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Microsoft planning to unveil HoloLens 2 this year

The Verge reports: "Microsoft is planning to unveil its HoloLens 2 headset later this year. Sources familiar with Microsoft’s plans tell The Verge that the software...

Revenue expected to double this year for augmented and mixed reality

Gamesindustry.biz: "Augmented and mixed reality revenue will more than double to $3.2 billion this year, and is expected to exceed virtual reality by 2021....

Microsoft launches SharePoint Spaces so you can view company content in...

Venture Beat reports: "Microsoft today unveiled its latest vision for a mixed reality (MR) world with the launch of SharePoint Spaces, a feature that...

Google is making an AR headset with new Qualcomm chips

The Verge reports: "Google is reportedly working on a standalone augmented reality headset that will use new Qualcomm chips. It will be built by...

7-Eleven launches Deadpool 2 augmented reality experience

VentureBeat reports: "7-Eleven is launching a Deadpool 2-themed augmented reality experience in its chain of convenience stores as part of a promotion for the upcoming...

Oxygen Network Launching Crime-Themed AR App

Variety reports: "True crime programming network Oxygen is creating an augmented reality app for iOS called 'Forensic Detective: Inside the Crime Scene, the network...

Instagram launches video chat

Tech Crunch reports: "Facebook today announced that Instagram, its popular photo sharing platform, is getting support for video chats, among a couple of other...

AntVR will debut $500 Mix AR headset in May on Kickstarter,...

Venture Beat reports: "Chinese virtual reality headset maker AntVR told VentureBeat today that it will debut Mix, its first augmented reality headset, through a...

HTC expects 5G to boost VR and AR sales, but not...

Venture Beat reports: "Virtual and augmented reality headset sales are improving after a rocky 2017, but HTC says that VR and AR will really take off...

Leap Motion nabs $50M for its VR/AR hand-tracking tech

Tech Crunch reports: "Leap Motion, a hand-tracking company based in San Francisco, has raised $50 million in Series C funding led by clients advised by...