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Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Qualcomm announces new Snapdragon 835-based VR developer kit, headset reference design and accelerator program for manufacturers   —  The near-future of VR is definitely mobile, and for the time-being nobody has more control of the guts of mobile devices than Qualcomm does.
Feb 23, 2017, 10:20 AMIn context
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Holographic capture startup 8i raises $27M Series B led by Time Warner, will launch 3D app Holo this year on Google Tango-compatible devices   —  For the celebrity-obsessed, augmented reality may offer the bizarre opportunity to get closer than ever to pop culture's most recognizable stars and performers.
Feb 13, 2017, 7:30 PMIn context
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Twilio launches Voices for Democracy as part of its Twilio.org program to aid nonprofits by donating or discounting Twilio products   —  While onstage at the 10th annual Crunchies Awards last night, Twilio CEO Jeff Lawson talked a bit about a new initiative to connect people with their government representatives.
Feb 8, 2017, 12:00 PMIn context
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Microsoft game-streaming platform Beam comes out of beta with faster video player, Xbox Live sign-in, and redesigned home page   —  Microsoft has been making notable improvements to the experiences on its Twitch competitor, Beam, since it purchased the startup this past August.
Jan 19, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
VR game studio Survios raises $50 million led by MGM, Lux Capital   —  Hollywood's love affair with VR continues.  —  VR game maker Survios announced today that it has raised $50 million over a pair of funding rounds, a good chunk of which comes from MGM, who led one of the two rounds, with Lux Capital leading the other.
Dec 13, 2016, 4:45 PMIn context
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Vesper, which builds always-on, low powered mics, raises $15M Series A led by Accomplice, with Alexa Fund, Hyperplane, Miraenano Tech, and others participating   —  As digital assistants like Siri and Alexa become more intelligent, there's a growing need for them to always be accessible.
Dec 10, 2016, 9:10 PMIn context
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Google, HTC, Oculus, Samsung, Sony, and Acer create the Global Virtual Reality Association, aimed at promoting best practices in VR; Valve is not a member   —  After a couple years of being driven primarily by the startups, the virtual reality industry is growing to be one increasingly dominated by the big dogs.
Dec 7, 2016, 8:30 PMIn context
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Doppler Labs delays launch of Here One adaptive audio smart earbuds, which won't ship until February, partners with Cleveland Cavaliers, JetBlue, others   —  Wireless earbuds are still in their infancy, and there still seem to be some tough issues left to nail when it comes to mass production.
Nov 22, 2016, 1:00 PMIn context
Lucas Matney / TechCrunch:
Inside Intel's Santa Clara VR lab, where the company is working on its Project Alloy headset, a “merged reality” experience, and more   —  n many ways, virtual reality is still a moonshot.  —  The $2 billion acquisition of Oculus by Facebook in 2014 lent the neo-futurist hobby …
Nov 3, 2016, 3:30 PMIn context
TechCrunch:
Intel acquires Voke VR, which makes VR camera hardware and software for delivering VR sports content to a range of devices   —  Nov 3, 2016, 9:00 amNov 3, 2016, 11:51 am  —  Intel has made another acquisition to build out its virtual reality strategy and business: the chip giant …
Nov 3, 2016, 1:20 PMIn context

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