Nokia trying to make family road trips tolerable with Dragon Adventure
Today only 60 million people use augmented reality apps on a regular basis. By 2018, that should hit 200 million, according to a new report by Juniper Research.
Augmented reality could soon make language barriers a thing of the past.
A New Zealand company funded by the U.S. intelligence community’s venture capital arm, In-Q-Tel, has built a smartphone technology called Spike that lets anyone take precise measurements of — and make 3D models of — anything in the outside world.
Augmented realized, which bridges the gap between the digital and the physical, is now bridging the gap between the worlds of the deaf and the hearing.
Editor’s Pick When Glass Explorer Chris Barrett first received Google Glass, he walked out of Google’s New York offices, got in his car, put the augmented reality headset on, and asked Google a very important question.
“OK Glass, is Glass illegal to wear while driving?”
Which, of course, will compete with Apple’s products.
Augmented reality is finding a new home in the operating room, where it’s helping doctors perform tough surgeries.
Audi’s new augmented reality app is a gift to confused new car owners.
With its new catalog app, Ikea is bridging the gap between digital and physical furniture.
There could be (virtual) gold in them there hills — actually, in just about any physical object.
Dekko’s take on what we call “augmented reality” is centered around re-creating the entire world in digital form.
Editor’s Pick Once Venice was the capital of global glass-making. Now, wearable computing pioneer and GlassUp CEO Francesco Giartosio is hoping that lightning will strike twice.
Google, however, is not, and has already asked the company to change the name.
Pingtime’s take on ping pong is both visually awesome and really, really tough.
The company’s Gbanga framework creates an overlay on the real world that you can view through your Android device.
Editor’s Pick If you want to understand the sort of magic that Google Glass could one day create, take a look at what Daqri is doing right now.
Guest Post In two weeks, tens of thousands of people attending Toronto’s Luminato Festival will be able to make history by participating in a first-of-its-kind augmented reality exhibition.
Atheer Labs is developing a head-mounted 3D display that can help you layer a virtual world on top of the real one.
Sensopia raises $1.2 million in funding to improve reality augmenting app MagicPlan and released a development kit to make it embeddable in other applications.
3D printing and augmented reality are very different technologies, but, combined, they can pull off some very interesting things.
Editor’s Pick For all the press that Glass is getting, you might get the impression that just Google is exploring the space. Unsurprisingly, that’s not actually the case.
“It just can’t be the case that people are walking around heads down tapping on a screen,” he says. “That just can’t be the future of the human race.”
Of course, he is 57 years old, was born in the 1950s, and was the CEO of a boring enterprise software company, Novell, before joining the much more au courant Google. But still, he’s right.
Google’ Glass’s augmented reality functionality could extend to control over your garage door and refrigerator, according to a patent filed by Google.
The noob “Google Glass or Google Glasses” question sounds like its about to get tougher to answer: Google Glass is going bi.
Those who are waiting for the hotly anticipated Google Glass, the wearable computing gadget from Google, should start saving money for it now.
The latest marketing video for Project Glass, Google’s ambitious wearable display, finally shows off its awesome potential.
Google Developers posted pictures today of its super-secret, ultra-confidential, if-you-tell-anyone-about-it-we’ll-kill-you Google Glass Foundry event, where developers got to touch, wear, develop for, and maybe even fondle the hottest Google hardware product ever not yet released.
Sergey Brin may not be a famous actor or rock star, and he probably isn’t as recognizable as JayZ or Tom Cruise. Unless you’re a techie or an augmented reality enthusiast.
When I think of innovation, one of the last places I think of is the United States Postal Service.
Intel-funded startup Telibrahma uses image recognition technology to deliver augmented reality ads to your smartphone via your TV.
The house of mouse’s next big splash into gaming could be in producing its own video game console.
What do Silicon Valley’s top VCs expect from 2013? Brace yourselves for self-driving cars, true AI, and much more.
Guest Post Next year, I predict that augmented reality (AR) will be everywhere. Here are my five reasons why:
It’s almost too bad that Apple has already patented its term for very high-density, high-quality screens. Because this truly has the potential to be an actual retina display.
Tech giant Microsoft is working on a set of augmented reality eyeglasses, according to a new patent application made public today.
J.K. Rowling’s interactive book is an exclusive for the PlayStation 3.
PAR Works’ augmented-reality technology is accurate to within a few millimeters by using point-cloud models.
Cachetown is a mobile app technology that uses your smartphone’s camera to turn the world into a video game via augmented reality — with lots of advertising potential for brands.
Iran-based PendAR developed an amazing augmented reality version of Rovio’s hugely popular mobile games.