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Sextech company scorned by CES scores $2M and an apology

Lora DiCarlo, a startup coupling robotics and sexual health, has $2 million to shove in the Consumer Electronics Show’s face. The same day the company...

Camera maker Insta360 raises $30M as it eyes 2020 IPO

Insta360, one of the pioneers in making 360-degree cameras, just raised $30 million in a Series C+ funding round from Chinese investors including Everest...

Matterport raises $48M to ramp up its 3D imaging platform

The growth of augmented and virtual reality applications and hardware is ushering in a new age of digital media and imaging technologies, and startups...

Jupiter raises $23 million to tell businesses and governments how climate...

Whether it’s by flood, fire, or the fury of a storm, climate-related catastrophes are now impacting most cities and towns across the country. As...

Facebook poaches Google’s AR/VR engineering lead to take over Portal team

Facebook is bringing on the engineering lead for Google’s entire AR/VR team to tackle Portal hardware. Ryan Cairns comes aboard after 12 years at Google,...

How the new VR screen could end the smartphone

A smartphone screen is a wonder of the world. It’s not just that it’s bright and colorful and sharp. In some ways, it’s as...

China’s Nreal raises $15M to shrink augmented headsets to size of...

A former Magic Leap engineer believes the problem with most consumer-facing augmented headsets on the market is their bulky size. “You wouldn’t want to wear...

Audi spins out Holoride to put VR in every car

Audi has spun out a new company called Holoride that aims to bring a VR experience to the backseat of every car, no matter...

Virtual reality gaming and the pursuit of “flow state”

Maggie Lane Contributor Maggie Lane is a writer and producer of virtual reality experiences and covers the industry for various publications. More posts by this contributor ...

Facebook restructures Building 8, separating projects into Reality Labs and Portal...

Facebook is restructuring its experimental hardware efforts and giving its moonshot projects a home within its AR/VR research division. The restructuring, reported by Business...