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Avegant Virtual Retinal Display

Avegant CEO Ed Tang stops by with a prototype of the company's Virtual Retinal Display, which uses micromirrors and advanced optics to project a stunning 3D image directly onto the retinas of the wearer.

By October 9, 2013

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Best wearable tech of 2015

Smartwatches. Health monitors. Pedometers. Activity trackers. They're all part of the emerging landscape of wearable technology, which promises to change the way we exercise and communicate. We've collected the best products in this upstart category below.

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Sherpa Beta Virtual Assistant (Android)

In a crowded field of voice-powered digital assistant apps for Android, Sherpa distinguishes itself with its ability to perform searches on the Web, take notes, post to Facebook, and even stream music on command.

By April 17, 2013

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For startups in Vietnam, independence has its challenges

Road Trip 2015: The second half of a two-part series about Vietnam's startup scene takes a deeper look at some rare success stories and how the country is fostering -- and hindering -- its homegrown tech community.

By July 27, 2015

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YouTube amps up mobile -- and goes virtual

Google's massive video site is revamping its mobile app and says it will support 360-degree, three-dimensional video this year, opening the door to legit virtual-reality experiences.

By July 23, 2015

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Samsung Gear VR: Half a year later, still the best virtual reality that runs off a phone

You need a Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge or Note 4 to experience Gear VR, and it runs different apps than Google Cardboard -- but it's still ahead of the competition.

By July 23, 2015

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F-U-N-D-E-D: The crowd wants their robots at home -- and under the covers

Silicon Valley investments in robot startups surge amid crowdfunding campaigns backing technologies that track increasingly intimate parts of people's lives.

By July 24, 2015

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HTC on why 2016 is a 'critical' year for virtual reality

As it starts to show off its Vive virtual reality system, HTC believes making a good first impression is key.

By July 19, 2015

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​Nokia about to enter virtual-reality fray, says report

The company could become the next contender in the increasingly crowded realm of VR, at an event scheduled for next week, says a report.

By July 21, 2015

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Facebook reportedly creating virtual assistant for Messenger

Known internally as "Moneypenny," the assistant would actually let you ask real people for help with different tasks, including ordering products and services.

By July 14, 2015

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HTC takes its Vive virtual reality headset on a road trip

A truck loaded with stations for demoing the advanced VR headsets makes its first stop of a global tour at San Diego Comic-Con.

By July 10, 2015