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Week that was

Week That Was

Week That Was

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.

 

There’s one story that’s had everyone talking this week – and that’s the retail launch of PS VR! The VR industry and the PC master race may have had access to VR via Rift and Vive for some time, but now the barriers to entry – both financial and hardware – have been lowered, more of the general public has been able to experience VR than ever before.

 

Top Stories

New Vive Controller Revealed

Valve unveiled its new controllers at Steam Dev Days, developers go hands on.

Founding Father Of Videogames Returns With New VR Company 

Nolan Bushnell announces new ‘industrial-grade VR platform for enterprise’ with Modal VR.

There’s No Business Like VR Business

We shine a spotlight on the business behind the games, apps and experiences to find out what the industry’s leading figures make of the VR landscape today – and what lies ahead.

Microsoft Opens HoloLens Pre-Orders To Industry

HoloLens pre-orders open in Europe and Australia for industry only.

Samsung Galaxy Note7 Shut Out Of Gear VR

Mobile handset VR functionality switched off amidst safety fears.

 

News

Proto Awards 2016 Winners 

Space Pirate Trainer and Tilt Brush take top honours in Hollywood awards, with plenty of innovation throughout the winners.

Happy Launch Day, PS VR! 

Sony’s long awaited PlayStation VR hits retail today.

How To Set Up Your PlayStation VR

Sony has very kindly created three videos showing you the best way to hook up a PS VR ahead of its release on 13th October.

 

Interviews & Opinion

Record-Breaking Investment Levels In VR

Tim Merel examines the 9th straight quarter of investment in VR trending upwards.

 

Features

VR’s Potential To Change The Human Race

Hear the inner workings of some of the VR industry’s finest minds as they contemplate the medium’s potential to trigger the next phase of human evolution.

Letting Go Of The Frame 

Filmmakers must create a new language for movies in VR.

 

See you in seven days...


Editor

Steve is an award-winning editor and copywriter with 20 years’ experience specialising in consumer technology and video games. He was part of a BAFTA nominated developer studio as project manager for the UK’s first fully interactive digital TV channel. In addition to editing TheVirtualReport.biz, Steve contributes to PocketGamer.biz, PCGamesInsider.biz and BlockchainGamer.biz, as well as creating marketing content for a range of SMEs and agencies.

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