XR Web Roundup

XR Web Roundup: 20th February

XR Web Roundup: 20th February

Nine XR stories from around the web that caught our eyes here at


1) Where Major Chip Companies Are Investing In AI, AR/VR, And IoT

The private market bets made by major computer chip companies, including GPU makers.

2) A VR Movie Set In Space Just Landed A 7-figure Deal At Sundance.

CityLights is acquiring Spheres—a three-part series that lets viewers explore the depths of space in VR.

3) Intel Made Smart Glasses That Look Normal

Verge’s exclusive first look at Vaunt, which uses retinal projection to put a display in your eyeball

4) Microsoft Reorgs The Software Side Of Its Augmented/Virtual Reality Operations

Microsoft is said to be creating a new Mixed Reality Studio and bringing together a number of its AR/VR/MR assets into a new organisation.

5) Imverse’s Groundbreaking Mixed Reality Renders You Inside VR

What if you could look down and see your actual arms and legs inside VR, or look at other real-world people or objects as if you weren’t wearing a headset?

6) Designing for Augmented Reality

How to move away from the wireframed box and into the infinite space of AR.

7) Location-Based VR Can Fill A Void In Las Vegas

David Bolton on CES, VR Adventures and The Void and why the table stakes for location-based VR couldn’t be higher.

8) Black Box VR Brings Virtual Reality Fitness To The San Francisco Mass Market

Forbes on the first Black Box VR gym, set to open in San Francisco this year.

9) Virtual Reality Helps Explore The GPS Of The Mind

The University of Texas at Austen Neuroscientist uses Virtual Reality to study how the brain orients us in space.

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