Google to Tackle Mixed Reality with New VR Department

Google to Tackle Mixed Reality with New VR Department

By Michael Molitch-Hou

This week, Google announced that it would be opening a new division dedicated to virtual reality computing, which will see the tech giant’s former VP for product management, Clay Bavor, move from overseeing Google’s apps to becoming the VP of Virtual Reality.  The move has many commentators stating that Google has been behind on VR and is attempting to catch up Microsoft, who will be shipping out the Hololens this quarter, and Facebook, shipping the Oculus Rift with a $599 price tag. …

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Google to Tackle Mixed Reality with New VR Department

Ultrahaptics Adds Tactile Sensations to Virtual 3D

Ultrahaptics Adds Tactile Sensations to Virtual 3D

By Davide Sher

Oculus’ Rift will let you wander through amazing, immersive, virtual 3D worlds. Google’s Project Tango will help you create a virtual 3D version of your real world. Their limit? Neither of them will ever give you any indication as to the material qualities of the digital objects you interact with. This is where Ultrahaptics comes in, with its Tactile Sensation Haptic Kit.
By the way, in case you were wondering, but never looked it up, “haptic” means any form of communication involving touch.…

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Ultrahaptics Adds Tactile Sensations to Virtual 3D