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VR Arcades in China Remain on Track for Massive Growth

Although the VR industry is still in an awkward state right now, there are some intriguing developments. In China, VR gaming is seemingly taking off significantly. Additionally, the growth of the virtual reality arcade business cannot be ignored. Achieving major successes remains difficult, but nothing is impossible. Chinese VR Arcades Remain Successful No one will […]

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Chinese Drug Addicts Kick the Habit Through Virtual Reality Therapy

Combating drug addiction is a very tough process. It requires a very different mindset and a desire to get rid of this unhealthy habit. In China, virtual reality can play a key role in tackling this issue moving forward. By using a very grim software experience, patients are confronted with the long-term effects of not […]

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Chinese Township Builds a VR Center to Strengthen Communist Party Loyalty

The number of potential use cases for virtual reality technology is astronomically high. Unlocking all of those features is a different matter altogether. In China, the town of Qingyang is looking to build a new VR center for political purposes. The main objective is stiffening Communist Party loyalty, which remains the go-to political aptitude in […]

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China’s Virtual Reality Theme Park has Opened Its Doors

Virtual reality theme parks are all the rage as of right now. We knew a theme park would open in China at some point, albeit no official date had been announced at that time. During the past weekend, Guizhou became home to the VR-online theme park including a massive robot statue. It will undoubtedly attract […]

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China’s IQiyi Confirms Launch of a Mobile 4K VR Headset

Competition is more than welcome in the world of VR headsets. iQiyi is a company most Westerners are not familiar with. The Chinese Baidu-owned startup recently unveiled its 4k VR headset. It is pretty future-proof, as it officially supports 8K panoramic video. A very interesting contender for the top spot in VR industry. IQiyi May […]

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Experiencing a Glimpse of the Afterlife in Virtual Reality

Virtual reality can provide users with a very different experience. Some of those offerings are very strange, yet that doesn’t make them less appealing. Babaoshan Cemetery in Beijing offers a new VR experience with gives viewers a glimpse into the afterlife. It sounds a lot more disturbing than it really is, although it may not […]

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Chinese Surgeon Uses VR to Assist in a Surgery 2,300 Miles Away

Determining the future of virtual reality is almost impossible at this point. Several new initiatives are launched every quarter to see how useful this technology can be. In China, local doctors have used VR headsets to guide with an operation which took place over 2,500 miles away. A very interesting way of using virtual reality, […]

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China is Building a Massive Virtual Reality Theme Park in Guiyang

When people talk about virtual reality, most conversations will eventually touch on this industry in China. Surprisingly, there is less of an interest in VR in China than one might think. That is coming to change in the city of Guiyang, though. Various new buildings are popping up on the outskirts of town. This is […]

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China’s VR Market Share Continues to Decline Due to Overall Disinterest in the Technology

A new report by Canalys unveils some interesting information regarding the VR ecosystem. Contrary to what people may think, US consumers represent the lion’s share of users. Japan is in the second place, whereas China is quickly sliding down the ranks. That is quite a troubling development, considering most of the hardware comes out of […]

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Cheap Chinese VR Headsets are Often Worse Than Google Cardboard

Consumers may have noticed there appears to be a growing number of Chinese VR headsets which are compatible with mobile phones. It is not hard to see why someone would think there is no difference between these products and the Google Cardboard. As it turns out, one cardboard-based VR headset is not worse than a […]