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Janko Roettgers / Variety:
HTC announces subscription service Viveport Infinity, coming April 5, to give users unlimited access to a catalog of 500+ VR apps and games   —  HTC used its CES press conference in Las Vegas on Monday to introduce two new headsets: The company introduced an updated version of the Vive Pro …
Jan 7, 2019, 10:55 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
SEC filing: IMAX will close its remaining three virtual reality centers and write off “certain VR investments”; the three sites are expected to close in Q1 2019   —  Imax is making its exit from virtual reality (VR) official: The company notified shareholders with a SEC filing Thursday …
Dec 13, 2018, 5:40 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Pandora Premium comes to Amazon's Echo, Echo Dot, and Echo Show, offering the ability to request single songs, whole albums, and custom playlists   —  Pandora is bringing its paid premium tier to Amazon's Echo speakers.  The Oakland, Calif.-based music service announced Monday that owners of Amazon's Echo …
Nov 23, 2018, 2:50 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Roku reports Q3 revenue up 39% YoY to $173.4M, streaming hours up 63% YoY to 6.2B; over 25% of smart TVs sold in US were Roku TVs; stock down 12%+ after hours   —  Roku continues its transition from a hardware company to a company that primarily makes money with advertising at a rapid pace.
Nov 7, 2018, 4:27 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Pandora reports Q3 revenue of $417.6M, a net loss of $15.5M, 6.8M paid subscribers, and subscription revenue up 49% YoY to $124.77M   —  Music streaming service Pandora still makes most of its money with ad-supported streaming, but its paid subscription business is growing quickly …
Nov 5, 2018, 6:20 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Imax closes its New York City VR center, bringing VR center closures to three; company says it won't spend on VR projects in 2019   —  Imax continues to scale down its virtual reality (VR) ambitions: The company closed its New York-based VR Center in recent days, bringing the total number of such closures up to 3.
Oct 27, 2018, 1:45 AMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Disney-backed startup Jaunt says it has laid off a significant portion of its staff and will shutter VR projects to focus on AR and volumetric capture tech   —  San Mateo, Calif.-based virtual reality startup Jaunt XR is laying off a significant portion of its staff as it shifts its focus …
Oct 15, 2018, 3:58 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Magic Leap says it will add multi-user chat rooms with custom avatars in November, support for two controllers by early next year, city-wide AR layers, and more   —  Augmented reality (AR) startup Magic Leap used the opening keynote of its L.E.A.P. developer conference in Los Angeles Wednesday to preview its plans for the future.
Oct 10, 2018, 1:50 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Spotify says it is beta testing Spotify for Podcasters, a program to give any podcaster the ability to syndicate their show via the music service   —  Spotify is beta testing a new program to get more podcasts onto its service.  Spotify for Podcasters gives any podcaster the ability to syndicate …
Oct 4, 2018, 5:55 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Snapchat Gets Visual Product Search Powered by Amazon   —  Snap is adding visual product search to Snapchat to let its users identify products just by capturing them with their phone camera, the company announced Monday morning.  Snapchat's visual search is being powered by Amazon …
Sep 24, 2018, 2:40 PMIn context

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