Windows Mixed Reality

HP Windows Mixed Reality Headset review: I'm a believer

I was a huge Mixed Reality sceptic, right up until recently.<p>We picked up a HP Windows Mixed Reality (WMR) Headset from Microsoft for me to review and …

Virtual Reality

Start shopping Microsoft Store’s Black Friday deals now!

Starting today, you can save big on Surface, Windows Mixed Reality headsets and bundles, Windows 10 PCs – and get Xbox One S at its lowest price ever …

Shopping

Microsoft’s Black Friday deals 2017: Xbox, Surface Laptop, more

Thanksgiving isn’t just about turkey, it’s about escaping your relatives so you can hide in the bathroom and try to score a deal on a Surface Pro or …

Surface Laptop

Minecraft goes Windows VR and adds easy Mixer live streaming

Windows Mixed Reality hasn’t been around that long but it already has some top new playable content thanks to a fresh Minecraft update.<p>Now Minecraft …

Mixed Reality

Zen Studios makes Pinball FX2 VR available for Windows Mixed Reality

Zen Studios has announced that <i>Pinball FX2 VR</i> is now making its debut on Windows Mixed Reality. The game will set players in a themed virtual reality …

Virtual Reality

How (and why) one Windows Mixed Reality hater became a believer

I was wrong about Windows Mixed Reality, and I apologize.<p>For the people who follow my work and my social media posts, you might know me as someone …

Augmented Reality

Build your VR empire in a free new Skyworld demo, out today on Steam

<i>[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]</i><p><i>Watch the</i> …

Game Design

Microsoft Discounts Windows VR Headsets for Black Friday Sale, Up to $100 Off

Black Friday is nearly here, and while the stores are soon to be jam-packed with people hoping to get a great deal on this year’s must-buys, online …

Virtual Reality

Augmented reality is becoming real for home goods brands like Williams-Sonoma

Augmented and virtual reality may have cut their teeth in the gaming realm, but the industry truly leveraging this 21st century to its advantage is …

Augmented Reality

Windows Mixed Reality Headsets Gain SteamVR Support, a Library of VR Games

When Microsoft introduced its Windows Mixed Reality platform for productivity and gaming earlier this year, it was clear that in order to make it …

Virtual Reality

You can now use Windows Mixed Reality headsets to play games on Steam

If you are the proud owner of a Windows Mixed Reality headset, do we have some good news for you. Valve has announced that you can now use the …

Virtual Reality

Advanced HoloLens Emulator and Mixed Reality Simulator input

Most emulator users will only need to use the basic input controls for the HoloLens emulator or the Windows Mixed Reality simulator. The details …

Emulation

VRmark’s new Cyan Room test will put your computer through the ringer

Software benchmarking company Futuremark announced a new addition to its collection of colorful scenes in a virtual reality-centric test, VRmark, …

Virtual Reality

How well do Microsoft's Surface PCs handle Windows Mixed Reality?

Can you enjoy Windows Mixed Reality on Microsoft's latest Surface hardware?It's a question we're hearing a lot, so it's time to try and provide some …

Laptops

Museum of Type - Windows Mixed Reality App Design & Development Story

Last year, with my love of typography, I have explored spatial text layout in the physical space and introduced two apps for HoloLens.<p><b>Typography</b> …

Augmented Reality

SteamVR is Coming to Windows Mixed Reality This Month

Microsoft <b>Windows Mixed Reality</b> is finally up and running with several devices now on sale in the United States and other parts of the world. The …

Virtual Reality

Intel Releases Graphics Drivers for Windows 15.60: HDR10 and Windows Mixed Reality

In light of the recent feature-filled Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, this week Intel has released their Graphics Driver 15.60, bringing HDR10 and …

Kaby Lake

Windows Mixed Reality is about to have a Big Bang moment with SteamVR support

The library of content for Windows Mixed Reality (WMR) headsets is slated to explode when SteamVR support is officially added to the platform. …

Virtual Reality

SteamVR is coming to Windows Mixed Reality next week

A new world of experiences will open to early Windows Mixed Reality adopters next week, when a SteamVR preview comes to the Microsoft-powered headsets on November 15.Windows Mixed Reality headsets just launched alongside the Windows 10 Creators Update on October 17, and the Mixed Reality apps in …

Virtual Reality

Windows Mixed Reality headsets get SteamVR games and apps November 15 | Ars Technica

SteamVR support is in beta, but it brings thousands of new apps and games.<p>As promised back in August, all owners of Windows Mixed Reality headsets …

Virtual Reality

SteamVR comes to Windows Mixed Reality devices next week

We first heard that users of Microsoft's Windows Mixed Reality headsets would eventually be able to play SteamVR games back in August, and now, as …

Virtual Reality

Littlstar VR Cinema puts AAA content on Windows Mixed Reality

If you're looking for some of the best 360-degree content to enjoy on Windows Mixed Reality, you'll find it in Littlstar.<p>As with several of the …

Virtual Reality

Apple AR headset in the works, report says

Now that its got a programming interface for augmented reality, a headset is the obvious next step.<p>According to a Bloomberg report Wednesday, "people familiar with the situation" claim that Apple's working on an augmented reality headset, though we shouldn't expect to see it until 2010.<p>If true, …

Augmented Reality

SteamVR Games Hit Windows Mixed Reality This Month

Windows Mixed Reality platform - that's virtual reality to you and I - will be getting access to Steam's VR games starting November 15th, Microsoft …

Virtual Reality

Windows Mixed Reality adds SteamVR games on November 15th

Microsoft's stab at building a virtual reality ecosystem will enter an informal beta test starting November 15th. Next week the Windows 10 Mixed Reality SteamVR preview program will go live. If you have Windows 10 running on your machine, along with one of the Redmond-approved VR headsets you'll be …

Virtual Reality

You'll be able to play Steam games in Windows VR next week

I tried playing Steam VR games in Microsoft's Mixed Reality. You'll get a chance too, starting Nov. 15, but not all games will immediately make the cut.<p>Microsoft's own VR platform, which launched a few weeks ago, doesn't have a lot of software yet, which could be a dealbreaker for some. But a …

Virtual Reality

Creating New Mixed Reality Experiences

<b>As Jaunt scoops up an Emmy award for its latest VR experience, the company announces new content for Windows Mixed Reality Headsets.</b><p>Jaunt is one of …

Virtual Reality

Intel's Windows FCU Graphics Driver Update Brings HDR, XR Support

The recent Windows 10 Fall Creators update introduced several new features to the popular operating system. Intel was a little late to the party with …

Call of Duty: WWII

Acer Windows Mixed Reality review: Good enough to bring VR to the masses? - Pocket-lint

Microsoft is making gentle waves into the world of Virtual Reality (VR) with Windows Mixed Reality, a supposed middle-ground between Augmented …

Virtual Reality

‘PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds’ may be behind recent Windows 7 surge on Steam

It’s been a long time since Windows 7 was at its peak popularity among gamers, but somehow it surged to the top of the Steam Hardware Survey charts …

Microsoft