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VR Lens Lab wants to improve virtual reality experience for glasses wearers

Glasses wearers often face a choice – enjoy clear VR is discomfort or be comfortable at the expense of blurry visuals. A new Kickstarter wants to fix that. VR Lens Lab promises the option of adding prescription lenses to Samsung’s Gear VR headset, lettings users ditch their glasses completely when …

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AR glasses from ex-Valve staff appear on Kickstarter

The former head of Valve’s hardware division Jeri Ellsworth and ex-graphics technology dev Rick Johnson have launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter for augment reality glasses. The project had initially begun life while the two worked at Valve, but the duo left the company earlier this year, and took the …

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New Xbox Glasses patent discovered

Fresh evidence suggests that Microsoft is indeed planning to release some sort of head-mounted display for Xbox One. A patent called ‘Multiplayer gaming with head-mounted display’ has been spotted by Engadget. The tech combines facial recognition, eye-tracking and depth analysis along with voice recognition and activation. Much of the patent …

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The Wii U Gamepad can apparently do 3D

Nintendo’s Wii U Gamepad apparently has a significant bit of added functionality that we’ve not heard about – it can display in 3D. Oddly, though, we’re not talking 3DS-style glasses-free 3D. Instead, IMGMR reports that green and magenta glasses from Inficolor are need to take advantage of the experience. It …

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Sony: Consumers have decided 3D is not "hugely important"

Platform holder Sony has admitted that consumers have effectively killed off the 3D gaming revolution. Consumers decide how relevant it is,” SCE UK boss Fergal Gara told Eurogamer. It’s fair to say consumers have decided it’s not hugely important at this time. It’s a capability we’ve got. It may have …

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Sony on the limitations of glasses-free 3D

The hunger for glasses-free 3D screen technology is misjudged, Sony’s 3D gaming boss Mick Hocking has claimed. "There are already glasses-free TVs, big screens and small screens out there," he told Eurogamer. "The problem with glasses-free, or auto-stereoscopic as it’s called, is that it has inherent limitations. "With stereoscopic 3D, …

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SONY: 3D PlayStation monitor announced

One of the more intriguing announcements to emerge from Sony’s E3 press briefing was the reveal of a brand new PlayStation branded 3D monitor. The 24-inch screen comes bundled with cables, a pair of branded 3D glasses and a copy of Resistance 3 and will retail for $499. The PS …

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Glasses free 3D comes to iPhone/iPad

Owners of both the iPhone and iPad will be able to access glasses-free 3D visuals thanks to a new creation from developer Big Head Games. It has, in conjunction with Korean tech firm Floorpali, developed a plastic clear film that can be placed over the screen of compatible iOS devices. …

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LG launches glasses-free 3D tablets

LG are to unveil two glasses-less 3D devices at the Mobile World Congress held in Barcelona next week – an Android 3.0 Honeycomb tablet likely to be known as the G-Slate, and a 3D display smart phone called the LG Optimus. They are not the first to introduce glasses-less 3D …

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Toddlers warned off 3DS

Gamers aged six and under have been advised to avoid the 3D functionality of Nintendo’s upcoming new handheld the 3DS according to a health disclaimer posted on the company’s Japanese website. The platform holder says that "looking at 3D images for a long period of time could have an adverse …

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