Virtualitics Closes $7M Series B Round to Further Develop VR/AR Data Visualization Platform

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Virtualitics , a big data visualization and analytics company, announced the successful close of a $7 million Series B round of equity funding led by investment group Centricus , and participated by existing investor the Venture Reality Fund (‘ The VR Fund ’) and other private investors.

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Data Engineers Will Be More Important Than Data Scientists

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Does it seem like the ability to find, hire and retain data scientists is a losing battle? Is spending $500K+ per year for a Data Scientist worth it? What is a data scientist anyway? big data data management data quality & data governance analytics chief data officer data development data engineer data governance data lake data scientist

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Help Wanted: Data Innovation For The Data Economy

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Today (many of) those “ideas” are data and the insights derived from them, and it remains true that their value is in how they are used. Simply put, data + use = value. Insights-driven companies use these data-derived insights in […].

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Data Commercializers Do It Differently: It’s Best To Be Prepared

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We know that the data economy is going to be huge. Data fuels innovation, and having that unique data point (or “alt data”) brings incremental value and competitive advantage. Demand for data is exploding.

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‘Raw Data’ Early Access Review

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Raw Data , a first-person combat game from Survios currently in Early Access, is one of the most fast-paced and exciting games out for HTC Vive right now. Raw Data Details: Official Site. There’s a real sense of immediate danger in Raw Data too.

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‘Raw Data’ Developer Survios Raises $50 Million, Now Top Funded VR Dev Studio

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Survios , the VR development studio behind the Vive title Raw Data , has announced a whopping $50 million in funding to further expand its VR content offerings. Survios’ first (and so far only) VR title Raw Data [our review] made its debut as an Early Access release in July.

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‘Raw Data’ Devs Share Player Metrics & Insights Ahead of October’s v1.0 Launch

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Raw Data (2016) launched more than a year ago in Early Access. As they looked into the data, the team was surprised to find that only 21% of players had gone past the 5th mission in the game, despite there being more than 10 levels total. But the data showed a palty 7.5%

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HTC Vive Headset Nearing 100,000 Sales, Steam Data Suggests

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While between HTC/Valve and Oculus, the companies have been coy on official sales figures, Steam data suggests that the HTC Vive headset is approaching the 100,000 sales mark. Now that we have real figures to work with, we can rough out some additional data about VR headsets in use with Steam.

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New Data Reveals Christmas VR Porn Boom


This Christmas, more people watched virtual reality porn than ever before, according to data provided to VRScout by and “It seems clear from the data that lots of people got new VR headsets for Christmas, and now they are looking for content.”

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The Data Digest: The Reasons Why Millennials Embrace Sharing

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I would like to introduce myself as a new data researcher at Forrester Research. B2C marketing customer data data insights millennials UncategorizedBefore joining Forrester, I earned my Ph.D.

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Recapping the Data Governance Winter Conference and looking ahead to 2018 governance trends

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The 2017 Data Governance Winter Conference on 4 - 8 December covered topics ranging from how to start a data governance program to attaining data governance maturity to how to improve your organization’s information quality.

Drive More Impact From Data And Analytics With Insights Storytelling

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Firms continue to invest in data, people, and technology, but in 2017, data and analytics pros reported basing fewer business decisions on data (45%) than in 2016 (49%). customer insights customer intelligence data insights analytics big data culture change insights-driven organizationWe said this a year ago, but alas, we have to say it again. There’s a big insights-to-actions gap out there.

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Move Big Data To The Public Cloud With An Insight PaaS

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In five years you’ll be using Insight PaaS for big data in the public cloud. Cloud Is The Hottest Market For Big Data Technology The shift to the cloud for big data is on. In fact, global spending on big data solutions via cloud subscriptions will grow […].

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The Data Digest: Empowered Customers Paint Their Own Future

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‘Raw Data’ is Coming to Oculus Home with Reworked Touch Support & Cross-Platform Play

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Survios, the developers behind the impressive first person VR action title Raw Data, has announced that the game is coming to Oculus Rift with fully “re-engineered” Touch motion control support and the ability to play online with your HTC Vive owning friends.

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The Data Digest: Consumers Want Devices To Talk Back

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consumer mobile devices data insights retail technology adoption data voice servicesMy parents were recently gifted their first Amazon Echo — and as you might guess, I’ve been thrilled to observe first-hand how a household of relative tech Luddites responds to the device.

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Raw Data Officially Launches This October On Rift, Vive, And PSVR


Finally, at long last, Raw Data is exiting Early Access. I personally first played Raw Data about a year and a half ago at GDC 2016 before the Vive and Rift even launched as consumer devices. Tagged with: raw data , Survios Facebook Twitter Reddit More.

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‘Raw Data’ and ‘The Gallery’ Developers on How They Each Made $1 Million Selling VR Games


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Tobii Recommends Explicit Consent for Recording Eye Tracking Data

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We also had a deeper discussion about what type of eye tracking data should be recorded and the consent that application developers should secure before capturing and storing it. The post Tobii Recommends Explicit Consent for Recording Eye Tracking Data appeared first on Road to VR.

Free Raw Data Update Delivers New Multi-Level PvP Map


Raw Data is one of the year’s very best multiplayer VR games — that’s why we nominated it as such in our Best Of 2017 list. “At the center of Eden Tower are the Quantum OS Data Chambers,” reads the prepared statement. “Each Chamber stores and collates all of Eden’s vital data to ensure a better and safer future for humanity! Tagged with: Hostile Takeover , Intercept , raw data Facebook Twitter Reddit More.

