Bring back a hardware incubator space

Without the now-defunct ‘First Assembly’ incubator (affectionately referred to as “1A”), it is very unlikely Eight360 would have survived.

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The complexity of creating a video game

There’s a heck of a lot of complexity in an AAA computer game.

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Learning how to CEO

Terry Miller’s quite comfortable being an engineer. But the co-founder/CEO of Eight360, a unique spherical VR motion simulator, is much less comfortable in the role of company leader.

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Technology Valley has the potential to be a video game production hotspot

Technology Valley Wellington has the potential of Montreal to become a video game development hub.

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Satisfying the video gamer's need for story

Computer gaming’s twice the size of the global movie industry.

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The big difference between a hardware and software startup

In a sense, kicking off a software oriented startup is easy. Write some code, launch, troubleshoot, patch, update, refine. . and sell of course.

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Understand your starting up risks

“If you’re thinking of starting up a business from scratch, it’s really important to understand the risks that are involved,” says Synapco Managing Director, David Ussher The Technology Valley Gracefield based...

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Protecting knowhow vital for new wool process

It’s one thing to come up with a new process for reversing wool’s natural resistance to water, and instead make it highly absorptive.

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Awesome to build something with a piece of magic in it

Eight360 is an unashamedly engineer-led development. The VR-toting spherical simulator which you drive/fly while secured inside is a suite of know-how and implementation - a complicated piece of kit.

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NZ gaming industry thriving as revenue skyrockets

The industry could potentially be worth $1 billion dollars by 2025 if it continues its 39% average annual growth.

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