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Augmented Reality

Hands-on: Mojo Vision’s Smart Contact Lens is Further Along Than You Might Think

Having not had a chance to see Mojo Vision's latest smart contact lens for myself until recently, I'll admit that I expected the company...

Apple Reveals Improvements Coming in ARKit 6 for Developers

Earlier this month during Apple's annual developer conference, WWDC 2022, the company gave developers the first look at improvements coming to Apple's ARKit 6...

‘Pokémon GO’ Developer Niantic Acquires WebAR Company 8th Wall

Niantic, the company behind Pokémon GO, the Lightship AR SDK, and more, announced this week that it has acquired 8th Wall, creators of AR development tools...

Niantic Raises $300M Investment at $9 Billion Valuation to build “real-world metaverse”

Niantic, the company behind Pokémon GO, today announced it has raised a $300 million Series D investment which values the company at $9 billion. Beyond...
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HP is Using HoloLens to Help Customers Remotely Repair Industrial Printers

HP this week announced its 'xRServices' program which equips customers of its industrial printers with a HoloLens 2 headset, allowing the company to provide...

Facebook Boosts AR Developers Tools for Forthcoming AR Glasses

Today Facebook announced that it plans to expand the capabilities of its Spark AR platform to give developers more tools to build experiences that...

Facebook is Unlocking AR Capabilities for Developers on Quest 2

Facebook announced today that an upcoming update to the Quest development SDK will include experimental support for a Passthrough API which will allow Unity...

Red 6 Raises $30 Million for In-flight Military AR Training Platform

Red 6, a company building an aircraft platform with augmented reality capabilities designed for military training, says it has raised a $30 million Series...

Project Aria is Facebook’s Prototype AR Glasses Which Start Real-world Testing This Month

Facebook is continuing its push toward delivering AR glasses and it's showing some of its development out in the open; Project Aria is a...

Mozilla Releases Firefox-based ‘WebXR Viewer’ App for Browser-based AR on iOS

Mozilla has released a major revamp of its WebXR Viewer app on iOS, bringing support for the latest version of the WebXR standard, which...

[Update] Magic Leap Secures $350M Funding to Avoid Previously Announced Layoffs

Magic Leap announced last month that layoffs impacting "every level of the company" were coming alongside a pivot away from its near-term consumer ambitions...

8th Wall Launches Cloud-based WebAR Development Tools & Hosting Platform

8th Wall, a Palo Alto-based company creating augmented reality development tools, today announced the release of its cloud-based authoring and hosting platform which aims to...
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Epic’s HoloLens 2 Demo ‘Apollo 11: Mission AR’ Showcases Impressive PC-quality Graphics

Epic Games today released a new video featuring a demo for HoloLens 2 that aims to show off just what sort of graphics can...

Lenovo Mirage AR Headset Returns with New Marvel Game & 6DOF Controllers

Lenovo first released its smartphone-powered Mirage AR headset last year alongside its sole title, Star Wars: Jedi Challenges (2018), a collection of short AR games...

Snapchat to Raise $1 Billion to Further Build Content, Gaming, and AR

Snap Inc, the company behind the ever popular Snapchat, plans to raise $1 billion in short-term debt to further develop the content, gaming, and...
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