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Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, Mixed Reality Headsets to Launch on October 17

At its keynote hour at IFA 2017 trade show, Microsoft said Friday it will start rolling out Windows 10 Fall Creators Update on October 17, delivering the third major update at no charge since the company moved its operating system to a service model. Announced earlier this year at the developer BUILD conference, Windows 10 Fall Creators Update brings several new functionalities to the… Read More »

Computex 2017: Microsoft Details Asus, Dell, Lenovo Mixed Reality Headsets

We’ve known since last year’s Computex that Microsoft is working on mixed reality (MR) devices and has been over the year joined hands with HP, Acer, Dell, Asus, and Lenovo for headsets. Windows 10 VR headsets from HP and Acer have already been spoken of in the past and Microsoft in March made developer kits from these companies… Read More »

Oculus, Vive Headsets Are Taking Israel’s Army Underground

In a refurbished building on a military base in central Israel, soldiers are training in underground combat using headsets made by Oculus, the virtual reality headset maker owned by Facebook, and Vive, owned by HTC. While it’s not unusual for a military to use virtual reality – Britain’s Ministry of Defense has been using it in training simulations… Read More »

Intel may make chips specially for mixed reality headsets

Intel believes untethered headsets could be a new class of PCs in the future, and the company may develop chips dedicated to those devices. The chipmaker previewed its virtual and augmented reality plans last month with Project Alloy, a Microsoft HoloLens-type headset that can mix images from real and virtual worlds. Project Alloy will be available for PC… Read More »