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New Reality Labs Research Project Demonstrates Mind-bending AR Capabilities

A project from researchers at Reality Labs, Meta's XR division, shows a method for interacting with the real-world through...

Meta Offered a Glimpse into the XR R&D That’s Costing It Billions

During the Connect 2021 conference last week, Meta Reality Labs' Chief Scientist, Michael Abrash, offered a high-level overview of...
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Facebook Researchers Reveal Methods for Design & Fabrication of Compact Holographic Lenses

Researchers from Facebook Reality Labs have shared new methods for the design & fabrication of compact holographic lenses for...

Google ARCore Depth API Now Available, Letting Devs Make AR More Realistic

ARCore, Google’s developer platform for building augmented reality experiences for mobile devices, just got an update that brings the...

Researchers Transform Real Soccer Matches into Tabletop AR Reconstructions

The FIFA World Cup finals are nearly here, and while we still live in a time where most everyone...

Oculus Research Becomes ‘Facebook Reality Labs’, Creating “further and faster” Leaps in AR/VR

Oculus today announced it's rebranding Oculus Research, the company's R&D lab, to the newly created Facebook Reality Labs (FRL)....

Facebook Teases “Mixed Reality” Capabilities of Santa Cruz Headset

Facebook's VP of AR/VR Andrew “Boz” Bosworth showed a quick glimpse of a "mixed reality" game of soccer using...
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Researchers Electrically Stimulate Muscles in Haptic Designed for Hands-free AR Input

Researchers at The Human Computer Interaction Lab at Hasso-Plattner-Institut in Potsdam, Germany, published a video recently showing a novel...

Facebook Open-sources ‘Detectron’ Computer Vision Algorithm for AR Research

Facebook announced this week the open-sourcing of Detectron, the company's platform for computer vision object detection algorithm based on...

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 845 to Improve AR/VR Rendering & Reduce Power Consumption “by 30%”

Qualcomm introduced it's new Snapdragon 845 mobile processor at the company's tech summit in Hawaii this week, which Qualcomm...

Google Shares New Research into Foveated Rendering Techniques

Display resolutions are growing, but the graphical processing power to serve these displays with content isn't growing at the...

Video Gives Us a Peek Into the Future of How AR and VR Will Work Together

We're all waiting for the day when you can put on a singular, tether-free headset and experience all the...

Facebook is Researching Brain-Computer Interfaces, “Just the Kind of Interface AR Needs”

Regina Dugan, VP of Engineering at Facebook's Building 8 skunkworks and former head of DARPA, took the stage today...

Researchers Demonstrate 100° Dynamic Focus AR Display With Membrane Mirrors

Achieving a wide field of view in an AR headset is a challenge in itself, but so too is...
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