Google Maps becomes more immersive and gets an AR upgrade

Image: Google/MIXED Der Artikel kann nur mit aktiviertem JavaScript dargestellt werden. Bitte aktiviere JavaScript in deinem Browser und lade die Seite neu. At Search On 2022, Google announced improvements to Google Maps that will please 3D and AR fans. In July, Google introduced Immersive View at its own development conference I/O. The feature displays certain …

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PSVR 2 costs more than the PS5 & Sony shows new VR games

Picture: Sony/MXD Der Artikel kann nur mit aktiviertem JavaScript dargestellt werden. Bitte aktiviere JavaScript in deinem Browser und lade die Seite neu. Our weekly recap: Sony puts together the last pieces of the Playstation VR 2 puzzle and reveals price and release date. Will Playstation VR 2 outperform its predecessor? Is PSVR 2 too good …

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Mini VR headset, PSVR 2 happy ending, and a pivot that ain’t one

Image: TESTED, Norman Chan/MIXED Der Artikel kann nur mit aktiviertem JavaScript dargestellt werden. Bitte aktiviere JavaScript in deinem Browser und lade die Seite neu. Our weekly recap: Bigscreen launches its own VR headset with Beyond, Meta makes a supposed about-face regarding Metaverse, and Tomislav is happy with his Playstation VR 2 after all. All’s well …

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Gorn, the bloodiest VR game reaches millions and the PSVR 2

Picture: Devolver Digital Der Artikel kann nur mit aktiviertem JavaScript dargestellt werden. Bitte aktiviere JavaScript in deinem Browser und lade die Seite neu. Gorn is one of the bloodiest VR games ever. After millions of sales, it is now also available for the Playstation VR 2. The over-the-top gladiator fights in Gorn have caused amusement …

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AR headset Tilt Five adds 3D tactical overview to soccer streams

Image: Guillaume Chican, Sporttotal Der Artikel kann nur mit aktiviertem JavaScript dargestellt werden. Bitte aktiviere JavaScript in deinem Browser und lade die Seite neu. Normally, Sporttotal streams lower leagues on a flat screen. An experiment with the AR headset Tilt Five brings an additional bird’s eye view onto the couch table. An augmented reality experiment …

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Customized Hololens 2 gives X-ray vision

Image: Signal Kinetics, Jimmy Day Der Artikel kann nur mit aktiviertem JavaScript dargestellt werden. Bitte aktiviere JavaScript in deinem Browser und lade die Seite neu. Researchers have equipped the AR headset HoloLens 2 with a sort of X-ray vision. Many applications are possible. At Superman’s beginnings in the 1930s, hardly anyone believed that the Man …

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Meta cuts jobs, Apple reportedly starts headset production in March

Picture: MIXED Der Artikel kann nur mit aktiviertem JavaScript dargestellt werden. Bitte aktiviere JavaScript in deinem Browser und lade die Seite neu. Our weekly recap: Meta is laying off many employees, but has also recently hired many new ones. The Apple headset will reportedly go into production in small numbers starting in March. Meta is …

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Zip-NeRF is another step towards a digital time machine

Summary People take photos for many reasons, one of which is to capture memories. The next generation of keepsake photos may be NeRFs, which get a quality upgrade at high speed with Zip-NeRF. Google researchers demonstrate Zip-NeRF, a NeRF model that combines the advantages of grid-based techniques and the Mipmap-based mip-NeRF 360. Grid-based NeRF methods, …

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OpenXR Toolkit improves Quest Pro’s PC graphics via eye tracking

Image: Cyborn AR VR Services Belgium Der Artikel kann nur mit aktiviertem JavaScript dargestellt werden. Bitte aktiviere JavaScript in deinem Browser und lade die Seite neu. The OpenXR Toolkit now supports eye-tracking for PC VR games with the Quest Pro. Foveated rendering allows for more details. PC VR games can now benefit from the eye …

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