Numerous tech companies across virtual, augmented, and mixed reality (VR/AR/MR) have opened up fresh solutions for the global extended reality (XR) industry in a major push forward for Metaverse solutions, many of which are set to grow and support the future of immersive talent.
The following are the top picks in extended reality (XR) from the previous week. Please join our regular updates by signing up for our newsletter at https://www.xrtoday.com/sign-up/ for the latest XR news!
Unity, Meta Enhance XR Education in Major Partnership
Meta Platforms Inc struck a huge partnership with Unity Technologies, one of the world’s leading real-time 3D (RT3D) firms, to open a programme for educating students, institutions, and content creators.
The strategic alliance between the two tech behemoths aims to boost training for virtual, augmented, and mixed reality (VR/AR/MR) technologies among institutions seeking immersive learning via Meta’s Horizon platforms, including Venues, Worlds, and Workrooms.
Sensorium, Humanity 2.0 Launch Vatican City Art Metaverse
Sensorium, a tech firm specialising in Metaverse solutions, reached a major partnership with Humanity 2.0 to curate artwork from the Vatican City’s collection in a world-first initiative.
The foundation, based in Rome and Valetta, aims to tackle socioeconomic and cultural concerns using the Metaverse, non-fungible tokens (NFTs) to showcase its art and online initiatives.
Portsmouth University Opens XR Centre
Portsmouth University has launched an industry-first XR centre for expanding and developing immersive content in a bid to position the UK as a major hub for such technologies.
The institution’s Centre for Creative and Immersive Extended Reality (CCIXR) will build a suite of applications and solutions for XR technologies and the Metaverse for upskilling, research and development (R&D), and building further use cases for the sector.
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