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1. Sony announced today that the PlayStation VR platform has sold over 3 million PSVR headsets and 21 million PSVR games. ...

2. Nickelodeon has released its new “Slimezone VR Showdown” series that builds on the the IMAX VR slime experiences available to the public since March....

3. Jumping on the “BFA” bandwagon, Snapchat has introduced a new Shoppable AR lens that lets users transform into an orc or a void elf (ask your friends). ...

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1. I briefly mentioned this yesterday, but there are new details on the StarVR One headset that show next gen functionality. ...

2. Apple-focused analyst Ming-Chi Kuo predicts Apple will reveal its own AR smartglasses product in 2020....

3. E-commerce titan Alibaba Group has announced a new AR shopping experience that allows users to browse and buy products in an exceedingly futuristic-looking interface....

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4. New VR headset technology launched at SIGGRAPH 2018 could offer a solution for motion sickness, eye strain, prescription glasses that don’t fit under headsets, and more. ...

5. Another novel solution on display at SIGGRAPH 2018: Stanford researchers have created prototype “autofocals” that “bring the world into focus when someone lacks the ability to do it on their own,” according to TechCrunch. ...

6. Blind protagonists who see via echo location aren’t new, but upcoming VR puzzler “Blind” looks to be pushing the boundaries of the genre....

7. Niantic has announced its popular "Pokémon Go" AR app is getting better parental control options in the near future....

8. I wonder if Nickelodeon got the memo......

9. Yet another use case......

10. Surely they've been working on this for a while......

4. Next Reality is continuing its Magic Leap breakdown, and is naming apps “Screens” and “Helio” as the most immediately mainstream-friendly experiences on the AR device. ...

5. VR music experience “Soundscape” has announced a new update that brings new content and quality of life improvements to the free software....

6. Have you ever wanted to do the stupid stuff infamous “clown” Steve-O does?...

7. 360 video from Reelmedia Film (via VRFocus): "Mudslide360"...

8. We're not there quite yet, but soon......

9. Particularly once 5G rolls out......

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