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Niantic partners with Sleep No More creator to build immersive AR...

The Verge reports: "Pokémon Go creator Niantic Labs is partnering with Punchdrunk, the New York City-based production company behind seminal immersive theater piece Sleep...

This Week In XR: Snap AR Owns Mobile, Apple Glass Teased...

Forbes reports: "Snap continues growth despite shrinking advertising budgets. In its quarterly call with stock analysts the company emphasized its dominance of mobile augmented...

Holoswitch sends your smartphone notifications to you while in VR

VentureBeat reports: "Tired of missing calls and important updates during marathon sessions of Half-Life: Alyx? Holoswitch might have a solution for you. Launched in...

Google’s latest experiment encourages social distancing through AR

TechCrunch reports: "Several months into this pandemic, you can no doubt already eyeball six feet/two meters with the best of them. But if you’re...

TikTok’s Augmented Reality Ad Format Has Potential To Disrupt Multiple Industries

Hypebot reports: "Currently most video and audio advertisements are passive – either they catch your interest or they don’t – but new rumblings from...

Zero-trust authentication may replace passwords in AR/VR headsets

VentureBeat reports: "Security has become enough of a concern for phones, tablets, and computers that passwords or biometric scans have become mandatory for most...

This Week In XR: Tencent Banished, Instagram Unspools Reels, Tik Tok...

Forbes reports: "President Donald Trump signed an executive order to prohibit US companies from doing business with Tencent, which owns WeChat and nearly 50%...

AmazeVR debuts COVID-era concert platform for VR or in-person viewing

VentureBeat reports: "COVID-19’s deadly potential and unpredictable transmission vectors have scuttled an untold number of live events, ranging from conferences to sports and concerts....

Unreal Engine can now capture facial expressions via an official iOS...

The Verge reports: "A newly released iOS app from Epic Games lets developers record facial expressions that can be imported directly into the Unreal...