Marines on a sunny golf course in Quantico, Virginia, this week demonstrated a pair of augmented reality glasses that simulate combat scenarios. The Office of Naval Research recently completed development of the goggles and this week hooked them up to a larger training system known as the Augmented Immersive Team Trainer for the first time. Show More Summary
With Storied Myth, young readers can help solve mysteries and learn strong values while getting real stimulation from a tablet
Plastic surgery is not out of the question for The Real Housewives of Orange County star Vicki Gunvalson. For years, the reality star has been open with her plastic surgery procedures, which include a breast augmentation, nose job, chin...Show More Summary
BAE Systems is aiming to bring augmented reality to the battlefield as it develops a new system that would overlay virtual information on the real world. The company believes that in a timeframe of 20 years we could see the system condensed into a contact lens. Show More Summary
Maybe you’ve thought, ‘Augmented reality – meh’. I’ve thought that too. Peeping through my tablet or phone’s screen at a 3d model displayed on top of the viewfinder… it can be neat, but as Stu wrote years ago, [with regard to ‘Streetmuseum’, a lauded AR app overlaying historic London on modern London] …it is really […]
Climate change is a particularly difficult problem to visualize. The threats it poses—rising sea levels, hotter temperatures—can seem just far enough off to be cloaked in a hazy intangibility, which, generally, leads to apathy. For this...Show More Summary
Mackenzie Douthit wants to enhance her chest. At the moment, the Teen Mom 3 star appears to be fairly flat-chested, but in the future, the reality star hopes to be a full C-cup — and hopes fans will help her pay for a breast augmentation. According to a May 19 report by TMZ, Mackenzie Douthit Mackenzie Douthit Wants A Boob Job is an article from: The Inquisitr News
BioWare's Casey Hudson will focus on designing 3-D games for Microsoft's augmented reality headset
With new technology comes new opportunities to augment our reality, and two art projects now on view in Brooklyn experiment with our interaction with sound through electronic devices.
Back in January, Microsoft introduced HoloLens – an augmented reality headsets that display interactive holograms. The HoloLens will be able to run Windows 10 apps, and it’s looking pretty amazing so far. Now, according to a new report from KoreaTimes, Samsung wants to team up with Microsoft on HoloLens… Read More
Here's a breakdown of augmented reality headsets that are available now, available soon, or in development — but too cool to not mention.
The right apps can add a lot to your driving experience, providing turn by turn directions, diagnostic information, driving aids, and augmented reality tools. Turn any car into a smart car with your smartphone and these apps.
A team from the University of Texas wants to create virtual reality and augmented reality systems that can better integrate with the real world. Along the way, they just might revolutionize the geolocation systems we all use on our mobile devices... Show More Summary
InAIR is a device that will introduce a feature-rich layer to your smart TV viewing
Screencaps by the author, courtesy of the artist Car rides, once occassions for mindless rounds of "I Spy" or the classic "License Plate Game," become speeding greenscreens for virtual recreations of cinema's most memorable car scenes in Sander Veenhof's augmented reality app, Autocue. Show More Summary
When a young woman in New Delhi, India, was brutally gang-raped on a bus in December 2012, making international headlines, Ram Devineni wasn't going to stay silent. The filmmaker and artist marched in the streets alongside other protesters,...Show More Summary
Evolution decided that humans should have five digits on the end of each limb. Not four. Not six. Certainly not five little hands attached to one big hand. But thanks to this art/technology/torture installation, some people got to experience what would’ve happened if Darwin screwed up. Read more...
Two more Windows Phone apps from Microsoft that were originally developed by Nokia, JobLens and Internships Lens, are being shut down on June 1. Both apps used augmented reality features designed to help people find jobs and internships with their smartphone camera or their map app.
VB Event: Industry legend Nolan Bushnell discussed the games industry at length -- including his brush with (and brush off of) an investment goldmine -- during the GamesBeat Summit.
VB Event: Digi-Capital founder and managing director Tim Merel opens the first GamesBeat Summit with predictions on the share of mobile and augmented/virtual reality game markets through the year 2020.