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Research: Vision-based tech can improve connected experience

Parks Associates has released the whitepaper Vision-Based Technology: Next-Gen Control, developed in partnership with Adeia, which explores the impact and benefits of vision-based interaction for consumer devices, including smart TVs, smart home devices, and smartphones. The whitepaper examines a range of potential use cases in which vision-based interfaces can augment consumers’ experience and enhance their […]

January 27, 2023

Study: 5G brings enhanced connectivity to XR

Extended Reality (XR), an umbrella term for Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR), and Mixed Reality (MR), will be the next-generation computing platform which aims to create virtual experiences indistinguishable from reality, according to a study, Extended Reality and 3GPP Evolution, from trade body 5G Americas. “XR will greatly influence the way people play, work, […]

November 18, 2022

AE Live, Pixotope deliver integrated AR/XR, graphics and camera tracking solution

AE Live, a provider of graphics and data solutions, and Pixotope, a player in live augmented reality (AR), extended reality (XR), and virtual production solutions, are partnering to deliver a turn-key virtual production solution for broadcast, sports and live entertainment. The integrated system combines AE Live’s expertise in on-screen graphics, data and augmented reality with […]

October 4, 2022

Forecast: Metaverse device installed base at 100m in 2024

As investment in the metaverse grows, ownership of dedicated metaverse devices (VR and AR headsets) is set to surge. The Strategy Analytics Metaverse, Augmented and Virtual Reality (MAV) report, Metaverse Device Forecast 2014-2027, predicts the installed base to double by 2024, from 50 million today. The report author, Executive Director David MacQueen, commented: “Growing investment in […]

September 28, 2022

Report: 79% of US interested in VR

Americans’ interest in virtual and augmented reality continues to grow, especially as Apple gets ready to launch its new AR/VR headset in 2023. A report from ARRIS Composites shows 79 per cent of Americans are interested in virtual reality, 19 per cent already own a headset, and 29 per cent plan to buy one in […]

September 7, 2022

Forecast: 5G to generate $7trn in 2030

5G is set to generate $7 trillion (€6.9trn) of economic value in 2030, as it fuels a proliferation of connected devices from smartphones to consumer electronics to enterprise applications and beyond, according to a report from mobile and video technologist InterDigital. The State of 5G Report: Enabling the Boundless Generation, written by ABI Research, explores […]

August 18, 2022

Report: Consumer AR device market triples from 2020-21

The AR device market has so far been dominated by enterprise devices. Although AR has proven popular with consumers on smartphones with breakout hit apps such as Pokémon GO and Snapchat, consumer devices have yet to reach the mainstream. But there are encouraging signs – Strategy Analytics latest report, titled Has Consumer AR finally arrived? […]

August 15, 2022

Omdia: Near-Eye displays demand to grow

A report from analysts at Omdia says that Display shipments for applications featuring near-eye displays are expected to reach 25.3 million units in 2022, up 73.8 per cent year-over-year (YoY), before reaching 139 million units in 2028. The analysis comes from Omdia’s latest Near Eye Display for XR Application Report – 2022. Considering the complexity […]

July 29, 2022By Chris Forrester

Nightscape launches immersive entertainment venue with disguise

Nightscape, an experiential production and creative services company, has launched its Nashville-based entertainment venue that promises to redefine how people interact with physical spaces. With three disguise vx 2 media servers and four rx II render nodes driving immersive, real-time video rendering and 360˚ projection mapping, Nightscape changes the perception of what’s physically and digitally […]

July 21, 2022

Film.io partners with Serialify

Film.io, the blockchain-based solution for film, television, and NFT creators, has announced its partnership with Serialify, an interactive and immersive stories app, marked by a deal to distribute director, producer, and storyteller Evette Vargas’ Confessions series. Film.io’s decentralised filmmaking ecosystem paves a smoother path to obtaining financing and licensing deals. Serialify’s interactive stories live on […]

July 11, 2022