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Augmented Reality

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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Tilt Five Shows AR Tech Aimed at Revolutionizing Tabletop Gaming

Tilt Five is creating a tabletop AR platform aimed at fusing traditional board games with the benefits of augmented reality. This week the company...

Report: Apple to Announce ARKit Updates at WWDC 2019 Including OS Support for AR...

Apple has been continuously iterating on ARKit, its augmented reality development tool that lets creators make smartphone-based AR experiences. The company unveiled ARKit at...

HoloLens 2 Hits the Ground as the U.S. Army’s Own AR “combat multiplier”

Microsoft won a decisive $480 million defense contract with the U.S. Army late last year to bring the company's AR hardware platform to the...

New Startup Artie Wants to Bring AI-driven Avatars to Augmented Reality

Former Felix & Paul chief content officer Ryan Horrigan and former Milk VR and VRSE.works producer Armando Kirwin have banded together to found Artie,...

Chinese Tech Giant Huawei Aims to Commercialize AR Headset in 1-2 Years

As the world's largest telecom manufacturer, when Chinese tech giant Huawei makes a market prediction, they have plenty of room to speak. Talking in...

10 Projects That Have Us Excited About the Next Generation of VR & AR

With leading high-end VR headsets debuting in 2016, we've had about two years to see what the first-generation VR experience looks like. While there's...

Niantic Offers Tantalizing Peek at Upcoming AR Tech, Announces New Platform for Third-party Devs

Niantic, the developer behind Pokémon Go and the upcoming Harry Potter AR game, announced they'll be opening up access to their latest work in...

Leap Motion Reveals First Extended Demo Shot Through North Star Headset

Back in April Leap Motion first revealed North Star, a prototype AR headset that's designed to replicate the features of a future high-end AR...
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