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‘Sairento VR’ Mashes Up SUPERHOT & Raw Data for Something Even Cooler

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Sairento VR is a new made-for-VR first person action game which manages to distil everything that was cool about SUPERHOT VR , Raw Data and adds its own locomotion system for something which promises to be even cooler than either of them.

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Super Data Report: 6.3 Million Virtual Reality Headsets Shipped in 2016


A new report from Super Data offers new estimates for the market size of virtual reality in 2016, suggesting 6.3 Last November, before the figure was released by Samsung, Super Data estimated the company would sell far fewer headsets in 2016.

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Bundling data collection and data organization will ruin everything you love


Everyone knows the importance of a data-driven decision making in business and it’s increasing in popularity every year. However, what tends to get lost in that obsession is whether or not the underlying data is trustworthy.

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‘OpenVR Recorder’ is a Powerful Tool for Capturing Tracking and Input Data

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Jasper Brekelmans, a Netherlands-based 3D tech artist, has recently released a motion capture tool offering an easy way to record OpenVR tracking data from headsets, motion controllers and Vive Trackers for both Vive and Rift setups.

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Valve Data Suggests Developers Should Seriously Consider Room-Scale VR


New statistics The post Valve Data Suggests Developers Should Seriously Consider Room-Scale VR appeared first on UploadVR. Valve data htc vive lighthouse rift room scale space tracking usage

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Microsoft Acquires 3D Data Optimization Specialists Simplygon


Revealed on the Microsoft blog , the tech giant acquired Simplygon with the hopes to accelerate initiatives around 3D data optimization.

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Biometric Data Streams and the Unknown Ethical Threshold of Predicting & Controlling Behavior

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I recently attended the Experiential Technology Conference where there were a lot of companies looking at how to use biometric data to get insights into health & wellness, education for cognitive enhancement, market research, and more.

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‘Raw Data’ Studio Survios Announces ‘Electronauts’ for Jamming Out in VR

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This is the third VR project from California-based developer Survios, creators of VR action games Raw Data (2017) and the upcoming Sprint Vector. The post ‘Raw Data’ Studio Survios Announces ‘Electronauts’ for Jamming Out in VR appeared first on Road to VR.

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Who owns the data in your IoT platform? It doesn’t have to be confusing

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data & information protection data management data services internet of things (IoT) IoT software platformsSoftware platforms to support the Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) are becoming very credible options.

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‘Raw Data’ Early Access Debuts At #1 On Steam Top Sellers


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The Data Digest: Understand Emotion To Drive Technology Engagement

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Thanks to the rise of empowered consumers, products and experiences that once seemed improbable, such as (literally) instant delivery, are now integral to our lives.

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‘Raw Data’ Deep Dive: Alongside Early Access Launch, Devs Reveal Four Heroes, Weapons, and Abilities

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The long anticipated Raw Data by developer Survios launches for the HTC Vive on Steam today in Early Access. Heroes of Raw Data. Iliff shares the roster of Raw Data’s two Early Access heroes and their weapons & unlockable abilities.

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Survios To Release VR Arcade Version of ‘Raw Data’ Following Game’s Sales Success


The young studio has created one of the best-selling VR experiences available today, in Raw Data. This Arcade Version of Raw Data will give gamers the same fast paced, high-octane experience they’ve come to know and love on their personal systems.

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How To Transfer Your Hard Drive Data From a PS4 to a PS4 Pro


Getting Ready To Transfer Your Data. Thankfully, Sony has made it relatively painless to transfer all of your data to the your new, beefier, console. Transferring Data From A PS4 To A PS4 Pro. gaming Sony 4k data hard drive neo playstation pro ps4 sony transfer

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US Data Management Platform Market To More Than Double In Five Years

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In our latest Forrester Data Business Technographics® Marketing Survey, 2017, 60% of US respondents expect to increase spending on adtech this year, versus 45% last year. With the adtech space, data management platforms (DMPs) […]. advertising B2C marketing data management platforms (DMPs) marketing technology Uncategorized data managment platform dmpUS companies continue to spend more on ad technology (adtech).

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GDC 2017: Raw Data Studio Announces Sprint Vector – Blazing Fast VR


At the core of this success is Raw Data — a highly polished VR title that rose to prominence through an emphasis on fun, fast, weapons-based gameplay. “Sprint Vector is completely different from Raw Data,” a Survios representative told us over the phone.

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Raw Data Hostile Takeover PvP Update With New Class Now Live


Today Raw Data is receiving its latest update that includes a brand new class, brand new level, and brand new game mode, called Hostile Takeover, that introduces player-vs-player (PvP) gameplay. Tagged with: raw data , Survios Facebook Twitter Reddit More.

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Hands-On: ‘Raw Data’ Early Access is a Cooperative Multiplayer VR Dream Come True


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Raw Data Is Getting A Free Weekend On Rift


Raw Data, the stylish sci-fi action game from the VR-dedicated studio, is free to play this weekend on the Oculus Store (you’ll need to grab it from the desktop app). Yet to sample Survios’ debut VR wave shooter? This weekend presents the perfect opportunity to do so.

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Steam VR Anniversary Sale: ‘Raw Data’ & ‘Tilt Brush’ Free-play, Deep Discounts on 224 VR Titles

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With the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive shipping one year ago this month, Valve is getting in on the ‘VR Anniversary’ action with deep discounts on more than 200 VR titles and free-play access to Raw Data (2016) and Tilt Brush (2016). Free-play Raw Data and Tilt Brush All Weekend.

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