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K7 opens VR zone

International media consultancy K7 Media is to invest in a cutting-edge virtual reality (VR) zone in its Northern Quarter offices in Manchester, where its global client base and employees can…

Valve “comfortable” if VR fails

Valve “comfortable” if VR fails

The head of VR headset developer Valve has said he is “comfortable” with the notion that the technology could turn out to be a complete failure. Gabe Newell, MD of…

Apple CEO: “AR more potential than VR”

In an interview in UK newspaper The Independent, Apple CEO Tim Cook has offered a shining endorsement of augmented reality (AR), arguing that it is preferable to virtual reality (VR)…

ABI: “Compelling content to drive VR market”

After a content-starved market introduction, virtual reality (VR) is ready to thrive off a swath of new and compelling content choices. ABI Research forecasts total VR device shipments will reach…

TF1 unveils The Voice VR experience

TF1 unveils The Voice VR experience

Ahead of the February 18th launch of Season 6 of talent show The Voice in France, commercial broadcaster TF1 has unveiled its first VR experience, and the first to be…

US: Best Buy pulls Oculus Rift demos

US: Best Buy pulls Oculus Rift demos

US superstore chain Best Buy has reportedly closed 200 of its 500 in-store Oculus Rift VR demo stations. Best Buy has yet to give a clear indication why the demo…

Media executives back VR platform Blend Media

The co-founder and CEO of The LADBible Group, the co-founder and former President of Maker Studios and senior management executives from ITN Productions, Bartle Bogle Hegarty (BBH) and Bell Pottinger…

Europe’s VR sector grows to 300 companies

Europe’s booming virtual reality (VR) ecosystem now consists of nearly 300 companies, according to the first European Virtual Reality landscape released by The Venture Reality Fund and France’s LucidWeb. Silicon Valley-based…

ATEME powers Super Bowl UHD VR experience

ATEME powers Super Bowl UHD VR experience

Video compression solutions specialist ATEME’s technology was used for the VR near-live coverage in Ultra High Definition (UHD) of Super Bowl LI between the New England Patriots and the Atlanta…

VR investment hits $2.3bn in 2016

Digi-Capital’s Augmented/Virtual Reality Report and deals database recorded VCs and corporate investors pouring $2.3 billion (€2.1bn) into VR/AR startups last year, or over 3 times the $700+ million invested in…