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6 Reasons Why China is Leading VR Growth Worldwide

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During the Fall, I was invited by Tsinghua, “China’s MIT”, to design a new blend of curriculum for their students. Let’s see how Xiaomi’s latest headset is illustrating the growing leading role of China in the VR industry, and its particularities compared to the Western market.

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HTC Launching Standalone Vive Exclusively In China

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This makes sense, as while Viveport usually takes a backseat to Steam for most US & EU VR-users, the HTC platform plays a much bigger role in China. China is the leading mobile market in the world today, and has the momentum to lead the global VR market as well,” said Alvin W.

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4 Things That Make The China VR Market Unique

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Goldman Sachs says that China accounted for a third of VR headset sales last year. By some measures, VR has been better received in China than it has even in the West. It could be reasonable to believe that China is poised to dominate the nascent VR industry. A second distinct difference between the VR markets in China and the US is the way consumers experience the technology. It hopes to bring “VR theme parks” to China. VR Industry News china VR Market

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HTC to Roll Out Hundreds of Official ‘Vive VR Cafes’ in China Next Year

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HTC opened their third officially branded ‘Vive VR Cafe’ last week, this time in Shenzhen, China, the country’s Silicon Valley of hardware. ” (currently China-only).

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Vive China President Shares 16 Lessons for a VR-First Future From ‘Ready Player One’

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Graylin is the China President of Vive at HTC leading all aspects of the Vive/VR business in the region. He has had over 22 years of business management experience in the tech industry, including 15 years operating in Greater China.

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Razer Want to Make OSVR the “De Facto” VR Platform in China

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Razer Chief Executive and co-founder Min-Liang Tan has stated his company’s intent to dominate China’s rapidly growing virtual reality market, with new products built around the OSVR platform, tailored to the region launching next month. VR is very hot in China now.”

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HTC Gets Bullish on Vive’s Future in China, Setting Up 10,000+ ‘Experience Sites’ This Year

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The best way to sell people on VR is to show it to them, and HTC is going to be doing just that in China. The post HTC Gets Bullish on Vive’s Future in China, Setting Up 10,000+ ‘Experience Sites’ This Year appeared first on UploadVR.

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HTC to Launch Standalone Vive Headset in China Tied to Viveport Content Store

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In China however, HTC wants to head the headset’s content store itself. Thus, a very similar Vive standalone headset is planned to launch in China, with the company’s Viveport VR app store designated as the “official content platform,” of the device.

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An Inside Look At The Exploding World Of China’s VR Cafes

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HTC Announces $1.5 Billion VR Investment Fund and Research Institute in China

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HTC is making yet more moves in China today, announcing a partnership with the Shenzhen Municipal Government to kick off two new initiatives. The first of these is a new China VR Research Institute. Tagged with: china , htc , investment fund , Shenzhen.

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Transformers VR Experience Centers Coming To China

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Virtual reality centers based on the blockbuster “Transformers” series are set to open in China this Summer. Debuting in Shanghai, the centers will expand to other China cities regularly over the next five years and will be designed with a global audience in mind.

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China Will Soon Have VR and MR Theme Parks Thanks to SPACES

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VR is starting to attract the attention of major theme parks in both the US and UK, and now it’s heading to China. The post China Will Soon Have VR and MR Theme Parks Thanks to SPACES appeared first on UploadVR.

HTC Brings VR to Hotel Guests in China

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HTC has partnered with IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) to bring HTC Vive VR systems to select hotels in China. Launched on October 31, IHG is the first international hotel group in China to provide guests with VR amenities, including in-room experiences.

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VR will be huge in China

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I spent the last two weeks traveling in China visiting virtual reality companies and attending the annual China Joy conference. China has a very active VR ecosystem with a lot to learn but I came away... Columns VR & AR China HTC Vive

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First Official HTC Vive VR Cafe Opens in Shenzhen, China

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Alvin Wang Graylin, HTC Vive’s Regional President in China, revealed on Twitter the first Vive VR Cafe opened in Shenzhen last Friday. Previously, we reported on HTC ‘s huge initiative that would have them powering potentially thousands of VR arcades.

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The Crazy VR World of China Joy 2016

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China Joy kicked off Thursday at the Shanghai New International Expo Center with over 600 firms showing the latest in entertainment and technology. Let’s take a look at some of the common themes we came across at China Joy. The ridiculous and amazing things we scouted in Shanghai.

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China Now Leads the Server Race: Meet the Phytium MARS Processor

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There’s PowerCore CP1 (full POWER 8) and coming CP2 (POWER9 with China-specific mods). Then, there are NUDT-related SPARC (FeiTeng) and ARM (Phytium MARS) efforts, both linked to the Tianhe series of China’s leading supercomputers.

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HTC to open 10,000 VR experience sites in China

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HTC plans to set up more than 10,000 “experience sites” in mainland China by the end of the year, the China Daily newspaper reported today.

