Shutdown of Augmented Reality Unicorn Blippar: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

J.C. Kuang, Analyst J.C. Kuang, Analyst Augmented Reality, Augmented Reality Intelligence Service, Client-Only, Enterprise Transformation, Insights

The following is part of our Enterprise xR Intelligence Service, which includes forecasts, data, and key insights about the use of virtual and augmented reality in the select industrial and enterprise sectors. Navdy has sent an email out to customers stating that it’s no longer conducting business and is liquidating its assets.

Part 2: Greenlight Insights Reveals the Top Four xR Consumer Hardware Predictions for 2019 and Beyond

J.C. Kuang, Analyst J.C. Kuang, Analyst Augmented Reality, Devices & Technology, Insights, Virtual Reality

See Part 1 of this article here. Estimates place the worth of the consumer electronics industry at over $270 (18h 0m) billion worldwide. Thanks to the tireless work of engineers, designers, and developers, consumers can carry out computing tasks several times a minute across dozens of devices in a single day. In 2018, the industry observed some of the first … Read More

HMD in the Clouds: Progress on the road to xR in 5G

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

The telecommunications industry has made much of the disruptive potential of 5G, cloud, and edge computing, and xR is not immune to this trend. Promising significantly higher bandwidth, dramatically reduced latency, and intelligent virtualized network features such as “slicing”, 5G is particularly well suited to serve a variety of technologies, including variable reality, cloud gaming, and massive Internet of Things / … Read More