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Social AR: how to design a gathering in mixed reality (e.g. with Spatial Personas)

Social VR is one of the big trends of virtual reality: people are meeting inside virtual spaces in Rec Room, VRChat, and other similar applications to have fun together or just talk. But now the hype is on mixed reality so, we should also start thinking about how it is meeting people in augmented spaces. We had a taste of it thanks to the recent release...

Mon Apr 15, 2024 12:22
Environment understanding for mixed reality: why it is important and why it should improve

These days I’m experimenting with the development of mixed reality applications, and on Quest I’ve so been playing around with environment understanding, seeing the good and the bad of Meta’s approach on this topic. In this article, I will explain to you where we are at, and what we have to change to make mixed reality truly useful. Mixed reality...

Fri Apr 12, 2024 11:55
The XR Week Peek (2024.04.09): Apple releases Spatial Personas, Meta is working on Augments, and more!

It’s not been an exciting week for the XR industry, but still, the release of Spatial Personas has created a new little hype around the Apple Vision Pro, putting even more pressure on Meta, which soon will make its move with the new Quest 3 S/Lite. Prepare some popcorn, because the one between Meta and Apple is going to be a very interesting battle…...

Tue Apr 9, 2024 10:12
How to make an Augmented Virtuality app for Quest in Unity

A few days ago I posted this video on my social media channels where I poured some biscuits from a real-world biscuit box into my VR kitchen to have some breakfast: So tasty… The video got some interest from the community and some people asked me how I did it. Since I’m always favorable about sharing knowledge, let me tell you the...

Fri Apr 5, 2024 13:16
The XR Week Peek (2024.04.02): Oculus’s acquisition anniversary, Apple WWDC announcement, and more!

Easter has just gone by, and I hope that whether you celebrate it or not, you had a wonderful Sunday together with the people you love. I’ve personally enjoyed some time together with my relatives and also had a lot of good food (including a pistachio-flavored Easter cake).    Talking about things I enjoy doing, I’ve also written an April Fools joke...

Tue Apr 2, 2024 11:00
EXCLUSIVE: First details about Valve Deckard have been leaked [APRIL FOOL’S]

NOTICE: This post was published on April, 1st, 2024 as an April Fool’s joke. Keep reading to have a bit of fun, but do not believe anything you read In the last weeks, I’ve been able to speak with two Valve employees who revealed to me some important details about the upcoming standalone headset by Valve, codenamed Deckard. These employees spoke...

Mon Apr 1, 2024 13:04

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