virtual reality

Microsoft gives VR another kick in the teeth

The virtual reality segment might have been gathering some momentum over recent months, but Microsoft’s neglect of VR for its Xbox platform adds another dent into the credibility of the technology.

AR and VR headsets nosedive in Q1

Shipments of augmented and virtual reality headsets have plummeted year-on-year across the first quarter, according to statistics from IDC, as telcos unbundle the kit from premium contracts and handsets.

Huawei and Baidu team up on AI

Huawei and Baidu have announced a wide ranging partnership to develop artificial intelligence (AI) platforms and technology, to internet services and content ecosystems.

Samsung supports seven start-up spin-offs

Samsung execs have given the thumbs up to seven ideas created in its Creative Lab initiative, creating a series of start-ups all fuelled and managed by employees.

Nokia calls BS on VR

Nokia has decided the world of VR isn’t as big or as glamorous as some people claim, and will trim back its R&D funding for the tech at its Technologies division.

Qualcomm tries to muscle in on VR euphoria

Qualcomm has tried to forget legal woes for the moment with the launch of a Snapdragon 835 VR Development Kit, which targets the next breakthrough in the VR world.

Nokia uses the force to promote its VR offering

Nokia has announced a multi-year virtual reality technology agreement with The Walt Disney Studios, built around the release of ‘Lucasfilm’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ later this year.

Now you can watch the news in VR

CNN has released a new virtual reality platform to deliver the news from around the world through live streams, while also producing weekly virtual reality experiences.

Apple CEO cooks up AR with cryptic hints

Doom and gloom may surround the smartphone market, but something as small as market trends isn’t going to stop Apple as it turns its attention towards augmented reality.

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