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Pokémon GO made Nintendo extra precious than Sony

Image Credits: Pokémon.com Nintendo on Tuesday shot past Sony in market value after the video game giant’s stock more than doubled since the release of the wildly popular Pokémon Go game. The Pokémon franchise creator surged nearly 11 percent to end the morning at 30,780 yen ($290), up more than …

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Twitter dives into ar and vr, hires ex-apple clothier to steer new crew

Twitter has hired a user interface designer who used to work for Apple according to a report in Upload VR. Alessandro Sabatelli has joined Twitter as the Director of AR and VR. Sabatelli was the CEO of a company he founded known as Ixomoxi, which created an augmented reality app for music festivals – called Lucy – targeted …

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Facebook introduces 360-degree emojis via virtual reality

Facebook has been working on newer technologies for content creation. It has also been observing how users engage with the created content. Facebook is also constantly looking to improve existing ways of user interaction. After the introduction of Facebook 360-degree camera to take 360-degree video and photos, the company has been steady …

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This Victorian era technique enhances VR performance

Using the Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) headset, a eam of researchers has discovered that a simple technique borrowed from ophthalmology dating back to the Victorian Age can improve user performance in VR environments. The technique known as “monovision” allows each eye of an observer to focus to a different distance. …

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