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.
This week had a distincly American feel to it, due to Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday deals, as well as catching up on the US Senate's special hearing on AR. From the West to the East, we've also seen HTC and Shenzen set up a $1.5bn China VR Research Institute. But our highlight of the week has to be our in-depth interview with British development studio, Opposable Games, as they release Salvaged to Early Access on Steam.
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AR’s transition into the mainstream is getting closer, as US senate holds a hearing to discuss the future and potential impact of the technology.
With their latest game released on early access last week, we speak to Opposable Games about balancing business strands and three long years bringing Salvaged to Steam.
Microsoft’s VR HMDs won’t be too hard on your hardware.
Black Friday will be a good chance to buy an HTC Vive, with $100 off from all retailers as well as Viveport app store deals running throughout the weekend.
The latest Compatibility Definition Document for Android specifies the requirements for ‘Daydream-ready’ phones.
Microsoft’s MR HMD will begin shipping to the UK on November 30th.
China’s VR industry to be strengthened as HTC and Shenzhen Municipal Government set up $1.45b China VR Research Institute.
Have a drink, try out some VR and network at Virtual Umbrella’s VR in a Bar.
Valve strengthens efforts for universal access to VR with OSVR support announcement.
The long-since promised function that turns Oculus Rift into a VR monitor for Xbox One is arriving on December 12th.
‘ID’ production electric car will feature an AR dashboard using an Augmented HUD by 2020.
Social media company turns into a camera company and targets AR for its future.
Flush with the success of Pokerist, Daniel Kashti considers the potential for social casinos in a virtual world.
A new report shows that US consumers are enthusiastic for AR, but IT professionals are more cautious.
Ahead of Thanksgiving Day, our industry panel of experts share the things that make them thankful about VR.
Large-format film company IMAX plans to bring higher-quality VR content to all VR platforms, IMAX VR centres in US and UK to follow.
See you in seven days...