Apple AR/VR Headset Still a Year Away

Despite rumors saying Apple will release its long-rumored AR/VR headset at this year’s WWDC, a new report says it won’t appear until next year.

realityOS: Apple’s AR/VR Plans Take Shape

On the verge of Apple’s WWDC 2022, a new trademark finally offers a glimpse into Apple’s augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) plans.

Internet Speeds Will Need a Major Boost for the Metaverse to Be a Reality

The metaverse — the convergence of virtual, augmented, and in-person reality — may be all the rage, but it needs faster internet speeds to succeed.

Meta Introduces Personal Boundary Space in Virtual Reality

Meta has announced it is introducing Personal Boundary for virtual reality, in an effort to prevent harassment in the metaverse.

Mozilla Killing Off Firefox Reality

Mozilla has announced it is killing off Firefox Reality, the company’s foray into virtual reality.

Apple Working to Head Off Defections With $180,000 Bonuses

In the battle for top talent, Apple is giving bonuses up to $180,000 to head off any potential defections to Meta.

Intel Exec: Metaverse Will Require ‘1,000x More Computational Efficiency’

Building the metaverse may be all the rage, but at least one Intel exec says computational power must increase significantly to make it a reality.

Apple’s Upcoming AR Headsets Will Have the Power of an M1 Mac

Apple’s new augmented reality (AR) headsets will offer M1 Mac-level performance, and is expected to hit the market in late 2022.

Verizon Exclusive Partner of 15 NBA Teams

Verizon has announced it is the exclusive partner of 15 NBA teams, and now has its Ultra Wideband 5G deployed in 60+ stadiums.

Microsoft Scores $21.9 Billion US Army Contract for Augmented Reality Headsets

Microsoft may lose out on its $10 billion JEDI contact, but it just scored a $21.9 billion contract to provide the US Army with augmented reality (AR) headsets.

Apple’s Dan Riccio Reportedly Overseeing VR/AR Headset Development

Dan Riccio, Apple former head of hardware, is reportedly heading up the company’s efforts to develop a virtual and augmented reality headset.

Nextech AR Integrates Microsoft Azure Across Its Products

Nextech AR has announced it is integrating Microsoft Azure across its virtual experience platforms and applications.

Verizon and Unity Partner On 5G, MEC and Digital Experiences

Verizon has announced it is partnering with Unity to help drive 5G-powered digital experiences and mobile edge computing (MEC).

Verizon 5G Brings the Indy 500 to Fans’ Homes

The coronavirus pandemic may be keeping people at home, but Verizon is bringing the Indy 500 right to them.

Magic Leap Snags Microsoft’s Peggy Johnson As CEO

Spatial computing company Magic Leap has snagged Microsoft executive Peggy Johnson as its new CEO.

Schneider Electric Unveils Rack Mounted Cooling Solution

Schneider Electric has announced the release of the Uniflair Rack Mounted Cooling Solution, specifically aimed at edge computing and micro data centers.

Sherwood Forest to Become First 5G Connected Forest

Robin Hood is about to come to life as Sherwood Forest becomes the world’s first 5G Connected Forest.

Ericsson Researchers Set New 5G Speed Record

“This is a fantastic achievement,” said Per Narvinger, Head of Product Area Networks. “To put 4.3Gbps in context, that is the equivalent of downloading one hour of ultra-high-definition, or 4K, content from a streaming service in just 14 seconds.

Optus Demos 5G Mixed Reality Sports Streaming

Watching sports may never be the same if a demo by telecommunications company Optus is any indication. ZDNet is reporting on a demonstration Optus put on at its headquarters in Sydney, in partnership with mixed reality firm Unbnd, combining the…

Apple’s Tim Cook Sees Bright Future For AR

At an event in Ireland, where he was presented with an award to recognize “the company’s contribution to FDI in Ireland,” CEO Tim Cook took the opportunity to share his vision of augmented reality’s (AR) future, according to Silicon Republic.…