Six Of The Best: 12th February

Six Of The Best: 12th February

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


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


1) XR Indie Pitch London Winners And Runners

The XR Indie Pitch returned to London last month as part of XR Connects for the first contest of 2018.

2) Mobile VR: Leaving No Phone Behind

Impact Unified’s Simon Hultgren explains how they were able to hit a steady 60FPS on hardware such as the Note 4 for the release of A Most Curious Murder.

3) 24 Things We Learned At XR Connects London

Our highlights from more than 50 speakers across two days talking about everything from wearable AR and immersive eSports to what Sony wants for PS VR and the future of XR platforms.

4) VR Diversity Initiative Launches 2018 Campaign

British programme returns to support underrepresented groups with a series of events starting this month.

5) Indies Get Free Expo Space At XR Connects San Francisco 2018

VR, MR and AR devs invited to apply for free demo tables and conference passes as part of the Indie Showcase area.

6) Niantic Acquires AR Firm, Escher Reality

Pokemon Go developer picks up Augmented Reality tech co for an undisclosed fee.


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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