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Oregon photographer Shaun McGrath offering AR previews of wall art Press releases 

Oregon photographer Shaun McGrath offering AR previews of wall art

Shaun McGrath announces the Augmented Reality feature on his website is now available. The AR feature helps the website visitors preview the images on their wall using their mobile phone. Eugene, Oregon – Award winning photographer, Shaun McGrath is very pleased to announce the exciting Augmented Reality feature on his website. Visitors can now preview different images of Oregon and... Read More
Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality headsets poised for significant growth, according to IDC Market research Press releases 

Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality headsets poised for significant growth, according to IDC

FRAMINGHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Worldwide shipments of augmented reality and virtual reality (AR/VR) headsets are forecast to reach 8.9 million units in 2019, up 54.1% from the prior year according to the International Data Corporation (IDC)Worldwide Quarterly Augmented and Virtual Reality Headset Tracker. Strong growth is expected to continue as global shipments climb to 68.6 million in 2023 with a compound annual... Read More
Homesnap introduces Homesnap Stories video marketing feature New Products Press releases 

Homesnap introduces Homesnap Stories video marketing feature

BETHESDA, Md., March 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Homesnap, the market-leading national home search platform that provides real-time MLS data to consumers and a mobile productivity tool for agents, today announced the release of Homesnap Stories, a new marketing feature that allows agents to create immersive and engaging video content for their active listings. A home’s best selling points and qualities don’t always come... Read More
Keypoint Intelligence adds AR/VR to its Imaging Advisory Service Market research Press releases 

Keypoint Intelligence adds AR/VR to its Imaging Advisory Service

Keypoint Intelligence – InfoTrends is pleased to announce the expansion in coverage of its Connected Imaging Trends advisory service to include Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR). These topics will build on existing coverage of photo and video sharing, social networks and cloud services, as well as mobile devices and apps for all platforms. WEYMOUTH, MASS. (PRWEB) MARCH 05,... Read More
NexTech acquires Hoot, a leader in 3D and 360-degree photography News Press releases 

NexTech acquires Hoot, a leader in 3D and 360-degree photography

Company continues its growth by acquisition strategy and further strengthens its end-to-end technology solution for online retail NEW YORK and TORONTO, Feb. 26, 2019 /CNW/ – NexTech AR Solutions today announced it has acquired Hoot™, a major player in the 2D to 3D photography software industry. Hoot provides 3D and 360-degree product photography, spin and zoom technology to online retailers, with just a snippet of... Read More
Besomebody acquires artificial intelligence startup Pixelbug Acquisitions Press releases 

Besomebody acquires artificial intelligence startup Pixelbug

Acquisition will add AI, AR and VR capabilities and expertise to Besomebody’s growing suite of products and services CINCINNATI, Feb. 6, 2019 /CNW/ – Besomebody, Inc., a Cincinnati-based business innovation firm that specializes in skills-focused job training programs and employer services, announced today the acquisition of Pixelbug Technologies Inc., augmented reality and artificial intelligence startup headquartered in Montreal, Canada. Financial terms of the deal were... Read More
See pictures on the wall before placing an order: WhiteWall releases augmented reality app New Products News Press releases 

See pictures on the wall before placing an order: WhiteWall releases augmented reality app

App Users Can Visualize Pictures To Scale on any Wall and Save, Share, and Order Final Selections Directly Through the App New York, January 22, 2019 ― When vacation photos, landscape images, and family portraits are turned into stunning wall art, they become daily reminders of life’s most beautiful moments. But how will the pictures actually look when they are hanging... Read More
Vuzix launches consumer version of the Blade Augmented Reality smart glasses Events New Products Press releases 

Vuzix launches consumer version of the Blade Augmented Reality smart glasses

Consumer release planned integrations include Amazon Alexa; and popular applications like AccuWeather and Yelp; entertainment apps and much more ROCHESTER, N.Y., Jan. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Vuzix® Corporation (NASDAQ: VUZI), (“Vuzix” or, the “Company”), a leading supplier of Smart Glasses and Augmented Reality (AR) technology and products, is pleased to announce that Vuzix Blade® AR Smart Glasses are now available for purchase by the general public... Read More
Analysis: Walmart acquires Art.com, adding to home palette Feature News Opinion 

Analysis: Walmart acquires Art.com, adding to home palette

Strategic win-win for Walmart acquisition of Art.com combining the strengths of art and commerce. Having worked with the Art.com team in merchandising and in product design, I have the utmost respect for their talented team, global acumen, and progressive technologies. It’s well noted that mining the proven expertise and consumer data around art commerce will prove fertile ground for product... Read More
HumanEyes now shipping  5.7K Vuze XR Dual Camera New Products News Press releases 

HumanEyes now shipping 5.7K Vuze XR Dual Camera

Versatile and highly affordable new dual-mode camera for Virtual Reality ecosystem delivers flexibility to capture and share content in 3D VR180 or 2D 360° formats NEW YORK, Dec. 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — HumanEyes Technologies, bringing Virtual Reality to Reality with its pioneering lineup of Vuze VR cameras, today announced that worldwide shipments to pre-order customers and select retail partners... Read More
AR shipments to increase more than 30 percent, according to Statista Market research Opinion 

AR shipments to increase more than 30 percent, according to Statista

Statista reports Apple’s acquisition of Akonia Holographics, a small Colorado-based company specializing in smart glass lenses, has added fuel to the rumors Apple is working on augmented reality (AR) glasses that could complement and possibly replace the iPhone in the future. Tim Cook is not the only one to see huge potential in augmented reality. While still in its... Read More
PicsArt showcases its AR camera experience at KCON 2018 LA Events Press releases 

PicsArt showcases its AR camera experience at KCON 2018 LA

New ‘Live Stickers’ Feature, Which Turns Dancing People into Moving Stickers, is a Mashup of PicsArt’s AI and Apple’s AR Camera Technology LOS ANGELES, Aug. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — KCON USA, LOS ANGELES — PicsArt, the leading creative platform for social media storytelling, has launched a beta version of its new Augmented Reality (AR) Camera experience for more than 100,000... Read More
Epson announces optimized AR SDK for Moverio AR Smart Glasses at AWE 2018 SDKs and APIs 

Epson announces optimized AR SDK for Moverio AR Smart Glasses at AWE 2018

New AR SDK for Most Widely Available Smart Glasses in the U.S. Enables Creation of True Augmented Reality Experiences SANTA CLARA, Calif. – AWE – May 30, 2018 – Epson, providers of the Moverio® augmented reality (AR) smart glasses platform, today announced at AWE 2018, the availability of an AR software development kit (SDK) built specifically for Moverio devices. Optimized... Read More
Insta360 ONE 360-degree camera adds stabilization, smooth camera movements Press releases Updates 

Insta360 ONE 360-degree camera adds stabilization, smooth camera movements

Gimbal Killer: Insta360 ONE Adds Pro-Level Stabilization, Silk-Smooth Camera Movements Innovative camera maker Insta360 today announced a major update for its popular Insta360 ONE, adding a groundbreaking stabilization technology and smart editing features that put the camera at the forefront of a new type of photography – using 360-degree camera technology to improve the way we create traditional, “flat” video... Read More
Analysis: What is up with Snap? Opinion 

Analysis: What is up with Snap?

Snap, the company, is an enigma. The company’s AR-powered social network/camera app is a phenomenon, yet the company itself isn’t turning heads. According to CNBC, Snap is laying off 100 engineers, accounting for 10 percent of the team. Not a great sign for an innovation-driven company. Previously, Snap has had layoffs in marketing, recruitment and content divisions. The news comes... Read More
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