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Nreal AR Glasses to Begin Shipping Next Week to Consumers in Korea

Nreal is getting ready to ship its Nreal Light AR headset to consumers in South Korea. The sunglasses-style AR headset is optionally being bundled...

Microsoft Exec Peggy Johnson to Take Over as CEO of Magic Leap

Peggy Johnson, Microsoft's Executive VP of Business Development, is slated to take the reins as the new CEO of Magic Leap, effective August 1st. This...

‘Pokémon GO’ Studio Partners with ‘Sleep No More’ Creators to Bring AR to Immersive...

Niantic, the makers of Pokémon GO and Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, today announced what they're calling a "multifaceted partnership" with Punchdrunk, the company behind the 'Sleep...

Google ARCore Depth API Now Available, Letting Devs Make AR More Realistic

ARCore, Google’s developer platform for building augmented reality experiences for mobile devices, just got an update that brings the company's previously announced Depth API...

Apple is Snapping up Many of Magic Leap’s Former Employees

It seems now that many of Magic Leap's recently laid-off employees are helping Apple with its own AR headset ambitions. Magic Leap was in hot...

Librestream Secures $24M Series D Funding to Expand Its AR-powered Worker Platform

Librestream, an enterprise-focused AR company, today announced it's raised a $24 million Series D financing round. The Winnipeg, Canada-based company says the funds will...

Now Anyone Can Buy HoloLens 2 Direct from Microsoft

HoloLens 2 has been available to Microsoft business partners and developers since last year, however anyone else interested in the augmented reality headset would...

Mojo Vision Raises an Additional $51M to Fund Smart Contact Lens Development

Mojo Vision announced it has raised more than $51 million in a Series B-1 investment round, something the company says will be used for...

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...
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