Please share VR AR News with your friends:
Thanks and regards,
Mark Anthony Sammut

Friday, 1 December, 2023 UTC

Resident Evil 4 remake will add VR mode in December

Image: Capcom The Resident Evil 4 remake will soon get a change in perspective. On December 8th, the PS5 version of RE4 will get a free update adding VR mode to the game. “ Resident Evil 4 VR Mode supports the full main story campaign and delivers an ... more - theverge

Thursday, 30 November, 2023 UTC

Steam Link can now wirelessly stream VR games to your Meta Quest headset

Photo: David Pierce / The Verge Valve’s Steam Link app, which lets you stream games from your Steam library to another device, is out now for the Meta Quest 2, 3, and Pro headsets, according to a news post from Valve. Having Steam Link available on Quest ... more - theverge

Wednesday, 29 November, 2023 UTC

HTC’s Vive Ultimate Trackers are a sleeker way to keep tabs on your VR limbs and other objects

HTC’s Vive Ultimate Tracker is a new VR peripheral that’s designed to track body parts like your feet or any other object you want to strap it to, the company has announced. First teased at GDC earlier this year, the Vive Ultimate Tracker is now available ... more - theverge

Tuesday, 28 November, 2023 UTC

Amazon’s new Echo Frames are lighter, louder, and start shipping next week

Image: Amazon Amazon’s Echo Frames strategy is to skip the visual augmented reality features of other “smart glasses” and deliver regular-looking glasses with the Alexa voice assistant built in. If this sounds like a valuable addition to your life, you’re ... more - theverge

Monday, 20 November, 2023 UTC

Worlds 2023 had K-pop stars, an AR boy band, and one big screen

NewJeans performs at the 2023 League of Legends World Championship in Seoul. | Image: Christina Oh / Riot Games The opening ceremony for the annual League of Legends championship was another impressive blend of music and tech. Continue reading… ... more - theverge

Thursday, 16 November, 2023 UTC

TikTok’s latest feature lets users make AR filters

Image: TikTok TikTok users will now be able to create video effects right in TikTok without downloading another app. The company announced the new mobile editing feature, available now globally, in a blog post today. AR effects are a big part of TikTok ... more - theverge

Wednesday, 15 November, 2023 UTC

Niantic is using AI to make Peridot’s fake pets feel more real

Image: Niantic Peridot , Niantic’s original augmented reality pet game, will start using generative AI designed to make the game’s cute technicolor aliens behave more like your cat. Here’s how it works. Starting with today’s update, Niantic’s algorithm ... more - theverge

Wednesday, 15 November, 2023 UTC

Microsoft Teams is about to go 3D with VR meetings

Image: Microsoft When I first used Microsoft Mesh, the company’s mixed reality platform, I said it felt “like the virtual future of Microsoft Teams meetings.” Now, nearly three years later, Microsoft is making immersive 3D Teams meetings a reality. In ... more - theverge

Wednesday, 15 November, 2023 UTC

Microsoft Teams’ latest AI trick cleans and decorates your messy webcam background

Image: Microsoft Microsoft is adding two new AI-powered features to Teams soon that will improve your voice and webcam. A new “decorate your background” feature is coming to Microsoft Teams Premium in early 2024 and uses generative AI effects to clean ... more - theverge

Wednesday, 15 November, 2023 UTC

Snapchat and NYX launch new beauty filter that’s also a stealth shopping tool

Snapchat and NYX Professional Makeup launched a new AR filter and shopping tool called Beauty Bestie. | Image: Snapchat Snapchat just launched a new AR makeup filter that links to products that users can buy to recreate their looks in the real world. ... more - theverge

Thursday, 9 November, 2023 UTC

ChatGPT is powering a new kind of Snapchat lens

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Snapchat will soon have AR lenses that use ChatGPT. The company announced the update today at Lens Fest, its annual developer event. The new beta of Lens Studio for developers includes the ability to create filters ... more - theverge

Thursday, 2 November, 2023 UTC

HTC’s Vive Focus 3 has a new, far-out mission: astronaut mental health

Testing the HTC Vive Focus 3 during a European Space Agency parabolic flight. | Image: Novespace HTC is going to space. The company announced today that on a planned November 7th NASA resupply launch, a tweaked, microgravity-friendly version of its Vive ... more - theverge

Wednesday, 1 November, 2023 UTC

Meta is investigating Quest 3 issues after controller tracking complaints

Meta has yet to confirm the cause of the tracking issues, or provide a possible workaround. | Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge Meta is investigating reports of tracking issues blighting its Quest 3 VR headset following user complaints that controller ... more - theverge

Tuesday, 31 October, 2023 UTC

Goodbye, Touch Bar, you held incredible promise

Image: Apple The Touch Bar was too ahead of its time. This happens occasionally. We finally reach the point we can make a really cool idea technologically feasible but not feasible enough for widespread adoption. Think 3D TVs or augmented reality headsets. ... more - theverge

Sunday, 29 October, 2023 UTC

Your guide to the internet’s most (and least) important moments

Image: William Joel / The Verge Hi, friends! Welcome to Installer No. 12, your guide to the best and Verge -iest stuff in the world. (If you’re new here, welcome. I’m so psyched you found us, and also, you can read all the old editions at the Installer ... more - theverge

Thursday, 26 October, 2023 UTC

Valve officially releases SteamVR 2.0

Image: Valve Valve announced Wednesday that it has released SteamVR 2.0, launching the major update exactly a month after the surprise launch of the SteamVR 2.0 beta in September. “In this release we’re bringing all of what’s new and exciting on the ... more - theverge

Wednesday, 25 October, 2023 UTC

Now Meta’s Quest 3 lets you choose: better battery life or better VR graphics?

