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Sony Acquires Beyond Sports to Expand Metaverse Solutions

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Japanese electronics giant Sony recently bought out Beyond Sports, allowing the former to build massive metaverse content for sporting events. Beyond Sports develops real-world data for 3D animations, and its technologies will seamlessly integrate with Sony’s growing portfolio of immersive solutions. it announced this week.

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The XR Week Peek (2023.06.26): Quest 3 page appears on Best Buy, Vision Pro SDK released, and more!

The Ghost Howls

But there’s even more: Unity has already published a page about how it is possible to build for the Quest 3 using not only the XR Interaction Toolkit, but also AR Foundation. Unity page also confirms that the headset will provide plane detection, so you will be able for instance to detect the walls and the desks in your room.

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Miami to Host Immerse Global Summit 2022

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Firms such as Amazon, AT&T, Meta Platforms, Magic Leap, Qualcomm, Sony Interactive Entertainment, Unity Technologies, Lenovo, General Motors (GM), and others will take the XR centre stage to discuss how metaverse technologies reshaping enterprises and their operations. Immerse Global Summit (@ImmerseSummit) October 13, 2022.

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The XR Week Peek (2021.03.01): Sony confirms PSVR 2, Facebook teases Quest 2 Pro, and more!

The Ghost Howls

Image by Sony). Sony officially states it is going to launch the PSVR 2. PlayStation VR has been the most successful headset until now (if we exclude the crappy mobile viewers), but now it is pretty dated and people were wondering what Sony was going to do. Some people started to think that Sony could have abandoned VR.

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The XR Week Peek (2023.07.31): Roblox released on Quest, Apple bringing back investments in VR, and more!

The Ghost Howls

There will be a new launcher, improved graphics, improved in-game camera, production-ready Unity SDK for the creators, improved full-body VR, and much more. More info Sony Mocopi seems to be good for full-body VR Thrillseeker, the superstar VR Youtuber, is experimenting with Mocopi, the lightweight full-body VR kit by Sony.

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The XR Week Peek (2023.05.15): Google confirms headset with Samsung, Ultraleap teases a new device, and more!

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According to Upload VR, for instance, “in UK, it’s now available at GAME , Amazon UK , ShopTo , Currys , Argos and more. All without leaving your editor. The console is now available for purchase at the most popular online and offline retailers.

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The XR Week Peek (2023.10.11): Meta Quest 3 ships now, a cheaper model may come in 2024… and more!

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More info Jim Ryan hints at a possible PlayStation metaverse The court documents related to the FTC vs Microsoft trial related to the acquisition of Activision contain a very interesting piece of information related to what Sony may be working on. Sony’s entertainment assets have huge potential in the metaverse area.” Wait, what???

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