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Qualcomm teams up with Microsoft on AR specs
Published in AI
Wednesday, 05 January 2022 11:45

Qualcomm teams up with Microsoft on AR specs


Showing off at CES

Qualcomm is working with Microsoft on custom chips that would control lightweight augmented reality glasses for use by both consumers and businesses for metaverse apps.

Apple poaches Facebook’s AR spinner
Published in IoT
Tuesday, 28 December 2021 11:43

Apple poaches Facebook’s AR spinner


Feed up with drinking from one poisoned chalice picks another

Apple has poached Facebook’s communications and public relations lead Andrea Schubert for its augmented reality (AR) products.

Apple about to bring out an augmented reality headset
Published in News


Or as the rest of the world calls them glasses

Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo claims that Apple is planning to debut its first augmented reality headset in the second quarter of 2022.

Apple gives up on VR and AR
Published in IoT
Friday, 12 July 2019 12:52

Apple gives up on VR and AR


Too hard

ThefFruity cargo-cult Apple has decided that augmented virtual reality is not going to be super, cool, and game-changing, and it has given up on the project.

Lenovo releases new AR-and-VR system
Published in IoT
Wednesday, 15 May 2019 12:06

Lenovo releases new AR-and-VR system


Targeted at business

Lenovo is launching a new AR-and-VR system targeted at businesses.

Microsoft developing AR for military
Published in News
Friday, 30 November 2018 12:25

Microsoft developing AR for military


For use in combat


Microsoft has won a $480 million contract to develop an augmented reality system for use in combat and military training for the US Army.

Get ready for extended reality
Published in IoT
Tuesday, 06 November 2018 11:58

Get ready for extended reality


In case your Virtual and Augmented reality is not doing it for you

While Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) have become more prominent in our everyday media, a new umbrella term that encompasses both is now being touted.

Microsoft announces AR and mixed-reality software
Published in IoT
Wednesday, 19 September 2018 12:02

Microsoft announces AR and mixed-reality software


HoloLens for businesses.

Microsoft announced new AI and mixed-reality applications for its Dynamics 365 online business software so that it can use its AR HoloLens for businesses.

High Fidelity VR attracts investor interest
Published in Cloud


Might be the new Second Life

High Fidelity a social VR startup founded by one of Second Life’s original creators is scoring investment cash.

Qualcomm XR1 is the first XR platform
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 30 May 2018 11:22

Qualcomm XR1 is the first XR platform


VR meets AR in future 10nm chip

Qualcomm has introduced a brand new platform called Snapdragon XR1, dedicated to Extended reality (XR) at the Augmented World Expo (AWE). It already has several customers on board.