eXcess Reality Podcast, Ep. 2: VR conferences, WebXR, and temperature illusions!

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In this episode, we started by talking about Microsoft’s Mixed Reality Dev Days.
You can find the keynote video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TvVAXyiR3LY
And after we recorded, links to all the other talks were posted here! https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/mixed-reality/mr-dev-days-sessions

Then we move on to web-based XR.
Read more about WebGL: https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/API/WebGL_API
three.js: https://threejs.org/
babylon.js: https://www.babylonjs.com/
Firefox Reality: https://blog.mozvr.com/firefox-reality-10/
XR Dinos: https://www.xrdinosaurs.com/
Mozilla hub: https://hubs.mozilla.com/#/
As a virtual museum: https://twitter.com/kentbye/status/1261412508318830592/photo/3
As an event space: https://twitter.com/TechThomas/status/1263613353613602816
React 360: https://dev.to/flippedcoding/making-your-first-vr-app-with-react360-22f
Mozilla A-Frame: https://aframe.io/
Mozilla Unity WebXR Exporter: https://blog.mozvr.com/unity-webxr-exporter-update/

Lastly, we discuss temperature illusions and haptics.
Temperature illusions: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pH68GNkb_fA
Taste haptics: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/using-electric-currents-to-fool-ourselves-into-tasting-something-were-not-180970005/

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