Report: Intel shelves ‘Project Alloy’ VR headset plans

Intel's Project Alloy

Intel is reportedly shelving plans to launch Project Alloy as an open platform for developers and partners to launch their own branded VR headsets. According… Read more

HTC: virtual reality will ‘change the world’

Rikard Steiber

HTC’s senior vice-president of VR, Rikard Steiber, predicted virtual reality will “change the world” as he outlined a number of technological innovations happening in this space.… Read more

Ericsson’s Steve Plunkett: IBC 2017 preview

Steve Plunkett

Ericsson’s CTO of broadcast and media services, Steve Plunkett, tells us what to look out for at IBC this year. It’s almost IBC time again,… Read more

VR and AR headset shipments up 25% in Q2

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Worldwide shipments of virtual and augmented reality headsets grew 25.5% year-over-year in the second quarter, according to new research. The IDC report said that shipments… Read more

Report: HTC may look to sell VR unit Vive

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Mobile technology giant HTC may look to sell off its Vive virtual reality unit as one of a number of strategic options that also include… Read more

Inception signs up for Microsoft MR and Facebook Camera Effects

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RTL Group-backed virtual and augmented reality specialist Inception has joined Microsoft’s Windows Mixed Reality Programme and has been chosen as a beta partner for Facebook’s… Read more

Disney and Lucasfilm launching Star Wars augmented reality event

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Disney and Lucasfilm are to launch a Star Wars augmented reality event as part of an initiative to celebrate the launch of new products associated… Read more

ABI: VR seeing strong interest from US businesses

Michael Inouye

Virtual Reality (VR) is seeing strong interest from US businesses, particularly in the healthcare, retail, consumer packaged goods, and automotive and transportation sectors. This is… Read more

AltspaceVR reverses shutdown


irtual reality social network, AltspaceVR, said it will “live on”, despite announcing its imminent closure late last month. In a blog post titled ‘AltspaceVR is… Read more

Discovery leads Here Be Dragons’ US$10m funding round

Here Be Dragons

Discovery Communications has led a US$10 million (€8.5 million) Series A funding round raised by virtual reality content studio Here Be Dragons. The deal values… Read more