HTC is releasing a new Metaverse Phone in April as it takes another step toward the Metaverse.

Do We Need a Metaverse Phone? HTC Thinks You Do

The concept of the metaverse makes companies do peculiar things – such as change their name (Facebook becomes Meta) or even jump back into the smartphone business. HTC never actually left …

HTC is releasing a new Metaverse Phone in April as it takes another step toward the Metaverse.
Microsoft Cracks Down on Harassment in AltspaceVR

Microsoft Cracks Down on Harassment in AltspaceVR

While there have always been instances of harassment in AltspaceVR, Microsoft’s social VR platform, it’s hardly the first place you’d look for a wide-open, anything goes, type of environment in virtual …

Microsoft Cracks Down on Harassment in AltspaceVR
Meta finally adds personal boundaries for virtual avatars in VR environments. It's a long-overdue safety feature to curtail harassment.

Meta Adds Personal Boundaries for Virtual Avatars

Meta’s new safety feature that adds personal boundaries for virtual avatars is welcome news. It creates a personal barrier around your avatar to prevent other avatars (people) from getting too close. …

Meta finally adds personal boundaries for virtual avatars in VR environments. It's a long-overdue safety feature to curtail harassment.
Will Meta's $10 Billion Loss impact future development of XR and the Metaverse? Mack Zuckerberg and his avatar at the most recent Connect conference.

Meta’s $10 Billion Loss on AR/VR in 2021

For the first time, Meta (formerly Facebook) finally broke out the finances for its AR/VR unit, Meta Reality Labs. Meta’s $10 billion loss on its AR/VR work came with a mountain …

Will Meta's $10 Billion Loss impact future development of XR and the Metaverse? Mack Zuckerberg and his avatar at the most recent Connect conference.
XR in 2021 - the year in review at Digital Bodies.

XR in 2021 – A Challenging Year in Review

We don’t know about you, but we’ve been ready to see 2021 out the door. It’s been a challenging year with the resurgence of the pandemic and the growing realization that …

XR in 2021 - the year in review at Digital Bodies.