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Virtual & Augmented Reality - Global Issue # 24

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Virtual & Augmented Reality

We provide you with a list of handpicked stories, best practices, startup showcases and fresh tools to build the Metaverse and the next version of the web!

Hello again!
This week we saw the creator of Vuforia getting back to the Augmented Reality game and scientists prototyping haptic holograms, touchable with our bare fingers. The frontier between
All comments and recommendations are welcome through my contacts down below - I’d love to have your feedback. 😊 Have a great week!

XR HEADLINES
Qualcomm confirms acquisition of Augmented Reality SDK provider Wikitude
Scientists Invented Holograms You Can Touch, And Even Shake Hands With
Snap and Deloitte Digital presented this year's "Business Reality" Report!
Snap and Deloitte Digital presented this year's "Business Reality" Report!
XR STARTUPS
Phiar Technologies Secures $12 Million Series A and Names Google Head of Android Automotive Platforms as CEO
Supersocial raises $5.2M to make games for the Roblox metaverse | VentureBeat
XR GLASSES
Chinese augmented reality glasses maker Nreal valued at $700 million after fresh funding
Quest Pro Potential Specs & Apparent Controller Images Leak
XR FOR GOOD
Boosted by virtual reality and AI, telesurgery is on the rise | Healthcare IT News
VRDays - Call for Virtual Volunteers
XR SAFETY & PRIVACY
Facebook is spending $50 million to ‘responsibly’ build the metaverse - The Verge
Facebook warned over ‘very small’ indicator LED on smart glasses, as EU DPAs flag privacy concerns
XR OPEN SOURCE
The Oculus Go’s operating system is being unlocked, John Carmack announces - The Verge
THIS WEEK'S HERO
Naval on Twitter: "If you aren’t willing to be mocked, you’ll never be able to lead."
WORD OF THE WEEK
Metavearth
NEXT EVENTS
VR/AR GLOBAL SUMMIT
Ismar 2021 – ISMAR 2021
THIS WEEK'S WEBINAR
Closing notes
Well, that’s a wrap. Again, if you have a comment, a point to make, a resource to share or just have that urgent need to chat about XR, do reach out. 🤓
Until next week - Keep up the good work on that side of the multiverse!
👨‍💻 Luis Bravo Martins
Techstars Startup Digest Virtual & Augmented Reality is curated by:
Luís Bravo Martins Luís Bravo Martins - CMO, VR/AR Author & Speaker
luis.martins@startupdigestmail.com
Anesio Neto Anesio Neto - Matchmaker, Creative Strategist & Content Manager
anesio.neto@startupdigestmail.com
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