Welcome to the Week That Was on TheVirtualReport.biz, where we bring you the highlights, biggest news and hottest topics from the world of VR, AR and MR business in the last seven days.
The search company’s live presentation expanded on its first generation of hardware and looked forwards to more AI, AR and VR
Alex Kipman demonstrates the company’s Mixed Reality offering two weeks before it goes on sale to the general public.
Microsoft’s Alex Kipman welcomes the latest addition to the headset manufacturers.
Social media app collaborates with Jeff Koons for location-specific AR project.
Everysight’s first brand athlete is former triathlon world champion, Chris ‘Macca’ McCormack.
Kuju’s VR music video wins Best Branded VR Experience at film festival.
Global VR broadcaster, Prosense, starts cryptocurrency crowdfunder.
Motion controllers get minor updates to battery and connection terminal.
UK publication offers free VR viewers this weekend to promote its immersive content.
[UPDATE: now with added Samsung] With six manufacturers releasing consumer versions of Microsoft’s WMR hardware, we line up what consumers will pay and when.
[UPDATE: Microsoft store listing sets price and release date] Four high-resolution pictures are doing the rounds online, FCC Samsung filing references HMD.
America’s biggest chain of cinemas doubles down on VR with two sizeable investments.
HTC reveals every new Vive from today will get Bethesda’s AAA title free on release.
Sony announces updates to its VR headset; integrated headphone cables and HDR pass-through.
David Gattig, CEO & Co-Founder at Avrlon VR Studio, shares strategies to help indie developers reduce risk and increase the chances of creating a commercial success.
Round-up: two days of talks and panels at the Russian developer conference.
Digi-Capital’s Tim Merel sees an AR upgrade, VR downgrade in the wake of recent big releases from Apple and Google.
Nine XR stories from around the web that caught our eyes: Camera slows iPhone X production; Toys R Us; UX design; Sports; Nerve implants; Al Jazeera; Death of pop-up ads; Healthcare; Construction.
Your Monday morning briefing of the week’s most read stories: VR Indie Pitch; AR in construction; WMR for enterprise; VR staff training; Palmer Luckey and Nordic VR Startups; ICO crowdfunding.
Social VR start-up to join the Windows Mixed Reality ecosystem, service to continue unaffected.
Mayfield leads first round of funding into LA-based developers, TRIPP.
Finnish tech firm to grow, and market the first human eye-resolution VR/AR/XR bionic display.
Details of some of the great speakers at the Gateshead event, as well as a 20% ticket discount offer.
One-day London conference places Windows Mixed Reality as its finale.
See you in seven days...