After making headlines with a Department of Defense contract worth nearly $500 million, Microsoft’s Hololens 2 is primed to reach US Army soldiers by 2021.
Following the cancellation of MWC 2020, HTC Vive has made official announcements for new products in its VR hardware catalog. The Vive Cosmos line now includes three HMDs sharing a common hardware architecture and internal components but enhanced with different modular faceplate components that alter the tracking capabilities of the base Cosmos device. Cosmos Elite: Priced at $899, Cosmos Elite … Read More
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
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
Greenlight Insights analysts have been in constant discussion with manufacturers, the supply chain, and stakeholders across the XR industry in China on the developments and impact of the coronavirus. Here is what we know so far about how it’s impacting the Location-Based Virtual Reality market. The latest coronavirus update as of February 13th is as follows: More than 1,370 people … Read More
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
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