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Augmented, Virtual and Mixed Reality

Wearable Technology Insights
Mar 10, 2020
Augmented and Mixed Reality: What is it, and Where is it Going?

Augmented and Mixed Reality: What is it, and Where is it Going?

XR is a term that has become more prominent in the last few years. It encapsulates virtual, augmented, and mixed reality topics. This article discusses AR (augmented reality) and MR (mixed reality) in more detail.
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The Application of Augmented Reality in Sport

The Application of Augmented Reality in Sport

Augmented reality has many different use cases. This article discusses some of the augmented reality products which are designed for a sports application.
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2019: A year of XR Technology

2019: A year of XR Technology

This premium article rounds up some of the news stories from XR (AR, VR and MR) topics in 2019.
Wearable Technology Insights
Nov 22, 2019
Epidermal VR Gives Technology a Human Touch

Epidermal VR Gives Technology a Human Touch

Imagine holding hands with a loved one on the other side of the world. Or feeling a pat on the back from a teammate in the online game "Fortnite."
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AWE EU 2019

AWE EU 2019

IDTechEx Technology Analyst Dr Charlotte Coles and Principal Analyst James Hayward visited AWE EU 2019 between the 17th-18th October 2019 in Munich, Germany, to investigate current trends and companies in the AR/VR/MR market.
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BeBop Sensors announces world's first haptic glove for Oculus Quest

BeBop Sensors announces world's first haptic glove for Oculus Quest

BeBop Sensors announced that it has integrated the exclusively designed BeBop Sensors Forte Data Glove affordable all-day wireless VR/AR product with the Oculus Quest for the world's first all-in-one VR enterprise training and design system.
Wearable Technology Insights
May 30, 2019
Ultrahaptics acquire Leap Motion for a reported $30m

Ultrahaptics acquire Leap Motion for a reported $30m

Ultrahaptics announced the acquisition of Leap Motion on May 30th 2019, for a reported $30m. This brings Leap Motion's prominent and popular hand tracking technique alongside Ultrahaptics' contactless haptic feedback technique. The two technologies have inherent synergy, with the haptic feedback systems capable of being configured based on hand tracking for the user.
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CES 2019 Highlights

CES 2019 Highlights

IDTechEx analysts attended CES 2019 in Las Vegas during 6th to 12th January 2019. This article covers Senior Technology Analyst Dr Xiaoxi He's highlights.
Wearable Technology Insights
Dec 6, 2018
Microdisplay chip paves the way for high-performance smart glasses

Microdisplay chip paves the way for high-performance smart glasses

EU-funded scientists have developed a high-resolution microdisplay chip for less bulky high-performance virtual reality and assisted-vision headsets.
Wearable Technology Insights
Oct 15, 2018
Lightweight, compact smart glasses

Lightweight, compact smart glasses

Researchers have developed a fundamentally new approach to a see-through display for augmented reality, or smart glasses. By projecting images from the glass directly onto the eye, the new design could one day make it possible for a user to see information such as directions or restaurant ratings while wearing a device almost indistinguishable from traditional glasses.
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