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Tags results for 'augmented reality'

Google Glass will usher in an era of superhuman vision

Posted in Hardware on 2nd Nov, 2013 02:34 AM
by AlexMuller
Rapidly increasing processor power will help fuel a new world of powerful new photographic tools.

Smartglasses could reach 10M geeky faces a year by 2018

Posted in Business on 13th Nov, 2013 12:51 AM
by AlexMuller
Thanks to declining prices and improving feature sets, smartglasses shipments could reach 10 million a year by 2018.

The next time you see your eye doctor, you could walk out with Google Glass

Posted in Business on 24th Nov, 2013 03:11 AM
by AlexMuller
Google’s Getting Serious About Prescription Glass.

From Oculus Rift to Smart Glass:

Posted in Business on 25th Nov, 2013 11:37 PM
by AlexMuller
World-changing future products getting their start today...

Augmented reality contact lens prototype to be unveiled at CES

Posted in Hardware on 7th Jan, 2014 02:06 AM
by AlexMuller
Innovega will be showcasing its fully functioning prototypes of iOptik, an augmented reality system which projects a display through contact lenses.

Creepy new Google Glass app can identify whoever you’re looking at

Posted in Hardware on 5th Feb, 2014 11:13 PM
by AlexMuller
It’s called NameTag, and in Robocop-like fashion, the app can scan a person’s face and compare it to a records database consisting of millions of people.

The future of medicine: Augmented Reality & Google Glass

Posted in Software on 13th Mar, 2014 11:43 PM
by AlexMuller
To their eyes, looking through the Glass, they can see the procedure illustrated step by step with images superimposed over the skin of the model.

Samsung patent shows off Glass-like wearable with fold-away display

Posted in Hardware on 16th Apr, 2014 04:04 AM
by AlexMuller
It looks like the long-awaited world of wearables is coming into its own, the folks in the tech industry that have yet to jump onto the bandwagon are scrambling to get a foothold.

How Magic Leap’s Augmented Reality Works

Posted in Hardware on 25th Oct, 2014 12:24 AM
by AlexMuller
Patent and trademark filings reveal the augmented reality technology that convinced Google and others to invest $542 million into Magic Leap.

Apple Gets Serious About Virtual Reality With a New Job Posting

Posted in Business on 24th Nov, 2014 11:38 PM
by AlexMuller
At least on the software side of things, Apple is beginning to make some moves investigating what it sees as the "next generation" of computing.

Zuckerberg’s 3 predictions for what social networks will look like in 10 years

Posted in Online on 15th Jan, 2015 07:24 PM
by AlexMuller
"you can imagine that there will be another platform, which is even more natural and even more built into our lives than mobile phones."

The latest innovations from Microsoft's media event:

Posted in Software on 22nd Jan, 2015 05:53 PM
by AlexMuller
Windows 10 to get 'holographic' headset (Hololens) and Cortana artificial intelligence.

Magic Leap sheds light on its retina-based augmented-reality 3D displays

Posted in Games on 21st Feb, 2015 05:52 PM
by AlexMuller
Magic Leap is working on technology that shines images on your retinas, creating augmented reality that blends the real world with fantasy.

CastAR made a video imagining the future of augmented and virtual reality

Posted in Software on 24th Feb, 2015 11:40 PM
by AlexMuller
The company sees its headset as a part of everyday life.

The MindLeap virtual reality game system runs on your brainwaves

Posted in Hardware on 4th Mar, 2015 06:21 PM
by AlexMuller
MindLeap closed an $8.5 million funding round, which it will use to build on efforts in the medical field, where its technology helps recovery in patients with neurological deficits.

Augmented and virtual reality markets to grow to $150B by 2020, forecaster says

Posted in Software on 7th Apr, 2015 10:55 PM
by AlexMuller
Digi-Capital estimates that the combined markets will reach $150 billion by 2020.

Microsoft bought Minecraft for HoloLens, Nadella says

Posted in Games on 2nd May, 2015 11:39 PM
by AlexMuller
HoloLens is an augmented-reality head-mounted display that puts “holograms” right in the real world that you can interact with and walk around.

Microsoft's HoloLens Will Put Realistic 3D People in Your Living Room

Posted in Hardware on 22nd May, 2015 11:06 AM
by AlexMuller
The HoloLens augmented-reality headset projects believable images of people into real settings.

