A Guide to the VR Industry
Crafting a useful framework for an industry as wildly diverse and constantly shifting as XR is challenging. However, an emerging tech industry which hews so closely to the multiplicity of human experience requires a working taxonomy to document it and serve as a guide to people new to the landscape.
A Working Map in Progress
Kent Bye has interviewed hundreds of people across the XR industry using the categories below to map the terrain. He gave a talk at SXSW in February of 2023 explaining his perspective. It is a perfect problem that can never be fully resolved and certainly not by any single person. Feedback and challenges are welcomed. It is offered as a springboard for conversation, rather than an end to it.