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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

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...

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...

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...

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...

Live Nation Adds Augmented Reality To Concert Experience

Hypebot reports: "Live Nation has unveiled a suite of customizable augmented reality products aimed at creating more immersive ways for fans to connect with...

Unconfirmed Reports Suggest Apple Has Killed AR Glasses Project

VentureBeat reports: "Apple’s project to develop augmented reality glasses qualifies as an open secret, as the company has hired AR engineers, filed related patents,...

This Week In XR: Snap Raising For More AR, Apple-LEGO Not...

Forbes reports: "Apple selling AR-enabled LEGO sets at its stores. The LEGO sets are like any other themed block building set, this particular set...

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...

Facebook: Expect Oculus Insight Tracking in Future Wearable AR Glasses

VentureBeat reports: "Ask any Oculus Quest or Rift S user to name the headset’s most impressive new feature, and there’s a good chance they’ll...