VR needs to show its B2B teeth
Published in Wearables


B2B companies are already looking into it

While Virtual Reality is being marketed for consumer-driven gaming, a recent B2B technology survey of 455 US-based companies across nine vertical markets shows that is probably not where it is going to find its niche.

Qualcomm starts HMD accelerator programme
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Kickstarting VR 

Chipmaker Qualcomm has started an HMD accelerator programme to help VR device manufacturers develop premium standalone VR HMDs.

Intel extends life of IoT chips
Published in Wearables


Support life doubles

Intel has doubled the lifecycle support for its whole series of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions platforms from seven years to 15 years.

There's life in the wearables market yet
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IDC insists that the market is growing and changing

Beancounters at IDC think that despite no one is actually making money from wearables, there is some life in the market. 

Wearables are a big thing in Africa and Middle East
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Not really sure why


While most of the world is treating wearables as a bit of a snooze, there is a significant market for the trinkets in Africa and the Middle East, according to beancounters at IDC.