CES 2020 Preview: 5G and XR Displays to Headline

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The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is the tech industry’s yearly showcase of innovative hardware and software that will grow to change the future of different consumer industries. As virtual and augmented reality has developed into dynamic markets, the technologies’ presence at CES has grown. Greenlight Insights analyst team gives their predictions of what is to come at CES … Read More

Top 3 Trends in Industry 4.0 From Automation Fair 2019

J.C. Kuang, Analyst J.C. Kuang, Analyst Client-Only, Enterprise Transformation, Enterprise xR Intelligence Service, Insight Articles, Software

Rockwell Automation’s annual Automation Fair in Chicago, Illinois brings together leaders in manufacturing and factory operations to showcase the latest trends and innovations in automation. Increasingly, the show plays host to major partner companies in the software and information technology industry, such as Cisco, Microsoft, and PTC, in service of increasing the visibility of Industry 4.0 workflows and educating stakeholders … Read More

How Onshape Will Help PTC Capture The CAD Cloud

J.C. Kuang, Analyst J.C. Kuang, Analyst Enterprise Transformation, Enterprise xR Intelligence Service, Insight Articles, Software, Venture Capital, Private Equity, and M&A

This week, PTC, the global IoT software and services company, announced the acquisition of Onshape, a leading provider of computer-aided design (CAD) software-as-a-service solutions for $470 million. PTC’s acquisition of Onshape adds significant value to the company’s offerings, especially its flagship software products for product lifecycle management (PLM) and CAD.  The deal represents the largest disclosed acquisition in dollars by … Read More

Aero: Adobe’s Play for 3D, and The Future of AR

J.C. Kuang, Analyst J.C. Kuang, Analyst Augmented Reality, Augmented Reality Intelligence Service, Devices & Technology, Insight Articles, Media & Entertainment, Software

Following a slew of major product updates and announcements at its annual developer conference, MAX, Adobe continues a years-long trend of subtly but aggressively expanding its offerings into the realm of 3D. Beginning with small but meaningful updates to legacy apps (like the addition of the Skybox 360 video plugin to Premiere Pro) to new products altogether (such as the … Read More

Samsung Developer Conference 2019: Bixby Views Promise to Scale Voice Assistants to Millions of Smart & Augmented Reality Displays

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The Samsung Developer Conference 2019 (SDC19) took place October 29-30 in San Jose, CA. Along with new products for the Samsung SmartThings platform and new blockchain-powered services, Bixby Views was one of the biggest announcements from the conference. Bixby Views is an important announcement for Samsung as a core motivation for developers to support Bixby is its availability across hundreds … Read More

Facebook 3Q19 Results: Virtual Reality, Oculus Quest Drive Facebook’s Non-Ad Revenues

Alexis Macklin, Research Manager Alexis Macklin, Research Manager Advertising, Apps & Games, Augmented Reality, Augmented Reality Intelligence Service, Devices & Technology, Enterprise xR Intelligence Service, Head-Mounted Displays, Insight Articles, Media & Entertainment, Virtual Reality, Virtual Reality Intelligence Service

Facebook reported fiscal 3Q19 revenues of $17.7 billion, up 29% year-over-year and beating the $17.37 billion consensus estimate. Payments & Other Fees revenue, which includes sales of Oculus Quest and Rift S, were $269 million for the quarter, up 43% year-over-year.

How Facebook Uses Computer Vision To Empower The Mobile AR Market

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As part of its presentations for the 2019 International Conference on Computer Vision, research scientists at Facebook’s AI research division have announced recent breakthroughs in machine learning algorithms that more efficiently process and recognize physical environments, in order to replicate scenes in 3D. What new opportunities will this and similar computer vision innovations present to mobile augmented reality developers, consumer … Read More