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Microsoft to Supply US Army More AR Combat Headsets Following Positive Field Test

Microsoft's HoloLens-based headset built on contract for the US Army has passed an important round of field testing by...

Epic Games is “exploring native Unreal Engine support” for Apple Vision Pro

Unity, makers of the popular game engine, announced earlier this week it's getting ready to levy some pretty significant fees...

Unicorn AR Startup Magic Leap is Killing Its First Headset Next Year

Magic Leap 1, the AR headset that helped the Plantation, Florida-based startup attract over three billion dollars in funding,...

Apple Joins Pixar, NVIDIA, & More to “accelerate next generation of AR experiences” with 3D File Protocol

Today, big tech companies including Apple, Pixar, Adobe, Autodesk, and NVIDIA, announced the formation of the Alliance for OpenUSD...

Apple Reportedly Has No Plans to Make or Support VR Controllers for Vision Pro

If a recent Bloomberg report from Mark Gurman holds true, not only is Apple not planning to release a...

After Reports of Canned AR Glasses, Google’s XR Ambitions May Be Just a Daydream Without Samsung

Google has reportedly shelved a multi-year project that sought to commercialize an AR headset, known as Project Iris. Provided...

Report: Meta in Talks with Magic Leap for Multiyear AR Headset Tech Deal

A report from the Financial Times maintains Meta is currently in talks with AR headset creator Magic Leap to...

Emerging with $61M in Funding, This “AR laptop” Aims to Close the Loop on Virtual Desktop Productivity

First it was the desktop. Then the laptop. And now, the... spacetop? That's the category that Sightful hopes to...

Report: Apple Mixed Reality Headset Delayed to Late 2023 Amid Decreased Confidence in Market Appeal

Ming-Chi Kuo, a respected supply chain analyst, reports that Apple is tamping down enthusiasm for its upcoming mixed reality...

ZEISS Takes Majority Stake in AR/VR Optics Creator Tooz Technologies

ZEISS, the German optical systems manufacturer, announced it's acquired majority share of the joint venture Tooz Technologies, an AR/VR...

Samsung Files Trademark for ‘Galaxy Glasses’ AR/VR Headset

Samsung announced last month it was partnering with Google and Qualcomm to develop an XR device, something the company said...

Xiaomi Unveils Wireless AR Glasses Prototype, Powered by Same Chipset as Meta Quest Pro

Chinese tech giant Xiaomi today showed off a prototype AR headset at Mobile World Congress (MWC) that wirelessly connects...

US Congress Halts Orders of Microsoft AR Combat Goggles Amid Reports of Headaches & Eyestrain

In 2021, Microsoft won a United States Army defense contract worth up to $22 billion which would support the...

Magic Leap 2 Gains Certification so Doctors Can Use AR During Surgery

Magic Leap, the storied unicorn developing enterprise AR headsets, announced at CES 2023 that its flagship device Magic Leap...

Meta Acquires 3D Lens Printing Firm Luxexcel to Bolster Future AR Glasses

Meta has acquired the Belgian-Dutch company Luxexcel, a 3D printing firm creating complex glass lenses for use in AR...
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