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Google launches AR measuring app

Want to measure how Apple and Google are doing in the AR race? Well you could look to both company’s actual measuring apps, both called Measure.<p>Whereas Apple’s iteration of this augmented app will be coming with iOS12 (which is rumored to be launching this week), Google has beaten it to the punch …

Apps

SentiAR Selected by Microsoft Corp. For Mixed Reality Partnership Program (MRPP)

ST. LOUIS, July 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- SentiAR announced today that it has received an invitation from Microsoft Corp. to participate in their Mixed Reality Partnership Program (MRPP). The program identifies solution provider partners who are committed to building mixed reality solutions in …

Amazon Sumerian, a platform for building AR, VR and 3D apps, is now open to all

Last November, AWS announced a new product called Amazon Sumerian, a toolkit and platform for developers to build “mixed reality” apps — that is, using virtual reality, augmented reality and 3D — without needing to have any specialised programming or graphics skills. And today, after running the …

Maps walking navigation is Google’s most compelling use for AR yet

Google managed to elicit an audible gasp from the crowd at I/O today when it showed off a new augmented feature for Maps. It was a clear standout during a keynote that contained plenty of iterative updates to existing software, and proved a key glimpse into what it will take to move AR from …

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 …

Magic Leap opens ‘creator portal’ for augmented reality app developers

Augmented reality startup Magic Leap is taking the first steps toward opening its platform to outside developers. The company just announced a preview of its software development kit and “creator portal,” which will offer resources for people who want to build for its yet-unreleased Magic Leap One …

The world's 21 best universities by subject — from biology to business management

QS's latest ranking was released on Wednesday, tracking the best schools on the planet in 48 different subject areas, including standard subjects like business and history, all the way to more obscure degrees such as mining.<p>In total, 22 different universities are considered to be the best in the …

Apple is reportedly prepping AR glasses and 'rOS' for 2020

It’s been a year since we first heard murmurs about Apple working on a Google Glass-like AR wearable; Bloomberg now reports that the company might be ready to show off the tech by 2019, and ship its own AR glasses by 2020.<p>Apple is believed to have been working on AR projects for years now; CEO Tim …

Augmented Reality

Amazon adds an AR shopping feature to its iOS app

Amazon today is introducing a new feature called AR View that lets customers visualize online products in their own living space, using their smartphone camera. Launched today in the Amazon app for iOS devices, AR View offers the ability to view thousands of products for the home or office – …

iOS Apps

Google's new 'Poly' service makes it easier to build VR and AR apps

It's no secret that one of the biggest issues holding back virtual and augmented reality is the lack of content.<p>Even as bigger studios and companies …

Read This Before You Pay For That Masters In Data Science Program

The rise of the “Data Scientist” job title has created unprecedented interest in data analytics careers. That’s good, and also bad.<p>Among the 300 or so articles that I’ve published, no topic draws readers like careers. One of my career posts has been viewed well over 200,000 times, dominating over …

Career Development

Target Joins Retail Push To Use Augmented Reality To End Headache Of Buying Big Home Goods

Like Lowe’s and IKEA before it, Target is tapping the magic of augmented reality to bypass one pesky law of physics that can make buying home goods a real headache.<p>While two objects (or sofas) cannot occupy the same space at the same time in the real world, they can in AR’s parallel universe.<p>Target …

Diminished reality will have as much power as AR for retailers

It’s an exciting time for augmented reality. With new AR platforms launching from the biggest names in tech over the last few months, including Apple’s ARKit and Google’s ARCore, retailers like Ikea, Wayfair, and Anthropologie have already released ARKit-powered apps, opening the door to consumer …

Fit or miss? Retailers offer new tools to help shoppers

Stores watching Amazon take a larger share of clothing sales are trying to solve one of the most vexing issues for online shoppers: Finding items that fit properly.<p>The retailers are unleashing tools that use artificial intelligence to replicate the help a salesperson at a store might offer, …

Top 10 AR development pitfalls

The release of Apple’s ARKit and Google’s ARCore has sparked a burst of creative energy. We are seeing a new wave of demos from developers all over the world and there is a growing possibility that a paradigm shift in computing could be just around the corner when AR takes over mobile as the …

How Augmented Reality Is Changing the Way Consumers See the World

If you’re not familiar with augmented reality (or AR), you’ve at least seen it in action by now.That’s because unlike its cousin virtual reality …

10 Cool Augmented Reality (AR) Apps to use on iPhone 8 / X

Every person who has scrutinized the silver screen movies Avatar and Iron Man will have an impression of the augmented reality to be brilliant and …

A Manager’s Guide to Augmented Reality

There is a fundamental disconnect between the wealth of digital data available to us and the physical world in which we apply it. While reality is three-dimensional, the rich data we now have to inform our decisions and actions remains trapped on two-dimensional pages and screens. This gulf between …

AI is worth learning and not too tricky – if you can get your head around key frameworks

<b>M³</b> Starting with: TensorFlowThe hype around AI promises interesting work and fat paychecks, so no wonder everyone wants in. But the scarcity in …

IIIT-Hyderabad announces AI and Machine Learning program for technology professionals- Technology News, Firstpost

The International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT)-Hyderabad on 24 October announced the launch of a programme in Artificial Intelligence …

The 6 most in-demand AI jobs, and how to get them

Robots may be coming for some jobs, but they will likely create new roles as well. Here are some spots humans are needed to fill and how to get …

Tech Giants Are Paying Huge Salaries for Scarce A.I. Talent

SAN FRANCISCO — Silicon Valley’s start-ups have always had a recruiting advantage over the industry’s giants: Take a chance on us and we’ll give you an ownership stake that could make you rich if the company is successful.<p>Now the tech industry’s race to embrace artificial intelligence may render …

University of Washington

UJ’s new online degree programmes at forefront of innovation

SPONSORED | Three new programmes are designed to accommodate working professionals’ lifestyle demands