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VRChat
Create and play in virtual worlds with others

VRChat lets you create, publish, and explore virtual worlds with other people from around the world.

17 Alternatives to VRChat

Introducing Spatial, a brand new way to collaborate in Augmented Reality. Turn any room into an infinite workplace and remotely work together as if you were face to face. Watch the full video at https://spatial.is

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Itbusinessedge
One of the things that former Intel CEO Andy Grove regretted when he left the company was going into video conferencing. Intel lost its shirt in what was the second major effort to get this technology to replace air travel.
Road to VR
After two years in stealth, Spatial today announced an $8 million seed investment to build out its AR/VR collaboration platform. Spatial is building an immersive workspace that allows multiple users to connect through AR and VR headsets, as well as support for non-immersive users connected by PC or phone.
VentureBeat
After two years in stealth, Spatial is launching its augmented reality collaboration platform that enables a kind of holographic teleportation through AR. It turns any room into a 3D workspace, and it has enabled Spatial to raise $8 million in venture capital funding. With Spatial, users connect remotely and express ideas using lifelike avatars.
Engadget
Co-founders Anand Agarawala and Jinha Lee have prior experience with AR and 3D projects at companies like Google and Samsung and decided to build Spatial together a couple of years ago. "Most people in AR and VR are interested in gaming and entertainment," Agarawala told Engadget.
Variety
Hollywood gave them the idea for their product. Now, their product could help Hollywood come up with new ideas: New York-based augmented reality (AR) startup Spatial came out of stealth Wednesday with a new collaboration tool that seems like taken straight out of "Minority Report."
TechCrunch
Legitimate augmented reality use cases are hard to come by. Spatial, which dubs itself as a cross-reality platform, is launching today with $8 million in seed funding from iNovia Capital, Uber co-founder and Expa founder Garret Camp, Samsung Next, Joi Ito of MIT Media Lab, Mark Pincus and Andy Hert...
Fast Company
I doodle a quick sketch on my iPhone. I hit a button, and it's floating in front of me as a bright pink Post-it. I grab the note, then toss it 15 feet where it sticks to the wall next to a giant mood board of images and notes.
Forbes
After two years in stealth, Spatial is launching its cross-platform XR collaboration App that enables holographic telepresence through augmented reality, turning any room into a 3D workspace. With Spatial, users connect remotely and express ideas seamlessly using lifelike avatars, unlocking a new level of computing that is not confined by space, no matter wh… See more
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Snapchat is launching an augmented reality platform that allows people to pin art in specific locations so other users can see it. Arts can apply to have their art featured on the platform.

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TechCrunch
Snapchat plans to launch a new augmented reality art platform featuring pop artist Jeff Koons and others. It will allow art to be pinned to specific locations in augmented reality so users can see it when they hold up their phones in the right spot.
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A cloud platform to create VR, AR, and 3D experiences

Amazon Sumerian lets you create and run virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), and 3D applications quickly and easily without requiring any specialized programming or 3D graphics expertise.

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VentureBeat
Amazon is jumping onto the augmented and virtual reality bandwagon with the launch of Sumerian, a new application that's supposed to help make it easier for people to develop 3D experiences for a wide variety of platforms. It's a browser-based tool that's available in limited preview today.
TechCrunch
We'd heard months ago that Amazon would be using its Re:Invent AWS event to roll out some a new service related to building in mixed reality - augmented reality and virtual reality. And on the eve of the conference kicking off, it's done just that.
Road to VR
Amazon today announced a new developer tool at its annual AWS re:Invent that aims to make creating web-based applications for VR/AR and traditional monitors even easier. Called Sumerian, the tool is capable of publishing 3D content to any browser that supports WebGL or WebVR graphics rendering, including Daydream, HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, and iOS mobile device… See more
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A WebVR experiment from Mozilla Mixed Reality

Hubs is an immersive social experience that is delivered through the browser. You simply click on a web link to begin interacting with others inside virtual reality.

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Twitter
I'm *unbelievably* excited to share a preview release of Hubs by Mozilla, a new Mixed Reality-based communications platform we are building. All open source, and all running in your browser, powered by WebVR. Really! https://t.co/AtYqAn2qam
The Mozilla Blog
Today, Mozilla is sharing an early preview of an experiment we are calling "Hubs by Mozilla". Hubs is an immersive social experience that is delivered through the browser. You simply click on a web link to begin interacting with others inside virtual reality.
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Useful collaboration in Virtual Reality

Dream makes it possible to meet and collaborate in virtual reality. Have a remote stand up, present a PDF, conduct a design review with people around the world, or simply watch YouTube together.

Dream decouples where you work from where you live, and is now available for free on in early access on the Oculus Store.

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Medium
We're excited to announce today that we've released Dream 1.0, bringing Dream out from Early Access on both Steam and Oculus! This update introduces new environments, features, and numerous improvements. Dream 1.0 is now available for free on Oculus or Steam. With the 1.0 update we've introduced two new environments that you can choose for your Dream Team.
Medium
Say Cheese! Today we're launching the Dream Cam, which lets you open up a navigable virtual camera that works with any web site that supports a webcam and mic. Try it out for yourself, Dream is available for free on Oculus or Steam.
Medium
Hello World, Today, we are releasing Dream after nearly 3 years of development! Dream makes it possible to meet and collaborate in virtual reality unlike anything else. Have a remote stand up with your team using Trello, or present a PDF from your Google Drive or Dropbox.
VentureBeat
The company Dream is named appropriately. For three years, it has been working on an online collaboration tool that enables people to view web sites on the Chrome browser in virtual reality. It's like the operating system for virtual reality, and it is available for free on the Oculus Store.
7 Alternatives to Dream

Working with TheLeeLab at Cambridge University, we are developing a multi-user VR doorway for anyone to explore, comprehend and share 3D point cloud data.

Imagine walking inside a giant white blood cell or exploring the density changes inside a cancerous tumour. We hope to enable significant breakthroughs in scientific research and beyond.

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Hang out with friends in VR and AR

Meet, chat, and share your photos with real people from around the globe in vTime XR - the world's first cross-reality (XR) social network.

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UploadVR
Social VR network vTime is now available in AR via a smartphone app. Not only that but it's on its way to Oculus Quest too.
VentureBeat
Vtime XR is unveiling a virtual reality social network that you can view through VR or, if you wish, through augmented reality on a smartphone. The AR mode is launching on iOS and Android today.
4 Alternatives to vTime XR

Virtual reality meetings for remote teams

We've reinvented the stand-up for remote teams by allowing them to feel together while collaborating in virtual reality. You can draw on the whiteboard or pull up any documents on the HUD web browser.

Don't have a VR headset? Don't worry, one is included with your $55/month subscription!

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Ycombinator
Apart from a brief glimpse of a meeting space, 80% of the time is spent messing around with an awkward whiteboard implementation. The video needs to show open collaboration with other humans in VR. I catch a quick glimpse of another disembodied head in the demo but that's all.
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