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.
Founder Rony Abovitz reveals that manufacture has begun on consumer units of its hardware.
As the first day of VR Connects San Francisco ends, we can announce the winners and runners-up of the VR Indie Pitch.
Oculus co-founder pledges financial support enabling Vive owners to use Oculus software.
Mayor Bill de Blasio reveals plans for a 15,000 sq ft facility with $6m public funding to position New York as a global leader in the VR/AR industry.
Prototyping team calls for developers to help test early-stage solutions.
Gear VR fishing game finds new users with new controller, plus Google Daydream release.
British rock band’s VR The Champions gives fans the chance to experience a live concert like never before.
Apple acquires eye-tracking co?; Alpha Glass AR Kickstarter; Project Cars 2; Gran Turismo Sport; Super Mario; Jobs and AI; ARKit; Health and wellness.
Front Defense launches on Viveport today, Steam release next month.
VR fitness firm opens pre-orders for add-on sensor for any bicycle.
Start-up fails to secure funding to bring Valve AR technology to market, all assets to be liquidated.
London’s Tate Modern gets a VR exhibition looking at the life and work of early 20th Century Italian artist, Modigliani.
The Notget experience gets the grand prix at Cannes Lions; awards for the BBC, NikeID and Google’s Tilt Brush.
New video shows Valve’s next gen VR controller in action.
Magic Leap CEO Rony Abovitz explains spatial computing, the company’s mysterious hardware, its place in a wider ecosystem and the ethical implications of creating the next computing platform.
A new report from Nielson shows more people are aware of immersive media, with Gear VR leading the charge.
Core team behind PlayStation VR Worlds gets funding from Mother, and PlayStation co-founder, Phil Harrison.
See you in seven days...