In order to introduce its Immersive Stream for XR to head-mounted displays (HMDs), notably, VR and AR headsets, Google is currently reported to be actively working on a new OpenXR client. The technology is already employed in a lot of places. This includes ecosystems based on the solution, such as the Google-owned Stadia gaming platform, as well as the most recent Google Maps updates. Naturally, that includes every platform under the sun, from Android and iOS to the desktop via the web.

Google wants to advance its Immersive Stream for XR in particular. And it has published a plan outlining the direction it wants to take its advancement. However, there aren’t many timelines on that roadmap.

WHY IMMERSIVE STREAM FOR XR IS IMPORTANT FOR THE FUTURE OF GOOGLES VR With or without a display-enabled headgear, Google’s ambition for VR and AR experiences is very comprehensive at this point. Even if augmented reality sports and interactive film are categorized under the gaming category, they are not. Instead, it appears that Google is adopting a strategy in which Immersive Stream for XR serves as the cornerstone for all of its AR and VR offerings. Additionally for those partners who decide to use it.

Advertisement The company is concentrating on a full-fledged VR Mode and a Stereo Augmented Reality Mode for headsets. And those have uses that cut across a variety of business sectors. auto industry to tourism.

Contrarily, entertainment includes the two potential use cases of movies and sports. Google wants to offer tools for creating VR auto setups and design critiques to the automotive industry. developing a realistic online dealership experience. Similar possible use cases exist in retail. Whether it’s for aiding in interior design, which includes the capability to layer virtual objects over the real environment, or in the field of fashion. The latter could be referring to features for virtual try-ons.

The company is concentrating its efforts on a solution for tourism that aids in the development of virtual trip planning and guided tours. While training in soft skills and immersive textbook experiences are examples of use cases for the Education category.

Advertisement Finally, Google believes that its approach will also be useful in the healthcare sector. Whether it be for 3D radiology or surgical training.

1 Google Immersive Stream headset roadmap
2 Google Immersive Stream headset use cases roadmap vr xr

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