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AR TV app launching in France and US

On October 6th, New-York based start-up We Are TV will launch an augmented reality app that allows TV viewers to interact with live, replay or VoD programming, and enhance their…

Google, Discovery partner for VR travel series

Google are partnering have partnered on a virtual reality (VR) travel series spanning all seven continents. The 38-episode series, entitled Discovery TRVLR, will explore the rituals and traditions of cultures…

Samsung unveils Windows-compatible VR headset

Samsung unveils Windows-compatible VR headset

Samsung Electronics, in partnership with Microsoft, has unveiled its Samsung HMD Odyssey. Unlike typical head-mounted displays, users do not need to install any extra motion sensors – they can simply…

Report: AR/VR now a two speed market

AR/VR has become a two speed market, with mobile AR set to have over twice the installed base at launch in 2017 than the entire AR/VR headset market by 2021.…

Sony PlayStation VR supports HDR

Sony PlayStation VR supports HDR

Sony has unveiled an updated version of its PlayStation VR headset, offering HDR support, integrated headphones, and a slightly new design. Models of the PS VR bearing the ‘CUH-ZVR2’ number…

Analyst: VR headsets to drive near-term growth

Analyst: VR headsets to drive near-term growth

International Data Corporation (IDC) is forecasting the combined augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) headset market to reach 13.7 million units in 2017, growing to 81.2 million units by…

Blend Media raises a further £1.5m

Blend Media, a 360˚ video and VR specialist that is working with Facebook among others, has closed a third round of funding, securing £1.5 million (€1.7m) and bringing total investment…

Sony VR boss not content with No 1 spot

Normally, any company that fully dominates the business it’s in would be happy to shout the news from the rooftops. But not the head of Sony’s VR division, which enjoys…

PwC: Significant shifts in Africa’s E&M industry

Significant shifts are underway in how Africa’s Entertainment and media (E&M) companies compete and generate value, as the quality of the experience they deliver to consumers becomes their primary basis…

Opera supports VR 360

Opera supports VR 360

The Opera browser now supports 360-degree videos in virtual reality headsets. This new developer update comes with a built-in VR 360 player for leading headsets such as HTC Vive, Oculus…