Virtual Reality

UK-based Codemasters has aggressive plans for its Malaysia studio
Codemasters, one of the oldest videogames developers in the UK, is embarking on an aggressive expansion plan this year, aiming double the size of its team in Kuala Lumpur over the next few months.
VR device shipments to grow by over 2400% this year: Yes, that figure’s correct!
The shipment of VR devices worldwide is expected to increase by over 2,400% in 2016, with screenless viewers enjoying the largest market share at 74%, according to IDC.
Holographic future for Microsoft
Windows Holographic for all VR/ AR devices Including HoloLens and third-party hardware  
HTC getting into games development
Shooter in development for HTC Vive US$100mil fund for VR games HTC is developing its first virtual reality title for its Vive virtual reality headset. Front Defense is a wartime shooter which will see players utilise a variety of ‘classic’ weapons, such as pistols, rifles, grenades and anti-tank rockets.
Acer finds a partner for VR
Starbreeze and Acer partner for VR First VR movie premieres at Cannes  
We’re No 1, claims PropertyGuru
Singapore-headquartered PropertyGuru Group claims to be the top property platform in the region. Lum Ka Kay speaks to its cofounder and group CEO Steve Melhuish to find out more.
Manufacturing trial-and-error … virtually
Prototyping is a crucial but a time-consuming and expensive endeavour, and this is where VR technology can play a part, according to ESI Group.
How technology is changing the sports fan experience
What’s interesting is that technology is spurring on many of the changes we’re seeing in sports today, writes Mehul Kapadia of Tata Communications.
Lenovo ups consumer VR ante with new smartphones
Lenovo has unveiled its latest smartphones – the Vibe X3 and the K4 Note – in Malaysia, its first to come with the company’s TheaterMax VR technology.
Global wearable devices sales to grow 18.4% in 2016: Gartner
Sales of wearable electronic devices will generate revenue of US$28.7 billion in 2016. Of that, US$11.5 billion will be from smartwatches.
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