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This $30 million startup is building a new kind of holographic display to save the world from the 'dystopian future' of virtual reality

This $30 million startup is building a new kind of holographic display to save the world from the 'dystopian future' of virtual reality

Looking Glass is a Brooklyn-based startup building 3D holographic displays. They are targeted at 3D designers who might want to create experiences and graphics without wearing a VR headset for long periods of time. The displays are now available on Kickstarter, starting at $399 and ranging up to $1999, and the company met its goal in 2 hours.  There’s a tech startup based in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, inside an old glass factory. After snaking your way through a 19th century industrial world to their very modern space, you […]

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A company that raised over $3 million through crowdfunding has shut down, and nearly everyone who paid for its $200 headphones lost their money

A company that raised over $3 million through crowdfunding has shut down, and nearly everyone who paid for its $200 headphones lost their money

A high-tech headphone company called Ossic raised over $3 million on Kickstarter and Indiegogo to build headphones with surround sound. It sold 22,000 preorders for the headphones, which cost $200 to $300. The company announced over the weekend that it was out of money and shutting down. Ossic said it shipped only 250 headphones. Backers are not getting refunds.  Every time you back a crowdfunded project with your hard-earned dollars, you’re taking a risk. There’s always the chance it won’t work out. The latest example of a […]

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$17.8 Billion in Business Investment Expected in AR and VR This Year, Is Your Business Ready?

$17.8 Billion in Business Investment Expected in AR and VR This Year, Is Your Business Ready?

Augmented reality has been around for a few years. But small businesses have only recently started to realize its potential as a marketing tool. Technology startup company Lampix has created an to summarize all the ways in which augmented reality can be a game-changer for small businesses. Flexibility of Augmented Reality Creates New Opportunities Using different components such as sensors, computer and projectors, augmented reality . Here’s how it works. Input devices such as cameras are used to scan, collect data and process a digital model. Afterwards, […]

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