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Four Companies with Augmented Reality Enterprise Platforms Named IDC Innovators

International Data Corporation (IDC) today published an IDC Innovators report profiling four companies that provide augmented reality (AR) platforms for enterprise use. The four companies are: Atheer, Scope AR, Ubimax, and Upskill. Augmented reality overlays digital information or objects within a person's current view of reality. The included companies provide AR enterprise platforms that enable customers to use either mobile devices (such as smart phones and tablets) or smart glasses and head-mounted displays (HMDs).…

KiwiTech Announces Strategic Partnership with Augmented Reality Platform MYXR

Aimed at revolutionizing AR content creation, syndication, and distribution KiwiTech, LLC, today announced a strategic partnership with MYXR Inc., an engagement software and augmented reality syndication company that provides a suite of products and solutions across multiple vertical industries. “We are honored to partner with MYXR to disrupt the way organizations engage users through augmented reality content creation, syndication, and distribution," said Rakesh Gupta, CEO of KiwiTech. "Drawing on our deep expertise in…

Sketchfab Launches App-free Augmented Reality for Brands

AR is the newest addition to Sketchfab for Enterprise, a professional 3D visualization toolkit that allows brands to improve sales performance with 3D configurators, 3D for eCommerce and more Support for native augmented reality (AR) is now available for Sketchfab Enterprise customers, on both iOS and Android. This rounds out Sketchfab’s utility for eCommerce, marketing, education, entertainment, cultural heritage and other industries, delivering 3D online, in virtual reality and now AR. Sketchfab AR allows for a very…

Arti is Offering a Free Coronavirus AR Graphics Package to Help Broadcasters Deliver Impressive Augmented Reality Content from Home

To help news media continue to deliver high-quality video programming as they broadcast from home or outside a traditional studio, Arti is offering a free package of COVID-19 augmented reality graphics that can be easily integrated into video content using the Arti platform. Arti is the first cloud-based, no-hardware augmented reality platform for broadcasters and video producers. It enables both professional and amateur content developers to deliver high-quality AR video anywhere. “We want to help broadcasters continue to…

Arti Closes $4 Million Seed Investment Round for Cloud-based, No-hardware Augmented Reality Platform

The Arti platform helps professional and amateur broadcasters deliver high-quality AR video from anywhere Arti, providers of the first cloud-based, no-hardware augmented reality platform for broadcasters and video producers, announced that it has raised $4M in a seed investment round led by Axon Ventures, an early stage fund focused on investing in elite technology founders, with participation by other investors. The company will use the funds to support on-going development of its innovative AR technology platform, and to…

Augmented Reality From Every USA Wine in 2020

Accessibility the key to adoption of new technologies, says Winerytale Augmented reality is moving rapidly into the mainstream, with tech start up Winerytale announcing en-masse rollout of its smartphone AR App to the entire American wine industry. Winerytale, described as the AR App for the wine industry, encourages consumers to scan wine labels to discover the authentic story behind the wine – essentially presenting a range of multimedia content in virtual space adjacent to and within the bottle.…

Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Projected as a ‘Game-Changer’ for Future of Content

Newly Launched Cross-Platform Content Management System (CMS) for Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Projected as a ‘Game Changer’ for Future of Content While Virtual Reality — a fully simulated experience — and Augmented Reality— the art of overlaying simulation onto a real-world environment — are becoming increasingly utilized within the business and school setting, these technologies are still very much in their early days, and many apps that are being developed are designed exclusively for a single platform or a…

Create Christmas Magic With New Interactive, Augmented Reality App, Santa Was Here

Record and Share High-Quality Videos Alongside Santa Claus Inside Your Own Home Artificial intelligence (AI) and augmented reality (AR) developer, Immersion VR, in partnership with AI and AR publisher, Charactr, unveiled brand new, interactive AR mobile app, Santa Was Here, bringing the magic of Christmas home this holiday season. Available now in the U.S. and Europe for iOS, use your iPhone or iPad to record and save exceptional, multi-scenario videos of Santa Claus around the house with the ability to add personalized…

PTC Partnering with Magic Leap to Further Expand Augmented Reality in the Enterprise

Alliance Extends the Capabilities of Vuforia Engine with Magic Leap 1 PTC announced a strategic alliance with Magic Leap that will allow enterprise and industrial customers to combine the augmented reality (AR) capabilities of its market-leading Vuforia® Engine solution with the powerful Magic Leap 1 wearable headset. @PTC announces an alliance with @magicleap that will allow customers to combine the #AR capabilities of @Vuforia Engine with the Magic Leap 1 headset. Vuforia Engine provides users with advanced computer…

The Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Global Summit Plays Host to Industry Announcements and Conversation

Summit Day 1 (Of 2) Highlighted National Applications of XR and Outlined the Need for Safety Controls The VR/AR Association announces a recap of the various industry news coming out of Vancouver, BC, as Day 1 of its VR/AR Global Summit wraps and over 1000 attendees, 120 Speakers and 50 Exhibitors await Day 2. The VR/AR Global Summit explores the newest trends in virtual and augmented technology. “When you realize that VR, AR & mixed reality (XR) is going to be a $600 billion+ in unrealized economic output that will…

eyecandylab and LG Uplus Become first to Fuse TV Home Shopping with Augmented Reality

eyecandylab and LG Uplus, the leading 5G service provider in South Korea, are taking home shopping to a new level with their newly launched cooperation: With the launch of the product "U+ AR Shopping", they are realizing Augmented Reality for home shopping channels for the first time worldwide, thus bringing the shopping mile home. Viewers of GS Shopping and Home&Shopping, two of South Korea's largest home shopping channels, will now benefit from better product presentations. These include detailed 3D scans that allow…

