Category: Virtual Reality

How to Get ‘Half-Life’ for Free Before Valve’s Offer Expires 0

How to Get ‘Half-Life’ for Free Before Valve’s Offer Expires

When is Half-Life 3 coming out? Perhaps never; who knows. But in the meantime, Valve is giving you a rare opportunity to play both the full versions of Half-Life and Half-Life 2 completely free,...

HaptX grabs $12 million to build a glove crammed with sensors 0

HaptX grabs $12 million to build a glove crammed with sensors

A company building a very high-tech glove has just gotten its hands on some new money. HaptX is building a sensor-packed glove for VR and robotics applications that simulates haptic and resistance feedback for...

Snagging Pearson’s AR assets and $1 million in cash, GIGXR is ready for its close up 0

Snagging Pearson’s AR assets and $1 million in cash, GIGXR is ready for its close up

Meet GIGXR, the new owner of all of the assets of Pearson Immersive Learning Group, a subsidiary of the education and media publishing giant, Pearson. Formed specifically to roll up Pearson’s virtual and augmented...

Qualcomm launches the XR2 platform for 5G-connected AR and VR devices 0

Qualcomm launches the XR2 platform for 5G-connected AR and VR devices

At its Snapdragon Boondoggle Summit in sunny Maui, Hawaii, Qualcomm today announced the launch of its XR2 platform, which it describes as the “world’s first 5G-supported extended reality (XR) platform.” The company’s older XR1...

Startups Weekly: Chinese investors double down on African startups 0

Startups Weekly: Chinese investors double down on African startups

Hello and welcome back to Startups Weekly, a weekend newsletter that dives into the week’s noteworthy startups and venture capital news. Before I jump into today’s topic, let’s catch up a bit. Last week,...

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