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
Augmented Reality News
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
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.
Apple AR/VR headset facing fresh delay owing to software bug
The much anticipated Apple AR/VR headset that was being speculated to release sometime in early 2023 might be suffering some unexpected delays, the noted Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo reported. That said, Kuo also stated the delay isn't going to be too extensive so that the headset can still be expected to hit the streets next year itself, 9to5Mac reported. The analyst said an … [Read more...] about Apple AR/VR headset facing fresh delay owing to software bug
Apple names its AR/VR headset operating system as xrOS
Apple has named the software that would be powering its AR/ VR headset as 'xrOS', Bloomberg reported. So far, it is rOS short for realityOS that was being speculated to be the name of the software that would run on its upcoming AR/VR headset. In contrast, 'XR' which is believed to stand for Extended Reality will have a wider scope in that it will cover both augmented reality … [Read more...] about Apple names its AR/VR headset operating system as xrOS
Sony launches Mocopi motion tracking sensors for Metaverse
Sony has introduced a set of motion tracking sensors designed to accurately capture user movements in real-time which are then mirrored by virtual avatars on the Metaverse or other virtual reality and augmented reality platforms, Yahoo reported. The wearables named Mocopi comprise of half a dozen bands that users would be required to wear on their ankles, hip, wrists, and head. … [Read more...] about Sony launches Mocopi motion tracking sensors for Metaverse