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New Episode of 'Tomorrow's Tech by IDTechEx' Podcast: AR/VR

New Episode of 'Tomorrow's Tech by IDTechEx' Podcast: AR/VR

Wearable Technology Insights
Feb 13, 2024
AR Optics: Insights from IDTechEx at CES 2024

AR Optics: Insights from IDTechEx at CES 2024

Apple's Vision Pro has recently grabbed all the headlines in the spatial computing world, following years of hype and rumors of Apple bringing a headset to market. The Vision Pro is thought to be merely the opening salvo of the tech giant's strategy, with see-through augmented reality (AR) devices expected to be the endgame.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jan 29, 2024
The Age of Artificial Intelligence: AI Chips to 2034

The Age of Artificial Intelligence: AI Chips to 2034

Artificial Intelligence is transforming the world as we know it; from the success of DeepMind over Go world champion Lee Sedol in 2016 to the robust predictive abilities of OpenAI's ChatGPT, the complexity of AI training algorithms is growing at a startlingly fast pace, where the amount of compute necessary to run newly-developed training algorithms appears to be doubling roughly every four months.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jan 16, 2024
Brand New Podcast: Tomorrow's Tech by IDTechEx

Brand New Podcast: Tomorrow's Tech by IDTechEx

IDTechEx have launched a new monthly podcast, 'Tomorrow's Tech by IDTechEx', bringing you up to date technology trends. In each episode our host will interview an industry expert from IDTechEx, offering insights into a range of emerging technologies.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jan 9, 2024
The Role of Optics in Making AR Headsets Socially Acceptable

The Role of Optics in Making AR Headsets Socially Acceptable

In 2024, augmented reality headsets are now affordable enough that some average consumers received a pair last Christmas, yet they are unlikely to form the top fashion craze for the year. In 2013, Google Glass was the first commercial AR device to enter the public consciousness.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jan 3, 2024
AI in Smartphones: Premiumization Towards Saturation

AI in Smartphones: Premiumization Towards Saturation

IDTechEx's market research report, "AI Chips for Edge Applications 2024-2034: Artificial Intelligence at the Edge", projects that the global AI chips market for edge devices will grow to US$22 billion by 2034, with the consumer electronics industry vertical taking the largest chunk of this revenue figure, at just over 45% by this date.
Wearable Technology Insights
Nov 30, 2023
Spatial Computing Optics Market to Exceed US$5B by 2034

Spatial Computing Optics Market to Exceed US$5B by 2034

AR and VR (augmented and virtual reality) headsets are well on their way to establishing themselves as the next important category of computing devices. Mixed reality-capable VR headsets like Meta's Quest 3 and the upcoming Apple Vision Pro are demonstrating the true power of spatial computing. VR headsets for home gaming have sold by the million, while AR glasses have carved out a place in the industry.
Wearable Technology Insights
Nov 27, 2023
Upcoming Webinar - A Vision of the Future of Optics for AR and VR

Upcoming Webinar - A Vision of the Future of Optics for AR and VR

Tuesday 5 December 2023 - Overview of how the changing XR device market has driven new requirements for XR optics; Outlook for the development of AR waveguide combiner industry, with key innovations highlighted; Analysis of the rapid rise of pancake lenses in VR and identification of the technologies that may replace them; Overview of the latest ten-year market forecasts for XR optics, predicting technological winners and the suitability of optics types for different segments of the XR device market
Wearable Technology Insights
Nov 23, 2023
The E-textiles Journey from Heated Clothing to Monitoring Astronauts

The E-textiles Journey from Heated Clothing to Monitoring Astronauts

From blankets to towels to clothing to upholstery, humans are in contact with textiles for almost all their lives. Textiles, used for warmth, comfort, and aesthetics, can be combined with electronics to gain exciting new functionalities.
Wearable Technology Insights
Nov 20, 2023
A Tale of Two Realities: Mapping Spatial Computing's Next Decade

A Tale of Two Realities: Mapping Spatial Computing's Next Decade

Spatial computing promises to transform the way we interact with our devices as computing goes truly 3D, with early signs of change already underway. While Apple's upcoming Vision Pro is bringing new excitement to this space, gaming-focused VR (Virtual Reality) headsets from companies including Meta, Sony, and Pico have sold millions of units, and AR (Augmented Reality) glasses from Vuzix, Microsoft, and more have found a valuable place in industry.
Wearable Technology Insights
Feb 13, 2024
AR Optics: Insights from IDTechEx at CES 2024

