Virtual and Augmented Reality

One of the biggest confusions in the world of augmented reality is the difference between augmented reality and virtual reality.

Virtual reality (VR) is an artificial, computer-generated simulation or recreation of a real life environment or situation. It immerses the user by making them feel like they are experiencing the simulated reality firsthand, primarily by stimulating their vision and hearing.

Augmented reality (AR) is a technology that layers computer-generated enhancements atop an existing reality in order to make it more meaningful through the ability to interact with it. AR is developed into apps and used on mobile devices to blends digital components into the real world in such a way that they enhance one another, but can also be told apart easily

Sony Joins Virtual Reality Race with Its PlayStation VR Headset
October 14th, 2016

Judging by the number of pre-orders, Sony is pereparing to sell “hundreds of thousands” of PlayStation VR headsets.

Facebook CEO Shows Oculus Augmented Social Virtual Reality Device with Facial Expressions
October 7th, 2016

Mark Zuckerberg has demonstrated the potential of virtual reality to hundreds of developers and partners at Oculus’s “Connect” conference.

Augmented Reality Mobile Game Pokémon Go is Now Rolling Out for iOS and Android
July 6th, 2016

Nintendo has so far limited the lists of countries where Pokémon Go is already available.

Intel Launches the World’s First 10-Core Processor for Gaming and VR
May 31st, 2016

The 10-core Core i7-6950X by Intel is a star by characteristics but with equitable and still high price.