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Unity has acquired RestAR to enable AI-based 3D capture

VentureBeat reports: "Game engine maker Unity has acquired RestAR, a Tel Aviv-based computer vision and deep learning company that enables fashion brands, online retailers,...

VR spending to pass $1bn in 2020

Gamesindustry.biz reports: "A total of 6.4 million VR headsets will be sold in 2020, with the VR market reaching $1.1 billion in content spending...

Resolution Games launches VR publishing arm

Gamesindustry.biz reports: "Virtual reality developer Resolution Games has branched out into publishing as it helps other studios bring their titles to key headsets." Read more  

Behind CBS News’ Augmented Reality and Other Advanced Election Night Tech

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "CBS News will broadcast its multiplatform election night coverage from a newly built set in the Viacom CBS headquarters in...

Jim Ryan: “We’re more than a few minutes from the future...

Gamesindustry.biz reports: "Virtual reality's big breakthrough might not happen for a while, according to Sony." Read more

SuperData revises yearly and long-term XR predictions for the third time...

Gamesindustry.com reports: "SuperData has once again revised its predictions for the XR market, lowering its expectations for both the year 2020 and the market...

This Week In XR: Quibi Closing, Celebs Invest In Wave Music,...

Forbes reports: "The Weeknd invests in Wave after their collaboration on Tik Tok. Justin Bieber, J Balvin, Jillionaire and indie record label Top Dawg...

Snapchat Launches First ‘Local Lens’ Collaborative AR Experience in London

Social Media Today reports: "After announcing its coming 'Local Lenses' at its Partner Summit back in June, Snapchat's first activation of this type is...

Google officially ends support for Daydream VR

Gamesindustry.biz reports: "Google has officially withdrawn from the mobile virtual reality market, confirming it is no longer supporting Daydream." Read more

Growth in User-Generated Content Will Drive VR Market Expansion

Variety reports: "Speaking at a virtual panel organized by the NewImages Festival Thursday, leaders from the tech world shared a common message: The future...