Siggraph 2017 Coverage

Greenlight InsightsAugmented Reality, Virtual Reality

Siggraph 2017 VR

Track the latest from Greenlight Insights’ analysts at SIGGRAPH 2017 July 30 – August 3rd. More than 15,000 executives, animators, game developers, engineers, artists, and technology analysts from around the world are expected to attend SIGGRAPH 2017 in Los Angeles, CA next week. SIGGRAPH 2017: More Power to the VR/AR Creatives SIGGRAPH has fostered advancements in graphics throughout its history. … Read More

Bandai Namco’s New VR Zone Shinjuku Shows Bright Future for VR Arcades

Colin McMahonImmersive Content, Virtual Reality

Bandai Namco's New VR Zone in Shinjuku Highlight's Bright Future for Location-Based VR

VR ZONE Shinjuku, a location-based virtual reality entertainment facility in Tokyo, Japan, opened its doors last week on July 14th. VR ZONE is owned and operated by Bandai Namco Entertainment Inc., a top arcade, mobile and home video game publisher headquartered in Japan. VR ZONE Shinjuku offers a glimpse at the new LBVRE venues opening each week and highlights the … Read More

GoPro Adjusts Approach on 360 Cameras with Fusion

Alexis MacklinAnalysis, Virtual Reality

gopro fusion

GoPro has released Fusion, its newest 360-degree camera, to a select group of influencers. The new dual lens camera is a new venture for GoPro, straying away from the 360-degree camera arrays the company released last year. The once dominating action camera company has struggled over the past year, with a $400 million drop in revenue from 2015 to 2016. … Read More

Why Nokia and Xiaomi’s Recent Patent Deal is Important for Mobile VR

Alexis MacklinAnalysis, Virtual Reality

Nokia announced the company has entered a patent licensing and purchase deal with Xiaomi. The patent and partnership deal will cover diverse topics from cellular, network equipment, IoT, VR, AR and AI. The amount of the deal has not been disclosed. Last year, Xiaomi purchased over 1,500 Microsoft patents to further push Xiaomi phones into the U.S. market. The deal brought pre-installations … Read More