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Reality Bytes: Microsoft, TiKTok & OpenAI

AR Insider

This week on Reality Bytes, we discuss ChatGPT’s partnership with Microsoft, travel to the Metaverse with Sony and Manchester City, and tune into the YouTube vs. TikTok short-form video battle. This post appeared first on AR Insider.

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Big News from XR Awards, Microsoft, Meta, and Sony

XR Today - Big XR News tag

New updates to Microsoft Mesh allows remote workers to add immersive experiences to private previews on the platform. Moreover, the update is part of Microsoft’s push to optimise its products with immersive features to combat modern challenges like Zoom fatigue and dial-in hurdles.

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The XR Week Peek (2023.01.23): Microsoft shuts down Altspace and MRTK, and more!

The Ghost Howls

Top news of the week (Image by Microsoft) Microsoft lays off 10,000 employees and shuts down its mixed reality projects This is seriously a bad period for the tech industry in general, and of course also for mixed reality. For sure, not having Microsoft backing it will slow down a lot of its development.

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Microsoft Acquires Activision Blizzard for $69B to Play “key role” in Metaverse Development

Road to VR

Microsoft announced it’s planning to acquire Activision Blizzard for $68.7 Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says the studio will play a key role in the development of its future metaverse platforms. Xbox doesn’t feature any form of official VR compatibility, not even with its range of Microsoft Mixed Reality headsets.

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Sony is an Official Supporter of OpenXR But Hasn’t Committed to a PSVR Implementation

Road to VR

Despite being among the early supporters of the OpenXR consortium—the industry group building the open standard for XR devices—Sony so far seems to have avoided making a specific commitment to implement OpenXR on PSVR or its next-gen headset. Sony, however, remains an odd one out. After years of development, the OpenXR 1.0

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Sony, Microsoft have started suspending sales in Russia

Digital Trends

Sony has pulled Gran Turismo 7 in Russia, while Microsoft is suspending all sales of new products and services.

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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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