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AR Optics: IDTechEx Explores Insights from IDTechEx at CES 2024

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Tuesday, February 13, 2024

However, startling progress is being made to solve this, with CES 2024 giving a great overview of recent developments in AR optics and spatial computing overall.

Key Points: 
  • However, startling progress is being made to solve this, with CES 2024 giving a great overview of recent developments in AR optics and spatial computing overall.
  • The two biggest AR headset announcements at this year's CES took very different approaches.
  • TCL's upcoming RayNeo X2 Lite headset fell under the banner of "lite AR".
  • The stories presented here provide only a small portion of IDTechEx's insights from CES 2024, which are available to their subscribers, amongst much more timely information on emerging technologies on their portal.

AR Optics: IDTechEx Explores Insights from IDTechEx at CES 2024

Retrieved on: 
Tuesday, February 13, 2024

However, startling progress is being made to solve this, with CES 2024 giving a great overview of recent developments in AR optics and spatial computing overall.

Key Points: 
  • However, startling progress is being made to solve this, with CES 2024 giving a great overview of recent developments in AR optics and spatial computing overall.
  • The two biggest AR headset announcements at this year's CES took very different approaches.
  • TCL's upcoming RayNeo X2 Lite headset fell under the banner of "lite AR".
  • The stories presented here provide only a small portion of IDTechEx's insights from CES 2024, which are available to their subscribers, amongst much more timely information on emerging technologies on their portal.

AlensiaXR Series A Funding Round to Evolve Anatomical Instruction Using Holograms

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Thursday, February 1, 2024

AlensiaXR, a technology company launched by Case Western Reserve University (CWRU), today announced the completion of its Series A funding round to accelerate development and delivery of its HoloAnatomy® learning platform.

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  • AlensiaXR, a technology company launched by Case Western Reserve University (CWRU), today announced the completion of its Series A funding round to accelerate development and delivery of its HoloAnatomy® learning platform.
  • The software revolutionizes anatomical instruction by leveraging advanced holographic technology, reducing the need for costly, resource-intensive cadaver labs.
  • “This milestone marks a significant step forward in the transformation of medical education,” said AlensiaXR CEO Mark Day, who previously led Microsoft’s global HoloLens business.
  • “HoloAnatomy redefines anatomical instruction,” said Mark Griswold, professor at the CWRU School of Medicine and faculty director at the university’s Interactive Commons, which developed the software.

Axcelis Announces Participation in SEMICON Korea 2024

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Monday, January 22, 2024

BEVERLY, Mass., Jan. 22, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Axcelis Technologies , Inc. (Nasdaq: ACLS), a leading supplier of enabling ion implantation solutions for the semiconductor industry, announced today that it will showcase its innovative Purion™ platform of ion implanters at SEMICON Korea 2024.

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  • BEVERLY, Mass., Jan. 22, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Axcelis Technologies , Inc. (Nasdaq: ACLS), a leading supplier of enabling ion implantation solutions for the semiconductor industry, announced today that it will showcase its innovative Purion™ platform of ion implanters at SEMICON Korea 2024.
  • The event is being held January 31st through February 2nd, at the COEX Center in Seoul, Korea.
  • Semiconductor manufacturers are invited to visit the Axcelis exhibit to learn first-hand about innovative ion implant solutions that deliver significant technology and manufacturing advantages.
  • During the show, Axcelis will also host the following technical seminars:

AR/VR Headset Market Forecast to Decline 8.3% in 2023 But Remains on Track to Rebound in 2024, According to IDC

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Wednesday, December 20, 2023

However, 2024 is shaping up to be a year of tremendous recovery as shipments of AR/VR headsets are expected to grow 46.4%.

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  • However, 2024 is shaping up to be a year of tremendous recovery as shipments of AR/VR headsets are expected to grow 46.4%.
  • In total, AR headset shipments are forecast to reach to 845,000 in 2024, up 85.6% compared to 2023.
  • "3D immersive and interactive augmented reality will still receive most of the attention and find their way to enterprise users.
  • Worldwide AR/VR Headset Forecast by Product Category: Shipments, Year-Over-Year Growth, and 2023-2027 CAGR (shipments in millions)

Kura Honored with CES Innovation Award, Pioneering First Person View Multimodal AI with AR

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Tuesday, December 19, 2023

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 19, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Kura, a pioneer and leader in generative multimodal AI and widest-FOV augmented reality technology, today announced that the company has been recognized as a CES 2024 Innovation Award honoree for its AR glasses. The award recognizes the product's custom AI framework and powerful developer tools that provides an unrivaled user experience.

