DigiLens ARGOTM to Support Snapdragon Spaces
Global Industry Leader in Extended Reality to Launch an All-In-One Snapdragon Spaces Ready AR Device, ARGO, Designed for Enterprise and Industrial-Lite Workers
Sunnyvale, CA – May 31, 2023: DigiLens Inc., a global leader in waveguide display technologies and headworn smartglasses for enterprise and industrial use cases, today announces plans to integrate Snapdragon Spaces™ XR Developer Platform on the DigiLens ARGO™ device.
ARGO is one of the first purpose-built, all-in-one Snapdragon Spaces Ready AR smartglasses powered by the Snapdragon® XR2 Platform. DigiLens ARGO features Qualcomm® FastConnect™ 6900 Mobile Connectivity System and inside-out tracking capabilities, which will enable developers to create true connected immersive 3D AR experiences. ARGO also features DigiLens’ best-in-class crystal waveguide lenses with industry-leading efficiency, eye glow and footprint. Crystal waveguides are daylight bright for inside and outside use, resulting in a more user-friendly and socially acceptable product. ARGO improves communication and collaboration by creating a digitally-enabled workforce across a range of industries while maintaining body position independence and hands-free operations.
Snapdragon Spaces offers proven technology and an open, cross-device horizontal platform and ecosystem to bring developers’ ideas to life and revolutionize the possibilities of headworn AR.
Snapdragon Spaces key features include:
- Positional tracking
- Image recognition
- Local anchors and persistence
- Plane detection
- Spatial mapping and meshing
- Scene understanding
- Hand tracking
DigiLens’ industrial-grade platform opens up rich XR features to the industrial workforce, including embedded OpenXR and WebXR, unique UI/UX (for hand gestures), and full-scale room mapping.
“Qualcomm Technologies has always been a stalwart in the XR industry. They have been at the forefront of connectivity and, with the XR series of processors, empowered the XR industry with the integrated compute necessary for this next generation platform of compute. Now with Snapdragon Spaces, they have pushed the XR space forward and gives our line of industrial products the spatial compute and UI/UX essential to empower frontline workers. We at DigiLens are truly excited, through ARGO, to provide the next-generation compute platform with the next-generation AR software,” said Nima Shams, GM and VP of Product Business Unit for DigiLens.
“We are excited to support the democratization of the XR industry by offering Snapdragon Spaces through DigiLens’ leading all-in-one AR headset,” said Said Bakadir, Senior Director, Product Management, XR at Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. “DigiLens’ high-transparency and sunlight-readable optics combined with the universe of leading XR application developers from Snapdragon Spaces are critical in supporting the needs of the expanding enterprise and industrial markets.”
DigiLens is a leader in holographic waveguides used for XR displays. The company has developed a patented optical platform and photopolymer technology that delivers best-in-class solutions using a unique, low-cost contact-copy manufacturing process. DigiLens enables OEM partners to design and build XR-enabled devices for the global automobile, enterprise, consumer, avionics, and military industries. Based in Sunnyvale, CA, DigiLens investors include industry leaders like Samsung Electronics, Samsung Electro-Mechanics, Diamond Edge Ventures, the strategic investment arm of Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation, Alsop Louie Partners, Optimas Capital Management, 37 Interactive Entertainment, UDC Ventures, the corporate venture arm of Universal Display Corporation, Niantic, Inc., Sony Innovation Fund, Dolby Family Ventures, Continental AG, and more.
Snapdragon, Snapdragon Spaces, Qualcomm and FastConnect are trademarks or registered trademarks of Qualcomm Incorporated. Snapdragon and Qualcomm branded products are products of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries.