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Dear EdTech Friends, This week brings you stories on EdTech, AR, and VR from NYC, Beijing, and Stockh
Issue #19  •  August 13  •  view online
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Dear EdTech Friends,
This week brings you stories on EdTech, AR, and VR from NYC, Beijing, and Stockholm.
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Virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) have been hot buzzwords in the tech market over the past few years, but by 2017, much of the euphoria had faded. High-end headsets remained pricey toys for tech enthusiasts. Mainstream consumers didn’t see compelling reasons to buy higher-end devices.
Worldwide shipments fell 30.5% annually to just 1.2m units during the 1Q of 2018.
The drop in shipments is a red flag. Headsets could still appeal to gamers and enterprise users, but mainstream adoption could remain elusive as PCs and smartphones remain cheaper primary computing devices.
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