The Optis Presence at LiveWorx 2017

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LiveWorx 2017

LiveWorx Technology Conference 2017 took place from May 22nd to the 25th at the Boston Convention Center in Boston, Massachusetts. The event brought together a mix of technology companies working largely within the manufacturing space. The message of LiveWorx 2017 was clear: The manufacturing industry must change with the evolution of VR/AR technologoy. On the showroom floor, virtual prototyping company Optis conveyed this … Read More

Coming to Your Screens 2017: Greenlight Insights to Deliver Keynote on Immersive Worlds

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Coming To Your Screens 2017

“It turns out that the killer application for virtual reality is other human beings. Build a world that people want to inhabit, and the inhabitants will come.” – Charles Stross, Renown Science Fiction Author Colin McMahon, Analyst with Greenlight Insights, will give the keynote presentation at Coming to Your Screens Montreal 2017. His talk, titled Immersive Worlds: Virtual, Augmented, and Mixed Realities … Read More

Vuzix First Quarter Revenue Surpasses $1 Million Led By New Smart Glasses Sales

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Vuzix reported $1.2 million in revenue during the first quarter of 2017, surpassing the $1 million mark for the first time since selling its defense division in 2012. Vuzix designs, manufactures, and sells head mounted displays (or HMDs) in the form of Augmented Reality (AR) glasses, Virtual Reality (VR) glasses, and Smart Glasses. The West Henrietta NY-based company’s Smart Glasses … Read More

Facebook F8 Recap: Social, Volumetric Cameras, and React VR

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Virtual and augmented reality were the highlights of Facebook’s F8 developer conference. Among the several important updates coming from CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his team were Facebook’s first VR social platform, open-source codebase for WebVR developers, and new tools to create augmented reality content, among several other announcements. Alexis Macklin, a Greenlight Insights analyst who covers Facebook, Oculus, and VR/AR trends, created a … Read More

What the New ODG Augmented Reality Smartglasses Means for the Enterprise

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Within the last decade, Osterhout Design Group (ODG) has seen a considerable shift from its original military market focus in 1984. Recent advancements, including its own $58 million Series A investment in 2016, have set a primed environment for ODG to expand its market to different areas within the enterprise sector. With its new R-7HL (Hazardous Location), ODG has further … Read More

Why Intel Will Pay $16B for Automotive Computer-Vision Leader

Clifton Dawson, Principal Analyst Augmented Reality, Insight Articles

This week, Intel announced a plan to acquire Mobileye for $15.3 billion as a strategic move to fortify its burgeoning automative chips division. Since early 2000, Israel-based Mobileye has supplied car manufacturers with computer-vision technology for advanced driver assistance systems. Using a low-cost, yet powerful chip-based system combining a monovision camera, image recognition software, and machine-learning algorithms, Mobileye accurately and rapidly distinguishes between … Read More

2017 Augmented Reality Industry Report

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2017 Augmented Reality Industry Report There is significant shift in sentiment about AR technology, reflecting both continued expansion of corporate spending dedicated to AR and the recent actions of major industry players. This report is available only to Subscribers Already have a account? Sign in to view this research. What’s in the Report 2017 Augmented Reality Industry Report features: 5-year … Read More