Twitter Forms New Virtual Reality And Augmented Reality Team Headed By Former Apple Designer

(Photo : YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/Getty Images) Twitter may possibly introduce a VR experience by adding 360 live video support through Periscope. Twitter has formed a new team to lead the company’s augmented reality and virtual reality technologies initiative, according to UploadVR. The social media site has confirmed the formation of the new team which will be under Twitter Cortex, the company’s machine learning branch. The new AR and VR development team will be headed by former Apple designer Alessandro Sabatelli. Sabatelli will be Twitter’s director of AR and VR systems. Sabatelli was also the CEO of IXOMOXI, a startup that developed a new type of music experience through augmented reality. IXOMOXI released an app for Samsung’s Gear VR headset called Lucy, an augmented reality experience that allows users to see Snapchat-like…


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