ODG unveils enterprise-focused AR smart glasses optimized for ‘hazardous locations’

ODG may already be surfacing its ambitions to put smart glasses on consumers' faces, but the company has not forgotten about the specific and highly unique needs of its enterprise customers. Today, th

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

ODG unveils its first consumer AR/VR glasses, built on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 chip

On the heels of raising $58 million in December, the wearables company Osterhout Design Group — known for making smart glasses and other gear for organizations like the U.S. military — is

The reality of AR/VR survival

VR will be big, AR will be bigger (and take longer). But as in most early-stage tech markets, growth will be curved, not straight. There will be a few billion dollars of revenue this year, a progressi

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

The reality of augmented and virtual reality venture capital

AR/VR is the new hotness. VCs invested $1.7 billion in the 12 months leading to March 2016, $1.2 billion of that in the first quarter of this year alone. There are four AR/VR unicorns already (Magic L

Microsoft May Pay Up To $200M For SF’s Secretive Osterhout Design Group In A Wearables Bet

Google may have <a target="_blank" href="http://www.google.com/glass/start/">glasses</a> and Apple may be rumored to be making a <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/12/27/rumor-apple-building-bl

Digital Video Consolidation: Avail-TVN Picks Up $100M From Carlyle, Buys UK’s On Demand Group For $27M

A double-whammy in the digital video space today: <a href="http://www.avail-tvn.com">Avail-TVN</a>, a video services provider that works with companies like NBC, Univision, and brands like Mattel, has