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VR CES 2017 Trends: HTC Wins the Show, Exciting Tech 2 Years Away | Variety

Sat Jan 07 13:06:48 EST 2017 | Variety
Virtual reality was once again close to everywhere at CES in Las Vegas this week, with countless booths displaying headsets and accessories. A number of studios and creators also used the event to either launch or preview new experiences. But the biggest advancements may not be available to consumers for another year or two. You don’t need a crystal ball to know that the tech industry is excited about VR — but just in case, Global Imagination made one anyway. The U.K.-based company had brought i..

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Photo: John Locher, AP LAS VEGAS (AP) — TVs, drones, robots and a slew of other gadgets will showcase the annual CES gadget show in Las Vegas this week. CES is one of the world's l..
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