Last week, Magic Leap, the Google and Alibaba-funded startup valued at $4.5 billion, released a research paper demonstrating a major breakthrough in computer vision and its SLAM tracking algorithm. The Plantation, FL-based company’s technology superimposes 3D computer-generated imagery over real world objects by projecting a digital light field directly into the eye. Magic Leap is widely considered one of the … Read More
Track the latest from Greenlight Insights’ analysts at SIGGRAPH 2017 July 30 – August 3rd. More than 15,000 executives, animators, game developers, engineers, artists, and technology analysts from around the world are expected to attend SIGGRAPH 2017 in Los Angeles, CA next week. SIGGRAPH 2017: More Power to the VR/AR Creatives SIGGRAPH has fostered advancements in graphics throughout its history. … Read More
Before today, Apple – which in 2016 occupied 18% of the smartphone market sales and 7% of the PC market sales – has been fairly silent on its intentions for AR and VR. The only previous comments came from CEO Tim Cook, who was bullish on AR and dismissive of VR. All of this changed with the WWDC 2017 keynote address.
LiveWorx Technology Conference 2017 took place from May 22nd to the 25th at the Boston Convention Center in Boston, Massachusetts. The event brought together a mix of technology companies working largely within the manufacturing space. The message of LiveWorx 2017 was clear: The manufacturing industry must change with the evolution of VR/AR technologoy. On the showroom floor, virtual prototyping company Optis conveyed this … Read More
“It turns out that the killer application for virtual reality is other human beings. Build a world that people want to inhabit, and the inhabitants will come.” – Charles Stross, Renown Science Fiction Author Colin McMahon, Analyst with Greenlight Insights, will give the keynote presentation at Coming to Your Screens Montreal 2017. His talk, titled Immersive Worlds: Virtual, Augmented, and Mixed Realities … Read More
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