9 Augmented Reality Trends to Watch in 2019-2020

April 4, 2019

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Augmented reality saw its record growth in 2018. Commercial support for AR is positioned to be strong, with big tech names like Microsoft, Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google making serious commitments. It is believed that by 2023, the installed user base for AR-supporting products like mobile devices and smart glasses will surpass 2.5 billion people. Revenue for the industry should hit $75 billion. Industry players in the augmented reality world expect to 2019 to be a year marked by an uptick in the pace of industry growth.

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