Report Predicts AR and VR Headsets Shipments to Approach 100 Million by 2021

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billion in 2021. billion in 2021,” states IDC’s report. The post Report Predicts AR and VR Headsets Shipments to Approach 100 Million by 2021 appeared first on Road to VR.

Oculus Chief Scientist Michael Abrash Predicts 2021 Headset Specifications


Save the image above, because come 2021 we can check in and see if Abrash painted an accurate picture for the improvements we can expect. Oculus Chief Scientist Michael Abrash predicts dramatic improvements to field of view and resolution for VR headsets over the next five years. Abrash seemed confident Oculus Touch-like controllers will be a primary input device for a long time. The predictions he laid out in the above chart suggest dramatic improvements to field of view and resolution.

Nvidia Predicts 50 Million VR Headsets Sold By 2021


During the company’s opening keynote for CES 2018 in Las Vegas last night Nvidia revealed that it expects 50 million VR headsets to be sold by 2021, as seen in the slide above. VR headset sales may not have set the world on fire in 2017 but Nvidia predicts we’ll see a massive jump in the next three years.

PS5 Won’t Arrive Until At Least 2021, Sony Says


Sony Corp. again today reiterated that you shouldn’t expect to see the next PlayStation console anytime soon. Speaking to The Wall Street Journal a day after noting that the company’s current console, the PS4, was reaching the end of its lifespan, Sony Interactive Entertainment CEO Tsuyoshi Kodera stated that it would be another three years before PlayStation made its next big move.

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VR/AR headset sales to reach 100 million by 2021, says IDC via @RWW [link]


VR/AR headset sales to reach 100 million by 2021, says IDC via @RWW [link] [link] — allthingsvr (@allthingsvr) July 11, 2017. virtual reality augmented reality vr ar

VR and AR shipments to grow 517% by 2021


million headsets by 2021, up from 9.6 According to their report, screenless viewers will represent less than 15% of the total VR/AR market in 2021, with tethered and standalone headsets moving into top market share spots. million at the end of 2021. million by the end of 2021. The post VR and AR shipments to grow 517% by 2021 appeared first on VR World.

Mobile Virtual Reality Headsets to Dominate VR HMD Shipments Through 2021


The post Mobile Virtual Reality Headsets to Dominate VR HMD Shipments Through 2021 appeared first on VRJournal. According to the latest industry data and projections, mobile virtual reality headsets are set for big gains through the end of this. VR Industry and Technology Tractica

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Digi-Capital, a tech advisor, believes that the combined market for AR and virtual reality could be $108 billion by 2021.

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Report: Global VR Hardware Revenue To Hit $3.6 Billion in 2017


CCS Insight expects global sales of smartphone VR headsets to grow fivefold from 2017 to 70 million by 2021. In a separate report released by CCS Insight , the VR market is estimated to be worth over $9 billion by the year 2021. billion by 2021.

Oculus Rift S Onboard Cameras Could Support Finger Tracking In Future


In 2016 at Oculus Connect 3 , Chief Scientist Michael Abrash made a range of predictions about VR in the year 2021. However, he predicted that by 2021, it would be possible: We’re now just two years away from 2021.

Juniper Research: VR Hardware Market Will Be Worth $50 Billion in 5 Years


A new report from market analysis group Juniper Research states that VR hardware will be worth $50 billion by 2021. Juniper says that console VR will account for 50 percent of VR hardware revenues in 2021. PlayStation VR could trigger massive growth for the virtual reality industry.

Facebook Files For Massive New Reality Lab Buildings – Report


The report claims Facebook is looking at opening in late 2021. It sounds like Facebook is planning to ramp up its R&D in VR and AR even more.

Google is Developing a VR Display With 10x More Pixels Than Today’s Headsets

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At 20 megapixels per eye, this is beyond Michael Abrash’s prediction of 4Kx4K per eye displays by the year 2021. “I’ve Earlier this year, Clay Bavor, VP of VR/AR at Google, revealed a “secret project” to develop a VR-optimised OLED panel capable of 20 megapixels per eye.

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Big Ben Brought Back To Life Through AR Snapchat Lens


Shutting down Big Ben meant that those bells would be silent until 2021, according to a parliament statement. A new Snapchat Lens helps keep the memory of London’s iconic Big Ben alive during its three year renovation.

VR Developers Are Increasingly Prioritizing VR Arcades for Content Distribution

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billion in 2021, propelled by commercial and consumer spending on VR technology, content and services at cinemas, arcades, and other venue attractions. The virtual reality industry is poised for a transformative five years.

