HTC’s Mixed Reality demo shows onlookers what it’s like to experience VR

HTC Mixed Reality In these earliest days of commercial viability, virtual reality is running up against the same wall as so many technologies before it: how does a company translate it for the majority of consumers who won’t be able to demo it in the wild?
HTC’s mixed reality is an interesting sort of work around, adding augmented reality to the equation, in order to offer a sort of voyeuristic… Read More

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Experience Here, the augmented audio device from Doppler Labs

hereHR Doppler Labs’s augmented audio device, Here, seems to be all the rage in music hardware these days. Doppler recently won a SXSW Innovation Award and will begin a partnership with Coachella starting next week. Each Coachella attendee received a code with their tickets to claim their free Here Active Listening devices to wear at the week-long music festival. Read More

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Immersit Turns Your Couch Into A Vibration-Powered Immersive TV Experience

Red couch right HD Meet Immersit, a new kind of connected device for your couch launching today on Kickstarter. Immersit generates vibrations to immerse you in your movies or video games. And it works with your existing couch. Read More

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Microsoft Opens HoloLens Developer Experience In NYC Store

hololensexperience With the Microsoft HoloLens, an augmented reality headset, the Redmond-based firm is trying to get developers excited about its potential as early as possible, opening a HoloLens experience section in the company’s new 5th Avenue retail store in Manhattan.
The HoloLens isn’t the same as virtual reality platforms like Oculus or the Samsung Gear VR. Instead, the HoloLens projects… Read More

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Tiny Arcade Lets The Smallest Of Us Experience Stand Up Arcade Action

1f90af4f9cba2abc55c58fd6fc2949cd_original Day 3 – My experiment, though a success, has led to a terrible side effect. Now that I am a mere 3 inches tall I am able to perform a number of exciting feats including the exploration of a gopher hole and the systematic cleaning of my home’s heating ducts. However, I have found that I am now horribly bored. I cannot read a normal book and even ebooks are difficult to manage due to… Read More

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