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Qualcomm Launches $100M Fund to Help Build the Metaverse

Qualcomm, the company known for its mobile Snapdragon processors for smartphones and XR headsets, announced a new Metaverse Fund. The chipmaker says the new...

Qualcomm & Square Enix Partner to Create AR Games

Qualcomm and Square Enix today announced a partnership that will see the creation of XR experiences by Square Enix, which includes the Japanese company's...

Report: Microsoft Braces for Negative Field Tests of Military HoloLens

Microsoft is supposedly gearing up to field test its HoloLens-based military AR headset, however a new report contends the company is bracing for impact, as...

Report Casts Doubt on HoloLens 3, Microsoft Says AR Headset is “doing great”

Microsoft's enterprise-focused HoloLens 3 may be dead in the water, as a recent report maintains that internal divisions have hobbled the company's efforts to...

HoloLens Optics Chief Joins Google Amid Reported Push for Upcoming Google AR Headset

Bernard Kress, principal optical architect on Microsoft's HoloLens team, has left the company to take on the role of Director of XR Engineering at...

Mojo Vision Raises Additional $45M to Put Smart Contacts in the Eyes of Athletes

Mojo Vision announced it's raised an additional $45 million in its Series B-1 investment round, something the company says will support further development of...

Report: Apple Hires Meta’s XR Head of Public Relations

Apple may be nearing launch of its long-awaited XR headsets, as the company has reportedly hired Meta's head of communications for its consumer XR...

Meta Aims to Further Ratchet Down on Security with Bug Bounty for Quest 2,...

Meta today announced it's updating a bug bounty program for its hardware products, something intended to reward anyone outside of the company who reports...

Nreal Launches $600 ‘Light’ AR Glasses in United States via Verizon

Nreal, the Chinese startup behind the Nreal Light AR glasses which made a splash back at CES 2019, has now expanded to the United...

Report: Meta is Considering Physical Stores to Sell Its Vision of the Metaverse

Meta (formerly Facebook) is not only building its next generation of AR and VR headsets, but it's looking to jumpstart a sort of immersive internet...

Niantic Kickstarts Its AR Metaverse with Release of Lightship SDK and $20M Developer Fund

At a special launch event today, Niantic announced it's opening up the Lightship AR Development Kit (ARDK) platform, a software development kit with the kinds of...

Facebook’s First Full AR Glasses are Code Named ‘Project Nazare’

It's clear Facebook is working on all-day AR headsets, and although they still aren't showing any hardware just yet, company CEO Mark Zuckerberg mentioned...

Magic Leap Teases Its Next-gen AR Headset for Enterprise

Magic Leap hasn't come out with new hardware since it launched its seminal AR headset in 2018, Magic Leap 1. Now it seems we're...

AR Software Startup Multinarity Emerges from Stealth with $28M Seed Round

Multinarity, an Israel-based startup working on AR software, announced it's raised $28 million in the company's initial seed round. As reported in an exclusive...

Magic Leap 2 Early Access Launch Confirmed for Q4 2021, General Availability in 2022

Magic Leap is getting ready to ship out its so-called 'Magic Leap 2' AR headset at the end of this year, which will be...
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