HTC has worst quarter in 16 years
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 09 April 2018 12:05

HTC has worst quarter in 16 years

 
No phones and VR not making enough

HTC has reported consolidated revenues of $94.77 million for March, up 6.1 percent on the month but down 46.7 percent on the year and the lowest quarterly revenues in 16 years.

Oculus patents VR gloves
Published in Wearables
Friday, 23 March 2018 09:49

Oculus patents VR gloves


Attempts to make VR a bit more of thriller

Oculus has shown a little of its thinking when it comes to ways to interact with virtual reality worlds by getting two patents for a type of VR glove.

Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 845 VR development kit
Published in News


Support for next-gen VR experiences with Snapdragon 845

Qualcomm has announced its new virtual reality development kit at the Games Developer Conference 2018 which includes a wireless VR head mounted display (HMD) and a new software development kit (SDK) for the Snapdragon 845 Mobile VR platform.

Qualcomm demos 5G VR edge computing
Published in Network
Friday, 02 March 2018 09:14

Qualcomm demos 5G VR edge computing


Wireless VR from PC to HMD Snapdragon 835

By the summer of 2017, I started hearing the term edge computing from a lot of C level meetings I had in the computing industry and it became very clear that this is the next big thing. At MWC 2018, Qualcomm demonstrated edge computing 5G mm Wave powered VR, which is likely to become the future of VR.

Snapdragon 845 Mobile VR reference design is out
Published in Graphics


Next-Generation VR Experiences

Even the producers and screenwriters of the Silicon Valley TV show think that mobile will be driving VR, and it seems that they have closely followed what Fudzilla and Qualcomm have been saying for a while.

IBM and Unity use Watson AI for games
Published in News
Wednesday, 21 February 2018 17:05

IBM and Unity use Watson AI for games


Star Trek Bridge Crew and AR and VR games

It is not every day when heavyweight of the Artificial Intelligence market, IBM, announces that its Watson AI will end up in the Unity engine targeting future AR and VR games.

Unified VR proving tricky
Published in News
Wednesday, 24 January 2018 11:15

Unified VR proving tricky


Market should learn from console wars


Beancounters at ABI Research have added up some numbers and worked out that the VR market is in danger of fragmenting.

Oculus talks new $199 self contained VR
Published in News
Thursday, 12 October 2017 02:34

Oculus talks new $199 self contained VR


Oculus Go ships in 2018

This is the first of two headsets that we have been hearing about in the last few months to be coming from Facebook owned Oculus

Nokia gives up on VR camera
Published in Wearables
Tuesday, 10 October 2017 12:27

Nokia gives up on VR camera


Makes more workers redundant

The former rubber boot maker Nokia has abandoned its OZO VR camera project and made more workers redundant.

HP ships VR backpack
Published in Wearables
Tuesday, 10 October 2017 12:24

HP ships VR backpack


Omen priced at $2,499.99

HP began shipping its virtual reality backpack the OMEN X Desktop VR Backpack today.