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Augmented Reality Set To Blow By Virtual Reality

Virtual reality is growing, but cannot compare to the projected size of augmented reality.<p>Within five years, the installed base of virtual reality …

This is where the middle of nowhere is, according to the best data possible

<b>By Andrew Van Dam</b>, <i>The Washington Post</i>In a triumph of data collection and analysis, a team of researchers based at Oxford University has built the …

Border Crossing

Here’s a beautiful map of 1 billion Shazams

Interactive Maps<p>I thought it would be fun to visualize the map interactively. In the same way you would drag/zoom on a Google Map, what if you could also drag/zoom a Shazam map? This element of interactivity is what encourages people to use, explore and learn from the maps. Rather than just being …

Hiking

Interview: 2017 Photo of the Year Winner, Robb Thompson

Robb Thompson's winning photo was pitted against some fierce competition throughout the 2017 Pinkbike Photo of the Year contest, including Filip …

How the pros use indoor training to boost their riding

<b>Former pro Greg Henderson explains how Zwift has revolutionised the way pros, and everyone, train indoors</b><p><i>Promotional feature with Zwift</i><p>It doesn’t …

Bikepack Through Northern Chile in 'Beyond Trails: Atacama'

“Beyond Trails: Atacama” follows the ambitious human powered adventure of Lorraine Blancher and Robin Munshaw as they embark on a multi-day …

5 multi-day adventure routes taking in Scotland's best and most remote singletrack - MBR

Wilderness escapes<p>We have come up with 5 routes that require extra beans – or dare we say an e-bike – to push your daily mileage into the wilderness …

This Is Why Head-Up Displays Are the Future of Automotive Tech

My first experience with a head-up display came in a Corvette, circa 2002. It was a small, simple, rectangular chunk of projected data that included …

The Legal Hazards of Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Apps

Liability and intellectual property issues are just two areas developers need to know about Photo: Joan Cros Garcia/Corbis/Getty Images Photo: Joan …

Augmented Reality

6D.ai is building AR tech that crowdsources a 3D mesh of the world

The problems that augmented reality startups aim to solve often seem trivial.<p>Just as the HBO show Silicon Valley skewered the industry’s obsession with placing digital mustaches precisely on people’s faces, the problem of allowing multiple phones to know where exactly your coffee table is could …

Augmented Reality

Electric Mountain Bike Racing Is Expanding to Stage Races

The epic Trans Pyrenees stage race (Transpyr) just announced they are adding a new eMTB version of the iconic coast-to-coast race, dubbed the …

Futuristic Maps

Cartography from 2058<p>I was casting about for map design idea one night, and my wife had a good suggestion.<p>You’re always replicating old maps. Why not …

eReaders

GIS has become ubiquitous; innovations and disruptions are emerging everywhere

Geography is a component of every major decision that organizations and individuals must make every day. So, it’s only a matter of intuition for any …

What's New In Location Intelligence For 2018?

• 70% of telecommunications companies consider Location Intelligence critical to their success.<br>• 66% of enterprises rank Location Intelligence as either critical or very important to ongoing revenue growth strategies.<br>• R&D, Sales, and Marketing place the highest importance on Location Intelligence in …

Big Data

Royal British Legion uses AR to turn commemorative pins into a storytelling experience

Created by Geometry Global UK, the initiative expands the success of the "Every pin tells a tale" campaign created in which British artillery shell …

Recommendation: Fighter-Pilot Optics for Cyclists

The Everysight Raptor AR Smartglasses put GPS navigation and other information right in your field of vision.<p>Buy Now<p>The new Everysight Raptor AR Smartglasses give cyclists (and runners) GPS directions as well as metrics, maps, and workout prompts without obscuring, distracting, or blocking their …

Augmented Reality

New app lets you visualise the real effect of daylight in every room of your home

You will be able to see how daylight can reinvigorate and benefit your home on your phone.<p><b>Dark rooms caused by a lack of natural light is an obstacle</b> …

LiDAR archaeological breakthrough uncovers thousands of Maya ruins

Mind=blown. That’s the popular sentiment in archaeological circles right now. Maya experts have just learnt that the ancient civilization was home to …

The Challenges Facing Open Source GIS in 2018 and Boundless' Plans for the Year

Over the last few years, technologies like the Internet of Things, autonomous vehicles, and sensors are capturing information that has never been …

This Company Wants to Pay You To Spend Four Months Recording Epic Cycling Trips Across Europe and Africa (Video)

Explore two different continents, without having to pay a penny.<p>If you’re looking for a way to get paid while having time to explore the world, this …

Video: Urban Mountain Bike Racing in Valparaíso, Chile

The 2018 edition of the Red Bull Valparaíso Urban Mountain Bike Race took place this past weekend, and as usual it was quite a show. In this video, …

Watch: Matt Hunter Sends It Over Madeira, Portugal

Matt Hunter shows off the amazing trails around the island of Madeira, Portugal in this fast-paced video. This short edit won the film competition …

Madeira

Watch: Racing Mountain Bikes on Snow with Fabio Wibmer

Fabio Wibmer & co. don’t let the snow stop them. Who said anything about an off season?!

Explore the Subterranean Chambers of the World’s Longest-Operating Hologram Gallery

Visiting Jason Sapan’s underground laser laboratory at the Holographic Studios in New York City is similar to what I would expect a visit to Doc …

How Holograms Will Disrupt Visual Collaboration in the Workplace

Holograms are primed to disrupt visual collaboration as we know it. But how well do we really know visual collaboration and, for that matter, how …

Augmented Reality

Samsung Olympic Showcase will bring IoT, VR experiences to fans and athletes

Non-athletes will be able to test winter sports like skeleton through interactive VR experiences.<p>Building a slide deck, pitch, or presentation? Here …

Virtual Reality Helps Explore the "GPS of the Mind"

UT Neuroscientist uses virtual reality to study how the brain orients us in space.

Augmented Reality

Sheffield City Centre street dual racing on 10th March gets live stream - MBR

The return of the Howard Street Dual<p>The ultimate form of head to head mountain bike racing returns to Sheffield City Centre on the 10th March to …

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