Greenlight Insights Forecasts Solid Growth for the 360 Video Camera Market as Artificial Intelligence Enable New Use Cases

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San Francisco, July 24th, 2020 – Despite the negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 360 and spherical video camera market will experience growth through 2024. This is largely due to the increasing adoption of new monoscopic camera systems and artificial intelligence that enables them to be utilized in a variety of roles — beyond simple point-of-view video capture. A … Read More

Realwear Demonstrates Practical AR In Response to COVID-19

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Since the beginning of March, AR hardware provider Realwear has mobilized its ruggedized industrial AR solution across a variety of high-need zones impacted by coronavirus-driven screening and quarantine policies. The spread of COVID-19 has resulted in increasing disruptions to global business continuity. Reduced travel, manufacturing and logistics stoppages, and inability to access on-premises tools and facilities has begun to negatively … Read More

Greenlight Insights Identifies Collaborative Visualization as a Growth-Primed Category for Enterprise VR and AR

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New Report Profiles Top Companies and Leading Deployments. San Francisco, March 9, 2019 — Digital transformation leaders have spent the last few years foregrounding virtual reality and augmented reality collaborative visualization applications as major drivers of productivity and costs savings, according to Greenlight Insights. These products most often allow users to inhabit a shared virtual environment, communicate seamlessly via avatars, … Read More

Talespin Raises Series B to Accelerate Virtual Human Training Platform

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Talespin Raises Series B to Accelerate Virtual Human Training Platform

Talespin, the Los Angeles, CA-based virtual and augmented reality studio, recently announced its latest funding round, raising $15 million in Series B venture capital. Participating investors include hardware giant HTC Corporation and Farmers Insurance Group, with whom the company had recently developed a VR training program for claims adjusters. But with the list of venture-backed companies rapidly increasing, how are … Read More

Spending at Virtual Reality Arcades Reached $1.5B in 2019, but Uncertainty Looms Following Global COVID-19 Outbreak

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New Greenlight Insights Quarterly Report Features Revised Market Outlook San Francisco, March 6, 2020 — Spending on virtual reality games, entertainment and other experiences at dedicated location-based entertainment facilities reached $1.5 billion in 2019, according to Greenlight Insights’ latest report. The recently released Location-Based Virtual Reality: 2020 Q1 Update includes global forecasts and analysis of the current and future use … Read More

Greenlight Insights Launches VR/AR Industry Research Center as the Impact of Coronavirus Grows

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VR/AR Coronavirus Resource Center

San Francisco, March 2, 2020 –  The coronavirus has become an epidemic as it is a source of concern for countries all over the world. The impacts to the global economy have become substantial and are changing the way companies are going about their daily operations. With companies such as Facebook, Microsoft, and Sony announcing changes to their business activities, … Read More

Late, Then Never: Is Microsoft Finished With VR?

J.C. Kuang, Analyst J.C. Kuang, Analyst Devices & Technology, Enterprise Transformation, Enterprise xR Intelligence Service, Head-Mounted Displays, Insight Articles, Media & Entertainment, Virtual Reality, Virtual Reality Intelligence Service

Media outlets have reported that Microsoft remains committed to the continuing development of its virtual reality platforms. Despite ongoing investment and improvement into Windows Mixed Reality (WMR) in the Hololens 2 platform, Microsoft has remained conspicuously silent on its overarching strategy, if any, for its line of fledgling OEM built VR devices. As others have pointed out, the original designs … Read More