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A new but unconfirmed report claims to have some concrete info on Apple's second-generation Vision Pro mixed reality headset, which won't likely be released until late 2025 at the earliest.
A new report claims that while Apple is working on a "cheaper" version of its upcoming Vision Pro mixed reality headset, it will still not be as affordable as the newly launched Meta Quest 3.
A new report says people who have used Apple's upcoming Vision Pro mixel reality headset have received neck strain while wearing it. Apple is reportedly working on a lighter and cheaper model.
Meta has officially kicked off pre-orders for its latest generation VR and AR headset: The Meta Quest 3. The hardware features the new Snapdragon XR2 Gen 2 to boast major performance boosts.
Microsoft will still be part of the steering committee for the Mixed Reality Toolkit GitHub group, along with Qualcomm and Magic Leap. The third version of the toolkit will launch in mid-September.
The new development kits for the upcoming Apple Vision Pro will allow app creators to modify their existing iOS apps to work on the mixed-reality headset, or apps made specifically for the device.
Apple is set to launch the Vision Pro headset in the US in early 2024. It reportedly plans to expand to the UK and Canada by the end of 2024, followed by Europe and Asia. Most will be sold online.
Microsoft Mixed Reality Toolkit 3 will give app developers for HoloLens devices better performance while also having a smaller memory footprint, along with improvements in its user interface.
The new but unconfirmed report claims that Apple's mixed reality headset, which should officially be announced on June 5 at WWDC will have twin 1.41-inch OLED displays with very high brightness.
From leveraging AI in its productivity suite to exploring the possibilities of techno-humanism, Microsoft continues venturing into the AI era as it embraces its power in its products and services.
The annual developers conference from Apple will also likely see the company show off new iOS and MacOS upgrades but most people hope the long rumored mixed reality headset makes an appearance.
Apple's heavily rumoured Mixed-Reality headset has reportedly been demoed to it's top 100 executives in the Steve Jobs Theater within the past week in a 'key milestone' for the company.
It seems that Avatars for Microsoft Teams will hit general availability in May 2023. Powered by the Microsoft Mesh MR platform, these personalized creations will allow you to take camera breaks.
Meta has revealed its AR products roadmap for the next four years, during which the company will finally launch the much-awaited AR glasses that could potentially be the successor of smartphones.
The new wave of layoffs at Microsoft this week reportedly hit the Xbox division, along with the Mixed Reality, HoloLens, and Surface teams as part of the previously announced terminations.
Microsoft recently emphasized that it is fully committed to the HoloLens 2 and mixed reality (MR) space, despite recent events such as the laying off of the entire MRTK team suggesting otherwise.
Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo says that mass shipments of the company's first AR/VR headset could be delayed to the second half of 2023. This is reportedly due to software-related issues.
Microsoft is prepping to ship the next major operating system update to HoloLens 2 devices soon. It has requested IT organizations utilizing its hardware to start testing their apps on Insider builds.
Senior Microsoft executive Alex Kipman has exited the company following allegations of misconduct. Kipman led numerous projects at Microsoft including Kinect and, most recently, HoloLens and Mesh.
Apple's board of directors have been shown an in-development mixed-reality headset which suggests the firm could be getting closer to publicly unveiling the device later this year or in 2023.
Today, Microsoft has announced the release of Windows Holographic version 22H1, the latest feature update to its mixed reality (MR) platform powering Windows hardware such as HoloLens 2.
Motorola and Verizon have unveiled the 5G XR Neckband which is designed to promote a hands-free AR and VR experience. Pricing and availability for the device have not yet been shared.
Mozilla has given its Firefox Reality project to Igalia who will relaunch the browser as Wolvic. Igalia expects Wolvic to launch on some VR app stores starting next week and Firefox Reality will go.
Meta has shown off its haptic gloves which it hopes will make the metaverse experience more immersive. They are still considered a lab project and much more work still needs to be done.
Along with its mixed-reality announcements, Microsoft has labeled a 15% discount on its HoloLens 2 headsets for a limited time only. It has also revealed new features for Azure VMs and networking.
Microsoft is bringing Mesh to Teams, enabling organizations to create immersive mixed-reality spaces to host meetings between personalized avatars. Over 800 3D emoji are being made available too.
Microsoft has rolled out version 21H2 to its Windows Holographic platform. The update includes a bunch of new features including a new Moving Platform Mode and support for PFX certificates.
Microsoft has announced Project Acoustics 2.0, its wave-based simulation engine to introduce immersive acoustics in 3D environments such as those offered by a game or a mixed reality experience.
As previously hinted, Microsoft has announced financing plans for HoloLens 2 Development Edition in the United States. The 0% interest options go as low as $97.22/month for a three-year plan.
Vodafone has said it will begin stocking Nreal Light glasses in Germany and Spain from spring 2021 but will expand the product to other markets afterwards. It described the device as affordable.
A year and a half after it announced the HoloLens 2 Development Edition, Microsoft has finally launched the device in the United States, costing $3,500. Other markets will get it in December.
HoloLens 2 is now available for purchase in Italy, Netherlands, Switzerland, Spain, Austria, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Belgium, Portugal, Poland, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Taiwan.
Trimble's hard hat solution for Microsoft HoloLens and accompanying Trimble Connect software leverages the benefits of mixed reality into areas where increased safety requirements are mandated.
Mozilla has published the first public release of Firefox Reality to the Microsoft Store. It comes several months after the browser was added to the Microsoft Store in an experimental fashion.
As part of the array of announcements from its dev-focused Build event, Microsoft shared that an Azure Mixed Reality solution is now GA, and that HoloLens 2 is heading to more markets this year.
Microsoft has announced that its Mixed Reality Dev Days event is taking place on May 17-18, and for the first time, there will be a Dev Days Tour coming to Germany and Japan later in the year.
Mozilla has published a version of Firefox Reality on the Microsoft Store, giving Windows Mixed Reality users a new browser experience aimed for AR. The release is meant to gather feedback.
Microsoft has updated its mixed reality app, Guides for HoloLens, offering support for additional languages, accessibility improvements, and more. This release bumps the app to version 104.1908.24001.
A new patent has come to light which was published a few days ago by Apple. The document filed describes plans for a mixed reality headset which is capable of tracking facial expressions and gestures.