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BOB COONEY

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Always staying on the bleeding edge of technology, and able to predict both tech and business trends, Bob Cooney is widely considered the world's foremost expert on virtual experiences. As the author of the book Real Money from Virtual Reality, he is the go-to-market strategist behind the launch of the world’s most successful immersive location-based entertainment products. An Inc. 500 CEO with a successful NASDAQ IPO, Cooney has mentored some of the top VR companies over the last 20 years including Global VR, Zero Latency, Hologate, and others.

VR and Your Location – What Makes Sense?

July 1, 2019

Last week I wrote about how your capabilities as an operator are critical to selecting the best VR attraction for your business. (The email had formatting issues, so if you had trouble reading it, I have fixed it, and you can read it here.). From marketing to staffing, to technical prowess, your proficiency in these…

The Capabilities Required to Operate a Profitable VR Attraction

June 24, 2019

Last week I wrote about the different categories of attractions; from single and multiplayer arcade to arena-scale, and multi-sensory free-roam systems, there’s a wide selection of products in a limitless range of prices. It can be overwhelming to decide what products to consider, and impossible to land on the one that makes the most sense…

What VR Should You Buy? – The Attraction

June 17, 2019

There are four areas of consideration when looking at a VR attraction for your business. Last week, I wrote about how your experience, mindsets, and vision can help inform your selection of the perfect VR attraction. That post was about you, the operator. In the coming weeks, I will be writing about your customers and…

The Operator

June 9, 2019

Last week, I wrote about the four categories of operators I see in the location-based entertainment industry.  The Spectator is sitting on the beach, watching other operators ride the third wave of VR, paralyzed by fear, uncertainty, and doubt.  The Follower is surfing the most crowded beaches; buying what everyone else is buying, figuring that…

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How To Select The Perfect Virtual Reality Attraction For Your Operation

June 5, 2019

One of the most frequent questions I get from operators is, “What VR attraction should I buy?” When I started writing about virtual reality in 2015, my skepticism was rooted in the last two VR waves I rode. In 1992 I helped launch Virtuality, building VR and laser tag arenas in malls across the US in…

The Future of Virtual Reality is Here NOW

February 1, 2019

VR Update With Bob Cooney RePlay contributor and virtual reality aficionado Bob Cooney hosted a webinar on Jan. 31 for nearly 100 people, breaking down the “third wave” of virtual reality and emphasizing that “this time, things are different.” According to Cooney, virtual reality (and a little further down the road, augmented reality) is going to…

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