Apple is reported to be working on an advanced eye tracking feature that might surpass what the Meta Quest Pro boasts of, the website NextPit reported. A patent filing by the iPhone maker also sheds light on how it intends to implement the same on the future Apple Glasses as well as the Mixed Reality headset that the company is touted to come up with in 2023.As is evident … [Read more...] about Apple working on advanced gaze control tech for its MR headset and glasses
Archives for December 2022
Meta acquires 3D smart lens manufacturer Luxexcel
Facebook parent company Meta has acquired the Belgian-Dutch 3D printing company Luxexcel, the website RoadToVR reported citing the English language publication The Brussels Times. Luxexcel specializes in the development of complex glass lenses that go into the making of AR headsets. None of the companies are forthcoming with the details of the deal though, including the … [Read more...] about Meta acquires 3D smart lens manufacturer Luxexcel
Meta Quest 2 is now faster and has better visuals post latest software update
The Meta Quest 2 is getting a performance boost thanks to a new update introduced to the two year old headset. Meta said the maximum frequency has been boosted to 525 MHz from the earlier 490 MHz, something that will let it have 7 percent more performance, Engadget reported."No integration or coding is needed to start reaping the benefits of this improvement — the dynamic … [Read more...] about Meta Quest 2 is now faster and has better visuals post latest software update
Gorillaz to perform live AR concert in New York and London this weekend
The Grammy award-winning virtual rock band Gorillaz has an event lined up in New York and London in the coming days, the website VRScount reported. It is an augmented reality concert that is coming up and is going to be held at Times Square in New York City at 2:30 pm ET on December 17th. Thereafter, the group has an event lined up the very next day at Piccadilly Circus in … [Read more...] about Gorillaz to perform live AR concert in New York and London this weekend
Honda using advanced VR tech to design next-gen vehicles
Advanced augmented reality and virtual reality technologies is being used increasingly in different industry segments to further productivity and workplace efficiency. Take for instance Honda that is banking heavily on virtual reality to develop its new all-wheel drive 2023 Honda Pilot TrailSport or the all-electric 2024 Honda Prologue.The impetus to adopt VR tech in … [Read more...] about Honda using advanced VR tech to design next-gen vehicles
FTC sues Meta to prevent it from acquiring Within Inc.
The Federal Trade Commission has started a legal battle to prevent Meta Platforms from acquiring the virtual reality app developer Within Inc, Reuters reported. The FTC which had sued in July to prevent the deal from materializing said their primary aim behind its move is to prevent creating a monopoly in the virtual reality fitness app segment and is seeking the imposition of … [Read more...] about FTC sues Meta to prevent it from acquiring Within Inc.