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Valve brings SteamVR support to Linux

While things have been a little quiet on the SteamOS front for a while, Valve is still a big supporter of Linux and other open standards, which is why this week the company is releasing the SteamVR for Linux beta, bringing virtual reality support to those outside of the Windows …

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Jury orders Oculus to pay $500 million to Zenimax

It looks like Zenimax’s $2 billion lawsuit against Oculus wasn’t something that could easily be brushed off after all as today, a US jury ruled in Zenimax’s favour. Following the ruling, Oculus must pay $500 million to Zenimax, with $50 million of it coming from Palmer Luckey himself and $150 …

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TPCast partners with Lattice for wireless VR roll out

TPCast, the company behind the recently debuted wireless upgrade kit for the HTC Vive virtual reality headset, has announced a partnership with Lattice Semiconductors for a number of the solution’s internal components. Lattice provides the HDMI bridge which makes it possible to wirelessly transmit data that would traditionally require a wired …

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VR locomotion solved? The CAOTS system

One virtual reality developer claims to have solved some of the major problems with getting around in virtual reality beyond room scale. Called the CAOTS system, it utilises head bob tracking and arm motion to calculate your pace and lets you move around large, virtual environments while bobbing, walking and …

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Baidu opens augmented reality development lab

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Chinese search giant Baidu has announced the opening of a brand new branch of the company which will focus entirely on augmented reality. The new research facility is part of a $200 million investment by the firm which it hopes will drive future profits, partly through the creation of new, augmented …

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