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EXTRAORDINARY RESULTS MADE POSSIBLE BY HUMATICS’ MICROLOCATION SYSTEM AND SPATIAL INTELLIGENCE PLATFORM™<p>PRECISE NAVIGATION<p>CLOSE COLLABORATION<p>SEAMLESS …

SCHOTT brings more immersive AR experience to China through high-index glass wafer

German specialty glassmaker SCHOTT AG introduced on Tuesday SCHOTT RealView, a high-index glass wafer that allows more immersive augmented reality …

Lightform’s first augmented reality projection device offers ‘theme park-level special effects’

Augmented reality is quickly becoming more and more popular, with companies like Apple and Google offering new platforms. Promising to offer a radically new paradigm for interacting with software and the world around us, many have gotten a taste of AR thanks Apple’s ARKit. The folks over at …

Lightform unveils $699 augmented-reality projection device from the brains behind Xbox IllumiRoom

Almost five years ago, Microsoft showed off an eye-catching prototype of an Xbox feature that projected games beyond the monitor and onto the walls …

Porsche Deploys Augmented Reality in US Dealerships To Speed Problem-Solving During Service

Porsche Cars North America (PCNA) is rolling out “Tech Live Look” to its 189 dealers in the United States this week. It’s an augmented reality system that connects dealership technicians to experts at PCNA headquarters via smart glasses for a live interaction that can shorten service resolution …

Cool Augmented Reality Shooter ‘Defend It!’ Now Available in the App Store

A little over a month ago we checked out the trailer for a pretty cool looking upcoming augmented reality game called <i>Defend It!</i> (Free) from Wizards …

Watch a demo of the latest VR production tools

Virtual reality is now available at prosumer-level price points, and the race is on in the same way 2D filming reached the masses twenty years ago. …

AR From an Architect’s Perspective, Spatial Computing, & Leap Motion’s North Star AR HMD

Keiichi Matsuda went from being a dystopian filmmaker to becoming the Vice President of Design at hand-tracking company Leap Motion. Matsuda is …

Augmented Reality

News: The 50 Best Augmented Reality Apps for iPhone, iPad & Android Devices

Contrary to popular belief, augmented reality apps have been available for a while now. I remember using the Layar app (still available for iOS and …

Apps

Apple AR: This App Uses the iPhone X's TrueDepth Camera to Conjure 3D Illusions

A Swedish digital artist has developed an app for the iPhone X that creates mind-bending 3D illusions that correlate to the user's point of view.<p>The …

WebVR is now 'WebXR Device API', supports augmented reality

The first version of WebVR was announced in early 2016, with both Firefox and Chrome being early supporters. The idea was to bring virtual reality …

‘It’s not the sexy side of AR’ that matters: three key takeaways from new report

Augmented Reality (AR) is set to be huge in the next few years. But some brands have fallen for the “wow” factor by rushing AR campaigns without …

Vuzix built the smartglasses Google wishes it did

Attention, crestfallen Google Glass enthusiasts: Your redemption has arrived.<p>While most of the tech world dismissed the “smartglasses” concept when …

Making cloud-based infrastructure seem like child’s play

A cloud platform from an Irish start-up aims to be so simple to use that an eight-year-old can use it to connect a device to the internet in minutes, …

PC Gaming

Blockstack raises $52 million to build a parallel internet where you own all your data

Blockchain startup Blockstack says it raised $52.8 million in its ICO, finalized Friday. The company is building a sort of parallel to the internet that users access via the Blockstack browser and that features a wide variety of apps. The Blockstack ecosystem promises to benefit both users and app …

Apps

Disney built a blockchain, and now its creators are trying to turn it into a commercial platform to compete with Ethereum

<b>-It's designed to be more private than other popular blockchains like the bitcoin and ethereum protocols.</b><p><b>-Now some of the developers behind the technology want to build a commercial business to make it easy for less technologically savvy businesses to get involved.</b><p>From animatronics to digital …

Blockchain

A consumer perspective of VR hardware – RoblemVR – Medium

A consumer perspective of VR hardware<p>(The following article appears in my monthly VR wrap-up for Bright Metallic magazine. Bright Metallic is a …

Stereolabs brings position tracking to mobile VR using its Zed camera pair - ExtremeTech

By on June 21, 2016 at 11:00 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Adding to the cost and complexity …

Google now launches Daydream VR development

The VR platform is now ready for developers to work after the new Google VR SDK was released, as it left the beta stage. The new kit is expected to …

Virtual Reality Filmmaking Tricks Revealed

Creating compelling films and games for virtual reality is difficult. You need to create coherent narratives in a relatively new story-telling medium …

Google reveals hardware requirements for Daydream VR

We know Google's Daydream VR experience, introduced in Nougat, requires some pretty beefy technology to run, but so far the exact hardware and …

Android Nougat

Why This Technology Will Change Your Marketing Forever

The next wave of marketing will be immersive, persuasive--and, for good or ill, more powerful than ever.<p>I don't like heights. But I do like <i>Game of Thrones</i>. That's why, a few years ago, I had mixed feelings about trying an experimental virtual-reality version of the Wall, the skyscraping barricade …

Cyclists may soon benefit from fighter pilot technology

Israeli company Elbit Systems developed a set of goggles that allows cyclists to track all of their metrics without taking their eyes off the road. …

Google Glass

Vuzix’s Blade 3000 augmented reality smart glasses are Google Glass reborn

Chances are you haven’t heard of Vuzix, an augmented reality startup that focuses principally on heads-up displays. That’s because the …

Huawei’s narrowband IoT network grabbing peers’ attention

In the rapidly evolving world of Internet of Things (IoT), Huawei’s narrowband technology is getting increased attention.<p>The Chinese networking giant announced it won a gold medal at the recent World Internet of Things Exposition in Wuxi, China.<p>The award recognized Huawei’s narrowband (NB) cellular …

Top 10 Augmented Reality Games We Want

After the massive success of <i>Pokemon GO</i>, we couldn’t help but brainstorm other properties that would make for fun augmented reality games. Here are …

Beacons, GPS, Wi-Fi Combo: The New Mobile Presence

Beacons are becoming so yesterday.<p>Not beaconing, for sure, but the actual standalone, battery-operated, radio-transmitting beacon.<p>Beacons aren’t …

Internet of Things

THE BEACONS REPORT: Why the CPG category is poised to become an early leader in beacon-based marketing

Beacons are one of the most important new in-store technologies. These small, inexpensive pieces of hardware, which communicate with smartphone apps via Bluetooth, are helping brick-and-mortar retailers enhance customer loyalty, gather data about their customers, and provide an entry point for …

eCommerce

Augmented Reality Bridges the Physical-Digital Worlds #GartnerDMC

SAN DIEGO — Augmented reality (AR) is giving marketers the ability to provide compelling, immersive customer experiences that help people find …