Oculus Home Update Breaks AMD Support on DK2 Hardware

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The Oculus DK2 headset was an engineering model pushed out to early adopters, not a final product — but it’s still not working properly on AMD cards, courtesy of Oculus’ last software update.

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Facebook Announces Oculus Go, a $199 Standalone VR Headset

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Oculus is preparing its first all-in-one VR headset known as the Oculus Go. It’s coming to a face near you next year for a mere $199.

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Microsoft HoloLens 2 headset will include an artificial intelligence chip

Microsoft designed an AI chip to allow its mixed reality headset to implement Deep Neural Networks without the cloud.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/24/microsoft-hololens-2-headset-will-include-artificial-intelligence-chip.html

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Intel announces Project Alloy, a standalone ‘merged reality’ VR headset

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Intel is prepping its own headset for what it calls ‘merged reality’ between augmented and virtual reality. Project Alloy can blend the two in its own wireless headset.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/233847-intel-announces-project-alloy-a-standalone-merged-reality-vr-headset

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Army's smart earbuds can save soldiers' hearing

Since 2014, the Army has been deploying a cutting-edge headset called TCAPS that is designed to protect the hearing of its soldiers. The system can deaden loud noises while improving ambient sounds that are necessary for situational awareness.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/06/09/armys-smart-earbuds-can-save-soldiers-hearing.html

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Google’s rumored standalone VR headset may employ Movidius chips

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Google is rumored to be taking the plunge and developing a standalone VR headset, possibly using a VPU from startup Movidius.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/222951-googles-rumored-standalone-vr-headset-to-employ-movidius-chips

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As gamers await Oculus Rift's March launch, Mac users shouldn't hold their breath for support

Article Image Last year, Oculus suspended Mac development for its Rift virtual reality headset. Comments from the Oculus CEO suggest work on Mac support is unlikely to resume anytime soon, leaving the device’s forthcoming launch a Windows-only affair for the foreseeable future.

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Oculus Rift preorders start at $599, with first units shipping Mar. 28

Article Image Oculus on Wednesday disclosed the long-awaited preorder details of its Oculus Rift VR headset, which will cost $599, and first begin shipping on March 28.

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Mac development for Oculus Rift VR headset 'paused' ahead of early 2016 Windows launch

Although Oculus VR is going ahead with a Windows launch of its Rift headset in the first quarter of 2016, work on OS X and Linux support has been “paused,” according to the company’s chief architect and technical director on the project.



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CES 2015: HP’s Zvr Brings Virtual Reality To Desktop Computers

The Oculus Rift virtual reality headset can transport you to another world. But it’s also a singular, isolating experience. HP’s Zvr Virtual Reality Display instead brings…

The original article can be found here: http://www.popsci.com/ces-2015-hps-zvr-brings-virtual-reality-desktop-computers

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Oculus wants 1 billion people in virtual reality

When Oculus, makers of a virtual-reality headset many view as the future of video gaming, agreed in March to a $2 billion buyout by Facebook, they weren’t tempted by the success of “FarmVille” or “Candy Crush.”

The original article can be found here: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/cnn_tech/~3/PTNE16U901k/index.html

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