At the Augmented World Expo, Varjo will be showing off their latest VR headset, set to release by the end of the year. Boasting two displays per eye, foveated rendering and high-end display technology, the new headset should impress. More important than the new VR headset, however, is their Mixed Reality add-on, planned for release in early 2019 to their Early Access Partners. We’ll cover this below. What makes the Mixed Reality add-on special? According to Varjo, the most important advantage that their Mixed Reality solution boasts over its contemporaries is video-centric technology. The Mixed Reality add-on to their headset captures real-time video with 2
Intel CEO Brian Krzanich used Monday’s CES 2018 keynote to highlight how data is changing our work and personal lives, while simultaneously pushing forward technological innovation both at his company and within the larger technology sector. His keynote also specifically addressed Intel’s new initiatives in the VR space. “Data is going to introduce social and economic changes that we see perhaps once or twice in a century,” Krzanich said. “We not only find data everywhere today, but it will be the creative force behind the innovations of the future. Data is going to redefine how we experience life – in our work, in our homes,
If you haven’t heard of Varjo Technologies yet, there’s a good chance that’ll soon change. The Finnish startup is working on an advanced VR headset, built from modified Oculus Rift’s and other components, and is aimed at professional users. The Varjo Alpha Prototype (a work-in-progress name) offers a 1080p display for each eye, with a 35-degree horizontal FOV for each. There is also a “context display”, which offers a 100 FOV view and runs at 1080 x 1200 at 90hz refresh rate. According to Varjo, the refresh rate on these headsets may eventually go as high as 120hz, for true-to-life motion. While the headset may
Volkswagen has been caught with their fingers in the cookie jar a few days ago. They cheated on diesel emission tests and created a solution which allows their models to achieve smaller emission levels. This allowed their diesel engine powered models to provide a better eco-friendly emission level, adding to their popularity in United State. While this situation was reported by both us and seemingly thousands of other websites, a small, rather worrying report for BMW came out a few days ago as well. According to a report by Auto Bild, the somewhat similar situation happened with a few BMW models, namely the BMW X3.
According to latest news reports from reputable media sources, Volkswagen cheated on emission tests in the United States, creating a #dieselgate affair. the apparent cheat was created in order to achieve better emission ratings, showing their cars using less polluting engines than what they actually are. This news comes as a big blow to VW’s expansion plans and overall sales in United States, with a potential global impact. The reality is that Volkswagen will face huge fines, rumoured to be as high as 18 billion U.S. dollars. That is not all, though – their executives may even face criminal charges as well. Essentially, the company admitted systematically cheating on EPA tests. The cheat happened for
In an impressive feat the Volkswagen factory in Chattanooga has produced the 500,000th Passat a few days ago! The Chattanooga plant is the world’s first and only LEED Platinum certified factory. Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is a set of rating systems for the design, construction, operation, and maintenance of green buildings, homes, and neighborhoods. This means that the plant is abiding to some of the highest ecological and enviromental standards. The VW Passat that is the celebration piece is a Candy White Limited Edition, with black interior, keyless access with pushbutton start, a rearview camera, heated seats, a 170 horsepower, 1.8 liter
Volkswagen reports strong June sales, namely the Volkswagen of America, Inc. (VWoA) today reported sales of 30,436 units delivered in June 2015. This marks another German car manufacturer who posted a strong June and thus creates a valid argument for a rising worldwide car market. For VW, the best seller was once again the Golf family that totaled 6,145 vehicles delivered to customers in the United States. “We continue to see strong results from the Golf family, delivering the best June in 15 years. Diesel also proved its strength this month with more than 24 percent of our sales,” said Mark McNabb, chief operating officer, Volkswagen of America.
The Volkswagen C Coupé GTE will debut at Auto Shanghai, showcasing one of the more interesting concept cars seen from the company recently.
This new hybrid from Volkswagen looks sporty and fun.