Disney Research has developed a fascinating augmented reality coloring book app that turns coloring book drawings into 3D objects on screen that also manage to retain the original artwork’s texture. Disney Research also supplied an informative PDF document, available to download online, that goes into more detail on how their incredible app works. Augmented reality […]
There’s a reason why the PolyEyes 2.0, an augmented reality project by the Interactive Architecture Lab, looks like a helmet of an alien invader. Read more...
Ahead of its world debut at the Tokyo Motor Show later this month, Mitsubishi has revealed renderings of its latest concept car, the eX Concept. See also: Semi truck smashes world record with astonishing 166-foot jump The "active, pulsating design," as Mitsubishi puts it, while visually intriguing, isn't the highlight of the car. Show More Summary
This is a video demonstration of Disney's new augmented reality system that allows a child to see a 3D version of the character they're coloring as they're coloring it. Obviously, I would have drawn a penis on that elephant IMMEDIATELY. Show More Summary
Microsoft had a spectacular demo of its HoloLens augmented reality headset during its press event earlier this week, and now it wants to show developers how they can make apps for HoloLens. The company will be offering a series of developer demo events across the US starting next week and running throughout October and November.
Engineers, journalists and fanboys weigh in on Microsoft’s augmented reality headset.
Amazon Studios is pretty psyched about Creative Control, an independent science fiction film about augmented reality glasses that debuted earlier this year at SXSW. So psyched that they are going to release the […]
Sony has purchased Softkinetic, a company known for making depth sensors for virtual and augmented reality technology.
Where is gaming technology going? We’ve had tantalizing glimpses of the future with demos of augmented reality, virtual reality, user-generated content, esports, and the coolest new mobile devices. At the high end, gaming PCs using Intel’s Skylake processors, and dedicated graphics chips can power multiple screens and even motion simulators. For gamers, we only know […]
With Facebook acquiring Oculus and essentially the Oculus Rift in the process, it would be easy to assume that virtual reality is the next platform that Facebook is looking at. However it turns out that is not all. Speaking at the Vanity...Show More Summary
[CEATEC 2015] How do you travel back in time? The answer is pretty simple – you don’t, and cannot. Well, thanks to the wonders of modern technology and augmented reality, Kinki Nippon Tourist (KNT) has decided to bring tourism to a whole new level – calling it “smart tourism”. Show More Summary
[CEATEC 2015] Wearable technology such as virtual reality headsets or augmented reality (AR) headgear have been around for some time already, but they have not really managed to end up being mainstream devices to date. Well, it looks...Show More Summary
“Yeah!” Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said excitedly in response to a big question for his company: is Facebook working on augmented reality? “It’s a bit further out,” he followed up during a talk about virtual reality at the Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit in San Francisco. Facebook’s intentions in virtual reality were already clear after buying… Read More
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says his company is looking into the technology.
SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg confirmed the social network has ambitions in augmented reality, not just virtual reality Speaking Wednesday at Vanity Fair's New Establishment Summit, Zuckerberg was asked if the company was working on augmented reality. Show More Summary
One "Star Wars" fan has crafted his own Dejarik board and pieces, even going so far as to experiment with the holomonsters in augmented reality.
Coloring outside the lines is one thing. Coloring in 3D is another. Disney Research has developed an augmented reality coloring book app, Disney Color and Play, that lets you color and watch characters on the page come to life. You don't...Show More Summary
Microsoft demonstrated their unbelievable augmented reality Hololens technology with the robot invasion game Project X-Ray during their October 6, 2015 keynote event. In the demonstration, the player on stage uses a wearable holographic gauntlet to battle incoming robots that break through walls and move around furniture. Show More Summary
Do your iPad-loving kids think coloring books are boring? Researchers from Disney, ETH Zurich, and the Swiss university EPFL have developed new augmented reality technology that brings coloring book characters to life, with the potential...Show More Summary