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Virtual & Augmented Reality - Global Issue #54

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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, all!🖐🏼
No week passes on the road to the Metaverse without exciting - and sometimes mind-wobbling - news. This time, more machines are bound to gain spatial awareness as Slamcore raises 16M and Meta is lined up to bring not just one but four new headsets to us. Which one will provide the best diminished reality experience? Well, you’ll just have to find out below. 😊

XR HEADLINES
Spotify becomes first music streamer to launch on Roblox
RTFKT x Nike AR Genesis Hoodi Physical & Clone Wearable Launch
Can you truly own anything in the metaverse? A law professor explains how blockchains and NFTs don't protect virtual property
XR STARTUPS
South Korea’s RECON Labs raises $4.4M to help shoppers visualize products by creating 3D models in AR 
Slamcore, which brings spatial awareness to machines, raises $16M
XR GLASSES
Meta’s VR roadmap reportedly has four new headsets, with both high-end and cheaper Quest units
Varjo announces availability of its Reality Cloud software platform for human-eye resolution Metaverse streaming and VR/XR workflows
XR FUNDING
Unity, Meta Enhance XR Education in Major Partnership
XR FOR GOOD
Can the metaverse offer benefits for developing countries?
New Adventure in the ZIBS Metaverse Campus
XR SAFETY & PRIVACY
United States and 60 Global Partners Launch Declaration for the Future of the Internet
“The Metaverse” Needs Ethics.
XR OPEN SOURCE
Atmos - An Open Source XR Headset for Makers | Hackaday.io
HERO OF THE WEEK
Ori Inbar
WORD OF THE WEEK
The Amazing Power Of Diminished Reality
NEXT EVENTS
The Micro-Summit by AIXR
Asia World Immersive Industry Conference
Immerse Global Summit 2022
PODCAST OF THE WEEK
Extinction Rebellion
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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