Senior Google executive quits over ‘unstable commitment’ to AR

  • Mark Lucovsky, formerly in charge of AR and XR devices OS and Software at Google, has resigned citing ‘unstable commitment and vision’ for AR.
  • Google’s AR development has been marked by leadership changes and shifting development strategy, including the killed Iris smart glasses project.
  • Lucovsky’s departure highlights doubts about Google’s commitment to AR, yet the tech giant is reportedly collaborating with Samsung on Android XR, promising more developments this year.
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