Virtual, Mixed und Augmented Reality in NRW

Low sales at the moment, but good future prospects – the industry around the technologies Virtual Reality (VR), Mixed Reality (MR) and Augmented Reality (AR) is young and optimistic about the future. This is the conclusion of a study by the TH Cologne, in which this industry was first scientifically investigated for North Rhine-Westphalia. To further strengthen the companies, the authors Christian Zabel (Schmalenbach Institute for Economic Sciences) and Prof. Dr. Gernot Heisenberg (Institute of Information Science at the Technical University of Cologne) recommend to intensify networking within the industry and with external institutions. The study was commissioned by the Mediennetzwerk.NRW and can downloaded here:

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