Top 3 Ways VPS (Visual Positioning Systems) Will Augment the World, And Who Will Own Them

J.C. Kuang, Analyst J.C. Kuang, Analyst Analysis, Augmented Reality, Technology

VPS is poised to supplement existing location data models to further advances in navigation, marketing, and even robotics. Current global positioning technology has afforded mobile apps an unprecedented degree of accuracy. Through a simple API, developers can harness a remarkably accurate picture of a user’s location and orientation on Earth. Advances in hardware sensors have only served to refine this … Read More

CES Asia 2018: Immersive Technology on Display

Natalie Yue, Analyst Natalie Yue, Analyst Analysis

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The following is insight from Greenlight Insights as part of our VR/AR Market Tracker and Intelligence Service, which contains data, analysis, and insights. The International Consumer Electronics Show Asia (CES Asia) was held June 13 – 15 in Shanghai, China. Lenovo, Pico, iQiyi, Idealens & Hiscene were among the many companies making major announcements at the industry tradeshow.

Dave & Buster’s Takes Location-Based VR Nationwide

Alexis Macklin, Analyst Alexis Macklin, Analyst Analysis

Dave & Buster's Takes Location-Based VR Nationwide

Dave & Buster’s announced a partnership with VRStudios and HTC for dedicated multi-player virtual reality experiences at all North American video arcade/restaurant complexes. Dave & Buster’s will deploy 500 HTC Vive systems at its 110 locations. Up to four players will be able to use the VR ride at Dave & Buster’s at any one time, with a run-time of … Read More

Breaking The Glass Ceiling: The Path To Immersive Displays

J.C. Kuang, Analyst J.C. Kuang, Analyst Analysis, Insights, Technology

Since the first cathode ray tube screens came to market in the 1930s, massive advancements have been made in display technology. Today, component providers make strides towards fully immersive displays using a variety of exciting technologies. Plasma screens, in-plane switching, and quantum dots have each made their mark in the field. While it is still relatively nascent within consumer electronics, … Read More

Xiaomi Version of Oculus Go Nearly Sells Out in China

Natalie Yue, Analyst Natalie Yue, Analyst Analysis

Highlights Xiaomi sold an estimated 30,000 Mi VR Standalone units within 3 mins of release on its official website.  There are already almost 40,000 reservations for when the headset is restocked in 10 days.   The 32 GB version is sold out on JD.com (a Chinese Amazon equivalent) and the 64 GB version has limited availability. Oculus and Xiaomi are seeing early … Read More

Micro-Displays, AI & XR @ Display Week 2018

J.C. Kuang, Analyst J.C. Kuang, Analyst Analysis, Client-Only

The following is insight from Greenlight Insights as part of our VR/AR Market Tracker and Intelligence Service, which contains data, analysis, and insights. Greenlight Insights attended Display Week 2018 in Los Angeles, hosted by the Society for Information Display. Here are our major insights from the conference for the future of XR.

How the New GDPR May Affect Augmented Reality Adoption in the EU

Clifton Dawson, CEO Clifton Dawson, CEO Analysis

Highlights The European Union’s (EU’s) new General Data Protection Regulation will empower citizens Shipments of head-worn AR devices used by consumers will benefit from this regulation, growing at a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 77.3 percent, from more than 0.2 million devices in 2018 to 3.3 million in 2022. Out of the 1,015 venture capital investments during 2017 tracked … Read More