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NexTech signs AR e-Commerce deal with cannabis air purification company Alpine Innovative Research Inc.

August 14th, 2019 – NexTech AR Solutions has announced that it has entered into an agreement with Alpine Innovative Research Inc., an air purification company to the Cannabis industry. Alpine Innovative Research Inc. uses technology

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Light Field Lab raises USD $28 million in Series A funding to build Holographic ecosystem

August 13, 2019 – Light Field Lab, Inc., developer of holographic display technologies, announced yesterday the close of a USD $28 million Series A funding round led by Bosch Venture Capital and Taiwania Capital with

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Snap Inc. announces launch of Spectacles 3, with availability in fall 2019

August 13, 2019 – Snap Inc. has today unveiled Spectacles 3, the latest version of Spectacles sunglasses that feature a design with dual HD cameras. Shipping in fall 2019, Snap states that the Spectacles 3

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Leon’s Furniture announces new concept store in BC will utilize Augmented Reality technology to help shoppers

August 9, 2019 – Leon’s Furniture Limited has announced a new concept store in Coquitlam, BC, Canada. The new 15,000 sq. ft. space differs from the chain’s usual large-scale stores, and instead invites customers to browse

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RealWear acquires assets of Kopin’s Golden-i Infinity Smart Screen for USD $3.5 million

August 8, 2019 – Knowledge transfer platform company, RealWear, has today announced that it has acquired the assets of Kopin’s Golden-i Infinity Smart Screen. In a separate announcement made today, Kopin disclosed the transaction amount

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FORM announces availability of its Augmented Reality swimming goggles for USD $199

August 7, 2019 – Sports technology company FORM has today announced the immediate availability of the FORM Swim Goggles. The swimming goggles include a see-through, augmented-reality display that delivers performance metrics in real time, and

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Quill launches VR animation and storytelling tools with Quill 2.0

August 2, 2019 – Oculus has announced an update to its painting and animation tool Quill. Now available in Early Access, Quill 2.0 transforms Quill into an end-to-end solution for making full VR-native animated stories.

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CGTrader teams up with IKAR and Magic Leap for e-Commerce Augmented Reality fashion solutions

August 1, 2019 – CGTrader, the world’s largest source for licensable stock and custom 3D models, has announced it will be presenting new innovations in Augmented Reality (AR) for omnichannel retail at CommerceNext 2019 in

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Atheer acquires Flype to accelerate enterprise Augmented Reality adoption

August 1, 2019 – Atheer Inc. has today announced the acquisition of San Francisco-based digital work platform Flype Inc. Atheer stated that the acquisition accelerates the development of its Augmented Reality Management Platform by combining

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Oculus announces registration is now open for Oculus Connect 6

July 31, 2019 – Oculus has today announced that registration is now open for its Oculus Connect 6 (OC6) conference. Now in its sixth year, Oculus Connect returns to the San Jose McEnery Convention Center

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GlobalFoundries selects PTC’s Vuforia AR platform to transform its training processes

July 30, 2019 – PTC has announced that GlobalFoundries, an international full-service foundry that delivers semiconductor technologies to manufacturers, has selected PTC’s Vuforia augmented reality solutions platform to transform its training processes. With a manufacturing

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Qualcomm and Tencent Games sign MoU for strategic cooperation on digital entertainment, including AR/VR

July 30, 2019 – Qualcomm Wireless Communications Technologies (China) Limited, a subsidiary of Qualcomm Inc. announced today the cooperation with Tencent Games. The two companies have signed a nonbinding memorandum of understanding (MoU) for a

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Apple announces ‘[AR]T’ Today at Apple art-based Augmented Reality experiences

July 30, 2019 – Apple has today opened registration for a series of new art-based Today at Apple augmented reality (AR) experiences called [AR]T, offered at Apple Stores around the world. The three new sessions

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Magic Leap announces launch of ‘Undersea’ experience for Magic Leap One

July 29, 2019 – Magic Leap Studios has announced the launch of ‘Undersea’, a room-scale Spatial Computing experience for the Magic Leap One. Undersea lets users observe underwater life in a dynamically generated coral reef

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The Khronos Group releases OpenXR 1.0 Specification

July 29, 2019 – The Khronos Group, an open consortium of hardware and software companies aiming to create advanced acceleration standards, has today announced the ratification and public release of the OpenXR 1.0 specification, together

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Oxford VR and NMHIC announce strategic partnership and the launch of multiple VR therapy pilots

July 26, 2019 – The National Mental Health Innovation Center (NMHIC) and Oxford VR (OVR) have announced a strategic partnership and the launch of multiple pilots using VR therapy treatment programs to advance mental health

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Whyre announces Argon Transform Augmented Reality HUD for motorcycle helmets

July 24, 2019 – Whyre has announced the introduction of Argon Transform, a dual-camera Augmented Reality (AR) attachment designed to make any motorcycle helmet smart and interactive, according to the company. Combining a see-through heads-up

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