Stephen Hesketh

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Adobe steps into the AR arena with Project Aero

Hot off the heels of Apple’s announcement of ARKit 2.0, creative software giant Adobe revealed its own foray into augmented reality. Soon many more people should be able to create 3D, animated content that seems to float in the real world.<p>Project Aero is Adobe’s aptly named tool for authoring …

Within leverages WebVR to offer device-agnostic VR videos via the web

Until recently, finding new virtual reality content to watch has generally required use of a VR device maker’s app store, but Within wants to change that by bringing VR content to a traditional web interface. Working in collaboration with Mozilla, Within is launching a WebVR-powered version of its …

Is Virtual Reality The Future Of Field Trips?

When I lived in Northwest Arkansas, one of my favorite things to do was visit Crystal Bridges, possibly the finest museum of American art in the world. I would always linger for a minute next to Charles Wilson Peale’s massive portrait of George Washington. It is a striking work of art. President …

Virtual Reality

Here's what Apple's doing to get you excited about AR

The future of augmented reality headgear and smartglasses is still very much in flux. The long-awaited Magic Leap might emerge this year. Microsoft's Hololens has hung in a state of enterprise limbo -- one from which it may finally emerge next year. Little smartglasses like ODG's might get better …

Are you an AR innovator?

My library is not quiet. As much as I can, I strive to have my students engaged and excited about learning and exploring new things. One of those new …

5 Augmented and Virtual Reality Creation Tools for Students

Pinterest<p><i>This guest post was written by Brian and Jennifer Cauthers.</i><p>Inside this post are 5 augmented and virtual reality creation tools for students! …

Mokumono Bike

Amsterdam is the cycling capital of Europe, so there is no surprise some very cool bicycles are being created in the Netherlands. Inspired by the …

July 2018 Bike Commuter Gear

Again, we have rounded up some more practical and functional accessories to turn your commute more pleasant. Some cool stuff that will make the time …

Hot Wheels GoPro Mount

How cool is this? GoPro teamed up with Hot Wheels to bring you "Zoom In", a limited edition Hot Wheels car designed to fit your HERO/HERO5 Session! …

Shockstop Seatpost

Philadelphia based RedShift Sports has released the ShockStop Seatpost, an adjustable-stiffness suspension seatpost that smooths out your bicycle …

Metamorphosis Sport Utility Bike

Italian bicycle manufacturer De Rosa have teamed up with Italian design house Pininfarina (synonymous with iconic cars), for this stunning Sport …

Speedvagen GTFO Bike

If you feel like escaping from modern monotony and leaving everyday life behind, there is no better way to travel and see the world than on a bike. …

Cycling

Kask Urban Bike Helmet

The Kask Urban Bike Helmet offers great protection for bike commuters that also like to travel in style, Italian style. Available in several colors, …

Bicycle Helmets

Burner Bike Lights

Burner is another quality bike product by Beryl, the same guys that brought you the very cool Laserlight. The sleek lights provide a light spread of …

Magnetism

Capacita Cargo E-Bike

The new Capacita Cargo E-Bike by Pure Cycles is a nice option should you be on the market for something more than a simple e-bike for commuting. In …

Commuting

Juiced Electric Scrambler

The cool Juiced Electric Scrambler is a fresh option in the sizzling market of e-bikes, because it’s now so competitive, companies have to come up …

Commuting

These Tools Can Help You Save Time on Routine Tasks

Throughout the course of the school year there are some tasks that we all have to do even if we don’t always enjoy doing them. If we can get those …

Education Technology

Apple Watch Series 4: What We Know So Far

Here's a rundown of what we know so far about the Apple Watch Series 4.<p>With Apple expected to unveil a new set of devices this September, rumors are …

Smartwatches

Is Virtual Reality Whisky’s Next Frontier?

The Macallan Distillery is using virtual reality technology to entice customers with interactive experiences.<p>At least the whisky was real.<p>Last week, …

Virtual Reality

Market Reality: More Magic Leap One Details Unearthed, Apple Adds to Its AR Team, & Snapchat Learns New Tricks

The arrival of Magic Leap One is tantalizingly close and, although the company has been saving the last details for launch day, a few of the more …

Augmented Reality

How Augmented Reality Has Changed Selfies Forever

In 2015, Snapchat blew the top off selfies when they introduced the first interactive filter. Known to many of us simply as “barfing rainbows,” this …

Augmented Reality

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

Augmented Reality in service: Ready for the prime time?

In the not too distant future, servitization, in the sense of product-as-a-service (PaaS), enabled by digitalisation and based on platforms will …

Augmented Reality

Domino’s Is Bringing Its Pizzas Into Augmented Reality With a National Snapchat Campaign – Adweek

Domino’s is turning its pizza boxes—and the pizzas that go inside them—into an augmented reality campaign.<p>This weekend, the pizza chain will begin …

Augmented Reality

Amazon patents AR goggles 'that spy on warehouse workers' every move'

AMAZON has patented “spy goggles” for staff that can direct them around warehouses while also monitoring workers’ “every move”.<p>The online giant has …

Augmented Reality

The reality of augmented reality

While the first thing that might come to mind when picturing the near-future applications of augmented reality are snazzier Snapchat filters, for …

AR Is Transforming Tech. What Can It Do for Cities?

If it isn’t already there, augmented reality is coming to a device near you. Cities need to work to ensure that AR makes the leap from “cool experience,” to a technology that improves residents’ lives.<p>As today’s cities look for better ways to use the troves of new data at their disposal, augmented …

Augmented Reality

Augmented Reality Shopping Service Launched

Augmented reality is going shopping.<p>Having been used for all kinds of things ranging from chasing characters through Pokémon Go to tapping into …

Augmented Reality

Latest tech at new Middlesbrough travel agent books holidays through virtual reality

The latest technology at a newly-opened travel agent in Middlesbrough will allow you to bring potential holidays to life through virtual …

Thomas Cook

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