Facebook’s New Data Source: Virtual Reality

Software companies are turning to hardware platforms for an edge in the data wars. Business success in the 21st century hinges on access to valuable data and making smart use of it. Few companies have been better positioned on that front than Facebook (NASDAQ:FB). Massive adoption and engagement for platforms like Instagram and its namesake…

What Went Wrong With Virtual Reality?

binspamdupenotthebestofftopicslownewsdaystalestupid freshfunnyinsightfulinterestingmaybe descriptive 122860536 story What Went Wrong With Virtual Reality? (bbc.com) Posted by msmash on Friday January 10, 2020 @01:50PM from the no-takers dept. An anonymous reader shares a report: “When I put in the earpieces and goggles the first time it was crazy – it feels so believable,” says Anna Taylor, 32, of…

Panasonic’s Slimmer, Ultra-High Resolution Virtual Reality Glasses

Dissimilar to most VR glasses available now (which are oftentimes bulky, cumbersome and not very stylish), the contemporary design of Panasonic’s new HDR(1)-capable eyeglasses helps position the company as a new industry leader. With potential use cases in entertainment and sports, work, healthcare, advertising and even architecture, the innovation of new VR accessories is inevitable…

Panasonic’s VR glasses are living proof that virtual reality headsets can look ‘spectacular’

Now here’s a pair of VR glasses that don’t look like a toaster mounted on your face. Styled to resemble a wonderful pair of steampunk-style aviators, Panasonic has done for the VR headset industry what the Snap spectacles did for Google Glass (remember that?)With an undeniably better form factor, and better image quality too, Panasonic’s…