#175 Unity’s “Project MARS” & Niantic’s Real World Platform; Updated SteamVR “Knuckles” Controller; Table Tennis With North Star

There were multiple announcements this week about cross-platform AR frameworks. Niantic, makers of Pokémon Go, revealed their new “Real World Platform”, which will enable developers to make games with contextual awareness of the real world. In addition to existing features like geocaching that underpin their current game, the...

#170 F8 & VRLA; Oculus Go & Lenovo Mirage Solo

It’s been a busy week for VR with two major conferences and two standalone headset releases. Facebook started the week with F8, their general developer conference, where they announced the long-awaited release of Oculus Go (every attendee went home with one). Friday and Saturday brought VRLA and the release of the Google Daydream...