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Google will focus on VR software and not hardware

Google will focus on VR software and not hardware

In a recent interview Google told press that for the foreseeable future the company’s output for VR products will be primarily software, not hardware.


Sony sold 4.2 million PlayStation VR systems worldwide

Sony sold 4.2 million PlayStation VR systems worldwide

Sony have announced that the PlayStation VR headset, their first foray into the world of virtual reality, has now shipped 4.2 million units worldwide.


Facebook settle VR lawsuit with ZeniMax

Facebook settle VR lawsuit with ZeniMax

The legal battle which has been raging for a number of years now between Facebook and ZeniMax over Oculus VR technology has been settled.


Oculus founder says VR isn’t good enough to go mainstream

Oculus founder says VR isn’t good enough to go mainstream

Oculus Founder Palmer Luckey has said that he doesn’t think any current VR hardware, or upcoming VR hardware, is good enough to go mainstream.


Mobile AR to generate more revenue than VR by 2021

Mobile AR to generate more revenue than VR by 2021

According to new research from SuperData mobile augmented reality apps will be generating more revenue than VR by the year 2021.


PlayStation VR reaches 3 million units sold

PlayStation VR reaches 3 million units sold

Sony have reported that since PlayStation VR headset debuted in October 2016, it’s sold more than 3 million units worldwide.


VR/AR startups raise $3.6 billion in last 12 months

VR/AR startups raise $3.6 billion in last 12 months

Over the last 12 months more than $3.6 billion has been raised by startups, setting a new record, that are specialised in the virtual and augmented reality sector.


Virtual reality market poised for quick growth

Virtual reality market poised for quick growth

According to a recent report from SuperData, while AR (augmented reality) and VR (virtual reality) technologies have experienced a slow start, they’re poised for fast growth, reaching a combined revenue of $7.7 billion in 2018, over both hardware and software sales.


Google announces a new standalone wireless VR headset

Google announces a new standalone wireless VR headset

Google has announced a brand new VR headset that is fully standalone, based on their Daydream VR platform.


VR headsets pass 1 million shipments in a single quarter

VR headsets pass 1 million shipments in a single quarter

Today according to a report from Canalys over 1 million virtual reality headsets were shipped in the three months ending September 30, 2017.