Augmented Reality Glasses

7 AR/VR Hardware Startups That Took Funding in 2019

If hardware is hard, as the saying goes, then it must really suck if you’re a company doing hardware for virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) applications. Just like we first believed that everyone would have a desktop 3D printer in his or her home, we assumed AR/VR devices would be as ubiquitous as […]

RealWear: Hardware for Enterprise Augmented Reality Apps

What does it say about human beings that we find spectacular failure far more exciting and entertaining than steady success? Take the example of the blood-testing startup Theranos, which has spawned both an award-winning book and an upcoming movie starring Jennifer Lawrence as the turtleneck sweater-wearing bloodsucker, Elizabeth Holmes, who has the temerity to seek […]

Can DigiLens Deliver Holographic AR Devices for Cheap?

Remember when you believed in Santa Claus? It seemed impossible that some jolly fat man could deliver toys to all the children in the world, but the evidence was under the Christmas tree every year. Then one Christmas Eve you caught dad eating the pot cookies and mom spiking the milk with Irish cream and […]

Augmented Reality Stocks – The “Picks and Shovels”

Whenever an exciting disruptive technology like augmented reality (AR) starts to catch the attention of retail investors, the pundits immediately feel compelled to start saying something about what stocks you should buy. A cursory look at the Motley Fool article on “Augmented Reality Stocks: What to Watch in 2018” says you should “play the long […]

Lumus Augmented Reality Uses F-16 Display Technology

In April this year, we wrote about how augmented reality (AR) may be one of the biggest investment opportunities ever. In the not-so-distant future, an augmented reality device could make you wonder why we ever peered through the small windows of televisions, or how we ever learned anything without using AR. As with every new technology, AR recently had […]

13 Smart Glasses For Augmented Reality (Updated)

In the past, we’ve covered several companies developing smart glasses for augmented reality (AR) and discussed the exciting ways that AR technology is being used to enhance everyday life. Since Google first announced their Google Glass project and gave us a glimpse of how the technology could change the way that we interact with the world around us, smart […]

Osterhout Design Group (ODG) Enables Augmented Reality

We’ve talked before about how augmented reality (AR) may be the biggest investment opportunity ever. Augmented reality hardware is a huge part of enabling this opportunity, and until we get to AR enabled contact lenses, we need to make do with modified glasses. One startup playing in this space is Osterhout Design Group (ODG). Osterhout […]

Vuzix Augmented Reality Smart Glasses

The first real public awareness around augmented reality (AR) glasses was the fleeting glimpse of Google Glass. Unlike a proper product launch, the introduction of Google Glass seemed more like a way to test the public’s appetite for walking around all day with funny looking glasses on your face while everyone around you wondered if you […]