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The AR/VR ecosystem - Are we there yet?

The AR/VR ecosystem - Are we there yet?

3 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Digi-Capital's AR and VR forecast is for global revenue to grow from over $13 billion this year to more than $67 billion by 2024 - is it an ecosystem yet?
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OpenXR comes to multiple PC VR headsets, HoloLens 2, and Oculus Quest

OpenXR comes to multiple PC VR headsets, HoloLens 2, and Oculus Quest

7 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Virtually all of the VR and AR industry's major players are now supporting the OpenXR standard, enabling a single app to be deployed for multiple headsets.
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GamesBeat Decides 157: Crash Bandicoot 4 hands-on and was the Xbox Games Showcase a success or failure?

11 days ago   |   Venture Beat

GamesBeat Decides is back with an exploration of the Xbox Games Showcase and how it both succeeded and failed. Also, Crash Bandicoot 4 impressions.
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Epic Games awards more than $42 million in grants for developers

11 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Epic Games has awarded more than $42 million in Epic MegaGrants to more than 600 developers as part of its program to accelerate the work of talented teams working with the...
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Snap drops 11% as user growth disappoints in Q2 2020

Snap drops 11% as user growth disappoints in Q2 2020

14 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Snap said a bump in user growth at the start of coronavirus-led lockdowns petered out sooner than expected, and it forecast fewer current-quarter users.
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Mondly uses cutting-edge technology like chatbots and augmented reality to create a more immersive language-learning experience - but not all of the features work smoothly

Mondly uses cutting-edge technology like chatbots and augmented reality to create a more immersive language-learning experience - but not all of the features work smoothly

14 days ago   |   Business Insider

Mondly is a subscription-based app and website currently offering 41 languages that can be studied from 33 native languages, supporting a whopping 1,320 different language...
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Roomality uses AI to render window-sized 3D landscapes without glasses

14 days ago   |   Venture Beat

An AI system will enable glasses-free 3D displays to simultate real world environments that look as if they can be explored through living space 'windows.'
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Researchers show FingerTrak, a hand tracking wristband for AR/VR input

Researchers show FingerTrak, a hand tracking wristband for AR/VR input

15 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Cornell's SciFi Lab has revealed a wristband that uses thermal cameras and a deep neural network to determine the wearer's hand and finger poses in 3D.
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MAC Cosmetics' global CMO on how it's reevaluating its stores, adapting to online shopping, and advancing diversity and inclusion

MAC Cosmetics' global CMO on how it's reevaluating its stores, adapting to online shopping, and advancing diversity and inclusion

15 days ago   |   Business Insider

The coronavirus pandemic is changing retail and shopping habits for MAC Cosmetics. In the latest installment of our new CMO interview series, which has featured companies like...
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GamesBeat Decides 156: June NPD, Ghost of Tsushima, and more

18 days ago   |   Venture Beat

GamesBeat Decides talks about Paper Mario and Ghost of Tsushima, but first the crew tackles the latest news, like the latest NPD report.
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