Snap and WaveOptics Enter The Shrinking AR Smartglasses Race

J.C. Kuang, Analyst Augmented Reality, Augmented Reality Intelligence Service, Automotive Technology, Devices & Technology, Head-Mounted Displays, Head-Up Displays, Insight Articles, Semiconductors, Venture Capital, Private Equity, and M&A

Following the announcement of its new Spectacles AR development kit, Snap Inc. has announced its deal to acquire waveguide supplier WaveOptics. The deal is worth over $500 million, at least half of which is to be paid in stock. The partnership between the two companies signals a recommitment from Snap to develop and produce true AR smartglasses within the next … Read More

SightCall Round Shows Maturity in Enterprise AR Market

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

Field Service applications continue to lead applications of augmented reality in scalability and ROI potential, as evidenced by a new round of funding for German AR startup SightCall. The company raised $42 million for its remote AR task guidance solution, which targets traditional applications such as vision picking and B2B/B2C service and maintenance. SightCall uses marker-based tracking and is compatible … Read More

[Press Release] Greenlight Insights Forecasts Growth in Volumetric Video

Greenlight Insights Augmented Reality, Devices & Technology, Press Releases, Virtual Reality

San Francisco, CA – May 10, 2021 — Among renewed interest from investors and technology companies, new research from Greenlight Insights highlights compelling long-term market potential for volumetric and depth-enabled video technology. Greenlight Insights’ research shows that the market for volumetric capture, compression, and sharing technology could reach a value in excess of 2.5 billion by 2026, and surpassing 40 … Read More

Quarterly Virtual & Augmented Reality Financial Health Report – Q2 2020

Quarterly Virtual & Augmented Reality Financial Health Report – Q2 2020 This report provides a deep dive into the health of 24 publicly traded companies in the virtual reality and augmented reality products & technology markets. Release Date: June 2020 $3,000.00Add to cart This report provides a deep dive into the health of 24 publicly traded companies in the virtual … Read More

Greenlight Insights Augmented Reality Head-Mounted Display Taxonomy, 2020

Augmented Reality Head-Mounted Display Taxonomy, 2020

Greenlight Insights Augmented Reality Head-Mounted Display Taxonomy, 2020 This report provides a comprehensive overview and definitions for augmented reality head-mounted display devices market. Release Date: March 2020 $1,500.00Add to cart The Greenlight Insights Augmented Reality Head-Mounted Display Taxonomy, 2020 provides a comprehensive overview and definitions for augmented reality head-mounted displays market. The definitions provided in this research represent the scope … Read More

Realwear Demonstrates Practical AR In Response to COVID-19

J.C. Kuang, Analyst Augmented Reality, Augmented Reality Intelligence Service, Devices & Technology, Enterprise Transformation, Head-Mounted Displays, Healthcare, Insight Articles, Telecommunications

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

Talespin Raises Series B to Accelerate Virtual Human Training Platform

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

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