ARIA 2020: Predicting The Next Decade in Augmented Reality

J.C. Kuang, Analyst J.C. Kuang, Analyst Augmented Reality, Augmented Reality Intelligence Service, Devices & Technology, Enterprise Transformation, Imaging & Video, Insight Articles, Interfaces, Software

On February 12, 2020, the fourth annual AR in Action Leadership Summit (ARIA) took place at MIT’s Media Lab attracting an international group of augmented reality (AR) developers and business leaders. The summit gathered over 40 speakers for in-depth presentations on groundbreaking research, innovative business opportunities, and market insights for the next generation of AR. The Greenlight Insights team tracked the … Read More

What Samsung’s 5G Flagships Mean For Mobile AR

J.C. Kuang, Analyst J.C. Kuang, Analyst Augmented Reality, Augmented Reality Intelligence Service, Devices & Technology, Insight Articles, Telecommunications

Samsung’s annual Unpacked event once again provided a platform for the company to tease its newest flagship hardware. In addition to its latest foldable phone, the Galaxy Z Flip, the computing giant also announced an update to their smart buds, Galaxy Buds+. Most notably, Samsung introduced the Galaxy S20 line, the second mass-market handset to feature Qualcomm’s 5G-enabled Snapdragon 865 … Read More

Integrated Systems Europe 2020: New audiovisual systems set to enable immersive digital storytelling and dynamic exhibitions

Alexis Macklin, Research Manager Alexis Macklin, Research Manager Devices & Technology, Imaging & Video, Insight Articles, Location-Based Entertainment, Location-Based xR Intelligence Service, Shared Environments, Smart Displays

Igloo Vision at Integrated Systems Europe

The annual Integrated Systems Europe conference and expo was held this week in Amsterdam. ISE is organized each year by the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association (AVIXA) and the Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association (CEDIA), two of the largest audiovisual industry trade groups. This year, Integrated Systems Europe gathered 81,000 attendees and 1,300 exhibitors to share the latest innovations … Read More

Computer vision specialists Scape Technologies snapped up by Facebook

Clifton Dawson, CEO Clifton Dawson, CEO Augmented Reality, Augmented Reality Intelligence Service, Devices & Technology, Insight Articles

Facebook, the Menlo Park, CA-based social media and technology giant and parent company of Oculus, announced this week that it is acquiring UK-based company Scape Technologies Ltd. (Scape) in a deal valued at $40 million. Scape is a computer vision startup, building the localization engine for city-scale augmented reality. About Facebook’s Augmented Reality Ambitions Facebook research teams have made extremely … Read More

Sony’s Virtual Reality Earnings – Revenues Tick Up, But Margins Trend Down

Clifton Dawson, CEO Clifton Dawson, CEO Devices & Technology, Head-Mounted Displays, Insight Articles, Quarterly Virtual & Augmented Reality Financial Health Tracker, Virtual Reality

Sony Corporation's VR Segment Revenue vs. Operating Income Quarterly Performance

Other revenues in the Sony Corporation’s Game & Network Services division that includes their Playstation VR unit increased 44% Q/Q, but fell 34% Y/Y in $US to $465M. It was the 1st quarter with revenues down Y/Y since Q3 of 2018. Operating margins in the Game & Network Services division were down for a second consecutive quarter.