European healthcare goes XR: Virtual, Augmented, and Mixed reality

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AR startup Blue Vision Labs lands $14.5 million led by GV

UK augmented reality company Blue Vision Labs has raised $14.5 million led by from GV, formerly known as Google Ventures. Accel, Horizons Ventures, and SV Angel also participated in the investment in the company, which has announced that it is officially coming out of stealth. It is developing an SDK for sharing AR experiences across […]

Belgian Industry 4.0 startup Arkite raises €1.6 million

Arkite, a Belgian Industry 4.0 startup, has raised €1.6 million led by Capricorn Venture Partners with participation from existing shareholders. Arkite develops manufacturing hardware called the Human Interface Mate (HIM), which uses augmented reality to assist production operators in complex tasks. “In the highly competitive environment of the manufacturing industry, more complex operations are expected […]

WayRay raises $18 million to bring AR tech to cars

Swiss augmented reality startup WayRay has raised $18 million in a funding round led by Alibaba Group and has announced new partnerships to bring its AR tech to cars. WayRay develops holographic AR navigational solutions for connected cars and has also announced a new deal with Chinese “internet car” maker Banma Technologies to build AR […]