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Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Apple to bring face-tracking to ARKit on iPhone X, giving devs access to color and depth from front cameras and real-time tracking   —  While many expected Apple to push AR capabilities as the hallmark features for newly introduced iDevices, in reality, ARKit was largely a footnote …
Sep 12, 2017, 8:25 PMIn context
TechCrunch:
UploadVR, now Upload, says sexual harassment and wrongful termination suit against it is over; sources say firm dodged a bullet, question its initial response   —  Upload, formerly UploadVR, the virtual reality startupat the center of a sexual harassment and wrongful termination lawsuit filed earlier …
Sep 7, 2017, 5:30 PMIn context
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Social virtual reality platform AltspaceVR, which had raised $15M, is not shutting down as previously announced, thanks to new interest from “third parties”   —  What is dead in VR may never die, perhaps?  —  Social VR startup AltspaceVR may not be shutting down after all.
Aug 16, 2017, 10:50 AMIn context
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Google says it has begun rolling out Daydream-ready update to Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+   —  Google's brand of VR is, at last, beginning to arrive on Samsung devices.  —  Reports emerged last week that certain Verizon Galaxy S8 and S8+ devices were getting the Daydream update, but today Google confirmed the rollout.
Jul 31, 2017, 10:50 PMIn context
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
HTC teases a standalone Vive VR headset for China   —  Today at ChinaJoy, HTC announced that it is working on a standalone headset for Chinese markets built on its own Viveport content platform.  —  The headset appears to be cosmetically identical to the one which HTC is bringing to the U.S. with Google.
Jul 29, 2017, 12:35 PMIn context
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
AR startup Meta sues its former head of optics and his new company DreamWorld, alleging breach of contract and misappropriation of trade secrets   —  A top augmented reality startup is suing its former head of optics for breach of contract and misappropriation of trade secrets in the creation of his own AR company.
Jun 9, 2017, 10:15 PMIn context
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Siri gets language translation and the ability to handle follow-up questions   —  Siri is getting less dumb and a little bit more human.  That's not a contradiction.  —  Apple's voice assistant is getting a more clear, human voice in both female and male intonations alongside some new skills …
Jun 5, 2017, 6:05 PMIn context
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Metal 2 in macOS High Sierra brings support for virtual reality, external graphics cards, and the Unity and Unreal game engines   —  Virtual reality is coming to Macs, sort of.  —  Apple showed off a new version of Metal, named Metal 2, at its WWDC event Monday.
Jun 5, 2017, 2:12 PMIn context
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Facebook debuts new group features for Live, including Live With, letting users stream side-by-side, and Live Chat with Friends private chatrooms   —  Facebook Live might be about bringing the entire community together around events, but sometimes you just want to know the reactions of your buddies.
May 23, 2017, 2:35 PMIn context
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Ultrahaptics raises $23M Series B for ultrasound-based “touchless interfaces” that users can feel, bringing total raised to about $40M   —  As huge tech companies continue to dump money into VR and AR technology looking to convince us digital objects in front of us are actually real …
May 6, 2017, 12:10 PMIn context

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