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 Google’s augmented hearing, Alexa’s new Xbox home and a new twist on escape rooms. See the quick summary below, followed by embedded video. And stay tuned each week for more AR-related musings from Maher.

👂Google is building an Augmented Reality-enabled product that will give you superhuman hearing, We dive into the tech.

📚’Escape The Room’ is not just a game, it’s how one California school is handling its admission process.

🗣 Alexa will now be the integrated digital assistant on Xbox. Seems trivial, we explain why it’s a big move.

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