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
Analyst Commentary Microsoft Announces VR Headset Yesterday, Microsoft announced a $300 VR headset with inside-out tracking and integrated 3D-design functionality. The tech giant also announced partnerships with five major PC manufacturers to sell and/or distribute the VR headsets. Microsoft’s entry is an important event as it may be a pivotal change that alters the trajectory of the entire VR industry, particularly beyond 2020. Read more. Top Industry … Read More
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
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
Analyst Commentary PlayStation VR Has Public Release: Will It Bring VR Mainstream? Sony’s PlayStation VR was publically released on October 13 after its much-anticipated release. Unlike HTC and Oculus, Sony has been a major leader in consumer electronics and gaming consoles for a long time. This ultimately influences their partnerships and brand recognition that HTC and Oculus have been … Read More
SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Friday, April 22, 2016 – Clifton Dawson, Founder of Greenlight VR, the leader in business intelligence for the global Virtual RealitiesTM economy, will give a special presentation at the Silicon Valley Virtual Reality (SVVR) Expo, held at the San Jose Convention Center on April 27-29. Clifton’s session is titled, “Forecasting Growth: What Your Excel Model Won’t … Read More
How can retailers like IKEA benefit from developing applications in virtual and augmented realities? What is the significance of merger and acquisition activity in the VR/AR intellectual property space? These are a few questions we answer in the Greenlight Report newsletter. Click the image below to read the full issue.