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Picavi smartglasses

Picavi Expands to the U.S. with an Operations Center in Chicago

German smartglasses vendor Picavi has launched a U.S. subsidiary called Picavi U.S., Inc. With an operations center in Chicago, Illinois, the company’s goal is to support its customers in North America and to speed up the roll-out of its pick-by-vision platform with a third-party logistics provider, Picavi said. Related Vuzix-Eaton Partnership to Develop Smartglasses for […]
Magic Leap buys Mimesys

Magic Leap Buys AR Telepresence Startup Mimesys to Boost Spatial Computing Offerings

Magic Leap, the Florida-based augmented reality startup has acquired Mimesys, a Belgium-based startup behind co-presence technology that brings hologram-like projections to AR conferences. The team has been working on bringing Star Wars-esque volumetric video calls to the Magic Leap platform. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Related AT&T Joins Forces With Magic Leap to […]
Glass Enterprise Edition 2

Google Announces Glass Enterprise Edition 2 with Qualcomm XR1 for $999

Google has launched the second edition of its Glass Enterprise Edition for $999 in the U.S. Glass Enterprise Edition 2 looks the same from the first enterprise-focused variant, but it now runs Qualcomm’s Snapdragon XR1 chip. Pankaj Kedia, Global Head for Smart Wearables at Qualcomm will be speaking at the WT | Wearable Technologies Conference […]
Vuzix Eaton ATEX smartglasses

Vuzix-Eaton Partnership to Develop Smartglasses for Hazardous Workplaces

In a workplace, flammable gases, mists or vapors or combustible dusts may cause hazardous atmosphere. According to both federal law and state law, employers must ensure that they provide a safe working environment for their employees. Related Singapore’s Changi Airport Construction Site Using Smartglasses and other technology for Safety and Security Measures Vuzix, a leading […]
Upskill AR software

Upskill’s AR Software Helping Big Companies Reduce Cost and Improve Quality and Productivity

Upskill, formerly known as APX Labs is an AR startup that many people do not know about. Upskill provides wearable technology to connect hands-on workers from the factory to the warehouse to the jobsite. Founded in 2010 by Brian Ballard, Jeff Jenkins and Chris Hoyt, this Virginia-based company creates Augmented Reality software for big companies […]
US Army HoloLens 2

US Army Uses Modified HoloLens 2 for Real-Life Video Game

The U.S. Army recently showed off a new augmentation system, called the Integrated Visual System (IVAS), which is actually a modified version of the Microsoft HoloLens 2 augmented reality (AR) headset. Read more British Army Exploring Utilization of Wearable Technology for Injury Prevention When Microsoft received a $480 million contract last November to equip soldiers […]