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Waterloo-based Thalmic Labs rebrands as ‘North,' unveils augmented reality smart glasses

Waterloo-based Thalmic Labs rebrands as ‘North,' unveils augmented reality smart glasses

20 seconds ago   |   MobileSyrup

Waterloo-based Thalmic Labs - the company behind the Myo gesture control armband - has formally rebranded as ‘North,' unveiling a pair of augmented reality smart glasses dubbed...
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Lyft buys an AR company to bolster its self-driving car efforts

12 minutes ago   |   Engadget

Lyft is ramping up it self-driving car strategy on two fronts. To start, the ridesharing mainstay has acquired Blue Vision Labs, a UK-based augmented reality firm whose...
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Samsung's New Windows Mixed Reality Headset Promises Better Displays

Samsung's New Windows Mixed Reality Headset Promises Better Displays

1 hour ago   |   ExtremeTech   |   2 articles

Samsung has announced an improved version of the Odyssey called the Odyssey+, and it keeps the same $500 price tag.
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Facebook reportedly cancels its "next generation" Oculus Rift 2 headset for PC

1 hour ago   |   N4G

Facebook has reportedly cancelled its in-development "next generation" Oculus Rift 2 virtual reality headset for PC, despite the company's assurances that it's "planning for a...
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Lyft speeds ahead with its autonomous initiatives

Lyft speeds ahead with its autonomous initiatives

2 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

Lyft , the transportation on demand company that is heading to a $15 billion IPO in 2019 , is racing ahead with its autonomous vehicle plans. TechCrunch has learned that it is...
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Stockholm-based Resolution Games nabs $7.5M to pioneer AR/VR experiences

2 hours ago   |   TechCrunch   |   2 articles

New platforms are all about the content, and Resolution Games is one of the rare game studios going all in on AR/VR gaming. The Stockholm-based startup has swept up $7.5...
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Samsung launches HMD Odyssey VR+ with Anti-Screen Door Effect

Samsung launches HMD Odyssey VR+ with Anti-Screen Door Effect

2 hours ago   |   GSMArena   |   2 articles

Last year Samsung introduced its mixed reality headset called HMD Odyssey VR and a year later the company brought an update. The new iteration comes with some hardware...
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Artificial intelligence will make you smarter

3 hours ago   |   Phys.org

The future won't be made by either humans or machines alone - but by both, working together. Technologies modeled on how human brains work are already augmenting people's...
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Oculus Rift 2 Canceled, Co-Founder Leaves Facebook

Oculus Rift 2 Canceled, Co-Founder Leaves Facebook

3 hours ago   |   ExtremeTech   |   5 articles

Oculus co-founder Brendan Iribe has left Facebook after Facebook canceled the upcoming Oculus Rift 2.
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Resolution Games secures $7.5 million in additional funding

4 hours ago   |   GamesIndustry   |   2 articles

Angry Birds: FPS and Bait developer will invest additional finance into additional VR and AR projects
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