Magic Leap and Samsung put their money where their enhanced reality plans are, with the fact that they previously acquire an AR collaboration technique and the latter finances a waveguide display manufacturer.
Meanwhile, Lenovo and startup Tilt Five are preparing their own strengthened
Magic Leap acquires Mimesys for obisclosed amount
Just a few months after we previewed the magnified reality, Mimesy's volumetric video conferencing capabilities have a big change – It is now a part of Magic Leap.
On Thursday, Magic Leap announced the acquisition of the Belgian-based startup that allows Magic Leap One users to participate in real-time telepresence conference calls using volumetrically captured avatars representing their real bodies. 1
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Samsung, Niantic Fund DigiLens in the $ 50 Million Round
Smartglasses is the future of increased reality and Samsung is investing in the waveguide DigiLens to stand out as a leader in the growing AR portable industry.
On Tuesday, the company closed a 50 million C series financing round, counted by Samsung's venture arm and Pokémon GO manufacturer Niantic among its investors.
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Lenovo takes on Microsoft with HoloLens Competitor, AR App Platform
Now that Microsoft has focused entirely on the corporate market with HoloLens 2, Lenovo is pleased to play subsequent leaders with its new magnified reality head.
On May 13, at its accelerating conference in Orlando, Florida, the Lenovo ThinkReality platform, which features a business-focused, augmented reality headline – which actually sounds quite a few design buttons from the HoloLens 2 – featured the connected devices, sensors, and business development platform. tools for creating enhanced reality apps for the headset.
Read on to learn more about the specifications of ThinkReality AR headset and platform and what they can offer business customers …
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Tilt five raises from Castar's Ashes
While increased reality the industry continues to grow, analog board games also make a recurrence. So why not join two?
It's the core of the Tilt Five, an enlarged reality head that projects 3D content on a game board. Players interact with the games via a handheld controller that looks like a Nintendo Wii controller with Harry Potter's rod sticking to one end.
Continue reading to read more about Tilt Fives smart glasses and why they may seem a little familiar. ..
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