Historic week for Valve and HTC: Monday, February 29 began shipping the consumer version of the 3D viewer for virtual reality HTC Vive which uses Steam VR system, whose pre-orders as expected were launched at the end of February, while the full commercial availability remains fixed at the beginning of April. The kit being sent […]
The battle for Gameloft (and for Ubisoft) turns on: the French mobile videogame producer announced Monday February 29 that it refuses, judging too low, the offer of 6 euros per share made by Vivendi, French company controlled by Breton businessman Vincent Bollore which at the beginning of 2016 has definitely left the capital of Activision […]
The announcement came on February 2: Magic Leap added 793.5 million dollars in a third funding round lead by Alibaba Group which involved also Google and Qualcomm, already shareholders of the startup, as well as Warner Bros, Fidelity Management and Research, Jp Morgan Investment Management, Morgan Stanley Investment Management, T. Rowe Price Associates and Wellington […]
Virtual reality: many now know what it is, few have tried it for now, but 2016 could be a good year to spread this experience, on the one hand thanks to devices such as Google Cardboard or Samsung Gear VR, on the other hands thanks to 3D viewers like those of Oculus VR and Valve, […]
As announced, Oculus Rift opened January 6, during Ces 2016 its pre-orders of the first consumer release of its 3D viewers, but at a price much higher than the expected 350-400 dollars: 599 dollars (although they include two games: Eve Valkyrie and Lucky’s Tale), to which you risk having to add at least other 949 […]
Apple bought Faceshift, a Swiss startup that deals with “motion capture” to offer features and services that integrate and improve everyday life.