Microsoft Wins $22B Deal To Supply US Army With HoloLens AR Glasses

Microsoft Wins $22B Deal To Supply US Army With HoloLens AR Glasses

It's a supply contract potentially worth $21.9 billion over the next 10 years, Microsoft confirmed to CNBC .In its press release, the US Army confirmed its order of HoloLens AR headsets for its infantry and stated that the program is aimed "to deliver next-generation night vision and situational awareness capabilities to the Close Combat Force (CCF) at the speed of relevance."

Using artificial intelligence to generate 3D holograms in real-time

Using artificial intelligence to generate 3D holograms in real-time

"People previously thought that with existing consumer-grade hardware, it was impossible to do real-time 3D holography computations," says Liang Shi, the study's lead author and a PhD student in MIT's Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS).

New co-op shooter “After the Fall” gets a new trailer and a Summer release date

New co-op shooter “After the Fall” gets a new trailer and a Summer release date

Vertigo Games, the developer of Arizona Sunshine has announced that their upcoming zombie survival shooter, After the Fall, will be releasing in Summer 2021 to PC VR and PS VR with crossplay multiplayer options.

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.

Echo VR on Quest Roadmap

Echo VR on Quest Roadmap

During our second closed alpha we’re looking to add all players between the levels of 5- 49 to our existing (Level 50) pool of community testers.Additionally, our team will review and fix bugs to address issue that may arise just like in the previous testing phase.

In a new quantum simulator, light behaves like a magnet

In a new quantum simulator, light behaves like a magnet

"When we studied the simulator, we found that the photons behaved in the same way as magnetic dipoles across the quantum phase transition in real materials," says Rota.

Save 30% on Furious Seas on Steam

Save 30% on Furious Seas on Steam

To everyone that joined us along the way – you’re our earliest adopters and this was only possible because ofthe reason why Furious Seas is what it is today and why it’s shaping up to be one of the most exciting and unique VR game experiences out there.

A big step toward the practical application of 3D holography with high- performance computers

A big step toward the practical application of 3D holography with high- performance computers

With the newly developed "phase type" HORN-8, the calculation method for adjusting the phase of light was implemented, and the researchers were successful at projecting holography information as a 3D video with high-quality images.

PhaseSpace Has 6DoF Indoor and Outdoor VR Tracking System

PhaseSpace Has 6DoF Indoor and Outdoor VR Tracking System

San Leandro-based PhaseSpace has a 6-DoF Impulse X2 Motion Tracking system that helps location-based entertainment (LBE) businesses track VR headsets and game props. The company uses Active LED Markers that individually track a guests body movement in free roam VR and then project it inside the game.