Investors put $686 million into virtual and augmented reality in 2015

Posted in Medicine on 20th Jan, 2016
by Alex Muller

Most of that $686 million is for video services, with gaming and solutions/services (stuff with uses for science and industry) following.

Goldman Sachs says VR will be bigger than TV in 10 years

Posted in Software on 16th Jan, 2016
by Alex Muller

"We definitely aim long-term to get a billion people in VR, and deliver an incredibly comfortable VR experience in a set of sunglasses," -Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe

Vive pre-orders to start on February 29, HTC boss Cher Wang confirms

Posted in Hardware on 12th Jan, 2016
by Alex Muller

Vive will compete with Oculus Rift and Sony's PlayStation VR as the technology finally enters the mainstream. Its price remains unknown.

2016: the year when VR goes from virtual to reality

Posted in Business on 1st Jan, 2016
by Alex Muller

Given the amount of investment by players from Facebook to Sony to HTC, it will be a big disappointment if VR does not finally become a reality in many homes this year.

4 Important Things to Expect in Virtual Reality in 2016

Posted in Hardware on 29th Dec, 2015
by Alex Muller

Here are some of the biggest things to look forward to in the months ahead.