UCSD and Meta AI Work Up Video Frame Interpolation for VR and AR Headsets

by Omid Rahmat

Computer scientists at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and Meta AI have developed a new video frame interpolation method that achieves smoother slow-motion video progression using something called Flow-Agnostic Video Representations for …

Tags:Augmented Reality| meta| Video Quality| VR

FitXR Launching on Pico VR Headsets

by Emory Kale

FitXR is expanding its virtual reality (VR) fitness offering into the UK, EU and Asia markets by launching on Pico VR headsets. n January 2023, FitXR launched two new studio offerings: Sculpt and Combat, …

Tags:Pico| VR

Eye Lasers vs. Giant Mirrors: The Funky Face-Off in AR and China’s Ambitions

by Jon Peddie

Augmented reality (AR), like virtual reality (VR), is divided into two main segments: consumer and commercial. Consumer AR glasses resemble normal spectacles and are inconspicuous. Commercial AR, which includes medical, scientific, industrial, enterprise, and …

Tags:Augmented Reality| Head Up Displays HUDs| meta| Microsoft| VR

The Wildly Fluctuating Data Around AR/VR/MR Shipments

by Omid Rahmat

IDC just came out with a report that says Meta had 80% of the AR/VR headset market in 2022 as global shipments declined 20.9% to 8.8 million units. A Chinese market research firm has …

Tags:Augmented Reality| Bytedance| CCS Insights| IDC| meta| VR

2022 Saw a Decline in AR/VR Headset Shipments

by Emory Kale

The pendulum for AR/VR headsets swung the other way through the course of 2022 as global shipments declined 20.9% year over year to 8.8 million units, according to new data from the International Data …

Tags:Augmented Reality| HMDs (Head Mounted Displays)| IDC| VR

VR/AR at FETC 2023

by Len Scrogan

At the end of my conference session analysis of FETC 2023 last month, I left the reader with a tease about a surprising upsurge in AR and VR sessions. In this short piece, I …

Tags:Augmented Reality| Education| FETC| VR

The Consistency of Apple AR/VR Headset Rumors

by Omid Rahmat

The tune hasn’t changed much, neither have the lyrics, but all indications are that Apple’s suppliers are not dancing a happy jig.

Tags:Apple| HMDs (Head Mounted Displays)| Luxshare| Pegatron| VR