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 Samsung’s AR glasses, Google Maps’ new parking integration and film festivals in Fortnite. See the quick summary below, followed by embedded video. And stay tuned each week for more AR-related musings from Maher.

👓 Samsung plans to build two separate types of AR-enabled glasses, placing a big bet on the future of work and viewing content. We debate their purpose.

📍 Google Maps integrates with a few tech companies to allow you to pay for parking within its app. We discuss the potential.

🎬 Short Nite Film Festival premieres with 11 animated films and is only available to watch within the Fortnite video game. We dive into the implications.

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