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AR beating VR in immersive tech battle, says Capgemini

Immersive technologies are moving from "hypothetical to pragmatic use" in industrial companies, with AR emerging as the early winner, says a new Capgemini report....

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...

Apple’s record results see it booming in wearables, mobile payments

Despite the widely held belief that Apple is losing ground to Google and has been short of big ideas since the passing of Steve...

Retail IoT: NFC-enabled POS terminals take off

By 2022, almost eight out of ten point of sale (POS) terminals installed by retailers worldwide will be able to accept NFC-enabled contactless payments,...

Amazon building healthcare team in Alexa division

Amazon is reported to be building a health and wellness team inside its Alexa smart assistant division, as part of its ongoing strategy to disrupt the...

Health tech: Does Nokia’s exit mean wearables market is ill?

ANALYSIS Nokia announced this week that it is closing its Digital Health division, in the wake of a February 2018 memo, published by the...

Fitbit & Google partner to accelerate IoT in healthcare

Health tracker and wearables company Fitbit has teamed with Google to open up new insights and innovations in digital health. Together, they hope to...

Intel Vaunt smart glasses locked up for good?

Following a lack of interest from investors, Intel's Vaunt smart glasses have been shelved. The move appears to signal the end of Intel's foray...

Open Bionics’ releases affordable 3D printed bionic arm

Open Bionics is releasing what it claims is the most affordable multi-grip bionic arm ever made, at less than half the price of its...

AI in the NHS: the great health and citizen enabler? |...

The media is awash with reports of the dangers of AI and the Internet of Things (IoT), some of it warranted, and some of...

Consumer wearables can detect major heart problem

The dawn of fitness wearables has allowed us to track exercise, count steps and generally look like we know what we're doing in the...

AR-enabled industrial wearables: the next growth market?

The latest investments in augmented reality (AR) platform company Upskill reveal that the concept of using AR to train and assist factory workers is...
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