36 krypton today received employees broke the hammer VR department, hasalleged “ the project will be disbanded, the afternoon computer may be confiscated ”. Vertical media obtained from the hammer inside the canteen Xin news also confirmed this blog.
According to 36 krypton past news, hammer technology started the VR project at the end of 2014, responsible for the design director, Zi Xiong, in 30-50 the number of people around the development of the VR, PC VR Launcher, head of hardware and some basic functions of the implementation of VR application.
From the beginning of the first half of this year, the hammer VR team has been prepared to separate financing.
Recently, the industry has begun to spread the hammer VR project leader Luo Zixiong left the news. According to business registration information, August 2016, director Luo Zixiong established a new company, called Beijing think information technology limited liability company. The company's enterprise legal person is Luo Zixiong, registered address is located in Chaoyang District, Beijing, spring garden, building 27, building 2, building 28, building 1, 101, 34.
Has been in the hammer inside incubation of two years of VR project dissolution, it is likely to mean a change in the direction of the hammer in the VR industry.
According to business information, think of Beijing science and Technology Limited mainly engaged in technology promotion service, software development services, not related to hardware. It is likely to be a hammer to retain the hardware part of the business, the newly established company is likely to engage in software, content level related R & D and services.
And in the near future, the hammer official also confirmed the news, saying the hammer VR has completed the spin off from before the conference, the main purpose is to facilitate foreign independent financing, hammer technology VR team leader Luo Zixiong and hammer technology staff Guan Mingjie, newly registered to Beijing Ningkang think information technology limited liability company established, the company has completed an angel round financing, hammer technology is also a major shareholder.
According to 36 krypton obtained from the information source, some employees will join the new company, while the other part is engaged in the hardware related work, may be in the hammer technology internal transfer.
An involved insider, in the hammer internal transfer employees may be added to the hammer related enterprises.
According to Xin canteen news, before the layoffs, the original hammer technology public relations director Dou Miaolei and hammer technology operation director Wang Yunjun has joined the micro whale VR, the latter has updated LinkedIn information.
The “ layoffs ” is likely to be related to the recent rumors about the hammer. In September this year, a copy of the prospectus hammer technology investor Chengdu nibilu Polytron Technologies Inc shows that the first half of this year, the hammer technology loss of 192 million yuan, in 2015 the annual loss of 462 million yuan, asset liability ratio as high as 99%.
Recently, as the music, millet acquisition or investment hammer rumors continue, and in this week, third days after the new press conference, hammer technology on the redemption of the shares pledged to the Alibaba.
It is said that, in addition to the VR department, other departments inside the hammer may also be layoffs, optimize the structure of the company.
As of press time, the news about the dissolution of the hammer VR team, Luo Zixiong did not give a response, presumably because it is currently in a quiet period, is not suitable for response.
But considering that Beijing received a lot of thought hammer VR veteran, is likely to have obtained certain financing.
In response to the hammer, layoffs are normal business split after the re adjustment.