Tuesday, January 18, 2022

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This café in Hyderabad serves virtual adventure

Hyderabad: You are placed inside a lift and taken to the top of a high-rise building. Then the lift door opens and you are...

Canon announces its first VR video production system

The system includes a dedicated lens and two computer software applications, and will be available from December-end for Rs 1,79,995.

Beautiful VR setting may reduce pain in unpleasant medical procedures

The study compared patients with and without virtual reality (VR) headsets having rigid cystoscopies, where a rigid telescope is inserted through the urethra into the bladder.

Facebook acquires VR game developer BigBox VR

‘Population: One' has been a runaway hit, earning more than $10 million on the Oculus Store "after just a few months".

Virtual reality may help reduce nerve injuries pain

The study, published in The Journal of Pain, showed that VR can also reduce pain symptoms such as prickling and pain following touch, that are often seen in patients with nerve injury.

10,000 workers now part of Facebook AR/VR division

According to The Information, Facebook has planned an aggressive strategy of building its own consumer hardware to cut the dependence on Apple and Google.

Facebook CEO bets on more realistic digital avatars

Zuckerberg detailed his vision about the next decade in virtual and augmented reality, including future Oculus VR devices.

Sony announces 6 PlayStation VR games

The company announced a new generation of PSVR for its PlayStation 5 console last month. The headset will come with a redesigned controller, a single cord instead of the original cable box, and a higher-resolution screen, among other upgrades.

Sony is working on next-gen VR headset for PS5: Report

According to The Verge, the headset won't launch this year, but the company is announcing early plans to make it available on the PS5 at some point in the future.

Virtual reality based app to treat fear of heights

The findings indicated that trial participants who spent a total of four hours training with the app at home had an improvement in their ability to handle real height situations.

AR/VR spending to reach $28.8 bn in Asia-Pacific in 2024: IDC

Commercial segment surpassed consumer AR/VR spending last year and will continue to account for a larger share of the spending

Facebook Oculus VR device arriving in S Korea on Tuesday

The mobile carrier said it will offer the device in South Korea on Tuesday as an extension of its partnership with the US social media giant in 2019.

2020: The year of weddings

From celebrities to commoners, it looks like everyone got hitched this year and social media feeds were filled with pictures of people getting married

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