Global Virtual Reality Industry to Reach $7.2 Billion in Revenues in 2017

Stevi RexCompany, Press Releases, Virtual Reality

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SAN FRANCISCO (April 11, 2017) — In its new Virtual Reality Industry Report: Spring 2017, Greenlight Insights forecasts total virtual reality revenues to reach $7.2 billion globally by the end of 2017, of which, head-mounted displays (HMDs) will account for $4.7 billion. Anticipating modest growth in the short term, Greenlight Insights expects the VR industry to grow into a major … Read More

Greenlight Report: Nov. 11, 2016

Alexis MacklinAnalysis

Analyst Commentary IMAX Opens $50M Investment Fund  IMAX announced Thursday that the company will open a $50 million investment fund with five other partners, focused on virtual reality games and film. The move is a natural progression as it further invests in its location-based VR centers in the U.S., the U.K., China, and other locations. Location-based VR will likely be … Read More

Greenlight Report: Nov. 4, 2016

Alexis MacklinAnalysis

Analyst Commentary Intel Acquires Voke For Undisclosed Amount  Intel has acquired live-action VR firm Voke for an undisclosed amount. This fits into Intel’s current efforts for live events with its 360 Replay technology. A possible use of the acquisition of Voke is expanding Intel’s efforts for VR live event content. Its investment in content instead of hardware is a different direction for a … Read More

Virtual Reality Strategy Conference 2016 in Images

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Virtual Reality Strategy Conference 2016 brought top industry leaders together to discuss winning strategies in the virtual reality industry on Nov. 1 and 2. Check out the highlights from the two-day conference: Social Stream: [<a href=”//storify.com/alexis_macklin/virtual-reality-strategy-conference-2016″ target=”_blank”>View the story “Virtual Reality Strategy Conference 2016” on Storify</a>]

Google Acquires Eyefluence To Prep For VR/AR Hardware Future

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Eyefluence, an eye-tracking startup, has been acquired by Google for an undisclosed amount.  The eye-interaction technology company was acquired to advance Google’s technology for interacting with AR and VR hardware. Eyefluence previously raised over $20 million in funding from various companies including Dolby, Intel, and Motorola. Google has a variety of VR/AR projects in the works including Cardboard, Daydream, Glass and an … Read More