$500K and HoloLens development kits to make holographic computing useful

Posted in Software on 7th Jul, 2015 01:20 AM
by AlexMuller
Microsoft will give out $100,000 and two HoloLens development kits for the five best proposals from U.S. researchers.

Epic's graphics guru Tim Sweeney predicts augmented reality will eliminate monitors and TVs

Posted in Business on 1st Aug, 2015 12:31 AM
by AlexMuller
We may not need displays, if the promise of augmented reality achieves its potential.

Microsoft's HoloLens will ship to developers 'within the next year'

Posted in Business on 1st Aug, 2015 10:54 PM
by AlexMuller
Satya Nadella said that the first developer version of the hologram-projecting device will come out 'within the next year' and will be focused around developers and enterprises.

Android creator Andy Rubin invests $15M in CastAR to build augmented reality gaming glasses

Posted in Games on 20th Aug, 2015 12:33 AM
by AlexMuller
CastAR glasses can project 3D images so that you feel like you’re seeing a virtual layer on top of the real world, or you’re inside a game world.

Disney has invented augmented reality 3D colouring books

Posted in Software on 4th Oct, 2015 10:12 PM
by AlexMuller
It’s made possible by an augmented reality app that’s able to track and capture real-time images from a mobile's camera, and then map them onto any 3D deformable surface.

MagicLeap augmented reality video shows a solar system in an office

Posted in Software on 22nd Oct, 2015 01:27 AM
by AlexMuller
Magic Leap is being seen as Google’s attempt to get into the VR/AR game and counter Facebook-backed Oculus, though Microsoft’s HoloLens is probably more of a direct competitor.

Microsoft’s HoloLens gets its first augmented-reality rival: Asus

Posted in Business on 13th Nov, 2015 04:38 PM
by AlexMuller
'It should be next year when we come out with a product,' said Shen. 'We think AR will be very important for people’s lives.'

Google and Lenovo to make smartphone with Project Tango augmented reality

Posted in Software on 8th Jan, 2016 11:45 AM
by AlexMuller
Tango is a way to create Augmented Reality, putting animated objects into a real 3D space that you view via special glasses or a screen.

Investors put $686 million into virtual and augmented reality in 2015

Posted in Medicine on 20th Jan, 2016 10:08 AM
by AlexMuller
Most of that $686 million is for video services, with gaming and solutions/services (stuff with uses for science and industry) following.

Apple reportedly has a huge team working on VR and AR headsets

Posted in Hardware on 31st Jan, 2016 06:41 PM
by AlexMuller
Apple is known most for selling iPhones, iPads and Macs. But in the future, it could be known for selling cars and headsets for virtual reality and augmented reality.

Electric contact lens for glucose monitoring and augmented reality

Posted in Medicine on 5th Feb, 2016 06:36 PM
by AlexMuller
Scientists have developed an electrically conductive contact lens with the potential to host miniature computer displays and sensors to help monitor health.

Meta Hypes The Reveal Of Its 'Futuristic' Next-Gen Augmented Reality Glasses

Posted in Software on 12th Feb, 2016 08:55 PM
by AlexMuller
'This was the first time I’ve ever put something on and felt that I was living in that future that I had been promised,' Ohanian says.

Blippar augmented reality search engine raises $54 million Series D

Posted in Business on 2nd Mar, 2016 11:29 AM
by AlexMuller
Blippar, is an AR company that lets you see extra, rich information content by simply pointing your phone at an object.

Meta starts taking orders for high-end augmented reality dev kit

Posted in Hardware on 3rd Mar, 2016 05:06 PM
by AlexMuller
Augmented reality is expected to be a $90 billion market by 2020, according to tech advisor Digi-Capital.

Build 2016: Microsoft proposes helper bot boom

Posted in Business on 31st Mar, 2016 09:23 AM
by AlexMuller
Social bots are automated programs that can chat to users in a humanlike way.

Samsung patents smart contact lenses with a built-in camera

Posted in Hardware on 6th Apr, 2016 02:30 PM
by AlexMuller
Samsung has been granted a patent for contact lenses with a display that projects images into the eyes. A built-in camera and sensors are controlled by blinking.

