Will AI Transform VR?

While a robot take over is merely science fiction, AI and VR are on the cusp of becoming science fact. VR will hit the mainstream by 2020 and AI has hit the consumer market with personal assistants like Amazon Alexa and Google home. It is natural for these two emerging technologies to find success together as companies and consumers alike integrate it to everyday functions, but what will this look like?

Cutting the Tethered Cord: Giving Life to VR Arcades

VR arcades have had a mixed reception in their brief lifespan. They all open to great interest, proving that the public is at least curious about VR. Keeping up consumer traffic, however, has been difficult. More than one promising VR arcade has closed within six months of opening. There are many theories as to why this is. Upkeep costs, equipment costs, poor pricing model, a lack of quality VR experiences - all of these have been offered as explanations for VR arcade struggles.