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Movies bust out of screen with panoramic, virtual technology

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A Tyrannosaurus rex lumbers forward, belts out a deafening roar, then stomps overhead, and a viewer watching inside a virtual reality headset turns around to see the beast walking away. Reuters: Entertainment News

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Totem, an indie Oculus Rift competitor, promises better virtual reality — but needs money

There was a chorus of skepticism back in March when a Montreal-based startup announced its Oculus Rift competitor Totem, a virtual reality headset that features a camera over each eye. The startup, Vrvana, had little to show for its work … Continue reading

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Facebook’s Oculus unveils new virtual reality prototype device

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Facebook Inc's Oculus VR unit announced an upgraded prototype of its virtual reality headset that has higher resolution and built-in audio, but the company said it is not ready to sell a device to consumers. The … Continue reading

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Oculus Rift’s new prototype brings out the best in virtual reality

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Touch, hear, pal around in a virtual world: Oculus execs discuss the future

At firm's first confab for developers who'll make games to run on its headset, execs discuss, among other things, the trickiness of the controllers that'll let players pick up and move objects.> Tech News Headlines – Yahoo News

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Nvidia sinks moon landing hoax using virtual light

Using its new top-shelf graphics processing unit, Nvidia tackles one of the most persistent conspiracy theories in American history: the veracity of the 1969 to 1972 Apollo moon landings.> Tech News Headlines – Yahoo News

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Virtual meets real in Media-Saturn’s new store

By Emma Thomasson INGOLSTADT Germany (Reuters) – Europe's top electronics retailer Media-Saturn unveiled a new store with access to more products via a giant video wall and a drive-in collection point for online orders, aiming to better link online and … Continue reading

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Montreal startup taps crowdfunding for virtual reality headset

By Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) – A tiny Montreal company is turning to crowdfunding in hopes of moving its virtual reality headset from a working prototype to a mass produced rival to products from Facebook, Samsung and Sony. Vrvana Inc … Continue reading

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The cruise ship of the future has robot bartenders and huge virtual balconies

Cruise ships have had a rough go of it lately, but Royal Caribbean is debuting some remarkable technology on its long-teased ship that it's hoping can turn things around. It's called "Quantum of the Seas," and is a remarkably high-tech … Continue reading

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From virtual reality to stars, five highlights from Comic-Con

SAN DIEGO (Reuters) – Every year, around 130,000 comic book fans and entertainment enthusiasts trek to San Diego’s Comic-Con International, where thousands of booths and hundreds of panels are set up by industry outlets to cater to attendees. Reuters: Entertainment … Continue reading

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