Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality

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Crate and Barrel works to balance online and offline sales

Even as more people shop online, Crate and Barrel says it's not ready to give up on brick-and-mortar stores.

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Here's what you look like when you're trying VR

Virtual reality was all over CES, providing attendees with a glimpse into the computer animated future. But while show-goers were deep in their virtual worlds, photographers Ann Singer and Alexandra Wimley of BU News Service were...

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The crazy sights of CES

The annual CES show is celebrating its 50th anniversary and seems to get busier and crazier every year. Here's a look back at some of the most memorable sights of CES 2017 through the lenses of Ann Singer and Alexandra Wimley,...

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Everything is a virtual assistant now

At CES this week, we're learning that virtual assistants like Amazon's Alexa will be delivered as a utility to almost every appliance in your home.

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Create your own VR content with the pocket-sized LucidCam

The LucidCam looks like a point-and-shoot camera, but it packs two lenses and captures VR-ready footage in 4K.

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Asus, ZTE, and Huawei phones are deemed Daydream-ready

Four new handsets are living the 'Dream, as Google looks to expand its VR platform.

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Hands-on with Intel's Project Alloy untethered VR headset

Intel's Project Alloy prototype is cool, but a lot is still unknown about what consumers will get when it ships later this year.

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Intel says standalone VR is coming by the end of this year

Intel is serious about bringing its Project Alloy untethered VR headset to the masses. On Wednesday, company CEO Brian Krzanich said that it will be available in the fourth quarter of 2017. That will be roughly a year and a half after...

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HTC reveals exciting future for the Vive with wireless options and new accessories

HTC's Vive Tracker and Deluxe Audio Strap will bring new VR gameplay to the Vive as we wait for an upcoming wireless option from partner Intel.

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HTC hints at wireless VR with new Vive partners and accessories, including the Tracker that can track anything

Thought the HTC Vive was fully developed? Not at all. HTC showed the way to a wireless future, together with new hardware: the Vive Tracker and an improved audio experience.

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ODG's AR smartglasses offer a mix of Google Glass, Microsoft's HoloLens

The new R-8 and R-9 mixed reality smartglasses from Osterhout Design Group are sleek, small, and fit in your pocket. The products show that AR headgear doesn't need to be as big and clunky as Microsoft's HoloLens.

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HP's Sprout Pro may finally find its home in augmented and virtual reality

HP's Sprout Pro is an upgrade of the company's pioneering 3D-imaging PC. But what was a niche talent two years ago may now be an in-demand skill for the rise of augmented and virtual reality.

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2016 in review: The year in Android

Take a look back at the last 12 months of Android and a peek at what's to come.

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The tech we didn’t talk about in 2016, but should have

Columnist Rob Enderle writes about a variety of tech things we should have focused on in 2016 and looks forward to a better 2017.

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Virtual reality, one year out: What went right, what didn't

VR finally became reality in 2016, and like any birth, it was both messy and magical.

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5 digital retail trends that will be big in 2017

Experts in retail, ecommerce and marketing look into their crystal balls and predict what will be the big trends in online retail in the coming year.

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Virtual reality is actually here

The applications of VR extend into nearly every sphere of life.

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Making holograms in the classroom a reality

HoloStudy is looking to revolutionize education by bringing mixed reality lessons to the masses, using realistic, interactive holograms to teach subjects such as biology, chemistry and physics.

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