The shipment of Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) devices, or Extended Reality (XR), devices in China surpassed 1.1 million units in 2022. According to Counterpoint Research, VR remains the leading segment within XR, accounting for more than 95% of total sales in 2022. The Chinese market has significant untapped potential but is expanding […]
Consumer VR shipment in China up 166% in H1 2022
Most of the new VR products in China are standalone headsets, with many using Pancake lenses for the consumer market, which sees increasing shipments of VR products as the VR content ecosystem dominated by gaming and fitness is developing, according to IDC. Consumer standalone VR shipments in China increased by 166.2% year-over-year in the first […]
Metaverse trends in China 2022
Computing power, AI, network communication, and blockchain, as the indispensable infrastructure of the metaverse, play a vital role in the later stage development of the metaverse. IDC estimates that in 2022, participants in the development of metaverse infrastructure, mainly operators, infrastructure hardware companies, and top Internet companies, will lead the effort. The pace of relevant […]
JD working with Sony Semiconductor on AR tech to measure foot size
Jingdong (JD.com) is currently working with Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation to develop a function to use Augmented Reality (AR) technology measure foot size, according to its official announcement.
China’s largest holographic AR app platform WiMi listed on NASDAQ
WiMi Hologram Cloud Inc., a holographic augmented reality (AR) application platform in China, started trading under the ticker symbol of “WIMI” on NASDAQ on 1 April 2020.
Alibaba adopting AR in hongbao campaign for Chinese New Year
Hongbao is an attractive tactic and often effective one for China internet companies to grow user base and engagement. And, it is one must-have activity among China internet users during Chinese New Year festival. Facing the coming Chinese New Year, Alipay is launching a special Hongbao campaign utilizing Augmented Reality to make it more interesting […]