Six of the best: October 18th

Six of the best: October 18th

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 week:

1) Focal Point: Why the metaverse is everywhere and nowhere in 2021

Our panel of industry experts on the thorny topic of whether VR, AR and MR will be core to the future of persistent shared experiences

2) Windows Mixed Reality users should wait to install Windows 11

Newly released OS makes WMR inoperable for some

3) Facebook launches a $10 million creator fund for Horizon Worlds

Social VR app rebrand with competitions, accelerator program and developer funding

4) Facebook trolls HTC Vive and Varjo on social media

CEO and VP of AR/VR go fishing online showing virtual reality prototypes, sparking a VR PR war

5) New VR headset launched by HTC Vive

Vive Flow immersive glasses designed to help people relax, refresh and restore

6) HTC Vive's VR metaverse first details leaked

Viveport Verse site goes live in a blink-and-you-miss-it way, with events, rooms and NFTs

Six of the rest

These all-time, all-star stories are some of the most popular articles from our archives:

  1. Focal Point: reports of PC VR's death have been grossly exaggerated
  2. State of play: virtual reality in 2021
  3. VR by the numbers - HMD specs comparison
  4. PlayStation VR 2 is Next Gen VR, first specs released
  5. XR headset shipments nearly triple annually in Q1 2021, Quest 2 has sold 4.6m units
  6. Defining Realities: VR, AR And MR explained
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