Since the first cathode ray tube screens came to market in the 1930s, massive advancements have been made in display technology. Today, component providers make strides towards fully immersive displays using a variety of exciting technologies. Plasma screens, in-plane switching, and quantum dots have each made their mark in the field. While it is still relatively nascent within consumer electronics, … Read More
The following is insight from Greenlight Insights as part of our VR/AR Market Tracker and Intelligence Service, which contains data, analysis, and insights. Greenlight Insights attended Display Week 2018 in Los Angeles, hosted by the Society for Information Display. Here are our major insights from the conference for the future of XR.
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 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>]
Analyst Commentary NBA Partners With NextVR to Broadcast Games in VR Yesterday, NBA announced it will partner with NextVR to broadcast at least one game in VR every week during the upcoming season. The games will be available through an NBA League Pass subscription. The partnership represents a significant commitment by the NBA, including dedicated announcers, exclusive camera angles, … Read More
While many within the telecom and media industries are still reeling over the likely AT&T / Time Warner merger, we wanted to consider the deal’s potential implications for the broader virtual reality industry. A Stronger Business Case for 5G The combined company will have a great hand in creating the infrastructure capacity on which consumers enjoy virtual reality experiences. In fact, as we wrote in this … Read More
Analyst Commentary Oculus Connect Announcements May Set It Above Competition During Oculus Connect, the annual Oculus developer conference, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg debuted new social experiences coming to the Rift, revealed the release date of its Touch controllers, announced room scale capabilities, and WebVR support. While the 2016 Industry Report reveals HTC Vive is currently ahead of Oculus Rift in unit sales, … Read More
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