For location-based VR experience destinations, 2020 was a disaster. The Void (Star Wars) and Avengers VR experience got forced to close down permanently while Dreamscape was closed for most of the year. However, as things pick up on the pandemic front, we are starting to see new location-based VR experiences emerge. One of them is Viva Las Vengeance, made to support Zack Snyder’s Army of the Dead. Netflix Dominates For this, Netflix partnered with Pure Imagination Studios creating a tactical taco truck ride for up to six players as they fight their way through zombie-overrun Las Vegas. It isn’t strange or unusual for Netflix to
With a record number of applicants, NVIDIA just announced the finalists for its VR Showcase at the upcoming festival of GTC 2017. From over 120 startups, 10 companies have been chosen to compete for a chance to win up to $30,000.00 in cash and prices. These companies have created new and novel ways to use VR/AR content to better the world. The finalists will have the opportunity to pitch their ideas and concepts on stage for 5 minutes with 3 minutes allotted for questions. All the finalists will have exclusive exposure for marketing, public relations, and venture capital. GTC 2017 will offer multiple sessions on
Since Magic Leap’s inception in 2011, there has been great innovation in the technology sector focused in the virtual reality (VR)/augmented reality (AR)/mixed reality (MR) space with Magic Leap trying to create a new hardware interface designs. However over the last 6 years, Magic Leap has continually run into issues with its product pipeline causing critics to swarm on the perceived failure of the company. Company culture has been on attack with allegation of misogyny and discrimination towards women. The company is at a crossroads and must pick a new direction to sustain its survival. Magic Leap has pivoted its business model on multiple occasions
Ever since Microsoft came out with the Windows 10, Redmond has been positioning this Operating System (OS) as the final direct release, with all the future versions being built off this foundation. Microsoft is trying to capture back market share which PCs have lost to mobile computing. Microsoft allowed for program compatibility and ecosystem support blunders with Windows 7 Mobile, Windows 8 Mobile, Windows 8 x86, and Windows 8 ARM (RT). The company let its Windows ecosystem to become fragmented, removed backwards compatibility, and many of its consumer developers moved away from Microsoft to focus on iOS and Android OS created by Apple and Google
Sony (NYSE: SNE) continues to mitigates its risks. It time to call for a hold while investors wait and see the results of Sony’s corporate strategy.
San Diego company gives cash for old electronics dropped off at automated kiosks.