According to a new KZero report covering virtual reality hardware, mobile device-based headsets have beaten integrated headsets to the market. Consumer versions of the Google Cardboard, Durovis Dive, Seebright, Altergaze, Vrizzmo and Samsung headsets are already available on the market, the report shows, while not a single of the integrated devices has hit the consumer market yet.
Press release: Consumer Virtual Reality market worth $5.2bn by 2018 Cambridge, U.K. — The consumer virtual reality market will be worth $5.2 billion by 2018, according to the latest KZero market sizing report on the Consumer Virtual Reality market. As part of this report, both hardware and software forecasted sales from
Virtual worlds gained 214 million new users in the second quarter of 2011, according to virtual worlds research firm KZero Worldwide. It was the largest quarterly increase since the company began tracking these numbers in 2008. Second Life, with 27 million registered users, continued to hold the top position in