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.
Much though we’d like to pretend otherwise, the VR industry doesn’t exist in a vacuum and there’s no getting away from global politics. Trump hasn’t been in the oval office long and his style of government is already affecting the international market for immersive tech.
We’ve seen Unity take a stand - as are some of the biggest non-VR games companies - but it’s not all bad news for the rest of the world as America puts itself first; Asian investors are now looking to Europe and the UK as preferred territories.
Unity has offered to pay for 50 developers to attend Unite Amsterdam if they are impacted by US President Donald Trump's immigration ban.
Register online to join 4,000 developers at this year’s F8 event.
From the What, Where and Why of VR to its potential to drive social change and finding that killer app, this series of videos features global thought leaders from Greenpeace, the BBC, Resolution Games and AMD.
Eastern investors think twice about US commitments, European market could double by 2018 as a result.
Show organisers extend invitation for anyone interested in speaking at the May event.
VRTGO Labs is running a VR and training event on the 16th February.
Juergen Goeldner of the Fidius Trust identifies ongoing challenges for VR.
Sony software update beta enables PS VR to display 3D Blu-ray.
Stephanie Llamas of SuperData predicts growth to 220 million users in next three years.
A recent report finds that AR technology could help British consumers to bridge the ‘imagination gap’.
Texan company pledges to accelerate growth in its third year.
Boston-based start-up Neurable nets $2 million in a seed funding round to accelerate developments in brain-controlled AR/VR software.
Which VR, AR and MR events will you attend in 2017? Check our updated listings to find your next hot ticket.
See you in seven days...