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The ImmersivEdge Blog. Sharing some of our thoughts and observations. Have an announcement or news we should know about? Send it to News@ImmersivEdge.com.

  • 04/01/2020 02:25 PM

Smartglasses Roadmap – the 20's takes a deep dive into the technology, vendors, applications and end users for this about to explode product category. The 64-page report provides market numbers, key technology discussions, major application areas, and guidance for manufacturers, investors, and end users. the report is available in English and Chinese.

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  • 03/31/2020 12:05 PM

Smartglasses replace smart phones and smart watches by 2030 on way to $34B revenue. Breakthrough report from ImmersivEdge Advisors describes the technologies and companies that will dominate the market, predicts when key capabilities will emerge, offers critical guidance for buyers, sellers and investors.

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  • 03/30/2020 08:45 PM

Plessey, an embedded technologies developer of microLED technology for augmented and mixed reality (AR/MR) display applications, announces new venture with Facebook.

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  • 03/19/2020 10:11 AM

Magic Leap has partnered with Spatial, a cross-reality collaboration platform which enables holographic meetings, to offer a new trial package of our software and equipment — the Magic Leap Collaboration Package. The package provides Magic Leap 1 devices for a trial period of 45 days and support for user set-up with Spatial.

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  • 03/12/2020 02:11 PM

It shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone who has been watching, that Magic Leap is reported to be considering a sale. Looking back we can now see that their aggressive pace of investment just didn’t match what the technology needed to do for its users.

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  • 03/06/2020 08:28 PM

Compound Photonics US and Plessey Semiconductors announced that they have produced the first fully addressable microLED display modules from their new GaN-on-Silicon microLED process. These are intended for AR/MR applications.

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  • 02/13/2020 11:30 PM

Interfaces for xR are among the most challenging issues in the field. People have been trying to figure out the best way to work in virtual worlds since the 90’s, and the variations number at least into the hundreds. Frankly, most of those attempts have not been very successful. Why is this such a tough problem?

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  • 02/11/2020 01:07 PM

While AR/VR may appear to be useful to your organization, it’s not a certain solution. In many scenarios, starting with new or emerging technologies isn’t an acceptable risk even if you believe that AR/VR can and should be an option for your project. A thorough assessment of the objectives of your project and the ways that immersive technology can reduce costs, and/ or add benefits is essential.

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  • 01/21/2020 04:04 PM

The Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, Calif., is enhancing visitor experiences and making its Honda Pacific Visions Theater even more accessible with the integration of Moverio® augmented reality smart glasses.

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  • 01/14/2020 03:01 AM

Brian Blau, a senior executive with over 25 years of experience in technology industry research, management, who is also one of the xR industry's most trusted analysts, has joined ImmersivEdge Advisors.

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  • 01/07/2020 01:46 PM

Panasonic Corporation today announced that it has developed the world's first High Dynamic Range(HDR) capable ultra-high definition(UHD) virtual reality (VR) eyeglasses which boasts a comfortable fit that makes users feel as if they were wearing eyeglasses.

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  • 01/04/2020 11:47 AM

Imagination Technologies has announced that it has a new multi-year license agreement under which Apple has access to a wider range of Imagination’s intellectual property.

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