XR Web Roundup

XR Web Roundup: 26th September

XR Web Roundup: 26th September

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


1) Looking To The Future Of Mixed Reality (Part II) 

Unsurprisingly, the second part of Unity’s series focusing on MR.

2) My Mobile AR Start-Up Died So Yours Doesn’t Have To 

David Hyman shared the lessons learned from the demise of

3) How Virtual Reality Will Shape The Future Of Esports 

A brief look at Esports and its potential for VR. You can also read our Focal Point on the subject here

4) Lurid Lawsuit’s Quiet End Leaves Silicon Valley Start-Up Barely Dented 

Offered without comment: For all the outcry over how women are treated in the tech industry, the resolution of a sexual harassment case against Upload, a Virtual Reality start-up, shows that little has changed.

5) Virtual Reality Is No Match For The Empathetic Generation 

From the Guardian: Pioneers of Virtual Reality are enabling us to experience everything from childbirth to sexism. But for the ‘hyperempathetic’ there’s nothing you can teach us about each other’s feelings.

6) Virtual Reality And Van Gogh Collide 

CNBC on how technology is turning museums into a booming industry.

7) Laurie Anderson Introduces Her Virtual Reality Installation That Lets You Fly Magically Through Stories 

American avant-garde artist and director on her installation in Denmark’s Louisiana Museum of Modern Art.

8) How VR Is Revolutionising The Way Future Doctors Are Learning About Our Bodies 

The medical industry is one of the sector’s readily embracing VR’s potential beyond gaming.

9) The Ultimate Guide for XR Evangelists 

Need to get up to speed on immersive media fast? Pattern5’s founder shares a braindump.

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