Topic: Virtual Reality (VR)
Augmented reality startup Avegant has made significant layoffs and replaced its CEO, a sign of struggles for the company despite forecasts pointing toward growth in AR/VR headset sales.
Through the NCAA March Madness Live VR, Turner Sports this year will be selling live virtual reality access to games throughout the tournament for $2.99 a pop.
Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network and Disney show that the companies are bracing for the future by banking further on emerging entertainment technologies.
TNT and the NBA are officially releasing the NBA on TNT virtual reality app, using Intel’s True VR technology, ahead of the 2018 All-Star weekend.
Plex today is adding the option to stream media in a virtual reality environment through the introduction of its new Plex VR app.
LAS VEGAS—A panel of media executives at CES played a game of “Fad or Future” with everything from linear programming to VR.
NBC will offer an extensive livestream of the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, in virtual reality for U.S. pay-TV subscribers.
Secretive virtual/augmented reality startup Magic Leap has at last unveiled its headset, more than a year after raising over $1 billion.
According to Canalys, global shipments of VR headsets exceeded 1 million units for the first time last quarter.
The NBA has been the most virtual reality-happy of the U.S. sports leagues, and that’s continuing through a new deal to offer live VR broadcasts on Turner.