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Report claims VR-headset install base was 14m at end of 2018

Research firm SuperData Research has put out some new numbers around ‘XR’ technology – an umbrella term that includes virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) and mixed reality (MR). It includes some new figures...
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Report claims Apple’s first AR headset could launch in 2020

It’s been a few months, so it’s time for another rumour about Apple making an augmented-reality headset or goggles or similar face-worn device. This time it’s KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who’s often quoted...
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Facebook reveals new Oculus Quest virtual-reality headset

In a busy day for Facebook news, the company unveiled the latest virtual-reality headset from its Oculus VR division. It’s called the Oculus Quest, and will go on sale in the spring of 2019 starting at $399. Like this...
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Virtual-reality headset sales are down by a third year-on-year

The virtual-reality business is well into its latest trough of disillusionment after its last period of hype. Research firm IDC is putting a brave face on the latest figures for VR headset shipments, however. It claims...
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Nuren raising $70k for animated VR music ‘experience’

There’s a growing buzz around virtual reality (VR) headsets like the Oculus Rift and Google Cardboard, and what they could do with music. The latest example is a Kickstarter campaign launched by Jake Kaufman and Jessie...
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Paul McCartney takes a virtual-reality Jaunt

You can’t buy the Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) headset yet unless you’re a developer, but there are some other ways people can make their own headsets – Google Cardboard, Merge and Dodocase being three affordable...