading To ‘Microsoft Flight Sim’ This December

During a live Q&A hosted on Twitch this past week, developer Asobo Studio confirmed that full VR support will be exiting closed beta and arriving on all PC VR headsets, including the HTC Vive, Oculus, Valve Index, and Windows Mixed Reality, this December as part of the free “Sim Update 2.”.

Virtuality Experience Is the Immersive Remote Conference to Attend in December

Virtuality Experience Is the Immersive Remote Conference to Attend in December

“We had to adapt to provide a solution and our industry inspired us to offer you, with Teemew Events, our first tradeshow 100% online: the Virtuality Experience.”.Exhibitors, Speakers, and Talks to Look Forward To. The event has attracted more than 50 exhibitors, including Microsoft, Lenovo, PTC, Taqtile, Healium, and PwC.

Amazon, Microsoft Commit to New Linux Foundation Climate Finance Foundation

Amazon, Microsoft Commit to New Linux Foundation Climate Finance Foundation

LF last month announced its intent to form the Linux Foundation Climate Finance Foundation (LFCF) to empower investors, banks, insurers, companies, governments, NGOs, and academia with AI-enhanced open-source analytics and open data to address climate risk and opportunity.

Microsoft Update Improves Visuals for HP Reverb G2 & WMR Headsets

Microsoft Update Improves Visuals for HP Reverb G2 & WMR Headsets

Image credit: Microsoft The update comes thanks to Microsoft’s work with HP and Valve, improving Chromatic Aberration, light leakage and god rays for the Reverb G2 and some existing WMR VR headsets – the Samsung Odyssey+ and the original HP Reverb G1.

IBM, Microsoft, and the Future of Healthcare

IBM, Microsoft, and the Future of Healthcare

Let's contrast IBM's and Microsoft's healthcare efforts this week -- and we'll close with my product of the week: the most advanced electric motorcycle on the market.Microsoft's Cloud for Healthcare focuses on fixing the data interoperability problem, which is perhaps Microsoft's new best skill.

Oculus CEO thinks VR headsets could eventually be free with subsidies

Oculus CEO thinks VR headsets could eventually be free with subsidies

With companies like Microsoft and Sony selling consoles cheaply and making up their investments in software licensing, Iribe thinks there’s room in the industry for some more inventive approaches to hardware sales.

Microsoft Research presents PIVOT, placing VR objects into your hand

Microsoft Research presents PIVOT, placing VR objects into your hand

This week, Microsoft announced Haptic PIVOT, the latest in a long line of haptic VR controllers developed by the company's Research wing.(Credit: Microsoft Research)The tech inside the device is so efficient that the handle can go from grasp to fully retracted (at approximately 190 degrees) in just 340 milliseconds.

Linux: 29 Years and Counting as a Powerhouse OS

Linux: 29 Years and Counting as a Powerhouse OS

The Linux popularity as a desktop alternative to Windows got a big boost some four years later with the arrival of Ubuntu in 2004.To this day, however, while Linux desktop user base grows, its numbers have never come close to overtaking Microsoft Windows.

Java Edition is moving house

Java Edition is moving house

That’s why we’ve decided that moving forward, all of our games will require a Microsoft account to play – including Minecraft Java Edition.Now just to be clear, migrating from Mojang to Microsoft accounts is mandatory .

Microsoft Hones Edge in Time for Holiday Shopping

Microsoft Hones Edge in Time for Holiday Shopping

In anticipation of this move, Microsoft has aggressively updated its new Chromium version of the Edge browser with several features that should help you find gifts and save money while remaining far safer while on the web.

Microsoft Flight Simulator VR closed beta sign ups available now

Microsoft Flight Simulator VR closed beta sign ups available now

A Microsoft Flight Simulator VR beta will be made available in the upcoming weeks for users how have a Windows VR device.The developers of Microsoft Flight Simulator, Asobo, announced on their recent Q&A stream that the closed beta will be available sometime in late October or early November.

You can now sign up to test Microsoft Flight Simulator in VR

You can now sign up to test Microsoft Flight Simulator in VR

Not only do you have to own the game, have a Windows Mixed Reality headset, be a registered Microsoft Flight Simulator “Insider” and sign an NDA, you’ll need a slightly beefier PC than the base game — with an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 or better sporting 8GB of VRAM, as well as 16GB of system memory.

Microsoft Flight Simulator VR Beta Starting Soon

Microsoft Flight Simulator VR Beta Starting Soon

To get a shot of joining the beta's first phase, you’ll need to first join the Microsoft Flight Simulator Insider program, then submit a DxDiag file to Asobo.

Microsoft Ignite and Dominating the Future of Tech the Right Way

Microsoft Ignite and Dominating the Future of Tech the Right Way

Satya Nadella came in, and now Microsoft is both more powerful and not threatening because they approach market dominance the right way -- by not focusing on it.

Microsoft buys Fallout creator Bethesda for $7.5bn

Microsoft buys Fallout creator Bethesda for $7.5bn

In a statement, Xbox chief Phil Spencer said the two firms "shared similar visions for the opportunities for creators and their games to reach more players in more ways".Pete Hynes, senior vice president at Bethesda Softworks, said the deal offered "access to resources that will make us a better publisher and developer".