Madrona’s 2017 Investment Themes
- Tim Porter, @tmporter and Linda Lian, @lindamlian and
We received our first market-ready VR headset at Madrona almost one year ago now, and since then, we have done VR (Vive and Rift) and AR (HoloLens) demos for over 100 people who have stopped by our office to check out the next big computing platform. We have done… READ MORE
Drones, Cars, Intelligent Apps, Virtual Reality and More – What to expect in 2017
There’s an age old saying that humans tend to overestimate what can be accomplished in one day, but underestimate what can be accomplished in one year. As 2016 comes to a close, it is a good… READ MORE
The 5th Annual AWS re:Invent is a week away and I am expecting big things. At the first ever re: Invent in 2012, plenty of start-ups and developers could be found, but barely any national media or venture capitalists attended. That has all changed and today, re:Invent rivals the… READ MORE
The Persistent Desire for Virtual Reality – The desire for virtual reality is no new revelation. Since the renaissance times artists have played with panoramas, depth, and other tools of perception to create illusions that are virtually or “almost” real.
Every decade, a set of major forces work together to change the way we think about “applications.” Until now, those changes were principally evolutions of software programming, networked communications and user interactions.