Counterpoint Research Q3 2022

Technology Trends Driving Future XR Market Growth

In 2021, XR shipments crossed the 10-million mark for the first time, showing 60% growth compared to the previous year. Although the growth has…

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AjnaLens: India-based XR Startup Upskilling Workforce Training with VR & Metaverse

The India-based startup, AjnaLens, is one of the Indian players in the XR (Extended Reality) space joining the Metaverse revolution. Founded in 2014,…

OLEDoS: Technological Breakthrough for AR/VR Devices

With the time spent on console games, home entertainment and online education increasing against the backdrop of COVID-19, AR/VR devices are drawing…

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Metaverse vs MMO Gaming: What will metaverse add to existing landscape

The metaverse has become a buzzword for many areas of the technology landscape. But many aspects of the metaverse are not new for the world of online…

Metaverse Reignites XR Interest in Chinese Markets

London, San Diego, New Delhi, Beijing, Buenos Aires, Seoul, Hong Kong – April 15, 2022 XR technologies experienced their first boom in China in 2016.…

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Qualcomm FastConnect 7800: Introducing Wi-Fi 7 to Power Multi Gigabit, Low-Latency Metaverse & Computing Experiences

It took less than three years for Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) one of the latest generation Wi-Fi technologies to go mainstream across smartphones, tablets,…

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OPPO Find X5 Series, 240W Fast Charging Solution, AR Glass, & More Showcased at MWC 2022

Ahead of MWC 2022, OPPO announced the flagship Find X5 and Find X5 Pro series smartphones. Both smartphones were showcased at OPPO’s booth along with…

Qualcomm Diversification Strategy is Working

New Qualcomm CEO Cristiano Amon held his first earnings conference call with a great first quarter at the helm. Qualcomm is best known for its…

Oculus Quest 2 Cumulative Sales Hit Record 4.6 mn as XR Headset Shipments Almost Triple YoY in Q1 2021

London, San Diego, New Delhi, Beijing, Buenos Aires, Seoul, Hong Kong – July 14, 2021 The Extended Reality (XR) headset shipments almost tripled…

Counterpoint Research Oculus Captures Half of XR Headset Market in 2020

Oculus Captures Half of XR Headset Market in 2020

London, San Diego, New Delhi, Beijing, Buenos Aires, Seoul, Hong Kong – March 10, 2021 The Extended Reality (XR) headset shipments in 2020 declined…

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Podcast: XR – Where are We in Reality?

When first introduced, eXtended reality (XR) appeared like a futuristic concept. But after years of research and development, the technology is now…

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Oculus Quest 2 Review – The Quest for Perfection Continues

Oculus launched the second generation Quest standalone VR device, Quest 2, on September 16th. Its price is attractive, starting at $299 for the 64GB…

XR2 Platform

XR2 5G platform- Extended reality’s pivotal moment

Qualcomm launched the world’s first 5G XR platform during the annual Snapdragon tech summit, XR2. This is in addition to the XR1 platform which now…

Always connected PC

POST EVENT COVERAGE: DAY 3 SNAPDRAGON TECH SUMMIT :: XR2 5G platform and always connected PC (ACPC)

Qualcomm made a lot of noise in the always-on-always connected (ACPC )PC space at the Snapdragon Summit Day 3 . The key selling points remain the…

Mobile XR : The Future of Extended Reality (AR/VR/MR)

The next generation of connectivity (5G, WiFi 6, 802.11ay) is poised to enhance the way we interact with the current crop of devices. Extended…

Ready Player One – Lessons for the future of virtual reality

March 2018 will see the release of the latest Stephen Spielberg blockbuster, Ready Player One. The film is based on a book of the same name written…