Tariffs Could Trigger Turbulence in Global VR/AR Technology Investing

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The continued political tensions between the US and Chinese administrations over the last few weeks has begun to exercise a visible influence on the emerging augmented reality hardware market. Hardware startup Meta announced last week that an incipient investment led by a Chinese equity firm was suddenly revoked under pressure from the Chinese government. Officials cited specifically the latest round … Read More

Why Magic Leap’s Deep SLAM Tracking Algorithm Is A Major Leap Forward

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Magic Leap Machine Learning

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

Announced: New Augmented Reality Industry Report To Be Released Soon

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Augmented Reality Industry Report

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, July 27, 2017 – Greenlight Insights has announced plans to publish the 2017 Augmented Reality Industry Report, the 1st edition of Greenlight Insights’ annual report providing a data-driven perspective on the augmented reality industry. As the industry’s dedicated market intelligence firm, Greenlight Insights collects data on thousands of companies, consumers, and executive attitudes to assemble the industry’s … Read More

AWE 2017 Brings New Augmented Reality Players to a Growing Space

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From May 31 to June 2 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in California, AWE 2017 showcased a variety of innovators, from pre-seed startups to major tech players like Microsoft. Companies based everywhere from Germany, Sweden and Japan to locally in the Bay Area demonstrated their latest advances in the world of AR and VR. The variety of showcased products … Read More