Meta’s “First Hand” Demo: A Future of Controller-free XR Experiences

Digital Bodies For consumer VR headsets, Meta has been a leader in hand-tracking, and its newly released “First Hand” demo is an effort to push […]

Meta Quest Price Increase of 30% as Financial Woes Continue

Digital Bodies We hope you bought a Quest headset recently since if you didn’t, you will find yourself paying significantly more. Meta announced Quest price […]

Roblox Coming to the Quest 2 – the Implications for Education

Digital Bodies We have no official confirmation on the incredibly popular Roblox platform coming to the Meta’s Quest 2 headset, but it seems likely from […]

The Future of XR? Meta Experiments with a Retail Store

Digital Bodies Meta isn’t exactly imitating Apple’s retail presence, but they plan on experimenting with a retail store for selling AR and VR devices. It’s […]

Meta’s $10 Billion Loss on AR/VR in 2021

Digital Bodies For the first time, Meta (formerly Facebook) finally broke out the finances for its AR/VR unit, Meta Reality Labs. Meta’s $10 billion loss […]

Quest Day – A Made Up Holiday for a Company in Crisis

Digital Bodies Today is Quest Day, Meta’s made-up holiday to spark some holiday cheer – the question is for whom. While it’s ostensibly for Quest […]

Is the 2021 VR Market at a Crossroads?

Digital Bodies Understanding the 2021 VR market is a guessing game, given that Facebook doesn’t release sales data. And, of course, sales don’t necessarily reflect […]

The New Lynx AR+VR Headset – the Future of Mixed Reality?

Digital Bodies There’s a lot to like in the forthcoming Lynx AR+VR headset, which debuts on Kickstarter for $499 in late September. The French startup […]

Pico VR Acquisition: Will Social Media Companies Dominate VR?

Digital Bodies Today’s breaking news in VR is that Pico may be bought by Bytedance, the owner of the wildly popular TikTok social media platform. […]

Facebook Rolls Out Advertising in VR Experiences

Digital Bodies You knew this was coming – it was only a matter of time before Facebook began advertising in VR experiences. 97% of their […]

You Need to Try ‘Carve Snowboarding’ on the Oculus Quest

Digital Bodies I’ll confess, I don’t spend a lot of time on a snowboard. But Carve Snowboarding on the Oculus Quest is a fascinating game […]

Facebook’s VR Future – An Interview with Mark Zuckerberg

Digital Bodies Scott Stein has an excellent interview with Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook’s VR future. The short 30-minute conversation covers everything from the possible development […]

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