Stories this week include a VR tour of Verailles, Verizon’s acquisition of Jaunt XR, GoPro Max 360 camera, leadership change at Nomadic, new Avengers VR experience at The VOID, and much more below:
Engadget: Google used photogrammetry to create a detailed VR tour of Versailles
RoadToVR: Verizon Acquires Jaunt XR’s Augmented Reality Tech
Popular Science: 360-Degree cameras haven’t caught on, but GoPro’s Max camera hopes new tricks can change that
Variety: VR Startup Nomadic Replaces CEO Doug Griffin With Former The Void CEO Cliff Plumer
Th3rdEyeXR: Apple Rolls Out AR Dev Platform Reality Composer with iOS
UploadVR: Oculus Quest Firmware Update Adds Stereo Passthrough, 3DoF Mode, Go Apps
VRScout: Discover Your Hogwarts House With An AR Sorting Hat Ceremony, Available Now
UploadVR: The Void Announces Avengers: Damage Control VR Experience, Tickets On Sale Now
VentureBeat: AR is big — 5G will make it huge
ZDNet: How 5G will affect augmented reality and virtual reality
VR/focus: Later This October Post Malone is Live in Concert via Oculus Venues
wccftech: Interview: Magic Leap was a Flop, But More AR/VR Unicorns Are Coming
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Roy Kachur is a Media Technologist, IT Architect, and VR Evangelist. He has worked in the information technology field since the 1990’s, and in the media industry since 2014. He believes that VR will play a significant role in the future of media.