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Week That Was: 16th February

Week That Was: 16th February

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.

 

News 

More Magic Leaps To Come

CEO Rony Abovitz reveals a planned range of AR headsets at various price points, confirms 2018 shipping.

Magic Leap Partners The NBA

Bringing multiple virtual screens, stats and a volumetrically captured Shaq to your living room.

Twitter Loses Director Of AR And VR

Alessandro Sabatelli leaves the social media company after 18 months.

Nordic VR Startups Seeks Teams For Accelerator Programme

Applications now open for second batch of innovative VR and AR studios looking to boost their businesses.

Starbreeze In Talks With Acer Over StarVR IPO

Swedish software studio and Taiwanese hardware manufacturer discuss Initial public offering.

Turn Your Smartphone Into A Vive

Polish company releases VRidge desktop and mobile app Virtual Reality combo.

Magic Leap Partners The NBA
 

Features 

Video: XR Superstar Sessions At XR Connects London 2018

From exploring the Experience Revolution to how VR is being used for good by Greenpeace, these videos were filmed live on 22nd January 2018.

Video: AR Insights Sessions At XR Connects London 2018

Looking at the Augmented Reality industry today and exploring its business opportunities from the likes of Curve Digital, SVRVIVE, and Virtual Dreams.

Video: XR Trends Sessions At XR Connects London 2018

From survival tips for VR start-ups and AR investment trends to what the medium needs to take off, this series of videos features thought leaders from the likes of nDreams and Black Cell.

Video: XR Techtalk Sessions At XR Connects London 2018

From rapid VR prototyping and overcoming XR development challenges to the future of immersive media, this series of videos features thought leaders from the likes of AMD, Unity, Resolution Games and Psytec Games.

 

Regulars

Six Of The Best: 12th February

Your Monday morning briefing of the six most read recent VR, AR and MR stories.

Six Of The Best: 12th February
 

Deals 

Cross-Platform AR Start-up Gets $8M Investment

Californian Augmented Reality tech co, 8th Wall, to further develop platform agnostic AR solutions for ARKit and ARCore.

Cross-Platform AR Start-up Gets M Investment
 

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