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2023 Sees Significant Decline in VR Market: 24% Drop in Headset Sales

by Shawnee Blackwood

The lack of substantial investments in VR technology by major tech companies, with the exception of Meta, is expected to result in a continued slump in the industry over the next two years.

Tags:Apple| Augmented Reality| headsets| meta| showcase| Steam Consoles| VR

 Nreal adds Steam support to its AR glasses

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Nreal is adding support for the Steam game platform to its Nreal Light and Nreal Air AR glasses in a beta programme that allows the streaming of games from a PC …

Tags:Augmented Reality| Game Playing| Steam Consoles

Links Week Starting 28th February 2022

by Bob Raikes

Every week we see some articles that don’t really need comment or are just plain interesting. Here are a few from the first part of this week. We were sad to see that VGX …

Tags:Blu-ray Players| Content Creation| Huawei| LED| Market Data| Outdoor Displays| Qualcomm| Retail| Samsung| Smart Home & Home Networks| Steam Consoles| UltraHD & 4K| Wi-Fi

Valve Can’t Be Counted Out of VR Hardware Race

by Bob Raikes

What They Say The Verge tried out the new Steam Deck handheld console from Valve that’s due later in the year or early 2022 and pointed out that it’s a lot bigger than a …

Tags:Consoles| Nintendo| Oculus VR| Steam Consoles

What Bob Saw on the Net 20/05/2019

by Bob Raikes

Most days, our editor, Bob, spends some time looking around the net for news. Here are some articles and links that he thought worth sharing… (note that registration or subscriptions may be required!) Insight …

Tags:Apple| DOOH| face recognition| Game Playing| HDR - High Dynamic Range| HTC| Legislation| OTT Video| Outdoor Displays| Reorganisation & Restructuring| Steam Consoles| Tivo| USA| Virtual Reality

Valve Smoothing

SteamVR Looks to Make VR more Available

by Bob Raikes

Valve has developed a new feature of SteamVR that is called “motion smoothing” and is intended to allow higher frame rates with lower powered graphics cards or higher resolutions with more powerful cards when …

Tags:AR/VR| Mobile Display Monitor| Steam Consoles| Virtual Reality| Vol 25 - Issue 41

Steam Link Streaming App Coming to Samsung UHD TVs

by Andrew Fenn

Samsung are in the process of rolling out a PC game streaming app to their 2016 and 2017 UHD TV models. A representative from Valve has confirmed on the Steam Community forum that the …

Tags:Game Playing| Large Display Monitor| Samsung| Smart TV| Steam Consoles| Vol 24 - Issue 26

VR Headset Sales Flatline

by Norbert Hildebrand

According to the August 2016 Steam hardware survey, adoption of virtual reality headsets in the US market has slowed dramatically. Instead of a runaway success this market segment looks right now more like a …

Tags:Mobile Display Monitor| Steam Consoles| Virtual Reality| Vol 23 - Issue 35

Valve Relies on Marvell Components

by Tom Allen

Marvell has announced that its Armada 1500 Mini SoC, Avastar 88W8897 11ac WiFi and BlueTooth chip and power management ICs are all being used in Valve’s Steam Link system. Steam Link is a wireless …

Tags:Back Panel| Large Display Monitor| Marvell| Mobile Display Monitor| Steam Consoles| Vol 22 - Issue 46

LDM Product Roundup – Vol 22 No 45

by Tom Allen

Panasonic is now selling its LF8 (500 cd/m²) and LF80 (700 cd/m²) professional displays (seen at ISE: Panasonic Emphasises Strength & Reliability). Available in 42″, 47″ and 55″ sizes, these units are capable of …

Tags:DLP Projectors| Large Display Monitor| Laser Phosphor Projectors| LFD - Large Format Display| Panasonic| sony| Steam Consoles| UltraHD| Vol 22 - Issue 45

Steam Link lets you play PC games on your TV

by Milos Pavlovic

Steam is now expecting to start shipping the Steam Link in Europe from the 10th of November (Valve Streams Games Cheaply, Provides Console Release Date). It has also said that the Link will not …

Tags:Game Playing| Large Display Monitor| Steam Consoles| Vol 22 - Issue 44

Valve Streams Games Cheaply, Provides Console Release Date

by Tom Allen

Valve has finally provided a date for the release of its Steam Machine consoles. Units will begin to be released from November this year. At the same time the company showed off the Steam …

Tags:Broadcast| Consoles| Game Playing| Large Display Monitor| STBs| Steam Consoles| Streaming Video| Vol 22 - Issue 10