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Dell announces partnership with AR headset-maker Meta to start selling its dev kit

Dell is about to start selling an augmented reality headset that seeks to rival Microsoft's HoloLens. The $1,495 augmented reality headset dev kit comes from the startup Meta and will soon be availabl

AR startup Meta sues former head of optics over alleged trade secrets theft

A top augmented reality startup is suing its former head of optics for breach of contract and misappropriation of trade secrets in the creation of his own AR company. Meta, which builds augmented real

Crunch Report | Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Acquires Meta Search

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative acquires Meta search engine, Alibaba hits a home run with its earnings report, Hyperloop Transportation Technologies opens up a new facility in Toulouse, France, and a new F

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative acquires and will free up science search engine Meta

Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan’s $45 billion philanthropy organization is making its first acquisition in order to make it easier for scientists to search, read and tie together more than 26

The reality of VR/AR growth

“VR will be big, AR will be bigger and take longer.” What sounded revolutionary when we first said it two years ago has become accepted wisdom. But now the market has actually launched, and we’v

Meta CEO Meron Gribetz will talk the future of augmented reality at Disrupt SF

“Today’s computers are so amazing that we fail to notice how terrible they really are,” Meta CEO Meron Gribetz said as he kicked off the TEDx talk he gave in February. It was a fittingly grandio

Augmented reality has no clothes

AR/VR continue to buzz hotly as contenders for the next wave of computing. Tech-industry pundits predict enormous future markets based on speculation that AR will replace the smartphone. The technolog

AR startup Meta raises $50M at around $300M valuation, eyes up China

The market for augmented and virtual reality technology continues to heat up, and now one of the more promising startups making both AR hardware and software has raised a $50 million round to keep u

Hands-on with the $949 mind-bending Meta 2 augmented reality headset

Right now this industry is full of products that are cumbersome and ugly enough that you’d probably swipe left on Beyoncé wearing a pair, but this past week I had the chance to play with one t

Meta Hypes The Reveal Of Its ‘Futuristic’ Next-Gen Augmented Reality Glasses

Meta, an augmented reality glasses company born around the same time as Google Glass, is getting ready to show off the next-gen version of their AR headset. The company published a video to YouTub

Israel VC Singulariteam Raises 2nd Fund, $102M Backed By Tencent, Renren Founders

Israel is racking up a growing list of startups that have either exited to big buyers or gone public, and this trend is driving yet more investment into the country. In the latest development, T

Students Build Objects With Metal Using A MIG Welder And An Off-The-Shelf 3D Printer

Today in the Department of Overkill Department we present students from the University of Delft who have built a metal printer using a basic Prusa 3D printer – essentially a hobbyist printer &#8

Meta 1 Augmented Reality Glasses Are Dragging Us Into A VR Future

Meta -- which recently presented at TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2014 -- today began to ship the final version of its Meta 1 Developer Kit (which includes the AR glasses). The 1,500 members of the company’

A Look At Lumus, The Amazing Lens Technology That Is Going To Change Wearables

You may not know the name Lumus now, but expect to be hearing a lot from them in the future. When we first met the Lumus rep Ari Grobman two years ago he showed us some amazing technology. It was basi

Gillmor Gang: Competitive Blocking

The Gillmor Gang — Robert Scoble, Keith Teare, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor — ring in the New Year in celebration of surviving yet another crisis in the venture capital community. The concern is

Y Combinator Summer 2013 Demo Day, Batch 2: Meet Meta, Lob, Amulyte, Weilos And More

Just as the wheels of time continue to turn, the 49 new startups out of Y Combinator continue to churn. Batch One is now behind us, and a new group of startups are taking the stage. As per usual, T

Meta, The World’s First Entry-Level AR Glasses, Hires The Father Of Wearable Computing As Chief Scientist

The <a target="_blank" href="http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/551975293/meta-the-most-advanced-augmented-reality-interface">Meta1</a> is a pair of virtual reality goggles that perform some very uni

All Journalism Is Tech Journalism Now

I am about to commit an act of <a target="_blank" href="http://harvardmagazine.com/2012/05/meta-journalism">meta-journalism</a>. I'm sorry. I hate meta-journalism. I unfollowed GigaOm's Mathew Ingram

Students Put Out An Issue Of The School Paper Using Tools Of Yore

Remember film? Remember when "cut and paste" actually involved scissors and glue? Remember when typewriters didn't have a <i>1</i> key? Probably not, right? I'm old and I barely even remember that stu

HP's MagCloud turns us all into magazine publishers

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/cgmagazine.jpg" />Credit to HP for trying something different. That “something,” as it were, is a new scheme called MagCloud that bri
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