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Google opens up Glass Enterprise Edition 2 for direct purchases

Developers will be allowed to buy the smartglasses individually as Google looks to build business demand.

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Will virtual reality finally break out in 2020?

The hardware is cheap, the games are promising, and virtual reality could finally be ready for the mainstream. Or at least, the slightly more mainstream.

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The Oculus Go standalone VR headset is $199 today (and it'll arrive by Christmas)

It's not our favorite Oculus headset, but at $199 (down from a $249 list price), this is a great way to dazzle VR newbies on Christmas morning.

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Qualcomm's Snapdragon XR2 platform takes aim at true mixed reality

Qualcomm's Snapdragon XR2 mixed-reality platform combines 5G with a Snapdragon mobile chip capable enough to handle both augmented and virtual reality. Niantic has signed on, too.

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Oculus Link beta impressions: Connecting Oculus Quest to PCs negates the Rift

With Oculus Link, the standalone Oculus Quest VR headset gives you the performance of a PC headset when you want it, and mobility when you don't. It's not perfect, but it's the future.

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4 promising AR/VR pilots in business

Augmented reality and virtual reality implementations are emerging across several sectors, thanks to their value in providing remote training and hands-free access to information.

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Hands on with Marvel Dimension of Heroes: Fun, frantic though repetitive AR gameplay

Lenovo and Disney team up again with its second AR experience, starring several of the Marvel Avengers. While the augmented-reality gameplay is fun and well-crafted, it's ultimately somewhat repetitive.

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How to roll out the right tech for frontline workers

Corporate spending on hardware for non-office workers is on the rise as companies look to boost productivity and reduce errors. With that in mind, Gartner analyst Rob Smith offered advice at this month’s Digital Workplace Summit on...

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Oculus Connect 6: Significant Oculus Quest upgrades could render the Rift obsolete

Facebook didn't announce any new hardware at Oculus Connect 6, but it revealed key Oculus Quest improvements and a big-budget Medal of Honor VR reboot.

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Hands-on: Respawn's Medal of Honor revival for Oculus Rift nails WWII, but lacks little VR extras

Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond, a VR rebirth for the WWII shooter, will be 50 levels long when it lands on Oculus Rift.

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8 technologies that will disrupt business in 2020

From artificial intelligence to augmented reality, these eight disruptive technologies and trends will begin driving how business gets done at forward-thinking organizations in the years to come.

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Valve Index Controllers review: These revolutionary VR controllers need patience to hit full potential

Valve's Index Controllers have the potential to be a huge leap forward for motion-tracked controls and virtual reality, but it'll take patience—and a lot more developer support.

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Valve Index review: The new bar for VR headsets

It's pricey, but Valve's new Index virtual reality headset is the one to beat thanks to its crisp display and high field of view.

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Airbus deploys Microsoft’s HoloLens, pushes mixed reality plans further

The company, which competes with the likes of Boeing and Lockheed Martin, also plans to sell its own mixed reality apps to others in the aviation industry.

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The Oculus Go standalone VR headset has its biggest price cut of all time today

Amazon is selling the Oculus Go standalone VR headset for $169, an all-time low.

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Valve Index impressions: An eye-opening headset that pushes enthusiast VR further

Valve's new VR headset makes huge FOV improvements, but its finger-tracking controllers are going to take some brain retraining.

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Revamped Google Glass 2 aims more powerful AR at the enterprise

Google renews its focus on enterprise augmented reality with the Glass Enterprise Edition 2; it packs a better camera and faster processor.

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Lenovo launches enterprise AR/VR headset, the ‘ThinkReality A6'

Augmented reality’s potential is on the rise as new enterprise use cases emerge. Lenovo hopes to position its device as a rival to Microsoft’s HoloLens.

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