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Today at Steam Developer Days, Valve reportedly unleashed a 'holodeck-level' virtual reality demo on attendees. The bad news is that this demo won't be made available to the general public. Instead, Valve will be providing the tech to Oculus, with whom the studio collaborate on future VR hardware.
by Tech Light
I've got three words for you, ladies and gentlemen: robotic hive mind. That's what scientists at Eindhoven University have spent the last four years creating; an invention they refer to as "RoboEarth," a "world wide web for robots."
At today's Consumer Electronics Show, Oculus unveiled a new prototype of its Rift virtual reality headset. The new device, dubbed "Crystal Cove," adds positional tracking and a new OLED display. What that basically means is that Crystal Cove blows the old Rift out of the water.
by Rey M.L.
Apparently there's a demand for Google's Android smartphone OS on desktop systems. Like it or not, two Lenovo systems with screen sizes in excess of 19 inches have been unveiled.
Nvidia announced today that it plans to hold a press conference during the upcoming 2014 Consumer Electronics Show. The exclusve event will be hoested January 5, and will feature some of Nvidia's top video game innovations, along with its mobile and automotive display technologies.
by Ron Callari
While Gigabyte broadband might still be on the drawing boards for many of our major telecom companies, Sprint is tackling high-speed mobile while Google is making its mark in the wired internet side of the world. Both are pressing hard to deliver a gigabit of data each second to the home in the not-so-distant future.
by Tech Light
If you've ever wondered how touch screens are tested for accuracy, Intel this week provided a bit of insight into the process. Turns out, they've invented The Oculus, a simple robotic array designed for one purpose: playing video games. That's cool and all, but...how exactly does that work?
by Rey M.L.
Though most people are still ambivalent toward Google's browser-first operating system, that isn't stopping the manufacturers. Here comes LG with a Chrome OS machine that looks like an iMac.
Microsoft announced today that in the very near future, it intends to begin introducing original, Xbox Live-exclusive TV shows to its multimedia line-up. According to television executive Nancy Tellem, everything should be more or less ready to go within the first few months of the New Year.
by Josiah Motley
Projectors are no longer just for movie theaters and 9th grade English classes. In the past few years, the home projector has made great leaps and bounds, and can now be considered a viable option for home theaters and large living rooms. With the Epson Powerlite 750HD, smaller rooms, and even dorms, can reap the benefits of a projector.