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Juniper: Smartphone VR Shipments on the Rise


A new Juniper Research study calls for some 60 million smartphone VR headsets to be shipped in 2021. If those numbers ultimately. The post Juniper: Smartphone VR Shipments on the Rise appeared first on VRJournal. Featured VR Industry and Technology Juniper Smartphone VR

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Analysis: Monthly Connected VR Headsets on Steam Have Grown Exponentially

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It’s not clear how long this trend will continue, but we can make a (naive) projection based on what we’re seeing today, which would suggest nearly 7 million monthly active headsets by the end of 2021.

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percent compound annual growth rate (CAGR) in entertainment and media through 2021.

Supporting Creative Storytelling in VR

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The UK’s VR industry is expected to grow by 76% to reach £801m by 2021, making it the largest and fastest-growing of any country in EMEA Click To Tweet. New CreativeXR funding programme awards £3500 for the development of immersive storytelling projects.

Augmented Reality Top 8 of 2018


The popular landmark in London is under repair until 2021 and is currently covered with scaffolding. Now with AR you won’t have to wait until 2021 to snap that selfie: the front-facing camera also adds a virtual hat on users. Tourists rejoice!

AR+VR Weekly: AR/MR revenue to overtake VR, Spectacles are back and who is seeding the AR Cloud?

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Augmented and mixed reality revenue is set to overtake VR by 2021 according to a new report from SuperData Research. billion this year with mobile AR being the primary driver for revenue through 2021. Catch up on AR+VR news, funding and launch announcements. By Tom Emrich.

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Oculus Chief Scientist Dives Deep Into the Near Future of AR & VR

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His predictions for headset capabilities in the year 2021 were 4K × 4K resolution per-eye, a 140 degree field of view, and variable depth of focus.

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Apple is working on an AR/VR headset for 2020: my thoughts over this news

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But Ian Hamilton of UploadVR remembers how Michael Abrash (someone that has some knowledge over AR and VR), predicted 4Kx4K per eye displays for 2021. Here’s @oculus chief researcher Michael Abrash suggesting we’ll have “4Kx4K” per eye by 2021.

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Blippar To Continue As A New AR Company After Selling IP Assets To Investment Fund


Either way, some reports project that the AR industry could be worth $113 billion by 2021 * — though estimates do vary wildly — so there is a potentially huge market awaiting it. Projected 2021 AR market value updated with more recent data. London-based augmented reality (AR) “unicorn” Blippar has found a buyer for its intellectual property (IP) assets, nearly one month after the company revealed it had started insolvency procedures.

Report: Sony’s PS5 Is Likely Several Years Away


I’d wager a holiday 2020 release is a pretty safe bet, if not, then potentially 2021. There have been rumors swirling online about the potential for Sony to shock the world this year and do a sudden 2018 release of the PlayStation 5, perhaps even at E3 this summer. Despite the fact that history warns against such practices, the rumors have been gaining some weight. However, a recent report on Kotaku suggests otherwise.

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Founded by CERN Engineers, CREAL3D’s Light-field Display is the Real Deal

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The company expects that they could have their light-field displays ready for VR headsets this year, and shrunk all the way down to glasses-sized AR headsets by 2021.

My predictions for virtual reality in 2019

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The station with just a PC running SteamVR opened to the public, IMHO before 2021 will shut down. We’ll see a more impressive adoption in 2021 maybe… and by that year probably AR and VR will have already started mixing , and we will reference everything by just saying MR or XR.

Future of Play – Evolving a Kid-Friendly XR Ecosystem


With an annualized growth rate of 113% due to reach $215 billion in 2021 , VR and AR are here to stay. Do you remember what the future looked like when you were a kid?

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The reality of VR/AR growth“VR will be big, AR will be bigger.


Our new base case is that mobile AR could become the primary driver of a $108 billion VR/AR market by 2021 (underperform $94 billion, outperform $122 billion), with AR taking the lion’s share of $83 billion and VR $25 billion.

Community Spotlight: Your Best Predictions For VR And AR In 2019


I think 2020 or 2021 could be a big breakthrough for VR, in 2019 we’ll only see slow incremental progress.” Welcome to a new article series here at UploadVR called Community Spotlight! Similar to Community Download , which usually runs on Mondays, this column is all about highlighting insight from our large and diverse community of readers.

