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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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HP's high-res Reverb VR headset blows the screen door effect off its hinges

We go hands-on with HP's Reverb Consumer Edition, whose astounding resolution is well deserving of this exclamation mark!

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Microsoft's augmented reality Minecraft tease is a reminder of its world-shattering HoloLens demo

Microsooft ends its Build keynote with a teaser of what looks like an augmented reality version of Minecraft. In a sense, we've already seen it, as part of Microsoft's killer HoloLens demo a few years ago.

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Microsoft makes HoloLens 2 available for developers, alongside Unreal Engine support

Microsoft is moving quickly after announcing the HoloLens 2 at MWC, making the developer edition generally available at Microsoft Build.

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Valve's $999 Index VR headset promises 'high-fidelity virtual reality' with revolutionary controls

Valve's Index VR headset is loaded with cutting-edge tech designed to appeal to virtual reality enthusiasts.

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Oculus Rift S review: The second generation of PC-based virtual reality comes with caveats

The Oculus Rift S improves upon its predecessor in certain key aspects, but most of the "upgrades" feel like a lateral move—especially when released alongside the more daring Oculus Quest.

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Magic Leap hands-on: Magic, sure, but augmented reality is still a long way away from mass consumption

Next week Magic Leap One devices will start showing up in select AT&T stores, but at more than $2,000 this very-much-prototype tech is hard to recommend even to early adopters.

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5G could be the foundation of next-gen 'cloud VR'

AT&T, Ericsson, and a number of companies showed off streamed VR to headsets, using 5G to minimize nausea-inducing latencies while keeping the resolutions high.

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Hands-on: The $399 Oculus Rift S kicks off the next gen of PC-based VR by appealing to the masses

The overhauled Oculus Rift S keeps pushing VR towards the mainstream by sticking to a wallet-friendly price and reasonable resolutions.

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Touching holograms with HoloLens 2 is amazing, but phone AR is way more fun

Microsoft's HoloLens 2 is technically impressive, but it's still not a fully realized augmented reality experience.

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Microsoft aims HoloLens 2 at the enterprise

Microsoft's updated virtual reality headset, unveiled at Mobile World Congress, promises a more immersive and comfortable user experience.

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Microsoft launches HoloLens 2 with a strong business bent

Microsoft has launched HoloLens 2 with an expanded field of view and—with a price of $3,500—a clear aim at business rather than consumers.

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Microsoft HoloLens retro review: What made it great, and what a new HoloLens needs to succeed

In anticipation of the debut of Microsoft's HoloLens 2, we've unearthed the first-generation HoloLens and "retroreviewed" it, with an eye toward how Microsoft could improve its next-generation augmented reality headset.

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Bose Frames review: Made in the shades

Call them a whole new take on headphones: Bose Frames are sunglasses with tiny Bluetooth speakers built in.

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How Google plans to reinvent the user interface

Google’s next move will be like 'Minority Report,' but on your watch, toaster and factory floor.

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HTC reveals two new VR headsets, the untethered Vive Cosmos and gaze-tracking Vive Pro Eye

Only the HTC Vive Cosmos seems worth your attention, though.

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Capture, an iPhone 3D scanner app, hints at the future of augmented reality

The 'Capture' app is far from perfect, but it may be a rough draft of features to come.

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