$15B for Disney VR, Dreamcast makes a comeback, & Apple's Vision Pro review
And take a look into some of the new launches in the tech world this week!
We have a lot of news worth your time this week! Get comfortable and read all about what’s happening in the tech world.
Epic to Build $15 Billion Disney Game Universe, Plus Funding for VR, AI, 3D Companies. Epic aims to create a metaverse-like gaming experience that intertwines various Disney franchises into a virtual world. Fund for supporting VR, AI and 3D companies.
Dreamcast Classic 'Cosmic Smash' is back. The VR adaptation of "Cosmic Smash" aims to capture the original game's arcade-style gameplay and visual aesthetic while leveraging VR immersion. It will be released for Oculus Quest and Pico devices.
Inside Apple’s Vision Pro Extended world. All across the internet, the new uses of Apple’s Vision Pro Extender are sharing the pros, the cons and the challenges you might have to face if you decide to dive in.
VR startup "NFL PEQ ERA" secures $20 million in funding from Google Venture. The company aims to revolutionize how fans engage with the NFL through virtual reality, offering an innovative platform for interactive experiences.
XReal raises $60 million for consumer-friendly AR glasses. The funding comes after Xreal showed off its Xreal Air 2 Ultra AR glasses at CES 2024, the big tech trade show in Las Vegas earlier this month.
Keep an eye on
Atmonky launches trueSpatial plugins for Unity. True Spatial revolutionizes your audio experience with immersive 3D sound. It places every sound element, delivering unparalleled clarity and depth.
HTC releases a beta for its Vive Ultimate Tracker. The Vive Ultimate Tracker is a cutting-edge device that enhances immersion and tracking precision across multiple platforms and can revolutionize VR experiences.
China’s XReal new Air 2 Ultra to be launched this spring. The new Air 2 Ultra for Android phones will retail for around $600. To date, the company has raised $300 million. According to CNBC, the new investment put its value in unicorn territory.
Events to be at
February 06, London, UK | EU AI Act Summit
February 26 - 29 Barcelona, Spain | MWC Barcelona
March 16 - 21 Shangai, China | IEEE VR
April 10 -12 Lava, France | Laval Virtual
April 3 – 4 Stuttgart, Germany | XR Expo
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February 12 2024 Edition - Issue 35