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Study shows VR Could Improve Eyesight in Children

July 19th 2017 China is spearheading the research on health, and one such study caught our attention as estimates show that over a million VR headsets are being shipped each month (in China alone). Beijing-based research organization recently released a study named “Experiment Report on the Impact of Long-Term Use of Virtual Reality (VR) ...

Disney Joins AR Fray With $200 Star Wars AR Headset

July 19th 2017 At its D23 fan event in Anaheim, CA on Sunday, July 16, Disney announced that its LucasFilm subsidiary and Lenovo are developing a smartphone based augmented reality headset which will feature Star Wars games like Holo Chess, along with a peripheral Bluetooth Light Saber. The headset is essentially a light weight iPhone holder ...

VR Startup Angles Its Way Into China Theme Parks All The Way From LA

July 17th 2017 One of the more fascinating startups in the ever-so-heated virtual reality field has to be Spaces. A DreamWorks Animation spin-out in Los Angeles funded to the tune of $39.5 million by U.S., Chinese and Japanese investors, the 16-month-old is doing something that seems fairly far out -- designing virtual reality theme parks in ...

The State Of The Virtual Reality Business

July 7th 2017 When I first started this article, my original title was “if virtual reality is so great, how come you don’t have one?” I’ve been alternating between great optimism and pessimism on the virtual reality (VR) market for the last year and, while I lean toward the optimistic view, it’s also clear the market has not crossed the ...