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Virtual & Augmented Reality - Global Issue #50

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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!

Hey you 👋🏼,
Welcome to Issue #50!
Another great week with great news from the immersive market!
Have you noticed that the avatars used in the XR world don’t have legs? This is about to change soon… check out Legverse! Also, see what Wendy’s is doing in Metaverse.
You’ll see some exciting moves from Accenture, Alibaba and Adobe towards immersive startups, a new move from Mojo, an interesting Augmented Reality contact lens, shipment of the first units of Lynx headsets, and much more.
Don’t forget to check out upcoming events, new podcasts, an interesting book on XR Haptics, and much more!
See you next week! 🙂

XR HEADLINES
Introducing Legverse - The First Metaverse For Legs
Metaverse: 4 things you need to know about the metaverse this week
Wendy’s Brings Burgers to the Metaverse With New Restaurant in Meta’s Horizons World
The Metaverse Is on the Way: Here's What You Need to Know
XR STARTUPS
Accenture Invests in Inrupt amid Web3 Rise
Alibaba pours millions into AR glasses maker Nreal as it bets on metaverse
Adobe Buys Brio XR
XR GLASSES
Mojo Vision takes another step toward AR contact lenses with new prototype
When Will AR Jump From Hand Held to Head Worn?
First Lynx VR-AR Headsets Planned To Ship In 'June - July'
XR FUNDING
Tech Giant Qualcomm Fires Up $100M Launchpad for Metaverse Projects
XR FOR GOOD
Therapeutic digital gaming and VR to level-up treatment for addiction
XR SAFETY & PRIVACY
You Might Be Using Dark UX Patterns
XR OPEN SOURCE
2022-2026 Strategic Technology Roadmap
How to build an open source metaverse
THIS WEEK'S HERO
Avi Bar-Zeev, Chief MadeUpTitle of the Whateverse
WORD OF THE WEEK
XR Haptics
NEXT EVENTS
Laval Virtual 2022
Microsoft HoloLens Education Industry Forum
PODCAST OF THE WEEK
XR Podcast
Closing notes
That´s all for this week, folks!
Once again, if you have any comments, questions, articles or topics to share with us, or if you want to just talk about XR, you can reach Luis Bravo Martins and Anesio Neto quick and easy.
Thank you!
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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