Emerging Augmented Reality Companies:

be on the lookout for these companies to make breakthoughs in the field of AR and release consumer-ready products in the near future

  1. MagicLeap is a US startup company that is working on a head-mounted virtual retinal display which superimposes 3D computer-generated imagery over real world objects, by projecting a digital light field into the user’s eye. They have partnered with the likes of Google, LucasFilm and Alibaba Group.

2. Meta is a Silicon Valley company known for making augmented reality products. Their products include the Meta 1 Developer Kit and the Meta 2 Development Kit. They combine real world technology with holographic images, and unlike the Oculus Rift, which is completely virtual, Meta is still transparent and the real world can still be seen.

3. Microsoft Hololens is a pair of mixed reality head-mounted smartglasses developed and manufactured by Microsoft.