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.
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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 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 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
Meta is offering one of the best deals for AR/VR headsets this Black Friday. It is the Meta Quest 2 that is not only available for a discount but is also bundled with two VR games which are also among the best out there. To be specific on this, the Meta Quest 2 is now selling for $349 via Amazon, which is $50 less than the usual price. The VR games that the headset comes … [Read more...] about Meta Quest 2 Black Friday deal: $50 discount + two free VR games
Black Friday is just days away and HTC has revealed it has some nice deals on its AR/VR headsets to make the season all the more enjoyable and fun. The prices mentioned are the lowest it has ever been for the HTC Vive Flow glasses. That is not all as opting for the Vive Pro and Vive Pro 2 will let you have free access to VivePort Infinity for an entire year. For those who might … [Read more...] about Some of the best Black Friday deals on AR/VR headsets