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Meta unveils $1,500 headset that seeks to make virtual reality seem more real
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Meta unveils $1,500 headset that seeks to make virtual reality seem more real

A year after it rebranded itself in the name of building a metaverse, Meta on Tuesday unveiled a new version of its virtual reality headset that's tailored for working professionals. The $1,500 Meta Quest Pro features a number of new features that are meant to improve users' perception of truly being in the presence of other people. The headset makes it possible to view not only virtual worlds but also the real environment of the user, thanks to high-resolution outward-facing cameras. "The moment that they begin to break into a smile or when they raise their eyebrow ... your avatar should be able to express all of that and more," Meta chief Mark Zuckerberg said at Meta Connect, the company's giant's annual conference focused on virtual reality. ...
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Mark Zuckerberg Responds To Bad Metaverse Graphics Backlash

Image: Meta / KotakuEarlier this week was supposed to be a celebratory time for the folks at Meta, as its reality-devouring project Horizon Worlds was now available in more countries. The occasion was marked by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg himself posting a “selfie” of his in-game avatar in front of a digital Eiffel tower. Sounds cute, right? Problem was, the graphics were comparable to what you’d expect from a children’s game like Roblox, not from a multi-billion dollar company’s efforts to shape our collective virtual future. The internet immediately roasted Mark Zuckerberg’s selfie to hell and back. And now, Zuck is here to do some damage control. Posting over on Instagram, for those of you who scrolled through enough recommended posts to see it, is an entirely new virtual rendition of ...
KULR Technology Group Reports Second Quarter 2022 Financial
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KULR Technology Group Reports Second Quarter 2022 Financial

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 15, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- KULR Technology Group, Inc. (NYSE American: KULR) (the "Company" or "KULR"), a leading developer of next-generation lithium-ion (“Li-ion”) battery safety and thermal management technologies, today reported results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2022. Second Quarter 2022 and Recent Operational Highlights: With support of its major recycling partner, KULR gained immediate and open access to commercial partners and customers by securing United Parcel Service ("UPS") shipping certification, which allows for shipment of batteries utilizing the KULR Safe Case products through UPS' vast shipping network. The permit allows the United States Department of Transportation (“DoT”) compliant Safe Case to be used as a safe and reusable shipping co...