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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.

  •  12/01/2020 05:55 AM

Varjo has improved the specs for their already impressive headsets, and added a number of appealing features. But what may be most surprising is that they have reduced the price, by half, for both of their professional HMDs, the VR3 and the XR3.

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  •  07/08/2020 03:29 PM

Smartglasses Roadmap – the 20’s, Investor Edition is the most recent analysis from ImmersivEdge Advisors. This in-depth examination of the about-to-explode Smartglasses industry helps investors to understand and evaluate the applications, technologies, and companies that will be leading this field.

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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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  •  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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  •  12/10/2019 04:25 AM

At the IAAPA show for theme parks & family entertainment centers, all the proven leisure attractions are doing fine. After 5 years of entertainment VR, the results are in — and bimodal. It seems IAAPA hasn’t yet reached Peak VR.

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  •  12/06/2019 05:00 PM

With August’s news that they had collateralized a funding round with their patent portfolio, we regret to inform you that this looks like the beginning of the end, or maybe even the middle of the end, for Magic Leap. Having raised approximately $2.6 billion, including April’s Series D round of $280 million, it seems that Magic Leap may soon join a long list of over-hyped and under-delivering xR companies stretching back to VPL Research’s stunning bankruptcy in 1992.

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  •  12/02/2019 04:33 PM

Varjo™ Technologies, a leader in industrial-quality xR headsets, has announced general availability for its XR-1 Developer Edition HMD.

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  •  10/14/2019 12:00 PM

Varjo is releasing two new HMDs before the end of 2019, which may further shake up the head-mounted display marketplace. The Varjo VR-2 and VR-2 Pro once again raise the bar for all other HMD manufacturers.

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  •  09/30/2019 12:37 PM

AARP has an Innovation Lab and an xR program, AlcoveVR (www.alcovevr.com). Alcove currently includes content from AARP, the Dolphin Swim Club, Rendever, Parkline Interactive, VArtisans, and VR Health.

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