2 Oct 2020 | AWE Team
Weekly Spatial Oct 2, 2020
AR/VR Weekly Virtual Reality Augmented Reality

The XR Market

HaptX Secures Grant
HaptX recieved a grant of $1.5 million from the National Science Foundation (NSF) that they say will go toward developing full-body haptic and force feedback tech for VR and robotics. (RoadtoVR)

Ilysia doubles Kickstarter Goal
With just a few days left in the campaign, Team 21 Studio has doubled its Kickstarter funding goal of $60,000 for MMORPG VR game Ilysia. (RoadtoVR)

SideQuest Outlines its Plans
In a Redit post, SideQuest discusses its plans for the $650k raised in early investments last week. (Upload)

Sword Reverie reaches Kickstarter 
Isekai Entertainment has reached its initial Kickstarter goals to fund VR game Sword Reverie (VR Focus)

 Launches & Announcements

  • Amazon expands into digital tourism, offering unique experiences from around the world. (GeekWire)
  • NASCAR Mobile Playoffs AR allows you to design and race your own car in AR. (Nascar)
  • David Guetta announces he will partner with Sensorium Galaxy to create VR performances. (Cision)
  • VR World NYC re-opens to the public for the first time since COVID-19 shutdowns. (VRScout)
  • Pinfinity will partner with Tetris, Marvel, Star Wars, Hasboro, and more to create AR interractive pins. (Pinfinity)
  • Google Maps will update Live View, its AR walking directions capability. (TechCrunch)


AR Cloud Turns 3: Has it Delivered?

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