Facebook continues rebranding. Its three separate divisions, Oculus (VR), Spark (AR) and Portal (smart displays) now operate under the common Facebook Reality Labs brand.
Facebook is developing its own operating system. Once it’s created, Facebook can move its hardware away from Android.
In 2020, XR market will be worth $8.5B. With that in mind, SuperData launched the first business intelligence platform that covers global and regional virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) and mixed reality (MR) segments.
Niantic is going to manufacture AR glasses and the accompanying software through the collaboration with telecommunications company Qualcomm.
Pokémon Company rolled out a new trailer for Pokémon GO in Japan saying that the game has been downloaded over 1 billion times.
Niantic’s Harry Potter: Wizards Unite came out a month ago. Since then, users have downloaded the title 15 million times and spent $12 million in the game.