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Microsoft's HoloLens military contract now worth up to $22bn

Company enters production phase on augmented reality headsets for US soldiers

By James Batchelor

The AR hype is building - but success may be years away | Opinion

Rumours of AR product launches from Apple, Niantic and Snap are fuelling belief that a tech revolution is on the way, but enormous problems remain to be solved

By Rob Fahey

What has Square Enix Montreal been doing for the last five years?

As it teases a new Hitman Sniper game and a Space Invaders AR project, head of studio Patrick Naud talks about shifting the studio to free-to-play, what's changed, and what's the same

By Brendan Sinclair

Latest Augmented Reality articles

Unity acquires 3D content creator RestAR

Tel Aviv company's tech allows users to render 3D models of physical objects by scanning with a mobile device

By James Batchelor

SuperData revises yearly and long-term XR predictions for the third time this year

Firm expects the Oculus Quest 2 to sell at least 3 million units in 2021

By Rebekah Valentine

Overcoming AR's limitations with Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit

Velan Studios president Guha Bala on reinventing Nintendo's best-selling racing franchise for augmented reality

By James Batchelor

Niantic teams with telecoms for 5G AR showpieces

Pokémon Go developer's "Planet-Scale AR Alliance" to create experiences with persistent AR content, other advances

By Brendan Sinclair

Facebook renames its AR/VR studio collective to Facebook Reality Labs

Update: Oculus Studios will retain its name, and Oculus branding remains

By Rebekah Valentine

SuperData raises XR forecast for 2020 to $6.9 billion

But it's lowering its long-term projections for the second time this year

By Rebekah Valentine

Magic Leap appoints Microsoft exec as CEO

Peggy Johnson takes on the role from August 1

By James Batchelor

Magic Leap's lawsuit against competitor Nreal thrown out of court

"From the beginning we've firmly stated that Magic Leap's claims against Nreal are meritless," says Nreal founder

By Haydn Taylor

Magic Leap CEO Rony Abovitz to step down

Abovitz will continue as CEO until a replacement is found, and remain on the board after the transition

By Matthew Handrahan

Superdata downgrades XR projections for 2020 through 2023

COVID-19 manufacturing slowdown brings anticipated 2020 revenue down to $6.3 billion

By Rebekah Valentine

Magic Leap lays off people "at every level"

AR company says pandemic prompted need to manage costs, shift focus away from consumer products to enterprise market

By Brendan Sinclair

Magic Leap looks for buyers

Augmented reality startup could sell for over $10 billion

By Haydn Taylor

Analysts dole out 2020 predictions

Panel of industry watchers call their shots for the upcoming year in games (and assess how their 2019 calls turned out)

By Brendan Sinclair

Magic Leap launches upgraded headset, reportedly lays off dozens

Company said to have planned to sell over 100k Magic Leaps in first year, only sold 6k in six months

By Rebekah Valentine

Niantic and Qualcomm collaborating on augmented reality glasses

Multi-year partnership will see Pokémon Go developer working on hardware and software for new AR platform

By James Batchelor

The AR revolution creeps closer | Opinion

Augmented Reality has been “a few years away” for around a decade now - but with major tech firms lining up real product launches, the countdown has started in earnest

By Rob Fahey

HoloLens 2 now shipping

Microsoft begins sending out the $3,500 second iteration of its augmented reality headset

Niantic announces Creator Program to support AR development

Pokemon Go developer also offering funding opportunities, AR development kit

By Rebekah Valentine

Absurd:joy aims to "invent a genre of content no one has ever seen before"

Ex-Owlchemy Labs devs Alex Schwartz and Cy Wise launching new VR/AR company making things that may or may not be games

By Brendan Sinclair

New Kickstarter from CastAR's Jeri Ellsworth raises $560,000 on day one

Hardware engineer is now working on Tilt Five, augmented reality glasses for 3D tabletop gaming

By James Batchelor

XRDC: 59% of AR/VR developers are working on games

Oculus Rift surpassed HTC Vive this year as the top AR/VR/MR development platform

By Rebekah Valentine

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