SK Telecom develops AR platform for Project Tango

South Korea’s SK Telecom (SKT) announced it has partnered with Google’s Project Tango to develop an augmented reality (AR) platform. Tango is a Google-led project that combines 3D-motion tracking with depth sensing. The T-AR platform for Project Tango, introduced at …

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Google, Qualcomm lead augmented reality start-up investment

Stealth mode augmented reality start-up project Magic Leap claims to have raised $542 million in Series B financing. Google and Qualcomm led the round of financing, indicating that both businesses see significant potential in the product to help drive more commercial uptake of augmented reality inspired technology. Other investors include film makers Legendary Entertainment, KKR, […]

SK Telecom and Samsung announce 5G collaboration

South Korean telco and handset manufacturer, SK Telecom and Samsung respectively, have announced a joint memorandum of understanding (MOU) in a bid to advance 5G research and development. The agreement will centre on providing large-volume and high quality services on gigabit data rates, such as augmented reality (AR).