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Google opens up Glass Enterprise Edition 2 for direct purchases

Developers will be allowed to buy the smartglasses individually as Google looks to build business demand.

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9 challenges Apple-based enterprises face in 2020

With 5G iPhones expected, AR continuing to evolve and voice-based assistants gaining momentum, 2020 could bring the seeds of change for many companies.

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3 reasons you will be moved by haptics

Forget today's buzzing smartphones and rumbling game controllers. Next-generation haptics make the virtual real and smart enterprises will take notice.

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Will Apple introduce AR glasses this month?

It's not clear yet whether Apple actually plans to hold an event this month to unveil new hardware. If it does, one surprise announcement could include augmented reality glasses.

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Why it's time to augment our thinking about AR

The most revolutionary outcome of AR is that the physical world will function like the digital world. And that's a big deal for enterprises.

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Apple appears to plan ARKit for the rest of us

Apple appears to be assembling an ecosystem of visual effects solutions for augmented reality.

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How to roll out the right tech for frontline workers

Corporate spending on hardware for non-office workers is on the rise as companies look to boost productivity and reduce errors. With that in mind, Gartner analyst Rob Smith offered advice at this month’s Digital Workplace Summit on...

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How augmented reality boosts training and productivity

Augmented reality is gaining ground as a way to improve employee training, boost field worker productivity and optimize operational performance.

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Augmented reality and the problem of obsolescing the laptop computer

AR could, but currently isn’t, changing the laptop computer into something far more portable and advanced. With the advent of the virtual desktop and 5G, we’ll be able to create tiny personal computers…but without addressing the...

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Apple’s AR glasses may be coming sooner than we think

Has Apple really ceased development of AR Glasses, or has development simply moved into a new phase?

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Airbus deploys Microsoft’s HoloLens, pushes mixed reality plans further

The company, which competes with the likes of Boeing and Lockheed Martin, also plans to sell its own mixed reality apps to others in the aviation industry.

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AR at work: 5 headsets aimed at business

Augmented reality is finding a place in the office as a driver of collaboration and productivity and for front-line workers, a way to stay connected with fellow employees.

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Varjo XR-1: Rethinking mixed reality and building for the wearable computing future

Can the current problems with augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) be overcome by what is called either mixed or extended reality (MR/XR) technology? As a harbinger of this blended future, the Varjo XR-1 headset is an...

Glass Enterprise Edition 2

Revamped Google Glass 2 aims more powerful AR at the enterprise

Google renews its focus on enterprise augmented reality with the Glass Enterprise Edition 2; it packs a better camera and faster processor.

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Lenovo launches enterprise AR/VR headset, the ‘ThinkReality A6'

Augmented reality’s potential is on the rise as new enterprise use cases emerge. Lenovo hopes to position its device as a rival to Microsoft’s HoloLens.

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Microsoft mixed reality: From a proof of concept to a real enterprise-class offering

One of the more interesting presentations at Microsoft Build was immediately followed by a stream from Google I/O on the same subject. I believe this transitions HoloLens from more of a proof of concept into a real product. I also...

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Hands-on with HoloLens 2: It’s even better than I thought!

Microsoft has pivoted the device away from what looked like a consumer design focus in the first vision (with an emphasis on design) to a focus on its current practical use (emphasis on function). In the AR space, in terms of devices...

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HoloLens 2 and the beginning of a computing revolution

The HoloLens 2 announcement at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona is part and parcel of the coming visual computing revolution. The first-generation product was impressive (for a first-generation product), but it had critical flaws....

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