Welcome back to our Tech Trends! We put together a few articles that impact our industry so you don't have to.

The big event for us this month was EXHIBITORLIVE out in Las Vegas. We decided to hold our first ever Stamm Social and talk shop with old and new faces. It was a great time and we plan to do more of these in the future (so don't worry if you missed this one!). 

GOOGLE VR HIGHLIGHTS UNMAPPED AREAS OF THE WORLD

We all know Google Maps is constantly plotting out areas all over the world, but what about the places people rarely see? Or few have ever been to? Google VR's Beyond the Map is just one example of showing a part of the world (in this case Rio) in a way few ever experience. To read more, click here. 

VUZE- THE CONSUMER PRICED VR CAMERA LAUNCHES

After years of pricey cameras to create realistic VR experiences, Vuze is launching at the impressive price of $799. Look for private VR sets to become even more popular. Surface has more here. 

AVEGANT'S NEW AUGMENTED REALITY HEADSET

When you hear 'augmented reality' your mind immediately is drawn to the Microsoft HoloLens or Magic Leap, but Avegant is making a strong play to change that by using their light field display technology. The Verge covered their exclusive demo here. 

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