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HTC expects 5G to boost VR and AR sales, but not until 2020

9 monthes ago   |   By VentureBeat

Virtual and augmented reality headset sales are improving after a rocky 2017, but HTC says that VR and AR will really take off when 5G networks are available. Unfortunately, both the Vive headset maker and independent analysts are predicting that the 5G-VR/AR convergence won't meaningfully happen until 2020. Speaking at the Dubai launch of it...
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Pokemon Go head says augmented reality's potential goes beyond the visual

Pokemon Go head says augmented reality's potential goes beyond the visual

9 monthes ago   |   By Tech Radar

John Hanke, CEO of Pokemon Go creator Niantic, has said that augmented reality has a broad future that goes beyond the visual and that games are the right medium for experimenting with it. During the GamesBeat Summit in California , Hanke explained his vision for AR using an Arthur C Clarke quote, “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” To achieve that vision, however, he said that experimentation is essential and that games are the ideal medium for pushing new technologies. The reason for this? According to Hanke, gamers are more “willing to put up with...
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Byju's offers online education in the Indian market, and last week it paid $120 million for Osmo, the maker of augmented reality children's games. Read more ...

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