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The Un-carrier unveils a vision for 5G in all spectrum bands, plans to deploy America’s first nationwide 5G wireless network


Bellevue, Washington — May 2, 2017 — Fresh off its game-changing results in the US government’s historic 600 MHz spectrum auction and another industry-leading quarter, T-Mobile (NASDAQ: TMUS) today became the first US wireless company to announce plans for truly nationwide 5G. On top of expanding and strengthening its LTE coverage, the Un-carrier will use a portion of its $8 billion mother lode…

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ABI Research forecasts global wearable device shipments to increase from nearly 202 million in 2016 to more than 501 million by 2021


ABI Research forecasts global wearable device shipments to increase from nearly 202 million in 2016 to more than 501 million by 2021. While roughly 17% of these will be attributed to enterprise end users in 2016, a 35% CAGR puts the segment on track to nearly double its shipment totals by the end of the forecast period.

Wearables in the…

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ODG and NASA Explore Use of ODG Smart Glasses Cutting-Edge Technology Could Advance NASA’s Future Missions and Enhance Life on Earth


Houston, Texas and San Francisco, California, March 11, 2015 -- Today NASA and Osterhout Design Group (ODG) unveiled they are teaming up to explore the use of ODG’s Smart Glasses for terrestrial and space-based activities. The two will collaborate to evaluate the use of Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) in human spaceflight, with the ultimate goal of one…

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Vuzix Provides Business Outlook for 2017


ROCHESTER, N.Y., March 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Vuzix® Corporation (NASDAQ: VUZI), a leading supplier of Smart Glasses, Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) technologies and products for the consumer and enterprise markets, announced today the company's outlook for 2017.

We believe 2017 is already proving to be a pivotal year for Vuzix and the entire Smart Glasses industry.  We have…

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PowerVision Unveils PowerRay Underwater Robot with Revolutionary Technology


LAS VEGAS, Jan. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- PowerVision Robot Corporation, a worldwide leader in UAV, robotics and big data technologies, and the maker of the world's most intuitive consumer drone PowerEggTM and the premium professional cinematography drone PowerEyeTM, today announced PowerRayTM, an innovative underwater robot with ground-breaking features designed to revolutionize freshwater, saltwater, or ice fishing for today's recreational fishing enthusiasts and…

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Worldwide Augmented and Virtual Reality Headset Market Expected to Grow at a Compound Annual Rate of 58%, Reaching 99.4 Million Units in 2021, According to IDC


FRAMINGHAM, Mass., March 16, 2017 – New device launches, an expanding array of content for both consumer and enterprise users, and lower price points will propel the worldwide augmented and virtual reality headset device market at a breakneck pace. According to data from the International Data Corporation (IDCWorldwide Quarterly Augmented and Virtual Reality Headset Tracker, total headset device shipments…

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ODG Launches Hazardous Location Certified Smartglasses for Heavy Industry


SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ODG (Osterhout Design Group), a leading developer and manufacturer of smartglasses integrating augmented, virtual and mixed reality technologies, today announced the release of a new edition in its family of smartglasses, R-7HL (“Hazardous Location”), a ruggedized enhancement of ODG’s existing R-7. Customers will be able to order R-7HL for $3,500 beginning today at www.osterhoutgroup.com or from an…

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Smart Glasses Advance Warehouse Productivity


Smart glasses combine the functionality of voice picking, barcode scanners, and pick-to-light systems into one device.

(Boonton, NJ, June 26, 2014) — Google Glass promises a futuristic method of filtering the world through a computer screen. For warehouses, that technology might not be too far into the future.

Smart glasses maker Vuzix and enterprise software firm SAP are marketing an…

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AR smart glasses are the world's first product of its kind that are powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor


HiAR Glasses are actually China's first binocular all-in-one AR smart glasses that are now on display at CES 2017. One of a kind AR smart glasses will remain on display for the entire event that will run from 5th to 8th January, 2017.

HiAR Glasses were first displayed earlier in November in Barcelona where the Smart City Expo World Congress…

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Vuzix Smart Glasses to be Showcased at ProMat 2017 by Vuzix Industrial Partners


ROCHESTER, N.Y., April 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Vuzix® Corporation (NASDAQ: VUZI), ("Vuzix" or, the "Company"), a leading supplier of Smart Glasses, Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) technologies and products for the consumer and enterprise markets, today announced that the future applications and capabilities of next-generation smart glasses and AR products will be showcased by several VIPs (Vuzix Industrial Partners)…

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ABI Research Pinpoints 244 Companies in First Augmented and Mixed Reality Market Tracker


In its first ecosystem tracker for the Augmented Reality (AR) and Mixed Reality (MR), ABI Research pinpoints 244 companies operating in the space worldwide, with this number expected to continue to climb. Data overlay and hands free usage, whether through passive AR or interactive and spatially aware MR, is providing significant value to early adopters. Given its current growth trajectory,…

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ABI Research Forecasts AR Smart Glasses Shipments Will Grow by 227% by 2021


Scottsdale, Arizona - 06 Feb 2017

After a slower than expected start, the augmented reality (AR) market is poised for quick growth powered by enterprise uptake. ABI Research forecasts augmented reality in enterprise applications will hit an inflection point in 2018, with smart glass shipments growing to 28 million in 2021 with a 227% CAGR. Driving this strong growth is…

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