Xnor.ai Technology At The Edge Could Enhance AR for Apple

J.C. Kuang, Analyst J.C. Kuang, Analyst Augmented Reality, Devices & Technology, Insight Articles, Software

On January 15th, media outlets reported the acquisition of edge computing technology startup Xnor.ai by Apple. The Seattle-based company is known for developing AI and machine learning tools for efficient, low power computing environments deployable at the edge. The company is the latest in a long series of technology-focused acquisitions by Apple and is expected to significantly reduce iOS platforms’ … Read More

Greenlight Perspective 2020: 5 Bleeding-Edge Technologies Leading Enterprise XR Innovation

J.C. Kuang, Analyst J.C. Kuang, Analyst Enterprise Transformation, Enterprise xR Intelligence Service, Head-Mounted Displays, Insight Articles, Interfaces, Smart Displays, Software

In 2019, the market for cutting-edge immersive technology was driven significantly by adoption from business clients. High-end hardware and software from companies like Varjo and PTC offered compelling evidence for the usability and revenue-generating potential of enterprise xR deployment.  In 2020, Greenlight Insights expects to see significant disruption in enterprise xR from the following emerging technologies: Embodied Computing The intrinsic … Read More

Top 3 Trends in Industry 4.0 From Automation Fair 2019

J.C. Kuang, Analyst J.C. Kuang, Analyst Client-Only, Enterprise Transformation, Enterprise xR Intelligence Service, Insight Articles, Software

Rockwell Automation’s annual Automation Fair in Chicago, Illinois brings together leaders in manufacturing and factory operations to showcase the latest trends and innovations in automation. Increasingly, the show plays host to major partner companies in the software and information technology industry, such as Cisco, Microsoft, and PTC, in service of increasing the visibility of Industry 4.0 workflows and educating stakeholders … Read More

How Onshape Will Help PTC Capture The CAD Cloud

J.C. Kuang, Analyst J.C. Kuang, Analyst Enterprise Transformation, Enterprise xR Intelligence Service, Insight Articles, Software, Venture Capital, Private Equity, and M&A

This week, PTC, the global IoT software and services company, announced the acquisition of Onshape, a leading provider of computer-aided design (CAD) software-as-a-service solutions for $470 million. PTC’s acquisition of Onshape adds significant value to the company’s offerings, especially its flagship software products for product lifecycle management (PLM) and CAD.  The deal represents the largest disclosed acquisition in dollars by … Read More

Augmented Reality Task Guidance Solutions 2019

As part of its RealityCheck series of syndicated research, Greenlight Insights offers a first-of-its-kind analysis of established providers of augmented reality task guidance solutions for connected workers, examining core proficiencies across different use cases, in order to aid IT buyers and strategists to determine the ideal product for their particular organizational needs.

VR & AR Applications for Medical Simulations

This report analyzes more than 30 players in the medical simulations market ecosystem, and draws upon insights from in-depth interviews with the key executives at more than 10 leading solution providers and healthcare organizations using virtual and augmented reality for medical simulations.

Aero: Adobe’s Play for 3D, and The Future of AR

J.C. Kuang, Analyst J.C. Kuang, Analyst Augmented Reality, Augmented Reality Intelligence Service, Devices & Technology, Insight Articles, Media & Entertainment, Software

Following a slew of major product updates and announcements at its annual developer conference, MAX, Adobe continues a years-long trend of subtly but aggressively expanding its offerings into the realm of 3D. Beginning with small but meaningful updates to legacy apps (like the addition of the Skybox 360 video plugin to Premiere Pro) to new products altogether (such as the … Read More