As I talked about recently in a story on Anki Overdrive, I like developers who try to push mobile gaming in uncommon directions, and ZenFri, a Canadian company with a deep passion for storytelling and experience in producing interactive media, has decided to do just that with its upcoming game, Clandestine: Anomaly. Show More Summary
Are you worthy enough to wield the Avengers Age of Ultron Thor Sixth-Scale Figure? You better hope you are because it has some cool stuff, including a 3D augmented reality (AR) application. Standing 12.60-inches-tall and looking just like Chris Hemsworth in Avengers: Age of Ultron, this figure comes with a lot of awesome accessories, including […]
Ingress, the augmented reality game from Google, has come under fire for having Nazi concentration camps as points of interest. Google apologized for the inclusion of the camps and has removed them. Produced by Google’s Niantic Labs, Ingress adds points of interest submitted by gamers, which are then approved by Ingress staff. Show More Summary
The promise of virtual reality has been teasing us since the late 60s, and yet it never seems to arrive in a fully realized form, and often gets relegated to the realm of mockery. Recently, however, VR (and its cousin, augmented reality)...Show More Summary
Systeme U supermarket in Thourotte is using augmented reality to help foster trust with their shoppers
Cars are not the place for augmented reality It looks likes such an obvious idea: turn car windscreens into heads-up displays (HUDs), so drivers don't have to look away from the road to see (for example) the speedometer.…
Hololens is Microsoft's new augmented reality device that appears to make objects appear in front of you within the physical space you're inhabiting. It's quite a concept, and here, you can see it in action. Take a look. Produced By Corey Protin. Video courtesy of Microsoft. Follow BI Video: On Facebook Join the conversation about this story »
Within the 2015 Tokyo Toy Show, at the end of June, Toyota displayed the fourth episode in its Camatte series of exploratory concept vehicles. This year’s story was called Hajime (begin) and was a miniature copy of the car design process. Show More Summary
Augmented-reality head-up displays (AR-HUDs) that present digital images on windshields to alert drivers to everything from possible collisions to smart phone activity, are meant to make driving safer. But University of Toronto researchers say they are a threat to safety. read more
Microsoft HoloLens won't be used in space after all, at least not immediately. Two of the company's augmented reality headsets were on board the SpaceX CRS-7 unmanned rocket that exploded earlier today, two minutes and 14 seconds after takeoff from NASA's Cap Canaveral base in Florida.
Augment reality is headed to the stars with an announce […]
NASA and Microsoft are again teaming up on the HoloLens. But this time, the goal is to bring the augmented reality headset into space NASA and Microsoft announced Project Sidekick Thursday, a new experiment that aims to bring Microsoft's...Show More Summary
The Microsoft HoloLens technology may not be ready for the general public, but the augmented reality headset is ready to go into outer space. NASA will be sending two HoloLens headsets to the International Space Station on Sunday, June 28. The purpose is to help develop Sidekick, a program to help out astronauts on board the ISS.
Future Cities Catapult, the team behind the "3D Soundscape" headset, prototype a cycle helmet that would supply rides with spatial and contextual information
Warren Spector has said he’s consistent in the belief that VR is a fad for consumers other than some hardcore gamers. Speaking with GI.biz at E3 2015 last week, the Deus Ex-director said VR has”amazing possibilities” especially for social media, corporate meetings, job training and possibly for medical treatment. Not so much for video games, […]
All images courtesy Tylko Blending together a cocktail of current tech trends, from apps and augmented reality to CNC milling and distributed production, Polish startup Tylko wants to turn the process of ordering a bespoke bookshelf into a marvel...
R2-D2 isn't taking over factories; augmented reality and data science are.
Last week, we were given our first personal glimpse of Microsoft’s augmented-reality device for Xbox One; the HoloLens. This wireless transparent visor creates the illusion of tangible objects in the real world by adding graphical elements...Show More Summary
Augmented reality has great fidelity, but suffers from limited field of view.
At E3 2015, Microsoft demoed Minecraft running on the HoloLens. The company also allowed attendees (read: tech journalists) try out the augmented reality headset. So far, a lot of journalists have reported that the field of view on the HoloLens is pretty limited and that’s probably a bad thing as Microsoft is showing full peripheral […]