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Magic Leap's $2,295 mixed reality headset is available now

It didn't take long for Magic Leap to confirm the rumors of an imminent launch for its mixed reality headset. The startup has announced that its Magic Leap One Creator Edition headset is available as of today. If you're an American developer (or very, very early adopter), you can shell out $2,295 …

Augmented Reality

Hope for millions with vision loss: Virtual reality headset allows legally blind people to see their surroundings and read

A new virtual reality headset could help people who are legally blind be able to see again.<p>The wearable technology zooms in on whatever the user is …

Vision Loss

Augmented Reality Seen As Beating Out Virtual Reality

While virtual and augmented reality remain firmly grounded in the games and entertainment arena, the technology is coming on strong for training and …

Augmented Reality

Built with Viro

Your guide to AR/VR apps made using Viro<p>Since Viro Media launched its developer platform, it has been our mission to make cross-platform AR/VR …

Augmented Reality

Sneak peek: Jamestown Tourism adds virtual tour

“The idea is to give visitors a sneak peek and leave them wanting more,” Bivens said. “We are always thinking about our visitors and we are finding …

North Dakota

Lockheed Martin Is Manufacturing Spacecrafts With The Help Of AR

<b>Lockheed Martin is using AR to build NASA’s Orion spacecraft on their mission to Mars.</b>Lockheed Martin Corp’s engineers thoroughly understand the of …

Employment

How VR and AR could potentially be used to treat chronic pain

Neon CEO Deepa Mann-Kler and her company aim to use the latest visual technologies to help those living with chronic pain.<p>Neon CEO and founder Deepa …

Virtual Reality

ARCore Update Adds Augmented Reality To Chrome OS

This month the new update has been rolled out to the AR Core rich and support for its first Chromebook Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, and many more. …

Augmented Reality

Venues Investing in More Sophisticated Virtual Site Visits

This tour of the Atlanta Marriott Marquis starts out like a typical site visit. There’s the walk past the check-in desk, with a glance skyward to …

Virtual Reality

The new Magic Leap headset is definitely not what we hoped for

After huge anticipation, VR company Magic Leap has finally demoed their new headset.Magic Leap is notoriously hush-hush about their developments, but …

Augmented Reality

9 Powerful Real-World Applications Of Augmented Reality (AR) Today

The growth of augmented reality (AR) applications in recent years can be attributed to solutions that allow consumers to visualize products and imagine what it might feel like to own the product or experience the service before actually purchasing it. As augmented technology becomes more …

Augmented Reality

Tommy Hilfiger launches smart clothing range that tracks users' movements

Luxury clothes brand Tommy Hilfiger has released a range of "smart clothing", containing inbuilt Bluetooth chips that allow the item's movements to …

Tommy Hilfiger

News: Microsoft Update Adds Miracast & More Sharing Functions to HoloLens

The latest preview build for Microsoft HoloLens is packed with new sharing features, including support for the Miracast protocol.<p>Available in the …

Augmented Reality

News: Magic Leap Registration Page, Images Hint at Impending Release

The Magic Leap One: Creator Edition has been teased for months now, and while we still don't know exactly when the sales will begin, it can't be long …

Augmented Reality

Eye-tracking tech skyrockets as businesses invest in security and VR applications

The eye-tracking industry will hit $1.75 billion by 2025, according to Grand View Research. These are the sectors seeing the most growth.<p>The eye …

Eye Tracking

22 new and notable augmented reality apps and games from the last four months (3/24/18 - 7/30/18)

Article Contents<p>This article is part of our <b>Apps & Games Roundups</b> series.<p>There was a huge uptick of augmented reality apps and games released on the …

Augmented Reality

7 Innovative & Inspiring Examples of Augmented Reality in Marketing

Check out seven companies that use augmented reality in innovative and inspiring ways. These examples should be all the inspiration you need to …

Augmented Reality

AR Applications & Business Models - AR (Augmented Reality)

The lectures cover the services and essential functions of AR (Augmented Reality). First, the characteristics and a little on the history of VR …

Augmented Reality

Don't be "tech basic:" How virtual reality tricks your brain into thinking it's real

Speculation about the future of virtual reality — and its promise to reimagine the world around us — has reached fever pitch over the past five years.<p>…

Virtual Reality

5 realistic VR experiences that tricked our senses, from flying dinosaurs to walking on the moon

Virtual reality is becoming increasingly realistic, and we've tried out some cutting edge VR tech. Here are our favourite VR experiences so far:<p><b>The Slide Experience at The View from The Shard:</b> This experience sees you strapped into a moving chair as you travel down an imaginary slide at 100 mph. …

Virtual Reality

10 Projects That Have Us Excited About the Next Generation of VR & AR

With leading high-end VR headsets debuting in 2016, we’ve had about two years to see what the first-generation VR experience looks like. While …

The best augmented reality apps for iPhone to try out

Augmented reality (AR) is one of those tech topics it can be a little tricky to get your head around.<p>Unlike virtual reality (VR) which sees users …

Mobile AR wars: The Apple strikes back

The mobile AR platform wars were started by Apple’s Tim Cook’s “ARKit is the largest AR platform in the world”, Google’s Clay Bavor’s aim for ARCore “to take AR mainstream,” Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg’s “making the camera the first augmented reality platform” and Evan Spiegel’s Snap being a “camera …

5 things Magic Leap just revealed about its AR headset

Magic Leap held a livestream for developers today during which time it showcased its Magic Leap One mixed-reality AR headset. The talk lasted about …

News: Build Your Own AR Headset Using Leap Motion's Open Source Project North Star Design

Less than two months since unveiling Project North Star, Leap Motion has released the reference design that will allow developers, makers, and even …

The DreamGlass is a $399 augmented reality headset with a huge field of view

In a bid to make augmented reality more accessible, two-year-old startup DreamWorld has launched the $399 DreamGlass AR headset.<p>The device claims to …

If You Care About Data, Change These 15 Default Privacy Settings Right Now

Say no to defaults.<p>On the Internet, the devil's in the defaults.<p>You're not reading all those updated data policies flooding your inbox. You probably …

VRDC returns in October as XRDC, so pitch your talks now!

Organizers of the Virtual Reality Developers Conference, the premier event for creators of immersive VR (and AR) experiences, are excited to announce …

Why Augmented World Expo Is XR's Most Essential Conference

Augmented World Expo, better known as its acronym AWE, has grown to become one of the AR and VR world’s most important gatherings, with over 6,000 attendees expected. The conference, May 30 – June 1, 2018, takes place in the Santa Clara Convention Center in Silicon Valley. This year AWE is …

This miraculous AR toothbrush could put an end to your toddler’s toothy tantrums

Twice a day, like clockwork, I do battle with my toddler. She has tiny little teeth and she needs to brush them. But she will not do it. We tell her she is making the dentist sad. We try to make it a game. None of it works. In the end, we have to pin her to the ground to brush her teeth while she …