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Dan on June 1st, 2017

A friend of mine recently sent me a note on his first experience with Virtual Reality, and he was impressed and enthused for its future. So I got back to thinking about Virtual Reality (VR), and how close or far away it will be to being a viable mainstream technology.  I have made numerous posts in the last […]

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Dan on July 19th, 2017

I have been very casually following the popularity of eSports.  Most commonly, eSports is defined as multiplayer video game competitions, particularly between professional players.  Tournaments such as The International, the League of Legends World Championship, the Evolution Championship Series and the Intel Extreme Masters provide live broadcasts of the competition, and prize money to competitors. One indicator of the emergence of eSports is […]

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Dan on February 25th, 2016

I was watching this Vine video of a Virtual Reality (VR) rollercoaster experience complete with mechanical enhancements:   Maybe VR will revitalize the movie and themepark entertainment experience, rather than keep people in their own homes for VR entertainment? The addition of physical movement would be hard to replicate at home, and some venue featuring […]

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Dan on May 20th, 2015

At the end of last year,  I wrote an article on Seeking Alpha wondering if 2015 would be the year that eMagin turns around.  eMagin is a company I have followed for years, and the company has always shown great potential, but never achieved. Recently their earnings came out, and on May 15th the stock popped up […]

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Dan on April 5th, 2015

It looks like 2015 will finally be the year Virtual Reality (VR) and augmented reality will approach mass appeal. While Oculus Rift has garnered the most early press in this area, there are many new competitors – Including Samsung and Intel – making it more likely someone will stumble across the winning formula. The VR […]

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Dan on March 26th, 2014

In January I wrote a post on gaming advancements on the horizon, and thanks to Facebook it looks like virtual reality has taken a step forward.  Mark Zuckerberg must think virtual reality is the future of gaming and perhaps other applications, spending 2 billion on startup Oculus Rift. I am a big fan of the future […]

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Dan on January 14th, 2014

I am surprised at how long it has taken to make real advancements in virtual reality gaming.  It seems the technology has been around for years, yet no product has really gained a foothold.  Microsoft Kinect, the fastest growing consumer device, has largely been a bust for adventure or first person gaming. Finally some hope […]

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Dan on October 30th, 2014

At first glance, the new HP Sprout PC didn’t really catch my eye, until I say a this new feature HP is including in its latest high end PC.  As stated in this article on TechTimes: Key to Sprout’s game-changing new computer is the combination of an Illuminator equipped with a 14-megapixel camera and an […]

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