IBM Services and CBRE are expanding their relationship to provide technology support services for CBRE's clients at select data center facilities it manages, say the companies.
Magic Leap has appointed Peggy Johnson, former executive vice president of Business Development at Microsoft, as the company's new chief executive.
Google has acquired North; a company founded in 2012 as Thalmic Labs.
Canadian augmented worker enterprise solutions company Librestream has raised a $24M Series D capital round.
Gogo and Japan Transocean Air, a Japan Airlines (JAL) group company, have inked a partnership that brings Augmented Reality (AR) to all of JTA's flights.
Snap CEO Evan Spiegel on Friday said he expects it will be 10 years before consumers widely adopt augmented-reality smart glasses, writes Salvador Rodriguez. Here is the link: https://www.cnbc.com/2019/10/04/snap-ceo-evan-spiegel-smart-glasses-10-years-from-mass-adoption.html
If Bill Gates were to drop out of Harvard University and start a new company today, it would be one that focuses on artificial intelligence, he said in an interview on...
Ultrahaptics is acquiring AR/VR company Leap Motion for a reported $30 million.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has defended the company's $480m contract to supply HoloLens-for-war headsets to the US Army, writes Liam Tung. Here is the link: https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-ceo-nadella-hololens-for-war-is-fine-if-its-used-by-a-democracy/
AR/VR pioneer and Hololens co-inventor Avi Bar-Zeev has left Apple, writes Janko Roettgers. Here is the link: https://variety.com/2019/digital/news/hololens-inventor-bar-zeev-leaves-apple-1203127715/
Facebook's Oculus Quest headset, a new standalone virtual reality system that doesn't require a PC to run, will launch in Spring 2019 for $399, writes Kevin Webb. Here is the link: https://www.businessinsider.com/facebook-announces-oculus-quest-vr-headset-launching-spring-2019-2018-9
Munich-based Brainlab, a company that develops, manufactures and markets software-driven medical technology, has inked an exclusive agreement with Magic Leap.
Apprentice.io, creators of a conversational augmented reality (AR) and artificial intelligence (AI) platform, has raised $8 million in a Series A funding round.
Apple Inc has acquired a startup focused on making lenses for augmented reality glasses, the company confirmed on Wednesday, writes Stephen Nellis. Here is the link: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apple-buys-startup-focused-lenses-235742737.html
AR platform company Ubiquity6 has raised $27 million in Series B funding.