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Luxsonic’s VR radiology platform ‘SieVRt’ approved by Health Canada for diagnostic work

In Virtual Reality News July 27, 2021 – Luxsonic, a Canada-based provider of immersive solutions for medicine, has today announced that its SieVRt platform, an all-in-one virtual reality (VR) radiology suite, has been approved by

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holoride launches its ‘Elastic’ SDK for developers to create in-vehicle XR content

In Virtual Reality News July 22, 2021 – holoride, the Audi-backed company that provides technology to combine navigational and car data with XR, has today released its ‘Elastic’ Software Development Kit (SDK) on the newly

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HaptX raises $12M in Series A funding and opens new headquarters in Seattle-area

In Virtual Reality News July 21, 2021 – HaptX, a provider of realistic haptic technology, has recently announced a Series A-1 financing round of USD $12 million, along with new headquarters in the Seattle area.

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Epic Games acquires 3D content library and publishing platform Sketchfab

In Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality News July 21, 2021 – Epic Games, a leading interactive entertainment company and provider of its ‘Unreal Engine’ 3D engine technology, has today announced that it has acquired Sketchfab,

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Moth+Flame partners with US Air Force to launch Virtual Reality sexual assault prevention and response training

In Virtual Reality News July 20, 2021 – Moth+Flame, a developer of immersive training technology, has recently announced that its Virtual Reality (VR) sexual assault prevention and response (SAPR) training platform has been officially deployed

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Arthur partners with Georgia State University to create VR program for international business students

In Virtual Reality News July 20, 2021 – Arthur, a virtual reality (VR) office space provider that helps businesses create large-scale virtual offices with advanced fully immersive collaborative environments, has today announced that it has

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Ordnance Survey partners with PRELOADED to create world-scale Augmented Reality game

In Augmented Reality News  July 19, 2021 – Ordnance Survey, Great Britain’s national mapping service, has recently formally announced that it is working with London-based games studio PRELOADED to develop a world-scale Augmented Reality (AR)

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Facebook Reality Labs continues to focus its efforts on EMG-based neural interfaces to control AR/VR devices

In Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality News July 16, 2021 – Facebook Reality Labs (FRL), Facebook’s Augmented and Virtual Reality (AR/VR) research team, is celebrating new results published by its University of California San Francisco

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Wikitude’s AR Image Tracking technology used to power Air bp’s aircraft refuelling platform

In Augmented Reality News  July 15, 2021 – Wikitude, a provider of an Augmented Reality (AR) software development kit (SDK), has recently published that it has collaborated with Air bp on its ‘Airfield Automation safe2go’

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Luxexcel launches platform for manufacturing of prescription lenses for AR smart glasses

In Augmented Reality News  July 15, 2021 – Luxexcel, a technology provider for 3D printed commercial lenses, has recently announced the launch of its next-generation manufacturing platform, ‘Luxexcel VisionPlatform 7’, which makes it possible for businesses

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AWE 2021 announces 250 speakers and exhibitors for its November face-to-face event

In Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality and Mixed Reality News July 13, 2021 – Augmented World Expo (AWE), the worldwide events series focused exclusively on the business of Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR) and Extended

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GIGXR awarded Phase II SBIR contract to develop XR simulation training for US Air Force Academy

In Mixed Reality News July 13 2021 – GIGXR, provider of extended reality (XR) learning solutions for instructor-led teaching and training, has today announced that it has received a Phase II Small Business Innovative Research

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Perception Holo-SDK signs agreement to bring Holographic Augmented Reality to museums in the UK and Thailand

In Augmented Reality News  July 9, 2021 – Perception Holo-SDK, a deep-tech company supported by the UK Government’s Department for International Trade’s Global Entrepreneur Programme (GEP), has announced the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement

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Harena Data introduces its new ‘COGNISAT’ cognitive Virtual Reality analytics platform

In Virtual Reality News July 8, 2021 – Harena Data, an esports community aggregator, has recently revealed its new cognitive analytics platform ‘COGNISAT’. The platform combines sport specific virtual reality- (VR) based analytics with video

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Aircards creates Augmented Reality cricket experience to promote of ‘The Hundred’ cricket tournament

In Augmented Reality News  July 6, 2021 – The Hundred, a professional 100-ball cricket tournament involving eight men’s and women’s teams located in major cities across England and Wales, has partnered with Threepipe, Mobsta and

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ViewAR secures multi-million Euro strategic investment to expand its AR offering

In Augmented Reality News  July 6, 2021 – ViewAR, a provider of augmented reality (AR) software, has today announced a strategic investment from Lansdowne Investment Company Cyprus Ltd (LICC) and Breeze Invest GmbH. According to

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Campfire announces summer Demo Days to allow companies to experience its AR and VR platform

In Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality News July 6, 2021 – Campfire, a developer of all-new devices and applications for holographic collaboration, has today announced a series of ‘Demo Days’ in conjunction with design firm,

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Doritos launches Augmented Reality campaign created by Poplar Studio in the UK

In Augmented Reality News  July 5, 2021 – Doritos has recently launched its ‘Make Your Play’ platform, supported by an augmented reality (AR) campaign provided by Poplar Studio, an AR and 3D company that designs

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Yara Marine Technologies utilizing Augmented Reality glasses for remote service and training

In Augmented Reality News July 2, 2021 – Yara Marine Technologies, a provider of solutions that help to enable a greener maritime industry, has recently announced that it has been experimenting with augmented reality (AR)

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Pico’s VR headsets used as part of BMW i Motorsport’s virtual garage experience

In Virtual Reality News July 1, 2021 – Pico Interactive, a provider of VR (virtual reality) solutions for B2B use, has showcased at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona this week a VR workshop and

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Resurgent Biosciences files patent for Virtual Reality applications to facilitate therapeutic psychedelic experiences

In Virtual Reality News June 30, 2021 – Goodness Growth Holdings, Inc., a physician-led, science-focused cannabis company and IP incubator, has this week announced that its subsidiary, Resurgent Biosciences (Resurgent), has filed for a US

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Arvizio teams with Vincerion to deliver Augmented Reality solutions to the energy sector

In Augmented Reality News  June 29, 2021 – Arvizio, a provider of augmented reality (AR) solutions for real time collaboration and visualization, has today announced that it has teamed with Vincerion Group, a cloud migration,

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Vuzix and Ohana One collaboration brings surgical assistance via AR Smart Glasses to 35 developing countries

In Augmented Reality News  June 29, 2021 – Vuzix Corporation, a provider of smart glasses and augmented reality (AR) technology and products, in collaboration with Ohana One, a global surgical training nonprofit organization, has announced

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US Air Force set to expand its use of VR technology for training, as well as for its advanced virtual command and control center

In Virtual Reality News June 28, 2021 – The US Air Force’s (USAF) Air Mobility Command (AMC) has premiered a proof-of-concept for a next-generation all-domain command and control platform during its Mobility Guardian 2021 exercise,

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HTX Labs awarded SBIR Phase II contract with US Navy to deliver immersive training to student pilots

In Virtual Reality News June 24, 2021 – HTX Labs, a provider of immersive training and simulation programs, has recently announced that it has been awarded a new Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II

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Varjo unveils its ‘Reality Cloud’ platform for capturing and sharing real world surroundings in Virtual Reality

In Virtual Reality and Mixed Reality News June 24, 2021 – Varjo, a provider of industrial-grade virtual/extended reality (VR/XR) hardware and software, has today announced a pioneering new reality with the introduction of ‘Varjo Reality