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Niantic Labs’ Visual Positioning System To Integrate With Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Spaces In 2023

Niantic Labs recently announced that their revolutionary Lightship Visual Positioning System (VPS)will become compatible with Qualcomm’s XR developer platform, Snapdragon Spaces, in 2023.
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BT Launches Exciting New Immersive Experience

BT has recently launched a new and exciting, immersive augmented reality experience to attract applicants to the company’s tech roles. 
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Brands Go Crazy For AR This Holiday Season

As our lives become increasingly ubiquitous with digital technology, words such as Augmented and Virtual Reality begin to get tossed around more and more within our feeds and conversations.
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Deadmau5 & Richie Hawtin Join Forces To Create Augmented Reality Gaming Platform

Joel Zimmerman, more commonly known as Deadmau5, and Richie Hawtin have joined forces with a team of game developers and technologists to create a brand new game: PIXELYNX.
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8th Wall Introduces Reality Engine—a Platform to Power the Metaverse

Developers can now build WebAR experiences that automatically adapt to smartphones, tablets, computers and AR and VR headsets
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Seattle Kraken Launch Immersive WebXR Experience For Fans

The Seattle Kraken are a professional ice hockey team based in Seattle, who play their home games at Climate Pledge Arena. The Kraken compete in the National Hockey League (NHL) as a member of the Pacific Division in the Western Conference and began play during the league's 2021–22 season.
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Snap Launches Global Creative Studio For Augmented Reality Content

Snap has recently announced the launch of a new global creative studio named Arcadia, which will focus on creating branded augmented reality (AR) content.
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Estee Lauder Develops AR Snapchat Filter For Fragrance Collection

Estee Lauder has developed a Snapchat augmented reality experience that brings to life its new perfume packaging.
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Partners& Introduces Augmented Reality Cyber Security Information Portal

Chartered insurance broker Partners& has announced the release of its augmented reality portal. The portal provides private clients and businesses with access to a range of cyber security information.
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ar.rocks is an online technology publication, covering the most important, interesting and inspiring Augmented Reality news, expert insights and projects. We keep our ear to the ground and report on the latest innovations in the XR and AR spaces. Our team of XR/AR enthusiasts, developers and designers contribute to a wide variety of articles, ranging from Augmented Reality experiences and AR-related event coverage to industry insider insights and the latest AR news. The Augmented Reality industry is growing at an exponential rate, so you can count on the team here at ar.rocks to keep you up-to-date on all of the important AR news that affects the industry. We are always open to collaboration and the sharing of expert knowledge. If you have an important press release or news tip that you'd like to share, feel free to reach out and our team will do our best to cover it for you.

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We pride ourselves on being a fast moving, agile and proactive team of writers and content creators. The team's passion for Augmented Reality shines through in their work. Want to learn more? Here's a casual Q&A.

What makes ar.rocks different?

We like to think our personality makes us different. Augmented Reality is, above all, a damn fun industry to be involved in. We're here to boost the eco-system, report on the important stories and heck.. have some fun doing it.

Where are you based?

We're a global team. Digital nomads, if you will.

I have a cool Augmented Reality news story, can you report on it?

Awesome! Send it over. Our brilliant Chief Editor, Emily, will be happy to take a look!

Do you only report on Augmented Reality news?

Mainly - yes. Augmented Reality has such a rich and active community of companies, creators and enthusiasts that we rarely have time to talk about anything other than AR.

How do I get into the AR industry?

You can visit the ar.rocks Jobs Board which features the latest job openings for the AR industry. Take a look around and see if anything looks like a good fit.

Where can I learn more about Augmented Reality?

Great question. We have a great selection of resources available. You should start with our Ultimate Augmented Reality glossary, in which you can dive deep into all of the industry/technical terms you might be unsure about.

Feel free to contact us if you have further questions or if you have tips for a newsworthy story.
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