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Hello everybody!

We are happy to deliver our first WebXR.io Newsletter. There are a lot of things happening in the AR/VR world. Recently, big players announced they were entering the game for real! We got Google coming to WebAR, and yesterday Apple announced their "ARkit". Very exciting times...

We thought it was a good idea to start a newsletter gathering and sharing WebVR/WebAR content. Now is the best moment because it's starting to take off. AR/VR will soon be available to everyone. Bring on the future! 

Hope you enjoy what we've put together here. 

Main Stories 

  • Chromium WebAR announced at Google IO -  github repository 
  • Google to build new standalone Daydream VR headset platform -  TechCruch post.
  • Apple announces "ARkit" iOS11 will focus on AR + WebRTC comes to the iPhone - post
  • Facebook launches new ReactVR - github doc & Techcrunch post
  • Mozilla is bringing WebVR to Firefox users in August - Mozilla blog

Cool Developments & Links

  • Proposal: Mirroring/Magic Windows, Josh Carpenter and Brandon Jones - github / tweet
  • Clay Bavor talks about the future of VR /AR at Google - post 
  • Building Virtual Reality on the Web with WebVR Google I/O - video
  • The Future of VR for Google is on the Open Web with WebVR & WebAR - podcast 
  • Augmenting the webpage with AR.js - post
  • Why iteration is the key to great WebVR games - post 
  • How Mozilla is Driving WebVR Content & Tooling with the A-Frame Framework - podcast
  • Showcasing your WebVR experiences Mozilla Hacks- post 
  • Building a Full-Sphere 3D Image Gallery with React VR - post
  • Vision 2017 Unity WebVR panel - video
  • Takahiro's portfolio on Web3D/VR/Three.js/A-Frame - tweet  / portfolio
  • Nokia updates OZO VR - website / post 
  • AR/VR Weekly: Buying stuff in VR without facing..reality - post 

Upcoming Events 

Did we miss something? What would you guys like to see in the next issue? After all...this newsletter is for you :)

Share your links, projects, or ideas with us via twitter! 

Until next time! 

Jerome & Alexandra Etienne 
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