Realwear does Real Work: AR Gains Ground in Enterprise

J.C. Kuang, Analyst J.C. Kuang, Analyst Augmented Reality, Enterprise Transformation, Enterprise xR Intelligence Service, Heads-Up Displays, Insights

Realwear has established a new partnership in the form of a pilot program with the State Grid Corporation of China, the world’s largest utilities workforce. The pilot involves the deployment of 200 Realwear HMT-1 headsets to maintenance teams in Shanghai performing hazardous “live-line” maintenance tasks, where the risk of arcing and electrocution is significantly high. Leadership from both companies emphasized … Read More

SPIE Photonics West: Augmented Reality Highlights

Youngshin Kim, Analyst Augmented Reality, Augmented Reality Intelligence Service, Client-Only, Devices & Technology, Displays Materials & Components, Insights, Semiconductors

The following is part of our Augmented Reality Intelligence Service, which includes data, analysis, and insights about augmented reality. SPIE Photonics West is a leading global event for biomedical, optics, and lasers technology, held in San Francisco annually during the first weekend of February. During the conference, SPIE held a separate exhibition just for immersive technology where several companies showcased their … Read More

Two Steps Back: iOS Update Threatens xR Adoption Online

J.C. Kuang, Analyst J.C. Kuang, Analyst Augmented Reality, Augmented Reality Intelligence Service, Devices & Technology, Insights, Interfaces

Recent developer documentation states that, as part of the latest update to its Safari mobile browser (within the upcoming iOS 12.2 update), Apple will no longer allow applications or websites to directly access orientation and acceleration data from a handset’s internal sensors. Instead, end-users will need to to opt-in to allowing data access from third parties. iOS 12.2 in context … Read More

CES 2019: Optics for xR Displays

Greenlight Insights Augmented Reality, Augmented Reality Intelligence Service, Client-Only, Devices & Technology, Displays Materials & Components, Insights, Semiconductors

The following is part of our Augmented Reality Intelligence Service, which includes forecasts, data, and key insights about the virtual and augmented reality technology market. The future ability of consumer display technologies to offer high-fidelity augmented reality experiences is in part dependent on current and ongoing advancements in optic and photonic solutions, particular Micro-LEDs. Micro-LEDs are a next-generation power display technology … Read More

These Chinese VR/AR Startups Impressed at CES 2019

Natalie Yue, Analyst Natalie Yue, Analyst Augmented Reality, Augmented Reality Intelligence Service, Devices & Technology, Insights, Virtual Reality, Virtual Reality Intelligence Service

The following is part of our Virtual Reality Intelligence Service and Augmented Reality Intelligence Service, which includes forecasts, data, and key insights about the virtual and augmented reality technology market. Arguably the world’s biggest electronics conference with over five decades of history, technology companies know that CES is the perfect place to exhibit their latest innovation. Although the total number of … Read More