2019 Wearable Technologies Conference Recap: Manufacturers See Bright Future for Wearable Augmented Reality Products

Avatar Chelsea Mercer, Analyst Augmented Reality, Augmented Reality Intelligence Service, Devices & Technology, Insight Articles, Virtual Reality, Virtual Reality Intelligence Service

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.

2019 Midyear Funding Update: Will Early Stage VR/AR Investments Rebound?

Clifton Dawson, CEO Clifton Dawson, CEO Augmented Reality, Augmented Reality Intelligence Service, Devices & Technology, Insight Articles, Virtual Reality, Virtual Reality Intelligence Service

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

RTX Super GPUs from NVIDIA Offer New Value for Casual Virtual Reality Consumer

J.C. Kuang, Analyst J.C. Kuang, Analyst Devices & Technology, Insight Articles, Semiconductors, Virtual Reality, Virtual Reality Intelligence Service

In its continuing crusade to bring high-end graphics capabilities such as DLSS and ray-tracing to the masses, Nvidia announced on July 3rd the official release of its new line of consumer GPUs, the RTX Super line. According to new official specifications, the cards will significantly outperform the previous generation of RTX cards (released in January) thanks to an increased number … Read More

2019 VR/AR Mid-Year Funding Review

30+ page market update report with analysis on venture funding deals, investors and M&A activity from Greenlight Insights’ VR/AR Funding Database.

The Greenlight View: The History of xR

Avatar Greenlight Insights Augmented Reality, Augmented Reality Intelligence Service, Devices & Technology, Head-Mounted Displays, Imaging & Video, Insight Articles, Software, Virtual Reality, Virtual Reality Intelligence Service

Before Oculus was acquired for $3 billion by Facebook and Pokemon Go took the world by storm, pioneers were working on virtual reality and augmented reality (“xR”) technology and applications decades ago. Sit down with Ben Delaney, Chief Analyst at Greenlight Insights, as he discusses the frequently overlooked history of xR. “The Greenlight View” is a bi-weekly video series presented … Read More