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The founder of Oculus, Palmer Luckey, recently confirmed reports that he has donated money to a company looking to bring exclusive games on the Oculus Rift to the HTC Vice. Revive is the name of the project, which is...
Just ten years ago, augmented or virtual reality seemed like science fiction to most people. Fast-forward to 2017 and products like the Oculus Rift, Google Cardboard or Daydream, and Playstation VR,  are bringing virtual reality to the masses. While...
While the virtual reality (VR) industry has certainly seen continued strong funding, ongoing development and attracting talent requires increasing amounts of investment. That is at least part of why Kaleidoscope has launched a VR fund intended to help independent...
Virtual reality was once a holy grail in science fiction turned science. Tomes have been written about living full lives within a virtual realm tailored to our liking, and popular television series such as Black Mirror have looked at...
In America alone, there are only 98 seconds between sexual assaults, according to RAINN. Perhaps even more disturbing than that already worrisome statistic is that, of those assaults, every 8 minutes, the victim is a child. Although sexual violence...
Academy Xi, an Australian virtual reality education startup, has just reeled in $2.25 million in a Series A round, short of their target which was set at $4 million earlier this year. Capital raising was led by Perle Ventures,...
The startup Varjo has only 19 employees and has been around for less than a year. The company is based out of Helsinki, Finland and has talent that previously existed at places like Nokia and Microsoft. Varjo originally sought...
A report by Grand View Research, Inc. shows that the augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) in healthcare market could reach $5.1 billion by the year of 2025. AR and VR are becoming increasingly more common in all...
Osso VR, out of California, has secured $2 million in funding in a round led by SignalFire and participated in by Anorak Ventures. The company offers a way for surgeons to get more experience on complicated procedures, which makes...
The mainstream tech world is continuing to see an influx when it comes to both virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) media. International Data Corporation (IDC) shows that AR and VR headsets could grow at a very strong...

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