LG to reveal new VR headset this week at GDC
LG and Valve are now asking developers to visit Valve's GDC booth and provide them with feedback on their prototype.
There's no information yet on features, pricing, technology or even when we might get further glimpses of this LG headset, but new technology furthering the medium could be of real interest to those now developing in virtual reality. Built using SteamVR tracking technology and using the OpenVR platform, the headset will likely compete directly with the Vive and Rift headsets.
LG will be one of the first companies to offer a high-end alternative to Oculus and HTC/Valve's virtual reality headsets.
That includes using SteamVR Tracking-Valve's royalty-free and increasingly open VR tracking technology-Valve has confirmed to Road to VR. That means it could implement all sorts of forward-thinking technologies, like inside-out tracking, foveated rendering, and improved resolution and field of view, a little like Qualcomm's upcoming mobile VR headset.
Dutch woman arrested to fulfill bucket list
The 99-year-old woman was smiling wide as she was slapped with cuffs, an event she was eager to cross off her bucket list. "This police dept.is awesome".
Uber slams Waymo suit as 'baseless'
Waymo's lawsuit also will escalate the tensions between Google and Uber, two one-time allies that are morphing into rivals. We've reached out to Uber for comment, and will update if they respond. "To gain access to Waymo's design server, Mr.
Wild trade for Hanzal and White
The move signals an aggressive approach from the Wild, who lead the Central Division and Western Conference. The Coyotes now sit second-to-last in the National Hockey League with 51 points.
Valve Corporation first confirmed the partnership with LG with RoadToVR earlier today.
Valve announced that LG is developing a VR head mounted display, and a prototype of the headset will be demoed at the Game Developer Conference in San Francisco this week.
Information pertaining to the device's pricing, launch date and territories, will be available soon as affirmed by Valve.
Iraqi forces capture residential district of W. Mosul
Mosul is Iraq's second largest city, and its western half is the last significant urban area held by IS in the country. Western Mosul's streets are narrower than its eastern counterpart, making Iraqi Army Humvees much less maneuverable.
Drone Strike Kills Al-Qaeda's Number Two Man
Earlier this month, al-Qaida senior member Abu Hani al-Masri was killed in a series of airstrikes in Syria, according to the U.S. Sherif Hazzaa, an Egyptian terrorist, said that al-Masri was dead and that he had spoken to him only a few days before in Syria.
Rangers acquire defenseman Brendan Smith from Wings
In 33 games this season, Smith has five points (two goals, three assists) in just over 18 minutes of average ice time this season. Multiple media outlets are reporting the picks would be second- and third-round selections in the 2017 entry draft.
Storm Ewan is continuing to wreak havoc as temperatures plummet
A weak area of low pressure will pass over the United Kingdom tomorrow, close to Ireland, bringing strong winds and rain. Temperatures could drop below freezing overnight, with gusts of up to 70mph in exposed locations.
Karachi Kings qualifies for PSL 2017 playoffs
Islamabad will finish third and Karachi fourth, which means they will play each other again in the second playoff on Wednesday. Chris Gayle scored quick-fire 44 runs off 17 balls -striking back-to-back three sixes - but soon got out to Saeed Ajmal.
More threats against Jewish Community Centers across the nation
Don Beyer, D-8th, noted in a message on Twitter that the threats were "deeply disturbing and unacceptable". A bomb threat was called into the Asheville Jewish Community Center, according to Asheville Police Dept.
Maple Leafs acquire Brian Boyle from Lightning
Our past speculation suggested that the Lightning could get as much as a first-round pick because of the weakness of this draft. As part of the deal, the Marlies have been loaned veteran enforcer Pierre-Luc Letourneau-Leblond from the AHL Syracuse Crunch.
U.S. to Drop Part of Texas Voter ID Law Case, Lawyers Say
It would also create harsh criminal penalties for those who falsely claim they need to choose from the expanded list of options. The new administration sent signals nearly immediately that it might switch sides.
Westport police identify man killed in Saugatuck River crash
Crews were able to rescue a woman from the river, who said the man was inside the vehicle with her at the time of the crash. Police said no foul play is suspected in the accident and that the Westport Police Department is investigating.
Donald Trump trolls Democrats on Twitter, claims DNC chair election rigged
We need to redefine the role of the DNC so that we're helping to elect people from the school board to the Senate", Perez added. From a field of seven candidates , Democrats elected Tom Perez to chair the DNC in a final vote of 235 to Keith Ellison's 200.
Mar 01 2017