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This Week In XR April 19th, 2024

The hosts are all over Meta's release of the new MetaAI with Llama 3, now integrated across all of Meta's brands, and totally free, bringing an exceptional multimodal (does images with short animation) to nearly 4 B users. That's half the planet. Adobe is upgrading its Premiere editing suite, adding Sora for B roll, in-painting (for removing or adding images from shots), and shot extension, which adds frames to the beginning and end of shots. No guest this week, so we filled the last fifteen minutes of a relatively short show talking about Gabe Newell's BCI startup, Starfish, which is just out of stealth, and the shutdown of the enterprise VR collaboration platform Glue.  


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