Apple – Epic SmackDown, Part Dukes. As the trial drags on, the Epic case against Apple could lose its edge. The debate over the definition of video game has been diverted. Is Fortnight a video game, or is it a metavar with the games within? What about Roblox? Although there are different metawares to choose from, isn’t a metawares monopoly by definition? The judge may impose a compromise, which would be a loss for Apple, which expects full proof, trying to oust the victim epic.
HDC doubles as Enterprise VR launches two new headsets: The Live Focus3 And Viv Pro 2. Focus 3 introduces the June 27, enterprise-based 3 1,300 headset, which runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon XR2 operating system, with 120 ° field-view gaming, and 6 MP per view
Pico Next-General Enterprise Announces 6DoF Headsets: Neo 3 Pro and Neo 3 Pro i. These headsets are built for corporate use and are available elsewhere in North America and Europe. The headsets feature a single 5.5 ”display with a resolution of 3664×1920, as well as a Snapdragon XR2 operating system and 773 ppi and 90 Hz upgrade rate.
Niantic Developer Expands the operating system and AR tools. The real world site is officially called Niantic Lightship. With wider access now, more and more developers will be able to create their own AR applications, hoping to attract and expand AR into the mainstream.
Spatial collaboration site adds WebXR and translation features. Launched on the Alex Gipman platform with HoloLens 2 at the Mobile World Congress in 2019, the company has added additional ways to collaborate on devices over the past eighteen months. Now, Spatial sees more utility events than distant work introduced by its community, expanding to social and leisure, world building and NFT galleries.
Matterport has passed over five million building scans. To give some context, this is 5x the number of buildings in New York City. Matterport makes it easy for users to capture a space space and turn it into an accurate and high-speed digital dual, thereby allowing colleagues to collaborate without going onsite. The application is on iPhones and other devices, which accelerates growth.
Founded Volumetric Design Association (VFA). These seven companies include founding charter member Verizon and ZEISS, RED Digital Cinema, Unity, Intel, Nvidia and Canon. The organization’s goal is to work together to establish a set of specifications to follow for volumetric capture, processing, encryption, presentation and background.
Apple has announced a $ 45 million award for Corning, a glass supplier for various Apple products, from its advanced production fund. The company will use the funds to measure its productivity and research and improve product life. This leads many to believe that Apple AR may become a Corning supplier for AR glass when the time comes.
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