This year, Greenlight Insights attended the 34th Wearable Technologies Conference held on July 9-10 in San Francisco, CA. Many leaders in the wearable technologies industry gathered to demonstrate breakthrough innovations for the wearables ecosystem, as well as research and thought-leadership for the audience of electronics manufacturers, application developers, and healthcare professionals.
In a relatively rare development, silicon giant Qualcomm announced on July 15th that it will be releasing a mid-year update to its current flagship chip, the Snapdragon 855. Called simply the Snapdragon 855+, the new SoC delivers a moderate clock speed boost and improved graphics processing performance. Other similarities include the presence of dual cellular modems, as Qualcomm continues to … Read More
Following a widely circulated report from online IT supply chain blog DigiTimes, major news outlets are reporting the alleged suspension of the hotly-anticipated discrete Apple Augmented Reality (AR) hardware. The speculation serves as an opportunity to examine how recent internal and external shakeups may have affected the company’s AR strategy. The likelihood that Apple would cease development on such a … Read More
In 2018, a record high of $2.8 billion was invested in virtual reality and augmented reality (xR) technology-related startups globally. Although several promising new companies like Spatial, Wikitude, and Vantage Point raised their substantial early rounds during 2018, the $2.8B tally, the $2.8 billion tally was driven primary by large, late-stage venture capital rounds, such as those raised by Magic … Read More