VR

AR to be ‘primary driver’ of VR/AR market by 2021

Pokemon Go

Mobile augmented reality (AR) could be the primary driver of the US$108 billion (€101 billion) virtual reality (VR) and AR market by 2021, according to… Read more

European and Australian VR content firms merge

VCG Founders Chanalet-Quercy and Kirchhof at December's Lumiere Awards in Liege, Belgium

Virtual reality-focused producers in Europe and Australia have merged to create a new conglomerate, the Virtual Content Group. France’s Cow Prod, Germany’s INVR. SPACE and… Read more

BBC looking to develop haptic VR and AR experiences

Charlotte Jones

BBC Earth is looking to experiment with ‘haptic’ virtual reality experiences – involving a sense of touch as well as sight and hearing – and… Read more

Kabo picks up Tilt VR format

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Kabo International has picked up international rights to Tilt, the Finnish virtual reality game and talkshow format. Tilt is billed as the first format to… Read more

BBC Earth teams up with Oculus for natural history VR experiences

Oculus Rift

BBC Worldwide’s naturally history service BBC Earth has struck a partnership with virtual reality outfit Oculus to launch three new VR experiences. The experiences will… Read more

VR headset sales tipped to climb 79% in the US this year

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US sales of virtual reality headsets are projected to reach 2.5 million units in 2017, up 79% compared to 2016, according to the Consumer Technology… Read more

BBC launches first VR project on Oculus

We Wait

The BBC has launched its first virtual reality (VR) production on the Oculus store. The film, titled We Wait, is an animated depiction of migrants… Read more

Global VR Association launches with backing from Google, Facebook, HTC

Virtual reality VR Edinburgh Digital Entertainment Festival

Google, HTC VIVE and ’s Oculus are among the founding members of the Global Virtual Reality Association (GVRA), which was announced last week. The non-profit… Read more

Howard to head Discovery VR

Rebecca Howard

Discovery has brought in Rebecca Howard to head up its virtual reality content efforts. Howard will be based in LA and workon the Discovery VR… Read more

BBC launches virtual reality talk show

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UK public broadcaster has launched No Small Talk, a virtual reality talk show for millennial women. The one-off, 10-minute show is being coproduced by VR… Read more

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