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Meta Launches Quest 3, Drops Quest 2 Prices

by Shawnee Blackwood

The base model of the Quest 3, with 128GB storage, will cost $499.99, but there will be additional storage options for users who require more space.

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Apple’s Mixed Reality Headset Can’t Defy the Laws of Physics

by Karl Guttag

The learning curve for MR technology is slower than that of semiconductors, as many factors are nearing the limits of physics. Even the world’s biggest tech company has to face that reality.

Tags:Apple| Google Glass| Hololens| meta| Mixed Reality| Moore's Law

UCSD and Meta AI Work Up Video Frame Interpolation for VR and AR Headsets

by Omid Rahmat

Computer scientists at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and Meta AI have developed a new video frame interpolation method that achieves smoother slow-motion video progression using something called Flow-Agnostic Video Representations for …

Tags:Augmented Reality| meta| Video Quality| VR

Eye Lasers vs. Giant Mirrors: The Funky Face-Off in AR and China’s Ambitions

by Jon Peddie

Augmented reality (AR), like virtual reality (VR), is divided into two main segments: consumer and commercial. Consumer AR glasses resemble normal spectacles and are inconspicuous. Commercial AR, which includes medical, scientific, industrial, enterprise, and …

Tags:Augmented Reality| Head Up Displays HUDs| meta| Microsoft| VR

The Wildly Fluctuating Data Around AR/VR/MR Shipments

by Omid Rahmat

IDC just came out with a report that says Meta had 80% of the AR/VR headset market in 2022 as global shipments declined 20.9% to 8.8 million units. A Chinese market research firm has …

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What Meta’s Price Drops Tells You About Making Headsets

by Omid Rahmat

There are three fundamental problems with making headsets for AR/VR/MR. First, which of the three is it? Second, it’s never about what you see, but how you see it. Third, you have to have …

Tags:Augmented Reality| Head Tracker| HMDs (Head Mounted Displays)| meta| Oculus VR