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From gaming to mobile technology, VR and AR have taken off to great heights.
Virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) revenues are set to rocket from £4.2 billion in 2016 to more than £130 billion in 2020, according to research from the International Data Corporation.
The UK is home to a number of emerging players in the industry hoping to cash in on the boom. Here's our pick of the pack.
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Additional reporting by Hannah Williams.