Google Cardboard Camera now on iOS

by Bob Raikes

Google has made the Cardboard Camera, intended to help with making 360º videos and which was previously only on Android, available to iOS users.

Tags:360 Degree Cameras| 3D| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 38

Oculus Touch Price Revealed by Retailers

by Milos Pavlovic

A tweet from a UK editor of Engadget has revealed that the Oculus Touch controller system will cost £189.99 in the UK ($208 plus tax), and pre-orders are being taken by some specialist stores. …

Tags:3D| Game Controllers| Mobile Display Monitor| Oculus Rift| Virtual Reality| Vol 23 - Issue 37

Inside-Out Tracking is Positive for Hololens

by Milos Pavlovic

An article on the ‘RoadtoVR’ blog highlights a feature of the Microsoft Hololens that keeps track of objects in the real world and tracks (and differentiates between) static and dynamic objects in the real …

Tags:3D| Augmented Reality| Microsoft| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 23 - Issue 37

Kodak 360 Camera Supports UltraHD

by Milos Pavlovic

JK Imaging, which licenses the Kodak brand, has announced a new 360º camera that can produce UltraHD ‘VR-ready’ from its 20 megapixel sensors. The front sensor can also be used for non-360º applications. The …

Tags:360 Degree Cameras| 3D| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 23 - Issue 37

The Fraunhofer FEP Bi-directional Display Kit Now Ready

by Milos Pavlovic

We’ve been reporting on the bi-directional OLED microdisplay with SVGA resolution that it has developed for some time. Now the FEP is making available a new hardware reference design with HDMI and USB interfaces. …

Tags:3D| Eyewear| Fraunhofer| Microdisplays| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 23 - Issue 37


Acer Inc to launch VR backpack PCs next year

by Milos Pavlovic

We reported on the deal that Acer has done with Starbreeze in our IFA report (Acer Jumps onto Gaze for Monitors & PCs) and now the Taipei Times is reporting that the company is …

Tags:3D| Acer| Mobile Display Monitor| Virtual Reality| Vol 23 - Issue 37

Elemental Encoding Provides First for Germany

by Yvette Raikes

Elemental Technologies supplied the solution for the first live concert in Germany to be shown as a 360 degree VR streaming experience. The Red Hot Chili Peppers concert in Berlin was available to fans …

Tags:3D| IFA 2016| Large Display Monitor| Virtual Reality

Epson and DJI to Create AR Smart Glasses Solutions

by Isaac Oburu

Epson has announced that it has partnered with DJI, maker of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), to create new solutions for the Epson Moverio smart glasses. The Epson Moverio BT-300 AR smart glasses will start …

Tags:3D| Augmented Reality| Epson| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 23 - Issue 35

Samsung Gear VR 2015 Model Now $60

by Milos Pavlovic

The Samsung Gear VR 2015 model is now selling for $60 and is available through Amazon Prime. It is compatible with the Note 5, S6 Edge+, S6, S6 Edge, S7, and S7 Edge. See …

Tags:3D| Mobile Display Monitor| Samsung| Virtual Reality| Vol 23 - Issue 35

‘Jesus VR’ First Public Preview at Venice Film Festival

by Isaac Oburu

The film ‘Jesus VR: The Story of Christ’, which is about the life of Jesus of Nazareth, will feature at this year’s Venice Film Festival. The movie lasts for 90 minutes and has been …

Tags:3D| Mobile Display Monitor| Virtual Reality| Vol 23 - Issue 34

Uncorporeal Claims It Can Create 3D VR Scenes from Your Photos

by Milos Pavlovic

Uncorporeal is to launch “Holographic Photography Technology” which according to the company will allow smartphones users to create 360 VR viewable scenes with 3D parallax from photos. According Uncorporeal, their solution allows for users …

Tags:360 Degree Cameras| 3D| Mobile Display Monitor| Virtual Reality| Vol 23 - Issue 34

4K Action Camera Available Now in the UK

by Isaac Oburu

YI Technology has launched first camera -YI 4K Action Camera- that provides 4K30 video recording. The camera has up to 120 minutes of recording time and a 640 by 360 resolution touchscreen at 330ppi. …

Tags:3D| Mobile Display Monitor| UltraHD (4KTV)| Vol 23 - Issue 34