Sony’s PlayStation VR headset sales hits 1 million units

Sony Corp has sold more than one million units of its virtual reality (VR) headset globally, the Asia chief of the Japanese firm’s gaming unit said on Wednesday, as a relatively low price helps push the product into an early lead. Sales of the PlayStation VR headset, released in October, have “exceeded our expectations,” Atsushi…

Google I/O takes on virtual reality and augmented reality

Google announced new investments in the immersive computing space to help developers build new applications and experiences at day two of its annual developer conference, Google I/O. The new announcements align with Google’s mission to bring computing to everyone, Clay Bavor, vice president of virtual and augmented reality, explained. “Our investments in the web mean…

Google Daydream View

Google teased its Daydream VR plans earlier this year during its I/O conference, but now we finally have a good look at its virtual reality hardware and software. The search giant announced its Daydream View headset at a press conference in San Francisco today. Daydream View relies on your phone to power the VR experience,…

Microsoft HoloLens review

OUR EARLY VERDICT HoloLens offers a unique AR experience. It’s great build quality and attention to detail are pluses, and the application potential seems limitless. It’s now a matter of whether Microsoft can fix some nagging issues, and how much it will cost regular folks. FOR Stellar build quality Hologram resolution is impressive Spatial sound…

Alcatel Vision review

Our Early Verdict Alcatel’s phone-free answer to mobile VR may offer a wider field of view and potentially a more comfortable design than the rest, but a high projected price for what’s on offer makes us wish it just relied on a phone like its rivals. Alcatel, a phone maker known better in the UK…

Microsoft HoloLens

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