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How Nexus Studios Plans to Bring Augmented Reality to Entertainment Venues

Variety reports: "Amusement park guests may soon be able to get personal tours from their favorite characters, who will guide them from ride to...

8th Wall Launches WebAR Cloud-Based Authoring and Hosting Platform

VentureBeat reports: "8th Wall, a company that enables augmented reality on the web, is announcing the release of its cloud-based authoring and hosting platform." Read...

Katy Perry, Justin Timberlake & More Invest Millions in Virtual Reality...

Billboard reports: "Hong Kong-based virtual reality startup Sandbox VR has closed an $11 million funding round, bringing the company's reported total to $83 million...

Phone-Based VR is Officially Over

The Verge reports: "Mobile virtual reality headsets helped millions of people try out VR, but as of yesterday, they’re all but officially a thing...

VR’s Surprising Benefits (& Serious Risks)

Forbes reports: "Much is written about the great power and promise of immersive technologies like virtual reality (VR). VR ultimately takes us places, and...

Apple’s AR Plans May Come to Life After Acquiring iKinema Motion...

VentureBeat reports: "Apple’s ARKit already has many of the fundamentals in place to help developers create augmented reality experiences — this year’s release of...

Verizon Acquires Assets of Disney-Backed VR Startup Jaunt

Variety reports: "Verizon has acquired the software, technology and other assets of Disney-backed augmented and virtual reality startup Jaunt XR. Terms of the acquisition...

Facebook Announces Horizon, a VR Massive-Multiplayer World

TechCrunch reports: "Facebook today announced it’s building its own Ready Player One Oasis. Facebook Horizon is a virtual reality sandbox universe where you can...

Facebook Will Bring AR Ads to the News Feed Fall 2019

VentureBeat reports: "Would you interact with a digital ad featuring polls, games, augmented reality (AR), or some Frankensteinian combination of the three? Facebook seems...

This Week In XR: Apple’s Annual Love Fest, RIP Darqui AR,...

Forbes reports: "The biggest news in XR this week was Apple’s annual unveiling of new editions of the iPhone, iWatch, iPad and Apple services...