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Virtual Reality Arcades Are Booming In Shanghai

China has a well documented fascination with VR, and while top-of-the-line headsets are still too pricey for average consumers, VR arcades are cropping up to fill the gap. A quick look at popular group buying site Dazhong Dianping shows that Shanghai is now home to at least 25 virtual reality arcades, with more opening every month. According to Yunyu Zhang, a 21-year-old […]

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Manufacturing Hardware In China From Scratch: Q&A With Liam Bates, Co-Founder of Origins Technology

Since its designation as a Special Economic Zone, Shenzhen has earned its reputation as the ‘Silicon Valley for hardware.’ Many hardware startups such as DJI choose to base their headquarters in Shenzhen, and hardware accelerators, such as Brinc and HAX, leverage the city to offer entrepreneurs a proximity to manufacturing that’s hard to find elsewhere. However, jumping into hardware and […]