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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 some of the R&D that's...
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Stunning View Synthesis Algorithm Could Have Huge Implications for VR Capture

As far as live-action VR video is concerned, volumetric video is the gold standard for immersion. And for static scene capture, the same holds...

Facebook Researchers Show ‘Reverse Passthrough’ VR Prototype for Eye-contact Outside the Headset

Researchers at Facebook Reality Labs today published new work showcasing a prototype headset which has external displays to depict the user's eyes to others...

Locomotion Vault Catalogs & Compares 100+ VR Movement Techniques

Locomotion is one of the most fundamental elements of any VR experience because it directly influences the sort of experience the user can have...
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Intel Researchers Give ‘GTA V’ Photorealistic Graphics, Similar Techniques Could Do the Same for...

Researchers from Intel's Intelligent Systems Lab have revealed a new method for enhancing computer-generated imagery with photorealistic graphics. Demonstrated with GTA V, the approach uses...
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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 use in XR headsets. The lenses...

Facebook Researchers Explore Mechanical Display Shifting to Reduce Screen Door Effect

Researchers from Facebook Reality Labs and the University of Arizona published new work exploring the use of high-speed mechanical display shifting to reduce the...

Stanford Research Shows VR Users Can Be Identified Using Only 5 Minutes of Motion...

Privacy in VR is an ever growing issue, especially now that all new Oculus accounts must login to Facebook with their real identity, which...

Facebook Develops Hand Tracking Method to Touch Type in VR Without a Keyboard

Some of the most basic questions surrounding AR/VR tech aren't entirely solved yet, like making text input a fast, comfortable, and familiar experience. Facebook's...

Facebook Wants to Build an AR Headset to Supercharge Your Hearing, Create a Custom...

The Facebook Reality Labs Research team shared some of its latest audio initiatives today. The group aims to build technologies into an AR headset...

Facebook Researchers Develop Bleeding-edge Facial Reconstruction Tech So You Can Make Goofy Faces in...

Facebook Reality Labs, the company's R&D division, has been leading the charge on making virtual reality avatars realistic enough to cross the dreaded 'uncanney...

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...

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...

Facebook Says It Has Developed the ‘Thinnest VR display to date’ With Holographic Folded...

Facebook published new research today which the company says shows the "thinnest VR display demonstrated to date," in a proof-of-concept headset based on folded...
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Researchers Say Head-mounted Haptics Can Combat Smooth Locomotion Discomfort in VR

Researchers from the National Taiwan University, National Chengchi University, and Texas A&M University say that haptic feedback delivered to the head right from a VR headset...
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