Nav Camera (US$3.99) is an innovative app that uses navigation, augmented reality and display overlays to tell you where you are, your altitude, the direction you are facing and more. The information appears on your image in real time and it's...
In a darkened room in the back of a small furniture store just south of San Francisco International Airport, the couch in front of me keeps changing colors and patterns, from red to blue to beige to a gray, white, and green pattern. The...Show More Summary
Enterprise Forward Aurasma: The Internet of Things is here By Annie Weinberger, General Manager, HP Aurasma Aurasma is an augmented reality platform that brings real world visuals—logos, images, photos—to digital life through engaging experiences known as “auras.” Read more about what this could mean for your enterprise.
Hunter Research and Technology, developer of the popular Theodolite app series, today is excited to announce the release of Nav Camera 1.0, its newest iPhone app. Nav Camera uses the proven navigation, augmented reality, and image processing engines from Theodolite to create an app that focuses on photogaphy and video recording with data overlays.
Augmented reality is awesome, but seriously, you don't want to wear bulky glasses that use lenses, beam splitters and reflectors that make the magic happen. A Ph.D student at UNC-Chapel Hill has developed a sleek pair of augmented reality glasses that are actually light and compact. Read more...
[Bharath] recently uploaded the source code for an OpenCV based pattern recognition platform that can be used for Augmented Reality, or even robots. It was built with C++ and utilized the OpenCV library to translate marker notations within a single frame. The program started out by focusing in on one object at a time. Show More Summary
Wouldn’t it be easier to play a first person shooter if you were actually holding the gun? Perhaps combat flight sims would be more realistic if they used a real aeroplane, and RPGs more engaging with physical characters to move around your tablet’s display. Show More Summary
The Smart Replicas project uses augmented reality and 3D printed reproductions of priceless museum objects to make visits more hands-on.
Thanks to an Indian innovator from Kochi, you may now be able to experience the magic of Google Glass for just Rs 4500. Arvind Sanjeev, 23, has created a replica of the augmented reality goggles Google Glass, which has a selling price of $1500 in USA. Show More Summary
If Tony Stark designed a motorcycle helmet, it might look a little like Skully. Sleek black (or white) with an aerodynamic fin. A visor that changes tint at the touch of a finger. A rear 180-degree camera surveying the road behind and beside the rider and streaming the video through […]
While I've yet to see an augmented reality game (or app, for that matter) that uses augmented reality in a way that feels like much more than a gimmick, it's cool seeing Lego embrace technology more. Anyway, the way it works is to buy one of the Lego fusion sets, of which three are currently
Lego has begun selling its Fusion line of game sets that merge virtual and physical gameplay. Announced in June, the brick building sets allow kids to build structures using Lego bricks and translate the finished product into a digital medium by scanning it using the accompanying app. Show More Summary
The Skully AR-1 seems to be the world’s smartest motorcycle helmet, with an infinite focus heads up display, live feed from a rear camera, an audio and visual GPS navigation, Bluetooth connectivity to make calls or listen to music while riding, etc. Read the rest of the story at: Augmented reality motorcycle helmet: Skully AR-1
Formerly known as the P-1, Skully’s DOT/ECE-certified augmented reality motorcycle helmet has a rear view display that can also display maps and phone or SMS notifications. It also lets you control your phone’s music player.
Most of the time, when we talk about augmented reality, the image that is stuck in our minds would be that of scanning a QR code to be led to a special website on a particular handset or tablet, where you can then play a simple game with augmented reality (AR) being part of it. However, things just got a whole lot more serious with the introduction of the Skully,...
Military pilots wear expensive displays that show them relevant flight data as they scan the skies. Now a startup is brining the tech to the masses. When driving a car, it's easy to assess your surroundings--the road is visible, the other vehicles on the road are visible, the bumps are (usually) visible. Show More Summary
Integrating technology into vehicles safely is notoriously difficult. It’s also incredibly important—technology is going to be used on the road one way or another, so we might as well embrace attempts to get people to do so responsibly. Show More Summary
The Skully AR-1 is racing to be the world's first augmented reality motorcycle helmet, with turn-by-turn directions, music controls and Internet on its heads-up display.
A new augmented reality approach from researchers at UNC and Nvidia could revolutionize the industry -- and make advanced AR interfaces a reality.
Interview: CEO talks Facebook deal, control issues, and augmented reality.