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Week That Was: 5th January

Week That Was: 5th January

Welcome to the first Week That Was of 2018 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 (and a bit) days.

 

Top Stories

Standalone 6DoF HMD Details Revealed

Pico shares first details of the world's first mass-produced standalone VR device with six degrees of freedom for both head and controllers.

CCP Newcastle Saved From Closure By Indie Acquisition

Sumo Digital picks up EVE: Valkyrie studio.

Standalone 6DoF HMD Details Revealed
 

News

Steam’s Top 100 VR Games

2017’s highest grossing Virtual Reality Games on the Steam Store.

LG UltraGear Revealed As New VR Headset

The company showed off its VR headset prototype at the GDC 2017 – now it has a name.

LG UltraGear Revealed As New VR Headset
 

Interviews And Opinion

When Is The Time For VR And AR?

Andrew Oliver explains why he's held back from diving head(set)first into the latest emerging technology, as he waits for the XR market to mature.

 

Features

What Would It Mean For XR If Broadcom buys Qualcomm?

Standalone XR is largely powered by Qualcomm’s development of powerful mobile chips. If a rumoured acquisition goes through next year, could it slow the development of VR and AR?

 

Data & Research

Rift Most Popular VR Headset On Steam

Oculus takes the lead from HTC’s Vive for the first time, according to December’s hardware survey.

Rift Most Popular VR Headset On Steam
 

Regulars

XR Web Roundup: 2nd January

Nine VR, AR and MR stories from around the web that caught our eyes: MR analytics; Unity’s Unite highlights; Final Cut Pro 360 VR; Immersive audio; Coco VR; XR and the food industry.

Six Of The Best: 2nd January

Your Monday - sorry, Tuesday - morning briefing of the six most read recent stories: 2017 roundup; VCs’ AR shift; Magic Leap One reveal; Broadcom to buy Qualcomm?; Bigscreen funding; XR Connects London.

XR Web Roundup: 2nd January
 

Profiles

 

Deals

Bigscreen Raises $11 Million For Social VR Experiences

The company received a series of funding from venture capitals, achieving a total investment of $14 million.

 

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