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

‘The Chinese Mayor’ Producer Taps Into VR Documentary Filmmaking

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This is the first in a series of interviews with Chinese filmmakers participating in the 2017 International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam. 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

Director Zhang Yimou Invests in VR Theme Park

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Director Zhang Yimou's interest and presence in virtual reality are sure to boost the industry's otherwise topsy-turvy development. Read More

This VR Company Films for CCTV, and Provides Technology for Low-End VR Cameras

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CFI’s take: Despite slow uptake in North America, virtual reality is gaining traction in China, to the point where even its biggest broadcaster is producing content for the new format. China’s virtual reality (VR) market is expected to expand more than four-fold in 2017 as more major players enter the industry, according to IDC’s forecasts released Read More

In a Red Ocean of VR Arcades, This Company is Pivoting to B2B

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VR arcades are hot in China, so hot that they might even burn up before they take off. 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

Virtual Reality Porn Peddlers Arrested in Shenzhen

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Pornography is illegal in China, where a 1997 law bans the production and dissemination of obscene content. Read More

This Shanghai-based Startup is Showing off Its AR Magnifier at CES

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NEOBEAR is debuting MAGNEO, an Augmented Reality (AR) intelligent device developed for children, allowing them to better understand the world and greatly broaden their imagination. Read More