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Taiwan Launches Int’l Grant Scheme to Boost VR Content Production

Variety reports: "Taiwan has launched a grant scheme to boost the island’s status as a global hub for virtual reality production. It is offering...

VR chair startup raises funds, as pandemic boosts prospects for VR...

TechCrunch reports: "Roto VR, startup which markets an interactive, ‘360 degree’ chair, has raised £1.5 million in a funding round led by Pembroke VCT....

Spaces app enables folks to attend Zoom meetings in VR

VentureBeat reports: "A new PC VR app called Spaces enables users to join Zoom meetings and other video calls from within VR. The app...

Facebook reveals overhauled Oculus Quest system UI

The Verge reports: "With the Game Developers Conference not taking place as planned, Facebook is instead making a series of Oculus-related announcements this week...

Where’s the Zoom of VR?

TechCrunch reports: "Remote collaboration tools like Zoom are gathering massive amounts of attention as people begin working from home en masse. But, as with...

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...

Oxford VR uses virtual reality to treat social anxiety

VentureBeat reports: "Oxford VR (OVR), a U.K.-based virtual reality (VR) startup that emerged from Oxford University’s Department of Psychiatry back in 2017, has officially...

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...

If socializing within games is so popular, why hasn’t the Multiverse...

TechCrunch reports: "Thus far in this series we’ve outlined “multiverse” virtual worlds — a concept different from the metaverse — as the next stage...

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,...