Apple Vision Pro vs Meta Quest Pro: Which is Best?

Apple Vision Pro vs Meta Quest Pro: Which is Best?

Apple Vision Pro vs Meta Quest Pro: Which “professional” headset is best? When Apple first announced its innovative spatial computing headset, it seemed like a revolution. Though Apple didn’t share much about the actual specs of the product initially, it promised to deliver an experience unlike any other. But it’s not the first “Pro” headset …

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Big XR News from NVIDIA GTC, Apple, LG, and HTC VIVE

Big XR News from NVIDIA GTC, Apple, LG, and HTC VIVE

What a massive week for spatial computing. At GTC, NVIDIA wowed the world with robotics, digital twins, automatic vehicles, AI processors, and countless more innovations, and behind many, many, many of these innovations, spatial data. With XR/spatial computing data, whether 3D environmental data or user tracking data, 3D services are working hard behind the scenes …

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HoloLight Co-founder Speaks on NVIDIA Omniverse and OpenUSD Integration

HoloLight Co-founder Speaks on NVIDIA Omniverse and OpenUSD Integration

Cloud-based XR streaming is a big story to come out of NVIDIA GTC 2024. To empower workers with Omniverse digital twin creation and immersive collaboration, NVIDIA is introducing CloudXR APIs and Graphics Delivery Network (GDN) frameworks to democratise XR content creation for use cases such as warehouse and automotive design and notably allowing headsets such …

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Apple Vision Pro Used by UK Surgeons

Apple Vision Pro Used by UK Surgeons

Apple’s Vision Pro headset has been used in surgery for the first time during a UK operation. Two surgeons used the device at the private hospital Cromwell as a “surgical logistics and organisational tool”, according to spatial computing healthcare firm eXeX. The Vision Pro is available in the US, but Apple has yet to reveal …

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Meta Deletes all Oculus Accounts and Data this Month

Meta Deletes all Oculus Accounts and Data this Month

Following Meta’s move away from Oculus branding and, subsequently, from requiring Facebook accounts during XR device log-ins, the Menlo Park-based firm is removing all Oculus accounts and related data by the end of the month. Meta’s move means that a Quest user who logs into their XR device with an Oculus account will no longer …

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Samsung Enters XR Device Marketplace, MWC 2024

Samsung Enters XR Device Marketplace, MWC 2024

Today at MWC 2024, Samsung unveiled an upcoming XR headset the firm created alongside partners Google and Qualcomm, with a scheduled release window coming in 2025. At the event, Samsung unveiled several innovative tech products, including the immersive device, a smart ring, and an assistive mobility robotics device. The device is currently early in its …

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Does this Mark the End of the Windows Mixed Reality?

Does this Mark the End of the Windows Mixed Reality?

With the debut of Vision Pro and spatial computing hitting the mainstream, audiences could reasonably assume that firms with established XR projects and products, such as Microsoft or Snap, would re-establish their investments in XR. However, it appears that despite using the spatial computing term before Apple, Microsoft is dropping more support for Windows Mixed …

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Apple Vision Pro Meme Explosion: The Internet Goes Wild

Apple Vision Pro Meme Explosion: The Internet Goes Wild

The internet has gone crazy for the Vision Pro. It’s been less than a week since Apple released its long-awaited spatial computing headset, and the Apple Vision Pro meme explosion has already begun. Consumers lucky enough to get their hands on the popular headset have spent the last few days sharing videos, posting on social …

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LG may Release XR Device in 2025, Says CEO Cho Joo-wan

LG may Release XR Device in 2025, Says CEO Cho Joo-wan

This week, amidst rumours stemming from CES 2024, multi-national hardware provider LG is slated to enter the XR device marketplace following a tested period of developing components for immersive industry giants, including Meta and Apple. According to LG CEO Cho Joo-wan, the firm’s television division is working on the unnamed product to ensure a fast-paced …

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CES 2024: Top Enterprise Spatial Computing Solutions

CES 2024: Top Enterprise Spatial Computing Solutions

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2024 wrapped up last week. While the event is known for showcasing innovative products for the consumer space, this year, the enterprise XR space took the event by storm, with firms like Sony, NVIDIA, XREAL, Qualcomm, PIXO VR, and Dimension X taking the stage to highlight the latest in spatial …

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