A new technique to change the structure of liquid crystals could lead to the development of fast-responding liquid crystals suitable for next generation displays -- 3D, augmented and virtual reality -- and advanced photonic applications such as mirrorless lasers, bio-sensors and fast/slow light generation, according to an international team of researchers from Penn State, the Air Force Research Laboratory and the National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan.
Google’s patent showcases an HMD, short for Head Mounted Display, with advanced wireless technology.The headsets should work with both smartphones and PCs. In related news, the 3rd generation Google Glasses have reportedly concluded their development stage, and are now in pilot production by manufacturers.
The full kit consists of the HMD ($499), the controllers($279) and the second-generation Base Station 2 ($149). For example, if you have the Vive or Vive Pro, you can use the new Valve Index controllers with it.
Thanks to Microsoft pulling off a major coup, making the Xbox One backwards compatible with hundreds of popular Xbox Original and Xbox 360 titles, there’s been a lot of pressure on Sony to give gamers a way to play all their favourite old games on the newest box.
It was suggested that the company could have opted to offer a ‘Rift Pro’ for that latter group at the same time as the Rift S, but Facebook’s Jason Rubin explained in a recent interview why they didn’t think that was the right call.
When the game was finally launched, it ended up being pretty decent indie survival crafting type game, with some impressive procedural generation. The latest massive update, NEXT, almost completely overhauls the game. Bringing it much closer to the game that people were expecting.
At the time, sources told us that this was indeed Valve’s very own SteamVR headset. We also heard that it would have wider field of view with resolution around the same as the HTC Vive Pro. Last week at GDC Valve told us that it did have VR updates to share “soon “.
They wanted help connecting workers in remote locations or disparate workplaces with experts to troubleshoot problems, in envisioning how equipment or furniture or physical objects will actually fit in three-dimensional spaces and in training new employees who need their hands free to perform work.
Social VR takes webinars to the next level, providing a new generation of avatar-based experiences, by allowing webinars to be presented in virtual reality environments and people, as avatars, to see each other and interact as if they were attending the event in person.
Microsoft is holding a press event at Mobile World Congress next month, and it looks like we’ll get some details on HoloLens 2. The company used to hold annual press events for Windows Mobile and Windows Phone updates at Mobile World Congress, alongside mobile device announcements.
While virtual reality won’t replace the actual sailing course, it most likely will be able to help future sailors learn faster and practice some of the theory from books on the dry land.
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Quadro RTX cards, which appear to have the horsepower needed to make movies like Sky Captain and Last Starfighter real. What also is amazing is that this is the very first version of these revolutionary cards, which makes you wonder what generation No. 3 will look like.
Apart from promising considerably more raw GPU power, we know that the Quadro RTX cards come with cutting-edge AI-enhancing hardware, VirtualLink, and, most importantly, real-time ray tracing ability. Nvidia has been working on this problem for a long time and Turing is bringing real-time ray tracing to the market.