Category Archives: Lawsuits

The VRScout Report – The Week in VR Review

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Recapping the top stories covered on the VRScout Report, a weekly podcast discussing the best in VR, hosted by Malia Probst. Now iOS users can also use the new Samsung Gear 360 camera, HTC is releasing a standalone VR headset only to Japan, airlines are testing using AR to read your emotions, ride TopShop’s virtual waterslide without getting

Oculus Founder Expects No Next-gen VR Headsets From Market Incumbents Before Mid-2018

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Oculus’ founder Palmer Luckey, who left the company in March, recently opened up on record for the first time in an interview since September 2016. Among a range of topics discussed, Luckey spoke of the timeline of future VR headsets from major hardware players. Luckey was a long time tinkerer of head mounted displays prior to

Milwaukee Is Being Sued Over Mandatory Augmented Reality Permits

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Apparently developing an AR game in Wisconsin isn’t as simple as it seems. Friday was a historic day for virtual and augmented reality. Developers of Candy Lab AR took the entirety of Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, to court over a bizarre permit requirement they claim impedes on their first amendment rights. Originally proposed back in December, the

Milwaukee Is Being Sued Over Mandatory Augmented Reality Permits

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Apparently developing an AR game in Wisconsin isn’t as simple as it seems. Friday was a historic day for virtual and augmented reality. Developers of Candy Lab AR took the entirety of Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, to court over a bizarre permit requirement they claim impedes on their first amendment rights. Originally proposed back in December, the

This is How Fake News Happens: The Reporting of Palmer Luckey and Nimble America

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As journalists — especially those, who publish multiple articles weekly — we’re often so focused on the now-now-now, that we rarely take a step back and reflect on stories from a few news cycles ago. Especially when those stories were inaccurate, misleading or outright false. It’s easier to just make a small correction or two

The timeline of the tweet storm around Oculus founder Palmer Luckey

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FEATURE: It’s not often that we go back and analyze “tweet storms,” those controversies that spin out of control on Twitter and the rest of the Internet after somebody steps their foot in a big pile of crap. Palmer Luckey, the founder of Oculus VR and the modern virtual reality movement, got caught in such