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For many of us today, the concept of AR still seems like something from science fiction. Even with the enormous visibility and success of early AR apps like Pokemon Go, which raised around $6 billion in revenue, the idea of seeing and interacting with virtual objects overlaid onto the real world still seems abstract and futuristic.  But in reality, this AR future is already here, especially in the enterprise sector, with solutions ranging from remote learning tools to digital twins for industrial manufacturing. The scope of AR is increasing at an incredible pace, with research by Artillery Intelligence last September estimating that there were 598 million active AR active devices at the end of 2020 and projected this total to increase to 1.73 billion by 2024. With such enormous growth predicted in the next few years, AR represents an enormous opportunity for numerous players throughout the value chain, from device makers and network operators to content providers.  However, as is so often the case with emerging technologies…

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