VR manufacturers partner on promoting industry growth

Acer Starbreeze, Google, HTC VIVE, Facebook's Oculus, Samsung and Sony Interactive Entertainment are promoting the growth of the global virtual reality industry.

The headset manufacturers have created a not-for-profit organisation called the Global Virtual Reality Association to develop and share best practice.

The group will also look at best ways to develop dialogue between public and private stakeholders.

In a statement, it said: "The goal of the Global Virtual Reality Association is to promote responsible development and adoption of VR globally. The association’s members will develop and share best practices, conduct research, and bring the international VR community together as the technology progresses. The group will also serve as a resource for consumers, policymakers, and industry interested in VR."

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