Six Of The Best: 2nd October

Six Of The Best: 2nd October

Welcome to your Monday morning briefing of the six most read stories on in the last week.


Six Of The Best

The top six trending stories of the past week:


1) VR Indie Pitch Helsinki Winners And Runners 

Who won the final VRIP of the year? What kind of games did the 10 teams enter? What did our judges make of them? Here, you’ll find all the answers to these questions and more...

2) VRDC: The Rise Of Augmented Reality In Construction 

Scott Montgomerie, CEO and founder of Scope AR on AR’s growing popularity for building projects.

3) Enterprise First For Mixed Reality At Microsoft Ignite 

Microsoft CEO states the case for WMR and Hololens to ‘change the frontier of collaboration’ for businesses everywhere.

4) Portico Studios Raises $600,000 For VR Staff Training Solution  

VR, voice recognition and AI combine to create an employee development tool.

5) Palmer Luckey Joins Nordic VR Startups As A Mentor 

Oculus co-founder joins VR accelerator programme to support teams in incubation.

6) AR Game Raises $3.5m Through Initial Coin Offering 

Multiplayer combat game, Reality Clash, more than doubles its crowdfunding target in one month.


Six Of The Rest

These all-time all-star stories are some of the most popular articles from The Virtual Report archives:

  1. Feature: 25 VR Developers To Watch 
  2. Feature: The Size Of The VR Consumer Market (Updated, 3rd March) 
  3. Feature: Million Dollar Babies: The XR Studios That Are Smashing It! [UPDATE 6th Sept] 
  4. Feature: The Best Apple ARKit Test Projects [UPDATE: 4th August] 
  5. Videos: VR University Sessions At VR Connects San Francisco 2017 
  6. News: VR Indie Pitch San Francisco Winners 
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