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Virtual & Augmented Reality - Global Issue #53

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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 there 🖐🏼,
Welcome to yet another set of articles that will keep you up to date with the immersive market. One of the most interesting news of the week is perhaps the fact that Meta has opened its first physical store. A physical store? Yes, a physical store!
About the metaverse, we bring an article that shows the best examples of brand behavior in this new media or space and how Generation Z identifies itself in this new universe.
About immersive technologies, you can read a little more about how the traditional Coachella festival made use of immersive technologies to enrich the festival experience, investments in immersive startups, news about Virtual Reality headsets and a survey of the best headsets of 2022.
In addition to the expected news about events, podcasts, the personality of the week and much more content for you!
Don’t forget to share this content with your friends!
See you next week…😉

XR HEADLINES
Introducing Meta Store: A Hands-On Experience With Our Hardware
The Coachellaverse Is A Multi-Sensory AR Music Experience
Razorfish Study Finds 52% of Gen Z Gamers Feel More Like Themselves in the Metaverse than in Real Life
Bring Your VR Avatar Into The Real World Using AR Tech
XR STARTUPS
Samsung Invests In $25M Funding Round Of Metaverse Firm DoubleMe
Epic Games Invests in M-XR
Gravity Sketch draws $33M for a platform to design, collaborate on and produce 3D objects
Maker of the Taser Acquires VR Studio to Bolster VR Police Training
XR GLASSES
Mark Zuckerberg has confirmed that Project Cambria, the upcoming augmented reality glasses from META, will focus on work use cases!
Mark Zuckerberg has confirmed that Project Cambria, the upcoming augmented reality glasses from META, will focus on work use cases!
Snap’s AR vision is about Spectacles—and a whole lot more
Chinese start-up Nreal is launching its augmented reality glasses in the UK this spring
Canon Announces MREAL X1 Enterprise Headset with Larger FOV
Best VR headset in 2022
XR FOR GOOD
Can Virtual Reality Help Ease Chronic Pain? - The New York Times
XR SAFETY & PRIVACY
Children likely to spend 10 years of their lives in VR metaverse, study suggests
XR OPEN SOURCE
Open Source Tool Makes Oculus Link Load Directly To SteamVR
THIS WEEK'S HERO
Charlie Fink | Consultant, Writer, Speaker, Futurist
WORD OF THE WEEK
Beyond AR vs. VR: What is the Difference between AR vs. MR vs. VR vs. XR?
NEXT EVENTS
AIXR Insights Live | What Does the Metaverse Mean for your Business?
VR Awards AMA Series: VR Game of the Year - Resolution Games
Digital Business Congress - The Way Forward | 11th – 12th May
PODCAST OF THE WEEK
This Week in 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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