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Amazon considers opening augmented reality furniture stores

Amazon's retail plans could extend well beyond books and groceries. New York Times sources hear that the internet giant is “exploring” the possibility of appliance and furniture stores with a technological angle. You'd use augmented or virtual real…

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March Madness is back in VR, but it will cost you

Last year, the NCAA streamed the Final Four and championship game in virtual reality for free as March Madness came to a close. For the 2017 tournament that's already in progress, the college sports governing body is teaming up with Turner Sports and…

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Disney shows how you catch a real ball in VR

It's relatively easy to boost the immersiveness of virtual reality by giving you gloves or props. But how would you have someone catch a real ball when they can't see where it's going? Disney Research has an answer: its scientists have developed a mo…

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Openreach’s VR videos detail the humdrum life of a network engineer

Of all the incredible and entertaining uses of virtual reality, trust Openreach to come up with arguably the most boring content ever for the fledgling medium. BT recently agreed to spin its Openreach infrastructure business into a legally separate c…

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AccuWeather now lets you look at the forecast in virtual reality

Checking the weather report is usually a colorless, simple experience — a glance at an app to see the five day forecast or check the news for any major storms or events. If you have a Samsung Gear VR device, however, your daily forecast could soon b…

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