20 Jul 2020
Augmented and Virtual Reality: Technology of the Future, Today
By 2030, IDTechEx predicts the augmented, virtual and mixed reality market to be over $30Bn. With COVID limiting physical interaction, virtual communication and interaction will be the normal for many years to come.
3 Jul 2020
AR/VR/MR 2020: A six-month review
This article provides an overview of the AR/VR/MR market for the first half of 2020.
17 Jun 2020
What Happened to Magic Leap?
Magic Leap laid off 1000 employees in April 2020, and has switched to a enterprise market rather than a consumer market. Why?
27 Mar 2020
Waveguides in AR and MR devices
Waveguides are an important part of augmented reality or mixed reality device. This premium article introduces waveguides, based on data from the IDTechEx Report "Augmented, Mixed and Virtual Reality 2020-2030".
10 Mar 2020
Augmented and Mixed Reality: What is it, and Where is it Going?
XR is a term that has become more prominent in the last few years. It encapsulates virtual, augmented, and mixed reality topics. This article discusses AR (augmented reality) and MR (mixed reality) in more detail.
31 Dec 2019
The AR, VR and MR Market Is Estimated to be Over $30Bn by 2030
New IDTechEx report on AR, VR and MR products by Technology Analyst Dr. Charlotte Coles discusses the technology, market, and players of the past, present and future. XR, or extended reality, products are at the forefront of technological change. Virtual reality, Augmented Reality and Mixed Reality. With so many different XR products now available for a variety of use cases, it is important to understand how the different technologies are used, and companies which create them.
12 Dec 2019
2019: A year of XR Technology
This premium article rounds up some of the news stories from XR (AR, VR and MR) topics in 2019.
14 Aug 2019
Magic Leap - Health and Fitness Business Unit
IDTechEx interviewed Jennifer Esposito, Vice President and General Manager of the Health and Fitness Business Unit at Magic Leap. We discussed their efforts and objectives in the healthcare space.
4 Apr 2017
SID AR/VR Survey Results
Perhaps no technology in recent times, has generated more interest and investment than Virtual (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR). SID conducted a survey among their members on this technology and here are the results.
26 Jan 2017
Osterhout Design Group
ODG is a smart eyewear company based in San Francisco, CA. IDTechEx toured their booth at CES, and interviewed Patrick Johnson, ODG's Director of Business Development.
24 Jan 2017
Investment in breakthrough waveguide optics company
DigiLens Inc announced the closing of a $22 million Series B investment round.
6 Oct 2016
Less is more in smart eyewear
With the recent launch and announcement of two smart eyewear products in two weeks, IDTechEx Technology Analyst James Hayward looks back at the checkered history of smart eyewear, and examines what the differences will be with this new generation of products.
8 Feb 2016
Display and optics architecture in AR and VR smartglasses applications
This article looks into some of the differences in requirements in AR and VR head mounted displays.