Wednesday December 16th at 9am PST/ 12pm EST/ 5pm GMT
Our way of living and working has been altered forever as we spend hours on zoom every day - and yet the experience can feel very flat.
The ingredients for congregating in the third dimension are already here - but are we ready for holographic communications?
Join us for AWE Nite: Holographic Zoom, Anyone? - Presented by Looking Glass Factory, where we'll discuss this question with a stellar panel of leaders developing these key ingredients:
Westfield Shopping Centers host holiday-themed AR scavenger hunts across the country. (VRScout)
The Great Plateau from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild was re-created by a fan in VRChat. (RoadtoVR)
Balenciaga held a VR fashion show, complete with a video game. (Vogue)
The NewView Awards have announced this year's 25 Finalists. (UploadVR)
AR Insider has released new growth predictions that the AR Industry will continue to rise slowly but steadily in 2021. (ARInsider)
Living Popups has made English and Spanish versions of their AR apps for the Boxcar Children books free this holiday season. (PRNewswire)
New movie-making app Diorama lets you place AR objects into your scene while filming. (VRScout)
Snapchat partners with the Smithsonian, Palace of Versailles and Le Grand Palais.(Engadget)
Superhot VR has debuted a new holiday-themed endless mode. (UploadVR)
Tear Down This Wall lets you tear down the Berlin Wall in AR. (Forbes)
AWE partners quoted in TechCrunch piece on US-China competition in XR. (TechCrunch)
The X-Craft by Rokid and the China National Petroleum Corporation is an AR headset for oil and natural gas workers. (Auganix)
The XRSpace Manova is coming to Europe in time for the holiday season. (VRFocus)
Mojo Vision's partnership with Menicon is certainly exciting, but they're not the first to work on AR contact lenses. Check out this presentation from CEO of Innovega Steve Willey at AWE way back in 2015!
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