XR Web Roundup

VR Web Roundup: 20th June

VR Web Roundup: 20th June

Every week, we share nine VR stories from around the web that have caught our eyes here at


1) Apple Acquires German Eye Tracking Firm SensoMotoric Instruments 

NB: When MacRumors says Apple confirmed the deal, they mean ‘didn’t deny it’...

2) Alpha Glass AR Is First Cool And Casual Augmented Reality Glasses 

Kickstarter campaign for Android and iOS AR glasses.

3) Check Out The First VR Gameplay Footage Of Project Cars 2 

Can Slightly Mad Studios deliver the first successful mainstream VR racing game?

4) Gran Turismo Creator Expected A ‘More Incredible’ PS VR 

Kazunori Yamauchi tells Gamesbeat, “We’ve done the best we can with what’s currently available.”

5) Behold Super Mario Bros. World 1-1 reimagined as an AR game for Hololens 

Isn’t this reason enough for AR to be a thing?

6) Jobs And Training In A World Of AI And Virtual Reality

Artificial intelligence, augmented reality and virtual reality are here to stay, but what impact will they have on jobs and training?

7) Apple Just Created, And Killed, A Generation Of AR Businesses 

TechCrunch anticipates a wave of AR shovelware thanks to Apple’s ARKit.

8) 15 Health And Wellness Use Cases For Virtual Reality 

From training and education to pain reduction and rehabilitation.

9) YouTube to launch an affordable VR video format named VR180 

New format aims to cut costs and complexity of making VR videos.

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