Here are some of the most interesting headlines, commentaries, reports, and breaking news surrounding virtual reality that we’ve been following from around the web this week.
IDC: Don’t Diss Virtual Reality Hardware Market This Year
Despite a recent wave of warnings from industry analysts calling for some restraint to the once unbridled optimism expressed by many last year with regard to the growth potential of the virtual reality market in 2016, IDC is here now to say that it may be time to rekindle some of that tempered optimism.
AOL to Acquire VR Content Studio RYOT
On Wednesday, AOL announced that it has agreed to acquire RYOT Corp., an immersive media company and virtual reality content studio.
HBO, Discovery Make Massive Investment in Original Holographic Content
On Wednesday, OTOY — a cloud graphics company — briefed VRJournal on what easily amounts to one of the biggest stories in virtual reality entertainment so far this year.
YouTube Enticing More VR Content Creators
According to a new report from Mobile Advertising Watch, YouTube is making a greater effort to entice the interest of VR content creators.
360Heros Brings Some Blackmagic to Virtual Reality
360Heros Inc. confirmed on Sunday plans to roll out a new line of spherical solutions utilizing so-called Blackmagic Design cameras at the 2016 NAB Show.
DSE Shanghai, the 3-day exhibition will attract more than 100 companies to participate in. The exhibition will assemble together numerous well-known enterprises at home and abroad to help buyers open up their ways and provide them with a one-stop trade platform to meet insiders, collect market info and have deep communication.