Stay immersed for a bit longer, but maybe not as immersed. | Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge Meta is rolling out a software update that lets Quest 3 users eke out more battery life at the expense of graphics quality. In addition to this new Battery ... more - theverge

Wednesday, 25 October, 2023 UTC

Meta actually added a useful feature to Horizon Worlds — and some goofy ones

Image: Meta Meta’s newest update to Horizon Worlds , its 3D social network, adds some useful changes, but while reading the v133 patch notes, I chuckled more than once because of things Meta probably didn’t intend to be funny. Arguably the biggest addition ... more - theverge

Wednesday, 25 October, 2023 UTC

Google’s updated AR beauty tools make it easier to buy cosmetics and hair dye

More ways for you to get a more accurate preview of beauty products, without physically testing them at the store. | Image: Google Google is expanding its augmented reality (AR) shopping feature that allows people to virtually wear beauty products before ... more - theverge

Tuesday, 24 October, 2023 UTC

Xreal’s Air 2 glasses put a big screen on your face and ship in the US next month

The Air 2 glasses in their graphite and red models. | Image: Xreal Xreal is opening preorders for its latest generation of augmented reality glasses, the Xreal Air 2 and Air 2 Pro, for a November release in the US, UK, Germany, France, and Italy. The ... more - theverge

Thursday, 19 October, 2023 UTC

FCC greenlights superfast Wi-Fi tethering for AR and VR headsets

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The FCC has unanimously approved plans by several tech companies to use the 6GHz band for wireless devices. FCC Chair Jessica Rosenworcel proposed the new rules, which would authorize very low power (VLP) operations ... more - theverge

Tuesday, 17 October, 2023 UTC

The Meta glassholes have arrived

Quest 3 in an elevator. | Video: @kukurio59 (TikTok) It’s happening: people are once walking into public places wearing a video-recording face computer on their heads. Only this time, the faceputer is sold by Meta, not Google. Say hello to Meta’s Glassholes. ... more - theverge

Thursday, 12 October, 2023 UTC

CEO David Baszucki’s mission to make Roblox a billion-player platform

Photo illustration by Alex Parkin / The Verge AI is relatively easy, Baszucki said at Code. Working in China? That’s harder. Continue reading… ... more - theverge

Monday, 9 October, 2023 UTC

Meta Quest 3 review: almost the one we’ve been waiting for

Meta’s new headset is better than its predecessors in almost every way. But until there’s more to do in mixed reality, this won’t be the headset that gets everyone wearing headsets. Continue reading… ... more - theverge

Sunday, 8 October, 2023 UTC

Apple’s next Vision headset might ship from the factory with custom lenses

The next Apple Vision headset could get built-in prescriptions. | Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Mark Gurman writes in his Power On newsletter for Bloomberg today that a future Apple virtual reality headset could be smaller and lighter, and each unit ... more - theverge

Sunday, 8 October, 2023 UTC

Meta’s plans to beat Apple’s Vision Pro include cheaper headsets and no controllers

Illustration by Nick Barclay / The Verge Meta is looking down the road at a follow-up to the Quest 3, which is releasing this week, and plans to take cues from Apple’s Vision Pro while it races to mainstream its VR tech. That’s according to Mark Gurman ... more - theverge

Tuesday, 3 October, 2023 UTC

Meta’s text chat for Horizon Worlds is rolling out to all users

Image: Meta Meta’s text-based chat feature for Horizon Worlds will be available for all users beginning this week, Meta said in a blog post on Tuesday. The text chat, which Meta dubs “world chat,” offers a way to communicate with other people inside ... more - theverge

Sunday, 1 October, 2023 UTC

The best Google alternative I’ve tried yet

Image: William Joel / The Verge Hi, friends! Welcome to Installer No. 8, your guide to the best and Verge -iest stuff in the world. (If you’re new here, first of all, hi, hello, welcome, and second of all, you can read all the old editions at the Installer ... more - theverge

Thursday, 28 September, 2023 UTC

Five ways the Meta Quest 3 will (let developers) change the game

On Wednesday, Meta didn’t announce an obvious killer app alongside the $499 Meta Quest 3 headset — unless you count the bundled Asgard’s Wrath 2 or Xbox Cloud Gaming in VR. But if you watched the company’s Meta Connect keynote and developer session closely, ... more - theverge

Thursday, 28 September, 2023 UTC

Mark Zuckerberg can’t quit the metaverse

Meta Almost two years ago, Mark Zuckerberg rebranded his company Facebook to Meta — and since then, he has been focused on building the “metaverse,” a three-dimensional virtual reality. But the metaverse has lost some of its luster since 2021. Companies ... more - theverge