Meta raises $50M for its next-generation augmented reality headset

Posted in Hardware on 14th Jun, 2016 09:20 AM
by AlexMuller
With augmented reality, connected glasses can overlay animations on the world, giving you more data about what you see around you.

Pokemon Go proves investors were clueless about augmented reality

Posted in Games on 13th Jul, 2016 06:02 PM
by AlexMuller
A new mobile augmented reality game has taken neighborhoods and the Internet by storm. In under a week, Pokemon Go Is about to surpass Twitter in active daily users.

Why virtual, augmented, and mixed reality are the 4th wave of tech

Posted in Online on 15th Jul, 2016 07:09 PM
by AlexMuller
PC, internet, and mobile were the first three waves, and each was faster, larger, and more disruptive than the last.

Pokemon Go developer aiming for rollout to 200 markets

Posted in Business on 16th Jul, 2016 06:03 PM
by AlexMuller
Nintendo shares have climbed 86 percent in just over a week, adding $17 billion in market value.

Pokemon Go re-energizes the global mobile gaming market

Posted in Games on 28th Jul, 2016 11:34 PM
by AlexMuller
The global gaming market was stuck with market saturation for smartphones. But Pokemon Go has opened up new opportunities in the augmented reality.

Why AR game developers are thankful for Pokemon Go

Posted in Games on 4th Aug, 2016 03:26 PM
by AlexMuller
'I think that Pokemon Go has probably generated more revenue than the entire VR industry'

Niantic wants pokemon go contact lenses and more

Posted in Hardware on 5th Aug, 2016 05:22 PM
by AlexMuller
Fully internet-integrated contact lenses that would allow players to see Pokemon in the world around them without a device interface.

Pokemon Go made $200 million in its first month since launch

Posted in Games on 9th Aug, 2016 04:25 PM
by AlexMuller
When it comes to mobile earnings records, this game has gotta break 'em all.

Apple is 'doing a lot of things' in augmented reality, Tim Cook says

Posted in Hardware on 15th Aug, 2016 06:34 PM
by AlexMuller
'I think AR is extremely interesting and sort of a core technology. So, yes, it’s something we’re doing a lot of things on behind that curtain that we talked about.'

Why Pokemon Go may have passed its peak

Posted in Games on 25th Aug, 2016 04:26 PM
by AlexMuller
It is quite possibly the biggest gaming phenomenon of the smartphone age - but is Pokemon Go's popularity dwindling?

Pokemon Go is fastest mobile game ever to make $500 million

Posted in Games on 9th Sep, 2016 11:36 AM
by AlexMuller
App Annie projects the game will reach $1 billion in revenue by the end of 2016, just six months after its July 6 launch.

Lumus raises $45 million to make wearable augmented reality displays

Posted in Business on 20th Dec, 2016 05:42 PM
by AlexMuller
Lumus has completed a $45 million funding round for its augmented reality displays for smartglasses.

Pokemon Go passes $1.2 billion in revenue and 752 million downloads

Posted in Games on 3rd Jul, 2017 03:39 PM
by Alex Muller
Pokemon Go may no longer be the worldwide phenomenon it was when it launched for mobile last summer, but the app is still making plenty of money.

Google’s first ARCore goal: 100 million AR-capable Android phones

Posted in Software on 3rd Sep, 2017 07:25 AM
by Alex Muller
Google announced ARCore, a software-based solution for making more Android devices AR-capable without the need for depth sensors and extra cameras.

How Eye Tracking is Driving the Next Generation of AR and VR

Posted in Hardware on 5th Sep, 2017 04:33 PM
by Alex Muller
AR and VR are gearing up for a giant leap forward thanks to advancements in eye-tracking technology.

AR startup Mira bags $1 million for Google Cardboard-like Prism headset

Posted in Business on 24th Sep, 2017 12:20 PM
by Alex Muller
Mira’s Prism headset is a lot like Google Cardboard but for augmented reality.

iEyes? An Apple AR wearable device is reportedly on track for 2020

Posted in Business on 10th Nov, 2017 10:37 AM
by Alex Muller
Tim Cook has been touting the new tech as the next big revolution even before Apple released ARKit for iOS at WWDC in June.

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