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CES 2021 Cancelled Amid Pandemic Concerns, All-digital Version Coming January 6-9

CTA, the show organizers behind the United States' largest consumer electronics show, today announced that CES 2021 will be an "all-digital experience" next January,...
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‘Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge’ Gets First Reveal Trailer, Coming to Quest...

Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge is ILMxLAB's next foray into VR gaming. It's been under wraps since it was announced earlier this summer,...

OpenXR Now Certifying Headset & App Compliance, Adds Extensions for Hand-tracking & Eye-tracking

Khronos Group, the consortium behind the OpenXR industry standard, today announced that it has begun officially certifying products that correctly implement the OpenXR standard....

Facebook Reality Labs Says Varifocal Optics Are “almost ready for primetime,” Details HDR Research

Facebook Reality Labs, the company's R&D department, previously revealed its 'Half Dome' prototype headsets which demonstrated functional varifocal optics small enough for a consumer...

Oculus Now Accepting OpenXR Apps on Quest & Rift, a Big Step for Cross-platform...

OpenXR is a widely supported open standard which aims to make cross-platform VR development easier by allowing developers to build around a single API...

AR/VR Studio Dark Slope Pivots to Immersive Learning Amid Fresh Funding Round

The Toronto-based AR/VR developer Dark Slope today announced it's closed a bridge funding round with multiple investors which brings the company's total funding to $2.75...

LYNX MR Headset Reveals Compact Redesign, Production Units Expected to Ship in September

Enterprise-focused headset startup LYNX introduced its MR headset—designed for both VR and pass-through AR—in early 2020. Today the company revealed a redesign which makes...

[Update] Multiple Leaked Photos Show Possible Quest 2, September Reveal Rumored

A number of unverified photos of an apparently unreleased Quest headset appeared online. The rendered photos show the front portion of an apparent future...

‘In Death: Unchained’ Review – A Fine Roguelike Bow-shooter for Quest

With a few caveats, In Death: Unchained is basically the same experience you can have on SteamVR headsets and PSVR with its forebear In Death...

Somebody Already Made ‘Beat Saber’ Inside of ‘Dreams’

Well that didn't take long. Dreams, the game-within-a-game-maker, has had its newly updated VR feature for hardly more than 24 hours, but someone has...

‘Vertigo Remastered’ Review – a Pioneering VR Shooter Revitalized for 2020

Vertigo (2016) proved to be an ambitious room-scale VR title that pioneered the medium alongside the best of them back in 2016. Now ostensibly overhauled...

‘Steady’ is a Deceptively Simple Movement Game That Plays Like ‘Operation’ for VR

We love seeing unique takes on VR games and Steady certainly fits the bill. Launched last week, the game challenges you to move a...

Oculus Browser Gets Experimental Hand-tracking Support on Quest

A newly released update for the Oculus Browser on Quest includes full-finger hand-tracking support for WebXR projects. The feature was quietly released in the recent 10.2...

Facebook Reality Labs Shows Method for Expanding Field of View of Holographic Displays

Researchers from Facebook's R&D department, Facebook Reality Labs, and the University of California, Berkeley have published new research which demonstrates a method for expanding...

Company Raises $30M to Make Programing Industrial Robots Easier With the Help of SteamVR...

In an interesting bit of news which shows Valve's SteamVR Tracking technology used in a non-VR application, robotics company Wandelbots has raised a $30...
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