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Report: Innovation, standardisation enabling XR experiences

As new devices entice the consumer XR market, a white paper commissioned by InterDigital, a mobile and video technology research and development company, and written by market research firm ABI Research, details the standards, solutions, and emerging challenges shaping new extended reality (XR) opportunities. The report, Defining the XR Experience: Enabling the Immersivity Ecosystem, introduces […]

August 3, 2023

Forecast: Apple to revitalise AR/VR market

Following Apple’s recent unveiling of its Vision Pro headset, S&P Global Market Intelligence believes that the tech firm is set to play a key role in revitalising the AR/VR market. Neil Barbour, associate research analyst at S&P Global Market Intelligence, commented: “The AR/VR hardware segment found a relatively low ceiling as an extension of the […]

July 10, 2023

Study: Metaverse gaming redefining sector’s future

According to a new study by Fact.MR, a provider of market research and competitive intelligence, the global metaverse gaming market is expected to garner $1.3 trillion (€1.2trn) by the end of 2033, expanding at a CAGR of 38.2 per cent from 2023 to 2033. The metaverse, which has been attracting a lot of new users, […]

June 30, 2023

Forecast: UK to remain Europe’s top E&M market

The UK is forecast to maintain its position as the leading entertainment and media market in Europe over the next four years according to PwC’s Global Entertainment & Media (E&M) Outlook 2023-2027. UK E&M revenue is expected to reach £85 billion (€99.1bn) in 2023 with growth forecast at a compound annual growth rate of 4 […]

June 27, 2023

Meta launches VR subscription service

Meta has launched Meta Quest+, a virtual-reality (VR) subscription gaming service. For $7.99 (€7.31) per month, or $59.99 annually, users will gain access to two hand-picked VR titles every month. Users who sign up now through July 31st will get the first month for $1. “With a combination of VR’s biggest hits, hidden gems, and […]

June 27, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Apple unveils Vision Pro headset

Describing it as a “revolutionary spatial computer” Apple has unveiled Apple Vision Pro, a headset that it says seamlessly blends digital content with the physical world, while allowing users to stay present and connected to others. “Vision Pro creates an infinite canvas for apps that scales beyond the boundaries of a traditional display and introduces […]

June 6, 2023By Colin Mann

Ericsson, MediaTek claim upload speed record

Comms technologist Ericsson and fabless semiconductor company MediaTek are claiming a new 5G upload speed record of 440 Mbps in low-band and mid-band spectrum using Uplink Carrier Aggregation. The uplink speed brings better, smoother experiences for the likes of video conference users, streamers, and their audience with more frames per second and higher image resolution. […]

May 31, 2023

Spain: Self-produced football TV pilot

Spanish telco Telefónica and football club Atlético de Madrid have teamed up to launch a TV pilot that enables viewers themselves to produce a football match. Combining 5G technology and Virtual Reality, the pilot will allow viewers to watch the match from different angles via four 360º TV cameras situated in four locations. The system […]

May 26, 2023From David Del Valle in Madrid

Survey: UK Gen Z keen on enhanced Eurovision experience

Teenagers and those in their early twenties are leading the way when it comes to excitement about the coming weekend’s Eurovision Song Contest and are keen to further enhance their Eurovision experience by using technology, according to research by communications and media software and services Amdocs. The survey of 1,000 UK consumers found that Generation […]

May 10, 2023

Forecast: 5G half of mobile subs by 2027

5G mobile subscriptions stood at 1.7 billion at the end of 2022, accounting for 18 per cent of total mobile subscriptions worldwide, according to data and analytics company GlobalData. The figure is forecast to rise to 5.5 billion, occupying a share of 48 per cent of total mobile subscriptions by 2027. GlobalData’s 5G – Thematic […]

May 3, 2023