AltspaceVR

Microsoft rescues AltspaceVR by acquiring it

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Microsoft, world’s largest tech giant is started taking interest in Mixed reality from some years. It launched HoloLens, the world’s first fully self-contained holographic computer in January 2015. HoloLens was just a step from Tech Giant. It was welcomed by Ford Motors and used in car designing.

AltspaceVR, a virtual reality social network, that announced to close the shutter in July due to failed funding round, just announced that it was  “deep in discussion” with some people who are interested into it. And, yes Microsoft is that people who is interested into AltspaceVR.

Microsoft announced today this in a blog post.

Alex Kipman Technical Fellow, Microsoft wrote in blog post

We also welcomed the talented team at AltspaceVR to Microsoft. AltspaceVR is one of the pioneers in immersive communications bringing people together in virtual reality from over 160 countries to attend meetups, comedy shows, yoga classes, dance parties, and large-scale events hosted by NBC, Reggie Watts, Justin Roiland, Drew Carey and more.

With the AltspaceVR team onboard we look forward to building the world’s preeminent mixed reality community.

About AltspaceVR

AltspaceVR, is among world’s largest social media Virtual Reality, which has rivals like Facebook Spaces, which is the social network’s attempt at a virtual hangout space.AltspaceVR is accessible with Google Daydream, Samsung’s Gear VR, the Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive. With this acquisition, this might come with Windows Mixed reality too.