Can China’s R&D Boom Bolster the Quality of Visual Entertainment?

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The narrative around China’s visual entertainment industries tends to focus on quantity. The quality of Chinese content is rarely talked about with the same enthusiasm, not least in terms of graphics, effects, and animation. Read More

Xloong Is Trying to Make AR Sexy… With Enterprise Applications

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The global craze for the semi-immersive augmented reality (AR) experience is on the cusp of breaking out. Now Chinese tech firms are ready to bring the AR experience in eyeglass form. Read More

VR Winter is Over, AR Has Just Started

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Both Kevin Leung, the director at HTC VICE X, and Atli Mar Sveinsson, co-founder and CEO of Directive Games, concluded that there needs to “killer apps” to open up the AR and VR markets. Here are the highlights from their discussion at TechCrunch Shanghai 2017. Read More

VR Arcades in Shanghai: A Red Ocean Looking for Innovation

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The most technology-driven spectacle in China is not the Oriental tower, it’s the booming VR arcades in Shanghai. Shanghai is home for more than 100 VR arcades. If you want to have fun in Shanghai, going to a VR arcade is a must. Read More

China’s Meitu Teams Up with Facebook to Bring You the ‘Selfie from the Future’

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By joining Facebook’s AR Studio as an early beta partner, Meitu will bring three AR camera effects to the Facebook camera soon. Read More

Chinese Tech Giants Team up to Open a VR Film Contest to End VR Winter

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Has winter come to virtual reality in China? Among the 11 virtual reality companies listed on China’s NEEQ , only two companies recorded a profit. Read More

This Company Wants to Bring AR-Powered Treasure Hunt to K-Pop Fans

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VREX is a Korean startup wants to mingle fan power with augmented reality (AR) technology to digitally connect fans with their loved stars. Read More

TechNode’s Top VR and AR Stories of 2016

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From arcades to humanity’s greatest obsessions, from this year’s biggest disappointment to Korean startups, we present you with the top VR and AR stories from our site this year. Read More