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XR Startup — Lynx, To Launch Headset Early Next Year, Kickstarter September This Year

June 10, 2021
Lynx VR Headset

Early last year, in February, XR startup Lynx announced that they would be launching a new device, the Lynx R-1. More than a year later, the company is yet to release the headset due to delays and modifications being made. But considering the various updates and additions made to the headsets, perhaps the wait will be worth it. 

The Lynx R-1, a standalone mixed reality headset capable of VR and passthrough AR, was first announced as an enterprise-targeted device, set to launch at around $1500. The company, having pivoted, now plans to launch the headset for both businesses and consumers. After several updates and additions, the headset will be launching at well below a thousand, just a few hundred dollars. 

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Mixed Reality

Mixed Reality and Hybrid Reality – What exactly are they?

April 15, 2018
Group of people looking at a Mixed Reality projection

What is Mixed Reality (MR)?

Mixed Reality which is also known as MR, is an advanced technology that merges real and virtual worlds to create new visualizations, surroundings, and environments where digital objects co-exist and interact in real-time with a physical object. It takes place in both the virtual world and the physical world by mixing the physical and virtual reality which encompasses both augmented reality and augmented virtual reality through immersive technology. MR is used to classify the continuum of reality technology but as an independent concept by combing the concept of virtual and augmented reality. It covers all likely compositions and variation of real and virtual objects when it is used to classified classify the larger scope of reality technology. Mixed reality enables users to interact with objects with their real-world which is powered by the real-world presence of intelligent virtual objects.

It is a virtual space where people or real objects are completely transformed into virtual worlds which produce new environment and visualizations harboring physical and digital objects interacting in real-time. The continuum of mixed reality ranges from a real and natural environment to an absolute virtual environment. The digital world reacts to both the user and its physical environment while the user interacts with the digital world. Continue Reading…