Working on Version three instead
Microsoft appears to be getting cold feet over its HoloLens and is not going to release a second version of the gear.
It is going be a game-changer
The super-cool and innovative tech power house Apple is rumoured to have come up with some game-changing glasses which superimpose information and pictures onto reality.
Because that is not a bubble waiting to burst
Google quickened the pace of its push into virtual and augmented reality this week as its hardware partners announced new devices using its tech.
Hololens gives you a photographic memory
Software king of the world, Microsoft’s new AR Hololens tech is starting to look really cool, and it could be getting even better if a new patent is anything to go by.
VR, AR, AI mobile speeds of 1.8 Gbps
T-Mobile US is talking a lot about network un-carrier innovations including 4G advanced features such as 4x4 MIMO, QAM 256 and QAM 64 but it looks like the company is working hard on 5G too. T-Mobile has already demonstrated mobile speeds of 1.8 Gbps and fixed speeds of 12 Gbps with latency of 2ns. Things look to be much faster and seamless in 2017 and the years to come, Happy New 2017 Year, that gets us a step closer to that.
Augmented reality not going as well as hoped
While augmented reality outfit Magic leap has managed to keep its product mostly hyped and secretive, it appears that a critical report has leaked out forcing the company to go into damage limitation mode.
Its larger iPhone is too big
Despite genii at Apple might have made a bit of a mess of its VR plans.
Push for OLED
Samsung Display thinks that VR and AR could be the technology needed to push mobile OLED panels.
Combines elements of AR and VR
Aside from the Daydream VR headset announced earlier this month, Google is reportedly working on a secondary headset that combines elements of augmented reality and virtual reality using a front-facing camera and motion tracking technology.