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Thursday 19 May 2022
Macroblock expects 2-digit sales growth in 2Q22
LED driver IC design house Macroblock expects to post a double-digit sequential revenue increase with high gross margin in the second quarter of 2022, driven by robust demand for...
Wednesday 4 May 2022
HTC posts smaller loss in 1Q22
HTC saw its net losses narrow substantially on-year in the first quarter of 2022, but gross margin grew for the 18th consecutive month to 37.8%, thanks to robust sales of its VR and...
Friday 15 April 2022
Asia Pacific Telecom launches Xland metaverse platform
Asia Pacific Telecom (APT) has teamed up with metaverse platform developer XRSpace, along with over 20 players in the metaverse supply chain, to launch Taiwan's first multifunctional...
Friday 8 April 2022
Innolux developing VR-use high-resolution LCD panels
Innolux has disclosed it has been developing 2,000ppi LCD panels for use in VR devices, with the corresponding manufacturing process under verification.
Wednesday 23 March 2022
Pico, Goertek bullish on VR
China-based Internet platform company ByteDance acquired virtual reality (VR) startup Pico in August 2021, merging it with its VR business. The move is similar to Facebook's acquisition...
Wednesday 23 February 2022
Foxconn invests in XRSpace to create global metaverse ecosystem
Hon Hai Technology Group (Foxconn) has announced the signing of an MOU with metaverse platform developer XRSpace, which will receive US$100 million in investment from the EMS giant...
Wednesday 16 February 2022
Global tech firms to focus on AR/VR development in 2022
Global tech companies are expected to concentrate on the development of augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) technologies in 2022, in the hope of using them to launch metaverse...
Monday 14 February 2022
Preparing for the unlimited possibilities of the metaverse
The metaverse has been a popular topic recently, but up to now, how each industry understands and defines it still differs, according to Angus Yang, senior director at Asia Pacific...
Wednesday 26 January 2022
The growing metaverse
Augmented reality and virtual reality are poised to radically change the lives of billions of people, and a few tech giants will make huge profits as it happens.
Tuesday 25 January 2022
Corning expands high-index glass portfolio to help accelerate mass adoption of AR technology
Corning has announced the launch of a new glass composition to advance the development of augmented and mixed reality (AR/MR) diffractive waveguides for wearable devices. Optical...
Friday 21 January 2022
Microsoft takeover of Activision Blizzard may endanger Sony
Microsoft's US$68.7 billion bid to acquire video game developer Activision Blizzard could challenge the role of its rival Sony in the gaming industry, as the Japanese tech giant saw...
Friday 14 January 2022
Obvious demand for miniLED and VR emerge at CES 2022
Several development trends in the world of virtual reality (VR) and display terminals were observed at CES 2022.
Wednesday 5 January 2022
Low-power chips to bridge metaverse gap, says NXP Greater China chairman
There has been a large gap between imagination and realization when it comes to the metaverse, according to Ting Wei Li, chairman of NXP Greater China. However, nowadays, Li says...
Monday 27 December 2021
Immersive AR, VR adventure to the International Space Station: Felix & Paul Studios
Homo sapiens always looked at the heavens and wondered about the nature of the objects seen in the night sky. With its customized virtual reality (VR) "Outer Space Camera" systems,...
Thursday 23 December 2021
Far EasTone announces plans for 5G metaverse connection
Taiwanese mobile operator Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) has announced plans to speed up its development of 5G metaverse connection and explore related applications in the business...
Monday 30 March 2020
Apple iPad Pros
Apple's new iPad Pros comes with the latest A12Z Bionic chip, an ultra-wide camera, studio-quality mics and a LiDAR scanner that delivers depth-sensing capabilities. The LiDAR scanner, along with pro cameras, motion sensors, pro performance, pro audio and the Liquid Retina display, enhances iPad Pros' augmented reality (AR) applications. With iPadOS 13.4, Apple brings trackpad support to iPad, giving customers an all-new way to interact with their iPads. As users move their finger across the trackpad, the pointer transforms to highlight user interface elements. Multi-touch gestures on the trackpad make it fast and easy to navigate the entire system without users lifting their hand, according to Apple.
Monday 16 September 2019
Apple seventh-generation iPad tablet
Apple has introduced the seventh-generation iPad, bringing more screen area and support for the full-sized Smart Keyboard to its tablet device. Starting at US$329, the upgraded iPad features a 10.2-inch Retina display, Apple Pencil2 support, A10 Fusion chip, advanced cameras and sensors and all-day battery life. The new 10.2-inch Retina display iPad has nearly 3.5 million pixels and a wide viewing angle. The new iPad comes in silver, space gray and gold finishes in 32GB and 128GB configurations. It starts at US$329 for the Wi-Fi model and US$459 (US) for the Wi-Fi + Cellular model.
Friday 30 March 2018
Apple 9.7-inch iPad (2018)
Apple has updated its 9.7-inch iPad with support for Apple Pencil plus increased performance, starting at US$329. The new 9.7-inch iPad and Apple Pencil give users the ability to be creative and productive, from sketching ideas and jotting down handwritten notes to marking up screenshots. The new iPad features a Retina display, the A10 Fusion chip and advanced sensors that help deliver immersive augmented reality (AR). The new iPad's A10 Fusion chip is constructed with 64-bit desktop-class architecture, delivering 40% faster CPU and 50% faster graphics performance for multitasking and graphics-intensive apps, according to Apple. The front- and rear-facing cameras offer low-light performance and HD video recording for document scanning, moviemaking and FaceTime calls.
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Wednesday 11 May 2022
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