AR Optics: Insights from IDTechEx at CES 2024

Apple's Vision Pro has recently grabbed all the headlines in the spatial computing world, following years of hype and rumors of Apple bringing a headset to market. The Vision Pro is thought to be merely the opening salvo of the tech giant's strategy, with see-through augmented reality (AR) devices expected to be the endgame.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jan 16, 2024
Brand New Podcast: Tomorrow's Tech by IDTechEx

Brand New Podcast: Tomorrow's Tech by IDTechEx

IDTechEx have launched a new monthly podcast, 'Tomorrow's Tech by IDTechEx', bringing you up to date technology trends. In each episode our host will interview an industry expert from IDTechEx, offering insights into a range of emerging technologies.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jan 3, 2024
AI in Smartphones: Premiumization Towards Saturation

AI in Smartphones: Premiumization Towards Saturation

IDTechEx's market research report, "AI Chips for Edge Applications 2024-2034: Artificial Intelligence at the Edge", projects that the global AI chips market for edge devices will grow to US$22 billion by 2034, with the consumer electronics industry vertical taking the largest chunk of this revenue figure, at just over 45% by this date.
Wearable Technology Insights
Nov 27, 2023
Upcoming Webinar - A Vision of the Future of Optics for AR and VR

Upcoming Webinar - A Vision of the Future of Optics for AR and VR

Tuesday 5 December 2023 - Overview of how the changing XR device market has driven new requirements for XR optics; Outlook for the development of AR waveguide combiner industry, with key innovations highlighted; Analysis of the rapid rise of pancake lenses in VR and identification of the technologies that may replace them; Overview of the latest ten-year market forecasts for XR optics, predicting technological winners and the suitability of optics types for different segments of the XR device market
Wearable Technology Insights
Nov 20, 2023
A Tale of Two Realities: Mapping Spatial Computing's Next Decade

A Tale of Two Realities: Mapping Spatial Computing's Next Decade

Spatial computing promises to transform the way we interact with our devices as computing goes truly 3D, with early signs of change already underway. While Apple's upcoming Vision Pro is bringing new excitement to this space, gaming-focused VR (Virtual Reality) headsets from companies including Meta, Sony, and Pico have sold millions of units, and AR (Augmented Reality) glasses from Vuzix, Microsoft, and more have found a valuable place in industry.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jan 29, 2024
The Age of Artificial Intelligence: AI Chips to 2034

The Age of Artificial Intelligence: AI Chips to 2034

Artificial Intelligence is transforming the world as we know it; from the success of DeepMind over Go world champion Lee Sedol in 2016 to the robust predictive abilities of OpenAI's ChatGPT, the complexity of AI training algorithms is growing at a startlingly fast pace, where the amount of compute necessary to run newly-developed training algorithms appears to be doubling roughly every four months.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jan 9, 2024
The Role of Optics in Making AR Headsets Socially Acceptable

The Role of Optics in Making AR Headsets Socially Acceptable

In 2024, augmented reality headsets are now affordable enough that some average consumers received a pair last Christmas, yet they are unlikely to form the top fashion craze for the year. In 2013, Google Glass was the first commercial AR device to enter the public consciousness.
Wearable Technology Insights
Nov 30, 2023
Spatial Computing Optics Market to Exceed US$5B by 2034

Spatial Computing Optics Market to Exceed US$5B by 2034

AR and VR (augmented and virtual reality) headsets are well on their way to establishing themselves as the next important category of computing devices. Mixed reality-capable VR headsets like Meta's Quest 3 and the upcoming Apple Vision Pro are demonstrating the true power of spatial computing. VR headsets for home gaming have sold by the million, while AR glasses have carved out a place in the industry.
Wearable Technology Insights
Nov 23, 2023
The E-textiles Journey from Heated Clothing to Monitoring Astronauts

The E-textiles Journey from Heated Clothing to Monitoring Astronauts

From blankets to towels to clothing to upholstery, humans are in contact with textiles for almost all their lives. Textiles, used for warmth, comfort, and aesthetics, can be combined with electronics to gain exciting new functionalities.
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