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Digital Games will Become $100 Billion Industry in 2017

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Aided by the adoption of popular franchises onto mobile devices, 2016 has seen strong growth in the number of games accessed on smartphones. Both new, optimized titles — in terms of engagement and revenue generation — and reworked classics have proved to be a hit with consumers.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Virtual Reality Platforms Gain Many New Use Cases

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With an influx of standalone VR devices, a greater range of use cases will be explored, broadening the gaming-focused VR market of today. Furthermore, ABI Research anticipates a total market size of $64 billion by 2021.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

New Enterprise Machine Vision Applications Gain Momentum

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“Machine vision is the driver behind advanced mobile AR solutions, particularly in education and marketing, and will define the future success of mixed reality solutions in the enterprise,” said Shelli Bernard, research analyst at ABI Research.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Video Games Market M&A Reached New High in 2016

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Last year was a record breaker for games, with Digi-Capital’s Games Report 2017 recording $30.3 billion games deals in 2016. The $28.4 billion of games mergers and acquisitions (M&A) was 77% higher than 2014’s previous record, and $1.9 billion games investment was the second highest ever.

Source: Digi-Capital

New Industrial Augmented Reality Apps Gain Momentum

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The augmented reality (AR) market in industrial industries, specifically the logistics and manufacturing sectors, will reach an inflection point in 2017 and grow by more than 400 percent over the previous year, according to the latest worldwide market study by ABI Research.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

The Best Movies You Didn’t See in 2016

In terms of box office gross, 2016 is shaping up to be one of the most profitable years in movie history. As of Dec. 11, the cumulative box office gross for the year has surpassed $10 billion, outpacing 2015 by 3.9 percent.

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Augmented and Virtual Reality Headsets Growing at 108.3%

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According to IDC, Worldwide AR and VR headset shipments will see a compound annual growth rate of 108.3% over 2015 – 2020 forecast period, reaching 76.0 million units by 2020. VR devices will lead in terms of volume.

Source: IDC