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One in 10 of US homes could buy VR headsets

Some 9% of US broadband households plan to buy a virtual reality headset within the next year, according to Parks Associates. The research firm’s Virtual Reality: Disrupting the Entertainment Experience report said that VR ‘purchase intentions’ had nearly doubled since 2016 when 5% planned to buy a VR headset. Samsung’s Gear VR currently leads the […]

VR hardware revenues ‘to rise tenfold’

Hardware revenues from virtual reality headsets, peripherals and 360° cameras are set to increase tenfold over the next five years, according to Juniper Research. The new VR markets study claims that hardware revenues will climb from an estimated US$5 billion this year to more than US$50 billion by 2021, driven by the widespread adoption of […]

Sony pushes PlayStation VR launch to October

Sony has pushed the launch of its PlayStation VR headset to October, claiming it needs more time to launch with a “broad variety of content and a sufficient supply of hardware”. The PlayStation VR, which will be powered by Sony’s PlayStation 4 games console, will now be available later in the year priced at US$399, […]