In virtual reality, ‘positional tracking’ refers to a headset’s ability to recognize its exact spatial position, registering forward, backward, upward, downward, rightward, and leftward movements. By contrast, headsets that are limited to “head tracking” can only register the rotations and movements of a user’s head. At the moment, mobile phone-based VR systems like the Samsung Gear VR and the Google Cardboard are not powerful enough for positional tracking (though some companies are trying to change that). A higher-end headset like the HTC Vive, which is powered by an advanced computer rather than a mobile phone, does have positional tracking capabilities.
06/06/23: Apple unveils Vision Pro
Tuesday June 6, 2023 Today’s Premieres A&E: Customer Wars at 9p; Storage Wars at 10p ESPN: 30 for 30: The Luckiest Guy in the World at 8p HBO: Burden of Proof at 9p History: Beyond Skinwalker Ranch at 11p ID: Late Night Lockup at 10p Paramount+: Destination: European Nights IN THE NEWS “To those whose […]
06/05/23: Cynopsis Media Tech Update
Monday June 5, 2023 Amazon has agreed to payments to settle two federal lawsuits alleging that the tech giant violated users’ privacy through its Alexa voice assistant and its Ring doorbell cameras. The FTC found that Amazon violated children’s privacy law COPPA by keeping voice recordings of children, in some cases failing to honor deletion […]
06/05/23: Big reveal for “Top Chef” host Padma Lakshmi
Monday June 5, 2023 Today’s Premieres Fox: Stars on Mars at 8p; Crime Scene Kitchen at 9p Freeform: Cruel Summer at 9p Hulu: Age of Influence Nat Geo: America’s National Parks at 9p NBC: American Ninja Warrior at 8p Netflix: Barracuda Queens IN THE NEWS YouTube will no longer remove content that advances false claims […]
06/04/23: Cynopsis Jobs
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06/02/23: “The Drew Barrymore Show” is the fastest-growing talker on TV
Friday June 2, 2023 Today’s Premieres Amazon: Deadloch; Shiny Happy People: Duggar Family Secrets; With Love Food: Guy’s All-American Road Trip at 9p HBO: Painting with John at 11p Hulu: Searching for Soul Food Netflix: Scoop; Valeria; Vortex Paramount+: Love Allways; Queen of the Universe Saturday’s Premieres HGTV: Vacation House Rules at 9p Weather Channel: […]
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