A Startup’s Plans for a New Social Reality

While we know what social networks are like on the Web and in apps,  a startup called AltspaceVR started pondering about what it would be like in virtual reality to connect with each other in a simulated world. AltspaceVR is building social virtual environments, ranging from a Japanese-style garden to an amphitheater to a dark, sleek lounge. The hope is that headset-wearing users will hang out together in these places in the form of avatars that display real body language thanks to motion sensors, and do things like watching movies, playing games, or shopping together using a shared virtual Web browser. Read More>>

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