Expert View: Immersive Technology Investment Boosting Creativity

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How the UK government’s multi-million-pound investment will help the storytellers of tomorrow. By Damian Collier, CEO and Founder of Blend Media. The UK attracts some of the best global talent and has a strong culture of entrepreneurship leading it to be viewed as one of Europe’s technology hubs.

Facebook Wins Patent For Human-Eye ‘Retinal’ Resolution VR Headset


Even the hypothetical 4000×4000 per eye headset with 140 degrees field of view predicted in 2016 to exist by 2021 by Oculus Chief Scientist Michael Abrash would have only around 30 PPD. Facebook has been awarded a patent for a head mounted display (HMD) which combines a large low resolution display and small high resolution display projected to where the user’s eye is pointed to achieve ‘retinal’ resolution.

Alex Kipman Nominated for Inventor’s Award

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The firm projects that, driven by next-generation mobile augmented-reality hardware, the market will reach EUR 85 billion by 2021. The Brazilian-born inventor gets recognition for his groundbreaking work with the Microsoft Hololens.

E3 2017: Number Of VR/AR Exhibitors Increased 138% Since Last Year


Some of the other relevant highlights for the VR/AR industries are: 11% of US households own some kind of VR headset that’s used to play games, According to Digi-Capital , the AR/VR market will exceed $108 billion by 2021, 74% of PC/console VR headset owners use their device to play single player video games. According to official word on the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) website the show is from Tuesday, June 13th until Thursday, June 15th, but that’s not really the case.

EA Boss: VR Will Take ‘A Couple of Years Before It Is A Mass Market Opportunity’


Wilson is less bullish about VR, which analysts such as tech adviser Digi-Capital have said could be a $25 billion market by 2021. Electronic Arts CEO Andrew Wilson said in an analyst call today that virtual reality is an “unbelievable innovation” but that it will take “a couple of years before it is a mass market opportunity.”. The CEO’s bearish view is consistent with the notion that the initial wave of VR games and headsets hasn’t been a huge hit with consumers yet.

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Emirates Embracing Emerging Tech

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This is an opportunity to help transform the UAE from a technology consumer to a technology creator, incubating expertise for a new global industry, in line with the UAE’s Vision 2021.”. Those looking for the VR OASIS of Ready Player One should head out to the deserts of the UAE.

Former Marvel CEO Peter Cuneo Named Chairman of VR Startup Uncorporeal


The field is expected to become a $25 billion industry by 2021, according to tech advisor Digi-Capital. Peter Cuneo, former CEO of Marvel Entertainment, has joined virtual reality and augmented reality startup Uncorporeal Systems as chairman. The move shows that VR is already well on its way. San Francisco-based Uncorporeal Systems will tap Cuneo’s vast experience as it expands its business of making technology tools for AR and VR.

Baidu Joins Shoqi to develop driverless cars


” Baidu recently signed an agreement with BAIC Group to mass produce level 4 autonomous vehicles by 2021​. Chinese search engine giant Baidu and Shouqi Limousine & Chauffeur, a car-hailing operator, are joining up to develop driverless vehicles , said Reuters. Baidu will supply Shouqi with the tools it needs for both its existing business and driverless cars, including map services, its Apollo autonomous platform and its conversational AI platform DuerOS.

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HTC R&D department shows that VR can already benefit various sectors of our lives

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billion US dollars in 2021, and HTC Vive’s influence in China is growing.

Mixing Realities, True Haptics And Photorealistic Humans: 5 Big Takeaways From Michael Abrash’s OC5 Keynote


Specifically, Abrash revisited predictions he made for VR in 2021 back at Oculus Connect 3 in 2016. He now expects competent eye-tracking and high-quality mixed reality (which includes photorealistic replication of real world environments) to be here around 2022 rather than 2021, for example.

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Meta Partners With Ultrahaptics And ZeroLight For Touch in AR


Market advisor Digi-Capital estimates that the AR market will reach $108 billion by 2021. Meta is adding another dimension to its augmented reality experiences by incorporating haptic feedback. To that end, it has partnered with Ultrahaptics and ZeroLight, and it will be showing off a demo of the new technology at the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show industry event next week.

Jaunt Shows Off New Augmented Reality 360-degree Full Body Selfies


Some analysts say XR is a $120 billion opportunity in 2021,” said Kliavkoff. “We Jaunt made its name as a creator of 360-degree videos and cinematic VR experiences. But under new management, the company has shifted its focus to supplying mixed reality technology to other companies.