Live sports VR platform LiveLike raises US$9.6 million

LiveLike, a technology company focused on offering live sports in virtual reality, has raised US$9.6 million in Series B funding. LiveLike’s live streaming platform is designed to transport users into an interactive 360° ‘virtual suite’ overlooking the field of a featured sport event, where users can connect with friends or other fans to watch the game […]

VR startups face ‘survival challenge’ until mobile platforms reach critical mass

Virtual reality startups face a “challenge to survive” until mobile platforms that support virtual experiences reach critical mass, according to a panel of speakers at MIPTV. However, the group said that the merging of VR and social media usage could have a transformative impact on the way the technology is perceived. Speaking on the panel, […]