Alloverse lands €250k from Icebreaker VC to launch our open-source VR platform for virtual collaboration

Alloverse, a Swedish VR startup developing an open-source platform for virtual collaboration, closed their pre-seed round with a €250k amount. Its ambitious mission of building the future of the 3D internet by keeping their technology open, and growing a global community of VR/AR enthusiasts shows that “sharing is caring” can make a difference. The idea […]

Better than IRL: The creation process of a virtual drawing board

Yay me – I just released an AlloApp! 🎉 The first of many to come, this basic drawing board is a server-side-running, inherently collaborative “tool” to be used simultaneously by multiple people in a virtual Place. It’s being built side-by-side with the continuous development of our AlloUI Library, whose purpose is to enable anyone to […]

Retention strategies for the XR industry

Building our dream company, Alloverse has not been easy, yet because of our incredible team, it has been a delightful journey this far (no we aren’t done, yet — but we got things to show, and above all, a mission that we are passionate about). Working 9 to 5 everyday and on Alloverse at night, during summer […]

Moved by Math

Applied game dev math can be tricky, but is really rewarding. Here’s a follow-up to Nevyn’s Twitter thread on his journey from incomprehensible mess to enlightened one-liner. Follow the dev journey and learn the math involved. I studied game programming in 2004, which included linear algebra — matrices, vectors, that sort of thing. It was […]

VR Hack Nights, and the birth of a crazy dream

>I started sketching on the underpinnings of Alloverse in December 2016. The basic thinking was this: it’s currently not possible to be productive in VR. You can play games, but there is no software infrastructure for really building productivity apps. The way both Oculus and SteamVR works is, you launch a desktop application, and it takes over your entire headset.