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Vuzix will sell Blade AR glasses in November, retail bundle in...

Venture Beat reports: "Having originally planned to sell its lightweight Blade AR smart glasses in 2017, VR/AR headset maker Vuzix has announced separate 2018 and 2019 ship dates for two...

SuperData: Oculus Quest will mainstream VR in 2019, but AR will...

Venture Beat reports: "Though 2016 was once described as the “year of VR” because that’s when consumer headsets became available, 2019 will be the...

Jaunt Lays Off “Significant” Portion of Staff in Pivot to AR

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "Disney-backed virtual reality startup Jaunt has laid off a 'significant portion' of its staff as it pivots to creating augmented...

VR Hardware Startup Varjo Raises $31 Million for High-Resolution Headset

Variety reports: "Helsinki-based virtual reality (VR) hardware startup Varjo has raised a new $31 million Series B round of funding led by Atomico, the venture capital company of Skype...

Facebook Announces $399 Oculus Quest VR Headset

Variety reports: "Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg used his keynote at the company’s Oculus Connect VR developer conference in San Jose, Calif. Wednesday to announce the next major...

Google is bringing support for all Android apps to Daydream VR

Venture Beat reports: "Google is continuing to push its Daydream VR platform forward, the company announced today, as it’s making moves that expand the app support...

Walmart buys 17,000 Oculus Go VR headsets to train a million...

Venture Beat reports: "Thanks to the affordability of Oculus Go standalone virtual reality headsets, Walmart announced today that it will use Go hardware and STRIVR software to train over...

Mozilla Releases Firefox Reality VR Browser for Oculus Go, Daydream Headsets

Variety reports: "Firefox browser maker Mozilla is making the jump to virtual reality (VR) headsets: The non-profit released a new browser dubbed Firefox Reality for Oculus Go, Google Daydream...

The Void is adding new VR experiences based on Disney and...

The Void reports: "Virtual reality arcade The Void is partnering with Lucasfilm and Industrial Light and Magic’s immersive entertainment wing ILMxLAB to develop a...

Cineplex Takes Stake in VRstudios, Installs 40 VR Arcades

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "Canadian cinema giant Cineplex on Thursday said it has struck a strategic partnership with Seattle-based VRstudios that includes a 'significant'...