DigiLens: Investments Continues in Optical Solutions for Augmented Reality

Chelsea Mercer, Analyst Augmented Reality, Augmented Reality Intelligence Service, Automotive Technology, Devices & Technology, Head-Up Displays, Insight Articles

Last week, DigiLens raised $50 million in a Series C funding from a host of prominent investors, including UDC Ventures, Samsung Ventures, Niantic, Continental AG, Sony Innovation Fund, and Diamond Edge Ventures. The oversubscribed investment will go toward further development of DigiLen’s holographic waveguide displays, which are used in the aerospace, enterprise, military, and automotive industries.

2019 Augmented Reality Industry Report

2019 Augmented Reality Industry Report There is significant shift in sentiment about AR technology, reflecting both continued expansion of corporate spending dedicated to AR and the recent actions of major industry players. Release Date: May 31, 2019 $2,995.00Add to cart 2019 Augmented Reality Industry Report features: 5-year global headworn AR and applications market forecast Insights on how recent events are … Read More

Realwear Does Real Work: AR Gains Ground in Enterprise

J.C. Kuang, Analyst Augmented Reality, China xR Intelligence Service, Enterprise Transformation, Enterprise xR Intelligence Service, Head-Up Displays, Insight Articles

Realwear has established a new partnership in the form of a pilot program with the State Grid Corporation of China, the world’s largest utilities workforce. The pilot involves the deployment of 200 Realwear HMT-1 headsets to maintenance teams in Shanghai performing hazardous “live-line” maintenance tasks, where the risk of arcing and electrocution is significantly high. Leadership from both companies emphasized … Read More

Optics for xR Displays Review 2019

CES 2019: Optics for xR Displays Review This show report contains the top stories in photonics, waveguides, and optical technology for augmented reality displays from CES 2019, and updates from the team and what caught our eye. Release Date: January 29, 2019 Subscribers Only This product is included in: Augmented Reality Intelligence Service This report provides subscribers the latest on … Read More

Smartglasses Are Here, But Are Consumers Ready?

Alexis Macklin, Research Manager Augmented Reality, Augmented Reality Intelligence Service, Consumer Insights, Devices & Technology, Head-Up Displays, Insight Articles

2018 has already marked an important year for AR head-worn displays, most notably with the Magic Leap One release. This week Apple acquired Akonia Technologies, which represents a clear step towards an eventual consumer product. AR-enabled smartglasses are increasingly being marketed to consumers, a departure from recent years of focus on the enterprise users, but are consumers ready for the future of … Read More