Meta has acquired the start-up Gary Sharp Innovations which it claimed will help develop better quality AR and VR lenses, Mixed-News reported. The acquisition is known to have been completed in June 2022 but is coming to light only now. It is not known either how much the acquisition might have cost. Gary Sharp Innovations happens to be a Colorado-based R&D start-up that … [Read more...] about Meta acquires start-up Gary Sharp Innovations, hopes to develop better AR/VR headsets
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
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.
Meta Quest 2 Black Friday deal: $50 discount + two free VR games
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
Apple creating its own ‘Appleverse’ for its upcoming AR/VR headset
Apple isn't just working on its own AR/VR headset but is also busy creating an entire ecosystem to go with the headset. The company though has been successful in maintaining a high level of secrecy so far as its ambitions in the AR and VR space is concerned. That said Mark Gurman of Bloomberg seems to have something to share that can provide us with a glimpse of what Apple … [Read more...] about Apple creating its own ‘Appleverse’ for its upcoming AR/VR headset