How to Overcome the Cybersecurity Challenges of AR

Cyber crime continues to be a huge issue and it has only been made worse by the pandemic. Ransomware payments have increased by 43% and in March there were 20 million breached records and an average of 30,000 websites hacked daily. It’s reached a point where the World Economic Forum has proclaimed that cybersecurity is becoming too big a job for governments or businesses to handle alone.
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Zoom Launches AR Facial Effects for Users

Zoom has recently added augmented reality facial effects to their platform which the company has called Studio Effects.
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Snap Unveil Augmented Reality Glasses - Spectacles

Leaders in augmented reality Snap, have stepped outside of AR applications for smartphones and are now developing augmented reality glasses, beating to market a rumoured product from Apple.
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Cyber Intrusion Augmented-Reality Software Wins Patent

Cybersecurity consulting firm, Ingalls Information Security has recently been awarded a U.S. patent for it’s Viewpoint™software.
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DigiLens Announces Design v1 – Developer Smartglasses To Accelerate Head Worn Ecosystem and Enable Sustainable Growth

Company fast-tracks modular XR hardware so industry first movers can focus on the development of software experiences
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Augmented Reality Go-Karting Track Opening in London

An innovative new go-karting track is popping up in East London this summer and it's like nothing you’ve ever seen before.
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Arsenal FC Launch Augmented Reality Matchday Programme

A new augmented reality matchday app uses the latest in AR technology to enable Arsenal fans to bring players into their homes. The innovative concept leverages Sportsbet.io’s matchday rights with the Gunners digitally, recreating the magic of matchday at home. 
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HTC Unveils New Vive Pro 2 VR Headset

HTC has recently unveiled the Vive Pro 2, a new and updated version of the company’s high end virtual reality headset, which now feature a host of small but powerful improvements.
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First Spinal Surgery with Augmented Reality Headset Takes Place

The Nevada Spine Clinic in partnership with Dr. Poelstra and his practice has recently completed the first posterior lumbar fusion procedure on a patient using a combination of Medtronic’s Mazor X robotic platform integrated with Augmedics’ newly FDA-approved xvision.
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ar.rocks is an online technology publication, covering the most important, interesting and inspiring Augmented Reality news, expert insights and projects. We keep our ear to the ground and report on the latest innovations in the XR and AR spaces. Our team of XR/AR enthusiasts, developers and designers contribute to a wide variety of articles, ranging from Augmented Reality experiences and AR-related event coverage to industry insider insights and the latest AR news. The Augmented Reality industry is growing at an exponential rate, so you can count on the team here at ar.rocks to keep you up-to-date on all of the important AR news that affects the industry. We are always open to collaboration and the sharing of expert knowledge. If you have an important press release or news tip that you'd like to share, feel free to reach out and our team will do our best to cover it for you.

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We pride ourselves on being a fast moving, agile and proactive team of writers and content creators. The team's passion for Augmented Reality shines through in their work. Want to learn more? Here's a casual Q&A.

What makes ar.rocks different?

We like to think our personality makes us different. Augmented Reality is, above all, a damn fun industry to be involved in. We're here to boost the eco-system, report on the important stories and heck.. have some fun doing it.

Where are you based?

We're a global team. Digital nomads, if you will.

I have a cool Augmented Reality news story, can you report on it?

Awesome! Send it over. Our brilliant Chief Editor, Emily, will be happy to take a look!

Do you only report on Augmented Reality news?

Mainly - yes. Augmented Reality has such a rich and active community of companies, creators and enthusiasts that we rarely have time to talk about anything other than AR.

How do I get into the AR industry?

You can visit the ar.rocks Jobs Board which features the latest job openings for the AR industry. Take a look around and see if anything looks like a good fit.

Where can I learn more about Augmented Reality?

Great question. We have a great selection of resources available. You should start with our Ultimate Augmented Reality glossary, in which you can dive deep into all of the industry/technical terms you might be unsure about.

Feel free to contact us if you have further questions or if you have tips for a newsworthy story.
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