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Augmented Reality

Meta 2 AR Development Kit Launched

The field of augmented reality (AR) and mixed reality (MR) is currently constrained to smartphone apps that you to scan real life objects to bring up further information and 3D renderings. In terms of head-mounted displays (HMDs) there is…

AR Company Blippar Closes $54 Million in Funding

Augmented reality (VR) company Blippar, whose app allows users to 'blip' items like Bank of England banknotes with its app to bring up AR features has announced the close of a new funding round. The Series D round led by Khazanah Nasional…

Deep Optics Raises $4 Million in Series A Funding Round

Deep Optics an Israel-based company specialising in Omnifocals has announced the completion of a Series A funding round. The investment has seen the firm raise $4 million USD to fuel the development of its electronic lens and glasses…

Chinese Super League is Coming to VR Thanks to LeSports

Virtual reality (VR) companies like NextVR have been expanding the technology into sports for almost a year now, bringing a variety of US and European events to viewers. Another company looking to utilise VR is LeSports an Internet-based…

WakingApp and PPI Adding VR and AR Content to Toys

PPI Worldwide, a company focused on loyalty promotion, collectible toy designer & producer and novelty promotional supplier has recently partnered with WakingApp, a cloud-based platform for creating virtual reality (VR) and augmented…

Plastic Surgery Outcomes Can Now Be Visualised Using AR

The uses of augmented reality (AR) are endless, but it is usually a way for users to experience an alternative world that doesn't usually turn into reality, however AR can be a great tool to look into what would happen if it were reality.…