Ubisoft Experiments with ‘Windowing’ Strategy for New Virtual Reality Game

Clifton Dawson, CEO Clifton Dawson, CEO Apps & Games, Client-Only, Insights, Location-Based Entertainment, Location-Based xR Intelligence Service, Media & Entertainment, Virtual Reality, Virtual Reality Intelligence Service

The following is part of our xR Games Intelligence Service, which includes forecasts, data, and key insights about the virtual and augmented reality games market. Ubisoft announced that a special edition of their upcoming VR shooter Space Junkies will be rolled out to “100+ arcades” around the world ahead of the game’s broad public availability. Ubisoft typically sells its virtual reality … Read More

Turing Trouble: Will Lowered Earnings and Supply at NVIDIA Affect xR?

J.C. Kuang, Analyst J.C. Kuang, Analyst Devices & Technology, Insights, Semiconductors, Virtual Reality Intelligence Service

Leading graphics card company NVIDIA has been forced to confront a number of uncomfortable realities recently regarding its new Turing architecture. Drivers and Barriers Last week, as the Santa Clara, CA-based company cut its revenue projections, driving shares of its stock down approximately 14%, CEO Jensen Huang offered a variety of explanations, none of which should come as a particular … Read More

Table Stakes: Key Features for VR HMDs in 2019

J.C. Kuang, Analyst J.C. Kuang, Analyst Devices & Technology, Head-Mounted Displays, Insights, Virtual Reality, Virtual Reality Intelligence Service

Over the last 6 months, announcements made by major VR firms have reaffirmed the significance of 2019 as an important year for mass adoption of VR. Enterprise stakeholders and IT professionals are noticeably more open to the implementation of VR in traditional training and design workflows. Moreover, consumer hardware has continued to improve and is set to see a major … Read More

Market Shift: Top 360° Camera Manufacturers Re-Focus on Action Camera Market

Alexis Macklin, Research Manager Alexis Macklin, Research Manager Client-Only, Devices & Technology, Imaging & Video, Insights, Virtual Reality, Virtual Reality Intelligence Service

The following is part of our Virtual Reality Intelligence Service, which includes forecasts, data, and key insights about the virtual and augmented reality technology market. For the first time in recent years on the CES trade show floor, the buzz on the 360-degree camera market declined. Ricoh and Yi Technologies were notably absent, GoPro hid the Fusion away from its main … Read More

Going Supersonic: Chirp Microsystems and Standalone Tracking in xR

J.C. Kuang, Analyst J.C. Kuang, Analyst Devices & Technology, Insights, Interfaces, Semiconductors, Virtual Reality, Virtual Reality Intelligence Service

The following is part of our Virtual Reality Intelligence Service and Augmented Reality Intelligence Service, which includes forecasts, data, and key insights about the virtual and augmented reality technology market. CES 2019 was, as always, an overbearingly huge event filled with diverse offerings. Once again, the conference served as a venue for companies large and small to present a case for … Read More