Xbox One could get Oculus Rift style glasses, suggests new patent

The Xbox One may be set to get a head-mounted display accessory, after a newly unearthed patent adds wieght to the rumours from last year that Microsoft were working on a set of "Fortaleza Glasses". The patent, called the "Multiplayer…

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Gerald LynchXbox One could get Oculus Rift style glasses, suggests new patent

VIDEO: Oculus Rift paired with an omnidirectional treadmill looks like the true next-gen gaming set-up

This is almost as dorky as it is insane: the video above shows the Oculus Rift virtual reality gaming headset paired with an omnidirectional treadmill that allows gamers to physically run around their favourite first-person games. Forget the PS4 and…

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Gerald LynchVIDEO: Oculus Rift paired with an omnidirectional treadmill looks like the true next-gen gaming set-up

Try on Iron Man's helmet with new augmented reality app

Iron Man 2 hits UK cinemas on April 30th, and fans looking for a sneak peek should check out the StarkExpo2010.com viral site for some nifty teasers and high-tech concepts. Playboy inventor Tony Stark's gadgets are a tech-head's dream….

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Video Review: Vuzix Video iWear 920 glasses

Tired of watching videos on a titchy iPod screen? Then take a look at this video review of the Vuzix Video iWear 920 glasses, modelled by Shiny Shiny's Anna. The glasses claim to replicate a 67 inch screen infront…

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VIDEO: Circulafloor – intelligent floor for virtual reality use

Circulafloor is a set of four tiles that can intelligently position themselves so that you never fall off, but remain in one place. It’s an interesting idea, and not one that hasn’t come up before, though this one seems to have a long way to go before it’s ready for production.

Looks like you’ve got to walk really rather slowly for starters, and I wouldn’t trust it if I saw the thing first. You never know, though, if this ends up a little more practical, with more tiles, it could be a winner.

(via Dvice)

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Duncan GeereVIDEO: Circulafloor – intelligent floor for virtual reality use

Vuzix Wrap 920AV audiovisual goggles – the full, actually quite awesome, details

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We’ve just been given the full details on the Vuzix 920AVs that I posted about on Friday, and gosh, they look more exciting than I had anticipated. Remember how I said that they seemed to be the non-interactive version? They’re not – there’s an option to fit them with a “6-Degree of Freedom tracking sensor and/or Stereo Camera Pair”.

That means that you can mix images from in front of you with virtual content. Imagine looking down a street, and seeing little markers come up from famous buildings saying what they are, or the ultimate Sat-Nav system which can tell which way you’re looking and show you which way to go with a line on the road.

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Duncan GeereVuzix Wrap 920AV audiovisual goggles – the full, actually quite awesome, details

Next-gen Vuzix VR glasses will be unveiled at CES

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You might remember Vuzix from the VR920s that I reviewed back in October. They were bulky, unresponsive, and difficult to configure. These, however, look like a different kettle of fish. Specifically, a kettle of fish shaped like a pair of really nice sunglasses.

As well as the design getting a massive kick up the arse, the new glasses should also feature improved screens with considerably better immersiveness than the older model. The glasses unveiled at CES will be the non-interactive ‘watch-videos-on-your-ipod’ version, but here’s hoping that an interactive gaming model like the VR920 will be released shortly after with the necessary built-in accelerometers.

(via Gadget Lab)

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Duncan GeereNext-gen Vuzix VR glasses will be unveiled at CES