CloudGate Studio is developing a way to use the new Vive Trackers and existing controllers to enable full-body tracking. A video posted by the company shows how the controllers could be used to bring someone's entire body (not just their hands and head) into the VR world.
You can now view all of YouTube's 360-degree videos on the PlayStation VR. Sony has added support for the content to the virtual reality headset. Partial support was added for some users in December, but the feature capped videos at 1080p and had other limitations.
Well known Swiss watch manufacturer is preparing its second Android Wear smartwatch. According to an interview with the company's CEO Jean-Claude Biver, the company plans to Android Wear 2.0-powered smartwatch sometime in May following a good response for its first Tag Heuer
China wants to maintain its lead in the global race for the most powerful supercomputer. It's currently home to the top supercomputer, the Sunway TaihuLight, which was unveiled in 2016. But it's focused on reaching beyond that system to build an exascale computer.
Facebook's commitment to virtual reality was obvious when it spent $2 billion on Oculus. Moving forward, the company plans to spend a lot more on VR tech. CEO Mark Zuckerberg noted during testimony in a federal court that Facebook plans to spend $3 billion on VR over 10 years.
A secret facility in China is reportedly being created by Foxconn in order to provide a location for Apple prototypes to be built and tested. Nikkei reports the companies are working together, though neither has lent any official support to the facility's existence.
Google's latest operating system for smartwatches is expected to make an official debut on February 9. On the same day, the company will announce its first smartwatches called the Watch Sport and Watch Style. Both smartwatches are built by LG and will go on sale on February 10
Companies are slowly preparing for the upcoming release of Android Wear 2.0 update, which is scheduled to roll out on February 9 according to latest rumours. Lately, Google has been "cleaning" its online store and a few days after all Fossil Android Wear smartwatches were removed
Google has temporarily reduced the price of its Daydream View virtual reality headset from $79 to $49. This is the first major discount for the device since it release in October 2016. Google is holding the sale until February 25 and all three colors are available at the price.
Considering Apple only has one product in the wireless headphones market (minus its Beats items), its appearance on NPD's monitor for December 2016 isn't bad. NPD's December 2016 Weekly Retail Tracking Service reveals the AirPods gave Apple a 2% market share in unit sales.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will appear in court today to defend his company against claims that it's using virtual reality tech stolen from Zenimax Media. The case centers around John Carmack, who formerly worked for Zenimax. Zenimax is suing for $2 billion.
Japan's launch of the SS-520-4 on Saturday was a failure. The tiny rocket would have been the smallest rocket to ever bring a payload to orbit, but the mission wasn't successful. While the first part of the mission went fine, JAXA eventually lost communication with it.
Raspberry Pi Foundation has just announced a new Compute Module that is based on the latest Raspberry Pi 3 architecture. the Compute Module 3 is a slimmed-down version of Raspberry Pi 3 that is missing the SD card and other sockets for embedding in other products.
Owners of NVIDIA's first set-top streaming box from 2015 can now enjoy new features and improvements brought by the latest software update. The update is based on Android 7.0 Nougat platform and it brings it closer to the new model released a few months ago.
An application to run tests on multiple wireless frequency bands was filed by Amazon with the FCC last week. The company wants to receive permission in the form of a "five-month experimental special temporary authority to operate on selected" frequencies.
SpaceX's first launch since its September 2016 explosion went as planned. Its Falcon 9 lifted off on Saturday, helped bring a payload to space, and returned to the company's drone landing barge. The rocket launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.
Smartwatches were expected to be the next big thing, but after their big start in 2015, many manufacturers decided not to release new devices in 2016, and schedule the release for 2017. One of those is LG, who is now working on several models that already received
A new Nvidia Shield Portable might be on the way, according to a filing with the US' FCC. The filing is for a device that looks very similar to the existing Shield Portable, but the listed specs are upgraded. It appears to be using a Tegra X1 processor.
Lily was unable to raise enough money for its autonomous camera drone, forcing the startup to return preorder revenue and shut down. The company did receive $34 million in preorders, but it needed to get another round of funding in order to enter production.
Google's smartwatch platform is about to get its first major update since its release. At first, the company was expected to announce Android Wear 2.0 a few months ago, but they decided to postpone the launch and further improve the platform. It looks like the platform is finally