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Exclusive: Cathy Hackl joins leading AR/VR firm You Are Here Labs
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Exclusive: Cathy Hackl joins leading AR/VR firm You Are Here Labs

Spend a little time on LinkedIN and Facebook Groups dedicated to VR/AR, and you will find one of her posts & discussions. One of the more active and respected members of the international VR/AR Community, Cathy Hackl is also one of the strongest advocates for the increase of visible minorities in tech as a whole. She started our…

VIDEO: Robert Rodriguez & Michelle Rodriguez Team up for The Limit, a VR Series
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VIDEO: Robert Rodriguez & Michelle Rodriguez Team up for The Limit, a VR Series

Renown Filmmaker Robert Rodriguez and Actress Michelle Rodriguez (no relation) have teamed for an original first-person POV virtual reality action series. The Sin City filmmaker has just wrapped filming a short-form titled The Limit starring Fast and the Furious franchise star Michelle Rodriguez. Robert Rodriguez penned, directed and produced the project which has Michelle Rodriguez playing a genetically enhanced weapon of…

Industry Watch: Viacom shuts down Viacom Next, their VR/AR Division and lays off staff
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Industry Watch: Viacom shuts down Viacom Next, their VR/AR Division and lays off staff

In a move that has surprised quite a few, content giant Viacom has decided to shut down its VR/AR Studio division, Viacom Next. Having produced some really great VR content such as The Melody of Dust and Are Aligned. According to reports from Variety, most staffers will lose their jobs, while others will be given the chance to transfer to…

Industry Watch: Walmart’s Store No 8 Innovation Hub acquires VR Platform + Content Studio Spatialand
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Industry Watch: Walmart’s Store No 8 Innovation Hub acquires VR Platform + Content Studio Spatialand

Walmart Inc.’s innovation hub, Store No 8, has acquired Spatialand, a VR platform and content studio, that will be the foundation of the group’s latest venture. Spatialand makes software tools that let creators transform existing content into immersive, virtual reality experiences. The startup worked with Walmart’s technology incubator, Store No. 8, on a project last…