2019 VR/AR Mid-Year Funding Review

30+ page market update report with analysis on venture funding deals, investors and M&A activity from Greenlight Insights’ VR/AR Funding Database.

Nomadic Joins Meow Wolf and New Wave of Interactive Entertainment in Vegas

Alexis Macklin, Research Manager Alexis Macklin, Research Manager Augmented Reality, Insight Articles, Location-Based Entertainment, Location-Based xR Intelligence Service, Media & Entertainment, Virtual Reality

For 78 years, the Las Vegas Strip has been a playground solely for adults. However, the city has frequently reinvented itself to remain relevant with growing trends. From organized crime and the Rat Pack, to Celine Dion’s first residency and invention of the daytime pool club, it has worked to stay relevant with adult entertainment.   The evolution has been … Read More

Interactive Narratives Bring New Depth to xR Storytelling

Alexis Macklin, Research Manager Alexis Macklin, Research Manager Augmented Reality, Augmented Reality Intelligence Service, Imaging & Video, Insight Articles, Location-Based xR Intelligence Service, Media & Entertainment, Virtual Reality, Virtual Reality Intelligence Service

Over the last few years, subscription video on demand (SVOD) has created a platform where viewers could watch an almost endless library of content whenever they wanted, taking control away from broadcasters and cable companies. Now, interactive videos are primed to disrupt the entertainment ecosystem again.   Interactive, choose-your-own-adventure content is turning a traditional production on its head, gamifying the … Read More

Is Augmented Reality the Next Big Concert Hit?

Alexis Macklin, Research Manager Alexis Macklin, Research Manager Augmented Reality, Augmented Reality Intelligence Service, Insight Articles, Location-Based Entertainment, Location-Based xR Intelligence Service, Media & Entertainment, Shared Environments

In this age of elaborate music festivals, high-budget halftime shows, and ever more amazing mega-tours, artists are constantly looking for new ways to make a splash. In the competition to create the most memorable shows, the big stars of the music industry are experimenting with innovative stage design, special effects, and technology. Augmented reality is the latest technology for artists … Read More