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8i Lands $27M in Series B Funding and Reveals Tango-powered Mixed Reality App ‘Holo’

Volumetric video specialists 8i have announced their latest series B funding round has netted them a further $27 while also unveiling Holo, a mixed...

Lumus Packed a 55 Degree Field of View into Optics Less than 2mm Thick

At CES 2017, Lumus is demonstrating its latest waveguide optics which achieve a 55 degree field of view from optics less than 2mm thick,...

New Asus ‘ZenFone AR’ to be Daydream VR and Tango Ready, Leak Details

Asus' latest smartphone, the ZenFone AR, has had its details leaked ahead of its CES 2017 unveiling tomorrow and the new device packs hardware...

AR Optics Company Lumus Secures Further $30M in Funding

Lumus Ltd. recently confirmed a $30 million funding round led by Quanta and HTC. Lumus is a leading provider and developer of augmented reality...

Visualising UI Solutions for Our Mixed Reality Future

Augmented and Mixed Reality technologies are rapidly evolving, with consumer devices on the horizon. But how will people interact with their new digitally enhanced...

Fan-Made Pokémon Battle System Offers Glimpse into Augmented Reality’s Future

Pokémon GO isn't exactly what we'd call augmented reality—based on the game's (and smartphone's) lack of computer vision and environmental mapping—but fans of the megalithic...

Apple CEO: VR Has “Lower Commercial Interest” than AR, New Hires from Magic Leap...

Apple CEO Tim Cook has stated that in his view, augmented reality and not virtual reality holds the ticket for commercial success in immersive...

Using HoloLens to Visualise Motion Capture Performances in Realtime

Motion capture techniques are used throughout the VFX industry, but a new project from Mo-cap specialist and developer Jasper Brekelmans aims to bring live, augmented reality...
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Microsoft Launch HoloLens ‘Commercial Suite’, Declares it “Ready for Business”

Microsoft have just launched a new HoloLens 'Commercial Suite' which packages the augmented reality visor as ready for business with numerous new features and...

What ‘Pokémon Go’ Could Be Like if it Was Really Augmented Reality

Pokémon Go, the latest "AR" infused sequel to the classic Nintendo franchise is sweeping the world on mobile phone platforms. But what would it...

Snapchat Hires Hollywood Effects Artist as “Augmented Reality Designer”

Social media company Snapchat have just appointed a Hollywood effects artist Raffael Dickreuter who joined in June as a "Concept and Augmented Reality Designer." Snapchat is...

Apple Granted Patent for High Field of View AR Display

Apple has just been granted another AR/VR related technology patent, to add to their growing list. In this case it's a transparent, high field of...

Starbreeze Bolsters VR & AR Team with $1.65M Acquisition of ePawn

Starbreeze continues to make strategic VR/AR partnerships as today it has announced a $1.65M acquisition of augmented reality and "toys to life" company ePawn,...
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This is What Star Wars Looks Like Running on Magic Leap

This is a quick demonstration video released by ILMxLab and Magic Leap to mark the announcement of the two company's newly announced collaboration. They've...

Magic Leap and ILMxLab Announce “Collaboration Lab” Strategic Partnership

At the WIRED Business Conference today, augmented reality technology specialist Magic Leap and Lucasfilm's ILMxLab have announced a "collaboration lab" to be used to...
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