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CastAR has closed its doors, report suggests

An augmented reality studio founded by two former Valve employees has ceased operations. That’s according to Polygon, which reports that CastAR and closed its internal development studio Eat Sleep Play and laid off around 70 members of staff across its Palo Alto and Salt Lake City offices. A group of …

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Microsoft reveals Windows Mixed Reality motion controllers

Microsoft’s push into the worlds of VR and AR is really gathering pace with the announcement of a new dedicated controller. The Windows Mixed Reality motion controllers are broadly similar to the Oculus Touch controllers in appearance, but also share traits with HTC’s Vive controllers. They are topped by ringed …

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Forestry Commission England launches Gruffalo AR app

Magic Light Pictures and Forestry Commission England have teamed up to offer an augmented reality Gruffalo app designed for use in a number of England’s forests. Users follow clues along an interactive trail in an attempt to find the elusive Gruffalo. (For non-parents, The Gruffalo is a hugely successful picture …

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