Six of the best: August 16th

Six of the best: August 16th

Start your week with a Monday morning briefing of the most read articles from the global VR, AR and MR industry on in the last seven days:

1) VR by the numbers - HMD specs comparison

Virtual reality headset specification from Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and PS VR to Focus 3, Quest 2, Valve Index and more - resolution, refresh rate, field of view, price and release date

2) Augmented reality for any pair of glasses

Consumer AR gets a hurry-up with this German-Austrian partnership between Infineon Technologies and TriLite Technologies

3) PS VR documentation includes wireless connection and cloud power

New Sony patent intrigues and beguiles us in equal measures

4) Thirdverse secures $20M funding, appoints gumi founder Hironao Kunimitsu as CEO

Two new VR games incoming from Japan and US-based studios

5) VR development cuts the cord and heads to the cloud

Nvidia demos CloudXR virtual reality streaming tech at SIGGRAPH

6) VR hardware shipments up, growth forecast to 28.6 million in 2025

New data shows standalone virtual reality headsets leading the charge

Six Of The Rest

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

  1. Tommy: VR Wizard
  2. Oculus Just Accidentally Bricked Rifts Everywhere - And They Could Do It Again Tomorrow If They Wanted To…
  3. 25 VR Developers To Watch
  4. Focal Point: What Does Blockchain Mean For XR?
  5. From Hydrographer To Total Art: One Developer’s Journey From Surveying To Synesthesia
  6. XR headset shipments nearly triple annually in Q1 2021, Quest 2 has sold 4.6m units
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