Key Points: 
  • The award recognizes the product's custom AI framework and powerful developer tools that provides an unrivaled user experience.
  • The annual CES Innovation Award program recognizes outstanding design and engineering in consumer technology products.
  • This year's CES innovation Awards program received a record-setting number of more than 3,000 submissions and is one of the most respected and renowned awards for frontier electronic devices.
  • Kura is also in the process of developing a multimodal AI platform and APIs which combine visual, voice, motion, and gesture inputs to augment users' workflow and activities.

Lockheed Martin, Verizon Demonstrate 5G Streaming for Sustainment Applications

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Monday, December 18, 2023

This year, Lockheed Martin and Verizon focused on content streaming for sustainment use cases where advanced visualization capabilities are critical to supporting the maintainer with Resilient Logistics in a Contested Environment (RLCE).

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  • This year, Lockheed Martin and Verizon focused on content streaming for sustainment use cases where advanced visualization capabilities are critical to supporting the maintainer with Resilient Logistics in a Contested Environment (RLCE).
  • The target display device was a HoloLens, which used the project collaborator Holo-Light's streaming platform along with Verizon 5G Edge with AWS Wavelength over Verizon's 5G network.
  • The demonstration highlights the value of future streaming approaches for sustainment applications, ensuring that data is secure and content is efficient and effective.
  • "This effort demonstrates how Verizon's partnership with Lockheed Martin leverages the immense capabilities of 5G and edge computing to transform data streaming and AR experiences to produce advanced capabilities for military sustainment operations," said Chris Halton, vice president of Product Strategy and Innovation at Verizon.

Mediwave Unveils World's First Mixed Reality & AI-Powered Connected Ambulance

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Monday, December 18, 2023

Together, a fully Connected Ambulance, powered by Mediwave's integrated Emergency Response Suite was launched in Sri Lanka.

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  • Together, a fully Connected Ambulance, powered by Mediwave's integrated Emergency Response Suite was launched in Sri Lanka.
  • "We take pride in powering Sri Lanka's sole pre-hospital emergency ambulance service, 1990 Suwa Seriya.
  • The heartbeat of our pioneering efforts is the first-of-its-kind Emergency Response Suite, seamlessly elevating the efficiency of emergency services," stated Mediwave, Chief Executive Officer, Suren Pinto.
  • This initiative marks a paradigm shift in pre-hospital emergency management and set a precedent for effective emergency response systems, showcasing the transformative potential of AI and Mixed Reality on a global scale.

First Cranial Surgery in Latin America Using Immersive Augmented Reality Surgical Navigation

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Wednesday, November 22, 2023

This surgical procedure marks the first-of-its-kind application of augmented reality surgery in Latin America, showcasing Novarad's commitment to pushing the boundaries of medical science and providing patients with cutting-edge, low-cost treatment options.

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  • This surgical procedure marks the first-of-its-kind application of augmented reality surgery in Latin America, showcasing Novarad's commitment to pushing the boundaries of medical science and providing patients with cutting-edge, low-cost treatment options.
  • In July, surgeons at MAC CDMX Hospital completed a successful spine surgery using VisAR's navigation.
  • Expanding the boundaries of AR navigation, VisAR was utilized in a far more challenging and risky surgery in this case.
  • It allows precise navigation of surgical instruments with optical tracking via an attached code.

Close to 700 Cities to Deploy Urban Metaverse Functionality by 2030, Enabling Citizen-Centric and Smart Infrastructure Use Cases

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Tuesday, October 24, 2023

However, according to global technology intelligence firm ABI Research, by 2030, close to 700 cities will have deployed some form of metaverse infrastructure, often as extensions of existing urban digital twin platforms and solutions.

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  • However, according to global technology intelligence firm ABI Research, by 2030, close to 700 cities will have deployed some form of metaverse infrastructure, often as extensions of existing urban digital twin platforms and solutions.
  • Additionally, the urban metaverse will play a critical role in making cities net zero and circular.
  • These findings are from ABI Research's Urban Metaverse: Use Cases, Applications, and Technologies report.
  • This report is part of the company's Smart Urban Infrastructure research service, which includes research, data, and analyst insights.