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Neurence’s Cloud Platform Gives Wearables Eyes That Can See And Ears That Can Hear

U.K. startup Neurence, which has previously released two proof-of-concept apps showcasing its augmented reality tech, called Taggar and Tag Me, has now launched its long term platform play: a machine learning cloud platform for object...Show More Summary

Author Neal Stephenson Joins Augmented Reality Project

A company working on augmented and virtual reality tech has appointed sci-fi writer Neal Stephenson as its “Chief Futurist.” Exactly what the company is up to remains something of a mystery though. Magic Leap recently received $542 million in start-up funding from investors led by Google, two of whose executives have joined Magic Leap’s board. Show More Summary

Book News: Sci-Fi Writer Signs On As 'Chief Futurist' For Secretive Startup

4 days agoNews : The Two-Way

Neal Stephenson, author of Snow Crash, said he'll be assuming the role at the augmented reality company Magic Leap, which recently landed $542 million in investments from Google and other tech giants.

Land Rover Urban Windscreen

Jaguar Land Rover’s augmented reality concept includes vehicle pillars that show what’s directly behind them, a ghost car for navigation and various heads up displays such as traffic light timers and parking locators.

The author of 'Snow Crash' is working for an augmented reality company

Neal Stephenson's immersive swordfighting game might not have panned out, but that isn't deterring him from diving head-first into new technology ventures. The Snow Crash writer is now the Chief Futurist for Magic Leap, the secretive augmented realit...

Sci-fi legend Neal Stephenson joins virtual reality startup Magic Leap

The mystery surrounding Magic Leap, a company thought to be working on some sort of advanced virtual reality or augmented reality system, has just deepened — now that legendary sci-fi author Neal Stephenson has been added to the mix Stephenson,...Show More Summary

Neal Stephenson Joins Mystery Startup Magic Leap as ‘Chief Futurist’

American science fiction writer and game designer Neal Stephenson has just joined the stealthy augmented reality startup that’s been getting a lot of buzz lately, Magic Leap. The post Neal Stephenson Joins Mystery Startup Magic Leap as ‘Chief Futurist’ appeared first on WIRED.

Mysterious Startup Magic Leap Recruited A Legendary Writer With A Sword From Lord Of The Rings

Magic Leap, a mysterious augmented reality startup that raised $542 million in October from Google, Qualcomm, and others, just hired legendary science fiction author Neal Stephenson as its Chief Futurist. It wasn't your typical recruitment...Show More Summary

Magic Leap hires famed sci-fi writer to foretell the future

4 days agoTechnology : GigaOM

We don't yet have an established conception of virtual and augmented reality. Startups and corporations alike are making up its form and culture as they go, and they are hiring famous…

How Neal Stephenson Is Helping To Make Snow Crash's Metaverse A Reality

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Magic Leap's mysterious augmented reality tech promises to "bring magic back into the world." And now Neal Stephenson, who imagined the virtual Metaverse in his 1992 novel Snow Crash, has joined the company. He tells io9 why this technology may "demand a new way of thinking." Read more...

Land Rover Is Using Augmented Reality To Sell Cars That Aren't There

last weekVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The 2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport hasn't hit dealerships yet, but customers will be able to sit inside the SUV, look around, and even fold the seats down thanks to an augmented reality program run from an iPhone. Read more...

Oculus Acquires A Hand-Tracking Company And An Augmented Reality Company

Will the Oculus Rift someday bring your hands into virtual reality? That seems to be a direction they’re moving in, based on some acquisitions they just made. This morning, Oculus quietly disclosed a pair of acquisitions: Nimble VR, and 13th Lab. Show More Summary

Museums & Attractions - Shackleton: Escape from Antarctica

02 Apr 2015-29 Nov 2015 Sir Ernest Shackleton's failed 1914 expedition is recreated in this exhibition, via dioramas, augmented reality apps and stunning photography from expedition...

Hyper haptics: Invisible, touchable 3D shapes created with blasts of ultrasound

Computer scientists from the University of Bristol have devised a machine that generates floating 3D shapes that you can feel, but can't see. The possibilities that such a technology would enable for virtual and augmented reality scarcely need to be mentioned here.

Google asks for donations through charity 'portals' in 'Ingress'

Google's augmented reality exploration game, Ingress, has had a pretty eventful 2014, including an iOS release back in July and the addition of user-created missions a few months later. Now, developer Niantic Labs is closing out the year by getting i...

Samsung Gear Innovator Edition makes wearable VR available for $200 purchase

Among the wearable devices presented in recent days, there are only those on the wrist like smartwatch. And now, there is also Samsung Gear VR for augmented reality created by the Korean manufacturer in collaboration with the team working on … Continue reading ?

This Week In The Business: Warping Reality

QUOTE | "It will be hard to tell the difference between what's real and what's virtual around you." - Noah Falstein, Google's Chief Game Designer, talking about the future of virtual reality and augmented reality for games. Read mor...

Subliminal Cues From Smart Glasses Boost Athletic Performance

Google Glass and other augmented reality glasses might improve endurance by priming people's minds with subliminal visual cues

WELL, THE BIGGEST CLUE IS PROBABLY THE “USPS” PART: Why Did the USPS Make a Useless Augmented Reali…

WELL, THE BIGGEST CLUE IS PROBABLY THE “USPS” PART: Why Did the USPS Make a Useless Augmented Reality App?

How Will Augmented Reality Change Our Lives?

Augmented reality (AR) is defined as the direct or indirect view of a physical world whose elements are modified by computer generated sensory input such as video, graphics or GPS data. While some years ago there was a huge debate about its anticipated impact on society, today AR applications are becoming mainstream. We can increasingly […]

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