News and Updates! 

September 27, 2018
VRARA Global Summit Round Up

We were excited to attend the VRAR Global Summit last week - and what an event it was! With VR and AR developers, creators, storytellers and high-tech enthusiasts all in attendance, it proved to be an ebullient and highly-engaging two days of XR innovation. On Day 2, our CSO and Co-Founder, Lee Brighton took to […]

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August 31, 2018
Meet Robson: Your Robotic AI Companion

Looking at Robson here, you’d be right in your reaction (aww - am I right?). Robson however, might instigate even more of an empathic reaction than most other robots...due to his newly integrated ‘artificial intelligence.’ Robson’s new familiar personality means that he’s the perfect fit as a trusty steed onboard Starship Argotian. Let’s dig a […]

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August 24, 2018
The Canadian Export Challenge 2018!

  Virtro Entertainment is delighted to announce that we’ve been accepted into 2018’s Global Entrepreneur Cohort. The acceptance gives us access to a 1-day Global Accelerator in Vancouver on October 2nd, an opportunity that provides startups and other small businesses with the training and networking they need to take their company global. We’re particularly excited […]

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August 23, 2018
Honourable Minister Ng’s Roundtable on Supporting Small Business and Export Development.

Written by Lee Brighton - CSO, Virtro I love the fact that Canada is really listening. Yesterday, along with 15 other Vancouver businesses the Hon Minister Mary Ng and her team met with us all and the team from the Vancouver Economic Commission. Our host Bryan Buggey, the acting CEO at The VEC and the […]

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August 22, 2018
A Visit from The Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship - The Honourable Ahmed Hussen

On Monday 20th August, the Virtro team were delighted to welcome The Honorable Ahmed Hussen to Virtro HQ. As the government minister for immigration in Canada, his visit was an honour for the company, especially since the StartUp visa granted founders Lee and Jordan Brighton Canadian Permanent Residency in 2016, in order to start their […]

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August 22, 2018
The Future of XR - Event Round Up

Wow, what a week! Once again, Vancouver’s growing VR ecosystem never ceases to amaze us. With an abundance of industry leaders, game developers and VFX artists in town for Siggraph 2018, we thought it would be the perfect time to bring everyone together at Virtro HQ for an ‘industry’ meets ‘community’ mixer.  The Future of […]

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