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iGaming and virtual reality – a match made in heaven?

iGaming and virtual reality – a match made in heaven?

Written by on August 18, 2016 in Opinion with 0 Comments

Unless you live under a rock, you’ll have noticed the recent explosion of virtual reality (VR) devices and games over the last few months. Despite being a work in progress for the last few decades, VR really hit the headlines in 2015 thanks to Oculus Rift and its now owner, Facebook. Although Oculus Rift and […]

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Will AR and VR go mainstream or fall flat on its virtual face?

Will AR and VR go mainstream or fall flat on its virtual face?

Written by on August 3, 2016 in Opinion with 0 Comments

You know that something has either gone mainstream or is being blown along by the hype of all time when you can buy it for £20 if your fuel costs more than £40. Yes, Virtual Reality (VR) goggles are now available at all good Esso stations. £20. You also know that people are banking (literally) on […]

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Virtual reality, game changer, Next Big Thing, or red herring?

Virtual reality, game changer, Next Big Thing, or red herring?

Written by on May 23, 2016 in Opinion with 0 Comments

We can’t help it, but virtual reality brings out the cynic in us. Most things do, you will say, and you would be right. The question, though, and one for serious debate over the coming months, is whether virtual reality is the Next Big Thing, a game changer or a red herring. There are clearly […]

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Networks are going virtual, what happened to reality?

Networks are going virtual, what happened to reality?

Written by on March 1, 2016 in Guest Blog with 1 Comment

One of the biggest digital/gadget trends at this year’s Mobile World Congress was undoubtedly virtual reality. Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg talked it up in his keynote, an entire conference session was devoted to it, and device makers like Samsung, LG, HTC, Oculus Rift and Alcatel announced new VR headsets. There were also plenty of demos on the exhibition floor, such […]

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VR set to become a $1 billion business

VR set to become a $1 billion business

Written by on February 25, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

With virtual reality (VR) on course to become a $1 billion global business, the launch of the eagerly-awaited HTC Vive VR headset has been one of the highlights of this year’s Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona. The Taiwanese electronics company HTC set up a booth at the four day exhibition, showcasing how the consumer […]

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Day two at #MWC16 – VR, 5G and OTT

Day two at #MWC16 – VR, 5G and OTT

Written by on February 24, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

It was another whiplash inducing day at MWC#16. After recovering from an early mishap with a broken-down metro line, we managed to get our Day #2 back on track (no pun intended). Virtual Reality (VR) and 5G are really shaping up to be two of the major topics this year. Many of the device manufactures […]

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YouTube app to support virtual reality VR video format

YouTube app to support virtual reality VR video format

Written by on November 6, 2015 in News with 0 Comments

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – YouTube announced two new features Thursday for its Android app that expand the video site’s use of virtual reality, giving the new technology its biggest platform yet. The app now supports VR video – a format that gives viewers what the company says are more realistic 360-degree perspectives of films. To […]

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