Stories this week include more on Avengers: Damage Control at The VOID, the shutdown of Google’s Daydream VR platform, the Mona Lisa in VR, BBC ending its two-year VR experiment, and much more below:
Collider: First Impressions: We’ve Played the ‘Avengers: Damage Control’ VR
Wired: Avengers: Damage Control Pushes VR to New Heights
Variety: Google Ships Pixel 4 Without Daydream VR Support, Stops Selling Daydream Viewer
Engadget: Google’s Daydream VR experiment is over
Engadget: The (Day)dream is over: Phone-based VR is well and truly dead
UploadVR: The Death Of Daydream Isn’t The Death Of The Dream, VR’s Just Growing Up
New York Times: Meeting the ‘Mona Lisa’ for an Intimate (Virtual) Rendezvous
UploadVR: BBC’s VR Work Will Continue As VR Hub Stops Commissioning + Production
Engadget: BBC winds down its in-house VR production team
Forbes: Can Virtual Reality Capture The Experience Of Being In A Museum?
Variety: AmazeVR Strikes Immersive Content Distribution Deal With Atlas V, Felix & Paul Studios (EXCLUSIVE)
Fortune: Meet the Executive Leading Facebook’s Big Augmented and Virtual Reality Push
a.list: Virtual Reality Marketing In The Time Of Oculus Quest
Motley Fool: AR and VR Are Cool Tech Ideas, but They Are Not Hot Investments
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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.