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Epic Games acquires facial animation technology maker Cubic Motion

VentureBeat reports: "Epic Games has acquired Cubic Motion, a provider of automated performance-driven facial animation technology for video games, film, broadcast, and immersive experiences...

Snapchat launches Lens Web Builder to simplify AR ad creation

VentureBeat reports: "While augmented reality hardware hasn’t yet taken off with average consumers, Snapchat is among several smartphone apps that have succeeded in introducing...

Nreal Light AR glasses add Clay AIR hand tracking, hint at...

VentureBeat reports: "As Nreal moves closer to the consumer launch of its Light AR glasses, it’s continuing to bolster the wearable’s software capabilities with...

Microsoft: VR is big on Windows, but Xbox would need ‘a...

VentureBeat reports: "Microsoft’s Windows Mixed Reality initiative may have brought multiple VR headsets and a substantial quantity of VR software to the PC platform,...

The 5 Biggest Virtual And Augmented Reality Trends In 2020 Everyone...

Forbes reports: "2019 was a growth year for virtual and augmented reality (VR/AR)– known collectively as extended reality (XR). The presence of these breakthrough...

Paramount Pictures will release classic films through Bigscreen’s social VR movie-watching...

VentureBeat reports: "Bigscreen and Paramount Pictures announced a multi-year agreement to distribute classic 2D and 3D films in 10 countries through Bigscreen, the social...

Augmented Reality: The Music Release Format Of The Future?

Hypebot reports: "As streaming rates begin to level off, questions are being raised as to what’s coming next for the music industry, with some...

How Technology Is Augmenting Traditional Theatre

Forbes reports: "While theatre has been using all sorts of effects—from lighting to sound—for hundreds of years to make the experience more immersive for...

Niantic and Qualcomm collaborating on augmented reality glasses

gamesindustry.biz reports: "Niantic has announced it has entered a new partnership with semiconductor and telecommunications giant Qualcomm to build new AR glasses." Read more

Metastage Launches AR App With First-Ever Holographic Performances By Laura Rizzotto

Forbes reports: "Volumetric capture studio launches augmented reality app with two holographic performances from Eurovision artist Laura Rizzotto, including a historic debut." Read more