XR is moving full speed ahead into the now and the future

Get up to speed quickly with developments in virtual, augumented and extended reality.

— Jonathan Delgado presentation: Star Trek’s Holodeck Fantasy Becomes Reality 
— Designers at Ford using Microsoft’s HoloLens see a mix of both a real car and the new design while they can collaborate on the project and push virtual buttons to add, remove or leave notes
 — Video: HoloLens tech used in bowel cancer surgery + video: Studying Dynamic Anatomy with HoloLens app from Leiden University & LUMC
 — Where Microsoft’s Mixed Reality vision is headed, exec Alex Kipman explains
 — ‘After, I feel ecstatic and emotional’: could virtual reality replace therapy?
 — Trailer for Steven Spielberg's Ready Player One
 — New XR Basefund preps €50 million fund for VR and AR early stage startups
 — Europe’s virtual reality sector has grown to nearly 487 companies
 — The full VR industry landscape 2017
 — Pixar’s Coco VR, dubbed ‘next level social virtual reality’
 — Curiscope’s Virtuali-Tee blends augmented and virtual reality to let people explore a human chest cavity through a T-shirt
 — Episode one unveiled of the animated short Melita by Future Lighthouse for the Oculus
 — Mark Zuckerberg wants ‘to get a billion people in virtual reality’. And how to do it.
 — TRVLR: Discovery And Google Team Up For A Virtual Reality travel documentary series
 — ‘Halo Recruit’ is a Disappointing Demo, But Offers Promise of What May Come
 — Fidelity tests virtual reality for customer service training, ‘hopes to make it easier for employees to empathize with customers’
 — Behind The Style — an interactive VR story of a fashion shoot — seamlessly blends fashion, tech and vcommerce in a way that’s highly engaging, fun and natural.
 — Virtual meetings will transform the enterprise
 — Oculus Chief Scientist Speaks about some of the research Oculus is conducting and the sometimes tough choices content creators will have to make
 — Virtual reality for defence less about ‘reality’ than results
 — Star Wars Virtual Reality experience coming to Disneyland Resort in January 2018
 — Hollywood and AMC theaters are betting on VR with Dreamscape Immersive
 — Japan video makers, gamers explore virtual reality for adults
 — VR in opera with The Hubble Cantata
 — VR shopping with Macy’s
 — NBA will broadcast every game in VR this season
 — With 360 camera Fusion, GoPro dives deep into VR world
 — Sony is Confident in Virtual Reality, Says the Best of PS VR is Yet to Come
 — In development in California: virtual orchard technology
— The Best VR (Virtual Reality) Headsets of 2017