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 continue the narrative this week with Maher’s look at Zocdoc’s vaccine support, Drone independence and Microsoft self-driving cars. See the quick summary below, followed by embedded video. And stay tuned each week for more AR-related musings from Maher.

⛑ Zocdoc handling vaccine scheduling logistics. Microsoft and Oracle digitizing vaccine records. We discuss both the power and implications of Big Tech’s ‘helpful hand.’

✈️ The FAA has given American Robotics clearance to fly their drones without a pilot or human being nearby. It’s a nail-biting breakthrough.

🚘 Microsoft is investing billion into autonomous vehicles. We debate whether they’re planning to get into the space, or just investing in the race.

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