China’s NetEase is to launch its VR/AR games

Chinese news portal and games developer NetEase on Thursday released its second quarter 2016 unaudited financial results. NetEase CEO William Ding spoke of the company’s broader virtual reality (VR) strategy in the earnings call on…

Who’s the Chinese investor pumping USD 5 M…

A mysterious Chinese investor pumped a large investment into the world’s leading AR maker Magic Leap, this week, as an important strategic approach. Enjoyor Co., Ltd., the Chinese smart city solution provider, announced on Tuesday…

AI+AR: Baidu’s AR platform DuSee to augment your…

Tech giant Baidu introduced on Wednesday its augmented reality (AR) platform for smartphones, called DuSee, at the 2016 Baidu Smart Marketing Solutions Conference. The platform, combining artificial intelligence (AI) with AR, may bring a revolution…

Four VR/AR labs in China! NetEase lays out…

Asia’s largest gaming and digital entertainment exhibition, Chinajoy opened in Shanghai on Thursday. China’s leading portal and game developer NetEase exhibited its ideas on games at the exhibition. “I heard people talk about the death…

ChinaJoy 2016 to showcase AR/VR technology

2016 ChinaJoy will open on Thursday in Shanghai and last for four days. Known as Asia's largest gaming and digital entertainment exhibition, ChinaJoy this year has declared stricter dress code for showgirls, pushing game developers…

2 industries that can repeat Pokemon Go’s augmented…

By Ong Kai Kiat Augmented reality had been around since 1962 but it became into mainstream with Pokemon Go. Nintendo’s 20 years franchise joined forces with Niantic Labs to superimpose digital images on the real world through a smartphone. The…

HTC and VCs to pool USD 10 B…

HTC announced on Wednesday at the Mobile World Congress in Shanghai that it will establish a Virtual Reality Venture Capital Alliance (VRVCA). As reported by Sina Tech, this alliance will consist of 28 VR investment…