Recent WebVR News


Here’s a few relevant WebVR-related news items, for those looking to extend their web design, Ux, and development into the VR space:

WebVR Recent news – https://uploadvr.com/category/webvr/

In addition to these optimistic sites, it is worth looking at the problems with VR in general. This article gives a good summary (but remember to read the counter-arguments at the bottom of the page).

This VR cycle is dead

However, interest in applications for VR beyond the fairly limited VR game market continue to grow:

Here’s a WebVR webinar for today…

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1064290258447073537

And an article on why VR remains “the empathy machine”

http://discoursemedia.org/journalism-innovation/empathy-gap-vr-journalism

The real test is coming this “Black Friday” in the USA, when Amazon rolls out its augmented shopping platform, allowing those with VR headsets to walk around the object they’re planning to buy:

http://www.afr.com/business/retail/amazons-augmented-reality-function-puts-pressure-on-retailers-20171102-gzdikp

 

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