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HTC Exec: Education will help sell Vive in China

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In addition to Internet cafes and other out-of-home venues, early tech adopters and hardcore gamers, Chinese parents’ focus on education will be a major driver for HTC Vive’s success in that country, HTC‘s head for... Features China HTC HTC Vive

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China Gets PlayStation VR in October, But For More Money With Less Games

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Exclusive: HTC Makes Big Play For VR Content Distribution In China

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Viveport M fills a hole in China, where the likes Google’s Play Store (and upcoming Daydream platform) and Samsung’s Gear VR store have struggled due to restrictions from the government on apps and websites from countries outside of China.

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Tipatat Chennavasin on the VR Landscape, AR, Emerging Tech, & VR in China

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HTC Partners With Alibaba Cloud to Tackle VR Bandwidth and Computing Problems

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Vive China Hackathon Reveals VR Sword Fighting Robot And Exoskeletons

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Over the past week 18 developers have been going head-to-head in a huge HTC Vive hackathon in Shanghai, China. Among others, the Professional panel included Graylin, Xie Tianmin, Director of Developer Relations at Epic China, and Zhang Wu, Head of VR Content in China for Nvidia.

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Jaunt Bringing Original 360 Degree Video to Asia with Jaunt China

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Earlier this week The post Jaunt Bringing Original 360 Degree Video to Asia with Jaunt China appeared first on UploadVR. 360 Video Experiences jaunt Jaunt China Jaunt VR

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On the Hunt for VR’s Killer App with Vive’s China President, Alvin Wang Graylin

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Today we hear from Alvin Wang Graylin, HTC’s China President of Vive. Graylin is the China President of Vive at HTC leading all aspects of the Vive/VR business in the region.

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Hands-On: Dlodlo Promises Lightweight VR Glasses With Beach Style

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Chinese Juggernaut Alibaba Spearheading Virtual Reality Shopping

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Chinese President Points To VR As Helping Establish ‘Innovative World Economy’

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The ‘Google of China’ Is Launching A New AR Platform For Smartphones

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China Bans ‘Pokemon Go’ and Other AR Games Due to ‘National Security Considerations’

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China as a nation has a checkered past with the video game industry. As a result of this trepidation it comes as no surprise then that China’s media regulator would have concerns over augmented reality (AR) games such as Pokemon GO.

HTC rumored to spin off VR business as HTC 10 tanks in China

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Of course, it's still too early to tell, but in China, the signs are quite damning. Archive Android China HTC HTC 10 HTC VIVE Phones smartphone virtual reality vrThe HTC 10 might in the end suffer the same fate as the HTC One (M7).

Baofeng Showcases Mobile VR Headset With Positional and Finger Tracking

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on stage today in Beijing, China. Asia VR Headsets baofeng baofeng mojing china vr chinese vr Daydream gear vr google daydream leap motion mobile VR samsung samsung gear vrBaofeng Group, a Chinese mobile communications giant, announced their fifth generation VR headset, the Mojing 5.0,

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Virtuix partners with billion-dollar game developer to bring VR eSports and VR Cafes to china.

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Virtuix are forming a joint venture with Hero Entertainment, a billion-dollar, publicly listed Chinese game publisher and developer of Crisis Action, the most popular mobile first-person shooter game in China with more than 400 million players. and China markets.

Virtuix announces major China distribution deal

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Nokia OZO pro VR cam new price revealed in China launch

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As the Finnish company launches the product in China, it has also revealed the new price … Continue reading. While virtual reality technology has admittedly become more accessible to consumers, not everything is actually affordable.

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eSports Degree Launched in China, VR Degrees Approaching

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China, with its 528 million registered gamers and more than half that number compromise of PC gamers just made eSports one of 13 new majors that can be taught at colleges. Back in 2011, eSports was officially approved as China’s 78th official sports discipline, giving video gaming the same status as ping pong or weight lifting. ESports degree is not the only one, as China is evaluating putting a VR (Virtual Reality), or Mixed Realities degree into schools as well.

90% of Chinese VR Startups Have Gone Bankrupt. Here’s Why That’s a Good Thing.

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It may look like China’s VR industry is imploding, but that’s not actually the case. In 2015, China saw 200-300 firms jump to produce their own VR HMDs. ” In many regards, China is leading the way for VR innovation and adoption.

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Next TPCAST Wireless Vive Kit Pre-Orders Launch Tomorrow Only In China

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Graylin, China Regional President of Vive at HTC recently confirmed that a second round of pre-orders for the device will be going live tomorrow, December 23rd, at 11:00pm Beijing time, but only for Chinese customers. The first round of pre-orders, which went live last month, were also only available in China, and sold out in around 18 minutes , so you’ll probably have to be fast to grab a kit if you can grab one at all. but still only for China orders.