V28 Turns Oculus Quest 2 Into Must Have Product, But Still No Killer App

J.C. Kuang, Analyst Insight Articles

Arriving on April 23rd, Oculus’ v28 software update for the Quest platform brought a number of new and highly anticipated experimental/early release features to the company’s flagship VR headset, Quest 2. Among these were: Air Link, an inbuilt first-party tool for enabling wireless streaming to a linked home computer system, enabling PC-based VR games to be played in Quest 2 … Read More

Oculus Subscriptions Indicate Critical Inflection Point for VR Ecosystem

J.C. Kuang, Analyst Insight Articles

Executive leadership at Facebook and Oculus announced on Thursday they would begin offering VR developers the opportunity to implement subscription-based models for games and services available on its Quest store. In addition, several established properties such as VSpatial, FitXR, and Rec Room (which notably closed its largest funding round to date [$100M] in March of 2021). Oculus emphasized in its … Read More

Greenlight Insights Appoints J.C. Kuang as Managing Director

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San Francisco, April 12, 2021 — Greenlight Insights, leading providers of business intelligence and consulting services for the XR industry, announces that J.C. Kuang has been named Managing Director and Principal Analyst. Kuang replaces Clifton Dawson, who has led Greenlight Insights as Founder and CEO for over 6 years. Dawson will remain chairman of the company.  J.C. Kuang is a … Read More

Greenlight Insights Forecasts Solid Growth for the 360 Video Camera Market as Artificial Intelligence Enable New Use Cases

Greenlight Insights Devices & Technology, Imaging & Video, Press Releases, Virtual Reality, Virtual Reality Intelligence Service

San Francisco, July 24th, 2020 – Despite the negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 360 and spherical video camera market will experience growth through 2024. This is largely due to the increasing adoption of new monoscopic camera systems and artificial intelligence that enables them to be utilized in a variety of roles — beyond simple point-of-view video capture. A … Read More

Realwear Demonstrates Practical AR In Response to COVID-19

J.C. Kuang, Analyst Augmented Reality, Augmented Reality Intelligence Service, Devices & Technology, Enterprise Transformation, Head-Mounted Displays, Healthcare, Insight Articles, Telecommunications

Since the beginning of March, AR hardware provider Realwear has mobilized its ruggedized industrial AR solution across a variety of high-need zones impacted by coronavirus-driven screening and quarantine policies. The spread of COVID-19 has resulted in increasing disruptions to global business continuity. Reduced travel, manufacturing and logistics stoppages, and inability to access on-premises tools and facilities has begun to negatively … Read More

Greenlight Insights Identifies Collaborative Visualization as a Growth-Primed Category for Enterprise VR and AR

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New Report Profiles Top Companies and Leading Deployments. San Francisco, March 9, 2019 — Digital transformation leaders have spent the last few years foregrounding virtual reality and augmented reality collaborative visualization applications as major drivers of productivity and costs savings, according to Greenlight Insights. These products most often allow users to inhabit a shared virtual environment, communicate seamlessly via avatars, … Read More

Talespin Raises Series B to Accelerate Virtual Human Training Platform

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Talespin Raises Series B to Accelerate Virtual Human Training Platform

Talespin, the Los Angeles, CA-based virtual and augmented reality studio, recently announced its latest funding round, raising $15 million in Series B venture capital. Participating investors include hardware giant HTC Corporation and Farmers Insurance Group, with whom the company had recently developed a VR training program for claims adjusters. But with the list of venture-backed companies rapidly increasing, how are … Read More