Reality Bytes is AR Insider’s series that features bite-sized video insights. Running Fridays, it will focus on weekly news recaps and commentary. For an indexed library of data, reports, and multimedia, subscribe to ARtillery Pro.
What are the biggest insights and observations in AR and adjacent sectors this week? Welcome to Reality Bytes, featuring lightning-round commentary from AR Insider partner M7 Innovations. Founder Matt Maher lends his insights from the trenches of AR experience creation.
We’ll kick things off this week — Reality Bytes’ inaugural edition — with Maher’s look at Amazon Sidewalk, Facebook AR glasses and Twitch fashion. See the quick summary below, followed by embedded video. And stay tuned each week for more AR-related musings from Maher.
🏠 #Amazon Sidewalk wants to ‘activate’ all the hardware in your house (#Alexa, #Ring Doorbell) to create large neighborhood WiFi networks. If you’re cool with that, of course.
👓 #Facebook and Ray-Ban are teaming up to make smartglasses. Will they look great? Yes! Will they be AR enabled or at least provided solid functionality? No!
👜 #Burberry is streaming its next fashion show on #Twitch with four celebrity hosts, utilizing the platform’s ‘Squad Stream’ format. Is this the future of the fashion show? We debate.