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Apple moves deep into Augmented Reality with Akonia Holographics acquisition

Apple has confirmed the acquisition of Akonia Holographics, a Colorado-based startup that manufactures augmented reality (AR) waveguide lenses. The move is a signal that Apple...

Ford deploys VR plus empathy to protect cyclists on the road

In European cities such as Amsterdam and Copenhagen, infrastructure has long been in place to ensure that cyclists and drivers are kept apart, where possible. However,...

Reality Zero One raises £285,000 to launch digital reality capture platform

A London-based startup has raised £285,000 to launch a platform that turns real-life objects into virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) visuals. Reality...

New VR & AR research lab extends Bristol’s tech ambitions

A new facility dedicated to the research and development of virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) has officially opened in Bristol. The Bristol VR...

PwC deploys VR experience to help firms plan disruption

Professional services firm PwC has unveiled a virtual reality (VR) experience that it claims can help organisations map out disruption plans. With the system, companies...

Oculus headsets nixed worldwide by expired digital certificate

NEWSBYTE: Virtual reality gamers have faced their greatest level boss in the past 24 hours: an expired digital certificate. But might it defeat your...

NEWSBYTE: Qualcomm extends portfolio to support IoT apps

Qualcomm has introduced the Snapdragon 820E embedded platform, a computing solution designed for enterprise IoT applications. Its Qualcomm Adreno 540 GPU and quad-core Kyro CPU...

Retail IoT: Shoppers demand AI, VR, and a better fit online

Smart choices: Consumers want closer integration between online and in-store shopping experiences, according to a new survey published today. The Future of Retail report...

Reuters’ AR & VR visions revealed

Augmented reality (AR) and new visual interfaces will have a major role to play in the IoT, says a new report from Reuters. So...

20 VR and AR projects given up to £20,000 each by...

Twenty virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) and mixed reality (MR) projects have been given up to £20,000 of funding by CreativeXR, a programme...

Apple AR headset one step closer thanks to Vrvana acquisition

In the clearest sign yet that Apple is developing augmented reality hardware, the company has purchased Canadian AR start-up Vrvana. While Apple has remained tight-lipped...

Oculus Rift for Business announced

In a long-awaited move, VR trailblazers Oculus have announced a professional Rift bundle created with business needs in mind.  OC4, the company’s fourth Oculus Connect...
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