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This Developer Turned His Apartment Into a VR Game

Playing VR games is a great way to stay active, both mentally and physically. But when all is said and done, you're still only...

Google Brings Web-based AR to Chrome in Latest Beta

Last week Google released a beta of Chrome 81 for Android, Chrome OS, Linux, macOS, and Windows, which means a stable version is just...

Magic Leap is Giving Away More Hardware Soon, Dev Conference Coming to Florida HQ...

Magic Leap recently announced some new programs that aim to get developers creating for the its AR headset, Magic Leap 1. The company additionally...

Nreal Temporarily Halts Production of ‘Light’ AR Headset due to Coronavirus

Nreal, the creators of the Nreal Light AR glasses, today announced that shipments of its developer kit will be affected by the recent developments...

Facebook Acquires Computer Vision Startup Scape Technologies

According to regulatory filings uncovered by Tech Crunch, Facebook has acquired Scape Technologies, a London-based computer vision startup. Facebook has yet to publicly acknowledge the...

Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2 Now Available for Direct Developer Purchase

Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2, the company's most recent smartglasses (or rather smartglass), was only available to partner companies when it launched in May...

Canon Unveils Enterprise-focused AR Headset ‘MREAL Display MD-20’

Japanese tech giant Canon today unveiled its next enterprise-focused AR headset which aims to replace its MREAL Display MD-10, which the company launched in...

Facebook Surges in U.S. Patent Rankings Due to Mounting AR Strategy

An analysis of U.S. patents done by Fairview Research reveals that Facebook has made a significant surge in its year-over-year ranking for patents granted in...

Magic Leap 2 Planned for Launch in 2021, Targeting Enterprise & Prosumers

Magic Leap's next-gen AR headset, Magic Leap 2, is officially slated to launch sometime in 2021. Company founder and CEO Rony Abovitz says in...

Report: Magic Leap Sees Sluggish Sales Numbers Amidst Latest Funding Round

Magic Leap is one of the most well-funded startups in history, boasting $2.6 billion in overall funding—and that's before calculating its latest financing round, the...

Google Unveils ARCore Depth API to Make AR More Natural & Interactive

ARCore, Google’s developer platform for building augmented reality experiences for mobile devices, is unveiling today a new tool called Depth API, which not only...

Nreal Light Developer Kits Now Available for Pre-order, Starting at $1,200

Nreal made quite the splash at CES earlier this year, showing off its Nreal Light AR headset which made some clear strides to look...

Oculus Founder’s Defense Company Could Make Software for Battlefield-ready AR Headsets

Oculus founder Palmer Luckey left Facebook in 2017 to found his own defense technology company, Anduril Industries. It's mostly been in the business of creating...

Verizon Acquires Jaunt XR’s Augmented Reality Tech

Jaunt, the cinematic VR company that pivoted to AR last year, today announced it has sold its software, technology, and "certain other assets" to...

Meta View Acquires Meta IP, Former Qualcomm Exec to Chart “new course” as...

Meta View is a newly formed startup that's looking to take up where Meta Company left off, the creators behind the Meta 2 AR...
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