Poplar Launches New Essential Guide On AR: How To Revolutionise Your Marketing Strategy With Augmented Reality

The guide offers a comprehensive overview of how AR can be adopted in Marketing strategies Poplar, the augmented reality creative platform that provides AR campaigns on demand, is pleased to announce it has released a new essential guide entitled How To Revolutionise Your Marketing Strategy With Augmented Reality. The guide offers a comprehensive overview of how AR can be used in Marketing and Advertising. It starts by offering an understanding of what AR is and the impact it is having on Marketing, with real numbers.…

Phononic and Extality Partner to Help Food and Beverage Retailers “See” a More Profitable Future With Augmented Reality

New AR App Helps Food Retailers Visualize the Opportunities to Transform Checkout Sales and Profitability with Phononic’s Innovative Solid-State Freezer Phononic, a global leader in solid-state cooling and heating technology, announced that it has partnered with Extality, a leading developer of mobile virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR), to create the first photo-realistic AR app for food and beverage professionals. The Imagine app allows store owners and brands alike to project a virtual image of Phononic’s…

“Japan Media Arts Distributed Museum”: Latest Exhibition Held at Haneda Airport with Augmented Reality Installation Portraying…

The Agency for Cultural Affairs is using Tokyo's Haneda Airport to stage the latest exhibition in the "Japan Media Arts Distributed Museum" project, an initiative launched by the governmental branch to demonstrate media arts/Japanese cultures at about 10 airports and other institutions. The Haneda event ties in with another exhibition under way at the airport involving the National Museum of Japanese History. Content: An installation developed by the AR3Bros., a trio of Japanese augmented reality (AR) creators, with the…

XRHealth Partners with Allscripts to Provide Integrated Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality Platforms

Partnership Enables Medical Professionals to Prescribe and Monitor the Progress of VR/AR Therapies on Patient Health XRHealth, formerly known as VRHealth, the leader in extended reality and therapeutic applications, announced a partnership with Allscripts to provide an integrated VR/AR platform, leveraging Allscripts Open APIs. The Allscripts Developer Program partnership enables medical professionals to prescribe and monitor the progress of VR/AR therapies on patient health. XRHealth offers virtual reality and augmented…

Voxware Augmented Reality Solution Takes Centerstage at IMHX 2019

Guests Have the Opportunity to Better Understand the Value of Using Augmented Reality in Three Sample Scenarios: Kit Assembly, Order Picking and Order Packing Voxware, a leading provider of cloud-based voice and analytic supply chain solutions, will showcase its virtual reality simulation at IMHX 2019 (Booth 6C222). Attendees will have the opportunity to experience the benefits of Voxware Augmented Reality (AR) in three sample scenarios: kit assembly, order picking and order packing. Check out the @Voxware_Inc #AR demo…

The Smart Augmented Reality Glasses Market Is Poised for Rapid Growth, with Global Shipments to Reach 19.7 Million Units by 2025, According…

Head-Mounted Displays, Assisted Reality Glasses, Mixed Reality Holographic Displays, and Smart Helmets Will All Play a Role in Market Development The global market for smart augmented reality (AR) glasses has struggled to take off after a few years of pilots, implementations, and a lot of hype. There have been growing pains, as the reality of the state of the technology has not met end-user expectations. However, according to a new report from Tractica, the smart AR glasses market is picking up pace as it inches away…

Ario Technologies, Inc. Increases Seed Funding to $2 Million for Augmented Reality Software Platform

The Seed Funding Round Helps the Company to Bring Augmented Reality to the Industrial Enterprise Ario Technologies, Inc., creators of Ario, an augmented reality (AR) software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform, announced today that it has closed a $2 million venture round led by NRV, a Richmond-based venture capital firm focused on providing counsel, connections and capital to growing companies in the Commonwealth.  Ario has also been granted a $1.5 million SBIR grant by the United States Air Force bringing a total of $3.5…

ReplayAR’s Social Augmented Reality App Is Your Personal Time Machine

Instagram Meets Pokémon GO: Startup unveils patented AR tech promising nostalgic users "the future of preserving the past" ReplayAR, a free AR app now available for download on the App Store for iOS devices, allows users to permanently freeze their visual memories where they take place so days, months, or even years later, they can revisit the same location and see that moment from their past overlaid on top of the present-day setting where the photograph was taken.…

Nordic XR-company Bublar Group Acquires Finnish Augmented Reality Pioneer Sayduck

Bublar Group (BUBL MTF), Scandinavia's leading listed company in AR/VR/XR technology, acquires the Finnish AR-company Sayduck, with offices in Helsinki and Vilnius. Sayduck enables e-commerce companies to develop their digital product portfolio into 3D and allows end consumers to deploy virtual 3D models into the real-world based on the latest Augmented Reality technology. Since 2018, Sayduck has collaborated with Shopify Inc, a world-leading e-commerce platform powers more than 800,000 businesses. Sayduck is Shopify's…