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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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Facebook Invest $50 Million To Responsibly Build 'Metaverse'

Facebook Inc has announced that the company will be investing $50 million to partner with organizations to responsibly build a ‘metaverse’ - a digital world where people can use different devices to move and communicate in a virtual world.
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BrandStar Studios Invests in Technology and Equipment to Provide Real-Time Virtual Production, Augmented Reality and Mixed Reality Capabilities

BrandStar Studios has completed a multi-million dollar upgrade to its studios, enabling the company to provide the latest and most advanced technologies in the production world, including virtual production, augmented reality, extended reality and mixed reality capabilities, all in real time.
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Bell 5G And TikTok Create Paint Portal Augmented Reality Effect

Canada's largest communications company Bell, has recently announced a collaboration with TikTok Canada which enables TikTok users with Bell 5G to co-create with friends in real time. 
Event Coverage

Our Top 5 Auggie Awards Picks of 2021

This year’s Auggie Awards have just opened to public voting, and the Editor’s here at ar.rocks have sat down together to scroll through this year's nominations. We’ve cast our five votes and we’re here to tell you all about our favourites, so keep reading to find out more.
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Ohio State Offers Augmented Reality Spine Surgery

An orthopaedic spine surgeon at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is the first in Ohio to use an augmented reality guidance system during open and minimally invasive spine implant procedures.
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Aircards Create Dell Technologies Virtual Stand Experience

Leading WebAR agency Aircards have recently developed a Virtual Stand and Hologram experience in partnership with CXO Strategies Middle East for their client, Dell Technologies.
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ISS Astronauts Use Augmented Reality Apps To Assist With Repairs

Astronauts on the ISS are trialing an augmented reality system which can help in the inspection and maintenance of station equipment.
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The Glimpse Group Launches Enterprise Focused Virtual NFT and Crypto VR & AR Software Product Development Effort

The Glimpse Group, Inc. a diversified Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality platform company providing enterprise focused solutions. Earlier this week the company announced an internal initiative which focuses on utilising robust technologies, software and services of its subsidiary companies towards a new enterprise focused vertical including Non-Fungible Token (NFT) and Crypto segments.
Augmented Reality News Outlet

Augmented Reality news,
projects and insight.

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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Augmented Reality News & Insights Hub

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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