Six Of The Best: 9th October

Six Of The Best: 9th October

Welcome to your Monday morning briefing of the most read stories on


Six Of The Best

These are the trending stories in the XR industry right now:


1) How Indie Studios Can Put Business First, Games Second

David Gattig, CEO & Co-Founder at Avrlon VR Studio, shares strategies to help indie developers reduce risk and increase the chances of creating a commercial success.

2) Is This What Samsung’s Next VR Headset Looks Like? [UPDATE: Yes it is]

[UPDATE: Microsoft store listing sets price and release date] Four high-resolution pictures are doing the rounds online, FCC Samsung filing references HMD.

3) The Future Of AR And VR From Google’s October Event

The search company’s live presentation expanded on its first generation of hardware and looked forwards to more AI, AR and VR.

4) 4 Things We Learned About AR And VR At 4C In St Petersburg

Round-up: two days of talks and panels at the Russian developer conference.

5) Microsoft’s WMR Special Event

Alex Kipman demonstrates the company’s Mixed Reality offering two weeks before it goes on sale to the general public.

6) Varjo Secures $8.2M Series A Funding

Finnish tech firm to grow, and market the first human eye-resolution VR/AR/XR bionic display.


Six Of The Rest

These all-time all-star stories are some of our most popular articles ever:

  1. Feature: 25 VR Developers To Watch
  2. Feature: The Size Of The VR Consumer Market (Updated, 3rd March)
  3. Feature: Million Dollar Babies: The XR Studios That Are Smashing It! [UPDATE 6th Sept]
  4. Feature: The Best Apple ARKit Test Projects [UPDATE: 4th August]
  5. Videos: VR University Sessions At VR Connects San Francisco 2017
  6. News: VR Indie Pitch San Francisco Winners 
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