Pricing and lack of content are still barriers against the adoption of VR

Tomohiro Ohsumi/Getty Images A recent survey questioned 595 virtual and augmented reality professionals about their business growth in the consumer and enterprise markets. Conducted by VR Intelligence and SuperData, the survey shows that 24 percent of the respondents report strong sales in the enterprise market...
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Facebook Messenger now includes AR games you can play with your friends

If sending messages wasn’t already enough with Facebook Messenger, users can now challenge friends to multiplayer augmented reality games in video chat. With the new feature, currently rolling out, you can play with up to six people at a time from anywhere in the world. To...
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IrisVision uses VR to help people with fading eyesight to see again

[embedded content] From gaming to workplace training, virtual reality can be used for a broad range of applications. Here’s one we’ve not previously come across, however: Helping restore sight for people who are legally blind. That’s what a company called IrisVision is doing, with a...
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With flip-out lenses, the Vuze XR transforms from 360- to 180-degree VR camera

Previous Next HumanEyes announced details on a new consumer 360-degree camera, the Vuze XR. It’s a compact, dual-lens camera with an integrated handle and a neat party trick: The back-to-back lenses can flip forward to transition from 360-degree two-dimensional video, to 180-degree three-dimensional video. The...
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