Virtual Reality or “VR” is one of the fastest growing industries today with virtually every company involved in the technology sector showing some sort of interest. Some are coming up with their own innovative products while others are choosing to capitalize on already existing virtual reality products to augment their business operations. Show More Summary
The Microsoft HoloLens augmented reality headset was recently used by architect Greg Lynn for a project entered into the 2016 Venice Biennale, known as the "Olympics of architecture". The headset assisted Lynn in a project designed to revamp a massive and abandoned Packard factory plant in Detroit. ...
We deep dive into using HoloLens to walk on Mars, how augmented reality could look in the future and a robotic tackling dummy practicing with an NFL team. Also, we welcome Blake Wexler to the show to talk about releasing his first comedy album.
Augmented reality might factor in to the future of firefighting. This week, a team from the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), a research institute in Switzerland, revealed the smart visor they have been working on that...Show More Summary
Not so fast, W. A presidential library is meant to be a celebration of the commander in chief's tenure. A capstone to a president's years in office, the libraries receive much fanfare surrounding the structure's design, but the contents of the public exhibitions aren't typically scrutinized the same way. Until now. Read Full Story
NASA is using the Microsoft HoloLens Development Edition headset, combined with augmented reality software, to help design the next rover that will be sent to Mars in 2020. ...
With the excitement growing as Facebook's Oculus and HTC's Vive hit homes, the tech industry has begun to pay close attention to the sleeping giant of Augmented Reality.
Virtual reality and augmented reality have moved at a blistering pace, and excitement is rising. A recent CBS survey of global executives and IT professionals found that 67% are considering adopting VR and/or AR in their companies; 30% within the next three years. Apple, that juggernaut of innovation, has hired [...]
Niantic Labs is now sending out invites in the U.S. to players who wanted to beta test its upcoming Pokémon GO augmented reality game. Beta testing for the game had already begun in Japan, Australia, and New Zealand. In a blog post, Niantic says: Trainers can now help Pokémon evolve, opening up a whole new area of gameplay. Show More Summary
We've spoken on this blog before about designers trying to crack the mysteries of our daily life by changing our habits with technology. There's many assets to perfect a product for launch or even if it's a concept. There's many many obstacles to tackle and problems to solve. Show More Summary
We get excited when we see things like HoloLens and Magic Leap...but this short film imagines the consequences of unchecked AR implementation.
FEW PEOPLE WILL NOTE THE IRONY OF THE ENTIRETY OF THIS PICTURE FROM "NEWSWORKS" Newsworks: A Woman From Philadelphia Creates An AUGMENTED REALITY APP To Augment The REAL WORLD TRUTHS That Were Edited Out About The Bush PresidencyTHEShow More Summary
Skylanders Battlecast combines card battling and an augmented reality app to create a fresh pillar of the toys-to-life genre.
While high-end augmented reality devices like Microsoft […]
There is a lot of buzz surrounding virtual reality and augmented reality right now. Being able to enhance or change what we see by slipping on a pair of glasses or headset is […]
Where are we headed with augmented reality? This short film by Keiichi Matsuda presents an unsettling vision of a possible future. The film superimposes digital animations over a mundane live action video showing a person's point of view as they ride a bus and shop for food. Show More Summary
Augmented reality is undoubtedly the technology of the future, much more than Virtual Reality, mainly due to its ability to seamlessly mix the real with the virtual and fun with work. Microsoft is investing heavily in the technology with Hololens and see it as one of the futures of the PC. Imagine a world however where everyone wore a […]
Video: It’s fun for the occasional tech demo, but now we know the real reason that Google Glass, and other augmented reality solutions, have failed to catch on. The future they have promised us will eventually turn into the same nightmare that surfing the web has become — a sea of intrusive ads and countless another annoyances trying to sell you something. More »
Technically Incorrect: Design consultant Keiichi Matsuda wanted to show augmented reality as it might be for humans, as opposed to the sterile image presented by tech companies.
This is Hyper-Reality, a video created by Keiichi Matsuda that "presents a provocative and kaleidoscopic new vision of the future, where physical and virtual realities have merged, and the city is saturated in media." Basically it's a vision of a future where there is tons of augmented reality shit literally everywhere you look. Show More Summary