ALL THE LATEST NEWS ABOUT THE VIRTUAL + AUGMENTED + MIXED REALITY BUSINESS

Week that was

Week That Was: 24th November

Week That Was: 24th November

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.

 

Top Stories

Apple Acquires AR Start-Up For $30 Million

Apple advances towards ambitious plans to release Augmented Reality headset set by 2020 with hardware company acquisition.

Apple Acquires AR Start-Up For 30m USD
 

News

VR Glove Controllers To Reach OEMs and Devs In December

California's BeBop Sensors announce a new smart fabric sensor peripheral for AR/VR experiences, featuring fast gesture recognition and responses.

Hit VR Fishing Game Bait! Comes To Facebook Spaces

Resolution Games’ bestseller goes multiplayer for social media exclusive.

Help Shape The Future Of XR Development Software With This Survey

Take the Developer Economics survey for your chance to win an Oculus Rift, Acer WMR headset, $50 exclusive to TheVirtualReport.biz readers and more...

Hit VR Fishing Game Bait! Comes To Facebook Spaces
 

Interviews And Opinion 

Piercing The Darkness Surrounding Universal Human Truths

Here Be Dragons’ Ed Robles explores episodic content in VR as a platform for bold and inventive storytelling.

AR Is A Long-term Opportunity For Mobile Gaming

Zynga CEO, Frank Gibeau, on adding Augmented Reality to CSR Racing 2 and why creative integrity is crucial to avoid being accused of gimmicks.

 

Features

The Best Black Friday XR Deals [UPDATE]

With massive discounts on VR and AR hardware and software being announced, if you need to pick up kit, now’s the time to do it. Here’s how. [Now with added Steam Store goodness!]

The Best Black Friday XR Deals [UPDATE]
 

Data & Research 

Games Devs Choosing VR Over Console

Virtual Reality is already as popular as consoles for game development, new survey reveals.

Games Devs Choosing VR Over Console

Regulars

XR Web Roundup: 21st November

Nine XR stories from around the web that caught our eyes: AR HMDs; WebVR; Star Wars; Yale teens; Finnish industry report; Apple campus AR tour; Education; Smell-o-VR.

Six Of The Best: 20th November

Your Monday morning briefing of the six most read recent stories: Standalone VR; Olympus enterprise AR; Vive construction; Paramount VR cinema; Create XR without coding; Funding.

XR Web Roundup: 21st November
 

Deals

Start-up Raises $2 Million For Cloud-Powered VR / AR

GridRaster plans to use venture capital investment to optimise its low latency cloud computing solution for XR.

Start-up Raises Million For Cloud-Powered VR / AR
 

Events News

The UK’s First VR-only Public Arts Festival

Limina sets out to get artistic VR to the wider public with a VR-only arts festival.

 

See you in seven days...

Tags:
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.

Comments

No comments
View options
  • Order by latest to oldest
  • Order by oldest to latest
  • Show all replies