This week, Snapchat parent Snap came closer to fulfilling his fate as a smartglass by adding new 3D content features to his third-generation eyewear. At the same time, the now-defunct Meta Company fell into disfavor again when a judge ruled in favor of the plaintiff in the patent infringement case against the Meta 1 and Meta 2 headsets.
Despite Meta's fate, the future of AR The hardware is still strong, and well-known technology companies rely on Light Field Lab's holographic display technology. Finally, one of Mobile AR's more mature segments, the virtual make-up test field, officially got a new player when Google released the technology through its mobile app on YouTube.
Snap Adds 3D Content Capture to Spectacles 3
After Snap had the impression that Snapchat-powered smart glasses might look like two product cycles of camera glasses, Snap expanded its third version of eyewear with Augmented Reality features ,
On Tuesday, the company introduced Eyewear 3, which features a pair of temple-mounted cameras capable of capturing 3D images and videos, and four microphones for recording audio and LED lights as indicators of current activity Admission.
REALITY BITES: The Developers Snapchat community is beginning to see some lucrative returns from their work in Lens Studio. While Snapchat has updated its logo (much to the chagrin of Twitterverse), the design direction seems to favor the advancement of its AR technology.
Plaintiff Settles in Patent Litigation Against Meta Company
It took a long time On Tuesday, the US District Court for the District of Delaware issued a restraining order against Meta Company and its founder, Meron Gribetz] Read on to find out more the recent twist in Meta's downward spiral and what this means for the future of the new venture that controls Meta's fortune …
REALITY BITES: Valerie Vacante, Founder and Managing Partner of technology consultancy Collabsco recently released their Connected Play Landscape 2019 (19459024), which tracks 262 companies creating networked and intelligent toys. The results of their analysis show that augmented reality toys are on the rise, leading the way in all categories, with growth of 18.3%.
Light Field Lab Completes $ 28 Million Financing Round
The Venture Arms of Samsung and Verizon Ventures, as well as Comcast, are among the strategic investors who created the start-up Light Field Lab and its glasses-less holographic displays in a series A $ 28 million financing round.
Bosch Venture Capital and Taiwania Capital led the financing round, which is exactly four times the $ 7 million Liberty Global Ventures (the investment arm of Liberty Media), NTT Docomo Ventures, HELLA Ventures, Khosla Ventures, the Alumni Ventures Group , R7 Partners and Acme Capital also participated.
REALITY BITES: Last week, RealWear has awarded Copin's Golden i Infin acquired intelligent screen technology. The move expands RealWear's technology portfolio and assets in a way that should make the company even more competitive as the global smartglasses space continues to grow at a rapid pace.
Google enters the Cosmetics AR Arena via YouTube
Others have been playing in the virtual make-up marketing pool for some time now. Here comes Google to play with a cannonball.
On Wednesday, in a video by Roxette Arisa, YouTube released its first virtual make-up fitting experience, a Los Angeles-based makeup artist whose channel has more than 1.1 million subscribers and 66.5 million views.
Continue reading to learn more about the YouTube AR experience, the first brand partner to use the tool. What this milestone means for the rest of the AR cosmetics market …
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