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Microsoft opens a studio for mixed reality

Engadget

Microsoft has really been hammering home its commitment to mixed reality lately, debuting its headsets earlier this month and holding an entire event dedicated to the concept.


THE FUTURE REALITY

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It's well known that imagination has no limits, we have the ability to visualize picture or new ideas, we produce and simulate novel objects, sensations and ideas in the mind without any immediate inputs of the sense. Imagination is so helpful to us that we can just create our past experience, we can change everything in our imagination we can control it, yeah some times it gets out of control due to our distraction and focus. What if we could simply stand in front of a tree and we get a pop up message of the specification of the entire tree? Let's imagine a different situation in which you meet some of your friends and wanted to say something to one of them, but you can't do so because it got completely out of your mind .I am pretty sure that this thing has troubled you all a lot and some of you might have had this thought that what if i had notes and reminder in my mind? SO THE QUESTION IS " IS THIS POSSIBLE?


Augmented reality hits economic reality in the case of Magic Leap

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Magic Leap just announced its intention to focus on the enterprise market, after years of branding itself as a consumer device company. The corporate press release blamed COVID-19 for the required pivot, and nearly 1,000 employee have been laid-off; almost half its workforce. However, this shift toward the enterprise market is not driven by the COVID-19 crisis. It is a case of augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR), and remote reality (RR) hitting up against economic reality (ER). Only a minority of (regular) people are willing to pay a lot of money for experiences that can't populate their Instagram feed.


Mozilla Announces Firefox Reality, A New Version Of Firefox For Virtual Reality

International Business Times

Mozilla has announced Firefox Reality, a new version of its Firefox browser that's designed specifically for virtual and augmented reality headsets. "We believe that the future of the web will be heavily intertwined with virtual and augmented reality, and that future will live through browsers," Mozilla's vice president of technology strategy Sean White said. "That's why we're building Firefox Reality, a new kind of web browser that has been designed from the ground up to work on stand-alone virtual and augmented reality (or mixed reality) headsets." Mozilla believes that Firefox Reality is part of its mission to make sure that the internet is an open and accessible resource. This also means that the company wants to make sure that it remains in the frontlines of virtual and augmented reality.


Netflix reality special 'The Push' guides one unsuspecting man toward... murder?

Mashable

At any given moment, how close are any of us to committing an act as despicable as murder? What kind of circumstances could arise to push a person in that direction?