The three stocks picked in the early winners for virtual reality are far from shocking investment bank Cowen & Co. says, “Facebook and Google parent Alphabet (GOOGL) will be “near-term enablers” of VR technology and “likely long-term winners” in the field.”

By investors.com

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War. Good God y’all – what is it good for? Really great article highlighting the VR and mixed reality needed for training. “Using virtual reality to train soldiers and other military personnel is a much safer (and cheaper) option for governments and their defense organizations. So what does the future hold for virtual reality technologies and their military applications?”

By phys.org

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Samsung’s Gear 360 cam only releaed in Korea – “Not only can Gear 360 shoot 4K video, it can capture immersive photographs with a mind-blowing 8k resolution – 7776×3888 pixels!” drools a little at the new camera tech…” I’ve heard rumors that Ricoh will upgrade the Theta this year, to 4k capture and 8k still photos – just like Gear 360.” Hopes this really happens.

By The Register