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HaptX grabs $12 million to build a glove crammed with sensors

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A company building a very high-tech glove has just gotten its hands on some new money. HaptX is building a sensor-packed glove for VR and...

Facebook sells off Oculus Medium to Adobe

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Facebook is selling Oculus Medium — a 3D virtual reality sculpting tool for creatives — to Adobe. The team was an expensive effort for...

Valve confirms it’s making a ‘flagship’ Half-Life VR game

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After what feels like years of rumors, it’s official: Valve is making a virtual reality Half-Life game. Official word of the new title comes via...

China grants first 5G licenses amid Huawei global setback

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It’s official. After much anticipation, China named the first companies to receive 5G licenses for commercial use on Thursday. The announcement from the Ministry of...

Using augmented reality, Altoida is identifying the likely onset of neurodegenerative...

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For the past nineteen years, Ioannis Tarnanas, the founder and chief scientific officer at Altoida, has been developing virtual and augmented reality tools to...

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

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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

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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

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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...

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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

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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,...